India loses against Pakistan in Polo

Sports enthusiasts of Pakistan, who were disappointed by the dejected performance of cricket team, have got something to cheer-for as the national Polo team defeated India by 9-8 to qualify for next year’s Polo World Cup.

Pakistan beat India in the qualifiers of the FIP World Cup Zone D play-offs, played at Tianjin . . . → Read More: India loses against Pakistan in Polo

Pakistan’s Asian Games progress report

Pakistan’s silver medal hope in boxing event was shattered Thursday when top pugilist M Waseem was contended with a bronze medal after he was outclassed by Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan in the flyweight division bout final of 17th Asian Games Boxing Tournament.

Uzbek boxer stamped his authority by demonstrating far superior technique and punching power . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s Asian Games progress report

Pakistan wins 2-0 against China in Asian hockey

After hammering Sri Lanka 14-0 in the first game, Pakistan’s hockey team outclassed the Chinese eleven by 2-0 on Sunday, moving one step closer towards claiming gold.

In upcoming games, Pakistan will be facing a stiff challenge from hosts South Korea, arch-rival India, and Malaysia in their bid to retain the title they won at . . . → Read More: Pakistan wins 2-0 against China in Asian hockey

Pakistani judoka to compete in Asian games

Pakistan’s Japanese-raised judoka, Shah Hussain, will continue his unusual quest for glory when he tries to add Asian Games gold to Commonwealth silver in Incheon.

Tokyo-based Hussain, the son of one of Pakistan’s most distinguished athletes, hit the headlines when he won 100kg silver at this year’s Commonwealth Games.

Administrative chaos meant the 21-year-old nearly . . . → Read More: Pakistani judoka to compete in Asian games

Wining start for Pakistan’s hockey team in Korea

Pakistan hockey team got off to winning start in the practice match against the Korean club side in a friendly match played in Korea on Wednesday.

Talking to The Nation from Korea, head coach and manager Shahnaz Sheikh said: “It is quite unfortunate that despite our repeated requests to Korean national team and teams like . . . → Read More: Wining start for Pakistan’s hockey team in Korea

Asian Games begin, Pakistan sends hockey and football teams

Pakistan hockey team along with officials and head coach/manager Olympian Shahnaz Shiekh left for Korea on Thursday afternoon.

Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) finally managed to arrange early departure of the team after failing to provide a single international tour for the last 11 month or so. Head coach had time and again emphasized on the . . . → Read More: Asian Games begin, Pakistan sends hockey and football teams

New National Hockey Stadium to be completed soon

The Shahnaz Sheikh Hockey Stadium in Rawalpindi will be ready to host international tournaments by the end of this year when an astrotruf and a pavilion will be constructed.

Talking to APP, Olympian Shahnaz Sheikh, who is also the national team coach, said the Punjab government . . . → Read More: New National Hockey Stadium to be completed soon

Sri-Lanka level series by 77 run win

Sri Lanka spinners Rangana Herath (2-38) and Seekkuge Prasanna 2-36) were joined by medium pacie Thisara Perera (3 for 19 in just three overs), in what can be called a death overs outburst, to turn the match in their favour and carried hosts to a series-levelling victory by 77 runs yesterday. Chasing 311 . . . → Read More: Sri-Lanka level series by 77 run win

Hashim Khan the squash legend dies at 100

Hashim Khan, one of the greatest squash players of all time, died of congestive heart failure Monday night.

He was believed to be 100-year-old. His youngest son, Mo, said in a phone interview that Khan died in his home with family by his side.

Mo Khan said of his father’s death: “The world . . . → Read More: Hashim Khan the squash legend dies at 100

2015 will be a good year for cricket: Sethi

I was appointed as the PCB chairman for three months just to supervise the elections, says Sethi.

Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi on Tuesday said that 95 percent of favoritism culture from the team selection has been ended and if it continues then Pakistan will become the world’s number one . . . → Read More: 2015 will be a good year for cricket: Sethi