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Soderling stays on track for final

Soderling stays on track for final

BRISBANE – Sweden’s Robin Soderling remained on course for a blockbuster final against Andy Roddick after easing past qualifier Matthew Ebden in the quarter-finals of the Brisbane International on Friday.
The Swedish top seed raised his game when it mattered against his gallant, but outclassed Australian opponent, winning 6-3, 6-2 to reach the semi-finals. The 26-year-old Swede, runner-up at the French Open for the past two years, controlled the tie from the outset, breaking

Rogge sees Rio on track for Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO – Jacques Rogge, the head of the International Olympic Committee, said Wednesday he saw Rio de Janeiro as well on its way to preparing to host the 2016 Olympic Games.
“I’m very happy today because I see the preparations for the Games well underway,” he said as he laid a symbolic first stone at what will become the Olympic Village in the city.
The ceremony gave an official profile to works that are already underway to have the facility ready for the world’s

Railway track to be laid through Khunjarab Pass

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China have agreed in principle to constitute a consortium for seeking a soft-term loan from some international company for laying a railway track between the two countries, an official said.
Talking to APP, he said a six-member committee comprising equal number of experts from both China and Pakistan has already been constituted to move forward in this regard.
He said that China has already prepared a feasibility report of laying a railway track in

Lin Dan tramples Lee, India dominate track

GUANGZHOU: Pumped-up Chinese superstar Lin Dan outplayed world number one Lee Chong Wei to win the Asian Games badminton title Sunday as India dominated the track with two gold medals.
The popular Lin, who had won world and Olympic titles but never an Asian Games crown, was in top form in front of a vociferous home crowd to beat his Malaysian arch-rival 21-13, 15-21, 21-10.
His reaction on winning, ripping off his shirt and repeatedly punching the air shouting ‘yes, yes’,

A glance at first day’s play – Proteas back on track after Tanvir’s burst

LAHORE: Pakistan won the toss and elected to bowl first, a decision that proved to be the right one immediately as debutant seamer Tanvir Ahmed reduced South Africa to a precarious 33-3 in no time.
The strongly built seamer was one of three changes to the Pakistan side from the first Test along with Mohammad Sami and Asad Shafiq. Tanvir made the ball talk bringing the ball in to the right-handers off the seam and making life difficult for the batsmen.
He first had Alviro

Ali Zafar to sing title track for Reema’s next

“It’s been four years since ‘Masty’ and my fans were missing Ali, the singer,” says Ali Zafar who will be releasing a lot of music in the coming months.
He has one Sufi album lined-up for the release and other than that he will be giving soundtrack for three films, two of them are Pakistani films. Ali recently came back to Pakistan to record the title track for Reema’s upcoming film, which will be releasing soon, after getting a break from his long shooting schedule