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Football: Army go 4th with 2-0 win over KPT

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  KARACHI: Army beat KPT 2-0 to climb to fourth place in the Pakistan Premier Football League (PPFL) while PMC Athletico ended their season on a disappointing note, going down 1-0 to PIA. After a fiercely competitive start to the match, Army’s Shakeel Yousaf scored the opener just before half-time. KPT failed to avail their chances […]

Football: Missing chances seems to be a habit says coach

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  KARACHI: Coach Zavisa Milosavljevic was a disappointed man after his first assignment with the Pakistan football team, the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship, saw them crash out in the group stages despite staying unbeaten. Milosavljevic, who signed a two-year contract with the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) in November, replaced Tariq Lutfi as the head […]

Afridi looking for ‘good innings’

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  KARACHI: Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi wants to improve his batting as he prepares for the T20 Big Bash to be held in Australia. Afridi will represent Melbourne Renegades and is aiming for useful exposure in Australian conditions. “I’m looking to play good innings,” Afridi told The Express Tribune. “I’m satisfied with my bowling but my […]

Hockey: Junaid focuses on silver lining after 7th place

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  KARACHI: After a seventh-place finish in the eight-nation Champions Trophy, Pakistan manager Khwaja Junaid said the team benefitted from the exposure it gained after competing against top sides in the tournament held in Auckland. While Australia beat Spain 1-0 in the final to lift their fourth successive Champions Trophy, Pakistan narrowly avoided the wooden spoon, […]

Hockey: Too late, Pakistan end losing streak

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  KARACHI: After three successive losses that sealed Pakistan’s Champions Trophy fate, the team’s 6-2 win over Korea may help them finish fifth in the event and qualify for the next edition. Pakistan lost to Great Britain, Spain and Australia in their group matches but showed persistence for the first time in the tournament. Korea took […]

SAFF Championship: Unbeaten Pakistan crash out

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  KARACHI:  The Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) expressed its disappointment after the team played out a 1-1 draw against Nepal to crash out of the eight-nation Saff Championship underway in New Delhi. Pakistan drew all three matches in the tournament – Serbian coach Zavisa Milosavljevic’s first assignment with the team – and scored a solitary […]

Pakistan hold world champions Germany 1-1 in practice game

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KARACHI, Nov 30: Pakistan’s hockey team gave a glimpse of world No 2 Germany in a practice match, which eventually ended in a 1-1 draw, in Auckland, New Zealand ahead of the Champions Trophy starting on Dec 3. Karachi News Sources

Hasan Sardar criticises Champions Trophy format

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KARACHI, Nov 29: Pakistan hockey great Hasan Sardar on Tuesday hit out at the International Hockey Federation (FIH) for changing the format of the 33rd edition of Champions Trophy. Karachi News Sources

Wasim advocates one coach for Pakistan cricket team

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  KARACHI: Former Pakistan paceman Wasim Akram on Tuesday urged the nation’s cricket authorities to appoint a single head coach rather than three separate ones for bowling, batting and fielding. Pakistan have been on hunt for a national team coach since Waqar Younis quit the post in September this year citing health problems. Former opening batsman […]

Chandimal fined, Hafeez reprimanded for dissent

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KARACHI, Nov 27: The International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Sunday it fined and reprimanded Sri Lanka middle-order batsman Dinesh Chandimal and Pakistan opener Mohammad Hafeez for violating its Karachi News Sources

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