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