LAHORE: Pepsico has extended its position as principal partner of Pakistan's men's national cricket team to the women’s national team as well with the announcement of a one-year agreement which was signed between the US beverages giant and Pakistan Cricket Board representatives at the PCB headquarters here Wednesday.

PCB director Commercial Babar Hamid and director Marketing Pepsico Ayesha Janjua were present at the announcement event.

Feb 17, 2020 18:02
NEW DELHI: Even as the uncertainty over Pakistani wrestlers' participation in the upcoming Asian Championships here was finally cleared after they were granted visas by the Union government, Chinese grapplers have not been granted visas due to the coronavirus outbreak there, a top official of the national federation said on Monday.
Feb 06, 2020 19:02
NEW DELHI: The Wrestling Federation of India on Wednesday said it has got assurances from the Central government that “quarantined” Chinese wrestlers will not be denied entry into the country for the upcoming Asian Championship despite fears surrounding the deadly coronavirus.
Sep 30, 2019 13:09
MUMBAI: Pakistan has offered to host the Asian Tennis Federation (ATF) Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Islamabad on the sidelines of Davis Cup tie against India on November 29-30, Pakistan's media reports.
Jul 22, 2019 17:07
JALANDHAR, Punjab: A team from Pakistan will participate in the 36th Surjit Hockey Tournament, to be played in October. The gesture is a peace initiative to commemorate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak and the ongoing Kartarpur Corridor proceedings, the organisers told Tribuune India.
Jul 16, 2019 17:07
NEW DELHI: Doubles specialist Rohan Bopanna on Monday said he has no security concerns about playing Davis Cup in Pakistan, where he has always enjoyed "great hospitality". No Indian Davis Cup squad has travelled to Pakistan since March 1964 and Bopanna will be in the Indian team which will compete in Islamabad in September for the Asia/Oceania Group I tie, PTI reports.
Mar 05, 2019 12:03
CHANDIGARH: The aftermath of political tensions between India and Pakistan has affected the sporting goods industry to a massive extent. Economic Times reports that the Indian government’s withdrawal of the Most Favoured Nation Status to Pakistan and a 200% increase on customs duty on imports has dissuaded importers in the country to take up consignments of sporting goods manufactured across the border.
Mar 04, 2019 15:03
DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC), cricket’s global governing body on Saturday rejected a plea mentioned in a letter dated 22 February by BCCI CEO Rahul Johri, which urged all member countries to end ties with Pakistan due to its state-sponsored terrorism. The Committee of Administrators (CoA) reportedly likened Pakistan’s isolation with South Africa being banned due to apartheid in the 70s and 80s.
Feb 23, 2019 13:02
NEW DELHI: The All India Tennis Association (AITA) has dismissed rumours that it has requested for a change of venue for India’s Davis Cup match against Pakistan in September this year following the recent terror attacks in Kashmir, IANS reports. "We have not requested for a change in venue. All such reports are baseless," AITA secretary general Hironmoy Chatterjee told the newswire.
Jan 09, 2019 16:01
KARACHI: The tri-nation Kabaddi International series involving India, Pakistan and Iran was rescheduled after the organisers on Tuesday failed to get security clearance for the inaugural matches in Jhang, Press Trust of India reports.
Nov 05, 2018 13:11
MUMBAI: Less than a month before the Men’s Hockey World Cup kicks off in Bhubaneswar, India haven’t yet approved the visas for Pakistan’s players and support staff, throwing uncertainty over their participation in the marquee event, Times of India reports.