Posts tagged as: Boxing

2014 Commonwealth Games: Waseem reaches quarter-finals in boxing

KARACHI:  The Pakistan squad experienced mixed fortunes yet again on the fourth day of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, starting with boxer Muhammad Waseem reaching the quarter-finals of the men’s fly 52kg event after defeating Malaysia’s Jaya Raman Selvakumar in the round of 16. Waseem will face Lesotho’s Moroke Mokhotho in the first quarter-final on […]

Female boxing kicks off on small scale

KARACHI:  Youngsters from the Kalyana Academy became the first female players to lay the foundation for women’s boxing in the country as they competed at the Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) backed school tournament in Karachi’s District Central on Saturday. The Inter-Classes Kalyana Boxing Tournament for girls and boys was more than just a regular junior […]

Nisar to battle Asif in national boxing final

KARACHI: Navy’s Mohammad Nisar and Railway’s Syed Asif will lock horns today in the 52kg final of the National Championship organised by the Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) in Sialkot. Nisar beat Sindh’s Hamid Hussain 16-10 in their semi-final while Asif did not have to put in too much effort and registered a 15-10 against PAF’s Abdul […]

Boxing federation wants long-term coach

KARACHI:  Facing severe criticism following Pakistani boxers’ failure to qualify for the London Olympics, the country’s boxing federation is in talks with the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) to hire a professional coach on a four-year contract, keeping the 2016 Rio Olympics in mind. Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) Secretary Akram Khan sought permission from PSB Director […]

Boxing federation set for showdown

KARACHI: The Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) is set for a showdown between its president Doda Khan and secretary Akram Khan with a meeting of the executive body expected to take place before the end of the month. Both officials have been locked in a battle with each claiming to have evidence of corruption against the other. […]

Olympics heartbreak for Pakistan boxing

KARACHI:  Pakistan’s hopes of receiving a wild-card entry in the boxing event at the 2012 London Olympics were dashed after Zulqarnain Abbas’ name was turned down in a meeting between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Boxing Association (AIBA). Instead, Iraq boxer Ahmed Abdul Kareem was preferred in the 69-kg category. In other categories, […]

Olympics heartbreak for Pakistan boxing

KARACHI:  Pakistan’s hopes of receiving a wild-card entry in the boxing event at the 2012 London Olympics were dashed after Zulqarnain Abbas’ name was turned down in a meeting between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Boxing Association (AIBA). Instead, Iraq boxer Ahmed Abdul Kareem was preferred in the 69-kg category. In other categories, […]

Tussle between boxing officials grows

KARACHI:  The storm inside the Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) refused to die down after secretary Akram Khan confirmed he will take legal action against the federation’s president Doda Khan upon the latter’s failure to back up his allegations of corruption against the secretary. Both officials had levelled serious charges against each other and the general […]

Tussle between boxing officials grows

KARACHI:  The storm inside the Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) refused to die down after secretary Akram Khan confirmed he will take legal action against the federation’s president Doda Khan upon the latter’s failure to back up his allegations of corruption against the secretary. Both officials had levelled serious charges against each other and the general […]

Tussle between boxing officials grows

KARACHI:  The storm inside the Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) refused to die down after secretary Akram Khan confirmed he will take legal action against the federation’s president Doda Khan upon the latter’s failure to back up his allegations of corruption against the secretary. Both officials had levelled serious charges against each other and the general […]

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