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Waqar is the best man for the job: Inzamam

LAHORE: Pakistan batting legend Inzamam-ul-Haq on Thursday backed Waqar Younis to be given another chance as the country’s national cricket coach, saying he had proved his credentials in the past. Pakistan is looking for a permanent coach after former Australian batsman Dav Whatmore’s two-year tenure ended in February. Fomer Test wicketkeeper and captain Moin Khan…

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Slovenian guard Dragic named Most Improved Player

NEW YORK: Phoenix guard Goran Dragic, whose career-high 20.3 points a game helped the Suns win 23 more games this season than last, was named the NBA’s Most Improved Player on Wednesday. The 27-year-old backcourt standout received 408 of 1,134 possible votes in a North American media poll. Indiana’s Lance Stephenson was a distant second…

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Rogers welcomes lifting of UCI doping ban

SYDNEY: Australian cyclist Michael Rogers has welcomed the lifting of a doping ban for a banned stimulant, saying it has ended a very difficult time for him. The International Cycling Union (UCI) on Wednesday lifted its doping ban on Rogers, who last year tested positive for clenbuterol in a urine sample at the Japan Cup.…