Asian Hockey Championship: International hockey set to return to Chennai after 16 years | Hockey News resportsnews

Chennai: worldwide hockey This yr the boys’s Asian Championships will return to town after a spot of 16 years with the SDAT-Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium to be held within the final week of August.
males’s asia cup Hockey The 2007 championship was the final worldwide hockey competitors held in Chennai.
“The dates for the occasion haven’t been finalized but, however it is going to be tentatively held within the final week of August. Hockey India representatives inspected the SDAT-Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium and steered some issues to be modified We’ll make all crucial modifications (equivalent to re-laying of astro-turf) and get the stadium prepared in time,” Tamil Nadu Youth Welfare and Sports activities Growth Minister Udhayanidhi Stalin Mentioned throughout a dialog with the media on Wednesday.
Other than Udhayanidhi, Tamil Nadu Sports activities Secretary Atulya Mishra and Tamil Nadu Sports activities Growth Authority member secretary J Meghnath Reddy have been additionally current within the assembly.
The newly appointed minister has been very proactive and has taken some fast selections to quick observe the general sports activities improvement within the state and make Tamil Nadu a mannequin for sports activities within the nation.
The state authorities is eager to develop grassroots infrastructure, discover expertise throughout the state and practice them for the longer term, and arrange three state-of-the-art facilities for sports activities science in Tamil Nadu.
“We’ll make three facilities for sports activities in Madurai, Nilgiris and Chennai. We have now additionally signed an MoU with the Sri Ramachandra Middle of Sports activities Science to assist present sportspersons entry the amenities,” Udhayanidhi defined.
Moreover this, Udhayanidhi has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Youth Affairs and Sports activities Minister Anurag Thakur to allot Khelo India to Tamil Nadu subsequent yr.
“We need to host Khelo India subsequent yr and have already conveyed our curiosity to the central authorities and are ready for his or her affirmation,” Udhayanidhi stated.
The minister disclosed that the state authorities would quickly spend Rs 25 crore for renovating 5 stadiums – Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, Mayor Radhakrishnan Hockey Stadium, Nungambakkam Tennis Stadium and Velachery Aquatic Complicated.
Tamil Nadu Champions Basis, a public-private initiative to assist younger sporting aspirants, has signed former India captain and Chennai Tremendous Kings captain MS Dhoni as its model ambassador.
“On the last stage of the Chief Minister’s Trophy, we’re planning to launch the TN Champions Basis’s anthem and mascot,” revealed Udhayanidhi.

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