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  • Naseem Akhtar wins IBSF World Under-18 Snooker Championsip

    Sahiwal's Naseem Akhtar has won the International Billiards and Snooker Federation (IBSF) Under-18 Snooker World Championship after beating China's Peifan Lei in Beijing on Tuesday...

    Akhtar won five frames against Lei's three in the Best of 9 Frames game although the Chinese cueist had taken an early 3-1 lead in the game...

  • Naseem does Pakistan proud by capturing world U-18 snooker title

    KARACHI: National junior champion Mohammad Naseem Akhtar did Paki­stan proud when he brushed aside China’s Peifan Lei 5-3 in the epic final to win the International Billiards and Snooker Federation (IBSF) World U-18 Snooker Champ­ionship in Beijing on Tuesday...

    Naseem had defeated three Chinese players, who were considered dangerous, on their home soil on way to scaling new heights...

  • Pakistan's schoolboy seamer Naseem set to make Brisbane debut

    Pakistan will take a huge gamble in the first Test against Australia in Brisbane on Thursday by giving 16-year-old schoolboy quick Naseem Shah his debut...

    Many a more-experienced fast bowler has wilted on Australia's hard tracks but Pakistan skipper Azhar Ali is backing the teenager, who has only seven first class matches under his belt, to deal with the situation...

  • Pakistan shortlist Naseem, Haider for England T20s

    SOUTHAMPTON: Teena­ged pace sensation Naseem Shah and young batsman Haider Ali were named in the shortlisted 17-man Pakis­tan squad named on Friday for the upcoming three-match Twenty20 Inter­nat­ional series against England...

    The 17-year-old Naseem has been a regular feature in Test cricket since making his debut against Australia last November, while 19-year-old Haider has been included by chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq after his...

  • Reigning junior champion Naseem stuns fourth seed at ranking snooker

    Naseem Akhtar sent shockwaves when he toppled fourth seed Abdul Sattar 4-1 as the Jubilee Insurance third ranking snooker championship commenced here at Karachi Gymkhana on Friday...

    Making amends of his lacklusture performance in the NBP Cup in August, Naseem of Punjab conceded only one frame while winning the opening fixture 61-37, 45-90, 62-18, 68-60, 52-26 in style...

  • Asfandyar, Naseem Wali bury the hatchet

    CHARSADDA: Awami National Party central president Asfandyar Wali Khan and veteran politician Begum Naseem Wali Khan have finally reconciled and decided to take forward the philosophy of Bacha Khan jointly...

    Naseem Wali Khan, widow of late Abdul Wali Khan, announced to merge her faction Awami National Party-Wali (ANP-W) into ANP after she set aside her difference with ANP central president and her stepson Asfandyar Wali Khan...

  • Promising cueist Naseem lands job

    KARACHI: The National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) on Tuesday took the lead by offering employment to promising cueist Mohammad Naseem Akhtar, who did the country proud by capturing the world junior under-18 snooker title in Beijing on July 11...

  • ECP disqualifies Rawalpindi mayor Sardar Naseem

    The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday disqualified the mayor of Rawalpindi, Sardar Naseem, from his post after finding him guilty of malpractice during the local bodies (LB) election for reserved seats last year...

    A five-member commission headed by Chief Election Commissioner, retired justice Sardar Raza, announced the decision taken on the basis of two separate petitions against Naseem...

  • Gohar Raza, Naseem Hameed elected as KAA president, general secretary

    KARACHI: Renowned sports organiser Gohar Raza was elected as president while famous athlete Naseem Hameed and Mohammad Riaz Senior were elected as general secretaries and Sher Ali as treasurer of Karachi Athletics Association (KAA) in its elections held at a local hotel here on Wednesday...

    In the next year, the KAA will be holding a technical officials course in January followed by a Fastest Man/Woman contest in Karachi in Feb 2018...

  • Sardar Naseem leads mayoral race in Rawalpindi

     The sources in the ruling party added that Sardar Naseem Khan was a strong candidate for mayorship but the final decision would be taken either by Chaudhry Nisar or Shahbaz Sharif...

    A senior leader of the ruling party told Dawn that there were three candidates for the slot: PML-N metropolitan president Sardar Naseem Khan, former tehsil nazim Sajjad Khan and Malik Sultan Mehmood...

  • Naseem claims U-18 snooker title in style

    ISLAMABAD: Keeping his supremacy intact, Naseem Akhtar comfortably defe­ated Shaikh Mudassir to claim the U-18 title in the Jubilee Insurance National Jun­ior Snooker Championships on Wednesday...

    Dominating the proceedings throughout the title-deciding contest, Punjab’s Naseem blanked his province-mate Mudassir 5-0, never giving any chance to his opponent to settle down...

  • Second title for Naseem at National Jr Snooker

    ISLAMABAD: Promising Mohammad Naseem Akhtar grabbed second title in two days on Thursday when he outplayed Haris Tahir in the U-21 final of the Jubilee Insurance National Junior Snooker Championships here at Pakistan Sports Complex’s Billiard and Snooker Hall...

    Naseem, who had on Wednesday beaten Shaikh Mudassir to claim the U-18 national crown, by winning the U-21 title has made a new national record -- of clinching both the titles...

  • Prolific Naseem extends winning run

    KARACHI: Debutant and the reigning national under-18 and under-21 champion Mohammad Naseem Akhtar stretched his winning run in the 42nd National Snooker Championship at Karachi Gymkhana on Monday...

    Naseem, who overcame former Sindh champion Mohammad Ishtiaq in a gruelling battle 4-3 on Sunday, sent Balochistan’s Mohammad Naeem Jaffer packing 4-1 to strengthen his position in group D...

  • Young Naseem, Musa, Usman and Khushdil keen to prove their mettle Down Under

    LAHORE: Pakistan’s selectors have taken some bold decisions by naming several youngsters in the T20 and Tests squads for the upcoming tour of Australia which reflects their positive intent to play good and aggressive cricket Down Under...

    Nineteen-year-old fast bowler Musa Khan has been included in both squads while 16-year-old pace sensation Naseem Shah has been included for the two-match Test series...

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