Saturday, June 24, 2017

No agreement to play series with Pakistan: BCCI official

MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has denied that it had made any agreement with the Pakistan Cricket Board to hold bilateral series. Pakistan recently sent a legal notice to

Virat Kohli to lead India at Champions Trophy 2017

NEW DELHI: Indian skipper Virat Kohli will be leading a 15-member squad as BCCI finally named the team for next month’s Champions Trophy in England and Wales. The squad was announced after International

“Sindh govt turned down my request to build cricket academy in Karachi”: Afridi

KARACHI: Former skipper Shahid Afridi has said that there was poor situation of sports in Sindh, especially in the metropolis. Addressing a private ceremony here on Saturday, Afridi said that he wanted

“I have an ambition to become top footballer in the world”: Usain Bolt

PARIS: Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has said that he wants to become among the top players in world football. Bolt, officially the fastest man on the planet, has already made clear his desire to become

Miandad, Imran are legends, inspirations for youth: PCB Chairman

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shaharyar Khan has said that former skippers Javed Miandad and Imran Khan were legends and inspirations for the young players. “Imran Khan is a living legend.

FIFA lifts Messi’s suspension

SPAIN: FIFA has lifted a four-match suspension on Argentina forward Lionel Messi, world soccer's ruling body said on Friday. Messi, 29, was banned for insulting an assistant referee during a World Cup

Windies man Shannon Gabriel’s 5-wicket haul helps West Indies beat Pakistan

BARBADOS: West Indies beat Pakistan by 106 runs for a series-levelling victory as Shannon Gabriel took 5 wickets on the last day of the second Test at Kensington Oval here on Friday. Pakistan were all

Afridi says Pakistan-India match ‘highly entertaining’ for fans

KARACHI: Former skipper Shahid Afridi says he is excited about the India-Pakistan match in the ICC Champion Trophy at Edgbaston. “I am also excited about the game and look forward to a highly entertaining

Barcelona soccer star Neymar to stand trial for fraud in Spanish court

MADRID:  Barcelona forward Neymar will stand trial over alleged fraud and corruption, making the Brazilian the latest football superstar to have to take the stand, a Spanish court ordered on Thursday. According


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