Campaign for Men’s Hockey World Cup Launched

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Bhubaneswar: On the occasion of National Sports Day, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday inaugurated the ‘My heart beats for hockey’ campaign – a promotional event that aims to spread the passion and love for the game ahead of the Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 scheduled to be held between November 28 and December 16 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.

The Chief Minister also unveiled the countdown clock here at a special function at Kalinga Stadium premises.

Several promotional events have been lined up during the 90-day campaign. Under the campaign, a specially technology-enabled hockey stick will be made available in 16 cities including Bhubaneswar, Rourkela, Chandigarh, Bangalore, Mumbai, Bhopal and Imphal.