Winning an identity is lovely, however retaining it’s far what virtually makes a fighter a champion. The WBA and WBO lightweight champion of boxing, Vasyl Lomachenko, will guard each his belt and his recognition on Friday. As the sector’s quality pound-for-pound fighter, Lomachenko will take on his toughest opponent yet in Anthony “Million Dolla” Corolla, a seasoned veteran and previous WBA identify-holder himself. There may be no better take a look at a fighter’s resolve to hold his titles than an opponent who desperately needs to consider one of them again after losing it.
Minister for Youth and Sports Parveen Bala has reaffirmed the Fijian Government’s commitment to a natural sporting industry, with an Anti-Doping and Sports and Physical Activity Policy underway.
Bala says that those might be finished by way of mid-2019.
He says they may be putting in location a new National Sports Policy and incorporating numerous new rules to guard Fijian athletes and sports, a Drug-Free Sports Act.
Bala says other forms of manipulation covered the falsification of age to take part in competitions, manipulating transfers among golf equipment to have a certain kind of team and threatening athletes to lose a sport or growing a penalty for an illegal monetary benefit.
Fiji Sports Commission Chair, Peter Mazey noted the need for training extra top-stage coaches, have translated rule books and information and ensuring that suit-fixing and crime in sports activities do now not occur.
Over the past seven years, the Fijian Government has expanded the carrying budget from $four hundred,000 annually to over $20 million.
NAGPUR: Maharashtra completed third within the thirtieth Senior National Korfball Championship, prepared by way of the Haryana Korfball Association, at the premises of Maharshi Dayanand Vidyapeeth, Ghaziabad.
Hosts Haryana emerged champions after trouncing Jammu and Kashmir inside the very last. Haryana faced tough combat from Jammu and Kashmir; however, hosts progressed their overall performance inside the crucial situations to emerge champions.
In an exciting semifinal, Maharashtra suffered a narrow defeat against protecting champions Haryana. In the 0.33 vicinity play-off suit, Maharashtra beat Himachal Pradesh and received the bronze medal. Overcoming the frustration within the semifinal, Maharashtra regrouped themselves and produced a superb performance to complete on the podium.
The Maharashtra crew become represented by means of Ketan Dugad, Sandesh Pawar, Avinash Ahirsinge, Pranav Pomane, Digvijay Atole, Ketan Bhapkar, Abhishek Kulkarni, Suraj Kadam, Sharayu Jagtap, Vishakha Palande, Pooja Pandhre, Sneha Patel, Apoorva Mehta, Prajakta Jathar, Dipti Parkale and Kajal Nikalje.
Swapnil Pachghare and Pawar had been the coaches. Smita Pawar observed the crew as manager. Secretary of Maharashtra Korfball Association Pravin Manwatkar and treasurer Ajay Sontakke have congratulated the gamers for his or her podium end.
“It changed into a terrific overall performance with the aid of Maharashtra group. It might have been better however we lost a near semifinal against the eventual champions Haryana. Overall, it becomes an excellent result,” stated Secretary of Maharashtra Korfball Association Pravin Manwatkar on Sunday.