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Foreign security expert in Karachi to review arrangements for PSL final

KARACHI: A security consultant who works with ICC, FICA and various international cricket boards has arrived in Karachi to review security arrangements in the city for proposed final match of Pakistan Super League. Reg Dickason of Eastern Star International, a security firm that gives advice to International Cricket Council, Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations and various boards, was received in ...

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Rahmat, Rashid lead Afghanistan to 154-run rout of Zimbabwe

Rashid Khan took four wickets as Afghanistan trounced Zimbabwe by 154 runs. Photo: Getty Images/File SHARJAH: Rahmat Shah hit a career best 114 while leg-spin wizard Rashid Khan took four wickets as Afghanistan trounced Zimbabwe by 154 runs in the first one-day international on Friday in a huge boost ahead of next month´s World Cup qualifiers. Rahmat smashed his runs ...

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‘Trump’ and ‘Kim’ thrown out of Opening Ceremony | Entertainment

People dressed-up as US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attend the Winter Olympics opening ceremony in Pyeongchang, South Korea, February 9, 2018. Yonhap via REUTERS PYEONGCHANG: People dressed up as US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un caused a commotion when they appeared in the stands at the Olympic Games Opening ...

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Cricket on ice: Afridi-led Royals clinch series 2-0

Royals celebrate after taking a wicket. -File Shahid Afridi-led Royals beat Virender Sehwag-led Diamonds in the second match of the two-day St Moritz Ice Cricket tournament in Switzerland on Friday.  The Diamonds, batting first, gave a target of 205 for the loss of five wickets to the Royals.  Afridi’s Royals chased the target in 16.4 overs for the loss of ...

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CM Sindh chairs top-level meeting on PSL arrangements

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah chairs a meeting of top officials for PSL arrangements  KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah presided over a high-level meeting today to discuss arrangements for the final of the Pakistan Super League third edition, scheduled to be held at the National Stadium on March 25. The meeting was attended by Inspector ...

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Congress opens second investigation into USA Gymnastics sex abuse scandal

Larry Nassar — a former team USA Gymnastics doctor who pleaded guilty in November 2017 to sexual assault charges — raises his hand to be sworn in for his sentencing hearing in Lansing, Michigan, US, January 16, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/Files WASHINGTON: US lawmakers on Thursday began a second congressional investigation into the US Olympic Committee (USOC), USA Gymnastics (USAG) and ...

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Karachi Whites win first semifinal of National One Day Cup

Karachi Whites beat Peshawar Region by five wickets  ISLAMABAD: Karachi Region Whites beat Peshawar Region by five wickets on Thursday in the first semifinal of the National One Day Cup – Regions 2017-18 at Pindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi. Batting first after winning the toss, Peshawar Region piled up 281 runs, losing all wickets in 49.5 overs. Mohammad Rizwan 72, Akbar ...

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Kohli doing a fantastic job as Indian captain: Afridi

Shahid Afridi and Virat Kohli pictured during practice together/File photo Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi believes Virat Kohli’s ‘controlled aggression’ has taken the Indian team to new heights. “The way Virat Kohli is taking the Indian team ahead, he is doing a fantastic job,” Afridi said on the sidelines of the inaugural match of the St Moritz Ice Cricket tournament ...

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