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PHF wants to host World XI tie, hockey league

Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) President Khalid Khokhar recently met the Chief of Army Staff, Gen Qamar Bajwa at General Headquarters in Rawalpindi. Khokhar, a retired brigadier, expressed satisfaction over the meeting and said: “Gen Bajwa appreciated the idea of a proposed hockey league featuring international stars, to be held in Lahore at the end of this year.” “He also assured the Army’s support in providing security to foreign players and teams visiting Pakistan,” he said. Talking about PHF’s other efforts in reviving hockey in Pakistan, Brig Khokhar said: “In September, the PHF is trying to...

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Froome wins fourth Tour de France

Briton Chris Froome secured his fourth Tour de France title at the end of the 21st and final stage won by Dylan Groenewegen in Paris on Sunday. Sky s Froome had previously won the 2013, 2015 and 2016 editions and sits fifth overall in the all-time list of Tour victors behind greats Eddy Merckx, Jacques Anquetil, Bernard Hinault and Miguel Indurain. At the end of three weeks, 21 stages and more than 3,500km, Froome rolled over the line on the Champs Elysees with a broad grin alongside his Sky team-mates, who wore a special kit for...

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Pakistan win silver medal in Asian Cadet Wrestling Championship

Pakistani wrestler Inayat Ullah on Sunday won the silver medal in Asian Cadet Wrestling Championship being held in Thailand. Inayat won his first fight against wrestlers from Tajikistan, Iran and Mangolia. He lost his final fight against a Kazakhstani wrestler. With Inayat`s performance in the tournament, Pakistan will be receiving a silver media after a span of28 years. Inayat Ullah was the only wrestler representing Pakistan in the...

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England beat India by 9 runs to win Women’s World Cup

England beat India by nine runs to win the Women’s World Cup final at Lord’s on Sunday. The Indian team, chasing 229 for victory, was on course at 191 for three but Punam Raut’s dismissal for 86 sparked a dramatic collapse. Anya Shrubsole took five wickets for 11 runs in 19 deliveries as India slumped to 219 all out with eight balls to spare. India lost their last seven wickets for 28 runs, with pace bowler Shrubsole finishing with six for 46 in 9.4 overs. Earlier, India held England to 228 for seven with...

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Pakistani tennis star Aisam ul Haq bags yet another title

Continuing his superb form this year, Pakistan’s tennis star Aisam ul Haq has added yet another feather to his cap by winning the doubles title of the ATP Hall of Fame Tennis Championship, held in Newport. The top seeded pair of Aisam and Rajeev Ram – his partner from the US – defeated the Austrian duo of Matt Reid and John Smith in a thrilling final that lasted 75 minutes. The Pak-US duo won the first set without much resistance, dropping only four frames, but lost the second frame 4-6. In the super tie breaker, Aisam and Ram were...

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