U Mumba unveils PKL Season 10 Jersey in the presence of players and Bollywood actor Vicky Kaushal
In a glittering ceremony on Wednesday, U Mumba brought together the power of sport and entertainment on one stage to celebrate and unveil the landmark Pro Kabaddi League Season 10 U Mumba Jersey in the presence of Bollywood star Vicky Kaushal and the squad members at the META India studios in Mumbai.
U Mumba is geared up for an exhilarating season ahead. Designed with careful consideration and attention to detail, the new jersey serves as a powerful statement of the team’s commitment to excellence, and unity, capturing the enduring spirit and resilience of Mumbai that the U Mumba team stands for.
“Interwoven with elements that encapsulate the heart and soul of Mumbai city, the jersey captures the energy, diversity, hustle and indomitable spirit of the melting pot of people that Mumbai represents. Each thread tells a story, echoing the pulse of a city that never sleeps, and the relentless pursuit of excellence that defines U Mumba,” said Suhail Chandhok, CEO of U Mumba.
One of the key striking features of the jersey is the representation of the ocean, a homage to the original inhabitants of Mumbai, the Koli community and to the element of water that forms the essence of Mumbai, a City of Seven Islands.
The team also announced local (Mumbai) icon player, Girish Ernak as the Spirit of Mumba Captain, who is specially assigned the task of nurturing young talents in the side from various parts of the country and ensuring the positive spirit of U Mumba is always intact through the ups and downs of the competitive season.
Follow U Mumba’s journey in the Pro Kabaddi League and witness the team wearing their hearts on their sleeves, quite literally, with the unveiling of this exceptional new jersey on our social media handles.
IBA Junior World Boxing Championships 2023: 8 boxers cruise into the semis; confirm medals
World championships silver medallist Amit Panghal overcame a strong challenge from Ankit in the semifinals to book a slot in the 51kg summit clash in the National boxing championships at the SAI Indoor Hall in Shillong on Thursday.
Amit managed a 3-2 card in his favour following which the bout was reviewed. The ace boxer was adjudged the winner with a 5-2 verdict after getting the evaluator and observer’s votes.
Railways’ Sachin Siwach and his namesake and village-mate of Services, both former World youth champions, won their respective last-four clashes to set-up a mouthwatering 57kg title duel.
Lakshya Chahar defeated defending champion Abhimanyu Loura 3-0 in a keenly-fought bout to enter the 80kg final.
The results (semifinals):
- Y. B. Sarangi
Angadvir and Ganemat clinch gold in National Championship
Angadvir Singh Bajwa and Ganemat Sekhon won the mixed skeet gold for Punjab in the 66th National shooting championship at the Dr. Karni Singh Range, Tughlakabad, on Thursday.
The duo proved beat Rajasthan’s Darshna Rathore and Anantjeet Singh Naruka 47-41, after having topped qualification with 140.
In the women’s 50-metre rifle 3-position event, Asian Games champion Sift Kaur Samra beat Olympian Anjum Moudgil by 1.9 point for the gold. Ashi Chouksey won the bronze ahead of qualification topper Nischal who shot a national record 595.
Nischal won the junior gold by beating Ashi Chouksey by 2.7 points.
- Kamesh Srinivasan
Sumit Nagal bows out of Maspalomas Challenger
Second seed Sumit Nagal was beaten 3-6, 6-4, 7-5 by qualifier Imanol Lopez Morillo in the pre-quarterfinals of the €73,000 Challenger tennis tournament in Maspalomas, Spain, on Thursday.
- Kamesh Srinivasan
Laxmisiri Dandu reaches quarterfinals of ITF junior tennis tournament
Laxmisiri Dandu stretched her fine run and ousted the national junior champion Aishwarya Jadhav 6-3, 6-3 in the girls’ quarterfinals of the ITF junior tennis tournament at the DLTA Complex on Friday.
In the semifinals, Laxmisiri will play Rishitha Basireddy.
The other semifinal will be between Aishi Bisht who knocked out fifth seed Ariana Gogulina of Kazakhstan, and Sohini Mohanty.
In the boys section, Rethin Pranav stopped Samarth Sahita in three sets, and will face third seed Cahir Warik. The other semifinal will be between top seed Kriish Tyagi and Hiromasa Koyama of Japan.
- Kamesh Srinivasan
Schmidt overcomes Sandeepti resistance to reach quarterfinal of $15,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament
Fifth seed Antonia Schmidt overcame a stiff resistance from Sandeepti Singh Rao for a 7-6(9), 7-6(5) victory in the pre-quarterfinals of the $15,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament at the Ahmedabad City Foundation courts on Thursday.
Sandeepti led 4-1 in the first set and later missed three set points in the tie-break. In the second set, Sandeepti recovered from being down 3-5 to stretch the fight, but the German pipped her in the eventual tie-break.
Vaidehi Chaudhari, Shrivalli Bhamidipaty, Humera Baharmus and Tanisha Kashyap made the quarterfinals among the Indian players.
Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Vaidehi Chaudhari bt Soha Sadiq 6-2, 6-2; Anastasia Sukhotina bt Saumya Vig 6-1, 6-2; Shrivalli Bhamidipaty bt Sonal Patil 6-0, 6-1; Humera Baharmus bt Suhitha Maruri 6-3, 2-1 (retired); Antonia Schmidt (Ger) bt Sandeepti Singh Rao 7-6(9), 7-6(5); Ekaterina Yashina bt Sejjal Bhutada 6-0, 7-5; Tanisha Kashyap] bt Sravya Shivani 6-1, 3-0 (retired); Diletta Cherubini (Ita) bt Demi Tran (Ned) 6-2, 6-2.
Doubles (quarterfinals): Shrivalli Bhamidipaty & Vaidehi Chaudhari bt Paavanii Paathak & Prisha Vyas (USA) 6-1, 6-3; Pooja Ingale & Madhurima Sawant bt Sharmada Balu & Demi Tran (Ned) 6-4, 3-6, [10-5]; Adkar & Ssravya Shivani bt Kundali Majgaine & Yashaswini Panwar 7-5, 6-3; Akanksha Nitture & Soha Sadiq bt Anastasia Sukhotina & Ekaterina Yashina 4-6, 6-3, [10-7].
SAI Sonipat beats SAI Bhopal
Kanika Siwach struck the match-winner as Sports Authority of India (SAI), Sonipat, beat SAI, Bhopal, in a league match of the SNBP 2nd Nehru women’s hockey tournament at the Shivaji Stadium here on Thursday.
The results (league):
D’Monde Cup: Siddhant scores to help Jindal Panther beat 61st Cavalry
Siddhant Sharma scored five goals to guide Jindal Panther to a 8-3 victory over 61st Cavalry/Royal Enfield in the league phase of the D’Monde polo championship at the Jaipur Polo ground here on Thursday.
The results (league):
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