Windfall for women kabaddi WC winner
Chandigarh (PTI): The 4th edition of the Kabaddi World Cup (men and women) will be held from November 9-23, with Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh...
Chandigarh (PTI): The 4th edition of the Kabaddi World Cup (men and women) will be held from November 9-23, with Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday giving a go-ahead to its schedule. The inaugural function would be held at multipurpose stadium in Bathinda while the title clash will take place at Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludhiana, official sources said here. The league matches would be played in 13 stadiums including Outdoor stadium Hoshiapur, Guru Nanak stadium Amritsar, Sports stadium Doda, War Heroes stadium Sangrur, Nehru stadium Ropar, Sports stadium Chohla Sahib, Sports stadium Jalalabad, Government College Gurdaspur, NM Government College Mansa. Winners' prize money, in the women category, has been doubled. The winning team will get Rs one crore while team finishing second and third would get Rs 51 lakh and Rs 25 lakh respectively. In the men section, winner team would get Rs two crore, with Rs one crore for runners up and Rs 51 lakh for third position. Participating teams would get Rs 15 lakh each. Approving Rs 20 crore budget for the 4th World Cup Kabaddi, Sukhbir said that the opening and closing ceremonies will be telecaste live, including in Canada, USA and United Kingdom.