Champs Windward Road make early move at INSPORTS Junior High Championships

first_imgDefending champions Windward Road Primary and Junior High lead the overall points standing after five finals on day one of the Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) Junior High School Athletics Championship at Stadium East yesterday.Windward Road also lead the girls’ section with 35 points, while John Mills are in front in the male category on 17.50 points.The Oral Whilby-coached Windward Road won two finals yesterday to accumulate 52.50 points and lead ahead of main rivals John Mills, who won one final and have amassed 47.50.Whilby described the day as a very good one, noting that his team exceeded expectations after winning two five finals.Michaelia Wilson took the girls’ Class One high jump with a leap of 1.54 metres, while Kishuana Smith took the girls’ shot put open with a throw of 9.63 metres. They also took silver in the Class Two girls’ high jump and Class Three boys’ long jump.Calabar’s Kevin Smith won the boys’ Class Two high jump with 1.69 metres and Braeton’s Mickel Wilson won the Class Three long jump with 5.05 metres.”We had some good results and some valuable points are on the board, so it was a fairly decent first day,” said Whilby. “Tomorrow (today), we anticipate another good day; there will be 21 finals, and we expect to be out front again tomorrow.”They (John Mills) are in many finals, and we are also in most finals with two athletes, so it’s going to be a straight shoot-out between us and John Mills and may the best man win,” he stated.John Mills’ only finals success on the day came from Shella Hamber (4.32m) in the Class Three girls long jumpHowever, coach Ransford Spalding was pleased with his team’s performance on the opening day.”All in all, I am satisfied with the performance of my team; we are just four points behind and they are giving a good account of themselves,” he said.Twenty-one finals are scheduled for today’s second day, with the first event set to begin at 9 a.m.last_img read more

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Asus ZenFone AR India launch set for July 13

first_imgAsus will launch its Tango-enabled — as well as Daydream-ready — ZenFone AR phone in India on July 13. The company is now sending out block your date invites to the media for a press conference scheduled for the said date with the #DareToDream hashtag, the same that it is also using on social media to tease the ZenFone AR. To recall, India Today Tech had also previously reported that the ZenFone AR will land in India sometime in July.The ZenFone AR is notably the world’s second smartphone – the first being Lenovo’s Phab 2 Pro — to support Google’s Tango technology that enables augmented reality (AR) experiences on a relatively affordable phablet form factor: a smartphone that will be aware of it surroundings and allow users to interact with it virtually through AR. The ZenFone AR, is however, the world’s first (and only) smartphone to support Tango as well as Daydream, Google’s Daydream VR technology.The ZenFone AR sports a 23-megapixel camera on the rear with 4-axis Optical Image Stabilisation, alongside a host of depth and motion track sensors. On the front, the ZenFone AR sports an 8-megapixel camera.The phone comes with a 5.7-inch QHD Super AMOLED display with a 1440×2560 pixel resolution. It is powered by a Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor clubbed with up to 8 gigs of RAM and up to 256GB if storage which is also expandable. The dual-SIM ZenFone AR supports 4G LTE and runs Android Nougat-based ZenUI. It is further backed by a 3,300mAh battery.advertisementThe company is also expected to launch the dual-camera toting ZenFone 3 Zoom in India soon. “We’re going to be shortly launching the ZenFone 3 Zoom and the ZenFone AR in India,” Dinesh Sharma who is the director, Mobile Product Centre for ASUS India had said while speaking exclusively with India Today Tech in May. “A fair time frame would be within two months,” he had added.The ZenFone 3 Zoom, which is successor to 2015’s ZenFone Zoom, comes with a dual camera system on the rear (12MP+12MP) consisting of one 25mm wide-angle lens and another 59mm lens with 2.3X optical zoom. The dual camera system is capable of achieving up to 12X digital zoom. Erstwhile, the phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor and is backed by a massive 5,000mAh battery.Also Read: Exclusive: Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom, ZenFone AR coming to India within two monthslast_img read more

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