Bhubaneswar: Both the boys’ and the girls’ teams of Orissa won bronze medals in the recently-concluded National Soft Tennis Championships at Ahmedabad.
Orissa boys defeated Andhra Pradesh 2-0 in the first round. In the second round they edged past Chhattisgarh 2-1 to enter the semifinals and had to be satisfied with the bronze medal. Orissa girls thrashed Haryana 3-0, scraped past Gujarat 2-1 en route their bronze medal finish.
Football Association of Orissa (FAO) will organise the AIFF ‘D’ License coaching course at Cuttack, February 8-12. It is mandatory to have the AIFF D license coaching certificate in order to appear for AFC C license programme.
Gangpur eves win
Hockey Gangpur thrashed Hockey Karnataka 7-0 in the inaugural match of the Sub-junior Women’s Hockey Championships at Ramanathapuram, Wednesday. Jiwan Kishore Toppo drew the first blood in the 16th minute, while Manisha Oram (20th, 48th), Aten Topno (27th, 45th) and Jyotsna Rohidas (46th, 54th) struck a brace each.
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Cuttack: A day after classifying the atrocious burning of a Class X girl in Kalahandi district as red-flag case, the Crime Branch Monday sought remand of two accused, one of them a minor, in the crime.The CB appealed to the … Continue reading
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Bhubaneswar: At a time when Maoists are asking civilians and polling officials to stay away from the ensuing panchayat elections in parts of Malkangiri district, the State Election Commission (SEC) Monday said a decision on rescheduling of the elections in … Continue reading
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New Delhi: India captain Virat Kohli has said that one of the secrets of his stupendous success is ‘not having too many close people’ in his life which creates ‘distractions’ and problems in ‘time management’ on the path to glory. … Continue reading
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Bhubaneswar: Orissa chess player IM Swayams Mishra finished his campaign in joint third position and overall fifth spot with 7.5 points in the Delhi International Chess Championship, which concluded Monday. Tajikistan’s Grandmaster Farrukh Amonatov clinched the title with 8.5 points … Continue reading
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