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After smog, wind, rain,  new challenge for Australian Open
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After smog, wind, rain, new challenge for Australian Open

January 23, 2020

An Australian Open that has been hit by weather extremes faced a new challenge on Thursday: dirty rain, after overnight downpours left courts muddy and unplayable. Workers armed with squeegees and high-pressure hoses rushed to clean the surfaces, delaying matches on most of the courts. The dirty rain, blamed on smoke hanging in the air…

Prize-winners of Karate Championship
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Prize-winners of Karate Championship

January 23, 2020

The students of Notre Dame School, Hinkal, won many prizes in the Shorin India Karate Championship held at their School premises recently. The champions are seen with Rev. Sr. Julie, Principal of Notredame School and K.P. Johnson, All India Chief and Director of Shorin-Ryu Karate-Do and Kobudo India. The winners are (kneeling from left) A….

AITA 1 Lakh Men’s Tennis Tourney: Vasisht enters quarter-finals
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AITA 1 Lakh Men’s Tennis Tourney: Vasisht enters quarter-finals

January 23, 2020

Mysuru lad Vasisht Cheruku, taking part in the AITA Men’s 1 Lakh Tennis Tournament being held at Chennai, entered the quarter-finals by registering a good 6-1, 2-0 (retd.) win over Gokul Suresh in the Men’s Singles event at Chennai yesterday. In another pre-quarter-final match, Bengaluru’s B.R. Nikshep beat Mysuru lad Manish Ganesh 6-4, 3-6, 6-2…

Open Chess Championship on Jan. 26; Entries invited
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Open Chess Championship on Jan. 26; Entries invited

January 23, 2020

Mysore District Chess Association (MDCA) will be conducting an Open Chess Championship at Lions Club Hall, opposite Oval Grounds, in city, on Jan.26 in U-17, U-13, U-10 and U-8 age categories for both boys and girls. Entry fee is Rs.400. Spot entry will also be accepted at  9 am on the event day. For details,…

Football: Jaffer, Suffien shine in Mysore Muslims FC’s win
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Football: Jaffer, Suffien shine in Mysore Muslims FC’s win

January 23, 2020

A brace each by right-out Jaffer (17, 68) and left-out Suffien (25,69) and a goal by centre-forward Arbaz (27) helped Mysore Muslims FC to register a big 5-1 win over Nethaji FC in the MDFA ‘B’ Division Football League 2019-20 played at the University Football Grounds here yesterday. RESULT Mysore Muslims FC: 5 (Jaffer 17,…

Condolence meeting held
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Condolence meeting held

January 23, 2020

A meeting was held at the Department of Studies (DoS) in Physical Education and Sports Science auditorium, Sports Pavilion, University of Mysore, last evening to condole the death of M. Vijaykumar, Proprietor, Meghana Screens & Sports, Mysuru and former Mysore University kho-kho team captain, who was also the Treasurer of UoM Sports Persons’ Alumni Association,…

Prithvi Shaw in India squad for New Zealand ODIs
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Prithvi Shaw in India squad for New Zealand ODIs

January 22, 2020

Sanju Samson replaces injured Shikhar Dhawan in T20 Internationals The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) yesterday announced a 16-member squad for the One-day International (ODI) series against New Zealand. Opener Shikhar Dhawan, who was initially named in the T20 International (T20I) squad, has been ruled out with                                           a shoulder injury. Sanju Samson…

City Tennis players excel
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City Tennis players excel

January 22, 2020

R.N. Ramesh (employee of CSIR-CFTRI) from Mysore Tennis Club, Mysuru and Balasubramanyam from Vontikoppal Club, Mysuru, won the Doubles event in Davanagere Open State-level Tennis Championship  held at Davanagere recently, by defeating Venkatesh and Srinivas  of Garden Tennis Club, Mysuru, in the finals by 6-3. Ramesh also won Singles event of the Championship by defeating…

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