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MT Club win Yaseen Akhter event

Model Town Club has won the 26th Muhammad Yaseen Akhter Memorial Cricket Event for the third time after beating Akhter Abdul Rehman Club by seven wickets in the final at the LCCA

Textile mega event in offing

KARACHI – Clothing, Fabrics and Textile Asia 2012 launched in the Inauguration Ceremony of eighth Textile Asia International Exhibition by Dr Mirza Ikhtiar Baig, Federal Advisor on Textiles- Ministry of Textile Industry and TDAP CE Tariq Iqbal Puri,.
The industry’s boosting feedback and high interest from manufacturers and exporters gave way to a bright opportunity for the origination of an event focused on extensive and latest selection of fabrics and materials of textile

Faisalabad could host T20 event in June

LAHORE – The Pakistan Cricket Board has chalked out plans for another Twenty20 tournament which will be added to the domestic calendar this summer. The PCB has decided to stage a ‘Super Eights’ Twenty20 tournament in June this year. A senior PCB official has confirmed that discussions were held at a recent Cricket Committee Meeting and plans were in place for the competition to commence in June. “While 13 teams took part in the previous competition, this time around top eight teams

S Africa to stage world’s richest event in 2012

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa will stage the richest single tournament in the sport when it launches a new World Golf Championship event next year, Sunshine Tour commissioner Gareth Tindall said on Tuesday. The $10 million Tournament of Hope is to be held from 2012 to 2016. A precise date and a venue have yet to be decided. “The awarding of this WGC event, which has the biggest prize money in professional golf, shows the rest of the world believe we have good stock and a good product

Charity event in Dubai for Pakistan flood victims today

LAHORE – In a testament to the power of charitable giving, a star-studded evening organized by “Quintessentially” on March 4, called “Pakistan Appeal” will see influential members of the UAE and the regional society give their charity and thoughts to the enduring plight of millions of flood victims, who lost everything in the greatest disaster ever to hit Pakistan.
The opening address will be made by the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Sheikh Nahyan Bin

Najma wins long jump event in CM Sports Competitions

LAHORE – The second Chief Minister’s Sports Competitions (intermediate, provincial level) phase II events started here on Sunday. In girls athletics Ms Najma Perveen of Faisalabad achieved 1st position in 200m race with 00:26:96 and won the title of long jump as well.
Ms Sadia Bibi from Bahalwalpur stood second in 200m race and long jump events. Faisalabad shone in 4X400m relay race were declared 1st, Sahiwal stood second and Multan was third. Faisalabad got 113 points in the

Arshad upsets favourite in squash event

PESHAWAR – Pakistan’s top squash player Arshad Iqbal Burki upset England’s Ryan Thompson on the opening day of the US $ 5000 Philadelphia Squash Open, which got under way at Fairmount Racquet club Pennsylvania, Philadelphia on Friday.
With his victory in the qualifying round, Arshad Iqbal Burki, once 52 in the world ranking and Pakistan No. 3, took berth into the main round to face top seed Julien Balbo of France on today (Saturday).
“I would try my best to do good against

Gujrawala’s football event from 29th

LAHORE – Six teams of Gujrawala Division will show their mettle when second Chief Minister Cup boys football event will be held at Mini Sports Complex, Gujranwala, on Monday, January 31. According to Sports Officer Gujranwala Shah Manzar Fareed, the champion colleges of Narowal, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Sialkot, Gujranwala and Gujrat will take part in the football event.
Manzar Fareed said Punjab produced many great sports personalities and there is plenty of talent which

Harrington puts nightmare behind for Bahrain event

RIFFA – It’s a new tournament and a new week for Padraig Harrington and the European Tour, and the Irishman revealed he has already erased his disqualification nightmare from his memory. The triple Major champion was disqualified from the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship after a TV viewer e-mailed the Tour about his ball moving on the green in the process of marking it.
The genial Irishman has the chance to turn attention away from that as he is one of the star attractions of the 1.7

GC Sahiwal win badminton event in CM Cup

LAHORE – The 2nd Chief Minister Sports Cup (intermediate, inter-district level) events are being contested with great enthusiasm in various districts of the province.
In Sahiwal, the athletics competitions were won by Government Higher College 45/112 L Cheechawatni. DPC Okara beat Government College for boys Gojra was in cricket match.
In boys badminton event, Government College Sahiwal was defeated by DPC Sahiwal while in girls badminton, Government College for Women

LUMS YLES – And the event concludes…

LAHORE – The formal dinner of the LUMS Young Leaders and Entrepreneurs Summit (YLES) 2011 was held at old Hockey Field LUMS on Friday. With the pirate theme created with a laboriously made large ship, complete with the ship’s wheel and wooden accents at the front of the tent, with lanterns casting flickering shadows over each round table assembled for the audience, the ship-wrecking ride on YLES 11 began.
The pirates (delegates), dressed in their finest treasures, made their way

Shahid wins Royal Palm Golf event

LAHORE – After two rounds of accurate shot making and some good work around, Shahid Abbas emerged as the triumphant golfer in the 36 holes stroke play contest at the Royal Palm Golf and Country Club. And this he did by keeping experienced opponents like Amir Mehmood, Sardar Murad, Mohsin Zafar and Shoaib Bokhari away from the prestigious Royal Palm Champion Golf Title. For him it turned out to be an individual feat of prowess which is bound to encourage him to spend regular hours at

Ammann triumphs in ski jump event

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN – Swiss quadruple Olympic champion Simon Ammann benefited from compensation points awarded for strong winds to win the second leg of the Four Hills ski jumping tournament here on Saturday.
Ammann won with a jump of 131m and 142.1 points even through Russia’s Pavel Karelin jumped 132.4m and Poland’s Adam Malysz 132m to give them 138.3 and 138 points respectively.
Austrian Thomas Morgenstern, who won the first leg of the prestigious event in the German