Sports

Calvin Golmei and Prinkle Singh clinch the titles

Balbir Singh
CHANDIGARH
 : Calvin Golmei and Prinkle Singh claimed the boys under-18 and girls under-18 singles titles, respectively, in the CLTA-AITA Championship Series (CS-7) Tennis Tournament at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today.

Harmanpreet's breezy ton propels India to WWC final

DERBY : All-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur's scintillating 115-ball unbeaten 171 helped India thrash Australia by 36 runs in the second semi-final here and set their date with hosts England in Sunday's Women's World Cup final at The Lord's in London.

Amaira Mittal from Jalandhar won Rank-2 at Punjab State Under-7 (Girls) Chess Championship-2017

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JALANDHAR : Recently, Patiala District Chess Association (PDCA) organized the Sub-Junior Punjab State Chess Championship for girls (U-7), where Amaira Mittal from Jalandhar has been declared one of the two winners. A resident of Jalandhar Cantonment and a meritorious student of Standard 1 of St Joseph Convent Girls School, Amaira has now been selected to represent Punjab in the Sub-Junior National Chess Championship (U-7), slated to be held at Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh. As per the international FIDE ranking, Amaira is at Rank 2 with Performance Rating 1149 and points 3.5. Presently, Amaira is practicing hard to bring glory to her state Punjab by winning national championship.

Indian judokas win 1 gold, 3 bronze

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CHANDIGARH : Indian judokas clinched four medals, including one gold, in the Youth Commonwealth Games in Bahamas.

Australian College of Sport to hone budding Indian sporting talent

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BENGALURU : Pursuit India is pleased to announce its tie-up with the Australian College of Sport (ACS) to act as the ambassador for ACS in India and the rest of the Indian subcontinent. Pursuit will represent ACS for the purpose of scouting and recruiting student athletes to be admitted to the ACS’s sports programmes across basketball, football, cricket, badminton, swimming and golf.

Amjyot stars in India's 102-79 win against Lithuania

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TAIPEI : The Indian men’s basketball team found their shooting touch early against Lithuania Atletas Club team. on the fifth day of the William Jones Cup. They were quick out of the blocks, building up a 26-17 lead at the end of the first quarter. But the Lithuanians clawed their way back in the second quarter, taking a six point lead into halftime. Even though the Indians continued to shoot the ball well, the Lithuanians were better, eventually winning the game 102-79.

Punjab CM comes to the rescue of archery players unable to bear expenses for world meet

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: Responding promptly to the desperate pleas of five students selected for a world archery event, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder on Tuesday directed the Punjabi University Patiala Vice Chancellor to immediately sanction the necessary funds to enable the archers to participate in the games.

Shashikant, Calvin, Princy and Prinkle storm into quarters

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CHANDIGARH: Top seed and CHART trainee Shashikant Rajput defeated Shrut Mohan Nargeta without losing a single game 6-0, 6-0 in the boys under-16 pre-quarter-final match in the AITA-CLTA Championship Series (CS-7) Tennis Tournament at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today. 

Q-finalists spotted in Hockey World League Semi-Final

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JOHANNESBURG (SA) : Australia and Germany were confirmed as the winners of their respective pools at the Hockey World League Semi-Final in Johannesburg, revealing the line-up for the competition quarter-finals.

India lose to Taipie despite fine display by Anil Gowda

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TAIPIE : The Indian men’s basketball team continued to shoot the ball well against Republic of China ‘Blue’ (Chinese Taipei National Team A), but eventually lost 80-101 on the third day of the William Jones Cup.

Rest of World vs American-Australian XI match on July 23

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NAPA (CALIFORNILA): The Napa Valley Cricket Club (NVCC) will host its sixth annual “World Series of Cricket” match on July 23 from 10am at the Napa Valley Expo in downtown Napa. The match marks the halfway point in the clubs 2017 season, their first playing matches in Napa having moved from their previous ground at The Fairgrounds in Calistoga over the winter. 

Lima Das 5th as India finish joint 19th in IAAF World Under-18 Championships

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CHANDIGARH: The Indian contingent, which competed in the IAAF World Under-18 Championships at the Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi, will return home with a lone silver medal earned through Damneet Singh who finished second in hammer through with a release of 74.20 metres.
India finished joint 19th with Chinese Taipei, Cyprus, Latvia, Bulgaria and Guyana.

Haryana Warriors prevail over OPM Punjab Sultans for their first win

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NEW DELHI: Haryana Warriors registered a much-needed first win against the OPM Punjab Sultans with a margin of 15-6 to open their account on the points table in an action-packed Super Sunday in the Super Boxing League at the Siri Fort Squash and Badminton Stadium here today.

Panchkuka U-16 cricket selection trials

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PANCHKULA: Panchkula District Cricket Association, affiliated to Haryana Cricket Association, will conduct the trials to select the Panchkula District boys under-16 cricket team on July 17. Players born after t September 1, 2001 are eligible for trials. The trials will be held at 3:30 p.m at Chaman lal D.A.V. Public School, Sector 11 here, according to Panchkula District Cricket Association secretary Sandeep Moudgil.

Damneet Singh opens Indian account with silver; Abhay in line for medal

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CHANDIGARH: Giving a consistent display Indian hammer thrower Damneet Singh gave India a place in the medal tally by winning silver medal in the IAAF World Under-18 Championships in Nairobi. He achieved the second place as he released the chained iron ball to a distance of 74.20 metres in his first attempt. It is also registered his personal best performance. His sequence was 74.20, 73.95, 68.78, 72.84, X, 72.83.

Damneet Singh opens Indian account with silver; Abhay in line for medal

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
CHANDIGARH : Giving a consistent display Indian hammer thrower Damneet Singh gave India a place in the medal tally by winning silver medal in the IAAF World Under-18 Championships in Nairobi. He achieved the second place as he released the chained iron ball to a distance of 74.20 metres in his first attempt. It is also registered his personal best performance. His sequence was 74.20, 73.95, 68.78, 72.84, X, 72.83.

India, NZ to battle for last WWC semi-final spot

Punjab News Express
DERBY : The Indian eves face a do-or-die situation to seal the last semi-final spot at the ongoing ICC Women's World Cup when they face a formidable New Zealand in their final group tie at The County Ground here on Saturday.

South Africa fall just short against Germany in Johannesburg

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JOHNNESBURG (SOUTH AFRICA) : Following a pulsating day of action at the University of the Witwatersrand, six of the eight teams that will compete in the men’s quarter-finals at the Hockey World League Semi-Final in Johannesburg have been revealed.

Mohit 9th and Kartika 11th in shot put in Nairobi

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CHANDIGARH: Mohit and Kartikay were the best Indian bets so far in the boys shot put (5 kg) in the IAAF World U18 Championships in Nairobi. Both Indians had qualified from their respective groups in the final. Kartikay had recorded 18.79 in qualifying round in Group A. However in the final he could register only 16.95 metres to finish 11th.

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