Haryana boxer Amit Panghal wins gold


Cologne, December 19

Haryana boxer Amit Panghal won a gold medal without having to fight in the final of the 52-kg category at the World Cup here today. Panghal was given a walkover by Germany’s Argishti Terteryan.

Besides, Satish Kumar had to be content with silver after an injury prevented him from competing in the final of the +91-kg category. Two other Indians won medals too — Mohammed Hussamuddin and Gaurav Solanki winning bronze in the 57-kg category. In the women’s competition, Sakshi and Manisha reached the final of the 57-kg category. Asian Games bronze winner Pooja Rai finished with a bronze after going down to Nouchka Fontijn of the Netherlands.

Real Kashmir win IFA Shield

Kolkata: Real Kashmir Football Club won their maiden major trophy by lifting the IFA Shield after beating George Telegraph 2-1 here today. — Agencies



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