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Sports build self-confidence, help develop personality: Sham Choudhary

Sports build self-confidence, help develop personality: Sham Choudhary

R S Pura Cricket Club lifts Summer Cup cricket tourney Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, June 23 Saying that sports play vital role to keep mind and physique fit, Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Sham Lal Choudhary said sports also builds self-confidence and develops personality besides help in keeping youth away from social evils

SSP Shakti Pathak inaugurated Yoga Centre at Choudhary Gym

Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, June 23 Choudhary Gym inaugurated power center in their gym at Moti Bazar Jammu on the eve of International Yoga Day. SSP Shakti Pathak was the chief guest on this occasion. Sunny Choudhary in his welcome address spoke on the importance of Power Yoga in overall fitness of body and mind.He

Olympic day celebrated at Poonch

Newspoint Bureau Poonch, June 23 The players of Shaheed Manjeet Singh Volleyball Club and Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Hockey Club today celebrated Olympic Day holding exhibition matches, here today. The volleyball match was organised by chairman of Shaheed Manjeet Singh Club, Mohd Tariq. Similarly, in hockey friendly match, senior and junior teams of Baba Banda

Simula, KCCC win opening ties

Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, June 23 Simula Cricket Club and Kishen Chand Cricket Club (KCCC) won their respective matches on the inaugural day of the KC Sports Club Cup 2007 Twenty20 Tournament got underway at KC Public School ground, here. In the first match of the day, Simula defeated International Cricket Club (ICC) by 21

BCCI extends time limit for India coach candidates

New Delhi, June 23 The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday extended the time limit for submission of applications for the position of head coach of the Indian team. The position became vacant when Anil Kumble resigned following the humiliating 180-run loss to arch-rivals Pakistan in the final of the Champions

RKG Snooker Champs qualify for snooker meet playoffs

Kolkata, June 23 Sourav Kothari-led RKG Snooker Champs became the first team to confirm their entry in the playoffs of the Bengal Premier League here on Friday. Snooker Champs, a Delhi-based side, got past The Rockets 4-3. Kothari beat Shahbaaz Khan 72-28 in the first frame and Manish Jain followed it up with a 58-51

Sania rues gender discrimination in sports

Mumbai, June 23 Decrying the widespread gender discrimination in society at large, Indian tennis star Sania Mirza rued the fact that the world of sports is also not immune from the malaise and she has to fight for equal prize money despite being a former World No.1 in women’s doubles. “Gender violence doesn’t lie in

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