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Pakistan rich in boxing talent: Amir Khan LAHORE: World boxing council silver welterweight champions, Amir Khan Friday said that Pakistan is rich in boxing talent which can be groomed under a long term plan."I can see a lot of talented boxers in Pakistan and they have the necessary potential to gain international prominence if modern facilities are provided to them to polish their skills", he was talking to media after arriving here on a brief visit along with his wife and daughter. Amir said, he would meet Pakistani boxers to share his experience and to impart them finer points of the game.He was delighted to see that a boxing academy which has been named after him is being setup by Punjab Government to assemble boxing talent under one roof for its grooming under a long term plan, he added."I have brought my wife and daughter to Pakistan for the very first time and they are really happy ...

Walcott and Cazorla sign new Arsenal contracts LONDON: Arsenal forward Theo Walcott and Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla have signed new contracts with the Gunners, the Premier League club said on Friday. England international Walcott, who has scored 76 goals in 302 appearances since joining Arsenal from Southampton in 2006, has signed a new four-year deal at the Emirates. The 26-year-old had one year remaining on his previous contract but he ended the last campaign strongly, netting a hat-trick against West Bromwich Albion ...
Villas-Boas bullish as Zenit tackle Terek MOSCOW: Reigning champions Zenit St Petersburg aim to extend their perfect start to the new season when they face Terek Grozny in the Russian Premier League on Saturday. Andre Villas-Boas' Zenit share the lead in the Premiership with two Moscow sides, last season's runners-up CSKA and Lokomotiv, who all go into week three with a maximum six points. Terek have won the last two meetings between the teams at Saint Petersburg's Petrovsky stadium but Villas-Boas ...
Johnson, Rose to light up Hong Kong Open HONG KONG: Dustin Johnson will make his Hong Kong Open debut in October, joining a field that will also include former US Open champion Justin Rose, the organisers said on Thursday.American Johnson, whose three-putt on the 72nd hole of the US Open last month handed victory to Jordan Spieth, said he was drawn by the history of a tournament won in the past by Greg Norman, Tom Watson, Colin Montgomerie and Rory McIlroy."You look at ...
Amir Khan aims to open boxing academy in UAE ISLAMABAD: British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan has said that he is planning to build an Amir Khan Boxing Academy in the emirate and has been in meetings with potential partners."I love Dubai and the UAE," Khan, a frequent visitor to the UAE was quoted as saying by Abu Dhabi daily The National on Thursday."I've been coming back here since the first time I visited Dubai, back in 2007. The support and love I get from the ...
Kaka powers MLS All-Stars over Tottenham 2-1 DENVER: Brazilian star Kaka scored one goal and set up another as the Major League Soccer All-Stars edged Tottenham 2-1 Wednesday in an international friendly featuring the North American league's elite talents.The MLS team improved to 5-3 in All-Star Games against English Premier League teams. Since the MLS squad began facing European clubs at the All-Star Game in 2005, the North Americans are 7-4, including a 2-1 win over Bayern Munich last year."We played an ...
Zlatan strikes as PSG down United CHICAGO: Manchester United's pre-season US tour ended on a losing note here Wednesday as French giants Paris Saint-Germain claimed a 2-0 victory to clinch the International Champions Cup exhibition tournament.First-half goals from Blaise Matuidi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic were enough to give the Ligue 1 side the win on a sweltering evening at Chicago's iconic Soldier Field stadium, home of the NFL Chicago Bears. United had been aiming to maintain their 100 percent record after registering ...


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