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Sports Reporter ISLAMABAD (February 6, 2020):-After winning gold medal in the Women’s Giant Slalom category of 4th Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Karakoram International Alpine Ski Cup, talented Pakistani skier Khushim Sahiba also clinched gold medal in the same category of 3rd Malam Jabba International Alpine Ski Cup. She carried on with her superb performance from the opening day of the event and outperformed her opponents on the majestic Malam Jabba ski slope. Elvira Zakarayeva from Azerbaijan won the silver medal, while Umama Wali from Pakistan got the bronze. Meanwhile, the Ukrainian skiers remained unassailable in the Men’s Giant Slalom Category. It was a close competition between Nazarity Petruk & Ivan Kravchuk, however, Nazarity Petruk earned the gold by getting 1st position. The bronze medal was also won by another Ukrainian Aib Vitalli. Seasoned skiers from Pakistan Mir Nawaz and Muhammad Abbas also had a wonderful race but they could not finish on the podium.
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By Abdul Jabbar Faisal ISLAMABAD (January 31, 2020):-A women’s Sports Festival will be taken place from February 25 to March 8, 2020 at the different sports venues Pakistan Sports Complex under the banner of Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) Islamabad. As many as 13 sports disciplines including Football, Hockey, Softball, Swimming, Baseball, Squash, Netball, Soccer Futsal, Judo, Volleyball, Table Tennis, Taekwondo and Tenpin Bowling will be the part of sports festival According to a spokesman for PSB, Mohammad Azam Dar, in this regard, a high level meeting held at PSB, which was chaired by Director General, Pakistan Sports Board, Amina Imran on Friday at Conference Room of Pakistan Sports Board. Deputy Director General (Technical), Assistant Director (Women Wing) Shazia Ejaz and the representatives of the participating games attended the meeting. Azam Dar told to media after the meeting that exhibition matches of the various games would also be played during festival including Football, Hockey, Softball, Swimming, Baseball, Squash, Netball, Soccer Futsal, Judo, Volleyball, Table Tennis, Taekwondo and Tenpin Bowling. Swimming competitions will be held at Swimming Pool, Baseball and Softball competitions at Baseball ground, Squash at Mushaf Squash Complex, Soccer futsal at Rodham Hall, Hockey at Naseer Bunda Stadium, Football at Jinnah Stadium, Taekwondo at Amir Khan Boxing Hall and Tenpin Bowling at Leisure City Club, Jinnah Park, Rawalpindi while Netball Judo, Volleyball and Table Tennis will be played at Hameed Hall.
Others15 Jan 2020
SB News ISLAMABAD (January 15, 2020): National Men and Women Netball Championship will start from February 27, 2020, at Hamdi Hall, Pakistan Sports Complex Islamabad. Pakistan Army will defend their both titles Men and Women in the Championship. According to President, Pakistan Netball Federation PNF), Mudassar Arain, as many as 16 teams from all over the country have been invited for the participation including Pakistan Army, Pakistan Railway, Pakistan Air force, Pakistan Navy, Pakistan WAPDA. Pakistan Police, Higher Education Commission, FATA, LUMS, Gilgit Baltistan. Pakistan Inter Board, AJK, Sindh, KPK, LGS, Balochistan and Islamabad. The quarterfinals and semifinals will played on February 28 and March 1, respectively while finals of both categories men and women will be held on February 2. After the finals matches, Trophies, Medals and Certificates will be delivered to the winning teams.
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By Abdul Jabbar Faisal ISLAMABAD (January 15, 2020):-Pakistan Intermediate Secondary Education Board Peshawar clinched the title of Pakistan Inter Board Sports Gala 2020 that concluded on Wednesday at Pakistan Sports Complex Islamabad. On the concluding day, Faisalabad defeated Lahore in the hockey final 4-3 at Naseer Bunda Hockey Stadium. After first three quarters the match was leveled 1-1, however, both teams played an open hockey in last quarter and Faisalabad finished at 4-3. Peshawar Board got third position. Kabir Khan, Mohammad Habib, Abduk Qayyum and Mudassar Ahmed scored each one goal each for Faisalabad while Emad Khan scored two goals from Lahore. Federal Minister for Inter Provincial Coordination (IPC) Fahmida Mirza graced the closing ceremony as chief guest. Director General Pakistan Sports Board Amina Imran Khan, Aga Amjadullah Khan Deputy Director Facilities Mohammad Ramzan Jamali Coordinator and Ghulam Shabbir Chana were also present on this occasion.
Badminton: Peshawar, Multan, Technical and Gujranwala Boards qualify for semifinals
SB News ISLAMABAD (January 13, 2020):- Peshawar Board, Multan Board, Technical Board Peshawar and Gujranwala Board qualified for the semifinals of badminton event of Inter Boards Sports Gala on Monday here at Rodham Hall, Pakistan Sports Complex. In first match BISE Peshawar beat Mardan by 2-0 while in the second BTE Peshawar beat Sahiwal by 2-0. In the third match Gujranwala beat Faisalabad by 2-1 while in the fourth quarterfinal match Multan beat Mirpur Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) by 2-0 to qualify for the semifinal. BISE Peshawar beat Swat Board by 2-0 in the final of table tennis. In the third position match, Technical Education Board Peshawar defeated the Intermediate Board Karachi by 2-0.
Technical Officials Education and Certificate System LevelI Course concludes
SB News LAHORE:-Athletics Federation of Pakistan (AFP) organizinged a 5-day Technical Officials Education and Certificate System (TOECS) Level – I Course in with the collaboration and support of World Armature Athletics Federation (IAAF) and Area Development Centre (ADC) Jakarta at Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) Coaching Centre Lahore. Five days TOECS course concluded Sunday. The participants of course gain a lot of knowledge from this course. On the occasion of closing ceremony of TOECS course Major Gen (Retd) Mohammad Akram Sahi, President Athletics Federation of Pakistan and Vice President Asian Athletics Association distributed the certificates among the participants of course. As many as 24 Technical Officials from all affiliated units of AFP attended the TOECS Level 1 course. Wg Cdr Pervaiz Saeed Mir has conducted this course.
Aussie music stars to open 2020 celebration
SB News ISLAMABAD:-Singer Vera Blue (Celia Pavey) has announced as one of four Australian artists set to entertain crowds as part of a spectacular pre-game celebration at the opening match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020. Blue will be joined by First Nations performer Mitch Tambo, DJ Dena Amy and Indian-born musician Harts (Darren Hart). The crowd at Sydney Showground Stadium for the blockbuster between hosts Australia and India under lights on Friday 21 February will be treated to a celebration of music, dance and cricket. The event will also be broadcast to a global TV audience. The line-up showcases a diverse mix of Australian artists and complements the earlier announcement that global pop superstar Katy Perry will perform at the final of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday 8 March, International Women’s Day. Vera Blue is a singer-songwriter who combines her love of folk music with moody electronica. A leading artist on the music festival circuit, Blue recently featured on the chart-topping track ‘Rushing Back’ with Australian electronic producer Flume. Mitch Tambo, a proud Gamilaraay man is renowned for his didgeridoo playing and deeply committed to his First Nations culture and the people he represents. Mitch and DJ Dena Amy will together open the celebrations, performing a traditional welcome to country as part of an energetic set. Likened to Prince and Jimi Hendrix thanks to his singular blend of funk, jazz, blues, psychedelic rock and indie electronic, Harts (Darren Hart) is the voice behind the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 campaign song, ‘You’ve Gotta Get Up and Dance’. A re-record of the ‘70s hit from English rock-band, Supercharge, the song is available on streaming platforms, including Spotify. Vera Blue said: “I’m super excited to be performing alongside some other amazing Aussie artists. It’s not very often you get to be performing at the opening celebration of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. This is going to be really different for me and everyone else performing there, but I think it’s going to be really fun. “I love that this tournament is about showcasing the world’s best female cricketers. It’s really cool that the fans get the chance to see them play here in Australia. “As an artist and a performer, I always look up to those paving the way for me. It’s important for young girls, and boys, to see that there is a pathway for them in many aspects of life, including professional sport. It’s going to be amazing.” ICC T20 World Cup 2020 Local Organising Committee CEO, Nick Hockley says fans will be treated to something special on opening night. “What better way to celebrate the opening night of ICC Women’s T20 World Cup – the first of two T20 World Cups Australia is hosting in 2020 – than with some of the nation’s most exciting music talent. The opening celebration will set the tone for world-class cricket action to follow and encourage fans from all the competing teams to get up and dance.” Acting New South Wales Minister for Sport, the Hon. Dr Geoff Lee, says: “In just over a month we will have the world’s best cricketers in our own backyard ready to entertain and excite the crowds. Kids will be cheering on their heroes and being inspired to become the next generation of superstars,” Dr Lee said. “And the entertainment announced today is first class too, making sure the spectacle will be big for our fans in NSW as well as cricket audiences watching on televisions around the globe.” World renowned live entertainment company Michael Cassel Group is producing the pre-match show, and are promising fans a thrilling, contemporary production led by producers Julie Brooks, Ric Birch and Michael Cassel. Acclaimed director and choreographer Mitchell Woodcock is the Creative Director. “The opening celebration is going to be huge! We’re incredibly proud to have such a formidable line-up of talented Australian artists who are sure to get people excited and ready for the ICC T20 World Cup 2020. Without giving anything away, cricket fans can expect a really energetic, dynamic show which is sure to get the party started!" said Michael Cassel, Producer and CEO of Michael Cassel Group.
Others12 Jan 2020
SB News ISLAMABAD (January 12, 2020):-Peshawar, Malakand, Faisalabad and Bahawalpur boards have won their first round matches of hockey event on the second day of Pakistan Inter Board Boys Gala 2020 at Pakistan Sports Complex Islamabad on Sunday. Peshawar defeated Abbottabad in the first match 7-1, as the Yasir scored two goals while Tawheed, Saleem, Ismail and Athar scored one goal each. Zubair scored solitary goal for Abbottabad. In the second match, Malakand beat Sahiwal by 3-0. In the third match, Faisalabad beat Rawalpindi by 4-0 goals. Bahawalpur beat Larkana 3-0 in the fourth match of the day. Wasil scored 2 goals and own Abbas one goal. In the first match of football, Faisalabad defeated the Technical Education Board Peshawar by 2-1 while Board defeated Lahore 3-2 in the second match.
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SB News ISLAMABAD:-Health Association of Nutrition and Dietetics Pakistan (HANDP) in collaboration with Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) organized an expert workshop on the topic of “Essentials of Nutrition in Sports and Fitness” at Jinnah Hall, Pakistan Sports Complex Islamabad. There were many experts and stakeholders, who discussed the seven founding pillars of Sports Nutrition. The workshop provided an extensive overview on seven topic which includes Optimizing Nutrition in Sports Performance, Sports Psychology, The Role of Super and Natural Foods on Body Development, The Synergistic effects of Nutrition and Physical activity on Mental and Organ Health, Sports Nutrition and Athletic Development, The Role of Supplements and Nutraceuticals in Sports and Fitness, Anti-Doping Regulatory Framework; The Narrow line Between use and misuse of Nutritional Supplements, and lastly, Talk on Role of Media in Sports and Fitness. Speakers who explained these topics were; RDN Ayeza Umer (HOD Clinical Nutrition Dept. Quaid e Azam International Hospital), Qurat ul Ain (Sports Psychologist Pakistan Sports Board), Rao SanaUllah (PhD UMT Lahore), Mariya Khan (Vostro World Islamabad), Waseem Ullah (CEO Ginnastic Nutrition), Mohammad Abbas (CEO Jacked Nutrition), Dr. Waqar (Chairman WADA Pakistan), and Bilal Azfar Abbasi (Health and Media Advisor). Umer Tanveer Butt Chairman Punjab Food Authority, Akbar Durrani Secretary Ministry of Inter Provisional Coordination and Amna Imran Khan Director General PSB also graced this workshop with their presence and valuable remarks. The workshop helped to raise awareness of nutrition, fitness, nutritional issues and the potential challenges ahead in the athlete’s life. This workshop provided a forum for dialogue between national regulatory authorities, students, athletes, professionals and other stakeholders. In penal discussion session questions were also raised by audience and answered by proficient speakers of health, nutrition, sports and fitness industry in the question answer session. Certificates and Suvinoirs were presented to guests and organizing team. Event concluded with the closing remarks of Abdullah Sarfraz (President Health Association of Nutrition and Dietetics Pakistan), who showed his gratitude towards the honorable guests, guest speakers, partners, participants and the organizing team. All stakeholders and respected guests appreciated this effort and assured their full support to spread such activities nationwide. Dr. Manan Haider and Mohammad Azam Dar, Dy. Director General (Tech) were also present on the occasion.
Others11 Jan 2020
By Abdul Jabbar Faisal ISLAMABAD (January 11, 2020):-Under the supervision of the Inter Board Sports Committee (IBSC) and Balochistan Education Board (BEB) the boys' sports gala started on Saturday at Pakistan Sports Complex Islamabad. Secretary Information and Broadcasting Akbar Durrani along with Director General, Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) Amna Imran, Professor Mohammad Yusuf Baloch Chairman Inter Board Sports Committee and Balochistan Education Board, Azam Dar, Agha Amjadullah Mohammed Ramadan Jamali Coordinator Ghulam Shabir Chana Organizing Secretary Inaugurated the Pakistan Inter Board Boys sports gala.Hockey, athletics, football, badminton, table tennis are the part of the sports gala. In the hockey event, the education board Lahore Board, the educational board Swat, the education board Islamabad have started with wins. Epraheem scored a hatrick goal from Lahore, while Zakaria scored the only goal for Mardan. Swat defeated Karachi Intermediate Board Karachi in the second match. Abbas Ahmed scored two goals from Swat to beat 2.0. In Badminton, Lahore Malakand Larkana Faisalabad, Mirpur Azad Kashmir and Multan won their respective matches. Malakand beat Kohat by 2-1 in the second match. In the third match, Larkana defeated Quetta 2.0 in the third match. Faisalabad defeated Dera Ghazi Khan 2-0 in the fourth match. Multan defeated Secondary Education Board Karachi 2-0 in the fifth match. In a football match, Islamabad board defeated Quetta board with a penalty kick. Beat 5.4 In Athletics 1500 Meter Final Mohammed Akhtar of Sargodha board took first position in the 1500m race of athletics, Mohammad Qasim of Islamabad board second position, Aftab Hussein of gujranawal took third position