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September 18, 2018 12:00 AM Nibali, Aru make provisional Italy team for cycling worlds

MILAN: Veteran Italian cycling stars Vincenzo Nibali and Fabio Aru have been selected for a provisional 12-man Italy team for the road race world championships in Austria this month. The two all-rounders struggled during the Tour of Spain, which ended on Sunday.Former ‘Vuelta’ winner, Aru, 28, crashed on the Spanish stage race while 33-year-old Nibali 2

September 16, 2018 12:00 AM Sri Lankan ambassador to Vienna recalled for not answering phone

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena recalled his top envoy to Austria and five other embassy staff for failing to answer his long-distance telephone calls, officials said Saturday. Ambassador Priyanee Wijesekera was given her marching orders after calls made by Sirisena to the embassy in Vienna last week went “unanswered for several hours 2

September 13, 2018 12:00 AM Hungry Hirscher targets eighth World Cup title

VIENNA, Austria: Austrian ski king Marcel Hirscher has brushed aside any thoughts of taking it easy and is back in training for the upcoming World Cup season. The 29-year-old has dominated the World Cup landscape for the past seven seasons and in February he won his first individual Olympic titles in the men’s alpine combined and giant slalom. His bid to become

September 11, 2018 12:00 AM Ahsan stuns Amir in Chief of Air Staff squash

KARACHI: Youngster Ahsan Ayaz stunned seasoned Amir Atlas in the first round of the $30,000 Chief of the Air Staff International men’s squash championship in Islamabad on Monday. Ahsan beat wildcard holder Aamir Atlas Khan 11-5, 11-6, 6-9 (retired) in 24 minutes in the first round of the main draw. Ivan Yuen from Malaysia defeated unseeded Sajad Zareian

July 8, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Asylum seekers to apply outside EU’

VIENNA: Austria has tabled a proposal requiring asylum seekers to file their applications outside the EU in future and only in exceptional cases will they be allowed to do so on member states’ soil, Austrian weekly Profil said on Saturday. European Union countries, bitterly divided over immigration, agreed in June to process asylum requests in camps 1

July 7, 2018 12:00 AM Netherlands expels two Iranian embassy staff

AMSTERDAM: The Netherlands has expelled two Iranian embassy staff, the Dutch Intelligence service AIVD said on Friday. "We can confirm that the Netherlands has expelled two persons accredited to the Iranian embassy," a spokesperson for Dutch intelligence said. A European government official and a Western intelligence source said the expulsions occurred 6

July 6, 2018 12:00 AM 14 foreign players in Pakistan Chief of Air Staff event

KARACHI: As many as 14 foreign squash players are coming to Pakistan to play $30,000 Pakistan Chief of Air Staff International event to be held in Islamabad from September 10-14. According to the entry list, which closed on Wednesday, World No 20 Leo Au from Hong Kong is the top seed, while World No 41 Nafiizwan Adnan from Malaysia is second seed. Egypt’s 5

July 1, 2018 12:00 AM Vettel denies Hamilton in final Austrian GP practice

SPIELBERG, Austria: Sebastian Vettel bounced back to top the times for Ferrari ahead of Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton in Saturday’s third and final free practice for this weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix. The four-time champion, who had been outpaced in both sessions on Friday and throughout last weekend’s French Grand Prix, set a fastest lap in one minute and 4.070 seconds 6

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan beat Austria 3-2 in practice match

KARACHI: Pakistan defeated Austria 3-2 in a practice match in the Netherlands ahead of the Champions Trophy, officials told ‘The News’. The first match between these two teams was drawn 1-1. The Green-shirts penalty corner specialist Aleem Bilal scored two goals, while emerging forward Arsalan Qadir netted one goal. For Austria, Undeivigan and Uher Dominc 3

June 7, 2018 12:00 AM Sweden, Iceland happiest countries

Sweden and Iceland are the happiest countries in Europe, according to a new index developed by scientists. The system for judging a nation’s satisfaction is based on official statistics rather than questionnaires answered by some of the population. Data on a country’s development, freedom, solidarity, justice and peace are measured to build rankings 2