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  • Euro 2020 takes shape as Netherlands, Germany and Croatia qualify
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    The Netherlands have qualified for their first major tournament since the 2014 World Cup. Photo: AFPPARIS: The Netherlands, Germany and World Cup finalists Croatia expanded a list of big hitters to qualify for Euro 2020 on Saturday as... Read more »
  • James Pattinson suspended for first Pakistan Test after conduct breach
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    James Pattinson's ban opens the door to Mitchell Starc to play in the Test at Brisbane starting Thursday. Photo: The Canberra TimeSYDNEY: Australia fast bowler James Pattinson was suspended on Sunday for player abuse, ruling him out of... Read more »
  • La Liga plans to take game to Miami halted by court decision
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    Photo; ReutersMADRID: La Liga’s hopes of staging Villarreal’s game with Atletico Madrid on Dec. 6 in Miami have ended after a local court declined a request to grant an injunction against the Spanish soccer federation (RFEF), who oppose... Read more »
  • Kohli lauds 'clinical' India after crushing Test win over Bangladesh
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    Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli waves to fans during the first Test cricket match of a two-match series between India and Bangladesh. — Photo: AFPSkipper Virat Kohli Saturday praised "clinical" India after their pacemen helped crush Bangladesh...... Read more »
  • Latest point table updates of T10 league 2019
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    Photo: NDTVThe Third editon of T10 league, the shortest format in cricket, is underway in United Arab Emirates' (UAE) capital Abu Dhabi. Qalandars are representing Pakistan in the tournament.  Along with 7 other teams from India and Bangladesh,...... Read more »
  • Poor Pakistan preparation will hurt tourists in Australia Test series
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    Pakistan’s hopes of upsetting hosts Australia in their upcoming two-match Test series have been seriously undermined by their poor preparation schedule, former Test batsman Dean Jones believes. The tourists have played three Twenty20s, a day-night tour match against Australia ‘A’ and a two-day contest against a Cricket Australia XI since arriving... Read more »
  • Test cricket set to return to Pakistan after more than a decade with Sri Lanka series
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    The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has confirmed their two-matches Test tour to Pakistan in December this year, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Thursday. Pindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi will mark the return of Test cricket in Pakistan after 10 years as it will host the first PakvSL contest from 11-15... Read more »
  • Ali Shafiq has been fined for the use of offensive language
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    Balochistani bowler Ali Shafiq has been fined 20 percent of his match fee for a level 1 offence. Ali Shafiq's offence was related to the use of language, action or gesture which disparage or which could provoke an aggressive reaction from a batter upon his dismissal during a match during his... Read more »
  • President Arif Alvi Congratulates Snooker Champion Muhammad Asif on Winning
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    President Arif Alvi telephoned World Snooker Champion Muhammad Asif today and felicitated him on winning the World Snooker Championship. President and Snooker Champion Muhammad Asif also discussed matters pertaining to promotion of snooker game in the country and the problems faced by its players.   Pakistan's Mohammad Asif clinched the title of IBSF World... Read more »
  • Interior ministry told to remove cricketer Sharjeel Khan’s name from ECL within 7 days
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    The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday ordered the Ministry of Interior to remove cricketer Sharjeel Khan’s name from the Exit Control List (ECL). Sharjeel’s lawyer Shegan Ijaz, on his behalf, had filed a petition in the court saying that now there are no pending inquiries against Sharjeel, his name be... Read more »
  • Madagascar make winning start
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    JOHANNESBURG: Madagascar, the surprise team of the last Africa Cup of Nations, kicked off their 2021 qualifying campaign with a 1-0 win over Ethiopia on Saturday through a Rayan Raveloson goal.The 22-year-old midfielder from French second-tier side Troyes netted on 19 minutes in Antananarivo for the hosts, who are ranked... Read more »
  • Lee reaches Hong Kong badminton final
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    HONG KONG: Lee Cheuk-yiu gave his protest-wracked home city something to cheer on Saturday as he upset India’s Kidambi Srikanth to reach the Hong Kong Open badminton final. The 23-year-old, who caused a stir earlier in the tournament by appearing to show support for the months-long pro-democracy protests, beat Srikanth... Read more »
  • Army crowned National Games champs
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    PESHAWAR: Army kept their invincibility intact as they lifted another Quaid-i-Azam Trophy after finishing at the summit in the 33rd National Games which concluded here at Qayyum Sports Complex with a glittering ceremony on Saturday.This was officially the 24th time in the history of the biennial spectacle that Army were... Read more »
  • Zardes double as US avenge Canada loss
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    MIAMI: The United States roared back into contention in the CONCACAF Nations League qualifiers on Friday, scoring a convincing 4-1 win over Canada to reignite their hopes of reaching the last four.Goals from Jordan Morris, Gyasi Zardes and Aaron Long inside the opening 34 minutes effectively sealed victory for Gregg... Read more »
  • Sports in the time of Dharna
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    The politics of “Dharna” started with the mass movement and siege of Islamabad by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leadership in 2014. The slogan of New Pakistan gave hope to the disheartened youth. The sports fraternity expected a turnaround in sports too, and looked at Imran Khan as the saviour of the... Read more »