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"Shane has done everything he can to get up for this tour and left no doubt in our minds that he wanted to push through," national selector Rod Marsh said. "Had the decision been left to Shane, he would be on the plane to Dubai, however as selectors we have taken a conservative approach to ensure he has the best chance of being fit for the big summer ahead. "Right now we believe the best thing for Shane is to stay home and get 100 per cent fit ...

IncheonDefending champions Pakistan beat Sri Lanka 14-0 in their first match of 2014 Asian Games hockey event in Seonhak Hockey Stadium, South Korea.The new pattern of field hockey with four quarters of 15 minutes instead of two halves of 35 minutes came into play in the match. Pakistan took an unassailable 4-0 lead in the first quarter, opening their account with a field goal and then converting three penalty corners.The next quarter saw three ...

KARACHI- Pakistan coach Waqar Younis and captain Misbah-ul-Haq are not happy with the delay in announcing the squads that will take on Australia next month in the UAE and ESPNcricinfo understands that they are concerned the team will land in the UAE "under-prepared".The captain and coach had apparently suggested that a 10-day training camp be organised before the team's departure for the tour that begins on October 5 with a Twent20, followed by ...

HYDERABADExpressing happiness over playing in a major tournament like ...

SINGAPORE- Lewis Hamilton snatched a dramatic last-gasp pole position ...

SEOUL - Varvara Lepchenko beat fellow American Christina McHale to ...

GUANGZHOU - Romanian Monica Niculescu overcame heat and fatigue to ...

KUALA LUMPUR - Australian Cameron Smith will take a one shot lead ...

COLORADO SPRINGS - The United States Anti-Doping Agency has slapped ...

INCHEON- Pakistan’s hockey team defeated China by 2-0 in Asian Games today. The defending champion Pakistan defeated China in Asian Games 2014 in Incheon by a margin of two goals. The ...

INCHEONHosts South Korea were the Asian Games' surprise first-day medal leaders on Saturday but they had to share the limelight with China and record-breaking North Korea. South Korea won titles in ...

HYDERABADBuoyed by a spectacular win over Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural match, Kolkata Knight Riders will takes on spirited qualifiers Lahore Lions in their second game of the Champions League ...

KARACHISialkot Stallions strolled to their third straight win of the competition, after they thumped Quetta Bears by 44 runs. Having been inserted, the Stallions openers Mukhtar Ahmed (32) and ...

KARACHI:-Skipper of Pakistan Twenty 20 team Shahid Afridi said National T20 tournament is the best stage for young upcoming cricketers to show their skills. Shahid Afridi while talking to media said ...

MOHALI- Mitchell Marsh hit two sixes off the last two balls to seal a thrilling six-wicket win over Champions League T20 debutants Dolphins in Mohali on Saturday. Chasing a challenging 165 to win at ...

INCHEON - The entire United Arab Emirates judo team has been kicked out of the Asian Games after the Olympic Council of Asia ruled that all three members were ineligible Saturday. Mihail Marchitan, ...

LONDON- Mesut Ozil helped Arsenal shake off the hangover of a midweek pounding in Germany with a starring role in a 3-0 win at Aston Villa while sloppy Liverpool lost 3-1 at West Ham United in the ...

MOHALI- For the second time running in the ongoing Champions League T20 Kings XI Punjab survived a scare, beating Barbados Tridents this time at Mohali on Saturday. KXIP, who had to sweat a bit ...

TOKYO - Ana Ivanovic of Serbia ousted top seed Angelique Kerber in straight sets Saturday to reach the final of the $1 million Pan Pacific Open against US Open finalist Caroline Wozniacki. Third seed ...

LAHORE/ISLAMABAD - Lahore Eagles U-19s outclassed NCA Colts by 261 runs in the Inter Region U-19 Three-Day Tournament 2014/15 pool-D match on the third and last day here at the LCCA ground on Friday. ...

INCHEON - Defending champion Pakistan and runners-up Bangladesh are directly placed in the quarter-finals of XVII Asian Games Women Twenty20 Cricket Championship, according to schedule provided in ...

Raipur - The Northern Knights from New Zealand beat the Cape Cobras by 33 runs on the Duckworth/Lewis method thanks to a scintillating century from Kane Williamson in a Champions League T20 Group B ...

INCHEON - Reigning champion Pakistan will launch their campaign in the 17th Asian Games hockey competition when they face minnows Sri Lanka in their opening group ‘A’ match here at the ...

INCHEON - Olympian Hockey Captain M Imran led the Pakistan contingent at the 17th Asian Games which opened with a glittering, colorful and dazzling opening ceremony at Incheon Main Stadium here on ...

ISLAMABAD:- Wicketkeeper and batsman Kamran Akmal has said that Lahore Lions team is doing great in Champions League T20 and asked captain M Hafeez to keep continuity in the batting order. Talking to ...

ISLAMABAD - Tayyab Aslam won his first major PSA title after brushing aside Ahmad Alsaraj 3-1 in the final of the $5000 Amman Open 2014 event, in Jordan. Tayyab took 59 minutes to land his maiden ...

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) in collaboration with Islamabad Tennis Complex (ITC) launched Junior Tennis Initiative Programme here at ITC Complex Friday. PTF chief Syed Kaleem Imam ...

ISLAMABAD - Muslim Football Club played out 1-1 draw against USGC FC in the DFA-A League match here at Municipal Stadium Football Ground on Friday. The match started at high pace as both the teams ...

PARIS - Bastia's Brazilian striker Brandao has been hit with a six-month ban for headbutting Paris Saint-Germain's Thiago Motta, ruling him out for 24 games with the Ligue 1 side. Sebastien Deneux, ...

LONDON - German rider Jens Voigt has beaten the hour record at the velodrome in Grenchen, Switzerland, covering a distance of 51.115 km in an hour, UCI said. The Trek Factory Racing rider, 43, is now ...

WUHAN - China's Li Na announced her retirement at the age of 32 over persistent knee injuries on Friday, prompting a wave of adulation for Asia's greatest and most influential tennis player. Li, the ...

NEW DELHI - Former India captain Sourav Ganguly is hopeful of the resumption of Pakistan-India rivalry on the cricket field soon enough as he feels its absence is hurting the sport at international ...

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan junior hockey team head coach Manzoor-ul-Hasan has set his sights on the Junior World Hockey Cup in Australia in 2016. Talking to The Nation, Manzoor said: “I have taken ...

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