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Prime Minister demands answers over Pakistan’s hockey embarrassment

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is also patron-in-chief of Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF), has expressed concern over the embarrassing performance of the national team in World Hockey League and its failure to qualify for 2016 Rio Olympics. A day after Pakistan’s shock defeat to Ireland, Sharif sought explanation from ...

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Historic low as Pakistan fail to qualify for Olympics

Pakistan have failed to qualify for the Olympics for the first time in their illustrious hockey history after losing to Ireland 1-0 in the 5-8 position classification match of the Hockey World League in Antwerp, Belgium on Friday. The result comes as another low for Greenshirts who for the first ...

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Pakistan shared no evidence, says US

  WASHINGTON: So far Pakistan has not shared with the United States any evidence of India’s involvement in terrorist activities inside its territory, says the US State Department. During a recent visit to Washington, Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhary had said that Pakistan had evidence of India’s involvement in such ...

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Dhoni, Mustafizur fined for physical contact

  DHAKA: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Bangladesh fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman were fined on Friday for “deliberate physical contact” during the first One-day International between the sides, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said. The two players were found to have breached the ICC code of conduct relating to ...

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PCB has Plan B if India backtracks: Shaharyar

LAHORE: Politics and sports should not be intermingled, insists Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shaharyar Khan while referring to the ongoing tension between Pakistan and India which has put their bilateral series at risk of cancellation. Due to the recent tension between Pakistan and India dark clouds hover over the ...

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FIFA President Sepp Blatter announces resignation


FIFA President Sepp Blatter has announced his intention to step down as head of the world’s governing body of football, amid a corruption scandal that involves several top FIFA officials. In a press conference held in FIFA’s headquarters in the Swiss city of Zurich on Tuesday, Blatter announced his intention to ...

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