Azhar Masood Khan

  • TLAHORE Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) officials negligence has caused Pakistan hosting rights of the Davis Cup tie against Lebanon which was scheduled to be held here in the city in February 10-12 next year, a decision which the International Tennis Federation (ITF) had overturned. According to ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan TOA team, silver medalists of the World TOA Championship, urged the government of Pakistan and corporate sector to come forward and assist them for the participation in upcoming international events so that they may earn more laurels for the country. Pakistan TOA team consisted ...

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  • TLAHORE Indian wrestler Satinder Singh easily defeated Pakistani wrestler Shahid Khoewala and continued winning spree in the three-match Indo-Pak Punjab Dangal Series to take 2-0 lead here at Punjab Stadium on Monday. Hamza Shahbaz Sharif was the chief guest on the occasion, witnessed the main ...

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  • TLAHORE President Pakistan Hockey Federation Qasim Zia announced cash prizes for the officials and players of the Pakistan hockey team for their excellent performance during the Tri-Nation Series. Pakistan hockey team defeated World Champions Australia and won the Tri-Nation Series which was held ...

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  • TLAHORE Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Chaudhry Zaka Ashraf met with PCB coach finding committee members here at the PCB headquarters on Wednesday and discussed important issues regarding coaches for all the major departments of cricket. The PCB chief met with coach finding committee ...

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  • TLAHORE Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf intended to have three separate coaches for the Pakistan cricket team for all the major departments of the game. Talking to media here at National Cricket Stadium on Tuesday, Ashraf said: There should be separate batting, bowling and ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan Cricket Boards (PCB) new chairman Zaka Ashraf has said that he will soon meet with former legend cricketers starting with Imran Khan to discuss how to improve Pakistan cricket at domestic and international level. Zaka, who took charge as a new PCB chief on Friday at the board's ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan cricket authorities were Wednesday forced to shift the national Twenty20 tournament to Karachi after an outbreak of dengue fever in Lahore, the tournament's original venue. President Asif Zardari, who is also the patron of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), said the tournament ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) president Qasim Zia has said that the federation was trying its best to regain the lost glory of Pakistan hockey. Talking to this scribe, Qasim said: We have set some certain goals to achieve our target of regaining lost glory of Pakistan hockey and now we ...

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  • TLAHORE - The former cricket greats criticised Pakistan bowler M Aamir statement in which he admitted the spot-fixing allegations which not only brought bad name to the country but also proved that the ICCs decision on the Pakistani trio was correct. Talking to this scribe, former cricketer ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan Hockey Federation Secretary Asif Bajwa said that though the main aim of the federation was to provide international exposure to young players and yet they were doing well in the Asian Champions Trophy and victory against Korea was a big achievement of them. Talking exclusively to ...

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  • TLAHORE - Former Pakistan hockey team captain M Saqlain said that the major cause of defeat from Japan was weak defence of Pakistan team. Talking to media here on Tuesday, Saqlain said that as many as 50 goals were scored against Pakistan from Azlan Shah Cup Tournament to this event and Pakistan ...

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  • TLAHORE Saleem Raza, who is going to represent Pakistan as well as Asia for the first time in the history in the Disabled British Open Golf Tournament in East Sussex National Golf Resort and Spa from August 19 to 21, has appealed the President, Prime Minister and PGF President to help him otherwise ...

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  • TLAHORE Hassan Kamran of Punjab grabbed the McDonalds 17th National Age Group Swimming Championship title which concluded here at the Aitchison College swimming pool on Saturday. Hassan Kamran was on top as he created various new records in the championship while Naveed Ali of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa ...

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  • TLAHORE Former international player and ex-Pakistan A team coach Shahid Anwar remained successful coach throughout his career but is still unfortunate as he is unable to impress to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials despite having best-ever first class and national records. Talking to ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Junior Talent Hunt Tennis Camp is in full swing here at the Bagh-e-Jinnah grass courts under the supervision of Punjab Lawn Tennis Association (PLTA). As many as 65 young players registered their names in the camp which is being held on the directions of PLTA President Iftikhar Ahmad ...

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  • TLAHORE Pakistan tennis star Ushna Suhail has returned home after the two-month training under the supervision of international tennis coaches at Junior Tennis Champions Centre (JTCC), United States of America. Ushna exclusively talking to TheNation said that it was a great experience of her life ...

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  • TLAHORE Rawalpindi Rams became the new National Twenty20 Champions for the first time after clinching the Faysal Bank National Twenty20 Cup crown at Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad on Friday. It was sensational win for Rawalpindi Rams at the end of a thrilling final. They ran around the field in a ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan is set to take on archrivals India in the final of the FIP Polo World Cup Zone D playoffs to be held at Royal Pahang Polo Grounds on Saturday (today). The two teams have had a great run in the tournament and the final is expected to be a thrilling affair. Pakistan on their way to ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan hockey team manager Khawaja Junaid termed the European tour as 'training tour for preparations for London Games saying that it would surely help the team to cope with the problems they are facing during playing matches in foreign venues and making them able to familiar with the ...

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  • TLAHORE Pakistan will face Australia in the second semi-final while South Africa will take on India in the first semi-finals of the World Cup qualifier round of the Zone D Play-offs which will be played on Field 1 of the Royal Pahang Polo Club on Tuesday (today) at 3:00 pm. Three teams from the ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has fined runaway wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider Rs 500,000 ($5,800) and put him on a year's probation for abandoning the team in Dubai over alleged death threats. Zulqarnain, 25-year-old, appeared before a three-member disciplinary committee of the Pakistan ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Thursday issued no-objection certificate (NOC) to former Pakistan team captain Shahid Khan Afridi along with a fine of Rs 4.5 million for breach of various clauses of the central contract. Afridi appeared before the PCB disciplinary committee at the ...

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  • TLAHORE Pakistan polo team defeated Nigerian team by 15 and half to seven goals in the World Cup qualifier round match of the Zone D Play-offs at Malaysia, it was learnt here on Wednesday. Pakistan displayed superb game and gave no chance to the opponents to comeback and won their match with a big ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan polo team is all set to face Nigeria on Wednesday (today) in the World Cup qualifier round of the Zone D Play-offs at Malaysia. Nigerias meeting with Pakistan team, which last qualified for the World Cup Championship in 2003, will decide their qualification prospect, which looks ...

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  • TLAHORE Pakistan team captain Misbhul Haq said that he was satisfied with the performance of the team especially young lads who were working hard to and performing well. Talking to the media persons here at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) on Monday, Misbah expressed his satisfaction over ...

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  • TLAHORE - Under the annual development programme, an amount of Rs 1.6 billion has been earmarked for three new and 54 ongoing development schemes for sports in the Punjab annual budget 2011-12. According to the budget document presented in the Punjab Assembly on Friday, the Punjab government has ...

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  • TLAHORE Pakistan polo team will face Nigerian team on June 15 in the FIP Polo World Cup 2011 being played at Malaysia from June 13 to 25, 2011. The opening match of the event will be played between South Africa and Nigeria on June 13. Pakistan team will play two matches in the main round as in the ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan cricket teams coach Waqar Younis denied interfering in former captain Shahid Afridis job on Thursday and expressed his surprise on his statement. As a coach, I have my own domain and I know my job description. Neither had I interfered in Afridis job nor in selection affairs, he ...

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  • TLAHORE - Former Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi, who is locked in a dispute with the sport's administrator in the country, has admitted breaching its code of conduct, an official said on Wednesday. Afridi, 31-year-old all-rounder, abruptly announced his retirement from international cricket ...

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