Posts tagged as: event

Pakistan rowers sail into Asian event finals

KARACHI: Pakistan’s Hassan Currimbhoy reached the final of the 2014 Asian Juniors Rowing Championship boys’ single scull event in Yilan, Taiwan on Friday. Meanwhile, Salma Rabia Arif and Aleena Abid made a stellar debut in the girls’ double scull category, qualifying for the Final B event, where teams compete for determining their final positions, besides the […]

Pakistan ousted from world judo event

KARACHI:  Pakistan’s Commonwealth Games silver medallist Shah Hussain Shah and South Asian Games gold medallist Ahmed Shehzad Butt suffered through lack of form at the World Championships in Chelyabinsk on Saturday. Shah lost his first round fight to Canada’s Reyes Kyle on a ‘niwaza’, a knock-out in judo, in the 100kg category.  On the other […]

Pakistan rowers to feature in Asian event

KARACHI: The Pakistan Rowing Federation (PRF) is expecting medals at the 2014 Asian Junior Championship as three rowers left for the competition in Yillan, Taiwan. Young athlete Hassan Currimbhoy will be the main hope for a medal in the single scull event. This will be Hassan’s second appearance at the championship, while double scull rowers Salma […]

Pakistan dominate Asian snooker team event

Defending champions Pakistan got off to a fine start by registering six wins against different opponents on the opening day of the Asian Team Snooker Championship taking place in Karachi. The event started on Thursday at the end of the individual variant of the championship that concluded a day earlier. Pakistan reeled off four consecutive […]

Asian Championship: Asif begins with two wins in the 6-red event

KARACHI: Pakistan’s Muhammad Asif was on  song on the opening day of the Asian Championship campaign with two victories in the 6-red Snooker Championship at the Avari Towers on Sunday. Former International Billiards and Snooker Federation (IBSF) world champion Asif defeated Qatar’s Mahanna Naseer Obaidi 5-2 in the morning session, and went on to outclass India’s […]

PSA initiates night scrabble event

KARACHI: The Pakistan Scrabble Association (PSA) held its first ever Ramazan night tournament at the Beach Luxury, Karachi this weekend. According to six-time national champion Waseem Khatri, the night event was initiated by PSA Youth director Tariq Pervez to help train players for the upcoming World Youth Scrabble Championship (WYSC) scheduled to take place in August […]

Judokas sweating it out for world event

KARACHI:  At least 30 Pakistan judokas are hard at work in the national camp being staged during Ramazan to prepare them for the 2014 World Judo Championship that will take place in Chelyabinsk, Russia. Taking place in August, the world event will also be the 2016 Rio Olympics qualification round for the top athletes in […]

Leonardo DiCaprio to host charity event for environmental cause

KARACHI: The “Wolf of Wall street” star will host the charity event to support the environmental cause in St.Tropez later this month.Along with charity, this event will be one of the most exclusive events of summer. According to media reports, Last month the generous star pledged million for ocean conservation after speaking at the State […]

Netball: NOC validation extended for Asian event

KARACHI:  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has extended the validation of the No-Objection Certificate (NOC) for teams participating in the 2nd South Asian Men’s Netball Championship 2014 till December. They have also requested the Inter-Provisional Commission (IPC) to continue making arrangements for the event, informed Pakistan Netball Federation Secretary Mudassar Arain. The championship was scheduled […]

Pakistan oust India from world event

KARACHI:  Defending champions Pakistan sailed into the IBSF World Team Championship semi-finals after thrashing India 4-1 in the quarter-final clash in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. Team members Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Sajjad went down in the first game as their rivals led 1-0 in the singles frame. But Pakistan cut the deficit by winning the […]

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