UNITED NATIONS: Reuter: ‘The captain of Pakistan’s National Cricket team, Imran Khan, has agreed to serve as a UNICEF Special representative for sports, the U.N. Children’s fund said on Friday.

He is the latest celebrity to become a UNICEF volunteer supporter. Others include actress Liv Ullmann, singer Harry Belafonte and Olympic Skating Champion Katarina Witt.

Khan, now on a cricket tour of Australia, will be formally appointed at a ceremony in Sydney on December 28 attended by UNICEF officials

LONDON, Reuter: England has turned down the chance to compete in the first international football federation (FIFA) five a side indoor world cup.

‘An invitation to join such teams as Brazil, Argentina, Italy and the Netherlands in the tournament next month has been declined by the football association (F.A.)

Article extracted from this publication >> December 30, 1988