Hussain Shah came from a life of abject poverty; he was a homeless child sleeping on a footpath in Lyari. His dedication and love for boxing led him to Olympic glory in the ultimate story of a man overcoming his circumstances. He became the only Pakistani in history and the first South Asian to win a bronze medal in Olympics boxing at the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games. Read more about Who is Hussain Shah?
Shahid Afridi led Pakistan to a comfortable victory in the fist T20 Cricket match over Sri Lanka in Colombo on Thursday. Earlier Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first. The Greens put up a decent total of 175 runs.
Ahmad Shehzad, Shoib Malik and Umar Akmal played balanced innings scoring 46 runs each. Shahid Afridi could only hit a six at the end of the inning, scoring 8 runs.
Sri Lanka, though, looked a bit shaky in the beginning but Siriwardana and Mathews lit up the crowd in the middle, hitting some exquisite boundaries. Mathews was dismissed by Shoib Malik and Dhananjaya de Silva followed him later. Anwar Ali got him near the boundary bowled by Sohail Tanvir. Read more about 1st T20 Cricket: Pakistan wins by 29 runs
NEW DELHI: One of the game's all-time greats,Sachin Tendulkar, on Sunday announced his retirement from one-day cricket, bringing to an end a glorious 23-year-old career in the format during which he rewrote numerous batting records.
"I have decided to retire from the One-Day format of the game. I feel blessed to have fulfilled the dream of being part of a World Cup winingIndian team. The preparatory process to defend the World Cup in 2015 should begin early and in right earnest," the 39-year-old said in a statement released by the BCCI today.
Chitral— Muzafar Ali Khan Memorial Polo Tournament kicked off here in Chitral. President All Pakistan Muslim League, Chitral Shahzada Pervez— who is also supporting the tournament financially— was the chief guest on the occasion of inaugural ceremony.
27 Polo teams will participate in the tournament which has been put together in the memory of late Muzafar Ali, a veteran polo player from the region. He was born in 1923 and passed away in June this year. He is considered one of the greatest players the free-style polo has ever created.