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  • Former ski-jumper Roglic claims 17th stage

    SERRE CHEVALIER: Former champion ski-jumper Primoz Roglic took a sensational solo victory on the mountainous 17th stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday...

    Slovenia’s Roglic, 27, was junior world ski-jumping champion in 2007 but became a professional cyclist in 2014...

  • Ski resort razed by the Taliban lifts domestic tourism

    The Taliban declared skiing “un-Islamic” during their 2007-2009 reign of terror over Swat, but improved security in recent years has allowed ski tourism to re-emerge on Malam Jabba, a hill station in the Hindu Kush mountain range...

    Locals tout Swat as “the Switzerland of Pakistan”, with an international ski tournament held there in January...

  • Polish mountaineer to attempt ski descent of K2

    ISLAMABAD: Polish ski mountaineer Andrzej Bargiel is heading towards the Karakorum mountains in hopes of becoming the first person to complete a ski descent of K2...

    Alpine Club of Pakistan (ACP) Secretary Karrar Haidri told Dawn on Tuesday that other ski mountaineers have tried to descend K2 in the past, sometimes with fatal consequences...

  • Neighbourhood Club, Bounce Club win on opening day

    KARACHI: Hosts Neighbourhood Club and Bounce Club conjured up magnificent victories over their respective opponents on the opening day of Nasir Jamali memorial basketball tournament at the former floodlit court Clifton on Saturday...

    The pair of Shahmir and Muzammil guided Bounce Club get past Clifton Crossovers 42-17 in another one-sided fixture...

  • Bounce Club, Nishtar Club win basketball contests

    KARACHI: Bounce Club and Nishtar Club struggled to overcome Arambagh Club and Karsaz Club respectively on the opening day of the Sindh Sports Board (SSB) Ramazan Cup basketball tournament at Arambagh floodlit court on Monday night...

    After some ups and downs, Bounce Club carved out 43-39 point victory over Arambagh Club in extra time after both teams were locked 38-all in the regulation time...

  • Garden Club, Friends Club and City Sports win

    KARACHI: Garden Club, City Sports and Friends Club beat their respective rivals on Friday at the Abdul Razzak Arain Ramzan Night Rocball Tournament 2015 which is being played at the Mini Sports Complex, Nazimabad...

    The first semifinal will see City School facing Drigh Road Club while the second semifinal will feature Friends Club against Ghazi Club...

  • Video helps Japan’s Antlers reach Club World Club final

    OSAKA: Japan’s Kashima Antlers shocked South American champions Atletico Nacional 3-0 on Wednesday to reach the Club World Cup final, helped by a controversial first-ever penalty awarded by video referee...

    The Antlers, who become the Japanese team to reach the final, face either Ronaldo’s Real Madrid or, in the event of a seismic shock, Mexico’s Club America for the title of the world’s best team on Sunday...

  • Faqir Colony Club win Karachi Boxing Championship

    KARACHI: Faqir Colony Club amassed eight golds and a silver to win the two-day Karachi Boxing Championship which ended at the Ustad Ali Mohammad Qambrani stadium, Kakri ground on Wednesday...

    The promising pugilists of the club dominated the event winning three golds in under-14 and five in under-16 categories...

  • Defaced murals on Karachi Press Club walls restored

    The murals on the walls of Karachi Press Club which were vandalised on Thursday, allegedly by members of politico-religious parties, have been restored by senior artist and cartoonist Feica and others...

    After a while, some senior journalists leaving the club joined in while others stood and witnessed the act...

  • Armed men intrude into Karachi Press Club

    KARACHI: Several gunmen in plainclothes entered the Karachi Press Club (KPC) late on Thursday night and harassed journalists, according to a statement issued by the KPC’s office-bearers...

    The KPC office-bearers immediately informed Additional IG Karachi, Dr Amir Ahmed Shaikh, about the incident...

  • Trump drives White House race down ugly road

    WASHINGTON: Donald Trump's gladiator-style politics may have finally caught up with him, as the Republican's rivals accuse him of turning the White House race into a violent circus and analysts warn of more trouble ahead...

    "Read: Trump accuses Democratic candidate of inciting protests at his ralliesDoes this mean the clashes, insults and beefed-up security presence are now part and parcel of this White House race? Some fear it...

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