Article in DNA - Mumbai - Sports - dated 26th January 2008 - Saturday


Navi Mumbai is one sporting city

Saturday, January 26, 2008
Prajakta Chavan

City organisations are hosting games and sports events like never before

With various sporting activities scheduled to take place in different nodes of the city, Navi Mumbai seems to be developing strong sporting culture. While three different sports tournaments, Malhar Sports Festival, Fun Five Inter-school cricket tournament for Under-6 boys at Bharati Vidyapeeth School, Belapur and New Bombay Area School Association (NBASA) Inter-school tournament are taking place concurrently. Besides, the city also hosted three more sporting events DY Patil Intra-University Olympics, Ryan Maggi Minithon Road Race and Navi Mumbai Olympics scheduled to take place in span of one month. "The city is booming in almost all segments and its time to promote active healthy lifestyle. Therefore, to encourage the citizens' sports participation we are organising this unique tourney spread over three weekends and commencing from February 9," stated Jitendra Joshi, Director of Sportz Village.

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