Aamir Atlas Khan picksup a drop shot against Mohammad Aslan Iskandar in the squash men's individual final at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou.—AFP/File photo

KARACHI: The Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) has imposed a six months ban on Guangzhou Asian Games silver medallist, Aamir Atlas Khan, for violating ‘code of conduct’.

“We were observing his (Aamir) behaviour both on and off the court for sometime and found him breaching our code of conduct,” secretary of the PSF, Wing Cdr Irfan Asghar, told Dawn at the PN Roshan-Jahangir squash complex on Thursday.

He said the player has been barred from playing any domestic event of the PSF calendar. However, he is eligible to compete abroad and will soon be leaving to feature in Swedish Open, he added.

The official said: “PSF doesn’t want to damage career of players but would not compromise on discipline. “We want players to focus on their game rather taking undue advantage,” he remarked.

Responding to a query, Irfan said launch of a nation-wide squash league was on the anvil aimed at unearthing talent to regain our dignity in the game.

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