Gaddafi Stadium

  • Abdul Razzaq, Shoaib Malik ignored from Pakistan training camp April 29, 2014

    Karachi: Senior Pakistan players Abdul Razzaq, Shoaib Malik and Kamran Akmal do not feature in a list of 36 players selected for a monthlong training camp to be held at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore starting May 6. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) though has included a number of outoffavour players like Nasir...
  • Bangladesh unlikely to practice in Lahore April 18, 2012

    Karachi: The visiting Bangladesh team is unlikely to hold any practice sessions at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore ahead of the two matches against Pakistan at the end of this month. According to sources, the Bangladesh team will fly into Lahore on April 28 and directly play the one-off one-day...
  • Gaddafi stadium gets a clean-out for B'desh April 17, 2012

    Lahore: Work is being sped up to get the Gaddafi Stadium here ready for the visit of Bangladesh later this month, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials say. Foreign teams have shunned Pakistan since the deadly militant attack on the Sri Lankan team bus during the third Test in Lahore...
  • Attack on SL team: Pak dubbed cricket pariah March 9, 2009

    Lahore: The political fallout from the attack on Sri Lanka's cricket team in Pakistan extends beyond just the visiting athletes. The nation's children are feeling a huge impact as cricket plays a critical role in the lives of many young boys of Pakistan. ...
  • Men who attacked cricket: investigating Lahore 3/3 March 8, 2009

    The attack on March 3 on the Sri Lankan cricket team was a well-planned commando-style strike. Here's a look at the different versions of the events of that fateful day, and also a look at evidence to try to find out who just what happened, and who could have...
  • Sri Lanka offers Pak driver holiday package March 6, 2009

    Colombo: Describing a Pakistani driver as "hero of our time" for bravely saving the lives of Sri Lankan cricketers during the terror attack in Lahore, the state-run English newspapers have offered him a fully-paid holiday package as a token of appreciation. The state-run Daily News and the Sunday Observer have invited...
  • Pakistan releases sketches of four suspects March 5, 2009

    Lahore: Pakistan on Wednesday night released sketches of four persons suspected to be behind the gun and grenade attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore. But the authorities made little headway in tracking down the dozen terrorists who fled after the incident as investigators picked up about 60...
  • Lahore attack: TV footage shows terrorists fleeing March 5, 2009

    Islamabad: A Pakistani TV news channel on Wednesday aired dramatic visuals of the terrorists who attacked the Sri Lankan cricketers in Lahore escaping from the spot on motorcycles and on foot. The four sets of visuals Geo TV aired were captured by CCTV cameras in the lanes around the Liberty market...
  • Lahore attack: Pak announces Rs 1-crore reward, detains 60 March 4, 2009

    Lahore: The Pakistan government has began investigating Tuesday's terror attack on the Sri Lankan players in Lahore. Police have detained 60 from various areas of Lahore and also seized three cars and a rickshaw believed to have been used by the 12 unidentified gunmen during the attack on the cricketers outside...
  • Cricket vs terror: The new war games March 4, 2009

    The game was assaulted, its innocence gone due to mindless terror activities. ...
  • India@9: Pak is the centre of terror once again March 4, 2009

    It was one of cricket's darkest days. Experts talk about what next in Pak. ...
  • Pak paying the price for not tackling terror: Chidambaram March 5, 2009

    New Delhi: Hours after terrorists armed with automatic weapons opened fire at the convoy of the Sri Lankan cricket team as it headed for Lahore's Gaddafi stadium on Tuesday, India's Home Minister P Chidambaram called the attack a wake-up call for Pakistan. The Minister said that Pakistan needs to now...
  • Political parties condemn attack on SL cricketers March 3, 2009

    New Delhi: Political leaders across all parties in India have condemned the terror attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore. Indian politicians have asked Pakistan to take stringent measures to dismantle the terror infrastructure that flourishes right under the nose of the Pakistani government. “Indian National Congress expresses its deepest...
  • Younis sorry for attack on Sri Lankan cricketer March 4, 2009

    Lahore: Pakistan captain Younis Khan said his team were lucky to escape the attack on Sri Lanka's team bus on Tuesday. "Thank God we decided to leave our hotel five minutes after the Sri Lankans," Younis told a news conference. "We are a young team and God forbid if both...
  • Terrorists based in Pakistan a threat to world: India March 3, 2009

    New Delhi: India on Tuesday expressed shock at the attack on Sri Lankan cricketers in Pakistan and asked Islamabad to take "urgent" and "meaningful steps" to dismantle the terrorism infrastructure on its soil. "We are shocked at the incident," Minister of State for External Affairs Anand Sharma told reporters when asked...
  • Sri Lanka condemns attack on its cricketers March 3, 2009

    Colombo: Sri Lanka on Tuesday described as "appalling" the terror attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Pakistan's Lahore city. "It is appalling that anybody should have targeted a sporting team in such a brutal manner. The attitude of targeting sportsmen must change," Sri Lankan foreign secretary P Kohona said...
  • Six of our players were wounded: SL sports minister March 3, 2009

    Colombo: At least six Sri Lankan cricketers were wounded in Pakistan's Lahore city on Tuesday when gunmen attacked the team travelling to the Gaddafi stadium for the ongoing Test, Sports Minister Lokuge Gamini said. Sri Lanka has cancelled the Test series. "Six of our players were wounded during the shooting incident...
  • Sri Lankan team attacked in Pak, 6 injured March 3, 2009

    New Delhi: In a daring raid reminiscent of the Mumbai attack, terrorists in Lahore targeted the Sri Lankan cricket team that is currently touring Pakistan on Tuesday morning. Unidentified gunmen, believed to be 12 in number and armed with Kalashnikov rifles and rocket launchers, opened fire on the bus carrying the...
  • 3 successive blasts disrupt art festival in Lahore November 23, 2008

    Lahore: Successive blasts went off in the Punjab Institute of Language near the Gaddafi Stadium in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on Saturday night. Accoriding to a Pakistani media reports, there were at least three blasts which injured at least three people and damaged buildings around the stadium area....