Sports

Pakistan Cricket Board honors disabled, wheelchair cricket teams

ISLAMABAD (APP): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shaharyar Khan had hosted and honored Pakistan Disabled Cricket team and Wheel Chair Cricket Association (WCA) in a ceremony at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore. Subhan Ahmad, COO and Shafiq Ahmad, GM Domestic Cricket was also present in the ceremony, a press release issued here on Friday said. Addressing the

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PHF refuses participation in sports events in India

LAHORE (APP) – Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has refused on Thursday to participate in all sports tournaments held in India. After a briefing was given to the government officials in the issue, International Hockey Federation (IHF) was urged by Pakistan body to bar Indian from hosting any sports event. However, the government is yet to

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PM Nawaz approves grant of Rs 30 million for boxer Muhammad Waseem

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday has approved grant of Rs 30 million for World Silver Flyweight Champion Muhammad Waseem. According to Pakistan Sports Boards, the money would be utilized in trainings and tours of the boxer. The federal government has also assured to support the player with every possible facility.

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Pakistan team reach Japan for Judo Grand Slam

LAHORE (APP) – Pakistan judo contingent has reached Tokoy (Japan) to take part in the Judo Grand Slam being played from Friday. The party comprises three judokas and two officials, said a spokesman of Pakistan Judo Federation here on Thursday. Nadeem Akram, Qaisar khan and Wajahat Sarwar will represent the country in grand judo event

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Judo Grand Slam kicks off in Tokyo

TOKYO (Sarzameen News) – Judo Grand Slam began at Tokyo Japan, in which all over the world 41 countries with total 287 Athletes participating in the event, out of them 155 male and 132 are female Judokas. Pakistan Judo delegation consisting of 5 persons reached Japan on Thursday, a statement said. Col. Junaid Alam as

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Ibra, Martial see Man Utd through, Arsenal crash

MANCHESTER (Sarzameen News) – Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Anthony Martial scored twice as Manchester United crushed West Ham United 4-1 in the League Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday, while Arsenal was humbled by Southampton. United manager Jose Mourinho served a one-game touchline ban after his dismissal for kicking a water bottle during Sunday’s 1-1 Premier League draw

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FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 tickets to go on public sale on December 1

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND (Sarzameen News) – With the eight participating countries’ routes to glory at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 now mapped out, as of Thursday, December 01, fans will be able to apply for tickets with just a few mouse clicks on the exclusive sales website FIFA.com/tickets. According to a press release issued by

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Hafeez allowed to resume bowling in international cricket

DUBAI (Sarzameen News) – The International Cricket Council (ICC) Wednesday announced that following remedial work and reassessment, the bowling action of Pakistan’s Mohammad Hafeez has been found to be legal, and the player can now resume bowling in international cricket. On 17 November, Hafeez underwent a reassessment of his bowling action at the National Cricket

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Pakistan Hockey Federation slams FIH, sees influence of India

ISLAMABAD (APP) – Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) on Tuesday slammed the International Hockey Federation (FIH) for omitting Pakistan from the Junior World Cup saying that the world governing body is fully influenced by their Indian counterpart. It may be mentioned here that the FIH had omitted Pakistan from the Jr World Cup to be held

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Pakistan fined for slow over-rate against New Zealand

DUBAI (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate against New Zealand during the second Test in Hamilton which ended on Tuesday. According to a statement issued by the International Cricket Council (ICC), Richie Richardson of the Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees imposed the fine after Azhar Ali’s side was

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