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Cricketer Harmanpreet accepts CM’s offer of DSP post

Harmanpreet Kaur accepted Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh's offer to award her the post of DSP in Punjab Police. She took the decision after reaching her native village Duneke on Sunday.

PuP archers express gratitude towards CM for support

Archers from the Punjabi University Patiala, who have been selected for the World University Games 2017 in China, met Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday to thank him for his timely intervention that has ensured their participation in the prestigious international event.

Kidambi Srikanth wins Australian Open defeating Olympic champ Chen Long

It had been a long wait but Kidambi Srikanth has managed to overcome Chen Long at last since their first meeting in 2014. The Indian shuttler defeated the World and Olympic champion from China, for the first time in six meetings, in the men’s singles final to lift the $750,000 Australian Open Superseries crown in Sydney on Sunday.

Lawyers not to take up case of boy who praised Pak cricket team

Lawyers in Laksar, Roorkee, have "unanimously" decided not to appear in court for a youth who was arrested on Friday for writing on his Facebook page a "congratulatory message" praising Pakistan for winning the ICC Champion Trophy.

World number 1 Andy Murray confident of winning Wimbledon

London : Scottish star Andy Murray remains confident that he will be able to defend his Wimbledon title despite his first round loss in the ongoing Aegon Championships here. Murray lost 6-7, 2-6 to World No.90 Jordan Thompson of Australia in the first round of the Aegon Championships at the Queen's Club here on Wednesday.

Anil Kumble steps down as India coach

New Delhi : India cricket coach Anil Kumble on Tuesday stepped down from his position after a widely-speculated feud with captain Virat Kohli, marking a bitter end to a highly successful tenure. "The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirms that Anil Kumble has withdrawn his services as the head coach for the senior India men's team," said the BCCI in a statement.

CRICKET VICTORY: Pakistan steamroll India to win Champions Trophy

Right from the start, Pakistan looked very little like, well, Pakistan. And that, intoxicatingly, was the fulcrum of their stunning thrashing of India by 180 runs to lift the 2017 ICc Champions Trophy at London's Kennington Oval on Sunday.

India-Pakistan to clash again ICC Champions Trophy final

India dished out a clinical performance to book a record fourth final appearance at the ICC Champions Trophy after sweeping aside Bangladesh in a one-sided affair in Edgbaston on Thursday.

Sakshi Malik settles for silver at Asian Wrestling Championship

Star grappler Sakshi Malik bagged a silver medal for India in the ongoing Asian Wrestling Championship after losing to Japan' Risako Kawai in women' 60kg category here today. Making a comeback to the international circuit after the Olympics, Sakshi looked a little out of touch as she went down to the Rio Games gold medallist in 63kg category Kawai 10-0 in just 2 minutes and 44 seconds.

 

Saina wins Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold

Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal notched up her first title after a career-threatening injury by claiming the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix  with a hard-fought victory in the summit clash on Sunday. Up against 18-year-old Thai Pornpawee chochuwong, the top-seeded London Olympics bronze-medallist triumphed 22-20, 22-20 in a 46-minute clash.

Sindhu wins 1st super series premier title defeating Sun Yu of China

Three months after her fantastic show at the Rio Olympics, 21-year-old P.V. Sindhu claimed the biggest title of her career with an amazing victory against Sun Yu of China in the final of the $700,000 China Open Super Series Premier in Fuzhou on Sunday. Ending her long wait for the super series title, Sindhu went one better when she clinched the Premier in commanding fashion, winning 21-11, 17-21, 21-11 against the world No. 9. In badminton, a super series premier is the highest crown after the Olympics/World Championships.

Asia’s bodybuilding champion is driver from Bengaluru

This 25-year-old could have passed by you as just another water tanker driver, rushing through the choked traffic in Whitefield. In the last week or so, he has become a sensation — “Arnold Schwarzenegger of Whitefield.”

Indian-Pakistani veterans to play three hockey matches in Slough in United Kingdom in May

 Veteran players of Pakistan and India are all set to be in action as the United Kingdom based Slough hockey club have organized three matches against both the arch rivals in May according to APP report published in The News.

Punjab to select budding players through “talent hunt” campaign starting from march 18

Punjab Government will organize talent hunt campaign on March 18 and 19 to select budding players for admission in Punjab Institute of Sports (PIS).

World Cricket Cup 2015: india beats Pakistan by 76 runs

Virat Kohli scored an imperious century as India opened their World Cup defence in convincing fashion with a 76-run victory over Pakistan in a frenzied atmosphere at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday.