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  • SL sports minister joins Pakistan tour

    COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s sports minister announced on Wednesday he would join the national cricket team on their first match in Pakistan since gunmen attacked their team bus in Lahore eight years ago...

    “The ICC [International Cricket Council] has also said it is safe for us to tour Pakistan...

  • Foreign experts hail Pakistan’s role in sports medicine

    KARACHI: Foreign delegates have lauded Pakistan’s contribution in creating awareness about sports medicine globally in general and across the country in particular...

    “Pakistan played a lead role in the setting up of the Asian Federation of Sports Medicine (AFSM) in 1990 as the late Dr Nishat Malik was elected its founding secretary during that year,” they observed...

  • ‘Sports can bring Azerbaijan, Pakistan further close’

    BAKU: Pakistan’s ambassador in Azerbaijan Saeed Khan Mohmand on Wednesday hosted a reception here in honour of the Pakistan Olympics Association (POA) officials who had accompanied the sports contingent that participated in the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games and said that the two countries enjoy very good relations which can be further improved through bilateral sports tours...

  • Pakistan, Afghanistan to play bilateral matches, not to mix sports with politics

    LAHORE: While the two cricket boards of Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to play bilateral matches at all age group levels including at the national level, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (AFC) endorses Pakistan’s policy of not mixing sports with politics...

    “Our Afghan government does not believe to mix sports with politics and it is our clear policy that we have the authority to invite any team and it is the duty of our government...

  • ‘Pakistan is safe for international sports events’

    KARACHI: Pakistan is a safe country for staging the international sports events and Softball Confederation Asia should play its role towards organising international matches of softball in Pakistan, renowned sports patron Dr Farhan Essa said on Thursday...

    “We are ready for hosting the international teams of softball,” said Dr Farhan while speaking at the softball awards ceremony organised by secretary general of the Softball...

  • The numbers game: State of sports marketing in Pakistan, India

    KOLKATA: Pakistan has trailed its eastern neighbour in corporatising sports and roping in sponsors, says a top sports marketer in the country who blames its various federations and the government in equal measure for this...

    “Sponsorship in sports is still a far cry in Pakistan,” rues Naveed Haider Khan, marketing consultant to Pakistan Football Federation (PFF), which has had some success in hosting foreign teams in recent times... ...

  • Radio Pakistan to go off air in favour of sports complex

    Quetta: The Balochistan government has finalised a plan to take over 64 acres of land owned by Radio Pakistan in Quetta by shutting down the station’s transmission, removing its machinery and transmission towers from the Sariab area...

    Sources claim that the land was being taken over under the pretext of constructing a sports complex and park...

  • Comment: Sports image in Pakistan takes a beating with PSL fixing scam

    The alleged spot-fixing scandal followed by suspension of cricketers Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif besides the arrest and subsequent release of Nasir Jamshed and a bookie named Yousuf in London has rocked the second Pakistan Super League (PSL) in Dubai recently...

    Needless to say, these incidents will have an adverse effect not only on cricket but other sports in the country as well...

  • China can help resurrect Pakistan Olympic sports

    There are many hallmarks that signify the cordial ties between the two nations and among them is the Islamabad-based Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) Sports Complex...

    The Chinese engineers worked day and night to complete the sports complex ahead of time as it was scheduled to serve as the venue for the 1978 Asian Games at the time...

  • Sports psychologist urges Pakistan to give Aussies tit-for-tat dose

    KARACHI: After their gallant defeat in the opening Test of the three-match series against Australia earlier this week in Brisbane, a Pakistan-born sports psychologist has urged Misbah-ul-Haq’s men to be more aggressive and give tit-for-tat to the Aussies in the remaining two games...

    Commenting on Pakistan’s 39-run loss in the day-night match at the Gabba, Taimoor observed the touring team’s bowlers were ‘soft’ toward the Australian...

  • COMMENT: Football finally making good strides in Pakistan sports scene

    These young-passionate-footballers of Pakistan are waiting for their big break that can help them showcase their talent as well as give them the opportunity to put Pakistan on the global football map by representing the nation at international football events/tournaments...

    Having said that, it came as a no big surprise when footballers from all corners of the country made their presence felt at the third edition of Neymar Jr’s Five...

  • COMMENT: Time for sports scene in Pakistan to become vibrant once again

    Pakistan, which had four world titles — hockey, cricket, squash, snooker — in its possession in 1994 was considered a sporting nation with a number of feats achieved by its sports-persons until then...

    Various Pakistan teams used to travel abroad frequently to compete in the global events besides playing host to foreign teams and players in high profile competitions that thoroughly entertained the sports loving crowds...

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