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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

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‘First thing I thought after winning medal was to catch up on my studies’
Tue, Jan 21, 2020

Tamanna Sharma became the first Mohali gymnast to win a medal at the Khelo India Games and after reaching Chandigarh last Thursday.

After Faldo Series triumph, golfer Hunar Mittal eyes consistency
Sun, Jan 19, 2020

The Chandigarh golfer sees this win as a good start to the year and is ready for the challenge ahead.

Chandigarh cricketer Raman Bishnoi aims to continue golden run in Ranji Trophy
Sun, Jan 19, 2020

All-rounder Raman Bishnoi, who belongs to Mehrana village in Punjab, shifted base to Chandigarh in 2008; he has scored two tons and a half-century in the Ranji trophy plate group, till now.

Injury didn’t deter Chandigarh weightlifter from clinching gold at Khelo India Games
Sat, Jan 18, 2020

Veerjeet Kaur, who originally hails from Rori village in Sirsa district in Haryana, becomes U-21 champion in the 49 Kg girls’ at Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati, Assam.

Khelo India Youth Games: Chandigarh boy becomes champion in boys’ U-17 recurve archery
Tue, Jan 14, 2020

On Monday, Divyansh became a champion in the recurve archery event in the boys’ U-17 category with a 6-4 win over last year’s champion Paras Hooda of Haryana in the Khelo India Youth Games at Guwahati.

‘I wasn’t nervous, but my mother was praying for me’ says Taniya Bhatia
Mon, Jan 13, 2020

Taniya had made history when she became the youngest player at 13 to play for senior Punjab team in 2011. Taniya was in the probables list for the Indian team for the 2017 ODI World Cup

With biggest PSA Tour title in his bag, Sandhu hopes to make a new beginning
Sun, Jan 12, 2020

The 30-year-old Mohali squash player had suffered a career-threatening back injury last year, before he won the HCL SRFI Indian Tour Mumbai leg in December 2019.

63rd national Shooting Championship: Chandigarh twins bring glory, Vijayveer becomes national champion
Mon, Dec 30, 2019

The twins, who won a total of eight medals on Sunday including Vijayveer’s individual gold medal in senior as well as junior final apart from Udhayveer’s bronze in senior category and silver in junior category, also helped Chandigarh to win the senior team silver and junior team gold.

My aim is to book spot in Indian team for 2020 Olympics, says Anjum Moudgil
Thu, Dec 26, 2019

Chandigarh shooter Anjum Moudgil completes hat-trick Of National Titles.

Chandigarh: After second-place finish in Bengaluru Open, Kochhar eager to hit peak form
Sun, Dec 22, 2019

Last year, Kochhar had finished second after an agonising play-off loss against Chikkarangappa of Bengaluru in the Jeev Milkha Singh Invitational at Chandigarh Golf Course.

Chandigarh: With national junior skeet title in bag, Patiala shooter Dhaliwal eyes more glory
Sun, Dec 22, 2019

The 18-year-old shooter had earlier won the bronze medal in Asian Shotgun Championships in Kazakhstan.

Zeena Khitta stuns big names to win 10m air rifle gold
Fri, Dec 20, 2019

Zeena was fourth in the qualifying round but in the final held her nerve to shoot a world class 252.2 to top the field.

After hitting his maiden first class century, batsman Ankit Kaushik revisits his journey
Thu, Dec 19, 2019

Chandigarh batsman Ankit Kaushik scored his maiden first class century on Tuesday and the fact that his century came in Chandigarh colours made the knock more special for Kaushik.

Ranji Trophy: Chandigarh in driver’s seat against Bihar
Thu, Dec 19, 2019

Chandigarh inched closer to gaining control against Bihar in the Ranji Trophy Plate group match being played at Sector 16 Stadium on Wednesday.

We like to continue the winning run: Chandigarh coach VRV Singh
Tue, Dec 17, 2019

Chandigarh coach VRV Singh knows that it will not be an easy task facing Bihar, a team that only lost one match in last year’s plate group, in their second Ranji Trophy match starting Tuesday.

Journeyman: Record-breaking spinner Ashutosh Aman resets his goals
Tue, Dec 17, 2019

Aman hopes to do an encore this season and go past his own mark. He is also donning the captain’s hat now so his fortunes are linked to the team’s too.

After hauling Chandigarh to its maiden Ranji Trophy victory, Gurinder Singh recalls his journey
Thu, Dec 12, 2019

The left-arm spinner emerged as the third-highest wicket-taker in Ranji Trophy last year with a total of 45 wickets in Meghalaya colours.

Mohammed Arslan hits Chandigarh’s first Ranji double ton
Wed, Dec 11, 2019

Khan thus joined a select group — which includes Gundappa Vishwanath, Amol Muzumdar, Anshuman Pandey, Manpreet Juneja, Jiwanjot Singh, Abhishek Gupta and Ajay Rohera.

Chandigarh enjoy first-class day on Ranji Trophy debut
Tue, Dec 10, 2019

The opening day saw Yograj sitting in the dugout of the Chandigarh team. With match referee Chinmaya Sharma objecting, it took some persuasion by the local anti-corruption officer to pursue the former India player to move to the stands.

Three cheers as Chandigarh makes Ranji Trophy debut
Tue, Dec 10, 2019

Two centuries and a five-wicket haul give Chandigarh team a head start over Arunachal Pradesh in four-day match.