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cricket Karachi News Sports 

Pakistan All Stars XI defeated International World XI to clinch the series 2-0.

Opening batsman Imran Nazir smashed 53 off 33 balls as the Pakistan All Stars XI defeated an International World XI by six wickets in the second Twenty20 exhibition match to clinch the series 2-0.     Nazir hit five boundaries and five sixes in the All Stars’ convincing 145-4 in 16.4 overs after the International World XI compiled 142-9. The series was organized by provincial sports minister Dr. Mohammad Ali Shah, who is hoping it will help return international cricket to Pakistan. No test playing nation has toured Pakistan due to…

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snooker Karachi News Sports 

Indian Snooker Players Not Granted Pakistani visa

Pakistan has refused to issue visa to two Indian snooker players for joining an even at Karachi. Sources said Yaseen Marchant and Faisal Khan had applied for Pakistani visa to come at Karachi for a snooker event on March 4; however, the Islamabad authorities were reported to have refused the request on Wednesday.

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PIA become national champions for the 26th time Karachi News Sports 

PIA Wins National Hockey Championship 26th Time

National Hockey Championship’s two best sides played the most thrilling match of the tournament, the final, as PIA captured their 26th national crown courtesy a golden goal win over Wapda with the scores tied 3-3. Muzammil Bhatti’s strike in the first-half of extra-time sealed Wapda’s fate. It was also an apt revenge of the round-robin 4-2 defeat that had allowed Wapda to top the tables. PIA were also thankful to full-back Kashif Ali, whose hat-trick – with goals in the 26th, 52nd and 63rd minute – aided the champion’s progress….

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pakistan hockey Karachi News Sports 

PIA and Wapda to face in National Hockey Championship Final

PIA and Wapda registered identical victories over Army and SSGC to seal a place in the final of the National Hockey Championship being held at the Hockey Club of Pakistan, Karachi. In the first semi-final, PIA, who finished second in the table after the round matches, dominated proceedings against Army with an apt display of attack and defence. Mohammad Irfan opened the scoring in the 14th minute but Mohammad Rizwan converted a penalty corner in the 46th minute to level the scores. However, Shafqat Rasool’s brilliance in the 59th-minute solo…

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Pakistan victory celebration Karachi News Reports Sports 

Karachi Celebrates England’s ‘Greenwash’

Pakistan’s historic 3-0 victory over England in their ‘home series’ in the UAE brought people in the city onto the streets on Monday in a frenzy of celebration and galvanised the youth to unleash their excitement on social media, including exchanging text messages adorned with emoticons, congratulating Pakistan’s XI. Pakistan become the first team to win a Test after being bowled out for under 100 since 1907 when England, shot out for 76, beat South Africa at Leeds. Moments after Pakistan’s victory by 71 runs, Twitter was the place to…

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Pakistan’s win Against England in the Second Test Set the Mood for a Perfect weekend in the City.

Pakistan’s heart-throbbing win against England in the second test has set the mood for a perfect Saturday night in the city. Immediately after the win, gunshots were heard in various areas of Karachi and text messages congratulating Misbah’s XI were reported to be circulating on cellular networks. People across the country updated their Facebook status and tweets, hailing the much-vaunted victory against the British months after three Pakistani players were disgracefully charged with spot-fixing allegations and sentenced in England. The tweets and Facebook status updates tell a lot about the…

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table tennis Sports 

Mansha Brothers clinched the PSO-Carient Inter-Firm Table Tennis tournament

Mansha Brothers clinched the men’s team event title after they overwhelmed Karachi Municipal Corporation (KMC) by 3-1 in the final of the First PSO-Carient Inter-Firm Table Tennis tournament at the Islamia Club on Thursday night. Khawar Mehmood put KMC ahead after beating Mohammad Tahir from Mansha Brothers in a tough battle. The score was 11-9, 12-10, 7-11, 5-11 and 11-5. However, former table tennis great Arif Nakhuda brought the parity for Mansha Brothers with a 3-1 victory over Raheel Qureshi. The score was 5-11, 11-6, 11-8 and 11-8. Mohammad Nakhuda…

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pakistan swimming federation Reports Sports 

KMC will Help PSF for Their Events

Rehan Khan, the newly appointed senior director sports, recreation and culture of KMC, has offered the Pakistan Swimming Federation (PSF) the use of pools in Kashmir Road Sports Complex and Women Sports Complex for their events. He said it was regrettable that PSF was facing difficulties for lack of pools. The PSF secretary Major (Rtd) Majid Waseem had complained that Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) and KMC are in the position to provide help and resolve the issue, but their attitude was disappointing. “As far as KMC’s swimming pools are concerned…

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Sindh Sports Minister Dr Mohammad Ali Shah Reports Sports 

Sindh Sports Minister Activated the Rs0.5 Million Grant to Deserving Sportsmen

 Sindh Sports Minister Dr Muhammad Ali Shah has said that he has activated the Rs0.5 million revolving fund for providing financial assistance to deserving sportsmen in the province. The fund provided by the federal government had remained dormant over the last 60 years, he added. Responding to written and supplementary questions during the questions hour session of the Sindh Assembly on Tuesday, the minister said the fund was refurbished by the federal government as and when required. He said he had constituted a committee comprising outstanding sportsmen such as Jehangir…

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Pia victory Sports 

Pakistan International Airlines clinched their seventh Quaid-e-Azam Trophy title

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) clinched their seventh Quaid-e-Azam Trophy title in style, outgunning ZTBL by nine wickets in their Division-I day-night final here at the National Stadium Karachi (NSK) on Friday. PIA received Rs1 million as the winning prize money, while runners-up ZTBL got Rs500,000. The damage had been done in the last session of the third day and the fourth day proved to be a mere formality. ZTBL resumed the day on 70-9 and their last wicket did not show any resistance as Anwar Ali got Rao Iftikhar on…

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