Anisuddin Khan

  • T KARACHI - Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) president Lt Gen (retd) Syed Arif Hasan has called ‘the Pakistan Sports Board's (PSB) intent to hold the so-called National Games under a self-appointed ad-hoc body as inappropriate and said the PSB was breaching its own rules of business and ...

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  • T KARACHI - Pakistan’s most successful cricket captain and the best all-rounder that this country had produced Mushtaq Muhammad has hoped the cricket relations between Pakistan and India will restore on long term basis soon and suggested naming the Pakistan India Test series whenever it is ...

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  • T KARACHI - Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Limited (SNGPL), having the services of top national cricketers, clinched the inaugural edition of President’s Cricket Trophy after defeating Habib Bank by 75 runs on the final day here Friday at the National Stadium. However, the victory did not come ...

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  • T KARACHI - International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA), the mother body of the sport, has rebuffed Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) and in a blunt letter sent to its president had stated that it could not approve or recognise the elections of the PBF held in Lahore on December 20 that had ...

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  • T KARACHI - At a time when emotions are running high and there is call for a strong retaliatory move from Pakistan after Bangladesh reneged on its promise to send team here former PCB CEO Arif Ali Khan Abbasi had advised that instead of behaving like Dhaka, Pakistan should play cool, show maturity ...

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  • T KARACHI – Pakistan Hockey Federation’s  hockey academies which took firm roots in the tenure of current head of Pakistan Hockey former Olympian fullback Qasim Zia have started yielding good results by producing talented players who have  been instrumental in recent successes ...

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  • TKARACHI – Wapda, which emerged as the new powerhouse of sports in Pakistan replacing Pakistan Army at the 32nd National Games that concluded at Lahore on Friday, had their celebration dampened when they were not handed the coveted Quaide Azam Trophy given to the best team of the Games as the ...

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  • T KARACHI - Pakistan Army known as the powerhouse of sports in Pakistan since the mergence of the country has ended as the biggest loser by abstaining from the 32nd National Games which is half way through at Lahore.Who ever in the sports hierarchy of Pakistan Army allowed the Army Sports ...

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  • TKARACHI - Former Davis cupper Nomi Qamar son of a local professional tennis coach was the first Pakistani to win No. 1 in Asia U-14 player in 1994-95 by winning six singles and six doubles titles while playing at the Asian circuit in six countries.The diminutive former Davis cupper Nomi Qamar who ...

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  • T KARACHI – Reigning junior world champions Germany added the Sultan of Johor Cup to their collection when they defeated India 3-2 in a thrilling final at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium.The tenacious Germans were worthy winners although India were the favourites as they had made the final ...

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  • TKARACHI - A former international athlete who graced the track when Pakistan athletics was at its peak in fifties and sixties has said the only hope to revive athletics in the country was to focus on grass-root level like clubs and educational institutions.Addressing school teachers who were invited ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) league featuring 13 departmental, nine clubs from provinces and regions will commence today (Tuesday) at seven centres across the country. The matches of the grand football event will be played at Karachi, Lahore, Okara, Sahiwal and Layyah. In the opening ...

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  • TKARACHI - Indian honour has suffered as much as Pakistan because of the frivolous match-fixing allegations in the semi final of the ODI World Cup between the two teams in Mohali (India) last year said former PCB CEO Arif Ali Khan Abbasi and urged the two cricket boards to come together to retaliate ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan Cricket Board’s former chief executive officer Arif Ali Khan Abbasi welcoming an Indian court decision overturning life ban on former Indian skipper Azharuddin for alleged match fixing said the court decision had proved that cricketers could not be punished for wrong doing ...

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  • T KARACHI - Karachi City Cricket Association has decided to consult those whom it had discarded in the past for help to improve the fast falling cricketing standards in the city which was once known as nursery of cricket in Pakistan .When Karachi was awash with talented cricketers the officials of ...

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  • TKARACHI - When the International World XI led by Sri Lanka's Sanath Jaysuriya take on all Pakistan Star XI captained by Shahid Afridi here on Saturday night (tonight) in the first of the two T20 match series at the National Stadium, it will be first tentative step towards resorting international ...

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  • T KARACHI – Former Sri Lanka skipper and living legend Sanath Jayasuriya said Thursday that Pakistan was safe to host foreign cricket teams, as he arrived to lead an international all-star XI in two Twenty20 matches.Sanath Jayasuriya will lead an International World XI against All Stars XI ...

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  • T KARACHI - The players from the West Indies  of the World XI  would be first to arrive here in the wee hours of Thursday morning followed by South African and Afghanistan players to play a two match T20 series against Pakistan Stars XI here on October 20 and 21 at the National ...

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  • T KARACHI - Some part of the income generated from the two Twenty20 matches at Karachi between Sanath Jayasuria led World XI and Shahid Afridi captained Pakistan Star XI will be donated to the flood relief fund in Sindh. Sindh Sports Minister Dr MA Shah, the chief organiser of the series, revealed ...

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  • TKARACHI -Five Malaysian juniors and one Sri Lankan girl arrived here to appear in the 6th DG Rangers Sindh international junior squash which began here Monday at Rangers squash courts but the Indian players could not make the trip due to an alleged delay in issuance of visa in New Delhi.According ...

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  • TKARACHI - A former senior sports official of Pakistan Table Tennis Federation (PTTF) commenting on the ongoing tussle between the national federations and Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) on the term limitation of officials has said the government or its agencies cannot dictate terms on the ...

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  • T KARACHI - Former CEO BCCP (now PCB) Arif Ali Khan Abbasi who brought first sponsorship  money in national cricket more than two decades ago has said financial patronage either big or small is life blood of modern sports and added those sports had prospered quicker who had attracted ...

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  • TNEW YORK - Russia’s Ekaterina Makarova and Brazil’s Bruno Soares completed an unlikely run to the US Open mixed doubles title by beating fourth-seeded Kveta Peschke of the Czech Republic and Marcin Matkowski of Poland on Thursday.Makarova and Soares committed to the tournament at the ...

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  • TKARACHI - Abdul Ghafoor an iconic and outstanding national footballer of sixties nicknamed as Pakistani Pele for his football skills and resemblance to the Brazilian great passed away here on Friday at the age of 74 after protracted illness.For the last three years he was partially paralysed. Sindh ...

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  • TKARACHI - Instead of ruing on poor performance of Pakistan at London 2012 Olympics, a senior former international athlete has advised the sports organisers of the country to start concentrating without losing time on reviving the old tradition of promoting sports at club, school, college and ...

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  • TLONDON - Pakistan fought back from first half one goal deficit to defeat a slow and dull South Korea 3-2 clinching the match winner in the last quarter to finish seventh in the Olympics hockey on Thursday. Pakistan trailing 2-1 at half time recovered in the second session first through a marvellous ...

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  • TLONDON- Pakistan suffered nightmarish 7-0 defeat at the hands of a far superior and fiercely fast Australia in pool A of Olympics hockey that shattered dreams of the Asian nation not only for reaching the last four but even among the last six of the 12-nation competition here on Tuesday at the ...

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  • T LONDON - Defying heavy rains and a water-logged blue pitch, Pakistan came back from the edge to clinch a 5-4 verdict against South Africa in a high-scoring pool A match on Sunday to relit their hopes for a place on the medal podium after a three-minute blitz at the dying moments of the match ...

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  • TLONDON - Encouraged by a huge supportive home crowd waving Union Jacks and playing on their own home soil, the host Great Britain slammed Pakistan 4-1 in an important match of pool A here on Friday. The defeat would make Pakistan’s chances to reach the semi-final extremely difficult. Two ...

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  • TLONDON - Pakistan kept its reputation intact when it avoided a much-expected losing start as they drew the opening match one all against a better ranked Spain here on the blue pitch of the River Bank hockey arena on Monday.Almost a packed stadium applauded Pakistan more for its artistry than the ...

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