News Letter
Weather
Community
English home Forum Photo Gallery Features Newsletter Archive   About US Help Site Map
China
World
Opinion
Business
Sci-Edu
Culture/Life
Sports
Photos
 Services
- Newsletter
- Online Community
- China Biz Info
- News Archive
- Feedback
- Voices of Readers
- Weather Forecast
 Search
 About China
- China at a glance
- Chinese history
- Constitution
- CPC & state organs
- Chinese leadership
- Selected Works of Deng Xiaoping

Home >> Sports
UPDATED: 08:26, January 19, 2005
Algeria to host 2007 Afro-Asian Games
font size    

Second edition of the Afro-Asian Games will be held in Algerian capital Algiers in 2007, an official of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) told reporters after his counterparts in India on Tuesday.

A meeting between ANOCA and Indian Olympic Association officials has decided to stage the game in Algiers a week after the ninth All Africa Games planned for September, 2007, according to ANOCA treasurer-general, Alhadji Dandeh-Njie.

"Holding this games will help us get self-sufficient in stagingmajor events in Africa in the future," he said.

The inaugural Afro-Asian Games were held in October 2003 in thesouthern Indian city of Hyderabad.

Sports expected at the Algiers games include athletics, soccer,swimming, boxing, shooting and handball, plus two disciplines yet to be chosen.

Source: Xinhua


Comments on the story Comment on the story Recommend to friends Tell a friend Print friendly Version Print friendly format Save to disk Save this


   Recommendation
- China Forum
- PD Newsletter
- People's Comment
- Most Popular
 Related News

Copyright by People's Daily Online, all rights reserved