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  • Pakistan owes its Olympic glory to hockey teams

    THE nation remembers and acknowledges its heroes on their feats whenever the Olympic Games are held after every four years...

    Pakistan has reached the zenith at the Olympics thrice – at Rome in 1960, at Mexico in 1968 and at Los Angeles in 1984...

  • Brazil’s former Olympic chief charged in 2016 Games bribes investigation

    RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazilian prosecutors charged the former head of the national Olympics committee (COB), Carlos Nuzman, and five other people on Wednesday with corruption based on an investigation of alleged bribery to have Rio de Janeiro host the 2016 Games...

    Nuzman, who was provisionally suspended by the International Olympic Committee and arrested in Rio on Oct 5, was charged with racketeering, money laundering and violating...

  • Defending champions Pakistan name hockey squad for South Asian Games

    Mohmmad Irfan will be at the helm as the Pakistan hockey team looks to complete a hattrick of gold medals at the South Asian Games (SAG), the national federation announced on Wednesday...

    The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) on Wednesday named a 16-member Pakistan Whites squad for participation in the biennial Games which is set to be staged in the Indian city of Guwahati...

  • India beat Pakistan 2-1 in Asia Games hockey decider

    India on Saturday beat Pakistan 2-1 in the decider for the third position in hockey during Asian Games 2018...

    According to The News the Indian men's team continued to dominate over Pakistan as they bagged the bronze medal after they had failed to impress against Malaysia...

  • PSB comes to hockey team’s rescue for Olympic qualifiers

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) on Tuesday ensured its full sponsorship for the national hockey team to participate in the all-important Olympics Games qualifying round, to be held in Belgium later this month which prompted the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) to announce the trials in Islamabad on June 11 and 12 to select the final team for the qualifiers...

    In his reaction, secretary PHF Rana Mujahid welcomed the decision...

  • POA chief laments hockey’s Olympic failure

    LAHORE: Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) chief retired Lt Gen Arif Hasan lamented the failure of the national hockey team to qualify for next year’s Olympics, adding that the country has little chance of participating in the Games barring a few wildcard entries...

    “It’s a sad day for us as no one from Pakistan will be able to qualify for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro,” he said...

  • ‘Lack of funding contributed to hockey’s Olympic debacle’

    LAHORE: Despite Pakistan hockey’s Olympic debacle, a number of former Olympians continued to back the federation as they expressed their lack of trust in the five-member probe committee formed by the Inter-provincial Sports Committee on instructions of the prime minister...

    At a news conference at the National Hockey Stadium on Monday, Anjum Saeed, Rehan Butt, Malik Shafqat, Tariq Sheikh, Akhlaq Ahmed and Ajmal Khan Lodhi said the...

  • 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...

  • Tech games: Decoding fun and games

    Anyone who’s been obsessed with video games has fantasised about developing their own award winning title at some point in their lives...

    This is partially because in Pakistan, many computer science programmes follow rigid teaching methods taught by professors stuck in a frustratingly archaic style, while the field of video game development itself is not taken as seriously as it should...

  • Two hat-tricks as lop-sided games continue at National Hockey

    KARACHI: One-sided matches continued in the 62nd National Hockey Championship which has completed fifth day of its commencement at the Hockey Club of Pakistan Stadium on Tuesday...

    Two hat-tricks — one each by Dilber Hasan and Tausiq Arshad — helped National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) overwhelmed low-profile Balochistan 13-0 in the first match of the day...

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