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  • England and Colombia World Cup last-16 match goes to extra-time

    Colombia's Yerry Mina scored a dramatic equaliser against England in injury-time just as it seemed the South Americans were heading out of the World Cup at the last-16 stage...

    Harry Kane scored a second-half penalty to put England into the lead but they could not hold on and Mina headed in from a corner in the 93rd minute...

  • PFF goes for winning United bid in 2026 World Cup hosting vote

    POTENTIALLY following Saudi Arabia’s lead, the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) voted for the United bid comprising United States of America, Canada and Mexico, which eventually won the vote to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup here at the FIFA Congresson Wednesday...

    The PFF’s vote for the United bid for the expanded 48-team World Cup came despite committee members of the other competing bid, Morocco, visiting Pakistan earlier this...

  • 61 Pakistanis deported by United States and Greece arrive in Islamabad

    RAWALPINDI: As many as 52 Pakistani immigrants — majority of whom were “overstaying” — deported by the US authorities arrived at Islamabad International Airport by a special flight amid tight security on Wednesday...

    According to immigration sources, 53 Pakistanis were scheduled to be deported, but 52 arrived as one was not feeling well and dropped at the US airport...

  • Karachi United join Army in quarters, Bhatti United win shootout

    KARACHI: At the start of the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) Cup, Karachi United’s aim was to get through to the final round from the qualifying round...

    Second-division United booked their place in the quarter-finals of the PFF Cup on Saturday with a nerve-raking 3-2 victory over fellow Pakistan Football Federation League (PFFL) side Saif Textiles on Saturday to secure second place in Group ‘A’ behind Pakistan Army...

  • Indian woman 'goes missing' from Indian High Commission in Islamabad, Pakistani husband claims

    Foreign Office (FO) Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria on Sunday said that an Indian woman ? married to a Pakistani man ? who 'went missing' from the Indian High Commission in Islamabad last week is 'stranded' inside the building...

    Uzma, an Indian national, met Tahir Ali, a resident of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, while the latter was working as a taxi driver in Malaysia eight months ago, according to a request for help lodged at Islamabad's...

  • Faced with blackouts, Islamabad's F-9 park goes solar

    Mushtaq Khan, a 48-year-old bank manager, used to enjoy his nightly jog in Islamabad's huge Fatima Jinnah Park ? until worsening power cuts two years ago began plunging him into darkness mid-stride, forcing him to run in the morning instead...

    Now, however, new large-scale solar lighting for the capital's largest public park has let Khan return to his old schedule ? and he no longer worries about running into porcupines or wild boar...

  • Rumman Raees appointed Islamabad United vice captain

    Pakistan pacer Rumman Raees has been appointed Islamabad United vice captain for the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), franchise owner Ali Naqvi announced on Saturday...

    Former Pakistan spin maestro Saeed Ajmal, who has been part of the franchise for the past two seasons, has now been appointed United’s spin bowling coach for PSL3, Naqvi said at a press conference in Lahore...

  • Waqar Younis to be Islamabad United's bowling coach in PSL 3

    Waqar Younis, former head coach for the national team, has joined the ranks of Islamabad United as their bowling coach and United's director cricket for the Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) third instalment, the franchise announced on Thursday...

    While discussing the appointment, Ali Naqvi, owner of Islamabad United, said: "I think that in Waqar we have found the ideal man for these roles...

  • Waqar joins Islamabad United as bowling coach, director cricket

    LAHORE: Former Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis was on Thursday announced as Islamabad United’s bowling coach for the third edition of HBL Pakistan Super League, while the former national team skipper will also be the franchise’s director cricket...

    Waqar will join Islamabad United for his first role in the PSL...

  • Quetta Gladiators beat Islamabad United by seven wickets

    SHARJAH: Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed’s 39-ball 51 lead Quetta Gladiators innings as they chase down a target of 117 runs set by Islamabad United on a batting-friendly Sharjah Cricket Stadium pitch on Thursday...

    1 overs, with Sarfraz taking up the responsibility on his shoulders after United’s pace spearhead Andre Russell made inroads earlier in the innings by taking two wickets in quick succession...

  • Islamabad United beat Karachi Kings by five wickets

    SHARJAH: Islamabad United beat Karachi Kings by five wickets in the 16th match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Sunday...

    United skipper Misbah-ul-Haq (38) established a crucial 63-run stand for the fourth wicket with Khalid Latif (33) to recover his side after losing three early wickets...

  • Islamabad United send Lahore Qalandars packing

    DUBAI: Islamabad United denied Lahore Qalandars a place in the HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) play-offs, eliminating Azhar Ali’s men from the competition following a five-wicket win at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday night...

    Brad Haddin scored 54 and captain Misbah-ul-Haq finished with an unbeaten 38 as United hunted down Qalandars; 150-5 with five wickets and six balls to spare...

  • Ton-up Sharjeel propels Islamabad United into PSL final

    DUBAI: It was the old tale of ecstasy and despair in the final qualifier game as Sharjeel Khan struck a blazing century to help Islamabad United send favourites Peshawar Zalmi crashing out of the HBL Pakistan Super League on Sunday...

    Sharjeel slammed a scintillating 62-ball 117 to propel his team to 176-3 before Imran Khalid’s 4-20 snuffed the Zalmi chase out to give Misbah-ul-Haq’s men a convincing 50-run victory and a date with...

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