Pakistani wrestlers bag six bronze medals in Commonwealth Championship | Sports

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Pakistani wrestlers have secured six bronze medals in the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships 2017. Photo: Facebook/South African Wrestling Federation Pakistani wrestlers have secured six bronze medals in the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships 2017. Photo: Facebook/South African Wrestling Federation Pakistan’s Ghulam Ghaus secured the third position in the 72kg of the Greco-Roman competition. Photo: Facebook/South African Wrestling Federation …

Pakistan, India to face off in Asian Men’s Netball Championship final | Sports

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Pakistan’s 15-member squad posing for the event at the inauguration ceremony of the tournament. Photo: Facebook/Asian Men’s Netball Championship KARACHI: Pakistan will face off against arch-rival India in the final of the Second Asian Men’s Netball Championship on Sunday (tomorrow). Pakistan qualified for the final after defeating Singapore 75-63 during the semi-final on Saturday. On …

Federer voted BBC overseas sports personality of the year | Sports

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Roger Federer picked up a record eighth Wimbledon crown LONDON: Roger Federer has been voted BBC overseas sports personality of the year for a record fourth time after an astonishing season during which he picked up two more Grand Slam titles. The Swiss, 36, returned from six months out with knee trouble to win the …

Hewitt comes out of retirement to play doubles at Australian Open | Sports

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Lleyton Hewitt/File photo  MELBOURNE: Former world number one Lleyton Hewitt is to come out of retirement temporarily and play doubles with compatriot Sam Groth at next month’s Australian Open, local media reported on Friday. Hewitt, a US Open and Wimbledon singles champion, officially retired from top-level tennis after his home grand slam in 2016, where …

Mourinho asked to explain pre-match Man City comments | Sports

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LONDON: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been asked by the Football Association to explain comments he made before his club’s Premier League derby match against Manchester City on Sunday. The FA said on Thursday that Mourinho had been asked for his “observations” on comments he made on Dec. 8 in interviews ahead of Sunday’s …

Lewandowski shoots into Bundesliga’s top 10 | Sports

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Robert Lewandowski has fired his way into 10th place in the list of the Bundesliga’s all-time top scorers as the Polish striker just keeps on hitting the net. Lewandowski rescued Bayern with a second-half winner in Wednesday’s 1-0 victory over bottom side Cologne as the league leaders struggled to break down a determined defence at …

Pakistan sports youth delegation visits China | Sports

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BEIJING: A sports youth delegation comprising 91 members, including sports officials, is currently visiting China. The trip is sponsored by the Chinese Embassy in Pakistan and aimed at having better interaction with Chinese youth in the field of Sports. Pakistan Embassy in Beijing hosted a dinner in the honor of the visiting delegation. Speaking on …

Malan scores debut ton as England reach 305-4 at stumps | Sports

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Dawid Malan takes in his maiden Test hundred, Australia v England, 3rd Test, Perth, 1st day, December 14, 2017/Getty Images PERTH: A magnificent debut Test century by Dawid Malan took England to 305 for four at stumps on the first day of the third Ashes Test against Australia in Perth. Malan was on 110 not out, …

Wasim Akram’s reunion picture brings back good ol’ memories | Sports

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Old days: The lethal pair of Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis  The ‘Swing ka Sultan’ Wasim Akram recently shared a golden picture of his reunion with former cricketing greats, transporting us back to the good old days. The former captain reunited with fellow former pacer Waqar Younis, spin legend Mushtaq Ahmed, former wicket-keeper Moin Khan …

‘Mourinho of Pyongyang’ Andersen plots North Korea revival | Sports

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Jorn Andersen says his North Korea team have every chance of qualifying for the 2022 world cup TOKYO: City slicker Jose Mourinho famously lives in a plush Manchester hotel, but he has nothing on North Korea coach Jorn Andersen — he has a suite in Pyongyang. “It´s a very quiet city, it´s very clean, there´s …