Ronaldo says he will play in Man Utd friendly against Rayo Vallecano

Ronaldo says he will play in Man Utd friendly against Rayo Vallecano

Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly wants to leave Manchester United. Photo: AFP/File LONDON: Cristiano Ronaldo has indicated he will feature in Manchester United’s friendly with Rayo Vallecano at Old Trafford on Sunday amid ongoing speculation over his future with the English giants. The 37-year-old Portugal forward, who missed the club’s pre-season tour to Thailand and Australia for…

Birmingham sparkles as Commonwealth Games open to strains of Duran Duran

Birmingham sparkles as Commonwealth Games open to strains of Duran Duran

Duran Duran perform during the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Photo: AFP BIRMINGHAM: British pop giants Duran Duran headlined a glitzy Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in Birmingham on Thursday as more than 5,000 athletes braced for battle. Competitors from 72 nations and territories, many of which are former British colonies, will be…

‘Pakistan collapsed faster than Sri Lankan economy’

‘Pakistan collapsed faster than Sri Lankan economy’

Sri Lanka´s Prabath Jayasuriya (L) celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of Pakistan’s Babar Azam (R) during the final day of the second cricket Test match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle on July 28, 2022. -AFP    KARACHI: When Sri Lanka set a daunting task for…

Babar Azam last hope for Pakistan as wickets tumble in Galle Test

Babar Azam last hope for Pakistan as wickets tumble in Galle Test

Pakistan’s Babar Azam plays a shot during the final day of the second cricket Test match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle on July 28, 2022.-AFP GALLE: Skipper Babar Azam stood unbeaten in Pakistan’s monumental chase of 508 but spinner Prabath Jayasuriya took two wickets on day five…

Commonwealth Games set for glitzy launch in Birmingham

Commonwealth Games set for glitzy launch in Birmingham

Birmingham is hosting the 22nd Commonwealth Games. Photo: AFP BIRMINGHAM: More than 5,000 athletes are primed for action in the English city of Birmingham from Friday at a Commonwealth Games lacking several track and field stars but still boasting elite performers. Competitors from 72 nations and territories — many of which are former British colonies…

Omar Khalid creates history by making cut at US Junior Amateur

Omar Khalid creates history by making cut at US Junior Amateur

Pakistan No.1 Omar Khalid played a sensational second round to qualify for match play at the 74th US Junior Amateur Golf Championship at the Bandon Dunes Golf Rest on Wednesday. — Photo provided by correspondent/File KARACHI: Omar Khalid Hussain, Pakistan’s top amateur, made history on Wednesday when he became the first Pakistani golfer to make…

‘Chill, enjoy life with family’, Shahid Afridi tells Ahmed Shahzad

‘Chill, enjoy life with family’, Shahid Afridi tells Ahmed Shahzad

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi (L) and  KARACHI: Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has advised Ahmed Shahzad to enjoy his family life and focus on cricket. Speaking on a Samaa TV show, the former star said that Ahmed Shahzad became the target because of him as he was supporting him a lot and gave him…

Babar Azam, Abdullah Shafique, Shaheen Shah Afridi climb up in ICC Test rankings

Babar Azam, Abdullah Shafique, Shaheen Shah Afridi climb up in ICC Test rankings

 Pakistan captain Babar Azam (L), Abdullah Shafique (C) and Shaheen Shah Afridi (R). Photo: PCB/file    LAHORE: Pakistan captain Babar Azam, star pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi and Abdullah Shafique climbed up in the latest update of the Test rankings issued by the International Cricket Council (ICC) Wednesday. The ICC revised the players’ rankings following their impressive performance…

Sri Lanka set massive 508-run target for Pakistan in 2nd Test

Sri Lanka set massive 508-run target for Pakistan in 2nd Test

Sri Lanka´s Dhananjaya de Silva plays a shot during the fourth day of the second cricket Test match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle. Photo: AFP    GALLE: Dhananjaya de Silva completed a century before Sri Lanka declared their second innings on 360-8 to hand Pakistan a mammoth…

Omar Khalid cards 73 to stay in hunt at US Junior Amateurs

Omar Khalid cards 73 to stay in hunt at US Junior Amateurs

Omar Khalid (L) and Yashal Shah. — Geo News/File KARACHI: Pakistan No.1 Omar Khalid stayed in contention to become the first player from his country to qualify for the match play stage of the 74th US Junior Amateur Championship at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort in Oregon, United States, after carding an impressive round of 73….