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St John’s, CPS schools are Subroto Cup district champs

    Sports ReporterCentre Point School Dabha Under-17 girls team clinched their maiden football title while the Katol Road’s boys team and St John’s High School’s Under-14 boys won the crowns during the Subroto Cup to..

Ira International win Under-17 Nehru hockey titles

   Sports ReporterIRA International School, Butibori continued their supremacy in local hockey circle as they clinched the Under-17 boys and girls’ Under-17 Nehru hockey titles at Police Lines Takli ground.While the boys had to fight ..

Yaul, Thakre enter finals

    Sports ReporterAditya Yaul and Aarav Thakre both from Nagpur stormed into the finals of the Maharashtra Under-11 and Under-13 State Selection Tournament at Club One in Virar, Palghar.While Yaul made it to the U-11 singles final, Th..

Avengers, Padmavati in last-four

    AVENGERS Club and Padmavati Club entered semi-finals of the Slum Soccer (West North Division) that got under way on Thursday.The event, organised by Krida Vikas Sanstha of Godhani Gram Panchayat School, is presented by UCN News and..

Roshu pip Reshimbagh

   Sports ReporterIN FIRST match of the Aai Kusum Sahare Memorial Football Tournament that went to sudden death stage, Wardha’s Roshu Academy pipped Reshimbagh Football Club 7-6 in the event in progress at Reshimbagh ground, on Thursd..

City shuttlers advance in State meet

   Sports ReporterA HOST of young city shuttlers led by recent State champion Aditya Yaul moved up in the Maharashtra Under-11 and Under-13 State Selection Tournament at Club One in Virar, Palghar on Thursday. Top seed in U-11 boys singles,..

Rahul Brothers move up

   Sports ReporterRAHUL Brothers Football Club, Siraspeth pipped Youth Academy Football Club 2-1 to move into third round of the Aai Kusum Sahare Memorial Football Tournament under way at Reshimbagh ground, on Wednesday.Rahul Brothers’..

Chirag, Saksham score for BVMs

    Sports ReporterTHE Civil Lines and Trimurti Nagar branches of Bhavan’s Bhagwandas Purohit Vidya Mandir recorded wins in the Subroto Cup Under-14 (NMC limit) Football Tournament under way at St Ursula School ground, on Wednesd..

Rishabh, Prutha to lead Nagpur district athletics teams

   Sports Reporter   Rishabh Mankar and Prutha Godbole will lead the Nagpur district boys and girls teams in the Maharashtra State Junior Athletics Championship which is going to be held at Tulja Bhawani District Sports Compl..

Nishika, Ridheema, Pranay, Krisha clinch State badminton titles

    Principal CorrespondentNISHIKA Gokhe of Nagpur clinched twin titles while Pranay Gadewar and Krisha Soni too claimed crowns in the Sub Junior U-15 & U-17 State Selection Tournament that concluded in Pune, on Monday. Nishika won..

Khan FC, Ali FC move into next round

    Sports ReporterKHAN Football Club from Aarti Nagar and Ali Football Club representing Murti Garage started their East Zone campaigns on a winning note in the ongoing Slum Soccer Football Tournament organised by Krida Vikas Sanstha ..

BFC pip Kaka XI to move up

    Sports ReporterALL Ansaris found target in the penalty shoot-out as Baba Football Club (BFC), Mominpura pipped Kaka 11 Football Club, Gumgao Khapa 7-6 in their league match of Aai Kusum Sahare Memorial Football Tournament under way..

City’s Krisha to play top seed in final today

    Sports ReporterUPCOMING city shuttler Krisha Soni entered final of the Under-17 girls singles event of Sub Junior U-15 & U-17 State Selection Tournament under way in Pune, on Sunday.The tourney is being organised by Maharashtra..

Jennifer’s juggernaut rolls on

    Sports ReporterCITY paddler Jennifer Varghese is on song. Continuing with her purple patch, she pocketed yet another WTT Youth Contender title winning Under-17 girls singles event of the Agadir 2022 edition under way in Morocco, on..

Steeplechaser Sable, race walker Priyanka pocket silver

IN A yet another good day in the office, India bagged five medals in various events in the Commonwealth Games athletics competition here on Saturday. Avinash Sable broke his own national record to win a silver in the men’s 3000m steeplechase while Priyanka Goswami also clinched a medal of the same hue in the women’s 10,000m race walk on a productive day for India India won its second medal in lawn bowls competition at the Games as men’s fours team settled for a silver medal after losing to Northern ..

Grapplers Vinesh, Ravi, Naveen clinch gold medals

PUTTING aside the mental and physical struggles that pegged her back, an intimidating Vinesh Phogat pounced on her rivals to complete a hat-trick of CWG gold medals while Ravi Dahiya and Naveen, too, went unchallenged in their gold-winning shows, here on Saturday. Vinesh became the first Indian woman wrestler to win three consecutive Commonwealth Games gold medal. Ravi was too good for Nigeria’s Ebikewenimo Welson in the 57kg final while Naveen (74kg), defeated Pakistan’s Tahir Muhammad Sharif 9-0 ..

Mangalwari shoot out Bhandara

   Sports ReporterFEN Sixteen Club from Mangalwari shot out Bhandara FC from Bhandara 7-6 via tie-breaker in the ongoing Aai Kusum Sahare Memorial Football Tournament being played at Reshimbagh ground.In an exciting match, Mangalwari and Bh..

Aryan FC lift North Div title

    Sports ReporterARYAN Football Club (Vocs Cooler Colony) clinched the North Division Football title in the Slum Soccer tournament organised by (Slum soccer) Krida Vikas Sanstha at Jaripatka, NIT ground near Police Station, Hudko Col..

Shomira selected for Basketball Without Borders Asia Camp

    Sports ReporterNAGPUR’S Shomira Bidaye has been selected for the 12th Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Asia camp that gets under way at Canberra, Australia from August 7.The National Basketball Association (NBA), the Internat..

Singh, Bhusari’s brace for Youth Academy

   Sports ReporterTEJPRATAP Singh and Anshul Bhusari scored twice while Manav Dandewar found back of the net once as Youth Academy blanked Aman-Ashish Football Club, Indora 5-0 in the Aai Kusum Sahare Memorial Open Vidarbha Football Tourna..

Nagpur girls win protest to enter semi-finals

    Principal CorrespondentNAGPUR district girls moved into the semi-finals of the Inter-District Women’s Football Championship after they won the protest over Buldana on Wednesday.Despite losing the match 3-1 via tie-breaker at ..

Faiz guides Lisburn to Irish League final

    Sports ReporterAN IN-FORM Vidarbha skipper Faiz Fazal excelled with both bat and ball to guide his side Lisburn Cricket Club to Irish League final. Playing at home ground Wallace Park, Lisburn thumped Clontarf by 78 runs in their 5..

Aryan FC make winning start in North Division

    Sports ReporterARYAN Football Club of Wox Cooler Colony edged past Young Haider Football Club from Hudko Colony making winning start in the North Division matches of Slum Soccer Tournament that got under way at the NIT Police Stati..

Nagpur girls storm into QF

   Sports ReporterRINKY Yadav and Mayuri Marathe scored two goals each as Nagpur district girls wiped out Bhandara in a one-sided match of the ongoing Inter-District Football Championship being played at Palghar.In a lop-sided match, Nagpur..

Aditya is State champion

    Sports ReporterNAGPUR’S Aditya Yaul emerged Under-11 boys singles champion in the Yonex Sunrise Maharashtra Sub Junior (U-11 & U-13) State Selection Tournament that concluded in Sangli on Tuesday.To his credit, the youngs..

BVM, CPS take lead

    Sports ReporterBVM Civil Lines A and CPS, Dabha teams ended on top on opening day of the 20th LG Somalwar Memorial Boys Team Chess Championship that began at Annasahib Somalwar Memorial Sabhagruha on Thursday.In the Primary section..

Jain Intl, Indian Olympiad, Rabbani, K John enter SF

    Sports ReporterJAIN International School, Indian Olympiad, MM Rabbani and K John Public School, Saoner stormed into the semi-final of the ongoing inter-school Subroto Cup football tournament for Under 17 boys at Divisional Sports C..

Ritika-Simran storms into final

  Sports ReporterTOP seeds and title favourites Nagpur’s Ritika Thaker and Simran Singhi stormed into final of women’s doubles event at the Yonex Sunrise 1st Maharashtra Senior State Selection Badminton Tournament being held at Yasha..

NAFC to conduct football trials for Elite Div

   Sports ReporterNAGPUR Academy Football Club (NAFC), an elite division club of Nagpur District Football Association, will be organising an all India football trials on July 30 and 31. The trials will be held at NDFA’s Dr Ambedkar Fo..

Rabbani, K John, MK Sancheti in PQF

   Sports ReporterMADRASATUL Muslemin Rabbani High School, K John Public Schools from Asoli and Saoner, MK Sancheti, Indian Olympiad School and Delhi Public School from Kamptee moved into the pre-quarterfinals of the Subroto Cup football to..

BVMs rule the roost

    Sport ReporterBHARATIYA Vidya Bhavan’s (BVM) Civil Lines and Trimurti Nagar branches emerged champions in the Primary and High School girls categories respectively in the 14th edition of LG Somalwar Memorial Inter-School Ches..

WCL provides financial assistance to Mugdha

    Sports ReporterIN AN attempt at promoting Sports, Western Coalfields Limited (WCL) gave financial assistance of Rs 10 lakh to international badminton player Mugdha Agre who has proved her mettle at several national and internationa..

Somalwar chess gets under way

    Sports ReporterTHE 14th edition of LG Somalwar Memorial Inter-School Chess Tournament (Girls) got under way at Annasahib Somalwar Memorial Sabhagruha, on Tuesday.The tournament was inaugurated by Adv Nishant Gandhi, President, Ches..

Ikshika to the Four

    Sports ReporterIKSHIKA Umate swept away with four crowns while Adi Chitnis picked twin titles in the Maharajbag Open Ranking Table Tennis Tournament that concluded on Tuesday.Ikshika defeated Ananya Sakalkale 11-7, 11-2, 11-9, 11-8..

JDSF holds seminar to mark World Drowning Prevention Day

    Sports ReporterON THE World Drowning Prevention Day, JD Sports Foundation (JDSF) organised a webinar along with Ministry of Skill Development, Government of India on Monday. July 25 is observed as World Drowning Prevention Day ever..

Twin titles for Tejas, Ikshika

   Sports ReporterBOTH Tejas Wasnikar and Ikshika Umate collected their second trophy in the Maharajbag Club Open Ranking Table Tennis Tournament in progress at RTM Nagpur University’s Table Tennis Hall, on Monday.Tejas and Ikshika ha..

Trio picked for Ultimate Kho Kho

   Sports ReporterTHE trio of Ajay Panchbhai, Praful Bhange and Faizan Pathan have been selected by different franchises for the upcoming Ultimate Kho Kho that will be played from August 14 to September 4 at the Balewadi Stadium in Pune.All..

NCW’s mega auction for cricket league today

    Sports ReporterCOME Monday and as many as 310 players will go under the hammer in Nagpur Cricket War’s (NCW) mega auction for Orange City’s prestigious cricket league at Hotel Centre Point, Ramdaspeth.The cricket league..

Polkar, Karutkar, Charulata and Asha walk to glory

    Sports ReporterBRAVING consistent rains, the quadruple of walking enthusiasts Ishwar Polkar, Ranjeet Karutkar, Charulata Patil and Asha Mahajan emerged champions in their respective categories in SJAN-Tirupati Urban Co-Operative Ba..

Surgical Ikshika stamps authority

    Sports ReporterIKSHIKA Umate came out with a surgical performance winning the Under-15 girls singles title stamping her authority in the Maharajbag Club Open Ranking Table Tennis Tournament under way at RTM Nagpur University’..

Rathi scores brace in BKCP victory

NIKUNJ Rathi slammed two goals as BKCP, Kanhan defeated Modern School, Koradi in their opening match of Under-17 Subroto Mukherjee Cup Football Tournament for boys in the rural category (schools outside city limit) that got under way at Divisional Sports Complex, Mankapur, Koradi Road on Saturday. Rathi scored his first goal in the 17th minute of play but the lead was nullified with Manthan Raut scoring in the 20th. Rathi restored the lead with his second gaol in the very next minute (21st) and ..

Sejal clinches U-16 lawn tennis title

CITY’S talented tennis player Sejal Bhutada clinched the All India Ranking Super Series Under-16 girls singles title at Jalandhar. The tournament was organised by Singha Sports Academy under the auspices of All India Tennis Association (AITA). Top seed Sejal sailed through in the competition and registered wins over competitors from Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra. In the final, Sejal defeated Maharashtra’s Devanshree Prabhudesai in straight sets 6-2, 7-6 (7-5) in a nail-biting finish...

Purvi, Karan, Sharwari, Purab win TT titles

PURVI Kaur Renu, Karan Kashyap, Sharwari Khobragade and Purab Singh Renu won titles in their respective singles categories of the Maharajbag Club Open Ranking Table Tennis Tournament that began at RTM Nagpur University’s Table Tennis Hall, beside Subhedar Hall, on Saturday...

Inter-college varsity sports in September

    Sports ReporterTHE inter-college sports events of Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University for the session 2022-23 will begin in first week of September, informs Dr Sharad Suryawanshi, Director, Sports and Physical Education ..

Bajaj clinch LIC bridge title

    Sports ReporterBAJAJ, led by Puranik brothers Vishnu and Arun, RP Deshpande, Sameer Roy, Anil Mohota and M Luley emerged champions in LIC Open Annual Duplicate Bridge Tournament organised by Vidarbha Bridge Association in their spo..

Weather permitting, Subroto Cup football from Saturday

    Sports ReporterAFTER postponing the tournament thrice, the Subroto Mukherjee Cup Football Tournament will get under way from Saturday, July 23 at Divisional Sports Complex, Mankapur, Koradi Raod.The tournament was first scheduled f..

NDCA weekend open rapid chess from 23rd

    NAGPUR District Chess Association (NDCA) will be organising its 55th edition of Weekend Rapid Chess Tournament on July 23 and 24 at Naivedhyam Eastoria Hall, Surya Nagar, Kalamna, informs KK Barat, Secretary, NDCA through a press n..

PM Modi mentions city’s Sanjana in his send-off speech

    Principal CorrespondentIN ONE of the proud moments for the city and Joshi family, Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned city triathlete Sanjana’s name in his address while delivering his send-off message to the Indian contin..

Potbhare, Patne run to glory

    Sports ReporterSUJAL Potbhare of Black Bird Flayers and Fitness Club’s Samiksha Patne reigned supreme in their respective 800m runs on second and final day of the Nagpur District Athletics Association (NDAA) organised distric..

SASA’s swimming camp concludes

   A SUMMER swimming camp organised by Shark Aquatics Sporting Association (SASA) at Ambazari Lake concluded the other day.During the swimming camp all the basic skills and techniques were taught to the learners. During the concluding funct..

Makode is LIC West Zone badminton champion

    Sports ReporterVETERAN southpaw shuttler Kiran Makode of LIC of India, Nagpur Division has brought laurels to the organisation and Nagpur by bagging the LIC Western Zone Badminton Championship in the recently held 54th LIC Western ..

Revo, Londe claim 100m golds

    Sports ReporterJANNVI Revo and Rushikesh Londe claimed the 100 metres titles in the boys and girls categories respectively during the Nagpur District Athletics Association (NDAA) organised district championship and selection trials..

Lokhande pockets title

    Sports ReporterTOP seed Nikhil Lokhande of Janta Wachnalaya clinched the men’s single’s title of the Late Sanjay Francis Memorial Nagpur District Carrom Championship organised by Carrom Association, Nagpur at Bezonbagh ..

Reinstate VHA in HI fold: Sidhra pleads to CoA

   Principal CorrespondentCONTINUING his relentless efforts to get Vidarbha Hockey Association back in Hockey India’s fold, High Court appointed Administrator of VHA Shiv Chhatrapati awardee Triloki Nath Sidhra has written a letter to..

Jennifer gears up for Sweden, Morocco tournaments with twin State crowns

    Principal CorrespondentAfter claiming the Under-17 girls title two days ago, rising Indian paddler Jennifer Varghese of Nagpur won the Under-15 crown as well in the ongoing Dr Shankarrao Chavan Memorial 1st Maharashtra State Rankin..

Sadhwani warms up for Chess Olympiad with title in Spain

Grandmaster Raunak Sadhwani is gearing up for the Chess Olympiad in Chennai in the best possible way. The Nagpur chess wizard is making most of the opportunities he is getting. The Grandmaster finished on the podium in Spain. GM Sadhwani clinched joint 1st place and overall 3rd place on the basis of tiebreaks in Villa De Benasque Open Chess Tournament which concluded in Benasque, Spain on Friday. Total 398 players participated the event from 25 countries. Sadhwani scored 8 out of 10 points and was ..

Raut wins silver in Serbia

Vaibhav Raut, city’s talented chess player performed well and made the Nagpur and country proud by winning silver medal at the Paracin Blitz tournament in Serbia. Vaibhav garnered 9.5 points out of 11 rounds and remained unbeaten in the competition. Vaibhav, who was seeded 16th, finished second on to better Buchholz. Vaibhav received 9000 Serbian dinar for his excellent show in the competition...

Jennifer stuns top seed to clinch title in Nanded

   Sports Reporter :  CITY’S international paddler Jennifer Varghese stamped her authority in Nanded as she clinched the Dr Shankarrao Chavan Memorial 1st Maharashtra State Ranking Table Tennis Tournament organised by Nanded District ..

BFI recognises Welukar’s Maha Basketball Assn

Basketball Federation of India (BFI), the game’s governing body in the country, has recognised Maha Basketball Association headed by Dr Dhananjay Welukar as President, Shiv Chhatrapati Awardee Shatrughna Gokhale as Secretary and Jayant Deshmukh as the Treasurer. A letter in this regard is received from the Basketball Federation of India. The affiliation committee of the Basketball Federation of India evaluated the documents in accordance with the National Development Sports Code of India and Basketball ..

Somkuwar upsets 2nd seed Sakhare

NEHAL Somkuwar of Jai Bhim Club stunned second seed Ishant Sakhare of Janta Wachnalaya on the second day of Late Sanjay Francis Memorial District Carrom Championship organised by Carrom Association Nagpur at Bezonbagh. Ishant Sakhare won first game 25-10 but young Nehal Somkuwar started playing offensive and won second and third game 25-18, 25-10 to win the battle. The quarter-finals and semi-finals will be played at 11:30 am and 1:00 pm respectively while the final will be played at 3:30 pm on ..

Swara shines in chess

   Swara Gandhi a student of Class 2 of Bhavan’s Bhagwandas Purohit Vidya Mandir, Ashti finished a creditable fifth position in the recently held national championship at Bhuwaneshwar. She collected 6.5 points out of nine in the compe..

Deogade stuns Gour in opening round

   Sports ReporterRAJU Deogade scored a stunning victory over Ravi Gour on the opening day of the Nagpur District Carrom Championship organised in memory of Sanjay Francis at Bezonbagh Hall, Kamptee Road on Friday. In an exciting match, Deo..

CPS, Dabha dominate Pallotti chess

   Principal CorrespondentCentre Point School (CPS), Dabha branch boys and girls dominated the 12th St Vincent Pallotti Memorial Inter-School Chess Tournament organised by St Vincent Pallotti School at its premises on Friday.In the competit..

Naisha wins U-7 chess title

  NAISHA Bhartia excelled in the recently held GH Raisoni Memorial Rapid Chess Tournament organised by GH Raisoni Sports and Cultural Foundation and Kalapna Welfare Foundation in Association with Chess Association, Nagpur.Naisha garnered four po..

SKA karatekas hog limelight in district competition

   Sports ReporterKARATEKAS of Shyam Karate Academy (SKA) hogged limelight in the 7th NSKAI Nagpur District Karate Championship that was organised at Ishwar Deshmukh College, recently. In the event organised by NSKA Nagpur District, 39 play..

Seeds continue to lead with victories

   Principal CorrespondentTop seed Arush Chitre and second seed Saksham Singh in High School Boys’ category, top seed Himani Jethwani, and second seed Aastha Turankar apart from Yashika Chandankhede, Vritika Game and Riddhi Agrawal in..

Pallotti memorial chess tourney begins

   ST VINCENT Pallotti School has organised Nagpur District Inter-School Team and Junior College (Individual) Chess Championship for boys and girls at its premises.The tournament got under way on Wednesday. The tournament is recognised by C..

DSO to charge equal competition fees from CBSE and State Board schools

    Principal CorrespondentIN A major respite to CBSE schools, the District Sports Council has decided to bring the sports competition entry fees structure at par with State board schools.Till now, the CBSE schools had to shell out ext..

Playwell emerge champions

    Sports ReporterPLAYWELL, reminding all of what it means to win using guerrilla tactics in warfare, somehow succeeded in grabbing opportunities ams from Vidarbha region, Playwell seized the top spot by scoring 63.74 VP. Their p..

Ananya, Adi bag twin titles

    Sports ReporterANANYA Sakalkale and Adi Chitnis stamped their authorities as they clinched twin titles in their respective categories in the Shakti Club Open Ranking Table Tennis Tournament organised by Nagpur District Table Tennis..

With proper strategy, Vidarbha women can make a mark, says Manohar

   By Anupam SoniIN MOST spheres of life, strategy plays an important role. With proper planning and vision, an individual or a unit can achieve greater heights.Vidarbha Cricket Association’s young President Adwait Manohar, a former F..

Victors Karate Academy’s karatekas excel

    Karatekas from Victors Karate Academy, Jaripatka, excelled in the recently held Inspiration Cup 2nd State Karate Championship. The competition was conducted by Muktadev Bahuudeshiya Vikas Sanstha and Karate Kokusai Independent Asso..

Wasnikar survives Meshram scare

    Sports ReporterIN THE most exciting final of the ongoing Shakti Club Open Ranking Table Tennis Tournament, Tejas Wasnikar survived Arush Meshram scare to win the title in Under-17 boys singles category.Wasnikar had a great start an..

Young Divyanshi impresses in State chess tournament

   NAGPUR’s young chess player Divyanshi Khandelwal impressed in Maharashtra State Junior (Under-19) Girls Chess Championship-2022 that was organised by Gondia Chess Association under the aegis of Maharashtra Chess Association and All..

Indian divyang cricket team beats Nepal

   Sports ReporterTHE Indian divyang cricket team, comprising city’s Vinay Yadav and Akola’s Nazir Sheikh, defeated Nepal 2-1 in three-match Twenty Series for the Lifebuoy Cup. The matches were held at Mulpani International Cric..

Bansod in Indian roller hockey team

   Sports ReporterTANAY Bansod has been selected in the Indian roller hockey team for the World Skate Games 2022 going to be held from October 24-November 14 in Buenos Aires and San Juan, Argentina, informs. Dr Upendra Varma, Secretary, Nag..

Mradul emerges champ

   Sports ReporterIN A must-win final round top board match Mradul Yadav got the better of Sanskar Gaigore to emerge champion in the Nagpur District 53rd Weekend Rapid Chess Tournament that was conducted by Nagpur District Chess Association..

‘Sportspersons will not suffer’

ASSURING that not a single sportsperson would suffer, District Sports Officer Pallavi Dhatrak said that her office would “definitely find some way” to organise sports events for schools in city limits in the coming academic session. On Tuesday, DSO Dhatrak issued a press release stating that sports meet for schools situated outside city limits will be organised by the District Sports Office Nagpur and the NMC-level sports meet will have to be conducted by the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC). Piyush ..

Dr Karwande to head Krida Bharati’s Vidarbha body

DR ANIL Karwande will head Krida Bharati’s Vidarbha region body. During their latest Executive Committee meeting, the entire body of Krida Bharati for Vidarbha Region was declared. Dr Karwande will be assisted by as many as six vice-presidents while Dr Shirish Topre will be the Mantri and will be helped by three saha-mantris. Apart from the full 24-member Executive Committees, seven invitees were also selected in the Executive Committee meeting. Krida Bharati’s Vidarbha Region Executive Committee ..

Tribal athletes getting training in city

MILES N Milers Sports Academy, ProHealth Foundation in association with Lok Biradari Prakalp of Dr Prakash Amte are impart training to tribal youth in Sports and Sports Education. Eleven tribal youths from Hemalkasa (5 girls and 6 boys) have started training with Miles N Milers Sports Academy headed by Dr Amit Samarth. All of them are from tribal villages in and around Hemalkasa where Lok Biradari Prakalp is located. Priyanka Vachami (19 years), Shilpa Ishtam (20), Manisha Vadde (19), Sita Madavi ..

Skater Janhavi in Indian team

   Sports ReporterJanhavi Kadu, daughter of Vilay and Vaishali Kadu, has been selected in the Indian team for the Inline Speed Skating World Skate Games 2022 to be held at Buenos Aries and San Juan in Argentina in October, 2022.Janhavi, a s..

Sanjana seeks financial help for CWG preparation

    Sports ReporterCITY’s Sanjana Joshi, a 17-year-old athlete, has been selected in the Indian team for the Sprint Triathlon that will participate in the Commonwealth Games later this month. Sanjana, who comes from a middle-clas..

Lighting system at Div Sports Complex to be upgraded for BWF Intl Challenge B’minton Meet

    Principal CorrespondentTHE Indoor Hall of Divisional Sports Complex in Mankapur will be illuminated with new lighting system come September when Nagpur District Badminton Association (NDBA) and Badminton Association of India (BAI) ..

MKH Sancheti PublicSchool karatekas excel

  Sports ReporterSAMYAK Thakre, Aahana Sarathe, Netra Badhiye, Siya Thakur, Angel Vaidya and Varanya Ladvikar, students of MKH Sancheti Public School (CBSE), Besa, Nagpur, brought laurels to the institution by winning medals and trophies in kata..

Bhati in Indian team for World Racketlon C’ship

    NAGPUR’S Manish Bhati will be representing India in the World Racketlon Championship in the above 45 men’s category to be held in Vienna (Austria) from August 19 to 22.Racketlon is a combination of individual sports dis..

Saraswati Vid fetes sportspersons

  SARASWATI Vidyalaya recently felicitated its meritorious sportspersons. School Head Mistress Jayshri Sastri, AHM Pushpa Ananth Narayan, Supervisors Uday Tulankar, Ravindra Kulkarni and the teaching staff congratulated all the medal winners.The..

Noble Academy rule the roost

    Sports ReporterNOBLE Sports Academy ruled the roost as they clinched two titles and finished runners-up in three other categories in the Sportians Super League Season-2 that concluded recently by Sportians Soccer Schools at Joggers..

Randhawa to represent India in Jr Asian Handball Championship

    Sports ReporterHARPREET Singh Randhawa has been selected in the Indian team for the 17th Asian Junior Men Handball Championship which is going to be held at Bahrain, from July 15 to 24. Harpreet Singh, son of Inderjeet Singh and Lo..

‘I would like to change colour of my medal this time’

    By Anupam SoniANY player who takes part in a big event, dreams of achieving glory. City’s martial art player Monika Padhi, who has won many medals and accolades in the past for the country, is no different.Selected to represe..

Francis Memorial Distt Carrom C’ship from 15th

    Sports ReporterCARROM Association of Nagpur will be organising district level carrom championship in memory of Sanjay Francis who was a national-level player.The championship will be held from July 15 to 17 at Bezonbagh Hall, Bezon..

VCA juniors test COVID positive

   Sports ReporterDURING a routine check-up, a couple of Vidarbha youngsters were found COVID positive while a few were running high fever. Taking no chances, Vidarbha Cricket Association has sent all the Under-14 and Under-16 players, who ..

Jennifer runs away with three titles

    Sports ReporterJENNIFER Varghese ruled the roost as she swept crowns in all the categories in which she participated in the Shivaji Nagar Open Ranking Table Tennis Tournament organised by Nagpur District Table Tennis Association th..

Duble holds natl-level high altitude swimming camp

    Sports ReporterA FIRST of its kind national-level high altitude open water swimming camp was organised at Dirang Chu, Arunachal Pradesh by Dr Jaiprakash Duble, Director, National Institute of Swimming recently.Dr Duble was chief co..

Hard work pays, says gold medallist Alfiya

   By Paritosh PramanikIT WAS sort of exposure tour for Alfiya Pathan. But the hard-working Nagpur pugilist converted it into a golden moment. Playing her maiden senior international boxing championship city’s golden girl Alfiya clinc..

Poor planning by organisers costs Nikkita a go at the crown

   Sports ReporterTHEY were the top seeds and in contention for a State title but poor planning by the organisers robbed them of an opportunity to have a go at glory in Yonex Sunrise Maharashtra Under-19 Junior Open State Championship under..

Faiz shines in Lisburn win

   IN YET another dominating one-man show, Vidarbha skipper Faiz Fazal excelled with both bat and ball in Lisburn Cricket Club’s thumping win over Instonians in a low-scoring Northern Cricket Union (NCU) Premier League match at Wallac..

Siblings Raghav, Ira clinch chess titles in Amsterdam

   Sports ReporterCONTINUING his excellent form, Nagpur-born budding chess player Raghav Pathak emerged champion of Amsterdam Chess League recently.Playing in the national league, Raghav won all the matches in the seven-round competition to..

Alfiya outpunches Valeria, in final

   Sports ReporterCITY’S pride and World Youth champion Alfiya Pathan outpunched her Kazakhstan rival in the semi-finals to book a place in final of International Elite Men and Women Boxing Tournament for Elorda Cup at Noor Sultan in ..

Bumrah breaks Lara’s world record after 18 years

INDIA captain Jasprit Bumrah bludgeoned a hapless Stuart Broad for 29 runs to create a world record for maximum runs off a single over in Test cricket, beating the legendary Brian Lara’s feat by one run. The world record stayed with Lara for 18 years — he had hit South African left-arm spinner Robin Peterson for 28 runs in a Test match in 2003-04, which included four fours and two sixes off six legal deliveries. Former Australia player George Bailey had also scored 28 in an over but he was behind ..

City’s Ramteke emerges joint topper

    Sports ReporterThree players namely IM Anwesh Upadhyay, Indrajit Mahindrakar and Nagpur’s Sumedh Ramteke share the lead with six points each at the end of sixth round of the GH Raisoni Memorial Open Rapid Rating Chess Tournam..