Cricket World Cup Trophy reaches Punjab

Jalandhar, Dec 07 (ANI): Former Indian cricketer Robin Singh unveiled the World Cup Trophy won by India in 2011, as fans turned up in large numbers to catch its glimpse in Jalandhar city Punjab. The trophy tour arrived at its fifth stop from Bengaluru, where it was displayed at a city mall. Singh, who unveiled the trophy, was optimistic that the team would win the 2015 World Cup. The trophy is travelling between December 2nd and 7th around the cities of Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, New Delhi, Jalandhar and Ahmedabad. Dec 7, 2014

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Hockey Champions Trophy unveiled in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Dec 06 (ANI): The International Hockey Federation (FIH) unveiled Hockey Champions Trophy in the presence of captains of eight participating countries in Bhubaneswar. The nine-day tournament, which is regarded as the third biggest prize in the sport after the Olympics and the World Cup, kicks off on Saturday with India-Germany match. Captain of Indian Hockey team, Sardar Singh, hoped for an enthralling game. Indian team recently won the Asian Games gold medal after a gap of 16 years, which also fetched them qualification for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. FIH representative, Kenneth Eric Reid, was impressed with the facilities for the players at the stadium. Captain of Australian Hockey team, Eddie Ockenden, believed any team can win the trophy. Dec 6, 2014

Indian fans keen to watch Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic at IPTL in New Delhi

New Delhi, Dec 06 (ANI): Tennis fans are all set for a showdown as grand slam winners like Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will be playing for the first time in India, at the third leg of the inaugural International Premier Tennis League (IPTL). The tournament kicked off in Manila, Philippines on 28th November and now has come to New Delhi before concluding in Dubai on December 13th. For the first time Indian tennis players will play alongside Federer. The event is based on the India-based cricket league by adding bright lights, glitz, glamour and audience participation to a fast-paced format. Meanwhile, Serbia's Tennis Star Ana Ivanovic said that she is enjoying her time playing tennis with the team. Bigger crowds are expected to come out on Monday (December 08) when Indian Aces will play against UAE Royals with Federer and Djokovic going against each other. Dec 6, 2014