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Healthcare centre launched
Tribune News Service

Gurgaon, October 23
Gurgaon is turning into a hub for health care in the region. The Delhi-based Sitram Bhartia institute of Science and Research, has launched its extension clinic in Galleria, DLF City, Phase IV. According to the director of the group, Mr A. Bharatia, the resident of the area would be able to avail of some of the best doctors from the national Capital.

He said that the clinic had been opened here in view of the increasing number of patients the Sitaram Bhartia Institute of Science and Research had been receiving from the area.

With the opening of the clinic, the residents of Gurgaon will now have easy access to some of the best doctors from Delhi. They will also be benefited from special programmes conducted by Sitaram Bhartia, such as in diabetes and general health care, he added.


Efforts of Nitin Sharma go in vain
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, October 23
Associate Finance disappointed Bharti Infotel in the 3rd Events Cricket Tournament 2003. Associate Finance lost their seven wickets at 76 after 16 overs. But Javed Khan along with Sumit Chander bailed their team out of trouble with 57 runs partnership for seventh wicket. Sandeep Chawla bowled well for Bharti Infotel to take four wickets. In reply, Bharti Infotel fell 7 runs short, as efforts of Nitin Sharma went in vain. Although Javed Khan scored 41 runs for Associate Finance, but Javed Khan was awarded the man of the match for his field placing and brilliant captaincy.

Scores: Associate Finance: 17 for 8 in 25 overs. Javed Khan 41 n o 4x3), Sumit Chander 26 (16 balls, 4x2) Sandeep Chawla 4 for 26, Samsun Simon 2 for 26

Bharti Infotel: 130 for 9 in 25 overs: Nitin Sharma (18, 4x1) Ashish Khanna 3 for 14, Vishal Chander 2 for 17 Kasilash Rana 2 for 21.

BL Kashyap beat Jaguar

Fine all-round performance by Monu Thapa and good knock of 45 by skipper Vikram Kashyap guided B L Kashyap to an easy 42 run victory over jaguar in the 3rd Turf Twenty20 Cup at the Jamia Grounds.

Batting first, B. L Kashyap scored 141 in 20 overs. In replay, Jaguar was bowled out for 99 with Puneet Kashyap and Monu Thapa claiming 2 wickets each for BLK.

Monu Thapa was given the man of the match award while Vikram Kashyap and Parichay Mehra were given the best batsman and best bowler.

Scores: BL Kashyap: 141 for 4 in 20 overs: Vikram Kashyap 45, Monu Thapa 38 n o, Deep Singh 23 n o.

Jaguar: 99 all out in 20 overs: Akhilesh 21, Parickay Mehras 20, Rajesh 20, Monu Thapa 2 for 17, Puneet Kashyap 2 for 18.


Dhani Ram trounce DDA in Nivia tourney
Our sports Reporter

New Delhi, Oct 23
Dhani Ram Public School, Sonepat beat DDA Football Academy in the first semi-final of under-17 category of All India Inter-School Nivia Football Tournament. Vikas and Rajesh were the scorers for the winner side.

In the second semi-final, Nivia Football Academy defeated Navyug School, Sarojini Nagar 4-0 and entered the final. Sanjay, Pradeep, Himanshu and Sandeep Tomar were the scorers from the winner side. The finals of under-14 and 17 categories will be played tomorrow.

Boxing championship

The Banarasi Chandiwala Sewa Smarak, a charitable organisation, will hold the Second All-India B. D. Chandiwala-SAI Junior Men Boxing Championship from November 10 to 14 at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in the Capital. Like last year, the championship, which is a recognised by IABF, is being organised in collaboration with the Sports Authority of India (SAI) and Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF).

DPS School Quiz

DPS Vasant Kunj team won the Delhi round of the Alpenliebe Lollipop Presents ESPN School Quiz 2004. The on-ground preliminary round of the ESPN Star Sports received an overwhelming response. As many as 2,000 children form over 100 schools gathered at the Siri Fort Auditorium yesterday to participate in the ESPN school quiz.

St Cecilla Public School and Lancer Convent received 'The Best Cheering Team' award while 'The Best Banner' award was received by creative students from Bal Bhavan.


Narender powers Bright Club to victory
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, October 23
Deadly bowling (8 for 22) by Narender Kumar and a cracking knock of (48) by Gaurav Parmar helped Bright Club defeated DAV Shalimar Baghby 2 wickets in the DDCA Under-17 Cricket Tournament at Kalindi College ground.

Scores: DAV: 116 all out in 36.2 overs: Soumik Chatterjee 39,Saurabh Jain 30, Narender Kumar 8 for 22, Manish Chaudhary 2 for 48.

Bright Club: 117 for 8 in 37.2 overs: Gaurav Parmar 48 Danish Kambali 4 for 35, Soumik Chatterjee 2 for 09

DDCA League

Indian Air Force Beat CWC by 5 wickets in the DDCA A-1 Division league at Palam ground.

Score: CWC: 154 for 7 in 35 overs: Sunil Sudan 44, Rajeev Vinayak 25, Pankaj Kumar 2 for 22, A. K. Mohanni 2 for 28. Air Force: 155 for 5 in 28.3 overs: A. K. Upadhyay n o 28. P. M. Reddy 28, A. K. Sinay n o 24, Harpreet 2 for 24.

Gyan Bharti win

Fine all-round display (59 runs and 3 for 7) by Naman Khanna and a splendid knock (47) by Paramjet Singh helped Gyan Bharti South Delhi Cricket Academy beat Ahsok Malhotra Academy by 90 runs in the Invitation Cricket match at Gyan Bharti School ground.

Scores: GBSDCA: 214 for 7 in 40 overs: Naman Khanna 59, Paramjeet Singh 47, Puneet Grewal 46, Snehashish 3 for 31, Arindam Ghosh 2 for 36.

Ashok Malhotra Academy: 124 all out n 35.2 overs: Nitin Kumar 45, Naman Khanna 3 for 7, Arvinder Singh 2 for 28, Nitish Bharti 2 for 17, Kapil Bali 2 for 11.

Under-13 and 15 trials

Najafgarh Sports Club organised a cricket trial for under-13 and under-15 for Kolkata tour on October 27 at Najafgarh ground. Payers may contract coach Shasi Sharma on telephone - 56203985 between 3 pm to 6 pm.


AITA coaches’ workshop from Nov 26
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, October 23
In collaboration with the Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association, the second AITA National Coaches workshop will be held from November 26 to 29, at the Kingfisher KSLTA Tennis Stadium in Bangalore.

The theme of the AITA workshops will be ‘Revolutionalise Tennis’. The speakers include experts from ITF, India’s top coaches, State Tennis Association technical directors and experts from the field of fitness and sports sciences. Coaches from other Asian countries will be participating in the workshops. The complete information is available on the official website of AITA – www.aitatennis.com

The followings are the speakers of the workshops:

Dave Milley, executive director, Development Department, ITF, Sursh Menon, ITF development officer, Asia, Dr Vece Paes, fitness and sports medicine experts, Krishna Bhupati, director of coaching, Tennis Village, Enrico Piperno, captain of Indian Fed Cup, Hiten Joshi, director coaching, TNTA, M. Balachandran, ITF Travelling coach, Sunil Yajaman, AITA development officer, Jonathan Stubbs, tennis coach, Finland, Arnau Florit, Fitness Trainer, Spain and S. Ganesh, Adidas.


Adidas launches TaylorMade
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, October 23
Adidas India Marketing Pvt. Ltd., has launched TaylorMade, the best performance golf brand in India.

According to Darrel Survey brand count statistics, TaylorMade is the no 1 driver, no 1 fairway wood and the no 1 iron on the US PGA tour. TaylorMade-adidas Golf (TMag) is a division of Adidas India Marketing Pvt Ltd.

Speaking on the launch, Tarun Kunzru, managing director, Adidas-South-East Asia, said: “Golf is the fastest growing urban sport in India, which has it’s own golf tour and our golfers are performing exceptionally well on the various international tours as well. In fact, India is proving to be an emerging golf powerhouse in Asia.”

TaylorMade-adidas Golf (TMAG) will focus on helping the golfer find the equipment that is best suited to their needs. TaylorMade equipment is innovative and features the latest technology in the form of RAC irons and enhanced COR, which gives more distance. TaylorMade-adidas Golf (TMAG) is committed to developing the game of golf in India, and is one of the official sponsors of the Indian PGA tour. When the tour visits select cities across India, golfers will have the opportunity to be part of the TayorMade demo day experience, where they will be able to try out various TaylorMade clubs. The pricing of the products will be in line with the largest golf market in the world, the USA. This will allow Indian golfers the opportunity to purchase top quality equipment at international prices.

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