Harris to coach Australia bowlers on S Africa tour

SYDNEY: Former paceman Ryan Harris has taken a major step towards achieving his ambition of becoming Australia’s permanent bowling coach after the 36-year-old was handed the role for the team’s limited-overs tour of South Africa. Harris, who retired from all forms of cricket last year, played 27 tests, 21 one-day internationals and three More...

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Gen Raheel, Imran have brief encounter in Mardan

MARDAN: Army Chief General Raheel Sharif and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan discussed prevailing situation of the country at a brief encounter here on Friday as they visited the city following More...

By admin On Saturday, September 3rd, 2016
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Uzbek President Islam Karimov has died

MOSCOW: Uzbek President Islam Karimov has died after suffering a stroke at the age of 78, three diplomatic sources told Reuters on Friday, leaving no obvious successor to take over Central Asia’s most populous More...

By admin On Friday, September 2nd, 2016
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Serena continues quest for historic 23rd slam title

NEW YORK: Serena Williams will try to take another step toward a record-setting 23rd grand slam title at the U.S. Open on Thursday while Andy Murray continues his quest to complete a golden summer. World number More...

By admin On Thursday, September 1st, 2016
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Murray flourishes in new conditions at U.S. Open

NEW YORK: Second seed Andy Murray has always said he would quite like an indoor grand slam event and at the U.S. Open it seems he has found the next best thing. The Scot cruised into the second round at Flushing More...

By admin On Thursday, September 1st, 2016
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Aussie bouncer breaks Sri Lanka skipper´s helmet

DAMBULLA: Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews was badly shaken Wednesday after a bouncer smashed into his helmet during a match against Australia and broke a protective strap designed to safeguard the back of his More...

By admin On Thursday, September 1st, 2016
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Pakistan moving at a greater pace against terrorism: Kerry

NEW DELHI: US Secretary of State John Kerry said Pakistan had made progress in the fight against extremism in recent months, but urged Islamabad to push harder against militants hiding within its borders as tensions More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
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Kerber breezes in US Open heat

NEW YORK:  Angelique Kerber needed just over 30 minutes to get her pursuit of a first US Open off to a winning start Monday as Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal prepared to make their bow. Second seed and Australian More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
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US, India pledge deeper security and commercial ties

NEW DELHI: The United States and India pledged on Tuesday to deepen security and commercial ties at the start of an annual U.S.-India strategic dialogue in which tension with Pakistan over the disputed Kashmir region More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
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Imad backs Pakistan to show one-day class

LONDON: Pakistan all-rounder Imad Wasim insists his side are determined to show their one-day international credentials after a pair of lacklustre efforts against England. Imad and his team-mates are ninth in the More...