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.

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Pakistan Women cricketers awarded central contracts

The Asian Games Champions

For the first time in Pakistan’s history, the women cricketers have been awarded central contracts, a month after winning the Asian Games gold.

While details of the contracts, to be awarded on January 1, have not been issued by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), a board spokesperson said that they . . . → Read More: Pakistan Women cricketers awarded central contracts

Asian hockey champs receive hearty welcome home

A Jubilant Pakistan Hockey Team

Asian hockey champions Pakistan were accorded a grand welcome when it landed at the Allama Iqbal International Airport here on Saturday night.

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