South Korea: Pakistan beat China 2-0 in Asiad Hockey
21st Sep 2014

South Korea: Pakistan beat China 2-0 in Asiad Hockey

  INCHEON  (Dawn): 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 … Continued

Qatar: World Cup sponsors pressure FIFA after latest Qatar 2022 bribery allegations
9th Jun 2014

Qatar: World Cup sponsors pressure FIFA after latest Qatar 2022 bribery allegations

      World Cup sponsors Sony and Adidas have voiced concern over new allegations that bribes were paid to award Qatar the 2022 World Cup. The controversy comes less than a week before the 2014 tournament kicks off in … Continued

Qatar denies latest allegations of corruption surrounding 2022 World Cup bid
2nd Jun 2014

Qatar denies latest allegations of corruption surrounding 2022 World Cup bid

      The organizers of the World Cup in Qatar have denied any wrongdoing in the bid that won them the 2022 tournament. The latest allegations came in a report by a British Sunday paper.  The Qatar 2022 Supreme … Continued

British newspaper Sunday Times alleges corruption in Qatari World Cup bid
1st Jun 2014

British newspaper Sunday Times alleges corruption in Qatari World Cup bid

    A British newspaper has alleged that a former FIFA executive committee member paid millions to gain support for Qatar’s bid to host the 2022 World Cup. The report comes less than two weeks before the World Cup in … Continued

25th Feb 2014

Pakistan pulls off stunning win to enter U19 World Cup final

]Photo courtesy ICC] Dawn: Pakistan pulled off a stunning come-from-behind win over England to enter the U19 World Cup final on Monday. Chasing a target of 205, Pakistan were 142/7 in 36.5 as some fine bowling and brilliant fielding from … Continued

5th Jan 2014

UAE: First Pakistan-Sri Lanka Test ends in a draw

ABU DHABI, (Agencies): The first Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka ended in a draw on the fifth and final day in Abu Dhabi on Saturday after Mohammad Hafeez and Ahmed Shehzad hit half-centuries. Hafeez finished with 80 not out … Continued

2nd Jan 2014

Germany: Hanover hire first Turkish boss in Bundesliga

The Local: Tayfun Korkut made Bundesliga history on Tuesday after being named coach of Hanover, the first time a Turk has managed a club in Germany’s top division. Korkut, 39, moves from being assistant Turkey coach to take over from … Continued

27th Dec 2013

UAE: Hafeez, Ajmal guide Pakistan to series-clinching win

  ABU DHABI, (Agencies): Mohammad Hafeez notched his third hundred of the series while off-spinner Saeed Ajmal grabbed four wickets to help Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by eight wickets in the fourth one-day international on Wednesday. Hafeez finished with 113 … Continued

21st Dec 2013

UAE: Sri Lanka clinch thriller to level series

DUBAI, (Agencies): Sri Lanka’s late order batsmen held their nerve to beat Pakistan by two wickets and level the series in a match in which fortunes swung from one side to another in Dubai on Friday. Set 285 to chase, … Continued

19th Dec 2013

UAE: Pakistan record sensational 11-run win in 1st ODI

By Mushtaq A Subhani SHARJAH, (The News): Pakistan recorded a sensational 11-run victory after Sri Lanka gave a tough fight in the first One-day International here at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Wednesday.   Chasing a huge target of 323, … Continued

30th Nov 2013

Pakistani women break new ground at 2013 Kabaddi World Cup

LAHORE: Sixteen young Pakistani women will make history this weekend as they compete in the 2013 Kabaddi World Cup — the first time the conservative Muslim country has ever fielded an international women’s team in the sport. The traditional tag-wrestling … Continued

23rd Nov 2013

South Africa: Pakistan holds on for T20 win over South Africa

CAPE TOWN, (Agencies): Pakistan held on for a close six-run win in the second Twenty20 on Friday to end a six-game losing streak to South Africa in limited-overs games. Shahid Afridi’s 3-28 backed up earlier half-centuries by Umar Akmal and captain … Continued

21st Nov 2013

Pakistan lose by 4 runs in rain-hit T20

JOHANNESBURG, (The News): South Africa have been declared winners by four runs under the Duckworth-Lewis method in the first Twenty20 International match after heavy rain that caused a stoppage and made resumption of play impossible.   Pakistan stuck on 60 … Continued

19th Nov 2013

Organizing committee to address working conditions at Qatar’s 2022 World Cup sites

Qatar’s 2022 World Cup organizing committee will address concerns over the treatment of migrant workers. An Amnesty International report shed new light on working conditions as Qatar prepares for football’s showpiece. In the report, published on Sunday, Amnesty strongly condemned … Continued

12th Nov 2013

UAE: South Africa beat Pakistan in fifth one-day

SHARJAH: AB de Villiers stormed to an unbeaten century to help South Africa beat Pakistan convincingly by 117 runs in the fifth and final one-dayer in Sharjah on Monday, winning the five-match series 4-1. De Villiers scored 115 from 102 … Continued

10th Nov 2013

Japan: Pakistan wins Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament

[The green-shirts had remained unbeaten in the tournament defeating Oman, Malaysia, China and India in the gourp stage matches. File Photo] KAKAMIGAHARA, (Dawn): Defending champions, Pakistan, on Sunday retained its title defeating hosts Japan by a margin of two goals … Continued

2nd Nov 2013

Dubai: Afridi, Irfan bowl Pakistan to series-levelling win

Dubai, (Agencies): All-rounder Shahid Afridi and paceman Mohammad Irfan shared six wickets as Pakistan thumped South Africa by 66 runs in the second day-night international in Dubai on Friday. Afridi took 3-26 and Irfan finished with 3-53 as Pakistan defended … Continued

26th Oct 2013

Dubai: SA penalised for ball-tampering; we don’t cheat, says De Villiers

A video grab shows Faf du Plessis rubbing the ball on his trousers which had a zip on them. – Dawn.com DUBAI, (Dawn): South Africa were docked five penalty runs for ball-tampering on the third day of the second Test … Continued

21st Oct 2013

Sweden: Aisam-Rojer duo claims Stockholm doubles title

(Dawn): Pakistani tennis star Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and his Dutch partner Jean-Julian Rojer Sunday won men’s doubles title defeating Sweden’s Jonas Bjorkman and Robert Lindstedt 6-2, 6-2 in the final of Stockholm Open. The win has boosted the Pakistani-Dutch duo’s chances … Continued

18th Oct 2013

UAE: Pakistan clinch rare win over top-ranked South Africa

]AB de Villiers defied Pakistan’s attack with a brilliant 90 but was caught off paceman Junaid Khan who finished with 3-57. -File photo] ABU DHABI, (Agencies): Pakistan survived top order batting jitters on Thursday to notch a rare seven-wicket victory … Continued

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