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Jagan Kumar clinches seventh National title

Chennai, Dec 16 (uni) Nursing severe wrist pain, Jagan Kumar (TVS Racing) managed to finish sixth in the concluding race, but the eight points he scored were sufficient for him to clinch his seventh National title even as Rajiv Sethu led a podium sweep for Honda Ten10 Racing as the curtains came down on the MRF MMSC fmsci Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship 2018 at the MMRT, here on Sunday.
Jagan, who had crashed heavily in the first race yesterday after making contact with team-mate Ahamed Arif, was unable to generate his usual pace and was content to pick up the points he required to seal the championship with 158 points. Ahead of him, Sethu was in a race of his own to win comfortably from team-mates Sarath Kumar and Mathana Kumar to finish second in the championship behind Jagan with 145 points. While Jagan ended the season with two wins, Sethu won four races, but two non-finishes in Round 3, cost him precious points. Mathana (130) ended up third in the championship in this category.
Earlier, Hyderabad’s Sathyanarayana Raju (Gusto Racing) rode a smart race and finish third to take the championship with 159 points in the Pro-Stock 301-400cc category. Another Hyderabad rider, Rahil Pillarishetty (Sparks Racing) won from Prabhu Arnuagiri (Team Alisha Abdullah) who finished second in the championship with 147 points ahead of Amarnath Menon (Gusto Racing, 142).
Karthik Mateti (Sparks Racing), a 19-year old Commerce student from Hyderabad, emerged champion in the Stock 165cc category by scoring his third win in five races to finish the season with 111 points, well clear of team-mate Aditya Rao Immaneni (70). Incidentally, 13-year old schoolboy from Chennai Kavin Samar Quintal (Team RACR), became the youngest rider this season to win championship points as he finished ninth.
In one of the closest-finishes of the season, Bengaluru-based Anish Damodara Shetty (Honda Ten10 Racing) pipped TVS Racing’s Kannan Subramaniam by three-thousandth of a second in the Pro-Stock 165cc race as the duo crossed the line locked together. Shetty had already sealed the championship in this category and ended his season on a successful note.
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Minister to inaugurate Kerala Tennis Academy on Feb 19

18 Feb 2019 | 6:46 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 18 (UNI) Kerala Tennis Academy, set up by the State Government with the aim of hosting world class events and imparting high-quality training to talented youth, will be inaugurated by Minister for Industries, Sports and Youth Affairs E P Jayarajan here on Tuesday.

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Blazer wins 1400 mts 'Alcock Arabian Million'

18 Feb 2019 | 6:05 PM

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Results of 27th day Winter Races

18 Feb 2019 | 5:42 PM

Hyderabad, Feb 18 (UNI) Following are the results of
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Covering pictures of Imran Khan in India unfortunate: PCB

18 Feb 2019 | 5:35 PM

Islamabad, Feb 18 (UNI) The Pakistan Cricket Board has termed the removal of pictures of its former players in some places in India in the wake of Pulwama attack unfortunate and said it will take up the issue with BCCI during the ICC meeting which is scheduled to be held in Dubai on February 28.

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PUMA ropes in magnificent Mary as brand ambassador

18 Feb 2019 | 4:58 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) Global sportswear giant PUMA on Monday roped in six time world boxing champion M C Mary Kom as its brand ambassador for two year period.

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