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  • 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...

  • PHF names squad for Asian Games

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has announced an 18-member team for the Asian Games — set to be held in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang from Aug...

    Faisal Qadir, Junaid Manzoor, Dilber and Ateeq Arshad have made it to the squad at the expense of Aleem Bilal, Azfar Yaqoob, Arsalan Qadir and Irfan Jr...

  • 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...

  • 1999 squad rules Warne’s ‘best Pakistan team’

    Was the 1999 World Cup squad Pakistan's best ever?While the question may be open to debate, it seems Australian great Shane Warne has made his mind up for 9 out of 11 players in his 'best Pakistan squad over the last 25 years' are from Wasim Akram's 1999 squad...

    Warne, on his official Facebook page, revealed an 11-man team consisting of his favourite Pakistani opponents, continuing a 'celebration' of the best teams he had played...

  • Psychological factor in India games hurting Pakistan’s blind team

    Whenever Pakistan and India engage on any front - whether it is politics or sports - emotions run high...

    Recently, when the two arch-rivals met each other in the final of the 1st Asia Cup for Blind at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi on Jan 24, no one would have thought that the undefeated team of the tournament, Pakistan would go down so easily against India...

  • Pakistan football team off to Jakarta for Asian Games

    LAHORE: Pakistan football team led by Saddam Hussain departed for Jakarta on Friday night from Lahore to participate in the Asian Games which are scheduled to commence there from Aug 18...

    Other players in the squad are Waseem Asghar, Adeel Ali, Maqbool, Zainul Abideen Ishaque, Yousaf Ahmad, Mohsin Ali, Muhammad Sohail, Muhammad Bilal, Muhammad Umar Hayat, Ali Khan Niazi, Muhammad Riaz, Ahsanullah, Mehdi Hassan, Noman, Shahbaz...

  • Anderson, Stokes, Rashid in squad for second Test against Pakistan

    LONDON: After a 75-run defeat against Pakistan in the first of the four-Test match series, England on Monday added premier pace bowler James Anderson, all-rounder Ben Stokes and leg-spinner Adil Rashid into an expanded 14-man squad announced for Friday's second Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford...

    Misbah-ul-Haq-led Pakistan ended the 20-year-long drought at the iconic venue after Yasir Shah spun a web around English batsmen to bag...

  • Pakistan series: England bolster Test squad with fiery Hales

    England announced a strong 16-man Test squad for its upcoming series against Pakistan in the UAE, with dashing opener Alex Hales the surprise pick for the five-day format...

    Nottinghamshire's Alex Hales has been included in the Test squad for the first time, while left-armer Zafar Ansari joins Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid as the third spinner in the team as England look to match Pakistan's slow bowling riches in the UAE...

  • Hafeez added to Pakistan Test squad after two years

    The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday added veteran cricketer Mohammad Hafeez to an already sizable 17-member squad for the upcoming two-Test series against Australia...

    While the Aussies had picked a standard 15 players for the series that begins October 7, Pakistan had raised a few eyebrows with its squad announcement by naming two more players than their counterparts in their squad...

  • Squad named for World 6-Red, Team Snooker Championship

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Billiards and Snooker Association (PBSA) announced on Thursday squad for the Jubilee Insurance World 6-Red and Team Snooker Championship, starting here on Aug 6...

    “Overall, 18 nations including Pakistan have confirmed their participation in the event,” said PBSA chief Alamgir Shaikh while announcing the squad for the championship...

  • Afghan beach volleyball team set sights on 2022 Games

    PALEMBANG: The Afghan men’s beach volleyball team are more used to training in dust than sand -- but a predictable defeat at the Asian Games has not stopped them eyeing success at the next edition in 2022...

    It only took off a few years ago and this is the first Asian Games for the squad of four players...

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