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Super Sri Lanka in World Cup final

Super Sri Lanka in World Cup final

COLOMBO – Sri Lanka overcame a serious bout of the jitters to book their place in Saturday’s World Cup final in Mumbai, as New Zealand bowed out in the last four for the sixth time in ten campaigns, though with their pride fully intact after another fabulous never-say-die performance in Colombo.
In a strange amalgam of the one-sided thrashing that Sri Lanka handed out to England in their quarter-final on Saturday, and New Zealand’s last-eight fightback against South Africa in

Earth witnesses another super perigee moon

LAHORE – Earth witnessed another super perigee moon on Saturday, as forecasted by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)’s report in The Birmingham News on Friday. The report said “perigee” was the point where the moon made its closest pass to Earth during its oval-shaped orbit. The moon seemed up to 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal when this happened during a full moon, according to the report. “The last full moon so big and close to Earth occurred

2nd Rugby Super XV match today

LAHORE – The second game of the Pakistan Rugby Union Super XV league is being hosted by the Islamabad Rugby Association on Sunday at the F10 Rugby ground. The match has been declared a charity match. IRA has teamed up with Shamsher Ali Khan Trust and all the funds raised from the match will be used for the treatment of hepatitis patients.
The match will be played in a festive atmosphere with live DJ music and BBQ. Captain of national team Shair Aslam, one of the main organisers,

Shimoda wins WBA super bantam title

TOKYO – Akifumi Shimoda produced an array of counter-hooks for a unanimous decision victory to wrest the World Boxing Association (WBA) super bantamweight title from Lee Retsuri on Monday. Three judges counted it 115-111, 118-109, 118-109 all in favour of the challenger.
The 26-year-old Japanese challenger, ranked sixth in the WBA, fought aggressively from the outset, staggering the Japan-based Korean defending champion in the first round. Shimoda sent Lee to the floor with a

Glee star Michele to sing at Super Bowl

Not only will Lea Michele be Starring in a “Glee” Thriller-themed post-Super Bowl episode, she’ll also be singing before the big game. She has signed on to belt out “America the Beautiful” at the start of the Super Bowl on February 6. As previously announced, Christina Aguilera will sing the national anthem.
After the Super Bowl game, the cast of “Glee” will perform a mash-up version of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” as part of special episode of the series. It is said to be the

Super Steyn stuns India

DURBAN – Dale Steyn produced another magnificent exhibition of fast outswing bowling on Sunday to scythe through the Indian batting on the opening day of the second Test at Kingsmead.
The world’s top-ranked bowler followed his seven wickets in South Africa’s innings victory in the first test with four for 36. At the close of a rain-interrupted day, India were 183 for six from 56 overs. Left-arm seamer Tsotsobe, who had struggled before lunch with two overs for 15 runs, returned

Super Samir surmounts Malik challenge in style

LAHORE: Pakistan’s future hope Samir Iftikhar displayed top class tennis to oust experienced former national champion Rashid Malik in an exciting final to clinch the Servis Cup Punjab Tennis Tournament here at the Bagh-e-Jinnah Courts on Wednesday.
Samir entertained a large crowd and tennis enthusiasts who especially came to the venue to witness the duel between experience and youth and in the end youth prevailed quite convincingly. Samir won 6-1, 6-4.
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