FOLLOWING the FIDE rating boom achieved by several Nigerian chess players last year, there are strong indications that all the ambitious players would get better incentives going by the Nigeria Chess Federation’s (NCF) 2015 calendar. The season has started with the on-going registration and licensing of players alongside the payment
Sana Mir has been retained the skipper of Pakistan for the series against South Africa being played in Sharjah Cricket Stadium, United Arab Emirates (UAE) from March 10 to 23, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Friday. Pakistan team will be play three Oneday Internationals (ODIs) and as many Twenty20
Sana Mir has been retained as skipper of Pakistan women’s cricket team for a series against South Africa to be played in Sharjah Cricket Stadium, United Arab Emirates (UAE) from March 10 to 23. Pakistan women will play three Oneday Internationals and as many Twenty20 Internationals against South African women.
Brendon McCullum has been named the New Zealand sportsman of the year, the first cricketer to win the title since Martin Crowe in 1991. New Zealand enjoyed unprecedented success under McCullum in 2014, winning five Tests from nine matches, a national record. It included series victories against India and West
Istanbul, Asharq Al-Awsat—It seems an age now since Turkey trumpeted its “zero problems” foreign policy, seeking more harmonious relations with its neighbors, especially the Arab states. But Turkey’s relations with its Arab neighbors have taken a sour turn recently, with Ankara seemingly at odds with its neighbors on a panoply
Most commonly associated with spying and military missions, the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) – or drones – for humanitarian purposes is the subject of both hype and caution. Sceptics are wary of the ethical and practical implications, worried about human rights and security aspects and unconvinced by their
So the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) decided to postpone the 2015 elections with just seven days to go? What a shame. Since January 2014 – more than a year ago – when INEC released the timetable, officials of the commission had consistently assured Nigerians that they were ready for
DUBAI, UAE, February 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The winners of the first ‘UAE Drones for Good Award’, the largest award of its kind in the world, were announced today in the presence of His Highness Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE ministers and international dignitaries. The competition, launched at the