Indian sports activities information wrap, September 26



IBSA Blind Soccer Intercontinental Cup at Kochi from September 26

The ‘IBSA Blind Soccer Intercontinental Cup 2023’ might be held in Kochi from September 26 to October 2 on the United Sports activities Centre at Kakkanad, the Indian Blind Soccer Federation (IBFF) stated on Monday.

Groups from Costa Rica, Chile, Poland, Romania, Greece, Egypt, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Republic of Korea and India will take part within the event.

Mariano Travaglino, technical delegate from Argentina, carried out the event draw.

“India will compete in Group B and can face Chile within the opening match on Tuesday at 06:30 PM,” the IBFF stated in a launch.

Kerala Excessive Courtroom Chief Justice, Justice Ashish J Desai, will inaugurate the Intercontinental Cup.

IBFF stated the Indian males’s workforce is ranked 14th on the planet whereas the ladies’s workforce emerged because the 4th ranked workforce within the World Championship held in August 2023 at Birmingham in UK.


St. Patrick Excessive College defends Subroto Cup title

Anita Dungdung (2) and Shaulina Dang scored the targets as St. Patrick’s Excessive College, Gumla, defended its title with a 3-0 victory over Authorities Senior Secondary College, Alakhpura, Bhiwani, within the under-17 ladies ultimate of the 62nd Subroto Cup soccer event on the Ambedkar Stadium on Tuesday.

The champion workforce was introduced the trophy by Air Marshal AP Singh, Vice Chief of the Air Employees, together with a cheque for Rs.3,50,000. The runner-up trophy and a money award of Rs.2,00,000 was introduced by Air Marshal PK Ghosh, Director Common.

Anita was adjudged the ‘finest participant’ of the event and introduced Rs.40,000. Suraj Muni of St. Patrick’s College was introduced the ‘finest goalkeeper’ award and a money prize of Rs.25,000. The very best coach award was given to Beena Kerketta of the Jharkhand workforce.

Total, 32 groups competed within the under-17 ladies occasion, together with groups from Jammu and Kashmir, and one from Bangladesh.

– Group Sportstar


Tvesa eyes back-to-back wins forward of 14th leg of Hero WPGT

Tvesa Malik, who appears to be moving into her rhythm simply on the proper time, will purpose for back-to-back wins when she tees up on the 14th leg of the Hero Ladies’s Professional Golf Tour on the Delhi Golf Membership right here on Wednesday.

Tvesa, who had completed in High-2 of the final three occasions on the Tour, is hoping to reverse her fortunes in time forward of subsequent month’s Hero Ladies’s Indian Open.

After profitable the eleventh leg in July, the Tour had a break and Tvesa got here again to complete runner-up within the twelfth leg and final week received the thirteenth leg by a whopping eight pictures regardless of a double bogey end.

“It’s good to win once more after a lean patch and I hope I can carry this type into Hero Ladies’s Indian Open,” she stated.

Tvesa and Neha Tripathi have received twice every within the final 4 occasions and might be trying to maintain the momentum going.

Neha received the tenth and twelfth legs and was one of many three gamers tied for second final week on the DLF Golf and Nation Membership, which would be the venue for the Ladies’s Indian Open.

As the approaching leg is the final occasion earlier than Indian Open, all different gamers might be hoping to run into some good type. They embody Order of Benefit chief Sneha Singh, who has struggled for some time, Ridhima Dilawari, Seher Atwal and Ananya Datar.

There are three amateurs within the area, together with Lavanya Gupta, who had a podium end on the US Youngsters World Teen Championship in United States in August.



Anirudh, Vijay pair in ultimate qualifying spherical of ATP event in China

Anirudh Chandrasekar and Vijay Sundar Prashanth beat Xin Gao and Qian Solar 6-2, 6-3 within the first qualifying spherical of doubles within the $3,798,915 ATP tennis event in Beijing, China, on Tuesday.

Within the second and ultimate qualifying spherical, the Indian pair will problem the highest seeds Alexander Erler and Lucas Miedler of Austria.

The outcomes:

$3,798,915 ATP, Beijing, China

Qualifying doubles (first spherical): Anirudh Chandrasekar & Vijay Sundar Prashanth bt Xin Gao & Qian Solar (Chn) 6-2, 6-3.

$15,000 ITF males, Monastir, Tunisia

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Rushil Khosla & Lucca Pinto (Bra) bt Seydina Andre (Sen) & Pierre Delage (Fra) 6-2, 6-2.

$15,000 ITF ladies, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Ashmitha Easwaramurthi & Anna Sedysheva bt Lara Charles & Anastasia Ogno (Ita) 6-3, 6-3.

– Group Sportstar


Worldwide umpire Sokhi passes away

Worldwide hockey umpire Harkirat Singh Sokhi handed away at Asansol on Tuesday resulting from a coronary heart assault, in accordance with a Hockey Bengal assertion.

Sokhi, 59, who performed for Mohun Bagan and East Bengal golf equipment earlier than switching to umpiring in 1996, served as a global umpire and technical delegate.

Sokhi was honoured with the distinguished Hockey India President Award for Technical Official of the Yr 2021.

– Group Sportstar



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