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Najam Khan overcomes odds to fight his first bout overseas

By Hari Bhagirath, Bahrain, Dec 17, 2018: Najam Khan made it to the headlines when he won an inspiring bout at Brave 17 hosted in Lahore, Pakistan in the final seconds of the final round. Najam Khan overcame polio at a very young age which made it hard for him to pursue

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Syed Imaad Ali wins the 13th WESPA Youth Cup

Dubai, Dec 16, 2018: Syed Imaad Ali of Pakistan won the 13th edition of WESPA Youth Cup (formerly named World Youth Scrabble Championship) here at the Dubai American Academy, Dubai. The 12 year old Imaad is one of the youngest player to have won the championship. Imaad was in great form throughout

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2019 ISA World Surfing Games Return to Japan

La Jolla, California, Dec 16, 2018: The International Surfing Association (ISA) has today announced that the 2019 World Surfing Games (WSG) will return to Japan, as the Surfing world looks ahead to its historic Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020. Following an excellent proposal from the Nippon Surfing Association (NSA) and the Miyazaki

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Tokyo 2020 Joins UNFCCC’s Sports for Climate Action Initiative

Tokyo, Dec 11, 2018: The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today announced it had joined the “Sports for UNFCCC Climate Action Initiative”, a new programme established by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The Initiative was announced at the 24th Conference of the

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IOC takes leadership role in the UN sports for climate action initiative

Lausanne, Dec 11, 2018: The Initiative launched today by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), in partnership with the IOC, at a High-Level Event of the Summit. It aims to set the course for the sports world to address climate change through concrete commitments and partnerships, while applying verified

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Arafura Games 2019 Volunteers

From 26 April to 4 May 2019 the Arafura Games will unite over 1,500 local, national and international athletes across 16 sports (Arafura Games 2019 Volunteers). Volunteers are vital and we are seeking your help to ensure the 2019 Arafura Games are the most successful Games yet. Click the blue REGISTER button

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2,500 people ‘Get Into Rugby’ in Nepal as World Rugby’s ‘Asia 1 Million’ Impact Beyond target edges closer

Dublin, Dec 10, 2018: Rugby’s Project Asia 1 Million target, a key part of the Rugby World Cup 2019 Impact Beyond legacy programme, edged a little closer on Saturday (8/12) as 2,500 people took part in a huge rugby festival in Kathmandu’s Tundikhel Park. Opened by the Vice President of Nepal, Nanda

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World Champions in group of death for inaugural HSBC BWF World Tour Finals

Guangzhou, Dec 10, 2018: Men’s Doubles world champions Li Junhui/Liu Yuchen have found themselves in Group A, which has been touted as the ‘Group of Death’ at the HSBC BWF World Tour Finals 2018. The draw, completed this morning in Guangzhou, saw Li/Liu placed in Group A with top seeds Marcus Fernaldi

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IMMAF – WMMAA to launch MMA Cadet and Pre-Junior Rule sets for 12 – 17 year old

London, Dec 09, 2018: Unified world MMA governing body, IMMAF – WMMAA is proud to announce the completion and forthcoming publication of its of Pre-Junior and Cadet MMA Rules for 12 – 17 year old (Cadet Pre Junior immaf). The announcement comes ahead of the 2019 IMMAF – WMMAA Cadet World Championships set

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PCB announces Sami Ul Hasan as Director of Media and Communications

Lahore December 8, 2018: The Pakistan Cricket Board today confirmed it has appointed Sami Ul Hasan (PCB announces Sami) as its Director of Media and Communications following a thorough recruitment process and in line with its service rules. He will take up his position early next year after completing his notice period