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telstar-18 Pakistan-made footballs to make their presence felt in 2018 FIFA World Cup
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Pakistan-made footballs Telstar 18 to make their presence felt in 2018 FIFA World Cup
While Pakistan may not be participating in the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, the country will nevertheless be making its presence felt at the mega event, as a Sialkot-based sports goods manufacturing firm Forward Sports will be manufacturing the official football of the sporting extravaganza, called the Telstar 18. This was announced by the Ministry of Commerce last week. The same firm has also had the distinction of having…
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Jahangir Khan recognised for ‘Outstanding Achievement in Sport’ at 2018 Asian Awards
Jahangir Khan, arguably the greatest squash player the world has ever seen, was honored with the Outstanding Achievement in Sport Award at the 2018 Asian Awards held in London late last month. The squash legend was recognised for taking the sport to unsurpassed heights, something which Paul Sagoo, the founder of The Asian Awards, was quick to point out at the ceremony. “The achievements of Jahangir Khan are a true marvel…
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Pakistani weightlifters win bronze medals at Commonwealth Games 2018
Pakistani weightlifters are holding the national flag high at the Commonwealth Games 2018 currently going on in Gold Coast, Australia, winning two bronze medals and ensuring the country makes its presence felt on the medals’ table. April 9 saw Nooh Dastagir Butt smash a record at the Games by registering the highest-ever weight by a junior in the +105kg category. According to The Express Tribune, Nooh, who missed out on…
Pakistan Women cricket team crush Sri Lanka 3-0 in ODI series
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Pakistan Women cricket team crush Sri Lanka 3-0 in ODI series
Pakistan women cricket team chances of qualifying for the ICC Women’s World Cup 2021 brightened when the national team clean-swept Sri Lanka 3-0 in a bilateral One-Day International (ODI) series, which was part of the eight-team ICC Women’s Championship. The top four teams in the championship will gain automatic entry into the ICC’s Women’s World Cup, scheduled to be held in New Zealand in 2021. The national women’s team’s superb…
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Pakistan clinch bronze at World Junior Ju-Jitsu Championships
Pakistani youngsters made the country proud on March 3, finishing with a bronze medal at the Ju-Jitsu International Federation’s World Junior and Aspirants Championships in Abu Dhabi. What made this performance all the more special was that the medal-winners, Hamza Farooq and Tanveer Ahmed were representing Pakistan for the first time in the duo show under-21 event in World Junior Ju-Jitsu Championships. The youngsters’ victory at the World Junior Ju-Jitsu Championship…
Pakistan reclaim top spot in ICC T20 rankings
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Pakistan reclaim top spot in ICC T20 rankings after beating New Zealand
Pakistan ICC T20 ranking is back to the top spot as they outplayed New Zealand by 18 runs on January 28 to win the three-match Twenty20 International series against the hosts 2-1. Importantly, the victory also saw them reclaim the number one spot in the ICC T20 rankings. Staging a stirring comeback after being blanked out 5-0 in the One-Day International (ODI) series against the hosts, Pakistan displayed their traditional…
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Samar Khan becomes first Pakistani woman to scale Africa’s highest peak
Pakistani cyclist and athlete Samar Khan created history in December 2017 when she became the first woman from the country to scale Africa’s highest peak, The 27-year-old from Dir, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa is clearly on a quest to break stereotypes and records as this is not the first time her instinct for adventure has led to history being made. In 2016, she became the first woman in the world to have cycled…
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Pakistan clinches 15 gold medals at Oceania Powerlifting Championship 2017
Pakistani female power-lifters paid off the trust reposed in them in dramatic fashion, winning 12 of the 15 gold medals that the country’s athletes won at the Oceania Powerlifting Championship 2017 and Pacific Invitational held in Singapore from December 7-10. At the event Pakistan were represented by four female power lifters making it the largest female contingent from the country to take part in an international competition. The country’s spectacular…