Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014

Nitin Sharma

Principal Correspondent

Time for youngsters to come good on promise, says Sandhu 
Wed, Jul 23, 2014

Since 1930, India only has five gold medals in Commonwealth games and it will be difficult this time too.

City golfer selected to lead Indian team in Asian Games
Wed, Jul 16, 2014

Chandigarh’s Feroz topped the six-round trials held for selecting the Indian team earlier this month.

City golfer to represent India in Youth Olympics in China this August
Sat, Jun 21, 2014

City golfer Garewal has qualified for the Youth Olympics to be held in China in August along with Delhi golfer Aditi Ashok

American dream, a reality
Wed, May 28, 2014

For 32-year-old Shiv Kapur, it took close to a decade to fullfill one of his major goals — qualifying for the US Open.

New Indian boxing body set for elections
Sat, May 17, 2014

Maharashtra Boxing Association (MHA) was one of the units which had not joined the Abhishek Matoria-led faction or the PKM Raja-led Boxing India group.

India back in the ring
Fri, May 16, 2014

International boxing federation gives provisional membership to Boxing India.

Jasjit: Another feather in the cap of Sansarpur
Thu, May 15, 2014

The Punjab village has so far produced 14 Olympians, nine for India, four for Kenya and one for Canada.

Goalkeeper Harjot secures a draw for Punjab
Wed, Feb 12, 2014

In a match which saw the Lancers leading twice, young goalie Harjot Singh made four brilliant saves.

Indians get into WSB: Shiva Thapa,Sumit Sangwan sign up for Team USA
Tue, Dec 31, 2013

The boxers are expected to join team in USA for the match against Argentina Condors in January.

Immigrant song: Expatriate Indian community is driving surge of hockey in Canada and New Zealand
Sun, Dec 08, 2013

Nitin and Jonathan explore how new settlers kept in touch with their roots through the sport.

Now Bhullar must focus on Europe
Wed, Dec 04, 2013

Bhullar is now well-placed at fourth in the Asian Order of Merit.

3 from city make it to Indian junior hockey squad
Thu, Nov 28, 2013

Two had passed out from CHFA,the third is a product of Surjit Hockey Academy.

Boxers losing precious time
Sat, Nov 23, 2013

The IBF functioning is presently in limbo. It is yet to hold elections in keeping with the new constitution.

Despite hiccups,shooter Moudgill shines
Wed, Nov 13, 2013

Last month,when Chandigarh shooter Anjum Moudgill took part in the Asian Shooting Championship held at Tehran,Iran,she had to combat usual peculiar problem that she faces ahead of competitions. Moudgill,who owns a 10 M Air Rifle,does not have a .22 Rifle and takes part in the 50 M 3 Position and Prone events with the rifle […]

Three city players in national team for Asian championship
Tue, Oct 29, 2013

Harjeet was part of the Punjab team which won junior national title for the last two years.

Format woe for Indian boxers
Fri, Oct 25, 2013

Vijender Singh’s refusal to sign for WSB in 2010 meant that Videocon pulled out of owning the Indian franchise.

With success on IGU Feeder Tour,Thiara aims for more
Tue, Oct 15, 2013

Even though I knew I could not play in the Chandigarh tournament,I was eager to know what was happening there.

London Olympics disappointment will motivate boxers to do well: Sandhu
Mon, Oct 14, 2013

The World Championships,which begin in Almaty,Kazakhstan,on Monday,thus have added importance for the sport in India.

I still have 7-8 years of golf left in me: Jeev Milkha Singh
Mon, Oct 07, 2013

Jeev Milkha Singh is on a two-week long break from the sport in his hometown Chandigarh.

Chandigarh’s 17-year-old prodigy lives his hockey dream,promises more
Fri, Mar 14, 2014

Harjeet was chosen the most promising player at the Sultan of Johor Cup under-21 hockey tournament.

A labourer’s 17-year-old son lives his hockey dream,promises more
Thu, Oct 03, 2013

This is for my father,says Harjeet Singh Puli,who dazzled at U-21 tourney in Malaysia.

Simranpreet’s punches help father kick bottle
Tue, Oct 01, 2013

Her first taste of success came in the form of a gold at the Punjab State School Games in 2010.

‘Trophy will bring joy to father,brother who work as labourers’
Tue, Oct 01, 2013

Harjeet Singh Puli has won the trophy for the best promising player of the tournament in the U-21 Sultan of Johar Cup

18-yr-old goalie takes Indian junior hockey to new levels
Mon, Sep 30, 2013

A product of Chandigarh Hockey and Football Academy,Singh was also a part of the academy’s team which toured Malaysia in 2010.

Chandigarh goalie hopeful of good show in Malaysia
Thu, Sep 19, 2013

A product of Chandigarh Hockey and Football Academy,Singh was also a part of the academy's team which toured Malaysia in 2010.

‘Hockey our national game… ridiculous,they were ignored’
Tue, Sep 10, 2013

Indian hockey team’s drag flicker Rupinder Pal Singh and Dharamveer Singh had applied for cash award but were rejected by UT

From champion to rickshaw-puller: A dream lies shattered
Tue, Apr 08, 2014

For the past three months,veteran badminton player Hemraj Verma (59) has been on a mission

Farm to form: Young hockey player picked up for Malaysia tour
Wed, Sep 04, 2013

The 18-year-old goalkeeper has been named in the Indian junior team for the Sultan of Johar Cup to be held from Sept 22 to 29

Cut shortens L Devendro Singh’s outing,others stay cautious
Wed, Aug 28, 2013

L Devendro Singh suffered a cut above his right eye from a Pankaj Saini headbutt.

Vijender Singh takes leave days before trials for Worlds
Sat, Aug 24, 2013

The boxer posted a photograph on Facebook,standing next to a river near Leh.

Living a World Cup dream
Sun, Aug 18, 2013

A day in the life of Navneet Kaur,14,trainee at Shahbad Girls’ Hockey Academy.

Back with gold medal in World Police Games,Kavita targets Rio Olympics
Tue, Aug 13, 2013

More than a year ago,when the women boxers,including Mary Kom,were preparing for the trials for the Indian team for World Championship,a London Olympics qualifying event,a nervous boxer had to decide on taking part in her usual 81 Kg category or to drop her weight category to 75 Kg,a category that was going to be included in Olympics

15-yr-old city golfer claims 2nd title
Tue, Aug 13, 2013

Last week,when Chandigarh golfer Feroz Singh Garewal was taking part in the IGU Juniors Golf Tournament,the 15-year-old suffered a calf sprain on the first day of the tourney

On Top of the World
Sun, Aug 11, 2013

Premlata Aggarwal is the first Indian woman to climb the world’s seven highest peaks

2 girl graduates of local hockey academy feature in Indian win
Tue, Aug 06, 2013

They are part of indian junior women’s team that claimed bronze medal in the Junior World Cup in Germany on Sunday

Haryana boxer Kavita hopeful of good show in World Police Games
Wed, Jul 31, 2013

Earlier this week,when the 39-member Indian team left for Belfast,Ireland to take part in the World Police Games,the 27-year-old Haryana pugilist Kavita Chahal met some of the young boxers at the Indira Gandhi Stadium a few hours before her flight.