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  • Pakistan to abandon ‘smart watches’ after ICC probe

    LONDON: Pakistan will give up wearing ‘smart watches’ after being told to ditch them by the International Cricket Council (ICC) as an anti-corruption measure during the opening day’s play of the first Test against England here at Lord’s on Thursday...

    Although there is no suggestion of impropriety, that Pakistan’s Asad Shafiq and Babar Azam were seen wearing what appeared to be ‘smart watches’ concerned the ICC...

  • Webb posts 11 luxury watches, three cars to secure $10m bond

    The indicted football official is providing 11 luxury watches to secure the $10 million bond that provided his release from custody along with his wife’s wedding ring, three opulent cars and 10 properties...

    According to an order filed Monday setting the conditions for release, Webb secured the bond with a five Rolex watches plus a Cartier Roadster, Hublot, Breitling, Panerai, Royal Oak Offshore and Luminor Marina...

  • Costa watches Griezmann fire Atletico into second spot

    MADRID: Diego Costa watched on from the directors’ box as Atletico Madrid leapfrogged Sevilla into second in La Liga thanks to goals from Yannick Carrasco and Antoine Griezmann in a 2-0 win at the Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday...

    Costa’s drawn out move back to Atletico from Chelsea was finally agreed on Thursday, but the striker isn’t allowed to feature until the January transfer window opens
  • Tendulkar watches rugby in Rio as cricket remains outside the Games

    RIO DE JANEIRO: The sight of cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar sitting in the stands on the first morning of the Rio Games rugby competition on Saturday was a reminder that at least one major international sport remains outside the Olympic embrace...

    Accompanied by International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, India's greatest sporting icon watched the opening matches of a shortened version of a sport that has some parallels...
  • India watches for deadly virus as lion deaths spike

    Ten endangered Asiatic lions have died in the last two weeks in India, authorities confirmed on Tuesday, four of them from a virus that killed around 1,000 lions in Tanzania in the 1990s...

    The new deaths take the toll at the Gir sanctuary in the western Gujarat state, home to India's entire population of around 500 wild Asiatic lions, to 21 since September
  • Babar Azam watches Kohli's game to fine-tune batting

    Babar holds the key for Pakistan against old foes India in Manchester on Sunday and the batsman has been fine-tuning his game by watching videos of the supremely talented Kohli...

    Babar showed his class by scoring a brilliant 63 in Pakistan's 348-8 when they beat pre-tournament favourites England earlier in the World Cup...

  • Pakistan condemns Yemen missile attack targeting Saudi royal palace

    Pakistan on Wednesday condemned a missile attack carried out yesterday by Yemen's Houthi rebels targeting the official residence of Saudi King Salman...

    "Pakistan stands firmly with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in confronting terrorism in all its forms and manifestations," the FO said, adding that Pakistan reaffirms its support to Saudi Arabia...

  • Qatari royal inaugurates power plant in Karachi after separate meetings with Sharifs in Lahore

    Qatari royal Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al-Thani on Wednesday inaugurated a power plant at Port Qasim in Karachi along with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, DawnNews reported...

    Unit-1 of the 1320 megawatt Port Qasim coal-fired power plant project, which is expected to generate 600mw of energy, has been jointly sponsored by Chinese and Qatari firms, Radio Pakistan reported...

  • Karachi Kings off to royal start

    DUBAI: A hat-trick by paceman Mohammad Amir followed by impressive half-centuries from Lendl Simm­ons and Shakib Al Hasan helped Karachi Kings outplay Lahore Qalan­dars by seven wickets in the PSL match here at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Friday...

    A 109-run third-wicket stand between Simmons and Shakib made the modest 126-run chase easy after Karachi made a disastrous start, losing two early wickets for just four runs...

  • Karachi’s role in Royal Indian Navy mutiny explored

    KARACHI: To mark the 70th anniversary of the Royal Indian Navy mutiny that took place on Feb 18, 1946, the Perween Rahman Lecture Series organised a talk by researcher Aslam Khwaja, which delved into the role the city of Karachi played at the time of the mutiny...

    “Both fronts played an integral role in the mutiny and during clashes in Karachi 14 Indian naval officers and over a dozen civilians lost their lives,” he said...

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