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  • Chen to face Lee in final

    WUHAN (China): World number one Chen Long of China eased past compatriot Tian Houwei at the semi-finals of the Asian Badminton Championship on Saturday, setting up a meet with Malaysian rival Lee Chong Wei in the final...

    Chen beat Tian 21-14, 21-16 in a quarter-final match in the central city of Wuhan, forcing his way through to compete for the men’s singles crown on Sunday...

  • Lee in top form as Chen begins title defence

    Zwiebler, who is close friends with Lee, said the Malaysian had clearly returned to former glory during his eight-month hiatus and was the “best player” in the field to take on the Chinese juggernauts Chen Long and Lin Dan...

    World number one Chen’s bid to defend his world crown got off to a strong start Wednesday, as he dismissed Estonia’s Raul Must 21-15, 21-7...

  • Chen pushed to the brink by Axelsen in Jakarta

    JAKARTA: Chen Long fought off a stubborn Viktor Axelsen at the world championships on Friday, with the plucky Dane pushing the top seed to the limit in an epic quarter-final showdown in Jakarta...

    Chen claimed the first game but the seventh-seeded Axelsen put up a dogged defence in the second, dragging the contest beyond an hour before succumbing 21-18, 30-29...

  • Imperious Chen, Marin retain world titles

    China’s Chen Long produced a fitting display for a top seed to claim a second straight world title with a pulsating 21-14, 21-17 victory against Malaysian nearly-man Lee Chong Wei while women’s world number one Carolina Marin of Spain beat India’s Saina Nehwal 21-16, 21-19...

    CHEN Long of China throws his racquet in celebration following his victory over Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei on Sunday...

  • Chen cruises in Dubai

    DUBAI: World champion Chen Long began his defence of the title at the Super Series Finals here on Wednesday with a composed and versatile performance in a 21-13, 21-13 victory over Chinese team-mate, Tian Houwei...

    Earlier, the other world number one, Spain’s Carolina Marin, had to come from behind in the first game before starting impressively with a 21-16, 21-9 win over Tai Tzu Ying, the women’s singles Super Series titleholder from...

  • Chen inflicts heartache on Lee

    RIO DE JANEIRO: China’s Chen Long inflicted more Olympic heartache on Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei with a straight games win for gold in the men’s badminton singles final on Saturday...

    Chen took both games 21-18 to consign Lee to a third consecutive defeat in an Olympic Games final...

  • SHC orders closure of liquor shops in Sindh for one month

    The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday ordered the Sindh government to shut all liquor shops across the province for one month and devise a proper mechanism in this period regarding the sale of alcohol...

    Hearing an application of PML-N lawmaker Dr Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, the court rejected the report submitted by DG Excise Police Sindh and sought a detailed report into the sale of liquor and issuance of licences to liquor shops... ...

  • Over one dozen shops looted in Urdu Bazaar

    KARACHI: Over a dozen shops were looted in Urdu Bazaar, according to police, after unknown suspects broke their locks and took away cash...

    ”The senior office believed that these were basically cabins or small shops, which were constructed on a storm-water drain...

  • 'One manifesto, one symbol, one party': MQM, PSP announce plans for 2018 elections

    The leaders of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and the Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) set aside their bitter rivalry on Wednesday to announce that they were gearing up for the eventual consolidation of their political forces and that they would contest the 2018 general elections under "one name, one manifesto, one symbol and one party...

    "On behalf of the Pak Sarzameen Party, I endorse Farooq Sattar Bhai's position when he says that we want...

  • Seven shops gutted in Landhi market blaze

    KARACHI: At least seven shops were gutted as fire broke out in a timber market in Landhi area of Karachi on Wednesday evening, according to officials...

    The market mostly contained shops selling wooden stuff and mats, causing the fire to spread rapidly...

  • NHA razes shops along KKH amid traders’ protest

    ABBOTTABAD: The National Highway Authority assisted by the district administration on Tuesday started an anti-encroachment drive on the Karakoram Highway from Muslimabad to Salhad here in connection with widening of the road, bulldozing at least 15 shops and cabins and removing hoardings and signboards amid resistance by the shop owners...

    The shop owners alleged they were not served prior notice by either the NHA or the district...

  • Primary school being run in rented shops

    Students in Swat village demand school buildingThe school has no building for which two shops along the dusty road have been rented where 90 students of six classes from class-I to fifth sit and get education...

    “My brother pay the monthly rent of the two shops for the school,” said Mohammad Roshan, a resident of Sherabad village...

  • 21 shops gutted

    BAHAWALPUR: Clothes, cosmetics and other articles worth over Rs20m were reduced to ashes when 21 shops of the Peshawar Bara Centre near Shehzadi Chowk were completely gutted at night...

    The shops contained imported as well as smuggled goods, including shoes, chemicals and other material...

  • Shops, valuables gutted in Vehari

    VEHARI: Fifty makeshift shops and valuables worth millions of rupees were burnt when a fire broke out at the Dewan Sahib Market in Burewala, some 50km from here, on Tuesday morning...

    Sahoka Station House Officer Zulfiqar Ali said the Dewan Sahib Market caught fire on Tuesday morning and most shops were burnt to ashes before any rescue team reached the site...

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