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Seniors to wrestle it out for honours tomorrow
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Seniors to wrestle it out for honours tomorrow

A wrestling competition for retired and senior wrestlers will take place at D. Devaraj Urs Multipurpose Stadium in Dasara Exhibition Grounds at 3 pm tomorrow (Feb.12). Announcing this at a press meet at Patrakartara Bhavan here yesterday, Pailwan Kempegowda said the wrestling contest will see veterans of the sport retrace their steps back to the…

City’s Dhruthi loses in semi- finals
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City’s Dhruthi loses in semi- finals

Mysuru-based women’s tennis player Dhruthi T. Venugopal representing ONGC lost in the semi-finals in the women’s singles event to Sai Samhitha of ONGC 5-8 in the Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) Inter-unit Tennis Tournament held at Numaligarh, Assam, yesterday. Nidhi Chilumula clinched the women’s title for Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) with a 4-2, 4-2 victory…

Who ‘sacked’ Harsha Bhogle? Not Amitabh Bachchan!
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Who ‘sacked’ Harsha Bhogle? Not Amitabh Bachchan!

Cricket Talk  By R.S. Krishnaswamy Almost a year ago, Harsha Bhogle was “sacked” from the Indian commentary box and nobody knew the reasons behind this particular action. Harsha himself was terribly cut-up about this ‘rather cruel’ action.  We could not possibly accept this ridiculous action on a guy who was an extremely good commentator. However,…

University of Mysore secures third place
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University of Mysore secures third place

University of Mysore women’s kho-kho team taking part in All-India Inter-University Women’s Kho-Kho Championship at Keelambakkam, Chennai secured third place. In the semi-finals, Anna University beat Mysore University 7-6 and one innings and entered the final. Mysore University and Mumbai University secured joint third place.

Facile win for Lucky Star FC
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Facile win for Lucky Star FC

Lucky Star FC registered a facile 3-1 win over K.R.T.C. FC in  Group ‘D’ league tie of the MDFA ‘C’ Division football league for the ‘Chirag trophy’ played at the University grounds on Thursday. Md. Arif (20th), Rizwan (50th) and Seemab (56th) were the scorers for Lucky Star FC while Purushotham (11th min) reduced the…

Raje Urs wins silver
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Raje Urs wins silver

City’s athlete, B.K. Raje Urs, Superintendent of Service Tax, Koorgally, Mysuru, taking part in the 49th South Zone Central Revenue Sports meet 2016-17 held at Nehru Stadium, Chennai recently won the silver medal in the men’s 40 plus 5km walking event. With this performance B.K. Raje Urs has qualified to take part in the All-India…

City’s Suraj enters semi-finals
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City’s Suraj enters semi-finals

Mysuru lad and Karnataka’s No.1 men’s player Suraj R. Prabodh taking part in the Rs. 5 lakh AITA Men’s Tennis Tournament at Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh, entered the semi-finals in the men’s singles event on yesterday. Suraj in the quarter-finals beat Ritwik Anand 6-1, 6-3. In the earlier round, Suraj beat C. Jaydeep 6-2, 6-3 and…

City’s Muay Thai boxers shine
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City’s Muay Thai boxers shine

City-based Muay Thai boxers participating in the Karnataka State Senior Level Muay Thai Championship-2017 held at Bengaluru won three gold medals in various categories. The medal winners are as follows: Jithin Simha (70 kg category) Anandaraju (75 kg category) Raghu  (75kg+ category) The trio is being trained under C. Chethan.

Double for Mysuru
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Double for Mysuru

Mysuru’s men and women handball teams hogged the limelight by winning the men’s and women’s titles respectively in the handball tournament held as a part of State Olympic games yesterday. In the basketball women’s section, Mysuru’s DYES team secured the third place. In the play-off match for the 3 & 4th place, DYES, Mysuru beat…

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