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Aiming for gold: 10-member team finalised for Asian Beach Games

KARACHI: The Pakistan Handball Federation (PHF) has finalised a 10-member squad for the upcoming 4th Asian Beach Games 2014 scheduled to take place from November 14 to 23 in Phuket, Thailand. According to PHF President and Asian Handball Federation secretary Muhammad Shafiq, the team was selected after 20 probables showcased their skills at the ongoing training […]

2014 Incheon Asian Games: And so it ends, in disappointment

KARACHI:  Pakistan concluded the 2014 Asian Games on a disappointing 25th position, out of 37 countries, having won only five medals in Incheon. The 188-athlete contingent, competing in 23 different sports, was only able to bring back one gold between themselves, won by the women’s cricket team. The Greenshirts, defending champions at the Games, were […]

Hockey: India down Pakistan to clinch Asian Games title

KARACHI: Defending champions Pakistan will have to settle for silver after they lost to India 4-2 on penalties. The match had ended 1-1 in normal time. Pakistan were the tournament’s only unbeaten team going into the final and were high on confidence after having defeated India in the group stages. True to their form, the Greenshirts […]

Asian Games: Long-time foes meet in men’s hockey final

KARACHI: Spectators will be treated to the best brand of South Asian hockey on Thursday when reigning champions Pakistan take on long-time foes India in an exhilarating men’s Asian Games gold medal match. The final, which will confirm direct entry into the 2016 Rio Olympics for the winners, will be a replay of the group-stage encounter […]

Pak-China naval war games begin

Karachi The Pakistan Navy and the Chinese 17th Navy Convoy fleet began conducting a bilateral naval exercise in the Arabian Sea off Karachi's coast on Saturday with the aim to enhance … Karachi News Sources -2

Pak-China naval war games begin

Karachi The Pakistan Navy and the Chinese 17th Navy Convoy fleet began conducting a bilateral naval exercise in the Arabian Sea off Karachi s coast The News International – Karachi

Asian Games: Dreams of gold alive as hockey team reaches semis

KARACHI: Defending champions Pakistan qualified for the hockey semi-finals after defeating arch-rivals India 2-1 in their third Pool B match of the 17th Asian Games at the Munhak Hockey Stadium in Incheon on Thursday. Captain Muhammad Imran felt that good team play and the presence of supporters at the ground helped his side win. “The large […]

Asian Games: Pakistan thrash Sri Lanka 14-0 in campaign opener

KARACHI: Defending champions Pakistan beat Sri Lanka 14-0 in their first match of 2014 Asian Games hockey event in Seonhak Hockey Stadium, South Korea. The new pattern of field hockey with four quarters of 15 minutes instead of two halves of 35 minutes came into play in the match. Pakistan took an unassailable 4-0 lead in […]

Asian Games: Pakistani judoka takes Tokyo road

KARACHI: Pakistan’s Japanese-raised judoka, Shah Hussain, will continue his unusual quest for glory when he tries to add Asian Games gold to Commonwealth silver in Incheon. Tokyo-based Hussain, the son of one of Pakistan’s most distinguished athletes, hit the headlines when he won 100kg silver at this year’s Commonwealth Games. Administrative chaos meant the 21-year-old […]

Asian Games: Lack of exposure will pose problems, says Imran

KARACHI:  Pakistan national hockey team’s captain Muhammad Imran rued Pakistan Hockey Federation’s (PHF) failure to arrange any foreign tours for the greenshirts since October last year, terming it a setback in preparations for the Asian Games. “Our team is quite young and would face difficulties in adjusting to the international environment, but I believe the […]

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