Saurabh Duggal is based in Chandigarh and has over 15 years experience as sports journalist. He writes on Olympic Sports.
Articles by Saurabh Duggal
Punjab sports minister and former international shooter Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi is likely to head the Chandigarh Olympic Association (COA)
Twice the winner at the Asian championship, light heavyweight boxer Mehtab competed in the 1972 Munich Olympics.
Vijender Singh, India’s first Olympic medallist in boxing, also went to the protest site on December 6. Unlike many of the other athletes at the site, he has clear political ambitions, but the man from a village called Kaluwas in Haryana is also intimately connected to farming.
Ritin Khanna, former national-level badminton player and part of Jalandhar’s executive body, says sixteen district units have openly announced their support in favour of Ashu
21-year-old Chandigarh golfer wins Jeev Invitational tournament in tough playoff, pockets Rs 24.24 lakh, says he’s playing his best golf now
The sports stalwarts from Punjab and Haryana’s Vijender Singh have extended support to the farmers from Punjab, pledging to return the honours received from the central government.
Jeev Milkha Singh is preparing to play in the world’s top events in the senior circuit - the Majors and European, Japan and PGA tours.
The leader of the last two days, Kochhar taking full advantage of his home course, played a round of three-under-69 to complete his tally at 18-under-270 and pocket the winner’s cheque for ₹4.84 lakh
Now, after a long wait of almost four years, 45 tournaments in the PGTI circuit, finally, Kochhar won his maiden pro title at the Tata Steel Players Championship 2020 presented by the Chandigarh Golf Club on Thursday.
Caddy-turned pro Akshay wins post-lockdown inaugural PGTI tourney, equals India’s four-round record of under-24 par
After buying a house for family, the 30-year-old golfer’s next on radar is a marriage and four-wheeler; the today’s win got him a cheque of ₹4.84lakh.
Another Chandigarh golfer Karandeep Kochhar finished second with a tally of 19-under-269
India’s professional circuit is resuming on November 4 from Chandigarh and Panchkula simultaneously
From a one-room rented accommodation to moving in a six-room house of his own, the 30-year-old caddy-turned professional golfer now eyes travelling in Asia.
From 221-foot-tall Ravana effigy in 2019, Ambala’s Tejinder Chauhan plans to make just 10-foot effigy this year, but with the face of Covid-19
For the ten years that it took for the tunnel to be built, the seven members of the rescue team, all of them winter sports athletes, including an Olympian, acted as the lifeline for the construction workers.
Working to showcase Gandhi’s contribution in freedom movement through a story in form of stamps, first-day covers and post cards; exhibition to take place at Gandhi Smarak Bhawan in Sector 16 on October 2
Netting criminals, not goals: Former hockey skipper gets set for new innings, but Covid holds him up
Sports star self isolating after contracting Covid-19 can’t wait to get back to ‘fascinating’ training in weapons handling and investigations at the Madhuban Police Academy
The gold medallists of youth world championships are entitled to cash award of ₹10 lakh as per the Haryana government’s sports policy
A circular in this regard was issued on Friday by returning officer Sandeep Vermani.
Incumbent president former ADGP Rathee, former Indian hockey skipper Sandeep will battle for the post
Many state associations, which are not affiliated to the national federations of their respective games, and not authorised to send teams to national championships, have got affiliation from HOA and will be voting in the state Olympic body polls scheduled on September 19 in Panchkula
Hole 12 at the course gets three-tier greens, players likely to find putting more challenging
The four-year tenure of the current HOA body will be ending in September-October.
Yadav attended the rehearsal of the national award ceremony in New Delhi on Thursday, but on Friday the ministry decided to withhold his award and an enquiry has been marked to validate his Everest claim.
Naba Kumar Phukon, who was the leader of the 14-member Everest expedition in 2016 with whom Yadav climbed, also said that photos of Yadav standing atop Everest are fake
Rani’s life revolves around hockey and in a 12-year India career she has emerged the face of Indian women’s hockey, which has qualified for the Tokyo Olympics.
A whopping 29 names were also recommended for the Arjuna award by the 12-member selection committee of the sports ministry. Of these, 10 hail from the region
The Covid-19 pandemic has hit idol-makers hard as demand dips and festivities go low key with large gatherings prohibited