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Bangladesh women cricket team arrives in Pakistan

Bangladesh women cricket team arrives in Pakistan

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representatives Lahore: The Bangladesh women cricket team arrived in Lahore, the capital of Punjab province, on Wednesday to play limited-overs series in Pakistan. Pakistan women and Bangladesh women will feature in a three-match T20I series and two one-day internationals at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. The T20Is will be played from […]

South Korean football star nominated for 2019 Ballon d’Or

South Korean football star nominated for 2019 Ballon d’Or

Seoul: South Korean football star Son Heung-min has been nominated for the world’s top player award for 2019. Son was the only Asian player on the list of 30 nominees for the Ballon d’Or Award, presented by “France Football” magazine to recognize the top footballer each year. The list was announced in Paris on Monday. […]

Bizarre buildup, then odd finish to ‘Korean Derby’ in football World Cup qualification

Bizarre buildup, then odd finish to ‘Korean Derby’ in football World Cup qualification

Seoul: The bizarre show has finally ended, albeit with an unexpected twist. South Korea’s scoreless draw with North Korea in their World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang on Tuesday wasn’t the result they had hoped for, but at least it brought a merciful end to the overriding sense of strangeness surrounding the much-anticipated contest. The Group […]

Koreas set to clash in Pyongyang in much-anticipated World Cup qualifier

Koreas set to clash in Pyongyang in much-anticipated World Cup qualifier

Seoul: In one of the most anticipated football matches of the year in Asia, South Korea and North Korea will square off in Pyongyang in a crucial World Cup qualifying match this week. The kickoff for the Group H match in the second round of the Asian qualification for the 2022 FIFA World Cup will […]

Incessant rain calls off Pakistan v Sri Lanka first One Day International

Incessant rain calls off Pakistan v Sri Lanka first One Day International

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative Islamabad: The opening One Day International (ODI) between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the National Stadium Karachi has been called off. The decision was taken due to the heavy rain that lashed the capital city of Sindh province on Friday. As a result, the stadium outfield had become flooded. It […]

Kyrgyzstan: National Nomad Games to be held every two years

Kyrgyzstan: National Nomad Games to be held every two years

Bishkek: The National Nomad Games will be held every two years, Minister of Culture, Information and Tourism Azamat Jamankulov told a media conference. The decision to hold the game biennially was attributed to the need for oblasts (provinces) to be well prepared for them, Kabar news agency reported. The latest games were held last week. […]

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 […]

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