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Shahid Sporting storm into semis

  Nimapada: Shahid Sporting sealed their semifinal spot in the All India Nimapada Cup cricket tournament after thrashing Devendra Sporting of Kolkata by eight wickets in the quarterfinals here, Wednesday. Shahid Sporting put in opposition to bat after winning the … Continue reading

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Pratyush, Vishal help Town Club script win

Bhubaneswar: Pratyush Das (64 n o) and an all-round show by man of the match Vishal Kar (2/23 & 41 runs) helped hosts Town Club register an emphatic six-wicket victory over Red Star in the Town Club cricket series tourney, … Continue reading

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Anu bags double gold in Asian meet

Bhubaneswar: Multi-talented Orissa sportsperson Anupama Swain bagged two gold medals and a silver medal Wednesday evening at the Asian Classic Powerlifting Championships at Alappuzha in Kerala. However, the other Orissa powerlifter, Pradip Patra missed out on a medal, finishing fifth … Continue reading

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Anshika bags gold in CBSE athletics

Bhubaneswar: Anshika Routray, daughter of Orissa Olympian Anuradha Biswal, continued her brilliant run as she bagged gold medal in the girls’ U-14 shot put event at the 22nd CBSE National Athletics Championships at Raipur, Wednesday. It was not only a … Continue reading

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Pugilist Arijit clinches gold

  Bhubaneswar: Orissa boxer Arijit Mohapatra won gold in the 91+ super heavyweight category of the 46th Junior Men’s National Boxing Championships at Chennai, Wednesday. In the final bout, Arijit of Koraput defeated Vonanad of Meghalaya in a close 3-2 … Continue reading

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New table at Vintage Club to popularise cue sports

Bhubaneswar: To promote and popularise the game of billiards and snooker, the Vintage Club in the city has set up a brand new table which has been brought from New Delhi. Disclosing this at a press conference at the club … Continue reading

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Nalco Stadium in dilapidated state

Angul: One of the most recognised sports venues of Orissa, the Nalco Stadium here, has been lying in a dilapidated state for quite some time now. Sources informed that it is the apathy of the staff employed to maintain the … Continue reading

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Orissa to meet Manipur in final

Cuttack: Orissa eves thrashed West Bengal 3-0 to book a final berth in the Junior National Girls’ football championships at the Orissa Police Ground here Tuesday. They will face Thursday old foes Manipur for the title. The northeastern side eked … Continue reading

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Rutu career gets a boost

Bhubaneswar: Promising tennis player Rutuparna Choudhury’s career received a boost Thursday with Krish Indigenous Technical Equipment (P) Ltd deciding to sponsor her outstation expenses during tournaments. At a function at the Press Club of Orissa, the announcement was made by … Continue reading

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Prakash takes top honours

Bhubaneswar: Prakash Chandra Sahoo emerged champion of the Vth Umesh Chandra Mishra Memorial Open Chess Championships which concluded Tuesday at a city hotel here. Prakash finished the campaign with 7.5 points from eight rounds. He remained unbeaten in the meet … Continue reading

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