SPECTRUM FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT: RKFC downs Hyderia FC by solitary goal

SRINAGAR: Real Kashmir FC in a nail biting finish beat Hyderia FC by a solitary goal in the inaugural match of Spectrum Football Tournament played at Iqbal Ground (Tanch Bagh) Pampore. Chairman of Spectrum group Abdul Rasheed Bhat presented a trophy to the winning team. The tournament is sponsored by Spectrum Advertising Services and is […]

Haji Ali Memorial Soccer Cup Kick Started in Naidkhai

SRINAGAR: DFA Zone Hajin beat central football club Pattan by 2-0 in the inaugural match of Haji Ali Memorial Soccer cup on Saturday played at Pattan sports field Poshwari Naidkhai of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. DFA Zone Hajin dominated the proceedings from the outset of the first half and makes several moves from both the […]

DC Gbl inaugurates cricket tournament

SRINAGAR: Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal Sunday inaugurated Nawabbagh Premier league (NPL) cricket tournament launched by Sheikh Ul Alam Sports Association Nawabagh. The main theme of this tournament is “anti-drug campaign, a covid-19 response and solid waste management” in the area and society. On the occasion the DC interacted with players and urged upon them […]

Volleyball tourney to be held at Qazigund

SRINAGAR: Khan Mansoor volleyball club is organising men’s volleyball tournament at Salyaloo Qazigund starting from September 15. For further information interested teams are asked to contact on following numbers 9797106347 and 6006196171.

IPL challenging practice for India, Australia players ahead of duel: Ian Chappell

NEW DELHI: Former captain Ian Chappell believes playing cricket in the Covid-19 era is a lot different from anything experienced in the past, but said the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) can provide some “challenging” practice to the Indian and Australian players ahead of their much-anticipated duel later this year. Indian players will fly directly […]

Six-day quarantine likely for Australian players arriving for IPL from UK

DUBAI: Australian cricketers like Steve Smith and David Warner will have to remain in isolation for six days after arrival in the UAE for the Indian Premier League (IPL) despite having spent time at bio-secure bubble in the UK, according to Chennai Super Kings’ (CSK) bowling consultant Eric Simons. Smith (Rajasthan Royals), Warner (Sunrisers Hyderabad) […]

IPL will set the momentum for Australia tour, says KXIP pacer Shami

KOLKATA: The IPL is the right kind of tournament that allows players to getinto the groove nicely, an absolute must before they hit the Australianshores for two and half months, feels Indian team’s premier speedster Mohammed Shami. The Australia-bound India players will fly directly after the IPL concludes on November 10 for the much-anticipated tour […]

‘This horror show is finishing cricket’: Pietersen on CSA crisis

NEW DELHI: Former England captain Kevin Pietersen has likened the crisis in South African cricket to a “horror show” that is finishing the sport in that country. South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) has asked Cricket South Africa’s board to step aside as it investigates “many instances of maladministration and malpractice” in the […]

BCCI indefinitely postpones its AGM due to COVID-19 pandemic

NEW DELHI: The BCCI has indefinitely postponed its Annual General Meeting, supposed to be held by September 30, due to the COVID-19 pandemic as the meeting cannot be held online. BCCI secretary Jay Shah has informed the state units about the postponement. The Indian cricket board is registered under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act, […]

BCCI ACU arrives in UAE, to video counsel players this IPL, focus on social media approaches

New Delhi: Preventing corrupt approaches through social media will be the focus of BCCI’s anti-corruption unit (ACU) in the upcoming closed-door IPL, ahead of which the watchdog will educate players through video-counselling rather than physical sessions. An eight-member BCCI team, led by Ajit Singh, landed in Dubai on Tuesday and is in the middle of […]