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  • Pulwama attack: Nation bids teary-eyed adieu to bravehearts
  • Terrorism should be condemned in the strongest of terms: Mamata
  • Vande Bharat express geared up for its commercial run on Sunday
  • Pulwana attack: Rajnath holds high level meeting to review security situation
  • Jitendra calls on J&K Guv to discuss Jammu situation
  • Army Officer martyred in mine blast on LoC in Naushera sector
  • Cabinet ministers, top officials join people of Punjab in bidding adieu to state's Pulwama martyrs
  • Terrorism should be condemned in the strongest of terms: Mamata
  • Jharkhand Congress demands Rs 50 lakh compensation for Pulwama martyr
  • RLSP leader Kanti Prakash resigns from party
  • The mortal remains of Martyr Soldier H Guru confined to flames with full State honour
  • PM to visit Jharkhand Sunday, to inaugurate medical colleges at Hazaribagh, Dumka & Palamu
  • Macron discussed Syria, Ukraine in phone call with Putin - Presidential office
  • Haryana election Dept decides to organise special camps in all polling stations of state
  • Mamata leads candle light march in Kolkata
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KAA signs partnership agreement with IETO & United States Sports Academy

Bengaluru, Feb 11 (UNI) Karnataka Athletic Association (KAA) President Muthappa Rai today said that the Association has signed partnership agreement with the Indian Economic Trade Organisation (IETO) and United States Sports Academy (USSA)--America's Sports University-- for continued education providing the framework for Athletic transformation.
Speaking after launching KAA Manifesto, towards vision 2020 here on Monday, he said that KAA policy on good governance will enable the Board, leaders, Athletes and District Associations to achieve their objective in the most effective ways, ensuring transparency, reporting and complying with a range of policies and practices to follow as a condition in the governance and structure.
Mr Rai said "I strongly believe in building strategic and sustainable development modules that resolves the situations in athletic management and leadership. I admit the pureness of our sport is something that we must treasure, promote and protect. Athletics must truly be a growing sport that reaches every corner of the State and nation and remain as an integral and premier sport of the country."
He said that "over the next decade I believe, we can and must grow the number of athletes for the State of Karnataka bringing glory and honour for the country, this will be my key objective and I want to ensure that, together we make this happen".
IETO President Mr Asif in his address said that " this collaboration will provide an excellent training support both theoretical and practical and international human resources to sustain the overall growth and development of Athletes, coaches, Administrators and officials."
The newly appointed KAA Chief Executive Officer Elvis Joseph, former athlete and Bangalore Schools Sports Foundation Director, said that " as a responsible athlete's individuals and citizens, we should be concerned towards positive development of creating a sporting culture. Promoting sports and a healthy lifestyle which is the need of the hour and by grooming young minds, that this aim can be achieved."
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Sehwag, sports fraternity offer financial support to Pulwama martyrs' families

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