TODAY’S TOP TEN: SPORTS

April 10th, 2018 Posted In: sports

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  1. India at CWG, day 6: Heena, men’s hockey team, boxers lift medal count

NEW DELHI: India’s overall medal tally at the 2018 Commonwealth Games has increased to 20 with ace pistol shooter Heena Sidhu winning gold in the women’s 25m pistol (Precision/Rapid) finals at the Belmont Shooting Centre on Tuesday. Three more medals have been assured for India later this week, with boxers Amit Phangal and Naman Tanwar having advanced into their respective semi-finals scheduled for April 13 and the men’s hockey team moving into the semi-finals with a 2-1 victory over Malaysia. (TNN)

 

2. CWG 2018: Heena Sidhu shoots Games record 25m pistol gold

NEW DELHI: Decorated shooter Heena Sidhu has won her second medal of the 2018 Commonwealth Games, taking gold in the women’s 25m pistol (Precision/Rapid) finals at the Belmont Shooting Centre on Tuesday. The 28-year-old – recipient of the Times of India Sports Awards (TOISA) Shooter of the Year award in February for her success in 2017 – shot a CWG record 38 to cap off a dominant performance in the eight-member final. (TOI)

 

3. CWG 2018: Paddlers join party with win over Nigeria

CHENNAI: The Indian paddlers are unstoppable at Gold Coast. After the women’s team’s gold medal show on Sunday, it was the turn of the men to rise to the occasion. The team comprising Sharath Kamal, G Sathiyan and Harmeet Desai blanked Nigeria 3-0 in the team event final. It was India’s second gold in the CWG men’s team event, the first coming in Melbourne in 2006. (IE)

 

4. After CWG 2018 gold, Kidambi Srikanth set to become World No.1

New Delhi: Kidambi Srikanth is set to become World No. 1 player once the Badminton World Federation (BWF) releases its weekly ranings this week. With the development, Srikanth will join Saina Nehwal as the only Indian to have achieved the feat. (IE)

 

5. IPL broadcaster worried about impasse on Club House issue

NEW DELHI: The official broadcaster of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is concerned about the impasse between the civic authorities and the Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) over the club house building at the Ferozeshah Kotla. While doing a recce of the Kotla for relocation of the production unit, the broadcaster and tournament management staff were told by the Delhi Daredevils that Hill B, which is located on one of the sides of the old club house, will be now relocated for the make-shift commentary box and it won’t be behind the stumps. (TOI)

 

6. IPL 2018: Tamil outfits demand CSK vs KKR match be cancelled over Cauvery dispute

CHENNAI: Various Tamil groups protesting over the Cauvery issue on Monday demanded that the authorities cancel the Indian Premier League (IPL) match to be held in Chennai on Tuesday. At a time when the police are busy making arrangements to secure all roads leading to M A Chidambaram stadium and screening of spectators, apprehending protests, Tamil group Thamizhaga Vazhvumurai Katchi (TVK), led by T Velmurugan, has issued a veiled threat, stating that it will not be responsible for any untoward incident against the cricketers. (I E)

 

7. Pep To Become The Highest Paid Manager In Football

LONDON: Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola will reportedly become the highest paid manager in football after agreeing a new deal worth a whopping £20 million a year. Guardiola is believed to have met City owner Sheikh Mansour and chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak in Abu Dhabi last month, and confirmed to the club’s bosses he will sign the new contract.

 

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8. Salgaocar FC jrs are champions

FATORDA: Playing with verve and determination Salgaocar F C (jrs) emerged champions of the GFA Geno First Division Football League match demolishing St.Savio S C,Calangute  3-0 at Artificial grounds, Fatorda on Monday. The winners led by a solitary goal scored by Ronaldo Oliveira( 45+3 minutes)  and  in the second session scored two more goals through Chaitan Komarpant ( 57th minute) and  speedy and stylish forward Stephen Satarker (60th minute). (NT Network)

 

9. Rowllin holds Goa’s football dominance

NUVEM: When Rowllin Borges recently rattled the Kyrygyz Republic horizontal in the AFC qualification match, he signalled that Goa was still a power house of football and the States dominance is not diluted. For, Rowllin is no ordinary player. Rowllin is one of the best midfield players of India. He is still remembered for scoring in his debut for India in 2015 and has since mesmerised with his control of the ball and the game from the centre of the field. (NT Network)

 

10. Churchill Brothers pip Panjim Footballers

MAPUSA: Churchill Brothers Sports Club beat Panjim Footballers by a 1-0 deficit in the Goa Professional League match, organised by Goa Football Association, played under the floodlights at Duler Stadium, here on Monday.The three points helped the Red Machines to climb one place from the bottom of the table to 11th place with 16 points from 14 matches, while, Panjim have 18 points from 20 matches and are still not safe from relegation. (Herald)

 

 

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