Amee Won National Billiards Title

Amee Kamani of Madhya Pradesh defeated Karnataka’s Varsha Sanjeev to win the women’s billiards competition at the 84th National billiards and snooker championship. Keerath Bhandaal...

Afghan Players Gets into IPL

Afghanistan cricket players Mohammad Nabi and Rashid Khan became the first to be picked in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction. Both Nabi and Khan...

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,...

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...

FIFA Secretary General Dismissed

FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke has been dismissed. FIFA in its emergency committee fired Valcke with immediate effect and terminated his contract. Jerome Valcke was...

New National Record in Javelin Throw

Javelin thrower Annu Rani breaks her own national record and became the first Indian woman to cross the 60m mark in 56th Open National...

Magnus Carlsen Wins Chess Championship

Magnus Carlsen of Norway has won the World Chess Championship for the third consecutive time after defeating challenger Sergey Karjakin of Russia. Carlsen sealed victory...

Mohit First to Score 300 in T20s

21-year-old Mohit Ahlawat of Delhi has created history by becoming the first batsman to score a triple hundred in a Twenty20 match. Playing for Maavi...

Tamil Nadu Won Vijay Hazare Trophy

Tamil Nadu has won the Vijay Hazare Trophy in Cricket for the fifth time. In the Final played at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium...

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...

Jhulan Goswami Becomes Highest Wicket-Taker

Indian women cricket player from West Bengal Jhulan Goswami has become the highest wicket-taker in Women's One-Day Internationals. She surpassed the record of 180 wickets...

Sania Mirza Wins Connecticut Open Title

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza won doubles title at the Connecticut Open with Monica Niculescu of Romania. They beat Kateryna Bondarenko of Ukraine and Chuang...

Dalmiya Clinched Wrestling Gold Medal

Wrestler Dalmiya clinched gold in (60 kg) at the sixth edition of the Tifsa World Games in Jakarta. Dalmiya beat Muhammad Sahan of Azerbaijan 4-1...

Indian Women Team Won Bronze

Indian Women’s Under-18 team have clinched the bronze medal in the 4th Women’s Under-18 Asia Cup hockey tournament. In the bronze-medal play off match in...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...