Pakistan to host Champions Trophy in 2025
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has been awarded the hosting right of the 2025 Champions Trophy as the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced fourteen host nations for the white-ball events from 2024-2031. Pakistan has been picked as a sole host of the Champions Trophy that will be the first after the 2017 edition which Pakistan won after defeating India in the final. In 2025, Pakistan will be defending its title to be held…
T20 World Cup: Babar, Rizwan lead Pakistan to historic victory by 10 wickets against India
Skipper Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan saw Pakistan through to victory against India, ending the Men In Green’s losing streak against Men In Blue in World Cup. Babar (68) and wicket-keeper Rizwan (78) were able to complete the best partnership against India, posting the highest ever partnership for any wicket by any team against the Men In Blue in T20Is surpassing 133 by David Warner and Shane Watson. India had…
Pakistan’s martial artist, Daniyal Mehsood breaks India’s world record
A Pakistani martial artist – Daniyal Mehsood – from Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s South Waziristan district has managed to snatch another Guinness World Record from India by doing 43 no-handed kips-ups in one minute. Previously, the record of 37 no-handed kips-ups in one minute was held by India’s Aman Chatterjee. The Pakistani martial artist who took 13 titles of World Guinness Records from Indian athletes, etched his name in Guinness World Record for…
Inam Butt wins gold medal at World Beach Wrestling
Just a day after Pakistan made history at the Paralympics, wrestler Inam Butt also kept the country’s flag rising high by winning gold medal at the World Beach Wrestling Series in Rome, Italy on Saturday. The other day, Haider Ali became the first Pakistani to win a gold medal at the Summer Paralympics as he hit 55.26m in Tokyo during his F37 discus throw final. Butt, who contested in the…
Women in Limelight
First Pakistani female biker Samar Khan reaches K2 base camp on cycle
SKARDU – Mountain biker and adventure athlete, Samar Khan, has become the only female cyclist to reach the base camp of the world’s tallest peak. Khan, who holds the title of the first Pakistani to summit Mount Kilimanjaro and the Biafo Glaciers in the Karakoram Range on a bike, has set a unique record by reaching the base camp of the savage mountain via cycle. In her journey, Khan cycled…
Pakistan reclaim top spot in ICC T20 rankings
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…
first pakistani women samar khan scale African mountain on bicycle
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…
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…