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PCB Wants Salman Butt to Accept Spot-Fixing Charges on Him

Pakistani cricketer Salman Butt has been told by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to accept spot fixing charges placed on him or face ban for 5 more years. According to Press Trust of India (PTI), a senior Board official said the PCB had been in constant touch with Butt and his lawyer in this regard but so far the former captain ... Read More »

Olympic hurdles champion Pearson ruled out of worlds

SYDNEY: Olympic 100 metres hurdles champion Sally Pearson has been ruled out of this year's world championships after shattering her left arm in a "traumatic" fall at the Rome Diamond League meeting earlier this month.The 28-year-old Australian, who won the sprint hurdle world title in 2011 and finished second behind American Brianna Rollins in Moscow two years later, had surgery ... Read More »

Zoya, Muqadas to clash in 6th ICMS National Women Squash Championship final

PESHAWAR: Zoya Khalid and Muqadas Ashraf qualified for the final of the 6th ICMS National Women Squash Championship being played at Jansher Khan Squash Complex on Monday.Senior Vice President KP Squash Association Intikhab Chamkani was the chief guest on this occasion and the players were introduced to him. Former World Champion Qamar Zaman, Director Sports Tariq Mehmood, players and spectators ... Read More »

Focus on Sangakkara as S.Lanka face Pakistan again

GALLE: Kumar Sangakkara will get a chance to build on his prolific Test record before retirement when familiar foes Sri Lanka and Pakistan contest their fourth series in two years from Wednesday.The 37-year-old has not responded to media speculation that he will play three more home Tests — two of the three matches against Pakistan and one against India in ... Read More »

Argentina's Gomez wins St. Jude Classic

MEMPHIS: Fabian Gomez fired a four-under par 66 on Sunday to win his first US PGA Tour title, beating England's Greg Owen by four strokes at the St. Jude Classic.Gomez, who shared the overnight lead with Owen, finished with a 72-hole total of 13-under 267, while Owen — who led by two through seven holes — finished with an even ... Read More »

Nigeria's Njoku banned for Kerr tackle

VANCOUVER: Nigeria's Ugo Njoku has been banned for three games for elbowing Australian midfielder Sam Kerr in the face during a clash at the Women's World Cup, FIFA confirmed on Sunday.The Nigerian defender was also fined 3,000 Swiss francs ($3,218) by world football's governing body after video replays showed the 20-year-old making contact with Kerr's face during the Group D ... Read More »

Neymar saves Brazil, Colombia upset at Copa

TEMUCO: Brazil captain Neymar scored once and set up an injury-time winner as the five-time world champions scraped a 2-1 win over Peru on Sunday after Colombia suffered a shock defeat to Venezuela.Neymar headed in a fifth-minute equaliser before creating a goal for team-mate Douglas Costa deep into stoppage time to seal Brazil's 11th consecutive victory since last year's World ... Read More »