Category: Sports

Army Adventure Challenge Cup starts

It will promote the spirit of adventure in armed forces: Major The Army Adventure Challenge Cup 2018 – organized under the aegis of Central Command and Army Adventure Nodal Centre from November 12 to 17   – has been inaugurated by Lt Gen Harish Thukral, General Officer Commanding, Uttar Bharat, at Chilla Canal area on Monday. Speaking to The Pioneer,...

AITA U-14 lawn tennis finals held in Doon

The final matches of the All India Tennis Association (AITA) under-14 lawn tennis tournament were played at Saint Joseph’s Academy here on Sunday. In the boys singles final, Devansh Verma defeated Avyukt Kochar by 6-1,6-1 whereas in the boys doubles final, the duo of Jivesh Sharma and Tejas Sahoo defeated Naman Choudhary and Ankur Gohain by 6-2, 6-4. Further,...

Ultra Cyclists of the Army reach Doon

On November 15, the brave cyclists of EME would hit the golden quadrilateral With a message for the youngsters to join Indian Army and keep the environment around them clean, the team ultra cyclists of Core of Engineering and Mechanical Engineering (EME), now on a mission to set up world records, arrived in Dehradun on Tuesday. The team which...

India romp home to 3-1 series win

Men in Blue win final ODI by 9 wickets after Jadeja’s 34/4 helps restrict Windies to 104 A ruthless India completed a nine-wicket demolition of the West Indies in the fifth and final ODI here Thursday for their sixth successive series win at home. Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja took four wickets to help India bundle out the West Indies...

Ashoka House, The Asian School, wins the Inter House Athletic Trophy 2018

The 19th Annual Inter-House Athletic Meet of the Asian School, Dehradun which commenced on October 27 concluded on Thursday. Tashi Malik and Nungshi Malik, the first siblings and twins to climb the Seven Summits and complete Three Poles Challenge, were present during the closing event. Inter House Athletic Meet during the five days witnessed participation of the students from...

DPS National Badminton Tournament Girls (Open) starts

True sportsmanship means chasing the goal intelligently: Director Under the aegis of the Delhi Public School Society, New Delhi, Delhi Public School, Dehradun is now hosting ‘DPS National Badminton Tournament Girls (Open). It started on Monday and would continue on Tuesday at its campus. The chief guest for the day was D R Saini, director, Delhi Public Society, New...

India seek perfect balance

After shocking defeat in the third game, Men in Blue look to fix woes and maintain the lead India will look to find the ‘perfect’ balance in their playing eleven when they take on a resurgent West Indies in the fourth One-day International here on Monday. Going with five specialist bowlers in Pune on Saturday did not work for...

Aain Ball championship concludes in Haridwar

Originating in Morocco, the game is gaining popularity across India Sri Panchayati Nirmal Akhada based at Kankhal hosted three–day Again ball contest which concluded on Friday. The winning team members would now go for the international tournament slated in Morocco in North Africa in February next. In all, 12 teams comprising 150 players from across the country have participated...

Gayatri Vidyapeeth makes mark in TT

Ananya Tripathi of Gayatri Vidyapeeth wins state-level table tennis tourney under 14 years girls category Students of Gayatri Vidyapeeth have won several medals in the state-level table tennis competition. While four students emerged winners three finished runners-up.  Besides, seven students of the institution have been selected for Uttarakhand table tennis team. Dr. Pranav Pandya, head of All World Gayatri Pariwar...

Rockstars Kohli, Rohit down Windies

Skipper Virat’s 140, Hitman’s unbeaten 152 helped India crush Caribbeans by 8 wickets in 1st ODI Skipper Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma conjured up breathtaking centuries as India’s ruthless domination over the West Indies continued with a facile eight-wicket win in the first One-day International, here on Sunday. Making a mockery of what looked like a stiff 323-run target,...