Thursday, 26 April 2018

Sports

Boxer Amir Khan candid over financial woes like never before

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LONDON: Boxer Amir Khan has opened up about his bad patch in career, mismanagement of expenses and departure of his father and best friend from his management team after he lost to Alvarez Canelo in May 2016. Khan said that people show their true colour during your bad time. He ...

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Afridi leaves Peshawar Zalmi due to personal reasons

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Former Pakistan captain and hard hitting all-rounder Shahid Afridi has resigned as president and player of Peshawar Zalmi because of his ‘personal reasons’.  Boom Boom announced this on his Twitter handle where in two tweets, he announced his resignation and expressed best wishes for the Zalmis. Won d 🏆 with 1 ...

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Brian Lara wants to coach PSL teams

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LONDON: West Indies cricketer Brian Lara said that he’s interested in coaching at Pakistan Super League (PSL). He said that he was proud of Darren Sammy for playing the PSL final in Pakistan. Holding a press conference along with former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis, Brian Lara said that he was waiting ...

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Will play in Dharamsala only if I pass fitness test: Kohli

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DHARMASALA: Virat Kohli has said that he will undergo a fitness test before taking a call on his participation in the fourth Test at Dharamsala against Australia, starting Saturday (March 25). Speaking to the media on Friday, Kohli said, “If I get through the fitness test, then I’ll play. (We) ...

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Pakistan wins hockey series against Black Sticks

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  WAIRARAPA: On Pakistan Day, the national hockey team won the 5-test series against New Zealand, after holding the home side to a 1-1 draw in the last and fifth test at Carterton, Wairarapa. According to information  Pakistan continued with their impressive form and drew the final test at the ...

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Yorkshire skipper Ballance extends contract

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LONDON: England batsman Gary Ballance committed himself to Yorkshire for a further two years on Tuesday. The 27-year-old Zimbabwe-born naturalised Englishman – who has appeared in 21 Tests scoring four centuries – had a year remaining on his present contract and said the new deal would allow him to focus ...

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Spot fixing: Sharjeel played two DOT BALLS for bookies

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LAHORE: The alleged spot-fixing scandal, that has engulfed Pakistan cricket team, took a new twist Thursday when investigators revealed that batsman Sharjeel Khan played two dot bowls in Pakistan Super League (PSL) at Dubai. According to our correspondent, all five suspended players – Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif, Mohammad Irfan, Shahzaib ...

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India scared of defeat to Australia: Mitchell Starc

during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between England and Australia at Melbourne Cricket Ground on February 14, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.

PUNE: Australia’s injured spearhead Mitchell Starc has said India’s verbal confrontations with the tourists were the result of fear over losing the Border-Gavaskar Trophy after their unexpected defeat in the opening Test of the series in Pune. Starc, who flew home with a foot stress fracture after the second Test ...

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Germany, England to blood youngsters in glamour friendly

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DORTMUND: World champions Germany host England in a prestige friendly in Dortmund on Wednesday with both coaches primed to give youth its head for one of football’s great rivalries. But that is where the similarities end for Joachim Loew and Gareth Southgate, who is in charge for the first time ...

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