• Monday, August 15, 2022

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Pakistan hockey hero seeks heart transplant in India

By: Sarwar Alam

Pakistan’s World Cup winning field hockey goalkeeper Mansoor Ahmed Monday reached out to India for help in securing a heart transplant — despite years of breaking his rivals’ “hearts on the field”. The 49-year-old has been suffering for weeks from complications stemming from a pacemaker and stents implanted in his heart. Ahmed has been a sporting icon in Pakistan since helping the country win the 1994 World Cup in Sydney with his penalty stroke push against the Netherlands in the final. “I may have broken a lot of Indian hearts on the field of play by beating India in the…

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