Lalit Modi Becomes Rajasthan Cricket Head

Lalit Modi has been reinstated as president of Rajasthan Cricket Association. The former Indian Premier League commissioner, suspended by the Board of Control for...

Indian Champions League Tournament

The Magpie Group signed a three-year agreement with the International Cricket Council (ICC) to conduct the upcoming Indian Champions League (ICL) in the United...

Matsuyama Wins Golf Championship

Japans Hideki Matsuyama wins the $9.5 million WGC-HSBC Champions. He became the first Asian to win a this World Golf Championship. Matsuyama, at 24 years and...

Alibaba Becomes Worldwide Olympic Partner

Chinese company Alibaba became the worldwide Olympic partner through 2028 after signing the first long-term partnership with International Olympic Committee (IOC). Alibaba will become the...

All England Open Badminton Champions

The All England Open Badminton Championships is the world's oldest badminton tournament, held annually in England. With the introduction of the BWF's latest grading system,...

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,...

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...

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...

Former Guatemala Football Head Arrested

Police in Guatemala arrested the former head of the country's football federation Brayan Jimenez, wanted in the FIFA bribery scandal. The scandal over allegations of...

Sports Sector Gets Infrastructure Status

Background: For addressing the issue of deficit of sports infrastructure in the country, the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports Affairs had moved a proposal...

Athlete of the Year Award

Sprinter Usain Bolt won sixth IAAF male Athlete-of-the-Year award. Bolt, winner in 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013, was rewarded for another blistering season that...

Delhi Cricket Association Gets New Administrator

The Delhi High Court announced Justice (Retd.) Vikramajit Sen as administrator of Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA). The Court also announced amendments to the Articles...

Asian Para-Road Cycling Championship

At the sixth Asian Para-Road Cycling Championship in Bahrain, India bagged all three medals in the 12.8 Kilometre Individual Time Trial. Abhishek from Chandigarh won 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...

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...

Kevin Owens is New WWE Champion

Kevin Owens has been named the second WWE Universal champion in Houston. Kevin Yanick Steen is a Canadian professional wrestler signed to WWE. He performs...

Dominika Cibulkova Wins Linz Open Tournament

Tennis player Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia defeated Switzerland's Viktorija Golubic in the finals to clinch the Linz Open title at Linz (Austria). This is the...

Pankaj Advani Wins National Title

Pankaj Advani has bagged the National title in 6-red Snooker, the shorter format of the game. In the final in Mumbai, Advani was up against...

Ashwin Fastest to Reach 250 Test Wickets

Indian spinner R Ashwin has become the fastest to reach 250 wickets in the Test Game. With the dismissal of Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim on...

2022 National Games at Meghalaya

Meghalaya will host the National Games 2022 coinciding with the 50th year of the creation of the state. With this Meghalaya has become the third...

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...

Somdev Devvarman Retires from Professional Tennis

India's star singles player Somdev Devvarman announced his retirement from professional tennis. The 31-year-old's career was hampered by a recurring shoulder injury in 2012. He recovered...

Gaganjeet Second at Philippine Open

Current Affairs: Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar tied second at the $300,000 Philippine Open as he shot five-under 67 at the Luisita Golf and Country...

Rosberg Wins Singapore F1 Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg won the 2016 Singapore Grand Prix. Red Bull's Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo was second. Hamilton was third. About Singapore Grand Prix: The Singapore Grand Prix is...

Cibulkova WinS WTA Tournament in Singapore

Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia beat the world No.1 Angelique Kerber of Germany in WTA Finals in Singapore by 6-3, 6-4 in a 76-minute match. The...

Himachal Olympic Association Elects Members

Anurag Thakur was unanimously elected head of the Himachal Pradesh Olympic Association, HPOA for a four-year term. He was elected at the HPOA’s Annual...

Lifetime Ban on Sergei Portugalov for Doping

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld a lifetime ban levied against Sergei Portugalov, former chief of the Russian Athletics Federation’s Medical Commission...

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...

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...

Novak Djokovic Wins Australian Open

Novak Djokovic won Australian Open championship for the sixth time, equalling Roy Emerson’s record. It was Djokovic’s fourth win over Murray in the final of...

IOC Reprimanded Three Boxers

Three boxers have been reprimanded by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for betting on boxing bouts during the 2016 Rio Olympics. The three boxers involved...

9th Asian Air Gun Championship

Indian women clinched two gold medals in the team events apart from a silver and two bronze medals in individual events in air pistol...

Motorsports Person of the Year Award

National Rally champion Gaurav Gill was awarded the prestigious ‘Motorsports Person of the Year Award’ at the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI)...

New Delhi Marathon Winners List

Rio Olympian Thanackal Gopi won the men’s title in the second edition of the IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon. Monika Athare claimed...

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...

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...

World Robot Olympiad in Delhi

Indian Students, who won Medals in “12th World Robot Olympiad-2015” held in Doha, Qatar from 6th - 8th November 2015, met Dr. Mahesh Sharma,...

Indians Win Brazil Open Grand Prix

Indian players Sikki Reddy and Pranaav Jerry Chopra beat Canadians of Toby Ng and Rachel Honderich and won Mixed Double Title in Brazil Open...

Serena Withdraws from WTA Finals

World tennis superstar Serena Williams from USA has withdrawn from the elite WTA Finals in Singapore. According to her, she's still working to recover from...

Sathish Clinches Gold Medal

Olympian Sivalingam Sathish Kumar of Railways won the gold for the sixth consecutive year in the men’s 77kg category at the 69th men and...

India Win T20 World Cup for Blind

India defeated Pakistan in the final of the T20 World Cup for Blind to lift their second straight title. Chasing 198, India reached the target...

Sandhu Gets Four-Year Ban for Doping

British freestyle wrestler Chinu Sandhu, who won bronze at the Commonwealth Games in 2014, has been handed a four-year ban for a doping violation. He...

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...

Devendra Wins Gold At Rio Paralympics

India's Devendra Jhajharia won gold in the men's javelin throw F46 event at the 2016 Rio Paralympics. Mr Jhajharia took India's tally at this edition...

Lewis Hamilton Takes Title

Current Affairs: Lewis Hamilton won his third drivers' world title. The 30-year-old Briton, who lost his focus and his dominant speed in the closing...

Sania Mirza in Japan Final

India's Sania Mirza and her Czech partner Barbora Strycova defeated Canada's Gabriela Dabrowski and Spain's Maria Jose Martina Sanchez in 4-6, 6-3, 10-5 to...

Indian Becomes President of IHF

Narinder Batra became the first Indian to be elected the president of the International Hockey Federation. The 59-year old Batra became president of Hockey India...

Saina Nehwal Wins Malaysia Masters

Indian badminton player Saina Nehwal win the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold in the summit clash in Sibu. She beat 18-year-old Thai Pornpawee Chochuwong, the top-seeded London...

Jwala Becomes Member in Sports Authority

India’s Badminton player Jwala Gutta has been appointed a member of the governing body of Sports Authority of India (SAI). Two-time Olympian Jwala won...

Rafael Nadal Wins Madrid Masters Title

Rafael Nadal beat Dominic Thiem to win the Madrid Masters for a fifth time. The Spaniard Nadal is now 15-0 on his favoured surface this...

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...

West Indies Women Team Won T20 Cup

The West Indies women’s cricket team ended three-time defending champions Australia’s domination by winning the ICC World T20 title with an emphatic eight-wicket victory...

Cash Awards to Rio Paralympics Winners

Cash awards of a total of Rs 90 lakhs for the Rio Paralympics 2016 Medal Winners have been announced by Thawaarchand Gehlot, Minister of...

Cristiano Ronaldo Won 4th Ballon d’Or

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo was named in Paris as the winner of the 2016 Ballon d'Or for the fourth time, second only to five-time...

Mascot for FIFA Under 17 World Cup Released

Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel with President of AIFF Shri Praful Patel  unveiled the mascot KHELEO for FIFA under 17 World...

Army Polo Championship Held

The famous Army Polo Championship that commenced on 31 Jan 2017 saw a thrilling final match between 61 CAVALRY and Army Service Corps after...

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...

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...

Djokovic Win ATP World Tour Title

Novak Djokovic has won the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals for the fourth consecutive time. In the title clash played in London, Djokovic defeated third...

Oldest Cricketer Passes Away

World's oldest cricketer, Lindsay Tuckett from South Africa, passed away in Bloemfontein at the age of 97. Tuckett represented South Africain nine Test matches against...

U-17 World Cup in Kochi

Kochi became the first Indian city to be officially declared as one of the venues for hosting the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup. 23-member high-level...

Sports Ministry Suspends OIA Recognition

The Sports ministry suspended the deemed recognition of the national Olympic body. Following the suspension, the IOA will cease to enjoy the privileges and...

Russia Banned From London World Championships

Russia will miss August's World Athletics Championships in London after their doping ban was extended. Russia, whose 15-month ban from athletics was prolonged at the...

Vani Kapoor Wins Golf Title

Vani Kapoor from New Delhi won the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour title in Pune. She carded three-over 74 on the final day to claim...

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...

Pankaj Advani Recommended for Padma Bhushan

Billiards player Pankaj Advani has been recommended for Padma Bhushan by the Billiards and Snooker Federation of India (BSFI). Advani, a 15-time world champion in...

India Seventh in Latest Hockey Rankings

India dropped a place to the seventh position in the latest International Hockey Federation (FIH) ranking for men, despite winning the bronze medal in...

Vani Kapoor Wins Women Golf Title

Indian golfer Vani Kapoor clinched the 13th leg of the womens Professional Golf Tour on the final day at the Jaypee Greens at Noida. This...

Lewis Hamilton Wins Brazilian Grand Prix

In Formula-1, Lewis Hamilton produced a masterful performance to win a wet, chaotic, crash-strewn Brazilian Grand Prix and take the title fight to the...

Farrukh Wins Delhi Chess Tournament

A pre-agreed draw, lasting just 14 moves, brought an anti-climactic end to the title-race of the Delhi International Open chess tournament. Top seed Farrukh Amonatov won...

Ritu Rani Joins Indian Hockey Team

Former hockey captain Ritu Rani has shunned retirement and joins Indian hockey team after a seven-month sabbatical. She figures in the 18-member Indian squad...

Indian Women’s Cricket Team Makes Record

India women’s cricket team openers Deepti Sharma and Poonam Raut became the first-ever pair to share a 300-run stand in an One-Day International. The duo...

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,...

Afridi Quits as Pakistan T20 Captain

Facing criticism for Pakistan’s dismal show in the ICC World Twenty20, Shahid Afridi stepped down as captain of the team but will continue to...

Aditi Wins Gold Medal

Aditi Dhumatkar wins gold medal in the 100m Freestyle Senior Women's category at the 70th Glenmark Senior National Aquatic Championship held at Ranchi, Jharkhand. Aditi...

Smriti in ICC Women Team of the Year

India batswoman Smriti Mandhana has been named in the International Cricket Council Women’s Team of the Year 2016. The women’s team of the year, which...

David Warner Wins Allan Border Medal

Australia's batsman David Warner has become the fourth player to win back-to-back Allan Border Medals. Only Ricky Ponting, Shane Watson and Michael Clarke have previously...

Hockey Federation’s Player of the Year Award

Belgium’s John-John Dohmen and Netherlands’ Naomi Van were named as male and female Hockey Federation’s Player of the Year award. Great Britain’s Olympic gold medallist...

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:...

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...

India Wins Hockey Asia Cup

India beat Pakistan 6 -2 to win the 8th Junior Asia Cup at the Wisma Belia Hockey Stadium in Kuantan. Earlier on Saturday India beat...

Latest Official ICC Player Rankings

ICC TEST RANKINGS Rank Team Matches Points Rating 1 Pakistan 25 2767 111 2 India 25 2748 110 3 Australia 36 3905 108 4 England 41 4427 108 5 South Africa 25 2412 96 6 Sri Lanka 32 3055 95 7 New Zealand 31 2949 95 8 West Indies 26 1749 67 9 Bangladesh 12 687 57 10 Zimbabwe 7 54 8 Test Batsmen Rank Rating Name Country 1 906 Steve Smith Australia 2 878 Joe Root England 3 876 Kane Williamson New Zealand 4 847 Hashim Amla South Africa 5 845 Younus Khan Pakistan 6 802 AB de Villiers South Africa 7 802 Adam Voges Australia 8 785 Ajinkya Rahane India 9 772 David Warner Australia 10 770 Alastair Cook England Test Bowlers Rank Rating Name Country 1 878 Dale Steyn South...

Football Player Poonam Chauhan Dies

International footballer Poonam Chauhan, who had played in the junior and senior National Championships as many as 18 times and South Asian Games in...

Olympic Table Tennis Champion Li Xiaoxia Retires

China’s table tennis Olympic champion Li Xiaoxia has announced her retirement. Li helped China win the team gold medal at the Rio Olympic Games last...

South Africa Launches ‘Global’ T20 League

Cricket South Africa announced plans for a Twenty 20 league which it hopes will attract major international investment and big-name players. Eight franchises will be...

N’Golo Kante Becomes Footballer of the Year

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has been voted the Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers’ Association. The 26-year-old will receive the prestigious FWA accolade,...

Mumbai Cricket Association Gets New President

Ashish Shelar has been elected president of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) following the resignation of Sharad Pawar. Pawar (76) has completed a cumulative period...

India Finishes 9th at Nomura Cup

Indian team led by Patna’s Aman Raj finished 9th on the final day of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Golf Team Championship, Nomura Cup at Abu...

Indian Athletes Qualified For Rio Olympics

Current Affairs: As many as 15 athletes has qualified for the Rio Olympics. Ace discus thrower Vikas Gowda, the reigning Commonwealth Games and Asian champion,...

Obaidullah Khan Hockey Tournament

The Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd-BPCL lifted the title of the Obaidullah Khan Heritage Cup Hockey Tournament. The team defeated Railways by 3-0 in the final...

FIFA Bans Qatar Football Vice President

The vice-president of the Qatar Football Association (QFA) and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Saoud Al-Mohannadi has been banned by global governing body FIFA's...

Usain Bolt Loses Olympic Gold

Usain Bolt will have to hand back one of his nine Olympic gold medals after Jamaican team-mate Nesta Carter tested positive for a banned...

Chawrasia Clinches Hero Indian Open

SSP Chawrasia has become only the second Indian golfer to successfully defend the Hero Indian Open title. He clinched a seven-stroke win at the...

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,...

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,...

Deepika Equals World Archery Record

Indian archer Deepika Kumari equalled the world record in women’s recurve event before helping the country to the mixed pair bronze play-off in the...

Women Kabaddi Team Wins Gold

India bagged their first gold medal at the 5th Asian Beach Games with the women’s beach kabaddi team winning the title for the record...

International Boxing Body Approves BFI

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has inducted the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) as one of its permanent members during its meet at Montreux, Switzerland. India...

Indians Win Fajr Badminton Tournament

Young emerging Indian doubles pair of Arjun Madathil Ramachandran and Ramchandran Shlok notched up the men’s doubles title at the 26th Iran Fajr Badminton...

India to Host World Boxing Championship

India will host the World Women’s Youth Boxing Championship in November 2017. In 2010, India had hosted the Commonwealth Championships followed by the Commonwealth Games. The...