Millar leads Australian Masters

MELBOURNE - Adam Scott crashed with a six-over-par 77 on Saturday as he slumped to five shots off the lead after the third round of the Australian Masters at Huntingdale in Melbourne. The Australian world number 12 began the day tied for the lead at eight under but fell away with seven bogeys and one birdie and will head into Sunday's final round in a tie for 11th. Australian Matt Millar leads the field after going around the sandbelt course in three-under to stand at seven-under 206 after 54 holes. Millar has a one-stroke lead over compatriot Andrew Evans, who went through qualifying to enter the tournament. Scott, who is bidding for a third Australian Masters title after wins in 2012 and 2013, led by as many as five shots midway through Friday's second round.–AFP

CAS Junior Squash Championship

ISLAMABAD – Four boys from Jahangir Khan Squash Academy made it to the semifinals of the Chief of Air Staff Junior Squash Championship currently underway at Hashim Khan Squash Complex, Peshawar. Academy’s head coach Asif Khan said: “It is the hard work of JK and all our coaches, which paid great dividend as boys’ reach semifinals of different categories. It is a huge event for youngsters as it carries Rs0.5million prize money. Never heard before such an amount of event at juniors level.” In the U-11, Huzaifa Ibrahim beat Huzaifa Shahid in straight games 11-6, 11-2, 11-8. In U-13, Mansoor Zaman beat Fawad Khalil 11-3, 11-9, 12-10. In U-17, Aoon Abbas beat Abdul Malik 11-3, 12-10, 11-9. In U-19 semifinal, Mehran Javed outplayed Haroon Khan 11-7, 11-6 and 11-5.–Staff ReporterTorkham Club win cricket tourney

KHYBER AGENCY - Torkham Cricket Club beat Landikotal Press Club team in the final of All Khyber Agency Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Cricket Tournament played here at Hamza Bab Complex Cricket Ground on Friday evening. General Secretary, PTI sports and culture wing Khyber Pakhtunkhwa M Asif Aurakzai flanked by President Khyber Sports Club, Mirajuddin Shinwari was the chief guest on the occasion. Opting to bat first, Landikotal Press Club scored 86-5 in allotted 10 overs. Shahid Khan made 36 runs. Najib got three wickets. In reply, the Torkham achieved the target in 8th over. Najib scored 25 runs and was declared man of the match for his all-round performance. Asim was named man of the tournament. The tournament was played on knockout system and was continued for a month.–Ahmad NabiButt, Asif deliver anti-corruption lectures

LAHORE –Salman Butt and M Asif delivered lectures about anti-corruption code to the young cricketers here at Wapda Sports Complex yesterday. The lecturers were arranged by Wapda Sports Board as part of Wapda rehabilitation programme for the cricketers who joined Wapda last month. Speaking to the youngsters, who had gathered today for trials under ‘Focus on Fitness and Fielding’ scheme of Wapda, the players shared their experiences after being convicted, adding that the youngsters should learn lesson from their case. They urged the youngsters to refrain from unethical practices, which would spoil their careers. Salman and Asif will also deliver lectures to the students at Wapda Boys High School Shalamar tomorrow (Monday) and to Wapda players and sports officials Wednesday.–Staff Reporter