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Canada wins Team Gold at Olympic figure skating, Russians bag silver

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Team Canada. Photo: James Hill for The New York Times GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA: Ice dance stars Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir inspired Canada to the figure skating team title to secure the Winter Games heavyweights´ first gold at Pyeongchang 2018 on Monday. The Russians, with their teenage ice starlets Evgenia Medvedeva and Alina Zagitova, ...

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Salah, who hails from Nagrig village of Egypt´s Nile Delta region, has been one of the sensations of the Premier League since joining Liverpool CAIRO: Deep in Egypt´s Nile Delta region, the children of Nagrig village have a clear goal in life: they want to become football stars like Mohamed Salah, Liverpool´s top scorer and Africa´s top player. Salah, who ...

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Around 120 golfers participate in Indus Golf Championship in Karachi

KARACHI: Around 120 golfers participated in the Indus Golf Championship held at Karsaz Golf Club here on Sunday. The event held on shotgun format was aimed at raising funds for a charity hospital. The golfers, who participated in the championship, said that it was good to do charity alongside the game. Pervez Ahmed, the organiser of the championship, said the shotgun ...

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SMB Fatima Jinnah govt school wins Karachi United girls football tournament

Photos from the tournament KARACHI: SMB Fatima Jinnah government girls schools have won the Karachi United Inter School girls football tournament, beating Aga Khan School Kharadar by 2-1 on penalty shootouts. The final of the tournament was played in Karachi between SMB and Aga Khan School Kharadar, Shehrbano Hanif, and Rimsha Sami scored to help their school win their second ...

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Global Zalmi League to start in Ajman on Sunday

The Global Zalmi League — owned and organised by Peshawar Zalmi is set to commence Sunday in Ajman, United Arab Emirates, with 16 foreign teams scheduled to participate. The event will bring together “Pakistani and Indian overseas cricketers” and “will unite the two nations”, a press release issued Saturday read. In this regard, Peshawar Zalmi Chairman Javed Afridi expressed his pleasure at the ...

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Abida Parveen to perform at PSL opening ceremony

KARACHI: Legendary Sufi singer Abida Parveen will perform at the opening ceremony of the third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL). An announcement from PCB confirmed that Abida Parveen will be among the performers at the opening ceremony of PSL in Dubai on February 22. “The Internationally acclaimed Sufi singer will perform a Sufi act which will include a Sufi ...

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The madness that is cricket: Pakistan’s special bond with the game

Pakistan’s love for cricket – often to the point of madness – is no secret. In fact, it intrigued famed British journalists Peter Oborne and Richard Heller to dedicate a major part of their lives trying to understand what makes cricket the heartbeat of a nation of over 200 million. Heller, who co-authored ‘White on Green: Celebrating the Drama of ...

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