Siamand Rahman: World's Strongest Paralympian Disregarded!
1395/11/29 | 07:14
“Sport for good!”, the phrase may look motivating in books but it has proved to be quite opposite in real world and we can prove the surety about this by the treatment being noticed for the sports persons with a disability.
It is discriminating!
Iranian powerlifter and two-time Paralympic gold medallist Siamand Rahman was treated unfairly at the Laureus World Sports Awards in Monte Carlo on Tuesday night.
The 170-kilo genial giant, born with a congenital abnormality that affected his legs, was seen seated in a corner of a large hall at ...
England beat Sri Lanka to reach World T20 semi-finals
1395/1/9 | 07:14
By the time England were finally able to celebrate their passage to the semi-finals of the World Twenty20, off the penultimate ball of the match, it almost felt like a terrific anti-climax: the confirmation of something that had seemed apparent long before. England were in the ascendancy from start to finish, but that only barely tells the story. It was what happened in the middle that England’s players will still be feeling as they try to sleep after this match, hearts still pounding.In what was effectively a quarter-final, a simple coast ...
ICC Cricket : Australia, Pakistan face-off in must-win game
1395/1/6 | 07:14
Their path to the semifinals looking relatively easier in comparison, Australia will fancy their chances when they lock horns with a struggling Pakistan side whose hopes hangs by a thread in the ICC World Twenty20, here on Friday.Pakistan have struggled so far in the tournament but Australia are in no mood to take them lightly in a must-win match for both teams at the I S Bindra Stadium.With two losses from three games, Pakistan's chances of progressing in the tournament are slim. Even their coach Waqar Younis thinks the team doesn't deserve to ...
Pakistan cricket team finally arrives in India
1394/12/22 | 07:14
Pakistan cricket team finally arrived in Kolkata, amid tight security on Saturday for the ICC World Twenty20. Pakistan side on Friday got government clearance to participate in the ICC World Twenty20 after security assurances from the host nation.On the basis of pukka assurances from the Home Ministry of India & CM Bengal, Ch Nisar has granted permission to PCB to send Team to India.— Najam Sethi (@najamsethi) 5:25 PM - 11 Mar 2016Due to the delay in travel clearance, Pakistan's first warm-up match against Bengal on Saturday has ...
Pakistan team to arrive in India today afternoon, confirms Sourav Ganguly
1394/12/21 | 07:14
After several flip-flops, Pakistan's cricket team is set to arrive in India today afternoon.According to a report in the Times of India, this news was confirmed by Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president Sourav Ganguly."It's all clear now. The Pakistan team will arrive in the city on Friday afternoon," he said.Dada stated that the Shahid Afridi-led side is likely to take an early flight from Dubai today.Initially, the team was scheduled to arrive in India on Tuesday.The TOI report further claims that there were hectic day-long parleys at ...
ICC announces Eden Gardens as new venue for Indo-Pak match
1394/12/19 | 07:14
Ending all the speculations, the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday announced Eden Gardens as the new venue for the much-awaited India-Pakistan match which was previously scheduled to be held at Dharamsala.Speaking at a press conference, ICC chief executive David Richardson said that the decision was taken after Himachal Pradesh chief minister raised security concerns over the marquee encounter.Richardson said that fans, who had booked tickets for Dharamsala, will be given a full refund, or a ticket at the Eden Gardens equivalent ...