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J&K: Volleyball Championship League by 19 Rashtriya Rifles concludes
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J&K: Volleyball Championship League by 19 Rashtriya Rifles concludes

With the aim to constructively engage the youth of Anantnag district in Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), 19 Rashtriya Rifles of Larkipora, under the aegis of headquarters 2 Sector, organized a volleyball tournament at Dialgam Company operating base.A total of 16 teams from Anantnag participated in the championship. The final match was played on November 13 between Brienty and Kanganhal villages in polytechnic college, Larkipora. In a strongly contested match, Brienty village emerged victorious.The event attracted more significance since the tournament was jointly conducted by the Indian army and civilians.The champion team and the runner up team were awarded cash prizes of Rs 10,000 and Rs 5,000, respectively by second Commanding Officer, 19 RR Lt. Col. Major Manpreet...
J&K: District level inter-school tournament concluded successfully
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J&K: District level inter-school tournament concluded successfully

The district level inter-school tournament has successfully concluded in the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Around 304 players from 19 higher schools took part in the tournament.The final match was played between HSS Mattan and HSS Salia.HSS Salia won the toss and decided to bat. The team scored 150 runs in allotted 20 overs for the loss of nine wickets.Shaarik from Salia hit a brilliant knock of quick 76 runs and was adjudged as man of the match. In reply, HSS Mattan scored 103 runs for the loss of all wickets.Salik from HSS Salia was declared as the player of the tournament.The final match was played at Sports Stadium, Nanil in which District Development Commissioner K.K Sidha was the chief guest and Ghulam Hassan Sheikh ADC Anantnag was the guest of honor and gave away the...
J&K: Wath Haawuk organises athletic meet ‘Kashmir Grand Prix’
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J&K: Wath Haawuk organises athletic meet ‘Kashmir Grand Prix’

Numerous athletes participated in the much-awaited ‘Kashmir Grand Prix’ athletic meet organized by NGO Wath Haawuk at Gindun ground in Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) with NIS qualified coach Tahir Mir overseeing all the competitions.The day started off with Men's 1500m race which was won by Gulbadan Hikmatyar, while Umer Hamid and Sajad Hussain came second and thirds respectively. The enthusiasm of the athletes in the first race set the tone for rest of the day.It was followed by Men's 100m event for which three qualifying rounds took place. In the final round, Adil Sher occupied the first position, Danish Dar came second and Mohd Adil Khan ended up in the third spot.At the end of the first hour and a half, female athletes took centre stage and competed in the 200m r
J&K: Advisor to Lt. Governor expresses gratitude to Rijiju for choosing Gulmarg for Khelo India Games
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J&K: Advisor to Lt. Governor expresses gratitude to Rijiju for choosing Gulmarg for Khelo India Games

Advisor to Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir’s Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan expressed his gratitude to the Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju for his announcement that Khelo India Winter Games-2021 will be held at Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir.“I, on behalf of the Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, my department and on behalf of all the sports lovers of J&K express our most sincere gratitude to Kiren Rijiju for his continual support to us for developing Gulmarg as the Winter Sports Hub of India,” Khan, who is also the in-charge of Department of Youth Services and Sports said.Earlier, Rijiju took to Facebook to announce that Khelo India Winter Games 2021 will be held at Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir. “Gulmarg is very suitable location and we have decide
J&K: Martial arts, brain boosting training camp held at IDPS
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J&K: Martial arts, brain boosting training camp held at IDPS

International Delhi Public School, Srinagar (IDPS) in collaboration with Jammu and Kashmir Tong il Moo Do Association (JKTMA) organised a martial art training, brain boosting exercise program.Former minister Ghulam Hassan Mir inaugurated the championship and Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Development Foundation, Bilal Ahmad inaugurated the Karate championship.Vice-president Tong il Moo Do Federation India, Farooq Renzu Shah; Chairman of JKTMA, Showkat Mohammad Chowdhary; JKTMA President, Tariq Rashid Ghani; Joint Secretary Shabir Hussain; Patron Nazir Makhdoomi, and Secretary General Safina Maqbool were also present on the occasion.The event was sponsored by Hattrick Foods and was held at International Delhi Public School, Zakura Srinagar.The competition went smoothly and all the SOPs were ...
##  J&K: Deputy Commissioner of Reasi flags off Fit India Freedom Run ##
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## J&K: Deputy Commissioner of Reasi flags off Fit India Freedom Run ##

Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district, Indu Kanwal Chib, in presence of Senior Superintendent of Police, Rashmi Wazir and DYSSO, Subash Chander flagged off the ‘Fit India Freedom Run’ from the premises of the District Development Commissioner (DDC) office complex.The event was organised by the department of Youth Services and Sports. The girl students from Government Higher Secondary School (GHSS) in Reasi and all the staff members of the district administration participated in the run.The DC, while speaking on the occasion, said that it is a very good step to revive daily physical fitness programs which were deferred due to the coronavirus outbreak.She stated that the main aim of organizing such events is to engage youth in sports activities to keep them physicall
##  J&K: Cricket tournament for specially-abled culminates at Anantnag ##
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## J&K: Cricket tournament for specially-abled culminates at Anantnag ##

The two-day Javid Abidi memorial cricket tournament for specially-abled culminated at Government Degree College for boys in Anantnag.Held in Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, the tournament was organised by Anantnag District administration in collaboration with Humanity Welfare organization.A total of eight teams, two each from Anantnag, Pulwama, Kulgam and one each from Budgam and Shopian participated in the tournament.District Development Commissioner (DDC) Anantnag, K.K. Siddha who was the chief guest on the occasion distributed sports kits, trophies, mementos and appreciation certificates among the winner and runner up teams.During the tournament, Anantnag (A) defeated Pulwama (A) by 64 runs and thus lifted the winning trophy of the tournament.On the occasion, Siddha said th...
##  ‘Kashmir Grand Prix’ set to begin on October 10 ##
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## ‘Kashmir Grand Prix’ set to begin on October 10 ##

For the first time in Kashmir’s sports history, Kashmir Grand Prix will be held on October 10 and 11 at Gindun Park in Jammu and Kashmir’s summer capital Srinagar.This meet comes hot on the heels of a charity run organised by Wath Haawuk NGO, earlier this month.Muzamil Hussain Mir, Snowshoe Bronze Medalist, heading Wath Haawuk's sports wing said, "It is my dream to lift athletics to the heights it deserves in Kashmir.”“This Grand Prix, will serve as a presentation to the youth of Kashmir about the significance of athletics and the thriving scope it holds. Unfortunately, athletics has lagged far behind in recent years, but that is about to change with the Kashmir Grand Prix, which is a precursor of things to come and the vision we hold for the sport will endear to every sport enthusiast in
##  J&K Spectrum Football tournament: Ibrahim FC Tengpora beats YMFA Arwani ##
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## J&K Spectrum Football tournament: Ibrahim FC Tengpora beats YMFA Arwani ##

In the ninth game of the ongoing Spectrum Football tournament held in Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir’s Pampore town, Ibrahim FC Tengpora beat YMFA Arwani by 4-2.Owais of the winning team was declared man of the match.Held at the Iqbal ground (Tanch Bagh), the tournament is sponsored by Spectrum Advertising Services and is organised by Etihad Football Academy in association with District Football Association Pulwama (Zone Pampore).The other partners of the tournament include WALLMAX Interiors, Rootz Saloon, Zaffron Foods, Bizwiz Creations and Karachi Fashions.
##  J&K: Under 17 T20 concludes with Bijbehara winning by 32 runs ##
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## J&K: Under 17 T20 concludes with Bijbehara winning by 32 runs ##

The final cricket match of the Under 17 T-20 tournament came to an end with Bijbehara Sports defeating Achabal by 32 runs.The tournament was organised by District Youth Services Department of Indian Union Territory Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district.Organized at Tik Bagh Sports Stadium in Mattan town from September 2, the tournament saw 12 sports zones of the district compete with each other on knock out basis.The District Development Commissioner (DDC) of Anantnag, Kuldeep Krishen Sidha was the chief gust on the occasion. The DDC hailed the initiative of the department in organizing sports events and assured the players for every possible sport facility from district administration to boost sports activities.He also distributed mementos and medals among the best players. It is pertinen