Thursday, Nov 21 2019 | Time 14:19 Hrs(IST)
image
  • Former Sri Lanka president sworn in as Prime Minister
  • Union Petroleum Minister requests centre to launch a direct flight between Bhubaneswar & Ras-Al-Khaimah
  • Tripura govt proposes empowerment of ADC
  • Cong slams Modi Govt over nomination of Pragya Thakur to Defence Parl committee
  • Major tragedy averted, IED defused on Srinagar-Jammu highway
  • Cinema hall in Anantnag reopened after 30 years
  • All eyes on Shami as India in throes of making yet another cricketing history with pink ball D/N Test against Bangladesh at Eden
  • Six-month-old child found dead at mother's lap on arrival at airport
  • Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa acquitted in museum case
  • Rajiv case convict Robert Pyas gets 30-day parole
  • Cong stages walkout from LS over issue of electoral bonds scheme
  • Vishwanathan to lead India's challenge in Tata Steel Int chess
  • Haren Pandya murder case: SC nixes review petition against conviction of 10
  • PLSV-C47/CARTOSAT-3 mission deferred to Nov 27
  • Major currencies up
Sports


Sherco TVS Rally Factory Team in top three at end of Prologue stage

Erfoud, Sept 23 (UNI) Sherco TVS Rally Factory Team had a successful outing post the Stage 1 of PanAfrica Rally with racers Lorenzo Santolino finishing at P2 and Adrien Metge at P3.
Michael Metge, Johnny Aubert, and Abdul Wahid Tanveer finished the stage at P6, P12, and P15 respectively. The 16th edition of the PanAfrica Rally kicked off on September 21 in Morocco. The 90-kilometer course went through the dunes of Sahara Desert and concluded at Merzouga.

Commenting on the performance David Casteu, Team Manager, Sherco TVS Rally Factory Team said, ''We are elated to see Lorenzo and Adrien showing immense grit in the beginning of the Rally. Michael navigated really well and did a great job at pulling his skills into action.''
''Johnny Aubert is riding the Sherco TVS RTR 450 for the first time in PanAfrica Rally and I am happy that he integrated perfectly with the team. Tanveer continues to learn and is working hard in the race. We are keenly looking forward to the remaining part of the race and wish the team good luck, he added.

Meanwhile, Lorenzo Santolino, Racer, Sherco TVS Rally Factory Team said, ''I am thrilled to complete the stage in top three. I have been able to leverage my navigation training well in Morocco and my bike is in great shape. I look forward to performing consistent in the next six days as well.''

The next stage of the six-day Rally will begin on Tuesday and will cover 275 kilometers around Merzouga.

Rankings for Prologue Stage:
Lorenzo Santolino – P2
Adrien Metge – P3
Michael Metge – P6
Johnny Aubert – P12
Abdul Wahid Tanveer – P15
UNI AVK 1958
More News

Vishwanathan to lead India's challenge in Tata Steel Int chess

21 Nov 2019 | 1:17 PM

Kolkata, Nov 21 (UNI) Former World champ Viswanathan Anand will lead India's challenge
in Tata Steel's Rapid and Blitz chess tournaments being hosted by steel giants in the city
where current World champion Magnus Carlsen from Norway for the first time to play in
India.

see more..
India spinners star in 5-0 series sweep of West Indies

India spinners star in 5-0 series sweep of West Indies

21 Nov 2019 | 12:18 PM

Guyana, Nov 21 (UNI) Half-centuries for Veda Krishnamurthy and Jemimah Rodrigues,
and quality spin bowling led by Anuja Patil's 2/3, as India Women won the fifth and final
T20I against West Indies by 61 runs and sealed the series 5-0.

see more..

ISL’s emerging stars knock on national team doors

21 Nov 2019 | 12:03 PM

Mumbai, Nov 21 (UNI) Igor Stimac sprang a major surprise when he fielded Farukh
Choudhary and Manvir Singh in India’s starting 11 for the FIFA World Cup 2022
qualifier against Oman on Tuesday.

see more..

Portugal Challenger: Mukund-Prashanth register win in double's first round

21 Nov 2019 | 8:32 AM

Chandigarh, Nov 21 (UNI) Indian pair of Sasikumar Mukund and N Vijay Sundar Prashanth defeated third seeds Luca Margaroli of Switzerland and Amdrea Vavassori of Italy in the doubles first round match in the €46,600 Maia Open Challenger Portugal.

see more..

Lavillenie, Adams to join World Athletics Council as full members

21 Nov 2019 | 8:18 AM

Paris, Nov 21 (Xinhua) World Athletics has announced that world pole vault record-holder Renaud Lavillenie of France and four-time world shot put champion Valerie Adams of New Zealand will become the first active athletes to join the World Athletics Council as full voting members, following governance reforms introduced in 2016.

see more..
image