Saturday, Feb 22 2020 | Time 19:19 Hrs(IST)
image
  • UP govt suspends Unnao DM, transfers 10 IAS officers
  • Basic amenities to be further strengthened in Jharkhand: Hemant
  • Best wishes to Fadnavis for good work in Delhi: Jayant Patil
  • British followed "divide and rule", Modi following "divert and rule": Kanhaiya
  • Bengal Governor condoles death of academician-turned-politician Krishna Bose
  • Make agriculture more attractive and sustainable: Venkaiah Naidu
  • Ranji Trophy, QF: Gujarat dominate, Saurashtra in command against Andhra
  • Ranji Trophy, QF: Gujarat dominate, Saurashtra in command against Andhra
  • Internet, social media have democratised journalism, but brought many anxieties: Prez
  • Nirbhaya case: Convict Vinay Sharma's plea nixed
  • Capable of contesting Aurangabad municipal polls alone: Congress
  • Gaping digital divide in Commonwealth: Study
  • Delray Beach Open: Sharan-Sitak lose to Bryan brothers in quarterfinal
  • PM Modi not accompanying President Trump to Agra, Defence, security, energy tie ups likely
Sports


Milky Moo Championship East Zone Feeder & Sub Junior Tour launches in Kolkata

Kolkata, Apr 3 (UNI) Milk Mantra, India's 1st VC funded agri food & beverage startup,
today announced the Milky Moo Championship East Zone Feeder & Sub Junior Tour
at a press conference held at Royal Calcutta Golf Club.
This season marks the second year of Milk Mantra’s association with the Indian
Golf Union East Zone Feeder & Sub Junior Tour after a successful involvement in
2017.
On this occasion, Srikumar Misra, Founder and MD of Milk Mantra said, “With a
focus on ‘Nutrition & Health’ Milk Mantra is actively building a sports platform which
will make adults and children aware of the nutritional quality of foods they consume.
We have been working closely with sports professionals to reach out to sports
communities within East India to encourage young adults through various sports
tournaments.”
“Last season too, we had associated with the East Zone feeder tour and the spirit
and enthusiasm the kids displayed meant they need as much support and
encouragement as kids playing other sports.Beside golf, we also have the Milky Moo
Tennis Championship and are actively looking at a junior football league too. We intend
to supportsports programs and events as we know the future champions and Olympians
are going to emerge from the juniors who are playing the game today,” he said.
The 7th season of the tour will travel to top six golf clubs of the region starting from
Jamshedpur and then moving to Shillong, Bhubaneswar and finally a double-header
in Kolkata.
There are five age categories in which the up & coming talent will compete and the
order of merit toppers at the conclusion of the season will qualify for the IGU Feeder
Tour National Finals.One of the two National Finals will be hosted in the east.
Last year, Samridh Sen (Category A), Aroush Tagore (Category B), Ramayush Ray
(Category C), Anshul Mishra (Category D) topped the Boys Order of Merit while Vasavi
Modi (Category A), Vibha Nath (Category B), Karishma Samadder (Category C) and
Anaahat Bindra (Category D) were perched atop the Girls Order of Merit.
Prashant Agarwal clinched the Open Category E honors.
“The IGU takes great pride in conducting opportunities for young promising kids to
showcase their talent and commitment to the game. The Feeder Tour is a part of the
same endeavour. We are delighted that Milky Moo has chosen to support the full 7th
season,” said Satbinder Singh, Chairman – East Zone Council, Indian Golf Union.
The first event of the season, Beldih Juniors teed off today at Beldih Club in
Jamshedpur and the two day championship will be followed by Golmuri Juniors on
April 5-6 at Golmuri Club.
UNI BM
More News

Delray Beach Open: Sharan-Sitak lose to Bryan brothers in quarterfinal

22 Feb 2020 | 6:06 PM

Florida, Feb 22 (UNI) India's number two doubles player Divij Sharan and his Kiwi partner Artem Sitak lost to defending champions Mike and Bob Bryan in the quarterfinals of the Delray Beach Open here.

see more..

Top-seed Halep eases past Brady to reach Dubai final

22 Feb 2020 | 5:42 PM

Beijing, Feb 22 (Xinhua) Top-seeded Simona Halep easily defeated US qualifier Jennifer Brady 6-2, 6-0 to reach the Dubai Tennis Championships final on Saturday.

see more..

Rybakina edges Martic to reach Dubai Championships final

22 Feb 2020 | 5:41 PM

Beijing, Feb 22 (Xinhua) Kazakh Elena Rybakina cruised past eighth-seeded Petra Martic in the semifinal of the Dubai Championships on Saturday.

see more..

Lagat trains on hilly terrain in Kenya for US Olympic marathon qualifier

22 Feb 2020 | 5:39 PM

Nairobi, Feb 22 (Xinhua) Kenyan-born American runner Bernard Lagat has wound up his Kenyan training camp as he aims to seal his sixth show in marathon at the Tokyo Olympic Games.

see more..

China football authority to introduce extra transfer window due to COVID-19 outbreak

22 Feb 2020 | 5:33 PM

Beijing, Feb 22 (Xinhua) The Chinese Football Association (CFA) announced on Saturday that an extra transfer window will be introduced before the kick-off of its affiliated professional leagues, which have been delayed due to the COVID-19 epidemic.

see more..
image