Govt to Launch Pakistan’s Biggest Talent Hunt Program for Sports

To revive the sports culture in Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved the launch of Kamyab Jawan Sports Drive, the country’s largest talent hunt program. Reports indicate that the premier will officially inaugurate the Kamyan Jawan Sports Drive on 6 December at Jinnah Stadium in Islamabad. The talent hunt will be launched in 25 regions for 12 sports ​in the first phase.

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Sports Drive includes badminton, cricket, boxing, football, handball, judo, hockey, table tennis, volleyball, weightlifting, wrestling, and squash.

In this program, districts would create High-Performance Centers for training talented children. These are the High-Performance Centers that will be built under this Talent Hunt Program: 

  • Hockey (Multan)
  • Weightlifting & Wrestling (Lahore)
  • Handball (Faisalabad)
  • Football & HPC (Karachi)
  • Judo (Tandojam)
  • Boxing (Liyari)
  • Cricket (Islamabad)
  • Squash (Peshawar)
  • Volleyball (Mardan)
  • Athletics (Quetta)
  • Skiing (GB)

Source: Ary News