The New Zealand cricket team has canceled their tour of Pakistan due to security concerns. New Zealand Cricket took the decision following “escalating government threats against Pakistan.” The New Zealand cricket team will not play in Pakistan on the advice of their security advisors. Originally, the tour was slated to begin today with the first ODI in Rawalpindi.
Mohammed Usman Ali, a member of the Punjab Rifle Association, won gold at the 28th National Shooting Championship, breaking all prior records. Shah has been proclaimed new shooting champion of Pakistan after making the highest score in the Big Bore Pistol category. The Pakistan Army hosted the event at the Lahore Garrison Shooting Galley and Army Marksmanship Unit, Jhelum.
The Indian tennis team participating in the South Asian 12 & Under Tennis Team Championship received a visa from Pakistan on Thursday. The Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) Complex hosts a championship beginning on September 13. The Indian team received Pakistani visas in New Delhi. For the Asian Championship, the best team will be selected from the tennis championship.
Haider Ali, a para-athlete from Pakistan, became the first Pakistani to win a gold medal at the Paralympics on Friday. Haider competed in the F37 men’s Discus Throw competition. The winner threw a 55.26m throw in his fifth attempt, making it a personal best as well. Haider had earlier thrown 47.84 in his third attempt.
Cristiano Ronaldo has become the world’s leading international goal scorer after his header against the Republic of Ireland. Ronaldo now has 111 goals in 180 appearances for Portugal in the World Cup qualifying campaign. Ronaldo has broken the record set by Ali Daei of 109 goals. Portugal finished top of their World Cup qualifying group, while Ireland remains without a point after three matches.
The announcement that Cristiano Ronaldo was returning to Manchester United triggered strong emotions on social media among fans of the football star. The hashtag “coming home” has taken Twitter by storm, with fans celebrating it with memes. United announced yesterday that they have agreed on terms with Juventus regarding Cristiano Ronaldo’s transfer, subject to the club’s approval of personal terms, visas, and medicals.
Ramiz Raja has been nominated to become the new chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). The decision was made following a meeting with Imran Khan, who gave the go-ahead to the change of guard. The former chairman of PCB, Ehsan Mani, resigned on Thursday following the completion of his three-year term. Ramiz and Mani met with the Prime Minister on Monday afternoon.
The Pakistani martial artist, Rashid Naseem, has created another record by crushing as many walnuts as he can with his elbow. As per sources, Rashid once again claimed his walnut-crushing record. His performance was more impressive this time, crushing 315 walnuts in a minute. Rashid had previously crushed 195 walnuts in a minute.
Fawad Alam has managed to rewrite history books by becoming the fastest Asian to reach five centuries. Fawad continues to set records in Pakistan and around the globe. His performances over the past year have established him as one of the most reliable Test batsmen. Furthermore, official records indicate that Fawad Alam scored five centuries in 22 innings.
Team Manager & Head Coach of team Eighteen, Faizan Sameer, became the first Pakistani to be selected for the UEFA Certificate in Football Management (CFM). Only 35 participants from around the world are selected for this course following a thorough selection process. Moreover, he secured his position among top football professionals from all over the world.