District Karate Championship held at Ganderbal

District Karate Championship held at Ganderbal

GANDERBAL: District Ganderbal Karate Association organized District Karate Championship 2017 here, in which more than 300 players from nine different schools of the district participated. The championship was held under approved rules and regulations of Karate Association of India (KAI). General secretary District Karate Association Ganderbal Mujahid Yaqoob said that medalists of this tournament will […]

Selection trials to be held on April 29

Selection trials to be held on April 29

SRINAGAR: J&K Amateur Soft Tennis Association is going to conduct selection trails for State Senior Soft Tennis Team (Men & Women) at Gindun Stadium on 29th April. The selected players will represent state in 15th Senior National Soft Tennis championship. The five day championship will be held at Patiala, Punjab starting from 11th May. For […]

Muslim teen boxer in US wins right to fight in hijab

Muslim teen boxer in US wins right to fight in hijab

Washington: A 16-year-old Muslim-American boxer, who wants to compete at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020, has won the right to wear a hijab and fully cover her arms and legs while boxing in the US. Amaiya Zafar, from Oakdale, Minnesota, no longer will have to choose between her religion or the boxing ring after she […]

‘No required rate too high if you keep calm’

‘No required rate too high if you keep calm’

Pune:  Back in form with a marauding knock, Mahendra Singh Dhoni says no required run rate is too high in a chase if one manages to keep calm the way he did during Rising Pune Supergiant’s IPL clash against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Faced with a target 177, Pune were on the backfoot and required 47 runs […]

Sports can transform youth outlook: Hanjura

Sports can transform youth outlook: Hanjura

JAMMU: Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura Saturday said the energy of the youth must be spotted and channelized through various sports activities. The Minister said this while inaugurating two-day Volleyball Tournament at Gurha Mundian, Hiranagar. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister underscored the need for providing ample opportunities for excelling in various academic […]

U-14 football tourney in full swing

SRINAGAR: Boys and girls from various educational institutions of Srinagar are currently participating in the U-14 football tournament, presently being played at the Bakshi Stadium Srinagar, a statement issued by CRPF said. According to the statement; “This endeavour of CRPF with the help and assistance of District Youth Services and Sports department is an attempt […]

Shahzaib formally charged by PCB in PSL spot-fixing scandal

Shahzaib formally charged by PCB in PSL spot-fixing scandal

Karachi: Discarded batsman Shahzaib Hasan Friday became the fourth Pakistani player to be formally charged in the spot-fixing scandal that broke out during the Pakistan Super League in February. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has already charged batsmen Khalid Latif and Sharjeel Khan and bowler Muhammad Irfan in the scandal that rocked the league which […]

Governor suggests action plan for promoting sports in state

Governor suggests action plan for promoting sports in state

JAMMU: Consequent to recent discussions with Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti regarding the importance of providing adequate opportunities to the youth of J&K, Governor N. N. Vohra has written to her to suggest that the State Government’s Sports Policy should be reviewed to provide adequate facilities and incentives to enable promising sports persons to develop their […]

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