Mushtaq stuns Loganathan in Snooker

Chennai, Dec. 23: Mushtaq (Q-Tricks) defeated former Tamil Nadu State champion Loganthan (TNBSA) 4-1 to enter the snooker quarterfinals of the State-ranking men’s billiards and snooker tournament on Saturday. The results (pre-quarters, best of seven frames): S.A. Saleem (MCC) bt G. Prabhu (MGC) 62-49, 67-48, 53-42, 69-51. Varun Kumar (MCC) bt Sunderaj (Towers Club) 69-59,
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S. Thyagarajan Nothing fascinates a sports enthusiast more than competitive athletics. Year after, day by day, there is no boundary to human excellence, and the frontier keeps moving away enticing the athlete to come and conquer. Basically, athletics does not allow any area of activity to be stagnant urging the competitors to write a new
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New Delhi, Dec 22: Mithali Raj and Harmanpreet Kaur were on Friday retained as captains for the Indian women’s ODI and T20 team respectively while out-of-form Veda Krishnamurthy was dropped from both the squads picked for the New Zealand tour beginning next month. India will play three ODIs in New Zealand beginning January 24 as
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Chennai, Dec. 22: Varun Kumar made a break of 92 against former National Champion Siddarth Rao (MCC) in the league match of the SRT Senior Men Snooker. K Rakesh (SVS) won 3-1 against Vijay Nichani (CBE) former National no.4 in another league match. The results of the Group qualifiers to Pre-Quarters Knockout (Round of 16):
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S. Thyagarajan No string of words, however well clothed in eulogy, will be inadequate to purvey the magnitude and the magnificence of the achievements of P V Sindhu in the world of badminton. Her triumph in the BWF World Tour Championship on Sunday proved a milestone of her illustrious career where the only blot has
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Paul Arokia Raj In a scintillating finish FIDE Master Mithrabha Guha (South Point School) emerged as the straight champion with 8.5 points when he outmaneuvered Praloy Sahoo (Santragachhi Kedernath Institution) in the ninth and the final round of the 27th Telegraph Schools’ chess championship, 2018 sponsored by The Telegraph and organized by the Alekhine Chess
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Paris, Dec 21: Belgium will end the year as No. 1 ahead of world champions France in the global rankings released by FIFA on Thursday. Belgium, beaten by France in the World Cup semi-finals, edge Didier Deschamps’ team by one ranking point. Belgium have 1,727 points by FIFA’s calculations to 1,726 for France. Brazil are
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Pune, Dec 20: Asian Games gold medallist pair of Divij Sharan and Rohan Bopanna was Wednesday named as the top seed in the men’s doubles event of the Tata Open Maharashtra, starting here December 31. Sharan, who briefly became India’s number one doubles pair, and veteran Bopanna recently joined forces, keeping in mind the 2020
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Panchkula, Dec 20: Anup Kumar, one of the most impactful kabaddi players the country has seen, on Wednesday announced his retirement with immediate effect, drawing curtains to an illustrious 15-year career. A veteran in the sport, Arjuna awardee Anup began his international career in 2006 at the South Asian Games in Sri Lanka. He led
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Panchkula, Dec 20: Patna Pirates scored three points in less than 20 seconds to pull off a 40-40 tie against Bengaluru Bulls in a thrilling Pro Kabaddi League match here on Wednesday. Vikas Jaglan was the hero for Patna as he got one tackle and two raid points to save the Pirates from a certain
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