Sunday, February 14, 2010

Sports News(14.02.2010)


Pak judo team gets NOC for India
KARACHI: Secretary of the Pakistan Judo Federation (PJF) Masood Ahmed said that the national team has obtained NOC from the government for participating in the Indira Gandhi International Judo tournament to be held in India.

On the occasion of the National Women Judo Championship, being played here at the Women’s Sports Complex, Masood Ahmed told that 25 countries are taking part in the judo tournament starting on February 19 in Jaipur, India.

He said that the 17-member Pakistan team has got the NOC to feature in the Indira Gandhi International Judo tournament

Masood told that the visas would be submitted at the Indian embassy on Monday.

Petersen, Amla flay India with centuries
KOLKATA: Debutant Alviro Petersen and Hashim Amla smashed fluent centuries as South Africa made a flying start in the second and final crick ... more

Chelsea into quarter-finals with 4-1 Cardiff win
LONDON: Holders Chelsea eased into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup with a straight forward 4-1 home victory over Championship (second divis ... more

Real Madrid sign Canales on six-year deal
MADRID: Real Madrid have agreed to sign Racing Santander’s 18-year-old midfielder Sergio Canales, the two Spanish clubs said in a statement ... more

I will not extend Russia contract, says Hiddink
ROTTERDAM: Guus Hiddink will step down as the national coach of Russia when his contract expires on June 30, the Dutchman said in his column ... more

Army dominate women’s judo event
KARACHI: Army and WAPDA dominated the first day of the Fourth National Women Judo Championship which kicked off here at the Women Sports Com ... more

PJF awaits NOC for India event
KARACHI: A top official of the Pakistan Judo Federation (PJF) said here on Saturday that the government will soon release NOC to the federat ... more

Lodhi wins in chess festival
KARACHI: The leading players of the country, including the reigning national champion and International Master, Mahmood Lodhi, have entered ... more

Seniors League final today
KARACHI: Livna Sports will meet Kims Fashion Sports in the final of the Quaid-e-Azam Cup Seniors League Grade-I Cricket Tournament here at t ... more

Chand Club win in Club Football League C’ship
KARACHI: Balochistan’s Chand Club started their campaign brilliantly recording a formidable 2-0 win over Wasif Memorial Club in a Group-A ma ... more

Rafiq wins as seeds rest in Sindh Cup
KARACHI: Rafiq Khan came from behind to edge out Rizwan Hashmi on the fourth day of the 18th Sindh Cup Snooker League Tournament 2010 here a ... more

Del Potro pulls out of Marseille
MARSEILLE, France: Australian Open finalist Andy Murray and US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro have both pulled out of the Marseille Ope ... more

Davydenko denies favourite’s tag against Soderling
ROTTERDAM: Nikolay Davydenko is prepared for a battle royale after setting up a semi-final with Swede Robin Soderling as the top three seeds ... more

Hyderabad Deccan not to host IPL
MUMBAI: Hyderabad, home to the Deccan Chargers, will not host any IPL matches in the third season of the tournament starting March 12.
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Petersen, Amla bolster SAfrica in India Test
KOLKATA: South Africa made a solid start in the second and final cricket Test against India on Sunday, racing to 116-1 by lunch on the openi ... more

South Africa bat against India in decisive Test
KOLKATA: South Africa's captain Graeme Smith won the toss and elected to bat in the second and final cricket Test against India at the Eden ... more
Roddick, Verdasco reach final of SAP Open
SAN JOSE: Andy Roddick was outplayed for most of the night by Sam Querrey. But when the match got to the tiebreakers, Roddick took charge.more
Pak team off to Dubai for T20s against England
LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team, comprising 10 players, departed for Dubai from Allama Iqbal International airport early on Sunday morning, Ge ... more

Smith passed fit for second Test in Kolkata
KOLKATA: South Africa captain Graeme Smith has passed a fitness Test in spite of breaking a finger and will play in the second Test against ... more

Pakistan not ruled out of Champions League
KARACHI: The possibility of a Pakistan domestic side participating in the Champions League Twenty20 this year — though bleak — has not been ... more
No player power in team: Yawar
LAHORE: Manager Pakistan Cricket team Yawar Saeed on Saturday dismissed claims of player power in the team and rather urged the national cri ... more

PCB analyses team’s dreadful form
LAHORE: Pakistan’s Test and one-day captain Mohammad Yousuf, coach Intikhab Alam and three team members appeared before cricket chiefs on Sa ... more

Ireland and Afghanistan qualify for World T20
DUBAI: Afghanistan’s fairytale story in the world of cricket continued on Saturday as they defeated hosts United Arab Emirates to reach thei ... more

New Zealand push to play SL in USA
WELLINGTON: New Zealand is poised to lead the way into the potentially lucrative United States cricket market with confirmation on Saturday ... more

Butterfly to fly high at KRC today
KARACHI: The turf fights will have a busy day at Karachi races on Sunday (today), when a card of 9 events will be seen through.

The firs ... more

Medium pacers won’t be a big threat again, says Hussey
BRISBANE: Michael Hussey doesn’t expect Australia’s batsmen to be tied down again by West Indies’ band of medium pacers in the potential ser ... more

Watson to replace injured Marsh
BRISBANE: Shane Watson’s rest has been cut short after he was called back into Australia’s squad for Sunday’s (today’s) ODI against West Ind ... more

Iqbal bowls Korangi Al-Fatah to victory in KCL
KARACHI: Iqbal Imam displayed a deadly bowling show and helped Korangi Al-Fatah record a four-wicket win over Nazimabad Gymkhana in the Kara ... more

Ronaldinho inspires Milan to Udinese win
ROME: Ronaldinho was at his inspirational best as AC Milan ended a four-game winless streak with a 3-2 success against Udinese at the San Si ... more

Sindh Greens edge past NWFP 67-62
KARACHI: Sindh Greens secured their second successive victory when they defeated NWFP 67-62 in the Inter-Provincial Basketball Championship ... more

Junior squash begins in Rashidabad
KARACHI: The inaugural Rehana Nazar-National Junior Squash Championship carrying a prize purse of Rs300,000 began on Saturday at Rehana Naza ... more

Roddick, Verdasco reach San Jose semis
SAN JOSE, California: Top seeds Andy Roddick and Fernando Verdasco booked their semifinal berths on Friday at the SAP Open ATP tennis tourna ... more

Dementevia edges closer to final
PARIS: Russian top seed Elena Dementevia marched into the semifinals of the WTA Paris Indoor Open on Friday by beating Germany’s Andrea Petk ... more

Alguersuari fastest in wet F1 testing
JEREZ, Spain: Jaime Alguersuari of Toro Rosso was fastest on Friday in a rain-soaked Formula One pre-season testing session.

Alguersuari ... more

PTF pardons Hameedul Haq
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) on Saturday lifted ban on former Davis Cup player Hameedul Haq who in return promised all possib ... more

IPL bans Jadeja for a year
MUMBAI: Early in his career, 21-year-old Ravindra Jadeja succumbed to the lure of lucre and, as it often happens, has to pay through his nos ... more

A wooden wall is seen at the area where Nodar Kumaritashvili of Georgia crashed AP

Olympians slide with heavy hearts

AP – Sun Feb 14, 12:02 am ET

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