Karachi (Pakistan), 07 Apr. 2021 (Anadolu News) FIFA on Wednesday suspended the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) due to "third-party interference which constitutes a serious violation of the FIFA Statutes." In a statement, the global body said the situation was prompted by the recent "hostile takeover" of the PFF headquarters in the northeastern ...
April 7, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 27 Feb. 2021 (WTA-QTF) Top World four seeds – Elina Svitolina, Karolina Pliskova, Ayrna Sabalenka and Petra Kvitova got a bye into the second round of the Qatar Total Open 2021 at the end of the draw ceremony held today virtually following safety health measures in regards to pandemic Covid-19. WTA ...
February 27, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui
Melbourne, Australia, 20 Feb. 2021 Japanese Tennis player Naomi Osaka beat American player Jennifer Brady-to win Australian Open final. Both played almost for 77 minutes 6-4, 6-3 at the Melbourne Park on Saturday. Osaka became the first woman to win her first four major finals since Monica Seles did it 30 years ago. ...
February 21, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 11 Feb. 2021 EUROPEAN champions Bayern Munich defeated Tigres UANL of Mexico 1-0 in the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020 final at the Education City Stadium on Thursday to emulate the Barcelona team of 2008-09 with six titles in one season. FIFA President Gianni Infantino presented the FIFA Club World ...
February 11, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 30 Nov. 2020 By Nasser Al Khori, Generation Amazing Programmes Director The moment when a ball is passed to a young child for the first time is particularly poignant for me – you can see the happiness on the faces of young girls and boys when they are included in the ...
December 2, 2020M Ashraf Siddiqui
25 Nov. 2020 (Financial Times) Diego Maradona, the footballer who led Argentina to victory at the 1986 World Cup, has died at the age of 60, leaving the sport mourning an iconic player with few peers on the pitch but who struggled with addiction throughout his life. The Argentine Football Association responded ...
November 25, 2020M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 15 June 2020 (QNA) The Amir of State of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani in his on-line address broadcast by beIN Sports channel on Monday marking completion of Education City Stadium, the third venue for the World Cup 2022. Amir of Qatar saluted the medical staff and all those working ...
June 16, 2020M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 07 April 2020 (QNA) Qatar's Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) strongly denied today the allegations contained within the court papers made public in the US on 6 April 2020. They are part of a long-standing case, the subject of which is not the 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup bidding ...
April 7, 2020M Ashraf Siddiqui
Olympia (Greece) 12 March 2020, Anadolu News Greek actress Xanthi Georgiou in the role of the High Priestess lights the torch of the Olympic Flame during the Lighting Ceremony of the Olympic Flame for the Tokyo Summer Olympics, at the Temple of Hera in Ancient Olympia, Greece, on 12 March 2020.
March 14, 2020M Ashraf Siddiqui
Calabasas, California (USA), 26 Jan. 2020 (BBC News) US basketball legend Kobe Bryant has been killed in a helicopter crash in the city of Calabasas, California. Bryant was travelling in a private helicopter when it burst into flames, according to media reports. The LA County Sheriff's department said five people died in ...
January 26, 2020M Ashraf Siddiqui