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Aditya Mehta Foundation set to train next-gen champions in winter para games

As a lead up to the ‘Winter Para Games Training Camp’, the Aditya Mehta Foundation with support from Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board conducted multiple road shows in Dehradun to promote Para-Sports and its ultimate goal “Mission 100”. Aditya Mehta Foundation would be heading to Auli with a contingent 80-member team which includes specially-abled people, personnel and officers from ITBP,...

Players to pursue future in sports

Khel Mahakumbh is witnessing many talented players who have represented the state at the national level. The players too want to pursue their future in the sports. Talking to The Pioneer, two players representing the Dehradun team in the Kho-Kho competition at Khel Mahakumbh stated that their dream is to have a bright future in sports. Himani Badola, a...

India finish off in style

Chahal registers career best 6/42 before Dhoni and Jadhav star with bat to help India win maiden bilateral ODI series in Aus Legspinner Yuzvendra Chahal took a record 6-42 to propel India to a seven-wicket win over Australia in the third one-day international and a 2-1 series win on Friday. Chahal’s return was not only a career-best, beating his...

Kho-Kho competition held on 2nd-day of Khel Mahakumbh

The Kho-Kho competition has been held on the second day of Khel Mahakumbh on Thursday. In first quarterfinal match under- 14 boys’ category, Nainital beat Almora by 7-2. In the second quarterfinal match, Dehradun won by 7-6 after beating Bageshwar. In the girls’ category under 14, the first quarter- final match was won by Nainital beating Udham Singh Nagar...

Heavy, oily food for players at Khel Mahakumbh

Even as the students from across the State are competing in different events of the Khel Mahakumbh, their coaches have mixed opinions about the arrangements made by the authorities. They state that the arrangements are better than they were last time, some aspects still need improvement. They cited the instance of the young sportspersons being given heavy oily food...

District cricket league to commence on January 20

Under the banner of District Cricket Association (DCA), District Cricket League is going to be held in the city from January 20. Around 68 teams would be participating in the competition in three divisions. According to the members of the association, the number of participating teams is twice than last year. Interacting with the media persons during a press...

Kohli, Dhoni script India’s win

M S Dhoni pulled off a tight finish for India just like old times to silence his critics after captain Virat Kohli laid the foundation for a series-levelling six-wicket win against Australia with his 39th ODI hundred here on Tuesday. Chase master Kohli could not take his team to the finishing line this time but Dhoni (55 off 54)...

The demolition squad

Skipper Virat Kohli’s men demolished the tag of poor travellers to win the Test series in Australia for the first time. Glory is Team India’s handmaiden, says HARSHIT BISHT Indian cricket got its new seminal moment after the talismanic Virat Kohli led the country to a maiden Test series victory on Australian soil, ending a 71-year wait to script a...

Aus Vs India after Test high, India begin final preparations for World Cup

Hit hard by an unexpected controversy after the high of the Test triumph, India will look to fine tune their World Cup preparations in australia vs india three-match ODI series against an under-fire Australia, beginning here on Saturday. Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul has provided a big distraction for the Indian team by making “inappropriate” comments on women during...

Khel Mahakumbh officially inaugurated by CM

Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat officially announced the start of the State-level Khel Mahakumbh 2018 here on Tuesday. Speaking on the occasion, he said that the State Government is arranging foreign coaches to provide special training to sports coaches in Uttarakhand. Rawat said that Uttarakhand had received the historic opportunity to host the national games in 2020. He said...