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  • Doping in football: UK official eager to address Wenger’s concerns

    UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) chief Nicole Sapstead has said she would like the chance to speak to Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger about his views on the use of banned substances in football...

    ”Although, on the surface, doping has not been a major problem in football as it has been for sports like athletics and cycling, Sapstead thinks it could be at risk...

  • Australian football team book flight to Dhaka

    DHAKA: The Australian Football Team have booked their flights for a World Cup tie in Dhaka which was thrown into doubt by the cancellation of an Australian cricket tour over security fears, Bangladesh's football federation said Wednesday...

    The Australian federation had flagged up their concerns over the November 17 tie in the Bangladeshi capital to football's world governing body FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation...

  • Hockney presents ‘Bigger Book’ at world’s largest book fair

    FRANKFURT: David Hockney presented the largest book ever devoted to his art on Tuesday, a limited-edition volume costing $2,500 that spans more than 60 years of work by one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century...

    “David Hockney: A Bigger Book” — a collaboration with publisher Taschen —weighs 35 kg (77 pounds), measures 50 by 70 cm (20 by 28 inches) when closed and comes with its own custom-made stand...

  • PCB inaugurates training academy in Karachi

    Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shaharyar Khan inaugurated High-Performance Centre (HPC) in Karachi on Thursday, named after cricketer Hanif Mohammad...

    It is the first facility of its sort in Karachi that will cater to cricketers and trainers, not only from the metropolis but also the surrounding areas...

  • PM forms committee to address Karachi’s misery

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan constituted a high-level committee on Sunday to work out plans to address issues being faced by the residents of Karachi...

    The committee has been asked to suggest short-, medium- and long-term measures for the betterment of Karachi...

  • Centre comes under fire over formation of body to address Karachi’s problems

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the federal government has constituted a strategic committee for Karachi without consulting or taking him into confidence...

    The CM says he was not consulted; the governor explains the body will examine the job of various civic agenciesIn response to a question, the chief minister said he was neither consulted nor taken into confidence on the formation of the committee on...

  • A festival of football ends in Karachi leaving all yearning for more

    KARACHI: It ended in yet another glorious triumph for Khan Research Laboratories (KRL) but almost everyone who was there, and all who were part of it, hoped it would be a start of regular football activity in the country...

    At times the announcer at the packed-to-capacity KMC Stadium called out to world’s football governing body FIFA to look at the passion the people of Pakistan have for football in the country, asking it to resolve...

  • Karachi International Book Fair begins tomorrow

    KARACHI: The 13th Karachi International Book Fair organised by the Pakistan Publishers and Booksellers Association (PPBSA) in collaboration with the National Book Foundation will begin on Dec 7 and close on Dec 11 at the Expo Centre...

    In the beginning it had sought help from the media to arrange a book fair of international standard in the country...

  • Team Muhafiz: At Karachi Central Jail, a comic book helps those who need it most

    This is why when Imran Azhar, the CEO of Azcorp Entertainment, was launching a comic book revolving around teenage Pakistani heroes, he decided that the first people to get a look at the book should be those who need it most...

    The soft launch of the first chapter of local upcoming comic book Team Muhafiz took place last week at the Youthful Offenders Industrial School (YOIS) located in the Karachi Central Jail, where teenage inmates...

  • Five-day Karachi book fair gets under way

    KARACHI: The hunger for books was apparent in everyone as the doors of the 11th Karachi International Book Fair (KIBF) opened to the general public at the Expo Centre on Thursday afternoon...

    Among the first visitors to the annual five-day book fair on the inaugural day were women of all ages and tastes in reading, children, especially students, and elderly folks...

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