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Pakistani basketball team wins gold medal in Special Olympics

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani basketball team secured first position in the basketball event during the ongoing Special Olympics: Middle East North Africa (MENA) 9th Regional Games, being held in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates from 14-23 March 2018. Ambassador of Pakistan to the UAE Moazzam Ahmad Khan congratulated the team and officials for bringing laurels to the country. He also distributed the medals to the Pakistani team in a ceremony on Tuesday. He appreciated their resolve and commitment for exhibiting high…

Pakistan bags 16 medals at Winter Special Olympics in Austria

LAHORE: Pakistani athletes grabbed an impressive 16 medals at the Special Olympics World Winter Games which concluded in Austria on Saturday The event concluded with a grand ceremony held in Graz. The mega event featured over 3,000 athletes from 110 countries was held from March 14-25 and featured twelve delegates from Pakistan. The Pakistani contingent will be returning home with three gold, seven silver and six bronze medals. The women’s snowshoeing team finished first in the relay race event, covering the distance in…

Pakistani athletes head for Winter Special Olympics in Austria

LAHORE: Pakistani differently abled athletes are poised to earn laurels for their country as they head for the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria. A sixteen member delegation from Pakistan is scheduled to depart for Vienna on Monday March 13. Two differently-abled children from Abbottabad have been selected to participate in the Special Olympics. Huzaifa and Ramsha are confident to earn laurels for the country. Principal Rise for Inclusion school said that both have trained adequately and are fully…