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Pathan, Godbole clinch 5000m gold

   STAR athletes Shadab Pathan of Track Star Athletics Club and Prajakta Godbole from Namhya Foundation clinched men and women’s 5000 meters races respectively in the athletics meet of Khasdar Krida Mahotsav which got under way at the..

Ira, Police Boys, Dinanath SoS in SF

    Sports ReporterHimanshi Gawande scored five goals as Ira International joined Swaminarayan, Dinanath Academy and School of Scholars girls in the semis of the hockey event of KKM-4 at VHA ground.In the boys section, Dinanath Academy..

KKM chess competition begins

   Principal CorrespondentTWENTY-FIVE players shared lead after third round on the opening day of the 4th Khasdar Krida Mahotasav Nagpur District Open Chess Tournament being conducted by Nagpur District Chess Association at Suresh Bhatt Sab..

Todkar shines for Sai Aakar

   Sports ReporterVINEET Todkar hammered an unbeaten 64 form 25 balls as Sai Aakar defeated Baba Travels by 50 runs in an Aamdar Chashak match to make winning start at Bishop Cotton School ground.Batting first, Sai Aakar made 105 for one w..

SKS ‘A’, SNG, DKM, GKM in SF

  GIRLS teams of Saraswati Kanya Sangh ‘A’, Shivaji Nagar Gymkhana, Dharampeth Krida Mandal and Gurudeo Nagar Krida Mandal made it to the semi-finals of Khasdar Krida Mahotsav’s basketball junior championship on Monday. In the ..

Himanshi, Yashasvi score six goals each in Ira’s thumping win

    Sports ReporterHimanshi Gawande and Yashasvi scored six goals each as Ira International thumped Khel Khiladi Khel in the ongoing hockey event of Khasdar Krida Mahotsav at Vidarbha Hockey Association ground.In the men’s sectio..

Huge response to cycling

    Sports ReporterTHE one-day cycling event of Khasdar Krida Mahotsav Season 4 that was held at Dr Ambedkar College Square, Deekshabhoomi on Sunday received huge response from the young citizens.Three Ds excelled in the boys section &..

JNHS pip Pt Bacchraj

    Sports ReporterJAWAHARLAL Nehru High School, Saoner started their softball campaign on a winning note during the Khasdar Krida Mahotsav Season 4 at Divisional Sports Complex on Saturday.Aryan Dhote (1), Sourav Wankhede (2) and Pran..

NBYS, DKM register wins

    Sports ReporterNUTAN Bharat Yuvak Sangh (NBYS) boys and Dharampeth Krida Mandal (DKM) girls registered victories over their respective opponents in the ongoing basketball event of Khasdar Krida Mahotsav Season 4 at NBYS courts.In t..

Manisha bags twin titles

   Sports ReporterCITY’S senior shuttlers excelled in the GK Khubba Memorial Veterans State Badminton Championship that concluded in Latur recently.Dr Manisha Bhawatkar returned with twin titles — one each with Sunil Chandnani a..

Vid-level skating meet organised

    Sports ReporterSHIVAJI Skating Club recently organised Vidarbha-Level Skating Championship at Shivaji Skating Ground, Gandhinagar on occasion of 35th anniversary of Shivaji Skating Club and Mother’s Day. The competition was i..

Love the nation and play with dedication: Olympian Pillay

    Principal CorrespondentTHE delayed inauguration programme frustrated one and all present at the Divisional Sports Complex. But once Padmashree and four-time hockey Olympian Dhanraj Pillay started speaking, the entire indoor stadium..

Vedika to lead Nagpur U-17 football team in State meet

VEDIKA Mourya will lead the Nagpur district girls football team that will participate in the Inter-District Under-17 Championship to be held at Nashik from Thursday. Vinannti Pandam will be Vedika’s deputy. Nashik District Football Association, under the aegis of Western India Football Association, will be organising the State championship. Nagpur will play their first match against Ratnagiri on the opening day. If Nagpur win their first match, they will play the pre-quarters against the winners of ..

Hockey legend Pillay to inaugurate KKM-4

INDIAN hockey legend, former captain, Arjuna awardee and Padmashree Dhanraj Pillay will inaugurate the fourth edition of Khasdar Krida Mahotsav on Friday, May 13. The stage is set for the grand opening of the 16-day, 34-game KKM. The two-hour inaugural function will be held at Indoor Stadium of Divisional Sports Complex in Mankapur on Friday at 5.30 pm. Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India and MLA Chandrashekhar Bawankule will be the chief guests...

City trekkers climb Everest Base Camp

POST corona pandemic, the trekking and Everest expeditions have started once again and seven youths from Nagpur have successfully climbed the Everest Base Camp recently. Daksh Khante, 15, and Janhavi Dorsatwar, 19, along with Abhinay Singh, Rahul Yadav, Sachin Palewar and Vivek Thakur participated in the event. The Everest Base Camp expedition, organised by CAC All-rounder, was led by a young climber Pranav Bandebuche, who climbed Everest first from Nagpur. On April 24, the team flew from Kathmandu ..

Makode, Mahajan clinch State titles

SEASONED badminton players Kiran Makode and veteran Sharad Mahajan brought laurels to the Orange City by emerging victorious in the GK Khubba Memorial Maharashtra State Badminton Championship that concluded at Latur on Tuesday. In the four-day event, Mahajan won men’s singles title in 65-plus category while Makode bagged double crowns by winning 50-plus men’s singles and mixed doubles events. In the 65-plus singles final, Mahajan upset top seed Shaukat Noor Mohammad of Mumbai (former state and national ..

Shuttler Nikkita feted

     Sports ReporterALL Friends Group and Vidarbha Catholic Association felicitated city’s talented badminton player Nikkita Joseph recently.Nikkita, a student of Hislop College, has been selected in the School Games Federat..

Easy wins for DKM, SKS

   Sports ReporterDHARAMPETH Krida Mandal (DKM) and Saraswati Kanya Sangh (SKS) ‘A’ teams recorded easy wins in their respective opening encounters of Khasdar Krida Mahotsav Season 4’s inter-club junior basketball champion..

Ritika-Simrangoes down fighting

    Sports ReporterYOUNG doubles pair of city’s Ritika Thaker and her Thane partner Simran Singhi went down fighting even as Indian women’s badminton team sailed into the knock-out stage of the Uber Cup Final after humbling..

Pune swimmers hog limelight

     Sports ReporterSWIMMERS of Pune Krida Prabodhini hogged limelight in the Archana Duble Memorial National Open Water Swimming Competition that concluded at Ambazari Lake on Sunday.On second and final day of the event, 10km and..

Playwell are champs

    PLAYWELL, one of the older teams affiliated to Vidarbha Bridge Association, polished up their image just that little bit on Sunday at the association’s hall in Shankar Nagar. They succeeded in regaining the top perch once aga..

Ritika set to make Uber Cup debut

    Sports ReporterRITIKA Thaker of Nagpur is all set to make her debut at the Uber Cup under way at Bangkok. Ritika will be seen in action with her partner Simran Singhi in the second women’s doubles match against USA to be play..

Naik, Holkar, Jain, Pathak make a splash

    MUMBAI’S Durven Naik, Nandini Holkar from Ahmednagar and Nagpur’s Dr Rajshree Jain secured first position in their respective categories in the Archana Duble Memorial National Open Water Swimming Competition that got un..

Tiwari bags natl chess crown

   Sports ReporterREPRESENTING Defence Accounts Sports Control Board (DASCB), city’s Pradeep Tiwari, currently posted at Jt CDA (Air Force), Vayusena Nagar, Nagpur, won National Amateur Chess Championship that concluded at Jaipur on S..

VCA comes up with T20 meet

    By Anupam SoniTHOUGH mercury is steadily on the rise, Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) does not want to miss any opportunity in keeping its pool of players fit and match-ready. Abiding by the old adage that ‘match practice ..

Midland’s sports academy to come up at NIT pool

THE Nagpur Improvement Trust’s (NIT) Swimming Pool in North Ambazari Road will not be limited for leisure swimming any more. For decades, this most vaunted venue for city swimmers saw hordes of budding and fitness freaks thronging during summer seasons to beat the heat. Some even used it to slash that extra flab in their body by taking up swimming classes at this venue. But from now onwards the NIT Swimming Pool will also become the address for an advanced sports academy apart from swimming. The ..

Nagpur-born Raghav is World No 2 in blitz chess in Under-8 category

ADDING another feather to the cap, Nagpur-born chess prodigy Raghav Pathak clinched a silver in Blitz World Championship to become World Number Two in blitz chess in Under-8 category. Raghav, representing The Netherlands in World Championships (Rapid and Blitz) held in, Rhodes, Greece, won five games, lost two and drew one to finish second with 6.5 points. He stood 6th in rapid category. The young lad, who is seeking online coaching from Abhishek Kelkar from Kunte Chess Academy, had won Dutch National ..

Saraswati yoga players win medals

    Sports ReporterVidarbha Yoga Association recently organised 16th State-Level Yogasana Championship and Selection Trials for the 34th National Yogasana Championship to be held at Aurangabad (Maharashtra).The competition was held at ..

Nagpur boxers win 10 medals in State meet

    Sports ReporterBOXERS from Nagpur did the city proud by winning a bagful of medals in the recently concluded Sub-Junior Boxing Championship held at Pune.In the competition, 10 boxers of Nagpur Mahanagar Boxing Association, took par..

AG Rajkot clinch IA&AD West Zone cricket title

    Principal CorrespondentAG Nagpur could not maintain their winning momentum as they went down in the final of the Indian Audit and Accounts Department (IA&AD) West Zone Cricket Tournament, 2022 conducted under the aegis of Accou..

Raut, Marghade, Vaidya for all India meet

    CITY’S Gurudas Raut, Lokesh Marghade and Arjun Vaidya have been selected in different Indian teams for Deepak Lohia Memorial T20 Cup for physically challenged players to be held at Zee Litera Valley School Ground Bhiwani, Har..

Sanjay, Sarvate shine

   Sports ReporterHOSTS AG, Nagpur will lock horns with AG Raipur in the final of the Indian Audit and Accounts Department (IA&AD) West Zone Cricket Tournament, being conducted under the aegis of Accountant General Recreation Club (AGRC..

Sarda: The ‘nursery’ student who became VHA president

    By Paritosh PramanikTHE passing away of Radheshyam Sarda, a steel businessman and former two-time President of Vidarbha Hockey Association, has created a big void in city’s hockey circle. He will be missed by the game’s..

PHCA clinch Gandhi memorial cricket title

     Sports ReporterA FINE unbeaten half-century by Aniruddha Choudhari and an all round performance from Prerit Agrawal helped Pravin Hingnikar Cricket Academy (PHCA) clinch the Late AK Gandhi Under-25 T20 Cricket Tournament whic..

City to host maiden national open water swimming event

    Sports ReporterTO ENCOURAGE swimmers not only from Maharashtra but all over India to take to open water swimming, JD Sports Foundation has come out with city’s maiden Archana Duble Memorial National Open Water Swimming Compet..

AG Nagpur storm into semis

    Sports ReporterHOSTS AG Nagpur rode on some excellent bowling from spinners as they thrashed AG Bhopal to storm into semi-finals on opening day of the Indian Audit and Accounts Department (IA&AD) West Zone Cricket Tournament wh..

Samurai karatekas bag 17 medals

    KARATEKAS of Samurai Sports Association bagged 17 medals in the Maharashtra State karate and Martial Arts Championship that was rganised by Nehru Yuwa Kendra in Jalgaon recently. Following players won medals in kata and kumite even..

KKM Season 4 from May 13

   THE Season 4 of country’s first multi-sport grassroot festival Khasdar Krida Mahotsav will be played at almost all the corners of the city from May 13. The organising committee intends to make the fourth edition of KKM bigger and b..

RTMNU YOGA TEAMS EXCEL IN KIUG

    Sports Reporter THE men and women yoga teams brought laurels to Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University (RTMNU) by clinching gold and silver medals respectively in second edition of Khelo India University Games (KIUG) u..

Sanjana in Indian squad

NAGPUR’S cyclist Sanjana Joshi has been selected in the Indian team that will participate in the Asian Triathlon Sprint Championship to be held in Sejong, South Korea from June 2-5. The event includes 750m swimming, 20km cycling and 5km running. Sanjana, 16, trains under ultracyclist and Nagpur Bicycle Mayor Dr Amit Samarth and is a student of Somalwar Nikalas School. She underwent a selection and evaluation camp at Indian Triathlon Federation in Chennai last week. Members of Miles N Milers Endurance ..

SKS finish second best

LAD’s Saraswati Kanya Sangh bagged runners-up place in the State-Level Invitational Basketball Tournaments for girls (Under-16) that was organised by Canossa Club in Dhule. The city girls had a good outing in the tourney getting better of Aurangabad and Thane teams on their way to the summit clash. The winning run was ultimately halted by the hosts in the final (44-51). SKS beat Aurangabad in the quarter-final 26-14. In the semi-final, they defeated Thane 33-22. Sister Monica Cardio, Principal, ..

Youths play important role in disaster management: Vimala

DISTRICT Disaster Management Authority, Nagpur and JD Sports Foundation jointly organised JD Life Saver Basic Course for the youths of Nagpur District. Demonstration and certificate distribution programme was held at Ambazari Garden recently. “Youths play important role in disaster management. Youths must understand their duties and responsibilities towards the society and help the government authorities voluntarily during any disaster management situations...

Judoka Shubhangi wins KIUG bronze

    Sports ReporterSHUBHANGI Raut, a talented judoka of the city, did the Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University proud by winning a medal in the ongoing Khelo India University Games at Jain University, Bengaluru.In the women..

Kedar fetes Vid Kesari wrestling competition medal winners

    Sports ReporterSPORTS Minister of Maharashtra Sunil Kedar recently felicitated medal winners of the Vidarbha Kesari Wrestling Competition which was held at Deori in Wardha.Nagpur district girl wrestlers clinched several medals in t..

City’s Sejal clinches AITA Jr girls’ title

    Principal CorrespondentNAGPUR’S rising tennis star Sejal Bhutada won the prestigious AITA Junior Circuit Girls singles Under-16 title. The tournament was held Sania Mirza tennis academy at Hyderabad.Sejal, with an AITA rank 4..

Powerlifter Khatri bags gold

    Sports ReporterPOWERLIFTER Ankit Khatri of Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University clinched a gold medal in the recently concluded all India Inter-University Powerlifting Competition.The competition was organised by Janardhan..

Maharashtra, Vidarbha divyang kabaddi teams leave for natls

    PARA Kabaddi Association Maharashtra’s (PKAM) Maharashtra and Vidarbha divyang teams departed from Nagpur on Thursday to participate in the National Para Kabaddi Championship being organised by Paralympic Kabaddi Federation o..

RTMNU teams excel in mini golf

    Sports ReporterMEN and women teams and a host of individual players of Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University (RTMNU) returned with rich haul of medals from All India Inter-University Mini Golf Championships that concluded ..

MSS fetes Pratima

    Pratima Bondey, a para powerlifter of international repute, was recently felicitated by office bearers of Maratha Seva Sangh’s (MSS) Sambhaji Brigade, in recognition of her achievements. She was also presented with a purse of..

Malvika blows a game advantage

    Sports ReporterAMONG India’s top women singles players, Nagpur girl Malvika Bansod blew one game advantage to lose her first round match in the Badminton Asia Championships that got under way at Philippines capital Manila on ..

Vid concede title

   Sports ReporterVIDARBHA fell short of 75 runs to defend their title as they went down to Mumbai in final of the Col CK Nayudu Trophy that ended at Narendra Modi Stadium Ground A, Motera in Ahmedabad on Wednesday.Having conceded a first i..

Singh lifts silver in KIUG

   REPRESENTING Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University (RTMNU) in the Khelo India University Games (KIUG), Sunil Singh won a silver medal in the weightlifting championships but swimmers fell short of podium finishes in the champions..

Former hockey goalkeeper is ‘World Golf Champion’

    By Paritosh PramanikHE MIGHT have left the game of hockey more than a decade ago, but the sportsperson in him forced this former goalkeeper to continue with some sport as a hobby and today Subhash Chander (Gupta) has become a ̵..

Vidarbha lose plot

   Sports ReporterBY CONCEDING first innings lead, defending champions Vidarbha have almost conceded their Col CK Nayudu Trophy to Mumbai.Though a few batsmen got starts and tried their best, they could not match Mumbai’s first inning..

TRO win DRM cricket title

   PAWAN Deshmukh and Vinit Kumar excelled with bat and ball respectively as TRO defeated Mechanical Department to clinch the 26th DRM Cup Cricket tournament organised by Divisional Sports Association Central Railways (DSACR) at its ground ..

KKM’s new dates to be out soon

   Sports ReporterPREPARATION for conducting fourth edition of the Khasdar Krida Mahotsav (KKM) has begun. KKM, brainchild of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, has taken the nation by storm and many MPs across the length and breadth of the coun..

Quick couple of wkts put Vid on backfoot

   Sports ReporterAFTER the bowlers did a decent job of limiting Mumbai to a reasonable score, Vidarbha openers faltered as the team ended on backfoot on Day Two of their Col CK Nayudu Trophy final under way at Narendra Modi Stadium Ground ..

Sai bags chess crown

    Sports ReporterYOUNG Sai Sharma won the Nagpur District 49th Weekend Rapid Chess Tournament that was organised by Nagpur District Chess Association (NDCA) in a joint venture with Dhanwate National College at NDCA Hall, Sports compl..

Ton-up Faiz fashions Lisburn’s 9-wkt win

   Sports ReporterVIDARBHA skipper Faiz Fazal started his third season with Ireland’s Lisburn Cricket Club with a bang. The southpaw’s unbeaten century at top of the order sealed a thumping 9-wicket win over CIYMS in their openi..

Disciplined Vidarbha restrict Mum on Day 1

   Sports ReporterA DISCIPLINED bowling effort by holders Vidarbha helped them restrict Mumbai to a reasonable score on Day One of their Col CK Nayudu Trophy final at Narendra Modi Stadium Ground A, Motera in Ahmedabad on Sunday.Electing to..

Confident Vidarbha out to defend title

A CONFIDENT Vidarbha outfit would take to the field at Narendra Modi Stadium Ground A, Motera in Ahmedabad with an intent of defending their Col CK Nayudu Trophy title when they lock horns with Mumbai in the summit clash starting Sunday. Having registered a come from behind win in their semi-final against Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha look a confident side. In the entire tournament, their batting just failed twice including once in the first innings of the semis. But the boys bounced back brilliantly in ..

Pathan, Prajakta, Neha claim golds

SHADAB Pathan is setting track on fire. The 20-year-old athlete from Track Star Athletics Club, claimed his second gold medal of the competition to keep Nagpur district’s flag flying high in the State Senior Athletics Championship being held in Pune. After stunning Asian Youth champion Kisan Tadvi in the 5000m race on the opening day, the ever improving athlete pushed behind 30-year-old international medal winning athlete Kalidas Hiwre and Nashik’s Dinesh in the 10000m competition on Saturday to ..

Aashna bags fencing medal

AASHNA Avi Chaudhary, a budding fencer of Bhavan’s Bhagwandas Purohit Vidya Mandir, Civil Lines, brought laurels to the school by winning a bronze meal in the 23rd Sub Junior National Fencing Championship that concluded at Raipur recently. Earlier, Aashna did a fine job in the district meet and later in the State meet that was held in Aurangabad to confirm a berth for the nationals. She was the only player from the city to make it to the State squad. Principal Anju Bhutani congratulated the medal ..

ADBA fetes top players

THE Ajay Dayal Badminton Academy (ADBA) felicitated its top player of Nagpur including Ritika Thaker who has been selected in the Indian squad for prestigious Uber Cup to be held in Bangkok. Before the international duty for the nation, the doubles specialist will be participating in the Badminton Asia Championships to be held at Manila from April 26 to May 1. Ritika stood fourth in the women’s doubles with Simran Singhi and fifth in the mixed doubles with Deep Rambhiya in the just concluded BAI ..

AK Gandhi U-25 T20 from Monday

   Sports ReporterSHRI Binzani City College and Shri Binzani College Cricket Academy will be jointly organising Late AK Gandhi Under-25 T20 cricket tournament.“The 10-team league cum knock-out tournament will be held from April 25 to ..

Louis Braille team wins chess title

    Sports ReporterLOUIS Braille team clinched the chess tournament from visually impaired group while the Veterans team from sighted group claimed the crown during the special chess competition between visually impaired and sighted pl..

Synthetic track work nearing completion

   By Paritosh PramanikTHE dream of hundreds of athletes of a second synthetic track in the city will be fulfilled in a few months.The work of laying synthetic track for athletics at the ground of Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur Univers..

AG Kerala retain IA&AD soccer title

   Principal CorrespondentMAINTAINING their supremacy, AG Kerala proved they are still the best accountmen in the country as far as football is concerned.The defending champions defeated the same rival they played last year to retain the In..

Shadab stuns Asian Youth champion to win 5000m gold

   Principal CorrespondentNAGPUR has produced long distance runner champions in the past. And the tradition continues.City’s athletes proved that when it comes to long distance championships, they are far ahead of all others at the Se..

Kale, Wath take Vid to final

   Sports ReporterTHE reigning champions showed their determination and character when it was need of the hour. Chasing a tough target of 315 runs in the fourth innings, Vidarbha batters kept their nerves to beat Madhya Pradesh by five wick..

Ritika in top four

   Sports ReporterHAVING finished in the top four, city’s doubles specialist Ritika Thaker will be a part of the Core Group in women’s doubles. She also ended at fifth spot in mixed doubles while city’s top singles player ..

DUBEY KEEPS VID AFLOAT

   Sports ReporterLEFT-ARM spinner Harsh Dubey wreaked havoc taking seven wickets and then followed it up with an unbeaten half century to bring defending champions Vidarbha close to making it to the final of the Col CK Nayudu Trophy.Vidarb..

‘Game of cricket gets me going’

    By Anupam SoniFOR Faiz Fazal age is just a number and it is the game of cricket that keeps him going.Faiz, back to back Ranji Trophy and Irani Cup winning Vidarbha captain, misses no opportunity to play the gentlemen’s game. ..

Mah, WB, Kerala, TN in semis

    Sports ReporterHOSTS AG Maharashtra, AG West Bengal, AG Kerala and AG Tamil Nadu defeated their respective rivals to storm into the semi-finals of the Indian Audit & Accounts Department (IA&AD) Inter-Zonal Football Tourname..

Ritika-Simran fight for 1-4 spots in women’s doubles

    Sports ReporterCITY’S Ritika Thaker and her Thane partner Simran Singhi have made it to the women’s doubles elite group of the ongoing selection trails at KD Jadhav Stadium at Delhi.However, the Maharashtra duo began on..

Vid batting comes cropper

   Sports ReporterTHIS was only for the second time that Vidarbha batting failed in the tournament. But coming cropper in this crucial game might throw the defending champions out of the Col CK Nayudu Trophy reckoning.In reply to Madhya Pra..

Shuttlers Mahajan, Dhole shine

    Sports ReporterVETERAN and senior badminton players Sharad Mahajan, Jayendra Dhole and Ashish Khedikar excelled in the All India Veterans National CSBC Masters Badminton Tournament that concluded in Chandigarh on Sunday.In the four..

IA&AD inter zonal football tournament begins today

    Principal CorrespondentACCOUNTANT General Recreation Club (AGRC) of the Office of the Accountant General (Audit) II, Maharashtra, Nagpur will be hosting Inter-Zonal Football tournament under the Patronship of R Thiruppathi Venkatas..

Vidarbha restrict MP

   Sports ReporterVIDARBHA seamer Shanmesh Deshmukh did a good job with the ball as defending champions restricted Madhya Pradesh to 241-7 on Day One of their Col CK Nayudu Trophy semi-final that got under way at Alembic 2 Cricket Ground in..

Vivaan excels in natl chess meet

CITY’S budding chess player Vivaan Vijay Saraogi finished a creditable fourth in the recently concluded 34th National Under-12 Open Chess Championship organised by Mandya Chess Academy, Mandya and District Chess Association and New Tumkur District Chess at Hotel Amaravathi, Srinivasapura, Mysore-Bangalore Highway, in Mandya. In the competition, Vivaan, who started as the 17th seed, garnered 8.5 points from 11 rounds to finish at the fourth position. Vivaan received a trophy and a cash prize of Rs ..

Vedika U-10 champ, Shaunak runners-up

CITY’S Vedika Pal emerged champion while Shaunak Bodele finished second best in Maharashtra State Under-10 Selection Open and Girls Chess Championship was held in Kolhapur. In the girls category, Vedika won the championship with 6.5 points from seven games. Thane’s Stuti Surve was the runner-up with 5.5 points. In open category, Shaunak finished second with 7.5 points. Top two participants from both categories will be representing Maharashtra in the MPL National Under-10 Chess Championship which will ..

NTSW skaters selected for State championship

    Sports ReporterSIX skaters from Nikhilesh Tabhane Skates World (NTSW) have been selected for State Skating Championship which is going to be held in Mumbai from April 16 to 18.In recently held Nagpur District Sprint Skating Champio..

Bhavesh, Pranali are champions

    Sports ReporterBHAVESH Khandar and Pranali Borekar emerged champions of the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathon which was organised on Thursday from Samvidhan Square.Khandar, an athlete of Right Track Club, won the 4-km race in the men&..

Holders Vidarbha enter semis

    Principal CorrespondentTITLE holders Vidarbha walked into the semi-finals of the Col CK Nayudu Trophy on the basis of first innings lead against Uttar Pradesh at Alembic 2 Cricket Ground in Vadodara on Friday.Vidarbha will take on ..

Speed skating tourney held

   NAGPUR District Roller Skating Association recently organised Speed Skating Championship for 1st Maharashtra State Sprint Championship 2022 at NIT Skating Rink.The championship was held in various age groups namely 9 to 11 yrs, 11-14, 14..

AG NAGPUR WIN WZ CARROM TITLE

    Principal CorrespondentAG NAGPUR emerged champions of the recently concluded Indian Audit & Accounts Department (IA&AD) West Zone Carrom Team Championship 2022 which was held at Gwalior.In the final, AG Nagpur defeated DGCA..

Vidarbha’s one foot in semis

    Sports ReporterDEFENDING champions Vidarbha, after a perfect batting show, came out blazing with the ball too as the bowlers struck in unison to dismiss Uttar Pradesh cheaply for a massive lead in their Col CK Nayudu Trophy quarter..

Nagpur swimmers shine in India’s largest sea swimming expedition

    Sports ReporterSEA Swimming Coaching Centre, Juhu, Mumbai; National Institute of Swimming (NIS), Nagpur District Amateur Aquatic Association and JD Sports Foundation in a joint co-operation with Indian Divers and Explorers Associat..

Saraswati athletes for State meet

    ATHLETES of Saraswati Vidyalaya won medals in the recently concluded Nagpur district athletics championship and qualified for the State-level competition.The district meet was organised by Nagpur District Athletics Association. In ..

Dubey’s hundred puts Vidarbha in command

    Sports ReporterALL-ROUNDERS Harsh Dubey and Parth Rekhade proved their prowess with the bat hitting a ton and a fifty respectively as the duo put Vidarbha in command over Uttar Pradesh in their Col CK Nayudu Trophy quarter-final ma..

Chandrapur men, Wardha women win titles

    Sports ReporterCHANDRAPUR district men triumphed over Yavatmal to clinch the 19th Nashikrao Tirpude Memorial Slum Soccer Maharashtra Men’s State Tournament while Wardha district overcame Amravati to win the 9th Kalatai Tirpud..

AG Mah are WZ football champs

    Sports ReporterACCOUNTANT General (AG) Maharashtra football team, comprising players from AG Nagpur and Mumbai, emerged champions of the recently held Indian Audit & Accounts Department (IA&AD) West Zone Football Tournament..

Rathod’s unbeaten century props up Vidarbha on Day 1

  Sports ReporterYASH Rathod’s unbeaten hundred, his third of the tournament, helped Vidarbha to a respectable score on opening day of their Col CK Nayudu Trophy quarter-final match against Uttar Pradesh at Alembic 2 Cricket Ground in Vado..

Playwell clinch Maste memorial title

   PLAYWELL, one of the older teams affiliated to Vidarbha Bridge Association, somehow possesses the happy knack of emerging winners when it matters. They did it once again by emerging champions in annual Maste Memorial Duplicate Bridge Tou..

Cricket camp for divyang ends

   Sports ReporterA TWO-DAY cricket coaching camp jointly organised by Maharashtra Cricket Association for Disabled, Divyang Wheelchair Cricket Association and Samarth Military Academy, Shegaon concluded at the Divisional Sports Complex in ..

Vid take on UP in QF

    Sports ReporterIT WILL be a battle among equals as defending champions Vidarbha take on an equally confident Uttar Pradesh in their Col CK Nayudu Trophy quarter-final match at Alembic 2 Cricket Ground in Vadodara starting from Tues..

Palwinder, Sheetal are ‘Powerful Indians’

    Sports ReporterPALWINDER Saini and Sheetal Shastri, both from Maharashtra, hogged the limelight at the National Powerlifting and Benchpress Championship organised by Maharashtra Powerlifting Association and Nagpur District Powerlif..

Aarav, Vritika win titles

    Sports ReporterTOP seed in boys category Aarav Bele and Vritika Shah emerged champions in the MSLTA-NHDTA Maharashtra State Ranking Under-10 Tennis Tournament for boys and girls that concluded on Sunday.Aarav got the better of seco..

Shilpa grabs gold in natl meet, makes it to Team India

   Sports ReporterCITY’S pride, Industrialist and former Mrs Universe Lovely winner Shilpa Agarwal has added another feather to her cap. She has won a gold medal at National Powerlifting Championship.The event also served as selection..

Joshi siblings win triathlon, duathlon medals for India

JOSHI sisters— Sanjana and Snehal, did the city proud by winning silver medals in their maiden international triathlon and duathlon events recently. In the recently held South Asia Championship, which was held at Pokhra in Nepal early this month, Sanjana and Snehal, both from Miles and Milers secured podium finishes and also became contenders for the Asian Games and Commonwealth Games due to take place later this year. Addressing the media, Ultra Cyclist and world record holder Dr Amit Samarth informed ..