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World Chess Championship: Carlsen beats Anand in sixth game


Carlsen, thanks to the lucky victory, surged ahead in the match for the second time and now leads by 3.5—2.5 at exactly the half way stage with six games still remaining. Viswanathan Anand failed to capitalise on an optical blunder by Magnus Carlsen and went on to lose the sixth ...

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Back to school: Pakistan to have its very first sports university

Pakistan Sports Board  meeting ports university

KARACHI: After a wait of over four decades, Pakistan is finally set to have its very first sports university, with the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) seeking advice from the Patiala Sports Institute in India and a few universities in Australia. The university will be a part of the PSB Complex ...

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India keeps Pakistan players guessing World kabaddi League

World kabaddi news events

This week, the Lahore Lions kabaddi team failed to play a part in the next round of the World League because Indian authorities did not issue visas to its seven players. It is not the first time that our players met such treatment from the Indian authorities. Many occasions in ...

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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison


PRETORIA: Oscar Pistorius was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison for killing Reeva Steenkamp by a South African judge who cited the “gross negligence” the runner showed when he shot his girlfriend multiple times through a toilet cubicle door in his home. However, legal experts said the section of ...

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Indian footballer dies after fatal goal celebration

Soccer Player, 23, Dies After Landing On Head During Goal Celebration

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A 23-year-old Indian footballer has died from severe spinal cord damage after attempting to celebrate a goal with a somersault, an official told Reuters on Monday. Bethlehem Vengthlang FC midfielder Peter Biaksangzuala died on Sunday at a hospital in Mizoram after the incident in Tuesday’s match ...

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Wilshere studying Alonso and Pirlo in his footballing education

England midfielder Jack Wilshere

LONDON: England midfielder Jack Wilshere has been watching clips of Xabi Alonso and Andrea Pirlo as he bids to fill the holding midfield void created by the international retirement of Steven Gerrard. The hugely talented but often maligned Wilshere has played in a number of midfield roles for club and ...

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Misbah will captain Pakistan in 2015 WC: Moin Khan

Moin Khan captain of the Pakistani cricket team

KARACHI: Moin Khan said on Monday that there should be no doubts that Misbah-ul-Haq will be the captain of the Pakistani cricket team during the 2015 World Cup as per an earlier announcement made by Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Shahryar M. Khan, PTV Sports News reported. Chief selector-cum-Pakistan team manager, ...

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