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Pakistan army polo team beats India

Rawalpindi – January 12, 2018: Pakistan Army Polo team defeated Indian Army Polo team by 15 to 3.5 goals in a most awaited thrilling match during Armed Forces international Polo tournament 2018 being held at Nigeria. Apart from Pakistan Egypt, India, Nigeria, Morocco and US teams are participating in the tournament.

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Lahore to warmly welcome Sri Lankan team: Shehbaz

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday said that excellent arrangements had been made for third T20 match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, and cricket lovers would enjoy the game in wonderful environment. He said that cricket lovers were waiting for the arrival of Sri Lankan team for the long time and energetic…

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Pakistan women hockey team go down 0-3 to Hong Kong China

LAHORE: Pakistan were beaten by Hong Kong China by three goals to nil in their first match of the Women’s Hockey Asian Challenge at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium, in Brunei’s capital Bandar Seri Bagawan on Monday. Hong Kong China, who are FIH ranked 38, were two goals ahead at the half time against the…

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Picking right players for each formats is key to success: Kohli

RANCHI: India skipper Virat Kohli attributed on Saturday the team’s stupendous success in recent times to the team management’s decision to pick format-specific players, reported Times of India. The decision to persist with wrist spinners like Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal has proved to be beneficial for the team since the start of the Sri…

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ATC acquits two in Sri Lankan team attack case

LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Wednesday acquitted two accused- Obaidullah and Ibrahim Khalil – involved in the Sri Lankan cricket team attack case. ATC-II Judge Asif Majeed Awan conducted the proceedings and announced the verdict after hearing arguments of partiesand examining available evidence. Obaidullah and Ibrahim Khalil had been accused of providing arms and…

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Pakistan back in global hockey mainstream

LAHORE: Pakistan has been confirmed among the nine national teams for the International Hockey Federation’s revolutionary new event ‘Hockey Pro-League’, scheduled to start from January 2019. The FIH said that Pakistan, ranked 13th in the world, is included among the final nine selected teams. However, Pakistan’s ‘Home Matches’ will be played in Scotland. Pakistan Hockey…

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Pakistan’s Women Cricket team’s jersey for ICC World Cup unveiled

LAHORE: : Pakistan women cricket’s team jersey for the ICC World Cup 2017 was unveiled  at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore on Wednesday. Aized Syed, Director Game Development, Pakistan Cricket Board, Captain Sana Mir and others attended the unveiling event. In his message, Chairman PCB Shaharyar Khan thanked the sponsor for their initiative of…

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Shoaib Akhtar distraught over air crash tragedy

RAWALPINDI: Former Pakistani speedster Shoaib Akhtar on Wednesday expressed his grief over an air crash which killed a Brazilian football team. “Distraught to note the air crash tragedy involving footballers from Brazil. Seems unbelievable, really. Praying for their loved ones,” Akhtar said in a message on Twitter. Yesterday, a plane carrying 72 people, including a…

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Six teams wiped out by plane disasters

LONDON: The plane crash in Colombia involving Brazilian football team Chapecoense Real that killed 76 people is far from the first such tragedy to strike the world of sport. Here is a look at six other disasters: – Italy’s Torino Grande: 1949 –   A plane carrying famed Italian football club ‘Torino Grande’ crashed on…

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Pakistan announces Test squad for Australia series

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday announced a 16-member squad for three-match Test team against Australia. The Team was finalized by Chief Selector Mr. Inzamam ul Haq and the National Selection Committee after consultations with the team Head Coach and the Test captain. Chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq said continuity is necessary. “We have kept the…

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Imran Khan announces new legal team

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Tuesday announced his four-member legal team to present party’s stance in the Supreme Court of Pakistan regarding Panama Leaks case. “Naeem Bokhari will lead our legal team and Babar Awan will be part of it,” Khan told the media persons at his residence in Islamabad. Khan said that…

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Sri Lanka’s Jayawardene to coach IPL team

Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene was named Friday as the new head coach of cricket franchise Mumbai Indians in the cash-rich Indian Premier League Twenty 20 tournament. Thirty-nine-year-old Jayawardene will succeed former Australian captain Ricky Ponting whose two-year contract has ended. “Jayawardene is an astute figure in the modern era of cricket. He is…

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Australia army cricket team to play three T20 matches in Pakistan

LAHORE: Australian Army cricket team will be arriving in Pakistan on October 17 to play three T20 matches with Pakistan Army and Pakistan Cricket Board young team. Dates and venue of matches are as under, Oct 18, 1st T20 at Lahore Garrison stadium, Oct 21, 2nd T20 at Gaddafi stadium, Oct 22, 3rd T20 at…

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Olympics: Britain, USA in cycling records battle

RIO DE JANEIRO: Britain reclaimed the women’s team pursuit world record just minutes after the United States had beaten their previous mark at the Rio Olympics on Saturday. US quartet Sarah Hammer, Kelly Catlin, Chloe Dygert and Jennifer Valente won their semi-final at the Olympic velodrome in a time of 4min 12.282sec to beat the…

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ATC indicts six for attack on Sri Lankan cricket team

LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Wednesday indicted six men accused of carrying out a deadly attack on Sri Lankan team attack in March 2009. According to Prosecution sources, ATC-II Judge Chuadhary Muhammad Azam conducted the case proceedings at Kot Lakhpat Jail here. During the proceedings, the judge indicted the six accused in Sri Lankan…

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Pathankot probe team arrive in India

NEW DELHI: Pakistan’s five-member Joint Investigation Team (JIT) arrived in India today (Sunday) to investigate Jan. 2016 Pathankot terror attack. The team, which arrived in New Delhi through a special aircraft, will be allowed to question witnesses of the attack, sources said. The five-member delegation comprises Chief of Punjab’s Counter Terrorism Department (CTD), Additional Inspector…

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Pakistan leave for New Zealand; Akmal banned for 1st T20

LAHORE: Pakistan’s departure for their New Zealand tour late Saturday night was hit by a one-match ban on dashing batsman Umar Akmal, punished for violating the dress code in a domestic match earlier this week. Team manager Intikhab Alam said Umar would not be available for the first of three Twenty20 matches in Auckland on…

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PCB denies involvement in a Greece team’s Pakistan visit

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday refuted its involvement in the visit of a Greece cricket team’s visit to Pakistan, clarifying that the touring team was not the national team of Greece. A media report on Friday has claimed that Greek players visited Pakistan but failed to play series against Pakistan and even no…

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Inspection team due in Karachi to prepare report on corruption

ISLAMABAD: As part of government’s efforts against corrupt elements in Sindh, an inspection commission has been tasked to look over the ongoing action against ‘big fishes’ in Sindh, Samaa reported. According to Samaa correspondent, the members of the commission would arrive in Karachi on Tuesday to meet heads of federal institutions, including Karachi Port Trust…

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Angry Clarke rubbishes team disunity claims

SYDNEY: Australia captain Michael Clarke angrily denied Monday claims that the disastrous England tour has been plagued by off-field dramas, saying it was “absolute garbage”. Clarke, 34, announced he was retiring after England completed a crushing innings and 78-run victory in the fourth Test at Trent Bridge on Saturday to take an unbeatable 3-1 lead in…

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Soccer champ kids return home

Highly talented Pakistan Street Children Football team has returned home after securing third position in soccer cup at Norway.

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