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  • Hockey stadium in Faisalabad in pathetic condition

    FAISALABAD: The hockey stadium in Faisalabad is in a pathetic condition as its astroturf has completed its life span about eight years ago...

    The Faisalabad Development Authority (FDA) has sold most of its shops leaving no source of earning for the administrator to even maintain the stadium expenses...

  • Official neglect leaves hockey stadium in bad shape

    SIALKOT: The Nawaz Sharif Hockey Stadium and its surroundings present a picture of official neglect and needs an urgent attention to save them for the game...

    The Punjab government had built the hockey stadium about three years back and named it after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif with an aim to promote the game under the supervision of the Sialkot District Sports Board and the Pakistan Hockey Federation...

  • Pakistan Hockey Federations wants to host World XI tie, hockey league

    Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) President Khalid Khokhar recently met the Chief of Army Staff, Gen Qamar Bajwa at General Headquarters in Rawalpindi...

    Khokhar, a retired brigadier, expressed satisfaction over the meeting and said: "Gen Bajwa appreciated the idea of a proposed hockey league featuring international stars, to be held in Lahore at the end of this year...

  • Hockey-5 C'ship to revolutionise hockey: Tahir Zaman

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan hockey team Chief Coach and Olympian Tahir Zaman believes the Hockey-5 Championship will revolutionise the national sport in the country...

    The inaugural Hockey-5 championship is being played at the National Hockey Stadium, Lahore under Floodlights...

  • President Alvi attends inauguration ceremony of Istanbul Grand International Airport

    President Arif Alvi attended the inauguration ceremony of Istanbul Grand International Airport on Monday while on a three-day visit to Turkey at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

    President Erdogan, while opening the airport ? which his government says will eventually become the largest in the world ? with great fanfare, said it would be "the pride of our country and an example to the world...

  • US team visits Islamabad International Airport to give clearance to PIA direct flights

    RAWALPINDI: A United States (US) Transport Security Administration (TSA) team on Monday visited Islamabad International Airport (IIA) to conduct final inspection and give clearance to Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to start direct flights to the US...

    According to sources, the team will also visit Jinnah International Airport Karachi and Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore...

  • Islamabad International Airport does not have bomb disposal, detection squads

    RAWALPINDI: Despite being one of the sensitive airports, the Islamabad International Airport (IIA) does not have bomb detection and bomb disposal squads...

    The intelligence intimated that since the IIAP is a sensitive airport covered by greenwoods and located at a quite long distance from Rawalpindi, Islamabad and Attock, it should have rescue teams available 24 hours...

  • International hockey comes home as Pakistan takes on World XI

    The much-anticipated two-match series between Pakistan national hockey team and a star-studded World XI side kicked off on Friday at the Abdul Sattar Edhi Hockey Stadium in Karachi...

    Federal Minister Ahsan Iqbal and Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah were present at the inaugural ceremony along with World XI and Pakistan Hockey teams...

  • Construction of 2020 Olympics stadium to start next year

    TOKYO: Construction of the new National Stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will begin in January or February...

    The government will choose a new design and builder through an international competition with the aim of completing the stadium by the spring of 2020, Sports Minister Hakubun Shimomura said on Tuesday...

  • Bangladesh delegation inspects stadium in Karachi

    KARACHI: Bangl­adesh Cricket Board (BCB) security delegation on Monday inspected the facilities and safety arrangements at the Sunset Club at Defence here ahead of their women cricket team’s proposed tour to Pakistan later this month...

    The four-member Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) delegation comprised BCB head of security retired Maj Hossain Imam with Lt Col Rafiqul Islam, DIG Mejbahuddin, Additional DIG Majharul Islam and Bangladesh...
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