Victorious Pakistan snooker team members return home
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…
Pakistan thrashes England to reach CT final for 1st time
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…
Col (retd) Abdul Jabbar becomes fourth Pakistani to scale Everest Pakistan shining
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Colonel (retd) Abdul Jabbar Bhatti becomes fourth Pakistani to scale Everest
Accomplished Pakistani mountaineer Colonel (retd) Abdul Jabbar Bhatti became only the fourth person from the country, and the first from outside the Gilgit-Baltistan region, to scale the world’s highest mountain peak, Mount Everest, on May 22. Nazir Sabir, Hasan Sadpara and Samina Baig have been the other mountaineers from Pakistan to have this achievement under their belts. Mohammed Saad, another mountaineer who was part of Colonel (retd) Bhatti’s expedition, also…