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  • Portugal, Serbia make last 16 at U-20 World Cup

    WELLINGTON: Portugal charged into the knockout rounds of the Under-20 World Cup on Saturday with a 3-1 def­e­at of Colombia while Serbia also advanced after sending Mexico crashing out of the tournament...

    Portugal’s emphatic win in Dunedin put them top of Group ‘C’, but it was a late consolation goal by Santos Borre that proved crucial by allowing Colombia to sneak through...

  • World Cup draw throws up Spain, Portugal showdown

    MOSCOW: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal will come up against Spain in the standout fixture of the group stage of the 2018 World Cup, while England were handed an encounter with a dangerous Belgium side in Friday’s draw...

    Spain, the 2010 World Cup winners, have been revitalised under Julen Lopetegui after underperforming in recent years and were seen as the team to avoid after missing out on a place among the top seeds...

  • Portugal beaten in World Cup opener, France held

    LONDON: European Championship finalists Portugal and France came down from their summer highs with tame starts to 2018 World Cup qualifying on Tuesday...

    Without Cristiano Ronaldo again, still recovering from his Euro 2016 final injury, newly crowned Portugal slumped to a disappointing 2-0 loss away to Switzerland...

  • Many under-achievers from Asia Cup retained in U-19 World Cup squad

    LAHORE: Making five changes in the squad that participated in the Under-19 Asia Cup last month in Malaysia, the Junior Selection Committee of PCB headed by former opener Basit Ali, announced a 15-member Pakistan team for the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2018 which will be played in New Zealand from Jan 13...

    The Pakistan junior team will be playing an ODI series against Australia and New Zealand prior to the start of the mega event... ...

  • Wahab and Amir make it to 15-man World Cup squad

    Chief Selector Inzamamul Haq at a press conference on Monday announced that fast bowler Mohammad Amir and pacer Wahab Riaz have made the final 15-man World Cup squad...

    Both the players had not been included in the initial squad named in April but the chief selector today said that a number of factors had been taken into consideration when making the decision announced today...

  • Indian visa issued to Pakistan hockey squad for World Cup

    LAHORE: The Indian High Commission has issued visas to the members of Pakistan hockey squad, barring its head coach, assistant coach and one player, for participating in the forthcoming World Cup being held in Bhubaneswar...

    The issuance of visa to Pakistan head coach Tauqir Dar, assistant coach Danish Kaleem and Irfan Junior (player) is currently in process and hopefully these will be issued by Tuesday...

  • Pakistan squad leaves for India to compete in hockey World Cup

    LAHORE: Pakistan’s national hockey squad left for India on Saturday morning to take part in the World Cup which will be held in Bhubaneswar...

    The Mohammad Rizwan Senior-led team departed for the neighbouring country via Wagah Border to participate in the World Cup that will be staged from Nov 28 to Dec 16 at the Kalinga Stadium...

  • Portugal upstage Mexico to finish third at Confed Cup

    MOSCOW: Adrien Silva scored an extra-time penalty as Portugal recovered from a goal down to beat Mexico 2-1 in Sunday’s third-place play-off at the Confederations Cup in Moscow...

    Silva then struck his first international goal after a handball inside the box on 104 minutes, while both sides finished with 10 men as Nelson Semedo was dismissed for Portugal before Raul Jimenez saw red for Mexico...

  • 15-member women's squad announced for ICC World Cup

    The Women National Selection Committee, headed by Mohammad Ilyas, on Friday announced the 15-member squad for the upcoming ICC Women's World Cup to be played in England from June 24 to July 24...

    Pakistan Women's team will feature in two warm-up matches against West Indies and Australia on June 20 and 22, respectively before the start of the mega event, said a spokesman for Pakistan Cricket Board in Lahore...

  • Shehzad, Gul axed as Asia Cup, World T20 squad named

    LAHORE: Misfiring Ahmed Shehzad and veteran pacer Umar Gul were dropped while uncapped youngsters Khurram Manzoor, Babar Azam, Mohammad Nawaz and Rumman Raees Khan were picked as the selectors on Wednesday named a 15-member squad for the high-profile World Twenty20 and Asia Cup T20 events...

    The squad also includes an 11-member team management...

  • Women’s baseball squad leaves for World Cup in South Korea

    LAHORE: The Pakistan women baseball squad has left for South Korea to take part in the World Cup being held there from Sept 3 to 12...

    It is the first appearance of the Pakistani women baseball players to compete at such a high-level competition whe­r­ein 12 countries namely Venezuela, Cuba, Japan, Can­ada, Pakistan, Holland, India, USA, Australia, Chinese Tai­pei, Hong Kong and the hosts South Korea are competing...

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