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City’s Suraj, Prajwal Dev for ITF 2 Futures Tennis Tourney
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City’s Suraj, Prajwal Dev for ITF 2 Futures Tennis Tourney

February 13, 2017

Mysuru lads Suraj R. Prabodh and S.D. Prajwal Dev will be taking part in the ITF 2 Futures-Jorhat Men’s Futures $15,000 Tennis Tournament to be held at Jorhat from Feb.20-26. Suraj R. Prabodh and S.D. Prajwal Dev will have to play the qualifying rounds in order to enter the main draw in the men’s singles…

Spoorthy bags double
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Spoorthy bags double

February 13, 2017

Mysuru’s Table tennis player M.V. Spoorthy, a student of SBRR Mahajana FGC, won the women’s doubles and mixed doubles titles respectively in the State Olympics Table Tennis event which concluded in                                        Dharwad yesterday. In the women’s singles event, Spoorthy finished runner-up. In the women’s doubles final, Spoorthy teaming up with V. Kushi beat Kalyani &…

Rakesh wins bronze
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Rakesh wins bronze

February 13, 2017

Mysuru lad S. Rakesh, son of well known wrestler B.S. Shankar Chakravarthy (KSP, Mysuru), representing Karnataka in the National Junior Wrestling Championships 2016-17 at Andhra Pradesh won the bronze medal in the 100kg plus category yesterday. Earlier, Rakesh, a I PUC student of Marimallappa’s PU College, had won the bronze medal in the National PU…

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Govt. releases Rs. 40 lakh

February 12, 2017

The State Government has released Rs. 40 lakh for Biddatanda Cup Hockey Tournament to take place at Napoklu in Kodagu district. The Hockey Fest Committee which met the Chief Minister recently in Bengaluru had sought Rs. 50 lakh from the Government for staging the tournament which is played between Kodava families. CM Siddharamaiah responding to…

City’s Suraj, Prajwal Dev go down in first round
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City’s Suraj, Prajwal Dev go down in first round

February 12, 2017

Mysuru lads Suraj R. Prabodh and S.D. Prajwal Dev bowed out of the reckoning in the India F1 Futures ITF men’s $25,000 Tennis Tournament at Chandigarh on Saturday when they lost in the first round of the qualifying in the men’s singles event. Siddharth Vsihwakarma beat Suraj 4-6, 6-1, 6-2, while Jayesh Pungliys beat S.D….

Star this week: Talented athlete- Thippavva Sannakki
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Star this week: Talented athlete- Thippavva Sannakki

February 12, 2017

Athletics is considered as the Mother of all sports. Our city athlete Thippavva Sannakki is a talented athlete who excels in the long distance running events, and has been performing consistently well in the State and National level Meets. Thippavva Sannakki recently taking part in the State Olympics athletics event, won gold in the women’s…

Yet another hockey talent from Kodagu
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Yet another hockey talent from Kodagu

February 12, 2017

Nestled in the Western Ghats, in the south-west corner of Karnataka and bordered by Kerala on one side, the little district known as Coorg or Kodagu, is the heartland of Indian hockey. For the inhabitants of this district, which has churned out more than 50 international hockey players, the game is inextricably woven into the…

Mysuru lad Radesh emerges fastest
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Mysuru lad Radesh emerges fastest

February 11, 2017

Mysuru lad Radesh emerged as the fastest man of the meet by winning the coveted men’s 100 mts sprint the State Olympics Athletic Meet held at Dharwad yesterday. Earlier on Thursday, Mysuru lad Vidyasagar taking part in the men’s 200 mts sprint won the gold medal with a timing of 21.3 seconds. Vidyasagar, winner of…

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

February 11, 2017

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

February 11, 2017

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…

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