Tag: Victory

Lahore Ravi sense victory in Quaid Trophy

LAHORE: Junaid Jan and Fahadullah cracked centuries to give an upper hand to Lahore Ravi against Hyderabad on day two of the four-day Division II Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match here at the LCCA ground on Monday.
Lahore bowlers first tightened the noose on the visiting team by bowling them out for 212 on the opening day and later their batsmen put Hyderabad bowlers to the sword by making 254 runs for the loss of two wickets in 80 overs after resuming the innings at the score of three.

Brazilian police claim victory against criminal stronghold

RIO DE JANEIRO: After days of preparation, Brazilian security forces on Sunday invaded and seized a slum where between 500 and 600 drug traffickers had been holed up and refused to surrender.
The success of the operation, launched earlier in the day, was announced by military police commander Mario Sergio Duarte. "We took control of all the points we needed to control," he said. "Our battalions have reached them all."
Duarte said the raid was supported by aircraft and was

Asia victory ends longest title drought

TALKING SPORT: The 1994 World Cup was the last title victory for Pakistan and they had not won the Asiad gold since 1990. In fact, the greenshirts had not been able to reach the final at the Asian games since then. Astonishing as Pakistan in nine appearances till 1990 had won the gold seven times and were the silver medallists on other two occasions.
All this makes the gold medal at the 2010 Asiad a real special one. It has ended the longest title drought in Pakistan's hockey

Poulter putts for victory

HONG KONG: Ryder Cup star Ian Poulter capped a near-perfect week of clinical putting and masterly strokeplay with his 10th European Tour crown at the 2.5 million US dollar UBS Hong Kong Open on Sunday.
The 34-year-old Englishman survived Matteo Manassero's back nine charge to win by a single shot from the Italian and England's Simon Dyson, finishing the tournament on a 22 under par 258.
His score was the lowest four-day total in the history of the Hong Kong Open, helped by a

German media sees partial victory for Merkel on EU

BERLIN: German media offered guarded praise for an agreement in Brussels to make limited changes to the EU treaty, describing it as a compromise that bought time to find a lasting remedy to debt woes that have plagued the bloc.
Under pressure from Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy, EU leaders in Brussels agreed that changes were needed to create a permanent system to handle sovereign debt problems and endorsed tougher budgetary rules, including