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FIFA investigates Shaqiri and Xhaka celebrations | Sports

Switzerland’s Xherdan Shaqiri celebrates scoring their second goal. Photo: Reuters  MOSCOW: FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Switzerland players Xherdan Shaqiri and Granit Xhaka, looking into their goal celebrations during Friday’s win over Serbia at the World Cup. Both players, who are ethnic Albanians and of Kosovar heritage, celebrated with …

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Pakistan face Australia in Hockey Champions Trophy today | Sports

Australia’s Simon Orchard (R) challenges Pakistan’s Rashid Mehmood during their men’s group A hockey match at the 2012 Olympics in London. Photo: Reuters NETHERLANDS: Pakistan will face Australia in their second match of the Champions Trophy taking place in Breda, Netherlands today.  Australia, one of the most successful teams in …

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Hockey Champions Trophy: India beat Pakistan by 4-0 | Sports

Muhammad Irfan Jr. (left) of Pakistan and Gurinder Singh (right) of India fight for the ball during their men’s field hockey match. Photo: AFP  NETHERLANDS: India defeated Pakistan by 4-0 in the opening match of the Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy today in Breda.  Pakistan put forwarded additional player by withdrawing …

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Chechen leader makes Salah honorary citizen | Sports

Mohamed Salah. Photo: AFP Chechnya leader Ramzan Kadyrov has made Egypt’s talismanic striker Mohamed Salah an honorary citizen of the southern Russian region at a farewell banquet held for the eliminated World Cup side. Chechnya has been hosting the Egyptian team’s World Cup training camp and Kremlin-backed Kadyrov has seized …

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