KARACHI, PAKISTAN, Reuter: Olympic Champions Pakistan survived an anxious last five minutes to beat India 32 on Thursday to square their six test hockey series, two matches were drawn.

India, winners of the last two series between the two countries, keeps the rubber.

‘Two fine field goals by center forward Tariq Sheikh in the 19th and 29th minutes gave Pakistan a 20 lead at the interval.

India’s inside left Jagbir Singh converted ‘a neat pass from Pargat Singh in the 50th minute to reduce the deficit, but Pakistan seeking a two goal lead to win the rubber on better goal average, went 31 up within a minute when their fullback Qazi Mohib converted a penalty comer.

‘Mohib was the series highest scorer with six goals.

SEOUL: Reuter: South Korea’s blood banks are being topped up The Officials told reporters they were worried that with 250,000 foreign visitors at the games there might be a shortage of rare types of blood if bomb blast caused mass casualties.

The Korean national red cross has finalised a list of 3,000 nationals with Rh negative blood — a characteristic of less than three per cent of Koreans but up to 15 percent of westerns.

Rh negative people are aware of the rareness of their blood said Cho Byung Ryoon health services chief at the Sequl Olympic Organising Committee (SLOQC), In case of an emergency they will report to the Red Cross.

AUSTIN, TEXAS, Reuter: American David Berkoff set a world record in the men’s 100meter backstroke of 54:95 on Friday, the fifth day of the U.S. Olympic swim trials.

Breakoff, 21, broke the previous record held by Igor Polanski of the Soviet Union ‘who swam 55:00 last July 16at the Russian swim trials in Moscow.

PISA, ITALY, Reuter: Soviet international Alexander Zavarrov said on/Thursday he hoped to be playing for Italian side Juventus next season,

Valery Lobanousky, trainer of both the soviet national team and club side Dynamo Kicy said there had been meetings between Juventus Zavarrov club Dynamo and soviet 5 officials over his expected move but that no official decision had been made.

Article extracted from this publication >> August 19, 1988