Bhutia set to return
Bhaichung Bhutia will be back in action for Mohun Bagan in the National League in their next match, against Mahindra United on Thursday. Bhutia, who was suffering from a knee injury, informed the club about his comeback intentions Monday.
Five from Bengal spotted
Five Bengal footballers have been spotted from the National Games for the Indian camp. They are Rahim Nabi, Prasanta Dora, Dibyendu Biswas, Hossain Mustafi and Koushik Prasad. Meanwhile, IFA joint-secretary Ranjit Gupta has been chosen the Project Director for the Under-17 national team.
Ajit Wijetilak of Bharat Petrolem Corporation Limited (BPCL) won the menís title in the all India public sector badminton championship at the Khudiram Anushilan Kendra Monday. In the final, he beat teammate Vijay Lancy 15-12, 15-7.
Other winners: Womenís singles: Shruti Kurien; Menís Doubles: Devender Dhillon/John Malta (FCI); Womenís Doubles: Shruti Kurien/ Archana Deodhar (BPCL); Menís team: BPCL; Womenís team: BPCL; Veteranís Singles: Goutam Chatterjee (BSNL)
Lalit Mitra badminton
Debanjan Majumdar and Nandita Dey won their menís and womenís singles matches in the Lalit Mitra Memorial Kohinoor Cup state ranking badminton meet Monday.
Other winners: Rajib Sengupta (jr. boysí singles), Dolly Ghosh (jr. girlsí singles), Pusan Roy (mini boysí singles)
South Point, NHS advance
National High School and South Point moved into the semi-finals of the Pepsi CAB inter-school meet Monday.
Hyatt beat Greenways Shipping 22-17 while HDFC got a walk-over against DOB in the mixed mercantile basketball championships Monday.
TODAY IN SPORT
FOOTBALL: National League ó Tollygunge Agragami vs Indian Bank (Salt Lake Stadium, 2:30 pm)
BASKETBALL: Mixed mercantile meet (Rangers Court, 6:30 pm)