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J&K: Regal FC, Khumanie FC emerged winners
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J&K: Regal FC, Khumanie FC emerged winners

In the ongoing Spectrum Football tournament held in the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir’s Pampore town, two matches were played between Shining Star FC-Regal FC and Novelty FC-Khumanie FC at Iqbal Ground (Tanch Bagh).In the first match, Regal FC emerged winners by 2-0. Asraar was adjudged as man of the match and received award from Zahid and Sarfaraz Rashid Bhat.In the second match, Khumanie FC won in a shoot-out. Adil Hussain Mir received the man of the match trophy from coach Mudasir.The tournament is sponsored by Spectrum Advertising Services.The other partners of the tournament include WALLMAX Interiors, Rootz Saloon, Zaffron Foods, Bizwiz Creations and Karachi Fashions.
J&K LG inaugurates sports infrastructure worth Rs 49.78 crores
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J&K LG inaugurates sports infrastructure worth Rs 49.78 crores

Giving a massive impetus to the overall sports system across Jammu and Kashmir, the union territory’s Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha inaugurated sports infrastructure worth Rs. 49.78 crores and laid foundation of projects costing Rs 10.5 crores.In a colourful event at Pologround, Sinha inaugurated a multipurpose indoor sports hall worth Rs 5 crores in the presence of his advisors Kewal Kumar Sharma, Farooq Khan, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, and Baseer Ahmad Khan; Pandurang K. Pole, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir; Sarmad Hafeez, Secretary to the Government, Youth Services and Sports Department; Vijay Kumar, IG Kashmir; Dr. Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar; Dr. Saleem-ur-Rehman, Director General, Youth Services and Sports, J&K; Dr. Mohd Haseeb Mughal, SSP, Srinagar, and ...
J&K: Wagoora FC qualify for final
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J&K: Wagoora FC qualify for final

In the ongoing Shaheed Shujaat Bukhari memorial football championship at Higher Secondary Ground in Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kreeri tehsil, Wagoora FC beat Shahi-e- Vilayat Watergam at the first semi-final match and made their way to the finals.Wagoora FC won the match by 1-0 and became the first to qualify for the final. Vikas Koul of Wagoora FC scored the only goal of the match. Around 42 football teams are participating in the championship.The championship is being organised by Al Murad Sports Club Kreeri to commemorate founder and Editor-in-Chief of Rising Kashmir Newspaper, Shaheed Dr Syed Shujaat Bukhari.
J&K: Handwara police cricket league begins
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J&K: Handwara police cricket league begins

In an effort to promote sports among the youth of Jammu and Kashmir, Advisor to Lt. Governor, R.R. Bhatnagar and Director General of J&K Police Dilbag Singh declared open the Handwara Police Cricket League - 2020 in a function organized at sports ground Bakihakar in Handwara.The tournament is being organised by Jammu and Kashmir police under civic action programme.DGP Dilbag Singh also inaugurated mess hall in Handwara police station and barrack at police component, Handwara. He inspected the buildings and interacted with the officers and jawans working at these places.DIG North Kashmir, Mohammad Suleman Choudhary, DC Kupwara Anshul Garg, CO 7 Sector Brig Mahipal Singh Rathore, SP Handwara Dr. G. V. Sundeep Chakravarthy, CO 92 CRPF Bn Udhav Divyanshu, CO 21RR Col. Gagandeep Singh, CO 8...
##  J&K: Teams of 8 zones clash in Under 19 cricket tournament ##
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## J&K: Teams of 8 zones clash in Under 19 cricket tournament ##

The third day of inter-zonal district Level under 19 boys cricket tournament witnessed the clash of teams of eight zones at Sports Stadium Doda in Indian Union Territory Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda town.The tournament is being held with strict adherence to the coronavirus standard operating procedures and guidelines.In the four matches, Ghat zone thrashed Bhaderwah zone by 5 wickets, Doda zone thrashed Bhatyas by 10 wickets, Bhallesa zone thrashed Gundna zone by 47 runs, and Bhalla zone thrashed Thathri by 11 runs.Around 128 under-19 players drawn from different zones of Doda district are participating in the ongoing Cricket tournament organized by the Department of Youth Service and Sports under the overall supervision of DYSSO Doda, Jaffar Hussain Sheikh.The tournament is being organised as...
##  J&K LG lays e-foundation stone of Arun Jaitley Memorial Sports Complex ##
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## J&K LG lays e-foundation stone of Arun Jaitley Memorial Sports Complex ##

The Lieutenant Governor of union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Manoj Sinha along with Dr Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), and Union Minister of Youth and Sports Kiren Rijiju, jointly laid the e-foundation stone of Shri Arun Jaitley Memorial Sports Complex, in Hiranagar.The Rs 58.23 crore mega-sports complex, built under the Prime Minister’s Development Package (PMDP), is going to be spread over 33.75 acre of land and is expected to go a long way in accentuating the overall sports infrastructure in the Union Territory.This will be one of the best and state of art sports complex having multiple sports facilities of international/national standards in one place.Falling in close vicinity of National Highway 44, the project shall not only cater to the Hiranagar ar...
J-K: Construction of Srinagar’s international football stadium in full swing
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J-K: Construction of Srinagar’s international football stadium in full swing

The Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) administration is working in full swing in order to host international football matches at the Bakshi football stadium in Srinagar.The stadium is expected to have a seating capacity of 18,000 people.The J&K administration had decided to turn the stadium into an International Football stadium with Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) norms under National Projects Construction Corporation (NPCC) with the budget of Rs 50 crores. However, the construction work came to a sudden halt due to COVID-19 induced lockdown but as the lockdown norms eased, the construction has been resumed.Arshid Hussain, site in-charge, said that the development of Bakshi stadium is being carried out under the FIFA norms. "We are building the synthetic track simil...