Olympian Adam Sinclair struck five goals to give the defending champion, Indian Overseas Bank, an impressive start in the IOB-Syed Ahmed memorial hockey tournament at the Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium on Monday. IOB beat Tiruchi 9-0.

The results:

IOB 9 (Adam Sinclair 5, Shanmugam, Naeemuddin Mohammad, Darshan, Dhamu) bt Tiruchi 0; TN Police 5 David Arokiyaraj 2, Kannan, Divakar, Uchini Mahali) bt SBI 0.

CPCL tournament

The Pattabiraman Ball Badminton Club will conduct the CPCL Trophy, State-level Men Fives (two seniors) tournament, sponsored by Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd, on July 14 and 15 at Dasas Higher Secondary School Grounds, Tiruninravur.

The prominent teams participating are Palani BBC, Trichy, TBBC, Tiruvottiyur, ABBA (Ambattur), St. Joseph College of Engineering (Chennai), JBBC (Jolarpet), KGRC (Chennai), NRBC (Coimbatore), ROOTS (Chennai), SRM University (Chennai), Soyasakthi, Coimbatore, Friends BBC (Kanchipuram), Wishwas Fives, Dharmapuri, Rajagiri Fives, Asan Engineering College.

Raghunath wins

V.J. Raghunath won the senior division title at the July monthly medal golf tournament held here.

The results:

Open: 1. Ishwar Achanta (74 gross), 2. Darshan Veeraraghavan (75 gross) (better back-3); Gold Division (0-9): 1. D. Nagaraj (66 nett), 2. R. Shivaraj (67 nett); Silver Division (10-19): 1. A. Chummar Verghese (65 nett), 2. Raj Dharmaraj (66 nett); Bronze Division (19-27): 1. Dr. Ketan (61 nett), 2. Joseph Mathew (62 nett); Senior: 1. V.J. Raghunath (67 nett).

Swimming meets

The Madras District Aquatic Association will conduct inter-school and inter-collegiate swimming meets on August 4 and 5 at the ORCA pool in the Madras Seva Sadan, Chetpet.

Entry forms can be collected from the Secretary of the Madras District Aquatic Association at 24, Kasturi Rangan Road, Teynampet, between 9 a.m. & 5 p.m. Entries close on July 24.

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