Laxman hogs the limelight

HYDERABAD: M. Laxman stole the show in the 200m men's event clocking 23.10s in the Osmania University inter-college athletic meet here on Monday.

The results (winners only): Men: 200m: M. Laxman 23.10s. 800m: M. Chandramohan 2m 06.98s. Shotput: B.V. Srinivas 11.19m. Long jump: Ch. Gautham 6.34m. 4 x 400m relay: People's Degree College 3m 45.0s. 400m hurdles: Jitender Kumar 1m 00.90s. 5000m: B. Vidyasagar 16m 30.20s.

Women: 200m: K.Mrudula 30.0s. 800m: M. Soujanya 2m 51.80s. Shotput: Amrutha 8.70m. Long jump: Cynthia 4.37m. 4 x 400m relay: St. Ann's Degree College 5m 05.50s. 400m hurdles: Cynthia 1m 23.63s.

FCI wins

FCI defeated AP Civil Services by six runs in the A Division league for institutional teams here on Monday.

The scores: A-Division (two-day) league: Zinda Tilismath 263 (Ranvir 41, Akbar 50, Venu 85, Sk Urooj five for 77) vs Nizam College.

A-Institution league: FCI 176 (P. Naveen Kumar four for 48) bt AP Civil Services 170 (Basith Khan 44).

ECIL 221 (David Raj 47) bt HMT Bearings 88 (Arun seven for 16).

Midhani 176 (Venu 51, P.Ratnakar 45, J.Satish four for 21) bt Indian Airlines 123 (Ashok Bhandari 43, Darshan five for 27).

B-Division (one-day) knock-out: Dhruv XI 223 (Subhan 57, Madan 47) lost to PBCC 224 for five (Sudhir 74).

Noble 298 for four (Rayees Anwar 94, Mirza Zakir Ali Baig 52, Khaja Nizamuddin 52 not out) bt Telecom 165 (Sridhar 56).

Easy win for Wipro

Wipro recorded a four-wicket win against Convergys in the Corporate super league cricket championship match here.

The scores: Convergys 138 for five (Ramakanth 62 not out) lost to Wipro 139 for six (Ram Kumar 56 not out).

NMDC 158 for seven (Jai Prakash 78) bt Vertex 109.

Convergys 116 for nine (Vikas 46) lost to Capital IQ 117 for three.

Good spell by Satish

Good bowling by Satish (five for 19) helped The Hindu record a six-wicket win over Karvy in the cricket event of Xius Times Corporate Olympiad sports meet here.

The scores: 24\7 Customer Service 138 lost to Times of India 142 for six.

Ivy Comptech 196 for eight (Sirish 48, Ashley 77 not out) lost to Apollo 208 for seven.

ICICI Bank 134 for eight lost to HSBC `B' 138 for seven.

TCS 115 lost to HSBC `A' 116 for two (Praveen 44).

Genpact 201 for six (Mirza 57, Vinu 55) bt Megasoft 160.

Karvy 85 for nine (Satish five for 19) lost to The Hindu 86 for four.

Intergraph 141 (Vishnu 44) tied with Applabs 141.

24\7 Customer Service 156 for nine (Mukesh 49 not out) tied with HBL-NIFE 156 for seven.

Google 79 lost to HSBC `A' 80 for three.

Cognizant 152 for nine (Rahul 79) bt CSC 139.

Basketball: Infosys 45 (Navneet 15, Vijay 16) bt Google 34 (Rohit 20, Vikram 14).

Tata Consultancy 78 (Tanmay 18) bt Ivy Comptech 66 (Binoy 32).

St. Ann's takes honours

St. Ann's Junior College (Mehdipatnam) scored a big 36-6 win against Kasturbha Junior College (Secunderabad) in the final of the Osmania University's Inter-college basketball tournament here on Monday.

Talent Series tennis

Vijayawada will host the all-India ranking Talent Series for boys and girls in the age groups of 12 and 14 years from Dec. 26 to 31 at Vijaya Madhavi Loyala Academy. Contact K. Radhakrishna Murthy on 98485-58038.

Four AP shooters qualify

Four shooters from Andhra Pradesh — Shanti Raju (.32 pistol), Nargis Fatima (air pistol), Meera Patkar (50m rifle) and Snigdha (air rifle) have qualified for the National championship to be held at Central University shooting range from Nov. 30. Besides these four, Andhra will also have another 17 shooters in the fray by virtue of their recent performances.

Mayor wins title

Hyderabad Mayor Teegala Krishna Reddy showed his sporting skills by clinching the table tennis title in the Municipal Corporation of Hyderabad sports meet for Corporators and MPs and MLAs from the twin cities.

The results: Men: Chess: M. Durga Singh. Carrom: S. Prabhakar Reddy bt S.Prabhakar 25-19.

Volleyball: MCH Chairman's Team bt Deputy Mayor's Team 25-19, 25-19. Kabaddi: Vanam Ramesh Team bt Salim Baig Team 45-26. Badminton: Vara Prasad bt T. Ravinder 15-12, 15-10. Athletics: all 100m races: Under-35: Puli Jagan. 36-40 years: Pasham Surender. 41-45 years: S. Yadaiah. 50m: 46-50 years: Mohd Ahmed. 51-55 years: G. Subash Chanderji. 56 -60 years: M.A. Gaffar. Tennikoit: Vara Prasad bt Sambasiva Goud 21-18, 21-19. Table tennis: T. Krishna Reddy.

Women: Carrom: Rafia Khanam bt Zohra Begum 25-12. Badminton: Safia Khatoon bt Rafia Khanam 15-11, 15-11. Athletics: All 50m races: Below 35: Zohra Begum. 36-40years: Rafia Khanam. 41-50 years: Mantri Kalavathi. Tennikoit: Swaroopa Goud bt B. Latha 21-19, 21-18.