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  • Hockey stadium in Faisalabad in pathetic condition

    FAISALABAD: The hockey stadium in Faisalabad is in a pathetic condition as its astroturf has completed its life span about eight years ago...

    The Faisalabad Development Authority (FDA) has sold most of its shops leaving no source of earning for the administrator to even maintain the stadium expenses...

  • Official neglect leaves hockey stadium in bad shape

    SIALKOT: The Nawaz Sharif Hockey Stadium and its surroundings present a picture of official neglect and needs an urgent attention to save them for the game...

    The Punjab government had built the hockey stadium about three years back and named it after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif with an aim to promote the game under the supervision of the Sialkot District Sports Board and the Pakistan Hockey Federation...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Construction of 2020 Olympics stadium to start next year

    TOKYO: Construction of the new National Stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will begin in January or February...

    The government will choose a new design and builder through an international competition with the aim of completing the stadium by the spring of 2020, Sports Minister Hakubun Shimomura said on Tuesday...

  • Bangladesh delegation inspects stadium in Karachi

    KARACHI: Bangl­adesh Cricket Board (BCB) security delegation on Monday inspected the facilities and safety arrangements at the Sunset Club at Defence here ahead of their women cricket team’s proposed tour to Pakistan later this month...

    The four-member Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) delegation comprised BCB head of security retired Maj Hossain Imam with Lt Col Rafiqul Islam, DIG Mejbahuddin, Additional DIG Majharul Islam and Bangladesh...
  • Luzhniki Stadium’s renovation completed

    MOSCOW: Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said on Tuesday that renovation work on the Luzhniki Stadium, which will host the 2018 World Cup final, has now been completed...

    “The reconstruction of the Luzhniki Stadium is finished...

  • Watertight security sees Gaddafi Stadium slowly fill up to capacity

    Yet when the World XI squad took an open-top rickshaw ride around the stadium before their first Twenty20 International against Pakistan, the Gaddafi Stadium was only half-full...

    Fans turned up at the stadium with messages of “thank you” and “welcome” on placards for the cricketers whose involvement in this three-game series they hope will herald the return of international cricket to the cricket-crazy country...

  • World XI Tour: Tales of tragedy, triumph from Qadhafi Stadium

    Groundsmen are rolling down the pitches, welders are repairing barbed wire, and workers are splashing on a new coat of paint at Pakistan's centrepiece Qadhafi Stadium, which has witnessed both history and controversy — and is now preparing to retake cricket's world stage...

    The three-match T20 series will be played under tight security but it is, officials hope, a new chapter for Pakistani cricket — and for the Qadhafi Stadium's...

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