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  • KARACHI: Director General KDA, Samiuddin Siddiqui inaugurating Z A Nizamani Sports Festival here yesterday.

Sindh CM, DG Rangers discuss security for PSL

By Sports Reporter KARACHI: The Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah yesterday discussed the security arrangements with Director General Pakistan Rangers Sindh Major General Mohammad Saeed that were to be made for Pakistan Super League (PSL) cricket matches schedule here in February 2018. On the occasion the DG Rangers …

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Pakistan, Sri Lanka 4th ODI in Sharjah today


MY JOB TO FOCUS ON CRICKET, CRITICS’ TO CRITICIZE: IMAM  By Sports Reporter KARACHI: Pakistan to face Sri Lanka in 4th ODI today at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah. Meanwhile, Debutant hero Imam-ul-Haq, who became only the second Pakistani to score a ton in his first ODI on Wednesday, said ‘Professor’ …

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Hafeez reported for suspect bowling action again


NC Sports Desk ABU DHABI: Pakistan’s off-spinner Mohammad Hafeez has been reported with a suspect bowling action during the third One-Day International against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi. The match officials’ report, which was handed over to the Pakistan team management, cited concerns about the legality of the 37-year-old’s bowling …

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Italian footballer gets 5-game ban


URINATING TOWARDS RIVAL FANS  NC Monitoring Desk KARACHI: An Italian footballer who was banned for five matches for urinating towards rival fans will appeal the decision, his club said yesterday. Giovanni Liberti, a 21-year-old midfielder who plays for Serie D side FC Turris, has denied the offence during last Sunday’s …

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Kasatkina into Moscow semis, beats Sasnovich


MOSCOW: Daria Kasatkina beat Aliaksandra Sasnovich in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3, to make her way into the semifinals of the Kremlin Cup. It was a match in which neither player held very often, struggling to make their first serves count. “I am glad I managed to close out the first …

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Pakistan, S Korea match drawn in Asia Cup hockey

NC Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Pakistan and South Korea played out an entertaining 1-1 draw in their second match of the Super 4s stage in the Hero Asia Cup yesterday at the Maulana Bhashani National Stadium, Dhaka. Pakistan were given an early lead by Ajaz Ahmad (15’) but Korea’s Namyong Lee …

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Goalkeeper Sadia accuses coach of sexual harassment

WOMEN’S HOCKEY SCANDAL SURFACES By Sports Reporter KARACHI: Former goalkeeper for the women’s national hockey team Syeda Sadia has accused the team’s head coach, Saeed Khan, of harassment and assault. Sadia, who is also captain of the Railways hockey team, has alleged that Khan harassed and assaulted her on the …

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10-man Barca defeats Olympiakos in Champions League

BARCELONA: Barcelona shrugged off an early Gerard Pique red card and the distractions of a first match at the Camp Nou since a violent crackdown of an independence referendum in Catalonia to beat Olympiakos 3-1 on Wednesday. A Dimitrios Nikolaou own goal and second-half strikes from Lionel Messi and Lucas …

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