(Aurangabad)Aurangabad BJP Rattles Over Shifting of Sports University to Pune
The previous Devendra Fadnavis-led state government proposed a dedicated sports university in Karodi area on the outskirts of Aurangabad city in Marathwada region.
Now BJP MLA Atul Save has claimed that the Maharashtra government has decided to shift the proposed sports university from Aurangabad to Pune, and warned of a protest if the decision is not revoked.
Land acquisition for it has also been completed and 130 acre land has been handed over to the agencies concerned, Save told reporters on Wednesday.
Hockey Maharashtra vice president Pankaj Bharsakhle said shifting this proposed university out of Aurangabad will hamper the growth of Marathwada in the field of sports.
The land and initial funds for the project have already been allotted by the previous government
(Meerut,UP)Cricketer PK Thrashed a Child &Couple in Avoidable RoadRage
A factory owner has alleged assault by former Indian cricketer Praveen Kumar
The incident allegedly took place in Multan Nagar around 3 pm on Saturday when factory owner Deepak Sharma was bringing down his six-year-old son from a school bus
Transport Nagar police station incharge Dinesh Chandra has not registered case against the cricketer as investigation into the complaint was on.
Deepak, who runs a sculpture factory, told police that the former cricketer was in his car when he was bringing down his son from the bus due to which the road was blocked, resulting in an argument between them.
Deepak alleged that Kumar assaulted him and pushed his son.
He alleged that the ex-cricketer also entered into a scuffle with his father Jitendra Sharma.
The factory owner and his son allegedly suffered injuries in the incident.
(New Delhi) 13 Members Exepert Committee Formed to Review Sports Code
Olympic bronze-medallist shooter Gagan Narang,
former football captain Bhaichung Bhutia and
national badminton coach Pulella Gopichand
have been named in a 13-member expert committee formed by the Sports Ministry to review the controversial Draft National Sports Code 2017
Besides the trio, the committee will also have World Championships bronze-medallist long jumper Anju Bobby George. The expert committee will be headed by Supreme Court judge Justice (Retd) Mukundakam Sharma as its chairman.
The panel will also feature a representative from the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), which has rejected the document in current form as it seeks to put an age and tenure cap on sports administrators.
(Kolkata)Kohli fastest to 5000 Test runs as captain
Virat Kohli on Friday became the fastest to 5000 runs as captain, completing the feat in 86 innings during day one of the Day/Night Test between India and Bangladesh
As captain, Kohli was also the quickest to 4000 Tests runs (65 innings). He is the sixth captain to reach the 5000-run mark.
Australian great Ricky Ponting had taken 97 innings to complete 5000 runs as captain, ahead of West Indian legend Clive Lloyd (106 innings),
South African Graeme Smith (110),
Australian Allan Border (116) and
New Zealand’s Stephen Fleming (130.
(New Delhi) Rajat Sharma Resigned From Post of TopBrass of DDCA
Senior journalist Rajat Sharma on Saturday resigned from the post of president of Delhi & Districts Cricket Association (DDCA), citing his inability to continue amidst “various pulls and pressures” within the organisation.
Sharma’s nearly 20-month tenure was a tumultuous one with his public differences with general secretary Vinod Tihara, who enjoys a fair amount of support base in the organisation.
“The cricket administration here is full of pulls and pressures all the time. I feel that vested interests are always actively working against the interest of cricket,” Sharma said in a statement.
Sharma had joined cricket administration after receiving active backing from former finance minister late Arun Jaitley.
(Chd,Pb) District Level Venue Committees Constituted in Punjab :World Kabaddi
The Venue Committees at District level have been constituted in order to make the World Kabaddi Cup tournament a memorable event. Sports Minister rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi had recently announced that World Kabaddi Cup would be organized which would be dedicated to the 550th Prakash Purb of Sahib Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The matches would be played at Amritsar, Kapurthala, Gurdaspur, Ferozepur, Bathinda, Patiala and Ropar.
Chairman of the committees would be the DC of the concerned district whereas the Police Commissioner/SSP, ADC, DPRO, Civil Surgeon, 2 nominated members of the Punjab Kabaddi Association would be its members. The concerned District Sports Officer would be the Convenor of the commitee.
The committees have been assigned the task of completing various arrangements such as the repair works at the stadiums, renovation, arrangements for toilets, whitewashing and ensuring seating capacity for 15000-20000 persons by November 25th.