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  • Australian FM to visit Pakistan in May

    ISLAMABAD: Australian Foreign Minister Ms Julie Bishop’s will arrive in Pakistan on May 6 on a two-day official visit...

    "During her visit, Minister Bishop will hold meetings with Advisor to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal," a spokesman for the Australian High Commission to Pakistan told DawnNews...

  • Pakistan to feature in Victorian Open, Australian Open

    ISLAMABAD: A three-member Pakistan squad will proceed to Australia on July 22 to feature in Victorian Open and Australian Open, Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) secretary Group Captain Aamir Nawaz said on Tuesday...

    “We will send three players — Nasir Iqbal, Farhan Zaman and Tayyab Aslam — to represent the country in Victorian Open and Australian Open events,” Aamir said...

  • Aisam links up with Pakistan cricket team ahead of Australian Open

    As tennis greats Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams prepare to take part in the Australian Open, the New Zealanders next door are bracing for some hard-hitting cricket entertainment when the Kiwis take on the Shahid Afridi-led Pakistan side in a series of T20s and ODIs...

    Pakistan's top tennis player Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi is flying the country's flag at the Australian Open, and the star linked up with...

  • Australian expert shows concern over ‘growing’ illegal organ trade in Pakistan

    KARACHI: A three-day joint session conducted with visiting Australian doctors and Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) concluded on Wednesday with concerns over the growing trend of illegal organ transplantation in Pakistan...

    The prominent issues that came under discussion were social and psychological issues of transplantation, training workshop for nursing staff in the specialised treatment, and paediatric...

  • Australian seamers decimate Pakistan to take charge

    BRISBANE: A withering spell of fast bowling backed up by exceptional catching had Pakistan on their knees as Australia took charge of the day-night first Test in Brisbane on Friday...

    Starc and Hazlewood took three wickets each and Bird chimed in with two for seven to leave skipper Steve Smith pondering whether to enforce the follow-on after a seven-wicket final session...

  • Pakistan great Abdul Qadir's son chosen for Australian PM's XI

    The 25-year-old Usman Qadir's father took 236 wickets in 67 Tests from 1977 to 1990 and is generally regarded as Pakistan's best-ever leg-spinner...

    Usman Qadir, who also played first-class cricket in Pakistan, took 36 wickets in just six games in Sydney, figures that brought him to the attention of current Australia coach Justin Langer and former test bowler Geoff Lawson...

  • Pakistan Whites hockey squad for SA Games to be named today

    KARACHI: Pakistan Whites hockey team for the coming 12th South Asian Games will be announced on Wednesday...

    “The team will be picked on merit and players who failed to get selected in the seniors and juniors outfits will be given a chance,” the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) secretary ex-Olympian Shahbaz Ahmed told reporters at the end of one-day trials that took place at the Hockey Club of Pakistan Stadium on Tuesday...

  • Anum to lead Pakistan junior girls squad in Asian netball

    KARACHI: Anum Salam will lead the Pakistan junior netball girls team in the ninth Asian Junior Girls Netball Championship, scheduled to be held in Hong Kong from Dec 14-20...

    President of the Pakistan Netball Federation Mudassar Arain on Thursday announced the 13-member squad which comprises ten players, one stand-by, a coach and a manager...

  • Uncapped Ansari named in England squad for Pakistan Tests

    LONDON: Uncapped Surrey all-rounder Zafar Ansari was named in England’s squad on Tuesday for the forthcoming three-Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates...

    There was no place, however, for opener Adam Lyth or Gary Ballance, both deemed to have failed during the Ashes Test series against Australia that England won 3-2...

  • PCB announces Pakistan squad for World XI series

    The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Firday announced a 16-member squad with Sarfraz Ahmed as captain for the T20 series against the World XI side next month in LahoreThe National Selection Committee, headed by Inzamamul Haq, selected the squad for what is being dubbed the 'Independence Cup'...

    Fahim Ashraf, Ruman Raees, and Aamer Yamin make a place in the squad due to their splendid performances in domestic tournaments, whereas...

  • World XI hockey squad to tour Pakistan: PHF official

    ISLAMABAD: A World XI hockey squad containing Olympic and world champion players has agreed to tour Pakistan for a two-match series against the national team later this year, a Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) official said on Friday...

    Talking to APP, PHF secretary Shahbaz Ahmed Sr said the hockey World XI have agreed to visit Pakistan in November...

  • Du Plessis to lead ICC World XI squad in Pakistan series

    LAHORE: South African Test captain Faf du Plessis will lead a ICC World XI team comprising players from several Test-playing nations in a three-match T20 series against Pakistan in Lahore next month, chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Najam Sethi announced here on Thursday...

    “The World XI squad face Pakistan in a three-match T20 International series, named the Independence Cup, on Sept 12, 13 and 15 in Lahore,” Sethi said...

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