Interior Minister orders names of cricketers involved in spot-fixing to put on ECL
Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan has approved inclusion of the names of cricketers in Exit Control List (ECL) involved in Spot-fixing. Chairing a meeting in Islamabad on Monday, he issued directions to take actions against the bookies who allegedly involved in this crime and to ban all the websites promoting such crimes. The cricketers include Sharjeel Khan, Nasir Jasheed, Khalid Latit, Shahzeb Hassan Khan and Muhammad Irfan. The Interior Minister said that transparent and impartial investigation should be ensured to bring cricketers involved in this crime into justice.
Hockey: Pakistan win third fixture 4-2 against Kiwis
Pakistan levelled the series score 1-1 by winning the third of five fixtures 4-2 against New Zealand on Monday. After Saturday's 2-2 draw, Pakistan played with zeal and was in control for most of the match, with a number of penalty corner attempts throughout the match. With a 1-0 lead at halftime, Pakistan charged ahead and Abu Mahmood's hat-trick sealing the deal for the green shirts.
FIA to grill spot-fixing suspects
As the Federal Investigation Agency begins “interrogating” the cricketers accused of spot-fixing from Monday (today), it is likely to book the suspects under its anti-corruption laws. The FIA’s cyber crime wing in Lahore headed by Deputy Director Shahid Hasan will interrogate Mohammad Irfan on Monday. The other three - Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif and Shahzaib Hassan - will appear on Tuesday before the FIA. The FIA had also summoned Nasir Jamshad for Monday (today) but it learnt that he could not come to Pakistan as his passport was with the British authorities.
Zeeshan, Salmanzada wins Mr. & Junior Mr. Asian Gym titles
Zeeshan Khan and Salmanzada clinched Mr. and Junior Mr. Asian Gym titles in the Bodybuilding Contests held under the aegis of Asian Gym here at PSB Coaching Center Hall on Sunday. Zeeshan, a senior class winner of 60kg bewilders fellow musclemen in his class of 70kg and come up with another big bang when he got attraction of the sitting judges , former Mr. Olympia Tariq Pervez, former Mr. NWFP Haji Rehmat Ullah and former Mr. Haider Ali. There was thundering applauses when the three qualified judges announced the name of Zeeshan Khan as Mr. Asian Gym and Junior Mr. Asian Gym Salmanzada. A total of 150 musclemen took part in the Mr. and Junior Mr. Class.
Gennady Golovkin Retains WBC, WBO Titles
Gennady Golovkin earned a unanimous decision over Daniel Jacobs to retain his Middleweight Belts but not before Boxing's Knockout King was taken the distance for the first time. Golovkin was forced to go 12 rounds as Jacobs gave the Middleweight superstar all he could handle in front of 19,000 crowd at Madison Square Garden. Golovkin retained his WBC and WBO Belts as two of Boxing's pre-eminent punchers put on an entertaining show against the best opponents of their respective careers. Judges Don Trella and Steve Weisfeld both scored the fight 115-112 and max Deluca had it 114-113 for Golovkin. Jacobs, known as "Miracle Man" since coming back from bone cancer five years ago, ended the unbeaten Golovkin's streak of 23 knockouts in a row in a battle that went to the scorecards for the first time since 2008 for the Kazakh Champion.
Roger Federer to Face Stan Waurika in All-Swiss Final
Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka set up an all-Swiss showdown for the ATP Indian Wells Masters Tennis title with straight-sets Semi-Final victories. Federer, who won his 18th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open, subdued 17th-seeded American Jack Sock 6-1 and 7-6 to earn a crack at a record-equalling fifth Indian Wells Title. Federer went into his clash with sock well-rested after ailing Aussie Nick Kyrgios pulled out of their highly anticipated quarter-final. US Open Champion Stan Wawrinka knocked out Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta 6-3 and 6-2 in another Semi Final.