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Tribal Department to help Ojas Foundation: Thakare

    Sports Reporter  The 10-day archery summer coaching camp organised by international archer, Nagpur’s Ojas Deotale, who brought laurels to the nation by clinching three gold medals at the Asian Games, concluded recen..

DDSYS, Sportian enter semis

    Sports Reporter  Deputy Director Sports and Youth Services (DDSYS) Academy and Sportian Football Academy stormed into the semi-finals by registering contrasting victories over their respective rivals in the Kick Flicks Un..

Ultimate MMA warriors win medals

    Sports Reporter  PLAYERS of Ultimate MMA Combat Warriors Centre of Nagpur won three gold and six bronze medals in the recently held 7th National Mixed Martial Arts Championship which was organised by Chhattisgarh Mixed Ma..

Sethi sizzles

     NAGPUR’S veteran sportsperson Malti Sethi sizzled in the Samyukta Bhartiya Khel Foundation’s (SBKF) 9th International Games that was held at Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sethi, all of 70, took part in swimming and athletic..

Nidhi strike helps Eagle win title

    Sports Reporter    A SUPERB solo effort from Nidhi Verma handed Eagle Sports Club the title as the team pipped Squadron Football Club by a solitary goal in final of the JSW NDFA Women’s League Football Tou..

City’s Dr Samarth successfully completes BikingMan Sri Lanka

     Sports Reporter  THE BikingMan Sri Lanka is not just a usual ultra cycling race. It is an unsupported gravel dirt roads ultra cycling race where one never runs out of excitement with climbs and the downhills. Most o..

Long-serving Indian football captainSunil Chhetri announces retirement

THE iconic Sunil Chhetri on Thursday announced his decision to retire from international football after the FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Kuwait on June 6, bringing the curtains down on a career that is unparalleled in Indian football for its longevity and consistency. The long-serving national team captain announced his decision via a video he posted on his social media accounts. Chhetri, who made his debut in 2005, has scored 94 goals for the country. He will leave the scene as India’s ..

Twin titles for shuttler Lokhande

    Sports Reporter   RESERVE Bank of India’s (RBI) duo of Pranav Lokhande and Bhanushri Gokhe hogged limelight in the 57th Inter-Bank Badminton Tournament that was conducted by Bankers Sports Council. While Lokha..

St John’s sneak into quarters

    Sports Reporter   ST JOHN’S Academy registered a narrow 1-0 win over Star Football Academy to sneak into the quarter-finals of Kick Flicks Under-13 Football tournament being played at Dr Ambedkar Football Stadi..

Nishika-Pranay storms into QF

    Sports Reporter  CITY’S pair of Nishika Gokhe and Pranay Gadewar entered quarter-finals in the mixed doubles event of the Yonex-Sunrise All India Sub-Junior (U-15 & U-17) Ranking Badminton Tournament under way a..

Top coaches shape top players: Gadkari

    Sports Reporter   “TOP coaches are required to shape top players. Bhau Kane was a dedicated coach and hence could transform many players into national and international athletes,” said Union Minister Niti..

Mendhe’s brace takes Nobel to quarters

    Sports Reporter   NOBEL Sports Academy and DDYS Academy stormed into quarter-finals of the ongoing KickFlicks NDFA Under-13 Inter-Academy Boys Football Tournament being played at Dr Ambedkar Football Stadium in Suyog..

Shuttlers Shruti, Sai shine in 10th exams

     SHRUTI Jeswani and Sai Ashish Jais proved that studies and sports can go hand in hand if there is a will. After proving their mettle o the courts, the duo did very well in the tenth board exams. Shruti, a student of Centre Po..

Paddler Manika Batra reaches career-high ranking of World No. 24

Paddler Manika Batra reaches career-high ranking of World No. 24..

Squadron meet Eagle girls in final

    Sports Reporter   SQUADRON Football Club and Eagle Sports Club will lock horns in the final of the JSW NDFA Women’s League Tournament on Thursday. In the semi-finals played at Dr Ambedkar Stadium in Suyog Nagar..

Cagers Riddhi, Gunjan excel in academics too

     TWO current national-level basketball players of Shivaji Nagar Gymkhana shone in the CBSE board exams, the results of which were out on Monday. Riddhi Amol Borkar, a student of BVM Civil Lines, who represented Maharashtra thi..

Nagpur varsity woodball players clinch medals

    Sports Reporter   THE woodball players of Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University (RTMNU) won gold medals in men’s singles and mixed doubles in the recently held All India University Woodball Championshi..

University softball team announced

    Sports Reporter   RASHTRASANT Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University (RTMNU) has announced 16-member softball team for the All India Inter-University Softball Tournament. The tournament will be held under the auspices of..

Jhanwar emerges champ

    Sports Reporter  WITH a clear half point lead over his nearest rivals, Vijay Jhanwar emerged champion in the 10th Kamal Kumar Barat Memorial NDCA Veterans (45 Year & Above) Chess Championship that concluded at Dhanwat..

Sportian, SFS record wins

    Sports Reporter  SPORTIAN Football Academy and SFS Academy registered wins over their respective rivals in the ongoing KickFlicks NDFA Under-13 Inter-Academy Boys Football Tournament being played at Dr Ambedkar Football S..

Three in joint lead after third round

    Sports Reporter  THREE players including Pramod Dhamgaye, TM Kawadkar and Vijay Jhanwar shared top position with three points each after the third round of 10th Kamal Kumar Barat Memorial NDCA Veterans (45 Year & Abov..

DDYS make it to quarter-finals

     Deputy Director Youth Services (DDYS) made it to the quarter-finals of the Kick Flicks Under-13 Inter-Academy Football Tournament organised by Nagpur District Football Association. In their penultimate round match against Ans..

Makode to get first Bhau Kane best coach award

     Sports Reporter    Nav Maharashtra Krida Mandal and Chaitanya Sports, Yoga and Cultural Foundation will be awarding renowned badminton coach Kiran Makode with first Bhau Kane Smriti Outstanding Coach Award. The..

Mendhe nets four in Nobel’s win

   Sports Reporter  NOBEL Sports Academy rode on Ahan Mendhe’s four goals including a hat-trick as they thrashed Orange City 6-0 in the ongoing KickFlicks NDFA Under-13 Inter-Academy Football Tournament being played at Dr Am..

Captain Kadam escorts Buldhana to title

    Sports Reporter  Buldhana captain Yash Kadam led by example as his team humbled Amravati by three wickets in the final of the VCA Inter-District T20 Tournament at the RR Cricket Academy in Talegaon. It was an all-round sh..

Sidhra calls extraordinary meeting of VHA members today

    Special Correspondent  DEPUTY Charity Commissioner Office-appointed Administrator of Vidarbha Hockey Association (VHA) Triloki Nath Sidhra has convened an extraordinary meeting of VHA members and affiliated units at assoc..

Rafael Nadal shows he's not quite ready for retirement in a comeback win at the Italian Open

Rafael Nadal shows he's not quite ready for retirement in a comeback win at the Italian Open..

Sunil-Neelima wins mixed doubles title

     The pair of Sunil Gadivan and Neelima Mujumdar clinched the mixed doubles title during the Yonex Sunrise Nagpur District Amateur Summer Badminton Tournament. The tournament was organised by Nagpur District Badminton Associat..

FIH Pro League crucial for India before Paris Games: Olympian Dad

    By Paritosh Pramanik    THE FIH Pro League Hockey Tournament starting from May 22 will be crucial for Indian hockey team ahead of Paris Olympics, said Olympian Sameer Dad. India will be participating in the FIH Pro L..

Team B clinch VCA Women’s T20 League

     Disha Kasat led Team B defeated Bharti Fulmali-captained Team A by eight wickets in the final of the VCA Women’s T20 League to emerge unbeaten champions at the SB City College Ground on Thursday. Asked to bat first, Tea..

And it begins: Neeraj Chopra set to start Olympic build-up at Diamond league along with Kishore Jena

And it begins: Neeraj Chopra set to start Olympic build-up at Diamond league along with Kishore Jena..

3 from Nagpur selected in Mah U-20 football squad

     Sports Reporter  THREE footballers from Nagpur have been selected in the Maharashtra State U-20 men’s team which will participate in the Swami Vivekananda U-20 Men’s National Football Championship to be ..

Pal’s brace in SFA’s victory

   Sports Reporter  RIDING on Priyansh Pal’s brace, Shree Football Academy blanked Unity Football Academy 3-0 in the ongoing KickFlicks NDFA Under-13 Inter-Academy Boys Football Tournament at Dr Ambedkar Football Stadium in ..

MPHA conducts trials at VHA ground

    Special Correspondent   There was quite a buzz at the Vidarbha Hockey Association (VHA) ground on Wednesday evening. For the first time, Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy (MPHA) moved out of its region and came to Nagpu..

All-round Disha takes team to summit clash

    Sports Reporter  DISHA Kasat led from the front with an all-round show to take Team B to summit clash of the VCA-organised Women’s Guzder League T20 Tournament on Tuesday. Disha Kasat (3/7), along with Saloni Rajput..

NDRSA skaters win medals

    Sports Reporter  SKATERS of Nagpur District Roller Skating Association participated in the 5th Ranking Speed Skating National Championship at Amritsar, Punjab and won several medals. The competition was held under the aeg..

Alfiya pocketsAsian silver

    Sports Reporter  NAGPUR’S India boxer Alfiya Pathan went down in the final to settle for a silver medal in the Asian U-22 & Youth Boxing Championships that concluded at Astana in Kazakhstan on Tuesday. In the go..

City trio in Mah jr basketball team

     Sports Reporter  SARTHAK Dhulshule, Gunjan Mantri and Rajvi Maladhari of Nagpur have been selected to represent Maharashtra in the 74th Junior National Basketball Championship scheduled to be held at Indore, Madhya ..

Gaidhane, Harkare are champs

     PARIMAL Gaidhane and Tejaswi Harkare emerged as men and women’s singles champions in the Nagpur District Amateur Summer Badminton Tournament that concluded on Monday. While Gaidhane rallied to beat Harsh Vaidya 12-21, 2..

Tumbde father-son duoforges unique partnership

     By Anupam Soni   IT TAKES two to tango and two Tumbdes to officiate a cricket match! There are many instances of father and son playing together on a cricket field but it seldom happens that the pair is officia..

KSA’s coaching camp underway at Butibori

      THE recently inaugurated cricket facility at Karmaneya Sports Academy (KSA) has sparked significant interest among enthusiasts. Beyond cricket, the academy’s diverse sports coaching programs, including swimming, b..

Amma FC blank Xcite Play 3-0

    Sports Reporter  AMMA FC registered an easy 3-0 win over XCite Play Academy in the JSW NDFA Women’s League Football Tournament organised by Nagpur District Football Association at its Dr Ambedkar Football Stadium in..

Continuous practice, fitness most important, says Patil

    Sports Reporter  DEPUTY Director of Sports Shekhar Patil praised all the arrangements and the quality of practice sessions conducted at residential archery summer camp organised by Ojas Foundation. Patil interacted with t..

Gunjan’s brace in Squadron victory

    Sports Reporter   Gunjan Barde scored two goals to help her side Squadron Football Club blank Rising Star 2-0 in the JSW NDFA Women’s League Football Tournament organised by Nagpur District Football Association..

Awale, Gajbhiye, Deshmukh record wins

    Sports Reporter    Kabir Awale, Akshay Gajbhiye, Aryan Awale, Tejanshu Deshmukh were among the early round winners in the men’s singles category in the ongoing Yonex Sunrise Nagpur District Amateur Summer Badmi..

Maharashtra growing in archery: Aditi

     Sports Reporter   “RESIDENTIAL camp is a great initiative by Ojas Foundation. This is for the first time in India that such camp has been organised for archery. Ojas Foundation is doing a good job by prov..

India retain top spot in white-ball formats, Australia reclaims world no. 1 rankings in Tests

India retain top spot in white-ball formats, Australia reclaims world no. 1 rankings in Tests..

Bawane’s brace gives Mahayouth victory

    Sports Reporter  RIDING on Taniya Bawane’s brace, Mahayouth Club blanked Cradle Sports Academy by three goals to nil in the ongoing JSW NDFA Women’s League at Dr Ambedkar Football Stadium in Suyog Nagar on Thu..

Vedanti shines with bat, ball

     Sports Reporter  AN ALL-ROUND show by Vedanti Salodkar helped Team C drub Team F by 38 runs in VCA-organised Women’s Guzder League T20 Tournament at SB City College Ground on Thursday. Batting first, Team C sc..

Archery requires a lot of concentration, asserts Fuge

    Sports Reporter  THE second day of the Residential Archery Summer Camp organised by Ojas Foundation at Gumgaon, in Hingna taluka of Nagpur was graced by international archer Aman Saini and World Cup Stage winner Prathmesh..