Muhammad Anwar says athletes cannot hope to excel at international level if they don’t switch to training on mats
Weekly event helps workers blow off steam, is encouraged by authorities as healthy form of entertainment
Sport’s governing body says there have no indications that any team could be forced to skip the event
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Pakistani wrestlers fight neglect, apathy to resurrect sport.
Bashir Ahmad, the first Pakistani MMA fighter on global stage, hopes to bring the sport into the public eye.
This will be Pakistan’s 12th time at the tournament, with athletes participating in eight sports.