Inter-Services Athletics Championship at Army Sports Institute,Pune from Sept 7 to 10

Top athletes will be seen in action during the four-day championship.(HT/PHOTO) Army Sports Institute (ASI) is set to host 69th Inter-Services Athletics Championship at their campus from September 7 to 10. Top athletes- Subedar G Lakshamanan (National Champion 1,500 metres and 5,000 metres), Junior Warrant Officer Nirmal Noah Tom (400 metres National Champion), Havildar Avinash Sable (gold medallist in the Asian Championship in 3,000 metres steeplechase) Petty Officer and shot putter Tejinder Singh Toor (gold medallist at the 2018 Asian Games) will be seen in action during the four-day championship.…

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Include sports as compulsory subject in schools, says Sports Minister Vijay Goel

New Delhi: Batting for sports to be included in school curriculum, Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Tuesday said that to impart the desired importance to sports, it should be made a compulsory subject at the school level. Goel said marks should be also given to students for their involvement in sports activities. Addressing the 64th meeting of the Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) here on Tuesday, Goel said, this is also essential to deal with the growing incidence of diabetes and other non-communicable diseases among children. The Minister said…

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