Sports

Angad Cheema storms ahead by four shots after a flawless 64

HYDERABAD: Panchkula’s Angad Cheema was in red hot form for the second day running at the Golconda Masters 2018 presented by Telangana Tourism, a Rs. 30 lakh event being played at the Hyderabad Golf Association (HGA) course.

Nine-member cycling team for CW Games

CHANDIGARH: Cycling Federation of India announced A nine- member, including five women  Indian Cycling team for Commonwealth Games 2018 to be held in Gold Coast, Australia. The team has been selected on the basis of the performance in the Asian Track Cycling Championship held at Nilai (Malaysia) from 16th to 21st February 16 to 21 where Indian team won four medals .including 3 gold and 1 bronze.

Importance of Olympism to motivate and inspire the youth

 The second day of International Conference ‘Olympism: Global Innovation Forum for Humanity and Sustainable Development from Ancient Olympia to India, Tokyo 2020 and Beyond’ commenced with a floral welcome of the distinguished guests by Principal Dr.(Mrs.) Agnese Dhillon. 

Chandigarh to host Sr National Gymnastics

The Chandigarh Gymnastics Association is organizing the 55th Senior Artistic Gymnastics National Championship and 24th Rhythmic Gymnastics National Championship (Men and Women) 2017-2018 from 16th Feb to 18th Feb 2018 at Sports Complex Sector 78, SAS Nagar, Mohali, Punjab. The 3 days Gymnastics Competition sets a stage for players from across the nation to prove their mettle. In addition to that, the points accrued here would also help them reserve a birth in the Indian Team participating in International Event.

Eight Indian coaches taking part in PTR International Symposium

More than 45 industry experts are conducting classroom and on court presentations at the PTR Internation Symposium being held at the Sonestra Resort here in South Carolina. The prominent speakers include heavy hitters Leo Alonso, Mike Barrell, Emma Doyle, Frank Giampaolo, Edgar Giffenig, Dr. Ben Kibler, Dr. Mark Kovacs, Chris Lewit, Dr. Jim Loehr, Carl Maes, Craig O’Shannessy, Joao Pinho, Oivind Sorvald, Judy Muray and Sarah Stone. Topics range from tennis business and sport science to teaching tactics and techniques. 

Nita and Mukesh Ambani cheer the Indian Olympic Team

PYEONGHANG( South Korea):  Nita Ambani, Member International Olympic Committee (IOC), wished the two member Indian team the very best at the 2018 Winter Olympics being held in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Punjab U-17 girls team bags overall 1st position in mini golf event

The players from Punjab have stamped their class in the sporting arena once again. In the minigolf championship held in Nagpur from 7th to 11th February under the 63rd National School Games, the players from the state have won bagful of medals.

Kohli-led India aim to create history in 5th ODI

Failing to maintain their triumphant run after a defeat in the fourth One-Day International (ODI), India will aim to clinch their maiden bilateral 50-overs series against the Proteas in South African conditions in the fifth encounter here on Tuesday.

SLSA holds ‘Child Friendly Chandigarh’ marathon

As many as 2,000 people from different walks of life along with few professional international and national runners took part in the third edition of ‘Punjab half Marathon-2018’ for a cause ‘Child Friendly-Chandigarh’ here on Sunday morning. 

Rayat Bahra School of Engg lifts overall trophy

MOHALI: The Rayat Bahra School of Engineering and Technology bagged the coveted overall trophy for boys and the Rayat Bahra Dental College got the overall trophy for girls in the annual sports meet of the Rayat Bahra University here today.

Ajay, Shrut, Nimrat and Sanvi champions

CHANDIGARH: CHART trainee top seed Ajay Singh won the boys under-16 singles title in the CLTA-AITA Championship Series (CS-7) Tennis Tournament at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today.

Minerva Punjab FC win third Nike Premier Cup

Minerva Punjab FC made it a hat-trick of Nike Premier Cup titles as they convincingly beat DSK Shivajians 4-0 to lift the cup for the third year running.

Punjab bags overall 7th position in 'Khelo India' School Games

he Punjab players have performed exceedingly well in the concluded at New Delhi 'KHELO INDIA SCHOOL GAMES' which were held for the first time. The players from Punjab bagged a total of 35 medals including 10 Gold, 5 Silver & 20 Bronze medals and secured overall 7th rank. The players from 29 States and 6 UTs participated in these games.

12-member Indian team for Barcelona Fencing meet

Fencing Association of India has selected a 12-member, including four officials, to participate in the Satellite Foil Tournament scheduled to be held at Barcelona from 23 February 23 to 25.

Nimrat Kaur Atwal topples top seed Simran Pritam

CHANDIGARH: Fourth seeded Nimrat Kaur Atwal of Chandigarh toppled top seed  Simran Pritam of Punjab  7-6(5), 6-2  in the girls under-16  singles semi-final of the CLTA-AITA Championship Series (CS-7) Tennis Tournament at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today.

NCC cadets of GJIMT Excelled in volleyball tournament, won by 15-7 goal

MOHALI: NCC cadets of Gian Jyoti Group of Institutions won the Gold medal in volleyball tournament during the 10 days NCC camp held at Nabha. Over 400 NCC cadets from 20 schools & colleges across the Punjab participated in the camp. Final match was played between GJIMT and Khalsa College Patiala. GJIMT win the match with 15/7 goals.

Kuldeep, Chahal could be the X-factor in 2019 World Cup: Kohli

Virat Kohli has openly expressed his fondness for wrist spinners on numerous occasions, and after gaining an unbeatable 3-0 lead in the six-match ODI series against South Africa, the India skipper feels the duo of Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav will prove to be "massive X-factor" in the 2019 ICC World Cup.

Fine on Nastase increased but reduced length of suspension and denial of access to competitions

An Independent Tribunal, comprising Andrew de Lotbiniere McDougaio (Chair), Susan Ahern and Despina Mavromati, appointed under Article 15 of the 2017 ITF Fed Cup Regulations has issued its decision in relation to the appeal by Ilie Nastase against the decision of the ITF Internal Adjudication Panel dated 20 July 2017.

Neelam Kapur takes over as SAI Director General

Neelam Kapur has taken over as Director General, Sports Authority of India today.

Jharkhand and Haryana set up girls hockey final

In-form striker Subhani Bhengra struck once in each half as Jharkhand pipped a spirited Punjab 2-1 to set up a title clash with Haryana in the Girls Hockey competition of the Khelo India School Games at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi on Wednesday.

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