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Daily Archives: August 8, 2018

Ball tampering threatens cricket’s DNA says ICC boss

(AFP) – Global cricket boss David Richardson declared that ball tampering and bad behaviour threatened “cricket s DNA” and would not be tolerated by fans in the wake of the Australia cheating scandal. The International Cricket Council chief executive said the “public has spoken” on bad behaviour in the game ...

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Djokovic, Wawrinka advance in Toronto

TORONTO (AFP) – Stan Wawrinka and Novak Djokovic reached the second round of the Toronto Masters on Tuesday, with both men polishing their pre-US Open form. Wawrinka put his comeback from knee surgery back on track with a 1-6, 7-5, 7-5 comeback win over Nick Kyrgios. Wimbledon holder Djokovic eased ...

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Tiger, McIlroy in ‘deep end’ early in 100th PGA duel

ST. LOUIS (AFP) – Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, past major winners trying to rise once more from contenders to champions, tee off side-by-side when the 100th PGA Championship starts Thursday. Woods, eight months into a comeback from spinal fusion surgery, and McIlroy, seeking his first major win since the ...

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Liverpool finish pre-season by beating Torino

LONDON (AFP) – Roberto Firmino starred as Liverpool rounded off an impressive pre-season with a comfortable 3-1 win over Italians Torino at Anfield on Tuesday. Despite opening their Premier League campaign against West Ham on Sunday, Jurgen Klopp named a strong team and was rewarded by seeing key players get ...

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Anti-PTI alliance to hold protest demonstration outside ECP today

ISLAMABAD (Muslim Times) – Pakistan Alliance for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFE), an amalgam of 11 political parties formed against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), will hold a protest demonstration outside Election Commission Of Pakistan (ECP) in Islamabad today (Wednesday) against alleged rigging in July 25 elections. The component parties of the ...

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MMA nominates Moulana Asadur Rehman for NA deputy speaker slot

ISLAMABAD (Muslim Times) – Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) on Tuesday nominated Moulana Asadur Rehman as candidate for the slot of National Aseembly deputy speaker. A meeting of MMA was held in Islamabad with Moulana Fazlur Rehman in chair in which Moulana Asadur Rehman was nominated for for the slot of National ...

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Nawaz Sharif’s plea seeking transfer of NAB references approved

ISLAMABAD (Muslim Times) – An Islamabad High Court (IHC) in Islamabad on Tuesday approved Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif’s plea for transferring Al-Azizia Steel Mill and Flagship Investment references to other court. As per details garnered, a two-member bench of IHC comprising Justice Umar Farooq and Justice ...

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Saudi-Canada row leaves US in tight diplomatic spot

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The sharp diplomatic row between Saudi Arabia and Canada has left Washington — partners and allies of both — in a bind, but the State Department on Tuesday nevertheless urged Riyadh to respect due process for detained activists. Saudi Arabia has expelled Canada s ambassador, recalled its ...

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