Sunday , August 20 2017

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Pakistan win two gold medals in South Asian Karate Championship

Islamabad: Pakistani karate fighters won two gold medals in the South Asian Karate Championship, being held in Colombo, Radio Pakistan reported. Nargis bagged a medal in the below-68Kg category whereas the last winner, Shahbaz Khan also claimed one of the gold medals in the under-61Kg category. In all, Pakistani karatekas …

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Paksitan trump India in Champions Trophy final by 180 runs

London: Pakistan beat favourite  India by a big margin of  180 runs to settle  the Champions Trophy title in a thrilling competition at London’s Oval ground on Sunday. Pakistani Team  set up a huge  339-run target with a loss of four wickets and highest  in any Champions Trophy final  for …

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I feel safer in Pakistan than in England: Ian Chappell

Islamabad: In what can be deemed as a boost of foreign cricketers’ confidence to visit Pakistan, former Australian captain Ian Chappell has said that he feels safer in Pakistan than in England. Chappell, who is currently in Islamabad as an expert on the 8th ICC Champion’s Trophy 2017 being held in England …

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‘A fine journey with him in the middle’

Andy Bull Some retirements leave you feeling older all of a sudden, as if time has just moved on in a leap. There were two such on Sunday night. Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan played their final games, a Test against West Indies at Windsor Park in Dominica. Younis is the …

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PM congratulates Younas Khan to become first ever Pakistani to make 10,000 test runs

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif congratulated cricketer Younas Khan on attaining the 10,000 runs milestone in his test career making him the first ever in Pakistan’s cricket history and the 13thworldplayer. The Prime Minister said the nation was proud of this achievement. Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif congratulated the …

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