Time running out on Qatar labour reforms warns Amnesty

Time running out on Qatar labour reforms warns Amnesty

Time running out on Qatar labour reforms warns Amnesty DOHA: Qatar is running out of time to stamp out widespread serious labour abuse for tens of thousands of migrant workers before hosting the 2022 World Cup, Amnesty International warned on Tuesday. The rights watchdog said that despite well-publicised “nascent reforms” Qatar risked breaking its promises to deliver meaningful change before ...

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Pakistan look for consolation victory in final Twenty20

Pakistan look for consolation victory in final Twenty20

Pakistan look for consolation victory in final Twenty20 CENTURION: Having conceded the series by losing the first two Twenty20 Internationals by slim margins, Pakistan will want to go all the way in the third and final match against South Africa on Wednesday. The two games so far have been evenly contested to a large extent, but South Africa have just ...

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Pakistan and India paired in politically prickly Davis Cup draw

Pakistan and India paired in politically prickly Davis Cup draw

Pakistan and India paired in politically prickly Davis Cup draw Pakistan were drawn at home to India on Wednesday in an Asian Davis Cup qualifying tie that could present political problems. On the basis of the world rankings, India, who were seeded No.1 in the Asia Pacific draw, will be overwhelming favourites to win and advance to the World Group ...

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Pakistan prevent series whitewash win third T20 against South Africa

Pakistan prevent series whitewash win third T20 against South Africa

Pakistan prevent series whitewash win third T20 against South Africa Pakistan managed to secure a consolation victory on Wednesday in the third Twenty20 international against South Africa at SuperSport Park. The green shirts defeated South Africa by 27 runs, thereby denying them the chance of clean sweeping the series. South Africa were given a target of 169 against which they ...

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Australia to manage return of tainted duo

Australia to manage return of tainted duo

Australia to manage return of tainted duo SYDNEY: Steve Smith and David Warner will not be rushed back into the Australia side as soon as their bans expire next month but coach Justin Langer thinks it would be ‘crazy’ not to include them in the World Cup squad. The former Test captain and vice-captain, Australia’s best two batsmen, will become ...

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Seifert stars as Black Caps hand India worst Twenty20 defeat

Seifert stars as Black Caps hand India worst Twenty20 defeat

Seifert stars as Black Caps hand India worst Twenty20 defeat WELLINGTON: India crashed to their worst ever Twenty20 International defeat as an explosive 84 by Tim Seifert set New Zealand up for an 80-run win in Wellington on Wednesday. The explosive 86-run opening partnership off 50 deliveries by Seifert and Colin Munro laid the foundations for New Zealand to build ...

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Incumbent Infantino sole candidate for FIFA presidency in June vote

Incumbent Infantino sole candidate for FIFA presidency in June vote

Incumbent Infantino sole candidate for FIFA presidency in June vote ZURICH: FIFA President Gianni Infantino is set to serve four more years as the leader of football’s governing body as the only candidate for election. The 48-year-old had the required nomination letters from five of the 211 member federations when the deadline passed at midnight Tuesday in Zurich, FIFA said ...

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Balochistan CM asks PCB for PSL match in Quetta

Balochistan CM asks PCB for PSL match in Quetta

Balochistan CM asks PCB for PSL match in Quetta QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan Alyani has expressed his desire that one match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) should be played in Quetta. In a letter to Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ehsan Mani, Mr Alyani said: “It has been ages since an international match was played in Quetta. ...

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Pakistan look for consolation victory in final Twenty20

Pakistan look for consolation victory in final Twenty20

CENTURION: Having conceded the series by losing the first two Twenty20 Internationals by slim margins, Pakistan will want to go all the way in the third and final match against South Africa on Wednesday. Pakistan look for consolation victory in final Twenty20 The two games so far have been evenly contested to a large extent, but South Africa have just ...

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