Bureau report

PESHAWAR, August 11: A one-day sports gala in connection with 14 August, the Independence Day of Pakistan, was held in the provincial capital Peshawar.

TNN correspondent says the sports gala was organised at the Government Primary School in Upper Tehkal locality on 10 August.

A total of 12 clubs participated in the activity, including teams of Taekwondo, a Korean martial art, tug-of-war, etc.

The Janbaz Club got won position position in the tug-of-war, while Jawad Club got second position and Abdullah Club stood third.

One of the players told TNN, “The main reason behind such sports gala is to promote peace and tolernace in society. Our youngsters can do better if given opportunities in sports.”