Sporting Digest: Hockey

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The Independent Online
MUNAWAR-UZ-ZAMAN, Pakistan's most famous full-back, has died after a heart attack on the hockey field, news reports said in Islamabad yesterday. Munawar, 41, who collapsed after playing a domestic match in Karachi on Thursday, leaves a widow and two daughters. He had established himself as the country's best full-back and penalty-corner hitter during his 10-year career in international hockey from 1971 until his retirement in 1981.