CUK holds cricket match under G-20 University connect

Ganderbal: Under G-20 University connect, a cricket match was played between the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) and Government Degree College-Ganderbal at Tulmulla here Monday. Batting first the CUK team scored 47 runs. While chasing the required target, the GDC Ganderbal achieved the same in the 13th over and won the match by five wickets. […]

3-day SQAY referees seminar concludes at Ganderbal

Ganderbal: The three-day SQAY referees seminar at Mammar, Ganderbal which started on March 17 concluded successfully on Sunday. Fifty referees from all districts of Jammu and Kashmir participated in the seminar and were imparted training on how to judge and award points while officiating as a SQAY referee. Mr. Bashir Ahmad Bhat, Mr. Muhammad Saleem […]

Cyclothon against drug abuse held in Ganderbal

GANDERBAL: Hundreds of cyclists participated in a Cycle rally organized on Monday by DDC member Safapora and District Administration Ganderbal as a part of an awareness campaign against drug abuse at Safapora, here. The cycle rally was flagged-off from Hakbura by DDC Member Safapora and was received by the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, Shyambir and […]

TOPS to fund Neeraj Chopra’s training in Turkey

New Delhi: Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra will be training at Gloria Sports Arena, Turkey for 61 days, the sports ministry said on Monday. The 25-year-old, who under the Target Olympics Podium Scheme (TOPS) funding had trained at Gloria Sports Arena last year as well, will head to Turkey on April 1 and will remain […]

MI bags New York franchise in Major League Cricket (MLC)

New York: After Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings, Mumbai Indians have now joined the US cricket revolution bandwagon as they acquired the New York franchise in the upcoming Major League Cricket (MLC), here on Monday. “The team will participate in the inaugural edition of Major League Cricket (MLC) subject to completion of customary due […]

71st B.N. Mullik Memorial All India Police Football C’ship

Assam Rifles win final of women’s championshipMizoram Police to clash with Assam Rifles in Men’s Final Srinagar: As the 71st B.N. Mullik Memorial All India Police Football Championship approached the final stage, on Sunday excited matches were played among the women and men football teams. The finale of Women’s Championship was played at Synthetic Turf […]

Women’s World Boxing Championships: Nikhat, Manisha advance to pre-quarterfinals

New Delhi: Star Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen out-punched Algeria’s Boualam Roumaysa to secure a pre-quarterfinal berth in the Women’s World Championships here on Sunday. Last edition’s bronze medallist Manisha Maun (57kg) too advanced to the round of 16 with a 5-0 win against Rahimi Tina of Australia. Competing in the 50kg event, Nikhat beat the […]

43-yr-old Rohan Bopanna becomes oldest Indian Wells champion

New Delhi: India’s Rohan Bopanna became the oldest ATP Masters 1000 champion when he and his Australian partner Matt Ebden claimed the men’s doubles crown at the BNP Paribas Open. The 43-year-old Bopanna and Ebden, 35, defeated top-seeded Wesley Koolhof of the Netherlands and Neil Skupski of Britain 6-3, 2-6, 10-8 in the final on […]

J&K all set to host Senior National Table Tennis Championship in Jammu: Sarmad Hafeez

JAMMU: Emerging as a most sought after sports destination, Jammu and Kashmir is all set to host the 84th Senior National Table Tennis Championship from 20th of this month. “It is a matter of great honor and privilege to be hosts of yet another major event in the sports calendar of the country,” Secretary Youth […]

Support of other ACC members imp but India has big clout: PCB chief on Asian Cup hosting issue

Karachi: PCB Chairman Najam Sethi on Saturday said that support of other members of Asian Cricket Council (ACC) will be important on the issue of hosting the Asian Cup but conceded that India, which wants the tournament to be held elsewhere, enjoys big clout in the continental body. ACC chief and BCCI secretary Jay Shah […]