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BOMBAY'S STADIUM

It is reported that. Bombay will have, before the end of 1936, a sports stadium described as second to none in the World, covering 75,000 square yards, on the Colaba Reclamation Grounds. This is the result of a decision arrived at by a conference' at Government .House in which the Governor (Lord Brabourne) and the Maharaja of Patiala, patron and president respectively of the Cricket Club of India took part. The decision will come up for ratification by the Cricket Club of India at its next meeting. The Maharaja of Patiala put before Lord Brabourne a perspective of a stadium consisting of a three-storeyed clubhouse with pavilions in either side and concrete double-decker stands all round. Lord Brabourne : offered a perpetual lease of the best portion of the reclamation grounds for the stadium. ...■-.■.

Advice from England states that arrangements are being made for Ted I Phelps, the holder, to meet Bert ' Barry, the ex-champion, for the EngI lish professional sculling championship over the Putney to Mortlake (course in August. '

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BOMBAY'S STADIUM, Evening Post, Volume CXIX, Issue 98, 27 April 1935

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BOMBAY'S STADIUM Evening Post, Volume CXIX, Issue 98, 27 April 1935

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