Sixteen teams to take part
Sixteen teams will take part in The Telegraph In Schools-organised inter-school five-a-side meet at CCFC from Monday to Saturday.
THE PARTICIPANTS: La Martiniere, St James’, St Lawrence, Don Bosco (PC), Julien Day (Elgin Rd), Julien Day (Bhowanipore), AG Church, St Aloysious, St Thomas’ Church (Howrah), Calcutta International, St Thomas’ (Free School St), Apeejay, Cambridge, Calcutta Boys, National Gem, Frank Anthony.
Promising under-14 and under-12 tennis players from various states will be seen in action at the city leg of the Nike Junior Tour to be played from Monday to Saturday. Hosted by the Bengal Tennis Association, the tournament will be played on the hardcourts at the state body’s own complex at Salt Lake.
B. Navneeth Kannan is the top seed in the boys’ under-14 category. Varsha Dutta of Assam gets the top billing in the under-14 girls’ section.
Sarbojit Bhowmick will meet Sanjay Das in the men’s final of the state badminton championship sponsored by IBP Red, at the SAI Eastern Centre. In the women’s final, Shampa Saha will face Amrita Mukherjee.
SEMI-FINAL RESULTS: Men’s — Sarbojit Bhowmick bt Anirban Mukherjee 15-13, 15-11; Sanjay Das bt Harish Chandra 15-13, 15-4. Women’s — Shampa Saha bt Pallavi Sengupta 11-4, 11-2; Amrita Mukherjee bt Debasree Dey 11-1. 11-4.
TODAY IN SPORT
CHESS: The Telegraph schools’ meet, Round 8 at Gorky sadan from 3.30 pm.
BADMINTON: State championship finals at SAI form 4 pm.
TENNIS: Junior meet qualifiers at BTA complex, Salt Lake.