calendar>> January 14. 2014 Juche 103
Popular Sports Games Scheduled in DPRK
Pyongyang, January 14 (KCNA) -- Various popular sports events will take place in the DPRK this year.

Paektusan Prize Sports Contest among Officials of National Institutions is to be held in January and badminton, swimming, tennis and table-tennis contests among officials from commissions, ministries and national institutions between April and November.

A national sports contest of provincial teams is scheduled in October.

The events also include:

The 10th National Sports Contest of Workers in August

National sports and amusement games of women's union officials and members in March

The 10th National Folk Sports Contest of Agricultural Workers in August

National student sports contest for September 5 Prize in August

National schoolchildren's sports contest in May-June

Sports contest of health workers in April-May

The 45th Sports Tournament of Artistes in October

National tournament of sports and football classes from secondary and primary schools in June-August

Copyright (C) KOREA NEWS SERVICE(KNS) All Rights Reserved.