Nitin Sharma


Women’s team skipper: Many think rugby is all about fighting… This perception needs to change
Mon, Mar 19, 2018

The Indian team competes in the Rugby Seven and Rugby Union 15 formats and Pardeshi believes that competing in both the formats will help Indian players.

Medal in Turkey is reward for hard work in past decade: Aanchal Thakur
Mon, Mar 19, 2018

The youngster, who is from Burua village near Manali, took up the sport at the age of five years with wooden skis and the DAV College, Chandigarh student is hopeful of a skiing revolution in the country.

Even at this age, people love and respect me: Fauja Singh
Sun, Mar 18, 2018

Apart from Fauja Singh’s inaugural session, the festival also saw cricket journalists Vijay Lokapally and G Rajaraman in conversation with Anant Sarkaria, head of operations, Kings XI Punjab.

Gurinder Singh set to defend India’s hockey pride at Commonwealth Games in Australia
Thu, Mar 15, 2018

Earlier this week, the 23-year-old defender Gurinder Singh was named in the 18-member senior Indian hockey team for next month’s Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast in Australia.

It is great to see youngsters winning medals at senior international level, says Abhinav Bindra
Tue, Mar 13, 2018

“I was quite sure in my mind that I will be quitting the sport after Rio Olympics," said Abhinav Bindra

Junior Asia-Oceania Davis Cup: 15-year-old Krishan Hooda makes it to junior team
Tue, Mar 13, 2018

15-year-old Krishna Hooda was named in the Indian junior Davis Cup team for the Junior Asia Oceania Davis Cup final qualifying round to be played in Kuching, Malaysia, from April 9.

Akhil Sheoran wins 50m Rifle 3-position gold medal, erases memories of past
Tue, Mar 13, 2018

Akhil Sheoran was the youngest of the three Indian shooters in the final which featured three-time World Cup medallist Sanjeev Rajput and another greenhorn in Swapnil Kusale.

Minerva Punjab FC: The Mavericks and new I-League Champions
Sun, Mar 11, 2018

Minerva Punjab have outlasted the biggest names in Indian football to win the I-League this season: a visit to the odd bod of a football club to figure the season's most outlandish story in the sport.

Anjum Moudgill wins Silver Medal in ISSF World Cup, hopes for fully automated shooting range in Chandigarh
Sat, Mar 10, 2018

Anjum won her first individual medal in the form of a bronze medal in All India GV Mavlankar Championship in December 2008 and won more than 25 medals as a junior shooter in National Shooting Championship.

Anjum Moudgill emulates Anjali Bhagwat, wins silver in 50m Rifle 3 positions event at ISSF World Cup
Sat, Mar 10, 2018

Anjum Moudgill become the third Indian woman to win a medal in 50m Rifle 3P event at an ISSF World Cup after winning the silver medal in Mexico.

Minerva Punjab FC create history, win I-League for first time
Fri, Mar 09, 2018

Incidentally, the club will also be playing in the AIFF Super Cup later this month. The Super Cup will feature the top six teams of the ISL and I-League.

Stars not always needed to win title, says I-League champions Minerva Punjab FC’s owner Ranjit Bajaj
Fri, Mar 09, 2018

Minerva Punjab FC owner Ranjit Bajaj said that you do not always need stars to win a title as him team claimed a double this year - junior as well as senior I-League.

Shubhankar Sharma gets a ‘special invite’ for Augusta Masters
Wed, Mar 07, 2018

Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma given a special invite to play at this year's Augusta Masters, a day after his heroic tied-ninth finish in World Golf Championship in Mexico.

Manu Bhaker, jack of all trades but master of one, wins 10m pistol gold at World Cup
Tue, Mar 06, 2018

Manu Bhaker, all of 16 and making her ISSF World Cup debut, was competing against experienced shooters, those who have won medals at this level of competition in the 10 metre air pistol.

Caribbean Premier League: St Lucia Stars, Barbados Tridents pick Jaskaran Malhotra, Sunny Sohal
Sun, Mar 04, 2018

Malhotra was USA’s leading run-getter with a total of 277 runs in the team’s participation in the CWI Super50 tournament in Antigua last month while Sohal smashed two half-centuries.

Navjot Kaur makes history on the mat at Asian Wrestling Championships
Sun, Mar 04, 2018

Navjot Kaur beats Japan’s Imai Miyu 9-1 to become the first Indian female wrestler to win gold at the Asian championships

Ramandeep Singh aims for India U-23 berth after heroics in BCCI U-23 league,
Fri, Mar 02, 2018

The youngster made his debut for the Punajb senior team in the Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy against Haryana last year.

Feat of endurance: Race Across America has transformed my life, says Gokulnath
Sun, Feb 18, 2018

The last decade has seen the rise of cycling clubs and ultra-cycling races in India and with India being the only country in Asia conducting RAAM qualifiers, Gokulnath sees a rise in the trend.

Happy my parents saw India U-19 team win the title, says Shubman Gill 
Sat, Feb 17, 2018

Shubman Gill scored 372 runs in the U-19 World Cup, including a century against arch-rivals Pakistan in the semi-finals.

The need is to make kids start gymnastics at a young age: Bishweshwar Nandi
Sat, Feb 17, 2018

Bishweshwar Nandi, who is a coach with Tripura's sports department, has trained Karmakar since the last two decades and terms Dipa's achievement in Rio a stepping stone for Indian gymnastics.