The upcoming sports mela being organised by the Punjab government will be launched by chief minister Bhagwant Mann on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Major Dhyan Chand on August 29 (National Sports Day) at Jalandhar at an opening ceremony.
Olympic bronze medallist India eked out a hard-fought 3-2 win over South Africa to qualify for the men's hockey final of the Commonwealth Games on Saturday.
Much of the talk surrounding the men's hockey competition has been about who will beat Australia. There is an aura of invincibility around the team from Down Under, for good reason. They have won all six gold medals since the introduction of the sport in CWG in 1998.
India's match against England on Monday was like a sandstorm which kept changing direction.
India squandered a three-goal advantage and were held to a 4-4 draw by hosts England in their second Pool B match at the Commonwealth Games men's hockey on Monday.
That India would take Ghana in the stride in their campaign opener was a foregone conclusion. The question was, what would be the scoreline? In a clinical performance, Manpreet Singh & Co toyed with the CWG debutants with an imposing 11-0 victory.
The Indian men's hockey team decimated lowly Ghana 11-0 in its opening Pool B match of the Commonwealth Games on Sunday. As expected, the Indians were relentless in their attacks and completely controlled the proceedings from start to finish.
A 33-year-old man was found dead at a rivulet in Mohali. Mother of the deceased accused his friend of murdering her son. The victim left with his friend on the night of July 14 and had been missing since then.
Alexander Hendrickx struck a brace as Belgium notched up a thrilling 3-2 victory over India in the second match of the two-leg FIH Pro Hockey League tournament on Sunday.
mandeep singh on Thursday equalled the unwanted record of Rohit Sharma for most ducks in the Indian Premier League history. Mandeep now has been dismissed for a duck in the IPL 14 times and he has surpassed Ajinkya Rahane, Ambati Rayudu, Dinesh Karthik, Piyush Chawla, Harbhajan Singh, and Parthiv Patel to register this unwanted joint-record.
When it comes to all-rounders, more the merrier, feels Delhi Capitals' Shardul Thakur, who feels that multi-skilled cricketers become key when specialists fail in one department.
mandeep singh scored a last-minute decisive goal after drag-flicker Jugraj Singh's two powerful penalty corner strikes as the Indian men's hockey team beat Argentina 4-3 in a drama-filled second match of its FIH Pro League tie and avenge its first leg shoot-out defeat here.
mandeep singh remained unbeaten on a majestic 130, while wicketkeeper-batter Anmol Malhotra also slammed a century as Punjab recovered from a poor start to post 368 for 5 against Haryana on day one of their Ranji Trophy Elite Group F match on Thursday.
Drag-flicker Harmanpreet Singh scored four goals to help India demolish South Africa 10-2 and bounce back from their last outing defeat in style in the men's FIH Pro League hockey here on Sunday.
Having begun their FIH Hockey Pro League 2021/2022 campaign with two comprehensive wins on the trot, a confident India men's hockey team will hope to keep the juggernaut rolling when it takes on France here on Saturday.
Olympic bronze medallist India began their FIH Pro League Hockey campaign with a bang as they thrashed France 5-0 in a thoroughly dominant display on Tuesday.
A few new faces were picked as Hockey India on Tuesday announced a 33-member men's senior core group to prepare for major international tournaments this year starting with the FIH Hockey Pro League next month.
After 34 weeks of training, a total of 223 recruits were inducted into the Indian Army at the Garhwal Rifles Regimental Centre (GRRC) in Lansdowne on Saturday. The recruits were given the oath of administration by reviewing officer Brigadier Harmeet Sethi, Commandant, GRRC.
A monkey being taken to a shelter home in an animal ambulance managed to unhinge the door and walk out free. But it wasn’t alone. Along with it was a few stray dogs who, too, were being taken to a shelter home.
A Mumbai-bound woman who allegedly abused CISF personnel at Kempegowda International Airport was handed over to police for obstruction of duty. She also allegedly made an offensive gesture after she broke the queue and avoided undergoing thermal screening.