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Broken dreams: Pakistan tennis players target US scholarships

Broken dreams: Pakistan tennis players target US scholarships

ISLAMABAD: On the tennis courts of a posh Islamabad country club, veteran coach Mahboob Khan drills his charges, but they aren’t dreaming of the pristine lawns of Wimbledon. For these young Pakistanis, taking up tennis has a more practical application — as a ticket to a top US university on a sports scholarship. In a

Ajmal not a spent force, Worcestershire tell Pakistan

Worcestershire’s bowling coach Matt Mason issued a warning to batsmen around the world, proclaiming that spin wizard Saeed Ajmal was back to his best with a remodelled action. Ajmal returned figures of 8/100 in Worcestershire’s innings defeat of Hampshire on Thursday, picking up his first five-wicket haul since returning to competitive cricket with a new

I have not resigned: Shahnaz

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan hockey team’s head coach Shahnaz Sheikh has flatly refuted the claim made in a section of media that he has resigned. “There is no truth in some media reports, which claimed that I have resigned from my position,” Shahnaz told Dawn on Wednesday. He, however, said the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) had hired