The 18-year-old Haryana athlete became the only Indian athlete to win a gold medal at the world level when he made a new U-20 world record of 86.48 M in the men’s javelin throw event.
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.
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.
Leander Paes, Rohann Bopanna keep off-court differences aside to beat Korean duo and guide India to World Group play-offs.
India had chosen Chandigarh as the venue for the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Zone I tie carefully after monitoring the weather conditions.
Debutant Ramkumar Ramanathan and Saketh Myneni deal with the conditions better on first day to give India 2-0 lead in Davis Cup.
While in the opener Ramanathan takes on Hong, Saketh Myneni will square off against Yong Kyu Lim.
Leander Paes, who reached Chandigarh on Tuesday, had his first proper training session with Rohan Bopanna on Wednesday.
Known to have a good serve, the 21-year-old Chennai lad has played at grass courts in European championships including the Wimbledon qualifiers.
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.
The association chose Leander Paes instead, a selection that did not go down well with Bopanna, world No.9 in doubles rankings.
Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna will pair for India in the Davis Cup Asia Oceania second round tie against South Korea.
South Korean team landed in Chandigarh more than a week before Davis Cup tie vs India to get accustomed to conditions.
Being the first Indian to feature in WWE wrestling, Khali went on to become the first heavyweight champion in WWE from India
California table tennis club, launched by former Gujarat champion Rahul Sheth, sent three players to London Olympics.
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.
Though Sandhu played for 28 minutes before suffering a wrist injury, the Indian footballer did create history.
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.
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 will play for the Sydney Thunders in the women's Big Bash League in Australia.
Abhinav Bindra, India’s only individual Olympic gold medallist, has decided to retire after the Rio Olympics.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With the new stadium, the Haryana body hopes to bring matches to the state.
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.
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.
Gautam Gambhir’s team notch up their third win in four matches after an emphatic performance against a listless Punjab in Mohali.
Kings XI Punjab will like to continue their winning form at home ground when they host KKR on Tuesday in Mohali.
Rising Pune Supergiants have now lost two consecutive matches after having won their first game in Mumbai.
Pune don't seem like team that's prone to losing habitually; but Punjab do resemble such a side.
Dwayne Bravo's four-wicket haul and Aaron Finch's 74 off 47 balls give Gujarat Lions five-wicket win over KXIP.
Gujarat Lions and Kings XI Punjab have big hitters but both have Dale Steyn and Mitchell Johnson respectively to stop them.
The 17-year-old Chandigarh shooter first won a silver medal in the 10 M air pistol in the Chandigarh State Championship in 2012.
KXIP coach Sanjay Bangar and captain David Miller hope that Virender Sehwag can guide the youngsters in the team this year.
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