BIGtheme.net http://bigtheme.net/ecommerce/opencart OpenCart Templates
Home / Sports (page 2)

Sports

Golf: Perez eclipses Thomas to win CIMB Classic

KUALA LUMPUR – Pat Perez fired a three-under-par 69 Sunday to win the CIMB Classic in Malaysia by four strokes, firmly eclipsing two-time defending champion Justin Thomas to claim just his third career title. Perez finished with an aggregate score of 264 at par-72 TPC Kuala Lumpur, ahead of second-placed ...

Read More »

India beat Pakistan in Hockey Asia Cup 2017 with 3-1

DHAKA – India has beaten Pakistan in Hockey Asia Cup 2017 with three goals to one on Sunday in one of the most anticipated matches of the tournament given the rivalry of two neighbouring states that trespasses sports besides cricket. The two teams entered the second quarter zero all as ...

Read More »

Ton-up Babar helps Pakistan ease past Sri Lanka

DUBAI  – Babar Azam scored an impressive hundred while Shoaib Malik smashed a quickfire half century to help Pakistan thump Sri Lanka by 83 runs in the first one-day international in Dubai on Friday. Azam compiled a well-made 103 from 131 deliveries, while Malik s 81 came off only 61 balls ...

Read More »

Aisam-ul-Haq loses pre-quarter finals of Shanghai Masters

SHANGHAI – Pakistan’s tennis ace Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and his Polish partner Marcin Matkowski’s journey in China’s Shanghai Masters ended in the pre-quarter finals. The unseeded duo of Aisam and Marcin was defeated by the fifth seed pair of Croatia’s Ivan Dodig and Spain’s Marcel Granollers 4-6, 7-6 (7/5), 7-10 who ...

Read More »

Tennis: Nadal sues ex-French minister for 100,000 euros

PARIS  – Rafael Nadal is seeking 100,000 euros ($118,000) in damages from former French sports minister Roselyne Bachelot after she accused the Spanish tennis legend of a dope test cover-up. Nadal is suing Bachelot, who served as sports minister between 2007 and 2010, over remarks in March 2016 on French ...

Read More »

Sharapova marches into Tianjin semi-finals

TIANJIN – Maria Sharapova equalled her best performance since returning from a doping suspension as she breezed into the Tianjin Open semi-finals on Friday. The Russian easily defeated Swiss qualifier Stefanie Voegele 6-3, 6-1 in 64 minutes and the former world number one will face China s Peng Shuai in the ...

Read More »

Football: Monaco beaten by late Lyon thunderbolt

PARIS  – Nabil Fekir s last-gasp free-kick delivered three crucial points to Lyon in Ligue 1 Friday as their captain sealed a 3-2 home win over champions Monaco. The defeat of the second-placed southerners offers Paris Saint-Germain the chance to climb six points clear at Dijon on Saturday. Lyon, who last ...

Read More »

Federal govt contemplates on legal aspects following FIFA’s ban

LAHORE – Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination Riaz Hussain Pirzada on Thursday presided over a meeting in Islamabad to contemplate on legal aspects of FIFA’s action against Pakistan Football Federation. Participants were informed that FIFA had slapped ban following scuffle between two groups of PFF. Furthermore, audit wasn’t carried despite warnings ...

Read More »

Ireland to make Test debut v Pakistan in 2018

DUBLIN  – Ireland will play their first ever Test match against Pakistan on home soil next May, the country s cricket chiefs announced on Thursday. Afghanistan and Ireland became full members of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in June, taking the number of countries who play the five-day format of the ...

Read More »