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Team India announced for tour of West Indies
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Team India announced for tour of West Indies

MSD opts out of the tour; Delhi pacer Navdeep Saini makes a cut The Indian cricket team will be without the services of Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MSD) for the upcoming West Indies tour starting from Aug.3. The former Indian skipper made himself unavailable for the limited-overs matches in the Caribbean as he would be serving…

2nd Elite Open Chess Tourney: Darshan triumphs
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2nd Elite Open Chess Tourney: Darshan triumphs

Mysuru lad V.P.S. Darshan and Bengaluru’s A. Balkishan tied with 6 points from 7 rounds, but the former’s better progressive tie-break score of 26.50 to the latter’s 25.50, enabled Darshan to win the Open title in the 2nd Elite Open Chess Tournament held at Sri Shivashakthi Kalyana Mantapa in city yesterday. Final Placings Open: 1….

State Senior Championship:  City powerlifter wins medal
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State Senior Championship: City powerlifter wins medal

City athlete Anjali B. Gupta won a bronze medal in Open category at the recently held State Senior Powerlifting Championship in Bhadravathi. Anjali is trained under Sujay Janardhan who is a World Powerlifting Championship Silver Medallist. Anjali is also a three time National Kickboxing Champion and an International Mixed Martial Arts fighter. She trains combat…

Selected for National Badminton Tourney
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Selected for National Badminton Tourney

Diya Bheemaiah, a student of Grade VI at Coorg Public School, Gonikoppal, has been selected for the National-level ICSE Badminton Tournament to be held at Prakash and Rahul Dravid Sports Arena, Bengaluru, on Aug.20, in the U-14 category. She was declared the winner in the Council’s National Sports and Games 2019 at the Regional-level held…

Bengaluru Bulls begin title defence with a win
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Bengaluru Bulls begin title defence with a win

U Mumba beat Telugu Titans in the opening match Reigning champions Bengaluru Bulls began their Pro Kabaddi title defence with a 34-32 win over Patna Pirates at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad, yesterday. Bengaluru Bulls’ Pawan ‘Hi-Flyer’ Sehrawat scored nine points and defender Amit Sheoran registered a High 5, while Pardeep ‘Record-Breaker’ Narwal finished…

Badminton Player M. Raghu
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Badminton Player M. Raghu

Badminton is a very popular sport in the world sporting scene and India has been faring well in the International circuit in this sport. Our city’s M. Raghu is a talented player who has been performing well in the State and National-level. He also took part in the Danish League in Denmark and has gained…

Calling district athletes
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Calling district athletes

The Mysuru Athletics Club, in association with Vidya Vikas Educational Institutions, will be honouring the Mysuru district athletes, who have represented Karnataka State/ University/ Pre-University/ School athletics team in the National-level competitions during the year 2018-2019. Eligible athletes may send their bio-data along with photo, certified photostat copies of certificate to M. Yogendra, Secretary, Mysuru…

Excels in State Powerlifting Championship
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Excels in State Powerlifting Championship

City athlete Diya Dechamma has secured a Silver Medal in Below 47-kg Category (Seniors) at the State Powerlifting Seniors Championship-2019 held at Bhadravati. Her total lifts were 172.5 kgs. Diya trains at Vo2max Fitness under Dr. Pinakin Ayare.

Hima Das wins fifth Gold in a month
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Hima Das wins fifth Gold in a month

Hima Das clinched her fifth gold medal in the month after she won the 400m race in Prague, Czech Republic, on Saturday. The Indian sprinter Das clocked 52.09 seconds to complete the race and registered a season-best timing. However, Hima Das has a personal best timing of 50.79 seconds, which she recorded at the Asian…

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