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Pakistan bags 5 more gold in SAF games
DHAKA: Pakistan succeeded to win five more gold medals in the 11th South Asian Federation (SAF) Games here on Saturday, taking its current gold medals tally to 11, Geo news reported.

Basharat Ali of Pakistan won gold medal in discus throw in the athletics event at the Bangabandhu National Stadium.

Pakistan defeated India, scoring 37 goals against 31, in the final of handball event while Maaz Khan and Maratab Ali Shah of Pakistan won gold medals in visho.

Aamer Atlas and Mansoor Zaman got Pakistan gold medal, defeating India in the final of squash team event.

Pakistani runner Haq Nawaz clocked 52.52 seconds to win the 400 metres hurdles while compatriot Liaquat Ali seized the bronze medal in 200 metres dash by clocking 1.27 seconds behind India's Abdul Najeeb Qureaisi. Shehan Saearuwan of Sri Lanka took the silver medal.

Nadir Baloch, Naimatullah, Mohammad Waseem and Aamer Khan reached semi-finals in various categories of boxing.

Pakistan ‘A’ leave for Dubai to play England Lions
LAHORE: Pakistan ‘A’ cricket team left here on Sunday for Dubai to play one-day and T20 matches against England Lions.

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Amla double-ton consolidates South Africa against India
NAGPUR: Hashim Amla smashed his maiden double-century to guide South Africa to an imposing 477-5 at tea on the second day of the first Test ... more

Yousuf Pathan leads West to successful record chase
HYDERABAD, India: India’s Yusuf Pathan lashed a double century to help West Zone record the highest successful fourth-innings chase in first ... more

Throwball tourney rescheduled
KARACHI: Pakistan Throwball Federation (PTF) has postponed the 2nd National Men’s Throwball Championship, which was supposed to be played fr ... more

Aisam enters SA Open final
KARACHI: Pakistan’s ace tennis player Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and his Indian teammate Rohan Bopanna extended their good run at the ATP SA Open ... more

South Africa add Langeveldt to one-day squad
NAGPUR: Paceman Charl Langeveldt was on Sunday added to South Africa's squad for the upcoming three-match one-day international series again ... more

S. Africa in control despite Kallis exit
NAGPUR: India's Harbhajan Singh dismissed Jacques Kallis for 173 before South Africa reached a strong 379-3 at lunch on the second day of th ... more

Wanted: Younger coach
KARACHI: Pakistan’s cricketers will push for a younger batch of coaches once the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chiefs sit down to carry out w ... more

Tour must teach our batsmen, says Malik
MELBOURNE: Pakistan allrounder Shoaib Malik says his country must learn from its disastrous tour of Australia, particularly the batsmen.

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Gayle predicts 4-1 success in ODI series against Aussies!
MELBOURNE: It wasn’t quite a Glenn McGrath 5-0 Ashes whitewash prediction but Chris Gayle still raised some eyebrows when he tipped a West I ... more

Ponting rates his bowlers as the best
MELBOURNE: Australia skipper Ricky Ponting believes his team’s pace attack is the best in the world and hasn’t ruled out Shaun Tait being us ... more

Kamran determined to improve
MELBOURNE: Kamran Akmal, the Pakistan wicketkeeper, has said he is keen to move on and improve as a wicketkeeper following a tough tour of A ... more

Ball-tampering Pakistan’s SOP: Ramiz
ISLAMABAD: Even while describing Shahid Afridi’s shocking act of chewing the ball during the fifth and final one-day international against A ... more

Ferdinand steps up as Capello sacks Terry
LONDON: Rio Ferdinand has stepped up to the job of England captain after Fabio Capello stripped John Terry of the honour following damaging ... more

Gold rush for Pakistan in South Asian Games
KARACHI: After a docile few days, Pakistan, finally broke the seemingly poor run by taking five more gold medals in various disciplines in t ... more

Anam’s exclusion takes new turn
ISLAMABAD: With the Pakistan swimmers continuing to perform poorly in the 11th South Asian Games, the exclusion of Anam Bandey from the squa ... more

Australia, Spain level after first day
ADELAIDE: Spain’s Anabel Medina Garrigues levelled the Fed Cup World Group II first round tie against Australia with a straight sets win ove ... more

French outsider Robert reaches first ATP final
JOHANNESBURG: Frenchman Stephane Robert reached his first ATP final in a 10-year professional career with a shock 7-5, 6-4 win against Spani ... more

Sara retains Subh-e-Nau title
KARACHI: Defending champion Sara Mehboob clinched HBL Subh-Nau Ladies’ National Tennis Championship title after outclassing Saba Aziz in str ... more

Cilic to face Melzer in Zagreb semis
ZAGREB: Top seed Marin Cilic of Croatia battled to a 7-6, 6-4 win over compatriot Ivo Karlovic to stay on course for his second consecutive ... more


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