A young Pakistani athlete, Sarooj Sajid, had won a gold medal for table tennis in the prestigious Saudi Games 2022. The biggest national sporting event of the kingdom, the games were launched under the Vision 2030 program which, among other things, also places significant emphasis on sports and physical activities to produce a new generation of athletes.
Two Pakistani players — pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi and all-rounder Shadab Khan, have been shortlisted for the T20 World Cup 2022 Player of the Tournament award. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has nominated nine exceptional performers for the award. Shadab is the joint highest wicket-taker along with Shaheen for Pakistan with 10 wickets in hand in the mega tournament.
Shoaib Malik and Sania Mirza, one of the most loved couples in South Asia, have reportedly parted ways after 12 years of marriage. Their divorce rumours have sparked debates on the internet. However, according to Geo News, Sania and Shoaib might make an official announcement of their divorce after the resolution of legal complications.
The federal government has issued a diplomatic passport to PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif after clearance from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The passport has been issued for a period of five years and was sent to the PML-N leader through the Passport and Immigration Office. The PTI government had cancelled Nawaz’s diplomatic passport after he was declared proclaimed offender by the court.
The army has put to rest all speculations of yet another extension for the incumbent chief, as its official media wing confirmed that General Qamar Javed Bajwa has kicked off farewell visits. General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Sialkot and Mangla garrisons as part of his farewell visits to various formations.
A pro-Imran slogan was spray painted on the wall of Stanhope House, the building where former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s son Hussain has an office. A ‘die-hard’ supporter of PTI Chairman Imran Khan, British Pakistani Shayan Ali posted a photo on social media where he could be seen stood against the boundary wall, which was spray painted with the words: “You can’t kill IK chor”.
Pakistani youngsters shine bright with two silvers and two bronze at Asian Mas-Wrestling Championship, Uzbekistan
Pakistani wrestlers fought well at the Asian Mas-Wrestling Championship to bag two silver and two bronze medals for the country. Held under the auspices of International Mas-Wrestling Federation w.e.f 3-7 November, 2022 at Almalyk, Uzbekistan, 7 Asian Countries participated and Pakistan was represented by 20 athletes. Pakistan’s Talal Anser, Muhammad Asim, Azher Ali and Shanza Riasat won in their respective categories.
Veteran all-rounder Nida Dar was on Monday named the Women’s Player of the Month for October by the International Cricket Council (ICC), owing to her performances during the Women’s Asia Cup. India’s Virat Kohli, on the hand, bagged the Men’s Player of the Month award following a series of star performances during the ongoing T20 World Cup.
Legendary hockey player, Shehbaz Ahmed Senior has been picked as the next recipient of International Hockey Federation’s Order of Merit award. The award was approved in the 48th congress of the FIH in Lausanne, Switzerland. The former Pakistan captain is a gold medalist of 1994 Hockey World Cup while he also won a bronze medal in 1992 Barcelona Olympics.
Naseebullah khan has made the nation proud by winning gold medal at the Kyrgyzstan Open 2022. Naseeb won gold by defeating his opponent from Kyrgyzstan and won first position. Currently, a student of FSc, Naseeb has trained hard to achieve this feat. He is trained in SK kickboxing, Sanda and MMA international academy.