Author: Sahir Imran

Sahir Imran is Sports Editor at Pakistan Lounge and joined in December 2019. Formerly sports reporter at a local news channel

Neeraj Chopra, an Olympian javelin thrower from India, thanked Arshad Nadeem, an Olympian from Pakistan, who won the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2022 with a record throw of 90.18 metres. At the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Chopra took home the gold medal, while Pakistani superstar Nadeem placed fifth. Neeraj commented on Arshad’s triumph Instagram picture, “Congratulations Arshad bhai (brother) for gold medal and reaching 90mtr with new games record.” Following his record-breaking throw, Nadeem became the second Asian to hold the title of highest thrower after Taiwan’s Chao Suncheng in 1993, who recorded a throw of…

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Saadi Abbas Jalbani, one of Pakistan’s best karatekas, wants all national stakeholders to come together and strive for sports’ overall good. In a conversation with Geo News, Saadi emphasised the importance of spotting potential and developing it over time. Authorities must find athletes who have the potential to win us gold at international competitions, and one way to do so is by sending them to several competitions so they can demonstrate their abilities, Saadi said “Send them to South Asian Games, if they play well, send them to Asian Games, invest in them and offer them exposure to international events…

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KARACHI: Pakistani mountaineer Shehroze Kashif added another achievement to his resume this morning when he reached the top of the 8,035-meter Gasherbrum-II, making him the youngest person to ever climb nine peaks above 8,000 metres. In less than a month, he beat Adriana Brownlee of the UK’s previous best. Around 9:00am, young Shehroze ascended Gasherbrum II, the 13th-highest peak on Earth (PST). The 20-year-old Pakistani climber broke the record for being the youngest to summit nine peaks higher than 8,000 metres, previously held by 21-year-old Englishman Brownlee. On July 20, Adriana successfully ascended the Broad Peak in Pakistan, marking the…

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Arshad Nadeem of Pakistan, who took home the gold medal in the javelin throw competition at the Commonwealth Games, sent his best wishes to Neeraj Chopra of India, who was unable to compete due to injury, in Birmingham. Shortly after winning the medal, Nadeem spoke to Geo News and stated: “Due to his ailment, Neeraj Chopra was unable to attend this particular event. I’m hoping for the best for him in his next competitions. I pray for his good health. It would have been even more enjoyable if he had been present.” The friendship between the two athletes is well…

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Inam Butt, Pakistan’s top wrestler, earned a silver medal for his nation on Friday in the Men’s Freestyle 86kg competition at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham despite losing the final match to an Indian opponent. After a competitive match between Inam and Punia of India, the Pakistani player was defeated 3-0 by the Indian since he was unable to score. Inam won his match against South Africa’s Edward Lessing by a score of 5-3 to advance to the gold medal match with Punia. Earlier, Pakistan’s Inayat Ullah defeated Scotland’s Ross Connelly to win his country’s bronze medal in the…

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Wordle Answer Today 5 August 2022, Wordle 412 answer: Here is the Wordle word 411 that was released today, 5 August, 2022, as well as some clues to help you if you get stuck! Word puzzles have been around for a long time, with crossword puzzles being one of the most popular, but there’s a new simple yet hard game that has many word fans hooked. Wordle is that game! The goal of the game is simple: guess the five-letter word in six guesses, with no suggestions as to what the word is. The word can be anything in American…

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Weightlifter Nooh Dastagir Butt of Pakistan wins first gold medal at the Commonwealth Games 2022 with a record lift of 405 kg in Birmingham. This is Pakistan’s first gold medal in any competition at the current games taking place in Birmingham, United Kingdom. Hussain Shah won the first medal of the competition earlier; a bronze medal; but Butt gave Pakistan a highlight by taking home the first gold medal. The Pakistani athlete who offered this memorable moment for Pakistan was praised by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif. The Pakistani athlete who offered this memorable moment for Pakistan was praised by Prime…

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Pakistan Vs England T20I Series Schedule has been announed  by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). The series is set to begin on September 20, 2022, in Karachi and continue to Lahore, where the final game will be played on October 2, 2022, at the Gaddafi Stadium. From September 20 to October 2, England will play seven T20 Internationals in Karachi and Lahore, marking their first trip to Pakistan in 17 years, according to the PCB. The three Test matches will follow the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Australia 2022. The seven T20 Internationals will make up the first phase of…

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 KPL 2 Schedule: The seven franchises are gearing up to compete for the prized trophy as the second iteration of the Kashmir Premier League (KPL) is currently in full swing. The 25-game tournament is scheduled to start on August 13 at Muzaffarabad Stadium, while the championship game is scheduled for August 26 at the same location. The tournament’s newest participant, Jammu Janbaz, led by Shahid Afridi, and the reigning champions, Rawalakot Hawks, are scheduled to play each other in the opening game. Here is the full schedule of the tournament: Fixture Date Time Rawalakot Hawks vs Jammu Janbaz 13 August…

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ISLAMABAD: The much-anticipated official anthem for the second edition of the Kashmir Premier League (KPL), which will take place from August 11 to 25, was unveiled on Saturday. Sahir Ali Bagga and Aima Baig’s anthem was shared by KPL on social media. Internationally renowned musicians Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Aamir Yamin, and Kamran Akmal are featured in the anthem’s music video. Following the title defence by the Rawalakot Hawks, Jammu Janbaz and Mirpur Royals will join the squad. The Kotli Lions, Bagh Stallions, Overseas Warriors, and Muzaffarabad Tigers are further teams. The scenic Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium will host the tournament.…

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