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Amir Khan to make a comeback in UK against Canada’s Phil Lo Greco

Web Desk: British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan returns to the ring tonight to take on Canada's Phil Lo Greco, for his first fight in the UK in five years. The victory could line up a big domestic battle with Brook. The 31-year-old added: "Fighters like Joshua out there give you that inspiration to come out and do well and sell out...

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Gift-wrapped: Man City crowned champions as United crash

Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions on Sunday as Manchester United crashed to a shock 1-0 defeat against West Bromwich Albion. City had moved within touching distance of the title with a 3-1 win at Tottenham on Saturday. They clinched the silverware 24 hours later thanks to Albion forward Jay Rodriguez's 73rd minute header at Old Trafford. City captain...

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Barca set new La Liga record after 39 games unbeaten

MADRID: Barcelona set a new La Liga record by extending their unbeaten run to 39 games with a 2-1 victory over Valencia on Saturday. Luis Suarez and Samuel Umtiti were both on target as Barca passed the 38 matches Real Sociedad managed without defeat between 1979 and 1980. Dani Parejo gave Valencia brief hope with an 87th-minute penalty. The win...

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PCB announces 16 members squad for the upcoming Ireland, England Series

LAHORE:Chief Selector Inzamam-ul-Haq on Sunday announced 16 members squad for the upcoming Ireland, England test tour. Fawad Alam has once again failed to make a place within the squad. Only 7 bowlers have been selected for the tour as selectors view due to the difficult playing position in England 9 batsmen will counter the seeming wickets usually seen in English...

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Wrestler Mohamamd Inam wins first Gold Medal for Pakistan in Common Wealth Games

Pakistan has won first Gold Medal at the 2018 CommonWealth Games as Mohammad Inam champions in the 86kg wrestling competition. With this win Pakistan secures fifth medal, others 4 being bronze. Earlier on Saturday, Tayyab Raza won Bronze for the country in the men’s 125kg wrestling category. 29-year-old Inam also a gold medalist of Delhi Commonwealth Games in 2010, completely outclassed his...

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Bayern face Real Madrid and Liverpool play Roma in Champions League semis

NYON: Defending champions Real Madrid will face Bayern Munich in the semi-finals of the Champions League while Liverpool play AS Roma in a repeat of the 1984 final. Cristiano Ronaldo’s Real will travel to Bayern’s Allianz Arena for the first leg on April 25 as the Spanish giants go in search of a third successive European crown. Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool...

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Pakistan’s Muhammad Bilal wins bronze in commonwealth wrestling competition

Web Desk: Pakistan's Muhammad Bilal wins bronze medal in commonwealth games as country added one more medal to its tally. Bilal completely overpowered his opponent George Ramm from England and won the match 3:1 on points.   Congratulations; One More medal for #Pakistan in #GC2018 as Mohammad Bilal wins Bronze medal in #GC2018Wrestling event. #TeamPAk pic.twitter.com/Q0VBLTlPbt — Faizan Lakhani (@faizanlakhani)...

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Ronaldo penalty sends Real through after thrilling Juve fightback

MADRID: Cristiano Ronaldo showed nerves of steel to score an injury-time penalty and send holders Real Madrid into the semi-finals of the Champions League in extraordinary circumstances as they lost 3-1 to Juventus on Wednesday but won a thrilling tie 4-3 on aggregate. Juventus looked to have staged a stunning revival at the Santiago Bernabeu to force extra time after...

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Shoes thrown in IPL at players of teams returning after spot fixing ban

Web Desk: In an unsavoury incident, a couple of miscreants were on Tuesday detained by the police for hurling a shoe at India international cricketer Ravindra Jadeja during an IPL match between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders. The incident happened in the eighth over of the KKR innings. The unidentified protesters hurled shoes at Jadeja, Faf Du Plessis...

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ICC constitutes DRC committee to adjudicate dispute between BCCI, PCB over MoU

On Wednesday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) formed a three-member conflict resolution committee following  the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) initiation about dispute resolution process against the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The panel which comprises of  Michael Beloff QC, Jan Paulsson and Annabelle Bennett  will conduct a three-day hearing in Dubai to arbitrate in its legal dispute between the...

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Babar Azam and Hassan Ali awarded caps for making it to ICC team of the year

Web Desk: Pakistan team is currently in Lahore preparing for the highly anticipated Test tours of England and Ireland. The duo, who are part of the training camp, were presented with their ICC ODI caps at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium.   Pakistan stars @babarazam258 and @RealHa55an have been awarded their caps for being named in the ICC ODI Team of the...

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Roma kicks Barcelona out of Champions League with stunning win

ROME: AS Roma pulled off one of the great Champions League comebacks by knocking Barcelona out with a remarkable 3-0 win in their quarter-final second leg on Tuesday, overcoming a 4-1 deficit from the first game to reach the last four on away goals. Roma’s Kostas Manolas headed the decisive third goal in the 82nd minute, putting the Italians in...

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PCB calls upon 25 cricketers for Test camp ahead of Ireland, England tours

Pakistan Cricket Board has called upon  25 cricketers in initial Test Camp which will kick off from the 11th April till 15th April at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore, NewsOne reported. The camp is being set for the upcoming tour of Green Shirts to Ireland, England next month. It is worthwhile in mentioning that veteran Cricketer Fawwad Alam who was performing well...

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Triumph for Pakistan as Asia cup 2018 shifted to UAE from India

Web Desk: Big victory for Pakistan as Asia Cup 2018 has been shifted to United Arab Emirates (UAE) from India after arch rival refused to play in emerging nation cup to be held in Pakistan. The decision was taken by the Executive Board members at the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday. "This year's Asia Cup will...

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Hockey sticks left on porches to tribute Canada crash victims

OTTAWA:  Hockey sticks were being left on the doorsteps across Canada on Monday in a poignant tribute to 15 youth players and personnel killed in a bus crash. Hundreds of photos of hockey sticks — propped beside front doors and on porches — have appeared on social media in response to the hashtag #PutYourStickOut, in honor of the Humboldt Broncos...

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Leg spinner Yasir Shah ruled out of UK tours  

LAHORE: Pakistan suffered a stinging setback on Monday ahead of their Test tours of Ireland and England after key leg-spinner Yasir Shah was ruled out with a hip bone injury. The 31-year-old has been key to Pakistan's Test wins since 2014, having taken 165 wickets in 28 Test matches. Chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq confirmed the spinner will not be available for...

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The Beast Conquers against all odds

Web Desk: The most hard hitting match on the wrestlemania card with an interesting twist ended with the beast Brock Lesnar retaining the Universal Title. A title Brock has held for more than a year. Roman Reigns put up a valiant effort but even Roman's absolute was just not good enough for the 'Beast Incarnate' Brock Lesnar.

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