SPORT

Gokul Nagar in final



HYDERABAD: Gokul Nagar Playground moved into the sub-juniors final with a 21-13, 11-21, 15-13 win against Mallepally Playground in the MCH Open sepak takraw championship at Victory Playground here on Saturday.

Other results: sub-junior girls (semifinals): Sagar Club bt Safadaria High School 18-21, 21-14, 15-9; Govt High School, (VNI), bt P.S. Nagar PG 21-4, 21-10.

Men: Mallepally PG bt Mehdipatnam PG 21-10, 21-16.

Women: Safdaria HS bt P.S. Nagar 21-20, 22-20; Govt HS, VNI, bt Exhibition Playground 21-5, 21-6.

Certificate course for commentators

Andhra Pradesh Olympic Association will organise a five-day, short-term certificate course for commentators and comperes at Olympic Bhavan here from April 5, according to L. Venkatram Reddy, secretary of APOA.

The course, first of its kind in the State, will be organised by G.K. Marar, retired director of All India Radio and Doordarshan. Some of the big names in the sports circles will also be there to teach the trainees about the latest rules and regulations. Interested can contact Olympic Bhavan on 2321 2940 for details.

10K Open chess

10K Chess Training Centre will organise Open tournament for school children in different age groups on March 26 at Kennedy School (Kukatpally), according to S. Subba Raju, arbiter. There will be special prizes for all the winners. Spot entries are also accepted at the venue and details can be had on 98667 02431.

APCA meeting

The general body meeting of the Andhra Pradesh Chess Association will be held at AP Olympic Bhavan here on March 19. All the members are to attend it without fail, according to president K. Gangadhara Rao.

Charity match

Indira Gandhi Gold Cup cricket match featuring Telugu film stars will be played under floodlights at Lal Bahadur Stadium on April 23, according to Rajasthani Jagruti Samiti press release.

The funds raised thus will be utilised to take care of physically challenged and for providing facilities in areas like literacy, cultural and social activities. A major chunk will also be presented to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund. For details call 93965 45077.