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St Kabir lift trophy 
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, December 13
The host St Kabir School, Sector 26, lifted St Kabir Trophy after defeating the rival Saupinís School, Sector 32, in a penalty shootout.

It was a tough battle between the two schools. Both teams were well balanced. In the first half, Sujal of Saupinís was outstanding in the match. Arjit of St Kabir played a stellar role in the victory of his team.

Saupinís boys drew the first blood in the 12th minute of the game. Saupin was leading by a goal in the first half of the game.

In the second half, Kabirís boys started the game on a positive note and Arjun, Arjit and Shaurya of St Kabir put a lot of pressure on Saupinís golie.

Kabirís boys missed as many as six chances to score. However in the 60th minute, Arjit dribbled passed four defenders of Saupinís and gave a gem of pass to Chaitanya who deftly placed the ball in goal post. The match however went into extra time after 1-1 score.

Extra time also ended without any result. In the penalty shootout, Arjit, Chetanya, Gautam and Shreyas scored for St Kabir, Saupinís Gurnoor was only one to score. St Kabir won the final match by 5-2 goals.

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Saupinís School defeat Chandigarh Baptist 
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, December 13
In the second quarterfinal of 10th Molly Carver Memorial Cricket Cup 2013 being held at St Stephenís School, Chandigarh, Saupinís School, Sector 32 beat Chandigarh Baptist School, Sector 45, Chandigarh by 119 runs.

Chandigarh Baptist School won the toss and elected to field first. Saupinís School scored 284 for 5 in 30 overs. Varun Bhatnagar scored 102 runs in 56 balls, Manan Chadda scored 82 runs and Prabhjeet scored 30 runs. Arshdeep Singh took 2 wickets for 42 runs and Ritik Shukla 1 for 64.

Baptist School could not chase the score and bundled out on 166 in 21.3 overs. Karanvir Singh scored 93 in just 50 balls but could not get the support of other team members. Varun Bhatnagar of Saupinís School took three wickets for 30 runs and Prabhjeet Singh took 2 for 5 runs.

St. Stephenís School, Sector 45, Chandigarh will play against Ball Nikatan School, Panchkula, tomorrow.

Brief scores

Saupin's School: 284 for 5 in 30 overs

Varun Bhatnagar 102 runs, Manan Chadda 82 runs and Prabhjeet 30 runs

Arshdeep Singh 2 wickets for 42 and Ritik Shukla 1 for 64

Baptist School: 166 all out in 21.3 overs.

Karanvir Singh 93 runs, Varun Bhatnagar 3 wickets for 30 runs and Prabhjeet Singh 2 for 5 runs.

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Vishav, Jasmine win titles
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, December 13
On the second last day of The Millennium School Annual Athletics Meet being held at the Sports Complex, Sector 7, Chandigarh, Vishav and Jasmine bagged the titles for the under-14 boys and girls shot put throw respectively. On the other hand, Simran won the high jump under-15 girls category.

Jaskirat emerged as winner for boysí under-15 category. Udayveer won 800-m race under-13 for boys and in girls under-14 category Neha Maddi was the winner. In the 400 m race under-11 boysí category, Sartaj emerged as winner and Aasees won in girlsí category.

Ayush and Priyanshu won the 400 m boys and girls category respectively under-14 category. The 400 x100 m relay under-11 girls was won collectively by Monty, Simarat , Nandini and Kirti whereas for under-15 category, it was won by Gulveen, Prakriti, Simran and Harshdeep.

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Mount Carmel, Chandigarh Baptist to clash for title
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, December 13
Mount Carmel School, Sector 47, and Chandigarh Baptist School, Sector 45, has reached the final of the under-17 category of 16th Blessed Edmund Rice Cricket Tournament. The final will be played on December 17 at St Johnís High School, Sector 26.

First semi final was held yesterday. In the second semi final today, Mount Carmel, Sector 47, entered final beating Saupinís School, Sector 32, by 9 wickets. The fine bating performance by Ramandeep Singh who scored 108 runs in 64 balls helped the team to win.

Battling first, Saupinís School piled up 138 score for 9 in stipulated 20 overs. In reply, the winning team easily won the match in 18 overs, thanks to a fine performance of the Ramandeep Singh.

Under-14 category matches of the 16th Blessed Edmund Rice Cricket Tournament has also begun. Tomorrow two teams- St Soldiers, Sector 28, and Manav Mangal Smart School, Mohali, will play against each other

Brief score

Saupinís School, Sector 32:138 / 9 in 20 overs

Manau 39, Aayush 25, Raman 4/28.

Mount Carmal, Sector 47: 140/1 In 18 overs

Ramandeep 108 not out, Amritpal 19 not out. 

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Canines to walk the ramp on Dec 15
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, December 13
More than 400 entries and 45 breeds of dogs are expected to take part in the Chandigarh Kennel Clubís All Breeds Championship Dog Show on December 15 at Leisure Valley, Sector 10, Chandigarh.

The prominent breeds participating in the dog show include Shih Tzu, Shar Pei, Miniature Pinscher, Pekingese, Miniature Poodle, Welsh Corgi, Siberian Husky, Wire Haired Daschund, Saluki, Neapolitan Mastiff, Mull Mastiff and many more.

Informing about the dog show, chairman of the Chandigarh Kennel Club GS Bahia said three new breeds Akita (A Japanese Watch Dog), Borzoi (Russian Fox Hound), Chow Chow (a Chinese Utility Dog) and an American Fox Hound would be the attraction of the show.

President of the club GS Sidhu said more than 400 entries are expected. He informed FCI approved international judges including Rita Kadike Skadina from Latvia and Mukul Vaid from India will judge the whole show.

KK Sharma, adviser to UT Administrator, will be the chief guest.

Organisers also informed that UT Animal Husbandry department would hold free anti-rabies camp for dogs at the venue. Enables and dogs accessory stalls have also been planned for the convenience of general public. There is no entry fee for the visitors.

In order to promote the show in adjoining states, Chandigarh Kennel club is also holding its next show in Ambala on February 23 next year.

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Lawn tennis tourney begins today
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, December 13
CLTA-AITA Championship Series Tennis Tournament for boysí & girlsí under-16 will be starting from tomorrow at Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association (CLTA) Complex. It is sponsored by People for Animals (PFA) Chandigarh, the tournament will conclude on December 19.

While the matches of boysí singles event will start tomorrow, the girlsí singles event and doubles event of both categories will start from December 15.

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