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PSL 2018: From Islamabad United to Multan Sultans, analysing the strengths and weaknesses

Web Desk: Action-packed month of cricketainment awaits fans across the world as HBL Pakistan Super League season three (PSL 3), is set to start from February 22, 2018. The first match of the PSL 2018 will be played on February 22nd, 2018 between defending champions Peshawar Zalmi and Multan Sultans at Dubai. The glittering trophy unveiling ceremony of PSL 3...

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‘Trump’ and ‘Kim’ thrown out of Winter Olympics opening ceremony

PYEONGCHANG: People dressed up as US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un caused a commotion when they appeared in the stands at the Olympic Games Opening Ceremony on Friday before swiftly being shown out by security staff. “We’re getting along great,” said the Kim lookalike, who declined to give his name. “We wanted to surprise everyone...

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Michigan State University to fire dean after Nassar scandal

Michigan State University is moving to fire a dean who it said had failed to enforce 2014 guidelines created for sports doctor Larry Nassar in treating young athletes after complaints of sexual misconduct against him. Interim Michigan State University President John Engler said in a memo on Friday he would ask a faculty panel to revoke tenure for Dr. William...

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Rahmat, Rashid lead Afghanistan to 154-run rout of Zimbabwe

SHARJAH: Rahmat Shah hit a career best 114 while leg-spin wizard Rashid Khan took four wickets as Afghanistan trounced Zimbabwe by 154 runs in the first one-day international on Friday in a huge boost ahead of next month´s World Cup qualifiers. Rahmat smashed his runs off just 110 balls with eight boundaries and four sixes as Afghanistan piled up 333-5 off 50...

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CM Sindh chairs top-level meeting on PSL arrangements

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah presided over a high-level meeting today to discuss arrangements for the final of the Pakistan Super League third edition, scheduled to be held at the National Stadium on March 25. The meeting was attended by Inspector General Sindh Police A.D. Khawaja, Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar, DG Rangers, SSP Security Javed Mehr and...

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Karachi Whites win first semifinal of National One Day Cup

ISLAMABAD: Karachi Region Whites beat Peshawar Region by five wickets on Thursday in the first semifinal of the National One Day Cup – Regions 2017-18 at Pindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi. Batting first after winning the toss, Peshawar Region piled up 281 runs, losing all wickets in 49.5 overs. Mohammad Rizwan 72, Akbar Badshah 40, Adil Amin 33 and Zohaib Khan...

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Congress opens second investigation into USA Gymnastics sex abuse scandal

WASHINGTON: US lawmakers on Thursday began a second congressional investigation into the US Olympic Committee (USOC), USA Gymnastics (USAG) and other gymnastic organizations over a sexual abuse scandal that led to the conviction of the sport’s former top medical doctor. A US House of Representatives committee asked the organizations for training materials, other documents regarding medical consent procedures, and how...

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Real Madrid face final rehearsal before PSG showdown

MADRID: Just days before Paris Saint-Germain touch down in the Spanish capital, Zinedine Zidane´s Real Madrid have the chance to boost their fragile confidence when they face Real Sociedad in La Liga on Saturday. The reigning European champions have been shipping a worrying number of goals in the build-up to their Champions League last-16 showdown with the likes of Neymar,...

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Cricket on Ice: Sehwag’s 50 in vain as Afridi-led Royals wins Swiss T20 competition

ST. MORITZ:  In the annals of cricket, February 8 will be known for the game taking a big step into the frozen cold of the Alps. A Twenty20 match was played in the ski resort of St Moritz on Thursday, when the fire of subcontinent cricket was settled on Swiss ice. Shahid Afridi-led Royals face off against Virender Sehwag-led Diamonds...

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Peshawar Zalmi shake hands with FM91

KARACHI: Airwaves Media group Radio channel FM91 on Thursday becomes official media partner for PSL Franchise Peshawar Zalmi. The defending champion of PSL 2 edition will team up with FM91 this time. An MOU was signed between FM91 and Peshawar Zalmi. According to NewsOne, Fm91 will provide coverage for news, entertainment events and activities related to Peshawar Zalmi. Now Cricket...

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Maxwell century powers Australia to T20 win over England

HOBART: Glenn Maxwell slammed a last-ball six to score a masterful century and lead Australia to a five-wicket victory over England in the second tri-series Twenty20 international in Hobart on Wednesday. Maxwell, who earlier took three wickets in two overs, was man of the match with an unbeaten 103 as the Australians chased down England´s 155 for nine in the...

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Racism on the rise in English football, says watchdog

LONDON: Incidents of racism and homophobia in English football are on the rise, according to pressure group Kick It Out. According to its mid-season report, Kick It Out said it had received more than 300 reports relating to 282 cases of discriminatory abuse by the end of 2017, a 59 percent increase from last season, when there were 177 incidents....

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Kohli’s ton crush South Africa, again

Cape Town: India thrashed South Africa by 124 runs to go 3-0 up in the six-match ODI series. After being asked to bat, the visitors rode skipper Virat Kohli’s unbeaten 160 to post 303/6. In reply, South Africa lost wickets at regular intervals and could only manage 179. Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal took four wickets each while for the hosts, JP...

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Sethi confident international cricket will return to Pakistan in two years

Web desk: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi is confident international cricket will be fully restored in Pakistan within a maximum of two years. The PCB chief pointed out that Pakistan has already successfully hosted international cricketers in the ICC World XI team, Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka. “And West Indies will be touring in March,” he added. In a...

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Pakistan ski squad reaches South Korea for Winter Olympics

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s four-member ski squad has reached Seoul, South Korea to participate in Winter Olympics 2018. “Skiers Mohammad Karim and Syed Haman Shah along with two officials - Col (R) Mohammad Wali (coach) and Air Commodore (R) Mohammad Sohail (manager) have reached South Korea to chip in the Winter Olympics,” Obaid-ur-Rehman Abbasi, spokesperson of the Ski Federation of Pakistan, told...

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ICC criticises Bangladesh Test pitch after run spree

DHAKA: The International Cricket Council on Tuesday penalised the "below average" pitch in Chittagong after batsmen plundered more than 1,500 runs during last week´s Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Five centuries and six half-centuries were smashed over five days at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium before the teams accepted a draw in the opening Test of the two-match series....

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IPL franchises desire to pick these Pakistani players

Web Desk: Due to the political unrest between India and Pakistan, the No 1 ranked side Twenty20 players have not played the Indian Premiere League (IPL) since the first season in 2008. But with the emergence of the Pakistan Super League and blessed with unique talent, a number of Pakistani players have been popular and successful in other T20 leagues....

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