STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: Ruchi Chouhan Khan has been appointed as Director of Asian Roll Ball Federation (ARBF). The decision has been taken by the higher authorities of Roll Ball Federation of India (RBFI) . “Roll Ball, a game invented in India in the year 2003, has spread worldwide in a very short span of time,” RBFI said in a handout issued on Monday. This game is surely a game of future and is attracting the youth from all over the globe, it said adding that the game is recognised by Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Government of India and is being played at the School National Championship in the age group of 14, 17, 19 (boys and girls) for the past eight years which are being organised by the School Games Federation of India (SGFI). It is also played at All India University (AIU) level from 2015-16, it said adding that till now various national championships have been organised for mini, sub-Junior, junior and senior for both boys and girls since 2003. At the International level, Federation said, this game has seen four world cups and two Asian championships, three South Asian Championships and many international series. At present 28 states across India are playing this game. The Federation is trying to get the recognition of International Olympic Committee to make the entry of Roll Ball in the Olympic Games.
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