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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 ...
  


BCCI signs   record deal for Indian team jersey worth Rs 1079 crore
07.03.17 - TEAM PT

Irrespective of the administration tangles that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) finds itself as far as the implementation of the Lodha Committee report is concerned, the world’s richest cricket board only got richer on Tuesday.
 
BCCI) has on Tuesday (March 7 named ...
  


India v England: Yuvraj Singh back in the Squad; Virat Kohli now captain in all formats
06.01.17 - TEAM PT

Experienced left-handed batsmen Yuvraj Singh and Shikhar Dhawan have been named in a 15-man India squad for the upcoming three-match One-Day International series against England. The five-member senior selection panel, headed by MSK Prasad, also officially announced Virat Kohli as captain of the ODI and ...
  


Rio Olympic star Dipa Karmarkar returns BMW presented by Sachin Tendulkar
30.12.16 - TEAM PT

 India's lone gymnast Dipa Karmarkar, who finished fourth at the 2016 Rio Olympics, has returned the BMW handed over to her by cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar. The luxurious car was presented to the 22-year-old for her incredible performance at the Olympics, despite not winning a ...
  


Rio Paralympics: India’s Thangavelu wins gold, Bhati bronze in high jump
10.09.16 - TEAM PT


India made an impressive start to its campaign at the Paralympic Games with Mariyappan Thangavelu creating history by bagging the gold while Varun Bhati won the bronze medal in the men’s T42 high jump on the second day of the mega-event, here.

But it was a ...
  


Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt's Olympics Bronze is now Silver
30.08.16 - team pt

After a disappointing first-round exit at Rio Olympics, wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt has something to cheer about.
 
Yogeshwar Dutt, who failed to win a match at 2016 Rio Olympics, has some very good news. His London 2012 Olympics bronze has been upgraded to silver after the second-place ...
  


After historic 2016 Olympics qualification, Dipa 'vaults' to gold
19.04.16 - pt team

Rio de Janeiro: Hours after creating history by becoming the first Indian gymnast to qualify for the Olympics, Dipa Karmakar clinched the gold in vaults finals at the test event of the 2016 Olympics at Rio de Janeiro on Monday.

The 22-year-old scored 14.833 as her ...
  


National level Volleyball player beaten to death by stalker in front of teammates
26.03.16 - pt team

A national-level volleyball player was beaten to death in front of her teammates at Notunpukur, on the outskirts of Kolkata on Friday.
 
Sangita Aich (14), represented India at the U-14 level twice, and was a stalwart of Bengal junior setup. According to police reports, she was ...
  


NBA’s Search For Basketball Superstars Finds Gold Ore In Punjabi Youth
14.03.16 - SHASHANK BENGALI*

Loveneet Singh Atwal was just a scrawny fifth-grader, still learning his way around the basketball courts of his native Punjab, when he persuaded his father to let him get a tattoo.

The letters on his right biceps spell "N-B-A."

Loveneet, now 20, found himself tantalizingly close to ...
  


Kavita Raut wins SAG marathon gold, books Rio Olympic berth
25.02.16 -

Indian long-distance runner Kavita Raut booked her spot for the Rio Olympics in women’s marathon after winning the event in the 12th South Asian Games, a perfect end to the country’s memorable athletics campaign in the event this month.
 
The 30-year-old Raut easily clinched the marathon ...
  



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