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17th Punjab Special Olympic Games conclude Secretary Sports Punjab Aamir Jan vows to hold regular sports events for special people

LAHORE     :     Secretary Sports Punjab Muhammad Aamir Jan vowed to hold regular sports events for special and disabled people in future; he said this while addressing the closing ceremony of 17th Punjab Special Olympic Games at Punjab Stadium on Friday. Deputy Director Hafeez Bhatti, Head of Special Monitoring Unit Fatima Zaidi and Vice-Chairman Special Olympics of Pakistan Aneesur Rehman ...

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Saudi Arabia is holding its first women’s basketball tournament

JEDDAH       :  Saudi Arabia will play host to its first-ever official women’s basketball tournament on Saturday, in another move towards increased freedom for women. The games will be held at King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah, Gulf News reports, and have the support of the General Sports Authority and the Ministry of Health. Teams from Jeddah United, Dar Al Hekma University, ...

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Wrestling legend Ric Flair had 15 drinks a day, slept with 10,000 women, documentary reveals

NEW YORK   :   American professional wrestling legend “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair claims he slept with more than 10,000 women and drank 10 beers and five cocktails a day for over 20 years, a new documentary reveals. Director Rory Karpf, in a documentary, followed the career of Flair, 68, and revealed the lifestyle of one of the most influential men ...

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Secretary Sports Punjab Aamir Jan also witnesses 2 nd  day’s events at Punjab Special Olympic Games Punjab Sports Minister Jahangir Khanzada praises passion of special athletes  

LAHORE    :   Several exciting competitions were witnessed on the second day of 17th Punjab Special Olympic Games at Punjab Stadium on Thursday. Punjab Minister for Sports Jahangir Khanzada was the chief guest on the second day. Secretary Sports Punjab Muhammad Aamir Jaan, Deputy Director Hafeez Bhatti, Secretary Punjab Special Olympic Association Aneesur Rehman also watched the  exciting games. A large ...

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Punjab Minister for Sports Jahangir Khanzada chairs Youth Commission meeting  

LAHORE      :   A consultative meeting of the Punjab Youth Commission was held at the Department of Youth Affairs, Sports, Archaeology and Tourism Lahore on November 9, 2017. The meeting was chaired by the Punjab Minister for Sports Jahangir Khanzada as the Chairman of the Punjab Youth Commission. MNA Shaza Fatima Khawaja, Secretary Sports Punjab Aamir Jan; Additional Secretary, Zahid ...

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Amir Khan steps up training ahead of potential return to the ring following hand surgery and family feud

LONDON     :   British former world champion Amir Khan is stepping up his bid to return to the top of boxing following an 18-month hiatus fraught with injury and personal problems. The 30-year-old has not fought since he was knocked out by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in Las Vegas in May 2016. Since that savage sixth-round defeat, Khan has undergone surgery to repair damage to his hand ...

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Jemima Sumgong: Four-year doping ban for Olympic marathon champion

 ADDIS  ABABA    :   Olympic marathon winner Jemima Sumgong has been banned for four years after her claim she was taking EPO for an ectopic pregnancy was rejected. Sumgong told a Kenyan law court she was given the banned substance in hospital, but her paperwork was deemed to have been provided by “an imposter” and her claims labelled as “not ...

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David Parker: Javelin coach suspended by British Athletics

LONDON    : British Athletics has suspended javelin coach David Parker following allegations of an inappropriate relationship with a female athlete. Parker, 37, is the lead throws coach at Loughborough University and has a part-time contract with British Athletics. It has been reported the relationship was with a student at the university. “British Athletics and Loughborough University can confirm that a ...

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Rafael Nadal to play Goffin; Roger Federer opens against Sock

World number one Rafael Nadal will play David Goffin in his opening ATP Finals match on Monday. Spaniard Nadal has been grouped with Belgium’s Goffin, Dominic Thiem of Austria and Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov. The first group begins on Sunday, with six-time Swiss winner Roger Federer playing Jack Sock of the USA, and Germany’s Alexander Zverev against Czech Wimbledon finalist Marin ...

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