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District Championship for deaf and dumb concludes
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JAMMU, July 23: In yet another initiative to boost the morale of the sportspersons of Jammu and Kashmir, a two-day district championship for deaf and dumb players was held in Srinagar. Around two hundred and fifty players participated in the championship who represented summer capital and Pulwama districts. Sharing details of the event held in Kashmir’s largest play field, Bakhshi stadium here, Joint secretary J&K State Sports Council (JKSSC), Nazir Ahmad termed the event for the specially abled players as “fruitful for their future”. “The players participated in Volleyball, chess and various athletics championship,” he informed. “Participation of the players in the events encouraged them and boosted their morale and we are hopeful that successes in such events will help them in their...
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Old Baramulla Cricket League 2017 concludes
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JAMMU, July 23: The old Baramulla Cricket League 2017 concludes today, in which 32 teams participated. The league was organized by Old Town Baramulla Cricket Association with the final match being played between Victoria Reds and Baramulla Sports. Secretary Sports Council, Waheed Ur Rehman Para while encouraging the players to play in a sportsmanship spirit said that the Sports Council is will provide all help for the support of aspiring players and teams. Later on secretary Sports Council interacted with the players and the youth of the area who comprised him about the difficulties faced by them in terms of necessary Sports equipment’s. “Necessary equipment’s will be provided as soon as possible to groom the talent of the area,” said secretary Sports Council. Apart from the Secretary,...
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Wushu Summer Camp concludes
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JAMMU, July 23: The 15 Days Long Wushu Summer Camp concluded here. More than 150 participants from both division participated in the summer camp. On the concluding ceremony Ranjeet Kalra was the chief guest, while as Kuldeep Handoo and Dr Vikram Handa was the guest of Honour on the occasion. The coaching to the trainees was imparted by Ajay Paul Gill and Rohit thakyal. In the Junior Division Jasbir Singh has been selected for the Junior National Wushu coaching camp which is in progress at SAI Bhopal till September 15. The junior team is preparing for the 9th Junior Asian Wushu championship to be held at Korea from September 15 to October....
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Sri Lanka's new Test captain Dinesh Chandimal discharged from the hospital
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MUMBAI, July 23: Sri Lanka's new Test captain Dinesh Chandimal has been discharged from the Nawaloka Hospital, where he was admitted for the chest infection on Friday. "The name of the Hospital was kept secret so as the fans don't rush here to see the cricketer", one of the sources close to the hospital said. "The discharge was given at around 1.00 PM after being given clearance by Prof. Arjuna De Silva, who came and checked him", the source added. Prof. Arjuna De Silva is a member of the Medical Advisory Panel of the SLC (Sri Lanka Cricket) board. Earlier, Chandimal thanked this reporter from the MICU (Medical Intensive Care Unit) of the hospital for wishing him a speedy recovery. His wife came in the hospital and was waiting for the doctor to see him and take her husband home, if ...
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Rehmat Cricket Club Doda outplays Wadiye Kashmir
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DODA, July 23: Rehmat Cricket Club Doda team registered resounding win against Wadiye Kashmir by 06 wickets and advanced to the next stage of the ongoing All India 13th Gufran Memorial T20 Cricket Championship 2017 being played at Sports Stadium Doda. The tournament is being organized by Young Star Cricket Club Doda and sponsored by Rashtriya Rifles Battalion Doda. Earlier after winning the toss, Wadiye Kashmir team was bundled out for just 69 runs in 12.5 overs as the bowlers of opponet Rehmat Cricket Club Doda team could manage to built a good pressure on the batsmans of Wadiye Kashmir. Mudassir Ahmed was the highest scorer with 32 runs while Irfan Ahmed contributed 11 runs for his team. From Rehmat Cricket Club Doda, Kalwinder Singh, Abhijeet, Rompy shared 03 wickets while Rahul Muss...
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National Pencak Silat coaches,referees Seminar begins
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JAMMU, July 23: National Pencak Silat coaches and referees Seminar 2017 was inaugurated today at Sher Kashmir Indoor Stadium Srinagar . 22 states across the country took part in the said programme. Manipur, Assam, Goa , Haryana, Punjab , Chandigarh, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Kerala , West bengal , Karnataka, Uttrakhand , Andra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharastra , Telangana ,Bihar , Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh , Odisha , and host Jammu and Kashmir. The national seminar is organised by Indian Pencak Silat Federation in conjunction with Pencak Silat association of Jammu and Kashmir under the banner of J&K state sports council. Sheikh Khalid Jehangir, Vice chairman J&K PCC and Waheed ur Rehman Para , Secretary Sports council was the chief guest . On the occasion, Sheikh Kha...
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Deepak Handa re-elected as President of the Yoga Association
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JAMMU, July 23: Deepak Handa was unanimously re-elected as the President of the J&K Yoga Association held today in its Annual General Body meeting held at Amar Singh Club. Surinder Pathak and Sarabjeet Singh were elected as Secretary General and Treasurer respectively. The House reposing confidence in the newly elected president authorised him to select his team including executive members in consultation with senior members of the association. The president thanked the members for authorising him to elect his team and assured the members that the house will be represented by the members from different districts and other members who have been associated with the game of Yoga and have contributed for the upliftment of the game in the state. Also present on the occasion were Dr Vikr...
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J&K Women sport climbing team leaves for NZ Championship
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JAMMU, July 23: 10 member women sport climbing team including three officials of Mountaineering Association of J&K left today for Delhi for participation in the 2nd Women North Zone Sport Climbing Championship scheduled to be organized at Indian Mountaineering Foundation from July 23 to 24, 2017. Whereas Shawetica Khajuria, Joint Secretary of Mountaineering Association of J&K and a national judge of sport climbing accompanied the team as Manager Shashi Kant is the coach of the team. It is almost a new look team with a blend of experience & fresh talent. While Shilpa Charak (Jammu) and Sumiya Kousar (Reasi) have already won medals at the Zonal level, Ambreen Fatima (Kargil, presently Jammu) & Vaishali Sharma (Jammu) were also a part of the State team last year. Vishali Sarmal and Punam ...
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Media XI face 2 Wkts rout against Sterlite CC
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JAMMU, July 23: Sterlite Cricket Team defeated Media XI Cricket Club Jammu by two wickets in a thrilling T-20 summit at M A Stadium here today. Earlier, Bating first after winning the toss Media XI Cricket Club suffered early blows and could recovered as the poor shot selection took toll on the Media XI batters and the whole team were bundled out on paltry 98 runs in 19 overs. Ranjeet 21 runs remained the top scorer for Media XI, whereas Ashwani and Prince contributed 15 and 14 runs respectively. For Sterlite CC, Sushant clinched 3 wickets to remain the pick of the bowlers, while Ashwani also took 2 wickets. Later, Sterlite CC led by Harpal Singh in a conquest to register their first win against Media XI CC also had a shaky start as wickets kept on falling on regular interval but a qui...
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Sports bodies continues challenging PDP-BJP govt
Judo Association elects body, flouts Sports Council norms
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JAMMU, July 21: Challenging the PDP-BJP led Mehbooba Mufti govt’s to take action against Sports bodies flouting guidelines and rules and regulations, J&K Judo Association elected its office bearers while violating all norms into wind here today. Jammu and Kashmir Judo Association today made mockery of Sports Council norms included SRO-164, Sports Code, Sports Council guidelines and retained National Conference leader Thakur Rachpal Singh as its president while Vikas Gupta (govt employee) named as general secretary in the Annual General body Meeting held here. While Vijay Saraf has been made patron in chief, tainted derecognized JKOA official Dr Ashutosh Sharma again nominated as senior vice president. Kuldeep Singh Jamwal named working president while Varinder Dogra (Jammu) ...
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Gujarat XI register win against Manhas Cricket Club in 13th Gufran C'Ship
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DODA, July 21: Gujarat XI team registered win against Manhas Cricket Club by 06 wickets and advanced to the next stage of the ongoing All India 13th Gufran Memorial T20 Cricket Championship 2017 being played at Sports Stadium Doda. The tournament is being organized by Young Star Cricket Club Doda and sponsored by Rashtriya Rifles Battalion Doda. Earlier after winning the toss, Manhas Cricket Club set a target of 148 runs for the loss of 07 wickets in alloted 20 overs game with the contribution of 39 runs by Nikhil Kotwal and 32 runs by Kavit Manhas. From Gujarat XI, Lukman Patel and Iqbal Sayed shared 02 wickets each. In reply after getting good start from the opening batsmans, Gujarat Eleven team chased the stipulated target in 15.5 overs by the loss of 04 wickets. Faizal Mansuri was ...
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Squash Rackets trials on July 27 in Srinagar
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JAMMU, July 21: The J&K Squash Rackets Association is going to conduct selection trails in different categories for State team at Amar Singh Club, Srinagar on July 27, 2017 for the selection of state team for 74th National Squash championship which is going to held at Greater Noida, U.P from August 21 to 26. In this connection all interested players are advised to report at Amar Singh Club, Srinagar on July 27, 2017.Players can also contact at 9906430698. The selected players will leave for National championship on August 19, 2017 under the banner of J&K Squash Rackets Association and supported by J&K State Sports council. The championship is going to organize by Uttar Pradesh Squash Rackets Association under the aegis of Squash Rackets Federation of India....
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DC takes stock of facilities at sports stadium
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POONCH, July 21: District Development Commissioner Tariq Ahmed Zargar who is also the chairman of district sports council visited sports stadium and took stock of the ongoing works and facilities being provided to sports persons. He also visited indoor stadium to inspect the status of infrastructure there. Zargar interacted with sports instructors, sport persons and listened to their issues for improving sports facilities at indoor sports stadium. DDC assured that requisite steps will be taken to provide congenial sports environment and facilities to the players. He asked the coaches to put in concerted efforts in grooming hidden talents as the region has lot of potential. He said that sports and games plays an important role in nurturing the personality of individual & providing...
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Sri Lanka's fast bowling coach Chamapaka Ramanayake resigns
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MUMBAI, July 21: Sri Lanka's fast bowling coach Champaka Ramnayake has resigned a week before the commencement of the first Test match between Sri Lanka and India, scheduled to commence at Galle on July 26. Confirming this, he says, "Yes, I have resigned and tendered my letter to the Sri Lanka Cricket (board) on Thursday". "I will be working with the SLC till 31st of this month but my services will not be available to the host team for the first Test". "I will be working with the board till then", he clarified. Without elaborating more on his resignation, he said, "I have had enough here. Have few more options but yet to be committed to any. I shall explore my options very soon". It was speculated that the 52-year-old fast bowler Ramanayake would join with the Bangladesh team, w...
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Youth Cricket Club Bhaderwah register win in 13th Gufran C'ship
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JAMMU, July 20: Youth Cricket Club Bhaderwah registered resounding victory against Usman Cricket Club Bhaderwah by 06 wickets and advanced into the next stage of the ongoing All India 13th Gufran Memorial T20 Cricket Championship 2017, being played at Sports Stadium Doda. The tournament is being organized by Young Star Cricket Club Doda and sponsored by Rashtriya Rifles Unit Doda. Earlier Batting first, UCC Bhaderwah made 126 runs for the loss of 07 wickets in alloted 15 overs game. Ashfaq Khan was the highest scorer who scored 27 runs while Yasir Ahmed scored 20 runs. From YCC Bhaderwah, Rithik scalped 02 wickets while Yasir Shah, Irfan and Yasir Rather shared 01 wicket each. In reply, YCC Bhaderwah managed to chase the given target in 13.1 overs for the loss of 04 wickets. Mudassir ...
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Father is proud to be having triplets playing together and creating the history
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MUMBAI, July 20: Pakistan-born cricketer Zulfiqar Ahmed is a proud father in Netherlands. His triplets played a match against UAE on Monday and the history was created at the VRA cricket ground in Amstelveen. It was the first time ever in the history of international cricket that three brothers, let alone triplets, had represented the same team. After losing the first match, the history was not repeated as Sikander had a small niggle and could not participate in the second match on Wednesday. The three sons, Sadiq (all rounder-top order batsman and googly bowler, captain of A team, also led the side at Under-12,13,15,17 and 19 teams), Asad (all rounder- top order batsman and off-spinner) and Sikander Zulfiqar (also all-rounder, hard hitting batsman and medium pace bowler) were each ...
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Goenkans qualify for belt grading test
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JAMMU, July 20: 27 Students of GD Goenka Public School, Jammu qualified belt grading test which was conducted under the supervision of karate coach Abhijeet Singh Chib (Black belt 2nd Dan) All certificates issued by Seiko Kai Karate Do India, approved by Karate Association of India. Belt qualified students that received Yellow belt include Sanidhya Sharma, Tushar Kilam, Vaibhav Mehta, Kohinoor Kaur, Ashok Singh, Arya Razdan, Mayas Jain, Ashmit Bakshi, Akash Bali, Yashas Dev, Sanandan Gandotra, Sparsh Mahajan, Pragyan Jain, Swarit Mahajan. Belt qualified students that received Gold belt included Chaitanya Sharma, Vatsal Gandotra, Janhavi bhushan, Shreyank Sharma. Belt qualified students that received Green belt included Mumukshu Pratap ,Harshit Kohli Belt qualified students that recei...
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Yasir Shirazi Memorial Volleyball tourney from July 24
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JAMMU, July 19: JK Hussaini Sports Club in collaboration with Directorate of Physical Education and Sports, University of Kashmir is organising 2nd Edition of Late Yasir Shirazi Memorial Volleyball Tournament which will commence from July 24 at Volleyball court Kashmir University Ground. Team interested to take part in the competition shall come at its working office Hotel Al-Reza Saida Kadal opposite Kashmir Tibia College. We are hoping good this tournament will be more successful than precious year and InshaAllah we will continue with our sports activities for its promotion and development said Ahsan Ali (General Secretary JKHSC) For further information please feel comfortable to call on 9796503348, 9419466424 & 9906591862....
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JKCA ‘wash your hands of’ Ansari, Mehboob, Rouf
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JAMMU, July 19: In a dramatic move, the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) has distanced itself from powerful individuals and veterans in the Association, the trio of Minister for Sports, Imran Raza Ansari, former bureaucrat, Mehboob Iqbal and Abdul Rouf. Till recently, all these persons were holding important positions in the ‘controversial’ sports body in the state. While Imran Ansari was president his party leader and ex-J&K skipper, Mehboob Iqbal was chairman of the cricket body in the state. Another senior office bearer having long association with JKCA, Abdul Rouf was holding the post of treasurer. The sensational revelations have been made by the JKCA in its list of office bearers submitted with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), recently. Among the nam...
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Ahmedabad drive in cricket club Gujarat register emphatic win
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DODA, July 19: Ahmedabad Drive In Cricket Club Gujarat (ADICCG) registered resounding victory against United Cricket Club Poonch (UCCP) by 42 runs and advanced into the next stage of the ongoing All India 13th Gufran Memorial T20 Cricket Championship 2017, being played at Sports Stadium Doda. The tournament is being organized by Young Star Cricket Club Doda and sponsored by Rashtriya Rifles Unit Doda. Earlier Batting first, ADICC Gujarat made 170 runs for the loss of 07 wickets in alloted 15 overs game. Prem Thakur played a splendid inning of 82 runs from 45 balls for his team, while Jaydev Parmar contributed 35 runs. From UCC Poonch, Anayat Hussain and Imran Malik scalped 03 and 02 wickets respectively. In reply, UCC Poonch team could not managed to chase the given target and scored o...
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DYSS condoles demise of Raju Singh
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JAMMU, July 19: The employees of Directorate of Youth Services & Sports Department gathered in the meeting hall of the Directorate to condole sad demise of one of their colleague Raju Singh. The Directorate employees In the presence of Deputy Director Central Haji Mirza Hussain highlighted Raju’s obedience as an employee. Raju Singh breathed his last after a brief illness; he is survived by wife, mother and two kids. While highlighting the obedience of Raju as an employee, Haji Aijaz, Section Officer stated that he always found Raju very loyal towards his duty and his friendly approach of taking bigger tasks with smile had made him friendly with all. In-charge Publicity in the Directorate of Youth Services & Sports Azhar Hajini said that “i am shocked and saddened to hear about the de...
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Rangana Herath obsessed with first over wicket
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MUMBAI, July 19: Sri Lanka's slow left-arm orthodox spinner Rangana Herath has achieved the mastery in grabbing the first wicket in his very first over in Tests matches. Except him no other spinner has struck in his first over more than 15 times in his last 10 years of Test cricket. "Oh, is it so ? I never knew this...", he responded when this feat was brought to his notice by the Reporter. Zimbabwe's Regis Chakabva was his last victim to be out in Herath's first over in the just concluded Test match at Colombo. Interestingly, the Zimbabwean opener was again Herath's victim off the first ball of Herath's second over in the second innings. "There is no secret as such in achieving this (early breakthrough). It is only due to my sheer dedication, control over the ball and pitching i...
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Dushyant re-elected as president of wresting body
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JAMMU, July 17 : Jammu and Kashmir Wrestling Association has retained Dushyant Sharma as president of the Association for the next term of four years in an election meeting held here on Sunday. Ajay Vaid has been retained to the post of general secretary while Raju Sharma has been treasurer of the Association by the members. Earlier, the election held under the supervision of Wrestling Federation of India, V N Prasood were present as observers. Dushant Sharma assured the members and other visiting guests that efforts would made to improve the game of wrestling in J&K. Sharma asked president of the Wrestling Federation to allot the 2018 Senior Nationals to J&K. He promised that J&K Wrestling Association shall left no stone unturned to promote the game by focusing more on young talent...
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Graeme Cremer prefers longer tours
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MUMBAI, July 17: Zimbabwean skipper Graeme Cremer wants to pick Virat Kohli's brain. Zimbabwe team's Sri Lankan tour ends on Tuesday and the boys are to return home the next day. Virat Kohli's team is soon scheduled to land in Sri Lanka. "Will probably try and pick Kohli's brain on playing spin and how he goes about his game...", the skipper Cremer, speaking exclusively to this reporter, said when asked what would he discuss with Kohli if both cross path at the airport or in a hotel lobby (Team India is also scheduled to stay at hotel MovenPick and not at Taj Samudra). Cremer's boys fought tremendously to score 377 runs (lead 387 runs). At one stage in the second innings they were 4-23 and 5-59. "I thought we were in trouble at those scores but I also knew we still had a lot of ba...
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Surat Club Gujarat registers emphatic win against Everest Club Bhalessa
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JAMMU, July 17: Surat Cricket Club Gujarat registered resounding victory against Everest Cricket Club Bhalessa by 04 wickets and advanced into the next stage of the ongoing All India 13th Gufran Memorial T20 Cricket Championship 2017, being played at Sports Stadium Doda. The tournament is being organized by Young Star Cricket Club Doda and sponsored by Rashtriya Rifles Unit Doda. Batting first, Everest Cricket Club Bhalessa made 158 runs for the loss of 06 wickets in alloted 20 overs game. Rayees played a splendid inning of 68 runs for his team, while Ishtiaq Rasool contributed 33 runs. From Everest Cricket Club Bhalessa, Mubarak Patel scalped 02 wickets while Hussain Patel, Luqman Patel and Tosif Thukar shared 01 wicket each. In reply, after getting good start from the opening batsman...
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