State Squash championship Adil, Sabreena claim titles

State Squash championship Adil, Sabreena claim titles

Srinagar: Adil Rafiq and Sabreena Firdous bagged first positions in the men’s and women’s category respectively in the finals of State Squash championship played at Amar Singh Club on Thursday. In the men’s category Adil Rafiq beat Gul Yazdan and in women’s category Sabreena Firdous had better off Khuram Saba. In boy’s junior category, Mir […]

PCB calls off its plans to host Afghanistan due to security

Kabul: Pakistan has called off its plans to host the Afghanistan cricket team in April following last Sunday’s suicide bombing in the eastern city of Lahore which killed 70 people. Pakistan Cricket Board spokesman, Amjad Bhatti, told The Associated Press on Thursday it was in negotiations with officials of the Afghanistan Cricket Board, “but now […]

Bihar Cup 2016: JK BANK outplays Durgapur XI by 3-1

Bihar Cup 2016: JK BANK outplays Durgapur XI by 3-1

PATNA: In the ongoing 5th edition of All India Football Tournament for ‘Bihar Cup’ 2016 J&K Bank outplayed Dugapur XI West Bengal by three goals to one in the second league group match here at Kankarbagh Sports Stadium Patna. Starting on a slow pace affected by hot weather conditions J&K Bank Team made some early […]

‘I could not live up to the hopes you had from me’

KARACHI: After the Pakistani cricket team’s disappointing dismissal from the World T20 in India, skipper Shahid Afridi took to Facebook to ask forgiveness from cricketing fans all over the country for what he termed his failure to meet the nation’s expectations. “I am here to answer to you,” Afridi tells the nation in a video […]

Afridi was non-serious: Waqar

Karachi: Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has been accused of being non-serious throughout the Asia Cup and World Twenty20 in the report filed by under-fire coach Waqar Younis who is furious about it being leaked to the media. Senior batsman Mohammad Hafeez was accused of hiding his knee injury from the team management as per the […]

‘Waqar Younis’ apology too little too late’

Karachi: Unimpressed by Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis’ public apology for the team’s disastrousWorld Twenty20captain, former captains Ramiz Raja and Muhammad Yousuf have said it was a case of too little too late. Former fast bowler, Shoaib Akhtar, however, said he had been pained by the way Waqar had offered his apology on Tuesday before […]

Need a lot of match practice before Olympics: Saina

New Delhi: Ravaged by injuries in the past six months, Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal says she has gone through the most challenging time of her career and needs to get as much match practice as possible going into the Olympic Games in August this year. “Physically, I have to be well prepared for sure […]

T-20 WC was one of our nightmares: Faf du Plessis

New Delhi: Knocked out of the World Twenty20 at the league stage, South Africa captain Faf du Plessis on Monday admitted that the tournament has been a nightmare for his side as they struggled throughout to find form. “It feels like one of our nightmares where you are struggling to put your pads on, this […]