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January 16, 2019 12:00 AM ‘Pakistan likely to host $200,000 squash event’

KARACHI: Pakistan is likely to host a $200,000 event this year after successfully organising four high-prize international squash events in 2018, a source told ‘The News’. “The sponsors of Pakistan Open have informed the squash authorities of the country that they are ready to enhance the prize money of Pakistan Open 2019 edition to $200,000,” said the source 37

January 11, 2019 12:00 AM Tayyab secures main round entry into Chicago C’ship

KARACHI: Pakistan’s top-ranked squash player Tayyab Aslam will feature in 2018-19 PSA World Championships which will be held in Chicago from February 23 to March 2. Tayyab, who is ranked 55th and won three PSA events in 2018, is the only Pakistani player to have entered the main round, on the basis of his ranking.The World Championship in Chicago will be the first 16

December 28, 2018 12:00 AM Komal crushes tourney favourite to enter semis

KARACHI: Eighth seed Komal Khan pulled off a sensational victory over favourite Riffat Khan to form a complete surprise semi-final line-up in the 12th DG Rangers Sindh National Squash here at Sindh Rangers Jahangir Khan Squash Complex. None of the expected semifinalists made it to the semi-finals as all four players reaching the women’s event last-four 15

December 27, 2018 12:00 AM Fehmina stuns Noureena to enter DG Rangers squash quarters

KARACHI: Unseeded Fehmina Asim pulled off a convincing upset when she brushed aside third seed Noureena Shams in straight sets and qualified for the quarter-finals of 12th DG Rangers Sindh National Squash here at Sindh Rangers Jahangir Khan Squash Complex. Fehmina took only 11 minutes to send Noureena packing, recording a formidable 11-1, 11-3, 11-2 victory 11

December 23, 2018 1:21 AM 47 ice cream brands unfit for consumption

LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) on Saturday declared 47 brands of ice cream and frozen desserts unfit for human consumption. The authority has released the sample results of 156 brands of ice cream and frozen desserts and 47 of them failed to meet the standards of Punjab Pure Food Regulations. The samples were collected in September 2018. PFA Director 16

December 20, 2018 12:00 AM Humam, Hamza win silver in US Junior Squash Open

KARACHI: Pakistan’s Humam Ahmad and Hamza Khan won silver medals in the US Junior Squash Open in Boston on Wednesday. Humam Ahmad lost to Rohan A Gondhi from India 4-11, 12-10, 10-12, 12-10, 9-11 in the final of under-13 category. Similarly, Mohammad Hamza Khan was beaten by Carney Tedd from the USA 11-7, 8-11, 6-11, 7-11 in the final of under-15 category 15

December 19, 2018 12:00 AM 5 squash courts to be reopened in Lahore

LAHORE: Chief Secretary Yousaf Naseem Khokhar has issued directives to reopen five squash courts located in GOR II and GOR III and revive the sport activity with immediate effect. His directives came in the presence of national squash coach Farooq Butt, who identified the closure of the courts. It has, however, been learnt that the state of squash court 16

December 19, 2018 12:00 AM Hamza, Humam in USA Junior Squash finals

ISLAMABAD: Mohammad Hamza Khan (under-15) and Humam Ahmad (under-13) moved into the final of their respective categories in the US Junior Squash. Humam Ahmad beat Ahmad Haq (USA) with a game score of 11-7, 11-6 and 11-9. In under-15 semis, Muhammad Hamza Khan from Pakistan beat top seed of the event Sosa Federico (Mexico) 11-5, 11-9, 11-5. In quarter-finals 17

December 19, 2018 12:00 AM Humam, Hamza into US Junior Squash Open finals

KARACHI: Pakistan’s Humam Ahmad and Hamza Khan reached the finals of the US Junior Squash Open in Boston on Tuesday. Humam beat Ahmad Haq from the USA 11-7, 11-6, 11-9 in the semi-finals of under-13 category. He had overpowered Salem Youssef from Egypt 13-11, 9-11, 8-11, 11-8, 13-11 in the quarters. Hamza stunned top seed Sosa Federico from Mexico 11-5, 11-9, 11-5 in the semi-finals 14

December 17, 2018 12:00 AM Abbas moves into US Junior Open third round

KARACHI: Pakistan’s Abbas Zeb, Humam Ahmed, Noor Zaman, Huzaifa Ibrahim, and Hamza Khan moved ahead in US Junior Squash Open in Boston on Sunday. In under-19 second round, third seed Abbas beat Emilio Carrillo 11-6, 11-6, 11-7. He had defeated Nicolas Tinajero 11-1, 11-3, 12-10 in the first round. In under-13 second round, Humam beat Fawad Ali Jan 11-2, 11-5, 11-1. He had got bye in the first 17