Top swimmers in city for Railway aquatics
Around 250 swimmers, divers and waterpolo players from 12 zones are taking part in the 44th all-India railway aquatic championships at Subhas Sarobar. The meet, which was inaugurated on Sunday by state sports minister Subhas Chakraborty, continues till Wednesday. Top swimmers like Sebastian Xavier (Southern Railway), Akbar Ali Mir and Dipesh Bairagi (both Eastern Railway) will be seen in action.
Md. Sp. offer to Ansari
Mohammedan Sporting will offer membership to Qutubuddin Ansari, the face of Gujarat riot who is in the city in search of a new home.
“We must remember he is a sufferer. If he is keen on football, we will be very happy to offer him membership of our club,” Mohammedan Sporting secretary Sultan Ahmed said.
Tata International beat CII by 16 runs in the second corporate indoor cricket tournament at Space Circle on Sunday.
Other results: J.G. Chemicals lost to Eveready; Price Waterhouse Coopers lost to Hutch; MCC PTA bt Indal; CESC bt SREI International; MMG bt Berger.
Former CAB vice president Chandi Charan Das passed away on Sunday. He was in his seventies and also associated with the IFA and West Bengal Badminton Association.
TODAY IN SPORT
FOOTBALL: CFL, Super Division: East Bengal vs Ever Ready (East Bengal); CPT vs WB Police (Howrah Stadium). Matches from 3.15 pm.
AQUATICS: All India railway meet at Subhas Sarobar from 8 am.