Anil Khanna not to re-contest ATF president’s post

first_img 10 months ago Petroleum Minister urges FM to bring ATF and Natural gas under GST SUBSCRIBE TO US LIVE TV Last Updated: 28th October, 2019 22:28 IST Anil Khanna Not To Re-contest ATF President’s Post Anil Khanna has said that he no longer wishes to continue or contest for ATF president’s post in a letter to ATF. Khanna has held the position since 2004. WATCH US LIVE Khanna, in a letter to ATF, a copy of which is with Republic TV, has said that he no longer wishes to continue or contest for ATF president’s post, a position he has held since 2004.READ: WTA Finals: Tennis star Naomi Osaka to deal with round-robin formatAnil Khanna’s letter to ATF Anil Khanna wrote:”I respect and thank all of you for your kind support for my re-election to the ITF Board from 2019-2023… Having served as President of ATF for fourteen years, I feel satisfied that the importance of Asia has been recognised by the member nations of the ITF and I feel that the time is opportune for new leadership to emerge from Asian nations to lead the ATF as its President and to represent Asia in future in the Board of Directors of ITF.””With a sense of satisfaction, I would humbly like to inform all of you that I will not be recontesting for the post of President and I sincerely feel and hope that new leadership will take the Asian Tennis forward.”READ: Roger Federer continues magnificent run as he wins 10th Basel titleREAD: Osaka beats Petra Kvitova in thrilling WTA finals opener at Shenzhen 10 months ago Oil companies defer snapping fuel supplies to Air India Written By 1 year ago Lok Sabha passes Bill to repeal 58 obsolete Acts in 15 minutes 10 months ago Ballistics database helps bring Houston gang war into focus First Published: 28th October, 2019 19:58 IST He has held all the top portfolios or positions of power in Indian, Asian & World tennis administrations,including having a record stint of 20 years as ITF board member since 2003 (to 2023). Having lost the ITF president election last month, Anil Khanna, a life member of AITA, who has been its two times secretary and two times president and served as ATF (Asia) president since 2005 and ITF vice president from 2012 to 2016, has finally decided to call it quits from Asian tennis.READ: Dominic Thiem wins Erste Bank Open to claim fifth title of the seasonKhanna says it’s time to give others a chance WE RECOMMEND COMMENT Suman Ray FOLLOW US 10 months ago India to honour contractual commitments under various energy pacts: FM “I have been in Asian Tennis administration for a very long time. Its now time for someone else to come. But I will continue to be a director Board member of ITF and help the president in implementing all tennis projects all over the world. It has been a very satisfactory tenure where a lot has been achieved,” Khanna told Republic TV in an exclusive chat over the phone on Monday.last_img read more

Read which Indian cricketer just pledged Rs 80 lakhs to help fight COVID-19!

first_imgImage Courtesy: 123rfAdvertisement mfNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs1luWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E3ucvg( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 3yWould you ever consider trying this?😱0q6Can your students do this? 🌚7h3Roller skating! Powered by Firework As the human population is battling against the novel Coronavirus pandemic, several iconic sportspersons around the world have come forward with monetary aid in the fight to curb the virus outbreak. In India, the past few weeks have seen many iconic cricketers pledging stupendous amounts, to assist the medical and health sectors, as well as providing for the poor and needy amidst the nationwide lock down. The latest superstar from the country’s sports fraternity to join is none other than Team India’s superstar opener Rohit Sharma, who has just made a donation of Rs 80 Lakh in the fight against the spread of COVID-19.Advertisement Image Courtesy: 123rfRohit Sharma’s total donation has been made in three different areas. He has pledged Rs 45 Lakhs to the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM CARES) fund, Rs 25 Lakh to the Maharashtra Chief Ministers Relief Fund, (CMRF).In addition to the above, Sharma has also donated Rs 5 lakh also to Zomato’s ‘Feeding India’, a mission taken by the food food delivery start up wich is aiding the poor families with food amidst the lock down, and Rs 5 lakh more to aid the welfare of stray dogs.Advertisement “We need our country back on feet & the onus is on us,” the Mumbai Indians captain tweeted this morning, along with mentioning all of his donations on the fight against the Coronavirus crisis: “I’ve done my bit to donate 45lakhs to #PMCaresFunds, 25lakhs to #CMReliefFund Maharashtra, 5lakhs [email protected] and 5lakhs to #WelfareOfStrayDogs.Let’s get behind our leaders and support them @narendramodi @CMOMaharashtra”Sharma now joins the likes of Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina Ajinkya Rahane amongst the cricketers who have pedlged handsome amounts to the PM’s relief fund.The 32 year old has always been vocal about taking the virus outbreak seriously. A couple of weeks back, Sharma tweeted a video where he advised his fans and fellow citizens some vital guidelines to follow and maintain in an effort to stay safe and curb the virus contamination in the country.Till now, more than 1400 positive Coronavirus cases have been registered in India, along with 32 deaths.Also read-David Warner shaves his head to support frontline staff battling Coronavirus – and challenges this Indian batsman to follow suit! Advertisementlast_img read more