Aqeel wants to play major role in Davis Cup victory

ISLAMABAD (APP) – Ace tennis star Aqeel Khan wants to play his major role in Pakistan’s victory in the Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group-II final against Thailand scheduled to be held here at Pakistan Sports Complex courts from September 15 to 17. Aqeel, who has been Pakistan No. 1 for the last 18 years, told APP that he has a very good understanding More...

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By khabrain On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Warner, Handscomb give Australia momentum

An unbeaten century stand between David Warner and Peter Handscomb led Australia’s strong reply against Bangladesh on day two of the second and final Test in Chittagong on Tuesday. The visitors were 225-2 at stumps More...

By khabrain On Monday, August 28th, 2017

Pakistan to host three int’l tennis events this year

ISLAMABAD (APP) – Pakistan would be hosting three international tennis tournaments this year with each having a cash prize of $15,000. According to Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) Secretary Sanaullah Aman, the More...

By khabrain On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Sore left arm keeps Sharapova out of Cincinnati event

CINCINNATI: Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova withdrew Saturday from next week’s WTA tournament in Cincinnati with a left forearm injury. The move came a week after the former world number one from More...

By khabrain On Monday, August 7th, 2017

Mendis hits defiant ton but India on top

COLOMBO: India tightened its grip on the second Test against Sri Lanka despite a fighting century by Kusal Mendis during the hosts’ follow-on in Colombo on Saturday. Mendis put on 191 runs for the second wicket More...

By khabrain On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

England bat in Women’s World Cup final

London: England captain Heather Knight won the toss and elected to bat against India in the Women’s World Cup final at Lord’s on Sunday. Both teams were unchanged from their respective semi-final wins with England More...

By khabrain On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Foxes land Hull stopper Jakupovic

LEICESTER (AFP) – Leicester City have snapped up goalkeeper Eldin Jakupovic from Hull City for an undisclosed fee, both clubs confirmed Wednesday. The 2015/16 Premier League champions have brought in the Bosnian-born More...

By khabrain On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Olympics: Paris, LA to host Summer Games

LAUSANNE (AFP) – The International Olympic Committee agreed Tuesday to award the 2024 and 2028 Games at the same time, effectively guaranteeing that Paris and Los Angeles will be the hosts. The French capital More...

By khabrain On Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Astro-turf to be laid at Rawalpindi hockey stadium this month

ISLAMABAD (APP) – Shahnaz Sheikh Hockey Stadium at Rawalpindi is all set to get an astro-turf to be laid there this month. Talking to APP, Olympia Shahnaz Sheikh said a Holland based company ‘GreenFields Sports More...

By khabrain On Saturday, July 1st, 2017

Spinners Harmer and Qadri shine in day/night county matches

London: South African Simon Harmer took nine wickets as Essex beat Middlesex on Thursday while Afghan teenager and fellow spinner Hamidullah Qadri had a debut to remember as his second-innings five-wicket haul led More...