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Pakistan’s top physically challenged body builder awaits govt help to participate in Mr Olympia

Naveed Butt, Pakistan's top physically challenged bodybuilder, is awaiting government help to participate in Mr Olympia. Butt is no ordinary bodybuilder for he not only beat polio but world's top bodybuilders in international competitions. He has four gold medals with three of them coming from Mr Olympia's physically challenged category. Butt had participated in 2013 edition of Mr Olympia after selling his gym but today he is penniless and is awaiting govt help to participate in this year's competition. Butt…

The sun refuses to perform at 2018 flame ceremony in Olympia

OLYMPIA, Greece: The Olympic flame left Ancient Olympia in Greece Tuesday and began its long journey to the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games in February. Due to poor weather and the lack of sunshine, the flame which was lit on Sunday during rehearsals had to be used during the ceremonies. As rain fell actors in ancient Greek costumeĀ  resorted to the backup flame at the ruins of the 2,600-year-old Temple of Hera instead of a scheduled ceremony using a parabolic mirror to kindle the flame.…