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Talent Hunt Tennis from Jan 1

The Sindh Tennis Association in collaboration with Council of Tennis Players and Sindh School Sports Association will organise the 21st SSB-Talent Hunt Sindh Ranking Tennis Championship at Naval Sports Centre KARSAZ Karachi

Pepsi-PCB Talent Hunt trials from Friday

The Pepsi-PCB Talent Hunt trials will be held as planned on September 23 at the three different venues of the city. Although dengue outbreak has compelled the organisers of several sporting events

Talent show of intellectually challenged

The annual talent show of the intellectually challenged trainees of the Karachi Vocational Training Centre (KVTC) was recently held at the school’s auditorium. KVTC’s staff and trainees outdid themselves as they put

PLTA holds camp to tap talent

The Punjab Lawn Tennis Association (PLTA) is holding a summer camp for young boys and girls at the PLTA coaching and training centre courts at Bagh-e-Jinnah and more than 30 players are

New talent Petkovic aims to shine in Stuttgart

STUTTGART – Germany’s Andrea Petkovic says she wants to show the form that saw her reach January’s Australian Open quarter-finals when the WTA tournament starts in Stuttgart on Monday. The 23-year-old is enjoying a career-high ranking of 19th in the world and reached the last four of last month’s WTA tournament in Miami by knocking out world number one Caroline Wozniacki in the process. Petkovic has become the darling of the tennis media here — starved of a top name since Steffi Graf

LUMS SportsFest proves abundance of talent in the country

LAHORE – The LUMS SportsFest 2011 drew great response from all the top institutions of the country recently. The event concluded on March 29.
A lot of events were contested and a large number of budding athletes showed that the country is not bereft of sporting talent.
In the table tennis boys event, participants from 20 schools and 16 universities took part. The first rounds of matches were very competitive. In the School Category, Aleemuddin from LGS Paragon, Subhan Asim

Baseball talent hunt organised

LAHORE – The Pakistan Federation Baseball organised a training camp for hunting new talent for Pakistan’s international assignments. The camp was held under the supervision of Korean coach Hwang Dong Hoon. Dong gave training for a month to Army and Police baseball players, and 15 days training to young players at Iqbal Park Sports Complex Lahore. Waheed Akhtar Insari, Additional Secretary Sports Punjab was the chief guest at the closing ceremony of the and said that six new players

VM Art Gallery showcases emerging talent

KARACHI – R emaining true to its commitment of encouraging innovative artists, the VM Art Gallery is holding an exhibition titled ‘9th Emerging Talent 2011’ that would continue until February 28, a press release issued by the gallery said.
This exclusive show of paintings, prints, sculptures and installations attempts to bring the best of thesis works under one roof, anticipating an exciting and interesting experience to motivate young artists.
The VM Art Gallery becomes

Football league proves Lyari’s talent

LAHORE – Syed Khadim Ali Shah, SVP of SAFF, feels that the Pakistan Football Federation is focusing towards establishing a sound football culture and a productive system for the proper nourishment of the available talent in the country. “The way the U14 kids of the Lyari played in the tournament has showed the authorities that the required talent is available for the upcoming 15th Asian U16 Championship,” said Khadim.
Khadim added that all the 32 matches turned out to be

PTF plans talent hunt programme

ISLAMABAD – The Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) will initiate a talent hunt programme from school level to prepare players who could represent Pakistan in the international circuit. “The tennis players will be given central contracts, enabling them to fully concentrate on their game and bring a good name to the country,” Senior Vice President, PTF, Irshad Bhatti said here on Sunday.
“We are also going to open tennis academies at tehsil and district levels to make this sport more

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