Tuesday, May 26, 2015



Girl with no money to buy shoes plants feet in the ring
Sun, May 24, 2015

15-year-old Mandeep Sandhu from a village in Punjab wins gold medal in women’s world boxing junior meet.

Unseeded duo with city link win national tennis title
Sat, May 23, 2015

The fact that they made a comeback after losing the opening set speaks about their determination.

With 27 goals, 2 village boys help city team lift maiden title
Tue, May 19, 2015

A forward, Sanjay trained under academy coach Gurminder Singh and scored 10 goals in the National School Games U-14 event at Ranchi in 2012.

IPL 8: Super Kings 1 after Kings’ 11
Sun, May 17, 2015

MS Dhoni’s Chennai seal No.1 spot on points table after handing Punjab their 11th loss of the season.

IPL 8: KXIP spoil RCB’s party in rain-curtailed contest
Thu, May 14, 2015

RCB's batting failed to deliver in the short chase as they could only reach 84 for six in 10 overs, falling short of the target by 22 runs.

Sim Bhullar in town, to conduct basketball coaching clinic
Wed, May 06, 2015

First Indian player to be an NBA basketball player will conduct coaching clinic in Chandigarh for young basketball players.

IPL 8: Bowlers, openers lead MI to hat-trick of wins
Mon, May 04, 2015

MI march on thanks to economical bowling and Parthiv's return to form, while openers struggles consign KXIP to their 7th loss despite a bowling recovery.

IPL 8: Openers shut Punjab’s case
Tue, Apr 28, 2015

David Warner’s quick-fire fifty and Trent Boult’s 3-for hands SRH clinical win; keeps KXIP at the bottom.

Southern winters pay dividends for Patiala swimmer, bags bronze in World School Games
Thu, Apr 23, 2015

His monthly expenditure was Rs 40,000 and his parents had to sell some shares and break some fixed deposits to pay for his fees.

After boxing dreams go up in smoke, Ram Singh starts afresh
Tue, Apr 21, 2015

Ram Singh's boxing career came to an abrupt halt after his name featured in a drugs haul case.

Caddy-turned-professional golfer from city wins Hyderabad title
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

‘The win has come after a long time and it feels great to become the first winner of the Golconda Masters in its first edition’

17-yr-old city girl swims to glory, wins gold medal in national games
Mon, Feb 09, 2015

Last year, Chahat claimed silver medal in senior nationals in Kolkata, also three titles in CBSE nationals.

Unable to produce 14th player, Chandigarh netball team disqualified
Fri, Feb 06, 2015

National games netball competition director Lalit Jiwani also lodged a complaint of cheating and forgery.

Year starts on bright note for 13-yr-old city chess prodigy, climbs to third in rankings
Wed, Feb 04, 2015

Last weekend, Tarini was constantly checking the website of the World Chess Federation (FIDE).

‘I’m most comfortable working with BI Fernandez’
Sun, Feb 01, 2015

Chief coach Sandhu’s partnership with Fernandez dates back to 1993 when the Cuban joined the national camp.

Hockey India League: Jamie Dwyer rolls back years, scores brace as Punjab win
Mon, Jan 26, 2015

Dwyer scored both his goals in the space of two minutes as Punjab beat Lancers 4-2.

City golfers Angad, Abhijit qualify for Asian Tour
Sun, Jan 25, 2015

Cheema finished tied 12th and Chadha finished tied 37th to make the cut for this year’s Asian Tour card.

After jab, AIBA’s uppercut
Thu, Dec 18, 2014

Fernandez will continue being a part of the Indian set-up, SAI said.

Anirban Lahiri gets European Tour card for 2015 season
Fri, Nov 21, 2014

With four tournaments this season, Lahiri will hope to match Lipski in Asian Order of Merit.

Devendro, Bidhuri bag World Series contracts
Thu, Nov 13, 2014

The situation was made worse in recent years when boxers couldn’t even compete in invitational tournaments after the Indian Federation was banned by the international body AIBA.

During his day job, Paramjeet Samota gets taste of police duty
Sat, Nov 01, 2014

The boxer from Danoud village recalled the incident that resulted in the arrest of a bail offender, but left him injured.

Narendar Grewal: Once a pariah, now the toast of his village
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

With kickboxing not an option in the school curriculum at the higher level, Narender opted for Wushu.

The homecoming
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

Fighting odds, four unsung athletes challenged existing norms and carved a name for themselves in Incheon.

When bronze of women’s hockey team shone the brightest here
Thu, Oct 02, 2014

Monika (21), who is a midfielder, started playing hockey in 2005 at Government School, Sector 44.

Asian Games 2014: As a budding walker, Khushbir Kaur couldn’t afford to buy shoes
Mon, Sep 29, 2014

A young Khushbir never showed an inclination for athletics till her older sister Harjeet Kaur opted for 3,000 metre event.

Family wants Abhinav Bindra to get married, says his mental trainer
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

Amit Bhattacharjee tells Nitin Sharma what makes his ward Abhinav Bindra special.

All six in relay squad are competitive: Bahadur Singh
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

Chief athletics coach Bahadur Singh talks about the challenges the Indian athletics face at the Asian Games.

Shot in the arm: Asiad-bound Manoj cleared by Sports Ministry for Arjuna
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

The boxing coach had also filed an RTI with regard to the Arjuna award being given to Jai Bhagwan while Manoj was being ignored.

Asian Games 2014: People wouldn’t give us rooms on rent, they would say these girls do drugs, say India’s relay trio
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

Returning to the Indian team after a doping ban, relay trio talk to Nitin Sharma about their dark days.

It is like football, you can defend but can’t win unless you score: Akhil Kumar
Tue, Sep 16, 2014

The 33-year-old is the seniormost member of the squad and known for his open guard style of play.

Asian Games: Vikas Krishan Yadav fighting demons
Tue, Sep 16, 2014

Giving up the sport after Olympics heart break, Vikas returns to the ring hungrier and wiser, writes Nitin Sharma.

Kumar, Samota to protest after Bhagwan makes cut
Wed, Aug 13, 2014

2010 Commonwealth Games gold medalists in boxing - Manoj Kumar and Paramjit Samota - have cried foul.

Out of the shadows
Sun, Aug 10, 2014

Little-known athletes had their share of fame when they won their 1st CWG medal in Glasgow; IE traces them.

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