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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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Pakistan to face Windies in third T20I match today

Karachi: Green shirts are all set to face West Indies in third and final Twenty20 match of three match series at National Stadium Karachi today (Tuesday). In a game played yesterday Pakistan thrashed West Indies by 82 Runs, leading the series with decisive 2-0, as the third match becomes a mere formality for the green shirts to clean sweep the...

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Pakistan thrashes West Indies by 82 Runs in 2nd T20I, seals series

KARACHI: Pakistan has thrashed West Indies by 82 Runs in 2nd T 20 Match played in Karachi National Stadium, leading the series with decisive 2-0 lead, as the third match becomes a mere formality for the green shitrs to clean sweep the visiting side and retain the number 1 spot in T 20 matches. Earler batting first,Pakistan scored its highest...

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Excitement builds over Tiger’s return to Masters field

Anticipation built Sunday around Augusta National for Tiger Woods returning to the Masters, ticket scalpers already offering prized passes to the unfolding drama at the year's first major golf tournament. Players traveled Magnolia Lane to the clubhouse on the eve of Monday's first official pratice session for the 82nd Masters, where 14-time major winner Woods will try for a fifth...

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Tom Latham, Jeet Raval Start Cautiously as Kiwis Chase 382

England on Monday sensed a chance to end their woeful winless run in overseas Tests even though New Zealand will start the final day of the second Test with all 10 wickets still intact. When bad light ended play 24 overs early in Christchurch, New Zealand were 42 without loss but still 340 runs short of their formidable 382-run target....

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Spectators, players save Pakistan’s face from embarrassment after National Anthem malfunction

Web Desk: Charged up spectators and players saved Pakistan from embarrassment when the national anthem suddenly stopped working ahead of the opening T20I match against West Indies at National Stadium Karachi on Sunday. Players and crowd were not held back despite the technical problem. They carried on singing the national anthem without the background music which made the scenes even...

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Pakistan to face WIndies in second T20I match today

Karachi: Green shirts are all set to face West Indies in second Twenty20 match of three match series at National Stadium Karachi today (Monday). In a game played yesterday Pakistan whipped Windies by 143-runs to kick-off the revival of international cricket with a win at National Stadium, Karachi. Batting first, debutant Hussain Talat and veteran player Shoaib Malik helped Pakistan...

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All you need to know about Traffic Plan for Pakistan Vs West Indies Match

KARACHI: Pakistan will play against the West Indies in second Twenty20 match today in National Stadium Karachi. Similar to the recently held Pakistan Super League final, a comprehensive traffic plan has been proposed for the Pakistan-West Indies series. According to the plan shared by the traffic police, the road from Karsaz to National Stadium will be blocked for traffic, on...

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Pakistan kick-off international cricket at Karachi with comprehensive win against WIndies

KARACHI: Pakistan whipped Windies by 143-runs to kick-off the revival of international cricket with a win at National Stadium, Karachi on Sunday. Batting first, debutant Hussain Talat and veteran player Shoaib Malik helped Pakistan to set 204-run target for Windies in 20 overs. In response, Windies were all-out after scoring 60 runs in 20 overs. Only three batsmen from host side could...

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Joshua goes distance before beating Parker in heavyweight clash

Anthony Joshua was taken the distance for the first time in his professional career before winning a unanimous points decision in his world heavyweight title unification fight with Joseph Parker in Cardiff on Saturday. After 12 rounds, Britain's Joshua triumphed 118-110, 118-110, 119-109 on the three judges' scorecards. Victory extended the London 2012 Olympic champion' perfect professional record to 21...

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Vince, Stoneman give England firm grip of second Test

Christchurch, Hagley Oval: James Vince and Mark Stoneman were the toast of England Sunday as they ended day three of the second Test against New Zealand sensing their first away victory in two years. England, who have not tasted success in their last 12 away Tests, hold a healthy 231-run lead with seven second innings wickets in hand. "A good couple...

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Disgraced: ‘It’s my fault’, says Warner’s wife on ball-tampering scandal

SYDNEY: Disgraced Australia former vice-captain David Warner´s wife Candice said Sunday she blamed herself for his part in the ball-tampering scandal, adding that the taunts they faced in South Africa took a huge toll. Opening batsman Warner was banned for one year from domestic and international cricket over the plot to change the condition of the ball on the third...

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Messi rescues unbeaten Barca as Bale double propels Real

SEVILLE: Lionel Messi rescued Barcelona’s unbeaten season on Saturday as the La Liga leaders scored twice in the last three minutes to snatch a 2-2 draw at Sevilla. Messi came off the bench with his team two goals down at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan as Luis Suarez pulled one back in the 88th minute, before the Argentinian struck the equaliser...

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West Indies team arrives in Karachi to play three T20Is

KARACHI: The West Indies 13-member squad, which will be playing Pakistan in three T20 matches, will be arriving in Karachi tonight, NewsOne reported. The first group of players and officials will arrive on Saturday night at 9:30pm  while the second batch will reach at 12: 15 am due to the lacking of seats in the flight which is coming direct...

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LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan’s double-digit record

LeBron James continued his assault on the NBA record book, passing Michael Jordan for consecutive games with at least 10 points in the Cleveland Cavaliers 107-102 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday. James wasted no time getting the milestone, doing it for the 867th straight time in his 15-year illustrous career when he finished off a dunk with...

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Kim says N. Korea to take part in 2020, 2022 Olympics: IOC chief

Kim Jong Un is committed to sending North Korean teams to the Tokyo and Beijing Olympics, IOC chief Thomas Bach said Saturday after a rare meeting with the leader of the nuclear-armed regime in Pyongyang. Bach, the president of the International Olympic Committee, also said the IOC will make a proposal for a "potential joint march" and other shared activities...

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Tearful Warner sorry for ball-tampering, may appeal ban

SYDNEY: Former Australia vice-captain David Warner apologised in tears Saturday for his role in ball-tampering but said he may appeal his 12-month ban in the latest emotional public appearance over the scandal. A sobbing Warner said he realised he may never play for his country again. But he stonewalled questions about who was aware of the plot and whether it...

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