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Kabaddi matches on December 6

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Sangrur, November 27, 2012
First Published: 22:50 IST(27/11/2012) | Last Updated: 23:55 IST(27/11/2012)

With the state sports department releasing the dates for the third edition of Kabaddi World Cup, the district administration has started preparations for the four matches of the tournament to be held here on December 6.

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At Sangrur, England will face Afghanistan, while Sri Lanka will lock horns with Canada in the men's category. In the women's category, India will play against Turkey and USA will face Denmark.

All are day matches. Deputy commissioner Kumar Rahul said heads of all departments had been instructed to make all arrangements. Meanwhile, he said floodlights had been arranged in case of poor visibility during evening matches.  He said 20,000 people were expected to see the matches on December 6.

Will be hard on dope: Maluka
Punjab Kabaddi Association president Sikander Singh Maluka on Tuesday said the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) would keep a check on doping activities during the upcoming Kabaddi World Cup, starting from December 1.

He said teams of NADA would reach Punjab on Tuesday and take blood samples of players. "Players found with positive dope tests will be suspended immediately. We will not allow such players to participate in tournaments in future," he said.

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