(Cricket): PCB terminates contract with international media rights holder of PSL

Karachi:The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday announced that it has terminated the contract of the HBL Pakistan Super League 2020 international media rights partner following a series of breaches, including matters relating to payments. Techfront International FZE had secured HBL PSL’s international media rights from 2019-2021, but according to PCB due to a series of contractual violations it has terminatRead More…

(Cricket): Independent adjudicator to hear Saleem Malik’s appeal on Sept 30

Karachi:Former Lahore High Court Judge, Justice (retd) Fazal-e-Miran Chauhan, in his capacity as an independent adjudicator, will hear Saleem Malik’s appeal on September 30 at the National High Performance Centre in Lahore. Notices for the hearing have been issued to Malik and the Pakistan Cricket Board. Malik had appealed for a hearing in regard to the matter relating to the content of the April 2000 conversRead More…

(Cricket): One individual tests positive for Covid-19 ahead of National T20 Cup

Karachi:As many as 103 players and player support personnel belonging to six Cricket Association First XI squads for the National T20 Cup were invited to their respective central stations on Thursday after they tested negative in their first Covid-19 tests. They will undergo their second tests today (Friday) under the supervision of the PCB medical team at the central stations, which are Multan’s Hotel Ramada foRead More…

(National): Call for strict observance of SOPs by schools

Karachi:Sports legend Shahid Afridi has said that the government and private schools after their reopening should religiously follow the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for COVID-19 given by the state, as any leniency in this regard is likely to create irreversible damage to the health of students, teachers and communities at large, in addition to the cause of education that already has been adversely effected oRead More…

(Tennis): PTF hosts ITF-approved Officiating Workshop from today

Karachi:The Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) is hosting an ITF-approved Officiating workshop, from September 18 to 20 at PTF-Complex in Islamabad. Shahzad Akhtar Alvi, Head of Officiating-PTF, will be conducting the workshop. Candidates from Islamabad, Lahore and Peshawar will be participating in this workshop. The workshop aims to enhance the technical expertise of officials, which is important for the overallRead More…

Sports: (PTF hosts an ITF-approved officiating workshop, from Sept 18 to 20)

Islamabad:The Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) will be hosting an International Tennis Federation (ITF)-approved Officiating workshop, from September 18 to 20, 2020 here at PTF-Complex Islamabad. Shahzad Akhtar Alvi, Head of Officiating-PTF, will be conducting the workshop. Candidates from Islamabad, Lahore and Peshawar will be participating in this workshop. It is hoped that the workshop will be beneficial notRead More…

(Cricket): PCB expects to earn over $200 million with new broadcast deal

Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday signed a satellite broadcast deal for broadcast in Pakistan with PTV Sports and a further agreement to secure cable distribution with I-Media Communication Services. The broadcasting arrangement is structured to provide for increasing revenues over the term of the cycle and PCB expects to earn in excess of US$200 million over the three year term. The agreementsRead More…