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Delegation of Tennis Association pays courtesy call on Chief Minister

Association Chairman Vikram Singh Sisodiya paid courtesy call on Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh

Delegation of Chhattisgarh State Tennis Association led by Association Chairman Vikram Singh Sisodiya paid courtesy call on Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh at his residence yesterday evening. Delegation invited Dr Singh to grace the inaugural ceremony of Main Draw of International Gondwana Cup Tennis Tournament as Chief Guest, on November 3. This tournament will commence from November 1 at capital city Raipur.

Agriculture Minister inaugurates State-level Inter-School Sports Tournament

Agriculture Minister Brijmohan Agrawal inspecting the march past at the inauguration of the School

14th State-level Inter-School Sports Tournament organized by State Government's School Education Department has commenced today in capital city Raipur. Agriculture and Water Resource Minister Brijmohan Agrawal today inaugurated this 4-day tournament by unfurling tournament flag at playground of Government JR Dani Girls Higher Secondary School. More than a thousand children from various districts of Chhattisgarh are going to participate in this tournament.

CM inaugurates new multi-sports stadium at Raigarh

CM Dr. Raman Singh inaugurating newly constructed multi-sports Stadium at Raigarh.

To provide better sports facilities in the state, Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh inaugurated new multi-sports stadium at Raigarh here on Sunday. The stadium has been constructed with cost 2.50 crore and will have mult-sport facilities.
Speaking at the occasion, Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh, the state has many talented sports persons and to provide them better facilities, the government is making efforts to develop new sports filed and infrastructures.

Keep politics away from sports: Mary

CM DR. Raman Singh presenting memento to MC Mary Kom

The leaders, players and all those people who want to see India on top of the sports and games chart at International level, should keep politics away from it, said renowned Indian woman boxer MC Mary Kom, who was in Raipur on occasion of concluding ses-sion of the national women boxing Championship on Thursday. The event is being held at Indoor Stadium. Interacting with media on her arrival at Raipur Airport with President of All India Boxing Association Sandip Jajodiya and other office bearers, she said, she feel hurt when people ask her questions related to politics in sports.

Gold-medal winner players of Rollball pay courtesy call on CM

Gold medal winners Anurag Majumdar and Anjali Nayar & Dr. Raman Singh.

Gold medal winners of international rollball competition, Anurag Majumdar and Anjali Nayar led by Ex-MLA and Chairman of Chhattisgarh Rollball Union Vijay Baghel today paid courtesy call on Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh at his residence office. In the South Asian Championship organized in Dhaka, Bangladesh from September 11 to 14, these sportspersons of Chhattisgarh have clinched Gold Medal in rollball sport category. Anurag and Anjali showed their medals and certificates to Dr Singh. Anurag Majumdar is a resident of Raigarh and Anjali Nayar is a resident of capital city Raipur, Chhattisgarh.

Mumbai 'Open' Happiness

Mumbai Indians

Even though Lasith Malinga had slipped into a different jersey, the warmth would've been the same when the stdium, first thing the Lankan seamer did was exchange warm regards with his domestic mates. It It must have been awkward intially for both Malinga and his former team-mates. Under Malinga, Southern Express had had a smooth winning ride earlier this year. The bumps and bends only emerged when Malinga opted to represent Mumbai Indians in the Champions League T20. yet warm long hugs after tender handshakes cleared the air of fallacies.

Australian players to train budding cricketers from Chhattisgarh

Speaker Gaurishankar Agrawal and Mike Hussey launching the Cricket India Academy in Raipur.

Soon the budding cricketers from Chhattisgarh will have an opportunity to get trained in cricket from experts trained by Australian coaches. The Raipur branch of Cricket India Academy was launched on Thursday collectively by Gaurishankar Agrawal, Speaker, Chhattisgarh Assembly and Mike Hussey in the august presence of Baldeo Singh Bhatia, President, Chhattisgarh State Cricket Sangh, Arun Khetan, CEO Cricket India Academy and other eminent personalities. Later speaking after the launching ceremony. Speaker Gaurishankar Agrawal congratulated the Cricket India Academy for the initiative.

Mumbai Indians reached Raipur

Mumbai Indians' cricketer Pravenn Kumar, Harbhajan Singh coming out of the airport in Raipur

Mumbai Indians reached Raipur on Monday evening without its Captain Rohit Sharma, West Indian all-rounder Kieron Pollard, Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga and young batsman Ambati Rayudu. Prominent among those who landed in Raipur on Monday are Harbliajan Singh, Pragyan Ojha, Michael Hussey (Australia), Praveen Kumar and devastating batsman from New Zealand Corey Anderson. According to official sources, Rohit Sharma and other prominent members of the team will be arriving within two-three days.

Preparations for Champion League Cricket: Chief Secretary chairs meeting

Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand chairing the meeting.

Preparations for organizing Champions League Cricket in capital city Raipur of Chhattisgarh is going on in full swing. Under this, six international crickets matches will be organized from September 13 to 23 at Naya Raipur based Shaheed Veer Narayan International Cricket Stadium. Chief Secretary chaired a meeting of senior officials of various departments at Mantralaya today and reviewed the ongoing preparations for the event.

Collector inspects SVNS International Cricket Stadium

Collector Thakur Ram Singh and SP inspects SVNS International Cricket Stadium.

District Collector Thakur Ram Singh inspected Shaheed Veer Nayaran Singh (SVNS) International Cricket Stadium in New Raipur here on Thursday. During the visit, Superintendent of Police Om Prakash Pal accompanied him. As per the inflammations received, Collector inspected the arrangements in the stadium such as seating, flood light, pavilion, ground and parking respectively He discussed mainly the routes of entrance of players and spectators, catering arrangement, arrival of VIP guests.

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