THE Manipur government has given 337 acres of land to the central government to set up India's first national sports university in the north-eastern state. The university will be set up at Yaithibi Khunou in the Thoubal district. Said Development of North Eastern Region's union minister Jitendra Singh: "This sports university would not only be unique in India, but is also a tribute to the consistent and glorious contribution made by Manipuri youth in Olympics and other international arena."
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