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14th Hero MTB Himalaya biking race to be flagged off on Sep 27

Shimla, Sep 12(UNI) Additional Chief Secretary Tourism Ram Subhag Singh said here Monday that Himalayan Adventure Sports and Tourism Promotion Association (HASTPA) in association with Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation would organise 14th Hero Himalaya 2018 from 27th September to 6th October, 2018.

He informed that the race will be flagged off on the World Tourism Day 27th September from historic Ridge Shimla and will conclude at Dharamshala on 6th October, 2018. He also said that Hero MTB Himalaya is Asia's oldest and among the world toughest cross country marathon style MTB race.
He further said that 75 top ranked cyclists from 14 countries around the World are expected to participate.

President HASTPA Mohit Sood said that the biking race would cover 650 Km in eight stages and nine days. He said that HASTPA has pioneered the advent of adventure of Sports of India with mountain biking which has put Himachal Himalaya at the forefront of mountain biking culture in the country.

Secretary Youth Services and Sports Dinesh Malhotra, Director Tourism Rakesh Kanwar and Senior officers of other departments participated in the meeting.
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Sports University in Manipur, acknowledgement of contributions by sportspersons : Minister

20 Sep 2018 | 3:43 PM

Imphal, Sep 20 (UNI) Thongam Biswajit Singh, Minister of Information today said that the approval for establishment of a sports university in the State is the Centre’s acknowledgement of the State sportspersons’ performances, talents and activities.

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Dravid and Ganguly: Three decades of memories

Dravid and Ganguly: Three decades of memories

20 Sep 2018 | 2:47 PM

Dubai, Sep 20 (UNI) Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly go back a long way, even before
they made their Test debuts together, at Lord’s in 1996, exploding at the international stage.

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If it isn't broken, don't fix it – Kedar Jadhav’s approach to bowling

If it isn't broken, don't fix it – Kedar Jadhav’s approach to bowling

20 Sep 2018 | 2:41 PM

Dubai, Sep 20 (UNI) Kedar Jadhav has credited a refined fitness regimen for his impressive performance against Pakistan in the Asia Cup, saying it had made him “a different cricketer”.

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Shubhankar and Anirban team up to represent India at World Cup of Golf later this year

20 Sep 2018 | 1:55 PM

Kolkata, Sep 20 (UNI) India will be represented by Shubhankar Sharma and Anirban Lahiri at this year’s World Cup of Golf slated to be held at The Metropolitan Golf Club in Melbourne, Australia, from November 21 to 25.

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Indian girls drubbed Pakistan 4-0 in AFC Cup under -16 in Ulaan Baatar

20 Sep 2018 | 1:21 PM

Ulaan Baator, Sep 20 (UNI) The Indian girls dished out another stellar
performance in the ongoing AFC U-16 Women's Championship Qualifier to
churn out a spectacular 4-0 win against arch-rivals Pakistan at the
MFF Stadium in Ulaanbaatar on Wednesday.

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