Thursday, 31 July 2014
Egged on by team owner and bollywood hero Abhishek Bachchan, Jaipur’s Pink Panthers edged out a highly rated Telugu Titans 46-32 to register their first win of the Pro-Kabaddi League on Thursday. The result also signified Telugu’s first defeat after clinching a last minute draw against the table toppers U Mumba in the first match.
Indian boxers Pinki Jangra, L. Sarita Devi and made the semi-finals of the in their respective categories at the SECC Hall here Wednesday. However, Amritpreet Singh bit the dust as he lost the men’s 91 kg quarter-final bout to local pugilist Stephen Lavelle. The judges found the Scot to be better in all the three rounds to win with the scoreline of 29:28, 30:27 and 30:27.
Olympic and World Championship bronze-medallist led the charge as five Indian boxers, including two women, assured themselves of medals at the 20thby advancing to the semifinals of their respective weight categories here.
Saturday, 26 July 2014
Does this bring even a bit of shame to the ministers? On one hand a political party/government can dole out lakhs and crores of rupees in gibberish schemes to woo the minority voters in order to maintain their pseudo-secular image, on the other it couldn’t pay the promised cash reward to a player who won the bronze medal at Olympics and made our country proud!
Indian boxer Mandeep Jangra proceeded to the men’s 69 kg Round of 16 after beating Augusto Mathule of Mozambique 3-0 at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) here Friday. However, Parveen Kumar was knocked out 0-3 of the men’s +91 kg category in the Round of 16 by Scottish boxer Ross Henderson.