Sharjeel Memon, others sent to jail till Nov 4
Pakistan Peoples Party leader and former information ministerm Sharjeel Memon, along with 11 other suspects, has been sent to...
CIA expanding its hunt for Taliban in Afghanistan: report
The US Central Intelligence Agency is increasing its covert operations in Afghanistan as groups of small, highly specialized teams...
Senate refers five bills to Standing Committees
The Senate on Monday witnessed introduction of five bills that were referred to relevant Standing Committees for further deliberations....
Federer beats great rival Nadal to win Shanghai Masters
Roger Federer got one over his old rival Rafael Nadal to win the Shanghai Masters 6-4, 6-3 on Sunday in a showdown between the two best players on the planet. It was a 94th title for the Swiss legend, drawing him level with the great Ivan Lendl, and a... Read more
Pakistani bowling, Babar’s ton topple Sri Lanka in first ODI
Pakistani bowlers tore through the Sri Lankan batting order, taking the team to an 83-run victory in the first ODI at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Friday. Hasan Ali and Rumman Raees spearheaded the Pakistani assault with their impressive performances, taking 3-36 and 3-49 respectively to restrict Sri... Read more
Mourinho’s United set for biggest test yet
Jose Mourinho’s unbeaten Manchester United face the biggest test yet of their title credentials when they visit Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday — a fixture that always has a little extra spice. United are second in the Premier League, level on 19 points with neighbours Manchester City, but so... Read more
Hockey Asia Cup: Pakistan to face Japan tomorrow
After a comprehensive 7-0 win over the hosts Bangladesh in their opening fixture of the 10th Hockey Asia Cup, Pakistan next faces Japan on Friday at Dhaka’s Maulana Bhashani Stadium. Japan were beaten 1-5 by India in their first match. Japan is yet to reach the podium at the... Read more
Australian Cricket team bus attacked in India
The Australian cricket team came under attack after the team beat India by 8 wickets in a Twenty20 match against India on Tuesday. A rock was thrown at the coach as Australia on their way from the Barsapara Stadium to the team hotel in Guwahati. Australian T20 captain Aaron... Read more
Cricket: Chandimal hails Sri Lankan spirit
Skipper Dinesh Chandimal praised the fighting spirit and ability to learn from mistakes which lifted his players to a series whitewash over Pakistan in Dubai on Tuesday. Barely two months ago the Sri Lankan team was routed 3-0 at home by world number one Test team India, but Chandimal... Read more
Pakistan lose Sami in chase of tough 317
Pakistan lost opener Sami Aslam in a shaky start to their tough 317-run target chase as they were 15-1 at tea on the fourth day of the second day-night Test in Dubai on Monday. At the break Azhar Ali (nine) and Shan Masood (three) were at the crease with... Read more
US Vice President exits NFL game after anthem protest
US Vice President Mike Pence walked out of an NFL game Sunday after some players kneeled for the national anthem, the latest twist in a running saga over the controversial protests against racial injustice. Pence said that he departed after seeing players kneel during a rendition of “The Star-Spangled... Read more
Wahab Riaz strikes but Sri Lanka in command of 2nd Test
Paceman Wahab Riaz took three wickets in a fiery spell but Sri Lanka were still in the driving seat after the third day of the second day-night Test in Dubai on Sunday. Riaz grabbed 3-10 to derail Sri Lanka’s second innings — 34-5 at close — but the visitors... Read more
Pakistan all out for 262 in second Test
Pakistan were bowled out for 262 in their first innings on the third day of the second day-night Test in Dubai on Sunday, a deficit of 220 runs to Sri Lanka’s 482. Azhar Ali (59) and Haris Sohail (56) were the leading scorers as Pakistan fell 21 runs short... Read more
Nadal punishes penalised Kyrgios to win China Open
World number one Rafael Nadal won his sixth title of another remarkable year as he punished a disgruntled Nick Kyrgios at the China Open on Sunday. The 31-year-old Spaniard was never really in trouble against the temperamental Australian in a 6-2, 6-1 rout in 92 minutes on Beijing’s outdoor... Read more
Tiger hitting ‘smooth iron shots’ in injury update
Former world number one Tiger Woods released a 24-second slow-motion video of himself Saturday hitting an iron shot, another tease that he is returning to fitness. The 41-year-old American, a 14-time major winner, tweeted the video of himself with the tagline, “Smooth iron shots.” It was an advancement from... Read more
Nadal barrels into China Open quarters
Rafael Nadal sent an ominous warning of intent as the 16-time Grand Slam winner bulldozed his way into the quarterfinals of the China Open on Thursday. The Spanish world number one, enjoying a late-career flourish, dispatched Russia’s promising Karen Khachanov 6-3, 6-3 on the outside hard court in Beijing.... Read more
Pique scrutinised in Spain team for Catalonia stance
Spain could clinch their place in the 2018 World Cup on Friday but the figure of Gerard Pique has cast a shadow on their qualifier with Albania following Sunday´s highly-disputed independence referendum in Catalonia. Barca defender Pique, who voted in the banned referendum and has been outspoken about his... Read more