Posts tagged as: event

Wrestler Asad wins bronze in 80kg event

KARACHI: Pakistani wrestler Muhammad Asad clinched the bronze medal at the Men’s Freestyle 80kg event of the 4th Asian Beach Games by defeating Kazakhstan’s Bauyrzhan Izbassar 2-0 at the Patong Beach in Phuket, Thailand yesterday. Earlier in the day, Asad defeated Khonekeo Thatthavong of Laos 2-0 in the first match. Munkhjargal Khultee of Mongolia 2-1, Bek […]

Pakistan gears up for Commonwealth event

KARACHI:  The Pakistan Taekwondo Federation (PTF) confirmed that the country will be fielding at least nine athletes in the sixth Commonwealth Taekwondo Championship, taking place at the Meadowbank Stadium, Scotland from November 13, including one female athlete Caroline Atief. PTF President Wasim Ahmed said that Pakistan’s representation in the Commonwealth Championship is important in order […]

Hamza exits Qatar snooker event

KARACHI: Pakistan’s young cueist Hamza Akbar crashed out of the 1st Qatar Academy 6-Red Snooker Championship semi-finals on Tuesday after a 6-5 loss at the hands of Iran’s Soheil Vahedi. Despite trailing 3-1 initially, Hamza fought hard and equalised at one stage. However, his opponent once again restored his two-frame lead by winning the seventh and […]

Wajahat all set to debut for Pakistan at world junior event

KARACHI: Japan-based youngster Wajahat Sarwar will make his debut for Pakistan at the World Junior Judo Championship in Miami scheduled to begin on October 22. Nineteen-year-old Wajahat, set to compete in the -100kg category against the world’s top junior athletes on October 25, will be representing Pakistan for the first time in the international circuit, making […]

National scrabble event: 700 participants compete at Expo Centre

KARACHI: The Horlicks 26th Scrabble Championship pulled off the biggest surprise in the history of the Pakistan Scrabble Association (PSA) as 700 participants competed in eight categories at the Expo Centre in Karachi on Sunday. The one-day event, which was held in collaboration with the US Education Foundation and was open to all, showcased players ranging […]

Ajmal opts out of T20 event to work on action with Mushtaq

KARACHI: Suspended off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has withdrawn from the national Twenty20 championship to work on his bowling action with former Pakistan tw Karachi News Sources

Pakistan exit Asian table tennis event

KARACHI:  Pakistan crashed out of the Asian Table Tennis Junior Championship, which is taking place in Mumbai, India, after losing their first two group matches against Kazakhstan and Qatar on Friday. The loss meant that the national players failed to qualify for the quarter-finals, as they needed at least two wins in the group stages […]

Veteran Sajjad advances in snooker event

KARACHI:  Seasoned campaigner Muhammad Sajjad enjoyed an easy outing against Sharjeel Mehmood, winning 4-2 on day four of the 6th NBP Ranking Snooker Championship, which is being played at the NBP Sports Complex, Karachi. Both cueists hit breaks of over 100 points before Sajjad won with scores of 88-11, 101-38(101), 48-83, 0-126(103), 69-42 and 61-24. […]

Asif eases into second round of snooker event

KARACHI:  Former IBSF World Champion Mohammad Asif got off to a winning start in the 6th NBP Ranking Snooker Championship after beating Abdul Raheem 4-2 in the opening day matches. Asif’s scores of 61-55, 17-88, 69-23, 56-43, 34-86 and 74-50(66) matched Asjad Iqbal’s, who defeated Fawad Khan. Meanwhile, Aneel Emanule stunned Muhammad Bilal in a […]

National snooker event to serve as ‘world cup qualifier’

KARACHI:  With the NBP 39th National Snooker Championship just around the corner, cueists from all over Pakistan will vie for the top two spots in order to qualify for the IBSF World Championship at India in November. The Pakistan Billiards and Snooker Association (PBSA) has termed the national championship – commencing from September 10 – […]

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