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    Worlds Biggest House In Pakistan Face

  • Footprints: WORLDS OF SORROW

    “My family is devastated,” Niaz Muhammad says when I meet him at his house...

    I meet Abdul Malik, father of Bashirullah and Ayazullah, at his hujra [guest house] in Gagra village...

  • Semenya wins national 800m title, targeting worlds

    Semenya’s winning time was just over four seconds off the qualifying mark for the worlds in Beijing in August, but she has run sparingly over the last three years because of injury problems...

    She returned to win a silver medal at the 2011 worlds and mistimed her finish to take silver at the London Olympics...

  • Doha sticking with night marathon plan at 2019 worlds

    The 2019 worlds are scheduled for late September and early October, when Qatar’s blistering hot summer is tailing off but when daytime temperatures will still hover from 32 to 37 degrees (90 to 100 F)...

    ”The Qatari capital will hold night races ahead of the worlds “to orientate the international athletes” on how it would work, he said...

  • Rococo and Other Worlds translation launched

    KARACHI: A book of Afzal Ahmed Syed’s poetry collection, Rococo and Other Worlds, translated from Urdu to English by Musharraf Ali Farooqi, was launched at the Alliance Francaise Karachi on Monday evening...

    Syed replied it was so because he had been directly associated with the historical events that he had penned in his poems: he used to live in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) and had himself seen how humanity was ill-treated there,...

  • Dressel matches Phelps, closes worlds with seventh gold

    Twenty-four hours after becoming the first swimmer to win three golds in one night at a major international meet, Dressel equalled the great Phelps’ feat of seven golds at the second-biggest meet after the Olympics...

    Phelps was the first to do it at the 2007 worlds in Melbourne, Australia a prelude to his unprecedented eight golds the following year at the Beijing Olympics...

  • Guliyev wins 200m in stunning upset at worlds

    LONDON: It wasn’t Wayde van Niekerk and it wasn’t Isaac Makwala...

    Instead, Turkey’s 9/1 outsider Ramil Guliyev earned the upset of the world championships on Thursday when he matched Van Niekerk stride for stride and won the 200m title by lunging at the line just ahead of the favoured South African
  • Ledecky starts worlds with a pair of golds

    BUDAPEST: Beginning an audacious week, Katie Ledecky claimed two gold medals on the opening night of swimming at the world championships on Sunday...

    The 20-year-old American pulled away for a dominating win in the women’s 400 metre freestyle, though she failed to break her own world record
  • Injured Rutherford pulls out of worlds

    LONDON: World long jump champion Greg Rutherford will not defend his crown in London next month after being forced to withdraw from the championships through injury, British Athletics announced on Tuesday...

    The former Olympic champion had been hoping to return to the stadium where he famously won his gold on ‘Super Saturday’ in 2012 but has had to admit defeat to a series of injury woes over the season
  • CULTURE: THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS

    Saks, who was born in Peshawar, moved to Libya as a five-year-old and went on to live in Sri Lanka, Pakistan, UAE, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and the US...

    Yet, both Ali and his fiancee agree that a family like theirs could not live peacefully back in Pakistan or India...

  • Russia, NZ win gold at track cycling worlds

    HONG KONG: Russia and New Zealand won the first gold medals at world track cycling championships on Wednesday...

    The top-ranked Russian women’s team of Anastasia Voinova and Daria Shemeleva won their second world title in the team sprint
  • Palmer out of worlds after positive test

    SYDNEY: Kylie Palmer has withdrawn from Australia’s team for next month’s world championships in Russia after a positive drug test, Swimming Australia said on Thursday...

    The 25-year-old, a Beijing Olympics relay gold medallist in 2008 and a Commonwealth Games champion, has accepted a provisional suspension after testing positive to a banned drug almost two years ago
  • Of many worlds

    Her second book, The Muslimah Who Fell to Earth and Other Stories will be published in October by Mawenzi House, Toronto...

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