Hafeez demoted, Azam promoted as PCB unveils list of centrally contracted players

The central contract selection committee, comprising Haroon Rashid (Director, Cricket Operations), Inzamam ul Haq (National Chief Selector), and Mudassar Nazar (Director, Academies) put Azhar Ali, Shoaib Malik , Sarfraz, Yasir Shah, Babar Azam, ... More..

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Fognini beats del Potro in Los Cabos final
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Fognini beats del Potro in Los Cabos final

The win helps validate a career-best season for Fognini, recording his third title of 2018, alongside trophies in Sao Paulo and Bastad. He is projected to rise one spot in the new world rankings on Monday to ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Kroenke set for full ownership of Arsenal after Usmanov deal

Although a KSE statement explains that taking the club private will help to further Arsenal's "strategy and ambitions", news of the buyout has not been well received by Arsenal Supporters' Trust. It is in ...More..

Oliver Pope, Chris Woakes called up for Lord’s Test
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Oliver Pope, Chris Woakes called up for Lord’s Test

Given Malan's limited footwork and first-class average of 37, however, it is improbable that he has a long-term Test career ahead of him, and it is better to blood the 20-year-old Pope in a position of strength...More..

Tempers flare at Fenway, Red Sox manager Alex Cora tossed
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Tempers flare at Fenway, Red Sox manager Alex Cora tossed

The Red Sox won for the eighth time in nine games and finished the series 9-1/2 games ahead of the Yankees in the AL East. The Red Sox had the day off on Monday before opening a three-game series against th...More..

Manchester United turn to £50m Jérôme Boateng in search for defender
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Manchester United turn to £50m Jérôme Boateng in search for defender

Kenyon rates Mourinho highly having worked with him during his first spell at Chelsea , and he believes that given the right support and resources the Portuguese coach is still capable of succeeding with Un...More..

Barcelona agree deal for Bayern Munich's Vidal
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Barcelona agree deal for Bayern Munich's Vidal

FC Barcelona and Sevilla FC have reached an agreement for the transfer of Aleix Vidal . The 31-year-old Chilean played 124 games for Bayern. "The player from Puigpelat ends his time at Barca after th...More..

Unlike Trump, first lady has kind words for LeBron James
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Unlike Trump, first lady has kind words for LeBron James

Incidentally, prior to his criticism of James, Trump retweeted a quote from Pastor Darrell Scott calling Trump "the most pro-black president that we've had in our lifetime". James also drew solidarity from his ...More..

Sakkari upsets Venus Williams to reach Silicon Valley semis
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Sakkari upsets Venus Williams to reach Silicon Valley semis

Collins opened the third set with a break, but Sakkari closed out the match in emphatic fashion, winning 3-6 7-5 6-2 after just under two hours and 15 minutes. The Romanian will face No. 4 seed Elise Mertens ....More..

Serena Williams out of Montreal tourney for personal reasons
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Serena Williams out of Montreal tourney for personal reasons

The message, transferred via press release, did not offer any further explanation or contain a personal statement from the 23-time Grand Slam victor. - with files from the Canadian Press . Despite his disapp...More..

Real Madrid boss Julen Lopetegui ends Luka Modric to Inter Milan talk
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Real Madrid boss Julen Lopetegui ends Luka Modric to Inter Milan talk

Real have clarified that this was all above board and they knew about it, but it will certainly do nothing to quell speculation about Modric's future. "We've been able to enjoy watching him play and we will c...More..

Astros release new statement defending Roberto Osuna acquisition
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Astros release new statement defending Roberto Osuna acquisition

George Springer left the Astros game against the Dodgers with left thumb discomfort, the team announced Sunday. Hinch said he doesn't have any details about Osuna's domestic violence accusation, but takes th...More..

Exhausted Andy Murray Withdraws From Washington, Toronto
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Exhausted Andy Murray Withdraws From Washington, Toronto

The quarterfinal between Zverev and Nishikori was delayed by rain. After playing until 3 a.m., then sobbing into a towel, Andy Murray made it clear he was not pleased with the prospect of having to play aga...More..

by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Petition calls for Ohio State to 'save' Urban Meyer amid investigation

Smith was sacked in July after his ex-wife obtained a protective order against him in court, and after veteran college sports reporter Brett McMurphy published reports to Facebook on the 2015 incidents , i...More..

Ricciardo joins Renault on two-year deal | Sports , Motor Sports
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Ricciardo joins Renault on two-year deal | Sports , Motor Sports

Ricciardo is now fifth in the driver standings, 14 points adrift of Valtteri Bottas in fourth, and has two victories under his belt this season. Fittingly, both of those wins came sandwiched between wins by Ham...More..

Rangers boss Gerrard denied opening win by last-gasp goal
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Rangers boss Gerrard denied opening win by last-gasp goal

STEVEN GERRARD took charge of his first official match in charge of Rangers last night. " Aberdeen only had one idea and it was to lump it into the box, so I'm pleased with my players". Aberdeen suffered a ...More..

Browns trade former 1st-round pick Corey Coleman to Bills
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Browns trade former 1st-round pick Corey Coleman to Bills

In the NFL , Coleman's career never took off the way he had hoped. Entering the third year of his four-year rookie contract, Coleman recently told ClevelandBrowns.com that he knew the 2018 season would hav...More..

Paul Pogba holds secret talks with Barcelona chief
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Paul Pogba holds secret talks with Barcelona chief

Paul Pogba's future at United remains uncertain following a series of clashes with Mourinho last season. "We respect the player and the club he is in". Pogba was regularly criticised for his failure to produce...More..

Thibaut Courtois honoured by Genk as Chelsea are beaten by Man City
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Thibaut Courtois honoured by Genk as Chelsea are beaten by Man City

In response to those comments, Sarri said on Sunday: "I have no reaction on the agent". The 29-year-old is regularly linked during the close-season and it has been no different this time around after he rep...More..

Liverpool thrash Napoli as Alisson makes debut
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Liverpool thrash Napoli as Alisson makes debut

Liverpool's first Premier League game of 2018-19 is against West Ham at Anfield on 12 August (13:30 BST). When explaining his opinion, Souness picked out Jurgen Klopp's latest signing Alisson , and his ...More..

Mickelson confirms date, venue for Tiger Woods match
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Mickelson confirms date, venue for Tiger Woods match

The most anticipated one-on-one showdown between two of golf's biggest stars has a date (or a weekend at least). In the meantime, both players will continue to play through the season, with Woods and Mickelso...More..

by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Georgia Hall's dreams come true after famous Women's British Open triumph

After tapping in for a bogey - her first of the day - at No. 18 that secured a two-shot victory over Pornanong (70), Hall hugged her playing partner from Thailand before being lifted off her feet by her caddie,...More..

Nate Diaz returns to UFC octagon after more than two-year absence
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Nate Diaz returns to UFC octagon after more than two-year absence

For the past two years, Diaz maintained his sole interest was a trilogy against McGregor but a victory over Poirier would strengthen his hand in terms of orchestrating that. 3 in the UFC lightweight rankings by...More..

United 'Hopeful' Of Completing Alderweireld Move
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

United 'Hopeful' Of Completing Alderweireld Move

And Sport say they have agreed a deal for Mina to move to Goodison Park, in another blow for United. Manchester United's pursuit of a new central defender could be coming to an end, as they are close to s...More..

Munster & Ireland legend Paul O’Connell named Stade Francais’ new forwards coach
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Munster & Ireland legend Paul O’Connell named Stade Francais’ new forwards coach

The 38-year-old has signed a two-year-deal to work under former Springboks boss Heyneke Meyer at the Paris club, leaving his role in Ireland's Under-20s set-up. "It's a major asset for the club that demonstrate...More..

Maurizio Sarri still wants to sign a midfielder
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Maurizio Sarri still wants to sign a midfielder

However, supporter RomaFC was left "very disappointed" by the Chelsea management's decision to offer an extension to Pedro , stating there are better youngsters already at the club. The former Wigan Athletic a...More..

Two Osijek Supporters Stabbed in Glasgow Ahead of Match Against Rangers
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Two Osijek Supporters Stabbed in Glasgow Ahead of Match Against Rangers

However, The Dons equalised in the dying stages to snatch a point and spare their own blushes, having had a man advantage for the vast majority of the game. So it's beyond me how a card can't be shown for that ...More..

Wild Illusion conjures up magical win in Nassau Stakes at Goodwood
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Wild Illusion conjures up magical win in Nassau Stakes at Goodwood

He said: "He's got a lot of heart, and he was very determined to go and win his race". "Dropping back in trip I felt was going to help and tactically we couldn't see where the pace was going to come from", he...More..

Wallaby Pete Samu named on Crusaders bench for Super Rugby final
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Wallaby Pete Samu named on Crusaders bench for Super Rugby final

But despite their impressive record, none other than All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has warned the South Africans have "every chance" of pulling off an upset. There was no place for sentimentality in the squad a...More..

Two Suffer Stab Wounds In Violence Near Ibrox Before Europa League Game
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Two Suffer Stab Wounds In Violence Near Ibrox Before Europa League Game

He was particularly impressed by the performances of the big characters in his side such as Allan McGregor and Ryan Jack, and in fact, so pleased was he with Jack's showing that the former Liverpool and England...More..