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...

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...

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...

Gurpreet Singh Wins Gold in Shooting

Sports Current Affairs: Gurpreet Singh won the men's 25m standard pistol gold in the 59th National Shooting Championships in New Delhi. Army man Gurpreet shoot...

ICC Withdraws 2-Tier Test Proposal

The International Cricket Council withdrew its proposal of having a 'Two-Tier' Test system following opposition from BCCI with the support of Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe...

Mumbai Stadium Selected for World Cup

FIFA committee ratified the D.Y. Patil Stadium in Mumbai as a venue for the U-17 World Cup, to be hosted by India next year. Navi...

India Won SAFF Women Football Championship

India defeated Bangladesh by 3-1 to win their fourth SAFF Women's Football Championship title at the Kanchenjunga Stadium in Siliguri. India's first goal came in...

Sindhu Win Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold

Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu and national champion Sameer Verma began the new season by winning the women's and men's singles crowns respectively at...

FIFA Lifts Ban on Lionel Messi

FIFA overturned the four-game ban on Argentina's Lionel Messi. FIFA said there was not enough evidence to support the stiff punishment meted out in March...

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...

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...

Companies Spend $1 Billion on CSR

Latest Report vy CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development shows that nearly 1,200 companies listed on the BSE together spent one billion dollars...

Sania Clinch Pan Pacific Doubles Title

Sania Mirza and her Czech partner Barbora Strycova thrashed China's Chen Liang and Zhaoxuan Yang to clinch the Pan Pacific women's doubles in Tokyo,...

8Year Ban Imposed on Athlete Dharambir

Sprinter Dharambir Singh has been slapped an eight-year ban by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA). The 200-metre runner had returned positive for an anabolic steroid...

‘Rest of India’ Lifted Irani Cup Trophy

Rest of India has lifted the Irani Cup Cricket Trophy. The winners chased down the 379 run target set by Gujarat with six wickets...

Australian Cricket Annual Awards

Australian opener David Warner become the fourth player to win back-to-back Allan Border Medals. Only Ricky Ponting, Shane Watson and Michael Clarke have previously won...

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...

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...

Shashank Manohar Resigns as BCCI President

Shashank Manohar has resigned as the president of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the chairman of International Cricket Council (ICC). The...

Harish Banghel Won Silver Medal

India have added another medal in the 5th Asian Beach Games. On the second day of competition at Da Nang in Vietnam, Harish Banghel...

Cricketer Alviro Petersen Banned For 2 Years

Alviro Petersen became the highest-profile South African cricketer to be banned for corruption. Former opening batsman Petersen, 36, was banned for two years after agreeing...

Basketball Without Borders Program in News

For the first time, two Indians – Aashay Verma and Priyanka Prabhakara – have been selected in a 67-strong international group of boys and...

India’s Fifth Highest Wicket-Taker in Tests

Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin became India's fifth-highest wicket taker in Tests after going past Bishen Singh Bedi's tally of 266 Test wickets. Ashwin, who picked...

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...

Advani Win Asian Billiards Championship

Indian Pankaj Advani won his seventh Asian title by defeating Sourav Kothari 6-3 in final of the Asian Billiards Championship 2017. Pankaj Arjan Advani is...

Viswanathan Anand Beat Veselin Topalov

Five-time World Champion Viswanathan Anand beat Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria in the fifth round of London Chess Classic. After suffering a defeat at the hands...

21st Salwan Marathon in New Delhi

21st Salwan Marathon will be organised on November 6 in Delhi. Children from over 800 schools from across India are expected to take part in...

India 137th in Latest FIFA Rankings

The Indian football team achieved its best FIFA ranking in over six years. It has now jumped 11 places to be 137th in the latest...

Djokovic Wins Qatar Open Title

Novak Djokovic has won the Qatar Open tennis title. In final in Doha, the Serbian defeated Andy Murray 6-3, 5-7, 6-4. With the win, Djokovic...

Dibaba Creates World Record

Genzebe Dibaba Keneni is an Ethiopian middle- and long-distance runner. She is the sister of three-times Olympic champion Tirunesh Dibaba and Olympic silver medallist...

Shiva Thapa Wins Silver at Asian Championships

Fourth seed Shiva Thapa (60kg) settled for a silver medal at the Asian Boxing Championships, becoming the first Indian to claim three back-to-back medals...

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...

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...

Chris Gayle First to Get 600 Sixes

Chris Gayle of West Indies achieved a rare feat of becoming the first player to hit 600 sixes and 600 fours in Twenty20 cricket. Playing...

ICC Clears Bowling Action of Bowlers

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has cleared the bowling actions of Bangladesh's Taskin Ahmed and spinner Arafat Sunny. Taskin and Sunny were reported for suspect...

Roman Eremenko Gets 2 Year Ban

Finland football player Roman Eremenko has been banned for two-year by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) after testing positive for cocaine. The test...

Syed Modi Grand Prix Title

Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu has won her maiden women’s singles crown at the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament in Lucknow. Sindhu beat...

Andre Russell Banned from Cricket

West Indian all-rounder Andre Russell has been banned from all cricket for a year over a doping code violation. The 28-year-old did not file his...

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...

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...

India to Host Junior Hockey World Cup

The city of Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh will host the junior men’s hockey World Cup from December 8 to 18, the International Hockey Federation...

Sathiyan Gnanasekaran Wins Belgium Open

Sathiyan Gnanasekaran has become only the second Indian table tennis player to win an ITTF event. At De Haan in Belgium, he clinched the men’s...

India 135th in Annual FIFA Rankings

India jumped two places to finish 2016 at 135, their best in the last six years in the FIFA rankings. This is India's six-year highest...

Sourabh Verma Won Badminton Championship

Sourabh Verma clinched the Men’s Singles title defeating Lakshya Sen in the 81 st Senior National Badminton Championships tournament played in Patna. Rituparna Das claimed...

Indian Cricket Team Gets New Sponsor

Mobile manufacturing company Oppo Mobiles is the new team sponsor of the Indian cricket team from April 1, 2017 for a period of five...

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...

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...

Euro 2016 Cup Prize Money Increased

Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) announced that there will be a substantial increase in prize money for the nations competing at the Euro...

India 148th in FIFA Rankings

The Indian football team jumped four places to be at 148th spot in the latest FIFA rankings. India thus returned to top-150 for the first...

India Win Gold at Commonwealth Championship

Guru Raja and Joti Mal opened the medal account for India, striking gold in their respective events at the Commonwealth Senior (Men and Women)...

Sania Mirza Wins Brisbane Doubles Title

Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza combining with American Bethanie Mattek-Sands won the Brisbane International women's doubles title. The top-seeded Indo-American duo triumphed 6-2, 6-3 against...

Aleena Won Medal in Asian Cycling

India added another bronze through Aleena Reji, who won her second medal in a national record time to emerge as the star performer of...

Sakshi Malik Won Silver Medal

Rio Olympic 2016 bronze medal winner, Sakshi Malik, won a silver medal for India at the Asian Wrestling Championship after losing the 60kg women’s...

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...

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...

India Won 10 Archery Medals

Indian Archery team won all the five gold medals in the recurve event at 12th South Asian Games in Shillong. India also begs two...

ICC Introduces Changes in Code of Conduct

The International Cricket Council has, ICC, introduced changes to its Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel and the DRS Umpire’s Call...

Kipchoge Wins Delhi Half Marathon

Reigning Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya won the men's race of Delhi Half Marathon while Ethiopia's Worknesh Degefa clinched the women's title...

Abul Hossain Wins Kolkata Marathon

Siliguri lad Abul Hossain won the Kolkata Marathon with a timing of two hours, 34 minutes and two seconds. Kolkata lad Biswanath Pal was second,...