PSL players given option to pull out amid growing coronavirus pandemic
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PSL players given option to pull out amid growing coronavirus pandemic

LAHORE, Friday, March 13, 2020 (WNP): The Pakistan Cricket Board on Friday said that all players participating in HBL PSL 2020 have been given the option to pull out of the tournament amid growing fears of the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier in the day, Sindh confirmed its first “secondary contact case”, taking Pakistan’s coronavirus tally to 21. According […]

IOC 'fully committed' to Tokyo Games despite virus: Olympics chief
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IOC ‘fully committed’ to Tokyo Games despite virus: Olympics chief

LAUSANNE, Friday, February 28, 2020 (AFP/WNP): The International Olympic Committee is “fully committed” to holding the 2020 Games in Tokyo as planned despite the widening new coronavirus outbreak, the body’s president has pledged. The IOC “is fully committed to a successful Olympic Games in Tokyo starting July 24”, Thomas Bach told Japanese media in a […]

Umar Akmal suspended from all cricket activities; Quetta Gladiators allowed replacement
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Umar Akmal suspended from all cricket activities; Quetta Gladiators allowed replacement

LAHORE, Thursday, February 20, 2020 (WNP): The Pakistan Cricket Board on Thursday suspended Umar Akmal with immediate effect. This means Akmal cannot take part in any cricket-related activity until the PCB Anti-corruption Unit (ACU) is investigating him. Akmal is being investigated under Article 4.7.1 of the PCB Anti-Corruption Code. The article in question suggests that before a […]

Pakistan capable of hosting major sports events: Mehwish Hayat
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Pakistan capable of hosting major sports events: Mehwish Hayat

KARACHI, Thursday, February 20, 2020 (WNP): Film star Mehwish Hayat, who is very active to promote  Pakistan’s  soft image to the world, rejoiced the  historical opening ceremony of Pakistan Super League  (PSL) 2020  at the National Stadium in Karachi on Thursday. Brimming with the patriotism after attending the  PSL opener, the Punjab Nahi Jaoungi actress urged  […]

Naya Nazimabad hosts send off lunch for Karachi Kings, Quetta Gladiators
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Naya Nazimabad hosts send off lunch for Karachi Kings, Quetta Gladiators

KARACHI, Monday, February 17, 2020 (WNP): To celebrate Pakistan Super League seas 5 being played in Pakistan, Naya Nazimabad hosted a send-off lunch in honour of the PSL Teams Karachi Kings’ and Quetta Gladiators. The ceremony was attended by Governor Sindh, Imran Ismail; provincial minister Saeed Ghani; Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar; Commissioner Karachi, Iftikhar Shallwani; along […]