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Near-blind ex-boxer puts troubled kids on right path

AFP Lisbon, Portugal Jan 02, 2019, 01.10 PM (IST)

In some ways, says Portuguese ex-boxer Jorge Pina, the loss of most of his sight was the making of him. "I didn't lose my sight, I just see things differently," he says. Forced to abandon his world title dreams, Pina devotes his time to helping troubled kids from rough neighbourhoods stay on the right path by channelling their energy into sport.