Thursday, Jan 18 2018 | Time 01:37 Hrs(IST)
image
  • Britain's lower house of parliament approves bill to sever EU ties
  • Trump says Russia helping N'Korea skirt sanctions; Pyongyang getting close on missile
  • Pak fires heavily on BSF posts in Jammu, jawan martyred
Sports Share

‘Guppy’ on city tour to promote boxing championship

‘Guppy’ on city tour to promote boxing championship

Guwahati, Nov 13 (UNI) With the 2017 AIBA Youth Women’s World Boxing Championship just a week away, ‘Guppy’ is on a tour of host city Guwahati to promote the event.

The ten-day long promotional activity will see the official mascot ‘Guppy’ taking a tour of the city and visit schools, residential colonies and important hubs of Guwahati to raise momentum about the mega-event.

Guppy interacted with the locals and indulged them in exciting contests, with a boxing ring also set and Guppy throwing an open challenge to the fans for a bout.

“The promotional activity is crucial for the success of the tournament. We want to create a euphoric environment in the city and want to reach out to every single individual in the city,” Debojjo Maharshi, Chairman, Marketing Commission, BFI said here.

“Through this promotional event, we also want to the urge the residents to come forward and extend a warm welcome to the athletes and dignitaries and make sure that they have a wonderful stay here,” he added.

The week-long fiesta will also hand out gift vouchers and prizes to winners of different contests on social media handles of BFI.

UNI SG AKM

More News
Shivani Amineni of India drubs fellow Indian Kaavya Sawhney to enter quarter final in ITF Juniors

Shivani Amineni of India drubs fellow Indian Kaavya Sawhney to enter quarter final in ITF Juniors

17 Jan 2018 | 9:09 PM

Kolkata, Jan 17 (UNI) Third seed in Girls Singles Under 18, Shivani Amineni of India drubs
fellow Indian Kaavya Sawhney to enter the quarter final of the ongoing DKS ITF Juniors
2018, been held at the red clay courts of the Dakshin Kalikata Sansad here today
Amineni took about 1 hr and 35 minutes to outclass unseeded Sawhney by a straight
6-4,7-5.

 Sharesee more..
Blind Cricket World Cup: India to face Pakistan in summit clash

Blind Cricket World Cup: India to face Pakistan in summit clash

17 Jan 2018 | 8:49 PM

Dubai, Jan 17 (UNI) Continuing their winning streak, a dominant India on Wednesday defeated Bangladesh by 7 wickets at the MCC Ground Ajman, UAE to enter the summit clash of the ongoing Blind Cricket One Day World Cup.

 Sharesee more..

Kyrgios keeps calm and carries on into third round

17 Jan 2018 | 8:23 PM

* Kyrgios shows maturity to beat Troicki
* Distracted by fan and helicopter in second set
* Suffers late wobble but wins in straight sets
By Martyn Herman
MELBOURNE, Jan 17 (Reuters) Nick Kyrgios's new-found calm remained intact despite a night of bizarre distractions as the fiery home favourite outplayed Serbia's Viktor Troicki to reach the Australian Open third round without conceding a set on Wednesday.

 Sharesee more..

Dimitrov survives scare against McDonald to reach third round

17 Jan 2018 | 8:21 PM

By Ian Ransom
MELBOURNE, Jan 17 (Reuters) Third seed Grigor Dimitrov suffered a huge scare against 186th-ranked qualifier Mackenzie McDonald before holding his nerve in a tension-charged decider to win 4-6 6-2 6-4 0-6 8-6 and reach the Australian Open third round on Wednesday.

 Sharesee more..

Five share first round lead at Final Qualifying Stage

17 Jan 2018 | 7:58 PM

Ahmedabad, Jan 17 (UNI) The first round of the PGTI’s Final Qualifying Stage for the 2018
season saw five golfers shoot scores of two-under-70 for the joint lead at the Kensville Golf
& Country Club here today.

 Sharesee more..
image