Imphal (Manipur) [India], September 3 ( ANI ): Heikru Hidongba, the traditional boat race
festival of Manipur, was celebrated at the Thangapat (moat) of Shri Bijoy Govindajee, Sagolband, Imphal on Saturday amidst cheerful crowd.
OUR CORRESPONDENT - This year's Muscat Festival will feature a traditional boat race
taking place at The Wave, Muscat on February 9 and 10.
These are beach volleyball, beach handball, chess, muay, vovinam, pencak silat, table tennis, karatedo, sepak takraw, modern pentathlon, obstacle sport, sailing, windsurfing, traditional boat race
, triathlon and duathlon.
The traditional boat race
was organised with an aim to revive the marine heritage of the Sultanate in general and the Sur state in particular.
The Philippine women's netball team is nearing peak form for next month's 28th Southeast Asian Games along with some athletes from shooting, traditional boat race
Events like sport walk and the traditional boat race
will feature in what is going to be an epic year in National Sport Day celebrations.
Sehapihijal (Tripura), Oct.15 ( ANI ): Keen to exploit the tourism potential of Sehapihijal district, the Department of Tourism in in the state of Tripura recently organised a traditional boat race
on Lake Rudrasagar.
Some of the key special events at this year's festival include the Oman Food Festival, the Muscat Fashion Week and a Traditional Boat Race
, among the other activities already mentioned.
The North Walian World Cup medallist made the traditional Boat Race
challenge to Oxford this week exactly 178 years to the day Cambridge issued the first challenge.
The competition, with up to 145 boats - each with eight rowers and a cox - was staged along the traditional Boat Race
route between Putney and Mortlake, south London.
The approved sports include Athletics and Aquatics, considered as Category 1 (mandatory) while Category 2 lists archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, billiard sports, bowling, boxing, chess, cycling, dance sports, equestrian/polo, hockey (indoor), fencing, football, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, ice skating, judo, karatedo, modern pentathlon, muay, pencak silat, rowing, rugby 7's, sailing/windsurfing, sepak takraw, shooting, softball, soft tennis, squash, table tennis, taekwondo, tennis, traditional boat race
, triathlon, volleyball, weightlifting, wrestling, wushu, petanque and surfing.
Religiously participating in the daily workouts are 20 bowlers, the men's and women's softball teams (17 players) and athletes from squash (4), waterski (4), sepak takraw (8), rugby (9), rowing (8), petanque (3), pencak silat (6), muay (15), cycling (6), fencing (18), traditional boat race
(17) and athletics (6).