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No Pakistani included in World Cup 2019 team of the tournament

LONDON (Agencies): There were a few star performers in Pakistan’s disappointing World Cup 2019 campaign but neither of them delivered consistently in the tournament. And that fact was aptly illustrated in the ICC World Cup 2019 team which was announced by the International Cricket Council on Monday following Sunday’s pulsating finale featuring England and New…

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2nd CAS Int’l Open Sailing C’ship announced

KARACHI (PPI): A Press Conference was held at Avari Towers, to announce the 2nd CAS International Open Sailing Championship- 2019. Air Commodore Sabih Wali-ur-Rehman, Officer Commanding Training Wing, PAF Base, Korangi Creek who is also President PAF Yacht Club presided the conference. A large number of media officials were present on this occasion. This event…

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Kiwis praise team but are unhappy with ICC ‘cruel’ rules

LONDON (Agencies): Heartbroken New Zealanders expressed pride in the Black Caps’ fighting spirit after defeat to England in the 2019 International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup final, but also bemusement at the obscure rules that cost them the match. The Black Caps lost even though scores were tied at the end of both regular play…

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Chan, Dodig capture Channel Slam in mixed doubles at Wimbledon

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Former WTA Doubles World No.1 Latisha Chan made it two in a row with partner Ivan Dodig, backing up her second straight Roland Garros mixed crown with a first win at Wimbledon, defeating first-time mixed doubles finalists Jelena Ostapenko and Robert Lindsetedt, 6-2, 6-3. Chan was playing her first Wimbledon final in…

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Mochizuki makes Grand Slam history for Japan at Wimbledon

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Shintaro Mochizuki made history on Sunday becoming the first Japanese player to win a boy’s Grand Slam title, beating Carlos Gimeno Valero of Spain 6-3, 6-2 in the Wimbledon final. The 16-year-old, who was playing just his third grass court tournament, follows 1969 girls singles title winner Kazuko Sawamatsu in triumphing at…

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England win Cricket World Cup after Super Over drama

LORD’S (AFP): England won the World Cup for the first time as they beat New Zealand in a dramatic Super Over after a nerve-shredding final ended in a tie at Lord’s on Sunday. After Eoin Morgan’s side finished on 241 all out in pursuit of New Zealand’s 241-8, the final came down to a six-ball…

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