Moin Khan

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Mohammad Moin Khan (Urdu: محمد معین خان; born September 23, 1971), popularly known as Moin Khan (Urdu: معین خان), is a former Pakistani cricketer, primarily a wicketkeeper-batsman, who remained a member of the Pakistani national cricket team from 1990 to 2004. He has also captained the Pakistani side. He made his international debut against the West Indies at Multan. He took over 100 catches in […]

Feroze Khan (field hockey)

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Feroze Khan (Urdu: فیروز خان) (September 9, 1904 – April 21, 2005) was, at the time of his death, the world’s oldest Olympic gold medal winner, following the death of U.S. athlete James Rockefeller in 2004. He was part of British India’s Olympic hockey team at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, who won the gold medal for the event.  After his death, Roger Beaufrand of France became the oldest living Olympic […]

Haider Ali

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KARACHI: Pakistan’s Haider Ali wants to create history by becoming the first Pakistani athlete to lift a Paralympic gold as he prepares for tomorrow’s long jump event. Ali, who suffers from Cerebral Palsy, took part in F-37/38 Category men’s long jump in Beijing Paralympics in 2008 and covered a distance of 6.44 meters, winning a silver […]

Pakistani polio survivor Mudassar Baig dreams of winning a medal at the London Paralympics, hoping to inspire a nation

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“It’s a dream come true for me and I want to be a role model — not only for disabled people in my country but also for the able-bodied who lose courage,” said Baig, whose right leg was left shorter than his left by polio in childhood. The 33-year-old post office clerk who thought life […]