Sports Round Up
West Indies to Resume 1st Innings against Pakistan
West Indies will resume their first innings today at 14 for none against Pakistan on third day of third and final cricket Test at Dominica. Earlier, Azhar Ali's 14th Test century anchored Pakistan to a first innings total of 376 as the tourists batted with exaggerated care.
Pakistan hockey team to play 3-match series with Ireland next month
Secretary of PHF says federation wants to give players maximum international exposure. Pakistan hockey team will play a three-match series with Ireland next month prior to the World Hockey League.
Azhar Ali century anchors cautious Pakistan to 376
ROSEAU, Dominica: Azhar Ali´s 14th Test century anchored Pakistan to a first innings total of 376 as the tourists batted with exaggerated care on the second day of the third and final Test against the West Indies on Thursday.
Inter-clubs taekwondo championship on May-17
Inter-clubs takewondo championship, organized by district sports department, would be held on May-17 (Wednesday). The competitions would be held at district hockey ground in which various registered and non-registered taekwondo clubs would participate.
4th 'Islamic solidarity games' kick off today
In Azerbaijan, the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games will officially kick off on Friday with a spectacular opening ceremony at Baku's Olympic Stadium. Forty-six of the 54 participating countries have now arrived in Baku with officials and eight other teams are expected to check into the athletes' village in the next 24 hours.
The games will be continued till 22nd May.
Infantino slams FIFA ‘fake news’ and defends record
Gianni Infantino slammed “fake news” and “alternative facts” surrounding FIFA and insisted football’s scandal-ridden governing body had changed in an impassioned speech to its annual congress in Bahrain on Thursday. Fifteen months after being elected as president to bring forward wholesale change to a disgraced organisation, Infantino also claimed FIFA’s corruption crisis was over and would never happen again.