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Steve Smith: Australia batsman ruled out of third Ashes Test

LONDON:                       Australia batsman Steve Smith has been ruled out of the third Ashes Test after suffering a concussion. Smith, 30, was hit in the neck by a 92mph bouncer from Jofra Archer on day four of the second Test, but passed an initial concussion test and returned to continue his …

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PCB appoints Misbah-ul-Haq as Pakistan head coach: Reports

LAHORE :      The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has appointed former Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq as the head coach of the national team. According to details, the governing body offered Misbah-ul-Haq to perform dual roles as the head coach and the chief selector, but the 45-year-old was only interested in coaching. It has further been learnt that the PCB is …

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France’s Gasquet reaches first Cincinnati semi final

CINCINNATI:     France’s Richard Gasquet captured his first ATP Masters Series quarter-final victory in six years on Friday, defeating Roberto Bautista Agut 7-6 (7/2), 3-6, 6-2 at Cincinnati. The 33-year-old Frenchman had not won at this stage of so highly rated an event since 2013 at Miami, having dropped his past seven ATP Masters quarter-finals. Gasquet will play for a …

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Aduriz scores stunning goal to earn victory over Barcelona

BARCELONA:     A sublime winner by 38-year-old striker Aritz Aduriz handed Athletic Bilbao victory over champions Barcelona on the opening day of the La Liga season. Lacklustre Barca were punished when substitute Aduriz found the net with a stunning 89th-minute scissor-kick. “Sometimes football is so beautiful and when you least expect it a ball like that comes to your feet …

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Kyrgios beats Tsitsipas to reach Washington Open final

Washington:      Nick Kyrgios said he is playing “one of the best tournament weeks of my life” as he produced an entertaining display to defeat top seed Stefanos Tsitsipas and reach the Washington Open final. For a second successive match, Kyrgios asked a spectator where to serve on match point as he closed out to win 6-4 3-6 7-6 …

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1st Bank of Khyber junior squash championship held in Peshawar

Peshawar:(Parliament Times) As a step towards revival of squash’s Golden era in Pakistan, 1st Bank of Khyber Junior Squash Championship was held in Hashim Khan Squash Complex Peshawar from 23 to 25 July, 2019. The Bank of Khyber as part of its corporate social responsibility supports healthy sports activities which contribute positively towards our society, taking a lead in KP …

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Aqeel khan won the 2 nd CJCSC open Tennis Championship 2019

Chief Guest General Zubair Hayat distributed shields and cash prizes, Islamabad:  (Parliament Times)      Final match and Prize Distribution Ceremony of 2 nd Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) Open Tennis Championship 2019 was held at Defence Authority Club, Karachi. General ZubairMahmoodHayat, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee graced the occasion as Chief Guest. The final match of …

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1st NHA Inter-departmental Cricket Tournament begins

Press Release, Islamabad: (Parliament Times)   In order to create healthy environment and promote sports, National Highway Authority has started its 1 st Inter-departmental Cricket Tournament at G-9 Cricket Islamabad. To this effect, 12 teams consisting of officers and staff from Administration, Accounts, Audit, Budget, Revenue, Design, Engineering, CP Fund, and Employees Fund wings from NHA headoffice and regional offices are …

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Amir Khan faces two-time world champion Billy Dib

Jeddah: Amir Khan will now fight Two-Time World Champion Billy Dib on Friday 12th July in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, for the WBC International Welterweight Championship after his original opponent Neeraj Goyat was involved in a car accident. Two-Time World Champion Khan was due to face Goyat at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in the first ever Pakistan-India showdown in …

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