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  • TLAHORE - Cricket analyst and Peshawar Zalmi Global Advisor Dr Kashif Ansari has said that Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) needs to benefit from former cricketers’ experience to find and groom the fresh talent for Pakistan cricket. In a telephonic interview with The Nation, Dr Kashif, who is ...

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  • TLAHORE - Leisure Leagues Pakistan (LLP) CEO Shahzaib Mehmood Trunkwala has said that the LLP is keen to uplift football in Pakistan by hosting a number of football activities in the country in collaboration with Pakistan Football Federation (PFF). Talking to The Nation on Thursday, Trunkwala, ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan veteran cricketer Shoaib Malik has said that if he remains fit, he is keen to play two more global ICC events before bowing out of the game. Talking to reporters here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Friday after a training session for the Asia Cup 2018 commencing in UAE from September ...

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  • TLAHORE - Former International Cricket Council (ICC) President Ehsan Mani has been elected unopposed as chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for a period of three years. The members of the PCB Board of Governors (BoG), who attended the meeting and elected the new chairman, were Asad Ali Khan, Lt ...

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  • TLahore - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday included Shaheed Shah Afridi and dropped M Hafeez and Imad Wasim from the 16-member squad for the upcoming 2018 Asia Cup, set to start in UAE from September 15. The most noticeable exclusion was that of 37-year-old batsman M Hafeez, all-rounder Imad ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan football team head coach Brazilian Jose Antonio Nogueira believes that the efforts on part of players and the federation can help Pakistan improve its international ranking. Talking to The Nation, Nogueira said: “After three years turmoil, the national football team took ...

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  • TLAHORE - Former first class and national cricketer Asif Fareedi has believed that new Prime Minister Imran Khan will revolutionise Pakistan cricket. Talking to The Nation from USA, where he is running two clubs - LCC and KCC – as a coach, congratulated new premier and PCB patron Imran Khan ...

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  • TLahore  -  Indian Tourism Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu left Pakistan through Wagah Border on Sunday morning after his unforgettable tour to witness the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad. Sidhu spent the day in Lahore shopping different things especially shoes ...

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  • TLahore   -  Madina Zafar and Faiza Zafar, known as Zafar sisters, have vowed to take Pakistan women squash to new heights by winning laurels for the country globally. Both the sisters have been dominating Pakistan women squash these days and won a number of titles including ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  Former Test cricketer and chief selector Salahuddin Ahmad Sallu has said that better batting display by batsmen can help Pakistan beat Australia in today’s (Thursday) Twenty20 match of Tri-series in Harare. Talking to The Nation, Sallu, who is also an advisor (South) to ...

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  • TMoscow - The 2018 World Cup, the most thrilling football event in the world, kicked off in Russia Thursday in presence of President Vladimir Putin and other high ups, as the host nation took on Saudi Arabia in front of 80,000 people in Moscow. UK’s pop star Robbie Williams performed at the ...

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  • TMOSCOW - Russia's Denis Cheryshev was the star who helped the hosts thrash Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the FIFA World Cup 2018 opener here at the Luzhniki Stadium on Thursday. leksandr Golovin created that goal, set up the third for Artem Dzyuba, who had only just come off the bench, and scored a superb, ...

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  • TPakistan Embassy in Russia Thursday issued emergency contact numbers of embassy of Pakistan in Moscow for the assistance of Pakistani fans of FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia. The official spokesman of the embassy told The Nation that in case of emergency, Pakistani football fans visiting the Russian ...

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  • TTeam Chimpanze defeated Komodo Dragon 2-1 to clinch the 2018 Football For Friendship (F4F) World Championship trophy here at the Lokomotiv Stadium, Moscow. The winning team included the children from Benin, Dominican Republic, Colombia, Congo, Malawi, Saint Kitts and Nevis and a Russian coach. In ...

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  • TMoscow - Hosts Russia will face Saudi Arabia challenge in the FIFA World Cup 2018 opener, which will be played today (Thursday) at 8:00pm after a colourful opening ceremony of the mega football event. The excitement level is already touching sky high as the local and international fans, who have ...

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  • TMOSCOW - United States, Mexico and Canada on Wednesday won the hosting rights for the FIFA World Cup 2026 after beating Morocco by 69 votes, bringing the tournament to North America for the first time since the 1994 event on a pledge of record crowds, revenues and $11billion in profits for ...

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  • TMoscow-Moscow, which is located on the Moskva River in western Russia, is the nation’s cosmopolitan capital and one of the leading cities, which is going to host the FIFA World Cup 2018’s very important matches including opening ceremony, inaugural match and the final. In all, Moscow ...

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  • TLAHORE - Former Test cricketer and chief selector Salahuddin Sallu has said that complacency cost Pakistan second Test against England and they need to improve their batting and fielding to get better results in next Test matches. Talking to The Nation, Salahuddin, who is advisor (South) to ...

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  • TLAHORE - Yusuf Moazzam, who is representing Pakistan as youngest football coach at the sixth season of Football for Friendship (F4F) 2018 programme, has vowed to hold aloft Pakistani flag in Russia and present the country’s true image to the entire world. Last year, Yusuf represented the ...

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  • TLAHORE-Pakistan women hockey team goalkeeper Rushna Khan believes that only drastic changes in women hockey can help it excel at international level. Talking to The Nation, 21-year-old Rushna, who last year became the country’s first female hockey player to be signed by a foreign club for a ...

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  • TLAHORE - Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt has said that it were team work and discipline, which helped green caps register ‘historical’ first Test victory against hosts England at Lord’s. Talking to The Nation on Sunday, Butt said: “It is great victory, which brought ...

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  • TLAHORE - Former Test cricketer and chief selector Salahuddin Sallu has said Pakistan must play with aggressive approach as it is the only way to beat strong England team in the two Test-match series. Talking to The Nation, Sallahuddin said: “Sarfraz Ahmed, who is known as aggressive skipper, ...

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  • TLAHORE-Pakistan Railways Sports Board (PRSB) vice president Dr Farhan Ebadat Khan has said that Railways sports, which remained at the mainstream over the years, have started its revival. Former Test cricketers Younus Khan, Mohammad Yousaf, Nazir Junior, Arshad Khan, Arif Butt, Ejaz Butt - all ...

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  • TLAHORE - Star-studded ZTBL won the Departmental T20 Women’s Cricket Championship 2018 after beating spirited PCB XI by 46 runs in the final played at National Stadium, Karachi on Thursday. ZTBL team, comprising top national and international women players, won the toss and decided to bat ...

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  • TLAHORE - Man-of-the-match pacer Usman Khan Shinwari steered unbeaten Federal Areas to title triumph when they routed Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by 5 wickets in the Day-Night One-Day Pakistan Cup 2018 final played at Iqbal Stadium on Sunday. Besides Usman Khan Shinwari, who grabbed 3 wickets for 34 ...

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  • TLAHORE - The last league match of Day-Night One-Day Pakistan Cup 2018 between Punjab and Sindh ended in a draw at the Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad on Friday. Now Khyber Pakhtankhwa will face high-flying Federal Areas in the final to be played tomorrow (Sunday). Sensational century by ...

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  • TLAHORE - Federal Areas recorded their successive fourth triumph when they thumped Balochistan by 98 runs in the Day-Night One-Day Pakistan Cup 2018 match played at Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad on Thursday. Sohaib Maqsood and Waqas Maqsood were the heroes of the day from the winning side as the ...

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  • TLAHORE - Man-of-the-match Zia-ul-Haq’s brilliant bowling enabled Khyber Pakhtunkhwa rout Sindh by 5 wickets in the Day/Night One-Day Pakistan Cup 2018 match at Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad on Wednesday. In-form Zia-ul-Haq clinched four wickets for 24 which helped KP restrict Sindh to 196 all out ...

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  • TLAHORE - Captain Kamran Akmal’s blitz took Federal Areas into the final after they routed Punjab by 7 wickets in the One-Day Pakistan Cup 2018 match played at Iqbal Stadium on Tuesday. The highlight of the day was another smashing century by in-form Kamran, who played just 96 balls to ...

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  • TLAHORE - Superb and fierce knocks of Anwar Ali and Khushdil Shah guided Balochistan to a well-deserving 4-wicket triumph over Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in another high-scoring match of the Day/Night Pakistan Cup 2018 at Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad on Monday. International player Anwar Ali and Khushdil Shah ...

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