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  • India bars Pakistan from participating in upcoming Pro Kabaddi League

    India has barred Pakistani players from taking part in the upcoming Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) in which players from 16 countries will participate, Hindustan Times reported...

    Indian Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Monday asserted that no players from Pakistan will be allowed to take part in the upcoming PKL "unless Pakistan gets rid of its terrorism," the Indian daily reported...

  • Pakistan outclass India 50-31 to win Asian Kabaddi Championship

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan outclassed India by 50-31 points in an important match of the third Asian Kabaddi Championship at Wah Cantt on Friday evening to claim the title, DawnNews reported...

    It was the last match of the traditional style Kabaddi tournament at the Pakistan Ordinance Factory Sports Complex in Wah...

  • Kabaddi can help bring India, Pakistan closer: IKF chief

    TAXILA: Emphasising that the game of kabaddi can play an important role in bringing the people, sportspersons in particular, of Pakistan and India closer, president of the International Kabaddi Federation Janardan Singh Gehlot says the time has come to spread the sport beyond its traditional boundaries...

    “Kabaddi is very famous across both sides of the border and is free from politics; and by organising more events like the Asian...

  • Pakistan barred from Kabaddi World Cup in India

    NEW DELHI: The 12-nation Kabaddi World Cup kicks off this week in India, with a row over a decision to bar arch-rivals Pakistan from competing threatening to overshadow the tag-wrestling sport's showcase event...

    However, International Kabaddi Federation (IKF) chief Deoraj Chaturvedi, who is from India, said Pakistan has been denied entry because of a spike in tensions between the two nuclear-armed nations...

  • Pakistan kabaddi team gets a helping hand from Indian origin players

    Pakistan kabaddi team had to use five Canadian nationals of Indian origin in its side at the recently held World Kabaddi Cup in Australia due to a lack of options, DawnNewsTV reported on Monday...

    But instead of pulling out of the tour, the Pakistan Kabaddi Federation still sent the team to Australia with the knowledge that it did not even have half the squad needed to compete...

  • Pakistani quartet off to India for kabaddi league

    ISLAMABAD: Four Pakistani players will leave for India on Saturday from Lahore to participate in the Pro Kabaddi League...

    Following the protest by Shiv Sena over the inclusion of Pakistani players in Pro-Kabaddi League, there were very less chances of Pakistani players’ participation’ in the league...

  • Kabaddi: Shiv Sena pressure forces Patna to bench Pakistani players

    KOLKATA: The two Pakistani players signed up for an ongoing professional kabaddi league in India will not turn up for their team in any match held in Mumbai and Pune due to “security concerns”, tournament organisers have said...

    “Franchises will not field players of Pakistani origin for matches held in Mumbai and Pune,” said Mashal Sports, the organisers of Pro Kabaddi 2015, in a written statement to Dawn...

  • Kabaddi course

    ISLAMABAD: The International Kabaddi Coaching Course organised by the Pakistan Kabaddi Federation (PKF) started here on Wednesday at the Pakistan Sports Complex...

    PKF secretary Rana Mohammad Sarwar and Pakistan Sports Board Director General Akthar Nawaz Ganjera among others were present on the occasion...

  • Army outgun Navy to retain kabaddi title

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Army outclassed Navy in the final to keep the Asian Style National Kabaddi Championship title here at Hamidi Hall on Wednesday...

    ”Nasir, who participated in the Indian Pro Kabaddi League twice, said that he got a lot of exposure from featuring in the league...

  • Wapda clinch kabaddi championship

    LAHORE: Wapda won the first National Women Kabaddi Championships (Asian Style) by defeating Army 43-29 in the final at the Wapda Sports Complex here on Friday...

    Meanwhile, Pakistan Kabaddi Federation (PKF) secretary Rana Sarwar said the federation had decided to hold the first National Kabaddi League in April next year...

  • CAS kabaddi semi-finalists decided

    ISLAMABAD: Army, Air Force, SNGPL and Wapda on Thursday went through to the semi-finals of the Chief of Air Staff National Kabaddi Championship being played at the Jinnah Stadium of the Pakistan Sports Complex...

    In the third match of the day, Rana Atif and Shakeel Jutt guided Army to seal 52-32 victory against HEC while in the last quarter-final of the day, SNGPL taught a kabaddi lesson to Police by defeating it with game score of...

  • PAF lift CAS kabaddi trophy

    ISLAMABAD: National kabaddi champion Pakistan Air Force annexed another title when it won the final of the first edition of the Chief of Air Staff National Kabaddi Championship at the Jinnah Stadium of Pakistan Sports Complex here on Saturday...

    Amid traditional drumming and support of hundreds of kabaddi lovers, the match started on fast tempo with both teams attacking each other...

  • Punjab govt bans Kabaddi in schools following child's death

    Punjab government on Tuesday placed a ban on Kabaddi and other activities which may lead to “dangerous incidents” on school premises, following the death of a child in Khanewal earlier this month, DawnNewsTV reported...

    The sixth-grade student reportedly died while playing Kabaddi during recess time...

  • State executions in Pakistan decreased by 73pc in 2016: Amnesty International

    State executions in Pakistan dropped by 73 per cent in 2016 as compared to the previous year, with over 360 convicts put on death row and more than 87 hanged, rights group Amnesty International said in its latest report released on Tuesday...

    According to the report, Pakistan was joined by Iran, Saudi Arabia and Iraq as one of the countries with the greatest number of state executions in 2016, amounting to 87pc of death sentences...

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