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T20 event shows Pak ready for int’ls

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan is ready to host international cricket matches once again after a three-year break, authorities said Monday after the successful staging of a domestic Twenty20 event. International cricket has been suspended in Pakistan since gunmen opened fire on the Sri Lanka team bus on …

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17th Tour de Pakistan cycle race postponed

KARACHI: The 17th Tour de Pakistan Cycling Race has been postponed since Pakistan Sports Board has not yet issued a declaration in this regard. The race also known as the ‘longest race in Asia’, was to set to start from Karachi on March 23. According …

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Snooker: Asif beat India s Yaseen Merchetla

Mohammad Asif beat former Asian champion from India Yaseen Merchetla and sailed into the semi final of seven-nation International Snooker Championship. Asif was among 3 Pakistani players who have qualified the quarter final rounds of the Championship. In the first quarter final world champion Hussain …

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Vafaei, Nooh, Noppon storm in 7-nation Snooker quarters

KARACHI: Favorites Hossein Wafaei Ayouri of Iran and two Thailand cuemen Thepachaiya Un-Nooh and Noppon Saengkham stormed into the quarterfinal after seizing their third win in the 7-nation International Snooker Championship at Hotel Pearl Continental on Tuesday. Top seed and Reigning World Champion Ayouri thrashed …

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Fight during Punjab sports festival

LAHORE: The track for the Punjab Sports festival witnessed a fight on Tuesday. The incident took place between an official and an organizer during a race for special children at the sports festival. Those involved in the fight slapped and kicked each other. The fight …

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