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Hockey India Member Units mark 70th Olympic Day celebrations

t was that time of the year when Hockey India's Member Units came together in unison to mark this year's Olympic Day with innovative ways to spread the spirit of sportsmanship. Through various activities, it was Hockey India's initiative to strengthen the link that children, young people and adults already have with the sport and through these activities it brought together people from different walks of life without any gender and physical biases, to provide an opportunity to get their first experience of the sport.

FIFA World Cup: Argentinian keeper Caballero hit hard by his error

Argentinia's goalkeeper Wilfredo Caballero has admitted to going through very tough times following his costly mistake in the game against Croatia during the ongoing FIFA World Cup.

Ashbeer Saini prevails by three shots to bag maiden win

Kapurthala lad Ashbeer Saini’s career got a new lease of life after he bagged his maiden professional title at the PGTI Feeder Tour event at the Madhuban Meadows Golf Club in Karnal, Haryana. The 24-year-old Saini, who returned a sedate one-over-71 in the final round, prevailed by three shots at nine-under-201 for a wire-to-wire victory.

UN condemns harassment of Russian women at World Cup

 The UN Women's office here has released videos condemning sexual harassment of Russian women by Brazilian men at the ongoing FIFA World Cup.

Kohli expects team to be good travellers

Ahead of the challenging two-month-long tour of Ireland and England, India skipper Virat Kohli on Friday emphasised on improving the team's poor overseas record.

Ashbeer Saini increases lead to five shots

 Ashbeer Saini from Kapurthala carded a three-under-67 in round two of the PGTI Feeder Tour event at the Madhuban Meadows Golf Club in Karnal, Haryana, to extend his lead to five shots as his total read 10-under-130.

PCA launches Youth Cricket Development Program with ACF Certification Clinics

The Pittsburgh Cricket Association (PCA) recently hosted a weekend-long American Cricket Federation (ACF) Level 1 and Level 2 cricket coaching certification with youth cricket coaching sessions attended by many prospective coaches and two cohorts of youth players.

India and Pakistan opener in Champions Trophy a big attraction

On Saturday 23 June 2018, the 37th edition of the prestigious Men’s Champions Trophy will get underway in the Dutch city of Breda, with De Bredase Hockey & Bandy Club playing host to an event with a glorious past.

Ashbeer Saini sizzles with opening round seven-under-63 at Karnal

CHANDIGARH: Twenty-four-year-old Ashbeer Saini of Kapurthala sizzled with a seven-under-63 on the opening day of the PGTI Feeder Tour event at the Madhuban Meadows Golf Club in Karnal, Haryana. Saini enjoyed a healthy four-shot lead over the rest of the field.

Australia slip to 34-year low in ICC ODI rankings

Australia slipped to a 34-year low, dropping to the sixth position on the ICC's latest ODI rankings table after losing the opening two fixtures of the ongoing five-match rubber against England.

David Warner to replace D’Arcy Short in CPL

GROS ISLET (ST LUCIA): The St Lucia Stars have announced that David Warner will join them for the 2018 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL). He will replace fellow Australian, D’Arcy Short, who is no longer available for the tournament due to being selected for Australia A’s tour of India which takes place in August and September.

7 Punjab fencers in Indian team for Asian Fencing

Seven fencers from Punjab are in the 36-member, including six coaches and six supporting and other staff members, Indian team which will participate in the Asian Fencing Championship at Bangkok, Thailand to be conducted from June 17 to 22. The team was was given warm dend off today.

India fold up for substantial 474 vs Afghanistan

An excellent half century from all-rounder Hardik Pandya steered India to a commanding 474 even as Afghanistan managed to take the remaining four wickets on the second morning of the one-off Test here on Friday.

Calvin Gomes faces Ishaque Eqbal in final

Seventeen years old CHART trainee Calvin Golmei stormed into the men’s finals of the Rs 1 lakh Prize Money CLTA-AITA National Ranking Tennis Championship at the Sector 10 Government Tennis Stadium here today. The Rs One Lakh prize money men’s and women’s tournament has attracted top players from across the country and for a local 17-year-old to best a senior field to make finals is a credible achievement.

Dhawan's ton help India post 158/0 at lunch vs Afghanistan

Seasoned opener Shikhar Dhawan smashed a quickfire century to help India pile 158/0 at lunch in the lop-sided opening session on day 1 of the one-off Test against debutants Afghanistan here on Thursday.

India opt to bat in Afghanistan's debut Test

India skipper Ajinkya Rahane won the toss and opted to bat in the one-off Test against debutants Afghanistan here Thursday.

Indian men's, women's teams for Chess Olympiad finalised

The All India Chess Federation (AICF) has finalised the five member Indian mens and womens teams for Chess Olympiad 2018 to be held in Batumi in Georgia this September, said a senior official.

Calvin Golmei upsets third seed Digvijay Mehta

CLTA trainee Calvin Golmei of CLTA caused a mild upset by shocking third seed Digvijay Singh Mehta in one sided men's singles pre-quarter-final match by 6-1, 6-2 in the Rs 1 lakh Prize Money CLTA-AITA National Ranking Tennis Tournament at the Sector 10 Government Tennis Stadium here today.

Bharath and Ranjeet register hard-fought victories

CLTA trainee Ranjeet Singh of CLTA won from Ankit Chopra in 3 setter marathon match 7-6(4), 5-7, 6-4 in the men's singles first round match in the Rs 1 lakh CLTA-AITA National Ranking Tennis Championships at the Sector 10 Government Tennis Stadium here today. 

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