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Trucoach CSS-Whatmore Centre for Cricket inaugurated

Chennai: Chancellor of the Sri Ramachandra University, V R Venkatachaalam, announced the launch of ‘Trucoach CSS Whatmore Centre for Cricket’, a one-stop destination for sports medicine and sports sciences, Centre for Sports Science, recently. The initiative of Sri Ramachandra University, established by Late Shri NPV Ramasamy Udayar, is set up with the target of crafting world-class sporting champions. Sri Ramachandra University has developed Centre for Sports Science with the sole vision

South Korea to let women’s team play in North

Seoul: South Korea plans to allow its women’s football team to make a rare visit to the North next week, it said Thursday, raising the prospect of the South’s flag flying in Pyongyang. An AFC Women’s Asian Cup qualifying group will take place in the North’s capital from Monday, with the rival Koreas due to meet on Friday. It would be the first full competitive football match between the two Koreas

Will compete for batsman slot in Team India: Dinesh Karthik

Vishakapattinam: Wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik, who has consistently been amongst the runs in the domestic circuit, is now eyeing a batsman’s slot in the national team, knowing all too well that it was far from easy to displace Wriddhiman Saha and Mahendra Singh Dhoni from their respective positions in Tests and limited overs cricket. Experienced stumper Dinesh Karthik slammed a 91-ball 126 to power Tamilnadu to title triumph in the Deodhar Trophy

Rafael Nadal downs Jack Sock

Miami: Rafa Nadal moved into the Miami Open semi-finals with a straight sets win over American Jack Sock on Wednesday, while second seed Kei Nishikori was sent packing after going down 6-4 6-2 to unseeded Italian Fabio Fognini. Nadal staved off four break points to avoid going down a doublebreak early in the second set, a pivotal game that set the stage for his 6-2 6-3 victory on the Crandon Park

Mixed reviews for French video heartbreak

Paris: The experiment with video assistance that backfired on France against Spain earned mixed reviews today, praised for fairness but condemned for killing the spectacle. France lost 2-0 in Paris on Tuesday in a game in which the Spanish side benefitted twice from crucial video assistant referee decisions. A goal against the Spanish was disallowed after it was ruled off-side in consultation with the video and a Spanish goal disallowed

KCG college conducts inter-college sports meet

Chennai: KCG College of Technology organised the ‘KCG Trophy’ a Tamilnadu State level inter college sports meet on 28 March. The event witnessed 704 athletes from various college from Chennai, Kanchipuram and Thirvallur participate. The event was inaugurated by Prinicipal of the college, Dr G Prabhakaran. Various sports event conducted were a 5’s football, hand ball, tennis, volley ball and throw ball. Prize winners were fecilitated by Former National Football

IPL a good platform for players like me: Thampi

Rajkot: Kerala pacer Basil Thampi, who was picked up by Gujarat Lions for IPL-10, feels that being a part of this T20 tournament is a big opportunity for young domestic players like him. “IPL is a good platform for young domestic players, who get a chance to play with and against international players and for me its a big opportunity,” Thampi told media persons here at Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) stadium