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January 23, 2018 12:00 AM Burden on KP judges exposes PTI promise

PESHAWAR: The PTI government in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has failed to provide timely justice to the people. The claimants of providing speedy justice wasted about five years to amend the 109-year-old Civil Procedural Code. The PTI formed its government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in 2013 and approved an amendment to clear cases speedily in 2018. But the cases 1

January 23, 2018 12:00 AM Rutherford to miss Commonwealth Games

LONDON: Former Olympic champion Greg Rutherford announced on Monday he will not defend his long jump title at this year’s Commonwealth Games in Australia because he feels underprepared. Rutherford topped the podium in Glasgow in 2014, bettering the silver he earned in Delhi four years earlier, but an ankle injury forced him to miss the world championships

January 21, 2018 2:02 AM Lahore all set to host major hockey clash after 24 years

LAHORE: Lahore will host an elite international hockey contest after a long gap of twenty-four years when a star-studded World XI side take on Pakistan’s U-18 team in the second tie of the two-match series at the National Hockey Stadium on Sunday. The World XI comfortably beat Pakistan U-18s 5-1 in the first match of the series staged at Karachi’s Abdul

January 21, 2018 12:00 AM Phelps opens up about battling anxiety, depression

LOS ANGELES: Swimming great Michael Phelps revealed that he has battled severe anxiety and depression for much of his life which drove him to consider suicide after his success at the 2012 Olympics. Speaking at a mental health conference in Chicago on Tuesday, the 23-time Olympic gold medal winner talked openly about his long battle with crippling depression 1

January 20, 2018 5:14 PM India beats Pakistan by 2 wickets to claim Blind Cricket World Cup title

India beat Pakistan by two wickets to win the Blind Cricket World Cup for the second time after a thrilling match at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Saturday. Hosts Pakistan had set India a target of 308 runs at a loss of eight wickets in their allotted 40 overs after they were put into bat. India conquered the modest target in the 39th over, with two balls

January 20, 2018 12:00 AM Fury moves closer to Joshua showdown

LONDON: Controversial boxer Tyson Fury moved closer to his dream all-British world heavyweight showdown with Anthony Joshua when he was told on Friday that he will get his licence back if he passes a medical. The 29-year-old — who has not fought since his shock win against Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015 to become the undisputed heavyweight world

January 20, 2018 12:00 AM Nisar new president of Pakistan Badminton Federation

KARACHI: Nisar Ahmed Shahwani of Balochistan and Wajid Ali Chaudhry of Punjab were elected as president and secretary, respectively, of Pakistan Badminton Federation (PBF) on Friday. The electoral meeting was held at the Punjab Olympic Association’s (PbOA) office at Lahore. Pakistan Sports Board’s (PSB) senior official Raja Zulfiqar Akhtar and PbOA’s

January 20, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan to field four shuttlers in CW Games

KARACHI: Pakistan will field four shuttlers in the Commonwealth Games slated to be held at Gold Coast, Australia, from April 4-15. National champion Murad Ali, former national champion Hafiz Irfan Saeed, reigning national champion Mahoor Shehzad and former national champion Palwasha Bashir will be part of Pakistan’s touring party. Pakistan Badminton

January 19, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Ugly’ win keeps Dimitrov believing

MELBOURNE: Grigor Dimitrov says he’s relieved he won “ugly” after surviving a huge second round fright at the Australian Open, a match he admits may been lost in years gone by. The Bulgarian world No.3 had to pull out all stops to beat off world No.186 MacKenzie McDonald in five sets on Rod Laver Arena late Wednesday and stay in the tournament 1

January 19, 2018 12:00 AM Stokes court date clashes with T20 return

LONDON: Ben Stokes’s return to international cricket could be further delayed as he faces having to be in court the day he was due to play a T20 match in New Zealand, police revealed on Thursday. The talismanic 26-year-old has been included in the squad to play a triangular T20 tournament being co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand in February but according