Bhubaneswar Buzz

With Jharkhand Withdrawing, Odisha comes to rescue and agreed to host Asian Athletics Championship

Odisha Government has, in principle, given its consent to host the Asian athletics championship at Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar tentatively scheduled from July 6 to 10.

With the Jharkhand Government expressing its inability to conduct the event in Ranchi, Bhubaneswar agreed to conduct the event after much persuasion from Athletics Federation of India.

But doubts lingered on whether Bhubaneswar would finish relaying the synthetic track and install floodlights at such short notice.

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