Tag Archives: honours

Stokes, World Player of the Year, Cummins, test, honours

Stokes named World Player of the Year, Cummins takes test honours

01 January, 2020 1:30 pm 1:30 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Ben Stokes was named ICC Player of the Year on Wednesday after a red-hot 12 months during which the all-rounder helped England to a maiden 50-overs World Cup crown. Stokes smashed an unbeaten 84 in a heart-stopping World Cup final against New Zealand at Lord’s, which ended in a tie before hosts … Read More

UK, former PM, May, honours, cricket, hero, Geoffrey, Boycott

UK former PM May chooses cricket hero Geoffrey Boycott for knighthood

09 September, 2019 6:37 pm 6:37 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Former British Prime Minister Theresa May has chosen former cricketer Geoffrey Boycott for a knighthood, honouring her hero whose persistent style she had vowed to emulate in her ultimately failed efforts to deliver Brexit. May, a cricket fan, last year compared herself to the legendary England opening batsman Boycott, who scored over … Read More

Athletics, Simbine, takes, London, 100m, honours

Athletics: Simbine takes London 100m honours

07 July, 2019 11:40 pm 11:40 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – South African Akani Simbine pulled off something of a surprise in the London Diamond League 100 metres on Saturday, holding off local hope Zharnel Hughes and former world champion Yohan Blake to come home in 9.93 seconds. Hughes had clocked an impressive 9.96 in the heats, despite easing up and running into … Read More

Martyred, FC official, buried, state, honours, Lakki Marwat

Martyred FC official buried with full state honours in Lakki Marwat

06 June, 2019 6:54 pm 6:54 pm

LAKKI MARWAT (92 News) – The FC official martyred during his duty in a terrorist attack in Harnai was buried with full state honours on Friday. Earlier, his funeral prayers were offered in Mammakhel Village. Hundreds of people participated in the funeral. A smartly turned out contingent of Frontier Constabulary saluted and laid a floral … Read More

Security, official, martyred, clash, PTM, buried, state, honours

Security official martyred in clash with PTM buried with state honours

05 May, 2019 10:38 am 10:38 am

KHYBER (92 News) – The security official martyred in a clash with the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) was buried with state honours in Khyber district on Tuesday. Thousands of people attended the funeral of martyred Gul Khan. Swat Scouts Commandant Col Tahir Khattak was also present. A smartly turned out contingent of Pak Army presented … Read More