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Pakistan’s team has suffered consecutive defeats in the Indoor…

Pakistan faced defeat consecutively after Kazakhstan beat Pakistan by 13-0 in Indoor Women's Asia Cup on Tuesday. The Pakistani team was outclassed by Kazakhstan after suffering a defeat against the Chinese Taipei by 7-0. In two matches, Pakistan conceded 20 goals and scored none. Kazakhstan's Victoria Labanova scored four goals in the first…

Former South African umpire Koertzen dies in car accident

Former South African umpire Rudi Koertzen, labelled the 'slow finger of death' by the media, has died in a car accident, a family member told on Tuesday. He was 73. "Rudi suffered fatal injuries after an accident near Stilbaai between Cape Town and Gqeberha," said the family spokesperson, who requested anonymity. "My father went to a golf…

Marseille win Ligue 1 season opener, Ramsey scores on Nice debut

Paris - Marseille started their Ligue 1 campaign by defeating Reims 4-1 in Igor Tudor’s first match as coach, while Aaron Ramsey struck on his Nice debut to salvage a point in Toulouse. After a troubled summer during which Jorge Sampaoli walked out over his unhappiness at the club’s transfer approach, it was a welcome win for Tudor following a…

Commissioner Karachi announces to hold national cycling event in Nov

Lahore - Commissioner Karachi Muhammad Iqbal Memon has said that the administration of Karachi will continue to promote sports and especially cycling and play its role in making this game popular in Karachi. The Commissioner Karachi expressed these views during a meeting with the delegation led by Pakistan Cycling Federation (PCF) General…

PCF selects 6 men, 5 women in first phase for World Cycling C’ship

Lahore - Pakistan Cycling Federation (PCF) has six men and five women in the first phase for the World Road Cycling Championship to be held in Australia in September. According to PCF General Secretary Moazzam Khan Klair, the trials in three provinces have been completed, where the cyclists from across the country took part. Among the men, who…

Australia women beat India in T20 cricket final to win CWG gold

BIRMINGHAM - Australia beat India by nine runs to claim the Commonwealth Games women’s T20 cricket gold medal on Sunday night. Australian women though emerged as gold medal winners yet the real winner was the sport (cricket) which delivered compelling competition and boosted its case to be included in the Olympics. A part of the Commonwealth Games…

Bank Islami Independence Day walk on 12th

Karachi- Commissioner Karachi Muhammad Iqbal Memon has said that Bank Islami will organize ‘Jashn-e-Azadi’ walk on August 12 in connection with 75th Independence Day celebrations. He said this while chairing a meeting in his office to review the arrangements being made to mark 75th Independence Day with great national zeal. Memon said, “I am…

Sports Minister announces construction of stadium in Arshad’s village

LAHORE - Punjab Sports Minister Malik Taimoor Khan has announced the immediate start of construction of a stadium in the village of athlete Arshad Nadeem, who won a gold medal in the javelin throw event of Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham. While greeting javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem on Monday, Malik Taimoor said: “I will personally welcome…

Kasatkina lifts San Jose title to reach career-high No. 9

San Jose -Daria Kasatkina beat American Shelby Rogers 6-7(3) 6-1 6-2 to lift the Silicon Valley Classic title on Sunday, the victory helping the Russian climb to a career-high ninth in the world rankings. Kasatkina, who was forced to miss Wimbledon due to the ban on Russian players, had also reached the final of the event in San Jose, California…

Spanish midfielder Isco moves to Sevilla

Sevilla confirmed Monday the signing of Spanish midfielder Isco Alarcon. "Isco Alarcon has now officially signed for Sevilla FC on a two-year deal," Sevilla said in a statement. "After yesterday's announcement that he had signed an agreement in principle, the midfielder has today passed his medical and put pen to paper," it added. Isco,…

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