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  • ISLAMABAD: An Italian Rugby player struggling to hold on the ball during the Tariq Niazi Trophy match between Pakistan and Italy teams organized by World Rugby League at Jinnah Stadium in Sports Complex here yesterday.

Real Madrid clinches UEFA Champions League crown

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MILAN: Cristiano Ronaldo could not contain his pride after firing Real Madrid to their 11th Champions League success on late Saturday with a decisive, and pre-planned, penalty in a 5-3 shoot-out over Atletico Madrid. After two scoreless periods of extra time following a 1-1 draw, the city rivals were forced …

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Warner takes SRH to final in a thriller

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Hyderabad to face RCB IN IPL final tomorrow NEW DEHLI: Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner was not a happy man during his team’s second strategic time-out. SRH needed 46 off 25 runs with four wickets in hand after Naman Ojha was caught in the deep for 10. Warner, batting on …

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Fitness boot camp concludes at Kakul

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By Sports Reporter KARACHI: The fitness boot camp of Pakistan cricketers in Abbottabad came to an end yesterday. It should be noted that Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had announced the fitness camp in order to improve their skills ahead of the team’s tour to England this summer. They were rigorously …

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Murray downs Karlovic, Nishikori beat Verdasco

French Open: Muguruza, Halep, Radwanska into women’s last 16 PARIS: Andy Murray eased into the last 16 of the French Open with a straight-set victory over big-serving Ivo Karlovic. The British number one, who has reached the semi-finals in each of the past two years, was dominant in recording a …

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England 310-6 at stumps against SL

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2nd Test, Day-1 DURHAM: England ended day one of the second Test against Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street in a comfortable position yesterday, despite losing Jonny Bairstow inside the final six overs of the day. The hosts reached stumps on 310-6, with Moeen Ali and Chris Woakes unbeaten on 28 and …

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Shahid Afridi’s charity wins global award

ISTANBUL: The Shahid Afridi Foundation, a charity set up by Pakistan cricket star Shahid Afrid, won the Best Upcoming Charity of the Year 2016 award at the Global Good Governance in Istanbul yesterday. “It is with great pleasure that we would like to take this opportunity to inform all our …

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Komal beats Kainat in women squash c’ship semi-final

From Our Sports Correspondent   PESHAWAR: Top seed Komal Khan recorded two consecutive victories by setting up final clash against second seed Laiba Ijaz in the final of the 6th Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Women Squash Championship here at PAF Hashim Khan Squash Complex yesterday. Former World Champion Qamar Zaman and former …

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PCB forms bodies for smooth functioning

By Syed M Osama KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has formed four new committees for the smooth functioning of the Board. The newly formed committees include Human Resource, Cricket, Audit and Domestic which have been setup with the approval of Board of Governors of PCB, said a spokesman of PCB …

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Nadal withdraws from French Open with wrist injury

PARIS: Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal withdrew from the French Open with a left wrist injury on Friday. “It’s not broken, but if I continue to play it will be broken in a few days,” said an emotional Nadal, the fourth seed. “This is a very bad position, but that’s life. …

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