5th Islamic Games postponed for a year

From our correspondent

LAHORE: The Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation (ISSF) has postponed the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games Konya 2021 for one year until August 2022 due to Covid issues.

This was decided by the ISSF Executive Board in a meeting held the other day. “Keeping in view the situation the ISSF Executive Board and the Organizing Committee of the 5th¬†Islamic Solidarity Games Konya 2021 have decided to postpone the Games till 2022,” the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) said in a press release. “The new dates have been announced and the Games will now be held from August 9 to 18, 2022, at Konya, Turkey, in an adequate and healthy environment that ensures the safety of all participants,” the NOC said.

The Games were scheduled to be held in September this year.