Pakistan boosts golf, ice skating and ice hockey with sport fellowships

Source: The Ismaili

Pakistan boosts golf, ice skating and ice hockey with sport fellowships

A little over a year ago, the Aga Khan Youth and Sports Board for Pakistan (AKYSBP) launched the Sports Fellowship programme, an initiative to improve the sports skills of Jamati youth. Led by an elite athlete and supported by local coaches, the training programme proved to be popular and successful ahead of the 2016 Jubilee Games.

This winter, during the holidays, the Youth and Sports Board expanded the programme to include golf, ice skating and ice hockey. Continuing the spirit of “One Jamat” — a defining Jubilee Games theme — two elite players from the Canadian Jamat volunteered their expertise to train aspiring Ismaili athletes in Pakistan.

Red more – Dated: 31 March 2017

 

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