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Shandur Polo Festival 2012 – The Highest Polo ground on Heart of Earth

Every July, the Shandur Pass in northern Pakistan is the setting for a polo festival played to rules eight hundred years old on what is, perhaps,the highest polo ground in the world.(Shandur Polo Festival – July 7 to 9) During the … Continue reading

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King Khan declared British boxer of the year

Pakistani origin boxer Amir Khan has been declared British boxer of the year. The title was awarded at the annual awards ceremony held by the British Boxing Board of Control. The contenders for the title included Ricky Burns, Fury Tyson, George … Continue reading

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Aga Khan Youth & Sports Board, Pakistan: JOSH Games 2011 – Gallery

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JOSH Games 2011 Concluded

JOSH Games 2011 conclude.…Looking to change lifestyles, and promoting sporting excellence. Islamabad, November 20, 2011 – Two days of competition at the National JOSH Games 2011,which were initiated five days ago, came to an end with a glamorous closing ceremony … Continue reading

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UNBEATEN SARAFINA SUPERB IN PRIX DE DIANE

Historic double for HH the Aga Khan as Rosanara takes second in the fillies’ classic. Sarafina’s success in Sunday’s Prix de Diane epitomises the excellence of HH the Aga Khan’s breeding and racing operation as she is the sixth winner of … Continue reading

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Prix de Diane 2010: H.H The Aga Khan’s SARAFINA Wins 2010 Prix de Diane

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WELCOME TO SFW 2010!

Sportsfest West will be held over July Long Weekend from 2nd – 4th July 2010 The Olympic Oval is home to the fastest ice in the world, attracting the best athletes from Canada and around the globe to come train … Continue reading

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Aga Khan Youth & Sports Board for Pakistan and MSAP Hold Coaching Camps

KARACHI: The Mind Sports Association of Pakistan (MSAP), having joined hands with the Aga Khan Youth Sports Board for Pakistan (AKYSBP), will be conducting weekly classes for the enthusiasts of chess and scrabble here at the Aga Khan Gymkhana. “We … Continue reading

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The National Sports Festival 2010 – UK: A Preview

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Gallery: NSF 2010 — Evening Entertainment

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UK Jamat comes together for NSF 2010 — a weekend of Non Stop Fun!

The National Sports Festival — a flagship event of the Ismaili Muslim community in the United Kingdom — renewed itself during the weekend of 2–5 April 2010 at Loughborough University. With over 1 000 participants playing 11 sports and competing in … Continue reading

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The Aga Khan’s 6th Unity Games kicks off in Zanzibar

Zanzibar Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for Information, Culture and Sports, Ali Juma Shamhuna, lights up torch to inaugurate the 6th Unity Games at Forodhani Garden in Zanzibar Friday april 02, 2010. The games have been organised by His Highness … Continue reading

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Vancouver Winter Olympic – 2010: Glimpses of Jamati Spirit

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Trial without sight: How one woman’s triumph agianst the odds allowed her to give back to society

In July 2009, together with 18 other blind athletes, I competed in the third annual Joe’s Team Triathlon at the Canadian National Institute for the Blind’s (CNIB) camp along the coast of Lake Joseph in Muskoka, Ontario. We had been … Continue reading

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Ismaili volunteers stand front and centre as Olympics get underway in Vancouver

As the 2010 Winter Olympic Games got underway in Vancouver, hundreds of Ismaili volunteers from across Canada officially became ambassadors to the world. Donning green-coloured jackets emblazoned with “Ismaili Volunteers” on the front, these Olympic Ambassadors have been welcoming tourists … Continue reading

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Olympic Torch Bearers from the Ismaili community carry the flame in Vancouver

When the Olympic Cauldron was lit at BC Place Stadium on 12 February — marking the opening of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games — the fire that set it alight came by way of more than 25 members of … Continue reading

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Pakistan’s Naseem Hameed: Fastest Woman In South Asia

Full marks to Naseem Hameed who won the coveted gold medal in the 100-metre sprint at the South Asian Games in Dhaka. The young athlete has not just done her country proud, she has also offered a ray of hope … Continue reading

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