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Pope engineers dramatic win for Australia over England

Leg-spinner Lloyd Pope produced a dream spell of 9.4-2-35-8 as Australia defeated England by 31 runs in a dramatic

Antigua and Barbuda, Guyana and St Lucia to host ICC Women's World Twenty20

Antigua and Barbuda, Guyana and St Lucia were today announced by the International Cricket Council (ICC) as the venues for the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 2018, which will be staged from November 9 to 24. The November event in the Caribbean will be the first stand-alone ICC Women’s World Twenty20 after the past five events were played alongside the men’s event.

Punjab, Services and Indian Rlys men win q-finals

 Formidable Punjab snatched last-minute victory by two points (70-68) victory against Uttrakhand in the men's quarter-final match on the sixth day of the 68th National Basketball Championship for Men and Women here today.

Davis Cup: Two-day format and best-of-three-set matches on trials

A two-day format and best-of-three-set matches will be trialled in Davis Cup by BNP Paribas this year, starting with the upcoming Zone Group I and II ties in February, according to a statement by International Tennis Federation.

Punjabi Varsity men and women champions

Hosts Punjabi University, Patiala, lifted the men’s as well as women’s titles in the All India Inter University Hockey 5’A-Side (Men and Women) Championship at Raja Bhalendra Singh Sports Complex in Patiala today.

Big wins for Chandigarh, Haryana, Punjab and SAI

Amandeep (6) and Harpreet (3) put up sterling performance as Hockey Chandigarh blanked Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu 12-0 in Pool B match on the sixth day of the 8th Hockey India Sub Junior Men National Championship 2018 (A Division) here today.

Akash Gill first Canadian batsman to hit ton in ICC U19 Cricket World Cup

Canada and Zimbabwe progressed to the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Plate semi-finals, with convincing victories over Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Namibia, respectively in Christchurch on Monday. 

Aaj Tak clinch inter-media football title

Aaj Tak defeated Tribune Proof Reading by 2-0 in second edition of the Inter-Media Five-a-Side Football Tournament organized by Chandigarh Pres Club in association with The British School, Sector 44, on Sunday.

Hockey Gangpur-Odisha and Namdhari XI win in contrasting styles

SAIFAI(UP): Hockey Gangpur-Odisha and Namdhari XI recorded victories in contrasting styles on the fifth day of the 8th Hockey India Sub Junior Men National Championship 2018 (A Division) here today.

Haryana beat MPH Academy to emerge champions

HISAR (HARYANA): Hockey Haryana emerged champions after defeating Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy with a 6-1 verdict in the final of the 8th Hockey India Sub Junior (Women) National Championship 2018 (A Division) here today. In the bronze medal match, it was Hockey Gangpur-Odisha who edged past Sports Authority of India 4-2.

India lose to Belgium in final of 4-nation hockey meet

India lost 1-2 to Belgium in the final of the first leg of the Four Nations Invitational Hockey Tournament at the Blake Park here on Sunday.

Punjabi Varsity win two Super League matches

CHANDIGARH: Hosts Punjabi University, Patiala, got the better of Guru Nanak Dev University of  Amritsar by 2-1 in Super League men’s match on the third day of the All- India  Inter-University Hockey 5-A-Side (Men and Women) Championship at Punjabi Varsity Complex today.

Solomon Deksisa and Amane Gobena win at the Tata Mumbai Marathon

MUMBAI: It was a double triumph for the Ethiopian runners as Solomon Deksisa and AmaneGobena took the honours at the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2018, winning in 2:09:34 and 2:25:49 respectively on Sunday.

Tamil Nadu and Karnataka men qualify for knockout

Maintaining their unbeaten record Tamil Nadu and Karnataka men cruised through to the knockouts on the fourth day of the 68th National Basketball Championship for men and women here today.

Chandigarh rally to draw with 2-2 with Haryana

SAIFAI (UP): Hockey Chandigarh and Hockey Haryana played out a 2-2 draw in an entertaining match in pool B on the fourth day of the 8th Hockey India Sub Junior Men National Championship 2018 (A Division) here today.

Punjabi Varsity and KU men and women win

CHANDIGARH: Dominating from the beginning Punjabi University of Patiala outclassed Algappa University, Karaikudi, whom they handed out a 7-0 drubbing in the men's group match in the  All India Inter University Hockey 5’A-Side (Men & Women) Championship at the University Campus in Patiala today.

CAB congratulates Indian blind cricket team for winning World Cup

The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Saturday congratulated the Indian Blind team for successfully defending the Cricket World Cup for Blind title beating Pakistan by two wickets in Sharjah.

One-sided matches in Varsities 5-1-side hockey

CHANDIGARH: One- sided matches were witnessed in the All India Inter University Hockey 5’A-Side (Men and Women) Championship which began at University Campus in Patiala today.

India, Australia and Pakistan for into Super League quarters

TAURANGA: Left-arm spinner Anukul Roy took four for 20 and Shubman Gill scored an unbeaten 90 to help India fashion a 10-wicket victory over Zimbabwe, while opener Nathan McSweeney slammed 156 and fast bowler Jason Ralston produced a record haul of seven for 15 as Australia thumped Papua New Guinea by 311 runs as the two former champions progressed to the Super League quarterfinals from Group B on the seventh day of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018 on Friday.

Punjab National Bank face Canara Bank in final

IMPHAL (MANIPUR): Punjab National Bank and Canara Bank set up title clash in the  8th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2018 (B Division) here today. In semi-final matches  Canara Bank got the better of  Central Secretariat by 1-0  and Punjab National Bank outplayed Bengaluru Hockey Association in all departments of the game as they raced to an authentic 8-1 win. The final will be played on January 21 at 3 p.m

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