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Amarinder reviews progress on Patiala Sports University
ACADEMIC SESSION TO START FROM JULY 2018
16.11.17 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: Punjab CM Capt. Amarinder Singh today reviewed the progress of the work for setting up a Sports University in Patiala.

A spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office said Captain Amarinder held a meeting here with the Steering Committee set up to coordinate the work on the ...
  


Mohit Mohindra elected veep of Fencing Association of India
13.11.17 - TEAM PT

Punjab Fencing Association organized its first executive committee meeting after elections of Fencing Association of India. Meeting was held under the chairmanship of Rajeev Mehta, President, FAI and Secretary General, Indian Olympic Association. During the meeting Mohit Mohindra was elected as a Vice President of FAI.

General Secretary, Punjab ...
  


JP Duminy, South Africa all-rounder, announces retirement
After Long And Careful Deliberation
16.09.17 - TEAM PT

South African batsman Jean-Paul Duminy has announced his retirement from Tests and first-class cricket with immediate effect. The 33-year-old, who has been often criticized for not living up to his potential in the longest format, had debuted for South Africa’s Test team in 2008.

"I certainly ...
  


Suresh Raina escapes major accident while driving
Lucky Escape
12.09.17 - TEAM PT

Veteran Indian batsman Suresh Raina survived an accident scare after the tyre of a Range Rover he was travelling in, burst near Etawah on Tuesday. This was established by DSP Rajesh Kumar Singh who also confirmed that Raina was behind the wheels at the time ...
  


Roelant Oltmans sacked as head coach of Indian hockey team
02.09.17 - TEAM PT

Hockey India (HI) on Saturday sacked chief coach of the Indian men's team Roelant Oltmans for the country's poor show at the World League Semi-Final. The governing body of Indian hockey arrived at the decision at its three-day review meeting. India had finished sixth in ...
  


Sardar Singh, Devendra Jhajharia receive Khel Ratna from President
NATIONAL SPORTS DAY
29.08.17 - TEAM PT

Devendra Jhajharia today became the first para athlete to receive India's highest sporting honour -- Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna -- along with hockey star Sardar Singh, who has endured trying times off the field in the last one year. 

Javelin thrower Jhajharia is the only Indian ...
  


Yuvraj Singh shares shirtless photo, gets trolled by Rohit Sharma and Harbhajan Singh
26.08.17 - TEAM PT

While several reports suggested that a failed 'Yo-Yo' test led to Yuvraj Singh's absence from Team India's limited overs squad against the ongoing Series in Sri Lanka, but the flamboyant left-hander showed a glimpse of his fitness by posting bare-bodied picture on Instagram.
 
Yuvraj Singh knows ...
  


Vij elected as senior vice president and Arora as joint secretary of FAI
23.08.17 - TEAM PT

A Special Annual General Body Meeting of Fencing Association of India (FAI) was held at Raipur (Chhattisgarh). In this meeting Punjab's Amarjeet Kaur Vij was elected as Senior Vice President and CA Anil Arora as Joint Secretary of Fencing Association of India.

Names of both the ...
  


CoA seeks SC directive for removal of current BCCI office-bearers
16.08.17 - TEAM PT

The Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators has demanded that BCCI office-bearers CK Khanna, Amitabh Choudhary, Anirudh Chaudhary be removed from office for non compliance of the directives.
 
In its fifth status report submitted to the Supreme Court, the CoA cited the court's January 2 ruling ...
  


Punjab Police star Avneet Sidhu wins four medals in World Police & Fire Games
16.08.17 - TEAM PT

Ace shooter and Deputy Superintendent of police(DSP) Avneet Kaur Sidhu has won four medals in 2017 World Police and Fire Games being organised in Los Angeles (USA). She won Gold medal in 50 metre, Silver medal and two Bronze medals in different events of the ...
  


13-year-old bowler takes six wickets in an over
Perfect Over!
12.08.17 - TEAM PT

A 13-year-old schoolboy Luke Robinson etched his name in record books when he scalped six wickets in one over while playing for Philadelphia Cricket Club’s Under-13s. Luke during the course, cleaned up all the six batsmen and his father Stephen Robinson who was umpiring in ...
  


NBA star Kevin Durant apologises for controversial comments on India
12.08.17 - TEAM PT

A day after his interview in which he said that India is 20 years behind the world in knowledge and experience appeared, Kevin Durant has apologised for his comments about the country and said that his comments were taken out of context.
 
Durant, who won the ...
  


Rohit Sharma trolls Virat Kohli & Co after they meet The Great Khali
Shows Who's Boss
09.08.17 - team pt

Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma on Wednesday trolled his teammates after they met former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) wrestler The Great Khali on August 7. 

The batsman uploaded a split picture of him holding the WWE Championship belt and his teammates meeting Khali and captioned it as, ...
  


Irfan Pathan now trolled for celebrating Raksha Bandhan, hits back at trollers
Game of Trolls
08.08.17 - team pt

Cricketer Irfan Pathan has been trolled again for celebrating Raksha Bandhan and wearing a rakhi on his wrist while clicking a photo. This incident comes days after he was trolled for sharing a picture of his wife, who was hiding her face but her nail ...
  


Kerala HC orders BCCI to lift lifetime ban on cricketer S Sreesanth
Back to feild?
07.08.17 - team pt

The Kerala High Court on Monday revoked the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) decision to impose a life ban on former Indian cricket team speedster S. Sreesanth. Last year a special court in Delhi had acquitted him in the 2013 Indian Premier ...
  


Sachin Tendulkar attends Rajya Sabha, gets mercilessly trolled on Twitter
‘Eid Ka Chand’
03.08.17 - team pt

Sachin Tendulkar resumed his innings in the Rajya Sabha after the former Indian cricketer was spotted attending a session in the Parliament on Thursday. Tendulkar, however, opted to stay mum on his return
 
Nominated celebrity MPs like Sachin Tendulkar and Rekha have often been called out for ...
  


Indian medalists protest for 6 hours at Delhi airport against government apathy
Deaflympics 2017:
01.08.17 - team pt

After representing India at the 23rd Summer Deaflympics at Samsun in Turkey and returning back with five medals including one gold, the Indian contingent of hearing impaired athletes expected a grand welcome but to their dismay, not even a single person was there to receive ...
  


Mohammad Kaif trolled on social media for committing ‘sin’ of playing chess
28.07.17 - team pt

In yet another case of a cricketer being harassed on social media, former India cricketer Mohammad Kaif has faced backlash for posting a picture which shows the 36-year-old playing chess with his son. 

Kaif, considered one of the finest fielders from India to have played the ...
  


SC issues notice to BCCI on e-auction of media rights
IPL media rights:
28.07.17 - team pt

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy's plea to seek an e-auction of the media rights for the Indian Premier League (IPL) for more transparency.
 
Member of Parliament ...
  


BCCI adopts Lodha panel reforms barring five contentious reforms
26.07.17 - TEAM PT

The Special General Meeting (SGM) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), which took place in Mumbai on Wednesday, is over with the board passing a resolution in which it decided to adopt the Lodha reforms barring five particular points.
 
"The BCCI has ...
  



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