Largest squad for Special Olympics
New Delhi: India will be sending 58 ‘special’ athletes — its highest ever for the Special Olympics world winter games scheduled to take place in Pyeongchang, South Korea from January 29.
The 79-member Indian contingent comprises 58 athletes with intellectual disabilities in six disciplines and 15 coaches, apart from officials.
Kalmadi to chair Asian Athletics meet
New Delhi: Commonwealth Games scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi is all set to chair a crucial meeting of the Asian Athletics Association here on Saturday, which will take stock of the continental championships which is scheduled to be held in Chennai in July.
The meeting will also be attended by International Association of Athletic Federations President Lamine Diack.