Bengal hopes end in semis
Bengal boxers failed to sustain their winning spree in the semi-finals at the East Zone senior women boxing championship at SOPC Sunday. Bengalís Sajda Parveen lost to Roshni Bhusal of Meghalaya in the pinweight category, lightfly Nupur Pradhan went down to Lalbiak Sangi of Mizoram and Rita Bora lost to L. Shhungi of Mizoram in the feather weight section.
THE FINALISTS: Pinweight: Kalpana Chowdhury (Asm), Roshni Bhusal (Meg). Light fly: Lalbiaksangi (Miz), Aktary Khanam (Ori). Fly: Bharati Kumari (Jhar), Rijumoni Patur (Meg). Bantam: R. Thangi (Miz), Nlima Sunwal (Tri). Feather: L. Shhungi (Miz), Jennyfer Damal (Asm).
Sundararajan Kidambi and Ramprakash jointly led the field with 6.5 points at the end of the seventh round of the WBCA Fide rated chess championship at Khudriam Anushilan Kendra. Kidambi beat Arghyadip Das while Ramprakash upset fifth seeded Neelotpal Das.
Orient Club emerged fifth division champions in the Calcutta Football League, beating Karbala Sporting 4-1 in the championship play-off final Sunday.
Royal Ocean beat Raha & Associates 3-1 to win the Main Plate in the Merchantsí Cup darts championship. Shaw Wallace won the Loserís Plate. Nippo was declared the best sporting team while Williamson Magor bagged the fairplay award.
TODAY IN SPORT
FOOTBALL: CFL Super Division: Mohun Bagan vs Tollygunge Agragami (Salt Lake ); Ever-Ready Association vs Bhratri Sangha (Howrah); E. Rly vs CPT (Mohun Bagan); SAIL vs FCI (East Bengal). 1st division group A: Kidderpore vs Wari (Md. Sp.) All matches from 3.30 pm.
CHESS: WBCA meet: 8th round at Khudiram Anushilan Kendra from 9.30 am.
BOXING: East Zone senior women meet at SOPC: Finals from 5 pm.