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  • 1998 Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies at 49

    Novotna, who won the Wimbledon title in 1998 when she defeated France's Nathalie Tauziat in the final, died on Sunday in her native Czech Republic surrounded by her family, a WTA statement said...

    Novotna also won four Wimbledon doubles titles with compatriot Helena Sukova in 1989 and 1990, with Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario in 1995 and with Hingis in 1998...

  • Anti-migrant attacks spread in Durban

    JOHANNESBURG: Attacks against foreigners continued in the South African port city of Durban on Tuesday as the Ethiopian community prepared to repatriate the bodies of three of its nationals killed over the last two weeks...

    Ephraim Meskele, a leader of the Ethiopian community in Durban, said it was holding a prayer service on Tuesday for the three victims, including a man killed when his shop was petrol-bombed on Friday...

  • Census results show 59.7pc growth in Karachi's population, 116pc in Lahore's since 1998

    Census data on the populations of the largest cities in Pakistan shows explosive growth in urban centres since the last census, which was conducted nearly two decades ago...

    According to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics' data, the two biggest population centres, Karachi and Lahore, have seen some staggering growth since 1998: with Karachi's population growing close to 60pc to reach 14...

  • Re-laid outfield causes Durban abandonment

    DURBAN: A re-laid outfield was a factor in two full days of play being lost in the first Test between South Africa and New Zealand at Kingsmead, Cricket South Africa chief executive Haroon Lorgat admitted on Monday...

    No play had taken place since rain fell during the lunch break on the second day on Saturday, when New Zealand were on 15 for two in reply to South Africa's first innings total of 263...

  • Another day lost in Durban

    DURBAN: A wet outfield again prevented play on the fourth day of the first test between South Africa and New Zealand in what is becoming an increasing embarrassment for the hosts...

    It is also the first winter test in Durban...

  • 2022 Commonwealth Games awarded to Durban

    AUCKLAND: Durban in South Africa will host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, becoming the first African city to be awarded the four-yearly multi-sports event...

    The 71 nations and territories of the Commonwealth Games Federation made the decision unanimously Wednesday after receiving Durban's final candidate city briefing at the general assembly in Auckland...

  • Durban selected to host 2022 CW Games

    AUCKLAND: The South African city of Durban was selected as the host for the 2022 Commonwealth Games at the Federation’s general assembly in New Zealand on Wednesday...

    The organisers said the Games would be held from July 18-30, opening on the birth date of the late South African president and anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela...

  • Warner fined for Durban Test row, de Kock contests charge

    DURBAN: Australian vice-captain David Warner escaped a ban on Wednesday after pleading guilty to bringing cricket into disrepute for his confrontation with South Africa’s Quinton de Kock in a stadium staircase during the first Test in Durban over the weekend...

    Warner was involved in a heated argument with de Kock on a staircase leading to the dressing rooms as players came off for the tea break on the fourth day in Durban...

  • Platini admits ‘skulduggery’ to rig 1998 World Cup draw

    PARIS: Disgraced Michel Platini has sensationally admitted to a “little skulduggery” in rigging the draw to ensure Brazil and France could not meet until the final of the 1998 World Cup, where he was organising committee president...

    Following frantic negotiations behind the scenes, six European countries and two South Americans — Brazil and Argentina — were picked, with Africans Nigeria missing out...

  • South Sudan get first competitive win, South Africa crash

    CAPE TOWN: Atak Lual’s second-half goal gave South Sudan their first ever competitive victory as the world’s newest nation beat Equatorial Guinea 1-0 in African Cup of Nations qualifying on Saturday...

    South Sudan’s success came three years after they were allowed to play international football, and boosts their chances of an even bigger shock: Qualifying for the continent’s championship in 2017...

  • Honda to invest $100m to raise output

    KARACHI: Atlas Honda Limited (AHL), a joint venture of Atlas Group and Honda Motor Company, will invest $100 million for expansion of its motorcycle operations in Pakistan...

    Out of total investment, around 50 million will be invested directly by Atlas Honda followed by $30 million by Atlas Honda’s associated companies and a further $20 million by the company’s parts suppliers to expand their own respective facilities...

  • Honda bikes selling on black market in Karachi

    KARACHI: Buyers of Honda bike models 70cc and 125cc are being asked for premiums by certain authorised dealers of Karachi for the last two and a half years despite record production by Atlas Honda Limited (AHL)...

    Some authorised showroom owners of Honda at Akbar Road have these bikes on display but are refusing buyers to sell these for cash on spot and are taking at least 15-30 days in delivery to the prospective buyers after...

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