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Indian women’s cricket team showered with praise, rewards

Players of Indian women’s cricket team have been showered with cash prizes along with praise as they returned home crowned as runners-up in Women s Cricket World Cup 2017. While the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had already announced INR 50 lac …

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Women power as India hails World Cup heroines

LONDON -UNS: Where the men failed, India is hoping its female cricketers can blaze to glory when they face England in the World Cup final on Sunday. Images of captain Mithali Raj and star batswoman Harmanpreet Kaur adorned the front pages and the team was …

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Federer wins record 8th Wimbledon

LONDON -UNS: Roger Federer won a record eighth Wimbledon title and became the tournament’s oldest champion Sunday with a straight-sets victory over injury-hit Marin Cilic who dramatically broke down in tears midway through the final. Federer claimed his 19th Grand Slam title 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 and …

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FIFA strips Qatar of 2022 World Cup demanded

SWITZERLAND -UNS: The six Arab countries who last month cut ties with Qatar are reported to have written to world soccer’s governing body FIFA to demand it be stripped of hosting the 2022 World Cup because they consider the Gulf state to be a “base …

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‘Pakistan is peaceful & loving’, says Ronaldinho

LAHORE-UNS – The international footballers, who were in action in ‘Ronaldinho and Friends’ exhibition matches played in Karachi and Lahore, have given the message to the world that Pakistan is peaceful country. Brazilian legend and current club ambassador for FC Barcelona, Ronaldinho took to Twitter …

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‘Thanks Pakistan’, tweets Ronaldinho

KARACHI -UNS : Renowned Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho has thanked football fans in Pakistan for their love and support. He posted a minute long video on his Twitter profile with caption reading “Thanks Karachi! Thanks Pakistan! #RonaldinhoAndFriends In the video we see the Brazilian footballing legend …

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Eight international footballers including Ronaldinho reach Islamabad

ISLAMABAD -UNS– The wait of fans is finally over as eight popular international footballers including Brazilian legend and current club ambassador for FC Barcelona, Ronaldinho have on Saturday reached Islamabad. The other international players include David James, George Botang, Luis Bova, Nicolas Anelka, Robert Pyres, …

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Eight int’l footballers to arrive in Pakistan today

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Eight international footballers, including former Brazilian footballers Ronaldinho and Roberto Carlos, are arriving in Pakistan today (Thursday). Brazilian football celebrity Ronaldinho will be accompanied by Brazil’s 2002 World Cup winning teammate, Roberto Carlos, former French midfielder Robert Pires, France’s Nicolas Anelka, Portugal’s …

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Pak boxer wins Int’l Challenge Fight; retains world No.1 ranking

PANAMA -UNS : Muhammad Waseem a Pakistani boxer  won Int’l Challenge Fight, registering his sixth consecutive triumph and retaining global ranking. Waseem, who is two-time silver flyweight world champion, won the fight against Panama’s E Valdez in Panama. He knocked out Valdez in the second …

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Sarfaraz appointed Pakistan’s Test skipper

LAHORE -UNS : The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) appointed cricketer Sarfaraz Ahmed as the skipper of the national squad in the Test format as well, on Tuesday. According to details, after his successful stint as Pakistan’s One Day International and Twenty-20 captain, Sarfaraz has been …

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