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  • KE will make continental impression, says Majid

    KARACHI: When K-Electric (KE) make their first appearance in an international competition next month, Majid Shafiq will be providing all the technical, tactical and strategic know-how from the dugout...

    After securing their maiden Pakistan Premier Football League (PPFL) title last season, KE will be playing the playoff qualifiers for the AFC Cup and England-based Majid will be their head coach for the assignment in Bhutan from Aug...

  • Umair, Majid shine

    In other matches of the Central Zone Round, left-arm leg spinner Abdul Majid took 6-29 as Classic Club thrashed Young Capital by seven wickets while Margalla Club went one better by inflicting an eight-wicket defeat on Warriors...

    Majid’s spell-binding performance, meanwhile, helped Classic Club bowl out Young Capital for 157 in 43...

  • Majid to face Asif in ranking snooker final today

    KARACHI: Highly talented Mohammad Majid Ali and cue sport maestro Mohammad Asif stepped into the final of the Langnese ranking snooker cup after registering magnificent victories over their opponents in the pre-finals at hotel Movenpick on Wednesday...

    Former national junior champion and 17th ranked Majid exhibited better acumen to whip 14th ranked Babar Masih 6-4 (78-49, 53-70, 63-37, 70-42, 15-90, 21-82, 73-33, 80-19, 44-54, 73-48)...

  • Asif tames Majid in gruelling final to lift ranking snooker cup

    KARACHI: Former world champion and top seed Mohammad Asif came from behind to whip former Asian junior number two Mohammad Majid Ali 8-4 in the gruelling final to lift the Langnese ranking snooker cup at hotel Movenpick on Thursday...

    Applauding young Majid’s performance in the event the country top cueist said: “It’s a learning process and Majid has long innings to play,” he added...

  • Majid will be ideal choice for PCB chief’s post: Sarfraz

    KARACHI: Backing former captain Majid Khan as the first choice for the all-important post of PCB chairman, ex-Test fast bowler Sarfraz Nawaz on Friday insisted that Pakistan cricket requires the services of former players possessing unquestionable integrity in order to get the game back on the right track...

    “Currently, Pakistan cricket is in a complete shambles...

  • Salim Altaf requests PM to appoint Majid as new PCB chief

    LAHORE: Former Test cricketer and ex-chief operating officer of the Pakistan Cricket Board Salim Altaf has suggested to patron-in-chief of the Board, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, to set aside all apprehensions and bring in former captain Majid Khan as new PCB chairman as he is a man of integrity with an impeccable reputation who can pull Pakistan cricket out of its present crisis...

    “Rumours are in the air that the premier is not...

  • Majid humbles top seed Babar to pull off biggest upset

    KARACHI: Former Asian junior No 2 Mohammad Majid Ali entered his name in the annals of the game when he pulled off the biggest upset while routing top-ranked Babar Masih as seeded cueists continue to fall in the eighth National Bank of Pakistan Ranking Snooker Championship at the bank’s sports complex on Wednesday...

    A native of Sumandari, Faisalabad, the 22-year-old Majid, turned out to be the pick of the day when he humbled Babar...

  • PM Imran turns down Mani’s proposal to appoint Majid as CEO

    LAHORE: Patron-in-chief of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) , Prime Minister Imran Khan, has turned down the proposal made by chairman PCB Ehsan Mani to appoint former legendary opening batsman Majid Khan as the chief executive of PCB, well informed sources told Dawn on Thursday...

    Majid is Imran’s cousin and both have played lot of cricket for Pakistan together in the late 1970-80...

  • Change of plans: GM Bashir to bear Pakistan flag at Rio Olympics

    RIO: In a drastic change of plans on the eve of the Rio Olympics opening ceremony, the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) on Thursday nominated shooter Ghulam Mustafa Bashir, also known as GM Bashir, to bear Pakistan's flag despite having named Judoka Shah Hussain for the task earlier...

    Well-placed sources told DawnNews that there were differences between the PSB and the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) over who would be Pakistan's flag...

  • Sudan’s Bashir asks Putin for ‘protection’ from US

    SOCHI: Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court for genocide and war crimes, on Thursday asked Russia’s Vladimir Putin to protect his country from the United States...

    Speaking during his first visit to Russia as president, Bashir also said he wanted to ramp up military ties and praised Moscow’s military campaign in Syria...

  • Bashir re-elected Sudan’s president with 94pc of vote

    KHARTOUM: Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir was elected to another five years in office, results showed on Monday, despite international war crimes charges and a vote marred by low turnout and an opposition boycott...

    Bashir, 71, took more than 94 per cent of the vote in the election held earlier this month, the electoral commission said, prompting the opposition to reject the result as a “joke”...

  • Bashir leaves S. Africa despite court order

    KHARTOUM: Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrived in Khartoum from Johannesburg on Monday, after a South African court ordered him not to leave as it decided whether to arrest him over alleged war crimes...

    Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court for alleged war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide in the Darfur region, was returning from an African Union summit...

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