|HSS Ramban wins Kabaddi, Volleyball tourney|
|RAMBAN, Mar 23: As a Part of Civic Action Programme, Kabaddi and Volleyball tournament organized by IRP 9th Battalion at Government Hr Secondary School Ramban concluded today.
The tournament was organised under the supervision of Commandant IRP 9th Battalion, Abrar Ahmed Choudhary and assisted by Dy, Commandant, Amit Bhasin was the chief guest on the concluding day.
The Tournament was organized by 9th Battalion Indian reserve police (IRP) Maitra . A total of 8 teams from the district participated in the Tournament.
The final Volleyball match of the Tournament, played between High Sec Schol Ramban (A) and High Sec School Ramban (B) and , the match was won by HSS Ramban (B) by 3-2.
In Kabaddi, final match was played between HSS Ramban (C)and HSS Ramban (A), in which He Sec.Sch...|
|Trail cum Selection for North Zone Kabaddi Championship|
|JAMMU, Mar 23: President of Jammu & Kashmir Amateur Kabaddi Association Anil Gupta told that the trail for Senior Kabaddi Players in Boys & Girls section are going to be held on tomorrow at Green Field Gandhi Nagar, Jammu on 4:00 p.m. sharp.
The weight category for Boys section is below 85 kg and for Girls Section below 75 kg.
Further the players must be registered with Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India and no player will be selected/allowed to participate without registration for North Zone Kabaddi Championship to be held on Chandigarh....|
|Playing with my father in the same match was special, says Heath Streak|
|MUMBAI, Mar 23: Zimbabwean coach Heath Streak was not surprised when he learnt that West Indies' Shivnarine Chanderpaul and his son Tagenarine recently played together in the same first-class match.
Interestingly, also the half centuries by both Chanderpauls came for Guyana in their match against Jamaica in Kingston:
Heath Streak and his father Denis also played together in the same first-class match before the Chanderpauls. Streaks played for Matabeleland in Zimbabwe's Logan Cup final in Bulawayo in April 1996.
"Having my father play with me in the same match was special as he was my mentor and inspiration", Heath Streak, speaking exclusively over his mobile from Harare, said.
When asked - who was under pressure, the father or the son, Heath Streak says, "probably my father as his...|
|Srinagar to get football stadium as per FIFA norms|
|SRINAGAR, Mar 23: Bakshi Stadium is all set to be developed as a modern football stadium as per the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) norms at an estimated cost of Rs 48 crore.
This was stated at a meeting convened by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, to take stock of State Sports Council activities.
Khan, who is also head of Divisional Sports Committee, was briefed that Bakshi stadium will be developed according to the FIFA norms in 12 working months. It was said that the stadium will have flood lights, six entry and exit points, modern pavilion, food court and other state of art facilities.
On the occasion, the Div Com directed for expediting work on the prestigious project so that it can be completed in a time-bound manner. He asked...|
|BSF organises Inter-Battalian Athletic Competition|
|JAMMU, Mar 23: BSF Jammu, Inter-Battalion Frontier Level Athletic Competition 2017-18 was organised by BSF from March 20 to 23 in Paloura Camp BSF.
Overall team trophy was clinched by 152 Bn BSF among 16 teams. Ct Saurabh Singh from 97 Bn was declared best athlete for his overall performance .
Chief guest of the closing ceremony, Ram Awtar, IG BSF, congratulated the winners and boost up the participants for their enthusiastic and vibrant game which made tournament successful. The sports competition was attended by more than 200 players from all 16 Battalions of BSF Jammu Frontier.
The tradition of sportsmanship in forces inculcate the leadership qualities, spirit of adventure and sportsmanship amongst the soldiers performing round the clock vigil to the nation....|
|Range level sports festival concludes at Doda|
|JAMMU, Mar 23: Four Day Range level sports festival concluded at Sports Stadium Doda which was organized by Doda Police under civic action programme.
Addl DC Doda Mohammad Hanief was the chief guest while Principal Higher Secondary School Doda Tanveer Ahmed Wani and Principal Police Public School Doda Raiz Ahmed Mintoo were the guests of Honours.
The final matches of Cricket, Kabaddi and Tug of War were played which were witnessed by the huge gathering from Doda and adjoining areas. Cricket match was played between the teams of Kishtwar and Ramban.
The toss was won by Kishtwar and they elected to bat first. Kishtwar team scored 157 runs in 15 overs for the loss of 09 wickets.
While chasing the target, Ramban team scored 84 runs only in 11 overs and was lost by 73 runs. Mub...|
|State Tennis Ball Cricket meet gets underway|
|JAMMU, Mar 23: The 9th State Tennis Ball Championship, organised J&K Tennis Ball Cricket Association, got underway at Green Field Ground, here today.
In all, eight teams are taking part in this knock-out competition. The competition was declared open by District Youth Services and Sports Officer (DYSS), Jammu, Sukhdev Raj Sharma. He interacted with the teams playing in the opening match and encouraged them.
The details Pooch bt Kashmir Division by 19 runs; Jammu district bt Kishtwar by three wickets; Reasi bt Kashmir Division by four wickets; Kathua bt Kargil by five wickets; Kathua bt Kargil five wickets....|
|JCC decimates NCC in 1st State Level Chief Minister's Cup|
|JAMMU, Mar 23: JCC decimate NCC in the semifinal of the 1st State Level Chief Minister's Cup turf 50 over turf Cricket tournament played at Gharota.
Shubam Pundir main architect of the victory having scored 112 magnificient runs remaining not out .
Guru Pratap gets 5 wicket haul.
In today’s s match, Gharota, JCC won the toss and opted to bat. Their batting looked like heading to a disaster when they lost Jaswinder Singh, Surya Mahotra and Guru Pratap were out respectively for 15 and 12 runs having played nearly 94 balls for their partnership of 26 runs.
The fourth wicket to fall was Paras Sharma for 14 individual runs when the team aggregate was 61 in 26 overs. The team was aborted from landing into low score by Shubam Pundir 112 not out and Rohan Koul 48 not out in 29 balls.
|Range level Sports festival organises at Doda|
|JAMMU, Mar 22: Ramban defeated Doda in the Range Level Sport Festival in cricket tie played at Sport Stadium Doda .
The Semifinal matches of Kabaddi and Tug of War were also played.
In cricket, the toss was won by Ramban and they elected to bat first. Ramban team scored 80 runs in 13 overs all out, chasing the target, Doda team scored 63 runs in 12 overs and was defeated in the semi final match by 17 runs.
Kabaddi match was played between Doda and Kishtwar, Doda teams won the Kabaddi match by 21 points whereas Tug of War was played between Ramban and Kishtwar, Kishtwar team won the match. Final match of Cricket between Kishtwar and Ramban, Kabaddi match between Doda and Ramban and Tug of war between Doda and Ramban shall be held on 23.03.2017 at the same venue.
SSP Doda Moha...|
|Judo competition concludes|
|JAMMU, Mar 22: J&K State Judo Championship was concluded today at Indoor Sports Complex MA Stadium Jammu
The Championship is being organized under the chairmanship of Vikas where in nearly 200 Judokas from all over District participated.
The details: Gold Medal : Vigneshwar, Agyastay, Mrithan, Gourav, Charu Lata, Taneja, Arnav, Aryan Shah, Akshay, Ujwal, Sonakshi, Akriti, Rahul Dogra, Abhijeet Dogra, Ishan, Fajor Ali, Khushi, Nirali, Varun, Azim, Vanshika, Anirudh, Vikram, Banu Pratap, Bagh Hussain, Shukham Singh, Munesh Khajuria, Kumakishi, Rahat, Tahir Ahmed, Ranjodh, Sajan Sharma, pawan Kumar, Akshay Choudhary, Shubam,
Silver medal : Satyam , George, Pratham, Sahil, Hardhik, Vidushi, Shivam, Gourav, Jatin, Shukender, Manya, Amisha, Oum Biloria, Ansh Asim, Burooj, Arti Devi, S...|
|St. Mary's School holds annual Sports meet|
|JAMMU, Mar 22: The spirit of convivial competition came alive when St. Mary's Infant Convent School (formerly St. Mary's Infant Pre School) hosted its first Annual Sports Meet wherein young and rollicking champions of the school were exposed to a plethora of physical recreational activities that splattered a riot of sporting hues on their learning canvas and inculcated valuable lessons of sportsmanship in the infants.
The lighting of the ceremonial torch by the gracious hands of Anna Mary, Chairperson of the school, marked the inauguration of the sports meet which was followed by the torchbearer run around the field by the head boy of the school, Adrian Raj Anthony, giving a shot in the arm to the prefects to confidently lead their comrades in a well synchronized march-past exhibiting a ...|
|Venkatpathi Raju in race for spin bowling coaching in Bangladesh|
|MUMBAI, Mar 22: India's former spinner Venkatapathy Raju is one of the contenders for the coaching role in Bangladesh. This was revealed by Nazmul Hasan Papon, the p[resident of the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB).
Speaking exclusively, he said, "we have shortlisted Raju and Sunil Joshi's names for the post of a spin bowling coach with our national team. In fact, we wanted any one of them on the current Sri Lanka tour but owing to their non-availability immediately, we could not sign any of these two".
Sunil Joshi is contacted with the Asam team and is not available till next month. Raju was working with the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) but is free now, it is learnt here.
"We have time to sign any of these two before our next international tour", the BCB chief added.
|IRP-4th Bn organises athletic meet|
|JAMMU, Mar 22: Indian Reserve Police 4th Bn has organized an athletic meet under Civic Action Plan at Jammu University.
The meet was inaugurated by SSP Commandant IR- 4th Battalion, Rashmi Wazir.
Speaking on the occasion, Rashmi Wazir stressed that IRP is organizing various programmes under the Civic Action programme to provide opportunities to the youth and improve police public interaction.
On the occasion the participating schools were also provided with sports kits comprising of Badminton rackets, Badminton Net, Carom Boards and Skipping Ropes.
Dy CO. Mohammad Aslam, Dy.SP's Rajni Sharma, Ram Singh, Sajad Ahmad Khan, Kahaliq Hussain, Insp. Anil Sagar, Insp. lndpal Singh and other officers/officials of the Battalion were also present on the occasion....|
|Sonam, Shashi top attend Belayers’ course|
|JAMMU, Mar 21: Sonam Sidharth, Joint Secretary and Shashi Kant, a senior member of Tawi Trekkers J&K left today for Delhi to attend Belayers’ course at Indian Mountaineering Foundation, New Delhi, the apex body for adventure sports in the country.
The four day course is being conducted by Indian Mountaineering Foundation from 22nd to 25th March, 2017 for limited participants from all the zones of the country. However, only those climbers who possess practical knowledge in sport climbing are eligible for the course.
Whereas Shashi Kant, the present trainer of the State Sport Climbing team who qualified as a Belayer with A grade last year, has been selected by Indian Mountaineering Foundation as an understudy faculty for the course, Sonam Sidharth, a trained mountaineer and a senior spor...|
|Judo competition begins |
|JAMMU, Mar 21: Two days long J&K State Judo Championship began today at Indoor Sports Complex MA Stadium Jammu
Near about 200 Judokas from all over District and JKP participated in the Championship.
The details: Boys : 20 Kg : Aman, Aadvik, Satyksh and Bridvik. 25 Kg : Anish Bhat, Ayush Koul, Udheyvir and Bhanu.30 Kg : Swyam Ganjoo, Veer Vansh, Rishat and Akshit Gandhi. +35 Kg : Shivam, Rakshit , Ravis and Rohan.
Girls : 20 Kg : Ridhi Bhagat, Mehak Koul, Meena and Sonam. 25 Kg : Haniskha, Priksha Kow, Lavanya Koul. 30kg : Akshita, Mannat Ganjoo , Aruhi and Sanya. +35 Kg : Shikha, Aruchi, Ridma and Sandya.
Distt Kathua competition: Gold Medal winners: Danish, Sumit Chadha, Goutam, Ravis Sharma, Mohd Irfan, Alankrit Patyal, Mohit, Goutam, Anirudh Singh, Vishabjeet , Bagh Huss...|
|WGAJK to hold State Winter Games at Gulmarg from Apr 1|
|JAMMU, Mar 21: The Winter Games Association of Jammu and Kashmir plans to hold State Winter Games from April 1 to 3 at Gulmarg.
Different events like Alpine Skiing, Nordic skiing and Snowboarding competitions will be held in different categories and age groups like senior men and women, Junior and Sub-Junior boys and girls born in 1996-97-98; 1999-2000, 2001-02 and 2003-04 categories.
For Snowboarding there will be only Senior and junior male categories. While for Nordic Ski there will be only senior men and women categories. Those of the boys and girls who obtain first 4 positions will be selected for future national ski and snowboarding championships to be held in 2018. The previous selected junior will however take part in the junior ski championship if conducted in Kashmir this ...|
|State Level Chief Minister's Cup|
|JCC defats Baramula Club by 9 wks|
|JAMMU, Mar 21: JCC proves to be better than Baramula Cricket Club Kashmir Defeat them by 9 wickets in the 1st State Level Chief Minister's Cup 50 over Cricket tournament being organized at Country Cricket Academy Gharota.
Earlier, restrict Baramula Cricket Club Kashmir to 110 runs who opted to bat after winning the toss. Rohit was spectacular with 10 overs for 17 runs and 5 prized wickets. Deepak Dogra felled 3 giving 22 runs in 9.3 overs. JCC Achieved the target in 16 overs.
Sahil Mohtra from JCC scored a 50 not out studded with 7 fours and 1 six. Gurupratap made 40 not out Mujeeb from Baramula was the lone wicket taker who claimed Jasvinder Singh for 15.
JCC are now in the finals where they are placed against NCC for a contest for a place in finals. On the other hand there i...|
|Atya Patya selection trails on Mar 24|
|JAMMU, Mar 21: The J&K Atya Patya Association is going to conduct selection trails of state team at Gindun Stadium Srinagar on March 24 for participation of state team in 2nd Senior Federation Cup Atya Patya championship to be held at Govt Degree College (Boys) Anantnag from March 29 to 31.
All interested players are requested to report Gindun Stadium Raj Bagh Srinagar on March 24,2017 or players can contact Mudasir Hassan General Secretary of state Association at 7006514643. The championship is going to organise by J&K Atya Patya Association under the Auspicious of Atya Patya Federation of India and sponsored by J&K State Sports Council....|
|National Classic Power-lifting championship begins|
|Zulfkar for capacity building in sports sector to improve performance|
|JAMMU, Mar 21: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today said it is imperative to initiate reforms in sports administration to improve performance in international sporting events.
Speaking during inaugural session of the National Classic Power-lifting championship at MA Stadium, the Minister said that India has a huge young population and is rich in human resources; however its performance in international sporting events is to be enhanced and accelerated.
Lauding the role of sports bodies, the Minister, urged them to work in a professional manner to change the overall situation across the state and country. He said the Sports administrators should design strategies to identify sporting talent in rural areas at an early age and groom them.
|"No big deal" in officiating in Pakistan, says a Sri Lankan umpire|
|MUMBAI, Mar 21: It was not a "big deal" in officiating as an umpire in Pakistan, according to Ranmore Martinesz.
The 50-year-old umpire from Sri Lanka was one of the umpires for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final in Pakistan earlier this month.
Roshan Mahanama, the former ICC match-referee from Sri Lanka, also acted as an official (referee) for the final played at the Gadaffi Stadium.
"I was invited by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and was looked after well by them". Martinsz, speaking exclusively, said.
International matches are not played in Pakistan (though Zimbabwe visited there last year) following the attack on the bus and van carrying Sri Lanka players and the ICC match-officials in March 2009.
Ranmore Martinesz was non-committal on the resumption of cricket in Paki...|
|DGP declares open 11th North Kashmir Sports Festival at Baramulla|
|JAMMU, Mar 20: Director General of Police (DGP), Dr S P Vaid has said that continuous initiatives are taken to bring all round improvement in the functioning of State Police to serve the people better. He has sought people’s cooperation in the fight against drug abuse in order to save our future generation.
Dr Vaid said this while addressing civil society members and senior citizens at Baramulla and Kupwara during his day long visit to North Kashmir districts today. He said that people’s cooperation is imperative for successful policing and the cops also have to address the concerns of the public to change their perception for the force. Various initiatives have been taken to strengthen police-public bonds and contribute together in reforming the society which is need of the hour, said...|
|Football camp begins at MA Stadium|
|JAMMU, Mar 20: A week long under- 16 Football coaching camp commenced today at MA Stadium ,Jammu.
Around 100 players including boys and girls who have participated in the coaching camp. The camp was conducted by State awardee International Footballer and Member J&K State council Arun Malhotra in collaboration with J&K state sports council .
In the coaching camp basic techniques and skills shall impart to the budding players also during the entire camp players will also come to know about the professionalism of the game and implement it in national /international level. It is pertinent to mention here that Arun has provide sports kit/stuff to all the participants for their encouragement .
On the inauguration of the coaching camp Vipan Gupta(AGM-JKBank) , along with Zameer Thakur (Pr...|
|Cycling Championship concludes|
|JAMMU, Mar 20: Jammu and Kashmir Cycling Association conducted State Cycling Championship at M.A Stadium.
In this championship more than 100 cyclists of state were participants and all participants show their strength, speed and endurance. Adnan Muzaffar (Badgam), Bashart Ahadmir (Srinagar), Mashooq Maqbool (Badgam) stood first, second and third respectively in under 14 boys section, in sub junior boys section Suhail Ahmed Dar (Badgam), Sheikh (Badgam), Mashooq Ah (Srinagar) stood first, second and third respectively, in junior boys section Abid Rehman (Badgam), Momis Ismeil (Badgam), Mushtaq Ahmed (Srinagar), Akash Bhat (Jammu) stood first, second, third and fourth respectively.
In girls section Kajal Devi (Samba), Tamana Sharma (Samba), Priya Sharma (Samba) stood first, second an...|
|Amanullah T-20 tourney: GCC Humhama emerges winner|
|JAMMU, Mar 20: In the ongoing cricket tournament organized by JKAP 13th Bn in memory of Sub Inspector Amanullah, today a match was played at Armed Complex Humhama in Budgam district.
The match was played Between GCC Humhama and Shaheen Cricket Club Wothora. GCC Humhama won the toss and elected the bat first. Chasing the target Shaheen Cricket Club Wothora fell short of four runs. Ajaz Ahmad was declared man of the match for his outstanding performance....|
|MPHS Baliharan Pattan lifts Volleyball trophy|
|JAMMU, Mar 20: The final match of Volley ball tournament organized by IRP 3rd Bn under civic action programme was played at Pattan today. SDM Pattan Shri Sarafraz Mohammad was the chief guest on the occasion.
The final match was played between Madina Public School Baliharan Pattan and Government Boys High School Gund Khaja Qasim Pattan in which former emerged a winners.
The winner and runners up teams were presented trophies and medals, besides certificates of participation, Sports kits and uniform items were given to all the participant team members.
During the award ceremony, momentous and commendation certificates were also presented to ZEO Singhpora, Principle Madina Public School Baliharan Pattan and Headmaster Government Boys High School Gund Khaja Qasim Pattan.
Commandant IRP 3...|