The first Maharashtra State Senior Badminton Selection Tournament will be hosted by Khar Gymkhana under the auspices of Mumbai Suburban District Badminton Association from Wednesday,August 11. The events are mens and womens singles and doubles. Entries through the respective districts may be forwarded to the MBA hon.secretary,Sunder Shetty,upto 6 p.m. on August 4.
Entries invited for seven-a-side football tourney
The Dev Friends Sports Club will be organising a seven-a-side instant football tournament at the Colgate Palmolive ground,Bandra (East) on Sunday,August 4. This one-day event offers handsome cash prize of Rs 11,111 for the winners and Rs 7,777 for the losers,besides trophies and individual awards.
Teams interested in participating will be allowed to register 10 players including a goalkeeper and they will have to pay an entry fee of Rs 1,500. The tournament will be restricted to 12 teams on a first-cum-first basis. For entries and further details contact Roy Fernandes on 9820000499 or Augustine Mascarenhas on 9821422223.
Kalina Football League from August 9
The annual Kalina Football League,organised by the Our Lady of Egypt Chruch Sports Committee,is set to kick off with the qualifying rounds at the St. Marys High School ground,from Friday,August 9. This is the 14th edition of the KFL and simultaneously they will conducting tournaments in three other categories boys under-16,ladies and a veterans event. Kalina has always produced top quality footballers and this league is helping the youngsters to display their talent and skills in the city. Coaches from leading clubs are always spotted watching the matches keenly to scout for these young talents and pick them for their respective clubs.
Nilam reigns supreme in the 10km run
Nilam Rajput and Chetan Agate emerged best in then womens and mens category in the 10km run road races,organized by Mumbai Suburban District Athletic Association,in Borivali on Sunday. Nilam,who earlier this season had won the Goa 10km run,clocking 39 minutes 35 seconds. Trupti Nakhava (00:47:41) was placed second,while Shweta Kamlaia was third with 00:59:52 secs.
18-29 yrs: 1. Nilam Rajput; 2. Trupti Nakhava; 3. Shweta Kamalia. Timing 39 mns 35 secs.
Plus 30: Roshini Rai ; 2. Sushma Upadhyaya; 3. Caralisa Monteiro. Time 0:58:27 secs
Plus 40: 1. Chitra Nadkarni; 2. Priti Shah; 3. Kashmira Dave.. Timing 00.49:36 secs.
Plus 50: 1. Paras Jatania; 2. Niyedita Saraf; 3. Uma Iyer. Timing 01:03:07 secs.
Men: 18-29 yrs: 1. Chetan Agate; 2. Siddharth Singh; 3. Pradip Dalvi . Timing 0:35:49 secs
Plus 30: 1.Shivananad Shetty; 2. Deepak Budhrani; 3. Ashish Bodhankar. Timing 00:40.06 secs.
Plus 40: 1. Ravi Kalsi; 2. Prasannan Pulikkal; 3. Ramashish Maurya. Timing 0:44:18 secs
Plus 50: 1. Drego Giles; 2. Moiz Rajkotwala; 3. Ramchandran Ramaiyer. Timing 00:51:30 secs.