Sethi resigns this time

Ten days after he was restored as Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairperson, Najam Sethi announced that he will resign from the post, Express Newsreported on Monday.

Sethi made this announcement during a hearing of a case related to the issue of chairmanship at the Supreme Court. A two-judge bench of the apex court – headed by . . . → Read More: Sethi resigns this time

International Cricket in Pakistan depends on security situation

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said that revival of international cricket in the country depends mainly on how the security situation shapes up during the coming years.

PCB’s chief operating officer Subhan Ahmed and director cricket development Haroon Rashid on Tuesday briefed the Senate Committee on Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC), which oversees sports in . . . → Read More: International Cricket in Pakistan depends on security situation

Golden Ball award goes to… Messi

Lionel Messi has won the Fifa Golden Ball as the best player of World Cup 2014.

Messi, who won four man of the match awards throughout the tournament but did not influence the final against Germany in Rio de Janeiro in the way that he would have liked, was chosen from a 10-player list of . . . → Read More: Golden Ball award goes to… Messi

Germany become world champions

Mario Gotze’s goal in the second-half of extra time seals a 1-0 win for Germany over Argentina in the World Cup final.

With two quick touches, Mario Goetze ended Germany’s 24-year wait for another World Cup title.

Goetze scored the winning goal in extra time to give Germany . . . → Read More: Germany become world champions

FIFA 2014: Now that’s winning in style

Algeria striker Islam Slimani said that the team will donate their World Cup prize money to the people in Gaza because “they need it more than us.” Pretty cool gesture and it will be a solid chunk of change, around $9 Million.

Here’s the breakdown for the rest of the payouts via TSM . . . → Read More: FIFA 2014: Now that’s winning in style

Pakistan now a part of Big Four: PCB

KARACHI: Pakistan now have the opportunity to have a major say in the affairs of international cricket after securing considerable concessions from the ‘Big Three’ India, Australia and England in the backdrop of the ICC’s Annual Conference in Melbourne, Australia, DawnNews reported. . . . → Read More: Pakistan now a part of Big Four: PCB

Brazil removes visa requirement for Pak football fans

Around 500 excited Pakistani fans are travelling to Brazil to witness the biggest sporting carnival- the 2014 FIFA Football World Cup, Brazilian Ambassador in Pakistan Alfredo Leoni said on Thursday.

“We have issued visas to around 200 people from Pakistan, while the rest of Pakistanis are travelling to our country from . . . → Read More: Brazil removes visa requirement for Pak football fans

Palestine football team to visit Pakistan

It was recently reported that the Palestinian football team is willing to take the risk to come to Pakistan in order to play out a friendly football game against the South Asian side.

Pakistan has been travelling to Palestine for the past several years, in order to play football.

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Tennis legend Federer falls to worst loss in a decade

 Latvian Ernests Gulbis handed Roger Federer his worst French Open loss in a decade as he beat the Swiss 6-7 (5-7), 7-6 (7-3), 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 in Sunday’s fourth round.

Second seed Novak Djokovic continued the quest for the only grand slam title he has never won, hammering French 13th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-1, . . . → Read More: Tennis legend Federer falls to worst loss in a decade

Street footballers make nation proud

ISLAMABAD: It is hard to imagine Pakistan doing great in football at any level. The international sport is among the most popular team sports in the country, but the domestic craze for football is usually visible in front of TV screens than on the pitch.

But the Pakistani street children team proved otherwise, by finishing . . . → Read More: Street footballers make nation proud