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Aug 19, 2017; Mason, OH, USA; Grigor Dimitrov (ESP) reacts against John Isner (USA) during the Western and Southern Open at the Lindner Family Tennis Center. Photo: USA TODAY Sports   Australian Nick Kyrgios overcame Spanish veteran David Ferrer on

KARACHI: Reaffirming his aim to restore international cricket in Pakistan, Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Najam Sethi confirmed on Saturday that the World XI team is coming to Pakistan next month. Speaking to the development program ceremony held for Lahore Qalandars’

Lahore Qalandars announce second edition of its players’ development programme KARACHI: The Pakistan Super League franchise Lahore Qalandars have launched the second edition of its players’ development programme, named the rising stars, in its quest to find new talent. The programme

Alastair Cook walks off to an ovation after making 243/Getty Images BIRMINGHAM: Alastair Cook´s double century put England in a commanding position against the West Indies before James Anderson struck in the inaugural day/night Test in Britain at Edgbaston on

KARACHI: Pakistani professional squash player Mansoor Zaman has qualified for the final of Asian Junior Squash championship, which is currently being held in Amman, Jordan. Mansoor defeated Alireza Shameli of Iran in the semi-final of the U19 category. He only

KARACHI: English county Essex has confirmed that its oversea signing from Pakistan, fast bowler Mohammad Amir, has been allowed to travel back to Pakistan to attend fitness tests being conducted by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). The county, in a

The KMC Stadium. – Photo by author ‘Pakistani football has been in I.C.U. for the last two and a half years’. Ahmed Jan did not mince his words when asked about the current status of football in the country. Clearly

MANCHESTER: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has backed calls for the Premier League to close its transfer window before the season starts, rather than at the end of August. Several English top-flight clubs have called for the move in order

SPAIN: Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome begins his quest to make more cycling history on Saturday by ending a long and arduous wait to win the Vuelta a Espana. Froome faces a huge challenge over three weeks of

SHANGHAI: Chinese football fans and media are urging underperforming Carlos Tevez not to return from a trip to Argentina, nicknaming him “Very Homesick Boy” as speculation swirls that he wants out of China. The 33-year-old Argentine former international has been