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Ali Zafar pulls out of Pepsi Battle of Bands due to...

News Desk | Pepsi Pakistan’s biggest musical platform, Pepsi Battle of the Bands, is all set to launch its third season in July 2018. To...

World Cup fever soars in England on #WaistcoatWednesday

AFP | Around 32 million people across Britain are expected to tune in on Wednesday hoping Gareth Southgate can steer England into the World Cup...

France and Belgium fight it out for World Cup final place

AFP | France will unleash the attacking talents of Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann against Eden Hazard's gifted Belgium side in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday...

England target World Cup semis after Belgium stun Brazil

AFP | England will bid to end their 28-year wait to reach a World Cup semi-final when they face Sweden on Saturday after Brazil were...

Brazil seek to temper World Cup hopes of Belgium’s ‘Golden Generation’

AFP | Belgium coach Roberto Martinez has admitted he has no secrets as he plots to end Brazil's bid for a record-extending sixth World Cup...

No plans to change fair play rule – FIFA

AFP | FIFA said it had no plans to change its fair play criteria that allowed Japan to qualify for the last 16 of the...

Remembering hockey king Mansoor Ahmed

Beenish Saleem | The legendary hockey player of Pakistan Mansoor Ahmed passed away due to a heart failure on Saturday, 12 may 2018. The legendary...

The founding of PTI: From an idea to a social revolution

Brigadier Samson Simon Sharaf | An objective commentary on Pakistan-Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) would remain inconclusive without an understanding of the environment in which it was formed....

Putin retaliates against diplomatic expulsions: How will it affect FIFA...

News Analysis | The recent tensions between Russia and West, particularly the United Kingdom, after a former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter...

Neymar’s golden foot to go under the knife

AFP | Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar was to undergo surgery for a broken right foot Saturday, putting the planet's most expensive footballer out...

Iraq, Saudi face off in bout of football diplomacy

AFP | Iraq is hosting a football international against Saudi Arabia on Wednesday for the first time in almost four decades, in a friendly encounter...

Pakistan to take part in hockey World Cup held in India

AFP with additional input from News Desk Hockey's governing body indicated Thursday that Pakistan will take part in the men's World Cup this year...

Gulf crisis turn Qatar into potential model of social change

James M. Dorsey| Potential Qatari moves to become the first Gulf state to effectively abolish the region’s onerous kafala or labor sponsorship system, denounced as...

Iranian-Syrian World Cup qualifier ripples far beyond the pitch

James M. Dorsey | A nail-biting Iranian-Syrian World Cup qualifier has sent political ripples far beyond the Azadi Stadium’s soccer pitch in Tehran. In a boost...

Gulf media wars produce losers, no winners

James M. Dorsey | Feuding Gulf states that have pumped millions of dollars into public diplomacy appear to have done better in damaging the reputations...

The Gulf crisis: Qatar’s 2022 World Cup moves into the firing...

James M. Dorsey | A French investigation into possible corruption in business deals related to Qatar’s winning of World Cup hosting rights moved the 2022 tournament a...

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