Hassan, Farheen claim top honours in carrom meet
CHANDIGARH: Mohammad Hassan and Farheen of hosts St Stephen's School, Sector 45, won the men's and women's singles title, respectively, during the 15th St Stephen's Carrom Ranking Tournament in Chandigarh on Monday.
Hassan defeated Gagandeep 23-11, 22-19 to win the men’s event. He also claimed the boys' junior singles trophy by defeating his brother Aarish.
In the women's final, Farheen outclassed her sister Tuba 2517, 15-24, 21-10.
In other title matches, Manu Gupta won the girls’ junior category by defeating Gulshan. Sahibpreet Singh won the corresponding boys' event by defeating Yishu Sharma.
Writer and industrialist Amardeep Dahia gave away the prizes to the winners. PUNJAB U-22 TEAM HONOURED SAS NAGAR: Punjab under-22 team that won the Col CK Nayudu Trophy were rewarded with the cash prize of lakh. The prize money includes lakh from BCCI and an equal contribution from the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA). The decision in this regard was taken in the 64th annual general meeting (AGM) of the association. During the AGM, MP Pandove was unanimously re-elected PCA secretary , while IS Bindra was elected president for the next term.
Later, apprising PCA members about the final procurement of 43 acres of land in Mullanpur development plan, Pandove said the newly constructed stadium would generate the sports tourism in the state in terms of viewership of international games, and would include a advance coaching centre. FOOTBALL TOURNEY FROM AUGUST 11 CHANDIGARH: Youngster Football Club will organise 7-a-side football tournament at Sector 17 Stadium on August 11 and 12. The meet is open for institutions, clubs and schools. An entry fee of will be charged per team. The winners will get a cash prize of and a trophy, while the runners-up will win The last date for entry is August 8. For more details, organisers can be contacted on 9464067396 or 8054636123. AKSHAY SELECTED FOR INTERNATIONAL CAMP CHANDIGARH: Akshay Shekhar Sharma of Chandigarh has been included in the group of five footballers who will attend an international camp in Munich.
The city footballer was picked during the national final of the Bajaj Allianz Junior Football Championship, played between Chandigarh and Kerala, in Pune on Monday.
Besides him, three other Chandigarh footballers - Krishna Sharma, Karamvir Singh and Konsam Chingkheinganba - were awarded with the cash prize of and
respectively. GMSSS-32 GIRLS IN DODGEBALL SEMIS CHANDIGARH: The girls of GMSSS32 beat GGMSSS-20 9-6 to enter the semifinals of the Dev Samaj Dodgeball Trophy for Chandigarh State Dodgeball Championship in Chandigarh on Monday.