Anayat Ali for setting up multi-facility indoor stadium in Kargil

Anayat Ali for setting up multi-facility indoor stadium in Kargil

KARGIL: Chairman Legislative Council, Anayat Ali, Tuesday said that establishment of a multi-facility indoor stadium in Kargil would go a long way in boosting sporting activities in the district which has an immense sporting talent. He stated this while addressing players during the concluding ceremony of the three-day Badminton tournament organized by District Police Kargil […]

JKCA, Sports Council set to bat together to take J&K cricket forward

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council and Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association have decided to come together to develop cricket infrastructure in the state. In this regard, two leading sports bodies signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Monday, according to which JKCA will undertake maintenance and upgradation of Sports Council owned stadiums in each district […]

Kumail Ansari hails Zameer Thakur on being elected as JKFA president

Srinagar: Hyderya Sports Club, Patron and President Kumail Hussain Ansari Monday congratulated Zameer Ahmad Thakur on being ekected as president of Jammu and Kashmir Football Association. Ansari in a statement also congratulated football coach Majid Yousuf Dar who was elected as vice president of JKFA and all other office bearers elected during elections recently. He […]

Kunzer Premiere League: Friend’s XI, Lalpora King’s win matches

SRINAGAR: Friends XI and Lalpora King’s won their respective matches of Kunzar Premier League played at Kunzar on Monday. In the first match Friends XXI beat Barzulla by five wickets. Batting first Barzulla set a target of 132 on the board. In reply Friends XI overhauled the target of 133 comfortably losing only five wickets. […]

Cross country race held

Srinagar: A cross country race was organised by Government High School Nillah in Pattan area of district Baramulla on Monday. The race started from Government High School Nillah to Government Higher Secondary School Nihalpora and ended back at GHS Nillah. Many Schools from Zone Nihalpora took participation in the race. Mashooq Ahmad Hurrah BMS Nihalpora […]

JKFA elects office bearers

JKFA elects office bearers

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Football Association held its second general council meeting to elect its new office bearers here on Sunday. Zameer Ahmad Thakur has been elected as president while Prof Bashir Ahmad Shah general secretary, S S Bunty as Treasurer where as SA Hameed was elected as Executive Chief of the Association. The newly […]

Disappointing that India refused to play D/N Test: Ian Chappell

Disappointing that India refused to play D/N Test: Ian Chappell

NEW DELHI: Indian cricket board’s approach of win at all costs without looking at the bigger picture by refusing to play a Day/Night Test match against Australia is extremely disappointing, feels former captain Ian Chappell. “The BCCI’s decision was extremely disappointing. Adelaide has become the unofficial home of day-night Test cricket, and the legacy of […]

Will have sessions with Hirwani before England tour: Chahal

New Delhi: Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal is focussed on making good use of the one-month break post IPL to sharpen his skill sets at the National Cricket Academy under Narendra Hirwani before embarking on India’s challenging tour of United Kingdom. Chahal has emerged as India’s frontline spinner in limited overs format alongside chinaman Kuldeep Yadav, post […]

BCCI treasurer raises questions about timing of IPL playoffs

BCCI treasurer raises questions about timing of IPL playoffs

NEW DELHI: The friction between Committee of Administrators (CoA) and principal office bearers of BCCI came to fore once again after treasurer Aniruddh Chaudhry questioned the decision of advancing the timing of IPL playoff matches to 7 pm instead of the usual 8 pm start. The IPL Governing Council headed by Rajeev Shukla had decided […]