Tag archive for ‘world sports news’
By khabrain On Thursday, May 21st, 2015

“Now I never feel scared”, says umpire Raza

LAHORE: A Pakistani umpire, who was critically wounded during an ambush on the Sri Lankan team in 2009, has said surviving the attack has made him fearless, as he prepares to officiate his first international match More...

By khabrain On Monday, May 18th, 2015

Tennis: Sharapova warms up for French with third title in Rome

Russia s Maria Sharapova warmed up for the defence of her French Open title by securing her third Italian Open crown with a 4-6, 7-5, 6-1 win over Spain s Carla Suarez on Sunday. Suarez, bidding for only the second More...

By khabrain On Saturday, May 16th, 2015

Cycling: Sagan wins time trial to seize yellow jersey

SANTA CLARITA (AFP) – Slovakia s Peter Sagan delivered his second stage win at the Tour of California Friday with a convincing time-trial victory in Santa Clarita to take over the yellow leader s jersey. Sagan More...

By khabrain On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Super-8 T20 Cup: Misbah stars in Faisalabad win

FAISALABAD: Home side Faisalabad Wolves got off to a winning start in the Super-8 T20 Cup as they defeated Multan Tigers by seven runs under the Duckworth-Lewis Method thanks to a half century by captain Misbah-ul-Haq More...

By khabrain On Saturday, May 9th, 2015

Athletics: Adams’ agony after operations threat to career

World athlete of the year shot putter Valerie Adams told Friday how she “freaked” out with worry that her career may be over after operations on her shoulder and elbow last year. The 30-year-old New More...

By khabrain On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

Sania Mirza wants to inspire girls across subcontinent

NEW DELHI – Outside Bollywood films, Sania Mirza might be the only Indian success welcomed as warmly in neighboring Pakistan and the 28-year-old expects her doubles feats to inspire girls on both sides of More...

By khabrain On Monday, May 4th, 2015

Athletics: US, Jamaica show steel at World Relays

The United States and Jamaica showed off their amazing strength in track depth by dominating the second and final day of the IAAF World Relays on Sunday. Although in-form sprinter Justin Gatlin failed in his bid More...

By khabrain On Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

Football: Asian body defends congress clampdown

MANAMA- A top official at Asia s football body has defended the move to silence a rare protest at this week s tightly controlled congress in Bahrain. A South Korean attempt to speak out was brusquely dismissed at More...

By khabrain On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Pakistan 84-1 in reply to Bangladesh’s 332 at tea

KHULNA: Pakistan, replying to Bangladesh’s first innings score of 332, were 84 for one at tea on the second day of the first Test in Khulna on Wednesday. Mohammad Hafeez was unbeaten on 52 and Azhar Ali was More...

By khabrain On Friday, April 24th, 2015

Champion Sharapova, Kvitova dumped out in Stuttgart

STUTTGART: Three-time defending Stuttgart champion Maria Sharapova lost her opening claycourt match of the season Thursday, going down 2-6, 7-5, 6-1 to Germany’s Angelique Kerber in the German city. The defeat More...