City karatekas win medals in district competition

    Sports ReporterNAGPUR players performed well in the Karate-Do Association of Nagpur District (KAND) organised District Sub-Junior Karate Championship held at indoor hall of Divisional Sports Complex, Mankapur. All the medal winners..

Ekta Sporting oust Hilltop via shoot-out in opener

    EKTA Sporting edged past Hilltop in the opening encounter of the Dr Nitin Raut Trophy Football Tournament which got under way at Indora ground the other day. The tournament is organised by North Nagpur Youth Congress and Unity Foot..

Ira International girls are division champs

   Sports ReporterIRA International Under-17 girls continued their winning run in the District Sports Office organised hockey event as they emerged Divisional Champions on Thursday. In the divisional-level Nehru Tournament meet organised at..

Playwell emerge bridge champions

    PLAYWELL were back at the top winning the duplicate bridge title on Sunday organised by Vidarbha Bridge Association in their sports complex in Shankar Nagar. In 42 deals contest played across 7 rounds of 6 boards each, Playwell who..

St Ursula girls clinch U-14 football title

    Sports ReporterCONTINUING their dominant performance, St Ursula girls once again emerged champions of the District Sports Office organised inter-school football championship. The Under-14 girls defeated Centre Point School, Wardham..

LAD are basketball champs

   LAD Junior College won the District Sports Office organised Under-19 girls basketball championship dethroning defending champs Dr Ambedkar College on Wednesday. LAD recorded a comfortable 31-22 win with the quarter-wise scores reading 05..

Operating Deptt win kabaddi crown

    Sports ReporterOPERATING Department defeated Electrical Department by eight points to win the South East Central Railway Sports Association organised DRM Cup Inter-Departmental Kabaddi Tournament at Mangal Mandap, near Kadbi Square..

AAN felicitates Chhatrapati award winner Rutuja

   Sports ReporterAQUATIC Association of Nagpur (AAN) recently felicitated ace swimmer of city Rituja Talegaonkar for winning the Shiv Chhatrapati award from State Government. The felicitation programme was held at Nagpur Improvement Trust ..

BMS gymnasts grab medals

   Sports ReporterBHONSALA Military School’s gymnasts excelled in the recently held inter-school gymnastics competition organised by District Sports Office, at Divisional Sports Complex in Mankapur. A total of 11 cadets of the school ..

Dinanath clinch U-17 schools’ hockey title

   DINANATH High School thrashed St Vincent Pallotti School to clinch the District Sports Office organised inter-school Under-17 hockey title. The tournament was organised at St Mary’s School ground. Dinanath claimed the title with a ..

DKM girls emerge champions

    Sports ReporterMAKING most of their home conditions Dharampeth Krida Mandal (DKM) defeated arch rivals Shivaji Nagar Gymkhana (SNG) 43-40 to lift the Asmita Khelo India U-17 girls basketball title at the Shankar Nagar court on Mond..

Duble solo swims Catalina Channel in US

    Sports ReporterCITY’S ace swimmer Jayant Jaiprakash Duble achieved another milestone by crossing the Catalina Channel in the United States of America (USA) in 14 hours and 52 minutes. Catalina Channel is a part of Pacific Oce..

Arch-rivals SNG, DKM to clash in final

    Sports ReporterSHIVAJI Nagar Gymkhana (SNG) have once again set a final date with arch-rivals Dharampeth Krida Mandal (DKM), this time in the Asmita Khelo India U-17 Girl’s Basketball Championship being played at DKM) courts ..

DCM Fadnavis dedicates synthetic track

    Sports ReporterThe state-of-the-art synthetic track at Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University (RTMNU) at its Ravi Nagar Sports Complex was dedicated to the sportspersons by Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadn..

Rege, Madavi are district champs

   Sports ReporterGaurav Rege and Shourya Madavi claimed the men and women’s singles title as it was curtains o the NK Garg memorial district badminton tournament on Sunday. The tournament was co-sponsored by NK Gard Foundation and Di..

UBA enter Khelo India basketball semi-finals

   SAMIJA Korde utilised her height advantage well to guide United Basketball Academy (UBA) to semi-finals of the Asmita Khelo India U-17 Basketball Championship in progress at the Dharampeth Krida Mandal (DKM) courts in Shankar Nagar on Th..

Ritika-Simran storms into QF

    CITY’S top doubles pair of Ritika Thaker and Simran Singhi stormed into quarter-finals of the Yonex Sunrise Vietnam Open at the Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Continuing with their purple patch after a bronze medal at Maldives an..

DCM Fadnavis to dedicate RTMNU’s synthetic track on Sunday

   Sports Reporter THE wait is over. The state-of-the-art synthetic track at Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University (RTMNU) at its Ravi Nagar Sports Complex is ready for competitions. Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devend..

Dr Jaiswal triumphs in Ironman

    DR RAJENDRA Jaiswal secured a medal in his fourth Ironman 70.3 distance triathlon, held in the challenging terrain of Kolhapur. The event posed exceptional difficulties due to the numerous high hills, adverse weather conditions and..

Gyan Vidya Mandir, Ira Int’l, Pallotti are hockey champions

   Sports ReporterGYAN Vidya Mandir emerged champions of the Under-15 Nehru Cup Hockey Tournament organised by District Sports Office. The title win helped Gyan Vidya Mandir qualify for the divisional-level competition. In the final, they d..

PBG, UBA, NASA, SKS in quarters

    PLAYERS Basketball Gymkhana (PBG), United Basketball Academy (UBA), Nagpur Amateur Sports Association (NASA) and Saraswati Kanya Sangh (SKS) posted contrasting victories to qualify for quarter-finals of the Asmita Khelo India U-17 ..

Faiz emerges top run getter in Ireland’s NCU Premier League

   Sports ReporterVIDARBHA’S double Ranji Trophy and Irani Cup winning skipper Faiz Fazal has emerged as top run getter in NCU Premier League. With as many as 1131 runs for Lisburn’s top team, the southpaw opener topped the char..


   Sports ReporterHOSTS Dharampeth Krida Mandal (DKM A), district youth champions Shivaji Nagar Gymkhana (SNG A) won their respective second league games to qualify for quarter-finals of the Asmita Khelo India U-17 Girl’s Basketball C..

Makode in PQF of World Sr Badminton C’ships

   Sports ReporterSENIOR shuttler of the city Kiran V Makode played excellently to cruise into pre-quarterfinals of the mixed doubles 50+ category in the ongoing BWF World Senior Badminton Championships being played at Jeonju, South Korea. ..

Vidarbha veterans win T20 crown

   Sports ReporterVIDARBHA Veteran Cricket Association defeated hosts Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association by 13 runs to clinch the Legends Masters T20 Cricket Tournament at the Maulana Azad Stadium in Jammu. The tournament was organised b..

Delhi men, women clinch floorball titles

   Sports ReporterON THE strength of their excellent performance, Delhi teams clinched the 17th National Floorball Tournament for men and women organised by Indian Floorball Federation, Floorball Association of Maharashtra on the occasio..

SNG off to a flying start

   Sports ReporterNAGPUR district youth champions and title contenders Shivaji Nagar Gymkhana (SNG-A) kick started their campaign with an easy victory on the second day of the Asmita Khelo India U-17 girls basketball championship on Mond..

Four from city on marathon podium

    FOUR runners made the city proud by securing podium finish title in the 22-km Stone Ridge Valley Marathon that was held on Sunday. As many as 42 runners from Orange City Runners Group, Nagpur took part in the marathon that included..

Sharma hopes to be fourth time lucky

   Sports ReporterVIDARBHA’S wicketkeeper-batter Jitesh Sharma, who has been part of the Indian Twenty20 squad on three occasions but has not made his debut yet, is not losing any sleep over it. The talented big-hitter, who earned fam..

Khelo India basketball meet begins

  Sports ReporterASMITA Khelo India Inter-Club Basketball Championship for U-17 girls began at the Dharampeth Krida Mandal (DKM) courts on Sunday. A record 24 teams and 288 girls from all corners of the city are participating in the seven-day to..

Bhavans’ teams clinch basketball titles

   Sports ReporterBHAVAN’S Bhagwandas Purohit Vidya Mandir Schools’ basketball teams gave a stellar performance as they clinched the Under-17 and Under-14 titles, on Saturday. The District Sports Office organised tournament saw ..

VCA fetes Jitesh, Ankita

   Sports ReporterVIDARBHA’S wicketkeeper-batter Jitesh Sharma received the loudest cheers during the annual awards function of Vidarbha Cricket Association on Saturday evening. Braving heavy rains, Vidarbha cricketers and well-wisher..

St John’s lift Under-15 hockey title

   Sports reporterSt JOHN’S High School , Mohan Nagar clinched the Under-15 inter-school hockey title, the other day. The tournament was organised by the District Sports Office at St Mary’s School ground. In the final, St John&#..

Sajwan and Naktode in State badminton team

   Sports ReporterAce shutters of SM Group, Rutva Sajwan and Ameya Naktode, have been selected to represent Maharashtra in the Yonex Sunrise Sub-Junior National Badminton Championships (U-15 and U-17). The tournament is going to be held at ..

BMS pugilists dominate boxing meet

  Sports ReporterBHONSALA Military School (BMS) boxers displayed a scintillating performance as all the students made a podium finish in the recently held inter-school boxing competition organised by District Sports Office at Divisional Sports ..

VCA annual awards function on 9th

    Sports ReporterTHE Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) will host its Annual Awards Function on Saturday at 05:00 pm, at the VCA Bilimoria Hall, Civil Lines, Nagpur. VCA’s former President, Adwait Manohar, will preside over the..

DPS, Lava; K John PS are champs

   Sports ReporterDELHI Public School, Lava boys and K John Public School girls emerged champions of the Under-14 Rural Basketball Tournament organised by District Sports Office at Nutan Bharat Yuvak Sangh courts. In the boys final, DPS pip..

City shuttlers Aditya, Vihan, Varad clinch State crowns

   Sports ReporterBUDDING shuttlers from Nagpur Aditya Yaul, Vihan Nimkar and Varad Lanjewar clinched titles in the Yonex Sunrise Maharashtra State Championship at Palghar on Thursday. While Aditya clinched the Under-13 boys singles title, ..

Narayana clinch basketball title

   Sports ReporterNARAYANA Vidyalayam’s Dheer Agrawal scored a match high of 20 points and helped his school clinch the District Sports Office organised Under-14 Basketball tournament. In the final, Narayana Vidyalayam thrashed Bhavan..

City girls for Asian Acrobatics Gymnastics Championships

   Sports ReporterTwo girl gymnasts from Nagpur have been selected in the Indian team for the Asian Acrobatics Gymnastics Championship. The 13th Junior and Senior Acrobatics Gymnastics Asian Championship will be held at Tashkent in Uzbekist..

Over 350 athletes appear for Khelo India Training Centre selection trials

   Sports ReporterAS MANY as 358 athletes enrolled themselves on the first day for the selection trials of the Khelo India Training Centre at Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University and showed an enthusiastic response to the trials. ..

NAFC Ban: Rafique to meet WIFA Secy, AIFF President

   Principal Correspondent THE tussle between Nagpur Academy Football Club (NAFC) and Nagpur District Football Association (NDFA) seems to be getting more intense with the club president alleging that he was pressured to sign on the do..

SB City College fetes sportspersons

   Sports ReporterTHE Department of Sports and Physical Education of Shri Binzani City College, Umrer Road, felicitated sportspersons on the occasion of National Sports Day. Vice-Principal Dr Sandeep Tundurwar presided over the function. Dr..

Vaishnavi, Anudhya enter State semis

   Sports ReporterNAGPUR’S Vaishnavi Manglekar and Anudhya Satpute continued their winning momentum as they reached the semi-finals of Yonex Sunrise Maharashtra State Mini U-11 and U-13 State Championship under way at Virar in Palghar..

Vaishnavi, Anudhya enter quarter-finals at Palghar

   Sports ReporterNAGPUR’S district badminton champions in Under-11 and U-13 girls singles categories, Anudhya Satpute and Vaishnavi Manglekar, made it to the quarter-finals of the Yonex Sunrise Maharashtra State Mini U-11 and U-13 St..

St John’s storm into U-15 final

   ST John’s High School thrashed Ramesh Chandak High School by five goals to nil and then beat Swaminarayan to storm into the final of the District Sports Office organised inter-school Under-15 hockey tournament (NMC) at St Mary̵..

City players help Indian Railways win Murugappa Cup

   By Paritosh PramanikNAGPURIANS have once again played a major part in helping Indian Railways hockey team clinch a title. Like on several occasions earlier, star midfielder and captain of Indian Railways Syed Niyaz Rahim, who hails from ..

Lagos title for Ritika-Simran

    Sports ReporterCITY’S international shuttlers Ritika Thaker and Simran Singhi were declared winners in the Lagos International Classic tournament that concluded at Lagos, Nigeria on Saturday. Ritika-Simran were up against the..

Collector Dr Itankar inaugurates badminton courts

   Sports Reporter DISTRICT Collector Dr Vipin Itankar inaugurated three newly-refurbished badminton courts at Dadasaheb Kannamwar Sabhagruha. The courts are at campus of Village Uplift Society-run Annasaheb Gundewar College and Tidke Vidya..

Swaraj ends second best in chess

  Sports Reporter : Swaraj Mishra of Nagpur finished second best in the Maharashtra State Selection Under-7 Open Chess Championship organised by Chess Association, Kolhapur. The second place finish also helped Swaraj qualify for the nationa..