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PU women win Inter-Varsity Sepak Takraw

CHANDIGARH: Panjab University Sepak Takraw (Regu) women team secured first position in the All India Inter University Sepak Takraw (Women) Tournament held at MJP Rohilkhand University, Bareilly from January 16 to 19.

Haryana boxers rule the ring by winning 10 gold, 8 silver, 2 bronze medals

PUNE: With a haul of 10 gold, eight silver and two bronze medals Haryana ruled the ring  on the final day of under-21 boxing competitions at the Khelo India Youth Games 2019 here today. Maharashtra pugilists also put up an impressive performance with four gold medals, one silver and nine bronze medals. It was Army Sports Institute trainees Barun Singh, Bhavesh Kattimani and Nikhil Dubey who contributed majorly to the gold hunt in their respective categories. Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh claimed one gold each.

Punjab rules in Boys & Girls rock in Basketball U-17, Bag Gold

CHANDIGARH: The players from Punjab participating in the ‘Khelo India Youth Games’ currently underway at Pune were in for a pleasant surprise today when the Sports Minister, Punjab, Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi arrived at the venue to boost their morale. In the events held today, Punjab bagged 2 Gold Medals in Basketball, 1 Silver in Football and 1 Silver and 2 Bronze Medals in Boxing. This takes the medal tally of Punjab to 65 which includes 22 Gold, 18 Silver and 25 Bronze Medals.

KCA Students Shine in Water Sports Competition

AMRITSAR: Students of Khalsa College, Amritsar (KCA) brought laurels to the institution by winning the overall championship in Water Sports Competition held at Hardo Sharan in Pathankot district. More than 100 students from various colleges affiliated to Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) participated and competed for the three-day-long championship and top positions were bagged by Khalsa College students, said authorities here.

In the name of Kabaddi, Punjab youth stay back in Canada

CHANDIGARH:  Traditionally a tough, rural sport practised by 'pehlwans' in villages across the length and breadth of India, kabaddi has been flying high in recent years due to the money and glamour brought in by the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL).

Warm welcome to victorious Punjab basketball team

CHANDIGARH: Members of the victorious Punjab basketball men's team in the recently concluded 69th Senior National  Basketball Championship at Bhavnagar (Gujarat) were given a warm welcome at the  Guru Nanak stadium in Ludhiana.

Rani to lead Indian women's hockey team on Spain tour

NEW DELHI: Hockey India on Friday named an 18-member Indian women's hockey team for the season opener in Spain starting January 26 where the team led by Rani and Vice-Captained by Savita will play four matches with Spain National Team and two matches against the 2018 Women's World Cup runners-up Ireland.

India win 3rd ODI to claim series

MELBOURNE:  India rode a third consecutive half-century by former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to defeat Australia by seven wickets in the third One-Day International (ODI) here on Friday.

Budding boxing star Kattimani lauds Khelo India

PUNE:  World Youth Boxing bronze medallist boxer Bhavesh Kattimani is convinced that the government should conduct more events like Khelo India Youth Games to shape budding talent.

PWL: Sandeep clinches thriller for MP Yodha

PANCHKULA: The high point of the day was the clash of the Phogat sisters and Pooja Dhandas clash against Betzabeth Angelin but it was Sandeep Tomar who stole the lime light clinching the decider to give MP Yodha a thrilling win in their Pro Wrestling tie against Mumbai Maharathi here on Thursday.

Khelo India: Kattimani, Narwal in boxing gold medal bouts

PUNE: Favourites, including World Youth bronze medallist Bhavesh Kattimani (Maharashtra) and Asian bronze medallist Ankit Narwal (Haryana), secured final berths in their respective weight classes at Khelo India Youth Games boxing competition here on Thursday.

SD College, Sector 32 women claim PU Taekwondo Trophy

CHANDIGARH: GGD SD College, Sector 32, Chandigarh won the Panjab University Inter College Taekwondo (Women) Championship for the session 2018-19 here today. Khalsa College for Women, Ludhiana and PGGC, Sector-11, Chandigarh secured second and, third positions, respectively.

3rd ODI: India opt to bowl vs Australia (Toss)

MELBOURNE:  India skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bowl against Australia in the third and final one day international (ODI) of the series at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here on Friday.

Priyanshu Singh wins honours at PGTI Qualifying School 2019

AHMEDABAD: Gurugram’s Priyanshu Singh walked away with the honours at the PGTI’s Final Qualifying Stage for the 2019 season being held at the Kensville Golf & Country Club near Ahmedabad.

Shou Liu named Touring Coach of the Year

HILTON HEAD ISLAND (SOUTH CAROLINA): Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards during the PTR International Tennis Symposium.  The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis coaches, will be held February 11 to 15 here.

Sapna, Komal, Shagun and Manisha win golds In PU Taekwondo

CHANDIGARH: Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector 26, Chandigarh won two out of four golds at stake in the Panjab University Inter-College Taekwondo Championship at the PU Gymnasium in Sector 14 here today.

FIH signs 4-year partnership with hockey fashion and equipment brand Osaka

LAUSANNE (SWITZERLAND): The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has signed a partnership with hockey fashion and equipment brand Osaka for a duration of four years (2019-2022). With this agreement, Osaka has become an FIH Global Supplier in the category of manufacturers and/or wholesale distributors of hockey sporting apparel and footwear and hockey equipment.

People make mistakes: Sourav Ganguly defends Pandya, Rahul

MUMBAI:  Former Indian cricket team skipper Sourav Ganguly has defended cricketers Hardik Pandya and K.L. Rahul over their "Koffee With Karan" episode controversy. saying people make mistakes but everyone should move on and ensure it doesn't happen again.

Wozniacki beats Larsson at Australian Open

MELBOURNE:  Defending Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki defeated Sweden's Johanna Larsson in straight sets to notch up her ninth straight win at this venue.

PWL: Haryana Hammers pip UP Dangal 5-2

PANCHKULA (HARYANA):  Hosts Haryana Hammers edged past UP Dangal 5-2 in a Pro Wrestling League Season 4 tie at the Tau Devi Lal Indoor Stadium here on Wednesday.

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