Sunday, June 24, 2018

Sania Mirza to play for semi-final in China Open

BEIJING: The third seeded pair of Sania Mirza and Peng Shuai will today look to book their place in the semi-finals of the China Open when they take on the Czech duo B Strycova...

Pakistan extends Arthur’s contract till 2019 World Cup

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to extend men's cricket team coach Mickey Arthur's contract till World Cup 2019. PCB is reportedly satisfied with Arthur's performance, saying a young side under him...

Pak squad retained sans Azhar for Sri Lanka ODIs

KARACHI: Pakistan middle-order batsman Azhar Ali has been rested for the five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka beginning October 13 in UAE. "The Champions Trophy team has been retained except Azhar Ali, who has...

Watching hockey elevates heart rates

WASHINGTON: Sporting events often leave people on the edge of their seats with excitement or sometimes stress. But a new study reveals that spectators experience significantly elevated heart rates, equivalent to rates with vigorous...

Bismah Maroof appointed Pak women’s ODI captain

LAHORE: Bismah Maroof was appointed captain of the women's One Day International (ODI) cricket team by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Saturday, replacing Sana Mir. The 26-year-old left-hander was named skipper to the...

Sania Mirza admits she’s possessive about Shoaib Malik

MUMBAI: Sania Mirza, thetennis player recently made an appearance on popular Indian chat show No Filter Neha, in which she shared fun facts about herself, like her guilty pleasure being an Indian TV soap...

Azhar Ali joins Pakistan’s ‘5,000 Test runs’ club

ABU DHABI: Consistent Pakistan middle-order batsman Azhar Ali completed 5,000 runs in the longer format during the third day's play in the first Test against Sri Lanka on Saturday. The 32-year-old beceme the eighth Pakistan...

England ‘haven’t got a hope in hell’ of winning Ashes: Chappell

LONDON: Former Australia captain Ian Chappell believes England "haven't got a hope in hell" of winning the Ashes if all-rounder Ben Stokes is sidelined following a street brawl outside a Bristol nightclub. Stokes, vice-captain of...

Boxer Waseem maintains ranking in Panama fight

PANAMA: Pakistani boxer Mohammad Waseem on Sunday maintained his position as World Boxing Council's (WBC) number one and undefeated Silver Flyweight champion by defeating Panama's Carlos Melo. Quetta-born Waseem knocked out his rival Melo in...

Govt confirms Birmingham bid for 2022 CWG

LONDON: Birmingham's bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games was submitted on Saturday after the British government gave the green light. The central English city could end up as sole bidder, with Malaysian capital Kuala...