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January 23, 2018 12:00 AM Rutherford to miss Commonwealth Games

LONDON: Former Olympic champion Greg Rutherford announced on Monday he will not defend his long jump title at this year’s Commonwealth Games in Australia because he feels underprepared. Rutherford topped the podium in Glasgow in 2014, bettering the silver he earned in Delhi four years earlier, but an ankle injury forced him to miss the world championships

January 22, 2018 4:10 PM Women lawyers urge chief justice, senior attorneys to 'choose their words with care'

A group of female lawyers released a statement on Monday registering protest against a recent remark made by the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar, where he had compared the length of a good speech to a woman's skirt. They urged the CJP and senior lawyers to "choose their words with greater care in the future". During the speech made on January

January 20, 2018 12:00 AM Fury moves closer to Joshua showdown

LONDON: Controversial boxer Tyson Fury moved closer to his dream all-British world heavyweight showdown with Anthony Joshua when he was told on Friday that he will get his licence back if he passes a medical. The 29-year-old — who has not fought since his shock win against Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015 to become the undisputed heavyweight world

January 19, 2018 12:00 AM Stokes court date clashes with T20 return

LONDON: Ben Stokes’s return to international cricket could be further delayed as he faces having to be in court the day he was due to play a T20 match in New Zealand, police revealed on Thursday. The talismanic 26-year-old has been included in the squad to play a triangular T20 tournament being co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand in February but according

January 12, 2018 12:00 AM British bobsledder Tasker to miss Games after suffering stroke

LONDON: British bobsledder Bruce Tasker will miss next month’s Pyeongchang Olympics after suffering a minor stroke last week, Team GB said on Thursday. The 30-year-old Welshman, who is being treated for groin and hip injuries at home, was taken to Wexham Park Hospital on January 4 after experiencing dizziness and nausea.Tasker was subsequently transferred 3

January 11, 2018 2:10 AM JuD terms BBC report on Hafiz Saeed 'bundle of lies'

LAHORE: Apropos of an article about Hafiz Muhammad Saeed entitled “Saeed incited UK Muslims to militancy, says BBC report”, which was published in Dawn on Wednesday, a spokesman for the Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) described the report as a “bundle of lies”. In a statement, the spokesman said that in the report facts about Hafiz Saeed and his activities in Glasgow

January 10, 2018 12:00 AM Juncker seeks bigger EU budget after Brexit

Brussels: European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker called Monday for nations to pay more into the EU budget after 2020 to fill a Brexit void and meet growing needs on defence, migration and climate change. Brussels proposed increasing contributions from one percent of GDP (gross domestic product) in the 2014-2020 budget to 1.1 percent of GDP in the next multi-year 3

January 8, 2018 12:00 AM Hamza finishes fourth in British Junior Under-13 contests

KARACHI: Hamza Khan, the only seeded player from Pakistan, finished fourth in under-13 category in the British Junior Squash Championship in Birmingham on Sunday. He was overpowered by Kareem Badawi of Egypt 11-13, 11-13, 12-10, 11-13 in the match for the third position. Mohammad Ammad finished seventh in the same category as he beat Jat Tse of Hong Kong 6-11, 10-12, 11-9, 11-1, 11-6 in the match 1

January 6, 2018 12:00 AM Hamza reaches British Junior under-13 semis

KARACHI: Hamza Khan reached the semi-finals of under-13 category in the British Junior Squash Championship in Birmingham on Friday. In the under-13 quarter-final, Hamza overpowered Omar Azzam from Egypt 8-11, 11-9, 11-9, 2-11, 11-8, but Mohammad Ammad was beaten by Islam Kouratam from Egypt 6-11, 9-11, 8-11. Earlier, Ammad had beaten Jack O Flynn from Ireland 2

January 5, 2018 12:00 AM Pliskova survives Kanepi scare at Brisbane International

BRISBANE: Defending champion Karolina Pliskova survived a massive scare from Estonia’s Kaia Kanepi to move into the semi-finals of the Brisbane International on Thursday. Second seed Pliskova lost the first set to an inspired Kanepi and was down 3-1 in the second before launching an epic comeback, winning 3-6, 7-5, 6-2 in two hours and 11 minutes 2