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JSRW, Agrawal Kings in final

      JAI Shree Ram Warriors (JSRW) and Agrawal Kings stormed into final of the NOVAsys Bhartiya Agrawal Ekta Club (BAEC) Cricket Tournament being played at Vasant Nagar ground. In first semi-final, Jai Shree Ram Warriors bea..

One foot in semis

     By Anupam Soni    FORMER two-time champions Vidarbha continued with their superb show this season and have all but booked their spot in semi-finals of the Ranji Trophy for the third time. In their quarter-final..

Mokhade and Mahale bail out Vid with tons

      Sports Reporter  FROM a precarious 16-3 in their Col CK Nayudu Trophy quarter-final, Aman Mokhade (140*; 257b, 15x4, 3x6) and skipper Mandar Mahale (117; 187b, 12x4, 3x6) bailed Vidarbha out with tons against ..

Nair, tail help Vid pile 460

     By Anupam Soni   VIDARBHA’S India batter Karun Nair welcomed his former Karnataka colleague seamer Vidwath Kaverappa, coming for a fresh spell, with a superb straight driven four that took him to 90. The ..

Team Khetan, JSR Warriors record wins

     Sports Reporter  TEAM Khetan and Jai Shree Ram Warriors recorded wins over their respective rivals in the opening round matches of the Bhartiya Agrawal Ekta Club’s Tennis Ball Cricket Tournament which got unde..

Central Railway hold Rahul Brothers

    Sports Reporter   RAHUL Brothers and Central Railway played a 2-2 draw in the JSW NDFA Super Division Football Tournament being played at Dr Ambedkar Stadium in Suyog Nagar on Saturday. Aman Tuti (4th minute) gave an..

Doye excels as Sakal beat Navbharat

     NILESH Doye shone with bat and ball as Sakal defeated Navbharat by five wickets in Ankur Seeds-SJAN 24th Inter-press Invitational T20 Cricket Tournament at Vasant Nagar ground on Thursday. Batting first, Navbharat scored 128 ..

Vidarbha ‘raring’ to go

      By Anupam Soni   WITH convincing wins over formidable teams like Maharashtra and Haryana in their last two league games, former two-time Ranji Trophy champions Vidarbha are “raring” to go agai..

Rahul Bros, DSACR make Super 4

     Sports Reporter  FOUR teams including Al Fateh Club, Eleven Star, Rahul Brother and Divisional Sports Association Central Railways qualified for the Super Four of the JSW-NDFA Super Division Tournament. In the last ..

Eleven Star beat Policemen

      ELEVEN Star Football Club defeated Nagpur City Police by a solitary goal in the JSW NDFA Super Division Football Tournament being played at Dr Ambedkar Stadium in Suyog Nagar. The all important goal was scored by Eleven..

Mavericks win Tolani bridge

      Sports Reporter   IN THE Tolani National Master’s Championship, the main event of the championship, Mavericks reigned supreme as the tournament concluded at Divisional Sports Complex in Mankapur on ..

VCA fetes Dungarpur champs

        Sports Reporter   THE Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) felicitated its Under-14 boys’ team for winning the Raj Singh Dungarpur Trophy (Central Zone 2023-24). The players and members of..

Azhar, Tyseen score a brace each for City Police

      AZHAR Sheikh and Tyseen scored a brace each as Nagpur City Police defeated Mominpura Football Club by four goals to two in the league round match of the JSW-NDFA Super Division Tournament at Dr Ambedkar Football Stadium..

Vid drub Haryana, storm into QF

     By Anupam Soni   FORMER two-time champions Vidarbha defeated Haryana by 115 runs in their last Elite Group A Ranji Trophy league match at VCA Civil Lines ground on Monday. Set a target of 296, the visitors trie..

Dakshindas, Kriplani are champs

      THE final day of Gondwana-Atlantis Senior Tennis tournament saw big serves, long rallies and lot of powerful shots by players in finals from all over India. In 30+ singles, Bharat Bharadwaj (Air Force) overpowered Dr Da..

DSM qualify for quarters

     THE second day of Tolani Open Nationals Masters Bridge Championship saw eight teams qualify in the Tolani National Masters and 16 in the Tolani Masters. The national event is in progress at Divisional Sports Complex in Mankap..

Vidarbha hold edge

     By Anupam Soni   FIRST things first. Vidarbha achieved their first target of getting a first innings lead against Haryana in the last league match of Ranji Trophy Group A under way at VCA Civil Lines ground on ..

DPS lift President’s Cup

     HOSTS Delhi Public School (DPS), Kamptee Road reigned supreme in the Inter-School Cricket Tournament winning the President’s Cup. In the final, DPS defeated Lalita Public School Wathoda. Nine teams took part in the even..

Vidarbha bounce back

       From a precarious 32-3, hosts reach 313-5 against Haryana in Ranji n By Anupam Soni COMPLEMENTING each other, vice-captain Aditya Sarvate and southpaw Yash Rathod came up with solid batting display to put Vidarbha..

Nagpur City, Mum in semis

     Sports Reporter  TEAMS from Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur City and Amravati qualified for semi-finals after playing league round matches of the State 4-a-side Football Championship organised by Krida Vikas Sanstha and Prof V..

Gondwana Club-Atlantis Senior Tennis Tournament from today

     Sports Reporter  THE much-awaited annual seniors tennis tournament at city’s Gondwana Club will be held from February 16. The three-day tournament attracted huge response from all over the country. Addressing ..

Confident Vid take on Haryana

       By Anupam Soni     HIGH on confidence after a bonus-point win over Maharashtra in their last game, table-toppers Vidarbha will look to ending the league campaign on a high with a win over secon..

Yougsters must not play T20 cricket: Sekar

     Sports Reporter   TAKING a leaf out of the BCCI’s priorities for young cricketers, former India pacer and Mumbai Indians scout TA Sekar, advised youngsters not to play Twenty20 format. Sekar was in the ci..

XCite hit Cradle for a six

    Sports Reporter  XCITE Play thumped Cradle Sports Academy 6-0 in the JSW NDFA First Division Football Tournament under way at Dr Ambedkar Stadium in Suyog Nagar on Wednesday. Vivek (12th, 34th) scored a brace while Harsh ..

Mah men retain title

      MAHARASHTRA men retained title while women finished runners-up in Team Championship of 20th All India BSNL Carrom Tournament. In men’s final, Maharashtra beat Assam 2-1 in very tough match. Maharashtra team compri..

Aditri, Siddarth, Sarang shine

       THE trio of Aditri Payasi, Siddarth Sanga and Sarang Raut won twin golds in the GH Raisoni Memorial Swimming Competition that was conducted by Nagpur District Amateur Aquatic Association at NIT swimming pool, Amba..

Thakare fifer in Vidarbha win

      Sports Reporter  THE ever-improving young seamer Aditya Thakare impressed once again claiming a five-wicket haul as Vidarbha trounced Maharashtra by ten wickets to grab seven points including the bonus in thei..

Al Aziz blank Rahul

      AL AZIZ scored two goals in first half to beat Rahul Academy in the JSW NDFA Senior Division Football Tournament being played at Dr Ambedkar Football Stadium in Suyog Nagar. Al Aziz had to toil hard for more than half a..

Mah teams start with victories

    THE men and women teams of Maharashtra started with victories over their rivals on opening day of the 20th All India BSNL Carrom Tournament which got under way at RTTC, Bhaskar Bhavan, Seminary Hills, on Monday. In the men’s ..

SJAN inter-press cricket from tomorrow, kits distributed

     THE Ankur Seeds-SJAN 24th Inter-Press Invitational T20 Cricket Tournament organised by Sports Journalists’ Association of Nagpur (SJAN) will begin at Vasant Nagar ground on Tuesday. The kits of the tournament were distr..

Tanaya helps VNIT clinch tennis gold

      PLAYER of the tournament Tanaya Choudhary helped VNIT clinch back to back gold medal in the NIT Lawn Tennis Competition that was held at Rourkela, Odisha. For her sterling performance in the tournament, Tanaya, a third ..

Mominpura pip Taj

      MOMINPURA Football Club scored a goal in each half as they beat Taj Club 2-1 to move up in the JSW NDFA Super Division Football tournament being organised by Nagpur District Football Association (NDFA) at its Dr Ambedka..

Nair, Shorey, Wadkar give Vidarbha big lead

     Sports Reporter  WITH professional finding their mojo back, young batters chipping in and in-form skipper continuing with his purple patch, Vidarbha batting is looking an altogether different outfit. India batter Ka..

Saksham marathon evokes huge response

     SAKSHAM marathon, conducted by Nagpur Municipal Corporation for divyangs at Ishwar Deshmukh College of Physical Education, evoked huge response. The marathon was held in four categories — Osteopathy (physically handicap..

Rahul Bros rally to get past Eagle

     Sports Reporter   RAHUL Brothers scored two goals after being a goal down as they went on to beat Eagle Club in the JSW Super Division League Championship being played at Dr Ambedkar Football Stadium in Suyog N..

City gymnasts shine in State competition

     Sports Reporter  ATHLETES from District Training Centre, Nagpur bought laurels to city by their excellent performance at the 29th State-level Acrobatics Gymnastics Tournament conducted by Maharashtra Amateur Gymnast..

Vid bowlers strike in unison

     Sports Reporter  Vidarbha bowlers ran over Maharashtra batters to dismiss them at 208 on the opening day of their Group A Ranji Trophy match at MCA Stadium in Pune on Friday. Captain Aditya Wadkar’s decision ..

Central Rlys blank Nagpur City

      Sports Reporter    Abhay gave an early lead to Central Railway scoring the first goal in the 8th minute of play. Nagpur City Club defenders then managed to hold their fort for more than 75 minutes. B..

‘Govt is giving importance to sports’

      State Information Commissioner Rahul Pande said that eventhough the government is doing their bit for promotion of sports, society should contribute to it by cultivating passion for sports to produce world-class athlete..

Irshad, Lekhansh bag gold for India

     Sports Reporter  THE dynamic duo Irshad Saghar and Lekhansh Ladke made the State as well as their cities proud by clinching gold at the 5th South Asian Games Sepak Takraw Championship held in Kathmandu, Nepal recent..

MOIL Tigerman Triathlon and Duathlon on Saturday, Sunday

    Sports Reporter    The stage is set for MOIL Tigerman Triathlon and Duathlon. India’s longest multi-sport race event which is going to be organised in the city on February 10 and 11. The excitement is palp..

Al Fateh hold Eagle to draw

     Sports Reporter  Al Fateh scored late in the second half as they managed to snatch points from Eagle Club during a league match of JSW Super Division Football Tournament. The tournament is organised by Nagpur Distri..

Vidarbha register innings win over Bihar

     Sports Reporter  VIDARBHA needed just 6.2 overs on Wednesday - the final day of their four-day U-23 CK Nayudu Trophy match - to register an innings victory over Bihar at VCA’s Civil Lines ground. Resuming on 7..

Bharti slams 65 to take Central Zone into final

    Sports Reporter  VIDARBHA’S Bharti Fulmali struck yet another half-century as Central Zone defeated East Zone by 39 runs in their last league match of the Senior Women’s Inter-Zonal One-Day Trophy in Vadodara ..

Abhimaan hits 207*

     PLAYER of the match Abhimaan Singh (207* off 117 balls), Kashyap Pataskar (183 off 118 balls) and Khagesh Arvind Yadav (7-11) were instrumental in Aspire International School, Wardha Road’s victory over Tip Top Convent ..

Jagjot hammers big ton

     Sports Reporter  IN-FORM all-rounder Jagjot Sasan hammered a big ton guiding Vidarbha to a massive score against Bihar in their Group league match of the Col CK Nayudu Trophy at the VCA’s Civil Lines ground on..

Vid boys lift Dungarpur Trophy

     Sports Reporter   VIDARBHA Under-14 boys held their nerves to edge out Uttar Pradesh by three runs to clinch the Raj Singh Dungarpur Trophy in Raipur on Tuesday. In the three-day final played at the RDCA ground..

Nagpur retain State crown, edge past Mumbai in final

     Sports Reporter  NAGPUR district football team played like a champion and emerged one as they retained the Western India Football Association’s Inter-District State Football Championship on Monday. In the fina..

Nair slams hundred but Vidarbha concede lead

     Sports Reporter   KARUN Nair became the 50th batsman to hit a hundred for Vidarbha but the professional’s maiden century for his adopted team went in vain as the visitors conceded first innings lead to Ra..

274 runs,6 wickets Manav Rahija single-handedly guides DPS to huge victory

     Sports Reporter  MANAV Rahija, all of 13 years, single-handedly escorted his side Delhi Public School (DPS), Kamptee Road to a mammoth win over The CDS School, Subhash Nagar on Monday. Rahija, a Class VIII student c..