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ISA National Jr Open 2-Star Squash tourney from Feb 14-16

Chennai. Feb 12 (UNI) In all 170 boys and girls from 12 states,
a majority from Tamil Nadu, would vie for honours in the ISA
Junior Circuit-I Squash Open championship to be held here
from February 14 to 16.
Some of the top juniors like K S Arihant (Boys U-13), Sreeman
Raghavan (Boys U-17), Khusboo (Girls U-13), and Pooja Aarthi
(Girls U-15) will be seen in action in this SRFI National 2-Star
tournament, being hosted by the TNSRA to support and promote
lower ranked players, who could gain in rankings.
In the previous years TNSRA had been focusing mostly on four
star tournaments which helped mostly the higher-ranked players.
Subject to sponsors support, the state body hopes to conduct four
to six events in the course of this year, a TNSRA release said on
Meanwhile, SRFI sources told UNI that this was for the the first
time TNSRA was hosting a 2-Star tournament, which would provide
lower ranked players to gain more rankings and rub shoulders with
higher ranked players in 3-Star and 4-star tournaments.
''Apart from increasing the Squash activity among the juniors, such
events will also expose them to more competitions which will enable
them to gain rankings'', the sources said.
The tournament would be played on knock out basis over the next
three days at the Indian Squash Academy courts here.
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Top seed Isner into last four at New York Open

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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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