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January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Shiffrin scorches to 53rd WC win

KRONPLATZ, Italy: Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin continued her incredibly rich vein of form with her 53rd World Cup victory in Kronplatz’s giant slalom on Tuesday.The 23-year-old American, the double defending World Cup overall champion, clocked a combined total of 2min 04.75sec over two runs, having taken a 1.39sec lead over the first descent. France’s 65

January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Viviani wins Tour Down Under stage

ADELAIDE, Australia: Italy’s Elia Viviani won a tight finish to take the opening stage of Australia’s Tour Down Under in brutal temperatures in Adelaide on Tuesday.Deceuninck-Quick-Step’s Viviani, the omnium gold medallist at the 2016 Rio Olympics and one of the world’s leading sprinters, powered out of the pack to reel in Germany’s Max Walscheid and claim 44

January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Mudassir bags National U-18 Snooker title

ISLAMABAD: Shaikh Muhammad Mudassir (Punjab) surprised former world junior champion Naseem Akhtar, also from Punjab, in an intense battle to win the Jubilee Insurance National Under-18 Snooker title here at the Pakistan Sports Complex Hall Tuesday. Rawalpindi boy kept up pressure on Naseem Akhtar to win 5-4 (2-53, 75-20, 55-14, 67-31, 68-29, 17-65, 8-80, 22-67, 74-25) to emerge 39

January 15, 2019 5:46 PM Bilawal pays rich tribute to Mohsin Naqvi on his 23rd martyrdom anniversary

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has paid rich tribute to famed poet Mohsin Naqvi on his 23rd martyrdom anniversary. In his message, Bilawal said that Naqvi individualised his poetry and personality through tedious efforts in the field of arts and literature and his voice was unique as was his poetry. Poet Naqvi 28

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM AB de Villiers to play in Lahore after 11 years

LAHORE: The charismatic and flamboyant former South Africa captain AB de Villiers have confirmed that he will feature in Lahore Qalandars’ back-to-back matches at the iconic Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore in March. De Villiers’s only previous visit to Lahore was in 2007 as such he will be visiting Lahore after almost 11 years. Lahore Qalandars, who are hoping 15

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Brazil minister blasts supermodel, invites her to be environment envoy

BRASILIA: Brazil’s agriculture minister on Monday criticized supermodel Gisele Bundchen for saying Brazil is a deforester and said she will invite the supermodel to be an ambassador for the country’s efforts to supply the world with food while preserving nature. Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said on Twitter that Bundchen would receive the invitation 19

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM ‘Japan must recognise all Kurils as Russian’

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday after meeting his Japanese counterpart that Tokyo must recognise Moscow’s sovereignty over all of the disputed south Kuril islands in order for peace talks to continue. The two diplomats met for the first time since leaders of Japan and Russia agreed last year to increase efforts to sign a treaty 13

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Newmont buys Goldcorp for $10bln

New York: US gold miner Newmont Mining Corporation said in a statement on Monday it was buying Canadian rival Goldcorp Inc for $10 billion, creating the world´s largest gold mining company.Colorado-based Newmont said it would buy all of Goldcorp´s outstanding common shares in a stock-for-stock transaction, acquiring each share for 0.3280 of a Newmont 15

January 14, 2019 12:14 PM Sharif family woman takes a shot at PTI

After Maryam Nawaz another Sharif Family woman appears to be readying to enter the world of politics. Zainab Suleman, daughter-in-law of Shahbaz Sharif, has started commenting on political issues on social media in tweets targeting rival Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. Quoting from a newspaper column she taunted: “Fiaz ul Hassan Chauhan will face off Miftah 30

January 14, 2019 12:00 AM Iran summons Polish envoy to protest US summit

TEHRAN: Iran’s foreign ministry summoned Poland’s top diplomat in the country to protest its decision to host what it called an “anti-Iranian” summit, a spokesman said Sunday. Poland’s charge d’affaires was summoned to “protest the anti-Iranian so-called peace and security conference,” said foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi on his Telegram channel 14