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Hijab in Sports: How Muslim Women Athletes Are Fighting for Acceptance

Hijab in Sports: How Muslim Women Athletes Are Fighting for Acceptance Muslim athletes have helped kickstart a new discussion about allowing Hijab to be worn in competition. In 2016, Ibtihaj Muhammad became the first Muslim woman athlete competing for America to wear hijab during the Rio Olympics. As one of the most-talked about Olympians in a group that included names ... Read More »

Pakistan to face India in Hockey Champions Trophy opener today

Pakistan to face India in Hockey Champions Trophy opener today NETHERLANDS: Pakistan will face arch-rivals India in Hockey Champions Trophy on Saturday in Breda, Netherlands. India has never won Champions Trophy title and will be looking to put behind their miserable performance in last Commonwealth Games when they take on Pakistan, who are looking for their fourth Champions Trophy title. ... Read More »

PHF has cleared pending dues of players, says president

PHF has cleared pending dues of players, says president LAHORE: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) on Wednesday said that it has cleared the pending dues of players and team management. PHF President Brig (r) Khalid Sajjad Khokhar arranged the funds through his own resources to fulfil his commitment as he had promised the players and management to clear their dues before ... Read More »

‘I wouldn’t be happy either’: Scholes writes off joyless Man Utd

‘I wouldn’t be happy either’: Scholes writes off joyless Man Utd LONDON: Manchester United legend Paul Scholes said the team look unhappy and have little chance of winning this season’s Premier League, warning that Jose Mourinho needs to quickly turn their fortunes around. Scholes said “I wouldn´t be happy either” playing Mourinho´s pragmatic brand of football, in comments that threaten ... Read More »

Chelsea sign Kepa Arrizabalaga in record deal, Courtois heads for Real

Chelsea sign Kepa Arrizabalaga in record deal, Courtois heads for Real LONDON: Spain´s Kepa Arrizabalaga became the most expensive goalkeeper in history on Wednesday after Chelsea confirmed his 80 million euro (£71.6 million, $92 million) move from Athletic Bilbao. Kepa´s arrival at Stamford Bridge came shortly after Chelsea had agreed to sell Belgian international ‘keeper Thibaut Courtois to Real Madrid ... Read More »

India vs England: Virat Kohli An Inspiration To Youngsters And ‘Elders’ Like Me, Says Azhar Mahmood

India vs England: Virat Kohli An Inspiration To Youngsters And ‘Elders’ Like Me, Says Azhar Mahmood Azhar Mahmood is the bowling coach of the Pakistan cricket team. Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood was ecstatic after meeting Team India skipper Virat Kohli in England and stated that the 29-year-old was an inspiration for youngsters and elders alike. Mahmood, the Pakistan team ... Read More »

Mohammad Hafeez Considers Retirement In Protest Against PCB

Mohammad Hafeez Considers Retirement In Protest Against PCB Mohammad Hafeez considered the demotion an insult to him because he had been performing up to the mark. Veteran Pakistan batsman Mohammad Hafeez is reportedly considering retirement in protest against his recent demotion in the players’ categories by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), local media reported on Tuesday. Sources close to the ... Read More »

Pakistan Cricket Board Announces 2018-19 Central Contracts

Pakistan Cricket Board Announces 2018-19 Central Contracts The Pakistan Cricket Board on Tuesday announced its centrally contracted players list for the 2018-19 season. “The 2017-18 Financial Year marked the conclusion of a 3 year financial formula agreed between PCB and its Players. In concert with Players’ Representatives Captain Sarfraz Ahmed and Senior Player Shoaib Malik, PCB is pleased to inform ... Read More »

Australian fast bowlers Cummins, Hazlewood out of Pakistan Test tour

Australian fast bowlers Cummins, Hazlewood out of Pakistan Test tour SYDNEY: Australian fast bowlers Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood were on Thursday ruled out of the upcoming Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates as they continue to recover from injury. Both players missed the recent one-series against England as their struggle to get over lumbar bone stress ... Read More »

Our players need to be educated, says the hockey federation

Our players need to be educated, says the hockey federation The Pakistan Hockey Federation believes that its players need to be educated if they are to survive in the game. The hockey federation’s secretary, Shahbaz Ahmed Sr, told APP that an illiterate person cannot progress in international sports. He said there should be four to five hockey centres built in ... Read More »