Three members of Pakistan tour party to England test positive for Covid-19
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Three members of Pakistan tour party to England test positive for Covid-19

RAWALPINDI, Monday, June 22, 2020 (The Guardian/WNP/DL): Pakistan’s tour of England appears to be in the balance, with three of their players having tested positive for Covid-19 and a further batch of results set to be published in the next 24 hours. A 28-man squad to cover three Tests in August and the Twenty20 series […]

Waqar Younis urges Afridi, Gambhir to end social media war
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Waqar Younis urges Afridi, Gambhir to end social media war

ISLAMABAD, Monday, June 01, 2020 (AFP/WNP/DL): The national team’s bowling coach and former fast bowling legend, Waqar Younis, has called on Shahid Afridi and Gautam Gambhir to end their social media war, and for India and Pakistan to resume playing cricket. After being fierce on-field rivals, Pakistan’s Afridi and former Indian opener Gambhir have become […]

Pakistan - a favorable destination for mountaineering, extreme sports; Moin ul Haque discloses to French writers
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Pakistan – a favorable destination for mountaineering, extreme sports; Moin ul Haque discloses to French writers

PARIS, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 (WNP/DL): The French and European alpinists, trekkers, skiers, and adventure sports enthusiasts are choosing Pakistan as their preferred destination. Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin ul Haque said while talking to Ms. Berenice Rocfort and Ms. Emilie Brouze, the two French writers and journalists who co-authored the book “Winter in […]

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  […]