Nitin Sharma

Articles By Nitin Sharma

After bagging bronze in Dubai, emotional homecoming for Tricity para athlete Nishad Singh

A native of village Badaun in Una district in Himachal Pradesh, Kumar has been suffering from disability in his right-hand since the age of six, as his hand mistakenly got inside a fodder-cutting machine.

Want to cement my place in team for next year’s ICC U-19 World Cup: Arjun Azad

The opener, who had amassed 202 runs in the U-19 Asia Cup including a 121-run knock against arch rivals Pakistan in the semi-final, is confident of continuing his fine from against Afghanistan.

Gurnihal Singh Garcha aims for smooth transition from junior to senior category

Garcha shot in windy conditions and finished third in the Asian Shooting Championships qualification before claiming the silver medal in the final.

Hearing-impaired shooter Dhanush Srikanth wins double Asian gold

While sharing his joy with his parents back in Secunderabad, the 17-year-old used a bit of English and sign language on the video call.

Indian shooting’s biggest party: Angad Bajwa leads 1-2 in skeet final at Asian Championships

On Sunday, 23-year-old Angad Veer Singh Bajwa clinched the gold in the men's skeet event in a shoot-off against compatriot Mairaj Ahmed. Both were tied at 56 out of 60 and Bajwa took it 6-5 for first place.

Teen Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar books Tokyo ticket in 50m 3 Positions

Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar shot a qualification score of 1168 to qualify at the fourth spot for the final - 392 in kneeling position, 397 in prone and 379 in standing.

Father an electrician at shooting range, daughter wins Olympic quota

“Chinki’s job is to shoot, mine is to ensure that there is no problem regarding electricity at the ranges and at the other sports stadia,” Mehtab Singh Yadav says. “That’s what I was doing today when I heard about Chinki’s performance.”

Cagers get into a ‘fight’ off court; federation forms probe committee

In his complaint, Amjyot also alleged being “dragged on the road” when he refused alcohol. The Chandigarh lad posted photographs of his broken chain, spectacles and wounds he suffered from the alleged altercation with Arshdeep.

Deepak Kumar overcomes self-doubts, poor form to secure Tokyo Olympic quota

Deepak shot a score of 626.8 in qualification to finish behind Yukun Liu of China and Taeyun Nam of Korea, who shot scores of 629.0 and 628.9 and qualified for the final with a third spot in qualification.

ITF agrees to Indian demand, Davis Cup moved out of Pakistan

Earlier last week, the Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju, at The Indian Express Idea Exchange, had asserted that a decision to play a tie against Pakistan must be taken based on national sentiment.

Swimming row: Students, officials involved in fudged results punished

On Saturday, the second day of the four-day meet, swimmers from outside colleges decided to boycott the event after race results were blatantly being changed to benefit the host team.

Pooja Gehlot wrestles past hurdles to claim World silver

Pooja became the junior national champion in 2015 before extending her success at the Asian level two years later. She then shifted her base to Rohtak to train under Rio Olympics bronze medallist Sakshi Malik's coach, Mandeep Singh.

Ravinder wins silver at Under-23 World Wrestling Championship

Ravinder's two knee operations had resulted in the family borrowing Rs 6 lakh three years back. Since then the young wrestler had been very particular about paying the EMI on time.

After winning team bronze in Bangkok, archer Harvinder Singh sure of continuing fine form

Last year, Harvinder Singh had become the first Indian archer to win a gold medal in Para Asian Games in Indonesia, when he won the title in W2/S2 category.

16-year-old weightlifter Aditya Narang aims for gold in junior nationals

Aditya Narang had won his first national medal in Gaya earlier this week with a combined total of 242 kg in the 81+ kg category in the junior nationals.

Start of a new inning, will work to win their faith again: Sandeep Singh

Former Indian hockey captain Sandeep Singh defeated his nearest rival Mandeep Singh Chattha of the Congress by 5314 votes in Pehowa to become the first BJP MLA to win from the constituency.

‘Punjab youth are physically strong, have right attitude on the field’

In the last two years, seven Chandigarh players including captain Amarjit Kiyam have made it to Indian U-17 team, which competed in the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup apart from eight from Chandigarh playing for India U-18 team last month.

Chandigarh golfer Ajeetesh Sandhu registers first win on home course as professional

It was Ajeetesh’s first win as a professional at his home course since 2008 and the senior Sandhu too remembered the first time he got Ajeetesh a golf set from the USA.

Ajeetesh Sandhu emerges co-leader with Rashid Khan, Karan Kochhar still in contention

Ajeetesh Sandhu kept his cool and carded a third round score of five-under-67 to share the top spot along with Delhi golfer Rashid Khan with an overall score of 14-under-202 in the Second Jeev Milkha Singh Invitational.

Golf Club hosts a new set of players: Envoys, staff

A contingent of 15 Ambassadors to India from six countries tackled the fairways and greens at the Chandigarh Golf Club.