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Various events held as part of ongoing Khel Mahakumbh

Various events were held on the second day of competitions in the under -14 age group for the Raipur block as part of the Khel Mahakumbh on Tuesday. Among the events, 1,500 metres race was held for boys and girls. In kabaddi for girls, Raipur team won the first place followed by Navada and Sarona in the second and...

Babita Fogat bats for sports to keep away substance abuse

Noted wrestler Babita Foghat said that the parents should let their wards engage in sports as it helps in a harmonious development of body and mind of the children. She was talking to the journalists on the sidelines of the convocation ceremony at Graphic Era University here on Saturday. The Commonwealth gold medallist Babita, who along with her sister...

State to host national junior skiing competition at Auli

Snowmaking machine starts operation at the ski slope In order to encourage winter tourism in Uttarakhand, the State Government has started necessary preparations to start skiing course and host national junior skiing competition at Auli near Joshimath. The national-level competition is slated to be held in February next year. After necessary repairs, the operation of the snowmaking machine has...

Haldwani stadium does not meet global standards: Minister

A sum of about Rs 250 crore had already been spent on it but events were not being held there The under-construction international sports stadium in Haldwani is not up to international standards. The State Government is now focusing on increasing its seating capacity in order to meet international standards, said the State Sports Minister Arvind Pandey while responding...

LIC Games at Maharana Pratap Sports College ends

Sports activities produce the qualities of leadership, tolerance, and determination All India LIC Games 2018-19, going on at Maharana Pratap Sports College, Raipur, Dehradun since December 3 ended on Thursday. The managing director, LIC Hemant Bhargava was among those present at the closing ceremony. He presented medals to the winners of different events of the game and also those...

Several events held on 2nd day of All India LIC Games

On the second day of All India LIC Games 2018-19 being held at Maharana Pratap Sports College, Raipur, Dehradun, several events, including Athletics, Volleyball, Badminton, Carrom, Chess and Table Tennis were played out. In 1500 meter race under Athletics,  Kalidas Hirave won the gold in men category while DL Hodge won the gold in 800-meter men category. In women’s...

Why aren’t Dhoni, Dhawan playing domestic cricket? Asks Gavaskar

Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has questioned the BCCI for allowing the likes of Shikhar Dhawan and Mahendra Singh Dhoni to skip domestic cricket ahead of a hectic six months culminating into the World Cup in England. Dhawan, who was dropped from the Test team, is spending time with family in Melbourne following the T20 leg of Australia while...

All India LIC Games commence in Dehradun

Dehradun feels proud to organize the event and every effort would be made to make it a huge success: Saxena Four days All India Life Insurance Corporation ( LIC) of India, games started at Maharana Pratap Sports College here on Monday. The opening ceremony witnessed a spectacular march past by the teams representing Eight zones of LIC. The Chief...

Magnificent Mary wins 6th world Gold

The mother of three children now has an incredible six Gold and one Silver in the World Championships Indian superwoman MC Mary Kom added another milestone in her list of achievements in 18 years of glorious career by winning her record sixth World Championship Gold medal here at KD Jadhav Stadium in Delhi on Saturday. Fighting in blue, 2012...

Argentina beat Mexico on Ramiro Funes Mori’s header, Isaac Brizuela’s gaffe

A first-half header from defender Ramiro Funes Mori and a second-half own goal from substitute Isaac Brizuela gave Argentina a 2-0 win over Mexico in a friendly in Cordoba on Friday. The Villareal center-half opened the scoring a minute before half-time when he got his head to a Paulo Dybala free kick as Mexican defenders stood back and watched....