Nitin Sharma

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Inspired by golfer Aditi Ashok, Chandigarh girl now wants to master the game, dreams to make it big
Mon, Aug 22, 2016

Hunar Mittal who has been admiring Aditi Ashok made her way to win the title in the event with a combined score of 154 edging behind Silcenko Marta of Russia by two strokes.

Sakshi Malik – The new poster girl for a Rohtak nursery
Tue, Aug 23, 2016

Sakshi Malik's growth has coincided with the rise of Rohtak as major power centre in the world of women wrestling.

Sakshi Malik has done her village Mokhra and whole India proud: coach Ishwar Singh Dahiya
Thu, Aug 18, 2016

Sakshi Malik's first wrestling coach in Rohtak recalls his trainee's early days, rise, how confident she was before the bronze medal match, and more.

Rio Olympics: Hockey team in knock-out stage after 36 years, all eyes on two players
Sat, Aug 13, 2016

The Indian hockey team under the leadership of goalkeeper P R Sreejesh had finished second in the Champions Trophy earlier in June this year and started their Rio campaign with a 3-2 win over Ireland before losing 1-2 to Germany.

Prayers and hopes across Haryana, Punjab villages for their Olympians
Sat, Aug 06, 2016

Coach Amarjeet Shastri has seen Avtar from the start at village Kothe Gharala and the centre has produced more than 20 international judo players.

Trained at Panchkula Athletics Nursery, javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra wins gold in IAAF World U-20 Championships
Mon, Jul 25, 2016

Neeraj Chopra had started the sport on seeing some of his village seniors and joined the Athletics Nursery in Panchkula in 2011.

Women’s Pro Golf Championship: 23-year-old wins her second title of the year
Sat, Jul 23, 2016

Amandeep Drall won the title with a margin of 11 shots and led the tournament in all the three rounds to return with an overall score of three-under 213.

Davis Cup: Rohan Bopanna overcomes Sarvar Ikramov, India beat South Korea 4-1
Mon, Jul 18, 2016

Doubles specialist Bopanna beats Hong Chung 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 even as India wrap up a 4-1 win over South Korea in Davis Cup tie.

Davis Cup: Leander Paes, Rohan Bopanna find rhythm
Sun, Jul 17, 2016

Leander Paes, Rohann Bopanna keep off-court differences aside to beat Korean duo and guide India to World Group play-offs.

India vs Korea, Davis Cup: Visitors wilt in humid conditions
Sat, Jul 16, 2016

India had chosen Chandigarh as the venue for the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Zone I tie carefully after monitoring the weather conditions.

Davis Cup, India vs Korea: Koreans drenched, drained and deflated
Sat, Jul 16, 2016

Debutant Ramkumar Ramanathan and Saketh Myneni deal with the conditions better on first day to give India 2-0 lead in Davis Cup.

Davis Cup opener: No. 217 Ramkumar Ramanathan vs No. 427 Seong Chan-Hong
Fri, Jul 15, 2016

While in the opener Ramanathan takes on Hong, Saketh Myneni will square off against Yong Kyu Lim.

High fives and smiling faces as Rohan Bopanna and Leander Paes return to court
Thu, Jul 14, 2016

Leander Paes, who reached Chandigarh on Tuesday, had his first proper training session with Rohan Bopanna on Wednesday.

Ramkumar Ramanathan: Davis Cup will be ‘a moment to remember for me’
Wed, Jul 13, 2016

Known to have a good serve, the 21-year-old Chennai lad has played at grass courts in European championships including the Wimbledon qualifiers.

Zeeshan Ali looks back at India’s longest fifth set in Davis Cup history
Tue, Jul 12, 2016

Leander Paes made his debut in Davis Cup in Chandigarh in 1990 partnering with Zeeshan Ali against the Japanese pair of S Ota and S Matsuoka.

Rohan Bopanna yet to get a word from AITA or Leander Paes on Rio Olympics pairing
Fri, Jul 22, 2016

The association chose Leander Paes instead, a selection that did not go down well with Bopanna, world No.9 in doubles rankings.

Davis Cup: A get-together for Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna before Rio 2016 Olympics
Mon, Jul 11, 2016

Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna will pair for India in the Davis Cup Asia Oceania second round tie against South Korea.

Davis Cup: Koreans hope for grip on grass in India
Fri, Jul 08, 2016

South Korean team landed in Chandigarh more than a week before Davis Cup tie vs India to get accustomed to conditions.

‘We should not do drugs, nobody can force you… drugs destroy the whole families’: Khali
Fri, Jul 08, 2016

Being the first Indian to feature in WWE wrestling, Khali went on to become the first heavyweight champion in WWE from India

Kanak Jha is America’s rising table tennis star, Rio Olmypics medal hope
Thu, Jul 07, 2016

California table tennis club, launched by former Gujarat champion Rahul Sheth, sent three players to London Olympics.

Manjeet paaji and Swaran paaji are my role models, says national rowing champion Karam Chand
Wed, Jul 06, 2016

Karam Chand has won a bronze medal and a silver medal in the 19th Sub-Junior and 1st Inter-State National Rowing Championships in Chennai.

Mohali Footballer After Playing in Europa League : ‘As a player, you need guts, craziness, training to be goalkeeper’
Mon, Jul 04, 2016

Though Sandhu played for 28 minutes before suffering a wrist injury, the Indian footballer did create history.

Leander Paes, Rohan Bopanna to team up on grass courts of Chandigarh Club
Sat, Jul 02, 2016

It will be Leander Paes’s seventh Olympics and the All India Tennis Association (AITA) wanted Paes and Rohan Bopanna to play together ahead of Rio.

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’
Fri, Jul 22, 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.