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September 7, 2017

Ganemat shines at shotgun World Championship

Moscow, Sep 7: Ganemat Shekhon was the best placed Indian in the qualifying rounds of the junior women's skeet at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Championship (Shotgun) at the Fox Lodge Shooting Range here on Thursday.Ganemat shot rounds of 23 and 22 to be placed eighth with 45 hits out of 50. On Friday, one more qualifying round will be followed by the final. Areeba Khan was 25th in the same event with 38 while Simranpreeet Kaur shot 34 to be at the 33rd spot. In the men's skeet, all…

PKL-5: Puneri Paltan clinch 42-37 win over Telegu Titans

Kolkata, Sep 7: Telegu Titans staged a miraculous late comeback but eventually failed to recover from their poor start to lose 37-42 against Puneri Paltan in a second inter-zone challenge week tie of the Pro Kabaddi League Season 5 at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Indoor Stadium here on Thursday.The Titans were down in the dumps in the first half, trailing 0-18, but rode Rahul Chaudhuri's superlative raiding display late on in the second essay to water down the difference rapidly from 15 points to eventually lose by…

EPL to close transfer window before start of the season

London, Sep 7: English Premier League (EPL) clubs on Thursday voted to close the summer transfer window the day before the start of the season, a new system that is to be enacted from next campaign.The change means that the deadline for the clubs to register new players would be the last Thursday before the first EPL match, REPORTS eFE. However, the clubs will be able to transfer players to other leagues' clubs until August 31 as usual. These changes do not affect the winter transfer window or the lower English…

Indonesia accords priority to sports development before Asian Games

Jakarta, Sep 7: The Youth and Sport Ministry has given priority to develop the sports which can provide gold medals to the country in the Asian Games next year and the upcoming Olympics.Indonesian Youth and Sport Minister Imam Nahrawi said that the ministry has determined a total of 20 sports for maximum development in preparation for the regional sport event in the country and the international sport event, reports Xinhua news agency. "We have projected our opportunity so that we focus on several sports that we…

First edition of India Poker Championship Awards on Saturday

New Delhi, Sep 7: The first edition of the India Poker Championship (IPC) Awards will be held at the Grand Sheraton in Bengaluru on Saturday, it was announced on Thursday.India's leading poker gaming portal, The Spartan Poker, will present the first edition of the awards. The IPC Awards will be attended by Bollywood actor Emran Hashmi who will be the guest of honour at the ceremony. The actor will be seated alongside Amin Rozani, MD & Co-founder of The Spartan Poker along with other founder-directors…
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