Thursday, 18 July 2019

Tag Archives: British Asian

Amir Khan knocks out Billy Dib

JEDDAH: Britain’s Amir Khan claimed the WBC international welterweight title with a fourth-round stoppage of Australian Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia. Pakistan origin British boxer Khan floored Dib in the second round with a fierce left hook at King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah. A rapid combination of punches then ...

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Amir Khan to face Australia’s Billy Dib on July 12

MANCHESTER: Pakistan-origin British boxer Amir Khan will take on Australia’s Billy Dib on July 12 in King Abdullah Sports City Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Amir was initially scheduled to face India’s Neeraj Goyat but he (Goyat) suffered injuries in a car crash, last month. Former world featherweight champion Dib, 33, who ...

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It’s super scary to be a Muslim right now: Riz Ahmed

LONDON: British-Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed called on high-powered Hollywood executives and politicians to act to reduce Islamophobic sentiments in the media. According to Variety, Ahmed who was onstage at the CAA Amplify conference in Ojai, United States said, “The efforts of individual artists or storytellers may be bold, they may be ...

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Boxer Amir Khan promises to Avenge Pakistan’s Cricket Loss

BIRMINGHAM: Boxer Amir Khan has promised to avenge Pakistan’s loss to India at the Cricket World Cup 2019 in his next bout. He will face Indian professional boxer Neeraj Goyat on July 12, 2019, in Saudi Arabia. Khan said he will avenge Pakistan’s loss by knocking out Goyat. Goyat is ...

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Sajid Javid says Boris Johnson is ‘yesterday’s news’

LONDON: Sajid Javid, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said his rival Boris Johnson was “yesterday s news” and that it was time for a new generation to take control of the Conservative Party. “I am the change candidate, Boris Johnson is yesterday’s news,” Javid ...

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London mayor Sadiq Khan brands Trump a fascist

LONDON: Pakistani-origin London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who has been a vocal critic of Donald Trump, on Sunday branded the US President a “fascist” and said Britain should not be rolling out a red carpet to a leader like him for a state visit to the UK. Trump, along with his ...

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Zayn goes on Twitter rant while defending Gigi

BIRMINGHAM: Singer Zayn Malik went on a social media rant lashing out at people for linking his cryptic tweets to on-and-off girlfriend Gigi Hadid. After Zayn tweeted, “How about you all go f*** yourselves with your irrelevant bullshit? This ain’t a place for feelings. And you aren’t the person you ...

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Amir Khan spent amazing moments with daughter

LONDON: Pakistani origin British boxer Amir Khan displayed himself as a devoted father to two daughters as he incorporated Alayna into his gruelling training regime in a fun Twitter video shared. The world champion boxer and  Olympic silver medallist, 32, mixed sports with parenthood as he picked up his baby ...

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan named UK Politician of the Year

LONDON Mayor Sadiq Khan has been named the Politician of the Year at an annual awards ceremony held in the UK’s House of Commons complex for his ongoing contribution to the political life in the British capital. The annual Political and Public Life Awards presented by Britain’s ‘Asian Voice’ weekly ...

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