Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

14 Nov
2011

Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi To Marry With Faha Akmal

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Pakistan’s Tennis star Aisamul Haq Qureshi is due to get engaged on July 16, his father Ihtishamul Haq Qureshi has revealed. Aisam’s fiancé-to-be, Miss Faha Akmal Makhdum, a resident of England, has recently acquired a master’s degree in psychotherapy from the University of Greenwich, UK. “The couple is due to get married in December.” Akmal,… Read More »

11 Nov
2011

Sri Lankan Premier League Postponed

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The inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League has been postponed to next year following the withdrawal of Indian cricketers, the island nation’s sports minister said on Friday. “The company which is organising (the tournament) said financially they are not in a shape to organise this without the Indian players,” sports minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage told the Reuters… Read More »

4 Nov
2011

Aisam-Bopanna Win Germany ATP Event

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Pakistani tennis star Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi and Indian tennis star Rohan Bopanna won their first ATP title of the season, overcoming Robin Haase and Milos Raonic 7-6 (8) 3-6 11-9 in the summit clash of the Gerry Weber Open in Halle, Germany on Sunday. It took the Indo-Pak pair one hour and 19 minutes to beat the… Read More »

12 Nov
2011

Zulqarnain Haider Returns To Pakistan

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Zulqarnain Haider

Zulqarnain Haider, the former Pakistan wicketkeeper, who left his team midway through a series citing death threats by match-fixers, returned home from London amid tight security. Haider had announced last week that he was prepared to return to Pakistan and resume his playing career. However, soon after that, he was reportedly reconsidering his decision after… Read More »