Sharjeel appeals against ban, PCB seeks tougher sentence

Karachi: Banned Pakistan batsman Sharjeel Khan and the country’s cricket board are set to battle it out on the quantum of punishment handed to the player for spot- fixing, having filed separate appeals with an independent adjudicator. While Sharjeel has appealed against the five-year ban imposed on him, the PCB has appealed for a tougher […]

Pak threaten pull out from Hockey WC to be held in India

Karachi: The Pakistan Hockey Federation threatened to pull out of next year’s World Cup in India unless assured of “easy procurement” of visas and “top security” for its players at the event. The Pakistan Hockey Federation President Khalid Khokar claimed to have raised these issues during his recent meetings with FIH President Narinder Batra in […]

Srikanth, Prannoy lose; Pranaav-Sikki in semis of Japan Open

TOKYA: India’s Kidambi Srikanth crashed out in the quarterfinals of the Japan Open Super Series after losing to recently-crown world champion Viktor Axelsen of Denmark but mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy advanced to the semifinals, here today. The 25-year-old from Guntur, who clinched back-to-back titles at Indonesia and Australia, […]

Draft constitution: SC expresses anguish over ‘obstinate behaviour’ of BCCI officials

Draft constitution: SC expresses anguish over ‘obstinate behaviour’ of BCCI officials

NEW DELHI: Taking note of their “obstinate behaviour”, the Supreme Court on Thursday warned three top BCCI officials of “very serious consequences”, including contempt, if they do not give suggestions on the board’s draft constitution in accordance with its judgement. The apex court expressed anguish over the “unnecessary attitude” of acting BCCI president CK Khanna, […]

Senior Hockey Championship: BS Hockey Club lift summit trophy

Senior Hockey Championship: BS Hockey Club lift summit trophy

SRINAGAR: The Senior Hockey Championship-2017, organised by Hockey J&K and sponsored by Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council, concludes here on Thursday with the final match played between Hockey Club Shopian and Behram Shah Hocky Club Anantnag at Polo Ground, Hockey Field. The Behram Shah Hockey Club Anantnag won the final by 6-5 through a […]

Chess championship to commence from Sep 23

SRINAGAR: The All J&K Chess Association is going to organize district level Chess Championship 2017-18 from September 23. A spokesperson of the association in a statement said that the championship will start from September 23 for senior, junior, sub-junior boys and girls. “The championship will be conducted on September 23 and 24 in district Bandipora […]

Jashn-e-Dal and Shikara Race organised by Police concludes

Jashn-e-Dal and Shikara Race organised by Police concludes

SRINAGAR: Three day long water sports festival Jashn-E-Dal and Shikara Race – 2017 organised by J&K Police concluded on Wednesday Dal Lake, Srinagar. Minister for Education, Syed Mohd. Altaf Bukhari, was the chief guest, who distributed the prizes among the winners of different competitions. Speaking on the occasion Bukhari, while complementing the J&K Police for […]

SA team wins 450km India expedition adventure race

SA team wins 450km India expedition adventure race

SRINAGAR: South African team Nevarest Jabberwock win the 450km India Expedition Adventure Race on Wednesday. The SA team completed 350 km of final adventure race including 75 kilomters of rafting, 43 kilometers of mountain biking, 53 kilometers of trekking and uphill running, 120 kilomters of mountain cycling, and 59 kilometers of camel safari in Nubra […]