Resumption of national camp for boxers delayed

No approval has yet been given for the reopening of the camp in Patiala by the State government.

The BFI had given a proposal to the government to resume the camp from June 10.   -  AP (REPRESENTATIVE)

Top Indian boxers will have to wait for a few more weeks for the resumption of the national camp.

The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) had given a proposal to the Government in the last week of May to resume the national camp at Patiala from June 10.

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“The Government of Punjab has its rules related to COVID-19. We haven’t got any approval yet. We can resume the camp after getting the clearance from the state government,” a BFI official said on Wednesday.

The BFI is hopeful of getting the clearance in a week or two.