Salman and Asif complete their suspension time

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced that Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif will be free to return to competitive action on September 2 after serving bans for involvement in spot-fixing. “Sanctions against Salman and Asif will expire at midnight on September 1, 2015 and that they will be eligible to return to . . . → Read More: Salman and Asif complete their suspension time

Can overcome Mayweather in a ‘No Rules’ Fight: R. Rousey

Ronda Rousey says she can take Floyd Mayweather in a “no-rules” fight.

In a Reddit AMA on Monday night, the UFC women’s bantamweight champion was asked if she could beat the boxer “in a ruleless fight.”

Her response (emphasis hers):

Floyd is one of the best boxers of all time. He would definitely beat me . . . → Read More: Can overcome Mayweather in a ‘No Rules’ Fight: R. Rousey

#GreenShirts: Shoaib and Sania’s party goes viral

The Pakistani cricket team decisively beat Sri Lanka in Colombo this Sunday, and latest Wimbledon champ Sania Mirza was right there to join in the celebrations!

She was in Colombo to support hubby and cricketer Shoaib Malik as he battled it out on the field.

After the Pakistan team’s win, Shoaib and Sania posted . . . → Read More: #GreenShirts: Shoaib and Sania’s party goes viral

Pakistan to face Indonesia in Davis Cup semi-finals

Pakistan face Indonesia in the semifinals of the Davis Cup Asia Oceania Group two tie at Jakarta hard courts on Tuesday (today).

Ace tennis player Aqeel Khan will be Pakistan’s main hope against Indonesia in the absence of the prolific Aisam-ul-Haq who is nursing an injured knee.

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Bangladesh beat SA to level series

Bangladesh thrashed South Africa by seven wickets in the second one-day international on Sunday to tie the three-match series at 1-1 after an inspired bowling performance saw the Proteas bundled out for 162, their lowest total against the hosts.

Teenage fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman and off-spinner Nasir Hossain picked up three wickets each as the . . . → Read More: Bangladesh beat SA to level series

Yonis Khan makes it to sixth place in Test rankings

Younus Khan and debut centurion Shan Masood’s heroics in Pakistan’s seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the third Test earned them significant gains in the latest ICC Test Player Rankings, which were released on Wednesday.

Veteran Younus has climbed two places to sixth in the ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen following his player of . . . → Read More: Yonis Khan makes it to sixth place in Test rankings

Younis guides Pakistan closer to historic victory

Shan Masood fell for 125 but Younis Khan continued from where he left off on Monday as Pakistan reached lunch on 321 for three, needing 56 more runs on the final day to clinch the final Test and the three-match series on Tuesday.

Off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal drew Masood out of his crease with flight and . . . → Read More: Younis guides Pakistan closer to historic victory

Well done Ali Zafar for helping Pakistani Squash player

Noorena Shams could not believe the fact that it was her ‘real hero’ Ali Zafar who helped her out with sponsorship, so that she could take part in the Asian Squash Tournament.

Apparently, Ali Zafar is not only a versatile, talented artist of note but he also has a big heart and tends to help . . . → Read More: Well done Ali Zafar for helping Pakistani Squash player

Yasir Shah breaks into ICC top ten

It took Pakistan leg spinner Yasir Shah just nine Test matches and a rich haul against Sri Lanka to grab the No. 9 spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) ranking for top 10 Test bowlers.

The 29-year-old leggie, who hails from Swabi district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, has 54 wickets in his bucket at an . . . → Read More: Yasir Shah breaks into ICC top ten

Pakistani player selected to play in American Soccer

Sacramento, CA: In a first of a kind news item concerning the sport of soccer in America, Pakistan’s Kaleemullah Khan has been selected and has signed a contract to play for the Sacramento Republic FC team in California’s Capital City. In a press release dated June 18 th the team announced that “Sacramento Republic FC . . . → Read More: Pakistani player selected to play in American Soccer