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Bhopal to host 39th Junior Rowing Championship

Chandigarh, Sept 12 (UNI) Bhopal will host the 39th Junior Rowing Championship to be held at Bhopal (MP) from October 2 to 7. With a view to selecting the state team, the Chandigarh Rowing Association conducted State Junior Rowing Championship to select the team.

According to CRA Secretary Rajiv Sharma the following rowers were selected by the selection panel for the Bhopal Junior Nationals.

Boys: Single Sculls(1X) Predhuman Singh. Double Sculls: (2X) Savinay Singh and Prabal Dalal. Coxless fours (4-) Gurcharan, Varun Antil, Rajat Kumar and Sudarshan. Reserve: Ayushman.
Coach-cum-manager: Arvind Sehgal.

In the State Junior Rowing Championship for selection, Preduman Singh used his oars strongly to earn the first position in the single sculls event. He covered the distance in 3.57:24. Savinay Singh and Prabal Dalal crossed the finishline first in the double sculls by clocking 4.35:06
In the coxless fours category, Gurcharan, Varun Antil, Rajat Kumar and Sudarshan timed 3.45:98 to take the top position.
Meanwhile, the Chandigarh Rowing Association felicitated Pooja, who donned India colour in the Jakarta Asian Games.
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Attapattu returns as Sri Lanka Women name T20I squad to face India

18 Sep 2018 | 9:26 PM

Colombo, Sep 18 (UNI) After missing the Women's T20I Asia Cup through illness,
Chamari Atapattu will return to captain Sri Lanka Women in the five-match T20I
series against India Women.

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Asia Cup: India post 285 runs against Hong Kong, Shikhar hits ton

Asia Cup: India post 285 runs against Hong Kong, Shikhar hits ton

18 Sep 2018 | 9:19 PM

New Delhi, Sep 18 (UNI) Shikhar Dhawan smashed century, as India set a target of 286 runs against Hong Kong in their opening match of six-nation Asia cup on Tuesday at Dubai in UAE.

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Kin of Pakistan captain pray for Indian team

18 Sep 2018 | 8:06 PM

New Delhi, Sep 18 (UNI) Mehboob Hasan, kin of Pakistan cricket team captain Sarfaraz Ahmed, strongly desires that India win Asia Cup, besides Wednesday's match to be played against Pakistan.

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Mohun Bagan scripted history by becoming unbeaten CFL champions after 8 years

18 Sep 2018 | 8:01 PM

Kolkata, Sep 18 (UNI) Conceding a goal in the 72nd minute, Mohun Bagan rallied
brilliantly in the fag end to score two goals in a gap of seven minutes to emerge
unbeaten Calcutta Football League (CFL) for the first time in eight years with 2-1
triumph over Mohammedan Sporting in a mini derby at Salt Lake Stadium here
on Tuesday
The Mariners became the champ for the first time this season after 2009 following
their win in the previous game against Calcutta Customs by two goals last week, but
question was there if they remain undefeated in the last play of the 12-team fixture
for premier division league.

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Wrestler Sunil Kumar wins gold at World Firefighters games

18 Sep 2018 | 7:46 PM

New Delhi, Sep 18, (UNI) Indian wrestler Sunil Kumar clinched gold in the 84 kg category at 13th World Firefighters Games in Chungju, South Korea, on Monday.

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