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Clijsters cruises into 3rd round

Clijsters cruises into 3rd round

INDIAN WELLS – Former champions Jelena Jankovic and Kim Clijsters cruised into the third round by posting straight-set victories Friday at the WTA and ATP Masters 1000 event. World No 2 Clijsters, who won in 2005 and 2003, swept past Russian Alla Kudryavtseva with a dominating 6-2, 6-0 victory in the second round of the hardcourt tournament. Defending champion Jankovic also showed plenty of firepower, crushing Coco Vandeweghe of the United States in straight sets 6-2, 6-1.

Ghalib Sports march into 3rd round

LAHORE – Ghalib Sports marched into the third round of the East Zone Cricket Championship after defeating Golden Stars Club by 87 runs at Wahdat Colony ground on Friday. The match saw fine bowling by Rustam and good all-round performance by Nadeem Abbas. Muslimabad Gym and Baghbanpura Eaglets moved into the second round of the championship. Muslimabad Gym outplayed Mughalpura XI by 163 runs, at Wahdat Colony ground. Good batting by Majid Majeed, Nawaz Sardar and brilliant bowling by

J Friends stroll into next round

LAHORE – Jabbar Friends maintained their slender 1-0 lead until full-time to beat Samanabad FC. The victory allowed Jabbar Friends to enter the pre-quarterfinals of All Punjab Raiders Football Cup 2011. The all-important goal was scored by midfielder Umair in the 26th minute of second half. GARHI SHAHU ANNOUNCE SQUAD: Garhi Shahu United FC announced a 31-member squad team for the All Punjab Raiders Football Cup 2011. They will take on Publican FC in their opening match. Muhammad

Shaheen stroll into next round

LAHORE – Shaheen Wahdat of Colony Ground earned a 3-1 win over PAF FC and entered the pre-quarterfinals of the All Punjab Raiders Football Cup 2011 at Raiders Football Club Ground. Shaheen took the lead in the 15th minute through striker Ahmed Shah, but a minute later midfielder Qasim drew level for PAF. It was 1-1 at interval. Shaheen turned the tables with two goals through winger Shahzad and defender Naqib Ulaah.

Tauseef Club, Khan Gym in second round

LAHORE – Tauseef Club and Khan Gymkhana qualified for the second round of the East Zone Cricket Championship, played at various grounds of the city. Tauseef Club beat Young Mughalpura Greeners by 61 runs at Wahdat Colony Ground, while Khan Gymkhana outplayed Service Colts by 121 runs at Jallo Ground.
Scores: At Wahdat Colony Ground: Tauseef Club 312/6 in 40 overs. Ibrar Baigh 80, Gulzar Ahmed 45(no), Waris Baigh 44, M Arif 42, Ismaeel Mudasar 24, Sami Ullah 21, Sher Baz 17. Irfan

Cantonment Gym, Ghaziabad in second round

LAHORE – Cantonment Gymkhana and Ghaziabad Sports moved into the second round of the East Zone Cricket Championship, being played at various grounds of the city.
In the first match at Race Course ground, Cantonment Gymkhana beat Mughalpura Greeners by 10 wickets. An all round performance by Faisal Rizwan brought Cantonment victory.
In the second match at Jallo ground, Ghaziabad Sports defeated Shafqat Rana Club by 67 runs.
Earlier, Golden Stars defeated Young Ghari

Pentangular Cup 2nd round starts

LAHORE – The second round of the Faysal Bank Pentangular Cup Cricket Tournament began here on Saturday. On the opening day of the four-day match, Punjab scored 347 runs for three with Mohammad Ayub scoring 117 runs while Azhar Ali, Imran Farhat and Taufeeq Umer hit half centuries against Sindh at the Gaddafi Stadium.
At LCCA ground, Saeed Anwar Jr missed century by five run but he along with Gulraiz Sadaf and Rizwan Haider took Balochistan total to 320 for nine against Federal

Prince Club march into 2nd round

LAHORE – Prince Club has marched into the 2nd round of the East Zone Cricket Championship after getting a walkover against Colts Academy Club, who failed to turn up at Jallo Ground on Thursday.

Tauseef Trophy in next round

LAHORE – Muslim Gymkhana, Mehboob Park Gymkhana, Wahdat Eaglets and Akhter Abdul Rehman Club have qualified for the league stage of 14th Tauseef Trophy Cricket Championship. The league matches will be played among four teams. Every team will play three matches.
Model Town Club has won the trophy four times. The league matches will be played between 4 teams. Every team will play three matches in the league. Every match inning comprises 40-40 overs and 18 points. The points

Indo-Pak express in third round

LAHORE – The Indo-Pak duo of Pakistan’s Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and India’s Rohan Bopanna had a nerve-wrecking match in the second round of the Australian Open. The French pair of Arnaud Clement and Jeremy Chardy gave them a tough time before losing in a three setter.
Everything looked like a walk in the park for the Indo-Pak pair in the first set, which they won 6-3 when they broke Clement’s serve at 4-3 up and easily served out the set. For the most part of the second set, Aisam

Rusty Sharapova battle into second round

MELBOURNE – Top seed Caroline Wozniacki battled into the second round of the Australian Open Monday while former champion Maria Sharapova overcame a nervous start against Thailand’s Tamarine Tanasugarn. French Open champion Francesca Schiavone also survived a tough work-out against Spaniard Arantxa Parra Santonja as some of the tournament’s leading lights made an unconvincing start.
Wozniacki, under pressure to claim a maiden Slam title to convince critics she is a deserving

Confident Clijsters reaches Sydney round two

SYDNEY – US Open champion Kim Clijsters dropped just three games in a warning to her Australian Open rivals in a confident start to the Sydney International tournament on Sunday.
Third seed Clijsters crushed Romanian Alexandra Dulgheru 6-1, 6-2 in 62 minutes and only lost six points on serve. “Maybe not the fastest serves I’ve hit, but I was very focused on trying to place my serves well and just making a lot of serves, especially when you’re playing into the sun,” Clijsters

Investigations into 33 terror attacks going round in circles

LAHORE – The Punjab police are dragging their feet into investigations into 33 bomb blasts and suicide attacks that occurred in various cities over the last two years while 12 such incidents have been left untraced.
From January 1, 2009, to December 31, 2010, the Punjab Police registered 61 cases of bomb blasts and suicide attacks.
These include attacks on Sri Lankan Cricket Team, GHQ (Rawalpindi), Parade Lane Masjid (Rawalpindi), Data Darbar (Lahore) and two suicide

Closure of two textile mills round the corner

KARACHI – The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), on Monday, referred the Lahore High Court’s (LHC) decision regarding dissolution of two textile mills to the Karachi and Lahore stock exchanges.
“Please find enclosed herewith a copy of the dissolution orders of the captioned companies for your information and further necessary action at your end,” the SECP informed Acting Managing Director and General Manager Operations KSE Haroon Askari.
LSE Managing

CRIME ROUND UP – Lahore Police shows an 11% increase in crime rate

LAHORE – Lahore Police showed an increase in crime rate by 11 per cent in its annual report while the ground reality is different from what it has been depicted, Pakistan Today has learnt.
Official figures of the Lahore Police reveal that 1838 more crime cases were registered by the Lahore Police in 2010 as compared to 2009. Data revealed that in 2010, Lahore Police registered 18116 cases, out of which investigators have traced 8770 cases, 5455 remained untraced, 1589 cases were

Taiwan, China to hold fresh round of talks next week

TAIPEI: Taiwan and China agreed on Tuesday to hold a fresh round of negotiations next week focusing on medical and health cooperation, officials said.
Top Taiwanese envoy Kao Koong-lian arranged the talks with Chinese counterpart Zheng Lizhong in Shanghai, said Taiwan’s Straits Exchange Foundation which handles civil exchanges with the mainland in the absence of official contacts. China’s chief negotiator Chen Yunlin is scheduled to fly to Taipei on Monday and hold talks with his