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  • 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...

  • National hockey team announced for Korea tour

    LAHORE: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) Secretary Rana Mujahid on Thursday announced the 18-member national hockey squad for an upcoming tour to South Korea...

    Talking to media at the National Hockey Stadium, he said Muhammad Imran will remain captain of the team while three changes had been made to the squad...

  • 13 unfit hockey players shown door by national team management

    In an apparent move to improve the current state of matters in the hockey structure, the new team management has dropped 13 players on fitness grounds...

    The players were attending national camp at Naseer Bunda Hockey Stadium in the federal capital, ahead of the Hockey Asia Cup which will be held in Bangladesh this October...

  • National hockey team to compete in triangular event at home

    LAHORE: After failing to engage any European team for a bilateral series before the national senior team competes in the World Hockey League, the Pakistan Hockey Federation has decided to hold a triangular event involving senior, Whites and Development squads on home soil...

    Earlier, the PHF negotiated with its French and Spanish counterparts in order to get some Test matches for the national side before the London event but none of...

  • Sports diary: Taking the hockey field, at last

    Last week, Pakistan hockey team left Lahore for India via Wagah Border to participate in the premier event -- World Cup -- being held in Bhubaneswar from Nov 28 to Dec 16...

    The team was in high spirit ahead of the big event after the cash-striped Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) cleared their dues of amounting to Rs15 million just a day before the departure...

  • 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...

  • National Party to field candidates for LG polls in Punjab, Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: National Party (NP), which is a coalition partner in Balochistan government, on Sunday announced that it would participate in the upcoming local bodies elections in Punjab and the federal capital...

    “We will field candidates in the local bodies elections in almost all districts of Punjab, including Rawalpindi, and Islamabad,” NP’s Punjab President Ayub Malik told Dawn on Sunday...

  • Hockey-5 C'ship to revolutionise hockey: Tahir Zaman

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan hockey team Chief Coach and Olympian Tahir Zaman believes the Hockey-5 Championship will revolutionise the national sport in the country...

    The inaugural Hockey-5 championship is being played at the National Hockey Stadium, Lahore under Floodlights...

  • Moeen urges England team to improve off-field behaviour

    PERTH: England’s cricketers must take responsibility for their actions and improve their off-field behaviour or risk turning a younger generation of players away from the game, all-rounder Moeen Ali said on Sunday...

    England’s Ashes tour was plunged into another crisis when the Lions team player Ben Duckett was suspended from playing in the remainder of the team’s training camp in Australia and warned about his conduct after a bar...

  • Penalty on PHF for failing to field team in Pro League reduced

    LAHORE: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) secretary Asif Bajwa on Wednesday said backdoor diplomacy with their Argentina, Holland and New Zealand counterparts in the disciplinary case before the FIH has produced healthy results as so far the federation has not only managed to reduce the expected amount of penalty from $190,000 to $80,000, but also it has bright chances to play the qualifying round for the 2020 Olympics...

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  • FIH halts Pakistan team's participation in Junior Hockey World Cup in India

    International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Monday disallowed the Pakistan team to participate in Men's Hockey Junior World Cup 2016, which is being held in India from December 8 to 18, over Pakistan Hockey Federation's (PHF) inability to meet the deadlines...

    FIH on Monday invited the Malaysian junior men’s team to take part in the event, replacing Pakistan, even though the green shirts had officially qualified...

  • India did not grant visas to Pakistan's junior hockey team for world cup: PHF

    Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has rejected claims from the International Hockey Federation (FIH) that it had not submitted travel documents for its players by the official deadline, which FIH said resulted in its exclusion from the Junior World Cup...

    India did not issue Pakistan's junior hockey players the visas that they needed to be able to participate in the tournament, a press release issued by the PHF said...

  • World XI hockey team to tour Pakistan in January: PHF

    Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) President Khalid Sajjad Khokhar announced on Tuesday that a World XI hockey team will be touring Pakistan from January 18 to 21 to play a two-match series against Pakistan's senior team...

    He said the foreign team was previously scheduled to visit Pakistan from January 10 but the tour was put forward for eight days to ensure the availability of the players...

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