Leading a delegation to Rio to encourage Haryana players: Anil Vij

| Updated: Aug 12, 2016 22:19 IST

Chandigarh, Aug 12 (ANI): Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij on Friday said he is leading a delegation to Rio to encourage Haryana players. "We have made our programme in such a manner that we can watch Haryana players performing. I am leading a delegation to Rio to encourage our players," Vij told ANI here. The minister further said he would also have a look at the infrastructure at Olympics venues as Haryana might host National Games this year. "While in Rio, I'll also have a look at the infrastructure as we might host National Games," he added. "An all-party meeting was held and everyone suggested that sports minister should go there. On August 13, a delegation will go from here," he said. Vij's plans to lead a delegation to Rio comes just after the Rio Olympics organisers threatened to cancel Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel's accreditation. (ANI)
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