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U-19 World Cup: National handball captain’s son Anmolpreet Singh finds his footing in cricket
Wed, Feb 10, 2016

Anmolpreet Singh played a match-winning knock of 72 in India’s semi-final win against Sri Lanka in U-19 World Cup.

South Asian Games in Guwahati: Chandigarh swimmer wins first medal in international competition
Mon, Feb 08, 2016

The 18-year-old swimmer returned with a timing of one minute and 18.77 seconds while Pakistan’s Lianna Elizabeth Swan won the silver medal with a timing of one minute and 18.58 seconds and Bangladesh’s Mahfuza Khatun won the gold medal with a timing of one minute and 17.86 seconds.

HIL 2016: ‘Distracted’ Jaypee Punjab Warriors go down to Uttar Pradesh’s Wizards
Fri, Feb 05, 2016

JPW captain Sardar Singh unable to reproduce the form in front of home fans, eventually losing 3-0.

Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh denies romantic relationship with UK-based girl
Fri, Feb 05, 2016

Sardar said that the allegations leveled by the UK-based girl were completely baseless.

Ontario premier keeps her date with city: A one-km jog with Milkha Singh, Adviser
Thu, Feb 04, 2016

For athlete Haravtar Singh, who trains at Sector 7 Sports Complex, the run was also an opportunity to see Milkha Singh.

SIT to investigate sexual harassment charge, Sardar Singh says not engaged
Thu, Feb 04, 2016

He said he had not seen the police complaint and was concentrating on the matches in the Hockey India League.

Patiala javelin thrower qualifies for South Asian Games
Tue, Feb 02, 2016

Chopra first hogged limelight when he made a junior national record by throwing the javelin at a distance of 68.4 m in the Junior National Championship at Lucknow in 2012.

Needed: Football stadium of international standards in Chandigarh
Mon, Feb 01, 2016

The Sector 17 Football Stadium was constructed in the late 1960s and with no dug-outs, spectator galleries and the required training facilities.

Sound proposals on paper but Chandigarh lags behind in modernisation
Mon, Feb 01, 2016

Apart from the absence of a fully equipped all-weather swimming pool and a fully automatic shooting range, Chandigarh also lacks a synthetic athletics track.

HIL 2016: Local boy Rupinder guides Delhi Waveriders to victory
Thu, Jan 21, 2016

Rupinder Pal Singh, Yuvraj Walmiki starred as Delhi Waveriders defeat Punjab Warriors in their Hockey India League clash.

HIL 2016: Sardar Singh marshals Punjab Warriors to winning start against Ranchi Rays
Wed, Jan 20, 2016

Despite the win, it was not a smooth ride for the Punjab side which was playing at the newly laid astro turf at Sector 42 Hockey Stadium.

Ind vs Aus: For pacer Barinder Sran, Sirsa connects to Perth
Wed, Jan 13, 2016

Haryana’s Panni Wala Morrika village basks in the success of its most famous son Barinder Sran in faraway Australia.

Devils Circuit: Couple’s bid to make obstacle race popular in country
Sun, Jan 10, 2016

The couple launched an obstacle race event, Devils Circuit, and organised its first edition in Ludhiana in 2012.

Pathankot attack: Fateh Singh, champion shooter who brought India glory, among the dead
Sun, Jan 03, 2016

Subehdar Major (Retd) Fateh Singh won gold and a silver medal during 1st Commonwealth Shooting Championship held at New Delhi in 1995.

Patiala lad Anmolpreet Singh named in India U-19 squad for World Cup
Wed, Dec 23, 2015

Anmolpreet Singh, who is a top-order batsman, started cricket on the insistence of his cousins, who later shifted to Canada.

From pugilist to medium pacer, Barinder Singh Sran living a dream
Sun, Dec 20, 2015

Barinder Singh Sran made his comeback earlier this year, picking up 16 wickets in Ranji and 12 wickets in the ongoing Vijay Hazare trophy.

India-Pak match will represent peace: Tibetan govt in exile MP
Sat, Dec 12, 2015

The last time India played Pakistan in India in an ICC event was the 2011 World Cup semi-finals at Mohali and the Prime Ministers of both the countries saw the match.

Ex-athletes team up, launch sports academy in Tarn Taran
Tue, Dec 08, 2015

The A R Sports Academy, Sood says, will train village kids in the district in the various fields of athletics.

Chandigarh lad wins golf championship in Kolkata
Sat, Dec 05, 2015

Bedi had earlier won the all India national titles in Category C and Category D in 2011 and 2013 respectively, and the latest win marked a hat-trick of national titles for the city golfer.

Champions Tennis League 2015: Punjab Marshalls win second match at home ground
Sun, Nov 29, 2015

Elina Svitolina showed why she is rated as one of the talented players in the league.

Champions Tennis League 2015: I grew up on clay, we learnt to play on that surface, says Thomas Muster
Sun, Nov 29, 2015

For somebody who won 40 out of his 44 titles on clay courts, Thomas Muster rightfully earned the nickname of ‘King of Clay’ in the 1990s.

Champions Tennis League: Punjab Marshalls start home campaign with win over Raipur
Sat, Nov 28, 2015

After Elina-Baghdatis lost the mixed doubles, Baghdatis-Mayneni won the doubles encounter to put Marshalls ahead by 19-10 in the match.

Our session about serves with Greg Rusedski and Baghdatis Marcos meant a lot: Saketh Myneni
Fri, Nov 27, 2015

With the league seeing the teams playing 13 matches in two weeks, the teams have got some rest days.

AIBA green signal for boxing polls in India
Thu, Nov 26, 2015

AIBA terminates Boxing India’s membership, directs ad-hoc committee to organize fresh elections for a new national federation.

Mohali boy Gurkeerat Singh Mann picked for second Test against South Africa
Fri, Nov 13, 2015

Gurkeerat Singh Mann acted as a reserve player for the Indian team which recently won the first Test match in Mohali.

We have not performed well as a batting unit: Virat Kohli
Sun, Nov 08, 2015

Vernon Philander and Kagiso Rabada were the only bowlers that Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara had to contend with.

Ind vs SA, 1st Test: AB de Villiers turns from imposter to imposer
Sat, Nov 07, 2015

South Africa would again rely heavily on AB de Villiers in the fourth innings when they come out to chase the target.

India vs South Africa, 1st Test: Not a good wicket, says Dean Elgar
Fri, Nov 06, 2015

Dean Elgar, who turned an unlikely hero with impressive figures of 4-22, conceded that he was surprised by his own performance.

Five bowlers, the way forward for us: Virat Kohli
Thu, Nov 05, 2015

Virat Kohli believes that too much is being made about the pitch rather than the opposition and the context of the game.

South Africa will play to their strength: pace
Thu, Nov 05, 2015

Pace bowlers have taken a total of 82 wickets out of a total of 161 which have fallen in the five Test matches played in Mohali.

Give me pitch, will play four spinners: India team director Ravi Shastri
Wed, Nov 04, 2015

The statistics bear out Ravi Shastri’s wishful thinking. In the last five years at home, four spinners are in the top six wicket-takers’ list.

Trainees of Mohali Cricket Academy get to practise with Indian, South African teams
Tue, Nov 03, 2015

Moments later, when the youngster from the Mohali Cricket Academy along with other trainees of the academy spent more than five minutes with Indian captain Kohli and Vijay, they sought tips and got a picture clicked with the two.

Fans in Mohali decked up to watch ‘role model’ AB de Villiers in action
Mon, Nov 02, 2015

AB de Villiers, who smashed a century on Saturday against Board President XI in Mumbai, looked refreshed even after the flight from Mumbai.

Patiala swimmer Sahil Chopra breaks inter-university record
Sun, Oct 25, 2015

Sahil Chopra took up swimming in 2007 on the insistence of his father but soon had to sit out for more than six months after he broke an arm.

After years of relative anonymity, Dinesh Mongia trends for all the wrong reasons
Wed, Oct 14, 2015

Dinesh Mongia was any other former India cricketer until Tuesday.

Taoyuan Asia Pacific Deaf Games: Parul Gupta, 18, wins bronze medal with Hyderabad girl
Tue, Oct 13, 2015

Parul Gupta with Hyderabad’s Jafreen Shaik won the bronze medal in the Asia Pacific Deaf Games held at Taoyuan, Taiwan.