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July 9, 2018 12:00 AM Minister defends UK’s Brexit plan amid party, business concern

LONDON: A senior British minister on Sunday defended the government’s plan to adopt EU rules on goods after Brexit, amid anger from MPs who want a cleaner break and concerns it will still harm business. Environment Secretary Michael Gove, a leading Brexit supporter, admitted the proposal thrashed out by cabinet ministers during a day-long meeting on Friday 3

July 7, 2018 12:00 AM Lyles lights up Lausanne, mayhem in 5000m

LAUSANNE: American sprinter Noah Lyles matched a season’s best time of 19.69sec in the men’s 200m as Birhanu Balew won a 5000m marred by final bend mayhem at the Lausanne Diamond League on Thursday. Fresh from setting a best time of the year to capture the US 100m title last month the 20-year-old Lyles had enough up his sleeve to deny his compatriot 6

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM ‘10-second’ rule denies Johnson share of lead with Harman

NEW YORK: Two-times major champion Zach Johnson fell foul of the “10-second rule” on Friday but managed to stay close to the lead as the American ended the second round one stroke behind pacesetter Brian Harman at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut. Johnson’s attempted birdie putt at the par-four third hole stopped right on the edge of the cup, but frustratingly 1

June 23, 2018 12:00 AM Spieth, Johnson share Travelers lead with McIlroy one back

NEW YORK: Multiple major winners Jordan Spieth and Zach Johnson each fired a seven-under par 63 Thursday to share the lead after the opening round of the US PGA Travelers Championship. Johnson ran off six birdies in a row from the 11th through 16th holes before his lone bogey of the day at 17 snapped the American’s dream streak. Defending champion Spieth 11

June 11, 2018 12:00 AM Johnson takes share of lead into final round in Memphis

LOS ANGELES, California: Dustin Johnson, seeking a win that would put him back atop the world rankings going into next week’s US Open, fired a five-under par 65 on Saturday to share the FedEx St. Jude Classic lead with Andrew Putnam. Johnson, who took a one-shot lead into Saturday’s third round at TPC Southwind in Memphis, had six birdies and one bogey 10

May 31, 2018 12:00 AM Starbucks shuts 8,000 US stores

New York: Starbucks closed more than 8,000 stores on Tuesday to train around 175,000 employees against racial bias, an unprecedented public operation that highlights America´s ongoing struggle with discrimination. The move follows the April 12 arrest of two black men in a Philadelphia Starbucks, which sparked outrage, protests and soul-searching about 2

April 28, 2018 12:00 AM Nato puts on united front against Russia despite funding rows

BRUSSELS: Nato put on a united front on the need to counter Russian "aggression" on Friday, despite differences on defence spending, as new US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pressed allies to shoulder a bigger military burden. There was agreement among foreign ministers meeting in Brussels on the need to find ways to counter Russia’s adoption of "hybrid 10

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM Semenya completes Commonwealth double

GOLD COAST, Australia: South Africa’s Caster Semenya shrugged off controversy over her right to compete after completing a Commonwealth Games double with victory in the women’s 800 metres on Friday. The 27-year-old, who identifies as a woman but has elevated testosterone levels, dedicated her gold medal to the late Winnie Mandela after her crushing win. Elsewhere 3

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM Semenya defiant after sweeping to CW Games double

GOLD COAST, Australia: South Africa’s Caster Semenya shrugged off controversy over her right to compete after completing a Commonwealth Games double with victory in the women’s 800 metres on Friday. The 27-year-old, who identifies as a woman but has elevated testosterone levels, dedicated her gold medal to the late Winnie Mandela after her crushing win.Elsewhere 6

March 23, 2018 12:00 AM Johnson, McIlroy upset in WGC Match Play openers

AUSTIN, Texas: World number one Dustin Johnson and in-form Rory McIlroy suffered shock losses as the World Golf Championship Dell Technologies Match Play opened with a string of uspets on Wednesday. Defending champion Johnson was spent spinning to a 3 & 1 defeat in his opening group game against Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger, the world number 56 who is seeded 11