As Shanghai’s Magic Kingdom turns one, Disney pushes further into China

As Shanghai’s Magic Kingdom turns one, Disney pushes further into ChinaSHANGHAI – Walt Disney celebrates the first anniversary of its $5.5 billion theme park...

China’s Great Wall repaired with simple tools, bricks of old

China’s Great Wall repaired with simple tools, bricks of oldBEIJING – At one of the most treacherous and least restored stretches of China’s Great...

John Avildsen, Oscar-winning director of ‘Rocky,’ dead at 81

John Avildsen, Oscar-winning director of ‘Rocky,’ dead at 81NEW YORK – <span class="articleLocation">John Avildsen, the Oscar-winning director who made Hollywood’s quintessential underdog story in...

Carrie Fisher’s death caused by sleep apnea, other factors: coroner

Carrie Fisher’s death caused by sleep apnea, other factors: coronerLOS ANGELES – The death last year of actor Carrie Fisher, best known for her...

Beyonce’s father confirms the birth of her twins in Twitter message

Beyonce’s father confirms the birth of her twins in Twitter message<span class="articleLocation">LOS ANGELES – The father of pop star Beyonce turned to Twitter to...

Prime Minister Nawaz announces Rs10 mln each for cricket team players

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced prize money to acknowledge players efforts in winning the ICC championship. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has announced ten million rupees...

Tiger says he’s getting ‘professional help’

MIAMI, Florida: Tiger Woods, arrested three weeks ago for impaired driving, said Monday he is receiving “professional help” to manage his medications and help...

Singapore won’t be rushed into F1 contract

SINGAPORE: Singapore will not be rushed into extending its contract with Formula One, the trade ministry said Tuesday as negotiations for the night race...

Dutch federation’s Van Breukelen quitting

THE HAGUE, Netherlands: Hans van Breukelen announced Tuesday he is stepping down as the technical director of the Dutch Football Federation (KNVB) after a...

Olympics motivates Coleman to be the best

NEW YORK: An opportunity to rub shoulders with the world’s greatest sprinters at the Rio Olympics had a profound impact on collegiate star Christian...

Video technology is the future of football: Infantino

KAZAN, Russia: FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Monday strongly defended the use of video assistant referees (VAR) during the first round of group-stage matches...

Pakistan move into quarters as Canada hold Scotland

KARACHI: Pakistan moved into the quarter-finals as Canada held Scotland to a 1-1 draw in their match of World Cup qualifiers at London’s Queen...

Maradona prefers Messi, but dubs Ronaldo ‘incredible’

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina: Argentinian footballing legend Maradona said Monday that he preferred compatriot Lionel Messi to Cristiano Ronaldo all the while dubbing the Portugal...

POA, federations’ chiefs meeting on July 3

KARACH: An important meeting of Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) and representatives of federations will be held on July 3 at the Olympic House in...

BITS AND PIECES

Umar Akmal’s 95 powers Dollar East into semis By our correspondent KARACHI: Umar Akmal’s sensational knock powered Dollar East into the semi-finals of the Omar Associates...

Top West Indians will continue international snub: Sammy

KINGSTON, Jamaica: Leading West Indian cricketers will prefer to play in lucrative Twenty20 tournaments around the world instead of representing the Caribbean side under...

U14 tennis event fails to attract international players

KARACHI: The first of the two under-14 events to be organised by Nimos & Nameer Shamsi Tennis Academy has failed to receive good response...

Kumble steps down as India coach

NEW DELHI: Anil Kumble has stepped down as India coach, four days before the limited-overs tour of the Caribbean begins. The decision comes less than...