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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…

Railways ‘A’ emerge champions
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Railways ‘A’ emerge champions

Railways ‘A’ team comprising of Mysuru lad IM M.S. Thejkumar, GM Deepan Chakravarthy, GM Swapnil S. Dhopade, IM P. Karthikeyan and IM Himanshu Sharma won their final 9th round tie against MP ‘B’ Team 2.5-1.5 and with 9 wins from 9 rounds (18 points) clinched the men’s team title in the 37th National Team Chess…

Mysore Varsity storms into semi final
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Mysore Varsity storms into semi final

The University of Mysore women’s kho-kho team taking part in  All-India Inter-University Women’s Kho-Kho Championship 2017 at Keelambakkam in Chennai won their quarter-final match yesterday against Shivaji University 12-8 and sailed into the semi-finals. Earlier in the league stage, Mysore had won two out of three matches to qualify for the quarterfinals. In their third…

Mumbai scores over Mysore
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Mumbai scores over Mysore

Mumbai University scored a 9-7 and a innings win over University of Mysore in their league tie in the All-India Inter-University Women’s Kho Kho Championships 2016-17 being held at Keelambakkam, Chennai  yesterday. In the first league match, Mysore beat Vidyasagar University 6-2. Mysore University will play their third match in their group today against Punjab …

City’s Kaviraj excels in ice-skating
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City’s Kaviraj excels in ice-skating

Kaviraj Prithvi of Mysuru recently participated in the Junior World Ice-skating Championship held in Innsburck, Austria between Jan. 26 and. 29. The qualification criteria to participate at any ISU (International Skating Union) World Championships are based on the personal best timings in 500 mtrs. The cut-off is 51 seconds. This is the first time any…

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