Nitin Sharma

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For third year in a row, PGTI gives Chandigarh Golf Club a skip
Tue, Jun 28, 2016

While the CGC would be a regular for hosting PGTI events in the 1990s and 2000s, the last five years has seen a steep decline.

Harmanpreet Kaur Bhullar makes it to Big Bash League
Sat, Jun 25, 2016

Harmanpreet Kaur Bhullar will play for the Sydney Thunders in the women's Big Bash League in Australia.

Coaches laud Abhinav Bindra’s mental strength
Sat, Jun 11, 2016

Abhinav Bindra, India’s only individual Olympic gold medallist, has decided to retire after the Rio Olympics.

Indian boxer recalls fight with ‘shahenshah’
Sun, Jun 05, 2016

The farmer in him switches off, and Singh becomes the heavyweight boxer who, many summers ago, had a rather painful introduction to Ali’s greatness.

Chandigarh: Lack of sufficient safety equipment at swimming pools
Wed, Jun 01, 2016

While none of the pools has automated external defibrillators (AED), some pools do not have safety tube and safety float lines, which are compulsory in countries like Australia and Italy.

Chandigarh forward signed up by North East United FC
Thu, May 26, 2016

umit was signed up by John Abraham-owned North East United FC for the Indian Soccer League with four other players including national goal-keeper Subroto Paul.

School Nationals Champions: Fighting with the fists, following in the footsteps of their fathers
Sat, May 21, 2016

Five years ago, Panchkula resident Nandini Thakur opted to pursue athletics as a sport and would train regularly at the Tau Devi Lal Stadium, Panchkula.

International cricket stadium to come up in Haryana
Wed, May 18, 2016

With the new stadium, the Haryana body hopes to bring matches to the state.

17 cancer survivor kids meet Yuvraj Singh: ‘As cancer survivor and cricketer, Yuvraj sir has inspired me’
Mon, May 16, 2016

The youngsters, who had undergone treatment at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Hospital, had come to watch the match through an association with Yuvraj’s cancer foundation YouWeCan.

IPL 2016: SRH through to playoffs after Yuvraj Singh beats KXIP
Mon, May 16, 2016

Chasing 180 for win, David Warner scored 52 while Yuvraj Singh made an unbeaten 42 as SRH reached the target with two balls to spare.

KKR put KXIP back in their place – bottom
Wed, Apr 20, 2016

Gautam Gambhir’s team notch up their third win in four matches after an emphatic performance against a listless Punjab in Mohali.

IPL 2016, KXIP vs KKR: KXIP seek home comfort against KKR
Tue, Apr 19, 2016

Kings XI Punjab will like to continue their winning form at home ground when they host KKR on Tuesday in Mohali.

IPL 2016, KXIP vs RPS: All is well that Glenn Maxwell ends
Mon, Apr 18, 2016

Rising Pune Supergiants have now lost two consecutive matches after having won their first game in Mumbai.

IPL 2016, KXIP vs RPS preview: Can David inspire the Goliaths of his team?
Sun, Apr 17, 2016

Pune don't seem like team that's prone to losing habitually; but Punjab do resemble such a side.

IPL 2016, KXIP vs GL: First hunt for the Gujarat Lions
Tue, Apr 12, 2016

Dwayne Bravo's four-wicket haul and Aaron Finch's 74 off 47 balls give Gujarat Lions five-wicket win over KXIP.

IPL 2016: Big hitters keen to make it a big hit, but Dale Steyn ; Mitchell Johnson between them
Mon, Apr 11, 2016

Gujarat Lions and Kings XI Punjab have big hitters but both have Dale Steyn and Mitchell Johnson respectively to stop them.

Junior World Cup: Chandigarh shooter selected in Indian team, to take part in Germany event
Sun, Apr 10, 2016

The 17-year-old Chandigarh shooter first won a silver medal in the 10 M air pistol in the Chandigarh State Championship in 2012.

IPL 2016: We have to fit in different roles, says Virender Sehwag
Fri, Apr 08, 2016

KXIP coach Sanjay Bangar and captain David Miller hope that Virender Sehwag can guide the youngsters in the team this year.

IPL 2016: Mitchell Johnson back from the past to shape KXIP future
Fri, Apr 08, 2016

Last year saw Mitchell Johnson claiming nine wickets in as many matches and he is expected to lead the KXIP bowling attack.

National championships the first big step: Gopichand
Wed, Apr 06, 2016

The top-ranked Indian players will now play in Super Series events like the Malaysian Open, Singapore Open and China masters, after which the qualification process for Rio Olympics will end.

Fan: Dhoni lookalike and businessman from Ambala who sketches Tendulkar
Mon, Mar 28, 2016

Sharma now works as a sales executive with Pepsi at Jagadhari. The last decade has seen him travell all over India to watch his idol play.

World T20: ‘We came to see Virat bat and that’s what we got to see’
Mon, Mar 28, 2016

While fans jostled to enter the stadium with valid tickets, those who got in the stadium were lucky to watch India win.

India women see the finish line, fall short yet again
Mon, Mar 28, 2016

Mithali Raj hoped the relatively newer faces in the team would step it up and give a performance which would be remembered by Indian fans.

Indian girls ready to seize the chance
Sun, Mar 27, 2016

Indian women will now have to beat West Indies in Mohali and hope England do the same against Pakistan for the hosts to sneak into the semis.

India vs Australia: Running between tickets
Sun, Mar 27, 2016

A day in the life of Kumood Sharma, 34, seeking tickets for India-Australia match at Mohali today.

Australia vs Pakistan: Fan frenzy in Mohali, for non-India game
Sat, Mar 26, 2016

Almost more than 15,000 fans at the IS Bindra PCA Stadium, it seemed like India was playing at home.

Pak vs NZ: From beyond the border and within, Shahid Afridi gets the emotional connect
Wed, Mar 23, 2016

As Shahid Afridi went on to claim two wickets in his four over spell, fans kept on cheering their favourite "Lala".

Pakistan cricket fan: No Chacha cricket, only Chacha Chicago in Mohali
Tue, Mar 22, 2016

Mohammad Bashir’s love for cricket began in 2010 when he travelled to the West Indies to watch the 2007 World Cup.

ICC World Twenty20 2016: Ish Sodhi effect – A household suddenly torn by loyalties
Tue, Mar 22, 2016

Ish Sodhi bowled well against India and the hosts lost their World T20 opener against New Zealand.

Pat Farmer: ‘City an example for India… given a chance, I would love to live here’
Fri, Mar 18, 2016

Ask him about running and Farmer does not wait for even a second and starts speaking about his Spirit of India Run to the 50-odd listeners at a city hotel. “I have run nearly 3,600 km in India during this run,” he says.

India-Australia match on March 27: Fans face combo ticket trouble at PCA
Fri, Mar 18, 2016

It was a long wait for the fans and with PCA only selling one ticket combo per person, most of the fans had to face difficulties in getting the tickets.

Spirit of India run: Aussie athlete in town today, Milkha ‘snubbed’
Thu, Mar 17, 2016

Farmer started his 4,400-km long run from Kanyakumari on January 26 and has found support from long-distance athletes in other states.

Punjab Cricket Association combo ticket delight for fans in Mohali
Wed, Mar 16, 2016

The sale of tickets for these matches will start on March 17 and the tickets will be combo tickets priced at a minimum of Rs 700 for general public and Rs 300 for students.

ICC World T20: Ticket sale for matches at Mohali begins
Wed, Mar 09, 2016

Punjab Cricket Association announced the start of the sale of tickets for the three of the six matches to be hosted by it.

World T20: ‘Cheering for our team will be our biggest memory of India,’ say Afghan students
Sat, Mar 12, 2016

Afghan students gathered to watch their team take on the Netherlands at Mohali; say Virat Kohli is a superstar in Kabul.

Warm-up match of ICC World T20: ‘Cheering for our team will be our biggest memory of India’
Sat, Mar 05, 2016

Afghan students gather to watch their team take on the Netherlands; say Virat is a superstar in Kabul, there are huge fans of Dhoni apart from Bollywood actors.