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Narinder Batra meets Amit Shah, briefs on preparation for Tokyo Olympics

ANI | December 09, 2019 02:29 PM
IOA president Narinder Dhruv Batra (right) with Home Minister Amit Shah (left) (Photo/ Hockey India Twitter)

New Delhi [India], Dec 9 (ANI): Indian Olympics Association (IOA) president Narinder Dhruv Batra on Monday met Home Minister Amit Shah and updated him on India's preparation for the next year's Tokyo Olympics.

Batra, who is also the president of International Hockey Federation (FIH), discussed the holding of International Olympic Committee (IOC) 2023 session in Mumbai, during the 75th year of India's Independence, which is subject to IOC's approval.

Apart from this, holding of Hockey Men's World Cup in January 2023 in Bhubaneshwar and Rourkela was also one of the topics discussed during the meet. The Home Minister also talked over the progress, development and growth of Hockey happening in India at grass root and elite level.

Both discussed the bidding for 2026 Youth Olympics in India where one city will be shortlisted by IOA for Evaluation by IOC from three cities i.e. Delhi, Odisha and Mumbai. Later, it will go for IOC's approval.

Fit India Movement, Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) Programme and Khelo India Youth Games were also discussed during their meet. (ANI)

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