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KPL’s colour to reflect across LoC: Omar - Daily Times

Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Omar Ayub believed the Kashmir Premier League (KPL) has echoed voices of concern in the neighbouring country India, as a league would run in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) whereas the Indian Illegally-Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJ&K) was kept under fear and captivity

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Djokovic makes fast start to Olympic gold bid despite 'brutal' heat - Daily Times

Novak Djokovic launched his quest for Olympic gold on Saturday with a straight-sets win at the Tokyo Games as tennis stars toiled in the searing summer heat on the opening day of the tournament. World number one Djokovic, the undisputed favourite for the men’s title in Japan, easily dispatched Bolivia’s Hugo Dellien 6-2, 6-2, avoiding […]

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PCB, franchisees agree to start PSL-7 from January 2021 - Daily Times

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Pakistan Super League franchises have decided to conduct the league’s seventh season in January and February of the next year. The news was revealed at a virtual conference between PCB executives and all six franchise owners on Friday, according to a statement released by the PCB. During the […]

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Leg-spinners determined to produce a better show in Caribbean - Daily Times

The two leg-spinners in the Pakistan men’s national cricket team, vice-captain Shadab Khan and Usman Qadir, are determined to make the most of the Caribbean conditions on offer in the five-T20I series against the West Indies, which kicks off on 27 July

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Sri Lanka squad hits back at criticism with social media boycott - Daily Times

Sri Lanka’s head coach Mickey Arthur ordered the national squad off social media on Saturday after disgruntled fans launched a campaign to boycott players following a string of defeats overseas. The South African coach said players were getting “absolutely hammered” and it was affecting their judgement and mood as they prepare for the T20 World […]

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Judoka Takato wins Japan's first gold of Tokyo Olympics - Daily Times

Judoka Naohisa Takato won Japan’s first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday with victory in the men’s 60kg final at the iconic Nippon Budokan. The 28-year-old made up for his disappointing bronze medal in Rio five years ago by getting the host nation up and running in the Games with a win over […]

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PCB, franchises agree on PSL-7 schedule

The PCB and PSL franchisees have agreed to hold the seventh edition of the league in January and February next year

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China's Hou wins weightlifting gold, India celebrates rare silver - Daily Times

China’s Hou Zhihui took the first weightlifting gold of Tokyo 2020 on Saturday as the Indian Prime Minister led tributes to his country’s silver medal winner Chanu Saikhom Mirabai. The 24-year-old world championship silver medallist Hou dominated the 49kg competition, opening up an early 7kg advantage over Mirabai that she never relinquished at the Tokyo […]