Sports

“Iranian Messi” In Demand

Iranian footballer Sardar Azmoun has been plying his trade with Russian club Rubin Kazan.

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April 10, 2014

Hopkins To Defend Title Against Kazakhstani Foe

International Boxing Federation (IBF) light-heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins takes on Kazakhstani pugilist Beibut Shumenov on April 19th.

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March 13, 2014

Sania Mirza Reaches Quarters

The fifth-seeded team of Sania Mirza of India and Cara Black of Zimbabwe reached the quarterfinals of the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Paribas Open …

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March 13, 2014

Pakistan Loses Asian Final In Advance Of World Cup

Sri Lankan opening batsman Lahiru Thirimanne hit a century to lead Sri Lanka past defending champions Pakistan by five wickets…

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March 13, 2014

Indopak Express Back on Top

Pakistani doubles tennis phenom, Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi, and his Indian partner, Rohan Bopanna, the so-called Indo-Pak Express, won their first men’s doubles title since reuniting as partners.

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March 6, 2014

Zaidi Promoted to A’s Assistant GM

Major League Baseball’s Oakland A’s promoted longtime executive Farhan Zaidi to the title of Assistant General Manager/Director of Baseball Operations.

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March 6, 2014

Muslim Countries in 2014 Olympics

If you’re trying to root for athletes from the Ummah, here’s a list of athletes from predominantly Muslim countries…

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February 20, 2014

Rachman Returns to the Ring

He is the fourth ever Indonesian boxer to win a boxing world title.

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February 20, 2014

Karim Pakistan’s Sole Sochi Sportsperson

Ski Federation of Pakistan (SFP) secretary Mussarat Ali is being realistic as the 2014 Winter Olympics unfold in Sochi, Russia.

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February 20, 2014

Seydou Keita Shuns Liverpool

Malian footballer Seydou Keita was reportedly in advanced talks with English football giants Liverpool before choosing instead to sign with Spanish club Valencia.

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February 13, 2014

Detroit Lions Claim Abdul-Quddus

The National Football League’s Detroit Lions have claimed safety Isa Abdul-Quddus off waivers from the New Orleans Saints.

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February 13, 2014

Nazr Mohammed to be Honored: Chicago Sports Award

Chicago Bulls’ center Nazr Mohammed will be honored later this month the 26th Annual Comcast SportsNet Sports Awards presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

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February 6, 2014

Historic Test Chase Total for Pakistan

The Pakistani national cricket team reaching their second highest chase target run total in a test match, as they achieved the target of 302 runs to win in 59 overs over Sri Lanka.

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January 23, 2014

Amir Khan’s Wife Expecting

The wife of Pakistani-British boxing star Amir Khan, Faryal Khan, gave her first ever radio interview in England recently and announced that the couple is expecting a baby girl.

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January 23, 2014

The Indo-Pak Express Is Back!

Pakistani tennis star Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi and his Indian doubles partner Rohan Bopanna have reunited on the tennis court.

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January 16, 2014

Omar Khan a Dolphins Candidate

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com Omar Khan Pittsburgh Steelers Director of Football Administration Omar Khan is a prime candidate for the open General Manager position with the Miami Dolphins. The 36-year-old Khan is a native of New Orleans, and a graduate of Tulane University in New Orleans with a degree in Sports Management. […]

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January 16, 2014

Hakim Joins Jets

Saalim Hakim picked up by Jets

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December 19, 2013

Mundine Stuns Mosely

Australian Muslim boxer Anthony Mundine scored a sixth-round technical knockout over Shane Mosley in their World Boxing Association

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December 19, 2013

Pakistani Female Cricketers’ Complaints Squelched

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com In a dramatic turn of events, Pakistan cricket authorities have banned five female cricketers for allegedly falsely accusing their male officials of sexual harassment. The initial complaint was made in June by five cricketers from the central Multan region. The ladies reported that their club chairman and a […]

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November 7, 2013

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