Senthil wins

MADURAI: M. Senthil of Pot Black Centre won the title in the Madurai Union Club’s 125th year district-level billiards-ranking tournament defeating S. Murugesan of Southern Railway 150-149, 150-116, 150-54 for his third win in the last match of the semifinal round-robin league at Madurai on Sunday.

Murugesan finished runner-up losing only to Senthil.

Basketball tournament

The 30th annual Irulappan Servai memorial trophy State-level open basketball tournament will be held at Batlagundu from January 12 to 16. Entries close on January 1. For details, call M.P. Bose, on 99522-01601.

Inter-school football

The third annual Christmas Cup State-level inter-school football tournament will get under way at Nadar Sports Club ground, Sivanthipuram near Ambasamudram on December 26.

Office-bearers elected

K. Balakrishnan and M. Harihara Subramanian have been elected president and secretary respectively for the Kanyakumari District Cricket Association for a term of three years at the annual general meeting of the Association held at Nagercoil on Sunday.

Other office-bearers: vice-presidents: V. Sivathanu Pillai, A. Mani, Dr. K. Muralidhar, E.S. Raj, D. Arumugam; treasurer: Dr. A. Kumaraswamy; joint secretaries: H. Mohan, A. Manickaraja; asst. secretary: R. Sundaramony; executive committee: M. Mahalingam, Dr. Daniel Perinbaraj, M. Anandha Padmanabhan, M. Robin Immanvel Titus, M. Ramesh, R. Amudhan, S.L. Narayanan. Chess tournament

The Pearl City Chess Association will conduct its XIth State-level tournament at Tuticorin from December 27 to 30. Contests will be in two categories — Open and students.

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