Inter Milan beat Palermo 3-1 at the Stadio Olimpico here on Sunday to lift the Italian Cup and rescue an otherwise disappointing season. It was Inter’s fourth Cup success in the last…
The third round of the Inter District U-19 Cricket Tournament started here and three matches were played on Wednesday. At LCCA ground, East Zone Whites won the toss and elected to bat…
Punjab overpowered Islamabad in the final of the PSB Inter Provincial U-14 Boys Tennis Championship on Saturday at Karachi. In the set, Mudassar of Islamabad beat Husnain of Punjab 6-3 whereas in…
LAHORE – WAPDA and Army won their matches in the 15-a-side Inter department rugby Tournament at Lahore rugby ground here Wednesday. President Pakistan Rugby Union Fawzi Kawaja is chief guest today. The first match was played between WAPDA and Navy which WAPDA won by 29-0.
In the second match, Army trashed Police by 24-0. Army again played some tremendous rugby and Police did not get any chance to score.
ROME – Jose Mourinho’s decision to register his two children at the schools they attended while he was coaching Inter Milan sparked frenzied media speculation on Sunday that he is planning to return. Jose Junior and Matilde Junior have been pre-registered at the international school in Lugano, Switzerland, just an hour’s drive from Inter’s training complex at Appiano Gentile.
“Crisis at Inter: Mou to return?” was the headline in the Gazzetta dello Sport, which noted that Inter —
PARIS – Tottenham Hotspur managed to come back from the dead right at the start of their Champions League adventure last August after handing Swiss minnows Young Boys a three-goal advantage inside half an hour. But it is asking a lot of any team to climb every mountain – and scaling a peak which requires overcoming a 4-0 deficit on Wednesday against Jose Mourinho’s Real Madrid is surely beyond Harry Redknapp’s men.
Holders Inter Milan too have an almost insurmountable task to
PARIS – Real Madrid and Schalke moved to the brink of the Champions League semi-finals Tuesday after former Arsenal man Emmanuel Adebayor netted a brace to stun Tottenham 4-0 while former Real legend Raul scored as Schalke stunned holders Inter Milan 5-2 in the San Siro. Adebayor, on loan at Real from Manchester City, rose high after just four minutes to head home from a Mesut Ozil corner.
And he repeated the dose 12 minutes into the second half after a Marcelo cross from the
MILAN – Inter Milan will be hoping to produce an improved defensive display when they host Schalke 04 in the Champions League quarter-final, first leg at the San Siro on Tuesday. Defensive solidity was one thing missing from their hugely disappointing 3-0 top-of-the-table derby defeat to AC Milan in Serie A on Saturday.
Coach Leonardo believes Andrea Ranocchia, who only joined from Genoa in January as cover for Samuel, has the potential to be a mainstay at both club and
LAHORE – Students of Intermediate from Forman Christian College University (FCCU) protested on Monday against the FCCU administration for withholding their admissions for the intermediate examination 2011.
The demonstration was organized near the Canal Road in which the students strongly protested against the decision and demanded that authorities concerned take notice of the matter. Students claimed that it was only students who bribed officials that shall be able to sit in the
PARIS – Champions League holders Inter Milan showed their class on Tuesday with a brilliant 3-2 win away at Bayern Munich in their Last 16 second leg match to go through on the away goals rule – it finished 3-3 on aggregate – and ensure there is an Italian team in the quarter-finals.
Inter’s victory against the side they beat in last season’s final was also the first time since Ajax – managed at the time by Bayern handler Louis van Gaal – in the 1995/96 edition that a team had
LAHORE – The Annual Police Inter-range Sports Championships will start from March 16, with judo competitions at different venues of the province. After the judo event, football, kabaddi (circle), wrestling, kabaddi (Asian), athletics, baseball, weightlifting, hockey, volleyball, basketball, handball, tug of war and bodybuilding contest will be played during the next two months.
PARIS – Italian football’s Champions League fortunes suffered a further blow on Wednesday as holders Inter Milan could not stem the tide of home defeats as they went down 1-0 at the San Siro to the team they beat in last season’s final Bayern Munich.
Mario Gomez’ last minute goal saw Inter join city rivals AC Milan and AS Roma in succumbing to home reverses in their Last 16 first leg ties and in real danger of seeing not one representative from Serie A in the last eight in a
KARACHI – The police on Saturday arrested a teenage boy for allegedly writing blasphemous material on examination answer sheets. Seventeen-year-old ‘S’, a resident of Malir, was detained following a complaint by Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) Controller of Examinations Agha Akbar Mirza, police said.
The BIEK management has also sent photocopies of the answer sheets as proof of the blasphemy charges against the teenager to the police. The police added that FIR No
ROME – Inter Milan continued their 100 percent record under Leonardo, beating Bologna 4-1 at the San Siro on Saturday as title rivals Napoli slipped up in a 0-0 draw at home to Fiorentina. After a difficult first half to the season, Inter were looking like their old selves again as they cruised to victory against their troubled opponents, leaving them perilously close to the drop zone.
Dejan Stankovic, Diego Milito and a Samuel Eto’o brace — taking his tally to 23 goals in 26
ROME – Leonardo continued his 100 percent run as Inter Milan boss as African pair Samuel Eto’o and McDonald Mariga scored the goals that beat Genoa 3-2 in their Coppa Italia clash on Wednesday.
Cameroon captain Eto’o netted a first-half brace to put the holders in control at the San Siro before Houssine Kharja pulled a goal back from the penalty spot.
Kenya midfielder Mariga restored the hosts’ two-goal advantage before Giuseppe Sculli’s injury time consolation.
LAHORE – Lahore Board won the All Pakistan Inter Board Basketball Championship that concluded here at the Lahore College for Women University on Thursday. Lahore Board outclassed Karachi Board with a big margin of 41-0 and with this win the Lahore girls lifted the trophy. Bahawalpur Board secured second place while Federal Board got third position with better points on the table. Federal Board Islamabad beat Rawalpindi Board by 12 points to secure lace among the position winners.
ROME – Defending champions Inter Milan will not entertain wild hopes of catching Serie A leaders AC Milan despite starting their new era under coach Leonardo with a 3-1 win over fellow title hopefuls Napoli.
On Sunday they face a tricky trip to Sicily to tackle Catania, knowing that they must put a run of wins together to have any chance of hauling in their bitter city rivals.
Milan went five points clear on Thursday following a late 1-0 win at Cagliari thanks to Lazio being