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Men kill neighbour during kabbadi match in Mandi Bahauddin

The suspect is on the run

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November 13, 2019


Pakistan to host 2020 circle Kabaddi World Cup

Ten teams will compete in the tournament

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November 7, 2019


Lakki Marwat team bags first place in Kabaddi mela in KP’s Bannu

Around 12 teams participated in the mela

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November 21, 2018


10 unusual Asian Games sports

Anyone for sepak takraw? Or perhaps a spot of bridge? We take a look at 10 of the more unusual sports being contested at the Asian Games in Jakarta: – Pencak silat – Legend has it that the ancient Indonesia martial art originated after a woman watched a tiger do battle with a giant hawk,…

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August 18, 2018


Super Kabaddi League enters quarter finals

The quarter finals of the Super Kabaddi League 2018 will be played on Tuesday. Lahore Thunder lost to Sahiwal Bulls and Islamabad All Stars were beaten by Kashmir Janbaaz in their pool eliminator matches. Karachi Zorawars will take on Kashmir Janbaaz while Gwadar Bahadurs will play Faisalabad Sherdils. Peshawar Haiders will face Sahiwal Bulls and…

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May 8, 2018


Women compete in Kabaddi match for first time in history

A women’s kabaddi match was played for the first time in Pakistan’s history at Nishtar Sports Complex in Lahore. And the first raid for the women’s match Strawberry Ambitions in pink Strawberry Dreams in blue#WomenInKabaddi #SuperKabaddiLeague — Telenor Super Kabaddi League (@Super_Kabaddi) May 7, 2018 The match featured Strawberry Ambitions and Strawberry Dreams in…

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May 8, 2018


Super Kabaddi League 2018 enters knockout stages

The pool eliminators of the Pakistan Super Kabaddi League 2018 will be played on Monday. The group stages came to an end and the tournament has entered the knockout phase. Lahore Thunder will take on Sahiwal Bulls in Pool A eliminator and Islamabad All Stars will play against Kashmir Janbaaz in the Pool B eliminator….

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May 7, 2018


Blows and slaps at kabaddi match in Mianwali

Reporting by Zubair Niazi This year’s kabaddi match in Mianwali had a unique feature: slaps Enthusiasm of players rose with the coming of spring. They participated in the matches with renewed fervor, occasionally slapping their opponents. Slaps are generally not part of the traditional game. A large number of people from different areas came to…

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March 20, 2018


Video: ‘Thappar Kabaddi’ enthralls audience in Mandi Bahauddin

MANDI BAHAUDDIN: A slight variation to the traditional sport of Kabaddi rendered it into an amazing and enthralling spectacle for enthusiasts who had gathered to witness a match between Lahore and the host city.  Mandi Bahauddin defeated team Lahore in the ‘Thappar Kabaddi’ contest by seven points.

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September 20, 2017


Pakistan beat India to lift Asian Beach Games Kabaddi title

LAHORE: Pakistan clinched the Asian Beach Games Kabaddi gold beating arch rivals India in a close finish 30-28 Tuesday in Danang, Vietnam. Pakistan players demonstrated high quality kabaddi in the closing part of a thrilling encounter to outshine their opponents in all departments of the game to carve out a hard earned win, said the…

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September 27, 2016


Want to make kabaddi interesting? Start slapping

Tough guys from the Pakistan Amry and Punjab police got together in Sheikhupura in what came out to be a unique display of muscular power. Punjab police officers showed the opponent who’s the boss in ‘Thappar Kabaddi’. To watch what the sport is like, check this video…

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June 6, 2016


Pakistan beats rival India to retain Asian Kabaddi Cup

WAH: Pakistan beat India at the Asian Kabaddi championships near Islamabad late Friday, retaining its title and bringing a rare example of an international tournament held in militancy-wracked Pakistan to a successful end. In the final match of the tournament, in which Iran, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Nepal also participated, Pakistan defeated arch rivals India…

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May 7, 2016


Pak-India Kabaddi clash today

WAH CANTT: Pakistan and India are set to meet in an important match of third Asian Kabaddi Championship at Wah Cantt on Friday evening. Both the sides are unbeaten so far. In other matches, Afghanistan will take on Iran and Nepal face Sri Lanka. On Thursday night, Pakistan defeated Nepal by 41-18 and India beat…

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May 6, 2016


Pakistan Kabaddi team to proceed to India

FAISALABAD: Pakistan Kabaddi Team will proceed to India on January 14 to participate in International Kabaddi championship scheduled to start in Indian city of Fareedabad from January 15. A spokesman of Kabaddi Association told here on Wednesday that a training camp has also been started at Bohranwali ground Faisalabad for the training of Kabaddi players….

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January 6, 2016


Brutal Scenes From ‘Kabaddi of Slaps’

Extremely popular in the agrarian societies of Punjab region between India and Pakistan, Kabaddi is a game of territory where two teams put up a brwal to control the contest alternating the “stopper ” and “raider” positions. However, what you are about to watch is the most brutal version of the game. And this slap-bang…

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October 7, 2015


Kabaddi controversy: Body to review Pakistan’s claims

CHANDI GARH: The World Kabaddi Federation (WKF) on Sunday announced to constitute a committee to review Pakistan’s allegation about biased decision in men's World Cup 2014 final. On Saturday, defending champion India walked away with world title, defeating Pakistan by 45-42 in the game played at Shaheed Bachan Singh Yadgari Stadium, India. Following the match…

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December 21, 2014


Pakistan loses Kabaddi WC to India after 'disputed' defeat

CHANDI GARH: Defending champion India walked away with the men's Kabaddi World Cup 2014 title after defeating Pakistan by 45-42 in what green-shorts claimed was a match rife with biased decisions by Indian referees/judges here on Saturday, Samaa reported. Indian had set up the title clash with Pakistan after a defeating England in the semifinals…

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December 20, 2014


India beat Pakistan to clinch men's world Kabaddi title

Staff ReportLUDHIANA: India emerged as world champion of Kabaddi, beating arch-rival Pakistan with a margin of nine points at the Guru Nanak Stadium on Saturday, SAMAA reported.India, the defending champion of Kabaddi world cup, retained their title for fourth consecutive term defeating Pakistan 48-39.Earlier in the first semi-final of the Men's World Kabaddi Cup‚ Pakistan…

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December 15, 2013


Pakistan to play Kabaddi World Cup final against India today

Staff ReportLUDHIANA: Pakistan will play the final of the Kabaddi World Cup against arch rival India here at the Guru Nanak Stadium on Saturday, SAMAA reports.The match will begin at 6pm (PST). Both teams are unbeaten so far in the World Cup matches.Pakistan team is hopeful to create history after beating India in the final….

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December 14, 2013


Pakistani squad for 2013 Kabaddi World Cup leaves for India

Staff ReportLAHORE: A strong contingent from Pakistan left for India here on Saturday to participate in the 2013 Kabaddi World Cup, SAMAA reports.Pakistan’s contingent comprises of 16 men and 16 women players plus four officials. The contingent crossed over to India via Wagah border.2013 Kabaddi World Cup is being held in Indian Punjab from Dec….

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November 30, 2013


India thrash Pakistan to lift World Kabaddi Cup title

Staff ReportLUDHIANA: India beat Pakistan to win the Kabaddi World Cup in Indian city of Ludhiana on Saturday. It was India’s third Kabaddi title in a row. In the final battle, India overpowered Pakistan by 59-22 in what turned out to be a one-sided contest. Pakistan remained under pressure throughout the match and did not…

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December 15, 2012