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Pakistan win South Asian Karate event

  KARACHI: Pakistan bagged 14 medals to win the inaugural South Asian Karate-do Championship that finished in New Delhi yesterday. The 14 medals included seven golds and allowed Pakistan to finish ahead of Sri Lanka who bagged six gold, four silver and seven bronze medals. In the final of the men’s team kumite event, Pakistan defeated India […]

Coach hunt: Mohsin’s extension may be considered

  KARACHI: A Test and One-Day International (ODI) series-win over Sri Lanka has forced the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) three-member coach-hunting committee to seriously consider extending Mohsin Khan’s tenure and changing his interim role as team coach to a full-time one. Mohsin, the former chief selector, was asked to assist the team on the UAE tour […]

Hockey: End of the road for Butt, Ashraf?

KARACHI: The future of former captains Rehan Butt and Zeeshan Ashraf has seemingly ended as the duo missed out on a place in the Champions Trophy squad that sees the return of goal-keeper Salman Akbar. Butt and Ashraf are the only major omissions from the squad which will be led by Mohammad Imran with Shakeel Abbasi, […]

Kabaddi World Cup: A disappointing bronze for Pakistan

KARACHI: A consolation third-place finish was what Pakistan’s fancied Kabaddi squad had to be content with at the World Cup that came with a 62-22 win over Italy on Sunday night Favourites India, meanwhile, lifted the trophy in a one-sided final, beating Canada 59-25, to bag the INR 2m prize-money. Despite the third-place finish, the Pakistan Kabaddi […]

Snooker: No sign of Indian visa for Pakistani cueists

  KARACHI: The Pakistan Billiards and Snooker Association (PBSA) faces an anxious wait as the two cueists chosen to represent the country at the IBSF World Championship in Bangalore are yet to be issued Indian visas. The tournament starts on Sunday and visas for Imran Shehzad and Asif Toba were supposed to be issued last week, […]

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