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Hajra Khan breaks world records to highlight inequality in sports in Pakistan
Pakistan women’s captain Hajra Khan was on a mission at the Equal Playing Field (EPL) initiative in France. While the EPF Initiative has been to include girls from all over the world to celebrate the sport and giving the opportunity, Hajra’s second time at the Guinness World Record event with them was more about voicing what she had been through as a Pakistani female footballer throughout her career. Hajra was…
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Babar Azam in ICC ODI Team of the Year for second time
Babar Azam has been named in the ICC ODI Team of the Year for the second time in his career after previously finding his place in 2017. The ICC announced its ODI team of the year on Wednesday, which also included (in batting order) Rohit Sharma (India), Shai Hope (West Indies), Virat Kohli (India, captain), Kane Williamson (New Zealand), Ben Stokes (England), Jos Buttler (England, wicketkeeper), Mitchell Starc (Australia), Trent Boult…
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First Pakistani climber summits Mont Blanc
Renowned Pakis­­­tani mountaineer from Skardu Mohammad Ali Sadpara, along with French climber Marc Batard, scaled Mont Blanc, the highest peak in the Alps and deadliest in the world, on Friday. With this, the 44-year-old Sadpara has become the first Pakistani climber to scale the peak, which rises 4,808 metres above sea level. The expedition scaled the peak from the France side. Through satellite communication, Mr Sadpara told Dawn that he had been…
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Hamza Khan wins British Junior Open squash championship
Pakistan’s upcoming squash star Muhammad Hamza Khan has clinched British Junior Open 2020 title after he outclassed his English opponent in straight sets in the final, played in Birmingham on Monday. Hamza, the second seed player for the tournament, beat Yusuf Sheikh 11-4, 11-4 and 11-7 in a one-sided final of the championship’s under-15 category. He moved into the final after beating Yassin Shohdy of Egypt 11-5, 11-8, 11-7 in…
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This Pakistani gamer is Esports player of the year
It is quite unlikely that you are not aware of Arslan Ash Siddique at this point. He was the only player to have won in the EVO Championship Japan as well as its American counterpart in the same year. After facing visa issues to participate and playing the international tournament while being sick it would not be wrong to conclude that Ash fought against all odds to bring Pakistan on…
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Pakistan clinch two gold medals in South Asian Games
Pakistan opened their medal account in 13th South Asian Games on Monday as Pakistani Karatekas won two gold, three silver and four bronze medals in different categories. According to information received from Kathmandu, Pakistan’s Shahida Abbasi won the first Gold medal for Pakistan in women’s individual Kata with 42 points. Mohammad Awais won the second gold medal for Pakistan in the regional sports extravaganza when he overpowered his opponent to…
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This 12-year-old girl is the first Pakistani to win at figure skating
12-year-old Mallak Faisal Zafar became the first Pakistani to win first-place laurels for figure skating this week at the 24th International Eiscup Inssbruck, Austria’s largest figure skating competition in the Basic Novice Girls II category. Mallak came out ahead in the two-day competition, where she represented Spain, against 22 skaters from Italy and Austria, among other countries. Mallak, who is currently based in Dubai, only started skating at the age of five…
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Pakistani boxer ‘Waseem’ stuns Mexico’s Lopez, wins world ranking
Pakistan’s professional boxer Muhammad Waseem has won the world ranking fight by defeating Mexico’s Ganigan Lopez in Dubai. It is the tenth magnificent success of Muhammad Waseem’s boxing career. Waseem, who has an outstanding career record of 9-1, confidently entered the ring to face his Mexican opponent — a former world champion — and remained in control throughout the bout in super flyweight. The Pakistani boxer, who’s also known as Falcon,…