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  • 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...

    With the World Cup last staged nine years ago, teams are relishing the chance to compete in the two-week event being held in India's western city of Ahmedabad...

  • 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...

    The national team was extremely short-handed Down Under as only five of its players and a coach were granted Australian visas; more than half their side were refused visas due to incomplete paperwork...

  • Player to watch in tonight's FIFA 2018 World Cup matches

    IRAN’S World Cup campaign went off to a great start when they grasped a late winner against Morocco in the Group ‘B’ opener and all eyes will be on them when they face Spain today in their second outing...

    One player who needs to be talked about and kept an eye on is Iran’s forward Sardar Azmoun who got his first cap for Iran in 2014 and is the country’s all time fifth highest goalscorer...

  • Barcelona name former player Valverde as new coach

    Former player Ernesto Valverde is the man charged with reviving the club’s fortunes after being confirmed as the Catalan giants’ new boss on a two-year deal, with an option for a third, on Monday...

    The president, however, said Luis Enrique’s last season in charge, which finished with only the King’s Cup in the trophy cabinet, was a disappointment...

  • 'I say sorry to Pakistan': Danish Kaneria admits to involvement in 2012 spot-fixing scandal

    Danish Kaneria has finally admitted his role in a fixing scandal that led to the imprisonment of former Essex team-mate Mervyn Westfield after six years of denials, Britain's Daily Mail reported late on Wednesday...

    Kaneria, who was given a life ban by English cricket chiefs that effectively applied worldwide, said in an interview for an Al Jazeera television documentary quoted by the Mail: "My name is Danish Kaneria and I admit that...

  • Salman picked, Asif ignored in player draft for Pakistan Cup

    LAHORE: Tainted player Salman Butt on Tuesday was among the players picked in the Pakistan Cup one-day tournament player-draft ceremony here while tainted pacer Mohammad Asif remained unpicked as all five outfits competing in the event were finalised...

    The duo had featured for Wapda as team-mates during the National One-Day Cup held earlier this year...

  • 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 to field 24-member team in world 6-Reds, Team Event

    KARACHI: Hardly 24 hours after adding two new faces in the aftermath of Asian champion Hamza Akbar’s omission besides reshuffling the team, the Pakistan Billiards and Snooker Federation (PBSF) included another pair comprising two players for the World 6-Reds and Team Cha­m­p­ionship on Friday, officials said...

    The duo that has been made part of the Pakistan team comprised former international Abdul Sattar and Zulfiqar A...

  • PM announces Rs10m for each Champion Trophy team player

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced on Tuesday a reward of Rs10 million each for every player of the national cricket team for winning the Champions Trophy after defeating archrival India in London’s Oval cricket ground...

    According to Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb, the prime minister announced the reward for the national team for winning the Champions Trophy...

  • Player injured in blasts near football team bus in Germany before Champions League match

    Local police say a player for German soccer team Borussia Dortmund was injured on Tuesday following explosions near the team bus ahead of the Champions League quarterfinal match against Monaco...

    ” North Rhine-Westphalia police spokesman Gunnar Wortmann told The Associated Press that there were “three explosions near the (Borussia Dortmund) team bus as they left the hotel to go to the stadium” and that “there was one player injured...

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