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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,…
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Olympic swimmer Kiran Khan cinches 10 medals at National Games
Olympian swimmer Kiran Khan has left no stone unturned in the ongoing National Games in Peshawar , cinching 10 gold medals so far for her team Army. The Lahore-born athlete had achieved a similar feat in the 28th National Games in 2001, which garnered national attention when she won 13 medals; 7 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze.  Since then, Khan went on to compete in many competitions including the…
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Brilliant Asif tames Roda to regain IBSF World Snooker title
KARACHI: Second seed Mohammad Asif did the country proud yet again when he coasted to an enthralling 8-5 victory over unseeded Jefrey Roda of Philippines in the final to win the title of IBSF World Snooker Championship for second time in the Turkish coastal city of Antalya on Saturday. Riding on the crest of a wave, the country’s top cueist proved that when there’s will, there’s a way as he…
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Pakistan women’s cricket team outclass Bangladesh, claim T20 series
Pakistan women’s cricket team outclassed Bangladesh to win the third and final T20 at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium by 28, claiming the series 3-0. According to a press release, issued by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), the host team won the toss and opted to bat first and made 117 for seven backed by Javeria Khan’s half-century. Khan, who was first to bat, cracked a 48-ball 54, hitting seven fours during her innings.…
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Inam Butt wins gold in World Beach Games’ 90kg category
DOHA/Karachi: Pakistan’s champion Wrestler Inam Butt added another feather to his cap on Monday when he won the Gold medal in the World Beach Games in Doha, Qatar. Inam, 30, remained undefeated throughout the day in 90kg weight category of wrestling competition to outclass all his opponents. In the final bout, Inam was once 0-2 down against Georgian Dato Marsagishvili but things changed in last 15 seconds of the bout…