Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Tag Archives: sports

Irina Shayk: fashion industry is better for older models

LOS ANGELES: Irina Shayk says the fashion industry has ‘’changed’’ for the better for older models. The 33-year-old Russian model’s career took off at the age of 21 when she became the face of Intimissimi in 2007 and made her debut in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue that same year ...

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Women wrestlers take on rivals and tradition in south Iraq

BAGHDAD: Sports teacher Nehaya Dhaher was living a quiet life looking after her elderly mother in Iraq’s tribal south when she was asked to set up the country’s first women’s wrestling squad. Taking on a sport largely reserved for men in a region with strict traditions was quite a challenge ...

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Yousuf rates Pakistan as favorites to win ICC World Cup 2019

LONDON: Former batsman Mohammad Yousuf believes that Pakistan is favorites to win the 2019 ICC World Cup. The former stalwart batsman said that Pakistan’s bowling can put them on top in the ODI carnival of next year. Furthermore, Pakistan had also triumphed in the 2017 edition of the Champions Trophy ...

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Pakistan-India series much more than just sports: Dhoni

SRINAGAR: Former Indian skipper and wicket-keeper batsman Mahinder Singh Dhoni, has stated that the cricket series between Pakistan and India ‘is much more than just sport.’ “An India-Pakistan cricket series is much more than just sport. It’s not a simple decision. It’s a diplomatic as well as political decision. It’s ...

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Waqar Younis terms spot-fixing as cancer in sports

LONDON: Former Pakistani cricketer, Waqar Younis, recently expressed his disappointment at the recent influx of unscrupulous activities in the Pakistan cricket circle. The Pakistan Super League (PSL) has been a breakthrough innovation for the country but the T20 league saw itself being plagued by the menace of spot fixing last ...

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The High Commissioner calls on the Mayor of London

LONDON:  H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK called on Mayor of London Sadiq Khan at his office, City Hall. Welcoming the High Commissioner at his office, the Mayor of London stated that the connection between London and Pakistan is as strong as ever. He said London ...

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Holding PSL final in Lahore to be great thing: Sir Vivian Richards

SHARIAH: Former West Indies’ great and Quetta Gladiators’ mentor, Sir Vivian Richards believes that holding PSL final in Lahore would be a very positive step for Pakistan cricket as it will boost up the interest for the sport there. “Holding the final in Lahore would be a great thing for ...

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