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CM inaugurates Skating Rink; Gives away prizes


SRINAGAR, DEC 14: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today inaugurated a Roller Skating rink at Bakhshi stadium. She also distributed prizes among the winners of a football tournament. Interacting with the players on the occasion, the Chief Minister said the Government intends to provide all basic sports facilities at district and block levels so that the youth take benefit of the ...

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India’s Smriti Mandhana only sub-continent player in ICC’s Women Team of the year 2016


Captained by West Indies’ Stafanie Taylor, ICC has announced first of a kind Women’s Team of the Year.  Dubai: India batswoman Smriti Mandhana has been named in the Women’s Team of the Year 2016, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced here today. The women’s team of the year, which will be captained by West Indies’ Stafanie Taylor, has been added ...

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Junior Hockey World Cup: India chalks out quarter-finals plans, to play ‘simple-hockey’ against Spain.

The Indians have defeated the Spaniards twice in the recent past in a four-nation tournament in Valencia.   Lucknow: Having received a much-needed wake-up call in their final pool match, favouritesIndia would look to iron out chinks in the armour and play “simple hockey” when they faceSpain in the quarterfinals of the men’s Junior Hockey World Cup here tomorrow. Even ...

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DYSS holds state level selection meet in Judo


JAMMU: Department of Youth Services and Sports (DYSS) organised two-long inter-division selection competition in the discipline of Judo (boys and girls) to raise state team for the upcoming National School Games in under-17 category. The competition held at Judo Hall of the Indoor Complex, MA Stadium, here. In all, 32 boys and girls from took part in the selection process. ...

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Advani claims bronze medal at IBSF World Snooker Championship


DOHA: Fifteen-time world champion Pankaj Advani suffered a 2-7 loss in the semifinals against Andrew Pagett of Wales to settle for a bronze medal at the IBSF World Snooker Championship here. After a hard-fought four-hour quarterfinal that went down to the wire, defending champion Advani had to return to the table for the crucial semifinal without much of a break. ...

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