Judiciary do not want a confrontation: CJP
Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar said that the judiciary did not want a confrontation with...
In Mexican cartel country, priests have uneasy ties with narcos
When 15 armed men descended on his church last year demanding a blessing, Father Jesus Mendoza asked them to...
PML-N issues new tickets for the Senate elections
The Pakistan Muslim League–Nawaz (PML-N) issued new tickets for the Senate elections following the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Elections...
Williams says terrifying health scare almost killed her
Serena Williams says she lives in fear of blood clots, a condition that surfaced during a harrowing postnatal ordeal in September when she almost died giving birth to her first child. In an op-ed piece she wrote for CNN on Tuesday, the tennis legend lifted the lid on her... Read more
Ronaldo rested for Leganes game, Modric and Marcelo injured
Cristiano Ronaldo will be absent from Real Madrid’s La Liga game at Leganes on Wednesday after being rested by coach Zinedine Zidane for the first time in the league this season. The Portugal forward missed Real’s first four games of the campaign due to suspension for pushing a referee... Read more
PSL 3 trophy to be unveiled in Dubai today
 The third Pakistan Super League (PSL) trophy to be unveiled in Dubai today. According to PSL management the trophy for the tournament will be unveiled at the Dubai International Stadium today afternoon. The trophy will be received by the captains of the PSL teams. Defending champions Peshawar Zalmi skipper... Read more
Federer confirmed as oldest world No.1
Roger Federer officially returned to world number one as the latest ATP rankings were released on Monday, replacing old rival Rafael Nadal at the summit. The 36-year-old, who beat Andre Agassi´s record as the oldest-ever No.1 en route to winning the Rotterdam Open title last week, will now look... Read more
Real Madrid win eight-goal thriller, Atletico keep up Barca chase
Man of the moment Marco Asensio scored twice and Cristiano Ronaldo was also on target as Real Madrid kept up the feel-good factor with a thrilling 5-3 victory at Real Betis in La Liga on Sunday night. Madrid had been 2-1 down at half-time in a fantastic game at... Read more
Roger Federer wins Rotterdam Open
Roger Federer won the Rotterdam Open on Sunday. In the finals Roger Federer beat Grigor Dimitrov 6-2 6-2 in the final, two days after becoming the oldest player to top the ATP rankings, aged 36. Federer only needed to reach the tournament’s semi-final to seal a return to the... Read more
Nadir Magsi wins Cholistan Desert Rally
Nadir Magsi has won the Cholistan Desert Rally held in Cholistan Desert on Sunday. According to Radio Pakistan Bahawalpur Correspondent Sajjad Parvez reports that one hundred and seventeen motor drivers including three female and three foreigners participated in its different rounds. On the final day, rally started at 8am today,... Read more
Iraqi goalkeeper stays quiet on baby’s death to play match
A goalkeeper in Iraq’s top league hid the death of his newborn daughter from his teammates in order to take part in a key match, the player said Saturday. “Several hours before the game my five-day-old daughter died because of complications during birth,” Naft Maysan stopper Alaa Ahmad told... Read more
Roger Federer becomes oldest number one
Roger Federer became the oldest world number one on Friday when the 20-time Grand Slam title winner reached the semi-finals of the Rotterdam Open. The 36-year-old Swiss overcame an early setback to beat Robin Haase of the Netherlands 4-6, 6-1, 6-1 and will replace old rival Rafael Nadal at... Read more
Federer one win from becoming oldest number one
Roger Federer moved to within one victory of becoming the oldest man to take the world number one ranking on Thursday with a hard-fought 7-6 (10/8), 7-5 victory over Germany´s Philipp Kohlschreiber at the Rotterdam Open. The 36-year-old will now face Robin Haase in the quarter-finals on Friday. “Tonight... Read more
Ronaldo double helps Real to 3-1 win over PSG
European champions Real Madrid roared back to life from a dismal domestic campaign, coming from behind to beat runaway Ligue 1 leaders Paris St Germain 3-1 in a Champions League last-16 first leg on Wednesday. Adrien Rabiot smashed PSG into the lead in the 33rd minute but Cristiano Ronaldo... Read more
Former coach Bennell found guilty of multiple sex offences
Former soccer coach Barry Bennell was found guilty of multiple sexual offences against boys in the 1980s, British media reported on Tuesday. The 64-year-old, who was once a talent spotter at Crewe Alexandra and a coach at Manchester City, was convicted of 36 charges including rape and indecent assault... Read more
Steve Smith wins his second Allan Border Medal
Australia cricket captain Steve Smith capped off a golden 12 months by winning his second Allan Border Medal in Melbourne on Monday. Smith, hailed as the country´s finest batsman since Donald Bradman, polled 246 votes, well ahead of two-time medal winner David Warner (162 votes) and Nathan Lyon (156... Read more
‘Too soon’ to tell if Korean Olympic thaw will last: Mattis
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis cast doubt Sunday on whether North Korea’s charm offensive at the Winter Olympics would lead to a lasting rapprochement between Pyongyang and Seoul. “Clearly it is too early to say… if that is going to have any traction once the Olympics are over,” Mattis... Read more