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PSB-POA dispute takes ugly turn

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 10:15

The dispute between the PSB and the POA, which is recognised by the IOC, has taken a serious turn after two swimmers were stopped from going to Indonesia for the Islamic Solidarity Games.

Suspension looms on Pakistan Olympic Association

Last Updated: Sunday, June 09, 2013, 19:53

Pakistan may face suspension from the International Olympic Council (IOC) like neighbours India due to a conflict between the national Olympic Association and a newly formed interim-committee, backed by the government.

POA warns its NSFs to stay away from political interference

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 22:09

The Pakistan Olympic Association has warned that Pakistan like India could also be banned by the International Olympic Council (IOC) if political interference continued in the national sports federations.

POA, PSB rubbish visa scam claims by British Tabloid

Last Updated: Monday, July 23, 2012, 20:26

Pakistan Olympic Association and Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) on Monday dismissed claims by a British tabloid that it had busted a visa scam, involving a Pakistani politician and officials, which could give access to potential terrorists to the London Olympic games.

POA-PSB row may jeopardise Pakistan`s Olympic participation

Last Updated: Sunday, July 15, 2012, 22:34

The head of the Pakistan national Olympic association has said that ill-planned policies of the government sports authorities could well lead to the isolation of the country from the international sports arena.

Pakistan`s Olympic participation in trouble

Last Updated: Sunday, June 03, 2012, 19:51

A power struggle between the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) and the government controlled Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) could deprive the country from taking part in the upcoming London Olympics.

Government interference hangs Pak’s London Olympic participation in balance

Last Updated: Sunday, June 03, 2012, 09:38

Pakistan’s participation in the 2012 London Games hangs in balance as the International Olympic Committee has called for its sports officials over reports of government interference.

Sporting ties key to bring India and Pakistan closer: Hasan

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 22, 2010, 14:09

POA President Syed Arif Hasan has advocated the need to normalise the sporting ties with India, saying the improved relations between the two nations would only help the athletes of Pakistan.

Pakistan Olympic Association chief to hand over Queen`s Baton

Last Updated: Sunday, June 20, 2010, 20:29

Pakistan Olympic Association President, Lt Gen Syed Arif Hassan will hand over the Queen`s Baton Relay for the 2010 Commonwealth Games to his Indian counterpart Suresh Kalmadi on June 25 at the Attari-Wagah border near Amritsar.