Sports Board Punjab (SBP), in the wake of growing coronavirus pandemic, has curtailed Independence Day sports events as per the directions of Punjab government, this was stated by Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh here on Tuesday.
Aulakh said as per the revised schedule, now the Independence Day sports events will be staged from August 6 to 21, 2021. “The SBP will hold Independence Day Male and Female Archery Championship at Bhurban Stadium, Murree on August 6 and 7. The gymnastic competitions of male and female athletes will be held on August 9 outside NPSC Gymnasium Hall. The male and female cycling events will be held at Cycling Velodrome on August 13. The male and female football and hockey events will be staged at Punjab Stadium and National Hockey Stadium respectively on August 14,” he added.
Director General Sports Punjab Adnan ArshadAulakh further said that Punjab Stadium will host male and female pentathlon contests on August 21, 2021. “The Covid-19 SOPs will be implemented fully during the competitions”