Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Sports News(20.04.2010)


Shoaib gets back his passport
NEW DELHI: Former captain of Pakistan cricket team Shoaib Malik has received his passport, taken in custody by the Indian police, Geo News reported Tuesday.

According to a report by an Indian news channel, Shoaib Maik’s counsel Muhammed Javed said a report on police’s inaction has been submitted to a local court.

He further said Shoaib Malik now can return home after receiving passport.

Andhra Pradesh’s High Court yesterday directed to discharge all cases against the cricketer and that his passport be returned to him.

It should be mentioned that cases of cheating and bullying were filed against Malik by Ayesha Siddiqui, who claimed to be the first wife of the cricketer. On this, the Indian police took Malik’s passport in custody.

Asif helps BKSP to victory over NBP
KARACHI: Asif Ahmed knocked a hat-trick and later scored 74 runs while Mohammad Furqan captured four wickets as Bangladesh Institute of Spor ... more
National Women’s Cycling C’ship from April 24
KARACHI: The eighth National Women’s Cycling Championship will be held at Lahore from April 24 to 26.

The spokesman of the Pakistan C ... more
Delfouneso earns Villa win
LONDON: Aston Villa substitute Nathan Delfouneso scored with his first touch to keep Martin O’Neill’s European hopes alive with a well-deser ... more
Imran enters second round in tennis tourney
KARACHI: Imran Shouqat recorded a straight-set win over Qamer Habib to secure his place in the second round of 6th Pizza Hut Open Super Seri ... more
Owais falls in NSC semis
KARACHI: Pakistani squash player Owais Khan lost his semifinal match to Malaysian Choong Kam Hing in the NSC Series No1 championship at the ... more
Lee in talks with Hampshire
LONDON: English county side Hampshire revealed on Sunday they are in talks with Brett Lee about signing the Australian fast bowler.

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Valverde, Sastre to miss Amstel Gold
MAASTRICHT, Netherlands: Top riders Alejandro Valverde, Carlos Sastre and Bradley Wiggins will all miss Sunday’s Amstel Gold cycling race be ... more
Healy elected new TA president
SYDNEY: Lawyer Steve Healy was on Monday elected as the next President of Tennis Australia.

Healy, a Tennis Australia board member, ... more
Aching Nadal makes surprise pullout of Barcelona
BARCELONA: Rafael Nadal, fresh from his latest re-write of the record books with a sixth straight title in Monte Carlo, will not make it six ... more
Pakistan look to rope in Aussie player to bolster Davis Cup campaign
KARACHI: Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi is trying to convince a Pakistani Australian tennis player to play for Pakistan in their Davis Cup Asia-Oceani ... more
Rehman in, Irfan out
KARACHI: A day after celebrating a stunning call-up in the Pakistan team for the ICC World Twenty20 championship, rookie fast bowler Mohamma ... more
Nasir’s ton goes in vain as Leopards stun Stallions
KARACHI: Opener Nasir Jamshed’s brilliant century went in vain as Federal Areas Leopards scripted a 24-run victory over strong Punjab Stalli ... more
Noose tightening around Modi
NEW DELHI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India has rescheduled its working committee meeting from April 24 to May 2 where allegations ... more
India to probe IPL corruption claims
NEW DELHI: The Indian government promised on Monday an in-depth tax and financing probe into the country’s cash-rich premier cricket league, ... more
Tamim faces fitness battle for World Cup
DHAKA: Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal may miss the Twenty20 World Cup after aggravating an existing hand injury in a domestic match last wee ... more
Sports events safe despite blasts: India
NEW DELHI: India on Monday played down security concerns over the upcoming Commonwealth Games and other international events in the country ... more
Gul opted himself out of World T20
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan pacer Umar Gul voluntarily opted out of the World Cup bound team, saying it is the team and national interest that is mo ... more
Wet weather spiced up F-1 show
SHANGAI: In spite of the millions of dollars poured into Formula One, and the hundreds of hours of thought put into developing new rules to ... more
Solex clinch top position in bridge event
KARACHI: It was the turn of Solax to clinch the top position in the latest edition of the weekly team championship organised by the Karachi ... more
Real keep title race alive
MADRID: Real Madrid kept the Spanish league race wide open on Sunday by beating Valencia 2-0 after goals from Gonzalo Higuain and Cristiano ... more

NBP reach NFCC quarters
KARACHI: National Bank qualified for the quarter-finals when they inflicted a narrow 1-0 defeat over Navy in their Group D match of the Nati ... more
Vucinic double gives Roma derby delight
ROME: A second-half brace from Mirko Vucinic gave Roma a 2-1 victory over 10-man Lazio in the Rome derby at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday to ... more
Amauri option risky for Lippi
ROME: Marcello Lippi said he will consider Amauri for his World Cup squad after the Brazilian-born forward obtained Italian citizenship last ... more
Inter bid to stop Messi to keep alive treble dreams
MILAN: Inter Milan meet defending champions Barcelona in the Champions League semifinal on Tuesday (today) hoping to copy their treble winni ... more
From Shanghai to Boston, sports hit by chaos
PARIS: Formula One to badminton, football to MotoGP — the travel chaos triggered by the cloud of volcanic ash which has grounded the bulk of ... more
Stosur wins second career WTA crown
CHARLESTON, South Carolina: Australian fourth seed Samantha Stosur won her second career WTA title on Sunday, routing Russian Vera Zvonareva ... more
Nadal targets Barcelona
MONTE CARLO: Rafael Nadal will approach his home tournament on the Barcelona clay with fresh confidence after securing a historic sixth stra ... more
Odesnik accepts voluntary suspension
LONDON: American tennis player Wayne Odesnik has accepted “a voluntary provisional suspension” from all events, including the Grand Slam tou ... more
Furyk defeats Davis in PGA playoff
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, South Carolina: US veteran Jim Furyk won his second PGA title in two months on Sunday, defeating England’s Brian Davis i ... more
Pakistan to take chartered flight to St Lucia
KARACHI: Pakistan have decided against transiting in England on their way to the Caribbean to avoid a travel chaos caused by the Icelandic v ... more


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