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Cricket: Pakistan first Test team member Imtiaz dies

LAHORE, Pakistan: Imtiaz Ahmed, a member of Pakistan’s first-ever Test team, died in a Lahore hospital Saturday (Dec 31) after a brief illness, his family said. The 88-year-old Ahmed featured in Pakistan’s first Test played in Delhi against India in October 1952 and went on to play 41 matches as a wicketkeeper-batsman. Ahmed’s family confirmed… Read More »

Ludogorets goalkeeper Stoyanov tells team mates to 'have fun'

SOFIA: Ludogorets goalkeeper Vladislav Stoyanov has asked his team mates to stay relaxed and “have fun” as they begin their Champions League Group A campaign against Swiss champions Basel on Tuesday. The rank outsiders will mix with Europe’s soccer powerhouses only for a second time and the Bulgarian champions are in a group that also… Read More »

S Korea's swim team manager quits over hidden camera scandal: Report

SEOUL: The manager of South Korea’s national swimming team has resigned as an investigation continues into a scandal involving the alleged installation of hidden cameras in the female dressing room of a swimming pool, the national federation said on Wednesday (Aug 31). “As manager that leads the team, I deeply feel responsible that such (a)… Read More »

US Justice Department to send team to Turkey for Gulen probe – Bloomberg

WASHINGTON: The U.S. Justice Department will dispatch a team to Turkey in coming days to pursue allegations by the Turkish government of criminal activity by Fethullah Gulen, Bloomberg news reported on Friday, citing an Obama administration official. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has demanded the United States extradite Gulen, a Turkish-born cleric who lives in Pennsylvania,… Read More »

First-ever refugee team ascends to Rio's Christ statue

RIO DE JANEIRO: Members of the first-ever Olympic refugee team visited Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Christ statue Saturday, with smiles as wide as their arms were outstretched, imitating the landmark’s open embrace as they posed for photos. A mist of light clouds softened the afternoon light, giving the athletes who come from harrowing backgrounds a… Read More »