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BANNU- Pakistan cricket superstar Shahid Khan Afridi lead 'Afridi 11' to victory against 'IDP 11' in an exhibition match organized by the Pakistan Army at the Bakakhel camp in Bannu for the affected of the North Waziristan operation. Afridi, affectionately known as ‘Lala’, arrived at the Bannu camp to play the match in an attempt to boost the morale and give hope to the IDPs, displaced as a result of the ongoing Operation Zarb-e-Azb ...

DUBAI - Pakistan and Australia lock horns in Test series as they face each other for first time in a Test at Dubai International Stadium Today (Wednesday).Pakistan are desperate to arrest their losing run against the Australians at their ‘home ground’ after losing Twenty20 and ODI series.’ But the past and the present both are against them as they are searching for first Test series win against Australia since last 20 years. ...

LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister M Shahbaz Sharif Tuesday gave away cash award of Rs 200,000 each to national hockey team players and officials for their brilliant performance in the recently-concluded Asian Games. Addressing a reception hosted in honour of Asian Games silver medalist hockey team, the CM lauded hockey team, Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) president, coach and manager on playing the final of the Asian Games. Shahbaz said: ...

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan has a chance to climb up to the third spot in ...

Lahore - The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)’s Board of Governors ...

MOUNT MAUNGANUI - South Africa cruised to a six-wicket win over New ...

ISLAMABAD - Legendary Batsman Javed Miandad sees Pakistan-Australia ...

PESHAWAR - Pakistan T20 team captain Shahid Afridi will lead a team ...

SINGAPORE - Caroline Wozniacki put a huge dent in Maria Sharapova's ...

ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday said it aims to hold a Women's Cricket Cup in name of Nobel peace prize winner Malala Yousafzai to pay tribute to her for the achievement. ...

NEW DELHI - West Indies cricket faces a potentially crippling financial crisis after a peeved India Tuesday suspended future visits to the Caribbean following the abandonment last week of the tour to ...

ISLAMABAD - Aamir Atlas Khan brushed aside second seed Nasir Iqbal 3-1 in 42 minutes to set up semifinal clash against his younger brother Danish Atlas Khan in the Serena Hotels-Chief of Air Staff ...

PRETORIA - Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius started his five-year jail sentence on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, marking the end of a trial that has gripped South ...

BASEL - Life couldn't be better - or more surprising - for Roger Federer as the 33-year-old takes aim at multiple major goals starting with a sixth title at his home Swiss Indoors.The top seed ...

VALENCIA - Fifth seed John Isner crashed out of the Valencia Open in the first round to Spanish veteran Tommy Robredo 7-6 (7/3), 6-3 on Tuesday. The American, who has only won two matches in four ...

National sports federations meeting heldISLAMABAD - Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) Director General Dr Akhtar Nawaz Ganjera chaired a meeting of secretaries of national sports federations regarding ...

SINGAPORE - An all-action Serena Williams eased concerns over her injured knee as she opened the WTA Finals with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Ana Ivanovic on Monday.The world number one withdrew from this ...

LAS VEGAS - Ben Martin played his last four holes in four-under par on Sunday to capture his first US PGA Tour title at the Shriners Hospitals Open.The 27-year-old American fired a three-under par ...

LONDON - German driver Nico Hulkenberg is staying with the Force India team for the 2015 Formula One season, the team announced on Monday. The 27-year-old has enjoyed his strongest Grand Prix season ...

VALENCIA - Two-time Grand Slam winner Andy Murray continues his bid to reach the ATP World Tour Finals next month at the Valencia Open fresh from his second tournament victory of the season in ...

MILAN - Italian strugglers Chievo on Monday announced that Rolando Maran will take over as their new coach, replacing Eugenio Corini, who was sacked after Saturday’s 3-0 defeat to Roma. Chievo ...

ISLAMABAD - Top seed Aqeel Khan clinched the 4th Syed Tajammul Abbas Memorial National Ranking Tennis Championship singles title here at Senator Dilawar Abbas PTF Tennis Complex. Aqeel defeated ...

ISLAMABAD - Rawalpindi Rams were close to defeat Islamabad Leopards in the Inter-Region U-19 Three-Day Tournament quarterfinal here at National cricket ground. Rawalpindi required another 25 runs for ...

DUBAI - Pakistan hope to end a 20-year drought against Australia when they meet in the first of two Tests in Dubai from Wednesday but they are hobbled by the absence of spin king Saeed Ajmal.Ajmal, ...

DUBAI - Australia’s frontline paceman Peter Siddle is targeting the experienced duo of Misbah-ul Haq and Younis Khan in the first Test against Pakistan starting in Dubai on Wednesday.The ...

ISLAMABAD - Abbas Shoukat’s dream run continued in the Serena Hotels-Chief of Air Staff (CAS) International Squash Championship as he upset seventh seed Ammar Al Tamimi 3-0 to set quarterfinals ...

PHILLIP ISLAND - Valentino Rossi holds the edge over his Yamaha teammate Jorge Lorenzo in the battle for second place in the world championship as the MotoGP season heads to Sepang this weekend.Rossi ...

DUBAI - Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis believes Australia’s 153-run defeat in a warm-up game has helped him find flaws in the opposition for the first Test starting on Wednesday in ...

BRIDGETOWN - Battle lines are being drawn in West Indies cricket between the players and administrators following the team’s shock withdrawal from the tour of India.In the wake of the ...

MELBOURNE - Cricket Australia (CA) has said it is ‘deeply concerned’ over the West Indies players’ decision to abandon their Indian tour as the Australian cricketers are scheduled ...

PARIS - Manchester City continue their search for a first Champions League win this season when they face CSKA Moscow on Tuesday, while Chelsea, Bayern Munich, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain are ...

ALICANTE - Four of the seven-strong Volvo Ocean Race fleet were vying for the lead on Monday after the strategic gambles of sailing one side or the other of the Cape Verde Islands in the Atlantic ...

NEW DELHI - A marathon ended in farce in India after the pilot car overshot a turn, forcing the top three runners to take a long detour before abandoning the race — and taking a bus to the ...

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