'Dhoni is no one to comment who is the boss of the team. It’s not his domain,' the senior official said. 'What happened is very disappointing and unbecoming of an India captain. The matter will come up for discussion at the next working committee meeting.'
Whenever there is a controversy over Arjuna Award selections, it hits the sanctity of the country’s highest sporting honour. This certainly isn’t good for the future of Indian sport.
Former New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming said India's disastrous performance in England had posed some tough questions to the skipper.
Efhrain picked up a five-wicket haul to help Chandigarh Baptist School, Sector 45, defeat Ashiana Public School, Sector 46, by 53 runs in the sixth St Joseph’s under-13 cash prize cricket meet, being organised by St Joseph’s School, Sector 44, on Monday.
When other children of her age were getting their first, serious academic lessons in the classrooms, 10-year-old Poonam had decided to make hockey her passion for life. The early start seems to have worked for the girl, who has taken some big strides after beginning with the sport five years ago: besides having won medals at different national level tournaments, including the bronze at the Hockey India’s (HI) national sub-junior (under-17) girls’ tournament held in Pune a couple of months ago, this trainee of the Chandigarh Hockey Academy (CHA) is also a member of the India junior (under-21) camp for the last nine months.
Handed the task of overseeing a struggling Indian team, newly appointed team director Ravi Shastri has refuted suggestions that his role would undermine the position of coach Duncan Fletcher.
Sri Guru Gobind Singh Collegiate Public School (SGGSCPS), Sector 26, defeated Government Model Senior Secondary School (GMSSS), Sector 8, 13-2 in the under-19 boys’ section of the UT inter-school netball tournament that started at KB DAV School in Sector 7 on Monday.
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone on Thursday asserted that the troubled Indian Grand Prix has run out of time for a 2015 return and its organisers must settle the contractual obligations for a possible comeback in 2016.
The Chandigarh Golf Club team of Aadil Bedi of Vivek High School, Jaiveer Singh of St John’s High School-26, Jairaj Singh of DAV Model School, Sector 15, and Karandeep Kochar of St John’s High School, Sector 26, won the inaugural edition of the Inter-Club Junior Golf Championship recently held at Delhi Golf Club.
Putting an end to speculations,the sports ministry on Thursday stuck to the original list of Arjuna awards winners, thereby dashing boxer Manoj Kumar's hopes of getting the sporting honour.
I write this more in anger than thoughtful calmness. Without mincing words and getting right to the heart of the matter, I must say that Ravi Shastri has been rewarded for totally aligning himself with BCCI's honchos.
It was a disappointing end to the series with another huge margin of defeat at The Oval. What started with a fabulous win at Lord's culminated into a sad end, writes Sourav Ganguly.
Hurdler Siddhanth Thingalaya, representing ONGC, secured his berth for the Asian Games by equaling his own national record in the 110m hurdles on the concluding day of the Federation Cup Senior National Athletics Championships at Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports, Patiala, on Tuesday.
Saket Malhotra of GJP School, Sector 20, won the men’s 50km mass start race in the Chandigarh Road Cycling Races held at Dhanas Lake circuit on Sunday. The event was organised by the Chandigarh Amateur Cycling Association in both junior and senior categories.