Snippets 01-07-2013

15 districts to vie for U-14 meet

By The Telegraph Online
  • Published 1.07.13
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15 districts to vie for U-14 meet

Guwahati, June 30: The Basketball Association of Assam will organise the sub-junior (under-14) boys’ and girls’ inter-district basketball championship at the NF Railway courts in Maligaon here from July 5 to 8. Nearly 250 players from 15 districts of the state will participate in the tournament from which the state boys’ and girls’ teams for the sub-junior nationals, to be held at Patliputra in Bihar from August 18 to 25, will be selected. Lifters named: Two Assam weightlifters, Apurba Chetia and Papul Changmai, have been named in the Indian contingent for the 27th men and 20th women’s Asian Weightlifting Championship to be held at Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan from July 18. Jeet Kune-Do: The 3rd All Assam Jeet Kune-Do Championship will get under way at the Rudra Singha sports complex here on Monday. About 200 players and tournament officials from across the state will participate in the tournament.