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Judo officials eye medals at Commonwealth event

  KARACHI: The Pakistan Judo Federation (PJF) has pinned its hopes on Karamat Butt and Japan-based Mohammad Shahzaib and Shah Hussain Shah as the three-member team gears up for the first Commonwealth Judo Championship that starts from January 22 in Wales. According to PJF Secretary Masood Ahmed, five players were shortlisted but only Butt, Shahzaib and […]

Cricket: Zaka unaware of MCC’s plans on Pakistan

  KARACHI:  Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Zaka Ashraf, who has set revival of international cricket in the country as his main task, was surprisingly unaware of the positive developments which took place during the Marylebone Cricket Club’s (MCC) Cricket Committee’s recent meeting in South Africa.        The London-based club, which acts as […]

Amir could still have international career: Zaka Ashraf

  KARACHI: Teenage Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir, serving six-months in jail for spot-fixing elements of a test match, could still have a future in international cricket, Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Zaka Ashraf said.      Amir, 19, was detained for six months in a young offenders institution after he admitted bowling two intentional no-balls in the […]

‘Pakistani Pele’ gets financial support

KARACHI, Jan 5: Sindh Minister for Sports Dr Mohammad Ali Shah presented a cheque of Rs50,000 to Abdul Ghani, son of ailing former Pakistan football team captain Abdul Ghafoor, to use in his father’s Karachi News Sources

Aqeel, Abid in UBL Tennis semis

Brothers duo of Aqeel Khan and Yasir Khan, Abid Mushtaq and visiting Sri Lankan star Thangarjah Dineshkant advanced to the singles semifinals of the inaugural UBL International Hard Court Tennis Championship at Karachi Gymkhana Courts on Wednesday. Top seed Aqeel … Continue reading → Karachi News Sources

ZTBL fight back in Quaid Trophy final

  KARACHI: ZTBL recovered from early losses to post a healthy 287 for six against PIA on the opening day of the Quaid-i-Azam Trophy final at the National Stadium, Karachi yesterday. Test-discard Yasir Hameed hit 80 and 22-year-old Haris Sohail scored an unbeaten 97 to steer ZTBL out of trouble after they were reduced to 94 […]

Pakistan retain Mohsin Khan as coach for England series

KARACHI (Reuters) – Mohsin Khan will continue as interim Pakistan coach for next month’s test and one-day series against England in the United Arab … Karachi News Sources -2

Pakistani players refused permission to play in Bangladesh league

KARACHI: Pakistan players have been refused permission to play in a Bangladesh 50-over league by their cricket board (PCB) in order to concentrate on next month’s Test series against England in … Karachi News Sources -2

Asian Games heroes await promised rewards

  KARACHI: Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani wasted no time in announcing huge cash rewards for athletes who won medals at the Asian Games last year but, almost twelve months down the line, those promises have still not been fulfilled. Several athletes, including the hockey team, were promised hefty awards after their good show in the […]

Imran tops snooker rankings despite setback

KARACHI, Dec 14: Despite losing the Del Monte Cup – the last national ranking snooker tournament of the year – country’s ace cueist Imran Shahzad has maintained his top slot in the latest national ranking (NR) Karachi News Sources

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