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Football captain Hajra Khan opens up about depression

Athletes are susceptible to variety of mental health struggles too, she says

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January 13, 2019


Sports stars who ended up on the wrong side of the law

Some athletes tainted their careers after being found guilty in serious crimes

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September 14, 2018


IAAF maintains ban on Russia over widespread doping

Russia’s ban from international athletics over widespread doping has been maintained by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

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July 28, 2018


The world’s seven highest paid athletes

Here are seven of the highest paid athletes of the world according to Forbes magazine. 

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July 19, 2018


Mayweather heads Forbes money list, but no women in top 100

Boxer Floyd Mayweather reclaimed his place at the top of Forbes’ annual ranking of the 100 highest-paid athletes on Tuesday but no woman featured on the list for the first time.

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July 17, 2018


Karachi win 14 gold medals in Sindh Games 2018

KARACHI: Karachi has won 14 gold medals in the ongoing Sindh Games 2018. The city has secured 10 gold medals on day two of the event so far. Moeed Baloch won the gold medal in the 200 metre race while Fasha Affan won the women’s 200 metre race. Shakeel Mayo secured gold the triple jump…

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April 20, 2018


Mismanagement mars Sindh Games 2018

Reporting by: Shoaib Jatt KARACHI: Mismanagement is being witnessed as Sindh Games 2018 began in Karachi on Thursday. Athletes and officials are facing problems due to several issues. No water arrangements have been made for the athletes whereas the sound system is not working. Sindh Games 2018 began will be played at 15 venues of…

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April 19, 2018


Two Indian athletes disqualified from Commonwealth Games 2018

GOLD COAST: Two Indian athletes were kicked out of the Commonwealth Games on Friday after syringes were found in their accommodation, a breach of tournament rules. Triple jumper Rakesh Babu and race-walker Irfan Kolothum Thodi were stripped of their accreditation and ordered to take the first available flight home, Games president Louise Martin said. A…

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April 13, 2018


Thirteen African athletes go missing at Commonwealth Games

GOLD COAST: Five more African athletes may have vanished from the Commonwealth Games, organisers said Thursday. Eight competitors from Cameroon were suspected of fleeing a day earlier. Gold Coast organisers confirmed reports that athletes from Rwanda and Uganda were thought to have gone missing, while they were also looking to verify the whereabouts of two…

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April 12, 2018


Fireworks as opening ceremony starts for 2018 Winter Olympics

PYEONGCHANG: The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics opening ceremony got under way in freezing temperatures and a spirit of rapprochement on Friday after the arrival of the highest level North Korean delegation ever seen in the South. Fireworks lit up the sky over the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium, where North Korea’s all-female cheering squad were among the crowd,…

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February 9, 2018


Sex abuse trauma centres set up for Olympic athletes

NEW YORK: As American sport reels from a horrifying sexual abuse scandal, athletes competing in this month’s Pyeongchang Olympics will have access to trauma units for the first time in Games history. The Winter Olympics open in South Korea on Friday after long-time USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to up to 175…

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February 5, 2018


Sports court lifts life bans of 28 Russians accused of doping

LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND: The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Thursday lifted life bans on 28 of the 43 Russians accused of doping at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, meaning some could still compete at this month’s Pyeongchang Games. Sport’s top court ruled there was “insufficient” evidence that the athletes had benefited from a system of…

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February 1, 2018


Putin says no Russian Olympics boycott after IOC ban

Moscow: President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said Russia would allow athletes to compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics under a neutral flag, after the country was banned from the Games over a state-orchestrated doping programme. There had been speculation Moscow could boycott the Games entirely after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday barred the…

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December 6, 2017


Russia banned from Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Samuel Schmid, Chair of the IOC Disciplinary Commission, and Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee, attend a news conference after an Executive Board meeting on sanctions for Russian athletes, in Lausanne, Switzerland, December 5, 2017. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse LAUSANNE, Switzerland: Russia has been banned from the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after the IOC found…

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December 6, 2017


Ronaldo stays atop Forbes list of richest athletes

LONDON: The 32-year-old Portugal forward is estimated to have earned a total of $93 million between his football salary of $58 million and $35 million in endorsement income. It’s the second straight year Ronaldo has topped the list, released Wednesday just days after he spearheaded a 4-1 victory over Juventus that made Real Madrid the…

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June 8, 2017


Video: Ouch! Yuvraj Singh hurts himself while going for the ball

Sunrisers Hyderabad player Yuvraj Singh was injured while he was attempting to field in the 48th match of the IPL. As Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad clashed, Yuvraj dived to stop a ball.  In the process, his finger scraped the ball and the player was injured as a result.

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May 9, 2017


WATCH: South African athletes reign supreme in Diamond League

Athletes from South Africa are reigning supreme in the ongoing Diamond League athletics championship in Qatar’s capital Doha.

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May 7, 2017


Athletes arrested for chanting ‘Go Nawaz Go’ still missing

Five students belonging to Karachi were arrested on Saturday after they shouted slogans against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during a sports function at the Railway Stadium in Lahore. Police claim that the arrested students were released later in the day after the prime minister took notice of the incident; however, the family members are still…

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April 23, 2017


Cupping therapy storms social media

Coming into social media glare through athletes Cupping therapy is not new. In fact, it is the Sunnah of the holy Prophet (peace be upon him) properly known as Hijama. Interested to know more about it? Watch this report by Muhammed Ali Jarh from Lahore.

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August 9, 2016


Gold medalist Maaz Khan dismayed

Injured Pakistani athlete Maaz Khan who won a gold medal at South Asian Games in India two days ago, was dismayed over being ignored by sports authorities. Khan had beaten Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and India to earn a gold for Pakistan. Watch details in this report.

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February 17, 2016


Pakistan wins 31 medals in Special Olympics

LOS ANGELES: One after another, Pakistani athletes continue to win medals in Special Olympics Games 2015, securing 31 medals so far in the Los Angeles, US. Reports said the players won two more medals today. Pakistan team won a silver medal in basketball and one silver medal in long jump game. – Samaa

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August 2, 2015