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Younus Khan to be included in the Test squad despite outburst

According to an official close to Younus, the veteran batsman would rather play for Pakistan without rewarded the fee from the central contracts than lose his self-respect. PHOTO: AFP

KARACHI: The national selection committee is keen on including senior batsman Younus Khan in the Test squad to take on Australia in the two-Test series, despite his recent outburst against them and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Younus was angered at being dropped from the ODI squad for the Australia ...

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South Africa 27-25 New Zealand: All Blacks have 22-game unbeaten run end

All Blacks have 22-game unbeaten run end

Patrick Lambie’s late long-range penalty consigned New Zealand to just their second defeat in 38 Test matches as South Africa edged to a 27-25 Rugby Championship victory at Ellis Park. New Zealand had expected Dane Coles’ first Test try that overturned an 11-point deficit to tie up victory in Johannesburg. ...

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Asian Games: China strengthen their top position

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China won 151 gold, 109 silver and 83 bronze medals in the mega event. Host South Korea retained their second position with 79 gold 71 silver and 84 bronze medals. Japan remained on third place with 47 gold, 76 silver and 76 bronze medals. Kazakhstan strengthen their fourth place with ...

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Pakistan face India in Asiad hockey final after 32 years


INCHEON: Arch-rivals India and Pakistan face off in a mouth-watering field hockey final at the Asian Games on Thursday with a place in the 2016 Olympics at stake. Millions of fans in both nations will be glued to their television screens for the title clash which earns the winner a ...

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Disappointments galore for Pakistan at Asiad

Birzhan Zhakypop of Kazakhstan lands a blow on Pakistan’s Mohibullah during their light flyweight round-of-16 bout at the Asian Games on Sunday.

INCHEON: Boxers Aamir Khan and Mohaibullah, along with the men’s and women’s table tennis teams and wrestler Bilal Hussain Awan crashed out on a disappointing Sunday at the Asian Games for Pakistan. Both Aamir and Mohib lost on points in their round-of-16 bouts in the light welterweight and light flyweight ...

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Pakistan’s boxers, women cricketers make winning start

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INCHEON: Pakistan’s boxers Nadir Baloch and Ahmed Ali made a winning start as the boxing event began at the Asian Games on Wednesday while the women’s cricket team began their title defence by hammering Thailand to reach the semi-finals. On a largely satisfying day for the men in green in ...

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Pakistan wins first Asiad medal in martial arts

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INCHEON: Maratab Ali finally put Pakistan on the medals table, securing bronze in the 70-kg Wushu event after losing his semi-final bouth to Chinese opponent, Kun Zhang at the 17th Asian Games 2014 in Incheon, South Korea. Ali had defeated Kyrgyzstan’s Nurlanbek Mamataliev 2-0 to make it to the semis. ...

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Mitchell Marsh seals it for Perth Scorchers in thrilling finish

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Mohali: The immensely talented Mitchell Marsh hit successive sixes off the last two deliveries as Perth Scorchers from Australia beat South Africa’s Dolphins by six wickets in a group league match of the Champions League T20, here Saturday. Needing 12 off the last two deliveries, Marsh dispatched seamer Robbie Frylinck ...

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