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Chennai: Minister of State for sports T.P.M. Moideen Khan gave away cash incentives worth Rs. 75 lakh to medallists from the state who had distinguished themselves at the Commonwealth Games, the Asian Games and the Asian Weightlifting championships of 2010, here at a function organised by SDAT on Tuesday.
The awardees: Commonwealth games: Table tennis (team event): A. Amalraj (bronze): Rs. 10 lakh.
Asian Games: Squash (individual event): Sourav Ghosal (bronze): Rs. 10 lakh.
Team event: Sourav Ghosal (bronze), Dipika Pallikal (bronze), Anaka Alankamony (bronze), Joshna Chinappa (bronze): Rs. 10 lakh each.
Chess (team event): K. Sasikiran (bronze): Rs. 10 lakh.
Asian weightlifting championship: Over 90kg: D. Dhivya (gold): Rs. 5 lakh .
Eniyan's brace helped Loyola Yellows beat Loyola Engineering 5-0 in the Rev. Father Murphy Memorial inter-collegiate football tournament on Tuesday.
The results (II round): St. Joseph's 1 (Shajan) bt MCC 0; J.H.A. Agarasan 2 (Gowridasan 2) bt Patrician 0; Loyola Yellows 5 (Rajiv Gandhi, Eniyan 2, Sriman Narayan, Vignesh) bt Loyola Engineering 0.
Jeppiar 4 ( Shajan 2, Jose, John Peter) bt New College 2 (Kalai Selvam 2); St. Joseph Trichy 0 bt D.B. Jain 0 (5-4 on penalties).
Thiagaraya 2 (Raja, Sathish Kumar) bt VOC Thoothukudi 0; A.V.S. Salem 3 (Raj Mohan, Kumar, Prabhu) bt TSN 0; St. Xavier's Palayamkottai 3 (Dhilip Kumar 2, Gnanaraj) bt Kandasamy Naidu 1 (Vel0 Murugan).
PS SSS is champion
V. Abhishek (71) and V. Abhijith (24) helped PS SSS (Mylapore) register a 10-wicket win over PSBB (K.K. Nagar) ‘A' in the final of the PSBB under-10 cricket tournament here on Tuesday.
The scores: PSBB ‘A' 101 in 26.3 overs lost to PS SSS 102 for no loss in 19.2 overs (V. Abhishek 71 n.o.) .
Madras varsity triumphs
The University of Madras women's team won the title in the All-India inter-university table tennis championships, organised by the Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum (Karnataka) recently.
Madras overcame Calcutta 3-2 in the final. The Madras men's team, however, lost in the final to Calcutta 2-3.
The Seven Star Cricket Association will organise the SSCA-Harshvardhan Cup 30-over league format tournament and the SSCA summer T20 tournament from March 20. The tournaments are for corporates, clubs and banks.
Entries close on March 10. For further details, contact P.S. Lakshmipathy (9840794865 or 9840320752 or 42358434).
Title for Alpha
Alpha Arts and Science College beat Hindustan College 25-19, 25-18 to win the Quaide Milleth volleyball trophy tournament on Tuesday.
Other results: Semifinals: Hindustan bt QMC 25-23, 25-15; Alpha bt Mohamed Sathak 25-12, 25-15 .
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