Gangtok, Dec 27
Sports Activities & Winter Sports Coaching Camp 2018-19 under ‘Sports for Peace and Development’ [Vertical of Khelo India] in different sports disciplines are going on from 24 December at different venues of in and around Gangtok. The programme is being organised by Department of Sports & Youth Affairs, government of Sikkim and Khelo India District Level Executive Committee, East District and sponsored by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, government of India.
The ongoing camp has 12 disciplines of Athletics, Archery, Basketball, Boxing, Cricket, Football, Karate, Kick Boxing, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Wushu and Weight Lifting for the age group from 9 to 17 years boys and girls. These camps are ongoing at Paljor Stadium ground, Paljor Stadium indoor gymnasium hall, White Hall Complex, Tathangchen Archery Field and Tashi Namgyal Senior Secondary School playground. The coaching camp, which was started on 24 December, will be concluded on 09 January 2019.
It is informed that same activities will be also conducted from 03 to 17 January 2019 at St Xavier’s School ground for children under Pakyong Sub Division and at Regu PYKKA Ground, Rhenock School Ground, Rongli Mela Ground and Rongli Auditorium under Rongli Sub Division.