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COVID-19 decline: JK Sports Council starts non-contact sports training

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SRINAGAR: After the authorities extended the relaxations in Corona lockdown, Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council has  allowed some non-contact sports to resume their training sessions.

An official from the JK Sports Council told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that, with the ease of Covid restrictions, registered trainees of Cricket and Football academies of J&K Sports Council have returned to sports fields for sporting activities.

“Both the academies conducted their first training session after a gap of a few months. Trainees were thrilled to resume their favourite sporting activities,” he said.

He further said that the Secretary Sports Council had directed the academies for resumption of coaching classes for outdoor activities following SOPs strictly and in coming days more and more non-contact sporting activities will be resumed.

Earlier this week, Secretary Jammu Kashmir Sports Council Nuzhat Gull, held a meeting with various registered sports associations and were asked to submit the data of the athletes so that their performances are evaluated while associations were further directed to submit the sports calendar plan which can be worked out after the stabilisation of the Covid-19 situation.

Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council had started an online training program for all athletes during the lockdown period to keep them well prepared for the competitions which shall commence post-Covid-19 decline—(KNO)


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