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Silver medallist judoka left out of national squad

Pakistan’s Shah Hussain Shah men’s judo completion euanburtonshah medals

KARACHI: Former Pakistan boxer Hussain Shah revealed that his son and Commonwealth Games silver medallist Shah Hussain Shah may not be able participate at the World Judo Championships in Russia. The Olympian believes that “petty politics and personal differences” pushed Pakistan Judo Federation Secretary Masood Ahmed to delay the visa ...

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Youth Olympics: Pakistan beat Mexico 6-2 in hockey

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KARACHI: Pakistan began the hockey Youth Olympics campaign by thrashing Mexico 6-2 in their first Pool B fixture of the five-a-side event at Nanjing YOG Sports Park Hockey Field, Nanjing, China on Sunday. Pakistan took the lead in the second minute of the first half when Muhammad Atiq scored the first ...

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The defeat will motivate me in US National Championships in California: Phelps

Despite the defeat, Phelps did enough to earn a berth on the American team for the Pan Pacific Championships in Queensland Australia

IRVINE: Crestfallen Michael Phelps says his narrow defeat in the 100 metres butterfly final at the US National Championships in California on Friday will serve as motivation to not get beaten again. Tom Shields edged out the 18-times Olympic gold medallist by the smallest of margins, 0.01 seconds, to win ...

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‘POA tussle deprived country of several gold medals’


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan athletes who clinched silver and bronze medals in the Commonwealth Games have said the tussle between parallel bodies of the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) deprived Pakistan of several gold medals in the mega event. Pakistan only managed to grab three silver and one bronze medal, finishing at a ...

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Pakistan shooters recognised in 2014 Commonwealth Games (CWG)

2014 Commonwealth Games (CWG) news

KARACHI: National Rifle Association of Pakistan (NRAP) chief coach Razi Ahmed Khan believes that four out of seven Pakistani shooters obtained international recognition after reaching the finals of their respective events at the 2014 Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Glasgow. According to Razi, Mohammad Uzair Ahmed and Mohammad Shehzad Akhter received ...

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Athletes bemoan lack of training on Glasgow return

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan contingent arrived here on Tuesday following their participation at the Commonwealth Games blaming lack of preparation for the event where they managed to win three silver medals and one bronze. The 63-member squad was received by Acting Director General of the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) Chaudhry Salamat ...

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Commonwealth Games contingent to arrive in Islamabad today

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LAHORE: The Pakistan contingent which took part in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow will arrive in Islamabad on Tuesday. welcome Pakistan contingent Commonwealth Games The 63-member Pakistan contingent featured in the Games which are held for former British colonies and claimed three silver medals — one each in boxing, judo ...

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Pakistan’s stint at the Commonwealth Games

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KARACHI: For Pakistan, the Commonwealth Games came to an end on a less-than-satisfactory note as the country finished 23rd out of 71 nations. Pakistan Sports Board official Akhtar Ganjera admitted that the national contingent of 62 athletes in 11 disciplines – who managed to win only four medals and none of ...

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