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Trendsetters: Parliament to be new wrestling ring

Almost half-a-century back, the greatest wrestler in history died in Lahore. Gama Pehlwan spent his entire 50-year wrestling career undefeated.  Even today, he is considered to be head and shoulders above anyone who ever entered a ring. He was a role model, not just for wrestlers but for other athletes, too, with Bruce Lee among those that picked up elements of his workout technique. It is sad that today, not just Pakistan but the world seems to have forgotten about wrestling as a sport, focusing instead on ‘professional’ wrestling, which is really just grown men pretending to fight or noora kushti in ...

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