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Pakistan cricket hero Imran Khan is launching a hunt for sporting talent as a flagship counter-terrorism policy in the northwest province governed by his political party, an aide said Friday. 

Imran Khan arrives to appear before the Supreme Court in Islamabad on Friday. The Pakistan cricket hero is launching a hunt for sporting talent as a flagship counter-terrorism policy in the northwest province governed by his political party, an aide said Friday.

"Terrorism has been very destructive for sports... that is why we are aiming at sports activities to end terrorism in the province," said Iftikhar Elahi, sports and culture coordinator for the party.

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