Sports – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Tue, 18 Jun 2019 10:28:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 International cricket to resume later this year in Pakistan: Ehsan Mani http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/17/international-cricket-to-resume-later-this-year-in-pakistan-ehsan-mani/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/17/international-cricket-to-resume-later-this-year-in-pakistan-ehsan-mani/#respond Sun, 16 Jun 2019 19:32:42 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=29501   Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Ehsan Mani said on Thursday that international cricket will return to Pakistan later this year when the country will be hosting matches for the Asian test championship against Sri Lanka in September and Bangladesh in January/February next year. “This is very good news for Pakistan cricket and it will herald …

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Real Madrid sign Ferland Mendy from Lyon in £47m deal http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/17/real-madrid-sign-ferland-mendy-from-lyon-in-47m-deal/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/17/real-madrid-sign-ferland-mendy-from-lyon-in-47m-deal/#respond Sun, 16 Jun 2019 19:31:36 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=29498 Mendy has won three caps for France   Published in BBC on June 12th, 2019, Real Madrid have signed left-back Ferland Mendy from Lyon in a deal worth up to £47.1m, which takes their summer spending close to £300m. The French International, 24, has signed a six-year deal at the Bernabeu. The club have already …

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St. Louis Blues Claim the Stanley Cup, Ending a 52-Year Wait http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/17/st-louis-blues-claim-the-stanley-cup-ending-a-52-year-wait/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/17/st-louis-blues-claim-the-stanley-cup-ending-a-52-year-wait/#respond Sun, 16 Jun 2019 19:30:16 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=29495 Alexander Steen took his turn hoisting the Stanley Cup on Wednesday after the Blues beat the Bruins. St. Louis had the league’s worst record on Jan. 3 and had never won a finals game before this year.Credit Credit Winslow Townson/USA Today Sports, via Reuters   Published in The New York Times on June 12th, 2019, …

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Paralympics athletes have eyes firmly fixed on Tokyo 2020 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/17/paralympics-athletes-have-eyes-firmly-fixed-on-tokyo-2020/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/17/paralympics-athletes-have-eyes-firmly-fixed-on-tokyo-2020/#respond Sun, 16 Jun 2019 19:29:08 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=29477 India’s Devendra Jhajharia competes in the men’s javelin throw F46 final of the Paralympic Games in Rio in 2016. Image Credit: AP   Published in Gulf News on June 11th, 2019, By Alaric Gomes, Chief Reporter Jhajharia, Khamis and Dumapong-Ancheta embody the best Asia has to offer Dubai: It is that time in the four-year …

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Turkey condemns Iceland over ‘mistreatment’ of football team http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/17/turkey-condemns-iceland-over-mistreatment-of-football-team/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/17/turkey-condemns-iceland-over-mistreatment-of-football-team/#respond Sun, 16 Jun 2019 19:28:13 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=29475 Captain Emre Belezoglu slammed Icelandic authorities after the team was searched ‘from head to toe’ [Anadolu]   Published in AlJazeera on June 10th, 2019, by Umut Uras Ankara issues diplomatic protest over treatment of team who were reportedly searched for three hours by airport police. Turkey denounced immigration authorities in Iceland on Monday for their treatment of the …

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Cricket World Cup 2019: 46 days, 10 teams and 1 trophy http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/03/cricket-world-cup-2019-46-days-10-teams-and-1-trophy/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/03/cricket-world-cup-2019-46-days-10-teams-and-1-trophy/#respond Sun, 02 Jun 2019 19:32:32 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=29277 10 best teams from all over the world will be taking part in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Photo: File   Published in Geo on May 30th, 2019, By Arijah Siddiqui The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 will kick start from today (May 30) with the clash between host England and South Africa. The …

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ICC Cricket World Cup kicks off today http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/03/icc-cricket-world-cup-kicks-off-today/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/03/icc-cricket-world-cup-kicks-off-today/#respond Sun, 02 Jun 2019 19:31:59 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=29274   Published in Samaa on May 30th, 2019, After a long wait, the ICC Cricket World Cup will be kicking off today (Thursday) in England with a match between England and South Africa. The hosts will take on the Proteas at 2:30pm Pakistan time. The 10 teams participating in the mega event will be playing …

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A history of the Cricket World Cup http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/03/a-history-of-the-cricket-world-cup/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/03/a-history-of-the-cricket-world-cup/#respond Sun, 02 Jun 2019 19:30:26 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=29271 Pakistan, who had been on the brink of elimination, rode their luck before finding their form late on under the inspirational captaincy of Imran Khan, who had urged his players to “fight like cornered tigers”. Photo: File   Published in Geo on May 30th, 2019, LONDON: The Cricket World Cup starts in England today with …

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Chelsea thrash Arsenal to win Europa League http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/03/chelsea-thrash-arsenal-to-win-europa-league/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/03/chelsea-thrash-arsenal-to-win-europa-league/#respond Sun, 02 Jun 2019 19:29:44 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=29267 Chelsea celebrate winning the Europa League with the trophy.   Published in Gulf News on May 30th, 2019, Hazard hits final brace in likely last game for club in emphatic 4-1 win Baku: Eden Hazard scored twice in what could be his farewell appearance as Chelsea swept away Arsenal in the Europa League final in …

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Pakistan to host Asia Cup T20 in 2020 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/03/pakistan-to-host-asia-cup-t20-in-2020/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/03/pakistan-to-host-asia-cup-t20-in-2020/#respond Sun, 02 Jun 2019 19:28:23 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=29255 Pakistan will host the tournament in September 2020, one month prior to the T20 World Cup in Australia   Published in Geo on May 29th, 2019, By Abdul Majid Bhatti Pakistan will host the Asia Cup T20 in 2020, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) decided in its meeting held in Singapore. Pakistan was represented by …

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