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Gold for Champions Trophy silver medalist Pakistan hockey team KARACHI: Sports Patron, organizer and sponsor Nadeem Omar has announced a gold medal to Pakistan Hockey team for winning the siver medal in Hockey Champions Trophy and beating India in the semifinal in front of their home crowd in Bhubneshawar.Nadeem Omar, Chief Executive of Omar Associates and President of Pakistan Cricket Club lauded the team's effort for their excellent performance in the Champions Trophy.The gold medals will be presented to each member of the Pakistan team at a ceremony, said a statement issued on Tuesday.Nadeem Omar praised Captain Muhammad Imran, chief coach Shahnaz Shaikh and all the members and management of the team for their fine performance."We are ready to promote, patronize and form hockey team for the promotion of the national game hockey in the country," he said.He complimented President and Secretary of Pakistan Hockey Federation Chaudhry Akbar Rasool and Rana Mujahid for playing their part in the comeback ...

Zhang's Wolves unveiling screened live in China BERLIN: Chinese star Zhang Xizhe's transfer from Beijing Guoan to Bundesliga side Wolfsburg is set to be completed on Tuesday with his first press conference screened live in China.The 23-year-old has been given a contract until 2017 with Wolfsburg to pay Beijing Gouan a transfer sum of 750,000 (US$935,167) for the attacking midfielder.Such is the interest at home that China's state broadcaster CCTV will screen Zhang's first press conference live (1030 local time, 1730 in ...
Pirlo named Italy's best for third straight year MILAN: Juventus midfielder Andrea Pirlo claimed Serie A's player of the year award for the third consecutive year during a gala event on Monday organised by the Association of Italian Footballers.The 34-year-old playmaker celebrated alongside former Juve handler Antonio Conte, who picked up the best coach of the year award after leading the Bianconeri to their third consecutive Serie A title last season before quitting to become Italy's national team coach."It's always a pleasure to ...
Thierry Henry says retiring from professional game PARIS: French striker Thierry Henry said Tuesday he was retiring from professional football after two decades in the game and will become a TV analyst for Sky Sports in England."After 20 years in the game I have decided to retire from professional football," Henry said in a statement on his Facebook page.Henry, 37, a world and European champion with France, and the record scorer at English Premier League club Arsenal, said he was joining Sky ...
All Blacks coach Hansen re-signs until 2017 WELLINGTON: All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has signed a contract extension until 2017, ensuring he will remain in charge of the national side until after the British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand. The 55-year-old Hansen's original contract had been until the end of the 2015 World Cup, but New Zealand Rugby Union chief executive Steve Tew had indicated last month they were in talks to extend it beyond the global showpiece. "Steve is ...
McIlroy wants to speed things up to attract more youngsters LONDON: World number one Rory McIlroy has urged golf's rule-makers to quicken the game up at grass-roots level in order to make it more attractive to youngsters. More people are watching the sport on television these days but fewer are taking to the fairways and the 25-year-old Northern Irishman believes something needs to be done to reverse the trend. "Everything's so instant now and everyone doesn't have as much time as they used to so ...
Struggling Kings sack head coach Malone SACRAMENTO: Mike Malone has been fired as head coach of the Sacramento Kings and replaced by interim coach Tyrone Corbin, the National Basketball Association team announced Monday."This was an extremely difficult decision, but one we feel is in the best interest of the franchise moving forward," said general manager Pete D'Alessandro on Monday.The Kings are 11-13 entering Monday's games in a competitive Western Conference after finishing 28-54 last season.Corbin was Malone's assistant coach. He also ...


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