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Pakistan hopeful of revival of IMF aid through re-negotiations

Islamabad, May 26 (SocialNews.XYZ) Pakistan's Finance Minister Miftah Ismail, who landed back in Islamabad after unsuccessful negotiations with the International Monetary Fund, said the country needs to implement a tight monetary policy and consolidate its fiscal position to revive and extend the $6 bn Extended Fund Facility.
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Michael Andrew Breaks Mare Norstrum Barcelona Meet Record With 24.64 50 Back

LCM (50m) On the second day of the Mare Nostrum tour in Barcelona, Michael Andrew broke the Barcelona meet record in the 50 back, swimming a time of 24.64. He takes .02 seconds off Japanese swimmer Junya Koga‘s record of 24.66 from 2014. He finished just over a tenth ahead of silver medalist Pieter Coetze (24.78) and also beat out bronze medalist Ryosuke Irie (24.94).

Swiatek beats Andreescu in Rome for 26th consecutive win

May 13 (Reuters) - World number one Iga Swiatek extended her winning run to 26 matches with a 7-6(2) 6-0 victory over Bianca Andreescu in the quarter-finals of the Italian Open on Friday. Swiatek, who has put together the longest winning run since Serena Williams racked up 27 straight victories...

Dina Asher-Smith finishes third in 200m at Diamond League opener in Doha

World 200 metres champion Dina Asher-Smith had to settle for third place in her Diamond League opener in Doha.Asher-Smith, who won her world title in the same city in 2019, ran a strong bend but faded down the home straight as Olympic bronze medallist Gabrielle Thomas of America took the win ahead of Jamaica’s Shericka Jackson.In windy conditions which had forced the men’s pole vault to be postponed, Asher-Smith clocked 22.37 seconds, with Thomas equalling the meeting record with a time of 21.98secs.It was the 26-year-old Briton’s first top-level race of 2022 following low-key appearances over 300m and 400m at...

Watch: Diamond League Doha - Asher-Smith & Lyles in action

The Diamond League offers the chance to see leading British athletes compete against the world's best track and field stars. It features 32 individual disciplines and athletes score points at meets throughout the year. The 2022 calendar includes 13 meets, starting in Doha, Qatar, in May and culminating in September...

Swiatek wins 25th straight match to reach Rome quarter-finals

May 12 (Reuters) - World number one Iga Swiatek stretched her winning streak to 25 matches by beating Victoria Azarenka 6-4 6-1 in the last 16 of the Italian Open in Rome on Thursday. Poland's Swiatek, who has put together the longest winning run since Serena Williams racked up 27...