Nitin Sharma

Articles By Nitin Sharma

New plans for planned city

Chandigarh, hometown of Kapil Dev and Yuvraj Singh, may soon become a voting BCCI member; Ranji debut on cards as well.

India A vs West Indies A: Shubman Man of Series, father hopes same form continues

Shubman Gill was adjudged the Man of the Series with a total of 218 runs, including his third half-century (69) of the series in the fifth unofficial ODI against West Indies at Collige.

Mohali boy Simi Singh, now an Irish citizen, to play in Europe T20 Slam

Dublin Chiefs is one of the six teams in the Euro T20 Slam and the team is led by World Cup winning England team captain Eoin Morgan, who is also the icon player of the team.

Junior Shooting World Cup: Aishwarya Tomar takes bed-time shikaar tales literally, goes for medal hunt in Germany

On Friday, the 18-year-old forged a strong lead and did not falter as he set a new junior world record en route to capturing gold in the final of the men’s 50m 3 position rifle event at the Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany.

Junior high for shooter Sarabjot, wins gold medal in 10m air pistol ISSF World Cup

The 17-year-old son of a farmer from a village near Ambala wins gold medal in 10m air pistol at Junior World Cup.

Pro Kabaddi League: Panchkula to be home ground for Haryana Steelers, team buckles up with new coach, captain

The team, which finished at the bottom of Zone A last year, will play at its home leg at Tau Devi Lal Sports Complex in September this year. The 18-member team is expected to deliver better performance under its newly appointed coach Rakesh Kumar.

Trained in Chandigarh, 13-year-old boxer makes it to Indian team

Earlier this year, Aryan had claimed the gold medal in Chandigarh State Boxing Championship, which assured him a ticket for the nationals.

Haryana: Medal winners suffer prize money cut for podium finish at both CWG, Asian Games

Athletes like world number one wrestler and Asian Games champion Bajrang Punia and Asian Games champion Vinesh Phogat, apart from other medallists in both the events have got reduced prize money.

‘With Punjabi Spurs, we want to promote football culture in Asian community’

"There are junior leagues happening in almost every city and there are many Asian-origin clubs that compete in local tournaments as well. Players like Danny Batth and Yan Dhanda have also come through this system and have played for junior academies of European clubs."

Rerouting road to Tokyo: IOC changes qualification processs

This year's World Championship will not be considered a qualifier nor will there be any slots available through World Series of Boxing or AIBA Open Boxing.

Manpreet Gony retires: ‘He was the backbone of fast bowling for Punjab since his first class debut’

In his first class career, Gony claimed 196 wickets in 61 matches before his retirement and also played for teams like Chennai Super Kings, Deccan Chargers, Kings XI Punjab and Deccan Chargers in IPL, a tournament in which he claimed 37 wickets in 44 matches in his career.

Impressed with the talent and passion of football players in Chandigarh and Punjab: Ossie Ardiles

The former Argentina mid-fielder, who was part of the Daniel Passarella-led Argentina team during their successful campaign in the 1978 FIFA World Cup played in Argentina, has been in Punjab and Chandigarh for the last four days.

Yuvraj Singh retires: Chandigarh boy bids goodbye

The Chandigarh cricketer bid his adieu to international cricket with an aggregate of 11,778 runs — 8701 runs in 304 ODIs, 1,900 runs in 40 Test matches and 1,177 runs in 58 T20s apart from 111 wickets in ODIs.

PCA stadium to host its fifth T20 International match on Sept 18

The last time the stadium hosted a T20 International match was in 2016, when India scored a six-wicket win over Australia in a Super 10 Group match of the ICC T20 world Cup on March 27.

Anjum Moudgill-Divyansh Panwar win all-Indian shootout for World Cup gold

Divyansh Singh Panwar and Anjum Moudgill won their second successive ISSF World Cup gold medal in the 10m Air Rifle mixed event in Munich with a 16:2 win over compatriots Apurvi Chandela and Deepak Kumar.

Two days after pistol malfunction, Manu Bhaker secures India’s 7th Olympic quota in shooting

Two days after pistol malfunction, Manu Bhaker on Wednesday earned the Olympic quota for India in the 10m Air Pistol event with a fourth-place finish in the final at the ISSF World Cup in Munich.

Saurabh Chaudhary adds to his reputation with another World Cup gold

On Monday, as the 17-year-old Chaudhary broke his own world record score of 246.0, a score which he had posted at the ISSF World Cup in Delhi earlier this year to earn the Olympic quota.

Two cyclists and rugby enthusiasts are aiming to reach Japan a day before the Rugby World Cup in Tokyo

Travelling the length and breadth of the world, James Owens, 28, and Ron Rutland, 44, are carrying around the official whistle that will kick off the opening match between Japan and Russia at the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

Race to Rugby World Cup: Duo cycle from London to Tokyo, say Chandigarh best city in Asia for cycling

Ron Rutland and James Owens have been cycling from London to Tokyo as part of Race to Rugby World Cup. They've completed 10,000 kms out of the 20,000-kms journey and found Chandigarh to be one of the best cities in Asia for cycling.

‘Chandigarh acknowledges presence of group of top-ranked Indian golfers, it is a good sign’

Chandigarh Golf Course is one of the toughest to manage in India. With members here needing the course almost throughout the year, it becomes difficult for officials before any national tournament.