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Seminar to concentrate on Rio Olympics
Sobhapati Samom
 IMPHAL, Sept 7 – After magnificent boxer Mary Kom brings home an Olympic medal, Manipur has set sights for the Olympics in Rio De Janeiro in 2016 by organizing a sports seminar this month.

 The Manipur Olympic Association (MOA), the apex body of the sports organizations in the State, will be organising a 3-day seminar on development of sports in the North-east States at Olympic Bhavan at the Khuman Lampak Sports Complex here from September 15 to 17.

“The forthcoming seminar would be a preparatory step for Rio Olympics,” says veteran sports personality and retired a sports official W Sushil Singh. “Experts from various events will share their strategies during the seminar.”

The Development of North Eastern (DONeR) minister Paban Singh Ghatowar and Manipur Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh will attend the formal inaugural session.

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