Football event going to make a huge positive impact: Ambassador Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al Thani

Staff Writer Islamabad: Ambassador of Qatar to Pakistan Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said this week that the FIFA World Cup 2022 – the biggest sporting event in the global calendar in Qatar – will make a huge positive impact on the entire region. While briefing the media persons about the mega sporting event, […]

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Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese backs Pakistani cricket team after final loss

Staff Writer Islamabad: Italy’s Ambassador to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese this week backed Pakistani cricket team after they lost in the T20 cricket world cup final. Speaking to Covert, the envoy said the Pakistani cricket team played well and the final match was a close encounter. “Reaching the final is in itself an achievement. Pakistan team […]

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Italy investigates pressures put on young women gymnasts

Milan: Italy s sports authorities are studying reports of undue psychological pressure being placed on its young women gymnasts over their eating habits, after a complaint was lodged with a prosecutor. “Medals are a matter of national pride but no medal can make up for inappropriate behaviour,” Sports Minister Andrea Abodi said on Wednesday, Italian […]

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Wasim Akram admits he was addicted to cocaine post-retirement

Newswire Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram admitted in his autobiography Sultan: A Memoir that he became addicted to cocaine after retiring from international cricket. Additionally, Akram claimed that he began using cocaine as “a substitute for the adrenaline rush of competition” of playing cricket. The 56-year-old, who had 916 wickets in international play, hung up […]

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Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri launches Jansher Khan Canberra Open

Canberra: The High Commission for Pakistan, Canberra led by High Commissioner Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri this week launched Jansher Khan Canberra Open in collaboration with Squash ACT. The inaugural Jansher Khan Canberra Open 2022 is a USD $20K Professional Squash Association (PSA) event that will be held at Woden Squash Centre, Canberra, Australia from 18-22nd October […]

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Pakistani cricket greats Abdul Hafeez Kardar, Younis Khan inducted into PCB Hall of Fame

Lahore:– Pakistan’s first Test captain Abdul Hafeez Kardar and star player Younis Khan were inducted into the PCB Hall of Fame. The legendary iconic player Abdul Hafeez Kardar (posthumously) and Younis Khan, who is also known as all-time great batter, were picked after a voting process, in which cricket legends including Javed Miandad, Wasim Akram, […]

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World’s highest natural cricket stadium inaugurated in northern Pakistan

Staff Writer Gilgit: World’s highest-altitude natural cricket stadium built in Pakistan’s scenic region of Gilgit-Baltistan was inaugurated this week. The Pissan Cricket Stadium is located in Nagary Valley at an elevation of 8,500 feet above sea level, which provides a highly favourable weather for cricket in peak summer. Local political leadership inaugurated the stadium for […]

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Pakistan condoles death of legendary Japanese wrestler Antonio Inoki

Staff Writer Islamabad: Pakistan this week mourned the loss of legendary Japanese wrestler Antonio Inoki who passed away earlier today at the age of 79 after years of battling a rare disease. Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif expressed his condolences to the wrestler’s family and the Japanese nation. He also shared a throwback image of himself […]

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