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LAHORE - Former fielding coaches Ijaz Ahmed and Shoaib Mohammad are among the six members of Pakistan cricket’s new selection committee. Ex-Test wicketkeeper Salim Yousuf, former opening batsman Wajahatullah Wasti and M Akram are the other members. Moin Khan was appointed as chief selector last week. Khan, M and Akram were coaches of the Pakistan teams that were beaten in the Asia Cup final last month, and didn’t advance from the ...

STUTTGART - Defending champion Maria Sharapova reached the last eight of the Stuttgart WTA tournament on Thursday with a convincing 6-4, 6-3 win over fellow-Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. The 27-year-old Sharapova needed just one hour, 32 minutes to see off Pavlyuchenkova to pick up her tenth straight win in Stuttgart, having won the 2012 and 2013 titles, and faces Polish top seed Agnieszka Radwanska in Friday's quarter-finals."I'm pleased to ...

SHENZHEN - Flu-stricken Henrik Stenson branded the rough "silly" and the greens "slow" after an inconsistent first round Thursday at the $3.2 million Volvo China Open left him four shots off the pace. The big Swede cut a frustrated figure at the Genzon Golf Club in Shenzhen, even throwing his club towards his bag on the eighteenth hole before signing for a one-under-par 71. Chinese prodigy Guan Tianlang carded the same score but was much happier ...

LAHORE - Pakistan batting legend Inzamamul Haq backed Waqar Younis to ...

AGENCIES/APPLAHORE/KARACHI - The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is ...

LAHORE:-The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is organising a month-long ...

MADRID - Real Madrid took a huge step towards their first Champions ...

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's judo and ju-jitsu female player Beenish Khan ...

MADRID - World number 20 Nicolas Almagro overcame fellow Spaniard ...

SHARJAH - For most part of the match, it seemed like Royal Challengers Bangalore would add Kolkata Knight Riders to their list of victims. However, a combination of brilliance on the field from Chris ...

LAHORE - Director General Sports Board Punjab (SBP) Usman Anwar has said that the success of Punjab International Sports Festival (PISF) Phase-I has proved that there is no dearth of talent in ...

Regional Inter-District U-19 CricketISLAMABAD - PCB Regional Inter-District Two-day U-19 Tournament 2014 will start today (Friday) at Pindi Cricket Stadium. All the six teams of Rawalpindi Region ...

Karachi- In order to prepare top national cricketers, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is organizing a month-long Cricket Summer Camp from May 6 to June 6 in Lahore. The high intensity camp is designed ...

Mumbai- Sachin Tendulkar began his 41st birthday celebration by exercising his voting rights today. The batting icon tweeted a photograph of himself flaunting his inked finger, and urged fellow ...

COLOMBO - Sri Lanka's cricket selectors on Wednesday sacked Dinesh Chandimal as Twenty20 captain and replaced him with Lasith Malinga, while Angelo Mathews was retained as the Test and one-day ...

KARACHI - The war of words between Rashid Latif and the PCB has intensified after the former skipper claimed that reports were true about him not being pushed to take up the chief selector's job were ...

KARACHI - Former Pakistan captain Saleem Malik has lashed out at the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for refusing to review his life ban and for not recognising a welfare association in which he is ...

ISLAMABAD - The Lahore High Court (LHC) Wednesday dismissed three similar writ petitions filed by former members of the interim committees of Regional and District Cricket Associations (RDCA) of ...

Dubai - While the Indian Premier League is having a hard time in the Supreme Court having to defend itself against allegations of betting, the two most affected teams by the scandal - Chennai Super ...

KARACHI - Pakistan bowling coach M Akram is facing the axe with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) looking to build up a new support staff for the 2015 World Cup. Reliable sources in the board have told ...

LONDON - Pakistan fast bowler Junaid Khan will return to Old Trafford this summer to play in Lancashire Lightning’s one day fixtures. The 24 year-old became a hugely popular and successful ...

LAHORE:- Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is mulling a proposal to appoint explosive opener Ahmed Shehzad as team’s Twenty20 skipper. Some PCB officials are pushing for Shehzad’s selection as ...

MADRID - Atletico Madrid and Chelsea will have it all to play for when they meet in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final in London next Wednesday after a 0-0 draw in the first leg at ...

BARCELONA - Four-time finalist David Ferrer stumbled out in the second round of the Barcelona Open on Wednesday, the Spanish second seed losing 6-4, 6-2 to Russian Teimuraz Gabashvili. The loss came ...

PARIS - Having shaken off the hangover from their title celebrations on Sunday, Portuguese champions Benfica host Juventus in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final on Thursday. The Eagles ...

LAHORE - Former hockey Olympian and coach Naveed Alam has said that he has been endeavouring to invite Pakistan and India teams to Bangladesh to feature in the 3-Nation Hockey Tournament which will ...

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan squash pride Aamir Atlas Khan has joined national training camp in Islamabad to prepare well for the upcoming international squash events especially $25,000 PSA event which was ...

LAHORE – FIFA president Joseph Sepp Blatter and AFC president Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa paid rich tributes to late Ghulam Abbas Baloch for his lifetime services for the betterment of ...

LAHORE – Aleem Dar Cricket Academy (CA) U-15 lifted the 1st Annual Model Town Whites U-15 Cricket Championship 2014 after outclassing UNE Academy (DHA) by six runs in the final played here at ...

ISLAMABAD - Express TV, Kashmir Media, Foreign Media XI and holders ATV entered the quarterfinals of the PTCL Inter-media Cricket Tournament here at G-6 ground. In the first match of the day, Express ...

RAWALPINDI - Nisa Shakeel and Zara Waheed scored a brace each to help Soccer Queen Club thump Young Rising Star Club (YRSC) Layyah 4-0 in the National U-16 Inter-Club Women Football Championship 2014 ...

RAWALPINDI - Member National Assembly (MNA) Malik Ibrar Ahmed, who was also the divisional convener of Punjab Youth Festival (PYF) Rawalpindi, promised to talk with Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz ...

Barcelona's transfer ban has been temporarily lifted pending an appeal, soccer's governing body FIFA said today. FIFA confirmed that Barcelona had appealed the decision to ban the club from taking ...

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