Sports – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Mon, 10 Dec 2018 10:48:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Yasir Shah breaks 82-year-old world record, becomes fastest bowler to bag 200 Test wickets http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/10/yasir-shah-breaks-82-year-old-world-record-becomes-fastest-bowler-to-bag-200-test-wickets/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/10/yasir-shah-breaks-82-year-old-world-record-becomes-fastest-bowler-to-bag-200-test-wickets/#respond Sun, 09 Dec 2018 19:33:19 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23149 Yasir Shah celebrates with teammates after breaking the fastest to 200 Test wickets record during the fourth day of the third and final Test cricket match between Pakistan and New Zealand at the Sheikh Zayed International Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi on December 6, 2018. — AFP   Published in Dawn, on Dec 6th, 2018, Leg-spinner …

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No talks to share World Cup with other countries, says Qatar http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/10/no-talks-to-share-world-cup-with-other-countries-says-qatar/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/10/no-talks-to-share-world-cup-with-other-countries-says-qatar/#respond Sun, 09 Dec 2018 19:32:51 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23146   Published in The News, on Dec 5th, 2018, DOHA: Qatar has not held talks with any other countries to share football matches at the 2022 World Cup, a senior tournament organiser in Doha said on Wednesday. Despite coming under pressure from FIFA president Gianni Infantino to expand the World Cup from 32 to 48 teams …

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UEFA approve new European club competition from 2021 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/10/uefa-approve-new-european-club-competition-from-2021/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/10/uefa-approve-new-european-club-competition-from-2021/#respond Sun, 09 Dec 2018 19:31:59 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23143   Published in ARY, on Dec 3rd, 2018, By Reuters European soccer’s governing body approved the creation of a third-tier UEFA club competition on Sunday, a tournament which will mirror the current Champions League and Europa League format from 2021. At their meeting in Dublin, UEFA’s Executive Committee finalised plans to introduce the event, with the working title …

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Karachi likely to host five PSL matches including final http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/10/karachi-likely-to-host-five-psl-matches-including-final/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/10/karachi-likely-to-host-five-psl-matches-including-final/#respond Sun, 09 Dec 2018 19:30:43 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23140   Published in The News, on Dec 4th, 2018, KARACHI: Cricket authorities are considering holding more matches of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in Pakistan as part of their efforts to pave the way for resumption of international cricket in the country. Quoting unnamed sources, Geo News on Tuesday reported that of the eight matches that the …

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FIFA threatens PFF with ban if it holds election http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/10/fifa-threatens-pff-with-ban-if-it-holds-election/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/10/fifa-threatens-pff-with-ban-if-it-holds-election/#respond Sun, 09 Dec 2018 19:29:27 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23136 FIFA says it will not accept PFF election under orders of Pakistan’s Supreme Court, any such move can result in another suspension of national football body. — Geo News FILE   Published in GEO, on Dec 5th, 2018, By Faizan Lakhani KARACHI: FIFA, the world governing body for football, has once again threatened Pakistan Football Federation with …

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Gambling firms agree ‘whistle-to-whistle’ television sport advertising ban http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/10/gambling-firms-agree-whistle-to-whistle-television-sport-advertising-ban/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/10/gambling-firms-agree-whistle-to-whistle-television-sport-advertising-ban/#respond Sun, 09 Dec 2018 19:28:56 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23132   Published in BBC, on Dec 6th, 2018, By Richard Conway Britain’s biggest gambling companies have voluntarily agreed to a “whistle-to-whistle” television advertising ban. The Remote Gambling Association (RGA), which includes Bet365, Ladbrokes and Paddy Power, has struck a deal to stop adverts during live sports broadcasts. It follows political pressure about the amount of betting advertising …

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PM Imran invites FIFA President Infantino to visit Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/03/pm-imran-invites-fifa-president-infantino-to-visit-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/03/pm-imran-invites-fifa-president-infantino-to-visit-pakistan/#respond Sun, 02 Dec 2018 19:33:19 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=22939   Published in Ary News, on Nov 29th, 2018, ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday invited the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) President Gianni Infantino to visit Pakistan. According to the details, PM Imran extended an invitation to FIFA president in an effort to revive football and sports activities in the country. Earlier in …

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Javeria Khan makes it to ESPNCricinfo Women’s World T20 team http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/03/javeria-khan-makes-it-to-espncricinfo-womens-world-t20-team/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/03/javeria-khan-makes-it-to-espncricinfo-womens-world-t20-team/#respond Sun, 02 Dec 2018 19:32:30 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=22936   Published in Samaa, on Nov 28th, 2018, Pakistani skipper Javeria Khan has been picked in ESPNCricinfo’s Team of the Women World Twenty20. Khan scored 136 runs in the tournament with an average of 45.33 and strike-rate of 130.76. She was also picked the ICC’s Dream Team of the tournament as well. India’s Harmanpreet Kaur was …

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Carlsen beats Caruana to retain World Chess crown http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/03/carlsen-beats-caruana-to-retain-world-chess-crown/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/03/carlsen-beats-caruana-to-retain-world-chess-crown/#respond Sun, 02 Dec 2018 19:31:31 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=22932 Carlsen [L] beat Caruana in three time-limited games following a record-breaking streak of 12 drawn matches [Dan Kitwood/Getty]   Published in AlJazeera, on Nov 25th, 2018, by Lee Wellings Norwegian world number one beats beats US opponent in a tie-breaker to retain World Chess championship title. Separating the two best chess players in the world was not …

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Sharjah stadium to create museum showcasing its thrilling moments http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/03/sharjah-stadium-to-create-museum-showcasing-its-thrilling-moments/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/03/sharjah-stadium-to-create-museum-showcasing-its-thrilling-moments/#respond Sun, 02 Dec 2018 19:30:24 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=22929   Published in Gulf News, on Nov 25th, 2018, By K.R. Nayar, Chief Cricket Writer Bukhatir reveals plans to revamp venue which has proved ideal for T10 and all leagues Sharjah: The Sharjah Cricket Stadium which is hosting the T10 League and adding to its reputation of producing nail-biting thrillers will soon create a museum in the …

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