brought city on world map
The city played host to a variety of international and national sports
championships in 2005 but the city sports persons could not make much
mark in the national and international arena.
teams for b’ball nationals
Damandeep Singh of Amritsar has been named captain of the Punjab
men’s team for the 56th Senior National Basketball
Championship to be held from December 28 to January 4, 2006 at
Pune, according to Mr Rajdeep Singh Gill, ADGP, Punjab and
president, Punjab Basketball Association.
|Mr R.S. Gill, President, Basketball Federation of India, with the Punjab men’s team which will take part in the 59th Senior
National Basketball Meet to be held at Pune from December 28.
— Photo by Inderjit Verma
Easy win for
Khalsa College eves
Khalsa College for Women, Ludhiana, scored an emphatic 6-0 win over
Government Senior Secondary School, Bharat Nagar Chowk, on the second
day of the three-day Ranjodh Kaur Grewal Memorial Ludhiana District
Women’s Hockey Tournament being played at Guru Nanak Stadium here
today. Sapandeep struck twice while Smita, Shweta, Manpreet Kaur and
Chandni contributed one goal each and completed the rout.
The 34th athletic meet of A.S. Modern Sr Secondary School, here, was
concluded at the Principal Naresh Chandar Sports Stadium at Malerkotla
Road, here on Friday. Hardip Singh and Amanpreet Kaur were adjudged
the best athletes in the senior categories of boys and girls
respectively. In the junior categories Harkeerat Singh and Nancy were
adjudged the best athletes, while Gurinder Singh and Harmanpreet Kaur
bagged the sub-junior titles.
volleyball tourney to be held from Jan 3
The 49th edition of the Punjab State Volleyball Championship for men
as well as women will be held at Patiala from January 3 to 5,
according to Mr Raj Kumar, general secretary, Punjab Volleyball
Association. Teams from all districts along with those from PAP, the
BSF, the PSEB and the PRTC are expected to take part in this three-day
meet. Entries may be sent to Mr Naresh Pathak, organising secretary
for this tournament.