Sports dept mulls bid to host Asian athletics meet

The bid to host the 22nd Asian Athletics Championship, 2017 commenced on Monday with Jharkhand Athletics Association (JAA) making the presentation of the games to the Sports department officials.

The move followed Athletics Federation of India (AFI) Secretary CK Valson’s mail on July 15, to JAA president Madhu Kant Pathak regarding ‘bid’ of two competitions, including 22nd Asian Athletics meet and 2nd Asian Youth Athletics Championships.