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Shiv Kapur shares lead with Adam Blyth and Terry Pilkadaris in Panasonic Open India

GURUGRAM: Shiv Kapur continued from where he left off last week in Thailand, as he carded a second straight five-under 67 to grab a share of the three-way lead at the Panasonic Open India here on Saturday.

International kabaddi Tournament: Selection trials for Indian team on November 18

CHANDIGARH:The Indian team, which will participate in the International Kabaddi Tournament 2019, will be selected at the Sri Guru Gobind Singh Sports Stadium, Jalandhar on November 18.

T10 can be catalyst for global growth of cricket: Zaheer

ABU DHABI:Former Indian pacer Zaheer Khan feels T10 is a great format which can help in making the game of cricket a global sport.
Currently, only a handful of countries across the world play cricket at the international level. However, with the advent of T20 format, more and more nations are now participating in the competition and a huge pool of young talent is coming across.

Shami takes two as India leave B'desh reeling on Day 3

INDORE: Mohammed Shami took two wickets while Ishant Sharma and Umesh Yadav got one each as India remained firmly in control of their first Test against Bangladesh at the end of the first session of Day 3. India declared overnight with a lead of 343 and left Bangladesh reeling at 60/4 at Lunch.

Sun Yang says he is innocent as CAS hearing ends

MONTREUX(Switzerland):Three-time Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang said he is innocent at a Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) public hearing.

Esports players face as much stress as footballers

LONDON: Esports players competing in top-flight tournaments face the equivalent pressure and stress as professional athletes like footballers and rugby stars in high-profile tournaments, new research

India to host FIH Hockey Men’s World Cup in 2022

LAUSANERLAND): On the occasion of its last meeting of the year today in Lausanne, the Executive Board of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) has selected India to host the 2023 FIH Hockey Men’s World Cup (13-29 January 2023) and Spain and the Netherlands to co-host the 2022 FIH Hockey Women’s World Cup (1-17 July 2022).

Health minister directs administration to double capacity of medical lounge

CHANDIGARH/SULTANPUR LODHI:In the view of heavy footfall of pilgrims at Sultanpur Lodhi, health and family welfare minister Punjab Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu today ordered the health department officials to increase the capacity of medical lounge set up here near the main pandal, Guru Nanak Darbar. The minister directed Civil Surgeon Kapurthala Dr. Jasmeet Kaur Bawa to depute more medical and para-medical staff to apart from the capacity of the tent site as around 10,000 have availed medical services so far. He was also accompanied by local MLA Navtej Singh Cheema when he visited the medical lounge after paying obeisance at Guru Nanak Darbar.

Malan, Parkinson take Eng to 76-run win over NZ, level series 2-2

NAPIER:A brilliant batting display by Dawid Malan and skipper Eoin Morgan followed by a four-fer from spinner Matthew Parkinson helped England thrash New Zealand in the fourth T20I at McLean Park on Friday.

Balaji/Nedunchezhiyan toppled in first round in Knoxville Challenger

CHANDIGARH:Top seeded Indian pair of N Sriram Balaji and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan were toppled by  American pair of Marcos Giron and Alex Lawson in doubles first round match in the $ 54,160 Knoxville Challenger (Tennessee), USA on Wednesday.

Milestones await Rohit as India take on B'desh in Rajkot

RAJKOT:India stand-in captain Rohit Sharma is on the brink of becoming the first man from his country to play 100 T20I internationals when India take on Bangladesh for the second of the three-match series in Rajkot on Thursday.

After Sindhu, Saina too exits in 1st round of China Open

FUZOU(China):Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal crashed out of the ongoing China Open after suffering a shock straight-games defeat to China's Yan Yan Cai in her first round contest on Wednesday.

Krishan, Ajay and Suryanshi move into quarters

CHANDIGARH:Top seed Krishan Hooda and qualifier Shashikant Rajput advanced into boys singles quarterfinals of the CLTA-AITA Super Series Tennis Tournament at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today.

Sikh Football tournament to be held in Chandigarh also

CHANDIGARH:Selection Trials held for Sikh Football Cup in Chandigarh..Khalsa Football Club, affiliated with Punjab Football Association, has decided to organize Kesdhari football cup in Chandigarh also from the next year onwards on the lines of Punjab.

Ramanathan beats Yamasaki in Hyogo Noah Challenger

CHANDIGARH:Indian ninth seed Ramkumar Ramanathan defeated Japanese Jumpei Yamasaki of Japan in straight sets 6-4, 6-1 in one hour and six minutes in the singles second round match in the  $54,160 Hyogo Noah Challenger in Kobe

90% organisations think cyber threat landscape will worsen in 2020

MILPITAS(California):With the perpetually shifting threat landscape, over 90 per cent of organisations believe the cyber threat landscape will stay the same or worsen in 2020 while 51 per cent of organisations do not believe they are ready for or would respond well to a cyber attack or breach, a new report by US-based cyber security firm FireEye said on Tuesday.

South Central Railway rally to down PNB and win Gurmit Hockey

CHANDIGARH:Trailing 0-2 South Central Railway staged a remarkable rally to pravail over Punjab National Bank with a 3-2  margin in the final of the 48th S.N. Vohra’s All India Gurmit Memorial Hockey Tournament at the Sector 42 Hockey Stadium here today.
Both teams played cautious game and were goalless till 44th minute when Satinder Singh dribble his way to score to give  Punjab National Bank 1-0 lead. Hardly had the cheers of Punjab National Bank supporters had died down, the bankmen struck another goal in the  48th minute throught Gurjinder.

Another early exit for Sindhu as she bows out of China Open

FOZHOU:Ace Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu continued with her poor form when she got knocked out in the opening round of the ongoing China Open after a shock defeat to World No. 42 Pai Yu Po of Chinese Taipei on Tuesday.

Krishan, Shashikant and Sarabjot moved into 2nd round

CHANDIGARH: CHART trainee Krishan Hooda defeated Abhay Chabra 6-2, 1-6, 6-1 in the boys first round singles match in the CLTA-AITA Super Series Tennis Tournament at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today.

Virat Kohli is comfortable in his own skin: Simon Taufel

NEW DELHI:Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli can "occasionally get emotionally hijacked" but is "comfortable in his own skin" says five-time ICC Umpire Of The Year Simon Taufel in his new book, through which he also offers advice to players and officials alike on not exceeding their "Use-By Date".

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