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July 20, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan to compete in Asian Rugby Sevens next month

KARACHI: Pakistan rugby sevens national team will leave for Singapore on August 3 to compete in Asian Rugby Sevens Trophy, which will begin from August 4. Apart from hosts Singapore and Pakistan, there will be teams of Thailand, the UAE, Iran, Jordan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Kazakhstan, Brunei, Indonesia, Laos and Uzbekistan. Pakistan have been placed in Group

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Hedwall, Henderson share LPGA Marathon lead

LOS ANGELES, California: Canadian Brooke Henderson birdied her last two holes Friday to join Sweden’s Caroline Hedwall atop the leaderboard at the LPGA Marathon Classic in Ohio. “To finish birdie-birdie was really important, and it’s fun to see your name at the top,” said Henderson, who had five birdies without a bogey in a five-under-par 66. Hedwall 1

July 12, 2018 12:00 AM IMC wins gold at Asia Pacific skill contest

KARACHI: Indus Motor Company’s (IMC) team has won four medals, at “Asia Pacific Skill Contest 2018” in Thailand, defeating India, among other countries, a statement said on Wednesday. Asia Pacific Skill Contest is an annual competition, hosted by Toyota Global. This year’s contest, attracted at least 146 contestants, from 12 Toyota affiliated companies 4

July 9, 2018 12:00 AM Four boys rescued from flooded Thai cave

MAE SAI, Thailand: Four boys among a group of 13 trapped in a flooded Thai cave for more than a fortnight were rescued on Sunday, authorities said, raising hopes elite divers would also save the others. The rescued boys emerged as night fell from the Tham Luang cave complex after navigating a treacherous escape route of more than 4 kilometres through

July 7, 2018 12:00 AM Momota beats Tommy in Indonesian Open quarters

JAKARTA: Japan’s Kento Momota beat Indonesian shuttler Tommy Sugiarto 21-11 and 21-15 at the Indonesian Open quarter finals on Friday as he dominated his injured hometown rival. The 23-year-old’s victory vaults him to a semi-final clash with Thailand’s Kantaphon Wangcharoen, 19, or Malaysian veteran Lee Chong Wei, who beat Momota Sunday to clinch the Malaysia 6

July 6, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan drawn in Group D of Asiad soccer

LAHORE: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Thursday announced the pools of the Asian Games Football and Pakistan had been drawn in Pool D. The 24 regional teams have been drawn in six pools of four teams each and on Pool D Pakistan are drawn with Japan, Nepal and Vietnam. The defending champions South Korea that won the 2018 Asian Games in Palembang 2

July 2, 2018 12:00 AM Outrage after Malaysian marries 11-year-old Thai girl

KUALA LUMPUR: The marriage of a Malaysian man with a 11-year-old Thai girl has sparked outrage in the Muslim majority country with one activist on Sunday labelling the groom a "child predator". Malaysian Muslims below the age of 16 are allowed to marry if they obtain the permission of a religious court. But the country’s women and families ministry said there

June 29, 2018 12:00 AM Asian, Oceania U18 Volleyball: Movahedi confident Pakistan will do well against New Zealand

KARACHI: Pakistan’s Iranian volleyball coach Hamid Movahedi on Thursday said that his youth side would try to offer good resistance to strong New Zealand in their group opener of the 12th Asian and Oceania Boys Under-18 Volleyball Championship in Tabriz, Iran, on Friday (today). “You know New Zealand are very strong. Their players are physically very strong 2

June 26, 2018 12:00 AM India to face: NZ in Women’s World T20 opener

DUBAI: Defending Champions West Indies will take on the winner of the World T20 Qualifier under lights on a triple-header opening day on November 9 in the Women’s World T20. India women and New Zealand women will kick-off the tournament at Providence Stadium in Guyana before three-time champions Australia women face Pakistan women at the same venue later 1

June 23, 2018 12:00 AM Ali Jehangir Siddiqui meets Trump, presents credentials

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's new ambassador to the US Ali Jehangir Siddiqui Friday presented his credentials to President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House. Cornell-educated, successful banker Ali Jehangir Siddiqui succeeds Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, who was a career diplomat, as Pakistan's 28th Ambassador to the United States. Siddiqui presented 3