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Jaisalmer gears up to hold Int'l Army scout masters competition from July 24

Chandigarh, May 16 (UNI) The fifth International Army Scout Masters Competition which is set to kick off from July 24 here, will witness participation of the Mechanised Infantry Scout Teams of eight countries including Russia who is the founding member of this format of International Army Games.
The Competition will continue till August 17, where host India will participate along with other countries Armenia, Belarus, China, Kazakhstan, Russia, Uzbekistan and Zimbabwe.
The Russian delegation and senior military & diplomatic dignitaries from participating countries visited Jaisalmer Military Station recently.
Head of the Russian delegation Lieutenant General Budyshkin Albert Alienvich expressed confidence that India will provide the right opportunity for all teams to excel and bring long term tangible benefits to International Military Cooperation.
The delegates were shown and briefed on the special training facilities created at Jaisalmer and Pokhran.
The International Army Scout Masters Competition will be conducted in five stages, which will test the overall skills of Mechanised Infantry Scouts in simulated battle field scenarios.
The combat skills will be adjudicated by a panel of international judges and referees.
The competition will also showcase combat training and promote camaraderie amongst the contestants, facilitate sharing of best practices as well as develop military and technical cooperation between participating nations.
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Sydney FC overcome Perth in nail-biting A-League final

Sydney FC overcome Perth in nail-biting A-League final

19 May 2019 | 7:44 PM

Sydney, May 19 (Xinhua) Sydney FC claimed their fourth Australian A-League title on Sunday, overcoming Perth Glory in a nail-biting contest that finished in a penalty shoot-out, after scores were locked at 0-0 at the end of extra time.

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Kohli becomes first cricketer to reach 100 million followers on social media

Kohli becomes first cricketer to reach 100 million followers on social media

19 May 2019 | 7:24 PM

New Delhi, May 19 (UNI) India skipper Virat Kohli has achieved another feat to become the first cricketer to reach 100 million followers on social platform while Portugal star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has 167 million followers.

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'Anjeze' wins Million

19 May 2019 | 5:50 PM

Bengaluru, May 19 (UNI) Favourite 'Anjeze' ably ridden by Ace Jockey Patel Trevor
easily won the Sir Cecil Youngsters Million, the first classic event of Bengaluru
Summer Meeting 2019 races held here on Sunday.

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Australia's bowling is absolutely critical, says Justin Langer

Australia's bowling is absolutely critical, says Justin Langer

19 May 2019 | 4:36 PM

Sydney, May 19 (UNI) Pointing out that the bowling would be the game changer in the conditions of England, where the ICC Men's cricket World Cup will commence later this month, Australian coach Justin Langer said that his team's 'bowling' is absolutely critical.

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Bravo, Pollard named in W Indies reserve players list for World Cup 2019

Bravo, Pollard named in W Indies reserve players list for World Cup 2019

19 May 2019 | 3:33 PM

Saint John's, May 19 (UNI) West Indies Cricket board has announced a ten-man reserve squad list for the upcoming World Cup 2019 with the likes of Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo and Sunil Ambris featuring in it.

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