POA includes Women’s cricket in National Games

LAHORE: Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) has included women’s cricket as one of the three exhibition sports in the upcoming National Games, scheduled to take place in Quetta from May 15 to 23.

In a press release issued on Wednesday, POA finalized 31 disciplines for the 34th chapter of the National Games alongside three exhibition sports which also include futsal and tug of war.

Moreover, there will only be a single exhibition match for women’s cricket and men’s tug of war.

Details further suggest that a large number of male and female athletes will participate in the event for which POA requested provincial Olympic associations, Islamabad Olympic Association, services, departments and concerned sports federations to take appropriate action for the preparation, participation and conduct of the games in a befitting manner.

Disciplines: Archery (Men & Women), Athletics (Men & Women), Badminton (Men & Women), 4 Baseball (Men), Basketball (Men & Women), Bodybuilding (Men), Boxing (Men & Women), Cycling (Men & Women), Football (Men & Women), Golf (Men & Women), Gymnastics (Men), Handball (Men & Women), Hockey (Men & Women), Judo (Men & Women), Kabaddi (Men), Karate (Men & Women), Rugby (Men & Women), Rowing (Men & Women), Sailing (Men & Women), Shooting (Men & Women), Squash (Men & Women), Softball (Women), Swimming (Men & Women), Table Tennis (Men & Women), Taekwondo (Men & Women), Tennis (Men & Women), Volleyball (Men & Women), Weightlifting (Men & Women), Wrestling (Men), Wushu (Men & Women), Fencing (Men & Women).

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