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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…

Who ‘sacked’ Harsha Bhogle? Not Amitabh Bachchan!
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Who ‘sacked’ Harsha Bhogle? Not Amitabh Bachchan!

February 10, 2017

Cricket Talk  By R.S. Krishnaswamy Almost a year ago, Harsha Bhogle was “sacked” from the Indian commentary box and nobody knew the reasons behind this particular action. Harsha himself was terribly cut-up about this ‘rather cruel’ action.  We could not possibly accept this ridiculous action on a guy who was an extremely good commentator. However,…

University of Mysore secures third place
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University of Mysore secures third place

February 10, 2017

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

February 10, 2017

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…

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