Aneesudin Khan

  • T KARACHI - Shabbir Iqbal led the first round by one stroke in the Pakistan Open Golf here at the DHA golf link course on Thursday. Shabbir grabbed the top perch on the leaderboard with fine three under 69. A stroke behind in second place was M Munir with two under 70 and Matloob Ahmed was third ...

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  • TKARACHI - Whenever Chinese sports teams have appeared in Pakistan in the past they adopted the slogan” Friendship first competition second”. The same slogan revisited the Hockey Club of Pakistan here on Wednesday afternoon when the Chinese hockey team went down to Pakistan by 0-3 margin ...

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  • TKARACHI - UBL International Tennis Championship which gets underway here on December 18 at the synthetic courts of Karachi Gymkhana will carry the biggest ever total prize purse of Rs one million. Foreign players mostly from Sri Lanka will also appearing on Pakistani soil for the first time in ...

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  • TKARACHI - Air Marshal Nur Khan, the former chief of Pakistan Air force and chairman of PIA who gave the world its first squash complex and brought crickets World Cup out of England and made it truly a world event, passed away on Thursday night in Islamabad after prolonged illness. The former ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan should avoid falling into the trap of overconfidence when they meet China in four international hockey test series starting at Hockey Club of Pakistan on December 21. Other tests of the series would be played on December 22 at the Hockey Club of Pakistan, December 24 Faisalabad ...

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  • TKARACHI Sindh Sports Minister Dr M Ali Shah who is also the chairman of the Pakistan/China hockey test series has hoped that the visit of the Chinese hockey team will encourage other teams to visit Pakistan in future. Briefing the media after presiding over a meeting of the committee here on ...

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  • TKARACHI - Physical fitness is an important part in archiving success in sports but there are other areas such as individual brilliance, team combination, good team management and the ability to exploit weakness of the opponents and most of all luck without which even a supremely fit team could not ...

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  • TKARACHI - The visit of national hockey team of Peoples Republic of China, the silver medallist of Doha Asian Games, to Pakistan will break the five year isolation of this country when the visitors arrive here on December 19 to play four tests matches including two in Karachis historic Hockey Club ...

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  • TKARACHI - About two months ago Raza Ali Mirza and Imran Ahmed, two former tennis players, joined hands together to launch Sindh Tennis Players Association (STPA) and in their inaugural media briefing had vowed to promote the game at grass root level and bring international and quality tennis to ...

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  • TKARACHI - Karachi Bleus skipper test pacer M Sami ran through a weak Abbotabad bating line up taking four wickets on the first day of the four day Quadie Azam Trophy Division I match here Wednesday at National Stadium. Sami conceded 56 runs for his haul while Azam Hussain took three for 51 as the ...

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  • TKARACHI - Peshawar registered massive an innings and 10 runs win over Karachi Whites in Quaide Azam Trophy division II match here on Sunday at National Stadium after the host surrendered meekly in its second innings. Following on at overnight total of 43 for one, Karachi Whites second innings ...

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  • TKARACHI - It was a simple case of shutting the door of the barn after the horse had bolt away or the damage to Pakistans credibility was done when Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) took up the case late of shifting Pakistans Davis Cup tie against Lebanon to the Middle Eastern country. The PTF has ...

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  • TKARACHI - Zaka Ashraf took over as new head of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in the middle of October and since then there has been sharp rise in good performances from Pakistan cricket teams across the board. The new cricket chief is neither a former Test star nor a cricket expert but his ...

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  • TKARACHI M Asif overran an out-of-form opponent in the final to clinch the Del Monte Ranking Snooker crown defeating Sharjeel Mahmood of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by seven frames to two here at South End Club on Sunday. The best of 13 frames final which was expected to be a closely and thrilling ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan Hockey Federation under President Qasim Zia introduced many first in national hockey like paid coaches and retainership for the national players has decided to empower women in the sports. In a letter issued to the regional hockey organizations the PHF has advised them to ...

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  • TKARACHI - Ali Hai clinched the 11th edition of the Sindh Amateur Golf title despite a poor third round of three over 75 on the final day of the three-day 54-hole championship here Sunday. Son of veteran tennis star Saeed Hai, Ali Hai had a six stroke lead over his nearest challenger Hamza Amin of ...

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  • TKARACHI - Ali Hai brought himself on the verge of winning the 11th Sindh Amateur Golf title with an improved performance on the second day when he fired one under 71 to finish with an overall score of 143, six strokes ahead of his nearest rival Hamza Amin here on Saturday at Karachi Golf Course. ...

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  • TKARACHI - Karachi Whites, as expected, won their Quaid-e-Azam Trophy Division-II match against Hyderabad by nine wickets here at the NBP Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. After the host had scored 371 with Faraz Ahmed Khan contributing 124 runs and forced the opponents to follow on the result was a ...

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  • TKARACHI - Karachi Blues took first innings lead over Habib Bank Limited (HBL) when it posted 394 on the penultimate day of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy Division I match here on Tuesday at the National Stadium. Resuming at overnight total of 220 for five, Karachi Blues added 174 more runs to take 18 runs ...

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  • TKARACHI - Karachi Blues first innings crumbled and was tottering at 136 for eight after PIA had posted huge 450 runs total in its first knock at the end of second days play in the fourth round of Quad-e-Azam Trophy Division I match here at the National Stadium on Wednesday. PIA resuming their ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan's leading amateur star Ali Hai is carrying Pakistan hopes in the Sri Lankan Amateur Golf Championships which will be played at the historic Victoria Golf Club in Kandy from October 19-21. Ali Hai is part of Pakistans two member team which includes another promising player Hamza ...

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  • TKARACHI - Former Pakistan Test captain Zaheer Abbas has urged Sri Lankan cricket authorities to resume sending teams to Pakistan, according to information received here Wednesday. Zaheer who is touring the Sri Lanka with Pakistan Veterans team speaking at a dinner hosted in honour of the visitors ...

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  • TKARACHI - PCB selection committee headed by former Test batsman Mohsin Hasan Khan will meet here today (Sunday) to finalize Pakistan team for home series against Sri Lanka that will be played at the neutral venues in the UAE. M Ilyas and Azher Khan other two members of the three member committee ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan have shortlisted five candidates to replace coach Waqar Younis after the deadline expired to apply for one of the toughest jobs in cricket, an official said Thursday. Waqar resigned on medical grounds earlier this month, leaving Pakistan, gripped by Taliban and Al-Qaeda-linked ...

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  • TKARACHI - Jahangir Mirza, a member of Lahore Lions team playing here in the 14-team Faysal Bank Twenty20 Cricket Cup, would be sent back home after he was found affected with dengue fever, a spokesman of the visiting team confirmed here Monday. A spokesman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) informed ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pak National club won the Jashne Azadi Inter Club Boxing organized by the District South Boxing Association with support from Sindh Sports Board here the other day. As many as seven clubs and 49 boxers took part in the two-day event which was held at Ustad Abdullah Baloch boxing Stadium ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan's Shabbir Iqbal and M Munir have reached Malaysia to join other sixteen countries who will vie for three places at the top of the event to book a place for the world event to be played in Mission Hill, China. The four-day event will be played in Ptaling Jaya which starts ...

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  • TKARACHI - After Asian Football Confederation introduced foolproof referee assessment policy to induct fresh hands in AFC referees panel a few years ago Pakistan had failed to get any of his recommended referees on the panel. Under the new AFC policy the old system of directly accepting the nominee ...

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  • TKARACHI - Mubariz Ahmed of KGC won double honour at the Nick Faldo junior Asia series Pakistan when he emerged as overall winner at the three day 54 hole event that concluded here Sunday at Karachi Golf Club and also won top place in his own boys Under-16 age category. His aggregate score in his ...

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  • TKARACHI - Tom Phillips, Chief Executive Nick Faldo Asia Junior Golf Series, watched 39 Pakistani juniors playing in the Pakistani series here on Saturday at Karachi Golf Club. He met the youngsters and informed them about the aims, objective and importance of the inaugural Nick Faldo Asia series. ...

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