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Hazard needs confidence boost, says Zidane

ISLAMABAD, Jan. 15 -- Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said Eden Hazard was low on confidence after the Belgian delivered another poor performance in his side's 2-1 defeat by Athletic Bilbao on Thurs... Read More


Hard to enforce ban on players hugging, says Chelsea's Lampard

ISLAMABAD, Jan. 15 -- Chelsea manager Frank Lampard defended his players on Thursday amid a growing debate about teams celebrating goals with hugs and high-fives while the country is battling the Covi... Read More


Man United's title aspirations set for Anfield acid test

ISLAMABAD, Jan. 15 -- There have been a few false dawns but there is growing belief that Manchester United are on the cusp of reclaiming their place as the pre-eminent force in English football. They... Read More


Differences between Amir and Waqar continuation of tradition: Shahid Afridi

ISLAMABAD, Jan. 15 -- Pakistan's legendary former all-rounder Shahid Afridi, while speaking to media personnel at the launching ceremony of the Kashmir Premier League official anthem in Lahore, termed... Read More


Labuschagne ton puts Australia in charge of Gabba decider

ISLAMABAD, Jan. 15 -- Marnus Labuschagne rode his luck to a home-ground century as Australia exploited India's injury woes and punished their poor fielding to reach 274 for five at the close of a stea... Read More


Hasan, Nauman included in Pakistan squad for SA Tests

ISLAMABAD, Jan. 15 -- Chief Selector Mohammad Wasim has announced the Pakistan squad for the upcoming two-match Test series against South Africa on home soil. Pacer Hasan Ali, who remained on the side... Read More


Analysis: Biden's $1.9 trillion rescue package offers bridge for hard-hit economy

ISLAMABAD, Jan. 15 -- U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's proposal to pour $1.9 trillion into a hobbled economy could lay the foundation for a surge in jobs and spending that many economists say is neede... Read More


India's protesting farmers, Govt to hold new round of talk

ISLAMABAD, Jan. 15 -- The Indian government will hold new talks with the leaders of tens of thousands of farmers camped on the outskirts of New Delhi for almost two months protesting for the repeal of... Read More


Philippines' Duterte says presidency no job for a woman

ISLAMABAD, Jan. 15 -- Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday declared that the presidency was no job for a woman because of their emotional differences to men, and dismissed speculation that hi... Read More


North Korea shows off new submarine launched missiles after rare party congress

ISLAMABAD, Jan. 15 -- North Korea displayed what appeared to be a new submarinelaunched ballistic missile (SLBM) at a parade on Thursday night, state media reported, capping more than a week of politi... Read More