| Players in action at Don Bosco School, Panbazar, in Guwahati on Sunday. Picture by UB Photos |
Guwahati, July 6: The 6th All-Assam Ranking Table Tennis Championship and the third All-Assam Ranking Badminton Championship — organised by the Don Bosco School in association with the Don Bosco Alumni, Guwahati unit — got under way at Nihal Singh Thakur Table Tennis Hall and the Don Bosco Indoor Stadium here respectively.
Altogether 12 singles events feature in the table tennis meet while the badminton championship features 24 events.
Players from nine district associations affiliated to the Assam Table Tennis Association and Assam Badminton Association are participating in the three-day championship being held under the Guwahati Sports Association.
The inaugural day witnessed the qualification rounds of both the championships. Altogether 350 paddlers are participating in the 6th All-Assam Ranking Table Tennis Championship while 170 shuttlers feature in the 3rd All-Assam Ranking Badminton Championship.
Silchar soccer: Arunachal Sanskritik Sangha handed a 4-1 defeat to Police Athletic Club in a match of the Ramanuj Gupta Trophy District Sports Association, Silchar football league tournament at Satindra Mohan Dev Stadium today.
Archer feted: The Archery Association of Assam on Sunday felecitated state archer Sanjay Boro who bagged a silver medal in the Archery World Cup 2014 Stage II in Colombia at the Assam Olympic Association conference hall here.
The young archer thanked the state body for its gesture, which he termed as a motivational one.