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National Games Stadium to be constructed in New Shillong Township; Centre sanctions Rs 300 cr for project

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  • Meghalaya gets Rs 300 crore from Union Ministry of Social Justice to construct the National Games stadium at the New Shillong Township
  • Government has already identified the lands for setting up of National Games Stadium and Games Villages
  • Dy CM informs that the process of engaging consultants, architects and  the CEO of the National Games will be over by November 15

By Our Reporter | Shillong, Oct 10, 2018: 

In a bid to improve the sports infrastructure in Meghalaya in view of the 2022 National Games, the Union Ministry of Social Justice has sanctioned a total amount of Rs 300 crore for the construction of the National Games stadium at the New Shillong Township.

Meghalaya Gymnastic Association revived to foster the discipline at all level in state

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  • Meghalaya Gymnastic Association revived in state
  • Association aims to foster the discipline at all level
  • With National Games 2022 coming up, State hopes to make a mark in this discipline

Shillong, Oct 02, 2018: 

The Meghalaya Gymnastic Association was revived and revamped with an objective to train and prepare athletes in view of the upcoming National Games 2022.

John Abraham looks forward to set up Football Academy in Shillong

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  • After Guwahati, John Abraham has his eyes fixed on Shillong
  • NEUFC Owner looks forward to set up Football Academy in Meghalaya’s capital city
  • Identification of land to set up Academy under process with the help of the Meghalaya Government

By Our Reporter | Shillong, Oct 01, 2018: 

North East United FC owner and Bollywood actor, John Abraham on Monday has expressed keenness to set up a World Class Football Academy in the capital city of Shillong.

Reliance Foundation keen to work with Meghalaya Govt to develop sports infrastructure in state

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  • Reliance Foundation looks forward to tap the vast pool of talents in Northeast 
  • Education and sports go hand in hand in shaping our youth, says RFYS founder Nita Ambani
  • Reliance Foundation keen to work with Meghalaya Government to develop infrastructure

By Our Reporter | Shillong, Oct 01, 2018: 

Considering the sporting potential of the region and the lack of infrastructure in this sector, the Reliance Foundation – Youth Sports is looking forward to invest in the talent-loaded region of Northeast India.

Sports | 6th edition of Tura Football League to begin in mid October

Tura, Sept 19, 2018: 

The District Football Association (DFA), a premier football organisation of Tura on Tuesday formally decided to hold the 6th edition of the biggest soccer event of Garo Hills – Tura Football League (TFL) beginning mid-October.

Anti-corruption unit to probe role of alleged corrupter in Meghalaya T20 League

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SHILLONG, September 19, 2018: The Committee of Administrators (COA) has directed the BCCI’s Anti Corruption Unit (ACU) to probe if Aushim Khetarpal – the man former New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming and England all-rounder Chris Lewis claimed offered £30,000 to fix a Test match in 1999 – is associated with the Meghalaya Premier T20 League.

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