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Triumphant district basketball team honoured

    The Nagpur district girls’ basketball team defeated mighty Pune team to win the Maharashtra Youth Basketball Championship held at Dhule recently. Appreciating the strong performance of the winning girls, NDBA felicitated the ..

CPS win twin titles; Ursula girls are champs

    CENTRE Point School Wardhaman Nagar and Dabha branch won the boys titles while St Ursula girls emerged winners in DSO organised inter-school futsal meet. In the U-19 boys final, CPS beat Narayana Vidyalayam by four goals to emerge ..

Dubey fashions Vid’s big win

   Sports ReporterYOUNG Harsh Dubey is fast gaining a reputation of being a dependable all-rounder. The southpaw excelled with both bat and ball to guide Vidarbha to a comfortable 90-run win over Rajasthan in the Men’s U-25 State A Tr..

Kamptee Utd are champs

    KAMPTEE United emerged champions of the Shahid Bhagat Singh Memorial Inter-District Hockey Tournament. In the event organised by Vidarbha Hockey Players Association at Vidarbha Hockey Association’s ground, Kamptee United thum..

Digambar, Vaibhav share honours

    Jawaharlal Darda Memorial WrestlingDigambar Bhutnar of Hingoli and Vaibhav Mane of Pune shared honours as they were jointly declared winners of the Kata Kushti Dangal, which was organised to mark 25th death anniversary of veteran f..

Vid thrash Bihar by an innings

    Sports ReporterVIDARBHA bowlers, led by seamer Pratham Maheshwari, who returned with a five-wicket haul in the second innings, took 16 wickets on third day of the match to thrash Bihar by an innings and 356 runs in their Cooch Beha..

Aditya clinches twin titles; Vaishnavi, Arya win crowns

    Sports ReporterYOUNG Aditya Yaul clinched twin titles in Nagpur District Under-11 and Under-13 Badminton Tournament organised by Nagpur District Badminton Association (NDBA) at Subhedar Hall, on Sunday.Aditya won Under-11 boys sing..

One must never give up in sports: Negi

    Sports ReporterHE WAS condemned and ridiculed for years for his one bad game. Destiny took away his son at a young age but a fighter to the core, former India hockey goalkeeper, ex-men and women teams’ coach and ‘Chak d..

Danish hits triple hundred

    Sports ReporterTOP-ORDER batter Danish Malewar joined a rare club of Vidarbha batters posting a triple hundred in their Cooch Behar Trophy match against Bihar at Urja Stadium in Patna on Sunday.Starting the day at his overnight sco..

Rohit, Danish punish Bihar

IN-FORM batters Rohit Binkar and Danish Malewar made most of their purple patch scoring a double ton and an unbeaten big hundred plundering Bihar on opening day of their Cooch Behar Trophy match at Urja stadium in Patna on Saturday. Stumper Rohit (217; 264b, 13x4, 11x6) and Danish (159*; 211b, 19x4, 2x6) sent Bihar fielders on a leather hunt as they added a record 337 for the third wicket as Vidarbha amassed 411-3 in 90.4 overs. Once Binkar was set, he toyed with the bowing sending the cherry 13 times ..

SJAN-Raisoni meritorious sportspersons felicitation today

SPORTS Journalists’ Association of Nagpur (SJAN) and Raisoni Group of Institutions will be jointly felicitating meritorious sportspersons of the city on Sunday at 10.30 am. The SJAN-Raisoni Achievers’ Awards function will be held at Hotel Centre Point, Ramdaspeth. Former India hockey goalkeeper, ex-women’s coach and ‘Chak de India’ fame Mir Ranjan Negi will be the chief guest of the function. Sunil Raisoni, Chairman Raisoni Group of Institutions and Pranav Sharma, Senior President, Baidyanath will ..

YMFC edge past Rahul

YOUNG Muslim Football Club scored a late first half goal as they went on to beat Rahul Sankrutyayan Sports Association in the Majju Seth All India Gold Cup Football Tournament being played at Military Ground, Kamptee. In a hard fought battle, ..

Kamptee United enter hockey final

KAMPTEE United stormed into the final of the Shahid Bhagat Singh Memorial Inter-District Hockey Tournament organised by Vidarbha Hockey Players Association (VHPA). In the semi-final, Kamptee United defeated Yavatmal 3-2 in regulation time. In the fourth quarter-final, Anjani Club beat Gadchiroli via shoot-out after both the teams played out a 2-2 draw in the regulation time. Kamptee will meet the winners of Anjani Club and Gondia in the summit clash at Vidarbha Hockey Association ground on Sunday ..

Janhvi named Vid U-19 skipper

JANHVI Ranganathan has been named skipper of 15-member Vidarbha Under-19 women’s team which will take part in the Group D (one-day) League to be held in Dehradun from Dec 7 to 14. VCA’s Women’s Selection Committee, headed by Nilima Sonkamble, also named stand-by players for the meet. Team: Janhvi Ranganathan (C), Sayali Shinde (VC),..

Iknoor to lead Vid boys in Merchant Trophy

IKNOOR Singh will lead Vidarbha’s 15-member squad in the Under-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy (3-day tourney) to be played in Cuttack from December 1 to 23. VCA’s junior selection committee, headed by P Vivek, which met on Wednesday, also named five stand-by players for the tournament. Adhyan Rauthan will be Iknoor’s deputy in the team being coached by Amit Pagnis. ..

Rabbani pip Ansar in Kamptee derby

    Sports ReporterRabbani Club, Kamptee pipped NDFA Elite Division champions Ansar Sporting on the opening day of the Majju Seth All India Gold Cup Football Tournament being organised by Unity Football Welfare Association at Military ..

Negi arriving today for SJAN-Raisoni function

    Sports ReporterFORMER India hockey goalkeeper and women’s coach Mir Ranjan Negi will be arriving in Nagpur on Saturday to grace the Sports Journalists’ Association of Nagpur (SJAN) and GH Raisoni Group of Institutions o..

Pallotti, St Ursula win hockey titles

    Sports ReporterST VINCENT Pallotti School boys and St Ursula School girls emerged Under-14 hockey champions of the District Sports Office Tournament being held at Tiger’s Gap ground, Sadar on Friday. The meet is conducted by ..

Majjuseth All India football from 25th

    Sports ReporterUNITED Football Welfare Association (UFWA) under the aegis of Nagpur District Football Association (NDFA) is organising Majjuseth All India Gold Cup Football tournament at Military Ground in Kamptee from November 25...

Podium finish for Aadi and Jennifer

    Sports ReporterNAGPUR’S talented paddlers Aadi Chitnis and Jennifer Varghese made podium finishes in their respective Under-19 singles in the 84th State Table Tennis Championship that concluded at Shri Shiv Chhatrapati Sports..

Vid colts eke out 3 pts

    Sports ReporterON A very, very flat deck, Vidarbha bowlers had to struggle hard to bowl out hosts Haryana in their first innings to take three vital points from their drawn game at JR Institute of Cricket Technology ground in Barwa..

Thakur’s maiden tonputs colts in command

   Sports ReporterDHARMENDRA Thakur scored his maiden ton helping Vidarbha to a mountain of runs against Haryana in their Cooch Behar match at JR Institute of Cricket Technology ground in Barwala, Haryana on Monday.In response to Vidarbha&#..

Vid record 7-wkt win over Odisha

    Sports ReporterVIDARBHA recorded their second win in two days as they beat Odisha by seven wickets in Group B of Men’s Under-25 State A Trophy cricket tournament at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium on Monday. After rest..

Nagpur girls bag TT bronze

   Sports ReporterCITY’S ace paddler Jennifer Varghese won both her matches but Nagpur District Table Tennis Association’s Under-19 girls team went down fighting in the semi-final and had to be satisfied with bronze medal in the..

City trio excels in Goa Ironman

    AMIT Saoji (1.9km sea swimming), Ganesh Kshirsagar (90km cycling) and Vijay Gupta (21km running) brought laurels to the city by completing the Ironman (Relay) 70.3 held in Goa recently.Amit finished swimming in 42:37 mins, Ganesh c..

Nagpur boys, girls finish third

   Sports ReporterNAGPUR district boys and girls finished third in 47th edition of Late Mataprasad Tiwari Maharashtra State Junior Volleyball Championships under way at Raje Raghuji Nagar Krida Mandal’s courts on Sunday.Both the teams..

Vidarbha tail stings

    Sports ReporterVIDARBHA tail stung Haryana as they posted a massive score in first innings in their Cooch Behar match at JR Institute of Cricket Technology ground in Barwala, Haryana on Sunday.Starting at their overnight score of 3..

Lilaram, Rita, Datta, Pramila crowned winners

LILARAM Bawne and Rita Tarare emerged champions of the AG (Audit) organised Audit Endurance Run of 10 kms, as a part of Audit Day celebrations. Bawne clocked 34 min in open men (up to 40 age) while Rita Tarare clocked 44 min 30 secs in the women section to bag the titles. Datta Kumar Sonawle (44 min 20 secs, men above 40) while Pramila (1 hr 3 min, women above 40) were crowned winners in their respective categories. Earlier, the run was flagged off by Praveer Kumar, Accountant General (A&E)-II, ..

Sejal wins title

CITY’S Sejal Bhutada has won All India Ranking Super Series Tennis Under-18 doubles title in Pune recently. Sejal and Chetnani beat Nanajkar-Prabhudesai 6-1, 6-4 in straight sets in the final. The tournament was hosted by Om Dalvi Memorial Tennis Association under the auspices of AITA. A regular at MSLTA Tennis Academy, Sejal has been winning tournaments across the nation this year. NDHTA Secretary Dr Sudhir Bhiwapurkar congratulated her while MSLTA-AITA’s Sunder Iyer has wished her good luck in ..

Binkar hits unbeaten 150 for Vid colts in Cooch Behar

STUMPER Rohit Binkar’s unbeaten big hundred and his two partnerships with Tushar Suryavanshi and Danish Malewar helped Vidarbha colts make a brilliant start against Haryana in their Cooch Behar match at JR Institute of Cricket Technology ground in Barwala, Haryana on Saturday. Making first use of the turf, Vidarbha batsmen made merry as they piled up 338 losing just two wickets in 90 overs on the opening day of the four-day fixture. After Vidarbha lost opener ..

City shuttlers win titles at Nashik

    NAGPUR badminton players continued to excel in the State meet as they clinched titles and some finished second best at the Maharashtra Sub-Junior State Selection Tournament on Friday.While Pranay Gadewar and Nishika Gokhe won the U..

MOIL hold Rabbani to draw

    MANGANESE Ore India Limited (MOIL XI) scored the equaliser five minutes before the final whistle to play a hard-fought draw with former multiple-time champions Rabbani Club, Kamptee in the league round of the JSW Elite Division Foo..

Jennifer qualifies for World Youth Championship in Tunisia

   By Paritosh PramanikEVEN THOUGH she did not play much of the international tournaments in the last couple of months, city paddler Jennifer Varghese still qualified for the World Youth Table Tennis Championship which is going to be held a..

Bhute swings it Vidarbha way

    Sports ReporterPACER Nachiket Bhute gave Vidarbha a stunning start taking four wickets in his first spell helping the team thump Meghalaya by nine wickets to record their second successive win of the Vijay Hazare Trophy at CCFC Gro..

Pt Vyas athletes for all India meet

    STUDENTS of Pt Bachcharaj Vyas Vidyalaya and Junior Science College have been selected for the Vidya Bharati All India Athletics Tournament which will be held from November 19 to 23 at Kurukshetra, Haryana.Shailesh Joshi, President..

SECR back on track with big win

    Sports ReporterSOUTH East Central Railways headquarters, Bilaspur team is back on track after a stuttering start to the JSW Elite Division Football Tournament. In the second match, the railmen thrashed Nagpur Blues 3-0 to earn f..

VC fetes kabaddi team

   The victorious women kabaddi team of Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University was felicitated by Vice-Chancellor Dr Subhash Chaudhari the other day. The women bagged gold medal in the West Zone Inter-Varsity Kabaddi Tournament orga..

Chintala helps Rahul SSA earn full three points

   Sports ReporterSAGAR Chintala scored from a long range free kick to help Rahul Sankrutyayan Sports Association record win in their opening match of the JSW Elite Division Football Tournament being played at Bharat Ratna Dr BR Ambedkar Fo..

Kanchanmala bags three golds in para nationals

   Sports ReporterKANCHANMALA Pande, a member of Aqua Sports Club brought laurels to the city by winning three gold medals at the 22nd National Paralympic Swimming Championship -2022 organised by Paralympic Committee of India and hosted by ..

Vidarbha log first points

   Sports ReporterVIDARBHA bowlers, led by pacer Nachiket Bhute, who took two wickets in first two balls of the match, decimated Sikkim batting as Vidarbha recorded a thumping seven-wicket win, their first of the Vijay Hazare Trophy one-day..

YMFC stun champs Ansar

   Sports ReporterDEFENDING champions Ansar Sporting Club were stunned in their opening match of the JSW-NDFA Elite Division League Tournament at Bharat Ratna Dr BR Ambedkar Football Stadium in Suyog Nagar on Tuesday.Six-time champions Youn..

‘Don’t play with future of budding players’

   Sports ReporterNAGPUR District Basketball Association (NDBA) President Sandip Joshi has written a strong-worded letter to Maha Basketball Association Secretary Shatrughna Gokhale asking him not to play with future of budding cagers. MBA ..

SNG pip DKM in thrilling final

    Sports ReporterIT COULD not have gotten closer or better ... a fitting and thrilling finale that went over the distance! In one of the most exciting of basketball matches the city witnessed in a long, long time, Shivaji Nagar Gy..

Buggewar wins Mr India title

   NAGPUR’S Sanket Ajay Buggewar won gold and silver as well the Mr India title in the recently-held Body Building and Fitness Championship at New Delhi.Buggewar has received awards on the strength of his excellent performance. Prior ..

Chauhan snares four as Vid colts eye full points

    Sports ReporterONCE again in the match, left-arm seamer Rajsingh Chauhan provided early breakthroughs for Vidarbha who are now eyeing full points against Andhra in their Cooch Behar Trophy match under way at Kalamna ground, on Mond..

Bhiwapurkar, Naidu on MSLTA body

    OFFICIALS of Nagpur District Hardcourt Tennis Association (NDHTA) Dr Sudhir Bhiwapurkar and Vijay Naidu have been elected to the Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association (MSLTA) Managing Council on Sunday.Dr Bhiwapurkar continues ..

Vidarbha colts poised for lead

   Sports ReporterVIDARBHA colts were on verge of taking first innings lead over Andhra in their Cooch Behar Trophy match at Kalamna ground on Sunday. Vidarbha had scored 308 on opening day of the four-day meet and by end of the day, they h..

Karnewar’s hundred in vain

    Sports ReporterVIDARBHA all-rounder Akshay Karnewar’s maiden List A hundred and his association with Darshan Nalkande saved the ignominy of a huge defeat as the duo reduced margin of the loss against a strong Karnataka side i..

Big Ben, Nagpur Blues play drab draw

IT SHOULD have been a cracker of a contest given the match being opener of the top most league of the district. But it turned out to be a damp squib. Big Ben Football Club and Nagpur Blues played out a goalless draw to share point in the lung opener of the JSW-NDFA Elite Division League Championship that kicked-off at Bharat Ratna Dr BR Ambedkar Football Stadium in Suyog Nagar on Saturday afternoon. Nagpur Blues, who skipped the relegation final on goal difference last year and Big Ben who survived ..

CIPS karatekas shine

CENTRAL India Public School, Kamptee Road karatekas excelled in the recently held competition organised by District Karate Association. Laksh Purohit of Grade VIII and Dyanesh Sarve of Grade VII brought laurels to school by winning a gold medal and a silver medal respectively in kumite event held at Hindu Mulinchi Shala, Mahal. Dyanesh Sarve was also awarded a gold medal in kata. Both the students have been selected for Maharashtra State Sub-Junior Karate Championship to be held at Aurangabad. Director ..

Jagjot ton gives Vidarbha colts edge

VICE-CAPTAIN Jagjot Singh Sasan’s timely hundred and a late two-wicket burst by seamer Rajsingh Chauhan gave Vidarbha edge over Andhra on opening day of their Cooch Behar Trophy match at Kalamna ground on Saturday. In response..

NDFA cancels NOC to Sportians’ Baby League

    Sports ReporterNAGPUR District Football Association (NDFA) has cancelled the No Objection Certificate (NOC) given to Sportians Football Club to conduct Baby League tournament for various age groups. According to a press release, th..

Vid take on Delhi in Hazare opener today

   Principal CorrespondentFresh from their top four finish in the recently held Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Tournament, Vidarbha seniors would look to go one step further and continue their good show in the longer format of the game when the Aksha..

Pallotti, GS College start with wins

   ST VINCENT Pallotti Engineering College and GS Commerce College started with victories in the inter-college handball championship organised by the Sports and Physical Education Department of Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University..

Adv Potnis elected Secretary of MSTTA

   Sports ReporterADV Ashutosh Potnis, Secretary, Nagpur District Table Tennis Association has brought laurels to the city by becoming first one from the region to be elected as Secretary of Maharashtra State Table Tennis Association.This i..

Alfiya ensures India a silver

   By Paritosh PramanikSHE had defeated Lazzat Kungeibayeva of Kazakhastan on her senior debut earlier this year to clinch the gold medal at the Elorda Cup, Kazakhstan in July 2022.Indian boxer Alfiya Pathan continued in same vein to beat t..

Mandar is captain of Vid U-25 men’s team

    MANDAR Mahalle will lead Vidarbha’s 15-member squad in the U-25 Men’s State ‘A’ (One-Day) Trophy beginning on November 20. Vidarbha, who are in Group B of the competition along with Mumbai, Odisha, Jammu &am..

Javery, Kedar bowl their sides Ambedkar, AG to wins

    Sports ReporterYATHARTH Javery and Kedar snared seven and six wickets respectively bowling their teams Dr Ambedkar College and AG College to identical six-wicket wins in quarter-finals of Dr Panjabrao Deshmukh Krida Mahotsav Cricke..

Malvika, Ritika rise to career-best BWF rankings

    Sports ReporterCITY shuttlers Malvika Bansod and doubles specialist Ritika Thaker achieved their respective career-best positions in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings that were released on Tuesday.While Malvika, who rec..

Colts give Vidarbha their biggest victory

MAKE hay while the sun shines, goes a saying. On a roll, Vidarbha boys are making most of their form and in their Cooch Behar Trophy opener against minnows Manipur, they recorded Vidarbha’s biggest ever victory among all formats and across all age groups on Sunday. The match played at Vidarbha Cricket Association’s Kalamna Stadium will go down in the Vidarbha’s history book as the colts recorded a crushing innings and 515 runs win inside two days of the four-day match. After posting a mammoth 676 ..

Ojas, Nishika emerge champions

Sports Reporter ; OJAS Gedam of SMBA and VBAN’s Nishika Gokhe emerged champions in the Transform Nagpur District Badminton Tournament (U-15 & U-17) that concluded at DNC Badminton Hall, Congress Nagar on Sunday. While Ojas got the better of..

Kanki Gram boys clinch kabaddi title

KANKI Gram, Kinwat boys won kabaddi title of the State-level ‘Krida Mahotsav’ that was jointly organised by Abhyudaya Youth Club’s Ekal Gram Sangathana, Vanbandhu Parishad and Sri Hari Satsang Samiti of Ekal Abhiyan Gram Swaraj Manch Yojana at Divisional Sports Complex in Mankapur on Sunday. In the final, Kanki Gram boys defeated Nimkheda Gram Shahada to wrest kabaddi title. Prizes were distributed at the hands of DCP Gajanan Rajmane, Dr Amit Samarth, Vicky Kukreja,..

Athaley, Malewar crack double tons

Vidarbha batters toyed with minnows Manipur bowlers as they scored a whopping 549 runs on the opening day of their Cooch Behar Trophy at Vidarbha Cricket Association’s Kalamna Stadium. Neel Athaley and Danish Malewar created a record for Vidarbha as they scored a doule century each on the opening day of the match. It was once again opener Neel Athaley who showed his skills and temperament to score an unbeaten 251 runs. The opener had scored a century (126) against Maharashtra in the last’s year’s ..

Separate KKM for tribals, declares Gadkari

WITH an aim to develop and nurture sportspersons from tribal areas, a separate Khasdar Krida Mahotsav for tribals will be organised in future, said Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. Gadkari was speaking during the inauguration function of Abhyudaya Youth Club’s Ekal Gram Sangathana, Vanbandhu Parishad and Sri Hari Satsang Samiti of Ekal Abhiyan Gram Swaraj Manch Yojana’s State-level ‘Krida Mahotsav’ at Divisional Sports Complex in Mankapur on Saturday. More than 300 rural and tribal boys and girls ..

Baroda CA clinch Bapuna Cup

Baroda Cricket Association’s U-25 team defeated hosts Bapuna XI by six wickets to emerge victorious of the Bapuna Cup (One-Day) tournament played at VCA ground in Civil Lines on Friday. It was heart-breaking for Bapuna XI which had qualified for the final, having won all their three league matches. In a keenly contested final, Bapuna XI posted 233 in 49.1 overs. Aniket Pande scored run-a-ball 75 while Satyam Bhoyar scored a sedate 56. Baroda’s Dhruv Patel claimed three wickets for 40 runs. Baroda’s ..

Vidya Bharti kho-kho teams announced

VIDYA Bharti has announced its kho-kho teams for the all India kho-kho competition. The West Zone kho-kho team of Under-17 and Under-19 will play the all India competition at Jaipur, Rajasthan from November 5-8. Vidarbha Region President Shailesh Joshi, Shailendra Manawat, Mangesh Pathak, Nana Kharpate, Jitendra Ghordadekar, Sarika Joshi, Vishal Lokhande, Dr Padmakar Charmode and others wished the teams luck. The teams: U-19 girls: Anisha Bangre (C), Jhanvi Ukey, Shreya..

Rewatkar, Mohota, Playwell emerge champions

   FATHER and son duo of Raja and Amit Rewatkar emerged champions in pairs event in 7th All India Inter-Club Bridge Championship held at Arera Club in Bhopal. Players from Nagpur showcased brilliant performance as another pair of S Chhajjed..

WGM Divya wins gold, bronze at Asian Continental Chess

    Principal CorrespondentWOMAN Grandmaster Divya Deshmukh clinched a gold and a bronze medal for India at the Asian Continental Chess Championship which was held at New Delhi.The 17-year-old Nagpur girl did the country and city proud..

Vidarbha’s Double Header

    Sports ReporterIT WILL be an interesting battle when Akshay Wadkar-led Vidarbha will take on Nitish Rana’s Delhi in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy quarter-final at JU Second Campus, Salt Lake, Kolkata on Tuesday.Vidarbha might b..

Successive wins for Bapuna XI

   BAPUNA XI chased down Maharashtra Cricket Association’s tally of 341-8 with three balls to spare in a high-scoring league match of Under-25 Bapuna Cup (One-Day), played at the VCA Civil Lines ground on Monday.The visiting team from..

Nagpur boys, girls make it to SF of State meet

   Sports ReporterNAGPUR district boys and girls entered semi-finals of the Maharashtra State Sub-Junior Basketball Championship currently in progress in Kolhapur, on Sunday. Riding on some good performances from Gandharva Naik, Shreyash Bh..

NSA rally to clinch U-12 football title

    Sports ReporterNOBEL Sports Academy (NSA) came from behind twice in the match to beat St John’s High School and clinch the Seven-A-Side Baby League Under-12 Football Tournament organised by St Mary’s Football Academy at..

VCA felicitates Vinoo Mankad winners

VIDARBHA Cricket Association felicitated the Under-19 boys team for winning the Vinoo Mankad Trophy. The trophy is first gift to the new President and his team, states a VCA press release. VCA commemorated this win with a felicitation programme of the Under-19 team. Speaking on the occasion, Prashant Vaidya, Chairman, Cricket Development Committee, expressed his pride and exhorted the players to keep on performing if they wish to graduate to the next level. He also advised the players to stay focused, ..

Alfiya ‘well-prepard’ for mega event

DEFENDING Youth World champion Alfiya Pathan, who came up with a solid show on her debut in senior international event, has been included in the Indian squad that will be participating in the Elite Asian Championships to be staged at Amman, Jordan. A couple of months ago, Nagpur’s best boxer Alfiya had won a gold in the Elorda Cup that was held in Kazakhstan’s capital Nur-Sultan. She had humbled the 2016 world champion and strong contender for title Lazzat Kungeibayeva 5-0 in the women’s +81kg final. ..

Pramanik escorts St John’s into final

A TIMELY goal in the first half by striker Ashmit Pramanik helped St John’s High School pip Indian Friends Football Club ‘A’ by a solitary goal and storm into the final of the Baby League Seven-A-Side Football Tournament organised by St Mary’s Football Academy at St Mary’s School ground, Jafar Nagar. Pramanik who stepped in as a substitute in the first half tapped the ball across the goal line to put the Mohan Nagar based school ahead. His goal proved to be the match winner as IFFC failed to draw ..

Winning start by Nagpur girls

    Nagpur girls started their campaign on a winning note on the opening day of the Maharashtra State Sub-Junior Basketball Championship that started at Kolhapur on Friday.In their opener, last year’s runners-up Nagpur thrashed N..

NSA, St John’s, IFFC ‘A’ enter semis

    Sports ReporterSt John’s High School, Mohan Nagar, Indian Friends Football Club ‘A’ Chankapur and Nobel Sports Academy stormed into the semi-finals of the ongoing Baby League Under-12 Seven-A-Side Football Tournam..

Hislop College eves clinch football crown

   Sports ReporterHISLOP College women clinched the inter-college football title. The tournament was organised by the Department of Physical Education and Sports, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University.In the final, Hislop eves defe..

Nagpur Marathon on Nov 27

   Sports ReporterTHE sixth edition of Nagpur Marathon is being organised in Nagpur by Adventures And You, a unit of KA Connect, on November 27, informs Race Director Mitesh Rambhia. This year the event is being promoted with a social cause..

Sneha FC, PHFC record convincing victories

    SNEHA Football Club, Pilli Haveli Football Club, Kamptee registered victories in the respective matches in the ongoing Baby League Football Tournament organised by St Mary’s Football Academy at St Mary’s School ground i..

Vidarbha U-19 coach Ghani feted

    USMAN Ghani, coach of Under-19 Vidarbha cricket team, was felicitated at Jafar Nagar for his meritorious contribution towards the Vidarbha Cricket team. Under his coaching, Vidarbha colts won the Vinoo Mankad Trophy.In the last six..

Panchbhai’s book on yoga released

    NAGPUR’S famous Ayurveda doctor and District President of Patanjali Yog Samiti Nagpur Dr Jeevesh Panchbhai’s book ‘Daily Yoga, Pranayama and Meditation’ was released recently.The book was launched at the han..

City Premier hoopsters triumph

    Sports ReporterCITY Premier College defeated Dr Ambedkar College to clinch the basketball title during the recently concluded Dr Panjabrao Deshmukh Krida Mahotsav organised by Dhanwate National College. Under the guidance of sports..

Anandi, Shreyash to lead b’ball teams

   ANANDI Sonawane of Dharampeth Krida Mandal (DKM) and Shreyash Bhosale of Nagpur Amateur Sports Association (NASA) will lead the 12-member girls and boys basketball teams of Nagpur in the Maharashtra State Inter-district Sub-Junior (U-13)..

Boys’ pleasant and wonderful gift to Vidarbha, says coach Ghani

WINNING title on eve of the Festival of Lights — Deepawali is a “pleasant and wonderful gift by the boys to Vidarbha”, remarked Vidarbha Under-19 cricket team coach Usman Ghani after the boys wrested the Vinoo Mankad Trophy on Sunday. In the final, Vidarbha colts, who remained unbeaten in the tournament, defeated Punjab by 32 runs at Sports Hub International Cricket Stadium in Thiruvanantapuram for their second BCCI Mankad title. After a wet start to the tournament, the first completed match turned ..

St John’s, Kick Soccer record wins

ST JOHN’S High School started with a two-goal victory over hosts Indian Friends Football Club on opening day of St Mary’s Football Academy organised 7-a-side Baby Football League at St Mary’s School ground, Jaffar Nagar, on Sunday. Both the goals were scored by Mohd Umair in 12th and 20th minutes of play. In the other match, Kick Soccer India Koradi beat DDYS 2-1. Siddhant Raut and Nirbhay Bhange were the scorers for Kick Soccer. For DDYS, Amrutanubhav Dongre scored one...

Nikhil, Dimple are carrom champs

   Sports ReporterNIKHIL Lokhande and Dimple Parate emerged champions in men and women sections respectively in the Aamdar Chashak Carrom tournament that was organised at MLA Hostel.In the veterans category, Rajesh Dahikar won the crown.In ..

Komal wreaks havoc as Vid eves enter KOs

   Sports ReporterFORMER skipper Komal Zanzad’s brilliant opening spell helped Vidarbha record a crushing six-wicket win over Chandigarh in their last league match of the Women’s T20 Tournament at Dr PVG Raju ACA Sports Complex,..

Vidarbha derail Rlys, in quarters

   Sports ReporterKNOWN for his big-hitting ability, Vidarbha’s top-order batsman Apoorv Wankhade, who has been getting decent starts in the tournament but could not really encash those, made this one on Saturday count as his blisteri..

Nagpur to host handball and dodgeball State meets

   Principal CorrespondentDistrict Sports Office (DSO) Nagpur will play host to two State-level championship in the coming months. The Under-17 and U-19 boys and girls’ handball State championship and dodge ball championship in same a..

Taywade and Hislop win inter-college titles

    Sports ReporterTaywade College, Koradi, Hislop College, Nabira Mahavidyalaya clinched titles in different events in the ongoing inter-college tournaments organised by the Sports and Physical Education Department of Rashtrasant Tuka..

Vidarbha Colts storm into final

    Principal CorrespondentVIDARBHA Colts are on the brink of winning second Vinoo Mankad Trophy. The 2018-19 champions stormed into the final of this season after they beat formidable Maharashtra by 48 runs (VJD) at St Xavier’s ..

Taywade eves win handball title

    Sports ReporterTAYWADE College, Koradi girls emerged champions of the inter-college handball tournament organised by the Sports and Physical Education Department of Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University The tournament was ..

All-round Vidarbha trounce MP

    Sports ReporterFOR the first time in season opening tournament, Vidarbha bowlers got their act together to bundle out a side and that helped the team get past a competitive Madhya Pradesh in their sixth round match of Syed Mushtaq ..

Vid women thrash Saurashtra by 9 wkts

    Sports ReporterIMPROVING each game, Vidarbha women came out with flying colours thrashing Saurashtra by nine wickets in Group C of Senior Women’s T20 Trophy at Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA VDCA Cricket Stadium, Vizag on Tuesda..

Kanchanmala, Shreyash shine in para swimming

    Sports ReporterKANCHANMALA Pande and Shreyash Bahadure, both members of Aqua Sports Club, brought laurels to the city by winning several medals at the 14th Maharashtra State Paralympic Swimming Championship that was organised by Pa..

Aditya bags State title

RULING the roost in state tournaments, young an upcoming city shuttler Aditya Yaul bagged Under-11 boys title at Maharashtra Sub-Junior State Badminton Championship that concluded in Ratnagiri on Saturday. Aditya was too good for Pratham Raut of Palghar winning the one-sided final in straight games 21-10, 21-12. Aditya also reached U-13 boys singles semi-final but lost the hard-fought match against current U-13 national second rank player and Maharashtra championship Yash Sinha from Thane 18-21, ..

Ramdeobaba boys are varsity chess champs

SHRI Ramdeobaba College of Engineering boys and KDK College of Engineering girls emerged champions of the Inter-Collegiate Chess Tournament held at St Vincent Pallotti College of Engineering and Technology. The tournament was organised by the Department of Sports and Physical Education, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur Univversity. In the boys section, GH Raisoni College of Engineering finished second followed by Kamla Nehru Mahavidyalaya at third spot...

City shooters selected for West Zone meet

THREE shooters from city, Harshal Zade, Azhar Pasha and Rahil Ali, have been selected for the All India GV Mavalankar Shooting Competition (Asansol, West Bengal) and West Zone Shooting Championship which is under way at Indore. All the shooters will take part in .22 rifle prone events. At the Maharashtra Air Rifle and Fire Arms Competition held at Mumbai, Zade collected 361 points, Pasha garnered 356 and Ali picked 341 to get selected for the All India meet. All the three shooters are members ..

Raut, Kale move up

PRATIK Raut showed good potting skills against Noel Kurian to comfortably book a place in the second round with a 2-0 win in the ongoing Rahul Pund Memorial Snooker Tournament at Engage Snooker Club, Gandhinagar on Saturday. In another match, Shubham Kale displayed great potting skills in both the frames to beat Sachin Agrawal 2-0 comfortably. Sixteenth seed Prashant..