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J&K needs 2,500 playfields: State Sport Council

Srinagar, Mar 18 :Jammu and Kashmir needs 2500 playfields for its 1.21 crore population to harness its true sporting potential and take sports from the capitals to other districts and towns of the state, according to the State Sports Council. Officials at the supervisory body for sports activities in the state, feel that the existing […]

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Tourism deptt organises ski, snowboarding at Doodhpathri

Tourism deptt organises ski, snowboarding at Doodhpathri

Doodhpathri: In order to tap the winter potential of the Doodhpathri tourist resort, the department of tourism Kashmir Saturday organised ski and snowboarding event here in which scores of the players and tourists participated. Doodhpathri is a newly developed summer off-beat destination in Budgam district just 42 kilometers from Srinagar district at an altitude of […]

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SSL holds grand function to draw pools 

Baramulla, March 18: A grand function of Sopore Super League (SSL) 2018 was held at Nafees Restaurant, Palhallan Pattan. The tournament is all set to host 45 teams and regarding the same random drawing for pools was held. Each pool will comprise of 05 teams as the teams were prearranged into 09 pools.  On the […]

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Kashmir Knights thrash Sopore Cricket Academy in a one-sided clash

Kashmir Knights thrash Sopore Cricket Academy in a one-sided clash

Wular Premier League - 2018

Baramulla, March 18: Kashmir Knights started off ‘Wular Premier League’ in style as they registered an emphatic win over Sopore Cricket Academy in the inaugural match of ‘Wular Premier League-2018’.  Sunday, here at Sheikh-ul-Alam Sports Stadium (Tarzoo) spectators had come in turnstile numbers to enjoy the “game of the spring”. Batting first after winning the […]

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Shakib, Nurul fined by ICC for separate incidents

Shakib, Nurul fined by ICC for separate incidents

COLOMBO: Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan was on Saturday fined 25 per cent of his match fees and handed a demerit point for “remonstrating” umpires’ decision during their Twenty20 match against Sri Lanka, in Colombo on Friday. Reserve player Nurul Hasan was also fined 25 per cent of his match fees and given one demerit […]

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Afridi becomes first Pakistani to take 300 T20 wickets

SHARJAH: Former captain and all-rounder Shahid Afridi on Friday became the first ever Pakistani to bag 300 T20 wickets. Afridi, 38, reached the milestone during his team Karachi Kings’ PSL league match against Islamabad United. His 300th scalp came after a quicker delivery that smashed into Chadwick Walton’s stumps, with the triumphant spinner celebrating the […]

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Ankita Raina ends singles title drought, wins Gwalior ITF event

GWALIOR: Ankita Raina won her first singles title in more than three years when she fought past second seed Amandine Hesse in straight sets in the final of the USD 25,000 ITF women’s event, here on Saturday. The fourth seed Indian, who has been in tremendous form in the last few months, beat the Frenchwoman […]

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Hyderabad or Rajkot may host India’s first ever Day-Night Test

  NEW Delhi: Either Hyderabad or Rajkot may host India’s maiden day-night Test match when the West Indies will arrive for a tour, later this year. The BCCI on Saturday finalised Indian team’s home series itinerary and picked the two centres for hosting Test matches during the West Indies tour. “If the Committee of Administrators […]

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Sandro replaces injured Filipe Luis in Brazil squad

Rio de Janeiro :Brazilian national football team coach Tite has turned to left-back Alex Sandro to fill in for the injured Filipe Luis in the side’s upcoming friendlies against Russia and Germany. The substitution was announced on Friday, a few hours after Luis underwent a successful surgery to repair a fractured fibula on his left […]

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Naomi upsets World No.1 Halep to reach Indian wells final

Indian Wells: Japan’s Naomi Osaka stunned world number 1 Simona Halep of Romania in the semi-final at the Indian Wells Masters here. The 20-year-old world number 44 made light work of Halep, beating her in straight sets 6-3, 6-0 in just 64 minutes of play on Friday night, reports Efe. The huge upset means Osaka […]