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FA Cup giantkiller slays new EPL victim

Third-flight Bradford City claimed another English Premier League scalp to reach the quarterfinals of the FA Cup, football’s oldest cup competition

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Comment: Chin up guys, that’s the way the ball bounces

KARACHI: The magical number now reads 6-0. Let us then begin the blame games. Let us begin the Spanish inquisition and the invariable witch hunt. As is often the case with such matches, only a select few who played will be spared. But it is important that no bowler is burned at the stake for this. Yes, Pakistan conceded 300 but ...

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How a great cricketing rivalry has matured

As a billion fans tune in to watch India and Pakistan face off at the Cricket World Cup, CNN’s Ravi Agrawal looks back at the evolution of the rivalry.

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Cricket: World Cup highlights – Day 2

SYDNEY: World Cup highlights on Sunday: Best batting 138 not out, David Miller for South Africa against Zimbabwe South Africa’s David Miller celebrates his century. AFP PHOTO Best bowling 5-55, Sohail Khan for Pakistan against India Sohail Khan bowls during the Pakistan vs India match. PHOTO: AFP Best quote “I’d like to wrap up this wicket and take it home with ...

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Kohli inspires India triumph against Pakistan

Virat Kohli made a century as India made the perfect start to its defense of cricket’s World Cup with an emphatic 76-run victory over arch-rival Pakistan.

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World Cup: Behardien plays as Zimbabwe put South Africa into bat

NEW ZEALAND: Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura won the toss and sent South Africa into bat in their first World Cup Pool B match in Hamilton on Sunday. “It’s a good ground to chase down, the guys are in good form,” said Chigumbura after the toss. “We are excited for this first game.” South African all-rounder Farhaan Behardien passed a a late ...

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Shiffrin claims slalom gold

U.S. teenager Mikaela Shiffrin successfully defended her slalom title at the Alpine World Ski Championships in Beaver Creek, Colorado, Saturday by the slimmest of margins.

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PJF honours star judoka Shah Hussain Shah

KARACHI: The Pakistan Judo Federation (PJF) honoured athlete Shah Hussain Shah in a ceremony at the Mehran Hotel on Saturday after the judoka was awarded  Rs2 million by the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB)  for his silver medal at the 20th Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014. PJF secretary Masood Ahmed said that the ceremony was held to encourage Shah for future events, adding ...

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