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Pak youth teams to feature in U12, U18 baseball championships

LAHORE -UNS- Baseball Federation of Asia has announced the names of participating teams of BFA U12 Baseball Championship and BFA U18 Baseball Championship. Syed Fakhar Ali Shah, President Pakistan Federation Baseball, said that Pakistan U12 Baseball Team will participate in 10th BFA U12 Asian Baseball …

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Middle Eastern rivalry spills onto Asian soccer pitches

By James M. Dorsey Saudi Arabia’s bitter rivalry with Iran has spilled onto Asian soccer pitches with the newly created South West Asian Football Federation (SWAFF) reflecting the kingdom’s bid for regional hegemony, including domination of soccer. Saudi Arabia’s most recent victory on the pitch …

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Theft probe hits Russian football ahead of World Cup

Russia s World Cup preparations have been hit by an embezzlement probe involving the tournament s anti-discrimination chief Alexei Smertin. Moscow s RBK business news site reported on Sunday that the interior ministry was looking into a complaint filed by Premier League club Dynamo Moscow …

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Portugal awaits as Leisure Leagues IntraCity Championships kick off

ISLAMABAD -UNS- The Trunkwala Family’s initiative to revive football in Pakistan is set to enter another unprecedented stage as Leisure Leagues gears up for its first ever IntraCity Championship matches in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad. This weekend, teams from Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi will be …

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FIFA restore Pakistan Football Federation membership

ISLAMABAD -UNS : The FIFA Tuesday lifted with immediate effect the suspension it had imposed on Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) in 2017 and reinstated ‘all of PFF’s membership rights’. The FIFA said in a statement, “the suspension of the PFF is lifted with immediate effect. …

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FIFA World Cup trophy: A special trip to Lahore

LAHORE -UNS: The FIFA World Cup Trophy is making a special trip to Lahore today as part of its global journey. The coveted World Cup trophy is coming from Papua New Guinea where it touch down for the first time on February 1. The trophy …

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Foot Ball Diplomatic League: Saudi Embassy beat Brazil 3-1 :Russia beats Japan 4-1

ISLAMABAD -UNS : The 6th round of the first ever Diplomatic League organized by Leisure Leagues welcomed the presence of UN Goodwill Ambassador and public speaker Muniba Mazari. It was yet again a memorable day for the diplomatic community who had the chance to see …

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Ronaldo nets winner for Real, Atletico hit five

MADRID (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo s first La Liga goal for over a month ensured Real Madrid closed the gap on leaders Barcelona to seven points by squeezing past struggling Malaga 3-2 on Saturday. Ronaldo s relief was clear to see when he fired home …

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Army chief advised PM to resolve football conflict

ISLAMABAD -UNS: An initiative for resolving Pakistan’s football conflict had been taken at the highest level even before the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) was suspended by the FIFA in the second week of this month. The sources said that Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa had …

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FIFA strips Qatar of 2022 World Cup demanded

SWITZERLAND -UNS: The six Arab countries who last month cut ties with Qatar are reported to have written to world soccer’s governing body FIFA to demand it be stripped of hosting the 2022 World Cup because they consider the Gulf state to be a “base …

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