Sarita Devi to represent India at AIBA’s Athlete Commission

first_imgLast Updated: 16th November, 2019 20:50 IST Sarita Devi To Represent India At AIBA’s Athlete Commission Former women’s world boxing champion Sarita Devi will be representing India at the inaugural AIBA Athletes Commission to bring about “reforms” in the sport. Former women’s world boxing champion and Arjuna awardee Sarita Devi will be representing India at the inaugural AIBA Athletes Commission to bring about “reforms” and get the sport back into the Olympic fold. Sarita, who is currently an athlete representative in the executive committee of the Boxing Federation of India, is the sole contender from the Asian bloc. The athletes’ commission is part of the reforms that the International Olympic Committee has recommended for AIBA, which has been stripped of the right to conduct the sport in the 2020 Olympic Games due to alleged financial and administrative mismanagement.Over in Minutes! Ritu Phogat knocks out South Korea’s Kim Nam-hee on her MMA debut; WATCHWatch Ronda Rousey get knocked out cold by Holly Holm OTD 4 years ago at UFC 193 WE RECOMMEND 10 months ago IOC names Mary Kom in boxing’s athlete ambassadors group for Olympics “If I am elected, it would be a huge responsibility. Yes, I am extremely happy and feel proud of being nominated,” the eight-time Asian Championship medalist told Republic TV adding that she would do everything possible to get the sport back to track. 10 months ago Mary Kom questions the fairness of AIBA tournaments LIVE TV 10 months ago Kumkum Bhagya: Daily written update of October 25, 2019 episode READ: Hamilton unsure he can catch Ferrari, Bottas more confident WATCH US LIVE COMMENT First Published: 16th November, 2019 20:50 IST FOLLOW US Suman Ray She is set to be picked unopposed as the commission is supposed to feature one male and a female boxer from each of the five regional confederations (Asia, Oceania, Europe, Americas, and Europe). WATCH: Union Minister Anurag Thakur enjoys a game of table tennis Written By 10 months ago AIBA ban can take away champions of future: Tyson Fury SUBSCRIBE TO US 10 months ago Tyson Fury praises Vijender Singh, expects him to win world titlelast_img read more

Six Nations 2019: Sean Maitland replaces hat-trick hero Blair Kinghorn on Scotland side

first_imgSean Maitland replaces hat-trick hero Blair Kinghorn in the Scotland starting lineup that will face Six Nations defending champion Ireland in one of four changes to the starting XV.Kinghorn will have to settle for a place on the bench at Murrayfield on Saturday despite his treble in the Round 1 victory over Italy, as wing Maitland has recovered from a hamstring injury. Prop Simon Berghan and back row Josh Strauss come into a new-look pack in the absence of Willem Nel (calf) and Sam Skinner (ankle).Gregor Townsend also handed a start to lock Jonny Gray, who has been sidelined with a shoulder injury, at the expense of Ben Toolis. Six Nations 2019: Chris Farrell to start after Robbie Henshaw added to Ireland injury list Fit-again duo Fraser Brown and Pete Horne have been named among the replacements along with uncapped prop D’Arcy Rae and flanker Rob Harley.BREAKING | Scotland make four changes for this Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations clash with Ireland @BTMurrayfield.Berghan and Strauss replace injured Nel and Skinner, Gray & Maitland return from injury for Toolis and Kinghorn who move to the bench.— Scottish Rugby (@Scotlandteam) February 7, 2019Scotland: Stuart Hogg, Tommy Seymour, Huw Jones, Sam Johnson, Sean Maitland, Finn Russell, Greig Laidlaw (captain); Allan Dell, Stuart McInally, Simon Berghan, Grant Gilchrist, Jonny Gray, Ryan Wilson, Jamie Ritchie, Josh Strauss.Replacements: Fraser Brown, Jamie Bhatti, D’Arcy Rae, Ben Toolis, Rob Harley, Ali Price, Pete Horne, Blair Kinghorn. Related Newslast_img read more

Business: Speed Networking returns to Donegal!

first_imgFollowing on from two very successful events earlier in the year, the business network organisations across Donegal are getting together once again to deliver another high impact, speed networking event.The third Networking Donegal event takes place on 28th September in the Radisson Blu Hotel in Letterkenny.“Like speed dating but for business” is how those attending described the previous networking event. Over 60 people from a wide range of businesses across the county attended the event and the feedback was excellent. “An opportunity to meet lots of businesses in one place at one time”, “everyone in the room was there to do business and it did not disappoint.” Toni Forrester of Letterkenny Chamber says this type of event is a fun, quick and efficient way to meet others in business.“It is great to see all the other networks coming together to encourage their members and colleagues to do more business across the County. We are also pleased that this time round we have the support of Tech North West Skillnet that works with many business across the region in delivering valuable skills training. The first event this year was very high energy and we expect this one to attract even more businesses.”The event is open to all types and sizes of businesses in the region and at just €10 per person it represents excellent value for money. Contacts made at a speed networking event can not only become customers, but can also act as referrals for business down the line.To register just call Letterkenny Chamber on 074 9124866 or go to and search for Networking Donegal. All we ask businesses to do on the night is prepare their sales pitch, bring business cards and enjoy the experience. Business: Speed Networking returns to Donegal! was last modified: September 23rd, 2016 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more