Competition Commission Imposes Penalty on BCCI

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has found Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to be in contravention of the provisions of...

Winners of AIBA Youth World Boxing Felicitated

Sports Minister Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore felicitated the Indian medal winners of the recently concluded AIBA Youth World Women Boxing Championship at Guwahati. A cash award...

National Sports Observers Resigned

Wrestler Shri Sushil Kumar and Boxer Ms Mary C. Kom have submitted their resignation as National Sports Observers. As both the top athletes are still...

Asian Golf Championship 2017

Chinas Xiao Bowen won his first professional title by beating Bryden Macpherson of Australia at the Asian Golf Championship in Xiamen China. The 27-year-old Xiao, took...

‘Revamped Khelo India Programme’

The Union Cabinet has approved the revamped Khelo India programme at a cost of Rs.1,756 crore for the period 2017-18 to 2019-20. The revamped Khelo...

Gaurav Bidhuri Won Bronze in Boxing

India's Gaurav Bidhuri in bantamweight (56kg) semifinal settles for bronze after get defeated by American Duke Ragan. Bidhuri, who became just the fourth Indian to win...

Sindhu Wins Silver in World Championship

Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu settles for Silver medal after being defeated by Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in final of World Badminton Championship in Glasgow. Saina Nehwal won...

Grameen Khel Mahotsav

The first edition of Rural Games or Grameen Khel Mahotsav was kick-started in Delhi. The games will continue till 3rd of September. The Rural Games...

UEFA Player of the Year Award

Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo was named UEFA Player of the Season for 2016-2017. It was the third time that Ronaldo has won the award. Ronaldo won the...

National Sports Museum

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is establishing National Sports Museum, first of its kind, at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi. The Museum will...

World Police and Fire Games

The World Police and Fire Games (WPFG) is a biennial athletic event, open to active and retired law enforcement and fire service personnel throughout...

29th World University Games

The Universiade is an international multi-sport event, organized for university athletes by the International University Sports Federation (FISU). The name is a combination of the...

Indians Win Silver Medal at Bulgaria Open

The Indian pair of Soumyajit Ghosh and G Sathiyan  won silver in the men's doubles at the Bulgaria Open in Panagyurishte. The experienced Japanese pair...

World Athletics Championship London

The IAAF World Championships, commonly referred to as the World Championships in Athletics, is a biennial athletics event organized by the International Association of...

Second-Fastest Indian to Get 4,000 Test Runs

Cheteshwar Pujara has become the joint second-fastest Indian batsman to 4,000 Test runs. He reached the milestone in his 84th innings, the same as former captain...

Biel Chess Festival

Indian Grand Master Pentala Harikrishna's lost out to Frenchman Etienne Bacrot in the penultimate round of the 50th Biel Chess Festival to finish third...

Second Fastest Indian to Reach 150 Test Wickets

Ravindra Jadeja became the second fastest Indian to reach 150 Test wickets, behind teammate Ravichandran Ashwin. Jadeja achieved the feat while bowling in Sri Lanka's...

Vijender Wins WBO Asia Pacific, Oriental Titles

Indian boxing star Vijender Singh beat his Chinese opponent Zulpikar Maimaitiali in a close bout to retain the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title. Vijender...

Kirui Wins World Marathon Title

Kenya's Geoffrey Kipkorir Kirui won the men's marathon at the World Athletics Championships in London. 24-year-old Kenyan completed the marathon in 2 hours 8 minutes...

Indians Won Silver at Bulgaria Open

The Indian pair of Soumyajit Ghosh and G Sathiyan won the silver against the Japanese duo of Jin Uda and Maharu Yoshimura in the...

Lakshya Wins Bulgaria Open

Young Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen clinched the Bulgaria Open International Series title after beating Croatia’s Zvonimir Durkinjak in the men’s singles final in Sofia,...

Usain Bolt Retires

Eight-time Olympic gold medallist Ussain Bolt of Jamaica has taken retirement from Athletics world. An eleven-time World Champion, he won consecutive World Championship 100 m,...

India Won Gold at Asian Shotgun Championship

On the concluding day of the 7th Asian Championship Shotgun in Astana, India bagged a gold medal in the skeet mixed team event. The Indian...

Maheshwari Won Bronze in Shotgun Championship

Shooter Maheshwari Chauhan bagged a bronze medal at the Asian Shotgun Championship to earn India’s first women’s skeet individual medal at a top international...

Davinder Singh Kang Qualifies in Javelin Throw

India’s Davinder Singh Kang has become the first Indian to qualify for the final round of the javelin throw at the IAAF World Athletics Championships...

Wayde Van Niekerk Won 400 Meters Race

In World Athletics Championships, Olympic Champion Wayde Van Niekerk won the men’s 400 meters event and retained his title in event held at London. The...

Ankur Mittal Wins Gold in Asian Championship

Indian shooter Ankur Mittal won the team gold medal in men’s double trap at the 7th Asian Shotgun Championship Saturday. At Astana, Kazakhstan, Mittal shot...

WSF-World Doubles Squash Championship

Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal Karthik beat Colombian pair of Pelaez and Tovar in a Group B league encounter at the WSF-World Doubles Squash...

Olympics 2024 and Olympics 2028

The 2024 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad, and commonly known as Paris 2024, is a forthcoming international multi-sport...

Abhijeet Gupta Second in Chess Tournament

Commonwealth Champion Abhijeet Gupta beat Florian Kaczur of Hungary and finish second in the Czech International Open Chess tournament at Pardubidze in Czech Republic. After...

Khelo India: National Programme for Development of Sports

The Government under “Khelo India – National Programme for Development of Sports” provides for conduct of sports competitions in two age groups of (i)...

Full List of Olympic Games Cities

Olympic Games or Olympics are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world...

2021 World Boxing Championship in India

Indian city New Delhi will host the men’s World Boxing Championship in 2021 besides conducting the women’s World Championship for the second time in...

Nirupama Wins Bronze in Weightlifting

Seram Nirupama Devi of Manipur won three bronze medals in the 19th Asian Youth (Boys & Girls) Weightlifting Championships in Kathmandu. She got a total lift...

Commonwealth Youth Games in 2017

India finished at seventh position in the sixth Commonwealth Youth Games at Nassau in Bahamas after winning 11 medals, including four gold. India won four...

First Woman To Win 12 World Championship Golds

Katie Ledecky, the 20-year-old American swimmer made history by winning 12 gold medals at the swimming world championships. She is a five-time Olympic gold medalist...

India Lost in ICC Women’s World Cup

Indian women cricket team lost to England by a narrow margin of nine runs in the ICC Women’s World Cup final at Lord’s in...

Kiki Bertens Won Swiss WTA Title

World No.35 Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands won the Gstaad WTA tennis tournament with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 victory in the final over Estonia's...

Jordan Spieth Won British Open Golf

Jordan Spieth won British Open Golf tournament beating American Matt Kuchar by three strokes.

Prannoy Wins US Open Badminton Championship

HS Prannoy won his third grand prix gold title by defeating Parupalli Kashyap in the final of the US Open Grand Prix Gold. Prannoy defeated Vietnam's...

Indian Win Asian Snooker Championship

India beat Pakistan in the final of the Asian Team Snooker championship in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The final results are: India bt Pakistan 3-0 .

Chennai Open Renamed Maharashtra Open

The ATP tennis tournament 'Chennai Open' has been renamed as "Maharashtra Open" and will now be held in Pune. Known as previously Gold Flake Open and...

FIFA Ballon d’Or: List of Winners

The Ballon d'Or is an annual association football award presented by France Football. It has been awarded since 1956, although between 2010 and 2015,...

Lewis Hamilton Wins British Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton achieved fourth consecutive victory in British Grand Prix. Hamilton's victory is the 57th of his career. The British Grand Prix is a race...

Wimbledon Champions in 2017

The 2017 Wimbledon Championships was a Grand Slam tennis tournament that took place at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon,...

Mithali Raj Becomes Top Run Scorer

Mithali Dorai Raj is captain of the Indian Women's cricket team in Test's and ODI. She is the highest run-scorer in women's international cricket...

Harinder Pal Wins Victorian Open Squash Title

Harinder Pal Sandhu beat Rex Hedrick of Australia in the final of Victorian Open squash. He had beaten Piedro Schweertman of the Netherlands to reach...

Valtteri Bottas Wins Austrian Grand Prix

Valtteri Bottas won the Austrian Grand Prix for Mercedes ahead of Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari. The Austrian Grand Prix is a Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile...

Sundar Singh Wins Gold at World Para Athletics

Indian Javelin thrower Sundar Singh Gurjar has won gold medal at the 2017 IPC Para Athletics Championships in London. The 2017 World Para Athletics Championships is...

CAPF Football Talent Hunt Tournament “Oorja”

Phase-III of ‘Oorja’ – Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) Under-19 Football Talent Hunt Tournament for Boys and Girls was started at the Jawahar Lal...

Sachin Wins Silver in Asian Boxing

Sachin Siwach of India in 49kg category won a silver medal in the Asian Youth Boxing Championship. Sachin was defeated by Uzbekistan's Samandar Kholmurodov. Earlier, Ankit...

22nd Asian Athletics Championships Starts

The 22nd Asian Athletics Championships was inaugurated at Kalinga Stadium in Odisha capital Bhubaneswar. Mascot of the meet, Olly led the march-past of the...

India Wins Asian Snooker Championship

Pankaj Advani and Laxman Rawat beat Pakistan in the final of the Asian Team Snooker Championship in Bishskek, Kyrgyszstan. This title brings up Advani’s second...

National Observers of Sports in India

Recently, 12 players of international eminence were appointed by the Ministry as National Observers for the first time for the development of sports. National Sports...

All India Chess Federation Head

P R Venketrama Raja of Tamilnadu was unanimously re-elected president of the All India Chess Federation (AICF) for the term 2017-2020 while Bharat Singh...

India Second in Shooting Championship

India has finished second at the ISSF Junior World Championship with three gold, two silver and three bronze medals in Suhl, Germany. India picked up...

Indians in Ulaanbaatar Boxing Cup

Ankush Dahiya, in 60 kilograms category, clinched a gold while L Devendro Singh, in 52 kilograms category, settled for a silver medal on the...

1st Indian to Finish Race Across America

Srinivas Gokulnath of Maharashtra created history by becoming the first Indian to complete the 4,900-km Race Across America (RAAM) in solo category. Considered to be...

India Wins Bronze in Rapid Fire Pistol

India won Team Bronze in 25 meter Rapid Fire Pistol at the International Shooting Sport Federation Junior World Championship Rifle/Pistol, currently underway in Suhl, Germany. Anish,...

Yashaswini Wins Gold in Shooting

Yashaswini Singh Deswal won a gold at the women's 10m air pistol event at the ISSF Junior World Championship Rifle/Pistol in Suhl, Germany. Her medal...

Srikanth Won Australian Open Title

Kidambi Srikanth of India defeated Chinese Chen Long, to clinch the Australian Open Super Series title in Sydney. Srikanth Kidambi is an Indian badminton player...

Ricciardo Wins Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo won Azerbaijan Grand Prix, with Formula One championship leader Sebastian Vettel finishing fourth and Lewis Hamilton who came fifth. Hamilton's Mercedes...

Brooks Koepka Won US Golf Open

Brooks Koepka is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. Koepka claimed his first major championship by winning the 2017 U.S. Open...

Anish Won Gold at ISSF Rifle Championship

Pistol shooter Anish from Haryana has bagged a gold and a silver at the ISSF Junior World Championship Rifle/Pistol campaign in Suhl, Germany. He won gold...

Indians Won Medals at Mongolia Boxing Tournament

Indian boxing player Ankush Dahiya (60kg) clinched a gold while L Devendro Singh (52kg) won silver medal  at the Ulaanbaatar Cup boxing tournament in...

Federer Win Ninth Halle Open Title

Roger Federer beat Alexander Zverev and clinch a record ninth Halle Open title. The Halle Open, sponsored by Gerry Weber and called the Gerry Weber...

Valentino Rossi Wins Dutch Grand Prix

Valentino Rossi beat Danilo Petrucci to win the TT Assen MotoGP in a thrilling race. Valentino Rossi is an Italian professional motorcycle road racer and...

Srikanth Wins Indonesia Open Super Title

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Indian Badminton Player Kidambi Srikanth, on the victory in $75,000 Indonesia Open Super Series tournament. He clinched his...

Krishnan Wins Capablanca Memorial Chess

Indian Krishnan Sasikiran has become the first Indian to win the 52nd Capablanca Memorial Chess tournament at Varadero, Cuba. The Capablanca Memorial is one of...

Asian Junior Wrestling Championship Winners

India bagged five medals in the 2017 Asian Junior Wrestling Championships in Taiwan. India’s gold came in the women’s 51 kilogram freestyle category through Puja. Further...

Lewis Hamilton Wins Canadian Gran Prix

Lewis Hamilton won the Formula One Canadian Grand Prix for the sixth time and the third year in a row. Valtteri Bottas was second, 19.7...

Indian Shooters Won Medals in Azerbaijan

Indian shooters Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu won gold in the mixed team 10m air pistol event at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World...

Virat Kohli Fastest to Score 8000 ODI Runs

Virat Kohli has become the fastest batsman to 8000 runs in one-day international cricket. Kohli reached the 8000-run mark in his 175th innings to go...

French Open (Tennis): Latest Champions

The 2017 French Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 116th edition of the French Open and the...

National Hockey Academy Gets New Head

Former captain and coach of the national team MP Ganesh has been appointed as the Head of the National Hockey Academy, Delhi to be...

Sai Praneeth Wins Thailand Open Tournament

Sai Praneeth, shuttler from Andhra Pradesh, clinched the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold badminton title by defeating Indonesia’s Jonatan Christie 17-21, 21-18, 21-19 in...

Dovizioso Wins Italian Grand Prix

Andrea Dovizioso won the Italian Grand Prix for the third MotoGP victory of his career. Championship leader and pole sitter Maverick Vinales finished second and...

All India Football Federation Award Winners

2016 AIFF Best Grassroots Program of the Year: Punjab Best Home-match Organiser of Hero I-League 2016-17: DSK Shivajians & Bengaluru FC Hero I-League Fairplay Award 2016-17:...

Gauri Sheoran Wins Gold in Shooting

Indian Gauri Sheoran won the sports pistol junior women’s gold medal in the International Shooting Competition of Hannover. She beat Sophia Kovacic of Germany 27-20,...

Bhavani Wins Gold in Fencing Championship

India’s C A Bhavani Devi has won the gold medal in the sabre event of the Turnoi Satellite Fencing Championship held at Reykjavik in...

South Korea Wins Sudirman Cup

South Korea won badminton’s Sudirman Cup for the first time in 14 years by 3-2 victory over 10-time champions China at Australia’s Gold Coast. The South...

R Vaishali Wins Gold in Chess Championship

India's R Vaishali won the women's title with eight points from nine rounds in the Asian Continental Blitz Chess Championship in Chengdu, China. Vaishali drew...

Sebastian Vettel Wins Monaco Grand Prix

The Monaco Grand Prix is a Formula One motor race held each year on the Circuit de Monaco. Run since 1929, it is widely...

‘Mumbai Indians’ Won IPL Cricket Tournament

Mumbai Indians won the tenth edition of Indian Premier League for the third time against Rising Super Giants in final match at Uppal Stadium...

Maverick Vinales Won French Grand Prix

Maverick Vinales of Spain won the French Grand Prix. The French Grand Prix was a race held as part of Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile's annual...

Ashwin Wins International Cricketer Award

Indian cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin won the International Cricketer of the Year award at the CEAT Cricket Rating (CCR) International awards 2017. The award was presented...

Lionel Messi Gets Jail Term for Tax Fraud

Spain's Supreme Court confirmed a 21-month jail sentence and 2.09-million-euro ($2.25 million) fine imposed on Barcelona football star Lionel Messi for tax fraud. Messi and...

Abhishek Wins Gold at World Archery Championship

India clinched the compound team gold medal to conclude their Archery World Cup Stage 1 campaign in Shanghai on 21st May, 2017. Abhishek Verma, Income...

Heena Sidhu Wins Bronze Medal

Heena Sidhu won the air pistol bronze at the 48th Grand Prix of Liberation international shooting competition in Pilsen. In women’s 50m rifle prone, Tejaswini...

Mona Barthel Clinched Title

Germany’s Mona Barthel clinched the WTA Prague clay-court tennis title after beating Czech's Kristyna Pliskova in three sets. Barthel, a qualifier, defeated Pliskova 2-6, 7-5, 6-2...

Indian Archers Won Gold at World Cup

India clinched gold medal in Archery World Cup in Shanghai. Archers Abhishek Verma, Raju Chinna Srither and debutant Amanjeet Singh won gold for India. Competing...

India Third in Latest ICC ODI Rankings

India gained five points to move up to third place in the latest ICC ODI team rankings. Australia remained second while India has swapped places...

Nadal Win 10th Barcelona Open Title

Rafael Nadal of Spain won the 10th Barcelona Open tennis title by beating Austria’s Dominic Thiem by 6-4, 6-1 in finals. Results: At Barcelona: ATP Barcelona...

French Open Prize Money Hiked

Prize money at Roland Garros has been increased by 12 per cent. The total pot is up from €32 to 36 million. But the sum...

Indian Girls Win Gold at Belgium Open

The Indian squad, comprising Archana Kamath, Moumita Datta and Priyank Pareekh, scored a 3-2 win over a mixed team of players from USA, Croatia...

Jeremy Lalrinnunga Won Silver Medal

Indian weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga bagged the men’s 56kg silver medal in the World youth weightlifting championship in Bangkok. Jeremy, who lifted 110kg in snatch and...

Vikram Won Squash Tournament

Vikram Malhotra beat Mahesh Mangaonkar to win the North of Scotland Open squash tournament, a PSA World Tour event. Vikram prevailed 3-11, 11-8, 6-11, 13-11,...

Ashwin Gets Sobers Trophy

Off-spinner R. Ashwin received the Garfield Sobers Trophy for the ICC Cricketer of the Year 2016 and the Test Cricketer of the Year trophy...

Sumit Bags Silver Medal in Wrestling

Sumit won silver medal in the 125kg category at the Asian Wrestling Championship at New Delhi. India thus finished with 10 medals — a gold,...

Lewis Hamilton Wins Spanish Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton achives victory in the Spanish Grand Prix from Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel. Hamilton's second win of the season cut his deficit to Vettel...