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  • 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...

  • PHF set to launch video referral system in National Hockey Championship

    KARACHI: Third umpire video referral system will be introduced in the 62nd National Hockey Championship that pushes off at the Hockey Club of Pakistan Stadium on Friday afternoon...

    “The launch of the system is aimed at minimising the errors, if any, during the matches,” technical delegate of the country’s premier hockey championship former Olympian Qamar Ibrahim said while unveiling details of the event at the venue on Wednesday... ...

  • 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...

  • REVIEW:A history of violence:A Brief History of Seven Killings

    Marlon James’s Booker prizewinning novel A Brief History of Seven Killings is a fantastic attempt at recounting the attack on Marley through a variety of eccentric, rowdy and colourful characters that provide, to a reasonable extent, a clear, albeit bloody, insight into the violence-stricken Jamaica of the 1970s and ’80s (the story moves further ahead)...

    Here’s how A Brief History of Seven Killings moves into first gear by virtue of...

  • A Leaf From History: A history of ethnic violence

    Sociologists also trace the history of Karachi’s ethnic conflagarations to the 1960s after then president Gen Ayub Khan initiated a plan to settle Pakhtuns — his own ethnic group — in the city...

    MQM’s demands included the repatriation and settlement of Biharis (Urdu-speaking East Pakistanis who continue to live in refugee camps) from Bangladesh to Pakistan...

  • India chase history, England another title

    LONDON: India have the chance to alter the course of cricket history when they face hosts England in the ICC Women’s World Cup final at Lord’s on Sunday...

    Since the tournament’s inception in 1973 — two years before the men’s World Cup started — it has been dominated by England and Australia, with New Zealand, in 2000, the only other country to have won the event...

  • Waning Rooney on brink of England history

    LONDON: It is telling that although he stands on the verge of becoming England's all-time leading goal-scorer, Wayne Rooney's standing in the game remains a matter of debate...

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger described him as “the biggest England talent since I've arrived in England”, but the true weight of his achievements remains hard to measure...

  • England in search of history as Clarke bows out

    LONDON: England may have already regained the Ashes but captain Alastair Cook is determined not to let-up when they face Australia in the fifth and final Test at The Oval on Thursday — a match that marks rival skipper Michael Clarke’s farewell to international cricket...

    Cook’s men triumphed by an innings and 78 runs in the fourth Test at Trent Bridge to take an unbeatable 3-1 lead in the series after Australia, with England paceman...

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