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Yuvraj announces retirement from International Cricket; Thanks Sourav Ganguly-Sachin Tendulkar
End of an era
10.06.19 - TEAM PT

Yuvraj Singh has announced his retirement from international cricket. In a press conference held in Mumbai Yuvraj said, "After a 17-year-old long journey in international cricket, I have finally decided to move on.” he thanked Sourav Ganguly, his first international captain, for giving him the ...
  


Cabinet approves Punjab Sports University Ordinance 2019
06.06.19 - TEAM PT

The Punjab Cabinet on Thursday approved the ‘Punjab Sports University Ordinance 2019’, paving the way for the establishment of the university in Patiala.

A Cabinet Memorandum to this effect was presented by the Sports and Youth Services department for the consideration of Cabinet, which met here ...
  


Mark Waugh picks his top three Batsmen
ICC WORLD CUP 2019
25.05.19 - TEAM PT

Ahead of the World Cup, Australian great Mark Waugh on Friday picked Virat Kohli, Jos Buttler, and David Warner as his top three batsmen for the upcoming ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup.

And the 53-year-old had no doubts over his first pick, telling cricket.com.au: ‘Definitely Virat ...
  


India to face international isolation for its action against Pakistan
BIG SETBACK FOR COUNTRY
23.02.19 - TEAM PT

In a humiliating setback to India, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has suspended talks on all Indian applications for hosting future Olympic-related events. The IOC has also urged international sports federations not to stage competitions in the country after two Pakistanis were denied visas to compete ...
  


Kohli clean sweep of three major ICC awards; Also named Captain of ICC Test and ODI teams
22.01.19 -

VIRAT KOHLI has become the first player in history to win the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year, the ICC Men’s Test Player of the Year and the ICC ODI Player of the Year awards following an extraordinary 2018.

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IPL 12 to be held in India, to start in March
08.01.19 - TEAM PT

AFTER A LOT OF deliberation on conducting the Indian Premier League 2019 outside India due to the General Elections, the IPL Governing Council and Supreme Court appointed CoA has finally decided to conduct the tournament in India.
 
The tournament will start from Match 23. There were ...
  


India eyes for glory in Batumi Olympiad
20.09.18 - Team PT

New Delhi, Sep 20: The Indian men and women left for Batumi, Georgia, with high hopes of winning medals at the 43rd Chess Olympiad to be held there from September 23-October 6. On the eve of the team’s departure on Thursday, Ramco Group and the ...
  


Hand over football administration to professionals
28.06.18 - VIPIN PUBBY*

EVEN AS MILLIONS of Indians are currently burning midnight oil to watch FIFA World Cup football matches and animatedly discussing prospects of different teams, Indian football remains an enigma and in a state of mess.

A country which had played football in Olympics and had even ...
  


Neymar explains why he cried after Brazil's dramatic win over Costa Rica
'NOT EVERYONE KNOWS WHAT I WENT THROUGH'
22.06.18 - TEAM PT

Neymar rounded on his critics and defended his emotional reaction to scoring in Brazil’s 2-0 World Cup win over Costa Rica after he broke down in tears at the final whistle.
 
The Paris Saint-Germain forward took to social media in the aftermath of the Group E ...
  


Cricket and us: Who hasn’t sinned…?
SMITH, WARNER, BANCROFT
21.04.18 - HARCHAIN BAINS

NOW THAT THE dust has settled on how the game of cricket and the image of a great cricketing nation, Australia, were severely dented by the acts of the Aussie players during the Test series against South Africa, one can calmly look ahead –and back ...
  


India to lose hosting rights of ICC Champions Trophy 2021
ICC SEEKS ALTERNATE VENUES
10.02.18 - TEAM PT

Indian cricket fans' hopes of seeing the second biggest ICC event in the form of Champions Trophy seem to have taken a blow as the International Cricket Council has started looking for alternative venues as they look to take away the hosting rights from India. ...
  


Navjot Sidhu congratulates U-19 cricket team on 4th World cup triumph
CREDITS COACH RAHUL DRAVID & PLAYERS FOR GRAND VICTORY
03.02.18 - TEAM PT

Former Indian cricketer and Punjab Local Government, Cultural Affairs and Tourism Minister, Navjot Singh Sidhu congratulated the India U-19 cricket team for winning the U-19 World Cup for the 4th time. The Indian team beat Australia in the final today.

In a statement here today, the ...
  


Gutsy Vidarbha create history, beat Delhi to clinch maiden Ranji Trophy title
DEFEAT DELHI BY NINE WICKETS
01.01.18 - TEAM PT

Armed with a newfound self-belief and zest to go the extra mile, Vidarbha scripted a new chapter in the region's cricket history by winning their maiden Ranji Trophy, comfortably defeating Delhi by nine wickets in the final here today.
 
Vidarbha were set a target of 29 ...
  


It's official! Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli get married in Italy
11.12.17 - TEAM PT

After months of speculations and weeks of making headlines on a daily basis, Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli tied the knot with Bollywood actress and long time girlfriend Anushka Sharma in Milan, Italy today.

The couple took to Twitter to confirm their ...
  


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 ...
  



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