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Pakistan junior squash team wins World Team Junior Squash Championships 2016
Pakistan Junior Squash Team upset top seeds and defending champions Egypt 2-1 to lift the World Team Junior Squash Championships 2016 on August 16. The event, held in Poland, saw the second-seeded Pakistan regain the title they had last won back in 2008. The Pakistan junior squash team comprised Ayaz Ahsan, Israr Ahmed and Shoukat Abbas with the latter two winning their respective matches against their Egyptian counterparts in the…
Pakistan grab top spot in ICC T20 rankings
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Pakistan grab top spot in ICC T20 rankings
Pakistan created history on November 1 when the national team climbed one spot to become the number one ranked side in the International Cricket Council ICC T20 rankings for the first time ever. The development came about when New Zealand, who were the previously top-ranked team, were beaten by India by 53 runs in the first of three Twenty20 Internationals between the two sides. To maintain the number one ranking,…
Victorious Pakistan snooker team members return home
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Pakistan win IBSF World 6-Red Team Snooker Championship 2017
Pakistani cueists put up a stupendous show at the IBSF World 6-Red Snooker Championship 2017, winning both the gold and silver medals at the team event, and the bronze medal in the individual championship. The 36-team event, held in Hurghada, Egypt, saw Pakistan fielding two teams, with both the national outfits winning their respective semi-finals to reach the final of the World Team Snooker Championship, held on August 10. This…
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History in the making: Pakistan the winners of ICC Champions Trophy 2017
Pakistan stormed their way to a brilliant 180-run victory over archrivals India on Sunday, June 18 in the ICC Champions Trophy final 2017 courtesy a blistering 106-ball 114 by opener Fakhar Zaman and a fiery spell with the new ball by fast bowler Mohammad Amir. The historic win at The Oval marked Pakistan’s maiden ICC Champions Trophy title. Put in to bat first by India captain Virat Kohli, Pakistan blazed…
Pakistan thrashes England to reach CT final for 1st time
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Pakistan beat England in the semi-final of ICC Champions Trophy 2017
The ICC Champions Trophy semi-final between Pakistan and England saw the hosts receive a thorough trouncing as the tourists romped home by eight wickets at Cardiff on Wednesday, June 18 to reach the final of the mega event for the first time. The Pakistan vs England encounter had started off with the home side deemed favourites, but the national team upset expert opinion in some style, chasing down the 211-run…
Pakistani becomes world number one boxer in flyweight category
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Pakistani boxer Muhammad Waseem tops WBC flyweight rankings
Pakistani boxer Muhammad Waseem, the current World Boxing Council (WBC) silver flyweight champion, has become the world’s top-ranked boxer in his category for the month of June. Waseem has become the first Pakistani to top the monthly world rankings. The country’s only professional boxer will now head to Panama to participate in two training fights that will be held under the aegis of the WBC. According to The Express Tribune,…
Wait ends as Pakistan wins Asian Snooker Championship Pakistan Shining
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17-year wait ends as Pakistan wins Asian Snooker Championship
Pakistan’s Hamza Akbar beat Pankaj Advani India 7-6 to win the country’s first Asian Snooker Championship after a gap of 17 years after a hotly contested final in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia on Thursday. Hamza, who became the second Pakistani to win Asia’s top tournament after Mohammad Yousuf’s triumph in 1998, had stunned China’s Zhang Yong to reach the final against Indian maestro Pankaj Advani. The 22-year-old, who became Pakistan’s youngest…
42 million soccer balls have been exported from Sialkot Pakistan so far ahead of the FIFA Football World Cup 2014. Pakistan Achievements Pakistan Shining
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42 million soccer balls exported from Sialkot ahead of FIFA World Cup
SIALKOT: Over 42 million soccer balls worth Rs17.473 million have been exported from Sialkot so far ahead of the FIFA Football World Cup 2014. Sources in Sialkot Dry Port told APP on Monday that adequate arrangements have been made for prompt clearance of export consignments at dry port to facilitate timely delivery. Sialkot made soccer ball “Brazuca” will be used in upcoming FIFA Football World Cup matches in Brazil after…