Akhtar Rasool

  • Pakistan keen on having hockey series with India 14-01-2014 09:25 AM

    Karachi: The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) on Tuesday said it has resumed talks with the Indian hockey authorities to have a bilateral series as soon as possible. PHF president, Akhtar Rasool, told during a media briefing in Lahore that he was keen to have a bilateral series with India in...
  • Pakistan's hockey coach resigns 25-09-2013 10:12 AM

    Islamabad: Akhtar Rasool Chaduahry, chief manager and head coach of Pakistan's national hockey team, on Tuesday resigned from his post after the national team's failure to qualify for next year's World Cup in Holland, Xinhua reported. This is the first time since the start of the mega event in 1971...
  • Indo-Pak series can revive hockey in both countries: Rasool 25-08-2013 12:38 PM

    Ipoh, Malaysia: He was witness to the golden era of hockey in India and Pakistan, but Olympian Akhtar Rasool is heartbroken to see the current sorry state of the game in the two countries and feels frequent bilateral series between the neighbours can help bring back the past glory. Rasool,...
  • Shakeel Abbasi asked to rejoin training camp 26-07-2013 11:22 PM

    Karachi: Olympian Shakeel Abbasi, who had been asked to leave the camp for fasting during training, has been asked to rejoin the preparations for the forthcoming Asia Cup in Malaysia. A Pakistan Hockey Federation official on Friday informed that the chief coach Akhtar Rasool, who had expelled Abbasi from the...
  • Abbasi requests FIH to avoid major tournaments near Ramadan 25-07-2013 05:22 PM

    New Delhi: Ace Pakistani forward Shakeel Abbasi, who was kicked out of the national training camp for fasting, has requested International Hockey Federation (FIH) to avoid organising major tournaments around the holy month of Ramadan. "I want to request FIH not to organise any major tournament during and around the...
  • Pakistan hockey player Shakeel Abbasi expelled for fasting 25-07-2013 12:25 PM

    Pakistan hockey coach Akhtar Rasool on Wednesday created a big controversy when he kicked out experienced forward Shakeel Abbasi from the national training camp for fasting. The development is likely to ignite discussion on whether sportsmen should fast during matches or training camps. Rasool said he had taken disciplinary action...