Abhishek Nigam defeated Anant Dhyani by 18-21,22-20,21-14 in a thrilling final to bag the top honours in the UP Badminton Academy Trainees Tournament organised at the Academy hall at Gomti Nagar,Lucknow. The under-16 girls singles crown went to Vartika Agarwal who beat Ishita Singh 21-16,21-10 in the final. Siddharth Mishra and Amolika Singh won the under-10 boys and under-10 girls singles titles,respectively. Rajat Singh beat Abhishek Singh by 19-21,21-8,21-12 in the under-13 boys singles finals. Gauri Singh defeated Pooja Tiwari by 21-15,21-14 in the under-13 girls singles finals with good ease. The Results (all finals):Under-10 Boys Singles: Siddharth Mishra beat Deepak Tiwari 21-17,21-8; Under-10 Girls Singles: Amolika Singh beat Aditi Goswami 26-24,21-8; Under-13 Boys Singles: Rajat Singh beat Abhishek Singh 19-21,21-8,21-12; Under-13 Girls Singles: Gauri Singh beat Pooja Tiwari 21-15,21-14; Under-16 Boys Singles: Abhishek Nigam beat Anant Dhyani 18-21,22-20,21-14; Under-16 Girls Singles: Vartika Agarwal beat Ishita Singh 21-16,21-10.
A 77-run knock by Agam helped Indian Blues defeat Indian Jawans by eight wickets in final of IPCL cricket tournament at KD Singh Babu Stadium,Lucknow.