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  • Jammu and Kashmir's Ranji Trophy home games shifted to Mohali after floods September 21, 2014

    Mohali: The BCCI has decided to shift Jammu and Kashmir's Ranji Trophy home matches to Mohali, following the devastating floods that hit the state and left the two cricket grounds in deplorable condition. "Recently, we have taken a decision that due to the natural calamity in Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab Cricket...
  • World Kabaddi League shifts finale from Mohali to Lahore August 17, 2014

    Birmingham: Trying hard to make an impression in its inaugural season itself, the Wave World Kabaddi League has shifted its grand finale from Mohali to Lahore but has cancelled its Mumbai leg fearing political controversies due to the presence of a Pakistanbased team on the roster. The organisers have rejigged the...
  • Hockey India League winners to take home Rs 2.5 crore January 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Hockey India League on Tuesday announced a whopping Rs 2.5 crore as the winners' prize cheque for the second edition of the franchisebased event starting on Saturday. "While the winning team gets to take home Rs 2.5 crore, the runnersup team stands a chance to win Rs 1.25...
  • Unfair to axe a player on basis of onetwo performances: MS Dhoni October 20, 2013

    Mohali: Despite some dismal performances by a few players, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday came out strongly in their support, saying that frequent changes might hamper the team in the long run. "It will be unfair that all of a sudden when you lose one or two matches and...
  • India vs Australia: Expect another runfeast in Mohali October 18, 2013

    The series is just two matches old, but the cricket fans have already been entertained with 1257 runs in the 193.1 overs bowled so far. And it's not going to be any different at the PCA Stadium in Mohali on Saturday, where India and Australia will play for a 21...
  • Punjab CM inaugurates worldclass hockey stadium September 27, 2013

    Mohali: Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday pledged to develop Punjab as a front runner state in the field of sports and revive hockey also. Addressing a gathering after inaugurating world class international standard hockey stadium opposite PCA in Sector 63 here, the Chief Minister said that his government...
  • CLT20: Titans beat Brisbane Heat in exciting finish September 24, 2013

    TOSS: Delayed due to wet conditions. Handed defeats in their opening matches, Brisbane Heat and Titans will look to put behind the disappointment and make quick amends when they face each other in their Champions League Twenty 20 match on Tuesday. While Brisbane lost to Trinidad & Tobago by 25 runs,...
  • As it happened: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Otago Volts, Qualifier 6 September 20, 2013

    TOSS: Otago Volts's skipper Brendon McCullum wins the toss and opts to bowl. TEAM NEWS: Hyderabad have rested Thisara Perera and brought in Cameron White, while Sam Wells and Michael Bracewell come in for Ian Butler and James McMillan in the Otago eleven. Though both Sunrisers Hyderabad and Otago Volts have qualified...
  • As it happened: Otago vs Kandurata September 18, 2013

    CLICK HERE for the Live updates from Otago Volts vs Kandurata Maroons, 3rd Qualifier match of CLT20 at Mohali. Otago won their first match against Faisalabad Wolves, while Kandurata lost to Sunrisers Hyderabad. Playing XIs: Kandurata: Upul Tharanga, Shehan Jayasuriya, Kumar Sangakkara(w), Lahiru Thirimanne(c), Chamara Silva, Thilina Kandamby, Kaushal Lokuarachchi, Dilhara...
  • Faisalabad deny being over-dependent on skipper Misbah September 18, 2013

    Mohali: Faisalabad Wolves succumbed to a big eight-wicket defeat against Otago Volts in their first match of the Champions League Twenty20 Qualifiers on Tuesday, giving strength to the belief that the team depends on heavily on their two stars Misbah-ul-Haq and Saeed Ajmal. Misbah's decision to bat first on a greenish...
  • US FDA bans imports from Ranbaxy's Mohali plant September 16, 2013

    Mumbai: The US Food and Drug Administration has issued an import alert against drugs manufactured at Ranbaxy's Mohali plant in Punjab over quality concerns. This means Ranbaxy will not be able to ship drugs manufactured at the plant to the US until the ban is lifted. This is the third...
  • Faisalabad Wolves' Visa issue will be resolved soon: GS Walia September 16, 2013

    The Punjab Cricket Association joint secretary said that the mistake was made by the person issuing the visas and promised to resolve it soon. ...
  • CLT20: Visa woes for Pakistan's Faisalabad Wolves a 'human error' September 16, 2013

    Chandigarh: The visa woes of Pakistan's T20 Champions League team are set to end. The organisers have now told CNN-IBN that it was a human error that led to the goof up, which forced them to leave their hotel in Chandigarh as they had a visa only for Mohali. The visas...
  • Hyderabad dropped as CLT20 venue September 2, 2013

    The schedule of Champions League Twenty20 staring September 17 to October 6 has been revised as Hyderabad as a venue for qualifiers and group stage matches has been dropped. The six qualifier games, which were to be played at Hyderabad on 17, 18 and 20 September respectively, will now be played...
  • CCTV footage shows Sreesanth, others with bookie Jiju May 26, 2013

    New Delhi: In fresh trouble for three former Rajasthan Royals players Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan, some CCTV footage has been released which shows the arrested cricketers with bookie Jiju Janardhanan. The visuals were taken from the Marriott Hotel in Chandigarh on the day of the IPL match at Mohali....
  • Mohali to get seven new sports stadiums May 10, 2013

    Mohali: Known so far for the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) stadium, Mohali is all set to get seven new sports stadia next month. "Mohali is all set to create a new distinction in the country with largest number of International sports stadiums per capita population with the completion of seven sports...
  • IPL 6: Punjab host Pune in a battle of equals April 20, 2013

    Mohali: Both Kings XI Punjab and Pune Warriors India are having a hard time in IPL 6 and it will be interesting to see who comes out on top in a battle of underdogs at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday. Both teams lost their last matches...
  • Amritsar: BSF seizes heroin worth Rs 250 cr in two days April 17, 2013

    Chandigarh: The Border Security Force (BSF) in the past two days has seized heroin worth Rs 250 crore in the international market from the Khemkaran sector near Amritsar. On Tuesday 18 kilogram heroin was seized which was worth Rs 90 crore and on Wednesday another 32 kilogram heroin was seized...
  • Vijender's samples test negative for drugs April 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The Sports Ministry announced on Tuesday that Olympic medallist Vijender Singh's samples tested negative for drugs. The boxer was alleged to have consumed recreational drugs with sparring partner Ram Singh. The Beijing Olympics bronze medalist had submitted his blood and urine samples to the National AntiDoping Agency (NADA) after...
  • IPL 6: Kings XI Punjab ready for Chennai test at home April 10, 2013

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab, fresh off a commanding win over Pune Warriors India, host the twotime IPL champions Chennai Super Kings at the PCA Stadium here on Wednesday. After losing their opening encounter against Mumbai Indians by nine runs, CSK will hope to kickstart their season against Punjab. Traditionally slow...
  • Drugs haul case: Boxer Ram Singh remanded in judicial custody April 9, 2013

    Fatehgarh Sahib (Punjab): Boxer Ram Singh, arrested in connection with the massive drug haul last month, was on Tuesday remanded in judicial custody till April 23 by a local court. Singh, sparring partner of Olympian Vijender Singh, was produced before the court after expiry of his twoday police remand. He was...
  • Drug haul: Boxer Ram Singh remanded in police custody April 7, 2013

    Fatehgarh Sahib: Boxer Ram Singh was on Sunday remanded in twoday police custody in connection with a drug haul case, in which the name of Olympic medallist and renowned pugilist Vijender Singh had cropped up. Ram Singh, the sparring partner of Vijender Singh, was remanded in police custody till April...
  • Vijender Singh skips boxing trial camp in Patiala April 6, 2013

    Chandigarh: India's Olympic medallist Vijender Singh has not shown up for the boxing trial camp in Patiala. Participation in the boxing camp is necessary for the boxer's selection. Boxing Federation Vice President Nivaran Mukherjee said, "Vijender hasn't come for the trials. If he doesn't attend the camp tomorrow he will...
  • Vijender saga is disappointing, says Sports Minister April 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Mounting pressure on India's Olympic champion Vijender Singh, Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Thursday said that the entire episode is disappointing for the youngsters and all the sportspersons. Singh also said that the World AntiDoping Agency (WADA) allows all drug tests and that Vijender can be checked for...
  • Mohali drug haul: Police arrest boxer Ram Singh April 3, 2013

    Chandigarh: In a major twist in the Mohali drug haul case, Punjab Police on Wednesday arrested boxer Ram Singh, claiming that his brotherinlaw was a proclaimed offender in drug trafficking and that the boxer was in constant touch with him. Ram Singh is the 16th accused to be arrested following recovery...
  • NADA tests Vijender's urine, blood samples April 3, 2013

    Chandigarh: India's Olympic champion Vijender Singh, who consumed heroin as many as 12 times according to the police, on Wednesday underwent National AntiDoping Agency's (NADA) drug test but was not put through the hair follicle test, which is the main indicator of heroin. NADA, who had earlier refused to test...
  • NADA will have to test Vijender for heroin: Sports Ministry sources April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The Sports Ministry on Tuesday rejecting National AntiDoping Agency's arguments against heroin test on boxer Vijender Singh, said that NADA will have to conduct the test, according to sources. According to Ministry sources, Vijender has to come clean as he's a national sporting icon. Sports Ministry sources also said...
  • NADA refuses to test Vijender for heroin use April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after the Sports Ministry asked the National AntiDoping Agency to test Olympian boxer Vijender Singh for heroin, the drug testing body has said it cannot do so. "NADA will not breach the protocol prescribed in the WADA court for testing an athlete who is out of competition....
  • Police case on Vijender Singh is very weak: Lawyer April 2, 2013

    Lawyer Mukul Khanna said that a hair test on Olympian boxer Vijender Singh will be inconclusive as it won't reveal the quantity of the drug consumed. ...