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Host J&K, Delhi register wins on opening day of Santosh Trophy

Katra (Jammu), Feb 11 (UNI) The host Jammu and Kashmir and Delhi registered victories by defeating their respective rivals on the opening day of the week-long 73rd Senior National Football Championship for Santosh Trophy (North Zone qualifying round) commenced here with fanfare.
J&K defeated Uttrakhand by three goals to one.
J&K Skipper Gautam Mehra scored the first goal in the 24th minute while Aakif Javaid (87th) and Shakir Ahmad Sheikh (83rd penalty) were other scorers.
Earlier, Uttrakhand took the first lead netting the ball in very seventh minute through Vishal Nagarkoti.
Meanwhile Delhi outplayed Chandigarh by a solitary goal.
In all, eight teams from North Indian States are competing in this qualify round for the National Championship. Other four participating teams are Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh.
Earlier the Championship was declared open by the Advisor to the Governor, K Vijay Kumar.
Mr Kumar also felicitated international football player from the State, Arun Malhotra after unfurling the AIFF flag to formally declare the tournament open.
However, the opening day could not attract the crowd in large to the venue.
In Group-B on Tuesday, Punjab will take on Haryana and Uttar Pradesh will meet Himachal Pradesh.
The competition is actively supported by JKSSC, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB) and J&K Bank Ltd.

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Lack of facilities force sports persons to play on behalf of other states: AAP

16 Feb 2019 | 2:54 PM

Chandigarh, Feb 16( UNI) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has expressed its concern over the way sports persons in the state were being treated, stating that the move had led promising players with no options but to play on behalf of others states.

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Top seed Isner into last four at New York Open

16 Feb 2019 | 2:13 PM

Washington, Feb 16 (Xinhua) Top seed John Isner of the United States advanced to the semifinals of the New York Open after beating No 7 seed Jordan Thompson of Australia 6-4, 6-1.

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Pulwama terror attack: Kohli postpones Indian Sports Honour

16 Feb 2019 | 2:02 PM

New Delhi, Feb 16 (UNI) Indian Captain Virat Kohli has postponed the RP-SG Indian Sports Honours, which was to take place on Saturday, as 'a mark of respect' to 40 CRPF personnel martyred in Pulwama terror attack on February 14.

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Bayern reap 3-2 win over Augsburg in German Bundesliga

16 Feb 2019 | 6:45 AM

Berlin, Feb 16 (Xinhua) Bayern Munich came back twice to overpower Augsburg 3-2 on Kingsley Coman's first-half brace in the opener of the Bundesliga 22nd round on Friday.

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Sala's body arrives in Argentina for funeral

16 Feb 2019 | 6:30 AM

Buenos Aires, Feb 16 (Xinhua) The body of late Argentinian footballer Emiliano Sala arrived in Buenos Aires on Friday in preparation for his funeral on Saturday.

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