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  • National Games’ organisers to meet on 19th

    December 14, 2017 12:00 AM

    KARACHI: A meeting to discuss the arrangements for the 33rd National Games will be held in Quetta on December 19, a senior official of Balochistan Olympic Association (BOA) told The News on Wednesday.The official said that Southern Command has convened the meeting. He said that Pakistan Olympic Association’s (POA) delegation, BOA and Balochistan Sports

  • Pakistan outclass India in Asian Netball

    December 14, 2017 12:00 AM

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan outclassed India 70-41 goals to achieve their second successive victory in the Asian Netball Championship now under way in Malaysia. According to reports reaching here, Pakistan totally dominated against India and won the match with a clear margin. Muhammad Akhtar, Usman Bashir, Abid Ali, Mehboob Shah, M Khursheed, Naseeb Raza and Samad

  • Abbottabad outplay Pindi in U-16 Cricket

    December 14, 2017 12:00 AM

    ISLAMABAD: Abbottabad beat Rawalpindi by nine wickets in the National Under-16 Cricket Championship at the Pindi Stadium Wednesday. Asked to bat first Rawalpindi managed just 70 for the loss of eight wickets in reduced quota of 15 overs. Adil Niaz (2-11) and Syed Bilal (2-23) bowled well for Abbottabad. Amad Afzal (39 not out) then helped Abbottabad

  • Inter-Provincial Games meeting tomorrow

    December 14, 2017 12:00 AM

    KARACHI: A meeting of the Steering Committee of the Quaid-e-Azam Inter-Provincial Games 2017 is scheduled to be held on Friday (tomorrow) at the committee room of Pakistan Sports Board (PSB), Islamabad, the Board said on Wednesday. “The meeting will be chaired by the federal minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC) Riaz Hussain Pirzada,” the Board

  • Welsh FA chief faces probe over ‘not English’ remark

    December 14, 2017 12:00 AM

    LONDON: Welsh FA chief executive Jonathan Ford is to face a disciplinary commission over his comment that the next Wales manager will “definitely” not be English, potentially delaying the appointment of a new national team boss. Ford said last week that the Football Association of Wales (FAW) would prefer Chris Coleman’s successor to be Welsh and “definitely

  • Pak wrestling side leaves for South Africa

    December 14, 2017 12:00 AM

    KARACHI: A 12-member Pakistan wrestling side left for South Africa on Wednesday to feature in the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship to be held in Johannesburg from December 15-17. “Yes, the squad left today and will be in South Africa at 11:30pm tonight,” Pakistan Wrestling Federation’s (PWF) secretary Arshad Sattar told ‘The News’ on Wednesday. He hoped

  • Pak cycling coach in Malaysia for level-I course

    December 14, 2017 12:00 AM

    KARACHI: On the invitation of the Malaysia Cycling Federation (MCF) Pakistani coach Nadir Khan has reached Malaysia for level-1 cycling course being held in Nilai from December 12-20. Pakistan Cycling Federation’s (PCF) secretary Syed Azhar Ali Shah said on Wednesday that this is the fourth time that the PCF’s coaches have been invited by the international

  • India allocates Rs10b for sports

    December 13, 2017 12:00 AM 2

    ISLAMABAD: The Indian government has set aside Rs10 billion (Indian rupees) for the development of sports and has decided to give Rs500,000 each to 1,000 sportspersons in the under-17 categories for eight years to encourage them take up sports as a career.Indian government has also decided to pick 150 districts and promote two to three sports in each of the district

  • Serena hints at return, says ‘be excited’

    December 13, 2017 12:00 AM 2

    NEW YORK: American Serena Williams dropped a large hint that she could soon be back on court competing when she posted an Instagram photo of a pair of dazzling gold and white tennis shoes. Williams, who won her 23rd grand slam singles title at last year’s Australian Open before taking time out to have her first child, has entered next month’s tournament

  • Wapda tame United Bank in Quaid Trophy

    December 13, 2017 12:00 AM 2

    ISLAMABAD: Wapda earned 57-run victory with Zahid Mansoor (4-32) and Waqas Maqsood (4-37) running through UBL’s second innings on the final day of the Quaid-i-Azam Trophy Super Eight match at the National Stadium in Karachi Tuesday. Set to score 188 runs for victory, UBL were bowled out for 131 with Hamad Azam (33) being the only notable run-getter for the Bankers