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July 20, 2018 12:00 AM OPPO unveils Find X in Pakistan

KARACHI: OPPO launched its flagship smartphone, OPPO Find X, in Pakistan on Thursday, a statement said. With a panoramic arc design - 6.42-inch screen with a screen ratio of 93.8 percent and stealth 3D cameras, OPPO Find X represents OPPO’s innovative spirit, it added. Priced at Rs129,999 OPPO Find X will be available in Bordeaux Red and Glacier Blue variants

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Pak squash contingent leaves for Chennai

ISLAMABAD: A nine-member Pakistan contingent left Karachi for Chennai (India) to compete in the individual as well as World Junior Team Squash Championship. The world event starts in the Indian city from July 18-29. The individual event would be followed by team event. For the last one week the selected trained under the Jahangir Khan in Karachi 1

July 7, 2018 5:04 AM Centuries-old Shandur Polo Festival 2018 kicks off in Chitral

CHITRAL: Shandur, known as the “roof of the world”, has officially commenced its famous Shandur Festival from today (Saturday). Shandur is one of the major mountain passes that sits between Chitral and Ghizer District of Gilgit-Baltistan. The flat top also serves as a venue for the 3-day polo festival where the best of the best players from Chitral and Gilgit 6

June 23, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan set to appear in U18 Volleyball Championship in Iran

KARACHI: Pakistan youth volleyball team was scheduled to fly out of Islamabad for Iran late Friday night to make its debut in the 12th Asian and Oceania Under-18 Volleyball Championship which will be held in Tabriz, Iran, from June 29 to July 6. In the 18-team event, Pakistan are bracketed with New Zealand and Uzbekistan. The Green-shirts will begin

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan beat Austria 3-2 in practice match

KARACHI: Pakistan defeated Austria 3-2 in a practice match in the Netherlands ahead of the Champions Trophy, officials told ‘The News’. The first match between these two teams was drawn 1-1. The Green-shirts penalty corner specialist Aleem Bilal scored two goals, while emerging forward Arsalan Qadir netted one goal. For Austria, Undeivigan and Uher Dominc 1

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Stokes and Woakes to miss rest of Australia ODI series

LONDON: Talismanic England all-rounder Ben Stokes and paceman Chris Woakes will miss the remainder of the One-day International series with Australia, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced Monday. Stokes’ hamstring injury — which he suffered in the lead-up to the second Test with Pakistan — the ECB says is progressing well and are hopeful 1

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Graft: Spain king’s brother-in-law starts jail term

MADRID: The Spanish king’s brother-in-law began a six-year jail sentence on Monday, drawing a line under a long-running corruption scandal that enraged the public and brought shame on the royal family. Inaki Urdangarin, the husband of King Felipe’s sister Cristina, arrived at a prison north of Madrid early on Monday after losing an appeal at the Supreme 1

June 11, 2018 12:00 AM Head backs Australia’s bowlers to surprise England

LONDON: Australia batsman Travis Head is confident a new-look bowling attack will have the “firepower” to trouble England in an upcoming One-day International series. Head made a century as Australia completed their preparations with a 101-run win over Middlesex at Lord’s on Saturday.Despite his 106, Australia were held to a total of 283 for six.World 7

June 5, 2018 12:00 AM Sri Lanka’s Silva joins West Indies tour after funeral

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka all-rounder Dhananjaya de Silva rejoined the national team touring the West Indies after attending his father’s funeral, officials said Monday.Ranjan de Silva, a local politician, was gunned down in a Colombo suburb 10 days ago on the eve of the team’s departure. “National player Dhananjaya De Silva left the country on June 3 evening 3

June 2, 2018 12:00 AM Injured Stokes in doubt for upcoming one-dayers

LEEDS, England: Ben Stokes is a doubt for England’s upcoming limited-overs matches after being diagnosed with a torn hamstring. Stokes, who was replaced in England’s team for the second Test by 19-year-old all-rounder Sam Curran, was sent for a scan on Thursday afternoon that revealed the tear in his left hamstring. While the severity of the tear won’t 3