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April 21, 2018 12:00 AM First-round leader Park feels at home in LA Open

LOS ANGELES, California: South Korea’s Park In-bee fired a five-under par 66 to grab on a one stroke lead after the first round of the USLPGA Tour’s inaugural LA Open on Thursday. Park rolled in four straight birdies beginning at the par-three No. 12 and is one shot ahead of American Marina Alex at the Wilshire Country Club course.“I played really well out there

April 20, 2018 12:00 AM ZTBL, Ghani Glass in PT final

KARACHI: Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited (ZTBL) and Ghani Glass blasted their way into the final of Patron’s Trophy on the basis of first innings lead when their semi-finals against their respective rivals ended in draw on Thursday. In the first semi-final, at the Diamond Club Ground, Islamabad, after securing 35 runs lead ZTBL were bowled out for 192 in their 5

April 19, 2018 12:00 AM Chinese asset chief faces graft probe

BEIJING: The chairman of a Chinese state-controlled asset management company is under investigation for suspected graft, becoming the latest high-profile figure ensnared in the government’s anti-corruption dragnet. The anti-corruption agency said late Tuesday that Lai Xiaomin, chairman of state-controlled China Huarong Asset Management Co., was being 2

April 19, 2018 12:00 AM Erdogan sends Turkey to snap polls on June 24

ANKARA: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday called snap elections in Turkey for June 24, bringing the polls forward by over a year-and-a-half to sharply accelerate the transition to a new presidential system. Erdogan's announcement upended the political timetable in Turkey, which had been set to vote in simultaneous presidential and parliamentary 1

April 18, 2018 12:00 AM Mushfiqur to miss remainder of BCL

DHAKA: Bangladesh’s wicketkeeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim will miss the remainder of Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL), the franchise-based four-day competition, with an ankle injury that is set to rule him out of action for the next three weeks. Mushfiqur scored a brilliant century for table-toppers BCB North during their last match but will miss the crucial 4

April 18, 2018 12:00 AM Stokes aims to restore England’s Test peak

LONDON: Ben Stokes is desperate to inspire England back to the pinnacle of Test cricket, saying the team has “slacked off” in the past two years, slipping to fifth in the world rankings. The 26-year-old all-rounder returned to international cricket in February against New Zealand but could not prevent a 1-0 defeat for the tourists to extend a miserable 2

April 18, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan to tee off first Asian Tour golf in 11 years

KARACHI: Pakistan will host its first golf tournament with the Asian Tour in 11 years, organisers announced Tuesday, as international sports gradually returns to a terror-hit country where security has improved. The Chief of Naval Staff Open Golf Championship is set to tee off from July 24 to 27 in Karachi, attracting a talented cast of Asian Tour stars 2

April 18, 2018 12:00 AM Thiem saves match point to win thriller

MONTE CARLO, Principality of Monaco: Austrian fifth seed Dominic Thiem saved a match point in a gripping Monte Carlo Masters second-round win over Russian youngster Andrey Rublev on Tuesday. The two-time French Open semi-finalist recovered from a set down to book a last-16 clash against either Novak Djokovic or Borna Coric with a 5-7, 7-5, 7-5 victory 1

April 17, 2018 12:00 AM Two cases of dengue fever tested positive at HFH

Rawalpindi: One of the three teaching hospitals in town, Holy Family Hospital (HFH) has tested two patients positive for dengue fever, the first confirmed cases of the infection this year though none of the patients are residents of the district. Data collected by ‘The News’ on Monday has revealed that one the patients tested positive for dengue fever 3

April 16, 2018 7:46 AM Pakistani students stunning performance enthralls cultural gathering in Beijing

BEIJING: An exquisite and stunning performance of Pakistani students featuring multiple glimpses of Pakistani culture enthralled the audience on a “Culture Day” at Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) here on Sunday. Attired in vibrant costumes of their respective provinces, the young and talented Pakistani students mesmerized the gathering with their 3