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Karva Chauth celebrated with fervour at Aryans

Hype around Kohli could help others perform at their peak in the clash of arch-rivals

Sports Officers and coaches should leave paperwork and be seen in Playgrounds: Pargat Singh

Himanshu Dhiman Brings Laurels to Gian Jyoti Global School, Mohali

Punjab Secretariat girl selected for All Indian Civil Services Athletics meet.

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Paralympics: Krishna Nagar wins India's fifth gold in Tokyo

Full dress rehearsal held for Independence Day function at Govt College Mohali

Olympic champion Chopra rises to second in World Rankings

The gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics javelin throw competition has propelled Indias Neeraj Chopra to move up 14 places to second place in the latest World Athletics Rankings, updated every Wednesday.

Chopra, who decimated all the competition in Tokyo to win gold with a throw of 87.58 metres on Saturday, is ranked second at 1395 points behind Johannes Vetter of Germany. Vetter, the top-ranked German with 1396 points, failed spectacularly in the final at Tokyo and finished ninth.

Neeraj Chopra wins India's first-ever athletics gold in Olympics

Neeraj Chopra on Saturday made history by becoming the first Indian to win gold medal in athletics at Olympic Games when he clinched first position at Tokyo 2020 with a throw of 87.58 metres in the javelin competition.

Olympics: Bajrang loses in semis; to fight for bronze medal

India's Bajrang Punia suffered a huge setback as he lost to Aliyev Haji of Azerbaijan, the bronze medallist in 57kg at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, as he went down 12-5 on points and will now have to fight for the bronze medal on Saturday.

Rana Sodhi announces cash award of Rs.1 crore each to Punjab hockey players

After rewriting history by Indian men's hockey team in Olympics as they claimed a bronze after 41 years, defeating strong team of Germany with 5-4, Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi, on Thursday, announced that Punjab government would bestow state hockey players with Rs.1 crore each.

Olympics: Boxer Lovlina bags bronze medal after losing in semis

Olympics: India lose to Belgium 2-5 in men's hockey semifinals

India's brilliant run in the Tokyo Olympics men's hockey tournament came to an end with a 2-5 defeat to world champions Belgium in the semifinals here on Tuesday.

Kamalpreet deliver India's best-ever finish with 6th rank: Rana Sodhi

Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi, on Monday, cheered up Kamalpreet Kaur for her final event of discus throw at Tokyo Olympics watching live telecast at his office at Punjab Civil Secretariat-1 along with Principal Secretary Mr. Raj Kamal Chaudhuri, Director Sports Mr. D.P.S Kharbanda and Joint Director Mr. Kartar Singh and others

Punjab CM greets women's hockey team for making history

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday congratulated the Indian women’s hockey team for making history and reaching the semi-finals of the Olympics 2020.

Olympics: India beat Australia 1-0, storm into women's hockey semifinals

The Indian women's hockey team made history on Monday as it stormed into the semifinals of the Olympic Games hockey tournament for the first time.

'Manpreet's team has brought hockey back in limelight'

India's entry in the men's hockey semi-finals at the Olympic Games has provided succour to all those players who had attempted but had failed in the pursuit for more than four decades, said Moscow Olympic gold medal winner Merwyn Fernandes on Sunday.

Sindhu beats Bingjao to win bronze in women's singles

Indian shuttler PV Sindhu won the bronze medal in women's singles badminton at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday.

Jr National Boxing C'ships: Services emerge champions

Services boxers warded off a strong challenge from Haryana to clinch the title in the Junior Boys National Championships here at the Delhi Public School on Saturday.

"Your final throw will be world record", Rana Sodhi congratulates Olympics finalist Kamalpreet Kaur

Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi, on Saturday, spoke with the Olympics finalist and National Record holder discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur on phone. Kamalpreet Kaur finished second in the Olympics with a throw of 64 meters and qualified for the final of Tokyo Olympics.

Punjab CM mourns passing away of legendary veteran athlete Maan Kaur

Centenarian sprinter Mann Kaur dies at 105

Centenarian sprinter Mann Kaur, who started her athletic career at the age of 93 and set a record by becoming the world's fastest centenarian at the American Masters Games in 2016, died at a private hospital near Chandigarh on Saturday.

She was 105 years old and was suffering from cancer.

Olympics: Boxer Amit Panghal crashes out of Tokyo Olympics

Boxer Amit Panghal, the world No. 1 in men's 52kg, crashed out of the Tokyo Olympics, losing to Yuberjen Herney Martinez Rivas of Colombia in a Round-of-16 bout on Saturday.

Olympics: Lovlina in semis, assures India a medal in boxing at Tokyo

Boxer Lovlina Borgohain assured India a medal in women's welterweight by reaching the semifinals, beating Chen Nien-Chin of Chinese Taipei in a quarterfinal bout at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday.

Railways athletes winning Gold at Tokyo Olympics to get Rs 3cr

The Indian Railways on Wednesday announced that its players who would be winning the Gold medal at Tokyo Olympics would get Rs 3 crore special cash reward to boost the morale of the players.

Olympics: India beat Argentina 3-1 in men's hockey group match, reach quarters

India scored twice in the last two minutes to beat Rio Olympics gold medallist Argentina 3-1 in a Group A preliminary league match at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday. India have cemented their hold on the second spot with a match against hosts Japan to go

Olympics: PV Sindhu reaches women's singles quarterfinals

India's PV Sindhu has reached the women's singles quarterfinals, beating Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt 21-15, 21-13 at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.

Olympics: Fewer than 1,000 to watch opening ceremony in stadium

Only about 950 people, including officials and reporters, will be allowed to watch Friday's opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics in the main stadium, a senior official from the organising committee said on Thursday.

Sania Mirza, husband Shoaib granted Golden Visa by UAE govt

1983 World Cup winner Yashpal Sharma no more

Former India batsman Yashpal Sharma, a member of the 1983 World Cup-winning side, passed away on Tuesday at his home in Noida. He was 66.

Italy beat England in penalties to win Euro 2020

Italy became the European football champions after a gap of 53 years by defeating hosts England in a dramatic penalty shootout in the Euro 2020 final at the historic Wembley stadium here.

Indian women lose to England in first T20I

Indian women's cricket team lost to England by 18 runs under DLS method in the opening T20 International

ICC finally sacks its CEO Manu Sawhney

Dubai, July 8 :
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday announced that its Chief Executive Manu Sawhney, originally from India, would "leave the organisation with immediate effect".

Pandey stakes claim with 63 in intra-squad T20

The Indian team, touring Sri Lanka for the limited-overs series, played an intra-squad T20 match here on Monday with Bhuvneshwar Kumar's team beating Shikhar Dhawan's side.

Australian cricketers may be stuck in quarantine during first home Test

T20 World Cup : ICC confirms to be held in UAE from Oct 17 to Nov 14

A day after the Indian cricket board said that it will not be able to host the T20 World Cup, the International Cricket Council (ICC) issued a statement confirming that the multi-nation tournament will be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman from October 17 to November 14.

T20s Domestic may not begin before second half of October

The suspension of Indian Premier League (IPL) and the hosting of remainder of its matches in September and October could push the domestic season to second half of October from September which was earlier being discussed as an option within the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

Sports Minister Rana Sodhi disburses training equipments worth Rs.95 lakh to players

To equip the sports persons of the state with the required paraphernalia for giving hard blow to their competitors, Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi, on Tuesday, disbursed technical equipments to eminent national and international players of the state.

Second seed Aryna opens Wimbledon with easy win over qualifier

London, June 28 :

Belarusian No.2 seed Aryna Sabalenka began her Wimbledon title quest with a 6-1, 6-4 triumph over Romanian qualifier Monica Niculescu in the first match that got completed under the No.1 Court roof here on Monday.

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