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LAHORE - Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi Thursday was nominated for the International Cricket Council (ICC) presidency. Sethi's nomination for the ICC presidency was confirmed after approval from Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif, who is also PCB patron-in-chief. "PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan and the Board of Governors (BoG) have unanimously recommended Sethi as Pakistan's nominee for president of the ICC for the 2015-16 ...

Dubai - Wasim Akram has urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to show clemency to the three controversial characters that brought shame to the gentleman’s game four years ago. M Amir, M Asif and Salman Butt were found guilty of spot-fixing after the fourth Test match between England and Pakistan at Lord’s back in 2010, when the trio conspired with sports agent/bookmaker Mazhar Majeed to bowl no balls at pre-arranged points. ...

ABU DHABI - Pakistan continued to ride-on record-making spree of angry veteran Younus Khan to thwart Australia with another powerful batting display on first day of the second Test at Sheikh Zayed Stadium. When Younus cleared his front leg and launched a full, wide ball back over Glenn Maxwell's head for his the boundary 10th boundary, he crossed the three figure marks yet again and steadied his repute as one of the legends of the game. Younus ...

PESHAWAR - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Olympic Association (KPOA) president ...

ISLAMABAD - Rawalpindi Rams closed the day against ZTBL at 14-2 in ...

ISLAMABAD - Rawalpindi Rams U-19s made nine runs without loss in 5.1 ...

ISLAMABAD - Army Football Club was forced to 1-1 draw by K-Electric ...

LARKANA - Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) ...

ISLAMABAD - Islamabad Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) ...

PARIS - Andy Murray guaranteed his place at the World Tour Finals in London with a 6-3, 6-3 third round victory over Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov at the Paris Masters on Thursday.The 27-year-old Scot, ...

TAIPEI - China's Feng Shanshan and South Korean Park In-bee each fired an eight-under-par 64 to share the lead after the opening round of the Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship in Taipei on Thursday. ...

TOKYO - Disgraced former South Korea striker Choi Sung-Kuk, banned by the K-League in 2011 for match-fixing, has joined the fight to help better educate players to avoid the same pitfalls. "For a lot ...

PESHAWAR - Pakistan No 1 Zeeshan Gul clinched the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Junior Age Group Boys and Girls Squash Championship U-15 title after defeating Abbas Zaib in the final here at PAF Hashim Khan ...

ISLAMABAD - Former Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) head coach Jamshed Gul Khan met with federation president Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt at Air Headquarters on Thursday. The highly placed ...

ABU DHABI - Azhar Ali feels that it was a good sign for Pakistan that youngsters are sharing responsibility with the seniors and helping the team to win the matches.Azhar, who scored his sixth ...

90 Number of years since a batsman made three consecutive Test hundreds against Australia before Younis Khan achieved this feat in the first innings. Former England great Herbert Sutcliffe was the ...

SYDNEY - Cricket Australia on Thursday reported a strong financial position ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand early next year.Revenue of almost Aus$300 million (US$262 ...

ISLAMABAD - Former hockey goalkeeper Mansoor Ahmed believes the Champions Trophy is an important tournament for Pakistan to retain its lost glory in the game after the first-time World Cup ouster ...

LONDON - Mario Balotelli scored just his second goal for Liverpool in 12 appearances as they came from behind to beat Premier League rivals Swansea 2-1 and advance into the last eight of the League ...

Abu Dhabi - Pakistan are ready to seize the golden opportunity to seal Australia Test series at a ground where they are still unbeatable. Buoyed by their first Test in, Pakistan are determined to ...

ISLAMABAD - The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has launched an inquiry against former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman and Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited (ZTBL) president M Zaka Ashraf for ...

Lahore - Pakistan U-19 team bounced back brilliantly by beating Afghanistan U-19 by seven wickets in the second ODI to level the three-match series 1-1 here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Wednesday. Put ...

ISLAMABAD - Explosive middle order batsman Faisal Iqbal demands justice from Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman M Shaharyar Khan for step-motherly treatment being rendered to him despite scoring ...

SYDNEY - Seamer Josh Hazlewood was one of six speedsters named Wednesday in Australia's initial one-day squad against world number one South Africa in November, as selectors look to the 2015 World ...

Karachi - Left-arm spinner Zulfiqar Babar has said that he is loving the role of being the main spinner for the national cricket team because it provides him with a different sort of challenge.The ...

MUMBAI - In the absence of Lasith Malinga and Rangana Herath, the Sri Lankan team management is hoping for the experienced batsmen to flourish and inexperienced bowlers to step up. "Those two are the ...

SHANGHAI - Officials at the BMW Masters expressed disappointment Wednesday at the absence of crowd-puller Rory McIlroy, but said they respected his decision to pull out of the European Tour event.The ...

Cape Town - He would probably giggle with embarrassment if you told him this to his face, but Hashim Amla is very close to a landmark that would confirm him as one of the best one-day international ...

PARIS - Andy Murray turned in a clinical performance on Wednesday as he joined Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka, David Ferrer, Grigor Dimitrov and Milos Raonic in the third round of the Paris Masters. ...

ARCADIA - Freddie Head believes Goldikova's brother Anodin is capable of a victory on Saturday that would further burnish the French trainer's reputation as master of the Breeders' Cup Mile.Head, 67, ...

PCB keen to revive club cricket: ZaidiLAHORE – PCB club coordinator Azhar Hussain Zaidi Wednesday said the board would play its role to revive club cricket in all its regions. Talking to this ...

KARACHI - Pakistan team got the golden opportunity to seize the 2-Test match series against Australia by maintaining their, focus, momentum and firepower. Former Test left arm spinner Iqbal Qasim ...

ABU DHABI - Pakistan coach Waqar Younis on Tuesday warned his team to be prepared for a backlash from wounded Australia in the second Test.Pakistan thrashed Australia in the first Test by 221 runs in ...

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