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Sport Current Affairs November 2nd Week 2017.
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Sport Current Affairs November 2nd Week 2017.

 1. Satbir, Manorama win in Elite category at Cyclothon.

New Delhi, Nov 5 (PTI) Satbir Singh and T Manorama Devi emerged victories in the Elite Mens and Elite Womens events at the Cyclothon, which saw over 4500 cyclists participate in an atmosphere of gaiety and revelry, here today.

Based on the distance to be covered, the Cyclothon featured four categories ? Elite (Men ? 45 km/women - 27 km), Amateur (27 km), Open and the popular Green Ride.

While the Elite and Amateur categories were for serious cyclists, the 9 km Open and the 5 km Green Rides allowed participants the experience the joy of cycling.

Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan also participated in the 5 km Green Ride.

The Cyclothon attracted participants from all walks of life including officials from various ministries, sports personalities, celebrities Farhan Akhtar, school and college children cycling professionals, amateurs and housewives.

The Cyclothon under the banner of Saksham Pedal Delhi was organized by Petroleum Conservation & Research Association (PCRA), and supported by the oil companies viz. IOCL, BPCL, HPCL, ONGC, GAIL, OIL, MRPL, CPCL, NRL and IGL with technical guidance from Cycling Federation of India.

Another 76 such cyclothons are planned Pan-India over the next 2 months to sensitize the country to adopt the ideology of conservation for a greener environment. PTI ATK ATK

2. Indian Women Win Asia Cup and Qualifies for Hockey World Cup.

India edged past China 5-4 via shootout to win the women’s Asia Cup hockey title here on Sunday. With this, India also qualified for next year’s World Cup as Continental champion.

It was skipper Rani Rampal who scored the winning goal while Savita Punia made a great save in sudden death.It was advantage China as a stick check in the circle saw India concede a penalty corner in only the second minute of the game. However, Savita padded it away and an alert Deep Grace cleared the ball.

A second penalty corner was again padded away by Savita. With the first quarter ending in a stalemate, India came back looking determined to find a breakthrough. The forwards made several forays into the striking circle. India found the breakthrough in the 25th minute through Navjot Kaur.

Though China launched a counter attack, the Indian defenders were up to the task. The final quarter was tense as China won a penalty corner through a successful video referral in the 47th minute. Tiantian Luo kept low as she improvised to find the right corner of the post, scoring a sensational equaliser for China.

In the penalty shootout Rani scored twice, while Monica, Lilima Minz and Navjot scored once each. Savita was adjudged Goalkeeper-of-the-Tournament while Monica won the Woman-of-the-Match award.

3. Mary Kom Named Women`s Youth World Championships Ambassador.

Five-time world champion MC Mary Kom was on Saturday named ambassador of the AIBA Women’s Youth World Championships to be held in Guwahati from November 19 to 26. Besides five world titles, Mary Kom also has an Olympic bronze medal to her credit.

“It is an honour to have been chosen as Ambassador for the 2017 Women’s Youth World Championships and be a part of the prestigious competition with it held in India for the first time,” the 34-year-old Manipuri, who is currently in Vietnam for the Asian Championships, was quoted as saying by the International Boxing Association (AIBA).

“The standard of boxing these young women are producing has never been higher, and with gender equality a priority for AIBA and the IOC, there has never been more opportunities for women to take up the sport and compete on the biggest stage,” she added.

The Boxing Pavilion at the Nabin Chandra Bordoloi A.C Indoor Hall in Guwahati, north-eastern India, will be the venue for the week-long competition.

In October, the city hosted matches during the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

4. Shiv Kapur Clinches Panasonic Open Title.

Shiv Kapur clinched his first Asian Tour title in India, bagging the Panasonic Open by three strokes after bringing home a card of four-under 68 in the fourth and final round at the Delhi Golf Club on Sunday.

It is second Asian Tour title of the season for Kapur, who fired five birdies against one bogey to stay three strokes clear off a pack of fellow Indians, including Ajeetesh Sandhu (65), Sudhir Sharma (69) and Chirag Kumar (64).

Kapur had won the Yeangder Heritage in April and finished second at the Thailand Open this season. He had won his first Asian tour title in 2005 at the Volvo Masters of Asia.

At 14-under 274, as many as seven golfers finished at the tied second spot, meaning the top 10 was dominated by Indians with American Paul Peterson, who held a share of the lead after the third day, being the only exception as he also had a share of the tied second place.

5. India End Commonwealth Shooting Championship at Top with 20 Medals

India ended the Commonwealth Shooting Championships with a rich haul of 20 medals after Satyendra Singh and Sanjeev Rajput won a gold and a silver respectively in the men`s 50m rifle 3 positions event in Gold Coast on Monday.

The Indian squad won a total of six gold, seven silver and seven bronze medals during the competition.Apart from Satyendra and Rajput, India`s Chain Singh also qualified for the eight-man final of the 3 Positions event on the final day of the competition.Satyendra qualified in second place with a total of 1,162 with a best of 394 out of 400 in the Prone position, while veteran Rajput qualified in third place with 1,158 and Chain Singh was fourth with the same score but lesser inner 10s.

In the final, Satyendra was the quickest of the blocks while Rajput chased him close throughout the length of the 45-shot final.

Satyendra eventually prevailed, finishing with 454.2 to Rajput`s 453.3.

However, Chain Singh, who was in third place in the initial stages of the final, raising hopes of an Indian clean sweep, was eventually overtaken by Australian Dane Sampson.Sampson, who won the men`s Rifle Prone gold earlier in the competition, held on to secure the bronze medal.

In the men`s Trap event at the Shotgun ranges, Birendeep Sodhi was the lone Indian to qualify for the six-man final round. He shot 118 out of 125 to qualify in fifth place and finished fourth eventually.

6. Mary Kom Strikes Gold at Asian Womens Boxing Championships.

The redoubtable M. C. Mary Kom (48kg) notched up her fifth gold medal at the Asian Women’s Boxing Championships, winning a fiercely-contested summit clash on Wednesday.

Up against North Korea’s Kim Hyang Mi, the five-time world champion and Olympic bronze-medallist Indian prevailed in a unanimous 5-0 verdict to add another accolade to her already crowded cabinet.

This is Mary Kom’s first international gold medal since the 2014 Asian Games and her first medal in over a year.

In Hyang Mi, the 35-year-old Mary Kom found her most aggressive opponent so far in the tournament but she was up for the task.

Unlike her previous bouts, in which the opening three minutes were invariably spent measuring up the rival, both the boxers were lunging at each other within seconds of the bell going off.

Matched quite evenly in speed and precision, Mary Kom scored for her ringcraft, which included some fine footwork to outpace Hyang Mi at crucial junctures.

There was hardly any power-hitting on display but the contest was made engaging by the boxers’ fast-paced exchange of punches.

The North Korean was relentless with her left hooks but the Manipuri did not allow herself to be rattled and scored on counter-attack with her combination blows.

7. Gautam Gambhir named Government Nominee in DDCA managing committee.

Veteran Test opener Gautam Gambhir was on Friday named a government nominee in the Delhi & Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) managing committee and he has made it clear that he would do his bit to “restore glory days” of the much-maligned association.

A Delhi stalwart, Gambhir took to Twitter to thank Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore. “Had the honour of adjusting fields at Ferozeshah Kotla. Time to adjust ‘corridors’ at DDCA to help restore its glory days. Honoured to be Government Nominee on DDCA Managing Committee. Thanks @Ra_THORe #humbled,” Gambhir tweeted.

The 36-year-old Gambhir has played 58 Tests, 147 ODIs and 37 Twenty20 Internationals. He has been the top scorer in finals of two World Cups (2007 T20 and 2011 50-over) that India won.


 

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