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Hanif fights for life at Agha Khan Hospital

KARACHI: Pakistan’s cricket great Hanif Mohammad was on Tuesday shifted to a ventilator after he faced respiratory complications during his ongoing treatment at the...

Bans deal CSA’s transformation efforts a big blow

Johannesburg :The banning of four players over their involvement in the match/spot-fixing scandal in last season’s RamSlam competition comes as a bitter blow to...

Tendulkar takes in Rio rugby as cricket remains outside the pale

RIO DE JANEIRO: The sight of cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar sitting in the stands on the first morning of the Rio Games rugby competition on Saturday was a reminder...

Rio Olympics 2016: Opening ceremony celebrates Brazil to open Games

RIO (Online): The 2016 Olympics have been formally opened with a colourful and pulsating ceremony at Rio’s Maracana stadium. Broadcast to an estimated audience of...

Financial support and state patronage must to arrest sports decline: Arif Hasan

RIO DE JANEIRO: President of the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) Lt Gen (r) Syed Arif Hasan says that financial support and state patronage are very important to get...

Warne happy to see Yasir heed his advice

Sydney (Online): Australia leg spin legend Shane Warne has again heaped praise on fellow leggie Yasir Shah, saying the Pakistan bowler has some of the best deliveries...

POA contradicts reports over selection of Pakistan flag bearer in Rio

Islamabad (Online): Contradicting the reports regarding a difference of opinion with the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) over the selection of Pakistani shooter Ghulam...

Joe Root praises Jonny Bairstow for brilliant innings against Pakistan

BIRMINGHAM/United Kingdom: Joe Root praised a “brilliant” batting display by Jonny Bairstow as England took charge of the third Test against Pakistan at...

Senate body endorses PCB request for launching TV & radio channel

ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary committee on Thursday endor­sed Pakistan Cricket Board request for launching its own TV channel and radio stations to promote the game in the...

Olympics: Weightlifting aims to shrug off doping burden

RIO DE JANEIRO : Olympic weightlifting will open under a doping cloud on Saturday with Russia and Bulgaria banned, frustrating officials who strived to clean up the...