... Pak­istan hack their hug­gers

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - SPORT -

PAK­ISTAN’S par­lia­ment sports com­mit­tee fined mem­bers of the coun­try’s hockey team yes­ter­day for hug­ging a fe­male of­fi­cial at a tour­na­ment in Ar­gentina, say­ing it vi­o­lated na­tional cul­ture.

The Pak­istan Hockey Fed­er­a­tion (PHF) had de­fended the play­ers, say­ing the pic­tures were taken at an of­fi­cial func­tion. For­ward Re­han Butt was fined US$1 175 (R8 695), while coach Shahid Ali Khan and man­ager Asif Ba­jwa were fined $588 each.– Sapa-AFP, Sapa-AP-AFP

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