Sports Council to bring out history of Kerala sports

Kochi : Kerala Sports Council is planning to compile a complete history of sports in the state which will hit the stands by March next.

The aim is to display the book in the state`s schools, colleges, libraries so that the younger generation does not forget the talented sports stalwarts of yesteryears, Sports council President, T P Dasan, told reporters here.

Priced at rs 500, the book will be republished every five pre-publciation rate would be rs 400, he said.

The council had also plans to start three sports museums at Kozhikode, Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram within 5-6 months, he said. This would be unique as no such museums exclusively for sports has been set up in any part of the country.

Dasan said there were also plans to have sports parks for children.

The council`s vision was to promote young talent and nurture them and stress on sports exercises to build a healthy body. PTI