17th District Badminton championship going on at Pampore

SRINAGAR: On the second day of ongoing 17th District Badminton championship several matches were played at Government Degree College Pampore on Wednesday. Around 150 players participated in the championship on the second day. Divisional Sports Officer Central Kashmir, Nuzhat Ara was chief guest on the second day and witnessed several matches. The three day championship […]

I didn’t suffer heart attack: Inzamam

Karachi: Pakistan’s former Test captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has denied reports that he suffered a heart attack, saying that his cardiac issues were detected during a health check-up that he underwent due to an upset stomach. The 51-year-old, on his YouTube channel, said that he was overwhelmed to see the outpouring of support from people but asserted […]

Hafeez out of national T20 with dengue, doubtful for T20 World Cup

KARACHI: Former Pakistan captain Mohammad Hafeez was on Wednesday ruled out of the ongoing National T20 Championship after contracting dengue and has also been rendered doubtful for the upcoming T20 World Cup in the UAE. Hafeez, who will turn 41 next month, is now under treatment at his home in Lahore and it remains to […]

AIFF disqualifies Hyderya Sports FC for producing fake bank guarantee

NEW DELHI: The All India Football Federation on Monday disqualified Kashmir’s Hyderya Sports FC from the upcoming I-League Qualifiers for producing bank guarantee, which was “not genuine”. One of the top private clubs of Kashmir, Hyderya Sports had made the cut for the I-League Qualifiers after J & K Bank, the group topper in the […]

Former Pak captain Inzamam undergoes angioplasty

Lahore: Pakistan’s former captain and most capped player Inzamam-ul-Haq had to undergo an emergency angioplasty at a private hospital here after complaining of heart-related issues and breathing difficulty. A family member said that Inzamam felt uneasy and complained of having difficulty in breathing on Monday. He was taken to a private hospital where, after several […]

Badminton championship begins at Pampore

SRINAGAR: 17th District Badminton championship begins at Pampore Government Degree College Pampore on Tuesday. Around 100 players participated in the championship on the inaugural day. The three day championship was inaugurated by Principal Government Degree College Pampore, Dr Seema Naaz. President District Badminton Association Pulwama, Mir Murawat Hussain and Vice Chairman Badminton Association of J&K, […]

Five countries, including first timer Iran, qualify for women’s Asian Cup in India next year

NEW DELHI: Indonesia joined four other countries, including first timers Iran, in qualifying for the AFC Women’s Asian Cup to be hosted by India in January-February next year. Indonesia topped Group C in the qualification tournament in Dushanbe, Tajikistan on Monday to ensure their fifth appearance in the tournament while Iran emerged Group G winners […]

Moeen retires from Tests: A look at his career

England’s 34-year-old all-rounder Moeen Ali has announced his retirement from the longest format of the game as he is unwilling to spend long periods away from family in the coming months. Ali had already informed captain Joe Root and head coach Chris Silverwood of his decision several months before. Moeen is currently part of the […]

Inter-faculty table tennis tournament starts at KU

Srinagar: An Inter-Faculty Employees Table Tennis Tournament started at the University of Kashmir on Monday. The tournament has been organised under Fit India Campaign by the varsity’s Directorate of Physical Education and Sports (DPES). Dr Nisar Ahmad Khan, Coordinator DPES inaugurated the tournament and welcomed all participants and appreciated them for their positive response. Nadeem […]

IUST hosts Vice Chancellor’s Employees Cricket Tournament 2021

Awantipora: To rejuvenate the sporting culture within university amidst Covid-19 crisis, 2nd Vice Chancellor’s Employees Cricket Tournament 2021 organised by the Directorate of Physical Education, Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) commenced here on Monday. Eight Teams from various academic departments and university administration will be participating in the said tournament. The inaugural match […]