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kabaddi

(kəˈbɑːdɪ)
n
(Games, other than specified) a game played between two teams of seven players, in which individuals take turns to chase and try to touch members of the opposing team without being captured by them
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Suseenthiran made an impressive debut with the critically acclaimed 'Vennila Kabadi Kuzhu' in 2009.
A friendly Kabadi match will be held between the BGB and BSF at Bir Uttam Fazlur Rahman Khandker auditorium of Pilkhana around 5pm today.
Different teams presented some of the traditional games like Sakhy, Kabadi, Cheendro, Takey or Meergati, Buzkashi, tug-of-war and race on the occasion and entertained the audience.
According to the schedule, horse dance, tonga race, bull race, tent pegging, PT show, marathon race, weightlifting, stone lifting, gatka fight, wrestling and Kabadi would be part of the festival.
Senior Minister for Sports Atif Khan would inaugurate the sports gala where competition would be held in 32 different categories including Athletics, Archery, Basketball, Badminton, Food ball, boxing, cycling, gymnastic, Hockey, Kabadi, Shooting, Tug of War, Table Tennis, Bodybuilding, Weightlifting, and five games of females.
Later, the speaker gave away trophies and prizes to the position holders of tent pegging, clay pigeon shooting, Dog Race, Cycle Race, Tanga Race, Kabadi, Luddi Dance, Khattak Dance and other events.
The Festival will include flower show, sports gala, horse dances, music concerts, mushaira, animals show, kabadi and wrestling matches, karatay and basketball contests, exhibitions of private factories and agriculture products, food stalls, PT shows, tableau, national songs, fireworks and other colorful events for recreation of the citizens.
He was addressing at a dinner held in the honour of Kabadi teams from Pakistan, India and Iran of championship at Foreign Faculty Rest House.
Meanwhile the new sports channel would broadcast all other sports/ games such as hockey, kabadi, tennis, and squash among others.
By BRIAN YONGAThe National Youth Service (NYS) Kabadi's women's team has landed an invitation to play in Iraq mid this year.
Meanwhile, second KP Late Ziyad Akram Durrani Kabadi tournament will be started from 9 November and final will be played on 15 November said by President of Kabadi Association and chief organizer of the tournament MPA Malik Riaz Khan.
Although rugby is not a sport that is popular in the South Asian continent, there is a game called kabadi which is considered to be very similar to rugby.