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Football: Indonesian goalkeeper dies after mid-game collision

Indonesian football was in mourning on Monday after celebrated goalkeeper Choirul Huda died following an on-pitch collision with a team-mate. Huda, 38, a long-time regular for his hometown club Persela in East Java, collapsed just before half-time after Sunday’s accidental clash with Brazilian midfielder Ramon Rodrigues. Video footage showed the …

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Virat Kohli says Mohammad Amir toughest bowler he’s faced

Virat Kohli is known to be generous with praises for the opposition, particularly Pakistani speedster Mohammad Amir who he has admired unashamedly on several occasions in the past. During a talk show with Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan over the weekend, Kohli was asked about the best bowler he’s faced who …

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Sri Lanka agree to play third T20 in Lahore: Sethi

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi has said that Sri Lanka team would play the third T20 International against Pakistan at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore. Talking to journalists on his arrival at the Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport from New Zealand on early Monday after attending the ICC meeting, …

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Unchanged Pakistan face Sri Lanka in second ODI today

An unchanged Pakistan side will take on Sri Lanka in the second ODI of the five-match series in Abu Dhabi on Monday. Pakistan, nursing a 2-0 Test whitewash against Sri Lanka, avenged the defeat by outclassing the tourists with an 83-run win in the ODI opener on Friday. Shoaib Malik´s …

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Sharapova wins first WTA title since drugs ban

Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova won her first WTA title in more than two years at the Tianjin Open on Sunday, showing plenty of grit and determination to beat Belarusian teenager Aryna Sabalenka. The former world number one, who returned to the tour in April following a 15-month doping …

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India beat Pakistan in Hockey Asia Cup 2017 with 3-1

India has beaten Pakistan in Hockey Asia Cup 2017 with three goals to one on Sunday in one of the most anticipated matches of the tournament given the rivalry of two neighbouring states that trespasses sports besides cricket. Pakistan came on the score-sheet after Ali Shan scored in the 48th …

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Pakistan’s Mahmood Wins Asian Senior Chess Championship

Pakistan’s Mahmood Ahmed Lodhi has won Asian Senior Chess Championship. Lodhi has won six contests. He  played nine matches under Swiss League System in the event in which he won six and lost one while two matches ended in draw. Lodhi also won Senior Asian Championship title held in Iran, …

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Pakistan, India Face Off in ‘Hero Asia Cup’ Today

In their last pool match of the Hero Hockey Asia Cup, Pakistan come across their arch-rivals India today at Dhaka’s Maulana Bhashani Hockey Stadium. India are already through to the Super Four round after two convincing wins. Pakistan were surprisingly held to a 2-2 draw by a determined and fast-moving …

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