Tuesday, 16 April 2024

Sports

Pak cricket team gets govt nod to travel to India for ODI World Cup
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Pak cricket team gets govt nod to travel to India for ODI World Cup

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan government has decided to send its national cricket team to India to participate in the ICC ODI World Cup (October 5 to November 19), emphasising that the stretched state of bilateral relations between the two countries should not become a hurdle in fulfilling international sporting obligations.

Gatka Promoter Harjeet Singh Grewal Urges Gurdwaras, Sikh Institutions to Establish Gatka Training Centers and Appoint Coaches
Martial Art

Gatka Promoter Harjeet Singh Grewal Urges Gurdwaras, Sikh Institutions to Establish Gatka Training Centers and Appoint Coaches

CHANDIGARH: Harjeet Singh Grewal, President of the National Gatka Association of India (NGAI), the oldest registered Gatka organization recognized by the World Gatka Federation (WGF), has made an earnest appeal to the administrators of all Sikh educational institutions, religious, and social organizations worldwide to establish Gatka training centers in all Khalsa schools, colleges, and Gurdwaras. He also emphasized the importance of recruiting Gatka coaches in each institution and Gurdwara to foster the growth of Gatka sport activities across all countries.

Gatka Federation UK Expresses Gratitude on Inclusion of Gatka Sport in Indian National Games
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Gatka Federation UK Expresses Gratitude on Inclusion of Gatka Sport in Indian National Games

CHANDIGARH: Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, President of the Gatka Federation UK and the first turban-wearing Sikh member of the British Parliament, expressed his immense happiness on the inclusion of Gatka sport in the National Games of India.

Archer Avneet Kaur wins Bronze Medal in World Cup

Archer Avneet Kaur wins Bronze Medal in World Cup

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Archer Avneet Kaur won a Bronze Medal in the ongoing Archery World Cup in Shanghai, China. Avneet won the bronze medal in the women's individual compound event at the World Cup by defeating Turkey’s Archer Ipek Tomurk 147-144 in the classification match.

Former Hockey Captain Olympian Ajit Pal Singh bereaved, Wife Passes away
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Former Hockey Captain Olympian Ajit Pal Singh bereaved, Wife Passes away

CHANDIGARH: The Captain of the 1975 Hockey World Cup winning Indian team and Padma Shri Olympian Ajit Pal Singh on Saturday was bereaved when his wife and international basketball player Kiran Ajit Pal Singh passed away.

Gatka to get significant boost after inclusion in the 37th National Games : Harjeet Singh Grewal
Martial Art

Gatka to get significant boost after inclusion in the 37th National Games : Harjeet Singh Grewal

CHANDIGARH: The traditional game of 'Gatka' is poised to get a significant boost nationwide as the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has officially included this sport in the 37th National Games-2023 scheduled to be held in Goa in October this year. During this national event, the IOA, in collaboration with the Government of Goa, would organize competitions for a total of 43 disciplines.

National Gatka association to confer three prestigious annual Gatka awards: Grewal
Gatka Awards

National Gatka association to confer three prestigious annual Gatka awards: Grewal

CHANDIGARH: The National Gatka Association of India, affiliated with the World Gatka Federation, will confer three elite Gatka awards to renowned Gatka personalities, best players and coaches with shield, shawl and roll of honour who had made invaluable contributions in the field of martial art Gatka.

Chandigarh boys, Punjab girls wins Federation Gatka Cup
Gatka Cup

Chandigarh boys, Punjab girls wins Federation Gatka Cup

CHANDIGARH: On the concluding day of the first Federation Gatka Cup organized by the National Gatka Association of India (NGAI), the boys Gatka team of Chandigarh emerged victorious in the boys' events, while the girls of Punjab won the trophy in the girls' events. Maharashtra won the Fair Play Award while Jharkhand won the Best Improved Team award during the two-days national tournament. In addition to this, Haryana's Arjmeet Kaur won the best women player award while Chandigarh's Yashpreet Singh received the best player award.

Global Chess League Unveils Its Official Logo
Chess

Global Chess League Unveils Its Official Logo

NEW DELHI: Global Chess League (GCL), a joint venture by FIDE and Tech Mahindra, today unveiled its official logo, which resembles a chess board with 64 squares. The logo has been strategically launched 64 days before the inauguration of the first-ever GCL, a number that is well-known in the chess world.

WPL 2023: Alyssa Healy showed us how to play a captain's knock, says Reema Malhotra

WPL 2023: Alyssa Healy showed us how to play a captain's knock, says Reema Malhotra

MUMBAI: Former India cricketer Reema Malhotra showered praise on UP Warriorz captain Alyssa Healy for playing a captain's knock in her side's ten-wicket thrashing of Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Women's Premier League (WPL) on Friday.

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