Sports

Fakhra Nayab’s journey towards international level sports competitions

Hockey player from Mardan, Fakhra Nayab excelled in sports despite a lot of difficulties and cultural constrains, but still she is jobless.

Very difficult for a girl in Pakhtun society to participate in sports

sports gymnasium for women in Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan (AWKUM) is closed for the last four months on pretext of coronavirus SOPs.

How a tea hotel worker’s son became part of Lahore Qalandars

Zaid Alam originally hails from Choga union council of Shangla and his family is currently settled in Lahore.

Komal Khan breaks cultural barriers to attain squash brilliance

Komal Khan, who belongs to Peshawar, has been playing squash for the last six years while breaking the cultural bearers.

Wania feels stronger than other girls after joining taekwondo

The little taekwondo player Wania, who hails from Peshawar, says she selected taekwondo to make her stronger.

Sportspersons disheartened over postponement of competitions

Najeebullah was flabbergasted and heartbroken after hearing the news because he had done a lot of practices and preparations for the event.Najeebullah

More girls now playing squash after establishment of separate court

Although squash is not the most popular sport in the country, but its players are promoting the sport nationally and internationally.

Judo champion Bushra says tough life made her an aggressive player

Coming from such backward area and being Afridi, it was really difficult for Bushra to convince her parents afor taking part in sports.

Waziristan Azmari win Taekwondo Championship in South Waziristan

The host team Waziristan Azmari have won the 1st IGFC Taekwondo Championship in South Waziristan tribal district.

Taekwondo Championship commences in South Waziristan

The 1st IGFC Taekwondo Championship has commenced in South Waziristan tribal district with a colourful ceremony.

Talented footballer Kainat wants to establish academy for girls

Kainat Gul, who belongs to a small town, Bakhshali in Mardan, is a national football player from the Wapda team.

First ever training camp for sportswomen of Khyber

For the first time in the history of Khyber, a coaching camp has been organised for sportswomen in which 40 girls are participating.

Yak polo an interesting but difficult sport

Polo is a popular game in Chitral which is played with horses, but in Broghil Valley, the game is also played with yaks.

Registration for sports trials in merged districts begins

Directorate Sports of Merged Areas has initiated registration for sports trials in merged tribal districts under the Talent Hunt Program.

‘People consider it odd when I play chess with wife and daughters’

For the first time, an open chess tournament has been arranged in Chitral in which 52 players from different parts of the country are participating.

KP govt launches sports projects in religious seminaries

The KP government has decided to start sports projects in madrassas and in first phase, a badminton court will be established at Darul Uloom Haqqania.