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Yasir Shah blessed with another child

Pakistani cricketer Yasir Shah on Monday informed his fans that he has been blessed with another child. Taking to Twitter, the leg-spinner shared a photo of his baby with a caption that read: "Alhamdulillah Allha blessed me another little angle". https://twitter.com/Shah64Y/status/1262349598980440064 Fellow cricketers Ahamad Shahzad, Umar Gul, Imran Khan and hundreds of fans congratulated Yasir Shah over the arrival of...

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BRASILIA: World Cup semi-final against Germany overturned.

Brazil launched a desperate prayer to have skipper Thiago Silva’s ban for their World Cup semi-final against Germany overturned on Sunday, but Argentine hopes of seeing Angel DI Maria in action were ended by injury. Doctors confirmed Di Maria will miss the semi-final against the Netherlands because of a thigh problem but did not rule the winger out of being...

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BRASILIA: Hosts Brazil faces, their stiffest test so far at the World Cup finals.

Hosts Brazil faces, their stiffest test so far at the World Cup finals when they study on South American rivals Colombia in the last eight in Fortaleza on Friday after European heavyweights Germany and France clash in Rio de Janeiro. Brazil scraped past Chile via a penalty shootout to reach the quarterfinals, while Colombia, with five-goal tournament top scorer James...

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Srinivasan’s appointment as International Cricket Council chief has stained the game

DELHI: On Thursday, Srinivasan, the new chairman of cricket's world governing body, admitted the sport's image had taken a battering later than shame New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent was banned for life for match-mixing. Detractors say Srinivasan's appointment last week as International Cricket Council chief has itself stained the game as he was driven to resign as head of India's...

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LONDON: Roger Federer reached the semi-finals

Defending Wimbledon champion Andy Murray lost to Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov while Roger Federer reached the semi-finals on Wednesday. The mayhem created by an Australian firecracker the previous evening was continued in brutal fashion by Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov on Wednesday as he annihilated  Andy Murray. With the dust still settling on 19-year-old Nick Kyrgios’s third-round demolition of world No.1 Rafael Nadal,...

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London: Bopanna and Qureshi won the fourth set to level the scores but ended up losing

Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam-UL-Haq Qureshi did all they could, but nevertheless neglected to draw past the determined pair of Vasek Pospisil and Jack Sock in the rain-hit second round clash of the Wimbledon championships, here on Tuesday. The contest, spilling over to the second day, became lively after Bopanna and Qureshi won the fourth set to level...

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Liverpool concluded a deal for Reds striker Luis Suarez

On Wednesday, Barcelona will start negotiations with Liverpool concluded a deal for Reds striker Luis Suarez. Officials from both societies will gather in London to discuss a deal for the 27-year-old Uruguay international. Suarez, who has four years staying on his Liverpool contract, is serving a four-month ban for biting Italy’s Georgio Chiellini during the World Cup. Liverpool are likely to...

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New Zealand cricketer Lou Vincent stated he had been ostracized from the game

WELLINGTON: On Tuesday, dishonored former New Zealand cricketer Lou Vincent stated he had been ostracized from the game for life for match- making. He stated in a declaration assuring the ban, “My name is Lou Vincent and I am a cheat. I have misused my position as a professional sportsman on many occasions by choosing to receive money through fixing.”...

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TERESÓPOLIS: Brazil will be in trouble in Friday’s World Cup

Brazil will be in trouble in Friday's World Cup quarter-final against Colombia if they afford the outstanding James Rodriguez any space in which to perform, midfielder Fernandinho warned on Monday. The 22-year-old attacking midfielder has been arguably the player of the World Cup and then far, hitting five goals in Colombia's four matches, letting in a magnificent volley in the...

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Kane Williamson registered his seventh test century to place New Zealand

On Sunday – Kane Williamson registered his seventh test century to place New Zealand in control of the third and deciding test opposed to West Indies at the closing of a rain-affected fourth day in Barbados. Williamson made an undefeated 161, his highest test score, later more than three hours of play had been misplaced. “Every time you get the...

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LAHORE: Najam Sethi, hoped that cricketer Muhammad Amir would be permitted to resume international cricket

Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Najam Sethi, hoped that cricketer Muhammad Amir would be permitted to resume international cricket next year, before the death of his five-year ban for spot-fixing. Sethi was speaking to media persons at Lahore airport upon his paying back from Dubai, where he attended International Cricket Council meeting. PCB on Friday announced that Sethi has been...

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BRASILIA: Cristiano Ronaldo marked his first goal of the tournament.

Cristiano Ronaldo marked his first goal of the tournament, only missed a glut of other chances as Portugal’s 2-1 win over the incident-hit Ghana on Thursday was not enough to get the second one shot as both sides exited the World Cup. Portugal ended up level on four points with the United States in Group G but the Americans advanced...

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Indian was smeared by the ICC at its yearly conference in Melbourne

MELBOURNE: On Friday, FICA World players' association stated, controversy surrounding N. Srinivasan should have been bent on before he was elected the new International Cricket Council chairman. On Thursday, the Indian was smeared by the ICC at its yearly conference in Melbourne, despite being suspended by India's Supreme Court as his country's top cricket official late than being identified in a damning...

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Pakistan and India agree on six-series deal for next eight years.

KARACHI / MELBOURNE: Six cricket series between Pakistan and India, to be held between  2015 and 2022, have officially been announced by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). The PCB has successfully secured six series against India after signing a legal binding agreement for the next eight years. Four of the six series will be hosted by Pakistan in the UAE or in...

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Suspended BCCI chief Srinivasan appointed as new ICC chairman.

MELBOURNE: Suspended Indian cricket chief Narayanaswami Srinivasan was on Thursday appointed as the new ICC chairman at the world body’s annual conference. The powerful 69-year-old industrialist was elected despite being suspended by India’s Supreme Court as the country’s cricket chief after being named in a damning report into corruption allegations in the Indian Premier League. Srinivasan was nominated by the...

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Shoaib Akhtar has tied the knot with a 20 year old girl

Haripur:  The marriage ceremony of Pakistan's former express bowler Shoaib Akhtar was held in the Haripur district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on 23 June. The low-key affair was attended by family members and close acquaintances of the groom and 20-year-old bride. However, when contacted Rawalpindi Express he said "I would like to confirm that I'm not getting married to 17 year old girl,there...

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LEEDS, England: England went down to their first home test series

England went down to their first home test series defeat by Sri Lanka as the tourists took a thrilling victory off the penultimate ball at Headingley, ensuring that a valiant maiden century from Moeen Ali went unrewarded. The England spinner's rearguard action with the bat had all but relieved the final examination of the two-match series, but the equally doughty...

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