Sports

Ireland storm into Hockey World League Round 2 title

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KUALA LUMPUR : Ireland have triumphed at the women’s Hockey World League Round 2 event overcoming hosts nation Malaysia 3-0 in the competition final in front of a packed Tun Razak Stadium here, reports FIH.

Shahbad Markanda and GTB Baba Bakla teams win

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CHANDIGARH : MGB School of Shahbad Markanda (Haryana) and GTB Baba Bakla won their opening matches in the All-India Balwant Kapur Hockey Tournament for boys Under-17 at the Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium in Jalandhar today. MGB School of Shahbad Markanda defeated M Bishan Schools of Delhi by 3-1 and GTB Senior Secondary School, Baba Bakala outplayed Government Model School of Mohali by 5-2.

1987 World Cup winners Australia receive medals after 30 years

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DUBAI : The International Cricket Council (ICC) joined forces with Cricket Australia (CA) on Sunday to recognise Australia’s World Cup winners of 1987.

Gunazz Gill and Sanju win CGA Pitch and Putt titles

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CHANDIGARH: Gunazz Gill and Sanju won the girls and boys titles, respectively, in category A and B Competitions in the Chandigarh Golf Association Golf Range 4th Pitch and Putt Golf Tournament 2017 for junior/ sub junior golfers (boys and girls) at the CGA Golf Range here today.

SGGSC-26 and GGSCW-26 win PU Netball

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CHANDIGARH: Sri Guru Gobind Singh College, Sector 26 secured first position position in the Panjab University Inter College Netball (Men) championship for the session 2016-17 here today. finish third.

Anurag Thakur and Rajesh elected president and gen secy of HPOA

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CHANDIGARH: Member of Parliament Anurag Thakur and Rajesh Bhandari were unanimously elected president and general secretary, respectively, of the Himachal Pradesh Olympic Association in the generaly body meeting held in Dharamshala today. Other office-bearers for the term of four-years were also elected.

Delhi to host Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour ‘India Open’

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CHANDIGARH : India will add yet another crown in hosting a world sport event, as it is among the select 12 nations to host the Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour. This is the very first time that an ITTF World Tour event will be held in the country giving Table Tennis enthusiasts an opportunity to witness world class players and the game at the highest level. 

England fined for slow over-rate against India

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DUBAI: England has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate against India during the second One-Day International in Cuttack on Thursday.

AG Haryana snatch 3-wkt win against Delhi Audit

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CHANDIGARH: AG Haryana snatched a thrilling three-wicket victory against Delhi Audit in the final of the Audit Cricket Tournament at the Sector 16 Cricket Stadium here today.

ICAS appoints additional 24 arbitrators and two mediators

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LAUSANNE : The International Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS), the governing body of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), has appointed 24 new arbitrators and two new mediators.

SD College girls win Panjab Varsity Taekwondo

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CHANDIGARH: With two gold, two silver and one bronze medals in their kitty GGDSD College, Sector 32, Chandigarh won Panjab University Inter College Women Taekwondo Championship for the session 2016-17 held at P.U. Gymnasium Hall, here. Khalsa College for Women, Ludhiana, Dev Samaj College, Ferozepur and PGGCG, Sector-42, Chandigarh got second , third and fourth positions, respectively.

North Zone and Head Quarter in FCI T20 final

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CHANDIGARH: Hosts North Zone and defending champions Head Quarter team reached the final of the 46th Food Corporation of India Inter Zonal T-20 Cricket Tournament here today.

England win toss, elect to bowl against India

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CHUTTAK : England skipper Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to bowl in the second One-Day International (ODI) at the Barabati Stadium here on Thursday.

Fresh snowfall disrupts life in Kashmir Valley

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SRINAGAR : After nightlong intermittent snowfall, the Kashmir Valley on Wednesday remained cut off from the rest of the country as road, rail and air traffic got disrupted.

Pardeep and Paras fashion North Zone win in FCI Cricket

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CHANDIGARH : Sparkling knock of Pradeep Malik (62) and all-round performance of skipper Paras Dogra (51 not out, 6 for 14) enabled North Zone to register convincing victory by 67 runs against North-East in the 46th All India Food Corporation of India Inter-Zonal T-20 Toutnament at D A V Senior Secondary School, Sector-8 here today. Bad weather forced the organisers to reduce the number of overs to 15 each side.

Indian U-17 World Cup squad lost to Iran

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NEW DELHI : The Indian U-17 World Cup Squad lost 0-1 against Iran in the Granatkin Tournament in St. Petersburg, Russia today. 

Niccolò and Anna win 2016 ISSF Shooter of the Year awards

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MUNICH (GERMANY) : Italy’s Niccolò Campriani and Greece’s Anna Korakaki are the male and female International Sports Shooting Shooter of the 2016 Year award winners. They will be honored with the trophy during the course of the 2017 ISSF World Cup Series, according to an ISSF statement.

Mariners Run A Steamroller On Minerva Punjab FC

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KOLKATA: Mohun Bagan could not have asked for a better start to their 10th Hero I-League campaign as they pummeled Minerva Punjab FC 4-0 in a lopsided encounter at the Rabindra Sarovar Stadium on Tuesday.

Lovely University beat Kumaun University

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MANDI GOBINDGARH: Lovely Professional University Phagwara defeated Kumaun University Nainital by 2-0 in the inaugural North Zone Inter-University Football (Men) Tournament at Desh Bhagat University with great pomp and show.

Katich replaces Helmot as Head Coach of TKR

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PORT OF SPAIN : Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) management have today announced the appointment of Simon Katich as head coach of TKR for the forthcoming Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) campaign. Katich replaces Simon Helmot who has accepted a long term role as Bangladesh Head Coach High Performance Programme. 

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