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At 14 years, Yash Verma becomes the Youngest batsmen to score a century

NEW DELHI: Yash Verma, a 14 year old, Right handed batsman, becomes the youngest Indian batsman to score a century at the Asian Cricket Council’s under-16 Western Region tournament playing for Oman in a match against Maldives. Yash scored 107 runs in 96 balls with a strike rate of 111.46 taking the overall score for his team, Oman, to 271 runs in 30.3 overs.

K'taka cricket body fined Rs 50,000 for using plastic cups

BENGALURU:City civic body Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) levied a penalty of Rs 50,000 on Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) for using single use plastic cups during the recent India-Australia one day international match.

Noa Geyne joins PPR staff

HILTON HEAD ISLAND (SOUTH CAROLINA):Professional Pickleball Registry (PPR) is pleased to announce the hiring of Noa Geyne.  As Member Services Coordinator, Geyne will serve PPR’s fast-growing membership with the quality and commitment expected in a subsidiary of PTR.  The Tennessee native will move to Hilton Head Island where PPR Headquarters is located.

Haryana's weightlifter Jyoti looks to complete her brother's dream

GUWAHATI:Manilal Yadav was making giant strides in weightlifting. The athlete from Haryana won medals in various competitions and was on track for a fruitful career. However, since he did not come from a very affluent family, he had to take over the responsibilities of his family. Being the eldest brother, Manilal left weightlifting.

1-2 for Punjab in 50m Rifle 3 Positions

GUWAHATI: Once among the giants in Indian sport, Punjab mostly enjoy stray success nowadays. Friday at the Khelo India Youth Games turned out to be one of those days, when their shooters clinched a rare one-two for them.

Punjab hoopers (U-21 men) win gold at Kheo India 2020

GUWAHATI:Punjab Under-21 boys  showed their superior might in the basketball by defeating  Tamil Nadu by a convincing 79-52 margin in the final of the Khelo India Youth Games here on Monday.

Chandigarh and Haryana bag gold medals in U-17 Hockey

GUWAHATI: Four action-packed hockey matches held here at the Maulana Md. Tayabullah Hockey Stadium on Monday saw Chandigarh and Haryana bag the gold medals in the U17 Boys and U17 Girls competitions of the Khelo India Youth Games 2020 respectively. Chandigarh defeated Uttar Pradesh 2-0 in a penalty shootout after the scores were locked at 2-2 after regulation time.

Punjab hoopers (U-21 men) win gold at Kheo India 2020

GUWAHATI: Punjab Under-21 boys  showed their superior might in the basketball by defeating  Tamil Nadu by a convincing 79-52 margin in the final of the Khelo India Youth Games here on Monday.

Chandigarh and Haryana bag gold medals in U-17 Hockey

GUWAHATI:Four action-packed hockey matches held here at the Maulana Md. Tayabullah Hockey Stadium on Monday saw Chandigarh and Haryana bag the gold medals in the U17 Boys and U17 Girls competitions of the Khelo India Youth Games 2020 respectively. Chandigarh defeated Uttar Pradesh 2-0 in a penalty shootout after the scores were locked at 2-2 after regulation time.

Soubrity rules the pool; Kenisha and Srihari poised to become most successful athletes

GUWAHATI:West Bengal’s Soubrity Mondal claimed three gold medals in the swimming competition in the Khelo India Youth Games on Monday but Maharashtra’s Kenisha Gupta and Karnataka’s Srihari Nataraj are well on course to become the most successful athletes here.

Maharashtra weightlifters dominate in Khelo India Youth Games

GUWAHATI:Maharashtra’s weightlifters Abhishek Suresh Nipane and Kiran Ravindra Marathe as well as the girls under-17 kho-kho team swept the first three gold medals on Sunday in the Khelo India Youth Games 2020 to increase their lead over Haryana in the medals table to 12 gold and 50 medals.

Punjab to host Gokulam Kerala in key I-League clash

LUDHIANA:In what could turn out to be a very important contest in the overall scheme of things, Punjab FC host Kerala’s Gokulam Kerala FC in a key 13th Hero I-League clash at the Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludhiana on Monday, January 20, 2020. The game is scheduled for an afternoon 2 pm kick-off and will be broadcast Live on Dsport and FanCode.

India fight-back earns five points from a maximum six against the Netherlands

BHUBANESHWAR:India made it five points from a possible six points on the opening weekend of the men’s FIH Hockey Pro League, with the hosts fighting back from 3-1 down against the Netherlands to tie the match before winning the shoot-out in a wonderful encounter at Bhubaneswar’s Kalinga Hockey Stadium.

India fight-back earns five points from a maximum six against the Netherlands

BHUBANESHWAR: India made it five points from a possible six points on the opening weekend of the men’s FIH Hockey Pro League, with the hosts fighting back from 3-1 down against the Netherlands to tie the match before winning the shoot-out in a wonderful encounter at Bhubaneswar’s Kalinga Hockey Stadium.

Punjab to host Gokulam Kerala in key I-League clash

LUDHIANA: In what could turn out to be a very important contest in the overall scheme of things, Punjab FC host Kerala’s Gokulam Kerala FC in a key 13th Hero I-League clash at the Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludhiana on Monday, January 20, 2020. The game is scheduled for an afternoon 2 pm kick-off and will be broadcast Live on Dsport and FanCode.

'You can't take tennis out of Sania Mirza': Twitterati

NEW DELHI:Twitter reacted after Sania Mirza lifted the WTA Hobart International trophy with partner Nadiia Kichenok after edging out Shaui Peng and Shuai Zhang in the final on Saturday.

Twitter not happy as BCCI drops Dhoni's name in contract list

NEW DELHI:Netizens across social media platforms on Thursday criticised the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) after it announced the men's central contract list for 2019-20 in which the name of former skipper M.S. Dhoni was missing.

LPU students won six medals for National Youth Games ‘Khelo India’ in Assam

JALANDHAR:Won medals in different competitions during the Third Edition of Khelo India Youth Games 2020, in Guwahati
Shiva Kumar won Gold Medal in 60kg Judo; 4 Silver Medal Winners include Abhinav Panwar in 200m Race, Kandon Boi in 66kg Judo, Ritik in +100kg Judo, Rekha in 48kg Judo; and, Bronze Medal winner is  Antim Yadav in 48kg Judo (M)
Winners are not only from the physical education and sports departments but also from hard considered professional programmes

Selection trials for Punjab basketball team on January 15

CHANDIGARH:Selected Team will participate in all india civil services basketball tournament
Trials will be held at Guru Nanak Stadium, Ludhiana

Punjab to take on Kerala in Ranji Trophy in Trivandrum

CHANDIGARH: Punjab team, led by Mandeep Singh, will lock horns with Kerala in their Elite A Group Ranji Trophy league match to be played at Trivandrum from January 11 to 14.  Punjab have so far garnered 18 points in their four matches and are heading the points table with Karnataka 16 points in the second place.

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