LOCAL SPORTS

Guwahati to host National Athletics

GUWAHATI, May 16: Guwahati will host the Senior National Athletics championship from June 26-29. The tournament will be held at the Indira Gandhi Athletic stadium. The Vice President of the Athletic Federation of India Rabindra Choudhury made 2-day visit from yesterday in the city to check the infrastructures that would be used during the competition. Later he met with the officials of the Directorate of the Sports and Youth Welfare Department too. It has learnt that Choudhury is highly satisfied with the facilities and already gave green signal to the Assam Athletic Association to start the preparation of the meet.