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National Games postponed again

The Indian Olympic Association on Saturday decided to postpone the 34th National Games, scheduled to be held in Jharkhand from February 15 and 28, until June due to delay in completing the infrastructure.

india Updated: Jan 18, 2009 05:29 IST

The Indian Olympic Association on Saturday decided to postpone the 34th National Games, scheduled to be held in Jharkhand from February 15 and 28, until June due to delay in completing the infrastructure.

The IOA reviewed the preparations for the Games to be held in Ranchi, Jamshedpur and Dhanbad and concluded that the the state was still not ready.

"Considering the status of the preparations, it has been decided to postpone the National Games and reschedule the same in the month of June 2009," the IOA said in a statement.

The Games were originally planned for 2007 but kept getting delayed.