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Punjab Cricket Association Council meet: New Mullanpur International Stadium named after late Patiala royal Maharaja Yadavindra Singh
Sun, Aug 09, 2020

The meeting was attended by PCA president Rajinder Gupta and PCA secretary Puneet Bali apart from other office bearers of the association.

6 yrs, court battle later, kabaddi champ wrests her due from Haryana
Sat, Aug 01, 2020

The move came almost six years after Kavita Devi won a gold medal as part of the Indian women’s kabaddi team at the 2014 Incheon Asian Games, and two years after she and CWG gold and silver medalist Babita Phogat moved the High Court over not being given ‘A’ category posts as per the sports policy.

Shubhankar Sharma’s life inside the golf bubble in the United Kingdom
Thu, Jul 30, 2020

Shubhankar Sharma, accompanied by long-time mentor Gurbaaz Mann, has travelled to the United Kingdom for the five-week swing of European Tour.

Punjab’s Princepal Singh is fourth Indian picked for NBA developmental league
Wed, Jul 29, 2020

Signed by a select squad of the developmental NBA G League, the step up takes the 6'10" hoopster closer to his dream of playing in the world’s snazziest league.

Punjab: PCA finalises list of 30 cricketers to be offered central contracts for domestic season
Tue, Jul 28, 2020

According to the list, players like Punjab captain Mandeep Singh, Siddharth Kaul, Gurkeerat Mann, Sandeep Sharma, Shubman Gill, Anmol Malhotra and Indian women cricketers Harmanpreet Kaur and Taniya Bhatia have been included in category ‘A’.

PCA finalises list of 30 cricketers to be offered central contracts for domestic season
Tue, Jul 28, 2020

The 30-player list will be approved in the apex council meeting of the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) to be held on August 8, post which it will be sent to BCCI for approval.

Panchkula to host Khelo India Youth Games next year: ‘Huge honour for Haryana’
Sun, Jul 26, 2020

While the state had hosted national championships of badminton, para-athletics, boxing and cricket tournaments like ICL in the past, this will be the first time that the state will host a multi-state multi-game tournament.

Nearly 2 years after Jakarta exploits, para-athletes get their cash reward
Fri, Jul 24, 2020

Raj Kumar, who is from Sanaur village near Patiala, was the member of the Indian badminton team which won the bronze at Jakarta.

Row over Moosewala: Singers should not promote gun culture, says Olympic shooter
Sun, Jul 19, 2020

Avneet Sidhu Hundal, who is posted as a SP with the Punjab Police in Mohali, also said that if youth in Punjab are fond of weapons, they should practise rifle or pistol shooting and make the nation proud at the international level.

Panchkula: Trainee tests positive, training activities stopped at Tau Devi Lal Sports Complex
Sat, Jul 18, 2020

After the trainee's report came positive earlier this week, the Haryana sports department stopped all the activities at the sports complex and closed the training halls.

Explained: How to organise a fake T20 league
Sun, Jul 12, 2020

Punjab Police have arrested Ravinder Dandiwal, who is accused of running an international match-fixing racket. Among his other enterprises, he allegedly organised a cricket league in ‘Sri Lanka’, with the matches being played in a village near Mohali. Here’s a forensic analysis of the alleged scam.

Mohali: Police arrest Delhi resident for providing high-resolution cameras for matches
Sat, Jul 11, 2020

Mohali police arrested a Delhi-based camera production person, Durgesh, for providing the high-resolution cameras for live streaming of the two matches of the fake Sri Lanka T-20 league held on June 29.

Mohali police sends notice to web app for streaming live commentary of matches
Fri, Jul 10, 2020

The development comes a day after the police located four local players from Champions Cricket Academy at Chapar Chiri village near Mohali and took their statement, besides the statement of academy’s coach Ravi Verma at Kharar court and police headquarters in Mohali.

His name on Ben Stokes’s jersey, Dr. Vikas Kumar of Indian origin is ‘overwhelmed’
Sat, Jul 11, 2020

Vikas Kumar hails from Delhi, works as NHS anaesthetist in cricital care unit

Punjab police nab Ravinder Dandiwal, the man behind fake T20 league
Tue, Jul 07, 2020

35-year-old, accused of running an international betting syndicate, arrested in Mohali for his alleged role in organising fake T20 league.

‘Fixing Kingpin’ Ravinder Dandiwal: Shady past and a controversial present
Wed, Jul 08, 2020

Dandiwal called himself the chairman of the Cricket Premier League and formed a sport-cum-player management firm, Ultimate Sports Management, of which he was the managing director. According to the league’s former media consultant, Dandiwal drove around in a sedan, liked a flashy lifestyle.

Police probe Dandiwal angle in fake Sri Lankan T20 league case
Mon, Jul 06, 2020

Dandiwal was recently named as the “central figure in an alleged tennis match-fixing scandal related to at least two lower-level tournaments in Egypt and Brazil. He has also been on the radar of the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) anti-corruption unit.

Hideouts of accused in fake Sri Lankan league scam raided
Sat, Jul 04, 2020

A police team visited the SCA ground at Sawara village on Friday afternoon. The team was accompanied by two officials from the cyber security wing and collected the mobile data dump to identify the players involved in the matches played on June 29.

A Sri Lanka T20 tie played near Mohali, cops probe wrong ’un
Sat, Jul 04, 2020

The game was played at a ground in Sawara village, 16 km from Chandigarh off Punjab State Highway 12A. No Sri Lankans were playing, only unknown cricketers from Punjab, wearing masks over their faces and colourful, numbered jerseys.

Fans of Fanfield Road: Liverpool faithfuls revelling in the end of title drought
Thu, Jul 02, 2020

Anfield may be shut for the fans because of the pandemic, but with Liverpool winning its first league title in 30 years, and 19th overall, means The Unbearables now hold bragging rights.

Liverpool anthem with Indian classical twist wins hearts and eyeballs on social media
Wed, Jul 01, 2020

After Gurmukh Singh posted the video on social media last week, it has got more than 1,30,000 views on Facebook apart from being shared by the official twitter handle of English Premier League’s Indian account, where it has got more than 35,000 views.

Five sportspersons among 20 promoted as SP in Punjab
Tue, Jun 30, 2020

Five International players from Punjab have been promoted to the rank of superintendent of police in Punjab Police.

Glad my challenge touched hearts: 73-yr-old ‘Skipping Sikh’
Sun, Jun 28, 2020

“The idea to start a skipping challenge came as I was spending time in isolation during lockdown in March after the pandemic started. I was very much inspired by Captain Tom Moore and my daughter Minreet Kaur wanted to set a challenge for me," said Rajinder Singh.

No job, rent not paid for 3 months, Covid positive: For Tendulkar’s doppelganger its a triple whammy
Thu, Jun 25, 2020

Chand worked as body double for Tendulkar in many advertisement shoots apart from attending events as Tendulkar’s doppelganger.

UT Admin may allow fitness training in category B & C sports at its complexes
Wed, Jun 24, 2020

About reports about Chandigarh Sports Policy, we are still working on the sports policy and once it is drafted, it will be sent for approval and will be put in place.