Parsee Gym Holds 9th All-Parsee TT Tourney

By Special Correspondent and Organising Secretary, HOSHANG KATRAK Zubin Taraporewalla’s potent backhand top-spin, apart from bagging the Open Doubles title with his better half – Frenaz, for the umpteenth time, brought down the curtain on the All-Parsee Table-tennis tournament hosted by Parsee Gymkhana. Sponsored largely by the WZP Trust Funds, headed by community stalwart – […]

Jehan Irani Scores 3 Silvers At ICN India, Qualifies For ICN Universe Korea

 Jehan Darayush Irani, Mumbai-based fitness coach and natural athlete, won three silver medals across three categories – ‘Men’s Bodybuilding’; ‘Men’s Physique’; and ‘Classic Physique’ – at the ‘I Compete Natural’ (ICN) India, the Indian chapter of the body-building and fitness competition, on 27th May, 2023. He also won the ‘Champion Posing’ award and has been selected […]

Parsee Gymkhana Holds Arm Wrestling Tourney

Parsee Gymkhana (PG) conducted its second ‘All Zoroastrian Men and Women Arm Wrestling Competition’, registered and recorded under the Maharashtra Arm Wrestling Association Nagpur, at the gymkhana grounds in Mumbai on 18th November, 2017. Organized by Rustom Jasoomoney, Minoo Khan, Khodadad Yazdegardi and Vivek Chaphekar, and sponsored by Veldon Coats, Wibbs Bakery, Zoroastrian Cooperative Bank, […]

The 1886 Trophy: Commemorating 130th Anniversary Of The Gentleman’s Game

The comparative experience of the 1886 tour between the English and Parsee cricketers was note-worthy. Whilst the Parsees had never played international cricket, England had already completed 7 series against Australia by the time the Parsees arrived. Back then, the team which comprised 15 players, was captained by Dr. Dhunjeeshaw Patel. Of the 28 matches, […]