16 Oct 2009

Pakistan National Games postponed for security reasons

10:38 am on 16 October 2009

Security has become such an issue in Pakistan the country's Olympic Committee has postponed its own annual National Games.

It's the first major national sporting event in Pakistan to be postponed because of security fears, although foreign teams and athletes have refused to tour the country for those reasons.

The Games were due to held in Peshawar in the troubled North West Frontier Province starting on November 15th.