Press Release

Islamabad: 23rd June, 2016: Pakistan Sports Board organized exhibition matches in Badminton, Football, Volleyball and Taekwondo at Pakistan Sports Complex, Islamabad to celebrate International Olympic Day today on 23rd June, 2016.

The Football match was played at the Jinnah Stadium between Jinnah XI and Islamabad Olympics, in which both the team showed excellent skills but at the end, Jinnah XI defeated Islamabad Olympics by 4-3.

Punjab Olympic dominated Khyber Pakhtunkwa Olympic in the volleyball match by 3-2 which was played at the Liaquat Gymnasium.

The Badminton match was played at Rodham Hall between Gilgit Baltistan Olympic and Islamabad Olympic in which Gilgit Baltistan knocked out Islamabad Olympic.

In the Taekwondo event, Balochistan Olympic defeated the Sindh Olympic by 3-2 margin.

Mr. Shehnaz Sheikh. Hockey Olympian was the Chief Guest on the occasion; a great number of Officers/Officials of the Pakistan Sports Board was also present at the occasion and enjoyed the matches.

The aim of observing the day is to promote participation in sports activities across the globe regardless of age, gender or athletic ability.

Director (Media)
Pakistan Sports Board