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Shami fastest Indian to claim 100 ODI wickets

NAPIER: Mohammed Shami on Wednesday added another feather to his cap becoming the fastest Indian medium pacer to complete 100 wickets in one-day internationals (ODIs).

1st ODI: Discipline bowling restricts New Zealand to 157

NAPIER: India rode chinaman Kuldeep Yadav and pacer Mohammed Shami's exceptional bowling effort on Wednesday to restrict New Zealand to a paltry 157 runs in the first of the five-match ODI rubber at the McLean Park here.

PTR names Shelby Baron Wheelchair Professional of the Year

HILTON HEAD ISLAND (SOUTH CAROLINA): Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards during the PTR International Tennis Symposium.  The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis coaches, was held from February 11 to 15, on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, according to information provided by Peggy Edwards, Director of Communications & Editor of TennisPro Magazine .

Virat Kohli makes clean sweep of three kanor ICC awards

DUBAI: Virat Kohli has become the first player in history to win the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year, the ICC Men’s Test Player of the Year and the ICC ODI Player of the Year awards following an extraordinary 2018.

Cricket fraternity comes together to help ailing Martin

  NEW DELHI:  A host of cricketers, including former India captain Sourav Ganguly, have come together to help former batsman Jacob Martin who is in critical condition following an accident.

Kohli named captain of both ICC Test, ODI Teams of the Year

DUBAI: India skipper Virat Kohli was on Tuesday named captain of both the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Test and ODI Teams of the Year following his remarkable show in 2018 both as batsman and skipper.

AK Sharma elected as president of Punjab Athletic Association

CHANDIGARH: Former IRS officer and member Punjab State Food commission AK Sharma  elected as Punjab Athletic Association (PAA) for a tenure of four years during the general election meeting.

Raonic defeats Zverev in Australian Open

MELBOURNE: Canada's Milos Raonic, seeded 16th, defeated fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev of Germany 6-1, 6-1, 7-6(5) in two hours at the Australian Open here on Monday.

3-member committee to probe Bengal U-19 hockey squad's tonsuring

KOLKATA:  A three-member committee will be formed by the Bengal Hockey Association (BHA) to investigate the matter of Under-19 Bengal hockey squad players being asked to shave their heads following a defeat in a junior level match.

PU women win Inter-Varsity Sepak Takraw

CHANDIGARH: Panjab University Sepak Takraw (Regu) women team secured first position in the All India Inter University Sepak Takraw (Women) Tournament held at MJP Rohilkhand University, Bareilly from January 16 to 19.

Haryana boxers rule the ring by winning 10 gold, 8 silver, 2 bronze medals

PUNE: With a haul of 10 gold, eight silver and two bronze medals Haryana ruled the ring  on the final day of under-21 boxing competitions at the Khelo India Youth Games 2019 here today. Maharashtra pugilists also put up an impressive performance with four gold medals, one silver and nine bronze medals. It was Army Sports Institute trainees Barun Singh, Bhavesh Kattimani and Nikhil Dubey who contributed majorly to the gold hunt in their respective categories. Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh claimed one gold each.

Punjab rules in Boys & Girls rock in Basketball U-17, Bag Gold

CHANDIGARH: The players from Punjab participating in the ‘Khelo India Youth Games’ currently underway at Pune were in for a pleasant surprise today when the Sports Minister, Punjab, Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi arrived at the venue to boost their morale. In the events held today, Punjab bagged 2 Gold Medals in Basketball, 1 Silver in Football and 1 Silver and 2 Bronze Medals in Boxing. This takes the medal tally of Punjab to 65 which includes 22 Gold, 18 Silver and 25 Bronze Medals.

KCA Students Shine in Water Sports Competition

AMRITSAR: Students of Khalsa College, Amritsar (KCA) brought laurels to the institution by winning the overall championship in Water Sports Competition held at Hardo Sharan in Pathankot district. More than 100 students from various colleges affiliated to Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) participated and competed for the three-day-long championship and top positions were bagged by Khalsa College students, said authorities here.

In the name of Kabaddi, Punjab youth stay back in Canada

CHANDIGARH:  Traditionally a tough, rural sport practised by 'pehlwans' in villages across the length and breadth of India, kabaddi has been flying high in recent years due to the money and glamour brought in by the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL).

Warm welcome to victorious Punjab basketball team

CHANDIGARH: Members of the victorious Punjab basketball men's team in the recently concluded 69th Senior National  Basketball Championship at Bhavnagar (Gujarat) were given a warm welcome at the  Guru Nanak stadium in Ludhiana.

Rani to lead Indian women's hockey team on Spain tour

NEW DELHI: Hockey India on Friday named an 18-member Indian women's hockey team for the season opener in Spain starting January 26 where the team led by Rani and Vice-Captained by Savita will play four matches with Spain National Team and two matches against the 2018 Women's World Cup runners-up Ireland.

India win 3rd ODI to claim series

MELBOURNE:  India rode a third consecutive half-century by former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to defeat Australia by seven wickets in the third One-Day International (ODI) here on Friday.

Budding boxing star Kattimani lauds Khelo India

PUNE:  World Youth Boxing bronze medallist boxer Bhavesh Kattimani is convinced that the government should conduct more events like Khelo India Youth Games to shape budding talent.

PWL: Sandeep clinches thriller for MP Yodha

PANCHKULA: The high point of the day was the clash of the Phogat sisters and Pooja Dhandas clash against Betzabeth Angelin but it was Sandeep Tomar who stole the lime light clinching the decider to give MP Yodha a thrilling win in their Pro Wrestling tie against Mumbai Maharathi here on Thursday.

Khelo India: Kattimani, Narwal in boxing gold medal bouts

PUNE: Favourites, including World Youth bronze medallist Bhavesh Kattimani (Maharashtra) and Asian bronze medallist Ankit Narwal (Haryana), secured final berths in their respective weight classes at Khelo India Youth Games boxing competition here on Thursday.

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