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Traffic cops examined at medical camp
Our Correspondent

Chandigarh, July 11
As many as 160 traffic police personnel were examined at a health camp organised by the Chandigarh traffic police in association with Big 92.7 FM in the Police Lines, Sector 26, today.

Doctors conducted various tests, including cardiology, eye sight, general health, urology, blood sugar and ECG. Doctors from Fortis Hospital also gave short lectures on general healthcare of police personnel in view of their duties.

Vivek Gogia, DIG of UT police, was the chief guest. SP (traffic) A.S. Ahlawat, DSP (traffic) Jaswant Singh Khaira, DSP (lines) Baljit Singh Chadda and traffic inspectors were also present.



Finally, Lahore taste victory
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, July 11
Visitors Lahore School XI from tasted their first victory beating hosts DAV Cricket Academy by 67 runs in the final match of Indo-Pak Brotherhood Cup at DAV Senior Secondary grounds here today.

Batting first, the visitors scored 138 in 23.3 overs. Zishan was the highest scorer with 36 run in 45 balls. He was supported by Muzaffar, who chipped in 31 runs off 25 balls.

Kamran, too, played a valuable knock of 22 runs off 26.

Vikrant of DAV captured six for 23 runs, finishing with maximum wickets in the match. Nikhil and Deepak claimed two wickets each giving away 15 and 25 runs, respectively.

Chasing the target of 139, the hosts were bowled out for 71 runs in 19.5 overs.

Arshad played the key role in the win as he took four for 23, followed by Sikandar, who took two for 18.

Mohinder and Deepak played topscored with 17 and 16, respectively for the DAV.

Brief scores: Lahore School XI: 138 all out in 23.3 overs (Zishan 36 off 45 balls, Muzaffar 31 off 25 balls, Kamran 22 off 26 balls; Arshad four for 23 runs and Sikandar two for 18).

DAV Academy: 71 all out in 19.5 overs (Mohinder 17 off 33 balls, Deepak 16 off 12 balls; Vikrant six for 23 runs; Nikhil two for 15 and Deepak two for 25).

The man of the match award was bagged by Arshad of Lahore XI.

The guest team will leave for their country on July 13.



Kuljinder fashions Sec 16 Academy win
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, July 11
A half century by Kuljinder enabled Sector 16 Academy beat Sector 36 GNPS Academy in the final of the Tri-Series of Under-13 Tournament at GNPS, Sector 36, grounds, here today.

Batting first, the GNPS scored 130 runs in allotted 25 overs. Talwinder scored 30 , while Jayant and Arpit remained unbeaten on 37 and 23 runs, respectively.

Sanjog and Kuljinder claimed two wickets each.

Sector 16 Academy achieved the target in 24.4 overs, scoring 132 runs for the loss of five wickets Sanjog contributed 33 runs for the winners.

Brief scores: GNPS Sector 36: 130 runs in 25 overs (Talwinder 30, Jayant 37 n.o., Arpit 23 n.o; Sanjog two for 30, Kuljinder two for 25).

Sector 16 Academy: 132 for five (Kuljinder 50, Sanjog 33).



Cricket trials

Panchkula, July 11
The Panchkula District Association (affiliated with the Haryana Cricket Association) will hold trials to select the district under-22 team on July 13 at DC Model School, Sector 7, at 3 pm. According to Sandeep Moudgil, secretary of the association, players born on or after September 1, 1985 will be eligible to participate in the trials. Players should come in white kit. — TNS



SN Vohra meet

Chandigarh, July 11
The Chandigarh Cricket Association CCA is organising the 5th SN Vohra Memorial Cricket Tournament for Under 15 years cricketers.

Players born on or after September 1, 1992 will be eligible for participation in the tournament in which four district teams will take part. The matches will be held at two venues - GNPS, Sector 36, and DAV School, Sector 8. — TNS



Archery meet on July 15
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, July 11
To strengthen and sustain the interest of trainees in archery, the Lake Sports Complex will organise an open competition in archery “Indian Round” in different age groups on July 15.

The competition will start at 7 am.

A sum of Rs 10 per head per event will be charged as entry fee. The aspirants may submit their entries at the office of Lake Sports Complex on any working day up to 5 pm along with the date of birth certificate.

The entry will close on Saturday i.e. July 14 by 5 pm.

Sports director I.S. Sandhu said: “Archery has a long history and is a sport that utilises a wide variety of equipment and shooting styles.

Nearly every culture in the world has created some form of archery in its history - for survival, for combat and for competition.”

“Target archery evolved into a competitive sport not only in Europe but also in Asia and the US. Archery became an official Olympic sport in 1900. It was even employed to light the Olympic flame during the opening ceremony of Barcelona Olympics in 1992,” said Sandhu.

Keeping this in view and also to popularise the game in the city and among schoolchildren, the Lake Sports Complex has set up a coaching and training centre in archery.

The competition will be organised in different age groups:

Indian round boys/girls under-15 years: 30 meters on 122 cm target face; 20 meters on 80 cm target face.

Indian round boys/girls under-18 years: 40 meters on 122 cm target face; 30 meters on 80 cm target face.

Indian round boys/girls above 18 years: 50 meters on 122 cm target face; 30 meters on 80 cm target face.



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