Listed below are all the main developments in Indian sports activities from August 9, 2022.
Former worldwide athlete PV Kamaraj (68 years) died of a coronary heart assault on Monday. He’s survived by his spouse and two sons.
A local of Pudukottai, Kamaraj, who retired because the Chief Reservation Officer of the Southern Railway, was in Tiruchi for the main a part of his working life earlier than settling in Chennai.
Former worldwide athlete PV Kamaraj (68 years) handed away on Monday. , photograph credit score: particular association
His main achievement was that he was a part of the Indian 4x400m relay workforce that received a bronze medal on the 1979 Asian Championships in Tokyo.
As a part of the Tamil Nadu workforce, Kamaraj has received a number of medals (together with gold, silver and bronze) within the 400 m hurdles on the Nationwide Inter-State Meets and Open Nationals from 1977–80. The truth is, within the 1979 Hyderabad Nationwide Video games, he received a silver medal representing Tamil Nadu within the 400m hurdles).
An NIS coach, Kamaraj has additionally been the coach of Tamil Nadu on a number of events.
Prime Volleyball League Participant Registration Opened
Registration has began for Indian gamers to take part within the second version of RuPay-Prime Volleyball League. In line with a launch issued on Wednesday, gamers can go to the Pistons des Sports activities web site to register themselves for the public sale.
Pleasure Bhattacharya, CEO, Prime Volleyball League, mentioned: “Final season we had registered 434 gamers for the gamers public sale and all 434 gamers had been at stake. Those that missed the registration final yr have seen the league on tv and within the media and are already speaking concerning the course of and dates for Season 2, so we’re seeing a report variety of gamers. The league has at all times been concerning the gamers and we are going to proceed to take action.
Tuhin Mishra, MD, Baseline Ventures, mentioned: “The credit score for the success of Season 1 ought to go to the gamers, coaches, officers and groups who trusted and supported us all through the journey. The primary season helped showcase one of the best of Indian expertise which enabled us to position 18 gamers within the Maldives League. We’re in contact with among the high scouts from all over the world who sit up for seeing the highest Indian expertise we all know.”
Sumit Nagal in second spherical
Sumit Nagal defeated Dan Edde of France 7-6(1), 6-3 to achieve the pre-quarterfinals of the €45,730 Challenger tennis match on clay in Germany.
Within the $60,000 ITF ladies’s occasion in Spain, Rutuja Bhosale defeated her doubles accomplice Alexandra Osborne of Australia 7-6(5), 6-1 to achieve the pre-quarterfinals.
€ 45,730 Challenger, Meerbusch, Germany Singles (1st spherical); Sumit Nagal bt Dan Aided (FRA) 7-6(1), 6-3.
$15,000 ITF Males’s, Jakarta, Indonesia Singles (1st spherical): Sashikumar Mukund bt Nathan Anthony Barki (INA) 6-1, 6-2; Abhinav Sanjeev Shanmugam bt Yutana Charoenphon (WS) 2-6, 7-5, 6-4; SD Prajwal Dev bt Morani Bouzige (Australia) 6-2, 4-3 (Retd).
$60,000 ITF Girls, San Bartolomé de Tirajana, Spain Singles (1st spherical): Rutuja Bhosale bt Alexandra Osborne (Australia) 7-6(5), 6-1.
$25,000 ITF Girls’s, Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan Singles (1st spherical): Tatiana Barkova (Russia) bt Soznya Bavisetti 4-6, 6-3, 6-3; Sahaj Yamalpalli bt Kira Pavlova (Russia) 6-4, 7-5.
$25,000 ITF Girls, Prnu, Estonia Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Eleni Christofi (Gray) and Gergana Topalova (Bull) bt Marcel Hoedt (Ned) and Ziel Desai 6-3, 6-3.
$15,000 ITF Girls’s, Monastir, Tunisia Singles (1st spherical): Jennifer Luikham bt Maria Vittoria Viviani (Ita) 7-6(3), 6-2; Angela Okutoyi (Kenya) bt Vinita Mummadi 6-3, 2-0 (Retd).
Doubles (Pre-quarterfinals): Srivalli Bhamidipathi and Nidhi Chilumula bt Laura Hyutschi (NEW) and Leena Sousi (TUN) 6-1, 6-0.
$15,000 ITF Girls’s, Cairo, Egypt Doubles (Pre-quarterfinals): Yasmin Izzat (EG) and Dimitra Pavlo (Gray) bt Kundli Mazgaine and Sanjana Sirimalla 6-4, 6-3.
– Group Sportstar