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‘Have been checking up on my uncles in Milan, Turin’, says boxing coach Raffaele Bergamasco
Wed, Mar 18, 2020

Indian boxing team's Italian coach Raffaele Bergamasco talks to The Indian Express about escalating situation back home, staying in touch with family and Tokyo preparations.

Foreign wrestling coaches torn between family, responsibility due to coronavirus
Wed, Mar 18, 2020

“Even if I wanted to go to Georgia for maybe a week, I don’t know when I’ll be able to return. Maybe I’ll be quarantined in a hospital for 15 days," said Shako Bentinidis, Bajrang Punia's coach.

From Devsar to Tokyo Olympics, Manish Kaushik traces his idols’ route
Thu, Mar 12, 2020

63-kg boxer to be part of India's largest boxing contingent in an Olympics

From Baro Mukhia to Tokyo, Lovlina Borgohain’s long journey
Tue, Mar 10, 2020

From practicing muay thai in her village in Baro Mukhia in Assam to qualifying for Tokyo Olympics in the 69 kg category, Lovlina Borgohain has grown in leaps and bounds.

India equal London record as eight boxers qualify for Tokyo Olympics
Wed, Mar 11, 2020

Even with the qualifications of Mary Kom, Simranjit Kaur, Amit Panghal, and five others, India still can take the number into double figures if Manish Kaushik and Sachin Kumar earn their spots.

From losing kin to winning trophy, former caddie Sunny scripts success story
Mon, Mar 09, 2020

The Sunny Side After Dark Days of Struggle: Sunny lost five members of his family, including his parents, elder brother and five-year-old nephew Hrithik in a car accident in 2017.

After booking Olympic berth, Vikas Krishan hopes to be third time lucky
Mon, Mar 09, 2020

Vikas Krishan sealed the Olympic quota with a unanimous decision over world no. 6 Sewonrets Okazawa of Japan in the quarterfinals of the 69 kg category at the Asia-Oceania Olympic qualifier.

From Kaurs to Vermas to Rodrigues: Meet the parents of India’s T20 World Cup heroes
Sun, Mar 08, 2020

Standing resolutely by the Indian team's side on Sunday at MCG will be the parents — some boarding a plane for the first time, others putting together a surprise to watch the young women take flight.

Chandigarh: Movie shooting irks joggers, tourists near Sukhna Lake
Tue, Mar 03, 2020

Athletes faced frequent breaks during their running session with the shooting of Shahid Kapoor-starrer movie Jersey happening on the road near the newly opened gallery at watch tower.

After moving away from home, Honey Pal says medal will be special feeling for parents
Sun, Mar 01, 2020

Earlier this week, Honey Pal Singh won the gold medal in the men’s Greco-Roman 63 Kg category in the Khelo India University Games at Bhubaneswar and the 19-year-old youngster remembered his time away from his family.

Take 5: ‘Rs 200 is less… In South India, roti costs Rs 30, dosa Rs 50-60’
Sat, Feb 29, 2020

Pointing out that the state, in spite of its small size, ranked second in the last two editions of the Khelo-India Youth Games, Education Minister Kanwar Pal said that the allowance was increased to provide a nutritious diet to players.

The navigator: The man who has been in the co-driver’s seat in 289 rallies
Fri, Feb 28, 2020

A native of Kasargod in Kerala, Sherif got hooked to rallying in 1993 when he competed in the Mandovi rally organised by Karavali Auto Sports Club at Mangalore.

Khelo India University Games: DAV College’s Prarthana Solanki clinches silver in archery
Thu, Feb 27, 2020

Prarthana Solanki claimed the silver medal in women’s individual recurve event in Khelo India University Games being held at Bhubneswar, Odisha.

Teenager Kashvee Gautam scalps all 10 wickets in domestic women’s one-dayer
Wed, Feb 26, 2020

Kashvee Gautam, who had earlier played for Punjab at the U-14, U-16 and U-19 levels, made the switch to Chandigarh this season and has taken a total of 63 wickets in U-23 and U-19 cricket.

Chandigarh plans to renovate Patiala Ki Rao range for Commonwealth C’ships
Tue, Feb 25, 2020

Two months after the plans for a new International shooting range at Sarangpur were shelved, Chandigarh has bagged the hosting rights for the Commonwealth Shooting and Archery Championships.

After maiden win of the year, Amandeep Drall eyes more WPGT titles
Sun, Feb 23, 2020

“I had some good starts this season but could not convert them to title wins. Somehow, I would make some errors on the final day of the tournament and I made sure that it did not happen in Bengaluru," said Drall.

Special to represent Chandigarh: Gurinder Singh after dream season in Ranji Trophy
Sun, Feb 23, 2020

The Chandigarh all-rounder believes that playing under captain Manan Vohra, along with experienced players like Bipul Sharma and Uday Kaul, has helped his game.

‘Pakistan World Cup’s sitara is now in our midst’
Sun, Feb 23, 2020

They live kabbadi, as do their fans. In a Punjab joined by passion for it on either side, should borders matter, ask players on the mat for a ‘World Cup’ in Lahore

2021 FIBA Asia Qualifiers: Mohali youngster aims higher, mother had prayed he gains more height
Wed, Feb 19, 2020

In 2018, Amaan Sandhu represented India at NBA Global Camp before playing in third NBA Academy Games in Atlanta, the USA, and being picked up for basketball Without Borders Asia Camp in Japan.

2021 FIBA Asia Qualifiers: Mohali boy aims higher, mother had prayed he gains more height
Wed, Feb 19, 2020

In 2018, Sandhu represented India at NBA Global Camp before playing in third NBA Academy Games in Atlanta, the USA, and being picked up for basketball Without Borders Asia Camp in Japan.