Sports are beyond politics: ISPR Gen. Asif Ghafoor acknowledges love and support of fans who wanted to wear military caps

Sports are beyond politics: ISPR Gen. Asif Ghafoor acknowledges love and support of fans who wanted to wear military caps

RAWALPINDI: Director-General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor, while responding to fans requesting to wear army caps, said on Thursday that sports are beyond politics. The head of the Pakistan Army’s media wing has advised spectators against donning military gear at Sunday’s final of the 2019 Pakistan...

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Pitbull stirs excitement ahead of PSL

Pitbull stirs excitement ahead of PSL

Renowned American pop star Armando Christian Pérez aka Pitbull, who will be leading the performers’ lineup at the grand opening ceremony of Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) fourth edition, on Thursday shared a special video message for all the Twenty20 cricket league fans. He expressed his excitement for performing at the opening...

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Brazilian mother narrates live football match to her blind autistic son

Brazilian mother narrates live football match to her blind autistic son

A passionate Brazilian football fan has drawn nationwide attention for narrating her local team’s soccer matches live to her blind and autistic son. Silvia Grecco and her son Nickollas, 12, have become minor celebrities for the Sao Paulo team Palmeiras after the mother was spotted on TV last year narrating...

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Sarfaraz suspended for 4 upcoming matches, Malik leads the 4th ODI

Sarfaraz suspended for 4 upcoming matches, Malik leads the 4th ODI

The veteran all-rounder, Shoaib Malik is leading Pakistan team in the fourth ODI of the series in absence of their skipper in all three formats of the game, Sarfaraz Ahmed who has been banned by the ICC for his racial remarks. Shoaib Malik won the toss while captaining Pakistan and...

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PM Imran Khan congratulates India on historic win against Australia

PM Imran Khan congratulates India on historic win against Australia

Prime Minister of Pakistan and World Cup winning captain Imran Khan on Tuesday congratulated Indian skipper Virat Kohli and his team for winning the Test series in Australia. Khan took to Twitter to congratulate Kohli and his men following their 2-1 series win against Australia, “Congratulations to Virat Kohli and the...

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Sahib-e-Asra; Pakistan’s fastest female athlete and an “imam’s” pride

Sahib-e-Asra; Pakistan’s fastest female athlete and an “imam’s” pride

Sahib-e-Asra is not just killing competition but also killing stereotypes. She is Pakistan’s fastest female athlete and also happens to be the daughter of an imam (religious preacher). The young woman, who is a native of Faisalabad, started her career as an athlete runner back in school, taking part in...

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Pakistan women cricket set up needs enhancement

Pakistan women cricket set up needs enhancement

LAHORE: Former captain of Pakistan women cricket team Sana Mir has said that the Pakistan women cricket set up in the country needs to be improved and come on the same level as Australia, England and India which is years ahead. While addressing media, the former said that she had...

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Nadal dominant on a day of close calls

Nadal dominant on a day of close calls

MELBOURNE: World number one Rafael Nadal swept into the Australian Open third round to keep his Grand Slam title hunt on track on Wednesday, as Caroline Wozniacki and Grigor Dimitrov pulled off great escapes to stay in contention. Top seed Nadal beat Argentine Leonardo Mayer 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) and...

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NZ, SA reach Super League stage; WI dethroned

NZ, SA reach Super League stage; WI dethroned

CHRISTCHURCH: New Zealand, South Africa and Afghanistan became the first teams on Wednesday to qualify for the Super League round of the ICC Under-19 World Cup, while West Indies lost their title they won in 2016 after suffering a second straight league-round defeat. New Zealand openers Jakob Bhula and Rachin...

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Brazil great Ronaldinho retires from football

Brazil great Ronaldinho retires from football

SAO PAULO: Ronaldinho, “the ever-smiling magician” of Barcelona, as described by his former club, has ended his professional career. Roberto Assis, the brother and agent of the 2005 Ballon d’Or winner, announced on Tuesday that the 37-year-old wants to play a series of farewell matches from August and then focus...

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