POA EC organizes a tree-plantation drive

KARACHI, Jun 05 (APP):On the occasion of World Environment Day, Pakistan Olympic Association Environment Commission (POA EC) in collaboration with Karachi Port Trust (KPT) on Monday organized a tree plantation drive in the vicinity of KPT Sports Complex. Special Olympics Pakistan Chairperson Ronak Lakhani, Environment Commission Member Tehmina Asif, KPT Manager Sports Major (Rtd) Mehmood… Continue reading POA EC organizes a tree-plantation drive

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POA, APCFA organise award ceremony of Short Video Competition for Beijing Winter Olympic

By Sohail Ali LAHORE, Jan 30 (APP):To celebrate 70 years of the establishment of Pakistan-China Diplomatic relations, a special award ceremony for winners of the Short Video Competition on the theme of “Chatting About China Pakistan Friendship and Good Wishes for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games” was organised by the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA)… Continue reading POA, APCFA organise award ceremony of Short Video Competition for Beijing Winter Olympic

Pakistan Olympic Association expresses support for Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

Pakistan Olympic Association expresses support for Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

BEIJING, Nov 20 (APP): President of the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) Syed Arif Hasan has said that China’s experience in holding the Beijing 2008 Olympics and its excellent organizational capability will help make Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games an event par excellence. Hasan said that he “is really looking forward to the Beijing 2022 Winter… Continue reading Pakistan Olympic Association expresses support for Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

President POA calls on Chinese ambassador to Pakistan

By Sohail Ali LAHORE, Oct 08 (APP):President Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) Lt-Gen (retd) Syed Arif Hasan called on Nong Rong, ambassador of China to Pakistan, at the Embassy of China in Islamabad. The meeting was held in context of the XXIV Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022. The Chinese ambassador informed President POA that all preparations… Continue reading President POA calls on Chinese ambassador to Pakistan

POA, Federations, Associations responsible for Pakistan’s poor performance in Olympics: Dr. Fahmida Mirza

PESHAWAR, Sep 26 (APP):Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination Dr. Fahmida Mirza has said that the Pakistan Olympic Association, Federations, and Associations were responsible for Pakistan’s poor performance in the Tokyo Olympic-2020-21. Talking to media men she blamed the POA for taking no steps as far as winning back name and fame for Pakistan. “Sitting from… Continue reading POA, Federations, Associations responsible for Pakistan’s poor performance in Olympics: Dr. Fahmida Mirza

POA greets special athlete Haider

LAHORE, Sep 03 (APP):The Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) and the entire Olympic Family of Pakistan Friday congratulated special athlete Haider Ali for securing a gold medal in Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Games. The ace special athlete created new special sports history by becoming the first ever athlete to win a gold by throwing the Discus to… Continue reading POA greets special athlete Haider

FCCS wants POA to go home

ISLAMABAD, Aug 23 (APP):The Federal Coordination Committee of Sports (FCCS) wants Pakistan Olympics Association (POA) top officials to go home (resign), as it had not played any role for the betterment of sports in the country but has instead resulted in the decline of Pakistan’s sports for the last several years. The FCCS fifth meeting… Continue reading FCCS wants POA to go home

POA disappointed over Mahoor’s remarks

LAHORE, Jul 30 (APP):The Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) is greatly disappointed by the remarks of national badminton player Mahoor Shahzad, who represented Pakistan at the ongoing Olympics in Tokyo. “We strongly believe that any kind of discrimination by words or actions under any circumstances is against the Olympic spirit and, therefore, the comment is strongly… Continue reading POA disappointed over Mahoor’s remarks

DG, SBP inspects sports venues in Gujranwala in connection with South Asian Games 2023

By Sohail Ali LAHORE, Jun 17 (APP): Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh on Thursday inspected different sports venues and facilities at state of the art Gakhar Sports Arena in Gujranwala in connection with South Asian Games 2023. He was accompanied by Secretary Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) Muhammad Khalid Mehmood, Director Sports Hafeez Bhatti,… Continue reading DG, SBP inspects sports venues in Gujranwala in connection with South Asian Games 2023

Emergent general council meeting of POA takes important decision

LAHORE, May 03 (APP): An Emergent Meeting of POA held today Monday here was participated by the representatives of the affiliated National Sports Federations, Associations and Departments / Services through video conference. The General Council taking note of the removal / disbarment of Athletic Federation of Pakistan (AFP) and Wisal Muhammad, opined that the issue… Continue reading Emergent general council meeting of POA takes important decision

Meeting of POA Women Commission on International Women’s Day

LAHORE, Mar 09 (APP): A meeting of Pakistan Olympic Association’s Women Commission was held online here under its Chair, Fatima Lakhani on international women’s day. Tania Mallick, Elain Alam, Ada Jaffery, Veena Salman Masud, Secretary,POA, Muhammad Khalid Mahmood, Syed Wasim ud Din Hashmi and Tariq Wahid Khan attended the meeting. On International Women’s Day, the… Continue reading Meeting of POA Women Commission on International Women’s Day

POA delegation briefs Punjab minister on SAF Games 2023 in Pakistan

By Sohail Ali LAHORE, Feb 26 (APP):A delegation of Pakistan Olympic Association (POA), led by its President Lt-Gen (retd) Arif Hasan, called on Punjab Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti here at his office at National Hockey Stadium on Friday. The POA delegation briefed the minister about holding of the SAF… Continue reading POA delegation briefs Punjab minister on SAF Games 2023 in Pakistan

POA to decide date of national games after getting venue committee report

By Sohail Ali LAHORE, Jan 05 (APP):A Venue Committee of Pakistan Olympic Committee will visit Quetta on the invitation of Government of Balochistan and Balochistan Olympic Association to oversee the preparation plan, availability of infrastructure facilities and adequate competition equipment for holding the 34th National Games in Quetta. “The Venue Committee after its inspection will… Continue reading POA to decide date of national games after getting venue committee report

National outfit to feature in Asian Road Cycling Championship

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ISLAMABAD, Dec 31 (APP): Pakistan Cycling Federation (PCF) will field a strong team in the Asian Road Cycling Championship, scheduled to be held in Dubai in March 2021. Syed Azhar Shah, the president of PCF told APP on Thursday that all affiliated units of the federation had been directed to arrange training camps for their… Continue reading National outfit to feature in Asian Road Cycling Championship

POA suspends recognition / membership of Athletics Federation of Pakistan

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By Sohail Ali LAHORE, Dec 22 (APP):Pakistan Olympic Association has suspended the recognition / membership of Athletics Federation of Pakistan (AFP) with it (POA) after AFP failed to implement proper anti-doping policies evident from the three anti-doping violations in one international competition. The menace of doping is something which needs to be addressed strongly specially… Continue reading POA suspends recognition / membership of Athletics Federation of Pakistan

CM approves release of grants to sports associations

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LAHORE, Nov 27 (APP): Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has, in principle, approved the release of annual grants to sports associations. He announced this during a meeting with delegation of Punjab Olympic Association (POA), led by its president Muhammad Amir Jan. The delegation was comprised of POA Secretary-General Idrees Haider Khawaja, Vice President Ahmer… Continue reading CM approves release of grants to sports associations

POA announces winners of Olympic Day 2020 Art Competition

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LAHORE, Sep 30 (APP): Pakistan Olympic Associations Culture & Olympic Heritage Commission (POAC&OHC) organized National Level painting Competition in connection with the Olympic Day 2020 in which young artists from all across the country participated. The theme of the competition were “Paint where you Train”, “Paint the Champions” and “Paint your Game”, said Muhammad Khalid… Continue reading POA announces winners of Olympic Day 2020 Art Competition

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