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  • Liaquat falls short of personal best in London

    05-Aug-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Pakistani athlete Liaquat Ali fell short of his personal best in the 100m heat of the athletics competitions of the 2012 Olympics in London on... Read More...
  • Olympics-Pakistan female athlete runs for dead friend

    24-Jul-2012
    KARACHI, July 22 | Sun Jul 22, 2012 7:09am EDT (Reuters) - Pakistan runner Rabia Ishaq will be motivated by the memory of a dead friend and colleague when... Read More...
  • Mystery surrounds death of Pakistan’s fastest woman

    15-Jun-2012
    The News KARACHI: Mubeen Akhtar, Pakistan’s fastest woman and promising athlete, died in her house in Lahore on Thursday morning, apparently due to head injuries. As per media reports s... Read More...
  • New starting blocks will ‘enhance performance’: IAAF

    11-Jun-2012
    The News PARIS: Newly-designed starting blocks to be used at the London Olympics will “enhance” the performance of athletes, according to the sport’s world governing body, the I... Read More...
  • Technical team to examine track

    11-Jun-2012
    The News Syed Intikhab Ali KARACHI: A team of technical experts of athletics comprising officials of Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) and Athletics Federation of Pakistan (AFP) will visit PSB’s... Read More...
  • Expired at nine but not yet buried

    22-May-2012
    The News Syed Intikhab Ali and Waqar Hamza   KARACHI: Sports authorities have failed to replace the tartan track at National Sports Training and Coaching Centre (NSTCC) although it completed... Read More...
  • Rabia sets up new record as WAPDA lift trophy

    21-May-2012
    The News KARACHI: Rabia Ashiq, who will participate in the London Olympics, set up a new record as WAPDA won women’s category title in the 44th National Athletics Championship that conclu... Read More...
  • Asian GP Athletics Series in Bangkok

    16-May-2012
    Pakistan woman athlete wins two bronze medals Daily Times KARACHI: Pakistan’s top woman athlete Zeenat Parveen won two bronze medals in the Asian Grand Prix Athletics Series held from ... Read More...
  • Liaquat, Rabia to compete at Olympics

    02-May-2012
    The News  Alam Zeb Safi KARACHI: Two of Pakistan’s top athletes, sprinter Liaquat Ali and 800m specialist Rabia Ashiq, will participate in the London Olympics on wild cards, a top off... Read More...
  • Athletics championship may be delayed further

    26-Apr-2012
    The News Syed Intikhab Ali KARACHI: The 44th National Athletics Championship is likely to be postponed once again, this time due to differences between the top officials of Athletics Federatio... Read More...
  • PSB athletics event called off due to absent teams

    24-Apr-2012
    The News   Syed Intikhab Ali   KARACHI: Only two teams out of eight turned up at the PSB inter-provincial U16 girls’ athletics championship on Monday, ‘The News’ has ... Read More...
  • Preparation for National Athletics event too slow

    22-Apr-2012
     The News   Syed Intikhab Ali   KARACHI: Preparation for the 44th National Athletics Championship is moving at a snail’s pace although only 27 days are left before it begins a... Read More...
  • Preparations for athletics event begin

    01-Mar-2012
      Syed Intikhab Ali   KARACHI: The preparations for 44th National Athletic Championship, scheduled to be held in Karachi from April 12 to 14 at Pakistan Sports Board’s tartan track,... Read More...
  • National Athletic Championship in April

    25-Feb-2012
    Syed Intikhab Ali   KARACHI: National Athletic Championship is going to be held in the city from April 12-14 at Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) center under the auspices of Pakistan Navy in colla... Read More...
  • Athletics coaching course completed

    23-Feb-2012
    The News KARACHI: Universal Track & Field Academy (UTFA) has completed the basic athletics coaching course 2012 which it organised for physical instructors, sports teachers and athletics coache... Read More...
  • Pakistan look to train athletes abroad

    14-Feb-2012
    The News   Alam Zeb Safi   The president of the Athletics Federation of Pakistan (AFP) Major General (retd) Mohammad Akram Sahi has said that the federation is trying to make commitments... Read More...
  • Kenya’s Rudisha to kick off Olympic year Down Under

    01-Feb-2012
    The News   SYDNEY: David Rudisha, Kenya’s 800 metres world champion and world record holder, will kick off his 2012 season in two meetings in Sydney and Melbourne over the next month, Ath... Read More...
  • Powell launches Olympic Season with win

    30-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS   NEW YORK: Asafa Powell won the 50m at the US Open indoor athletics meeting on Saturday, then predicted the powerful Jamaican sprint squad could sweep the 100m podium at the Lond... Read More...
  • PIA dismantle HBL in National Hockey Championship

    27-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS NABEEL HASHMI KARACHI: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) showed splendid passing skills and counter-attack strategy to humble Habib Bank Limited (HBL) 3-0 in their 59th National Hoc... Read More...
  • Woods welcomed back but not feared

    26-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS   ABU DHABI: Tiger Woods may be back in the mix but, although his return is welcomed by the men who replaced him at the top, there is no sense of trepidation among them. The 36-year... Read More...
  • Richardson, Oliver Book Open hurdles duel

    04-Jan-2012
    The News NEW YORK: World 110-metres hurdles champion Jason Richardson and Jamaican standout Dwight Thomas will face David Oliver in a 50m hurdles showdown at the US Open athletics meet, organisers an... Read More...
  • Thorpe Dismisses Concerns

    20-Dec-2011
    The News MELBOURNE: Five-times Olympic champion Ian Thorpe has dismissed concerns about his underwhelming return to the pool as “premature,” after disappointing at another meeting in Ital... Read More...