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July 6, 2018 12:00 AM Campbell, Seebohm lead Aussie team for Pan Pacs

ADELAIDE, Australia: Olympic gold medallists Cate Campbell and Emily Seebohm spearhead Australia’s 33-strong team for next month’s Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in Tokyo. The team also includes Rio Olympic gold medallists Mack Horton and Kyle Chalmers for the August 9-14 event. There are eight survivors from the 2014 Gold Coast Pac Pacs team with Jess Ashwood 4

May 27, 2018 12:00 AM Amir sparks England collapse

LONDON: Mohammad Amir took two wickets in three balls as Pakistan closed in on an innings victory inside three days in the first Test against England at Lord’s on Saturday. England were 111 for six in their second innings at tea on the third day, still needing a further 68 runs to make Pakistan bat again in the first of this two-Test series. And after 8

May 25, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan pounce as England’s top-order exposed again

LONDON: Pakistan pacemen Mohammad Abbas and Hasan Ali took four wickets apiece as England suffered yet another top-order collapse at Lord’s on Thursday. England’s hopes that a return home and a rejigged top-order picked by new national selector Ed Smith would help rid them of the batting slumps that plagued them during a run of seven straight Tests without 27

May 3, 2018 12:00 AM England displace India to claim No 1 spot in ODIs

DUBAI: England’s burgeoning status as a white-ball team has been confirmed by their ascent to the top of the latest ICC one-day rankings, with India slipping to No.2 on the list.England’s ascent to the top spot was cemented by two impressive away victories this winter - they beat Australia 4-1 in January before seeing off New Zealand 3-2 in March. However 6

April 29, 2018 12:00 AM Son of Guinea’s president faces forced labour charges in Texas

WASHINGTON: The son of Guinea´s first president and his wife face up to 20 years in prison if found guilty in Texas of holding a young woman as a domestic slave. Mohamed Toure, 57, and Denise Cros-Toure, 57, appeared in a federal court in Fort Worth, Texas on Thursday to face a criminal complaint of forced labor, the US Department of Justice said. Toure 14

April 2, 2018 12:00 AM Vince, Stoneman give England scent of victory

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand: James Vince and Mark Stoneman were the toast of England Sunday as they ended day three of the second Test against New Zealand sensing their first away victory in two years. England, who have not tasted success in their last 12 away Tests, hold a healthy 231-run lead with seven second innings wickets in hand. The pair came together 7

January 23, 2018 1:52 AM Malala, Apple join hands to work for girls education

NEW YORK: Malala Girls Education Fund and computer giant Apple have teamed up to support girls’ education, Tech Crunch magazine reported on Monday. Founded by Malala Yousafzai and her father Ziauddin, the Fund aims to empower young girls and help them access the quality education they deserve. Malala is due to speak at the World Economic Forum in Davos 7

January 5, 2018 12:00 AM Zubaida ‘Aapa’ passes away

KARACHI: Famed chef and TV personality Zubaida Tariq alias Apa passed away on Thursday night in Karachi, Geo News reported. Her brother Anwar Maqsood confirmed the news, adding the celebrated professional cook had been unwell for some time. Her Namaz-e-Janaza will be offered in Sultan Mosque in Defence after Friday prayers. She achieved fame doing culinary 6

December 21, 2017 12:00 AM Gajar ka Halwa: Khursheed’s mouth-watering praise for president’s cookbook

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday sent the gift of ‘Gajar Ka Halwa’ to the Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah. “I am thankful to him for sending me the gift of Gajar ka Halwa and it was an honour for me as he had sent such a tasty gift,” he said while talking to newsmen at his Chamber at the Parliament 1

December 16, 2017 12:00 AM Smith holds firm as Australia dominate at Perth

PERTH: Australian captain Steve Smith again proved to be a major obstacle as England wasn’t able to capitalise on their overnight momentum on the second day of the third Ashes Test in Perth on Friday. England first innings centurion Dawid Malan urged his team to ramp up the pressure on the home side at the end of the first day’s play, but a late order 6