July 21, 2021

Greenshirts’ absence from the Olympics surprises many in Tokyo

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan hockey’s fate and its surprising absence from the Tokyo Olympics was the talk of the Village especially when any foreigner confronted the green flag carrier.As Tokyo Games spring into action Friday with the opening ceremony, members of the Pakistan contingent face repeated queries on the country’s chances on the hockey field. The one who asks the question gets utterly surprised on learning that Pakistan is not part of the hockey event.“Wherever I turn up in the...