Sports – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Thu, 05 Dec 2019 13:10:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.3 Sport activities can make Pakistan economy stronger http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/02/sport-activities-can-make-pakistan-economy-stronger/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/02/sport-activities-can-make-pakistan-economy-stronger/#respond Sun, 01 Dec 2019 22:30:16 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=35354 Historic wrestling event set to be held in Karachi Sports are one of the best sources to underpin economic growth. Pakistan needs a deluge of sports events to be conducted within its boundaries. Subsequently the influx of sportspersons would fascinate the investors from across the world. The more the sports events, the better the economy. …

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Messi celebrates 700-game glory with Barca win http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/02/messi-celebrates-700-game-glory-with-barca-win/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/02/messi-celebrates-700-game-glory-with-barca-win/#respond Sun, 01 Dec 2019 20:55:47 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34675   Published in Geo News on Nov 28th, 2019, AFP BARCELONA: Lionel Messi marked his 700th game for Barcelona by scoring his 613th goal on Wednesday as the Catalans beat Borussia Dortmund 3-1 to go through as group winners to the Champions League last 16. Messi celebrated his anniversary in style by putting Barca two …

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Manchester City on top of the table with $500 million investment http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/02/manchester-city-on-top-of-the-table-with-500-million-investment/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/02/manchester-city-on-top-of-the-table-with-500-million-investment/#respond Sun, 01 Dec 2019 20:50:42 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34674 Manchester City Chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak (extreme right) celebrates with Sergio Aguero during the presentation ceremony for winning the FA Cup. Image Credit: Reuters   Published in Gulf News on Nov 27th, 2019, Matthew Smith, Deputy Editor Sports It’s a testament to the journey that we’ve undertaken, Khaldoon Al Mubarak says Dubai: Manchester City may …

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Pakistan-Sri Lanka Test series tickets to be sold for as low as Rs100: report http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/02/pakistan-sri-lanka-test-series-tickets-to-be-sold-for-as-low-as-rs100-report/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/02/pakistan-sri-lanka-test-series-tickets-to-be-sold-for-as-low-as-rs100-report/#respond Sun, 01 Dec 2019 20:45:36 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34673 Pakistan and Sri Lanka will play a two-Test series next month. — Photo: File   Published in Geo News on Nov 7th, 2019, By Sohail Imran In a bid to lure cricket fans to stadiums, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has reportedly decided to set the ticket price for the upcoming Pakistan-Sri Lanka Test series …

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Pakistan not to play at neutral venues anymore http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/02/pakistan-not-to-play-at-neutral-venues-anymore/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/02/pakistan-not-to-play-at-neutral-venues-anymore/#respond Sun, 01 Dec 2019 20:40:29 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34672   Published in Ary Sports on Nov 27th, 2019, The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) stood firm on their decision to not host home series at neutral venues anymore, ARY News reported. According to the sources, the cricket board is keen to host every Test-playing nation from now onwards as the security situation in the country …

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Tennis star Rafa Nadal to open Kuwait academy in 2020 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/02/tennis-star-rafa-nadal-to-open-kuwait-academy-in-2020/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/02/tennis-star-rafa-nadal-to-open-kuwait-academy-in-2020/#respond Sun, 01 Dec 2019 20:35:20 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34671 Rafa Nadal, who will end the 2019 ATP season as the world’s top ranked player.   Published in Arabian Business on Nov 27th, 2019, By Sam Bridge Tamdeen Group announces plan for the Rafa Nadal Academy Kuwait which will be officially opened by Spanish star in February Tamdeen Group, Kuwait’s leading mixed-use property developer and …

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Pakistan will become formidable T20 unit again: Arthur http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/pakistan-will-become-formidable-t20-unit-again-arthur/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/pakistan-will-become-formidable-t20-unit-again-arthur/#respond Sun, 10 Nov 2019 19:32:49 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34452   Published in Cricket Pakistan on Nov 7th, 2019, Former the Men in Green head coach was optimistic about the team’s future Former Pakistan Head Coach Mickey Arthur believes that the Men in Green will become a formidable Twenty20 unit once again, despite the recent dip in form. Pakistan have won none of their previous …

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IOC pledges $10 million to anti-doping fight http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/ioc-pledges-10-million-to-anti-doping-fight/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/ioc-pledges-10-million-to-anti-doping-fight/#respond Sun, 10 Nov 2019 19:31:35 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34451 Half of the funds will go toward storing samples from pre-Olympics testing for 10 years. — Reuters/File   Published in Dawn on Nov 6th, 2019, KATOWICE: The incoming leader of the World Anti-Doping Agency asked for more money. The International Olympic Committee said “Yes.” IOC president Thomas Bach pledged $10 million to fight doping in …

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Iraq told to play this month’s qualifiers at neutral venue http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/iraq-told-to-play-this-months-qualifiers-at-neutral-venue/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/iraq-told-to-play-this-months-qualifiers-at-neutral-venue/#respond Sun, 10 Nov 2019 19:30:04 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34450   Published in Ary News on Nov 6th, 2019, By Reuters ZURICH: Global soccer’s governing body FIFA said on Wednesday it has told Iraq to play two 2022 World Cup qualifiers they were due to host this month at a neutral venue due to the security situation in the country. Iraq played their first competitive match …

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Japanese officials slam Olympic marathon move http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/japanese-officials-slam-olympic-marathon-move/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/japanese-officials-slam-olympic-marathon-move/#respond Sun, 10 Nov 2019 19:29:49 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34449 IOC’s decision to move 2020 Olympic marathon and race-walking events from Tokyo to Sapporo was taken after after seeing athletes struggle to cope with hot and humid conditions at the world championships in Doha in September. — AFP/File   Published in Dawn on Nov 6th, 2019, TOKYO: Japanese athletics officials on Tuesday slammed the decision …

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