Abdul Jabbar Faisal

  • TISLAMABAD The Pakistan Squash Federations (PSF) Friday elected Syed Razi Nawab as new Senior Vice President in the 38th Annual General Meeting at Air Headquarters on Friday. Chief of the Air Staff Pakistan Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman, who is also President of the PSF chaired the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) has decided to lodge an appeal against the verdict of Lahore High Court in which the court declared the two-terms section of the National Sports Policy (NSP) against the human rights. Federal Minister for Sports, Mir Aijaz Hussain Jakhrani, told reporters ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani will distribute cash awards, certificates and shields today among the medal winners of the 19th Commonwealth Games, which were held in New Delhi from October 3-17 this year. Pakistan earned two gold, one silver and two bronze medals in the 72-nation ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The organising committee of the forthcoming 29th National Games have decided to hold all the women sports competitions here at Pakistan Sports Complex, TheNation learnt on Wednesday. Despite facing threats from local Taliban, the hosts Khyber PK decided to organise the national event on ...

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  • TISLAMABAD As many as 23 hockey players reported in the preparatory training camp for Asian Games which commenced here at Naseer Bunda Hockey Stadium, Pakistan Sports Complex, on Tuesday. The team members reported to assistant coach Ahmed Alam since head coach Michel Lan Dan was not present. The ...

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  • TISLAMABAD President Pakistan Wrestling Federation (PWF), Syed Aqil Shah, has demanded cash awards for gold medal winners of the 19th Commonwealth Games before the contingents departure for Asian Games. Speaking in a ceremony held in the honor of gold medal winners of the 19th Commonwealth Games ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The Ministry of Sports Thursday withdrew its notification regarding the imposition of an ad-hoc committee on the Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) on October 15. Federal Minister for Sports Mir Aijaz Hussain Jakhrani told reporters in a media briefing in the Conference Room of the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) has decided to hold the national training camps of all sports disciplines at Pakistan Sports Complex (PSC) as preparations for the 16th Asian Games to be held from November 12 to 17 at Guangzhou, China. A source told TheNation here on Tuesday that 169 ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) has requested the Pakistan Cricket Board to provide Rs 3 million to send national blind cricket team to South Africa for a bilateral series. Chairman PBCC Syed Sultan Shah informed reporters in a press conference here at National Press Club that ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Pakistan cricket chief selector Mohsin Hasan Khan on Tuesday told the National Assembly Standing Committee on Sports that he did not have the powers to announce the national team without the permission of the chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). The Chairman Standing Committee on ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The National Assembly Standing Committee on Sports will meet on Tuesday (today) here at Parliament House and Iqbal Mohammad Ali will preside over the meeting. The House will discuss the spot-fixing scandal, as the committee has summoned top officials of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) ...

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  • TISLAMABAD President Overseas Pakistani Sports Lovers Association (OPSLA), Shoukat Mehmood Bhubly has requested the government to provide land for the construction of multiple sports infrastructure in his hometown Kharian. While talking to TheNation from abroad, he revealed that OPSLA would bear ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Pakistan will take on Oman in their opening match of the 16th Asian Games as the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) announced the fixture of the soccer event which will commence from November 7, five days prior to opening ceremony of the mega sports event of the region. Chinese city ...

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  • TISLAMABAD World-class tennis star, Aisam-ul-Haq was also willing to hold the green flag in the opening ceremony of the 19th Commonwealth Games, which are going on in New Delhi, India, TheNation has learnt. A credible source informed this scribe that tennis star Aisam, who produced excellent ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Tourism Molana Atta-ur-Rehman said on Thursday that Pakistan Army had occupied the tourist resorts of Malamjaba and Gul-I-Bagh, Swat, and turned them into army base camps. While replying to senators questions in the Senate Standing Committee on Tourism here at ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The Pakistan Volleyball Federation (PVF) has changed the captain of the national team due to poor performance in the recently concluded third Asian Zone Volleyball Championship held in India from September 16 to 20. Mohammad Ismail has been appointed new skipper of the team to replace ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Test cricketer Azhar Mehmood along with England fast bowler Sajid Mehmmod will raise funds for the flood affectees under the banner of the Islamic Relief, an international Non Government Organisation (NGO). On Monday, addressing a press conference here at a local hotel, Azhar along with ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gillani, taking serious notice of flag raising issue in the Commonwealth Games on Monday, asked the Ministry of Sports to probe the issue and submit a detailed report. The Prime Minister ordered the Ministry of Sports to submit initial report in the next ...

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  • TISLAMABAD President Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) Senator Syed Dilawar Abbas has requested the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to send its security experts to Islamabad and Lahore for international competitions. Speaking at the ITF annual general meeting, which was held at Washington, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Pakistan will meet archrival India in the hockey fixture of the 19th Commonwealth Games on October 10. The Games will be kick off from October 3 in Delhi, India. Pakistan squad was finalised for the event on Tuesday and they will take on Scotland in the opening fixture of the 10-nation ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Irans national kabaddi team arrived here on Monday to take part in the four-match series against Pakistan. Top officials of Pakistan Kabaddi Federation (PKF) welcomed them at the Benazir Bhutto Shaheed International Airport. The squad consists of 15 players and six officials. The opening ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Pakistans 75-member contingent is ready to take part in the Commonwealth Games which will commence from October 4 at New Delhi. The first part of the national contingent will leave for New Delhi from Lahore on September 29. The greenshirts will reach India in three parts to compete in ...

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  • TLONDON - Pakistan bounced back in the One-Day International Natwest Series beating England by 23 runs in the 3rd fixture here at Oval Cricket Ground on Friday. Umer Guls historical performance restricted English batsmen and they were all out in 45.4 overs after making 218 runs while pursuing a ...

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  • TCARDIFF The stage is set for the second Twenty 20 fixture between Pakistan and England at Sophia Garden Cricket Ground, Cardiff, as hosts lead the two-match rubber 1-0. Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi is determined to level the series 1-1 while England skipper Paul Collingwood wants to sweep the ...

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  • TCARDIFF Pakistani nationals here in UK expressed their concerns over match fixing scandal and called for strict action against the players and officials of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) if proven guilty, as the disgraceful act of cricketers had disappointed the whole nation. Subtain Shah, 27, a ...

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  • TCARDIFF England won the first Twenty20 cricket match by five wickets, as Pakistani bowlers failed to defend the lowest total of 126 runs on Sunday played at Sophia Gardens Cricket Stadium. Morgan (38) and Yardy (35) helped their team claim a comprehensive victory. Morgan played an excellent ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Pakistan born English boxer Amir Khan has said that international donors should support Pakistan as two back-to-back disasters, earthquake and flood, have pushed Pakistan back by about 10 to 15 years. Talking to TheNation on Thursday, he said that it was worst disaster in the history of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gillani have directed the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) and the Ministry of Sports to keep them aware about the latest developments in the ongoing investigation of spot-fixing allegations against Pakistani players in England. A ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The members of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Sports unanimously announced on Monday that they would resign from the committee if Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Ijaz Butt did not quit following the match (spot) fixing scam in London. The House met here on Monday at ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Sri Lanka boxing coach Jolio Sanlana expressed satisfaction over the facilities provided to them during the ongoing joint boxing camp here at Laiquat Gymnasium, Pakistan Sports Complex. Talking to TheNation here on Friday, he said that it would be good opportunity for Sri Lankan players ...

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