Back into the limelight after serving a two-year ban due to a dope offence, two-time Asian Games gold medallist Mandeep Kaur on Saturday said that she has silenced her critics who thought her career was over with her feat in the just-concluded Incheon Games.
Jammu and Kashmir got its first exclusive football stadium with an imported synthetic football turf that will allow players to train round the year as Chief Minister Omar Abdullah inaugurated the facility at TRC Polo Ground, here today.
Siddhanth Thingalaya booked himself an Asian Games ticket after equaling his own national record in the men`s 110m hurdles as the Federation Cup Senior National Athletics Championships concluded, here on Tuesday.
The football fans of Jammu and Kashmir are all set to get a taste of top quality Indian club football as premier clubs like Mohun Bagan, East Bengal, Dempo will be vying for the top honours in the Federation Cup which will be held in the state in August, next year.
The Federation Cup National Athletics Championships, to be held at the National Institute of Sports here Aug 16-19, will serve as the selection trial for the participating squad at the Incheon Asian Games.
Hosts Bengaluru FC showed no mercy to their guests and Federation Cup winners Churchill Brothers as they struck thrice during a stirring second-half display to consolidate their position at the top of the I-League table here Saturday.