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18th Oct 2013

UAE: Pakistan clinch rare win over top-ranked South Africa

]AB de Villiers defied Pakistan’s attack with a brilliant 90 but was caught off paceman Junaid Khan who finished with 3-57. -File photo] ABU DHABI, (Agencies): Pakistan survived top order batting jitters on Thursday to notch a rare seven-wicket victory … Continued

15th Oct 2013

UAE: Pakistan restrict South Africa to 249 in first innings

ABU DHABI, (Agencies): South Africa were 249 all out shortly after the start of the second day of the first test against Pakistan at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on Tuesday. Hashim Amla was dismissed … Continued

7th Oct 2013

Ireland: Pakistan whip Iran to land IBSF Team Event title

KARACHI, (Dawn): The pair of Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Sajjad did Pakistan proud by capturing the International Billiards and Snooker Federation (IBSF) Team Event title in Carlow, Ireland, on Sunday routing Iran 5-3 in the best of nine frames final. … Continued

23rd Sep 2013

Canada: Maria Toor becomes first female Nash Cup champion

  Maria Toor. -Photo courtesy Nash Cup By Taimur Sikander (Dawn): Pakistan’s squash player Maria Toorpakai Wazir put her name in the history books by winning the first ever women’s event in the Nash Cup in Canada by beating Milou … Continued

31st Aug 2013

Korea hands Pakistan World Cup sorrow

Agencies: Pakistan hopes of qualifying for next year’s World Cup were shattered by a lively Korean side, whose 2-1 win in the semi-final of the Asia Cup meant that the Greenshirts will not be part of hockey’s most prestigious event … Continued

26th Aug 2013

Pakistan impress in 4-1 win over Malaysia

  [Pakistan need to win the Asia Cup to earn a spot in next year’s World Cup. -File photo[ By Taimur Sikander Pakistan made sure their 7-0 thrashing of Japan wasn’t just a flash in the pan as they defeated … Continued

10th Aug 2013

Philippines: Iran storms into semis, Chinese-Taipei upsets China

  Teng Wen-Ting  of Chinese Taipei against China’s Guo Allun. (AN photo by Grace B. Castillo)   By Grace B Castillo Manila: Iran continued to flaunt awesome might, bringing down Jordan without mercy and making the Final Four of the … Continued

15th Jul 2013

Pakistan beat West Indies by 126 runs in first ODI

GEORGETOWN, (The News): All-rounder Shahid Afridi returned to international cricket with a blistering half century and a career-best 7-12 as Pakistan recorded a thumping 126-run victory over West Indies in the first one-day international on Sunday.   Afridi, recalled after … Continued

14th Jul 2013

Turkey: Ghana clinches 3rd place in Under-20 World Cup

Istanbul: Ebenezer Assifuah’s tournament-leading sixth goal helped Ghana beat Iraq 3-0 in the third-place match of the Under-20 World Cup Saturday. Assifuah scored Ghana’s second with a low angled shot on halftime. Defender Joseph Attamah’s header from a corner gave … Continued

7th Jul 2013

Malaysian: Pakistan slump to another World Hockey League defeat

File photo After losing their quarterfinal match against Korea, Pakistan slumped to another defeat, this time at the hands of hosts Malaysia and in the process were also ousted from the race for a fifth place finish in the World … Continued

7th Jul 2013

UK: Lisicki swept aside by Bartoli in Wimbledon final

France’s Marion Bartoli has won her first Grand Slam title, easily eliminating Germany’s Sabine Lisicki in the Wimbledon final. Bartoli is the first player from outside the top 10 to win a major in more than five years. The 15th-seeded … Continued

1st Jul 2013

Malaysia: Pakistan keep England at bay to record 2-2 draw

  [Imran Butt. -File photo by Sara Faruqi/Dawn.com] KARACHI, (Agencies): Pakistan made another comeback to hold England 2-2 in a fast-paced game in their second match of the World Hockey League on Sunday in Johor, Malaysia. Pakistan, who were 2-1 … Continued

30th Jun 2013

Turkey wins historic gold medals in women’s tennis at Med Games

  [The now 'golden' pair Çağla Büyükakçay and Pemra Özgen reached the top of the podium in doubles tennis, in a first for Turkey. AA photo]  MERSİN, (Anadolu Agency): Turkey has won two historic gold medals both in women’s tennis singles … Continued

30th Jun 2013

Malaysia: Pakistan rally to survive Malaysia scare

Agencies: Pakistan opened their World Hockey League campaign with a fighting 4-4 draw against hosts Malaysia on the opening day of the 8-nation event which serves a qualifier for the 2014 World Cup in the Netherlands. Malaysia, ranked 13th in … Continued

20th Jun 2013

UK: England reach final after South Africa disintegrate yet again

LONDON, (Agencies): Hosts England cruised into the Champions Trophy final with a seven-wicket win on Wednesday after South Africa once again underlined their reputation as cricket’s ‘chokers’. Alastair’s Cook men outplayed the Proteas after electing to bowl on an overcast … Continued

15th Jun 2013

Iran wins 1 silver, 1 gold medals at 2013 Junior Asian Championships

Tehran, (IRNA): Iranian 50kg and 120kg freestyle wrestlers on Saturday won a silver and a gold medals at the 2013 Junior Asian Championships (June 13-16) in Phuket, Thailand.   wrestlers from 18 countries are participating in the event. To win the … Continued

15th Jun 2013

UK: Champions Trophy: India win toss, elect to bowl against Pakistan

Birmingham, (PTI): Indian skipper MS Dhoni won the toss and elected to bowl against Pakistan in a Group B match of Champions Trophy 2013 at Edgbaston, in Birmingham on Saturday. India retained their winning combination, Pakistan have made one change to … Continued

11th Jun 2013

UK: Pakistan beaten again in Champions Trophy

BIRMINGHAM, (The News): Chris Morris took two wickets on his one-day international debut and Ryan McLaren a career-best four for 19 as South Africa returned to winning ways in the Champions Trophy with a 67-run success over Pakistan at Edgbaston … Continued

5th Jun 2013

France: Aisam, Rojer crash out of French Open

[Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and JJ Rojer. File photo] PARIS, (Agencies): Pakistan’s Aisam-ul-Haq and his Dutch partner Jean-Julien Rojer crashed out of the French Open on Monday after they lost their men’s doubles third round match to the South American duo of … Continued

4th Jun 2013

UK: Pakistan rout South Africa in warm-up

KARACHI, (Agencies): Pakistan fine-tuned their preparations for the Champions Trophy with an emphatic six-wicket victory over South Africa at The Oval on Monday. Misbah-ul-Haq’s team put South Africa into bat and restricted the Proteas to 202-9 before chasing down the … Continued

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