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

15th Oct 2013

UAE: Pakistan restrict South Africa to 249 in first innings

ABU DHABI, (Agencies): South Africa were 249 all out shortly after the start of the second day of the first test against Pakistan at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on Tuesday. Hashim Amla was dismissed … Continued

7th Oct 2013

Ireland: Pakistan whip Iran to land IBSF Team Event title

KARACHI, (Dawn): The pair of Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Sajjad did Pakistan proud by capturing the International Billiards and Snooker Federation (IBSF) Team Event title in Carlow, Ireland, on Sunday routing Iran 5-3 in the best of nine frames final. … Continued

23rd Sep 2013

Canada: Maria Toor becomes first female Nash Cup champion

  Maria Toor. -Photo courtesy Nash Cup By Taimur Sikander (Dawn): Pakistan’s squash player Maria Toorpakai Wazir put her name in the history books by winning the first ever women’s event in the Nash Cup in Canada by beating Milou … Continued

31st Aug 2013

Korea hands Pakistan World Cup sorrow

Agencies: Pakistan hopes of qualifying for next year’s World Cup were shattered by a lively Korean side, whose 2-1 win in the semi-final of the Asia Cup meant that the Greenshirts will not be part of hockey’s most prestigious event … Continued

26th Aug 2013

Pakistan impress in 4-1 win over Malaysia

  [Pakistan need to win the Asia Cup to earn a spot in next year’s World Cup. -File photo[ By Taimur Sikander Pakistan made sure their 7-0 thrashing of Japan wasn’t just a flash in the pan as they defeated … Continued

10th Aug 2013

Philippines: Iran storms into semis, Chinese-Taipei upsets China

  Teng Wen-Ting  of Chinese Taipei against China’s Guo Allun. (AN photo by Grace B. Castillo)   By Grace B Castillo Manila: Iran continued to flaunt awesome might, bringing down Jordan without mercy and making the Final Four of the … Continued

15th Jul 2013

Pakistan beat West Indies by 126 runs in first ODI

GEORGETOWN, (The News): All-rounder Shahid Afridi returned to international cricket with a blistering half century and a career-best 7-12 as Pakistan recorded a thumping 126-run victory over West Indies in the first one-day international on Sunday.   Afridi, recalled after … Continued

14th Jul 2013

Turkey: Ghana clinches 3rd place in Under-20 World Cup

Istanbul: Ebenezer Assifuah’s tournament-leading sixth goal helped Ghana beat Iraq 3-0 in the third-place match of the Under-20 World Cup Saturday. Assifuah scored Ghana’s second with a low angled shot on halftime. Defender Joseph Attamah’s header from a corner gave … Continued

7th Jul 2013

Malaysian: Pakistan slump to another World Hockey League defeat

File photo After losing their quarterfinal match against Korea, Pakistan slumped to another defeat, this time at the hands of hosts Malaysia and in the process were also ousted from the race for a fifth place finish in the World … Continued

7th Jul 2013

UK: Lisicki swept aside by Bartoli in Wimbledon final

France’s Marion Bartoli has won her first Grand Slam title, easily eliminating Germany’s Sabine Lisicki in the Wimbledon final. Bartoli is the first player from outside the top 10 to win a major in more than five years. The 15th-seeded … Continued

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

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