Amity University Gurugram hosting North Zone Inter University Basketball Tournament (Women) at its campus


Amity University Gurugram is hosting North Zone Inter University Basketball Tournament (Women) at its campus starting from 31st Oct to 5th Nov 2018. More than 55 universities from North India region (i.e Delhi University, Panjab University, Jamia Millia Islamia, MDU, Jammu University, Aligarh Muslim University, Doon University etc.). In the six day long tournament helping to promote good health, comradeship and a spirit of friendly competition which in turn has positive impact on the overall development of personality of the youth. The inaugural function held on 31st October 2018 at Sports Complex, Amity University Gurugram.
This is yet another initiative by Amity towards nation building through sports. The other unique endeavors undertaken by the Amity Group include being the official University Partner of the Indian Olympic Contingent to Rio 2016, official Training Partners of the XIX Commonwealth Games, Official University Partners of IPL, ISL & IPTL, Under -17 FIFA World Cup & Amity Polo & Golf Tournaments amongst others.
While motivating the students Arjuna Awardee Om Prakash Dhull said, ‘The level of basketball and standard of the players are getting better day by day. Basketball is a team game, and every teammate should work towards the common goal. You will learn a lot from team games.’
While addressing the gathering of University Players Prof P B Sharma, Vice Chancellor, Amity University Haryana said, ‘brightest India can only be created on the foundation of youth’s dedication, commitment & integrity.’
Maj Gen G S Bal (Retd), DSW and Director of Sports, Amity University Gurugram said, “Sports is an essential part of human resource development, participating in sports promotes character building. It is essential that students must participate whole heartedly in games to imbide qualities of team work, camaraderie and discipline”
Dharvi, University Basketball Captain, Amity University Gurugram said, ‘We are practicing for this tournament since long. We are ready for the competition and we will give our best. Being the home ground team, we have the opportunity to play better as much as we can.’
On the first day audience witnessed nail biting matches between CCS Meerut vs CRSU Jind (28-17), Doon University Dehradun vs KUMAUN University Nainital (9-21), Gautam Budh Univetsity - UP vs HNBG Garhwal (31-9), PAU Ludhiana vs SHITAS Allahabad.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018