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City’s Shashidhar loses to Pradhan
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City’s Shashidhar loses to Pradhan

March 8, 2017

K.M. Shashidhar representing Karnataka in the 12th National ‘A’ chess for Visually Challenged at Mumbai lost his seventh round tie on yesterday. Shashidhar lost to Odisha’s Soundarya Kumar Pradhan. After seven rounds, Shashidhar has secured 2.5 points and is placed 10th in the rankings. K. Makwana Ashvin of Gujarat is in the lead with 6…

Sasi Kumar Mukund advances
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Sasi Kumar Mukund advances

March 8, 2017

Fourth-seed Sasi Kumar Mukund playing some consistent tennis advanced into the pre-quarterfinals in the men’s singles event in the $15,000 ITF India F4 Futures Men’s Tennis Tournament being played at BSP Tennis Complex in Bhilai yesterday. Sasi Kumar Mukund beat Aryan Goveas 6-2, 6-2 to sail into the pre-quarter-finals in the men’s singles event. Mysuru…

Ashwin breaks yet another record
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Ashwin breaks yet another record

March 7, 2017

Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin added a new feather in his already illustrious cap by breaking yet another milestone in the longest format of the game. During the third day of the ongoing Bengaluru Test, Ashwin surpassed current coach Anil Kumble’s record of most number of balls bowled in a Test season by an Indian. After…

India F4 Futures Men’s Tennis Tournament: Suraj, Vasisht advance
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India F4 Futures Men’s Tennis Tournament: Suraj, Vasisht advance

March 7, 2017

City’s tennis players Suraj R. Prabodh and C. Vasisht taking part in the $15,000 ITF India F4 Futures Tennis Tournament 2017 at Bhilai Steel Plant Tennis Complex, Bhilai yesterday won their respective first round men’s singles matches and sailed into the second round. Wild card entrant Suraj R. Prabodh beat qualifier Abhinasu Borthakur 6-2, 1-0…

RPS acquires Shardul Thakur
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RPS acquires Shardul Thakur

March 7, 2017

Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) have acquired the services of Kings XI Punjab’s pacer Shardul Thakur for Indian Premier League 2017. The fast bowler was bought by KXIP in the 2014 IPL Player Auction. This is the second trade done by RPS after having secured Delhi Darevdevils’ batsman Mayank Agarwal. RPS Squad: Adam Zampa, Ajinkya Rahane,…

12th National ‘A’ Chess for Visually-Impaired: City’s Shashidhar loses to Ashvin
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12th National ‘A’ Chess for Visually-Impaired: City’s Shashidhar loses to Ashvin

March 7, 2017

City’s visually-impaired chess player K.M. Shashidhar, representing Karnataka in the 12th National ‘A’ Chess Tournament for Visually-impaired at Mumbai yesterday lost his sixth round tie to K. Makwana Ashvin. After six rounds, Shashidhar has secured 2.5 points and is placed 10th in rankings. In first round, Shashidhar (rating 1550) lost to Karnataka’s Kishan Gangoli, while…

BAI expels former Secretary Dr. Vijay Sinha for life
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BAI expels former Secretary Dr. Vijay Sinha for life

March 6, 2017

Badminton Association of India (BAI) in its annual general meeting held yesterday unanimously resolved to expel Dr. Vijay Sinha from BAI and all its affiliated units, member organisations, affiliate, etc. Dr. Sinha has been further restrained from contesting any election or hold any post or office related to badminton in the country. Dr. Sinha have been…

World Tennis Day celebrated in city
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World Tennis Day celebrated in city

March 6, 2017

World Tennis Day which is celebrated all over the World on March 6 was celebrated in city at various tennis centers. The Bharath Tennis Express academy, under ITF qualified coach Bharath Paul Singh celebrated World tennis day with soft tennis competitions for the upcoming tennis players  this morning. Even the Mysore Tennis Club celebrated World…

38th National Masters Athletic Championship: City’s Amarnatha excels
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38th National Masters Athletic Championship: City’s Amarnatha excels

March 6, 2017

Amarnatha, Head Constable, Lakshmipuram Police Station, currently deputed to City Bomb Squad, representing Karnataka in the 38th National Masters Athletics Championship 2017, has excelled by winning one gold, one silver and two bronze medals in the men’s 45 plus category in the meet held at Gachibowli Balayogi Stadium at Hyderabad recently. Amarnatha won the men’s…

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