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Norway´s Bjoergen becomes most successful Winter Olympian

PYEONGCHANG: South Korea: Norway´s Marit Bjoergen became the most successful athlete in Winter Olympic history on Wednesday as she took bronze behind a stunning win for USA in cross-country skiing´s women´s team sprint free. Bjoergen´s bronze with Maiken Caspersen Falla put her on 14 Olympic medals, outstripping fellow Norwegian Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, who has 13 […]

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Want to stay with Real Madrid: Zidane

Madrid: Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane sought to quash media speculation about his future by stating emphatically that he wants to remain with the club. “I’m not tired,” the Frenchman said a week after another pre-match press conference where he described Real Madrid as the most exhausting club to manage, reports Efe. It has been […]

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Rashid, Bumrah joint No.1 in ODI rankings

Rashid, Bumrah joint No.1 in ODI rankings

Dubai: Afghanistan legspinner Rashid Khan and India fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah have jointly risen to the top spot in the ICC rankings for bowlers in ODIs. Rashid, aged 19 years 153 days, became the youngest ever No.1 in men’s rankings history. The pair displaced South Africa legspinner Imran Tahir, who slid to sixth spot after […]

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PSL3:  trophy unveiled in Dubai

DUBAI: The wait for the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is almost over: before the cricketing action gets underway from February 22, a ceremony to unveil the glittering winners’ trophy was held in Dubai. The silverware for the tournament was unveiled to the public at the Dubai International Stadium. The trophy was […]

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Sardar Singh to lead India at Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

New Delhi: With rumours over his future doing the rounds, Sardar Singh has been included in the 18-man squad announced for the annual Sultan Azlan Shah Cup and to top it all, he has been named as the captain in the absence of regular skipper Manpreet Singh. The tournament begins on March 3 in Ipoh, […]

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Son of former Pakistani cricketer commits suicide

KARACHI: A Karachi U19 cricketer, Mohammad Zaryab, committed suicide on Tuesday after being disillusioned by his cricketing career. Zaryab, son of former Pakistan batsman Aamer Hanif, represented Karachi in an U19 tournament in Lahore last month, but was sent back due to injury. “What my son has done, or what he faced, I hope no […]

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Slovenia ice hockey player fails doping test

Pyeongchang: Slovenia men’s ice hockey player Ziga Jeglic has tested positive for a banned substance and has been suspended for the remainder of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Tuesday. It added that Jeglic, who tested positive for fenoterol, had accepted the anti-doping rule violation and would leave the […]

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Halep to miss Romania’s Fed Cup

Halep to miss Romania’s Fed Cup

Bucharest: BUCHAREST: World number two Simona Halep said Tuesday that she will miss Romania’s Fed Cup tie with Canada this weekend after an injury picked up at a gruelling Australian Open failed to heal. “I’m sad as playing for Romania is very important to me but I look forward to seeing everyone in Cluj as […]

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Salman Butt to play in Dhaka Premier League

Salman Butt to play in Dhaka Premier League

DHAKA: Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt has arrived in Bangladesh to play his first full-fledged competition outside his homeland since serving a five-year ban for spot fixing, an official said Tuesday. He was cleared by the Pakistan Cricket Board to play in the latest edition of the Dhaka Premier League, a popular Bangladesh club franchise […]

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Ronaldo key for Real Madrid against Paris Saint-Germain: Beckham

Ronaldo key for Real Madrid against Paris Saint-Germain: Beckham

Paris : David Beckham conceded Real Madrid face a tough task against in-form Paris Saint-Germain but he believes the blockbuster Champions League last-16 tie is   the Spanish team’s time to shine. Madrid became the first side to retain the Champions League title last season, while they also won LaLiga as Cristiano Ronaldo spearheaded the […]

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