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4 places to go swimming in Karachi

SAMAA Digital has compiled a list of places where you can take a dip without dipping too far into your wallet

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Afghan wicketkeeper Shahzad fined after playing for Pakistan club

Kabul, Afghanistan: Trouble-prone Afghanistan wicketkeeper Mohammad Shahzad has been fined after he was caught playing for a Pakistani cricket club without permission, an Afghan official said Monday. Shahzad has been ordered to pay 300,000 Afghanis (about $4,400) and return to Afghanistan after taking part in a local tournament in Peshawar, a Pakistani city near the…

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Herath breaks into 400-wicket club

Wily left-arm spinner Rangana Herath was left delighted as he joined the 400-wicket club with a six-wicket haul that helped Sri Lanka to a narrow 21-run win over Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Monday. The 39-year-old finished with 6-43 — 11-136 in the match — to help Sri Lanka dismiss Pakistan for 114 after they…

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Azhar Ali joins Pakistan’s 5,000 Test club

Abu Dhabi: Consistent Pakistan middle-order batsman Azhar Ali completed 5,000 runs in the longer format during the third day’s play in the first Test against Sri Lanka on Saturday. The 32-year-old beceme the eighth Pakistan batsman to reach the milestone in his 61st Test, when he took a single to reach a personal score of…

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Cricket: Test match ‘500 club’

England’s James Anderson on Friday became just the sixth bowler in Test history to take 500 wickets. AFP Sport looks at the members of one of cricket’s most exclusive clubs. Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka/ICC) – 800 wickets in 133 Tests at an average of 22.72, 1992-2010 Arguably cricket’s most controversial bowler, Muralitharan’s unorthodox action —…

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Ranveer Singh lost his cool at his security. Find out why

NEWS DESK: That Ranveer Singh works out at Mumbai’s Otter’s club is information known to all his ardent fans, thanks to the regular pictures on the internet, where the actor is seen going in and coming out of the club. The club has become a sort of hub for Ranveer fans who know this is…

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Daniyal Aziz accused of abusing, torturing GCC worker

ISLAMABAD: A worker of Gun and Country Club submitted an application for registration of an FIR against MNA Daniyal Aziz, accusing him of physical assault, harassment and torture at workplace. In his application to IG Islamabad and SHO Aabpara Police Station, Yasir Javaid, Manager Administration and Finance in the Gun and Country Club, said that…

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Australia 21-5 as Broad joins England 300 club

NOTTINGHAM: Stuart Broad took two wickets in a sensational first over of the fourth Ashes Test at Trent Bridge to spark an Australia collapse to 21 for five on Thursday. Broad needed just three balls in the first over of the match on his Nottinghamshire home ground to take his 300th Test wicket when opener…

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Lahore’s lone fighting club

Saman Iqbal spotlights first Pakistani mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter club in Lahore that is gaining popularity among youngsters.

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Sangakkara joins elite 12,000-runs club

WELLINGTON: Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara joined an elite group of cricketers Saturday when he became only the fifth to make 12,000 runs in his career. The prolific 37-year-old left-hander reached the milestone when he knocked Trent Boult square for two in Sri Lanka's first innings of the second Test against New Zealand in Wellington….

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Pakistan's Fight Club emerges from the shadows

LAHORE: In a dingy gym tucked away in a basement in Lahore, pumped up teens get to grips with jujitsu moves before unleashing volleys of ferocious punches. Some dream of following in the footsteps of Bruce Lee and Muhammad Ali, but others idolise the gym's owner Bashir Ahmad, the first Pakistani mixed martial arts (MMA)…

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Nain Abidi to play for Australian Club

By SHOAIB JATT KARACHI: Pakistan's women cricket team's vice captain has signed a contract with an Australian club for one year. “Yes, I have signed the contract for 2014/15 session after getting NOC from Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB),” Nain Abidi told SAMAA TV She will represent Victorian club DEANDI NONG. The talented cricketer will fly…

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Organization of Islamic Conference is just a club, says Qadri

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) head Dr Tahir ul Qadri said that Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) has no importance or significance in the world affairs. He made these remarks in reference to OIC’s silence over ongoing Israeli offensive in Gaza, where more than 600 Palestinians have lost their lives. The OIC is just a…

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11 die in plane crash at Poland parachute club

WARSAW: Eleven people were killed and one person is seriously injured after a plane crashed at a parachute club close to Czestochowa, in the south of Poland, a spokeswoman for the emergency services said. “Twelve people were on board the plane and the only survivor was taken to hospital and is in a serious condition,”…

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US nuns sue strip club near convent

CHICAGO: A group of Chicago-area nuns is suing a strip club behind their convent, complaining of noise, glaring neon lights, fist fights and heaps of litter that include empty whiskey bottles and used condoms. The Missionary Sisters of St. Charles Borromeo said Illinois mandates a 1,000-foot (300-meter) buffer zone between adult entertainment venues and places…

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Young Pakistani footballers get England club offer

KARACHI: Four players of Pakistan’s Street Child Football team, which sealed third position in Brazilian tournament, were offered a contract by England’s Muslim Football Club, SAMAA reported Tuesday. The players got heroic welcome when they arrived at Karachi airport yesterday. On Sunday, Pakistan team of street footballers got third position in Street Child World Cup,…

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In worsening row, India orders club closure, U.S. delays trip

WASHINGTON: The U.S. energy secretary on Wednesday postponed a visit to India, while New Delhi ordered the U.S. Embassy to close a club for expatriate Americans, as a worsening diplomatic row exposed fault lines between the world's two most populous democracies.Furious at the arrest, handcuffing and strip search of its deputy consul in New York…

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India tells US to close embassy club; anger exposes flaws in ties

NEW DELHI: India ordered the United States on Wednesday to close down an embassy club for expatriate Americans in New Delhi, escalating a diplomatic row between the two nations that has brought faultlines in their ties out in the open.Furious at the arrest, handcuffing and strip search of its deputy consul in New York last…

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India targets American expatriate club as diplomatic row escalates

NEW DELHI: India has told the United States it cannot permit non-diplomats to visit a club at its Delhi embassy, escalating a row over the arrest of an Indian diplomat in New York.Hundreds of expatriate Americans use the American Community Support Association club, which has a bar, swimming pool, restaurant and a beauty parlor within…

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Painting and jewelry exhibition in Gujranwala Ladies Club

Shahid Islam shows pretty jewelry and paintings’ collection in an exhibition in Gujranwala Ladies Club.

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Wayward Warner rapped for skiving off club cricket

MELBOURNE: Australia batsman David Warner has been ordered to front up to Sydney's suburban cricket grounds to play club-grade cricket after failing to show up for his Randwick Petersham side on the weekend.The hotheaded 26-year-old was expected to debut for Randwick on Saturday, but pulled out, citing a need to hit the nets for some…

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