The Telangana government is working on an ambitious plan to create a sports city in Hyderabad to pave international sports events and tournaments. The sports and youth affairs department as well as different state agencies are chalking out modalities for the project.

 Chief Minister Chandrasekhar Rao had announced the plan last year when top sports personalities of the country met him. He also announced hefty rewards for achievers in sports arena.

Officials said idea of the sports city was mooted to frequently arrange international, national and interstate level sports events. They said Chief Minister also envisaged proposal to involve famed sports men and women to develop academies.