City lacks amenitiesfor the HIL
Hockey India (HI) is planning to organise Hockey India League 2013, a tournament based on the model of the Indian Premier League. If everything goes according to plan, the tournament will start from January 10-February 10.
The organisers have announced that six teams will feature in the tournament. HI has shortlisted 13 venues, including Calcutta, for the tournament. However, HI representative Kukoowalia said the city has bleak chances of featuring in the final six venues because of poor infrastructure at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) complex.
St Jamesí win
St Jamesí thrashed Assembly of God Church School 6-1, while St Lawrence got the better of Saifee Hall 3-0 in the Keventer Cup inter-school football tournament on Tuesday. In other matches, The Heritage School thumped Calcutta International School 3-1, while South End High School drew with DPS Ruby Park 3-3.
Reverting their June 1 order of sealing the offices of District Sports Association, sports department of India has directed the district magistrates to allow operation of the bank accounts by DSAs. In view of this order, the DSAs, who get the clearance from the state government, can avail the computers provided by the Cricket Association of Bengal.