|2nd Jhiri Kesari Indian Style Dangal on Apr 23: Shiv Kumar|
|Neha Tomar will fight with male wrestler|
|JAMMU, Apr 20: J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association in collaboration with Jhiri Dangal Committee is organising 2nd Jhiri Kesari Indian Style Dangal at Devsthan Jhiri on April 23.
This was disclosed by the president, Indian Style Wrestling Association Shiv Kumar Sharma while interacting with media here today.
He said that 62 wrestlers from Delhi, Harayana, Uttarkhand, Punjab, Chandigarh and J&K state are taking part in the one day historic and famous wrestling event being held in the state.
He informed that the organisers have made all necessary initiatives for successful staging of the event and ensure that the incoming men, women guest wrestlers may comfortably and in homely atmosphere in this State.
He said that the winners of the first bout will be awarded cash prize of Rs 1,...|
|DGP compliments Mansha for bagging silver medal at Int’l Takewood event|
|JAMMU, Apr 20 Director General of Police Dr S P Vaid Thursday complimented Mansha Bashir for bringing laurels to Jammu and Kashmir by clinching silver medal in the 30th ‘AU Taekwondo championship Princess’s Cup ’ Assumption University played at Assumpin University of Thailand.
Greeting Mansha for her speculator performance at the international event, the DGP expressed the hope that she will prove as a role model for many other sports persons, who are engaged in different sports and motivate them to lay indelible mark in the world of sports by dint of determination and hardwork.
The DGP said that the state has no dearth of talent but the need is to identify and polish their talent so that they can show their worth at the state, national and international events.
He said Mansha has shown...|
|Nadeem’s 4-wkt haul help Shining Star to beat Boom Boom|
|RAJOURI, Apr 20: Four-wicket haul by Nadeem Dar today helped Shining Star to outclass Boom Boom Cricket Club in the final of the Hindu Muslim Sikh Isai (HMSI) T-20 Cricket Tournament played in Rajouri.
The tournament was organised by Youth for Change (YFC), Rajouri. The final match was played between Shining Star Cricket Club and Boom Boom Cricket Club.
Batting first after winning the toss, Shining Star scored 226 runs for the loss of six wickets in stipulated 20 overs.
Ashu was the top scorer from Shrining Star side with 52 runs while Momin made 47, Aamir 41 and Ishtiaq Rasool 40. Nitin Mehra of Boom Boom claimed highest four wickets for 36 runs in his four over spell.
Later chasing the target, the Boom Boom was crippled by Nadeem Dar with his spellbound bowling spell.
He took four ...|
|National Jr Volleyball C’ship|
|J&K boys thrash Jharkhand in opening tie|
|JAMMU, Apr 20: J&K boys team defeated Jharkhand in opening match of 43rd Junior National Volleyball Championship played at Paravoor Ernakulam in Kerala.
In the championship, J&K boys team is placed in Pool-D and will play next matches against Gujarat, Karela, Chhattisgarh and Manipur at the group stage.
In the opening match with the superb performance by Mohd Latif, Sourab Sharma and Farhad Jahangir, J&K team defeated Jharkhand by 3-2 sets (25-13, 19-25, 22-25, 25-18, 15-11).
Meanwhile, in girls section, J&K team lost to Odisha in opening match by straight 3-0 (25-18, 25-15, 25-18) sets.
Anant Bhaya, Menu Devi and Ridhma showed some beautiful skills but failed to save J&K from defeat.
State girls team has been placed in Pool-A and will play next matches against Gujarat, Madhya Prad...|
|It is nonsense to doubt Kumar Sangakkara's accent, says his ex-principal|
|MUMBAI, Apr 20: Leonard De Alwis, the former principal of Trinity School and College in Kandy believes that his one time pupil, Kumar Sangakkara will prove to be a good and successful cricket commentator.
Speaking exclusively over his mobile from Colombo (where he came from Kandy for holidays), the ex-principal says, "I can't describe how happy I am. I am extremely happy to hear that Kumar Sangakkara has been selected to be a cricket commentator for the ICC event (Champions Trophy in London in June)".
It was De Alwis who had advised Sangakkara's mother to encourage the son to pursue cricket. "The boy had interest in both cricket and tennis at the school level and his mother was in dilemma", said De Alwis, now principal of the adjoining Green Hill School in Kandy.
"He is an educated m...|
|Tawi Trekkers releases calendar of activities|
|JAMMU, Apr 20: Tawi Trekkers J&K today released its calendar of activities for the year 2017-18, in a simple but impressive function held at K L Saigal Hall, Abhinav Theatre, here today.
Ruby Sharma, Chairperson, IASOWA J&K who was chief guest on the occasion, released the calendar.
Highlighting the activities to be undertaken by the club this year Senior Vice President of the club Ram Khajuria mentioned that this year the club shall organize the Himalayan Trekking Programme in Manali area of Himachal Pradesh for about 500 school children during summer vacations, two trekking expeditions in Dhauladhar Range in Himachal Pradesh for Junior and Senior members and one in Moungri area of Udhampur district exclusively for senior citizens. Besides, regular short treks and visits to heritage si...|
|Inter School Competitions concludes|
|Sheetal Lakhotra wins U-14 girls Carrom title|
|JAMMU, Apr 20: Inter School District Level Competitions of District Jammu in the disciplines of Badminton Chess, Table Tennis & Carrom U-14 & U-17 yrs Girls concludes today at MA Stadium Indoor Complex Jammu.
The competitions were organized by Deptt. of Youth Services and Sports Distt. Jammu under the Chairmanship of Madan Lal Jt. Director Youth Services & Sports Jammu and under the overall supervision of Sukhdev Raj Sharma DYSSO Jammu.
The details: Carrom U-14 Girls Single final: Sheetal Lakhotra of GGHS Sohanjana ; Avintika of SOS.
Carrom U-14 Girls Double final: Krutika & Vanishika of DBN Amarvilla ; Gazal & Priyanka of Wazir Janki Nath.
Carrom U-17 Girls Single final: Sukhpreet of BSF Paloura; Vanishka of St. Frances Akhnoor.
Carrom U-17 Girls Double final: Sofia & Kam...|
|Soft Tennis trials for nationals on Apr 29|
|JAMMU, Apr 20: The J&K Amateur Soft Tennis Association is going to conduct selection trails for State Senior Soft Tennis Team (Men & Women) at Gindun Stadium Srinagar on April 29 for selection of state team for 15th Senior National Soft Tennis championship which is going to held at Patiala, Punjab from May 11 to 15.
In this connection all players are advised to report at Gindun Stadium Raj Bagh Srinagar on April 29. For any information players can contact Ishfaq Bhat General Secretary J&K Amateur Soft Tennis Association on 7006514643.
The selected players will leave for National championship on May 9, 2017 under the banner of J&K Amateur Soft Tennis Association and supported by J&K State Sports council. The championship is going to organize by Punjab State Soft Tennis Association under...|
|Jammu's Bodybuilders leaves for Ahmedabad for Bodybuilding championship|
|JAMMU, Apr 20: In yet another feat Pushpinder Bharti, the celebrated body builder of the state who has pride to the state winning various championships, along with his team members is going to represent Jammu and Kashmir at the forthcoming bodybuilding championship event, Senior Mr. India going to be held at Ahmedabad, Gujarat from April 21 to 23.
The talented and very energetic team includes Pushpiner, Sandeep verma, Raj Kumar, Gurneet Singh and Rohit Saini. Pushpinder had brought laurels to the state by clinching gold medal in the recent Federation cup event held at Pune.
MLA Samba, Dr. Devinder Kumar Manyal while facilitating Pushpinder Bharti and team mates expressed his confidence that the team will bring accolades and will repeat the history by winning medals across the categor...|
|Inter-school girls meet gets underway|
|JAMMU, Apr 19: After boys events concluded yesterday, annual inter-school girls under-14 and under-17 (indoor) events of Jammu district, organised by Department of Youth Services and Sports (DYSS), got underway at Indoor Complex, MA Stadium, here.
In all, 250 girl participants, drawn from various educational institutions of the district, are taking part in four disciplines of Badminton, Chess, Table Tennis and Carrom. The opening day witnessed preliminary rounds of the competition in all the given events.
The competitions are being organized by Deptt. of Youth Services and Sports Distt. Jammu under the Chairmanship of Madan Lal Jt. Director Youth Services & Sports Jammu and under the overall supervision of Sukhdev Raj Sharma DYSSO Jammu.
The semifinals and finals have been scheduled...|
|Sports is necessary for overall growth of students: Hajj Anayat Ali|
|JAMMU, Apr 19: JKAC Sports Club organised a Chess Competition in Shri Ranbir Higher Secondary School in which fifty students of several schools participated .
Haji Inayat Ali Sahab Chairman Legislative Council, Jammu Kashmir was chief guest in an inter-school chess championship along with Vikram Singh Bhadwal PDP Youth Leader & Chairman JKAC Sports Club. Participants of class 6,7,8 are in Sub Junior Category and Participants of 9,10,11are in Junior Category. Ikjot Singh got gold, Rishab Matto got silver and Angadpal Singh got Bronze in Sub Junior Category and Janvi got Gold, Samridh got Silver & Harshveer Singh got Bronze in Junior Category.
Chairman Legislative Council Haji Anayat Ali congratulated to all the participants, distributed certificates and Prizes to winning participants. He...|
|Bhanu, Rajinder shine in International Wushu Meet|
|JAMMU, Apr 19: Representing India in the prestigious 6th PARS Cup held in Iran, Jammu and Kashmir's ace Wushu players Bhanu Pratap Singh and Rajinder Singh won gold and bronze medals respectively in the International Meet.
The tournament includes top 15 Countries of the world in this discipline. The Indian team was coached by Kuldeep Handoo, National coach. The team members on their arrival were garlanded profusely amidst ‘Dhol Beats' and ‘Petal Shower' The Champions were later taken in an open-air procession from airport to the Sports House MA Stadium Jammu....|
|Showey Goswami wins silver medal in PNB Metlife NZ Badminton C’ship|
|JAMMU, Apr 19: Showey Goswami daughter of Raman Goswami shined in the U-9 and 11 yrs girls singles PNB Metlife North Zone Badminton championship recently held at Chandigarh.
Young upcoming Showey Goswami reached final and has won silver medal in U-8 yrs age competitions while remained quarterfinalist in the Under-11 yrs age group in the competition.
Upcoming shuttler Showey Goswami is being coached by Sports Authority of India coach Sat Paul Sharma at RCC Centre Indoor Complex, MA stadium. He along with the members of the association have congratulated Showey Goswami for her excellent performance in the championship.
It is pertinent to mention here that her brother Aesh Goswami is also an upcoming shuttler having won state Badminton title in U-13 yrs and represented state in Su...|
|Inter School Competitions concludes|
|APS Miran Sahib wins U-17 boys chess title|
|JAMMU, Apr 18: Inter School District Level Competitions of District Jammu in the disciplines of Badminton Chess, Table Tennis & Carrom U-14 & U-17 yrs Boys concluded today at MA Stadium Indoor Complex here.
The competitions were organized by Deptt of Youth Services and Sports Distt. Jammu under the Chairmanship of Madan Lal Jt. Director Youth Services & Sports Jammu and under the overall supervision of Sukhdev Raj Sharma DYSSO Jammu.
Meanwhile the Inter School District Level Competitions of District Jammu in the disciplines of Badminton Chess, Table Tennis & Carrom U-14 & U-17 yrs for Girls will commence from tomorrow at M.A Stadium Indoor Complex Jammu.
The details: Chess U-17 Boys (Final): 1st Final Amanjot Singh of APS Miran Sahib beat Keshav of Maharishi Vidya Mandir. The ...|
|Sreesanth not following IPL matches but keen to play Tests for India again|
|MUMBAI, Apr 18: Indian pace-bowler S. Sreesanth's fate for playing matches in Scotland would be decided on Friday, it is learnt here.
"Sreesanth attended the court hearing on Tuesday and will remain present at Kerala High Court on Friday too", the source close to him said.
Sreesanth, who has been life-banned by the Indian cricket board for his alleged involvement in the spot-fixing in the IPL season in 2013 but had been acquitted by the Delhi police for want of evidence and has sought the NOC (No Objection Certificate) to play for Glenrothes Club in the Scotland Premier League.
Sreesanth has not been keenly following the on going IPL season in India, where his. "I have not been watching the matches. Only on and off get some news on the IPL", he said exclusively to this paper.
|From Parvez Rasool to Rubiya Sayeed: How cricketers from J&K are an inspiration|
|NEW DELHI, Apr 18(Agencies): Jammu and Kashmir has been in a state of turmoil, but cricketers like Parvez Rasool, Amir Hussain and Rubiya Sayeed are overcoming many barriers to provide inspiration for not only Kashmiri youths but also to young athletes from the rest of the country.
Jammu and Kashmir has been in a state of turmoil with bleak stories of violence, lethal attacks and protests being the only ones coming out of the state.
However, sports has provided the youth from the strife-torn state an avenue to express themselves and their potential to the world, giving them an opportunity to break out and excel.
From Parvez Rasool, who is an household name now, to the gritty para-cricketer Amir Hussain and the very talented woman cricketer Rubiya Sayeed, the stories of J&K players over...|
|T-20 Cricket tournament organized by Police under CAP concludes at Samba|
|JAMMU, Apr 17: Continuing with the mission of J&K Police, with a view to provide platform to talented youth of Sub-division R.S Pura for displaying of their talent and channelizing their energy in a positive manner and to keep them away from bad elements. Range Police Headquarter Jammu has organized a T-20 Cricket Tournament at Bana Singh Stadium, R.S Pura under Civic Action Programme. A number of teams drawn from different areas of Sub-Division R.S.Pura have participated which was inaugurated on 03.04.2017 by IGP Jammu Zone, Jammu.
Today the final match was played at Bana Singh Stadium, R.S.Pura. Dr. S.D Singh Jamwal (IGP Jammu Zone, Jammu) was the Chief Guest, Besides this, Sh. Ashkoor Ahmed Wani (DIG, JSK Range, Jammu), organizer, Sh. Sunil Gupta (SSP Jammu), Sh. Rajnish Pran (SO to ...|
|Victims welcome abolition of Law 33: Handled the ball dismissal|
|Mumbai, Apr 17: Victims of Handled the ball (Law 33) have welcomed the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) decision to abolish this mode of dismissal.
MCC, the oldest club in England has been the owner of the Laws of Cricket since the 18th century and continues to be the custodian of game's laws, have recommended.
The number of modes of dismissal being reduced from ten to nine, with ‘Handled the ball’ being subsumed into ‘Obstructing the field’.
Fraser Stewart, the Cricket Academy Manager at the MCC, speaking exclusively from Lord's said, "Handled the ball is really a more specific type of Obstruction of the field. By handling the ball in a way that would be Out under the current Law, the striker will also be obstructing the field in some way. Consequently, MCC has decided to bring toge...|
|Rangana Herath showing no signs of slowing down|
|"Being an oldest active player doesn't bother me"|
|MUMBAI, Apr 16: Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan, the two senior members of the Pakistani team who have announced to retire next month after the ongoing series against the West Indies will now pave way for Sri Lankan veteran Rangana Herath to claim another Test honour.
Sri Lanka's veteran left-arm spinner Rangana Herath will be the only active Test cricketer who debuted in the 1990s.
"Oh..is it so...?, he laughed when brought this to his notice.
Herath, 39 now, made his Test debut (against Australia at Galle) in 1999, two years before Misbah-ul-Haq (age: 43 years) and one year before Younis Khan (39 years) played their first ever Tests.
"It (being oldest) does not bother me. The passion is there and I am still playing and love the game is more important", speaking exclusively, Her...|
|Late Vijay Merchant's son no more|
|MUMBAI Apr 16: Amar Mechant, the son of late Vijay Merchat died here last month. This was revealed by Madhav Apte at the Legends Club meeting, where the birth centenary of late Vinoo Mankad, the former India all-rounder was celebrated at the CCI.
Late speaking exclusively, Madhav Apte said, "Amar was a very reserved person. He, however, was occasionally attending the Legends Meeting".
"Vijay Merchant named his son Amar to remember his friendship with Amar Singh".
"Vijay Merchant and Amar Singh were good friends and whenever Amar Singh used to visit Mumbai (from Saurashtra), he was Merchant's staying guest".
"Amar Singh was a fast bowler and used to bowl Vijay Merchant and give him some regular batting practice in his building compound", Apte added.
Amar Singh, who played 7 Tests...|
|Army organises Golf Tournament at Udhampur|
|UDHAMPUR, Apr 16: The Army Commander’s Invitational Golf Championship 2017 was organised at Udhampur on 15 and 16 April 2017. The tournament was conducted by the Army to enhance the existing civil-military association in the state of J&K and also to promote informal interaction with people from various walks of life. Key contestants included players from the Sher-e-Kashmir Golf Club, Jammu Golf Association and the Army. The Honourable Governor of J&K took out time from his busy schedule and joined other 80 competitors in the event in which the Army team emerged winners. Honourable Governor J&K His Excellency Mr NN Vohra gave away prizes to the winners....|