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Punjab international sports festival from Feb 26

Pakistan will be the focus of a major international sports activity with the start of Punjab international sports festival from February 26. In the first stage of the festival Pakistan and Indian teams will lock horns in ten disciplines of ...

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Zong Takes on Pakistan Cricket

CMPak announces the sponsorship of the Regional T20Cup 2014; supporting 4 provincial And 1 federal team; thus reaffirming its commitment towards the progression Of cricket at grass root levels Karachi – 6th February, 2014: China Mobile Pakistan-Zong, Pakistan’s fastest growing ...

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Tendulkar receives India’s highest civilian award

Retired cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar was awarded India’s highest civilian award on Tuesday, the Bharat Ratna, making him the first Indian sportsperson to receive the honour. Tendulkar, who at 40 is the youngest-ever recipient, was congratulated by President Pranab Mukherjee ...

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Tanveer wins “Fun Race” under PYF

MULTAN, Feb 5 (APP): Muhammad Tanveer won “Fun Race” held under Punjab Youth Festival (PYF) 2014 here Wednesday. District Coordination Officer (DCO) Zahid Saleem Gondal and MPA & Chairman Standing Committee for Sport and Youth Affair Punjab inaugurated the race. ...

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TBCFP to send delegation to Bangladesh

ISLAMABAD, Feb 5 (APP): The Tennis Ball Cricket Federation of Pakistan (TBCFP) will send its delegation to Bangladesh on the invitation of Bangladesh Tennis Ball Federation. TBCFP President Munawar Mughal, in a statment here Wednesday, said the delegation would likely ...

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Zong announces to sponsor five teams in Faysal Bank T20 Cup

ISLAMABAD, Feb 5 (APP): China Mobile Pakistan-Zong has announced the sponsorship of four provincial and one Federal Capital team in the Faysal Bank Twenty20 Cup that rolls into action on Thursday at four different venues of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. “Zong ...

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Sohail appointed new Pakistan chief selector

Former captain Aamer Sohail has been named as Pakistan’s new chief selector and the National Cricket Academy and Game Development director, a post which he quit in 2009 and vowed not to take back “if I am asked for it.” ...

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Misbah foresees challenge in Asia Cup

Pakistan, the last edition’s victors, will face arch-rivals India along with Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan in their title defence. Misbah said that although his team had enjoyed good results in the last two One-Day International series, yet the upcoming ...

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Football: Former Liverpool, Chelsea striker Hateley dies

Former Liverpool striker Tony Hateley has died at the age of 72 following a period of illness, announced the Premier League club. “The thoughts of everyone at Liverpool Football Club go out to his family and friends at this sad ...

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3rd Twenty20: Australia drive final nail in England’s coffin

SYDNEY: England’s sorry tour of Australia finally ended with a whimper on Sunday – a crushing 84-run defeat to give the hosts a clean sweep of the three-game Twenty20 series. The Australians, with man-of-the-match George Bailey smashing an unbeaten 49 ...

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