South Asia

President POA Arif Hasan calls for resumption of sports activities

President POA Arif Hasan calls for resumption of sports activities

السبت 11 يوليو 2020 01:11 م

The POA president highlighted an anomaly wherein it is being said that due to devolution, the federal government has no role to play.

Ruman, 34 others get a grant from World Archery Federation

Ruman, 34 others get a grant from World Archery Federation

الجمعة 10 يوليو 2020 06:56 م

A total of 122 archers from across the world applied to get the grant and the WAF made a short list of 40 archers and finally selected 35 archers from 19 countries.

Bangladesh Football struggling to find a camp venue amid nCoV pandemic

Bangladesh Football struggling to find a camp venue amid nCoV pandemic

الخميس 09 يوليو 2020 02:42 م

Everything is still dependent on the AFC's new guidelines, which are expected to be prepared this month, he informed.

Pakistan’s itinerary of England tour confirmed

Pakistan’s itinerary of England tour confirmed

الأربعاء 08 يوليو 2020 04:18 م

The side has been in Worcestershire since June 29 June for their 14-day quarantine period during which they are training, practicing, and playing scenario/intra-side matches.

Efforts on to rope in the private sector to lift the standard of sport in Pakistan

Efforts on to rope in the private sector to lift the standard of sport in Pakistan

الإثنين 06 يوليو 2020 11:52 م

It is very difficult for Pakistani athletes to win medals abroad without government sponsorship

Amid muted celebration in India, Olympic gymnast Dipa Karmakar gets felicitation

Amid muted celebration in India, Olympic gymnast Dipa Karmakar gets felicitation

الأحد 05 يوليو 2020 12:54 م

Gymnastics coach Bisweshwar Nandi being felicitated by officials of Tripura Sports Journalists' Club on the occasion of World Sports Journalists' Day in Agartala, Tripura.

NSJF marks World Sports Journalists Day with an interaction on COVID-19

NSJF marks World Sports Journalists Day with an interaction on COVID-19

الأحد 05 يوليو 2020 12:49 م

President of NSJF, Devendra Subedi, highlighted that more than 10 sports journalists have been jobless while over 50 have been forced to compromise on their salaries since the pandemic began.

INTERNATIONAL CRICKET COUNCIL Chairman Shashank Manohar steps down

INTERNATIONAL CRICKET COUNCIL Chairman Shashank Manohar steps down

السبت 04 يوليو 2020 02:06 ص

Manohar became the INTERNATIONAL CRICKET COUNCIL chief, nominated by the BCCI, in November 2015 after the Indian board had recalled N Srinivasan and replaced him with the former.

BCCI slams ICC, says ‘ICC leadership incapable of taking crucial decisions timely’

BCCI slams ICC, says ‘ICC leadership incapable of taking crucial decisions timely’

الإثنين 29 يونيو 2020 12:12 ص

IPL Chairman Brijesh Patel has made it clear that the Indian board will plan on the cash-rich league only after the international Cricket Council decides on the T20 World Cup

Govt reconstitutes Pakistan Sports Board comprising eleven members

Govt reconstitutes Pakistan Sports Board comprising eleven members

الجمعة 26 يونيو 2020 09:28 ص

PSB spokesperson Azam Dar also said that he is pinning high hope on the new board which will hold its first meeting soon to draw the road map for the future course of action.

Vietnam coach rated second-best of the decade in Southeast Asia

Vietnam coach rated second-best of the decade in Southeast Asia

الجمعة 26 يونيو 2020 09:23 ص

The compilation by the sports media site is based on a combination of factors like the winning percentage and honors. Park, in 22 games with the team, has won 11, drawn eight and lost three

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2021 in India

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2021 in India

الثلاثاء 23 يونيو 2020 06:05 م

Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Kolkata, and Navi Mumbai have already been confirmed as the five host cities for FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup

Kabaddi: A gift from India to the world of sport

Kabaddi: A gift from India to the world of sport

الأحد 21 يونيو 2020 05:45 م

According to the Broadcast Audience Research Council’s (BARC) annual report of 2019, kabaddi has been the most viewed mass sport after cricket in India.

India’s oldest first-class cricketer dies at 100

India’s oldest first-class cricketer dies at 100

الأربعاء 17 يونيو 2020 11:37 ص

Sachin Tendulkar and former Australian skipper Steve Waugh paid him a visit on his 100th birthday in January.

90% of sports activities can resume in Pakistan, says POA chief

90% of sports activities can resume in Pakistan, says POA chief

الأربعاء 10 يونيو 2020 12:12 ص

Lt. Gen. (r) Arif Hassan gets OCA felicitation

IPL 2020 in the UAE is a possibility, indicates BCCI insider

IPL 2020 in the UAE is a possibility, indicates BCCI insider

الجمعة 05 يونيو 2020 12:26 ص

The source also confirmed that whatever decision has to be taken with regard to the IPL 2020 that will only be taken after the ICC meeting on June 10.

Thailand to host 6th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games next year

Thailand to host 6th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games next year

الثلاثاء 02 يونيو 2020 03:17 م

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics were postponed for a year and will now be staged from July 23 to August 8, 2021.

Sports can still be profitable despite COVID-19

Sports can still be profitable despite COVID-19

الأربعاء 27 مايو 2020 10:52 م

Ramon Suzara speaks during the 30th SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur.

End of an era in Indian hockey with the demise of Balbir Singh Sr

End of an era in Indian hockey with the demise of Balbir Singh Sr

الإثنين 25 مايو 2020 04:54 م

Balbir Singh Sr (2nd from left) with other former India players and IOAa president, Dr. Narinder Dhruv Batra (right)

BSPA and Epyllion join hands to fight Pandemic

BSPA and Epyllion join hands to fight Pandemic

السبت 23 مايو 2020 04:28 م

BSPA is trying to help the members with its limited resources as it believes journalism can't be run without life and livelihood.

PSJASL, Anna-Marie extend help to Olympian Wimalasena Perera

PSJASL, Anna-Marie extend help to Olympian Wimalasena Perera

الخميس 21 مايو 2020 06:00 م

PSJASL members (from right) Karuppiah Ramakrishnan (president), Nuwan Karunarathne (member), Namal Pathirage (vice-president) and Chathuka Divashana (secretary) flank Wimalasena Perera (centre) on either side during a recent interaction.

1st Pakistani sportsman falls to Coronavirus as the nation faces severe consequences

1st Pakistani sportsman falls to Coronavirus as the nation faces severe consequences

الإثنين 18 مايو 2020 08:43 م

Zafar Sarfaraz with teammates during his playing days.

Sports Journalism in Bangladesh during Corona Time

Sports Journalism in Bangladesh during Corona Time

الإثنين 18 مايو 2020 04:51 م

Dhaka City under lockdown. Rejwan uz Zaman Ex-General Secretary, Bangladesh Sports Press Association (BSPA)

(PSJASL) made a contribution to the frontline medical professionals and 500 special task force

(PSJASL) made a contribution to the frontline medical professionals and 500 special task force

الثلاثاء 28 أبريل 2020 04:51 م

Caption: H.T.R.Priyantha handing over the donations to K.D.Ruwanchandra(secretary ministry of sports) and Karuppiah Ramakrishnan(president PSJASL) Chathuka Divashana(secretary PSJASL)