The Lahore Marathon is an annual road marathon held in Lahore, Pakistan since 2005. The main event is the traditional 42.195 km marathon race. Other races in the marathon include a 10 km race, 5 km “Family Fun Run”, and 3 km races for people with physical and visual impairment. The marathon is preceded by a gala dinner for international athletes, foreign dignitaries, government and corporate leaders. Approximately 26,000 […]
The Shaheed Benazir Bhutto International Boxing Tournament took place in the KPT Benazir Sports Complex in Karachi, Pakistan from 1 January – 8 January 2010. Amir Khan, the professional British boxing world champion of Pakistani descent was the guest in the final rounds of tournament.
[nggallery id=87] Cholistan Jeep rally is an annual 3-day even of fun and adventure which takes place in choilstan (also called Rohi) desert of Pakistan. Punjab Tourism Development Corporation Managing Director Saad S Khan declared on Monday that the Cholistan Jeep Rally would start on February 16 and continue till 19th while this event would […]
[nggallery id=88] Paragliding, a free-flying thrill sport, is gradually taking roots in cricket-crazy Pakistan which offers perfect environment and geography to enthusiasts to fly like birds. Paragliding was introduced in Pakistan mainly by European climbers in the 1980s when they visited the South Asian country to scale some of world’s highest mountains in country’s north. […]
[nggallery id=89] Pakistan is blessed with magnificent, lofty and challenging mountains which offer great opportunities for mountaineering, trekking and other adventure activities. It is here that three spectacular mountain ranges of the world, Karakoram, Hindukush and Himalayas meet. The vast mountain tract of Pakistan’s North, 500 kms in width and 300 kms in depth, boasts […]
[nggallery id=90] In Pakistan, Yak polo is played in the Himalayas and Hindukush atBoroghil in District Chitral. The event is held in July every year and is sponsored by the Sarhad Tourism Corporation, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Yak polo is the famous cultural event of the Wakhi community in the Broghil, in the Pamir region of northern Pakistan. The sport has gained popularity […]
[nggallery id=91] PAKISTAN – THE ROCK CLIMBER’S PARADISE The CONTINENTAL COLLISION of the three mighty mountain ranges of the world the Himalayas, the Karakorams & the Hindukush in the North of Pakistan has given birth to the thickest cluster of the Highest Peaks and Largest Glaciers on Earth. The statistics are simply baffling. 05 of the world’s 14 peaks above8000 meters are in Pakistan. 101 peaks […]