28 new COVID-19 cases locally in 24 hours

first_imgStatewide—The Indiana State Department of Health has reported that 809 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 as of Tuesday. A total of 63,678 Indiana residents have tested positive for the coronavirus. To date, 716,809 tests have been reported to ISDH at an 8.9% positive rate and 16 new deaths were reported for a total of 2,725 Hoosiers have died to date.Locally Dearborn County has a total of 421 cases and 27 deaths reported (up 17 new cases), Decatur County has a total of 285 positive cases and 32 deaths (up 7 new cases), Franklin County has 175 positive cases and 8 deaths (up 2 new cases), and Ripley County has 179 positive cases and 7 deaths (up 2 new cases). This is an increase of 28 new positive cases locally.last_img read more

Assam boxer Bhagyabati Kachari win gold medal at the Ahmet Comert International Boxing Tournament

first_imgGUWAHATI, Sep 16: Udalguri girl Bhagyabati Kachari claimed gold medal at the Ahmet Comert Tournament in Istanbul, Turkey. Playing in the light heavyweight category (81kg) Bhagyabati got the better of Selma Karakoyun. She was declared the most scientific boxer of the tournament, and the Indian women’s team finished third.Bhagyabati Kachari was also presented the ‘Best Technical Boxer Award’ of the tournamentAssam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has congratulated Bhagyabati Kachari for her victory.https://twitter.com/sarbanandsonwal/status/1041241508681142274The 26-year-old boxer who hails from Udmari village near Tangla in Udalguri is the daughter of Deben Kachari and Chaitra Kachari. She had previously participated and won a number of medals in national boxing championships along with clinching bronze in Asian Women’s Boxing Championships held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia way back in 2012.Simranjit Kaur (64kg), Monika (48kg) also won gold medals for India.last_img read more

Weird sports-related records you can break while social distancing

first_imgLargest town cryThis one requires some help, but given the times we’re living in, it shouldn’t be too difficult. Being in a densely populated city would help unlock the achievement. Crying has the benefits of stress relief and perhaps a few extra calories burned.Your group needs to include at least 281 people to top Dorchester, U.K. Plus, your feats could give you five minutes of fame — live video streams of the marathons have attracted thousands of viewers.RIVERA: ‘Call of Duty: Warzone’ is sports, and I won’t be convinced otherwiseIt should have been the Guernsey Marathon today… 🏃‍♂️For one local runner, it still is! Graham Merfield is doing it in his garden right now. He says it’ll take him more than five hours to cover 130 or so laps 💪Donate 👉 https://t.co/jRiHf4luBv pic.twitter.com/Uc1NVJsSu8— Tony Curr (@tonycvrr) March 29, 2020Here are a few things you can do from the comfort of home:Longest marathon dancing the MacarenaThis one, listed in the Guinness World Records without a named record-holder, actually doesn’t make a great deal of sense as worded. Marathons are always 26.2 miles, so a “longest marathon” isn’t really a thing that exists.The record is instead obviously referring to time spent doing the Macarena. This one is completely up for grabs.These jumping jack world recordsYou could live in a 5×5 cube (aka the average NYC apartment) and attempt any of these. Maybe don’t try the fire one, though.3,183 jumping jacks in one hour103 jumping jacks in one minute12 jumping jacks while on fireLongest time fist pumpingThe magic number is 17 hours and 15 minutes, set in 2012 by a man in Austin, Texas. It’s an unofficial one, though, not tracked by Guinness World Records.Just make a playlist of favorite sports highlights to watch during the attempt and this one could be in reach. And maybe work out your other arm separately so you don’t end up looking like Quagmire from “Family Guy.”MORE: An oral history of a magical Final Four runRecord for finger snaps in one minuteA child currently holds this record. A child! Surely you can best Niclas Nadasdy’s 334 mark from last year.Bonus points for video of this record looking hilarious. While you may be using quarantine as an excuse to not exercise, people around the world are finding creative ways to get their cardio work completed.Some runners have even taken the step of completing full marathons in the form of backyard circles. So, there’s little reason you can’t get off your couch and be active, even if long-distance running in small enclosures isn’t your thing.last_img read more