Gulf News – Action from the opening match between India and Pakistan at the Al Wasl Sports Club on Friday.

Summary

  • Action from the opening match between India and Pakistan at the Al Wasl Sports Club on Friday.
  • Dubai: “Kabaddi will soon become a global sport,” remarked India’s Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore.
  • Speaking on the rising popularity of the sport soon after India defeated Pakistan in the opening match of the six-nation Kabaddi Masters Dubai tournament at the Al Wasl Sports Club on Friday, Rathore said: “Kabaddi has got all the ingredients that are needed to become an Olympic sport.
  • An Olympic silver medallist shooter in 2004 Athens Games, Rathore went on to explain why Kabaddi can become an Olympic sport.
  • As India played Pakistan in Kabaddi in Dubai, Rathore was asked why the Indian cricket team is not being allowed to play Pakistan in Dubai.


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