Two subcontractors arrested for Multan Metro Bus project
 Two subcontractors associated with Multan Metro Bus project has been arrested on Wednesday. The accused contractors, identified as Salman Iqbal...
CPEC – an exemplary project for economic development in Pakistan: Dr Hongca
Characterizing the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) an exemplary pilot project for economic development in Pakistan, Dr Xu Hongcai, Chinese...
Suicide bomber kills three near Kabul cricket stadium: police
A suicide bomber killed three people including a policeman and wounded five others after blowing himself up near a...
Epic Del Potro sets up Federer US Open showdown
Juan Martin del Potro shrugged off sickness to save two match points and defeat Dominic Thiem in a five-set US Open epic on Monday to book a quarter-final showdown with five-time champion Roger Federer. Argentina 24th seed Del Potro claimed a heroic 1-6, 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7/1), 6-4 victory... Read more
Nadal hits 50th win at US Open, Pliskova races through
World number one Rafael Nadal notched up his 50th win at the US Open on Monday to reach the quarter-finals for the seventh time. The two-time champion, who could meet old rival Roger Federer in New York for the first time at the semi-final stage, crushed Ukraine’s Alexander Dolgopolov... Read more
Sharapova ousted at US Open while Venus, Kvitova advance
Maria Sharapova´s Grand Slam return after a 15-month doping ban ended Sunday with a fourth-round defeat at the US Open but the former world number one considered it a major step in her comeback. Latvian 16th seed Anastasija Sevastova rallied to eliminate the five-time Grand Slam champion 5-7, 6-4,... Read more
Liverpool demanded 200m for Coutinho: Barcelona
A leading Barcelona board member claimed Liverpool set an asking price of 200 million euros ($238 million) for midfielder Philippe Coutinho as the Catalan giants criticised the rampant inflation in the football transfer market on Saturday. Albert Soler, Barca’s director of institutional relations, said the club’s under-fire board would... Read more
Chelsea, Liverpool extend Eid greetings
English football Clubs, Chelsea and Liverpool and extended Eid greetings at Twitter as the Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid-ul-Adha. Chelsea wished on its Twitter handle, “Eid Mubarak to all those who are celebrating today! #EidAlAdha” Eid Mubarak to all those who are celebrating today! #EidAlAdha — Chelsea FC... Read more
Delight as Serena Williams ‘welcomes baby girl’
Tennis superstar Serena Williams gave birth to a baby girl on Friday, US media reported, prompting an outpouring of delight from fellow professionals, celebrities and fans of the sporting icon. Williams, who will turn 36 later this month, was admitted to the St Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm... Read more
Wayne Rooney charged with drink-driving
Everton striker Wayne Rooney has been charged with drink-driving, British police said Friday. Rooney, England’s all-time record goalscorer and former captain, was stopped by police near his home in Cheshire, northwest England, in the early hours of Friday. “The man was arrested shortly after 2.00am (0100GMT) today, Friday 1... Read more
PSG secure Mbappe in mega Monaco deal
French teen sensation Kylian Mbappe joined Paris Saint-Germain from Monaco on a season-long loan Thursday, just hours before the transfer deadline in a deal that makes him the second most expensive footballer in history. “Paris Saint-Germain is delighted to announce the immediate arrival of Kylian Mbappe,” the club wrote... Read more
Liverpool agree deal for Arsenal’s Oxlade-Chamberlain: reports
Liverpool have agreed a £35 million ($46 million, 38 million euros) deal with Arsenal to sign England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, according to reports on Wednesday. Oxlade-Chamberlain appeared set to join Chelsea earlier this week after the Premier League champions had a bid accepted for the 24-year-old. But Liverpool appear... Read more
Sharjeel Khan banned for five-year over PSL spot fixing
Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) on Wednesday imposed a five-year ban against opening batsman Sharjeel Khan for spot fixing in Pakistan Super League (PSL). In a short order, PCB’s anti-corruption tribunal Khan imposed a 5 years ban, in which he will not be allowed to play domestic and international cricket... Read more
Muguruza advances, Konta out as Sharapova returns at US Open
Reigning Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza advanced and British seventh seed Johanna Konta was ousted Monday at the US Open as Maria Sharapova´s long-awaited return to Grand Slam tennis neared. Spanish third seed Muguruza defeated American Varvara Lepchenko 6-0, 6-3 for her first triumph in Arthur Ashe Stadium, which celebrated... Read more
Pakistan to host three int’l tennis events this year
Pakistan would be hosting three international tennis tournaments this year with each having a cash prize of $15,000. According to Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) Secretary Sanaullah Aman, the three tournaments would be held in November and December. “Foreign players would be seen in action in these events while International... Read more
Mayweather beats McGregor by technical knockout in 10th round
Floyd Mayweather Jr picked up the 50th win of his illustrious career, defeating Conor McGregor by 10th-round TKO on Saturday night in Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena. With the victory, Mayweather surpasses Rocky Marciano, who retired in 1956 with a 49-0 record. Many expected Mayweather to beat McGregor, with the... Read more
McGregor vows Mayweather knockout as moment of truth near
Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor vowed to knock out boxer Floyd Mayweather on Friday as a horde of Irish fans descended on Las Vegas for the trash-talking rivals´ cross-combat super-fight. McGregor, 29, will carry a substantial weight advantage into Saturday´s 12-round boxing contest at the T-Mobile Arena after... Read more