Kabaddi fans don’t have to wait till the next Kabaddi World Cup to watch the sport. After firming up its grip overseas, the inaugural World Kabaddi League (WKL) has returned home to kick-off at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, New Delhi.
The Tournament is following the double round robin format with 94 matches—90 league games and four play-offs. It has 144 international players plying their trade in it. There are eight teams playing in this tournament. Every team will play the other seven thrice before the top four qualify for the play-offs.
World Kabaddi League is a new initiative to revive the game of kabaddi. The kabaddi league will start in August of 2014 and will be streamed & broadcast live all around the globe. Mr. Pargat Singh, MLA of Punjab India and former Olympian of field hockey is guiding the route for this league. Akhsay Kumar, a big bollywood star, Yo Yo Honey Singh a hit young mucisian, Purewal family, Thind Properties from Vancouver
Weightlifter Ragala Venkat Rahul bagged India’s first medal in the second Youth Olympic Games by winning a silver medal in the men’s 77 kg category in Nanjing China. This is great news for Indian weightlifting, coming as it dose immediately after its success in Common Wealth Games in Scotland. It lends further credence to the notion that the Indian weightlifting has finally turned a corner.
Earlier in the day Maymon Poulose and Mithravarun qualified for the final A stage in the 110 M hurdles, which is also a new national (Youth) record, while Mithravarun threw a personal best of 54.71 M in the discus throw. Both of them have advanced to the final A stage which is second stage of the competition.
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