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Jeenbekov, AFC chief discuss further development of football in Kyrgyzstan

Jeenbekov, AFC chief discuss further development of football in Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek:  Kyrgyz leader Sooronbay Jeenbekov and President of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa exchanged views on the development of football and its further popularization in the country. Jeenbekov noted with satisfaction the positive activity and reforms of AFC, aimed at the development of football on the entire Asian continent. He […]

Pakistan-India Davis Cup tie to be held in November in Islamabad

Pakistan-India Davis Cup tie to be held in November in Islamabad

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: The upcoming Davis Cup tie between Pakistan and India has been rescheduled for the week starting November 25 in Islamabad, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) has said. “The Davis Cup Committee has determined that the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group I tie between Pakistan and India will be rescheduled for […]

Pakistani footballer-turned-powerlifter Zulfia wins gold medal in Dubai

Pakistani footballer-turned-powerlifter Zulfia wins gold medal in Dubai

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: Pakistan women football team midfielder Zulfia Nazir has now set her eyes on winning laurels in powerlifting after winning a gold medal in Dubai. Zulfia, who represented the Pakistan women football team in the SAFF Women Championship in 2014, is currently in Dubai where she has been playing football […]

Pakistan’s woman cricketer Sana Mir to receive Asia Game Changers Award

Pakistan’s woman cricketer Sana Mir to receive Asia Game Changers Award

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: Former captain of Pakistan’s women cricket team Sana Mir has been selected for the prestigious Asia Game Changers Award by the Asia Society. According to a statement by Asia Society, Mir will receive the award along with five other women who have excelled in their respective fields. The award […]

In Kyrgyzstan, fallen officer awarded honor medal posthumously

In Kyrgyzstan, fallen officer awarded honor medal posthumously

Bishkek: Kyrgyzstan President Sooronbay Jeenbekov has presented a posthumous medal to honor Colonel Usenbek Niyazbekov, a senior security officer who was killed during an operation to arrest the country’s former leader. Jeenbekov met with Niyazbekov’s mother Oktam Mamaeva, wife Nazira Bazarbayeva, brother Asanbek Niyazbekov, and son Timur Niyazbekov, national news agency KABAR reported, citing the […]

Citing security concerns, senior Sri Lankan cricketers refuse to travel to Pakistan

Citing security concerns, senior Sri Lankan cricketers refuse to travel to Pakistan

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Correspondent Islamabad: Several senior Sri Lankan players have expressed their reservations over travelling to Pakistan for the upcoming one-day international and T20 series. According to a report on BBC Urdu, senior players including ODI captain Dimuth Karunaratne, T20 captain Lasith Malinga and former captain Angelo Mathews have refused to travel to […]

World’s largest underwater theme park opens in Bahrain

World’s largest underwater theme park opens in Bahrain

By Habib Toumi Manama: The world’s largest underwater theme park, Dive Bahrain, was officially opened on Friday. The initial phase of the project has been completed recently by submerging a 70-meter long decommissioned and specially prepared Boeing 747, 20-22 meters below the water North of Bahrain, to become the first attraction of the 100,000 m2 […]

Over 2,400 athletes to compete in Chungju World Martial Arts Masterships

Over 2,400 athletes to compete in Chungju World Martial Arts Masterships

  Cheongju: More than 2,400 martial arts athletes from 107 countries worldwide have registered to participate in the 2019 Chungju World Martial Arts Masterships set to kick off in the central South Korean city of Chungju this week, organizers said Tuesday. The 2019 Chungju World Martial Arts Masterships Organizing Committee said it has received registration […]

Abu Dhabi exhibition to bring international hunting, equestrian communities together

Abu Dhabi exhibition to bring international hunting, equestrian communities together

    Abu Dhabi: The largest and most significant event in the world of hunting, equestrian and preservation of culture and heritage will be launched in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday. The 17th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX 2019) will be held on […]

Sri Lanka: No to gamblers in sports administration

Sri Lanka: No to gamblers in sports administration

  Colombo: Sri Lanka is to amend rules and regulations in the Sports Law in order to ban anyone linked to betting from holding any portfolio in cricket administration. “We are going to put out a gazette notification to make amendments to some rules and regulations concerning sports in Sri Lanka,” Sports Minister Harin Fernando […]

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