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3X3 Pro Basketball League to kick-off in India next year

3X3 Pro Basketball League to kick-off in India next year

New Delhi, Aug 19 (UNI) A Pro League of the urban sport- 3x3 Basketball, which has already been inducted in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, will kick-off in India next year before which a special two-day showcase event- 3x3 Road to Mexico will be conducted in Gurugram. The two-day event will be held on September 16 and 17 at the Ambience Mall in Gurugram and apart from cash prizes to the finalists, the winning team at the ‘3x3 Road to Mexico’ will receive an all expenses paid trip to participate the FIBA 3x3 World Tour. The League, which is tentatively scheduled for next year, will witness the participation of six international and six leading Indian club teams. The international teams include Hamamatsu, Alborada, Yokohama (all three are city based teams from Japan), the Malaysian National Team, Sri Lanka President’s Team and a side from Maldives. On the other hand, the Indian teams invited to participate are ONGC, IOB, Railways, Services, Ludhiana Basketball Academy and Vijaya Bank. More UNI KU PY 1842

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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