Youth and Sports
As part of the process to keep the youth fit, active and motivated, The Aga Khan Youth and Sports Board for Pakistan organised a Sports Fellowship basketball coaching programme in Gilgit and Karachi.
We take a look back at the memorable National Games of the Diamond Jubilee Sports Festival (DJSF) at the Jinnah Complex in Islamabad. Over 1300 athletes from eight regions competed for medals in 17 different sports, supported by enthusiastic crowds.
Day 4 at the Diamond Jubilee Sports Festival was all about cricket, football and volleyball as the competition in these three stages reached its final stages. Today we talk to some of the competitors about their ambitions and experience.
Day 2 of the Diamond Jubilee Sports Festival National Games saw the competition become more intense with thirteen sports on the timetable plus we take a look at the seniors and differently abled events.
The Diamond Jubilee Sports Festival (DJSF) National Games kicked off in Islamabad earlier this week with a grand opening ceremony and cultural show that attracted huge crowds. Regional Teams from all over Pakistan participated in an atmosphere of sportsmanship and team spirit as athletes geared up for the all-important matches ahead.
After months of competion at Jamatkhana, Local and Regional level, around 1400 competitors from 8 regions will gather this week for the Diamond Jubilee Sports Festival (DJSF) National Games which will feature 17 sports ranging from cricket to climbing to table tennis.
The second event of DJSF was a Polo Tournament, held in Gupis Yasin in late 2017. Polo is an extremely popular sport in the region and 5,000 spectators from the Jamat and sister communities came to enjoy the thrilling matches. Hafiz Sherali, President of the Ismaili Council for Pakistan, attended the final match and distributed medals. Gupis “A” won a closely contested competition with Ishkoman Puniyal achieving silver and Lower Chitral bagging the bronze medal.
Tassawur se Takhleeq Tak!
Showcase your artistic ability. Jubilee Arts is a new international programme to be established during the Diamond Jubilee year to celebrate the Jamat’s vast artistic skills and cultural traditions.
IMPORTANT UPDATE: Registration Deadline has been extended to January 31st, 2018!
An outstanding Cycling Rally, part of the Diamond Jubilee Sports Festival, was held against the backdrop of the breathtaking scenery of Hunza, Pakistan