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Preity Zinta confirmed as owner of franchise in S. Africa T20 league Preity Zinta confirmed as owner of franchise in S. Africa T20 league



Cape Town, Bollywood actress Preity Zinta was on Friday confirmed as the owner of the Stellenbosch franchise in South Africa's T20 Global League cricket tournament.

The 42-year-old already co-owns Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chandigarh-based Kings XI Punjab.

"I am extremely proud to announce and warmly welcome Preity Zinta to South Africa and the T20 Global League family," Cricket South Africa Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat said in a release.

Harmanpreet, Pujara, Thangavelu in Arjuna Awards list Harmanpreet, Pujara, Thangavelu in Arjuna Awards list


New Delhi, Cricketers Harmanpreet Kaur and Cheteshwar Pujara along with Paralympian Mariyappan Thangavelu were among 17 sportspersons selected for the prestigious Arjuna Awards this year.

Former India hockey team captain Sardar Singh and Paralympian Devendra Jhajharia have been shortlisted for the

Underweight female athletes at more risk of injuries Underweight female athletes at more risk of injuries



New York, While carrying less weight may make athletes run faster, it may also put them at a higher risk for injuries, especially in females, a study has claimed.

The new study found that female runners who have a body mass index (BMI) of less than 19 are at a higher risk of 

NADA bans top Indian athlete NADA bans top Indian athlete



New Delhi, A top Indian athlete was handed a provisional suspension by the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) on Wednesday after testing positive for banned performance enhancing substance meldonium.

Talking to a news channel, a top NADA official refused to disclose the athlete's name.

NADA bans top Indian athlete NADA bans top Indian athlete



New Delhi, A top Indian athlete was handed a provisional suspension by the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) on Wednesday after testing positive for banned performance enhancing substance meldonium.

Talking to a news channel, a top NADA official refused to disclose the athlete's name.

Pandey ruled out of IPL, Karthik replaces him in ICC Champions Trophy Pandey ruled out of IPL, Karthik replaces him in ICC Champions Trophy



New Delhi India and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) middle-order batsman Manish Pandey was on Thursday ruled out of the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and the ICC Champions Trophy starting June 1.

Seasoned wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik was called as a replacement for the injured Pandey.

"The All-India Senior Selection Committee have named middle-order batsman and wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik as replacement for Manish Pandey, who sustained a left side strain during a practice session, in the India team for the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy," the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said in a statement.

IPL-10: It's been a little bogey playing away, says Warner IPL-10: It's been a little bogey playing away, says Warner



New Delhi, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) skipper David Warner termed playing away from the home seems to be a little bogey for them referring to their only fourth away loss in the Indian Premier League (IPL), this time against Delhi Daredevils by six wickets at the Ferozeshah Kotla Ground here.

On Tuesday, Sunrisers failed to defend their mammoth 185/3 against a collective effort from the young Delhi boys, who ensured their team stayed alive in the race to the play-offs.

Punjab trounce Delhi by 10 wickets in IPL Punjab trounce Delhi by 10 wickets in IPL



Mohali, Kings XI Punjab dominated with both bat and ball to thrash a rather off-colour Delhi Daredevils by 10 wickets in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Sunday.

Needing only 68 runs for a win, Punjab crossed the line in barely 7.5 overs with a half-century in quick time by New Zealand star Martin Guptill.

Discharged IPL spot fixing accused seeks to deposit old currency Discharged IPL spot fixing accused seeks to deposit old currency

 

New Delhi, Discharged accused in the IPL spot-fixing scandal on Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking to deposit Rs. 5.5 lakh in demonetised currency notes which were released by police on February 1 and were not being accepted by the Reserve Bank of India.

The bench of Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, Justice D.Y.Chandrachud and Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul asked the counsel Manjit Singh Ahluwalia to produce the seizure memo issued by police recording the seized money and their denomination.

Kings XI Punjab supports a better life for underprivileged children Kings XI Punjab supports a better life for underprivileged children



Mohali, 
True to their motto of giving back to the society, Kings XI Punjab will be extending support to the cause of providing underprivileged children with a better lifestyle.
The franchise has pledged support to World Immunization Week for the 4th consecutive year this time and as a part of the same, they aim to raise awareness about the importance of having full immunisations. The Lions’ squad, management and owners will be wearing a red wristband with the hashtag #shot4life during the games on the 28th and 30th in order to showcase their support for the cause.

Meet David Miller & Hashim Amla through Uber Dreams Auctions Meet David Miller & Hashim Amla through Uber Dreams Auctions



unique chance to meet Kings XI Punjab team- David Miller and Hashim Amla
Punjab, April 2017 – IPL Team, Kings XI Punjab today, announced its association with Uber Dreams, an e-commerce auction platform to fulfill aspirations with uniquely curated experiences for millions of fans across the globe.
As part of the association, fans will bid to meet and get a chance to go for coffee with David Miller and play one over with Hashim Amla. The highest bidder on the Uber dreams auction platform will get a chance to sit in the owner’s box and watch Kings Punjab play live. Uber Dreams will also enable users to win special box office tickets during IPL matches.

 Kings XI Punjab announces Sponsors for IPL 10 Kings XI Punjab announces Sponsors for IPL 10



Chandigarh
Kickstarting Vivo IPL season 10 with a roar, Kings XI Punjab today announced a robust team of 21 sponsors and partners for the season.While Hero Cycles comes on board as the franchise’s Title Sponsor, the team also welcomed Idea and Johnson Tiles as Principal Sponsors. KEI, Arabol Lubricants, ItzCash, Hike Messenger and Lotus Herbals are the team’s Official Partners. Kingfisher and DTDC are the Official Goodtime Partners and Official Logistics Partner respectively. TYKA will be the Official Kitting Partner with Sport & Beyond, T10 Sports and The Souled Store as the Official Merchandise Partners. 2baconil – anti smoking patch has joined as Official Health Partners.

Women need to be celebrated every day- Phogat sisters Women need to be celebrated every day- Phogat sisters


Gurugram, Women deserve to be celebrated every day, not just on the International Women's Day, star Indian women wrestlers Geeta Phogat and Babita Phogat said at an event here on Wednesday.

"No single day should be reserved for celebrating Women's day, rather we should progress and create an environment where every day should be Women's Day," the Phogat sisters said at the event organised by Ericsson India at its Gurugram office.

Kings XI Punjab appoints Satish Menon and Rajeev Khanna for upcoming season of the IPL Kings XI Punjab appoints Satish Menon and Rajeev Khanna for upcoming season of the IPL


Chandigarh, 7 February, 2017: Kings XI Punjab today appointed Satish Menon as Chief Executive Officer and Rajeev Khanna as the Chief Operating Officer of the franchise for the upcoming season of the Indian Premiere League (IPL).
Satish Menon is a veteran in the media business with a cumulative experience of 35 years comprising print, television and sports marketing. He has been at the head of business with some of the top brands like Mid-day, Zee TV, Zee News, Sahara television and TV 18 (Sport 18).