Category: Sports

Pakistan’s racing team makes its way to an international racing event after a decade

After almost a decade, Pakistan’s team of qualified racers will participate in the final round of the Dubai Endurance Karting Championship 2022. Up to 42 karting teams, including 15 European national champions, will compete in the event. Formula one world champion Fernando Alonso and former F1 driver Pedro De La Rosa will also participate in the race.

Morocco defeats Portugal to become first ever Afro-Arab FIFA World Cup semi-finalists

The World Cup in Qatar had thrown up yet another stirring upset and in the first tournament to be held in the Arab world, Morocco’s 1-0 win over Portugal ensured that there will be an Arab-speaking team in its final four. This was a win that would not only be celebrated across Morocco but also across the Arab countries, from Saudi Arabia to Algeria. 

Pakistan’s Irshad Ali defeats Indian opponent to clinch gold medal in South Asian Karate Championship

A Pakistani athlete won a gold medal at the South Asian Karate Championship being held in Sri Lankan capital of Colombo. Ali displayed stunning performance as he beat Indian opponent to clinch the title in U-21 category. He has also bagged a gold in another category during this edition of the championship.

Pakistan’s renowned martial artist records 60th Guinness World Record

Pakistan’s renowned martial artist Irfan Mehsood has achieved another milestone after his 60th Guinness World Record was approved for the highest standing jump carrying a 60lb pack. The previous record for the highest standing jump was held by Silvio Sabba of Italy. Irfan said the highest standing jump he did carrying a 60 Ib pack was 96 cm (3 ft 1.79 in). 

Pakistani fighter Asim Khan wins silver at the Asian Pacific MMA Championship 2022

Pakistan’s Asim Khan on Sunday won the silver medal in Asian Pacific MMA Championship 2022, held in Pattaya, Thailand. He won the medal in 57kg category. On the other hand, Pakistan Shahzaib khan got bronze medal in 77 kg. This is one of the biggest MMA Championship in Asia. Asim Khan defeated the Thailand fighter in the semi-final. 

Pakistani table tennis player Sarooj Sajid wins gold in Saudi Games 2022

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. 

Shadab and Shaheen among ICC T20 World Cup Player of the Tournament nominees

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. 

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 named Women’s Player of the Month for October by ICC

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.

MMA fighter Naseebulllah Khan from Quetta wins gold at Kyrgyzstan Open 2022

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.