British Acting High Commissioner visits boxing academy

British Acting High Commissioner visits boxing academy

ISLAMABAD, Jul 28 (APP):The British Acting High Commissioner, Andrew Dalgleish, visited the Usman Wazeer Boxing Academy, to meet athletes and coaches ahead of the opening of the Commonwealth Games at Birmingham, UK. Pakistan has sent a 102-member delegation to Birmingham to compete in 12 different sports. Pakistan’s female contingent at these Games is the biggest… Continue reading British Acting High Commissioner visits boxing academy

President congratulates Muhammad Asif for winning boxing title

ISLAMABAD, Jun 11 (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi Saturday congratulated Muhammad Asif for winning the WBA South Super Flyweight boxing title. In a statement, he said the youth of Pakistan had a lot of talent in the field of sports.Youth could further shine the name of the country with encouragement and better training, he added.

Pakistani boxing coach pursues Kungfu dream in China

BEIJING, Jun 1 (APP): General Manager of Shenzhen Ali Comprehensive Fighting Culture Communication Co., Ltd., Syed Israr Ali Shah reached a strategic cooperation with Shandong Chamber of Commerce of Guangdong Province, China, aiming at improving youngsters’ moral education in martial arts and spreading Kungfu culture to the world. “Kungfu and morality are handed down from… Continue reading Pakistani boxing coach pursues Kungfu dream in China

Pak pugilists unable to depart for Dubai for Asian Boxing C’ship

ISLAMABAD, May 24 (APP): Pakistani pugilists won’t be able to participate in the Asian Boxing Championship 2021 as the national boxers were unable to take off for Dubai, due to travel ban on passengers from Pakistan, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The national boxing team including nine boxers (7 men & 2 women) accredited for… Continue reading Pak pugilists unable to depart for Dubai for Asian Boxing C’ship

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Balochistan govt to organize Intl Boxing event

QUETTA, Jan 3 (APP):The Balochistan government has planning to establish boxing academy at Quetta to bring forward the local talent. The government would also organize an international level boxing event in near future, an official of Balochistan government said while talking to APP. He added that they were providing full support to the youth of… Continue reading Balochistan govt to organize Intl Boxing event

PPBL introduces Pakistan’s first ever pro boxing belt

APP19-06 ISLAMABAD: October 06 – Professional boxing got a major breakthrough in the country when on Tuesday Pakistan Professional Boxing League (PPBL) introduced the first ever pro belt in Pakistan. APP photo by Saeed-ul-Mulk

ISLAMABAD, Oct 06 (APP): Professional boxing got a major breakthrough in the country when on Tuesday Pakistan Professional Boxing League (PPBL) introduced the first ever pro belt in Pakistan. The belt titled: ‘Pakistan Professional League’ and bearing a golden coloured face image of Pakistan’s national animal Markhor as well as photos of PPBL board members… Continue reading PPBL introduces Pakistan’s first ever pro boxing belt

Waseem sets target to claim IBF World Flyweight title next year

ISLAMABAD, Sep 15 (APP): Pakistan’s top pro boxer Muhammad Waseem has said that his ultimate goal is to get a rematch with South Africa’s Moruti Mthalane and claim International Boxing Federation (IBF) World Flyweight title. Waseem lost to Mthalane in controversial circumstances in Malaysia in July 2018. He had gone up against the South African… Continue reading Waseem sets target to claim IBF World Flyweight title next year

Amir Khan wants to make history by bringing first ever title bout to Dubai

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ISLAMABAD, Aug 03 (APP):British boxer of Pakistan-origin Amir Khan has revealed he wants to make history by bringing the first ever title fight to Dubai and said there would be no better opponent than his old Filipino friend Manny Pacquiao. “There’s always talk about a fight in Dubai, but the only fight, if it was… Continue reading Amir Khan wants to make history by bringing first ever title bout to Dubai

Boxing likely to return to action in Pakistan by year end

ISLAMABAD, Jul 30 (APP):Boxing in Pakistan is likely to return to action as the Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) is planning to stage two back-to-back national championships by the end of the ongoing year. “We are figuring out our best path back to action. If the COVID-19 situation improves we’ll hold National Youth Championship in November… Continue reading Boxing likely to return to action in Pakistan by year end

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