Category archives for: Sports

PTV to launch sports channel: Firdous Awan

  ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan informed the National Assembly on Friday that Pakistan Television (PTV) is launching a sports channel by December to promote sports activities in the country. Awan said that the channel is being launched on the directive of President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousaf Raza […]

Indian triumphs in India-Pakistan wrestling tourney

Sports News: Islamabad, Nov 24 (IANS) India emerged victorious in a three-phase tournament that saw burly Pakistani and Indian wrestlers pitted against each … Islamabad News Sources -2

Multan, Faisalabad advance in Women’s T20 Cricket

Multan and Faisalabad won their matches of the U-19 National Women’s T20 Cricket Championship that started at the Country Club Muridke on Wednesday. Multan beat Islamabad by 22 runs while Faisalabad beat Hyderabad by 56 runs. Scores: Multan Region 123-4 … Continue reading → Islamabad News Sources

India-Pakistan sporting ties revive

  LAHORE: As Pakistan loosens up hamstrung trading links with arch-rival India, sporting ties between the traditional foes have burst back onto the agenda, reviving hopes for a broader rapprochement. Traditional hostilities between the neighbouring nations have long been played out in cricket, hockey and wrestling — the three most popular sports of the Asian subcontinent. […]

Boxing: Haroon has to prove his worth says PBF

  KARACHI: UK-based boxer Haroon Khan, brother of world champion Amir Khan, will have to prove his worth if he wants to take part in the tournament in Kazakhstan next year, according to the Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) Secretary Akram Khan. Akram said the pugilist will need to impress in the postponed Shaheed Benazir Bhutto International […]

Pakistan to have task force for players safety

Pakistan News: Islamabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Pakistan will form a sports security task force to take care of visiting international teams, Interior Minister Rehman Malik … Islamabad News Sources -2

Pakistan, India wrestling bouts a big draw

International News: Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Bouts between burly wrestlers from Pakistan and India attracted a large crowd in Pakistan’s Gujranwala … Islamabad-News2

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