GANGTOK, 27 Dec:
Sports Activities & Winter Sports Coaching Camp 2018-19 under ‘Sports for Peace and Development’ [Vertical of Khelo India] in different sports disciplines are currently underway at different venues in and around Gangtok.
The camp, which started on 24 Dec, 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 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 underway 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 will conclude on 09 Jan 2019.
It is informed that similar activities will also be conducted from 03 to 17 Jan 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.