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Tag: Asian Athletics Meet

Kalinga Stadium not to be used as practice ground anymore

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to ensure proper use of Kalinga Stadium, the Sports department has decided to bar general athletes and public to practice in the main stadium as well as the warm up ground. Ordinary athletes and public who are doing regular exercise for physical fitness and general practicing have also been restricted to […]

Kalinga Stadium’s warm-up ground to be thrown open to students

Bhubaneswar: Students from schools, colleges and Universities can take advantage of the world-class warm-up stadium of the Kalinga Stadium. The Odisha government is planning to encourage educational institutions which do not have their own tracks and grounds to make use of the facilities of the Kalinga Stadium. “We will now encourage all schools, colleges and […]

Amiya, Srabani clinch gold in National Inter State Athletics meet

Bhubaneswar/Guntur: Buoyed by good performance in the recently concluded Asian Athletics Meet earlier this month, Odia athletes put up a strong show clinching two golds in the ongoing National Inter State Championships athletics meet at Guntur in Andhra Pradesh. Sprinting sensation Amiya Kumar Mallick bagged gold in the men’s 200m run with a lap time […]

Asian Athletics Championships: Sarkaar willing, the tough got going

Most of the adults in India perhaps know how the government machinery works. One sees it every day in flyovers that are delayed by years, in irrigation canals that are incomplete for decades and in day-to-day business of granting permissions, passing tenders, procurement, finance settlement so on and so forth. And this applies to all […]

Asian Athletics meet opening ceremony in Bhubaneswar today

Bhubaneswar: The 22nd edition of the Asian Athletics Championship is all set to be kicked off by Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar today. Final touches are being lent to preparations for the opening ceremony of the championship, which will culminate on July 9. The opening ceremony will be a colourful fest […]

Asian Athletics Championship: Team Pakistan reaches Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Putting an end to all speculations, Pakistan team on Monday reached Odisha to participate in the 22nd Asian Athletics Championship to be held at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar from July 5. President of the Pakistan Athletics Federation, Akram Sahi expressed happiness after reaching the Biju Patnaik International Airport here and lauded the efforts of […]

Asian Athletics Championship: Advisory for traffic regulations issued

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police (CP) today issued an advisory asking commuters to avoid several roads leading to Kalinga Stadium during the 22nd Asian Athletics Championship from July 5 to July 9 in the city here. For the opening ceremony, restrictions on traffic would apply to Bidyut Marg road from Jaydev Vihar. Vehicles coming from NALCO […]

Rangabati Asian Athletic meet controversy
Asian Athletics Meet: Cult song Rangabati to be performed at inaugural event

Bhubaneswar: The controversy surrounding performance of Sambalpuri cult song Rangabati by Bollywood musicians Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championship was today sorted out after the original singers gave a ‘no objection’ for its performance. The Sambalpur district collector Samarth Verma today called a meeting of the State sports officials and the singers of the […]