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December 16, 2018 12:00 AM Ageless Santos eclipses: Le Clos for butterfly world gold

SHANGHAI: Nicholas Santos slapped the water in delight after the Brazilian veteran powered to victory over Chad le Clos to win the 50m butterfly at the short course World Swimming Championships on Saturday. The duo embraced warmly after their heavyweight sprinting duel in the 25m pool in the Chinese city of Hangzhou, where world record-holder Santos

December 15, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Pakistan to improve HR skills’

ISLAMABAD: Zulfi Bukhari, special assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development said the government of Pakistan is working on increasing skills among youth to improve their employment opportunities both locally and internationally. He was speaking at the Toyota Technical Education Program Career Day at Construction

December 12, 2018 12:00 AM Aqeel, Yousuf move ahead in F-2 Futures

Karachi: Pakistan’s Aqeel Khan and Yousuf Khalil moved into the second round of men’s singles in the $15,000 F-2 Futures at PTF complex, Islamabad on Tuesday. In the first round, Yousuf beat Mudassir Murtaza 6-4, 6-3 and Aqeel won against Shamael Chaudhry of Great Britain 7-5, 6-1. Top seed Cheong-Eui Kim from South Korea thrashed Ahmad Asjad Qureshi 1

December 12, 2018 12:00 AM Seto breaks short-course swim record to stun Le Clos

SHANGHAI: Japan’s Daiya Seto smashed Chad le Clos’s short-course record in the men’s 200m butterfly as he grabbed gold at the world championships to stun the South African on Tuesday. The 24-year-old Seto pipped his more famous rival by only 0.08sec to make a piece of history on the first day of action in the Chinese city of Hangzhou.Seto, who won bronze 1

December 12, 2018 12:00 AM Japan to provide scholarships to govt officials

Islamabad: Japan International Cooperation Centre (JICE) has announced to provide twenty fully-funded scholarships to Pakistan for the officers of the federal government of Pakistan to study at the universities in Japan under the Project for Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS). Through this scholarship, 18 scholars for Master's programme (2 years) 1

December 9, 2018 1:28 PM Pakistani expats contribute Rs1 billion for dams fund: SBP

ISLAMABAD: The overseas Pakistanis have so far contributed around Rs.1 billion to 'The Supreme Court of Pakistan and the Prime Minister of Pakistan Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand Dams Fund', State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) data reveals. According to the SBP, as of December 06, around Rs 8.46 billion have so far been deposited by the local as well as expatriate

December 9, 2018 12:00 AM Kim, Noguchi lift doubles title

ISLAMABAD: Korea’s Cheong-Eui Kim and Japan’s Rio Noguchi annexed the doubles title of the Serena ITF Futures Tennis beating their opponents in straight sets here at the PTF Complex on Saturday. The duo defeated Darko Jandric of Serbia and Shonigmatjon Shofayziyev of Uzbekistan in the final 6-2, 6-4. Kim and Rio proved too strong for their opponents

December 7, 2018 12:00 AM Pak players fail to reach ITF Futures semis

KARACHI: No Pakistani player reached the semifinals of both singles and doubles categories in the $15000 ITF Futures Tennis Tournament at PTF Complex in Islamabad on Thursday. Pakistan’s only hope Mohammad Abid lost to third seed Ti Chen from Taipei 1-6, 3-6 in the quarterfinals of men’s singles. In other quarterfinal matches, second seed Rio Noguchi 2

December 5, 2018 12:00 AM Ahmed, Abid advance in ITF Futures Tennis

KARACHI: Ahmed Choudhary and Abid Ali Akbar moved into the second round of ITF Futures Tennis Tournament at PTF Complex in Islamabad on Tuesday. In the first round of men’s singles, Ahmed Choudhary overpowered Amal Sultanbekov Uzbekistan 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, while Abid Ali Akbar smashed Jackson Varney from Australia 6-2, 6-0. Saida’lo Saidkarimov from Uzbekistan 4

December 4, 2018 12:00 AM Abid moves ahead in ITF Futures Tennis Tournament

KARACHI: Mohammad Abid moved into the second round of men’s singles of ITF Futures Tennis Tournament at PTF Complex in Islamabad on Monday. In the first round, Abid overpowered NG Hao Yuan from Singapore 6-7(4), 6-2, 6-2. Top seed Cheong-Eui Kim from South Korea thrashed Dmitry Myagkov from Russia 6-2, 6-0. Michal Wozniak from Poland beat wildcard entrant 2