Pakistan Hockey Federation announces 17 member squad to visit Oman to play five test match series
The squad announced after two day trials in Lahore
Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has announced a seventeen member squad to visit Oman from September 9th to 15th to play five test matches series there. The squad has been announced after two day trials in Lahore.
Cricketers, coach, PCB officials visit PPIC
Pakistan cricket team along with its head coach and Pakistan cricket Board officials had visited Punjab Police Integrated Command, Control and Communication Centre (PPIC3), Qurban Lines, Lahore. Captain Sarfraz Ahmed, Shoaib Malik, Junaid Khan, Yasir Shah, Hassan Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Asad Shafique, coach Mickey Arthur and top-notch PCB officials visited PSCA for first-hand assessment of Security Dynamics and Threshold serviced by authority’s premier project. The delegation was appraised of functions, efficacy and structure of the PPIC by the Project Director SSP Akbar Nasir Khan and Managing Director DIG Ali Amir Malik.
Pakistan skipper Sana Mir named among 'Asia 21 Young Leaders'
Sana Mir, captain of the Pakistan women cricket team, is among 30 remarkable professionals named “Asia 21 Young Leaders” by Asia Society, a non-profit organisation that focuses on educating the world about Asia. Mir was selected for the 2017 class of Asia 21, Asia-Pacific's foremost network of young leaders, with Asia Society noting that the cricket star had challenged attitudes about women's participation in Pakistan's male-dominated world of sport.
Happy to play a small part in bringing cricket back to Pakistan: Faf Du Plessis
South Africa's Test and T20 captain Faf Du Plessis said that he's happy to play a small part in bringing cricket back to Pakistan. "I imagine that the Pakistani people would be super excited because they've been waiting for this for a lot of years," Du Plessis said, adding that he understands that the World XI coming to Pakistan is a "huge thing" for the country.
Playing in Pakistan to be a delightful experience: Hashim Amla
South African batsman Hashim Amla has said that playing in Pakistan will be a delightful experience. In an interview with a private news channel, he said Pakistan is a great country with great cricketing heritage. He said all the five players from South Africa are looking forward to come to Pakistan.
Pakistan juniors stun star-studded IESCO team in tennis series
Pakistan Junior team stunned star-studded Islamabad Electricity Supply Cooperation (IESCO) 2-1 in the tennis series played here at Senator Dilawar Abbas PTF Tennis Complex Islamabad on Saturday. The juniors, who are being trained by Davis Cuppers Hameed-ul-Haq and Mushaf Zia in the newly-started PTF National Academy, are being provided with regular matches against different teams and opponents weekly to judge their strength and weaknesses. It was the second series, in which juniors were pitted against IESCO players, who are vastly experienced.
Floyd Mayweather defeats Conor Mcgregor in 10th-round of boxing fight
In a boxing fight in Las Vegas, Floyd Mayweather has defeated Conor McGregor champion of UFC by technical knockout in the 10th round, with the referee stepping in to stop the fight. He secured his 50th victory by maintaining his unbeaten record.
Smith confirms Agar's Test return after four years
Australian captain Steven Smith confirmed Ashton Agar will play his first Test in four years when the two-Test series against Bangladesh begins in Dhaka on Sunday. Agar made a sensational debut to Test cricket in 2013, scoring 98 runs in his maiden innings batting at number 11 against England at Nottingham. But since then the 23-year-old has made only one further Test appearance, and has been hungry for a return to the long format of the game.
Hamilton equals Schumacher record with 68th pole
Lewis Hamilton roared to a record-equalling 68th career pole position on Saturday, matching Michael Schumacher's record in qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix. The 32-year-old three-time world champion will start Sunday's race, the 200th of his career, from his sixth pole this year with Germany's championship leader Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari alongside him in second. Hamilton's lap in 1min 42.553sec was the all-time record fastest at the spectacular Spa-Francorchamps circuit in the forests of the Belgian Ardennes, 0.242 seconds quicker than Vettel.
Host: Ghaffar Khan
Co-host: Narjis Kazmi