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  • Master (M.A) in Olympic Studies (2021-2023) - Cologne University, Germany

    15-Sep-2020
    POA-294/OS/022 The Secretaries Generals/Directors National Sports Federations/ Provincial Olympic/ Other Associations/ Services and Departments Affiliated with POA Subject: ... Read More...
  • Press Release - Maldives re-joins as member of Commonwealth Games Federation

    01-Sep-2020
    Dear Friends and Colleagues, We are forwarding a Media Release issued by Commonwealth Games Federation regarding Maldives re-joins as member of Commonwealth Games Federation for information and publi... Read More...
  • Press Release - Probe Committee

    26-Aug-2020
    Dear Friends and Colleagues, I take this opportunity to inform that as decided by Executive Committee of POA in its meeting held on August 08th 2020, a Probe Committee has been constituted in the con... Read More...
  • MEMOS XXIV – 2021 SESSION

    19-Aug-2020
     POA-238/OS/017 19 August 2020 The Secretaries General of Affiliated Member Units of POA  Subject: -        &nb... Read More...
  • In 1913, Pierre de Coubertin designed one of the world's most famous symbols Courtesy International Olympic Committee

    19-Aug-2020
    https://www.olympic.org/news/in-1913-pierre-de-coubertin-designed-one-of-the-world-s-most-famous-symbols Courtesy International Olympic Committee The Olympic rings represent the five continents and ... Read More...
  • 90-Year Anniversary of the Inaugural Commonwealth Games

    17-Aug-2020
    Dear Friends and Colleagues, The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) celebrated a special milestone of the 90th Anniversary of the Commonwealth Sport Movement on 16 August, 2020. The President Commo... Read More...
  • Press Release –Independence Day Tree Plantation Campaign

    14-Aug-2020
    Dear Media and Colleagues of Olympic Family, Independence Day is vital to reiterate the purpose of creation every sovereign nations and so is August 14 for every Pakistani reminding the struggle our ... Read More...
  • Press Release - OCA Announces New Dates for the 6th Asian Beach Games, Sanya – China

    10-Aug-2020
    PRESS RELEASE 10-08-2020  OCA ANNOUNCES NEW DATES FOR THE 6TH ASIAN BEACH GAMES, SANYA – CHINA  Dear Sir/Madam, The Olympic Council of Asia has announced the new dates of the 6th ... Read More...
  • Press Release – Great Olympic Moments at Olympic Channel

    24-Jul-2020
    Dear Madam / Sir, Olympic Channel has put together the Great Olympic Moments streaming channel, featuring memorable races, contests and ceremonies from Summer Olympic Games all the way back to Mexi... Read More...
  • Press Release - One year to go to Tokyo 2020

    23-Jul-2020
    Dear Madam/Sir, The IOC has invited to join the One Year To Go celebrations on 23 July, 2020 ahead of the postponed Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.  Event will be streamed live on ... Read More...
  • Press Release - Youth Olympic Games Dakar 2022 postponement to 2026

    18-Jul-2020
    Dear Sir/Madam, The IOC in its 136th Session held on 17 July, 2020 confirmed the decision to postpone the 4th Youth Olympic Games Dakar 2022 to 2026. The proposal to postpone the Summer Youth Olymp... Read More...
  • Press Release - Announcement of New Dates of 5th Islamic Solidarity Games Konya 2021

    14-Jul-2020
    Dear Sir/Madam, The 5th Islamic Solidarity Games Konya, Turkey which was previously scheduled from 20 – 29 August, 2021. However due to Covid-19 Pandemic, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games were po... Read More...
  • Press Release - Reschedule Of 6th Asian Beach Games Sanya 2020 Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

    11-Jul-2020
    PRESS RELEASE RESCHEDULE OF 6TH ASIAN BEACH GAMES SANYA 2020 DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC Dear Media Friends, The Olympic Council of Asia has issued a statement on Saturday July 11, 2020 regarding th... Read More...
  • Opportunity for Young Artists age 14 & above for Painting Competition

    10-Jul-2020
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  • Press Release - Pakistan Olympic Association

    10-Jul-2020
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  • Calls For Application – Eligible Candidates

    02-Jul-2020
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  • Press Release - The World’s Biggest Online Olympic Workout

    22-Jun-2020
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  • Press Release - Olympic Day, 23rd June 2020 - Celebrations Of Commemoration Of Modern Olympics

    22-Jun-2020
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  • Declaration for The 2021 World Anti-Doping Code

    20-May-2020
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  • CI - Message from the IOC President to Olympic Movement

    13-May-2020
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  • Postponement of 5th Islamic Solidarity Games Konya 2021

    11-May-2020
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  • Circular Letter - NOC COVID-19 prevention guidelines

    09-May-2020
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  • Press Release - 6th Asian Beach Games November from 28 to December 06, 2020 at Sanya, China

    20-Apr-2020
    Dear Media Friends, The 6th Asian Beach Games which are scheduled to be held from November 28 to December 06, 2020 at Sanya, a tropical tourist resort known as the "Hawaii of China. In consul... Read More...
  • IOC announced the new dates for Tokyo Olympic Games

    30-Mar-2020
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  • IOC statement regarding Postponement of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

    26-Mar-2020
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  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 - NOC update

    24-Mar-2020
    Dear NOC Presidents, Secretaries General and Chefs de Mission, Since our last communication to you on Sunday 22 March 2020, the impacts of COVID-19 have continued to accelerate around the world, im... Read More...
  • Olympic Council of Asia statement regarding Postponement of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

    24-Mar-2020
    View Statement by Olympic Council of Asia Director General Mr Husain Al-Musallam... Read More...
  • Press Release

    20-Dec-2019
    Dear Media Friends, Pakistan Olympic Association is delighted to inform that the IOC Olympic Solidarity Technical Course for Coaches of Olympic Wrestling has concluded today (19-Dec-2019). In ... Read More...
  • 13th SAG-2019 Kathmandu Nepal

    17-Dec-2019
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  • Pakistan will host the 14th South Asian Games in 2021

    13-Dec-2019
    The next South Asian Games will be hosted by Pakistan in 2021. The South Asian Olympic Council (SAOC) President Jeevan Ram Shrehtha handed over the official flag of the Games to the Pakistan Olympic A... Read More...
  • Pakistan is nominated for Peace Award 2019

    20-Nov-2019
    Did you know? National Olympic Committee Pakistan is ranked amongst Six NOCs Promoting Peace Pakistan is nominated for Peace Award 2019 Would you like Pakistan to win the Peace Award? We are only ... Read More...
  • Reception and Press briefing in the honor of “WORLD CHAMPION”, Mr Muhammad Inam Butt.

    29-Oct-2019
    Reception and Press briefing in the honor of “WORLD CHAMPION”, Mr Muhammad Inam Butt. Inam Won Gold Medal in ANOC WORLD BEACH GAMES DOHA, QATAR 2019. Pakistan Olympic Association hosted r... Read More...
  • Inam Butt Won Gold Medal in ANOC World Beach Games Doha 2019

    21-Oct-2019
    Pakistani Wrestler Inam Butt Won Gold Medal at World Beach Games’ (90kg) category. The Games officially known as the ANOC World Beach Games Qatar, 16th October,2019. After tough contest in the s... Read More...
  • Torch of 33rd National Games 2019 Lahore

    09-Oct-2019
    The Torch of 33rd National Games 2019 reached Lahore on October 08th, 2019 and a relay ceremony was held from Delhi Gate to Masjid Wazir Khan in a crowded neighborhood. The locals, athletes, Olympians... Read More...
  • Torch of 33rd National Games 2019 Quetta

    07-Oct-2019
    The Torch of 33rd National Games, 2019 reached Quetta on 07th October, 2019 and the locals, athletes and officials participated in the event with an unprecedented enthusiasm and passion for sports. Th... Read More...
  • Torch Relay Ceremony for 33rd National Games 2019

    06-Oct-2019
    The torch relay ceremony for 33rd National Games 2019 was held at Mazar -e- Quaid, President Pakistan Olympic Association Lt. Gen R Syed Arif Hasan graced the occasion,  Advisor to Chief Minister... Read More...
  • Pakistan Olympic Day organised by Pakistan Olympic Accociation

    19-Jul-2019
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  • US Consulate Lahore celebrated Olympic Day

    19-Jul-2019
    US Consulate Lahore celebrated Olympic Day with the Pakistan Olympic Association on July 13. Young Pakistanis met Olympians and learned about the Olympic Spirit of friendship, excellence, and respec... Read More...
  • Press Release

    19-Jul-2019
    Lt Gen (R) Syed Arif Hasan, President, Pakistan Olympic Association called on Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, H.E. Mr. Kuninori Matsuda on July 18th, 2019 one year prior to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic G... Read More...
  • Celebrating Olympic Day 2019

    13-Jul-2019
    Pakistan Olympic Association is celebrating Olympic Day, which is one of the most happening events in the yearly Global Olympic Calendar, on Saturday July 13th, 2019 at WAPDA Sports Complex, Lahore fr... Read More...
  • Press Release – Olympic Day, 2019

    13-Jul-2019
    Dear Media Friends, Pakistan Olympic Association is celebrating the Olympic Day, 2019, a day celebrated throughout the world in tribute the creation of modern Olympics and the values of Olympism. ... Read More...
  • Olympic Day - 23 JUNE, 2019

    02-Jul-2019
    Pakistan Olympic Association celebrated the Olympic Day at POA House Lahore on 23rd June 2019 along with Olympians & Elite Athletes. Staying true to the Olympic agenda, NOC Pakistan will now be h... Read More...
  • Letter IOC Session Decision on AIBA

    01-Jul-2019
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  • IMC to help Saadi Abbas fulfil Tokyo 2020 dream

    29-Jun-2019
    KARACHI: Indus Motors Company (IMC) will support Saadi Abbas, local karate athlete, to represent Pakistan in the Olympic Games 2020. Briefing the media, President Pakistan Olympics Association, fo... Read More...
  • Press Release - Celebration of Olympic Day 2019

    24-Jun-2019
    Dear Media friends, Pakistan Olympic Association celebrated the Olympic Day at POA House Lahore yesterday on 23 June 2019 along with Olympians (Col (R) Syed Mudassar Asghar, Manzoor ul Hassan Senio... Read More...
  • Press Release - 125th Anniversary of the IOC & Inauguration of the Globally Recognized Sustainable "Olympic House"

    22-Jun-2019
    The International Olympic Committee is celebrating its 125th Anniversary on the 23rd June, 2019 cherishing the values and culture of Olympism fostered across the world under the globally felicitated... Read More...
  • Press Release

    03-Jun-2019
    Dear Media Friends, We are delighted to share the successful election of Mr. Wajid Ali Chaudhry, secretary general, Pakistan badminton federation as the chair of the standing committee for developm... Read More...
  • Press Release

    20-May-2019
    Dear Media Friends, We are delighted to learn regarding appointment of Mr. Tayyab Ikram to the Olympic Solidarity Commission as its Member. Mr. Ikram, a Pakistani national has been associated wi... Read More...
  • Do you know what intellectual property is and why it matters?

    17-May-2019
    Do you know what intellectual property is and why it matters? Find out from Pakistani athletes, who joined us and the Pakistan Olympic Association in celebrating #WorldIPDay.       ... Read More...
  • POA Cerebrated World Intellectual Property Day

    24-Apr-2019
    Pakistan Olympic Association Cerebrated World Intellectual Property Day with the collaboration of US Consulate General Lahore at Olympic House on 23rd April 2019.     ... Read More...
  • Press Release

    21-Apr-2019
    We understand our civic responsibilities, living the Olympic Agenda 2020 and carrying on the IOC Sustainability Strategy our athletes from six Federations participated in the Mass Plantation Drive in ... Read More...
  • Press Release - International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) 2019 celebrated in Pakistan

    09-Apr-2019
    International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) celebrated in Pakistan by its NOC in recognition of first Olympiad of modern era, held in 1896, and the efforts for and of peace by the Oly... Read More...
  • POA celebrates International Day of Sports for Development and Peace

    09-Apr-2019
    Ref Link: www.app.com.pk LAHORE, Apr 08 (APP):The Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) celebrated the International Day of Sports for Development and Peace (IDSDP) in recognition of the first Olympia... Read More...
  • Press Release

    05-Apr-2019
    This is regarding PSB's email about preparation plans of South Asian Games wherein PSB has made reference to an article published in The News on March 18th, 2019, incorrectly attributing it to a &ld... Read More...
  • Press Release

    01-Apr-2019
    Press Release - General Council Meeting of POA held on 31-03-2019 at Lahore The General Council of Pakistan Olympic Association held its meeting today at Lahore and following matters have been disc... Read More...
  • Press Release - IOC Executive Board revokes Olympic qualification status of Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event in New Delhi

    22-Feb-2019
    Dear Media Friends, The 2019 International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Cup is the Annual edition of the ISSF World Cup series that will also act as qualifying tournament for the Tokyo ... Read More...
  • Closing Ceremony of IOC Olympic Solidarity Course for Coaches in Archery, 13-16 December at Lahore

    16-Dec-2018
    Dear Friends, It is for your kind information that IOC Olympic Solidarity Course for Coaches in Archery has concluded on 16 December 2018 in the Conference  Hall of Punjab International Swimming... Read More...
  • Press Release

    13-Dec-2018
     Subject: - IOC Olympic Solidarity Course for Coaches in Archery, 13-16 December at Lahore Dear Media Friends, It is for your kind information that under the Olympic Solidarity of International... Read More...
  • Press Release - United Nations' Resolution titled "Sports as enabler of sustainable development"

    06-Dec-2018
    Dear Media Friends, We take the privilege to share that United Nations has adopted a Resolution titled "Sports as enabler of sustainable development" to signify the importance of sport as a... Read More...
  • Press Release

    14-Nov-2018
    Dear Friends, It is informed that yesterday 13th November, 2018 1st Meeting of POA Culture and Heritage Commission was held under Mr. Kamran Lashari, Vice President POA to share ideas regarding cul... Read More...
  • Press Release

    02-Nov-2018
    Asian Games 2018 to kick off with a colourful opening ceremony Dear Friends, We are pleased to inform that Pakistan Swimming Federation is holding a mega event on Saturday, November 03, 2018 fro... Read More...
  • Press release

    22-Oct-2018
    Dear Friends, We are pleased to inform that Pakistan Swimming Federation is holding a mega event on Saturday, November 03, 2018 from 1500 to 1600 hours at Punjab International Swimming Pool Complex, ... Read More...
  • Press Release

    16-Oct-2018
    Dear Media Friends, Pakistan Olympic Association and the entire Olympic family of Pakistan feel proud to congratulate Mr. Inayat Ullah, for winning of Bronze Medal in 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games... Read More...
  • Press Release: 13th South Asian Games Kathmandu, Nepal 09-18 March,

    11-Oct-2018
    Dear Media Friends, It is informed that first meeting of the stakeholders regarding 13th South Asian Games Kathmandu, Nepal 09-18 March, 2019 was held on 11th October 2018 at 1230 hours at Olympi... Read More...
  • Press Release

    10-Oct-2018
    Dear Media Friends, A meeting was held at Pakistan Olympic House today i.e 10-10-18 between  Lt Gen (R) Syed Arif Hasan HI(M)  President POA  with Ms. Susan Margeret Dawson (Ex All B... Read More...
  • Participant Player

    09-Oct-2018
    Weightlifting Participant Player: Farhan Amjad Farhan amjad got 11th rank in 2016 IWF Youth world cham... Read More...
  • Press release-08-10-18 Inbox x

    08-Oct-2018
    I take this opportunity to inform that Lt General ( R ) Syed Arif Hasan HI(M) President Pakistan Olympic association has comprised a committee of 8 members headed by Ms. Fatima Lakhani Vice president ... Read More...
  • Press Release - 3rd Continental Athlete’s Forum Being Held From 24-25 November 2018 At Tokyo, Japan

    04-Oct-2018
    Dear Media Friends, 3rd Continental Athlete’s Forum Being Held From 24-25 November 2018 At Tokyo, Japan It is informed that OCA is organizing 3rd Continental Athletes Forum for the NOCs of ... Read More...
  • Press Release - IOC 2-Year Distance Learning Sports Medicine Diploma Course

    04-Oct-2018
    Dear Media Friends, Olympic Solidarity through the Sports Medicine and Protection of Clean Athletes programme (Training) is organizing IOC 2-Year Distance Learning Sports Medicine Diploma Course in... Read More...
  • Press Release

    08-Sep-2018
    DEBRIEFING-18TH ASIAN GAMES JAKARTA-PALEMBANG, INDONESIA (AUG 18-SEP 02, 2018) Dear Media Friends, Dr. Fehmida Mirza, Federal Minister for IPC is holding a meeting with the President and Secretary ... Read More...
  • Jakarta Indonesia will play the 18th Asian Games Event

    25-Aug-2018
    جکارتہ۔۔بیڈمنٹن ڈبلز ایونٹ۔۔پری کواٹر فائنل میں سری لنکا نے پاکستان کو دو صفر سے شکست دے کر ایونٹ سے باہر کردی... Read More...
  • 18th Asian Games Karate Womens Event

    25-Aug-2018
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  • Eid ul Adha Greeting

    22-Aug-2018
    السلام و علیکم۔۔۔ایشین گیمزکے سلسلے میں جکارتہ میں موجود پاکستانی دستے کے تمام کھلاڑیوں اورآفیشلزکیجانب سے آ... Read More...
  • Eid prayers in the Athletic Village

    22-Aug-2018
    جکارتہ۔۔۔18 ویں ایشین گیمز میں شریک پاکستانی دستے کے کھلاڑیوں اورآفیشلز نے عیدالاضحی کی نمازایتھلیٹ ولیج میں ... Read More...
  • Jakarta Indonesia will play the 18th Asian Games Event

    21-Aug-2018
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    20-Aug-2018
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  • OCA Merit Award upon Lt. Gen (R) Syed Arif Hasan

    19-Aug-2018
    Dear Media Friends, The Olympic Council of Asia has conferred the OCA Merit Award upon Lt. Gen (R) Syed Arif Hasan, President Pakistan Olympic Association and Vice President Olympic Council of Asia... Read More...
  • POA Athletes Commission has been awarded the OCA Sports & Environment Award

    19-Aug-2018
    Dear Media Friends, Pakistan Olympic Association is pleased to inform that Ms. Najia Rasool, National Teakwondo Champion and Member POA Athletes Commission has been awarded the OCA Sports & Env... Read More...
  • Tennis at Palembang Indonesia

    19-Aug-2018
    19th Aug results Aqeel khan beat Mangolian Munkhbaatar 61,6-1 in the mens Singles first round. Abid Ali Akber beat Susanto of Indonesia ,7-5,6-1,mens singles firts round In mix doubles Muhammad A... Read More...
  • Jakarta Indonesia will play the 18th Asian Games Table Tanis Event

    19-Aug-2018
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  • Wushu Maaz Khan Knocked Out Lebenon Player In 40 Seconds In -70kg Class

    19-Aug-2018
    Wushu Maaz Khan Knocked Out Lebenon Player In 40 Seconds In -70kg Class    ... Read More...
  • XVIII Asian Games Opening Ceremony

    18-Aug-2018
    کیلیے روانہ ہوگیا      (Gelora Bung Karno Stadium Utama)    جکارتہ (انڈونیشیا) 18 ویں ایشین گیمز کی افتتاح... Read More...
  • XVIII Asian Games Opening Ceremony

    18-Aug-2018
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  • XVIII Asian Games Opening Ceremony

    17-Aug-2018
    پرمنعقدہوگی   (Gelora Bung Karno Stadium Utama)  جکارتہ (انڈونیشیا) 18 ویں ایشین گیمز کی افتتاحی تقریب کل بروز ہفتہ 18 اگ... Read More...
  • 18th Asian Games Developed in honor of the Commonwealth countries.

    16-Aug-2018
    جکارتہ۔۔۔۔18 ویں ایشین گیمزمیں شریک ممالک کے اعزاز میں میزبان انڈونیشیا کیجانب سے ایتھلیٹ ولیج میں پروقارتقری... Read More...
  • Jakarta Indonesia will play the 18th Asian Games Handball Event

    15-Aug-2018
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  • Pakistan Handball Contingent for participating in Asian Games

    15-Aug-2018
    Pakistan Handball Contingent on Allama Iqbal International Airport for participating in Asian Games.   ... Read More...
  • Jakarta Handball Event

    15-Aug-2018
    جکارتہ ہینڈ بال ایونٹ ۔ جنوبی کوریا نے پاکستان کو 16کے مقابلے میں 47گول سے شکست دیدی پہلے ہاف کا اسکور 26-4جبکہ دوس... Read More...
  • Pakistanis participating in 18th Asian Games celebrate Independence Day

    15-Aug-2018
    Pakistanis participating in 18th Asian Games celebrate Independence Day with zeal. Players and officials representing Pakistan at the ongoing 18th Asian Games in Jakarta (Indonesia) celebrated the 71s... Read More...
  • Jakarta Indonesia will play the 18th Asian Games Football Event

    15-Aug-2018
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  • Independence Day 2018

    13-Aug-2018
    Dear Friends, Lt. Gen (R) Syed Arif Hasan, President Pakistan Olympic Association and the entire Olympic Family of Pakistan offer heartiest felicitations to the Pakistani nationals on the 71st Inde... Read More...
  • Technical Meeting of Handball at the 18th Asian Games at Hotel Ciputra, Cibubur, Jakarta

    12-Aug-2018
    Technical Meeting of Handball at the 18th Asian Games at Hotel Ciputra, Cibubur, Jakarta (Indonesia)   ... Read More...
  • Press Release - Universality Place In Wrestling, Youth Olympic Games, 2018

    08-Aug-2018
    Dear Media friends, We are pleased to inform that United World Wrestling (UWW) has allocated a Universality Place to Pakistan in Youth Olympic Games, Buenos Aires, 2018. Mr. Inayat Ullah, Wrestler ... Read More...
  • Press Release - Ioc Olympic Solidarity Seminar On Sports Medicine And Protection Of Clean Athletes

    06-Aug-2018
    DEAR MEDIA FRIENDS, The seminar on Sports Medicine and Protection of Clean Athletes has concluded today. In today's proceedings, speakers highlighted various important fields as under  Physiot... Read More...
  • Press Release- IOC Olympic Solidarity Seminar On Sports Medicine And Protection Of Clean Athletes

    04-Aug-2018
    Dear Friends You will be pleased to note that Pakistan Olympic Association, under the auspice of IOC Olympic Solidarity Commission, has organsied the subject seminar to educate the athletes, coache... Read More...
  • Press Release - IOC Olympic Solidarity Seminar on Sports Medicine And Protection Of Clean Athletes

    02-Aug-2018
    Dear Media Friends, Keeping in view the importance of subject matter and the education of athletes and officials, I am pleased to inform that an IOC Olympic Solidarity Seminar on "Sports Medic... Read More...
  • Press Release - Meeting of South Asian Olympic Council (SAOC) 21-07-2018

    02-Aug-2018
    Dear Media Friends, Assalmualaikum, South Asian Olympic Committee (SAOC) held its meeting today in Khatmandu, Nepal to finalise the sports for the 13th Chapter of South Asian Games scheduled to ... Read More...
  • PRESS RELEASE

    01-Aug-2018
    UNIVERSALITY PLACE IN WEIGHTLIFTING, YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES, 2018 Dear Friends, We are pleased to inform that, International Weightlifting Federation, has allocated a universality place to Pakistan... Read More...
  • Press Release - Executive Committee Meeting Of Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) Held On 31st July 2018 At Avari Hotel Lahore

    01-Aug-2018
    Dear Friends, The meeting of the Executive Committee of POA was held under the Chairmanship of Lt Gen (R) Syed Arif Hasan HI (M), President POA. The following points were discussed threadbare and r... Read More...
  • PRESS RELEASE – IOC Olympic Solidarity Seminar on “Sports Medicine and Protection of Clean Athletes

    01-Aug-2018
    Keeping in view the importance of subject matter and the education of athletes and officials, I am pleased to inform that an IOC Olympic Solidarity Seminar on “Sports Medicine and Protection of ... Read More...
  • News of the Sports

    01-Aug-2018
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  • PRESS RELEASE

    01-Aug-2018
    27-07-2018 Lt Gen (R) Syed Arif Hasan HI(M), President Pakistan Olympic Association and the entire Olympic Family of Pakistan congratulates Mr. Imran Khan on successfully leading his party in the G... Read More...
  • PRESS RELEASE

    20-Jul-2018
    It is informed with pleasure that Mr. Ghulam Farid (Wrestling Coach) nominee of Pakistan Olympic Association (NOC Pakistan) has been selected for the International Coaching Enrichment Certificate Prog... Read More...
  • PRESS RELEASE

    20-Jul-2018
    It is informed with pleasure that Capt Nasir Mahmood T Bt, Director Sports Directorate, Naval Headquarter Islamabad has been selected for Executive Masters in Sports Organization Management (MEMOS) &n... Read More...
  • Press Release

    16-Jul-2018
    It is informed that today 16 July, 2018 1st Meeting of POA Medical Commission was held under chairmanship of Dr. Waqar Ahmad at Olympic House to discuss the arrangements of IOC OS Seminar on Sports... Read More...
  • Press Release - Olympic Day 2018

    04-Jul-2018
    Dear Media Friends, I take this opportunity to inform that Olympic Day is annually celebrated all around the world with hundreds and thousands of people – young and old – get moving a... Read More...
  • Press Release – 18t Asian Games 2018

    14-Jun-2018
    As the media friends are aware that the 18th Asian Games Jakarta-Palembang, Indonesia are taking place from 18 August to 02 September, 2018. The first meeting of all stakeholders was held at POA Offic... Read More...
  • Eid ul Fitr Mubarak

    14-Jun-2018
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  • Press Release - Congratulations

    11-Jun-2018
    PRESS RELEASE 11-06-2018 Dear All, Pakistan Olympic is extremely happy that Mr. Shaukat Javed, former IG Punjab/ Vice President POA and Chairman Pakistan Federation Baseball has been taken on... Read More...
  • Meeting regarding Pakistan Continent in 18th Asian Games, Jakarta- Palembang, Indonesia

    07-Jun-2018
    Secretary General Pakistan Olympic Association with Acting Director General PSB, Mr. Arif Ibrahim in a meeting with all Sports Federations regarding Pakistan Continent in 18th Asian Games, Jakarta- Pa... Read More...
  • 4th Inter Provincial Games, 18-20 March 2018, Peshawar.

    31-May-2018
    POA-363/Events/IPG/002 PRESIDENTS AND SECRETARIES GENERAL OF National Sports Federation Concerned PRESIDENTS AND SECRETARIES GENERAL OF Participating Provincial Olympic /Other Association D... Read More...
  • Press Release - XXI Commonwealth Games Gold Coast 2018

    23-Apr-2018
    My Dear Media Friends, Assalamualaikum, On the invitation of Lt Gen (R) Syed Arif Hasan, HI(M)  President POA, a reception in the honour of Medal winners in the recently concluded XXI C... Read More...
  • Press Release - Reception in Honour Of Commonwealth Games Medalists Athletes

    19-Apr-2018
    Dear Media Friends, Lt Gen (R) Syed Arif Hasan HI(M), President Pakistan Olympic Association has been pleased to arrange a reception in honour of medalists of recently concluded Commonwealth Games Go... Read More...
  • News of the Sports

    17-Apr-2018
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    16-Apr-2018
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    15-Apr-2018
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    14-Apr-2018
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    13-Apr-2018
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    12-Apr-2018
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    11-Apr-2018
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    10-Apr-2018
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    08-Apr-2018
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    07-Apr-2018
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    06-Apr-2018
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  • Press Release – International Day of Sports for Development and Peace

    04-Apr-2018
    Dear Media Friends, Pakistan Olympic Association is celebrating the "International Day of Sport for Development and Peace" on Friday, 06thApril 2018 in collaboration with Beaconhouse Nati... Read More...
  • News of the Sports

    04-Apr-2018
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    03-Apr-2018
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  • Press Release

    26-Mar-2018
    Dear Media Friends, During the course of successful 4th Inter Provincial Games, as there were apprehensions regarding the preparations for the conduct of the 33rd National Games at Quetta, Pakistan... Read More...
  • Press Release - Meeting For Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

    17-Mar-2018
    Dear Media Friends, Pakistan Olympic Association is pleased to share the List of Pakistan Contingent participating in the upcoming XXI Commonwealth Games scheduled to be held from 04-15 April, 2018... Read More...
  • Press Release

    10-Mar-2018
    Dear Friends, International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements. The day is celebrated each year on 08 March by women networks, corporat... Read More...
  • Press Release - Closing Ceremony of 2nd National Good Governance & Leadership Course

    06-Feb-2018
    Dear Media Friends, The Closing Ceremony of "2nd National Good Governance & Leadership Course" was held on 03 February, 2018 at Pakistan Olympic House, 2-Hameed Nizami (Temple) Road, ... Read More...
  • Press Release

    01-Feb-2018
    It is for your kind information that the 7th Meeting of POA Sports Commission was held under the Chairmanship of Syed Aqil Shah, President KP Olympic Association/Vice President POA on 30 January, 2018... Read More...
  • Press Release - Opening Ceremony of 2nd National Good Governance & Leadership Course

    01-Feb-2018
    Dear Media Friends, It gives me immense pleasure to inform that Three days Good Governance and Leadership Course has been introduced in line with IOC, Olympic Agenda 2020 recommendations for Basic ... Read More...
  • Press Release

    30-Jan-2018
    Assalam- o- Alaikum I take this opportunity to inform that 1st coordination meeting of the Presidents/ Secretaries General of 28 National Sports Federations participating in the 2018 Asian Games Pa... Read More...
  • Press Release – XXI Commonwealth Games Gold Coast 2018

    15-Jan-2018
    10-01-2018 (Lahore) A meeting of the Presidents/Secretaries General of concerned sports federations in connection with the XXI Commonwealth Games Gold Coast scheduled from 04 – 15 April, 2018 h... Read More...
  • Press Release – Closing Ceremony of OCA Technical Course for Coaches in Kabaddi

    10-Jan-2018
    The OCA sponsored Technical Course for Coaches allocated by Pakistan Olympic Association to Pakistan Kabaddi Federation was held from 03 to 08 January, 2018. Initially the course was held at the Con... Read More...
  • Press Release

    04-Jan-2018
    Pakistan Olympic Association has been allocated OCA Technical Course for Coaches to Pakistan Kabaddi Federation (03-08 January 2018). The main purpose of such courses is to develop a hierarchy of coac... Read More...
  • Press Release

    19-Dec-2017
    The nomination of Ms. Sumera Sattar, Basketball Coach was accepted by the International Coaching Enrichment Certificate Programme (ICECP) – 10th Edition and her scholarship for the subject progr... Read More...
  • Pakistan Olympic Association hosts first official fun run to promote 2018 Asian Games

    12-Dec-2017
    A fun run has been staged by the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) and the Olympic Council of Asia to promote next year's Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang. The event, which took place at the... Read More...
  • Meeting With Reps of International Fencing Federation (FIE) at Olympic House

    22-Nov-2017
    On 21 November 2017, Mr. Muhammad Jahangir, Associate Secretary General, POA met with Mr. PEROVIC Novak - RSA, Representative of the Executive Committee in the Legal Commission International Fencing F... Read More...
  • Youth Olympic Games 2018 - Youth Support Programme

    11-Nov-2017
    It is matter of great pleasure to inform that on the special request of Pakistan Olympic Association, IOC Olympic Solidarity has confirmed that a provisional budget of USD 10,010/- has been reserved t... Read More...
  • Queen’s Baton Relay Event 2017

    10-Oct-2017
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  • IOC Statement

    09-May-2017
    To all Presidents and Secretary Generals of NOCs Dear all, Please find below a statement by the IOC President which we thought might be of interest to you. As ever, do not hesitate to contact me ... Read More...
  • Press Release - Seminar on International Day of Sports for Development and Peace

    April 6th, 2017
    Dear All, The International Day for Sports Development and Peace is celebrated every year on 6th April to highlight how sports can promote social development, help unite people, encourage a culture o... Read More...
  • OCA Press Release: Turkmenistan President highlights effect of Ashgabat 2017

    07-Apr-2017
    Awaza, Turkmenistan, April 7, 2017: The President of Turkmenistan, His Excellency Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, believes the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in the capital Ashgabat this September... Read More...
  • Press Release - Seminar on International Day Of Sports For Development And Peace

    30-Mar-2017
    Dear All, A seminar on 'International day of Sports for Peace and Development' was conducted in the Fazl-I-Hussain reading Room, GCU Lahore, by the RAVIAN HEALTH AND SPORTS SOCIETY (RHSS) in collabor... Read More...
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016

    17-Mar-2017
    The legacy T he Olympic Games Rio 2016 delivered many inspiring athletic achievements that were witnessed and shared by a vast global audience through record-breaking media coverage and unprecedented... Read More...
  • IOC, USOC and NBCUniversal Announce Olympic Channel Partnership in the United States

    16-Dec-2016
    New Linear Olympic Channel in the U.S. Devoted to Olympic Sports, Athletes and Stories to Launch in Second Half of 2017 Partnership Includes Significant Commitment of Olympic Sports Programming Hours... Read More...
  • Statement of the IOC regarding the "Independent Person" Report

    10-Dec-2016
    The IOC thanks Prof. McLaren and his team for the completed Independent Person (IP) Report and acknowledges the evidence produced. The detailed findings show that there was a fundamental attack on the... Read More...
  • The Best of Rio 2016

    08-Dec-2016
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  • 4th Youth Camp of the Chinese Olympic Committee

    29-Nov-2016
    Chinese Olympic Committee is organizing 4th Youth Camp from November 27 to December 3, 2016 at Guangzhou. Mr. Imran Khan (Archery) and Ms. Mahoor Shahzad (Badminton) are representing Pakistan in this ... Read More...
  • Olympic Agenda 2020 - Recommendation 28 "Support Autonomy" - Reference document

    09-Nov-2016
    Olympic Agenda 2020 - Recommendation 28... Read More...
  • Cyber security update: Wada's incident response

    20-Oct-2016
    As has been reported in the media, since 13 September the cyber espionage group “Fancy Bear” has been releasing batches of confidential athlete data regarding Therapeutic Use Exemptions ... Read More...
  • WADA publishes reviewed hCG / LH guidelines

    20-Oct-2016
    Dear, WADA announces the publication of the following Guidelines, which take effect immediately: Reporting & Management of Urinary Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin (hCG) and Luteinizing Hormone... Read More...
  • Press Release - Olympic Scholarship for Athletes “Pyeongchang 2018”

    20-Oct-2016
    Dear Sir/Madam, I feel pleasure to inform that on the special request of Pakistan Olympic Association, IOC Olympic Solidarity has kindly awarded Olympic scholarships to 2 x athletes (M/s M... Read More...
  • 5th Asian Beach Games, Da Nang Veitnam

    03-Oct-2016
    Pakistani athletes secured 11 medals in 5th Asian Beach Games, Da Nang Veitnam. The tally includes 2 x Gold, 3 x Silver and 6 x Bronze in the events. On the final day of competition, Pakistani wrestle... Read More...
  • Press Release - 5th Asian Beach Games, Danang – 2016

    28-Sep-2016
    Kabaddi match between Pakistan and India was scheduled on 27 September 2016 in Danang, Vietnam 5th Asian Beach Games and by the grace of Almighty Allah Pakistan beat India by 30 –28 points and w... Read More...
  • Press Release

    18-Aug-2016
    Pakistan Youth Handball team got bronze medal after beating Iran and Qatar in the Asian Youth Beach Handball championship held at Pattaya, Thailand and qualified for World Youth Beach Handball Champio... Read More...
  • Inclusion of baseball/softball, karate, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing in the programme of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 – Implications on NOC membership and voting rights

    13-Aug-2016
    Dear President, Dear Secretary General, As you know, with the new flexibility provided by Olympic Agenda 2020, host cities now have the option of proposing new sports and events for inclusion in the... Read More...
  • IOC approves five new sports for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

    13-Aug-2016
    DATE 03 AUG 2016 TAGS TOKYO 2020 , RIO 2016 , IOC NEWS , PRESS RELEASE THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) TODAY AGREED TO ADD BASEBALL/SOFTBALL, KARATE, SKATEBOARD, SPORTS CLIMBING AND SURFI... Read More...
  • Press Release - Olympic Channel

    28-Jul-2016
    Dear All, Please see attached the IOC’s press release in relation to the imminent launch of the Olympic Channel. We are very excited about the launch and all persons involved have been working ... Read More...
  • DECISION OF THE IOC EXECUTIVE BOARD CONCERNING THE PARTICIPATION OF RUSSIAN ATHLETES IN THE OLYMPIC GAMES RIO 2016

    25-Jul-2016
    The IOC Executive Board (EB) has today further studied the question of the participation of Russian athletes in the Olympic Games Rio 2016. In its deliberations, the IOC EB was guided by a fundamental... Read More...
  • IOC IMPLEMENTS MEASURES TO SAFEGUARD ATHLETES FROM HARASSMENT AND ABUSE IN SPORT

    22-Jul-2016
    THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) TODAY ANNOUNCED THAT IT HAS TAKEN AN IMPORTANT STEP FORWARD IN THE PROTECTION OF ATHLETES FROM HARASSMENT AND ABUSE IN SPORT IN TIME FOR THIS SUMMER’S O... Read More...
  • Press Release

    13-Jul-2016
    A meeting of the Secretaries General of National Sports Federation was held at Olympic House on 13 July, 2016 under the Chairmanship of Lt Gen (R) Syed Arif Hasan. Before taking up the agenda item... Read More...
  • Training Camp of Shooter at Karachi for RIO-2016

    12-Jul-2016
    Pakistani shooters who got selected on quota basis for the RIO Olympics are currently under training at Karachi under the supervision, guidance and coaching of the foreign Coach Mr. Vladimir Kovalenko... Read More...
  • Brilliant performance of girl shooters in Russia.

    12-Jul-2016
    The 6th Edition of the Children of Asia International Sports Games is in progress at Yakutsk, Sakha Repulic Yakutia, Russia under the patronage of IOC, fully supported by the OCA and dully acknowledge... Read More...
  • 6th Children of Asia International Sports Games-2016

    04-Jul-2016
    5 members Pakistan Contingent departed on 04-07-2016 for participation in the 6th Children of Asia International Sports Games scheduled for 05 – 17 July, 2016 at Yakutia. Contingent comprises on... Read More...
  • Meeting regarding 33rd National Games, 2016

    04-Jul-2016
    The meeting of the concerned Secretaries General of National Sports Federations, Services / Departmental Organizations and Provincial Olympic Associations / other Associations will be held under the C... Read More...
  • 9 X Pakistanis qualify for Kyorugi Referee Seminar

    04-Jul-2016
    Kyorugi Referee Seminar & 101st International Kyorugi Referee Refresher Course and 27th International Poomsae Referee Seminar held in Hohhot City, Inner Mongolia, China. The participants from Paki... Read More...
  • The meeting of the Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC)

    04-Jul-2016
    The meeting of the Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC) formulated by the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) among Squash Associations of Sindh will take place on 16th July, 2016 at Karachi under the Ch... Read More...
  • Press Release of IOC - Declaration of the Olympic Summit-2016

    04-Jul-2016
    Declaration of the Olympic Summit FIVE-POINT PLAN TO ENSURE A LEVEL PLAYING FIELD FOR ATHLETES AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES RIO 2016 The protection of the clean athletes and the fight against doping is and ... Read More...
  • General Council Meeting

    29-Jun-2016
    General Council Meeting of Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) shall be held under the Chairmanship of Lt. Gen (Retd) Syed Arif Hasan HI (M) on 27th July, 2016 at 10:30 A.M at Luxus Grand Hotel, Lahore... Read More...
  • WADA suspends the accreditation of the Almaty Laboratory

    29-Jun-2016
    Montreal, 28 June 2016 - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the accreditation of the Athletes’ Anti-Doping Laboratory (Laboratory) in Almaty, Kazakhstan for a period of fou... Read More...
  • Olympic Day 2016 – Press Release

    28-Jun-2016
    NOC Pakistan celebrated the Olympic Day on 23rd June 2016 promoting the Olympic theme “MOVE, LEARN AND DISCOVER “and the Olympic ideals. The Olympians, sportspersons, national sports leade... Read More...
  • 33RD NATIONAL GAMES SHALL BE HELD FROM 5-12 NOVEMBER, 2016 AT QUETTA

    23-Jun-2016
    A high-level delegation of the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) comprising Lt Gen (R) Syed Arif Hasan, President POA, Ch. Muhammad Yaqub, Vice President POA/Former IG Balochistan/Chairman Pakistan V... Read More...
  • Olympic Day 2016

    23-Jun-2016
    Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) is celebrating the Olympic Day 2016 on 23 June, 2016 (Thursday) at 05:30 PM at Olympic House, 2-Hameed Nizmi (Temple) Road Lahore. The Presidents and Secretaries of... Read More...
  • Statement by the IOC Executive Board

    20-Jun-2016
    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) welcomes and supports the IAAF’s strong stance against doping. This is in line with the IOC’s long-held zero-tolerance policy. The IOC has take... Read More...
  • Her Majesty The Queen Launches New Commonwealth Hub

    10-Jun-2016
    Her Majesty The Queen today launched a new Commonwealth Hub which will bring Commonwealth organisations, including the Commonwealth Games Federation, together in the same location to create a collab... Read More...
  • REFUGEE OLYMPIC TEAM TO SHINE SPOTLIGHT ON WORLDWIDE REFUGEE CRISIS

    06-Jun-2016
    TEN REFUGEE ATHLETES WILL ACT AS A SYMBOL OF HOPE FOR REFUGEES WORLDWIDE AND BRING GLOBAL ATTENTION TO THE MAGNITUDE OF THE REFUGEE CRISIS WHEN THEY TAKE PART IN THE OLYMPIC GAMES RIO 2016 THIS SUMMER... Read More...
  • RETURN OF OLYMPIC BASEBALL, SOFTBALL AT TOKYO 2020 GAMES SUPPORTED BY IOC EXECUTIVE BOARD

    03-Jun-2016
    Baseball, softball among new, youth-based sports package advancing to a final vote at IOC Session in August LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today welcomed... Read More...
  • Statement by the IOC Executive Board

    02-Jun-2016
    The fight against doping is a top priority for the IOC, which has established a zero-tolerance policy. Today, we are taking further decisive action to protect the clean athletes at the Olympic Games R... Read More...
  • OCA Press Release: OCA's beach games concept goes global

    01-Jun-2016
    Danang, Vietnam, June 1, 2016: The Olympic Council of Asia has called on its 45 National Olympic Committees to keep the spirit of the beach games burning brightly when the fifth edition of the Asia... Read More...
  • IOC Health Advice relevant to the Olympic Games Rio 2016 in Brazil

    01-Jun-2016
    Health Advice relevant to the Olympic Games Rio 2016 in Brazil (adapted from WHO advice) Vaccine preventable diseases A medical consultation should be scheduled at least 4–8 weeks before depa... Read More...
  • IOC President Thomas Bach: "No place to hide for drug cheats"

    30-May-2016
    ‘The recent allegations against the WADA accredited anti-doping laboratory in Sochi are very detailed and therefore very worrying. Since they concern the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014 the ... Read More...
  • The IOC takes decisive action to protect the clean athletes - doped athletes from Beijing, London and Sochi all targeted

    30-May-2016
    “This is a powerful strike against the cheats we do not allow to win,” says IOC President The IOC Executive Board met in special session today to step up the fight against drugs cheats... Read More...
  • NOC - Info on IOC policy on doping - PMS jsn

    30-May-2016
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  • WHO Public Health Advice Regarding the Olympics and Zika virus

    30-May-2016
    Based on current assessment, cancelling or changing the location of the 2016 Olympics will not significantly alter the international spread of Zika virus. Brazil is one of almost 60 countries and terr... Read More...
  • Health Advice relevant to the Olympic Games Rio 2016 in Brazil

    30-May-2016
    (adapted from WHO advice) Vaccine preventable diseases A medical consultation should be scheduled at least 4–8 weeks before departure in order to allow sufficient time for optimal immunization... Read More...
  • Sports and sustainable development

    25-Apr-2016
    No imported coach or state-of-the-art equipment or lofty stadiums can bail us out of the present state of sport crises. We have to go back to basics and invest in school and club sports. Wilfried L... Read More...
  • News of the Sports

    18-Jan-2016
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  • Press Release

    12-Jan-2016
    Reacting to the substance published in the daily Nai Baat on 12 January, 2016 about the elections of Pakistan Olympic Association (POA), and appointment of the Chairman Election Commission of POA, it ... Read More...
  • Audit report shows massive irregularities in 2013 National Games

    07-Jan-2016
    ISLAMABAD: A detailed audit report of the contentious National Games in 2013 shows massive irregularities took place in the conduct of the Games. The audit report, a copy of which was obtained by... Read More...
  • IOC Executive Board adopts declaration on good governance in sport and the protection of clean athletes

    10-Dec-2015
    The following declaration was unanimously adopted by the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC): The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) extensivel... Read More...
  • NOTIFICATION - RULES OF ARBITRATION

    04-Dec-2015
    Dear Sir/Madam, A Notification regarding Rules of Arbitration of Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) approved by its General Council during the meeting held on 04 October, 2015 at Lahore is hereby att... Read More...
  • Statement from the IOC President Thomas Bach on the terrorist attacks in Paris

    16-Nov-2015
    These attacks are deeply shocking. The IOC condemns these barbaric and cowardly acts. This is not only an attack on the people of France and Paris, this is an attack on humanity and all humanitaria... Read More...
  • IOC Executive Board revokes Olympic Qualification status of the Asian Shooting Championship in Kuwait

    02-Nov-2015
    Upon request of the International Sports Shooting Federation (ISSF),  the IOC Executive Board today revoked the Olympic Qualification status of the Asian Shooting Championship taking place in ... Read More...
  • Olympic Agenda 2020 20 20 Recommendations ENG

    29-Oct-2015
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  • Resolution adopted by the General Assembly

    29-Oct-2015
    Recalling its resolution 64/4 of 19 October 2009, in which it decided to include in the provisional agenda of its sixty-sixth session the sub-item entitled “Building a peaceful and better world ... Read More...
  • Building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic ideal

    28-Oct-2015
    Seventieth session Agenda item 12 Sport for development and peace: building a  peaceful and better world through sport and  the Olympic ideal Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Ba... Read More...
  • Sri Lanka warned by IOC they risk suspension unless sports legislation amended by end of year

    15-Oct-2015
    By Nick Butler at the IMD Business School in Lausanne Representatives from the Government of Sri Lanka have met with a delegation from the Olympic Movement here in the latest of a series of dis... Read More...
  • Vision for sports development

    13-Oct-2015
    October 3, 2015, may go down in the annals of Pakistan sports history as a “Game Changer”. Not that Pakistan won any world or Olympic title on this day, but for the first time a compre... Read More...
  • Pakistan sports need revolutionary and modern steps to win medals: Arif Hasan

    05-Oct-2015
    Daily Times * Requests government to enhance sports budget to compete with other nations LAHORE: Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) President Lt Gen (r) Syed Arif Hasan said Saturday that revol... Read More...
  • Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

    28-Sep-2015
    37. Sport is also an important enabler of sustainable development. We recognize the growing contribution of sport to the realization of development and peace in its promotion of tolerance and respect ... Read More...
  • IOC President calls sport a ‘natural partner’ for realisation of Sustainable Development Goals during speech to the United Nations

    28-Sep-2015
    In a speech to the United Nations in New York on Saturday, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach praised the inclusion of sport in the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SD... Read More...
  • Status Provincial olympic Association recognised by ipc under POA

    28-Sep-2015
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  • IOC Announces 2024 Olympic Contenders

    17-Sep-2015
    The International Olympic Committee has announced five finalists to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games: the four European cities of Budapest, Hamburg, Paris, and Rome, and the U.S. west coast city ... Read More...
  • PRESS RELEASE 34TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF OCA – UNANIMOUS REELECTION OF H.H. SHEIKH AHMAD AL FAHAD AL SABAH AS PRESIDENT AND LT GEN (R) SYED ARIF HASAN AS VICE PRESIDENT (SOUTH ASIA)

    16-Sep-2015
    The General Assembly of Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has unanimously reelected H.H. Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah as President and Lt Gen (R) Syed Arif Hasan as Vice President (South Asia) for the n... Read More...
  • IOC invites Olympic athletes of the world to Rio 2016 with just one year to go

    06-Aug-2015
    “The world will talk about a Rio de Janeiro before the Games and a much better Rio de Janeiro after the Games,” says IOC President Thomas Bach International Olympic Committee (IOC) Pres... Read More...
  • PhD Students Research Grant Programme for NOCs - 2016 Awards

    30-Jul-2015
    The IOC Olympic Studies Centre organises an annual grant programme intended for PhD students engaged in scholarly research on the Olympic Movement, its history and ideals, and the impact of the Olympi... Read More...
  • 2015 International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

    16-Apr-2015
    “United Action Towards Sustainable Development for All Through Sport” United Nations Headquarters, New York, 15 April 2015 [Acknowledges dignitaries] First of all I would like to thank ... Read More...
  • IOC President calls for sport to be included in UN Sustainable Development Goals during speech at UN headquarters

    16-Apr-2015
    International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach today said the time has come for sport to play a greater role as a force for positive change around the world during a speech at the UN head... Read More...
  • PRESS RELEASE

    09-Apr-2015
    Second celebrations of International Day of Sport for Development and Peace is being observed by all member states of UN on 06 April, 2015. The IOC as permanent observer to the UN is supportive of thi... Read More...
  • Calling all young designers! IOC launches medal design competition for Lillehammer 2016

    31-Mar-2015
    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today launched a competition offering fans and young designers the opportunity to make Olympic history by designing the medal for the Lillehammer 2016 Winter ... Read More...
  • International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

    31-Mar-2015
    On 6 April next, the United Nations, its Member States and the international community at large will officially celebrate again the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. Last year&rsqu... Read More...
  • Governments back words with action to protect clean athlete

    19-Mar-2015
    Montreal, 18 March 2015 – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) today announced that the potential of its Special Anti-Doping Research Fund – a partnership with governments of the world a... Read More...
  • Pak jujitsu took 5 medals in ABG

    14-Nov-2014
    Pakistan manage its title of Asian Champion in ju-jitsu duo system competition during the Asian Beach Games 2014 at Phukat-Thailand on 12-13 November and put 5 medals in the kitty of Pakistan and rais... Read More...
  • Schedule of Elections of POA Dated 25th November, 2014

    10-Nov-2014
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  • Nomination Papers of POA Election

    10-Nov-2014
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    05-Nov-2014
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    05-Nov-2014
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    05-Nov-2014
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  • A social start to the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games

    18-Aug-2014
    www.olympic.org The 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games got under way today in Nanjing, China with a pulsating Opening Ceremony that quickly spread around the world thanks to thousands of selfies take... Read More...
  • FIFA warns Ghana over remit of new government commission

    11-Aug-2014
    August 11 - After Ghana's national humiliation during the World Cup, a Presidential Commission set up to investigate and subsequently take action has run into increasing trouble with FIFA over the p... Read More...
  • Pakistan Government decide to back IOC-sanctioned Olympic body in bid to avoid suspension before Glasgow 2014

    07-Jul-2014
    www.insidethegames.biz By Duncan Mackay in Lausanne Pakistan hopes it has done enough to avoid being suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) - a decision which would have had seriou... Read More...
  • Govt Finally Recognises Arif's POA

    05-Jul-2014
    Islamabad: The government of Pakistan has finally given go ahead to the concern authorities to accept all the international Olympic Committee (IOC) demands reiterating that they honour Lt Gen (Retd) A... Read More...
  • Govt Says yes to POA headed by Gen Arif

    05-Jul-2014
    The News International Islamabad: The government has finally given the go ahead to the concerned authorities to accept all demands of the International Olympic Committees, saying it honours Lt Genera... Read More...
  • 'Govt agrees not to force POA to follow National Sports Policy'

    04-Jul-2014
    WWW.DAWN.COM LAHORE: The government has agreed not to force the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) and its affiliated national sports federations to follow clauses of the National Sports Policy 200... Read More...
  • Virtual Torch Relay

    03-Jul-2014
    The Virtual torch Relay for the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games reaches Pakistan on the 4th of July at 4 pm. Everyone can become a torch bearer and spread on the Olympic Spirit. Simply download the app... Read More...
  • Afghanistan NOC President hails

    11-Jun-2014
    Insidethegames Freshly installed Afghanistan National Olympic Committee (A-NOC) head Fahim Hashimy has hailed the significance of an agreement with Afghan President Hamid Karzai which should ensure... Read More...
  • It has begun and we are not there!

    02-Jun-2014
    Google Alert Such is the sorry plight of Pakistan hockey that the four-time champions, who initiated the Hockey World Cup back in the seventies, failed to even make the cut for this year’s ed... Read More...
  • ALLOCATION OF QUOTA PLACE TO PAKISTANI SHOOTERS IN 2ND YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES

    22-May-2014
    POA Secretariet Lahore Due to earnest efforts of Lt Gen (R) Syed Arif Hassan, President POA and National Rifle Association of Pakistan, Pakistan has been awarded a Quota Place in the Youth Olymp... Read More...
  • Sahi’s POA mulls involving PM in parallel bodies’ issues

    21-May-2014
    Google Alert KARACHI: The Akram Sahi-led Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) is considering seeking Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif’s intervention to help solve the tussle between their ... Read More...
  • IOC President Thomas Bach meets the King of Norway ahead of visit to Lillehammer Youth Olympic Games organisers

    20-May-2014
    The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, today met His Majesty the King of Norway, Harald V, at the Royal Castle in Oslo, ahead of a visit to Lillehammer for meetin... Read More...
  • Press Release: WFSGI fosters relations with UNESCO

    06-May-2014
    The WFSGI has officially become a member of the Permanent Consultative Councile (PPC) to UNESCO’s Intergovernamental Committee for Physical Education and Sport (CIGEPS). As the world authoritat... Read More...
  • Letter from the President on the IOC - UN Agreement

    30-Apr-2014
    President's letter on UN MoU_EN_29 April 2014 President's letter on UN MoU_FR_29 April 2014 Speech_UN_FORUM_MOU CP38 - Le CIO et le secrétariat de l'ONU signent un accord historique PR-38-I... Read More...
  • International Olympic Committee gives Pakistan last warning

    21-Apr-2014
    Google Alert LAHORE: While giving no indication of reviewing its stance over imposing a possible ban on Pakistan in July for violating the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Charter, the world b... Read More...
  • Senate Committee declares Arif-led POA legitimate

    16-Apr-2014
    Daily Times ISLAMABAD: Despite a recent warning issued by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the government seems to be in no hurry to resolve the long-standing dispute between two rival bo... Read More...
  • International Olympic Committee warns Pakistan of possible suspension

    12-Apr-2014
    http://www.veooz.com/news/WH45Yqn.html International Olympic Committee warns Pakistan of possible suspension. The International Olympic Committee had set a previous deadline of Dec 1, 2013 for Paki... Read More...
  • Autonomy of NOC's vital for future of Olympic Movement, claims Bach

    31-Mar-2014
    By Nick Butler at the Olympic Council of Asia Headquarters in Kuwait City March 31 - International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has spoken strongly about the vital importance of ... Read More...
  • Press Release

    01-Mar-2014
    Lahore: Ms. Mahnoor Maqsood, Pakistan’s Young Ambassador for Youth Olympic Games 2014, Nanjing, China was honoured today by the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) at an impressive ceremony in a ... Read More...
  • Press Release - Condolence

    12-Feb-2014
    Pakistan Olympic Association is deeply shocked and aggrieved to hear the news of sad demise of Syed Amir Hamza Gilani, a veteran athlete and Director General, Pakistan Sports Board. In an emergent mee... Read More...
  • National Olympic Committee’s efforts bear fruit : Pakistan skier reaches Russia for Sochi Winter Olympics

    08-Feb-2014
    Google Alert LAHORE: With the help of the National Olympic Committee of Pakistan, national skier Muhammad Karim has reached Russia to participate in the Sochi Winter Olympic Games and will get ri... Read More...
  • IOC Executive Board meets in Sochi ahead of Olympic Winter Games

    03-Feb-2014
    With only five days to go until the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, the IOC Executive Board (EB) convened today in the Host City and received its final update from the local o... Read More...
  • IOC announces impressive list of inspiring Young Ambassadors for Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games

    31-Jan-2014
    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today announced an impressive list of over 100 inspiring young people who will serve as Young Ambassadors for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YO... Read More...
  • Pakistan Olympic Movement remains under siege in 2013

    24-Dec-2013
    Google Alert The Pakistan Olympic Movement remained under siege in 2013 as a handful of mischievous sports elements with the help Pakistan Sports Board (PSB), Inter Provincial Coordination Committe... Read More...
  • Executive Board meets to discuss Olympic Agenda 2020

    16-Dec-2013
    INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE PRESS RELEASE Saturday 14 December 2013 www.olympic.org   Executive Board meets to discuss Olympic Agenda 2020   The Executive Board (EB) of the Intern... Read More...
  • The IOC released list of National Federations that are recognized by the International Federations

    05-Dec-2013
    Email of IOC dated 04-12-2013 (PAK - List of confirmations from IFs and next steps) PAK - Confirmations from IFs - Summary - 4 December 2013 PAK - FIBA - Pakistan Basketball Federation 28 06 13 PAK... Read More...
  • Press Release

    01-Nov-2013
    President of the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA), Lt. Gen. (Retd) Syed Arif Hasan has congratulated Mr. Muhammad Shafiq, President, Pakistan Handball Federation over his unanimous election to the p... Read More...
  • Release of Match Schedule for Hockey and Netball to CGAs

    19-Oct-2013
    Dear CGA colleagues,  Please find attached the match schedules for the Glasgow 2014 Hockey and Netball competitions which have now been signed-off by the respective International Federations ... Read More...
  • Pakistan Government boycott Queen's Baton Relay on visit to Lahore

    19-Oct-2013
    Insidethegames October 18 - Pakistan's Government today boycotted a ceremony to celebrate the arrival of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton in Lahore during its internation... Read More...
  • ‘PSB preventing POA from holding Queen’s Baton Relay’

    19-Oct-2013
    tribune.com.pk Arif Hasan reiterated that the POA is an autonomous body and cannot function under the government or with government intervention. PHOTO: AFP/FILE KARACHI: Pakistan Olympic As... Read More...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014 Queen's Baton at Lahore

    18-Oct-2013
    The baton also has to have mundane travel days, traversing the corridors of airports and clearing passport controls. Many modes of transportation will be used during the full 248 journey and today we ... Read More...
  • Commonwealth and Olympic greats Wells and Hoy to play roles in Queen's Baton ceremony

    11-Oct-2013
    Her Majesty The Queen will launch the Glasgow 2014 Queen’s Baton Relay at Buckingham Palace next week (Wednesday, 9 October) at a public ceremony featuring Scotland’s greatest-ever Commonw... Read More...
  • Glasgow 2014 Queen’s Baton Relay Launch – Buckingham Palace

    11-Oct-2013
    Allan Wells MBE Allan Wells MBE is Scotland’s most successful Commonwealth athlete and a former Olympic sprinter, most famously known for winning the 100m Olympic title at the 1980 Moscow Oly... Read More...
  • HM The Queen launches Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton on its global journey

    10-Oct-2013
    HM the Queen launched the Glasgow 2014 Queens Baton Relay at Buckingham Palace today at a simple but hugely well-attended ceremony which attracted crowds of supporter as well as some of Scotland's ... Read More...
  • Queen's Baton Reley Launch

    10-Oct-2013
    I was very pleased as your President to represent the Federation at today's launch of the Queen's Baton Relay for the 2014 Commonwealth Games. The Official ceremony at Backingham Palace officiated by ... Read More...
  • IOC hold talks to try to find solution to Pakistan Olympic Association row

    07-Oct-2013
    Google Alert October 4 - Pakistan's Government has pledged to find a solution to the row which is threatening the future of the Olympic Movement in the country, it was claimed today. Talks involvi... Read More...
  • IOC holds meeting with Government of Pakistan and the Pakistan Olympic Association

    05-Oct-2013
      The International Olympic Committee (IOC) together with the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) held a meeting today in Lausanne involving IOC member Syed Shahid Ali; Mr Faridullah Khan, Federal Sec... Read More...
  • Sports held hostage

    01-Oct-2013
    Dawn News REFERENCE your editorial ‘Sports held hostage’ (Sept 27). You have rightly pointed to the inexplicable indifference of the PML government to a crucial issue. Is youth our prio... Read More...
  • Govt wisdom revive hope for sports

    28-Sep-2013
    MEDIA reports suggested that the federal government has begun to pull back support from a rival Olympic committee of Maj-General ® Akram Sahi, and the inter-provincial coordination minister simu... Read More...
  • PRESS RELEASE

    26-Sep-2013
    LAHORE, Sept 26: The Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) has taken a strong exception to a press release issued by the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) [Not sent to POA], and considers it to have been don... Read More...
  • POA crisis jeopardises arrival of Queen’s baton in Lahore

    26-Sep-2013
    Pakistan again seems to be on the verge of plunging into another sports crisis as this time around the country won’t be able to appropriately welcome the Queen’s baton relay due to the ... Read More...
  • Pakistan may be ousted from Olympics?

    20-Sep-2013
    Google Alert Friday, September 20, 2013 - A VERY serious situation is developing as far sports in Pakistan is concerned. The country is already out of the Hockey World Cup and now may well be throw... Read More...
  • Jahangir says Olympic fight to go on

    20-Sep-2013
    Google Alert KARACHI: Legend Pakistan squash player Jahangir Khan vowed Thursday to keep fighting for a place for his sport in the Olympics despite the failed bid to join the 2020 Tokyo Games. The... Read More...
  • Pak hockey stars threaten to burn medals in protest

    20-Sep-2013
    Google Alert KARACHI: Retired Pakistani stars on Tuesday threatened to burn their medals and protest publicly unless the government steps in to reverse a spectacular decline in the national game, f... Read More...
  • No Pakistan hockey team at 2014 Commonwealth Games

    18-Sep-2013
    Radio News Zealand News An internal sporting dispute means Pakistan's hockey team will not play at next year's Commonwealth Games. The Pakistan Olympic Association split into two factions earlier th... Read More...
  • Commonwealth Games: Pakistan's men's hockey team miss Glasgow

    18-Sep-2013
    BBC Sport An internal sporting dispute means Pakistan's men's hockey team will not play at next year's Commonwealth Games. The Pakistan Olympic Association split into two factions earlier this year... Read More...
  • IOC invites inter-provincial minister to Lausanne for key meeting

    16-Sep-2013
    Dawn News LAHORE, Sept 13: The International Olympic Association (IOC) has invited Pakistan’s inter-provincial minister to its headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland in an attempt to resolve t... Read More...
  • Press Release: Olympic Council of Asia bars Pakistan’s illegitimate Olympic pretenders

    12-Sep-2013
    LAHORE–The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Executive Board has barred Pakistan’s illegitimate Olympic pretenders Akram Sahi, Zaffar Abbas Lak, and Ghulam Ali from taking part in any activity... Read More...
  • Bach named new President of International Olympic Committee

    11-Sep-2013
    Inside the Games   By Duncan Mackay at The Hilton in Buenos Aires September 10 - Germany's Thomas Bach has today been named as the new President of the International Olympic Committee, the... Read More...
  • Wrong sport

    09-Sep-2013
    The News To say that the state of sports in Pakistan is in decline would be an understatement. Just take a look at recent happenings: the country, which has won four world hockey titles, even fail... Read More...
  • Press Release: IOC takes a grim view of happenings in Pakistan

    07-Sep-2013
    Rectify or face consequences, IOC warning to the highest authorities in Pakistan Resounding endorsement for Gen. Arif Hasan led POA: Unless ‘situation is rectified’ dire consequences loo... Read More...
  • Fall in line or sit on bench, IOC tells IOA

    06-Sep-2013
    Thehindu The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has insisted that the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) must fully accept its draft amendments, including the one barring those charge-sheeted from... Read More...
  • Forcible occupation of Olympic House POA fails to get FIR registered against rival body

    04-Sep-2013
    Dawn News LAHORE, Sept 3: Despite the passage of 30 hours, Arif Hasanled Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) has failed to get an FIR registered against forcible occupation of the Olympic House by P... Read More...
  • Officials of rival POA group take control of Olympic House

    03-Sep-2013
    Dawn News Paper LAHORE, Sept 2: The ongoing tussle over the legitimacy of Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) took another ugly turn here on Monday when some officials of the government-backed POA (... Read More...
  • Asian Youth Games close in a whirlwind of colour and music

    26-Aug-2013
    insidethegames.biz By Nick Butler at the Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium August 24 - The Asian Youth Games came to a close here tonight after nine days of engrossing sporting action with... Read More...
  • Indian govt supports IOC move

    22-Aug-2013
    Dawn.com The Indian government on Wednesday backed the International Olympic Committee (IOC) efforts in barring tainted officials from contesting the national Olympic body’s elections. The... Read More...
  • PGF elections recognised

    22-Aug-2013
    Dawn.com The Asian Gymnastics Union and the International Gymnastics Federation have recognised the mid-term elections held recently in the Pakistan Gymnastics Federation (PGF).In the elections,... Read More...
  • Press Release

    17-Aug-2013
    The Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) has again requested the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) to extend for another month the already extended deadline so that the Green Shirts may feature in the... Read More...
  • POA Press Release PHF snubbed by Commonwealth Games Federation

    13-Aug-2013
    LAHORE-August 13, 2013: The Pakistan Hockey Federation’s (PHF) ‘direct’ approach to the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) in giving an Expression of Interest (EOI) for participatio... Read More...
  • PSB drags in foreign office to help send contingent to CW Games

    07-Aug-2013
    Google Alert LAHORE, Aug 6: The Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) has desperately attempted to make contact with the foreign office to help send Pakistan contingent in the 20th Commonwealth Games schedul... Read More...
  • Press Release

    31-Jul-2013
     LAHORE–Subsequent to the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) led by Syed Arif Hasan approaching the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) on the issue of Pakistan Hockey’s participation... Read More...
  • PRESS RELEASE - XX COMMONWEALTH GAMES 2014 GLASGOW

    30-Jul-2013
     LAHORE–Subsequent to the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) led by Syed Arif Hasan approaching the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) on the issue of Pakistan Hockey’s participation... Read More...
  • Press Release

    26-Jul-2013
    LAHORE–26 July, 2013: This Press Release is being issued to highlight the factual position regarding the participation of the Pakistan Hockey team in the Commonwealth Games in 2014. The Pakistan... Read More...
  • US Olympic Committee dismisses Senator's call for Sochi 2014 boycott

    19-Jul-2013
    Insidethegames July 17 - The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has dismissed US Senator Lindsey Graham's suggestion of a boycott of the Sochi 2014 Olympics if Russia grants whistleblower Edwar... Read More...
  • FEI officials propose statute modification to allow Princess Haya third term as President

    19-Jul-2013
    Insidethegames July 17 - Princess Haya looks set to secure a third term as President of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) after powerbrokers at the world governing body called for a cha... Read More...
  • Is PSB really promoting sports in Pakistan?

    18-Jul-2013
    the National Press From Abdul Mohl Shah ISLAMABAD: There is a big question mark over the utility and contribution of the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) in national sports. With the powers, base and str... Read More...
  • PSB observers raise objections against interim committee polls

    18-Jul-2013
    dawn.com By Our Sports Reporter LAHORE, July 15: The Pakistan Sports Board’s (PSB) observers have raised six objections in their report against the conduct of the elections of the interimcom... Read More...
  • Press Release

    18-Jul-2013
    LAHORE–The International Olympic Committee (IOC) in its two letters issued by the heads of two separate divisions, the NOC Relations and International Relations and Governance, has most resoundi... Read More...
  • POA General Council Meeting on August 3

    16-Jul-2013
    The NEWS KARACHI: An important meeting of IOC-recognized POA’s general council is going to be held on August 3 in Lahore, which will review the situation created by the recent elections and the... Read More...
  • Gen Arif hopeful of getting IPC allegiance

    12-Jul-2013
    Daily Nation ISLAMABAD   -   IOC-backed Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) president Lt Gen (R) Syed Arif Hasan termed his meeting with Inter Provincial Coordination (IPC) Minister Ri... Read More...
  • PTBF SECY PRESS

    10-Jul-2013
    The National ISLAMABAD- Pakistan Tenpin Bowling Federation (PTBF) secretary Ijaz Ur Rehman has taken a good initiative to facilitate the players by establishing a self-financed bowling club in C... Read More...
  • National Games prove a flop show

    05-Jul-2013
    ISLAMABAD  -  Despite creating so much hype by the so-called well wishers of the sports, the National Games failed to give any relief whatsoever to athletes and it seemed the Games were or... Read More...
  • Press Release

    04-Jul-2013
    LAHORE–The Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) shall hold its General Council meeting on August 3, 2013 at Lahore. “This would be the POA’s fourth General Council meeting in around a ... Read More...
  • Games organisation a total mess

    01-Jul-2013
    The Nation ISLAMABAD - The organisers and hosts Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) have completely failed to streamline the affairs of the National Games. Players, officials and media persons are finding it... Read More...
  • FIBA suspends Pakistan Basketball Federation

    01-Jul-2013
    The News KARACHI: International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has suspended Pakistan Basketball Federation (PBF) for an indefinite period from all international actions, saying its president Asif Bajw... Read More...
  • After PBF, others may face the same fate

    01-Jul-2013
    The News KARACHI: The ugly power tussle between sports institutions of the country has begun bringing bad name to the country as the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has suspended the ... Read More...
  • Mismanagement puts players, officials in trouble

    01-Jul-2013
    The News ISLAMABAD: In spite of all the resources available to them the organisers of the National Games have been unable to hold the competitions in a befitting manner due to a lack of proper ... Read More...
  • PML-N starts tackling sports issues

    29-Jun-2013
    Google Alert KARACHI: After appointment of senior journalist Najam Sethi as the interim chairman of PCB, it is clear that the PML-N government has started taking interest in sports issues. But it... Read More...
  • POA vs Government: Players are the Ultimate Losers

    27-Jun-2013
    The ongoing cold-war between Pakistan Olympic Association and the government-backed interim committee in POA has brought Pakistan on brink of suspension from International Olympic Committee (IOC). ... Read More...
  • IOC Blasts “Illegal” Elections

    14-Jun-2013
    Google Alert The IOC is denouncing “completely illegal” elections in Pakistan. Pakistan enters the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympics in London. (Getty Images) A rival Pakistan Oly... Read More...
  • Sincere efforts from new govt can uplift sports in Pakistan

    03-Jun-2013
    THE new federal government which will be taking over the reins later this week will have to make sincere efforts to win back the confidence of foreign teams to tour Pakistan again and will also need... Read More...
  • Pakistan sports expect a lot from new government

    03-Jun-2013
    LAHORE: For the last one year and a half, Pakistan sports have been put in a state of turmoil. And it could not have happened had the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB), the government’s autonomous b... Read More...
  • IOC Executive Board discusses NOC matters

    01-Jun-2013
    During its three-day meeting in St Petersburg alongside the SportAccord Convention, the IOC Executive Board (EB) today heard updates on a number of topics, including government interference, at differ... Read More...
  • Life bans on POA officials by unconstitutional interim committee

    01-Jun-2013
    No doubt Pakistan sports have gone to the dogs. The unlawful and unconstitutional Pakistan Olympic Committee interim committee, established by disgruntled elements in the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) a... Read More...
  • Ukraine Centennial; IOA Deadline; USOC CEO Award; IOC Warns Pakistan

    25-May-2013
    Ukraine Celebrates Centennial Sergey Bubka helps cut the ribbon to dedicate the Ukraine Olympic Academy with academy President Marie Bulatova and University Rector Yevheny Imas. (ATR) The Ukrain... Read More...
  • National Taekwondo Championship: Army sweep medal table

    18-May-2013
    Google Alert ISLAMABAD:  Pakistan Army swept the Korean Ambassador National Taekwondo Championship with a dominating performance that included 21 gold medals in just 25 events. The four-... Read More...
  • IOC holds successful meetings with Indian Sports Minister and representatives of National Federations/members of suspended Indian Olympic Association

    16-May-2013
    IOC The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today held fruitful meetings with a delegation from the Indian Sports Ministry, headed by Indian Sports Minister Jitendra Singh, and representatives f... Read More...
  • Judo: Pakistan judoka breaks into top 50 world ranking

    09-May-2013
    Google Alert KARACHI: Pakistan judoka Shah Hussain Shah has broken into the top 50 of the world rankings, according to the list issued by the International Judo Federation (IJF). Shah was earl... Read More...
  • Press Release- Pakistan Football Federation Official Mr. Ali Nawaz received the AFC distinguished Service Award 2013 from FIFA President Joseph . Blatter & AFC President Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa -PFF-Hasnain-07-04-2013

    09-May-2013
    Press Release Att: Sports Reporters/Bureau Chief FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter & AFC Newly elected President Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa presented the “AFC Distinguished Servic... Read More...
  • Press Release-Pakistan Football Federation & Forward Sports International has signed a Kit Sponsorship deal-PFF-Hasnain-07-05-2013

    08-May-2013
    Press Release Att: Sports Reporters/Bureau Chief PFF is pleased to announce a long term strategic partnership with Forward Sports International as the Uniform/ Kit/ Gear sponsors of Pakistan Footbal... Read More...
  • Press Release Pakistan Baseball Team Will Participate in World Baseball (U-12) Cup 2013

    03-May-2013
    Pakistan Federation Baseball 2nd International Baseball Federation (IBAF) World Baseball Cup (U-12) is being organized from July 18 to 28, 2013 in Taipei City, Chinese Taipei. IBAF (International Bas... Read More...
  • POA seeks PM help to resolve controversy

    26-Apr-2013
    The Nation Newspaper Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) president Lt Gen (retd) Syed Arif Hasan Wednesday said the POA has decided to meet Interim Prime Minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso to save Pakist... Read More...
  • National Women Baseball Championship 2013 - Day 3

    26-Apr-2013
    Pakistan Federation Baseball PRESS RELEASE NATIONAL WOMEN BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP LAHORE 2013 Third Day Match No. 3: K.P.K           V/s    &n... Read More...
  • National Women Baseball Championship 2013-Day 2

    25-Apr-2013
    PRESS RELEASE NATIONAL WOMEN BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP LAHORE 2013 Second Day Match No. 2: K.P.K           V/s         &... Read More...
  • Press Release-U-14 Pakistan National Football team outclassed Turkmenistan by 6:0 , 2013-PFF-Hasnain-24-04-2013

    25-Apr-2013
    Press Release Att: Sports Reporters/Bureau Chief Pakistani Youth footballers showed their professional game skills and outclassed Turkmenistan in AFC U-14 Championship -2014 (Qualifiers) match at&nb... Read More...
  • Philadelphia latest US city to express interest in bidding for 2024 Olympics and Paralympics

    24-Apr-2013
    Insidethegames April 23 - Philadelphia is exploring a bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympics Games, the city's Mayor Michael Nutter has revealed. Nutter was responding to a letter fr... Read More...
  • Press Release-U-16 inter Club Girls Football Championship 2013 starting from 17th June, 2013-PFF-Hasnain-24-04-2013

    24-Apr-2013
    Pakistan Football Federation Press Release Attn: Sports Reporters/Bureau Chief Pakistan Football Federation has announced to conduct U-16 Inter Club Girls Football Championship, 2013 which will com... Read More...
  • PFF Announced its squad for AFC U-14 Championship 2014 (Qualifiers) - Iran from 23rd to 29th April, 2013

    23-Apr-2013
    Press Release Attn: Sports Reporters/Bureau Chiefs Pakistan National Football team left for Mashad, Iran on Sunday night, April 21, 2013 through NL 742 at 2200 Hrs PST (10:00 PM) from Allama Iqbal I... Read More...
  • Glasgow 2014 set for CGF Coordination Commission inspection

    23-Apr-2013
    Inside The Games April 22 - The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Coordination Commission has arrived in Scotland to begin its latest three-day inspection of preparations for Glasgow 2014. ... Read More...
  • Press Release: National Women Baseball Championship 2013

    23-Apr-2013
    Pakistan Federation Baseball Pakistan Federation Baseball is holding National Women Baseball Championship at Punjab Stadium, Lahore from April 23 – 27, 2013. Baseball teams from Punjab, Sindh, ... Read More...
  • PRESS RELEASE: BFA Presidential Award for Mr. Shaukat Javed President Pakistan Federation Baseball

    22-Apr-2013
    Baseball Federation of Asia (BFA) has conferred an award to Mr. Shaukat Javed President Pakistan Federation Baseball. The BFA Presidential Award was announced at the BFA Congress recently held in Toky... Read More...
  • Press Release-A three member AFC (Asian Football Confederation) delegation visited Pakistan Football Federation this week-PFF-Hasnain-18-04-2013

    19-Apr-2013
    Press Release Attn: Sports Reporters/Bureau Chief A three member AFC (Asian Football Confederation) delegation visited Pakistan this week. The delegation held multiple meetings to review Marketing p... Read More...
  • PCB Presents New Constitution to the ICC confirming to their requirements.

    19-Apr-2013
    GEO News KARACHI: Pakistan's cricket authority on Wednesday presented the International Cricket Council (ICC) with a new constitution, after it was warned to run its board democratically in line ... Read More...
  • Press Release: Appointment Of Syed Khawar Shah As Executive Director For West Asia Region

    19-Apr-2013
    Baseball Federation of Asia (BFA) has appointed Mr. Khawar Shah as Executive Director of Baseball Development in the West Asia by recognizing the value and indispensable function of Mr. Khawar Shah ... Read More...
  • 11th International Women Cycling Championship from 15th to 17th April, 2013 In Lahore.

    16-Apr-2013
    PRESS RELEASE 11TH INTERNATIONAL WOMEN CYCLING CHAMPIONSHIP       FROM 15TH TO 17THAPRIL, 2013 IN LAHORE        &n... Read More...
  • Press Release-Pakistan Football Federation joined hand with Beaconhouse School System for the development and promotion of football at Grassroot Level-PFF-Hasnain

    08-Apr-2013
    Pakistan Football Federation Press Release Att: Sports Reporters/Bureau Chief Today Pakistan Football Federation joined hand with Beaconhouse School System for the development and promotion of foot... Read More...
  • CONDOLENCE

    25-Mar-2013
    POA Secretariat Lt Gen (Retd) Syed Arif Hasan HI(M), President, Pakistan Olympic Association, and the entire Olympic family of Pakistan is deeply shocked and aggrieved to hear the news of sudden and ... Read More...
  • IOC Executive Board meetings in St Petersburg, 29 to 31 May 2013 – Information for the Media

    25-Mar-2013
    The IOC Executive Board (EB) will meet in St Petersburg, Russia from 29 to 31 May, at the same time as the SportAccord Convention. During the three days, the EB will meet with the Summ... Read More...
  • Istanbul hopes for fifth time lucky in Olympics 2020 bid

    25-Mar-2013
    Google Alert ISTANBUL: The International Olympic Committee’s evaluation commission arrives in Istanbul on Saturday, with the Turkish city hoping to win over officials and bag the 2020 Games aft... Read More...
  • School sport handed £150m funding boost

    16-Mar-2013
    BBC Sport Correspondent The government has announced new funding for school sport and PE worth £150m a year for the next two years. As revealed by the BBC on Tuesday, ring-fenced money will be... Read More...
  • Indian Amateur Boxing Federation suspension could be extended by AIBA

    01-Mar-2013
    insidethegames The Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF) could see its suspension by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) extended, with media reports claiming the world governing body had a... Read More...
  • IOC gives detailed verdict through its resolution to all International Federations

    23-Feb-2013
    Press Release - POA Secretariat LAHORE–22 January 2013–The International Olympic Committee (IOC) after its meeting with the President of the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) Lt. Gen. (R... Read More...
  • IOC Coordination Commission wraps up fourth inspection of Rio

    21-Feb-2013
    Olympic Org The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games ended its fourth visit to the Brazilian city today. It noted that there had been s... Read More...
  • IOC EB discusses India, Pakistan

    21-Feb-2013
    www.olympic.org Lausanne, Switzerland: The IOC Executive Board discussed issues involving a number of National Olympic Committees during its meeting in Lausanne this week, including those affecting t... Read More...
  • Newsletter - Olympic Council of Asia

    21-Feb-2013
        Sporting Asia (March 2013) is out of the blocks 19.02.2013 Kuwait, February 19, 2013: The latest edition of Sporting Asia, the OCA's quarterly newsletter, is now available for ... Read More...
  • IOC holds meeting to review the situation of the Olympic Movement in Pakistan

    15-Feb-2013
    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) met today in Lausanne with IOC member Syed Shahid Ali and the President of the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA), Lt ... Read More...
  • PRESS RELEASE - POA Secretriet

    12-Feb-2013
    President of the Pakistan Olympic Association, Lt. Gen. (Retd) Syed Arif Hasan, HI(M) addressing a press conference here on Tuesday afternoon at a local hotel following the General Body meeting of the... Read More...
  • Interim body to hold new POA elections

    07-Feb-2013
    The News International ISLAMABAD - The first meeting of interim committee established to run the affairs of Pakistan Olympics Association (POA) held on Wednesday at Pakistan Sports Board. Addres... Read More...
  • IOC, OCA endorse Arif-led POA

    07-Feb-2013
    The Nation Sports LAHORE – In what is tantamount to a ringing endorsement of the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) and negation of the recent resolution passed by some organisations and i... Read More...
  • IOC, OCA throw weight behind Lieutenant General (Retd) Syed Arif Hasan led POA

    07-Feb-2013
    The Dawn LAHORE, Feb 6: International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) have supported the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA), headed by Lt Gen (retd) Arif Hasan as president,... Read More...
  • IOC reiterates support for Arif

    07-Feb-2013
    The News International Alam Zeb Safi KARACHI: Taking serious note of the wrangling in Pakistan’s sports fraternity International Olympic Committee (IOC) once again threw its weight behind ... Read More...
  • Athletes of the world officially invited to Sochi 2014 with one year to go...

    07-Feb-2013
    INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE  PRESS RELEASE www.olympic.org At a ceremony today marking one year to go until the start of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, International Olympic Committe... Read More...
  • IOC and OCA reaffirms legitimate status of the POA headed by the elected President Lt. Gen. (Retd) Syed Arif Hasan

    06-Feb-2013
    Press Release POA Secretariat Lahore In what is tantamount to a ringing endorsement of the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) and negation of the recent resolution passed by some rogue organizations... Read More...
  • President POA, Lt Gen (R) Syed Arif Hasan, HI (M) holds Press Briefing on 5 February 2013 in POA Secretariat, Lahore.

    05-Feb-2013
     Press Release LAHORE–5 February 2013–President of the Pakistan Olympic Association, Lt. Gen. (Retd) Syed Arif Hasan, HI(M) addressing a press conference at the POA Headquarters here... Read More...
  • Condolence Abdul Khaliq Khan former Secretary General, POA passed away.

    04-Feb-2013
    Sindh Olympic Association A Condolence meeting in connection with the untimely death of Abdul Khaliq Khan (Inna Lillah-e-Wainna Elah-e-Rajeoon) Ex – Secretary General and working Vice President... Read More...
  • Press Release Outstanding Performance Of Saadi Abbas

    04-Feb-2013
    PAKISTAN KARATE FEDERATION Saadi Abbas of Pakistan Asian Gold Medalist won Gold Medal in 2nd Al-Ahli International Karate Tournament in Dubai. 22 Nations participated in the tournament. Saadi parti... Read More...
  • Abdul Khaliq Khan former Secretary General POA passed away.

    01-Feb-2013
    Lahore–February 1, 2013–Abdul Khaliq Khan, one of the most distinguished servants of Pakistan sports and a former secretary general of Pakistan Olympic Association (POA), passed away here ... Read More...
  • PSB holds back vital info

    23-Jan-2013
     The News Alam Zeb Safi Sunday, January 20, 2013 KARACHI: Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) has surprisingly decided against mentioning anything in the minutes of its Board meeting held on Janua... Read More...
  • PSB meeting implements Supreme Court’s orders

    23-Jan-2013
    The Nation Imposed ad hoc body on POA | Declares National Games held in Lahore null and void | Announces to hold Games in April at Islamabad By: Mohsin Ali | January 09, 2013 ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Spo... Read More...
  • Ad hoc body illegal, says Lt Gen (R) Syed Arif Hasan, President POA

    23-Jan-2013
     The Nation By: Our Staff Reporter | January 09, 2013 LAHORE - Pakistan Olympic Association president Lt Gen (retd) Syed Airf Hasan has termed the action of Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) for putti... Read More...
  • PSB move against POA illegal: Gen Arif

    23-Jan-2013
    Pakistan Today Sports LAHORE - President Pakistan Olympic Association, Lt Gen retd, Syed Airf Hasan has termed the action of Pakistan Sports Board for putting POA under an ad-hoc committee “i... Read More...
  • Ad-hoc will not be accepted at any cost: POA boss

    23-Jan-2013
    The News International KARACHI: Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) president Lt Gen (retd) Syed Arif Hasan once again reiterated his commitment that ad-hoc on the National Olympic Committee will ... Read More...
  • Ad-hoc will not be acceptable, says Arif

    23-Jan-2013
    International The News From our Correspondent KARACHI: Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) president Lt Gen (retd) Syed Arif Hasan once again reiterated his commitment that ad-hoc on the National Oly... Read More...
  • $900 million worth of new football stadia in Istanbul 2020 Olympic bid

    16-Jan-2013
    January 14 - Three new regional Turkish stadiums will host Olympic football matches if Istanbul succeeds in its bid to stage the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The three 40,000-plus capacity ve... Read More...
  • Sochi 2014 launches Olympic and Paralympic Torches

    16-Jan-2013
    January 14 - A sleek silver-and-red torch for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics Torch Relay was today unveiled at a special ceremony in Moscow.   Sochi 2014 ambassadors ... Read More...
  • Press Release-KRL

    16-Jan-2013
    Khan Research Laboratory (KRL) has won the 9th Pakistan Premier Football League-2012 ( 9th PPFL-2012) title in Karachi  at KPT Football Stadium today and finished their campaign with 70 points in... Read More...
  • 9th Pakistan Premier Football League-2012

    15-Jan-2013
    9th Pakistan Premier Football League-2012 (9th PPFL-2012) Match Results (Monday, December 14, 2013)   Match # 237   NBP Vs Afghan FC @ 14:30 PST @ Korangi Baloch Football Stadium, K... Read More...
  • Electing new IOC President is a crucial decision for the Olympic Movement, says Ng Ser Miang

    14-Jan-2013
    January 13 - Singapore's Ng Ser Miang has welcomed the growing interest in the race to replace Jacque Rogge as International Olympic Committee (IOC) President because he says the election will be a &q... Read More...
  • Announcement to boost school sport due shortly reveals Sports Minister

    14-Jan-2013
    January 13 - Sports Minister Hugh Robertson has revealed that an announcement on school sport from Education Secretary Michael Gove is due "shortly" which is expected to offer a funding boos... Read More...
  • Invitation to cover the final match of 9th PPFL-2012-PFF-AGHA-13-01-2013

    14-Jan-2013
    Invitation to cover the final of 9th PPFL-2012   Lt. Col. ® Ahmed Yar Khan Lodhi TI (M), General Secretary Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) feels pleasure in inviting you to witness THE L... Read More...
  • 9th Pakistan Premier Football League-2012

    14-Jan-2013
    Pakistan Premier Football 9th Pakistan Premier Football League-2012 (9th PPFL-2012) Match Results (Sunday, December 13, 2013)   Match # 236 Navy Vs KRL 1:1 Draw @ 14:30 PST @ PNS Kar... Read More...
  • 2020 Candidate Cities submit their Candidature Files

    08-Jan-2013
    www.olympic.org The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today that it has received the Candidature Files of the three Candidate Cities bidding to host the 2020 Olympic Games: Istanbul (Tu... Read More...
  • Press Release

    08-Jan-2013
     LAHORE–President Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) Lt. Gen. (Retd)  Syed Arif Hasan, HI(M) addressing a press conference here Tuesday afternoon made it abundantly clear that the Paki... Read More...
  • Squash UAE Association PSF sign agreement to host Pakistan in off shore venue

    04-Jan-2013
    Pakistan Squash Federation Lahore :  United Arab Emirates Squash Association UAESA and Pakistan Squash Federation recently signed agreement in Dubai to host Pakistan in off shore venue. It was ... Read More...
  • HEC Performance during the National Games

    04-Jan-2013
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  • Exclusive: World Taekwondo Federation confirm Indian governing body suspension

    31-Dec-2012
    Inside The Games December 28 - India's national governing body for taekwondo has been suspended following the decision earlier this month to take action against the Indian Olympic Association (IOA).&... Read More...
  • Closing Ceremony Speech

    28-Dec-2012
    Mr Syed Syed Shahid Ali, IOC Member, President PbOA, Chairman Organising Committee, Presidents and Secy Gens of all Federations, Mr Idris Haider Khawaja, secy Gen PbOA and Secy Organising Committee, D... Read More...
  • On the Quaid Trophy and why the 2012 Winner shall not get it

    28-Dec-2012
    To the POA’s utter dismay, the National Games 2012 winners have been deprived of the most honoured, prestigious and historic silverware – the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy. Not because POA intende... Read More...
  • POA celebrates Quaid’s birth anniversary

    24-Dec-2012
    Press Release LAHORE–December 24, 2012–At the occasion of Quaid-i-Azam’s birth anniversary, the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) celebrates the momentous moment of birth of the ... Read More...
  • President POA's Speech at the Opening Ceremony of National Games 2012

    23-Dec-2012
    Mr Syed Shahid Ali, IOC Member in Pakistan, President Punjab Olympic Association and Chairman Organising Committee, Mr Iftikhar Malik, Senior Vice President PbOA, Idris Haider Khawaja, secretary gen... Read More...
  • POA Press Release

    22-Dec-2012
    Press Release  LAHORE–December 22, 2012–The Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) rejects the premise and the innuendo of the claims of Mr Rana Mashood Ahmed Khan on the Punjab administ... Read More...
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    22-Dec-2012
    Press Release LAHORE–December 21, 2012–The Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) rejects the premise and the innuendo of the claims of Mr Rana Mashood Ahmed Khan on the Punjab administration... Read More...
  • Press Release

    22-Dec-2012
    Pakistan Swimming Federation National Games 2012 Swimming Events (male and female) will be held from 23 December 2012 to 25 December 2012 at Wapda Sports Complex, Chungi Amarsadu, Lahore. Team M... Read More...
  • India swim coach On Pakistan duty

    18-Dec-2012
    Mazin Mathew| TNN Bangalore: FINA’s (Federation Internationale de Natetion) initiative to popularize swimming in Pakistan has found one of the best in the business to helm the project India&rs... Read More...
  • PRESS RELEASE

    18-Dec-2012
    Reass Release   The President, Pakistan Olympic Association, Lt Gen (R) Syed Arif Hasan HI(M) is hosting a reception in honour of Mr. Muhammad Asif who recently won Gold in Snooker World Champi... Read More...
  • The Olympics have to go to Africa, says Coe

    13-Dec-2012
    inside the games December 11 - London 2012 chairman Sebastian Coe claims more major sports events must be taken round the world in order to improve the infrastructure and enhance the wellbeing of f... Read More...
  • Qatar's World Cup plans are "mind-blowing" says British Sports Minister

    13-Dec-2012
    inside the games December 11 - Britain's Sports Minister Hugh Robertson met for the first time today with organisers of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup and pronounced planned facilities as "mind-b... Read More...
  • Olympics : UK Sport to target medal hopes in Rio funding package

    12-Dec-2012
    Daily Times LONDON: Britain will pump money into its most successful Olympic sports in a bid to match its London 2012 medal haul at the Rio de Janeiro Games in four years’ time, funding agency ... Read More...
  • National Games roll into action from December 22

    12-Dec-2012
    Daily Times ISLAMABAD: Almost all affiliated units of the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) have confirmed their participation in the 32nd National Games to be held under the auspices of the Punjab ... Read More...
  • Sheikh Ahmad thanks HH the Amir

    08-Dec-2012
    Olympic Council of Asia 05 DEC 2012  Kuwait: The President of the Kuwait Olympic Committee, Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, confirmed here on Wednesday that the Executive Board of the Internati... Read More...
  • India suspended from Olympics by IOC over election row

    05-Dec-2012
    inside the games  By Duncan Mackay at the Palace Hotel in Lausanne December 4 - The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) were today suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) because ... Read More...
  • 9th Pakistan Premier Football League-2012 (9th PPFL-2012) Match Results (Wednesday, December 5, 2012)

    05-Dec-2012
    Pakistan Premier Football  (Rest Day) 9th Pakistan Premier Football League (9th PPFL-2012) Tomorrow Fixture :( Thursday, December 6, 2012)   Match # 162 NBP Vs HBL @ 14:30 PST @ Agah Kha... Read More...
  • Sports Reporter/Bureau Chief

    05-Dec-2012
    Press Release Pakistan, Lahore, Wednesday, December 05, 2012   Muhammad Asif, the new world snooker champion has become a beacon of hope for the downtrodden struggling youths of Pakistan; this... Read More...
  • IOC announces suspension of Indian Olympic Association

    05-Dec-2012
    sport busimess The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has been suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) due to a dispute over a controversial election that was scheduled to be hel... Read More...
  • H.E. Mahinda Rajapaksa International Football Tournament

    04-Dec-2012
    Rajapaksa International Football Rournament H.E. Mahinda Rajapaksa International Football Tournament -Nawalapitiya-Jayathilaka Stadium-Sri Lanka Match Results (Monday, December 3, 2012)   Pak... Read More...
  • Sports Reporters/Bureau Chiefs

    04-Dec-2012
    Press Release Pakistan Football Federation (PFF), in line with its emphasis on PFF Vision Plan 2020 and Youth Development Program to hosting an AFC C-Certificate Football Coaching Course-2012 at Foot... Read More...
  • Sports Reporters/Bureau Chiefs

    03-Dec-2012
    Press Release   Pakistan U23 football team has left today for Sri Lanka through WY 328 at 1310 Hours PST from Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore to take part in H.E. Mahinda Rajapaksa I... Read More...
  • 9th Pakistan Football Federation League-2012(B Division League) (9th PFFL-2012)

    03-Dec-2012
    Pakistan Football Federation   Match Results (Saturday, December 1, 2012)   Pakistan Railway beat Social Welfare, Chaman 3:1 @ 12:30 PST @ Railway Football Stadium, Lahore, Pakistan Sc... Read More...
  • India facing Olympic suspension after tainted official moves from jail to top role

    03-Dec-2012
     By Duncan Mackay December 1 - Suspension for the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has moved a significant step closer after it was confirmed that Lalit Bhanot will be unopposed as secret... Read More...
  • IOC (OLYMPIC SOLIDARITY) INTERNATIONAL SWIMMING COACHING COURSE

    03-Dec-2012
    Press Release   Islamabad – December 2, 2012   The Pakistan Swimming Federation organized Advance Level International Swimming Coaching Course under the auspices of the Pakistan Ol... Read More...
  • H.E. Mahinda Rajapaksa International Football Tournament -Nawalapitiya-Jayathilaka Stadium-Sri Lanka

    03-Dec-2012
    International Football Tournament   H.E. Mahinda Rajaksa International Football Tournament-Nawalapitiya-Jayathilaka Stadium-Sri Lanka   Tomorrow Fixture :( Monday, December 3, 2012) &nb... Read More...
  • 9th Pakistan Football Federation League-2012(B Division League) (9th PFFL-2012)

    30-Nov-2012
    Pakistan Football Federation Match Results (Friday, November 30, 2012) (Rest Day) 9th Pakistan Football Federation League (B Division League) (9th PFFL-2012) Tomorrow Fixture :( Saturday, Decembe... Read More...
  • Pakistan U23 Football Team is leaving for Sri Lanka to take part in H.E. Mahinda Rajapaksa International Football Tournament

    30-Nov-2012
    Press Release Pakistan U23 football team is leaving for Sri Lanka on Saturday, December 1, 2012, through WY 328 at 1310 Hours PST from Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore to take part in H... Read More...
  • 9th Pakistan Football Federation League-2012(B Division League) (9th PFFL-2012)

    29-Nov-2012
    Pakistan Football Federation 9th Pakistan Football Federation League (B Division League) (9th PFFL-2012) Tomorrow Fixture :( Thursday, November 29, 2012) (Department Leg) Match # 10 Pak Rail... Read More...
  • WADA Issues Call for Proposals for 2013 Scientific Research Grants

    27-Nov-2012
    WADA Montreal, November 26, 2012  Dear Stakeholders, WADA has now issued its call for proposals for 2013 scientific research grants. WADA is committed to increasing the volume of research ded... Read More...
  • Training camp of national football team

    27-Nov-2012
    Press Release Pakistan, Lahore, Monday, November 26, 2012   Top 24 football players of Pakistan are undergoing their national training camp for H.E. Mahindra Rajapaksha International Football ... Read More...
  • Pakistan National Baseball Team in Chinese Taipei to take part in 26th BFA Asian Baseball Championship, starting there from Nov 28.

    27-Nov-2012
    Pakistan Baseball Federation LAHORE, Nov 26: Pakistan will face China in the opening match of the 26th Asian Baseball Championship in Taichung City, Chinese Taipei on Wednesday. This was stated by S... Read More...
  • Exclusive: The end of amateur boxing as AIBA tell national federations to drop word from their title

    27-Nov-2012
    inside the games By Tom Degun November 25 - The International Boxing Association (AIBA) have called on all of their National Federations around the world to drop the term "amateur" from th... Read More...
  • Singh withdraws candidature for President of Indian Olympic Association

    27-Nov-2012
    inside the games By Duncan Mackay November 25 - The controversial elections for the Indian Olympic Association have taken a new twist after Randhir Singh withdrew his candidature for President cla... Read More...
  • Information for the Media – Broadcast-quality footage available now: Olympic Legacy – Passing the Flame

    22-Nov-2012
    Olympic.org The IOC Debriefing of the London 2012 Games in Rio sees organisers of London 2012 sharing knowledge and experiences with Rio 2016. As Rio de Janeiro continues to prepare for the next Sum... Read More...
  • Exclusive: New Rio 2016 chief executive hoping he can follow Deighton blueprint to make Games success

    22-Nov-2012
    inside the games By Duncan Mackay at the Windsor Barra Hotel in Rio de Janeiro November 21 - How London 2012 performed under chief executive Paul Deighton has set a new benchmark for how cities ... Read More...
  • Press Release-President PFF condolence on the sad demise of Usman Baloch-PFF-AGHA-22-11-2012

    22-Nov-2012
    Press Release Pakistan, Lahore, Thursday, November 22, 2012 The entire Pakistan football fraternity was today shocked by the sad demise of senior footballer enthusiast and tournament organizer Usman... Read More...
  • PFF D Certificate Coaching Course-2012

    21-Nov-2012
    Pakistan Football Federation  Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) D Certificate Coaching Course for women concluded today at Football House, Lahore with Lt. Col. ® Ahmed Yar Khan Lodhi TI (M)... Read More...
  • WADA suspends Bangkok Lab accreditation for IRMS testing

    21-Nov-2012
    WADA Montreal, November 20, 2012  Dear Stakeholders, WADA has suspended the accreditation of the National Doping Control Centre, Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand specifically with regar... Read More...
  • Imran to lead Pakistan at Champions Trophy in Australia

    17-Nov-2012
    Daily Times LAHORE: The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has appointed experienced defender Muhammad Imran as the captain for next month’s Champions Trophy that will be held in Melbourne, Aus... Read More...
  • Hockey: A new Batch of Black Sticks

    17-Nov-2012
    NZ Herald News New Zealand men's hockey coach Colin Batch has made it clear he's searching for the next group of Black Sticks as he looks to the 2016 Olympic Games. Batch has selected eight new pl... Read More...
  • 9th Pakistan Premier Football League-2012(9th PPFL-2012) Match Results (Friday, November 16, 2012)

    17-Nov-2012
    Pakistan Football Federation   Match # 161   Muslim FC Vs Navy @ 15:00 PST @ Government High School, Chaman, Pakistan (Walkover given in favour of Muslim FC because Navy did not tu... Read More...
  • Press Release - Sports Reporters/Bureau Chiefs

    17-Nov-2012
    Press Release   Attn: Sports Reporters/Bureau Chiefs   Pakistan, Lahore, Saturday, November 17, 2012   Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) “D” Certificate Coaching Cour... Read More...
  • Athletics : Four-year bans proposed under new WADA Code

    17-Nov-2012
    Daily Times MONTREAL: Athletes guilty of serious doping offenses will be suspended for four years from 2015 under proposals being considered by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), but there are no... Read More...
  • Liana breaks three national records

    17-Nov-2012
    Tribune KARACHI: National swimming champion Kiran Khan finished 10th in her 50-metre butterfly event at the ninth Asian Swimming Championship in Dubai but Liana Swann managed to break three n... Read More...
  • Coe "frustrated" by school sports delays, Deighton denies lack of transparency over ticketing

    16-Nov-2012
    inside the games By Mike Rowbottom at City Hall in London November 14 - London 2012 chairman Sebastian Coe told the London Assembly here today of his "frustration" at the lack of cross-par... Read More...
  • Exclusive: Qatar will return to bid for the Olympics says QOC general secretary

    16-Nov-2012
    inside the games By Tom Degun at the Aspire Dome in Doha November 14 - Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) general secretary Sheikh Saoud Bin Abdulrahman Al Thani (pictured) has promised that the country ... Read More...
  • Singapore vs Pakistan Friendly Football Matches in Singapore-2012 Match Results (Friday, November 16, 2012)

    16-Nov-2012
    Pakistan Football Federation Match # 1 Singapore Vs Pakistan @ 16:45PST (19:45 SST) @ Bishan Stadium, Singapore on Friday, November 16, 2012. Singapore Vs Pakistan Friendly Matches-2012 Fixtures ... Read More...
  • 9th Pakistan Premier Football League-2012(9th PPFL-2012) Match Results (Friday, November 16, 2012)

    16-Nov-2012
    Pakistan Football Federation Match # 161 Muslim FC Vs Navy @ 15:00 PST @ Government High School, Chaman, Pakistan (Walkover given in favour of Muslim FC because Navy did not turn up) Match Commiss... Read More...
  • Imran to lead Pakistan at Champions Trophy in Australia

    15-Nov-2012
    Daily Times LAHORE: The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has appointed experienced defender Muhammad Imran as the captain for next month’s Champions Trophy that will be held in Melbourne, Austr... Read More...
  • Hockey: A new Batch of Black Sticks

    15-Nov-2012
    NZ Herald News New Zealand men's hockey coach Colin Batch has made it clear he's searching for the next group of Black Sticks as he looks to the 2016 Olympic Games. Batch has selected eight new pl... Read More...
  • ARGENTINA CROWNED NEW WORLD CHAMPION

    14-Nov-2012
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PARANÁ, ARGENTINA -- Argentina was crowned World Champion this weekend for the first time in history, after beating Japan 5-0 in the final game of the IX ISF Jr. Men&rsqu... Read More...
  • Paris pharmaceutical conference addresses doping in sport

    14-Nov-2012
    WADA Paris – Representatives from the pharmaceutical industry and anti-doping community gathered at a ground-breaking conference in Paris today to explore ways to enhance the fight against... Read More...
  • Cost of Brazil’s World Cup increases by $1.7 billion

    14-Nov-2012
    Sport Business Brazilian authorities have revised the estimated cost of public spending on stadiums, airports and other infrastructure for the 2014 FIFA World Cup by more than US$1.7 billion. The As... Read More...
  • Press Release - Pakistan Baseball Team Won Gold in Punjab Internatioanl Sports Festival 2012

    14-Nov-2012
    Pakistan Federation Baseball Dear Sir, Afghanistan, Nepal, Sri Lank and Pakistan participated in Punjab International Baseball Festival 2012. Afghanistan got 4th and Nepal on 3rd pos... Read More...
  • 9th Pakistan Premier Football League-2012(9th PPFL-2012) Match Results (Wednesday, November 14, 2012)

    14-Nov-2012
     Pakistan Football Federation   Rest Day   9th PPFL-2012 Fixture :( Thursday, November 15, 2012) Match # 158 Afghan FC Vs PIA @ 15:00 PST @ Government High School, Chaman, Pakistan... Read More...
  • 9th Pakistan Football Federation League-2012(9th PFFL-2012) Match Results (Wednesday, November 14, 2012)

    14-Nov-2012
    Pakistan Football Federation (Department Leg)   Match # 2   Pak Afghan Clearing Agency (PACA) beat Sindh Government Press (SGP) 3:0 @ 14:00 PST @ All Brothers Football Stadium, Malir, ... Read More...
  • 9th Pakistan Football Federation League (9th PFFL-2012) Tomorrow Fixture :( Thursday, November 15, 2012)

    14-Nov-2012
    Pakistan Football Federation (Department Leg) Match # 3 Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) Vs Insaf Afghan Company (IAC) @ 14:00 PST @ Sharafi Godh Korangi Baloch Football Stadium, Korangi, Karachi, P... Read More...
  • PFF officially announced the squad for Singapore vs Pakistan friendly matches during Press Conference at PFF House Lahore

    14-Nov-2012
    Pakistan Football Federation Pakistan, Lahore, Wednesday, November 14, 2012 Pakistan National Football team is leaving for Singapore on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 through TG 350 at 2335 Hrs PST (... Read More...
  • 9th Pakistan Premier Football League-2012(9th PPFL-2012) Match Results (Sunday, November 11, 2012)

    12-Nov-2012
    Pakistan Football Federation Match # 151 Baloch FC beat HBL 2:0 @ 15:00 PST @ Noshki Football Stadium, Noshki, Pakistan Scorer Baloch FC: Abdul Maalik (MF) 1 Goal @ 12 Mnt and Sana Ullah (FW) 1 Goa... Read More...
  • Lahore, Monday, November 12, 2012

    12-Nov-2012
    Pakistan Football Federation Pakistan Football Federation’s 9th Pakistan Football Federation League-2012 (PFFL-2012), featuring 13 departmental, 9 clubs from provinces and regions will kick of... Read More...
  • 9th Pakistan Premier Football League-2012(9th PPFL-2012) Match Results (Monday, November 12, 2012)

    12-Nov-2012
    Pakistan Football Federation Match # 154 Afghan FC Vs Navy @ 15:00 PST @ Government High School, Chaman, Pakistan (Walkover given in favour of Afghan FC because Navy did not turn up)   Match... Read More...
  • 9th Pakistan Premier Football League-2012(9th PPFL-2012) Match Results (Thursday, November 08, 2012)

    10-Nov-2012
    Pakistan Football Federation 9th Pakistan Premier Football League-2012(9th PPFL-2012) Match Results (Thursday, November 08, 2012) Match # 145 WAPDA beat ZTBL 3:0 @ 14:30 PST @ Jinnah Football Stad... Read More...
  • OCA Press Release: Hanoi wins bid to host 2019 Asian Games

    10-Nov-2012
    Hanoi wins bid to host 2019 Asian Games Macau, China, November 8, 2012: Hanoi has been selected to host the Olympic Council of Asia’s showpiece event, the Asian Games, in 2019 following a ballo... Read More...
  • 9th Pakistan Premier Football League-2012(9th PPFL-2012) Match Results (Wednesday, November 07, 2012)

    10-Nov-2012
    Pakistan Football Federation Match # 131 PIA Vs Navy 1:1 Draw @ 14:30 PST @ Korangi Baloch Ground, Karachi, Pakistan Scorer PIA: Shakir Lashari (FW) 1 Goal @ 29 Mnt. Scorer Navy: Muhammad Adnan (F... Read More...
  • Pakistan, Lahore, Thursday, November 08, 2012

    10-Nov-2012
    Pakistan Football Federation  Press Release Attn: Sports Reporters/Bureau Chiefs   Pakistan, Lahore, Thursday, November 08, 2012   Top 26 football players of Pakistan are starting... Read More...
  • 9th Pakistan Premier Football League-2012(9th PPFL-2012) Match Results (Friday, November 09, 2012)

    10-Nov-2012
    Pakistan Football Federation Match # 148  Baloch FC beat NBP 4:1 @ 15:00 PST @ Noshki Football Stadium, Noshki, Pakistan   Scorer Baloch FC: Sana Ullah (FW) 3 Goals @ 7, 30, 45 Mnts and ... Read More...
  • 9th Pakistan Premier Football League-2012(9th PPFL-2012) Match Results (Saturday, November 10, 2012)

    10-Nov-2012
    Pakistan Football Federation Match # 130 PAF Vs WAPDA 2:2 Draw @ 11:00 PST @ PAF Complex Ground, Peshawar, Pakistan Scorer PAF: Muhammad Arif Nawaz (FW) 1 Goal @ 68 Mnt and Muhammad Zeeshan (FW) ... Read More...
  • OCA EB meets in Macau

    08-Nov-2012
    Olympic Council of Asia Macau, China: The 62nd Olympic Council of Asia Executive Board meeting took place at the Banyan Tree Hotel in Macau on Wednesday afternoon, on the eve of the 31st OCA Genera... Read More...
  • 9th Pakistan Premier Football League-2012(9th PPFL-2012) Match Results (Tuesday, November 06, 2012)

    07-Nov-2012
    Pakistan Football Federation Match # 141 Army beat WAPDA 2:1 @ 14:30 PST @ Army Stadium, Rawalpindi, Pakistan Scorer Army: Ansar Abbas (FW) 1 Goal @ 11 Mnt and Jaffar Khan (Goalkeeper) 1 Goal thro... Read More...
  • 9th Pakistan Premier Football League-2012(9th PPFL-2012)

    05-Nov-2012
    Pakistan Football Federation  Match Results (Sunday, November 04, 2012) Match # 137  PAF beat Wohaib FC @ 14:30 PST @ PAF Complex Ground, Peshawar, Pakistan Scorer PAF: Naeem Akhter (DF)... Read More...
  • 9th Pakistan Premier Football League-2012(9th PPFL-2012)

    05-Nov-2012
    Pakistan Football Federation  Match Results (Monday, November 05, 2012) Match # 139  ZTBL Vs PMC FC 0:0 Draw @ 14:30 PST @ Jinnah Football Stadium, Islamabad, Pakistan  Yellow Card ... Read More...
  • Kazan set for massive festival of aquatics as FINA unveil radical new plan for 2015 Championships

    31-Oct-2012
    insidethegames October 30 - Kazan is set to host one of the largest sports events in history in 2015 when for the first time ever the FINA World Masters Championships will be held alongside the the... Read More...
  • London 2012 helps lift Britain out of recession

    30-Oct-2012
    insidethegames October 25 - The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games have helped lift Britain out its longest double-dip recession since the Second World War according to figures from the Offic... Read More...
  • Sports in Pakistan: Pakistan in Olympics

    30-Oct-2012
    Sports in Pakistan If one is to summarize the performance of Pakistan in Olympic Games so far it can be easily done in just one word “disappointing”.  Only ten medals in sixty fo... Read More...
  • Ukraine bid for 2022 Winter Olympics set to go ahead

    19-Oct-2012
    Insidethegames October 18 - Ukraine is set to bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics through the city of Lviv after a major Sport Congress hosted here in the capital rubberstamped the pla... Read More...
  • IOC confirms five bidders for 2018 Youth Olympic Games

    17-Oct-2012
    Insidethegames October 16 - Buenos Aires, Glasgow, Guadalajara, Medellín and Rotterdam will fight it out to host the 2018 Youth Olympic Games after the International Olympic Committee (... Read More...
  • London can host Olympics and Paralympics again in the next 20 years, says Rogge

    16-Oct-2012
    Insidethegames October 15 - International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge believes London could host the Olympics and Paralympics again in the next 20 years after the city impressed... Read More...
  • Radcliffe "not surprised" at losing funding as Grabarz, Peacock and Gemili make the grade

    16-Oct-2012
    Insidethegames October 15 - Paula Radcliffe, the world marathon record holder, has lost her National Lottery funding, and her career as a championship performer for Britain may be at an end followi... Read More...
  • 63 out of 102 members attend meeting, rivals fail to bring no confidence

    16-Oct-2012
    Daily Times   POA General Council reposes confidence in Arif Hasan Staff Report  LAHORE: Majority members (63 out of 102) of the General Council of the Pakistan Olympic Association (PO... Read More...
  • PSB’s ‘policy’ detrimental to Pakistan sports

    16-Oct-2012
    Pakistan Today The dispute between the two protagonists has had many twists over the years, and the latest PSB intervention is another attempt to hold sway over the national sporting federations. It ... Read More...
  • Pakistan Launches First Domestic League

    15-Oct-2012
    IRB.COM Rugby in Pakistan has received a huge boost with the announcement that a national club Fifteens league has been established to serve the burgeoning interest that exists in the Game there. ... Read More...
  • OCA Evaluation Committee visits Hanoi

    10-Oct-2012
    Olympic Council of Asia Hanoi, Vietnam: The OCA Evaluation Committee led by OCA Vice President Lt Gen (R) Syed Arif Hasan, President of the Pakistan Olympic Association, had a working visit to Hanoi ... Read More...
  • Tunisia a class act in Rashid Volleyball

    09-Oct-2012
    Khaleej Times Sport Telling blows at the net, the solid defensive walls and receiving, coupled with the depth in the reserve line, have been the hallmarks of Tunisia’s show at this year’s... Read More...
  • Korean Air becomes Prestige Partner

    08-Oct-2012
    Olympic Council of Asia Korean Air signed up as a Prestige Partner for the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, Korea, in 2014. Incheon, Korea: Korean Air signed up as a Prestige Partner for the 17th Asia... Read More...
  • Exclusive: IOC promises "stricter" procedures for ABP testing after missed London 2012 appointments

    08-Oct-2012
    Inside the Games October 7 - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has vowed to tighten up testing procedures after a number of competitors at the recent 2012 Olympic Games in London missed blo... Read More...
  • Nuzman re-elected as Brazilian Olympic Committee President

    08-Oct-2012
    Inside the Games October 7 - Carlos Nuzman will serve a fifth consecutive four-year term as Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) President after he was comfortably re-elected to the position as the sole... Read More...
  • Partnerships between sporting and development organisations - live discussion

    06-Oct-2012
    The Guardian Join us on Thursday 27 September, 2 - 4pm (BST) for this online discussion exploring the positive impact sporting and development partnerships can have on young people and chil... Read More...
  • 9th Pakistan Premier Football League-2012(9th PPFL-2012)

    06-Oct-2012
    Pakistan Football Federation  Match Results (Friday, October 05, 2012) Match # 69 ZTBL beat Baloch FC 1:0 @ 1500 PST @ Ground # 3 Outer Jinnah Football Stadium, Islamabad, Pakistan Scorer ZTB... Read More...
  • Qureshi snub leaves Bopanna low on options

    01-Oct-2012
    Google Alert Rohan Bopanna's plans to partner Pakistan's Aisam ul-Haq Qureshi for the 2013 season have come to nought with the latter turning down his offer to pair up. Qureshi, who is playing the Ja... Read More...
  • OCA to visit 2019 Asian Games Bid Cities

    28-Sep-2012
    OCA / POA Secretariat Kuwait, September 27, 2012: The Olympic Council of Asia will send a three-strong Evaluation Committee to the three cities bidding to host the Asian Games in 2019 next week.... Read More...
  • POA Press Release

    28-Sep-2012
    POA Secretariat LAHORE – Sept 27: Lt. Gen. (Retd) Syed Arif Hasan, President of the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) in a press conference here rebutted Pakistan Sports Board’s cla... Read More...
  • Olympic Newsdesk - Mayor Tackles London Legacy; OCA Inspects Asian Games Bids

    28-Sep-2012
    Around the Things Johnson Gets Started on Olympic Legacy Mayor Boris Johnson has approved key 2012 Olympic legacy milestones in his first meeting as chairman of the London Legacy Development Corpo... Read More...
  • Olympic Games as development index

    28-Sep-2012
    Business Day Online The Olympic Games, no doubt, is the highest sporting competition in the world, but the hosting right awarded to Brazil’s Rio De Janeiro (2016) and Pyeongchang in the Gangw... Read More...
  • Indore Development Authority game for land to international cricket stadium

    28-Sep-2012
    Google Alerts INDORE: Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) has asked for 35 acre of land on super corridor for developing state-of-the-art international stadium, said IDA CEO Deepak Singh adding... Read More...
  • Tanzania: Mulugo Reminds Sports Officers to Play Their Role

    28-Sep-2012
    Google Alerts Mbeya — THE Deputy Minister for Education and Vocational Training, Philipo Mulugo has underscored the need for district sports officers to effectively play their role in a bid to ... Read More...
  • Development key for Crew Academy

    28-Sep-2012
    Google Alert The Crew Academy has a track record of developing high quality soccer players who find success on the collegiate, national and professional levels. This year's teams are hoping to follo... Read More...
  • Women, leadership, and sports: Looking back on London 2012

    28-Sep-2012
    Google Alert Title IX, which celebrated its 40th anniversary this year, opened the doors for women's education and employment. Could the London Olympics deliver a similar effect on girls worldwide? ... Read More...
  • Beyond Sport: Pushing World Leaders and Global Icons Towards Harnessing the Power of Sport

    28-Sep-2012
     Google Alert Didier Drogba collecting the Beyond Sport’s Humanitarian in Sport Award in 2011 for his health and conflict-resolution work in the Ivory Coast. Beyond Sport has positioned... Read More...
  • UCI President hits out at USADA over delay in providing Armstrong evidence

    28-Sep-2012
    Inside The Games September 27 - A major row over the decision to ban Lance Armstrong is developing between the International Cyling Union (UCI) and the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) abou... Read More...
  • Prime Minister heads to Brazil to drum up business for 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics

    28-Sep-2012
    Inside The Games September 27 - Prime Minister David Cameron has arrived in Brazil for a visit, which will include a stop-over in Rio de Janeiro, as British business attempts to cash in on the succ... Read More...
  • POA enjoys independent status: Arif Hasan

    26-Sep-2012
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  • Brazilian elected as new President of FIVB

    22-Sep-2012
    By Inside The Games September 21 - Brazilian Ary Graca was tonight elected as the new President of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) after winning the first election in the 65 year his... Read More...
  • Sacking Heuvel was a big mistake: Waseem Ahmad

    20-Sep-2012
    Dawn.com >> Sport   KARACHI: Days after calling it quits from the international game, Pakistan’s former hockey player Waseem Ahmad has laid blame on the federation fo... Read More...
  • Brazil to invest extra $500 million as they aim for top ten at Rio 2016

    15-Sep-2012
     Insidethegames E-Alert September 14 - Brazil's athletes are to receive an additional $500 million (£308 million/€382 million) to help them prepare for Rio 2016, where they will be ... Read More...
  • Greatest Paralympic Games ever, says IPC President as Coldplay close London 2012

    11-Sep-2012
     By Tom Degun at the Olympic Stadium in London September 9 - International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Sir Philip Craven tonight went a step further than his Olympic counterpart Jacques Rogge as ... Read More...
  • WADA Executive Committee approves 2013 Prohibited List and reviews Code recommendations

    11-Sep-2012
    Montreal, WADA The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) today approved the List of Prohibited Substances and Methods for 2013 at its Executive Committee meeting in London. The new List will be made off... Read More...
  • Brigadier (R) Arif Siddiqui, President Islamabad Olympic Association (IOA) has been temporarily debarred to act as such due to blatant violation(s) of the IOC Charter, Constitution of the POA and Constitution of the IOA

    08-Sep-2012
    POA Secretariat The mission of the NOCs is to develop, promote and protect the Olympic Movement in their respective countries, in accordance with the Olympic Charter and in its role is included that ... Read More...
  • Closing Ceremony of OCA BASEBALL COACHING COURSE - 2012 held on 6 September 2012 in Lahore

    07-Sep-2012
    Pakistan Federation Baseball The 12-day long Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Baseball Coaching Course  concluded here at the Punjab Sports Board Academy on Thursday. Mr. Arif Shahzad was the Cou... Read More...
  • Pakistan Men Netball team Won the Silver Medal in Asian Beach Netball Championship 2012 at Srilanka

    06-Sep-2012
    Pakistan Netball Federation The Pakistan Men Netball Team won Silver Medal in Asian Beach Netball Championship 2012 held in Negambo, Srilanka on 1st September 2012. Championship was organiz... Read More...
  • Closing Ceremony of OCA Coaching Course 2012

    05-Sep-2012
     Pakistan Federation Baseball Dear Friends,  Closing Ceremony of OCA Coaching Course 2012 will be held on  September 6, 2012 at 11:30am at Sports Board Punjab Academy, National H... Read More...
  • Press Release - Sports Administration Course for Men & Women -03 - 09 September, 2012 at Valley View Hotal, Nathia Gali

    03-Sep-2012
    Pakistan Olympic Association initiated to organize Sports Administration Course for Men & Women in collaboration with KP Olympic Association at Valley View Hotel, Nathia Gali. The Course is in pro... Read More...
  • POA Sports Commission Meeting

    27-Aug-2012
    POA Secretariat A meeting of the POA Sports Commission and representatives of the participating units of the National Games was held on Sunday the 26 August, 2012 at 10:30 at Olympic House, Laho... Read More...
  • Olympic Council of Asia Coaches Baseball Course

    24-Aug-2012
    Asia Coaches Baseball Olympic Council of Asia Coaches Baseball Course will be start from August 26, 2012 to September 07, 2012 atSports Board Punjab Academy, National Hockey Stadium, L... Read More...
  • Lance Armstrong Ends Fight Against Doping Charges

    24-Aug-2012
    The New York Times Lance Armstrong Ends Fight Against Doping Charges; Will Be Stripped of Tour de France Titles  After more than a decade of outrunning accusations that he had doped during his ... Read More...
  • Code Review reminder for WADA stakeholders

    16-Aug-2012
    WADA Montreal, August 15, 2012 The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) would like to remind all stakeholders to submit their recommendations to amend the World Anti-Doping Code (Code) and relat... Read More...
  • IOC withdraws gold medal from shot put athlete Nadzeya Ostapchuk

    15-Aug-2012
    olympic.org The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that it has disqualified,  withdrawn the medal from, and excluded Belarus’s Nadzeya Ostapchuk (athletics,  wome... Read More...
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    15-Aug-2012
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  • IOC excludes Colombian runner from London 2012

    13-Aug-2012
     olympic.org The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that it has excluded Colombian athlete Diego Palomeque Echavarria (athletics, men's 400m) from the Games of the XXX Olympia... Read More...
  • Results of the IOC Athletes’ Commission Election

    13-Aug-2012
    olympic.org  Danka Bartekova from Slovakia (shooting), James Tomkins from Australia (rowing), Kirsty Coventry from Zimbabwe (aquatics) and Tony Estanguet from France (canoe-kayak) have been elec... Read More...
  • IOC bans Schwazer from competing at London 2012

    11-Aug-2012
      olympic.org     The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that it had declared Italian athlete Alex Schwazer (race walking) ineligible to compete at the Games ... Read More...
  • Pakistan's Olympic humiliation in national sport

    10-Aug-2012
    BBC News By M Ilyas Khan BBC News, Islamabad  Pakistan needed to win their last game to have a chance of reaching the semi-finals, but were routed 7-0 by Australia The morning after Pa... Read More...
  • Pakistan pip Korea to improve its world ranking

    10-Aug-2012
    From Agha Akbar   LONDON–After the gut-wrenching defeat at Australia’s hands, Pakistan somehow lifted itself to outscore South Korea 3-2 for its third win of the tournament. This ... Read More...
  • Pakistan finish 7th in London Olympics hockey after defeating South Korea

    10-Aug-2012
    The Express Tribune LONDON: Pakistan triumphed over South Korea 3-2 in the Olympics classification match for the 7th and 8th positions, Express Newsreported on Thursday. Te... Read More...
  • London 2012 Olympics Men’s Field Hockey Pakistan vs South Korea Watch live online streaming

    10-Aug-2012
    Oye Times  Pakistan will today face South Korea in a match to decide for the 7th and 8th positions. Both the teams are positioned at 4th place in their respective Pools. Pakistan... Read More...
  • Kenya to bid for 2024 Olympics

    10-Aug-2012
    William Wallis and Roger Blitz in London for Financial Times Kenya will bid to become the first African nation to host the Olympic Games in 2024, Raila Odinga, the country’s prime mi... Read More...
  • Usain Bolt's Gold in the 2012 Olympics 100 Meter Sprint - All the Medalists

    09-Aug-2012
    Youtube and by New York times One Race, Every Medalist Ever. Usain Bolt's 9.63 set an Olympic record in the 100. So how far ahead of every Olympic medalist is he? The New York Times examines modern O... Read More...
  • Olympics debacle

    09-Aug-2012
    The Nation   Victory and defeat are no doubt part of the game but what also counts is how well the battle is fought. Pakistan’s performance in London Olympics, where almost all the athlet... Read More...
  • Skelton through, Beijing champion Lamaze out

    09-Aug-2012
     Pakistan Today LONDON - Nick Skelton, who led Great Britain to team jumping gold on Monday, was one of only six riders to go clear in the first round of Wednesday's Olympic individual show jump... Read More...
  • Calls for wholesale changes to Pakistan hockey

    09-Aug-2012
     Business Recorder KARACHI: Pakistani Olympians voiced anger and disappointment on Wednesday after their once-dominant hockey team failed spectacularly at the London Games, calling for change fr... Read More...
  • Bolt and Blake ease through 200m rounds

    08-Aug-2012
    Pakistan Today LONDON - Imperious Usain Bolt eased through the first round of the Olympic 200m on Tuesday as the Jamaican took the next step towards a sprint double after having already ret... Read More...
  • Britain eliminate Spain with draw to join Dutch, Australia, Germany in field hockey semis

    08-Aug-2012
    Washington Post LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 07: Hitomi Niiya of Japan and Molly Huddle of the United States lead the pack in the Women's 5000m Round 1 Heats on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at... Read More...
  • Worst ever result for Pakistan, says Qamar

    08-Aug-2012
    The News International   KARACHI: Pakistan’s defeat at the hands of the Australians is their worst ever performance in the Olympics history, said former Olympian Qamar Ibrahim on Tuesd... Read More...
  • Pakistan’s 1st Beach Games likely in Feb

    08-Aug-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Pakistan’s first ever national Beach Games are likely to be held in Karachi in February next year, as Sindh Olympic Association (SOA) has started its preparation, &... Read More...
  • 22nd gold makes it Britain’s best Games

    08-Aug-2012
    Pakistan Today LONDON - Britain won a 22nd Olympic gold medal on Tuesday to make it the host nation's most successful Games in history. The gold for the dressage team at Greenwich pushed th... Read More...
  • Kookaburras top their group with rout of Pakistan

    08-Aug-2012
    Sydney Morning Herald AUSTRALIA will take on Germany in an Olympics semi-final showdown after a seven-goal rout of Pakistan to top Group A. The Kookaburras were more clinical and polished in front o... Read More...
  • Australia's men's hockey team thrash Pakistan

    08-Aug-2012
    NEWS THE Big Dog was barking and the Kookaburras got their smile back after Australia stormed into the Olympic hockey semi-finals today. Ric Charlesworth's world champion Kookaburras left the doubts... Read More...
  • Penalty, collapse mar British triathlon win

    08-Aug-2012
    Pakistan Today LONDON - Britain's Alistair Brownlee won gold with the fastest Olympic triathlon yet Tuesday as his brother Jonny recovered from a time penalty to take bronze -- and then dra... Read More...
  • German challenge awaits Kookaburras

    08-Aug-2012
    Ninemsn The Olympic men's hockey final most expected has now become a semi-final, with world No.2 Germany looming as a big threat to Australia's gold medal ambitions. The World No.1 Kookaburras rest... Read More...
  • Australia 4-0 against Pakistan in Olympics hockey first half

    08-Aug-2012
    Business Recorder KARACHI: Australia scored 4-0 in the first half against Pakistan in a crucial hockey match at the London Olympics, the media reported on Tuesday. Taking advantage of the penalty co... Read More...
  • Rabia looks to improve her personal best

    08-Aug-2012
    The News International   KARACHI: Pakistani athlete Rabia Ashiq will be looking to improve her timing when she competes in the 800m race of the athletics competitions of the London Olympics ... Read More...
  • Live coverage: London Olympics Day 11

    08-Aug-2012
    WA today Australia wins two gold medals in 10 days. Then we win two gold medals in little more than two hours. They went to two Queens of the Track — the athletics track and cycling track &md... Read More...
  • Pakistan remain where they were four years ago

    08-Aug-2012
    Dawn   KARACHI: The Green-shirts, who lacked spirit when playing against Australia, are still where they were four years ago, said Olympian Islahuddin Siddiqui soon after the national team were... Read More...
  • After heavy defeat, ex-Olympian fears for future of hockey in Pakistan

    08-Aug-2012
    The Express Tribune   LONDON: Former Pakistan hockey captain Islahuddin Siddique expressed his concerned for the future of the game in Pakistan after the national men’s team crashe... Read More...
  • New Zealand the bolters as women's final four showdown

    08-Aug-2012
    Netherlands, Argentina and hosts Great Britain contest crunch games with kiwi newcomers And then there were four. The Riverbank roar is all set to salute some of the world’s finest hockey as th... Read More...
  • IOC disqualifies American judoka for doping violation

    07-Aug-2012
    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that it has disqualified American judoka Nicholas Delpopolo from the men’s 73kg judo event of the Games of the XXX Olympiad in London. ... Read More...
  • Moynihan calls for "step change" in school sport to ensure London 2012 legacy

    06-Aug-2012
    By Tom Degun at Team GB House in London August 5 - British Olympic Association (BOA) chairman Colin Moynihan has again called for a complete step change in school sport to ensure that there is a re... Read More...
  • The legs say it all

    06-Aug-2012
    Daily Dawn   HERE’S an odd thing: Anum Bandey, the young Pakistani swimmer, broke the Pakistani national record in the Olympics 400-metre medley with a time of 5:34.64. But as she ... Read More...
  • Olympic struggles

    05-Aug-2012
    Chris Cork It could be worse, but not much. Pakistan beat Argentina in the men’s hockey 2-0 with the winning goal scored by Sohail Abbas, his 346th in internation... Read More...
  • Liaquat look to improve his timing

    05-Aug-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Pakistani sprinter Liaquat Ali will be desperately looking to record his personal best when he runs in the 100m heats of the athletics competi... Read More...
  • This Bolt may strike again - GB and its national fervour finds expression in the Games

    04-Aug-2012
    London Diary From Agha Akbar A much anticipated weekend beckons. After a sensational and controversy-laden, with mostly China at the receiving end of the latter, the London Olympic Games 2012 ente... Read More...
  • Rabia at London 2012 gets sponsorship boost

    02-Aug-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Rabia Ashiq, one of the only two Pakistani women at London 2012 Olympic Games, is also included in a select group of national athletes who are backed by ... Read More...
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, Competition Results 30th July 2012

    31-Jul-2012
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  • Rogge expects strong China showing

    29-Jul-2012
    The News   LONDON: Olympic chief Jacques Rogge said Saturday he expected a strong showing from China at the London Games four years after they finished top of the medals tab... Read More...
  • Sohail Abbas the Flag Bearer in London 2012 Opening Ceremony

    27-Jul-2012
    Sohail Abbas  a hockey defender, penalty corner specialist and the captain of the Pakistan Hockey Team has been honoured by POA by asking him to carry the Pakistan flag during the March of the ... Read More...
  • Last batch of Pak athletes, officials leave for London

    26-Jul-2012
    The News   KARACHI: The last batch of Pakistan’s athletes and officials left the country on Wednesday for the London Olympics 2012, which start on Friday (to... Read More...
  • Ramadan brings fasting dilemma in Olympics

    26-Jul-2012
    The News LONDON: For Jordanian marathon-runner Methkal Abu Drais, the timing could not be worse. Not only is he preparing for one of the races of his life, he’s doing i... Read More...
  • Pak Olympics 2012 contingent clean’

    24-Jul-2012
    The News By Murtaza Ali Shah LONDON: President Pakistan Olympics Association (POA) insisted on Monday that Pakistan's London Olympics 2012 contingent was "completely... Read More...
  • Olympic footballs: Proudly made in Sialkot

    24-Jul-2012
    Posted By Erum Shaikh On July 23, 2012 In Welcome to Pakistan Throughout the history of football world cups and other major FIFA events, the world has seen one brand deliver ... Read More...
  • Pakistan Hockey Team Moves into the Olympic Village

    23-Jul-2012
    The Pakistan Hockey team moved into the Olympic Village after a ten day acclamitisation stint at the Cannock Hockey Club, Birmingham, South Staffordshire, UK. Apart from the regular practice sessions ... Read More...
  • Did PSB conceal some facts from IOC ruling?

    23-Jul-2012
    DAWN By Mohammad Yaqoob Dated 22-07-2012   LAHORE: A decision on the row between the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) and the International Olympic Association (IOC) which has ... Read More...
  • IOC action unlikely, concedes POA chief

    22-Jul-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) chief Lt General (retd) Arif Hasan said on Saturday that he is hopeful that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) ... Read More...
  • Officials hope tour lifts Olympic gloom

    22-Jul-2012
    The News   LONDON: The Olympic torch relay began its final stretch in London’s historic district of Greenwich on Saturday, a journey officials hope will help dispel a ... Read More...
  • Athlete to compete under Olympic flag

    22-Jul-2012
    The News   LONDON: South Sudan-born marathon runner Guor Marial will be able to compete at the London Olympics after all after the International Olympic Committee on Saturda... Read More...
  • IOC’s Rogge promises ‘great’ London Games

    21-Jul-2012
    The News   LONDON: The London Olympics will be a “great Games” and will not be affected by poor weather or last-minute disruptions, International Olympic Committ... Read More...
  • Majid storms into U21 snooker knockout phase

    19-Jul-2012
    The News  Syed Khalid Mahmood    KARACHI: Pakistan’s Mohammad Majid Ali stormed into the knockout phase of the IBSF World Under-21 Snooker Championship 2012... Read More...
  • Rogge satisfied with Olympic security

    17-Jul-2012
    The News    PARIS: Jacques Rogge, president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), said on Monday the manner in which the problems surrounding security at the Lo... Read More...
  • Pink uniforms, record traffic as Olympians fly into London

    17-Jul-2012
    The News   LONDON: Athletes and Olympics visitors descended on London Monday in the first wave of arrivals for the Games, bumping up traffic through the capital’s busy... Read More...
  • Hunain, Majid make fine beginning in U21 snooker

    15-Jul-2012
    The News  Syed Khalid Mahmood KARACHI: Both Pakistani cueists, Hunain Aamir and Mohammad Majid Ali, got off to sensational starts in the IBSF World Under-21 Snooker Champi... Read More...
  • IOC Sports Administration Course, 9-15 July 2012 at Lahore

    15-Jul-2012
      Official Press Release POA Secretariat 15 July, 2012       The Pakistan Olympic Association in collaboration with IOC Olympic Solidarity... Read More...
  • Cueists leave for China today

    12-Jul-2012
    The News By Syed Khalid Mahmood   KARACHI: Two Pakistani cueists will leave for China on Thursday (today) to take part in the World Under-21 Snooker Championship 2012 getti... Read More...
  • Sports Administration Course for Men & Women - 9th to 15th July 2012

    06-Jul-2012
    Official Press Release POA Secretariat   The Pakistan Olympic Association in collaboration with IOC Olympic Solidarity is organizing Sports Administration Course for Men & Women a... Read More...
  • Aisam-Rojer fall in third round

    04-Jul-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Pakistan’s Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and his partner Rojer Jean-Julien lost their third round match of the Wimbledon in London on Tuesday.   The ... Read More...
  • IOC Sports Administration Course (Men & Women) 18 - 24 June, 2012 at Lahore

    25-Jun-2012
    Official Press Release Pakistan Olympic Association 7 day IOC Sports Administration Course for Men and Women organized by Pakistan Olympic Association concluded at Hotel Pak Heritage, Lahore to... Read More...
  • POA celebrating Olympic Day

    22-Jun-2012
    The Olympic Day was organised under the auspices of the Pakistan Olympic Association by the Sindh Olympic Association in close cooperation with the Education and Culture Committee and OVEP with M... Read More...
  • POA organizing Sports Administration Course for Men & Women

    21-Jun-2012
    Official Press Release 20-06-2012 POA Secretariat    On 3rd day of the IOC Olympic Solidarity Sports Administration Course (Men & Women) being organized at Hotel Pak Herit... Read More...
  • No upset in snooker quarter-finals

    20-Jun-2012
    The News  Syed Khalid Mahmood KARACHI: The quartet of Mohammad Asif, Asjad Iqbal, Shehram Changezi and Khurram Hussain Agha reached the semifinals of the Jubilee Insurance 3rd Ranking Snook... Read More...
  • Five seeded cueists taste defeats in Ranking Snooker

    17-Jun-2012
    The News  Syed Khalid Mahmood   KARACHI: Five seeded cueists tasted defeats on the fifth day of league matches in the Jubilee Insurance 3rd Ranking Snooker Championship 2012 here at the... Read More...
  • Opening Ceremony of Haiyang Asian Beach Games will Stage Tonight

    16-Jun-2012
    According to chief director Qin Zheng, the majority of the performers come from universities and martial arts schools of Shandong province. This is the biggest difference compared with opening cerem... Read More...
  • China prepares to host Asian Beach Games

    15-Jun-2012
    The News BEIJING: As London prepares to welcome the world’s top athletes at the Olympics, a little-known Chinese seaside town is gearing up to host the champions of some rather more obscure s... Read More...
  • Imran, Saim defeat seeded cueists at Ranking Snooker

    15-Jun-2012
    The News  Syed Khalid Mahmood KARACHI: Defending champion Imran Shahzad toppled sixth seed Abdul Sattar while unseeded Abu Saim whacked fifth seed Naveen Kumar Perwani on the third day of l... Read More...
  • POA organizing Sports Administration Course for Men & Women

    15-Jun-2012
    Official Press Release POA Secretariat The Pakistan Olympic Association in collaboration with IOC Olympic Solidarity is organizing Sports Administration Course for Men & Women at Hotel Pa... Read More...
  • Meadow, cows, cricket for Olympic opening ceremony

    13-Jun-2012
    The News LONDON: London’s Olympic Stadium will be transformed into a British meadow complete with fields, cows, ducks, a horse-drawn plough and a game of village cricket for the opening cer... Read More...
  • Three blue turfs for Karachi announced

    13-Jun-2012
    The News   By Syed Intikhab Ali   KARACHI: Sindh sports minister Dr Muhammad Ali Shah proudly announced on Tuesday that the provincial government would lay blue astro turfs at three h... Read More...
  • Three seeded cueists suffer defeats

    13-Jun-2012
    The News By Syed Khalid Mahmood   KARACHI: Top seeded Mohammad Asif, fourth seed Mohammad Sajjad and eighth seed Mohammad Majid suffered setbacks on the opening day of the Jubilee Insurance... Read More...
  • Sheikh Ahmad confirmed as new chairman of Olympic Solidarity

    12-Jun-2012
    Friday, 08 June 2012   By Duncan Mackay June 8 - Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah has been officially confirmed as the new chairman of the Olympic Solidarity Commission. The Kuwaiti re... Read More...
  • London 2012 Opening and Closing Ceremony tickets to go on sale Friday

    07-Jun-2012
    By Duncan Mackay June 6 - More tickets for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Olympic Games are to go on sale this week, with prices starting at £995 ($1,539/€1,226) , Lond... Read More...
  • Special film released by Commonwealth Games Federation to celebrate Queen's Diamond Jubilee

    06-Jun-2012
    By Duncan Mackay June 3 - The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has released a new film to coincide with the celebrations for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, which are currently taking place ... Read More...
  • Asjad Iqbal jumps to second spot

    06-Jun-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Young cueist Asjad Iqbal jumped 16 places after winning the recent NBP Ranking Snooker Championship 2012.   According to the latest rankings, issued by the Pakista... Read More...
  • New Zealand build Olympic momentum

    02-Jun-2012
    The News   IPOH, Malaysia: Unbeaten New Zealand’s charge into the finals of Malaysia’s Sultan Azlan Shah Cup bodes well for the squad’s fortunes in the London Olympics, thei... Read More...
  • PSB coaching centre’s tennis courts getting ruined

    01-Jun-2012
    The News Waqar Hamza   KARACHI: It’s no secret that in Pakistan sports facilities are developed with investment of tens millions of rupees and then left to ruin for no reason.  ... Read More...
  • Power outages hurting sports at SSB complex

    31-May-2012
    The News Syed Intikhab Ali and Waqar Hamza   KARACHI: More than three hundred sportspersons are being affected by the KESC’s load shedding schedule in Nazimabad No 2 as it prevents the... Read More...
  • Kiteboarding soars after 2016 Games inclusion

    31-May-2012
    The News HONG KONG: Kiteboarders from around the world kill time on a Chinese beach as calm conditions keep them grounded, but the 100 or so suntanned athletes seem unperturbed. Ever since their ... Read More...
  • Olympic hopes float for ‘rebels’

    30-May-2012
    The News Khalid Hussain KARACHI: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) on Tuesday decided against banning players, who defected to the ‘rebel’ World Series Hockey (WSH) and instead opted ... Read More...
  • Asjad topples Asif to win snooker crown

    30-May-2012
    The News Syed Khalid Mahmood   KARACHI: Unseeded Asjad Iqbal trounced top seeded Mohammad Asif in the all-Punjab final to win the fourth edition of the NBP Ranking Snooker Championship 2... Read More...
  • Tokyo bid chief says 2020 ‘last chance’

    30-May-2012
    The News   TOKYO: Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic bid leader Tsunekazu Takeda has said that another failure to land the Games would mean a very long wait to host the world’s biggest sporting... Read More...
  • Nicol keeps chasing elusive Olympic dream

    30-May-2012
    The News PENANG, Malaysia: Six-time world champion Nicol David has owned women’s squash for years and would be a safe bet to bring home Malaysia’s first Olympic gold if she could comp... Read More...
  • Asif and Asjad to clash in snooker final today

    29-May-2012
    The News Syed Khalid Mahmood KARACHI: Top seeded Mohammad Asif and unseeded Asjad Iqbal will clash in the final of the 4th NBP Ranking Snooker Championship 2012 after they eliminated Mohammad Ma... Read More...
  • Pre-Olympic blow for Japan wrestling queen

    29-May-2012
    The News TOKYO: Japanese wrestling queen Saori Yoshida’s bid for a third straight Olympic gold and a place in history has taken a big knock with the end of her 58-match winning streak just ... Read More...
  • PSB boss promises new tartan track

    29-May-2012
    The News Syed Intikhab Ali   KARACHI: Director General Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) Amir Hamza Gillani has said that the tartan track at the Karachi coaching centre would be replaced soon. ... Read More...
  • Argentine Olympic Committee President hints at 2030 Summer Olympic bid

    26-May-2012
    By David Gold at the Sport Accord Convention in Québec City Source: http://www.insidethegames.biz/ May 26 - Buenos Aires' bid for the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games, if successful, cou... Read More...
  • Istanbul, Tokyo, Madrid make first cut for 2020 Games

    25-May-2012
    The News  QUEBEC CITY: The chase to host the 2020 Summer Games was reduced to a three horse race between Istanbul, Madrid and Tokyo after Doha and the Azerbaijan capital Baku were dropped from... Read More...
  • Yousuf, Shehram in knockout stage

    25-May-2012
    The News Syed Khalid Mahmood KARACHI: Unseeded Mohammad Yousuf, and wild card entrant, Shehram Changezi, stormed into the pre-quarter-finals of the 4th NBP Ranking Snooker Championship 2012 by w... Read More...
  • Ramadan sets Muslim athletes extra test at London

    23-May-2012
    The News LONDON: When Malaysian cyclist Azizulhasni Awang opted to postpone his Ramadan fast until after the London Games, the decision was all about going for Olympic gold. Anything that migh... Read More...
  • Toba shocks champion Asif

    23-May-2012
    The News Syed Khalid Mahmood   KARACHI: Asif Toba shocked top seed Mohammad Asif while seventh seed Vishan Gir and eighth seed Sharjeel Mahmood were laid low by Zahoor Ahmed and Farrukh Us... Read More...
  • Relay hiccup as flame goes out

    22-May-2012
    The News  LONDON: The Olympic flame went out on Monday for the first time since the torch relay for the 2012 London Games began before being relit from a “mother flame” kept on s... Read More...
  • Yousuf stuns Vishan in NBP Ranking Snooker

    22-May-2012
    The News Syed Khalid Mahmood   KARACHI: Veteran Mohammad Yousuf stunned seventh seed Vishan Gir and Mohammad Ishtiaq sneaked a win over holder Imran Shahzad on the opening day of the 4th NBP... Read More...
  • 12,500 cops to police London Olympics

    21-May-2012
    The News LONDON: Some 12,500 officers will be deployed daily during the Olympic Games in the country's largest ever pre-planned policing operation, according to the Metropolitan force. With 67... Read More...
  • Spectators greet Olympic flame

    20-May-2012
    The News LAND'S END: The Olympic flame was greeted by thousands of cheering spectators as it began its 70-day relay journey around Britain and Ireland on Saturday ahead of the 2012 London Games. ... Read More...
  • 4th NBP Snooker Ranking Championship

    20-May-2012
    4th NBP National Ranking Snooker Championship will begin on Monday, May 21 in DHA Creek Club Billiards Hall, Karachi. 41 cueists from all over the country will compete in 7-day national event that c... Read More...
  • London receives Olympic flame in rainy Athens

    19-May-2012
    The News ATHENS: The flame for the London Olympics, which start on July 27 after a 70-day torch relay around Britain, was handed over on Thursday night at a damp ceremony in the marble stadium th... Read More...
  • PSB to seek law ministry’s interpretation

    19-May-2012
    The News KARACHI: After a heated debate on the Supreme Court’s decision at the Executive Committee meeting of the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) in Islamabad on Friday, it was decided that the... Read More...
  • Boycotts only harm athletes: IOC

    10-May-2012
    The News LAUSANNE: The head of the International Olympic Committee has warned against boycotting major sports events, as pressure mounts on Euro 2012 co-hosts Ukraine over its treatment of oppos... Read More...
  • POA may not be affected by SC judgment

    10-May-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) is not likely to be affected by the judgment of the Supreme Court under which all the office-bearers of sports bodies enjoying third te... Read More...
  • Pak athletes make presence felt at Asian GP

    10-May-2012
    The News KARACHI: Almost all the Pakistani athletes featuring in the Asian Grand Prix in Thailand ended their first leg slots with improved timings at the Suphachalasai National Stadium in Bangkok... Read More...
  • London 2012 to put more Olympic tickets on sale this week for those that missed out first time

    08-May-2012
    By Duncan Mackay May 8 - Nearly a million new tickets, including some for the men's 100 metres final and the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, will be put on sale for the London 2012 Olympics later... Read More...
  • Putin chooses Jacques Rogge for first meeting after inauguration as President

    07-May-2012
    By Duncan Mackay May 7 - Vladimir Putin chose International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge for his first official meeting in the Kremlin after being sworn in again today as Russi... Read More...
  • IOC regrets Argentinian ad

    06-May-2012
    The News PARIS: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Saturday criticised the Argentinian government for exploiting the London Olympic Games with an advertisement showing the captain of the... Read More...
  • Security plans receive tepid welcome

    03-May-2012
    The News LONDON: As Britain gears up for a big Olympic security exercise between May 2 and 9, Londoners are casting a cool eye at the multiple measures deemed necessary to protect the hundreds of... Read More...
  • BOA appeal ‘a waste of time and money’, says WADA chief

    02-May-2012
    The News  PARIS: The president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Tuesday said the British Olympic Association (BOA) had “wasted a lot of time and money” appealing to the Co... Read More...
  • Chambers’ lawyer attacks ‘arrogant’ BOA

    02-May-2012
    The News  LONDON: Dwain Chambers’ lawyer accused the British Olympic Association (BOA) of “colonial arrogance” after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Monday rule... Read More...
  • British Olympic drug ban is illegal, confirm CAS

    01-May-2012
    The British Olympic Association's controversial doping bylaw is illegal and must be scrapped, the Court of Arbitration for Sport officially announced today.  Source: http://www.insidethegames.... Read More...
  • BOA defeated in WADA court case over lifetime bans for doping cheats

    30-Apr-2012
    The British Olympic Association (BOA) has confirmed it has lost its Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) case against the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) regarding lifetime bans for doping cheats.... Read More...
  • Isinbayeva to compete three times before London Games

    28-Apr-2012
    The News LONDON: Double Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva will compete three times before the London Olympics, starting with a meeting in Reims, France, on July 4, a source close to the... Read More...
  • NOC Pakistan launches its new website

    27-Apr-2012
    Arif Hasan all praise for Absorb Technologies Daily Staff Report LAHORE: The National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Pakistan, also known as Pakistan Olympic Association (POA), on Thursday launched... Read More...
  • POA enters in new era by launching its website

    27-Apr-2012
    Associated Press of Pakistan LAHORE, April 26 (APP) - Pakistan Olympic Association entered into a new era by launching its webiste to provide update information regarding national olympic committe... Read More...
  • POA launches portal: Inter-provincial Games to be held in Quetta

    27-Apr-2012
    DAWN | Mohammad Yaqoob LAHORE, April 26: The Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) has launched an informative website, claiming that the portal will be updated on daily basis to facilitate visitors.... Read More...
  • CONTINENTAL SEMINAR ON THE IOC’S OLYMPIC VALUES EDUCATION PROGRAMME (OVEP) 28 – 29 APRIL, 2012

    27-Apr-2012
    POA Secretariat A Continental Seminar on the IOC’s Olympic Values Education Programme (OVEP) from 28 to 29 April, 2012 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is being jointly organized by International Co... Read More...
  • OS/OCA 2012 REGIONAL FORUM (SOUTH, EAST & SOUTH EAST ASIA) 28 – 29 APRIL, 2012

    27-Apr-2012
    POA Secretariat The 2012 Regional / Continental Forum for the NOCs of Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) from the South, East and South East Asian Zones will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 28th an... Read More...
  • India asked to clarify SA Games position

    26-Apr-2012
    The News KARACHI: The member countries of the South Asian region have passed a resolution to ask India to come out with a clear stance about holding of the forthcoming South Asian Games which it... Read More...
  • POA Executive Committee: 26 April 2012

    26-Apr-2012
    POA Secretariat The Executive Committee meeting of POA was held at the Avari Hotel today. The Committee after the recitation from the Holy   Quran by Mr Khalid Mahmood, paid homage t... Read More...
  • Final London coordination exercise under way

    25-Apr-2012
    The News   LONDON: Four thousand people were taking part Tuesday in a final government-led command and control exercise to test plans for the London 2012 Olympics, which start in less than 100 ... Read More...
  • Rings touch down at Birmingham airport

    25-Apr-2012
    The News   LONDON: The latest set of giant Olympic rings to celebrate the approaching London Games will be unveiled at Birmingham Airport on Tuesday — the first British airport to be deco... Read More...
  • MEDIA WORKSHOP FOR WOMEN AND SPORT – MUSCAT OMAN 25 -26 APRIL, 2012

    25-Apr-2012
    POA Secretariat The Olympic Council of Asia and the IOC department of International Cooperation and Development jointly organized a workshop on Women, Sport and Media in Muscat, Oman on 25 –... Read More...
  • Rehearsal for London torch relay amid words of comfort

    21-Apr-2012
    The News      LONDON: London 2012 organisers, who will stage a dress rehearsal for the Olympic torch relay on Friday, received comforting reassurance from a previous host city over f... Read More...
  • London urged to drop Rio as medal sponsor

    20-Apr-2012
    The News      SYDNEY: Mining unions on Thursday urged the London 2012 Olympic committee to drop resources giant Rio Tinto as its medals supplier and official sponsor due to an ongoin... Read More...
  • All British athletes to face pre-Games dope tests

    01-Mar-2012
    LONDON: Every one of Britain’s 900 Olympic and Paralympic athlets will be tested for banned drugs at least once ahead of the London 2012 Games it was announced on Wednesday. Although the UK A... Read More...
  • Queen to open London Olympic Games: palace

    01-Mar-2012
    The News LONDON: Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip will open the London Olympic Games in July, the palace announced on Wednesday, continuing a tradition that dates back more than 100 y... Read More...
  • Sports convention planned

    26-Feb-2012
    KARACHI: In order to create awareness and to develop sports, the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) is going to hold a sports convention in Karachi in June-July. POA President Lt General (retd) Sye... Read More...
  • POA plans National Beach Games

    24-Feb-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Keeping in view the potential the country has in beach sporting events, Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) is going to hold the first edition of the National Beach Games, po... Read More...
  • Pakistan to feature in 3rd Asian Beach Games

    18-Feb-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Pakistan will feature in the 3rd Asian Beach Games in handball, kabaddi and wind-surfing, a top official of the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) told ‘The News’ on Fr... Read More...
  • Hassan gets third consecutive term at POA

    05-Feb-2012
    The News  Sunday, February 05, 2012   Alam Zeb Safi KARACHI: Lt General (Retd) Syed Arif Hassan was re-elected as President of the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) for the third co... Read More...
  • Arif becomes POA president for third time

    05-Feb-2012
    Daily Times Sunday, February 05, 2012     By Muhammad Ali LAHORE: Lieutenant General (r) Syed Arif Hasan became president of the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) for a third ... Read More...
  • Arif retains POA presidency

    05-Feb-2012
    By: Azhar Khan February 05, 2012 The Nation LAHORE – Lt Gen (r) Arif Hassan retained the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) president slot after defeating Maj Gen (r) Akram Sahi and Qas... Read More...
  • Basketball, badminton bodies to vote in polls

    04-Feb-2012
    The News   Alam Zeb Safi   KARACHI: The courts disposed of the cases of both Pakistan Basketball Federation and Pakistan Badminton Federation, making them eligible to cast votes in the P... Read More...
  • Candidates pinning hopes on unpledged votes

    02-Feb-2012
    The News    Abdul Mohi Shah   ISLAMABAD: As sports stakeholders go into eagerly awaited Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) elections on Saturday (February 4) in Lahore, the candidat... Read More...