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Is WC Final Umpire Richard Kettleborough Dead or Alive? Viral Death Hoax Leaves Cricket Fans Stunned

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Is WC Final Umpire Richard Kettleborough Dead or Alive? Viral Death Hoax Leaves Cricket Fans Stunned

If you are active on social media then you might have seen the ‘RIP Richard Kettleborough’ trending on platforms like Twitter, and Instagram. This hashtag has been trending on Twitter for some time indicating that the English cricket umpire who also was in the recent World Cup Final has died.

Here we will be diving into the story and finding out more about it. Keep on scrolling- 

What happened to Umpire Richard Kettleborough? Why is RIP trending on Social Media?

Well, let us clear the scene, this is just another death hoax circulating and gathering attention.

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The exact origin of the hashtag still remains a mystery. Since RIP Richard Kettleborough, many have started to believe that he actually died. But to put all the rumors to rest, he is alive and well. Any rumors on social media indicating that he died are completely false. Apart from being an umpire, he has also played cricket for a very long time. 

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Is WC Final Umpire Richard Kettleborough Dead or Alive?

As mentioned above, he is alive and the rumors about his sudden demise are false. We urge our readers not to read or share such stories because it has no relevance to reality. Some unauthorized websites circulate death hoaxes to gain clicks and attention. 

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Is WC Final Umpire Richard Kettleborough Dead or Alive? Viral Death Hoax Leaves Cricket Fans Stunned

Who is Richard Kettleborough?

In his long professional career, he has achieved many impressive milestones. Earlier he played as a cricketer and later shifted to international cricket umpire. In 1994, he made his debut with the local English club, Yorkshire and played with them till 1997.

Richard Kettleborough’s Salary and Net Worth

As per news reports and tabloids, Richard Kettleborough’s net worth stands somewhere around $5 million. 

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KIUG 2023: Sonia’s anchor-leg hand 4×100 relay gold to Chaudhary Ranbir Singh University (round-up)

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KIUG 2023: Sonia’s anchor-leg hand 4x100 relay gold to Chaudhary Ranbir Singh University (round-up)

In a thrilling 4x100m relay final at the 4th Khelo India University Games 2023, Sonia from Chaudhary Ranbir Singh University staged a remarkable comeback on the anchor leg to secure gold. The quartet clocked 48.61s to claim victory, overtaking University of Calicut and Mahatma Gandhi University.

Sonia shared her special feeling before the race, stating, “I could go quite fast in the anchor leg.” She dedicated the win to coach Surender Singh’s birthday, expressing happiness for delivering for the team. Chandigarh University maintained their lead in the overall medal standings, crossing the 50-medal mark with 23 gold, 15 silver, and 16 bronze medals.

Lovely Professional University held onto second place with 12 gold, 10 silver, and three bronze medals. Jain University secured two gold medals through Kusuma Ravada and the women’s tennis team, bringing their tally to 10 gold, 6 silver, and 6 bronze. KIIT University claimed the men’s tennis team gold with a 2-1 victory over SRM University.

In fencing, Manipur University’s W. Sonia Devi stunned Riya Bakshi of Guru Nanak Dev University in the Women’s Foil category. Bakshi, a previous gold medalist, was defeated 15-10 by Devi, who showed an aggressive approach. Vikas Khodke from Shivaji University tripped near the finish line in the 110m hurdles, settling for silver as Sahil Gedam of University of Mumbai claimed gold.

Overall, the Khelo India University Games showcased fierce competition and outstanding performances from athletes across various disciplines, highlighting the talents and dedication of Indian university students.–IANS

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India concludes Asian Track Cycling Championships with 18 medals including 9 gold

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India concludes Asian Track Cycling Championships with 18 medals including 9 gold

India concluded its 43rd Senior, 30th Junior, and 12th Para Asian Track Cycling Championships with an impressive medal tally of 9 gold, 6 silver, and 3 bronze medals, showcasing the nation’s talent and determination. Para-cyclists shone with 8 gold and 4 silver medals, highlighting their prowess on the international stage.

The Asian Track Cycling Championships in New Delhi saw Malaysia emerge as the top medal winner with 19 gold medals, followed by Japan and Korea. On the final day, India added a silver and a historic bronze medal in the Madison event of the women’s junior category, with Harshita Jakhar’s outstanding performance stealing the show.

Harshita Jakhar’s stellar display in the Madison event earned her a bronze medal, adding to her earlier silver in Individual Pursuit and bronze in Team Pursuit events. Her father expressed pride in her achievements, foreseeing a bright future for his daughter in cycling. In the same competition, Indian rider Ronaldo Laitonjam placed 5th in the 1km Time Trial event.

Despite facing challenges, Indian cyclist Harshveer Singh Sekhon demonstrated resilience by finishing 12th in the Men’s Senior Omnium Race, reflecting the determination of Indian athletes on the global stage. The General Secretary of the Cycling Federation of India praised the team’s performance, emphasizing the growth potential in the sport.

India’s successful campaign in the championships highlights the nation’s progress and competitiveness in track cycling. With a focus on nurturing and supporting its athletes, the Cycling Federation of India aims to continue its success in future competitions, representing the country with pride and determination.

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KIUG 2023: Sambalpur’s Sujata Kujur hopes to make it to Indian women’s hockey team

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KIUG 2023: Sambalpur’s Sujata Kujur hopes to make it to Indian women’s hockey team

In a thrilling final match at the Khelo India University Games 2023 Ashtalakshmi, Sujata Kujur led Sambalpur University’s women’s hockey team to victory, defeating ITM University, Gwalior 5-3 in a penalty shootout. Sujata’s journey from Sundargarh to the national stage showcases her inspiring dedication and talent in the sport.

Sujata, a midfielder, began her hockey journey at the age of 10 in Sundargarh, known for producing international hockey stars. Despite financial constraints, she persevered and made her way to the Sports Authority of India center in Sundargarh and later to the National Centre of Excellence in Kolkata in 2020.

The inclusion of Sujata in the Target Olympic Podium Scheme was a turning point in her career, providing financial support for her family and empowering her to focus on her hockey dreams. Grateful for the opportunity, Sujata emphasized the scheme’s role in fueling her ambitions and contributing to her family’s well-being.

Having excelled at the university level and represented India in international tournaments, Sujata now aims to secure a spot in the Indian Women’s Hockey Team. Her determination and commitment to overcoming obstacles inspire not only herself but also the young souls in her village, symbolizing the power of turning dreams into reality through hard work and dedication.

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