Indian sports activities information wrap, October 1



Chikkarangappa finishes second; Bhullar tied fifth

Two bogeys within the house stretch proved costly as S. Chikkarangappa missed out on a title but once more on the Mercuries Masters golf right here on Sunday.

Chikka, the co-leader after three rounds slipped with a 2-over 74 and completed runner-up but once more and stays searching for his maiden trophy on the Asian Tour.

Chikkarangappa totalled 2-under 286 and was two behind South African Jaco Ahlers (69) who aggregated 4-under 284.

Gangajeet Bhullar shot 1-under 71 however had three bogeys within the final 10 holes and completed tied fifth at a fair par 288.

Veer Ahlawat (75) and Jeev Milkha Singh (74) had been tied eleventh and tied sixteenth whereas Ajeetesh Sandhu (74) was tied twenty second.

Karandeep Kochhar (77) ended at tied forty third as did Honey Baisoya (78).

Chikkarangappa began the ultimate with a bogey after which he erased the bogey with a birdie on the ninth.

On the again 9 the birdies simply didn’t drop and he gave away two bogeys on thirteenth and seventeenth.

Bhullar had three birdies in his first seven holes as he mounted a critical problem for his eleventh file extending Asian Tour title.

However he gave away three bogeys in return for only one birdie on the 18th and completed with 71 and tied fifth.

Ahlers dropped a shot on both aspect of the course however his two birdies on the entrance 9 and three in 4 holes between the twelfth and the fifteenth carried the day for him.

Travis Smyth (69) and David Drysdale (71) had been tied for third.



Motorcycle rider Subhash Chandra Bose conferred with lifetime achievement award

Motorcycle character Subash Chandra Bose, also called ‘Bullet Bose’, was conferred with the lifetime achievement award right here on Sunday.

Bose is recognised for his dominance between 1968 and 1994 when he gained the Indian Grand Prix title 15 occasions along with his self-modified 350cc Royal Enfield, on the All-India Race Meet at Sholavaram race observe.

Bose, who acquired the award from Huge Biker Commune mentioned, “I dedicate this award to the bikers, followers, and supporters who’ve fuelled this exceptional journey.”

Bose started racing on a Lambretta scooter earlier than shifting to motorbikes and racing lessons from 1984 to 1994.

Bose informed PTI completely that he turned down gives of racing abroad. “The Indian bikes can’t compete in opposition to these bikes. I didn’t wish to make a idiot out of myself. So, I didn’t go there as a racer however as a crew supervisor,” he mentioned.

“The bikes in observe racing can solely velocity as much as 100-120kmph, in contrast to us who’ve ridden at 240km/h. Monitor racing will not be huge enjoyable. Nevertheless, the younger Indian motorsport riders are fortunate to be getting all the newest bikes,” he mentioned.

Bose frolicked street racing and by no means actually took up observe racing as his sport. “To trip in Moto GP, it’s important to begin racing at the very least from the age of 15. There are numerous kinds of bike classes in it and you should advance progressively.”

“When you ask somebody who has been driving a 10bhp bike to a trip a 100bhp bike, he can’t deal with it. Even I wouldn’t have been in a position to compete with these bikers in Moto GP.”

When requested what the younger Indian bikers must do to get into motorsport, he mentioned, “They should have their mum or dad blessings and assist within the first place. You have to be capable of afford the protection gear. As soon as you are able to do that, you’re good to enter into a great motorsport college. Physique language is essential in motorsport.”


Rajiv, Vignesh, Lani Zena take unassailable leads at MMSC fmsci Indian Nationwide Bike Racing Championship

Rajiv Sethu, Vignesh Goud and Lani Zena Fernandez took unassailable leads throughout varied classes with fluent victories because the fourth and penultimate spherical of the MRF MMSC fmsci Indian Nationwide Bike Racing Championship 2023 concluded on the Madras Worldwide Circuit, right here on Sunday.

The highlight was additionally on Chennai veteran Prabhu Arunagiri (Pacer Yamaha1) as he accomplished a grand double within the Professional-Inventory 165cc Open class after surviving a stirring duel with KY Ahamed (Petronas TVS Racing) regardless of ranging from P5. 

The second-place end put Ahamed on prime of the championship standings displacing Rajiv Sethu who failed to attain any factors on this class (Professional-Inventory 165cc Open) after being disqualified (technical infringement) from each of yesterday’s races and a crash in at present’s Race-3.

Nevertheless, Sethu, the 25-year-old worldwide from Chennai, salvaged his weekend by notching his seventh win in as many begins within the premier Professional-Inventory 301-400cc Open class to open an 85-point lead. Sethu survived a troublesome combat with 16-year- outdated Sarthak Chavan (Petronas TVS Racing) from Pune who began P15 and even led briefly earlier than yielding floor to the Chennai star within the final lap.

Later, 19-year-old Goud (Race’ists Bike Membership) from Hyderabad who began P19, shrugged off Saturday’s crash to file his sixth win in seven begins to safe a 54-point benefit within the Novice (Inventory 165cc) class, whereas Puducherry’s Lani Zena Fernandez (RACR Castrol Power1 Final) accomplished a double within the Women (Inventory 165cc) class to maneuver 45 factors away from her rivals with three wins in 4 outings this season.

Petronas TVS One-Make Championship: Bengaluru’s 16-year-old Chiranth Vishwanath accomplished a clear sweep of three races this weekend (together with two at present) within the Open (Apache RR310) class for a triple crown. It noticed him transfer to the highest of the leaderboard, seven factors away from Alwin Sundar (Chennai).

The Bengaluru teenager additionally gained the inaugural TVS E-Invitation Race for India’s first electrical racing bike to finish a profitable weekend.

Idemitsu Honda India Expertise Cup (NSF 250R): Kavin Quintal, the 18-year-old from Chennai, was in a league of his personal when successful each the races, just about unchallenged. He gained at present’s first race by over six seconds and the following, by 13.5 seconds to stamp his domination on this class and end the spherical with a 45-point lead.

Provisional outcomes (all 6 laps until talked about):

Nationwide Championship – Professional-Inventory 301-400cc Open (8 laps): 1. Rajiv Sethu (Chennai, RACR Castrol Energy 1 Final) (15mins, 04.518secs); 2. Sarthak Chavan (Pune, Petronas TVS Racing) (15:05.091); 3. Rahil Pillarisetty (Hyderabad, KTM Gusto Racing) (15:06.290).

Professional-Inventory 165cc Open: 1. S Prabhu Arunagiri (Chennai, Pacer Yamaha1) (12:00.450); 2. Ahamed KY (Chennai, Petronas TVS Racing) (12:00.634); 3. Jagan Kumar (Chennai, Petronas TVS Racing) (12:06.113).

Novice (Inventory 165cc): 1. Vignesh Goud (Hyderabad, Race’ists Bike Membership) (13:17.927); 2. Savion Sabu (Bengaluru, Axor Sparks Racing) (13:18.431); 3. Abul Basim RS (Chennai, Gulf Rockers Racing) (13:19.205).

Women (Inventory 165cc, 5 laps): 1. Lani Zena Fernandez (Puducherry, RACR Castrol Energy 1 Final) (11:12.128); 2. Ryhana Bee (Chennai, Axor Sparks Racing) (11:12.328); 3. Jagatishree (Bengaluru, One Racing) (11:17.191).

Idemitsu Honda India Expertise Cup (NSF 250R) Race-1 (8 laps): 1. Kavin Quintal (Chennai) (15:06.431); 2. Mohsin P (Mallapuram) (15:22.491); 3. Raheesh Khatri (Mumbai) (15:22.534). Race-2: 1. Quintal (11:20.815); 2. Mohsin (11:34.391); 3. Johann Reeves Emmanuel (Chennai) (11:34.448).

Petronas TVS One-Make Championship – Open (Apache RR 310) (Race-1, 8 laps): 1. Chiranth Vishwanath (Bengaluru) (15:26.971); 2. Senthilkumar C (Coimbatore) (15:32.850); 3. Romario John (Chennai) (15:36.798). Race-2: 1. Chiranth (11:35.564); 2. Senthilkumar (11:35.647); 3. Alwin Sundar (Chennai) (11:40.329).

TVS E-Invitation Race (Apache RTE) 4 laps: 1. Chiranth Vishwanath (Bengaluru) (07:35.876); 2. Sarthak Chavan (Pune) (07:38.922); 3. Jagan Kumar (Chennai) (07:41.402).

– Group Sportstar


BOA to felicitate 29 dwelling Olympians

The Bengal Olympic Affiliation (BOA) will felicitate the state’s 29 dwelling Olympians, together with Leander Paes, Dr. Vece Paes, Gurbux Singh, Bir Bahadur Chhetri, Jyotirmoyee Sikdar, Joydeep Karmakar and Pranati Nayak, and medal winners on the thirty sixth Gujarat Nationwide Video games on the event of Gandhi Jayanti on the Netaji Indoor Stadium right here on Monday.

Altogether Rs 11.92 lakh will likely be distributed as money prize to the medal winners of the Gujarat Video games.

– Group Sportstar


Yash Bharwani chosen as Nehru Hockey Match Society president

The Nehru Hockey Match Society has unanimously chosen the younger Yash Bharwani as its seventh president.

The Hyderabad-based Yash has already been related to Nehru hockey because the sponsor by way of the Gooncha Group.

“It’s a nice honour. I’ll attempt my greatest to take the society to higher heights”, mentioned Yash, as he expressed his gratitude to the Nehru hockey society at a dinner reception on Saturday.

He was felicitated by the Union Minister, Common VK Singh.

The brand new president additionally assured sponsorship for the tournaments by way of the Gooncha Group for 5 years.

The Nehru Hockey Society was shaped in 1964 to revive Indian hockey. The primary match was inaugurated by Vijayalakshmi Pandit and the ultimate was presided by the Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri.

The secretary of the Nehru Society, Kukoo Walia, recalled the companies of the primary six presidents, and expressed confidence that the younger management would take the sport to nice heights.

The Nehru Hockey society conducts tournaments for males, junior girls and boys, and for faculties as effectively, with missionary zeal, serving because the spine of Indian hockey for greater than a half century.

– Group Sportstar

Naharkatia College beats Mallickpur in Nehru ladies hockey match

Maxima Xalxo struck eight targets to assist Naharkatia Larger Secondary College, Assam beat Mallickpur Women Excessive College, Baruipur, West Bengal, 16-0 in a group-B league match of the Charanjit Rai twenty ninth Nehru ladies hockey match on the Shivaji Stadium right here on Sunday.

The outcomes (league):

One Thousand Hockey Legs (Neha, Geeta, Anjali, Ritika) bt SNBP College, Pune, 4-0.

Naharkatia HSS, Assam (Maxima Xalxo 8, Sunita Rajput 5, Ashmita Tigga, Monisha Ptra, Ritu Bawri) bt Mallickpur GHS, Baruipur, 16-0.

SR Excessive College, Dahod, Gujarat (Komal Ghadage 6, Tinkal Kodavri 5, Anjali Taral 3, Amiben Baraiya 3, Vandana Makwana 2, Nayana Dihora 2, Ranjanben Vegad, Sapanaben Taral, Asha Katara) bt Loyola HSS, Jakhana, Nagaland, 24-0.

Unacco College, Imphal, Manipur (Ritu Devi 4, Sonika Devi 4, Priya Devi 3, Henthoi Chanu 2, Eleena Devi 2, Deena Devi, Diana, Kamala Devi, Romita Devi bt Motilal Nehru College of Sports activities, Rai, 19-0.

– Group Sportstar


Will there be new champions from the Fenesta Nationwide tennis championship this time ?

With a bunch of former champions, together with the defending champions Manish Sureshkumar and Vaidehi Chaudhari strengthening the sector, it’s not going to be straightforward for the brand new stars to say their prowess.

SD Prajwal Dev, the highest seed can flip the script round, as he has had commendable success within the worldwide circuit, which has positioned him because the seventh greatest within the nation in males’s rating record.

He opens in opposition to a qualifier and finds seventh seed Ishaque Eqbal in his quarter. Former champions Siddharth Vishwakarma and VM Ranjeet determine within the second quarter. Manish himself is seeded fourth and is within the third quarter with Nitin Kumar Sinha.

Olympian Vishnu Vardhan, who has labored loads on his bodily health, following a stint with the ONGC Territorial Military, might be the foremost stumbling block for the second seed Karan Singh within the fourth quarter.

Within the girls’s part, Vaidehi finds a bunch of qualifiers within the prime quarter aside from seventh seed Lakshmi Prabha.

The younger Sahira Singh opens in opposition to Akanksha Nitture. Second seed Shrivalli Bhamidipaty may discover her rhythm to say her explosive sport. Vaishnavi Adkar has been exhibiting appreciable enchancment in current occasions. The presence of skilled gamers like Sharmada Balu and Sai Samhitha would lend the specified selection and craft to the sector.

The juniors can even be vying for some consideration within the under-18 occasions being held concurrently.

General, will probably be a festive ambiance as soon as once more on the DLTA Advanced from Monday, because the match has grown in energy over time from 1992. The DCM Shriram group has been supporting Indian tennis relentlessly over three a long time, lengthy earlier than corporates had been reminded of their social duty.

With the lads’s and girls’s champions being awarded an equal prize cash of Rs.3,00,000, it’s simply the very best competitors at house for the gamers to gauge their energy.

The seedings:

Males: 1. SD Prajwal Dev, 2. Karan Singh, 3. Siddharth Vishwakarma, 4. Manish Sureshkumar, 5. Nitin Kumar Sinha, 6. VM Ranjeet, 7. Ishaque Eqbal, 8. Vishnu Vardhan.

Ladies: 1. Vaidehi Chaudhari, 2. Shrivalli Bhamidipaty, 3. Sandeepti Singh Rao, 4. Vaishnavi Adkar, 5. Sharmada Balu, 6. Sahira SIngh, 7. Lakshmi Prabha, 8. Sai Samhitha.

– Group Sportstar



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