West, Mid and South Senior Hurling champions decided on busy day of local GAA

first_imgDrom & Inch are the Mid Senior Hurling champions- they beat Upperchurch-Drombane by 1-16 to 1-15 in Holycross.Mullinahone are the new South Senior Hurling champions.They deposed Killenaule as the Division’s hurling kingpins, beating them by 2-11 to 2-08.  Éire Óg Anacarty/Donohill have held on to their West Senior Hurling crown, courtesy of a 1-14 to 0-09 win against Clonoulty/Rossmore.  The first game at that venue saw Lattin-Cullen beat Golden-Kilfeacle by 1-14 to 2-10 in the West Intermediate Hurling Final.JK Brackens are the Mid Senior football champions.They needed extra-time, before eventually beating Moyne-Templetuohy by 0-17 to 0-11 in Holycross.And Newport have won the North Intermediate Hurling title- they eased past Ballinahinch by 1-21 to 1-07.In other results from today:-South Tipperary Junior B Football Group 2: Clonmel Commercials 2-04 Cahir 0-12County Junior “A” Hurling Championship: Thurles Sarsfields 3-10 Skeheenarinky 1-18last_img read more

World Military Games: India to kick off its campaign with boxing

first_img 10 months ago Before final clash, India-Britain play out 3-3 draw First Published: 19th October, 2019 14:26 IST Jay Pandya LIVE TV FOLLOW US COMMENT WE RECOMMEND SUBSCRIBE TO US Written Bycenter_img WATCH US LIVE In the ongoing World Military Games in Wuhan, China, India’s campaign to start off with boxing on Saturday. India will be participating in nine sports events in the competition. Last time around, at South Korea edition in 2015, India ended up winning six medals.India’s boxing contingent at the Military Games In the preliminary men’s light welter category (60-64kg), India’s Sandeep Kumar will face Uzbekistan’s Rasulov Jakhongir. While in the preliminary Men’s super heavy category (plus 91kg) category, Satish Kumar will lock horns with Brazil’s Nascimento Cosme. In the men’s fly category (49-52kg), Amit will face Brazil’s, Andrade Douglas. In the men’s light category (56-60kg), Aman Indora will take on Uzbekistan’s Abdurasulov Shunkor. Harsh Lakhra will face China’s Zhou di in the men’s light heavy category (75-81kg).On Friday, President of China Xi Jinping inaugurated the 7th CISM Military World Games. As many as 54 participants selected from three wings of the Indian armed forces will be taking part in the nine-day long event. The nine-game events are archery, boxing, diving, modern pentathlon, shooting, track and field, gymnastics, wrestling, and tennis. So far, India has taken part in three editions of the military games in 2007, 2011, and 2015. The country is hoping to increase its medal count in the current games.101 nations participated in the 4th edition in IndiaIn the year 2007, India had hosted the 4th edition of the games in Hyderabad with 101 nations participating in the event. Also known as Military Olympics, Military World Games is being hosted by China for the first time. The event will be held at 35 venues. 13 have been newly built, 17 have been reconstructed using sites formerly operated by the city and local universities, and five are temporary facilities.READ | Tiger Woods targets gold medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020READ | NBA Pre-season games: Houston Rockets vs San Antonio Spurs report’Military Glory and Peace’The main venue is China’s Wuhan, a city equipped with rich water resources, with 166 large and small lakes dotting its territory. Hoping to promote the great lakes and rivers, all 35 venues of the games are allocated to be held in four zones, adjacent to local waters. The theme for the 7th Military World Games is ‘Military Glory and Peace’. The International Military Sports Council (CISM) was founded in 1948. The first military world games were inaugurated in Rome in 1955, and since then, it has been held every four years by the CISM.READ | Ganguly: Hope that Kohli can change trend of losing in knock-out gamesREAD | Pep Guardiola says there are a lot of games to showcase capability(With agency inputs) 10 months ago China: 100 Indian soldiers take part in 7th World Military Games 10 months ago Bangladesh announce T20I squad for upcoming 3-match series in India 10 months ago Hockey: Instances of India hosting the World Cup in the past 10 months ago Shahbaz Nadeem added to India’s squad for Ranchi Test against SA Last Updated: 19th October, 2019 14:26 IST World Military Games: India To Kick Off Its Campaign With Boxing In the ongoing World Military Games in Wuhan, China, India’s campaign will start off with boxing on Saturday. India will be participating in nine sports eventslast_img read more