Badminton: Saina, Kashyap cruise to second round of French Open

New Delhi: Top Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap crossed the opening hurdle to enter the second round of the US $275,000 French Open Super Series at Stade Pierre de Coubertin in Paris. Top seed Saina tamed World No. 14 Michelle Li of Canada 21-18 21-13 in a 42-minute women’s singles match while eighth […]

Pakistan may boycott 2016 World T20 in India, says Zaheer Abbas

Pakistan may boycott 2016 World T20 in India, says Zaheer Abbas

KARACHI: International Cricket Council (ICC) president Zaheer Abbas warned on Tuesday that Pakistani players might boycott India’s tour for the World Twenty20 to be held next year, in the wake of recent anti-Pakistan incidents. “Pakistan and India cricket authorities must work it out, otherwise I fear the Pakistan players could also refuse to tour India […]

State Chess Championship: Khalid emerges over-all champion

SRINAGAR: The 44th State Chess Championship organized by All J&K Chess Association concluded on Tuesday here. The organisers in a statement said that 110 participants including 25 girls participated in the championship. It was first time that about 30 players from Jammu division participated in this championship. Khalid Amin Gojwari won over all championship, while […]

JKFDA concerned over ‘pathetic’ condition of football grounds

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Football Development Association (JKFDA) has expressed concern over “Dilapidated condition” of football grounds in Srinagar city, a statement issued by JKFDA said In a statement Dilapidated the association flayed the authorities for “miserable condition” of the football fields at Polo ground, SP College, and Amar Singh College. “J&K Football Association (JKFA) […]

CM keen to promote Golf in state: Altaf

CM keen to promote Golf in state: Altaf

GULMARG: Reaffirming the resolve of the Government to develop world class tourist facilities and Golf Courses in the State, Minister for R&B, Gardens, Parks and Floriculture, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari has said that Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed is keen to promote Golf and other tourism activities in the State. He said developing world-class Golf […]

‘State level chess c’ship organized after 20 years

‘State level chess c’ship organized after 20 years

SRINAGAR: The State level chess championship which was organised by the All JK chess association concluded here at Sheri-I-Kashmir Indoor stadium Srinagar, a statement issued by Sports Council said. According to the statement, “This is the first time that the state Chess championship is being organised by the association in the Kashmir division after a […]

Srinagar Fencing Championship concludes

SRINAGAR: District Srinagar Fencing Championship 2015 concluded at Sheri-I-Kashmir Indoor stadium.Around100 players participated in the said championship. Secretary, Sports Council, Jawaid Ahmad Shah, was the chief guest on the concluding ceremony and gave away the prizes and certificates among the winners and runners up. The championship was sponsored by Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council.

Nadihal Young Guns emerge victorious

SRINAGAR: District Bandipora Rugby championship concluded here at S K stadium which was organised by District Rugby Association Bandipora. In Senior category, defeat Garoora warriors by 5-1 tries in finals. In juniors category Bagh High School beat Future Vision Kings by 3-1 tries, while in Sub Junior category, Army Goodwill School Tigers defeat Future Vision […]

Politics shouldn’t be mixed with cricket: ICC

NEW DELHI: Condemning the attack on BCCI headquarters in Mumbai by Shiv Sena workers protesting against the proposed Indo-Pak bilateral cricket series, ICC president Zaheer Abbas on Monday said politics should never be mixed with sports. The Shiv Sena workers were protesting against BCCI president Shashank Manohar’s much-anticipated meeting with PCB chairman Shahryar Khan, to […]

Jadeja makes Test comeback, Harbhajan dropped for SA series

NEW DELHI: All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja on Monday returned to India’s Test squad after a gap of nearly 14 months as selectors desisted from making too many changes to the 16-member squad for the first two matches against South Africa starting November 5. The 26-year-old Jadeja was rewarded for his consistent performance in the domestic circuit […]