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December 9, 2018 12:00 AM FFF announce profit for fifth straight year

PARIS: The French Football Federation (FFF) announced on Saturday a fifth successive year of profit with their accounts up by 821,000 euros ($935,000) for the season 2017-2018. Their annual financial report, which concluded on June 30, showed a 9,000 euros ($10,2000) increase compared to the previous year. The association’s yearly income grew from 236.45m euros

December 9, 2018 12:00 AM Hirscher storms to 60th World Cup win

VAL-D’ISERE, France: Austrian ace Marcel Hirscher stormed to his 60th World Cup win on Saturday with victory in the men’s giant slalom at Val d’Isere. Despite continuous snowfall throughout the race, Hirscher held his nerve to coast to victory more than one second ahead of Norway’s Henrik Kristoffersen. Sweden’s Matts Olsson completed the podium after

December 9, 2018 12:00 AM Atletico script 3-0 win

MADRID: Atletico Madrid moved joint top of the La Liga table alongside Barcelona with a 3-0 thumping of Alaves on Saturday. Nikola Kalinic, who returned a World Cup runners-up medal this year, opened his league account for the season with the first goal before Antoine Griezmann and midfielder Rodri sealed all three points at the Wanda Metropolitano with goals

December 8, 2018 12:00 AM Ireland bow out of World Cup after defeat to England

BHUBANESWAR, India: Ireland’s first appearance at a Hockey World Cup in 28 years ended on Friday after a 4-2 defeat to England. Australia’s 11-0 annihilation of China earlier in the day meant that Alexander Cox’s men needed only a draw to advance from Pool B for a place in the last eight.England will now face the Kiwis after they proved too strong for Ireland

December 1, 2018 12:00 AM Egyptian girls dominate Pakistan Open

KARACHI: All of the three Egyptian women competing in the US$18,000 Pakistan Open Women’s Squash Championship 2018 quarterfinals won their respective matches to secure three of the four semifinal slots for their country here at the DHA Asif Nawaz Squash Complex on Friday. Top seed Yathreb Adel dropped a game before beating seventh seeded Malaysian Rachel

November 29, 2018 12:00 AM NA speaker forms Parliamentary Friendship Groups

ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaisar has paced up the initiative of parliamentary diplomacy with the formation of Parliamentary Friendship Groups and stressed the need to expand cooperation and contacts with the parliaments across the globe through the platform. The process of enrollment of members for the Parliamentary Friendship Groups 4

November 29, 2018 12:00 AM India thrash SA in hockey World Cup

BHUBANESWAR, India: Simranjeet Singh scored a brace while Manpreet Singh, Akashdeep Singh and Lalit Upadhyay also got onto the scoresheet as India hammered South Africa 5-0 in their first pool match of the Hockey World Cup here on Wednesday. The Indians toyed with the South African defence in the first quarter as they mounted numerous attacks on the opposition 3

November 26, 2018 6:20 PM Qatar Airways to expand Iran flights despite US sanctions

Qatar Airways announced on Monday it is expanding operations in Iran, despite US sanctions on the Islamic republic and a Gulf diplomatic rift over accusations Doha was too close to Tehran. The carrier will begin twice-weekly flights to Isfahan in February 2019 and increase existing services to Shiraz and Tehran in January 2019, it said in a statement 5

November 26, 2018 12:00 AM Violent protests haunt France

PARIS: Faced with violent anti-government protests in Paris, French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday will announce new measures in an attempt to rally support for environment-friendly tax increases. Paris was counting the cost of clashes between police and demonstrators on Sunday on the Champs-Elysees where barricades were set on fire, luxury shop windows 1

November 25, 2018 12:00 AM Rai holds steady in Hong Kong

HONG KONG: Youngster Aaron Rai held off fellow Englishmen Tommy Fleetwood and Matt Fitzpatrick at the Hong Kong Open Saturday, to lead by six strokes heading into the final day. The 23-year-old, who set a course record on Friday, was seven shots worse on Saturday as he carded a two-under par 68 in the third round. The round included his first bogeys 1