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...

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...

Shoaib Malik Retires from Test Cricket

Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik announced his retirement from Test cricket in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. The 33-year-old had made a comeback in the longer...

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...

Bautista Agut is Chennai Open Champ

Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut won the men’s singles title of the Chennai Open 2017. Agut beat Russian 20-year-old Daniil Medvedev 6-3 and 6-4 to claim...

Asian School Hockey Championship

The Indian School team beat Malaysia 5-1 to lift the title at the Fifth Asian School Hockey Championship in Bhopal at the Aishbagh Stadium. India...

India Bags 6 Medals in Track Asia Cup

Indian cyclists won 6 medals in Track Asia Cup 2016 (Delhi) including three gold and two silver and one bronze. Deborah Herold won two gold...

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...

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...

Senthilkumar Wins Squash Title

Velavan Senthilkumar beat Jordan's Mohammad Al-Sarraj to bag the U-19 Asian Junior Individual squash championship title at Kuala Lumpur. The Chennai lad, who trains at...

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,...

Indians in Latest Squash Rankings

Indian squash player Joshna Chinappa climbed two spots to be at the 10th spot, while Dipika Pallikal retained her 19th spot in the latest...

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...

West Indies Cricket Gets New Director

West Indies former batsman Jimmy Adams was named new director of cricket. He replaces Englishman Richard Pybus who had been in the position since November...

Sakshi Malik 4th in World Rankings

After wining bronze medal at the Rio Olympic Games, Sakshi Malik entered the top-five in the latest UWW (United World Wrestling) rankings, rising to...

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...

Agnieszka Radwanska Win China Open

Agnieszka Radwanska beat Johanna Konta in straight sets to take the title at the China Open, her third crown of the season. The third-ranked win...

Ashwin is Fastest To Get 200 Wickets

Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin became the fastest Indian and second overall to take 200 wickets, reaching the milestone in his 37th Test. Ashwin trapped New Zealand...

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...

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...

Sai Praneeth Won Singapore Open Tournament

World No.30 Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth won his maiden Super Series title at the Singapore Open after defeating compatriot K Srikanth in finals. The...

Lin Dan Wins England Badminton Title

Lin Dan (China) earned his sixth All England badminton championships (Men) beating Chinese teammate Tian Houwei 21-9, 21-10 in the final. The sixth championship by...

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...

Pratul Joshi Win International Title

Young Indian shuttler Pratul Joshi clinched his maiden international title by beating Aditya Joshi in the finals of the Bahrain International Challenge badminton tournament...

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...

India Win Gold in Asian Junior Squash

Top seed India defeated Malaysia 2-0 to win the gold medal in the boy’s team event at the Asian Junior Squash championship in Hong...

Ramkumar Wins Futures Tennis Title

Ramkumar Ramanathan won second Futures title by beating second seed Sebastian Ofner of Austria 7-5, 6-3 in the $10,000 ITF men’s tennis tournament 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...

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...

Manpreet Wins Gold in Shotput

Indian shot putter Manpreet Kaur from Punjab clinches gold medal in Asian Grand Prix Athletics Meet in China. She created a new national record with...

Shiv Thapa is No.2 in World Rankings

Shiva Thapa has become the highest-ranked Indian boxer in the latest international rankings. He had won a bronze medal at last month's World championships in...

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...

Rushiraj Wins Gold in Rapid Fire Pistol

At the ISSF Junior World Cup, Rushiraj Barot striked gold in the junior men's 25m rapid fire pistol event. The 19-year old Indian edged out...

Russian Weightlifters Suspended for Doping

Russian weightlifters Dmitry Lapikov and Khadzhimurat Akkayev have tested positive for banned drugs in the latest retests of samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Both...

Saha 4th Wicketkeeper to Hit 2 Fifties

Wriddiman Saha has scored 2 half centuries in the ongoing 2nd Test against New Zealand at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. With his twin fifties, Saha became...

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...

Samit Gohel Breaks 117 year Old Record

Gujarat's Samit Gohel made history by scoring 359 runs in the Ranji Trophy encounter against Odisha at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. Gohel's unbeaten...

India Win Kolkata Test Series

India beat New Zealand by 178 runs to win the second Test at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens and claim a 2-0 series win. As a result,...

Ricciardo Wins Malaysian Grand Prix

Daniel Ricciardo has won 2016 Malaysian Grand Prix Race. The Malaysian Grand Prix is a round of the Formula One World Championship. It has been held...

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...

Crutchlow Wins Australian MotoGP

Cal Crutchlow beat world champion Marc Marquez at Australia's Phillip Island to win only his second MotoGP. Cal Crutchlow has become the first British rider...

National Wrestling Championship Winners

Rio Olympian Sandeep Tomar and Amit Dhankar won gold medals at the Senior (men's and women's) National Wrestling championship at Gonda, Uttar Pradesh. In women's...

Petra Kvitova Won Wuhan Open

Czech tennis player Petra Kvitova won her first WTA title this year as she beat Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia at the Wuhan Open by...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

SSP Chawrasia Ranked 211th in World

Current Affairs: India's Shiv Shankar Prasad Chawrasia jumped 26 places to be 211th in the latest world golf rankings. The 37-year-old Kolkatan is the second...

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...

Sachin Gifts BMW Cars to Sportpersons

Rio Olympics silver medallist shuttler PV Sindhu and bronze winner grappler Sakshi Malik along with gymnast Dipa Karmakar and badminton coach Pullela Gopichand were...

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 .

India Beat Oman in Asia Hockey Cup

India registered a thumping 11-0 victory over Oman in the U-18 Asia Cup hockey, boosting their chances to make the knockout round in Dhaka. With...

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...

Virat Kohli Presented ICC Test Champion Mace

Indian captain Virat Kohli was presented with the ICC Test Championship mace for leading his team to the top of the Test Team Rankings. The...

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...

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...

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...

World Billiards Championships in India

India will host the World Billiards Championship for the next four years. The premier event was held in Bengaluru in 2016 when champion cueist Pankaj...

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...

Asian Beach Games at Vietnam

Pincky Balhara opened India's medal account in the Asian Beach Games when she won the bronze medal in the Kurash discipline. In the -52 kg...

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...

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...

Sania and Martina Wins WTA Finals

Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis (Swiss) beat Spanish team of Garbine Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro to win the WTA finals in Singapore. It...

Indian Wins World Railway Shooting Cup

Indian Railways have won the World Railway Shooting Championship Cup held at Saint Mandrier, France. This is the first time that Railways have won this...

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...

Bajrang Punia Won Gold Medal

Bajrang Punia won gold medal by beating Seungchul Lee of South Korea in men's 65kg freestyle in Asian Wrestling Championship. The Indian women's team finished...

Kohli Made 4 Double Hundreds Record

Virat Kohli smashed 204 on the second day of the ongoing one-off Test against Bangladesh in Hyderabad. Kohli became the first batsman in the history of...

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...

USA Won Ryder Cup Tournament

The United States won the Ryder Cup, the golf tournament. It is held every two years and played this time at the Hazeltine National Golf...

Ashwin Gets His Arjuna

Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal gave away the Arjuna Award to R. Ashwin. The award includes a bronze statuette, a citation and Rs. 5 lakh. Ashwin,...

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...

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...

India 100th in FIFA World Rankings

The Indian football team has made it into the top 100 of the FIFA world rankings for the first time in 21 years. As per...

PV Sindhu Reached No. 5 in BWF Rankings

The Olympic silver medalist Shuttler PV Sindhu achieved her career-best ranking of No. 5. She became the second Indian woman to break into the top-five...

Mitchell Johnson Retires from Cricket

Australian Pace Bowler Mitchell Johnson has announced his retirement from international cricket at the end of the current test match against New Zealand. Mitchell Johnson...

Hamilton Win Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

The 2016 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was held on 27 November 2016. The race was won by Lewis Hamilton making it four wins in...

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,...

Shreyas Win Scottish Squash Title

India U-13 squash player Shreyas Mehta win the Scottish Junior Open title. Shreyas, who had earlier won the US junior open, added another title to...

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...

Li Ning-Israel Open Badminton Tournament

Shuttlers Purva Barve and Varun Kapur won their respective age group sections in the Li Ning-Israel Open 2017 badminton tournament held in Israel. 16 year...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Pratima is Nepal’s First Golf Star

Pratima Sherpa has lived her entire life in a maintenance shed on the fourth hole of Royal Nepal Golf Club in Kathmandu, and is...

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...

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...

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...

Punjab Royals Win Pro Wrestling League

Punjab Royals have bagged the Pro Wrestling League Season 2 title. In the summit clash in New Delhi, the Punjab team beat Haryana Hammers...

Kabaddi World Cup in October

India will face South Korea in the opening match of the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup, to be held in Ahmedabad from October 7 to...

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...

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...

Murray Wins Shanghai Masters Title

Tennis Star Andy Murray defeated Spain's Roberto Bautista in the summit clash to clinch the Shanghai ATP Masters. Murray outplayed the Spanish player 7-6 (7-1),...

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...

Angelique Kerber Wins US Open

World No 2 Germany's Angelique Kerber beat Czech player Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in the US Open women's final match in Newyork. Kerber is...

Indians Won Medal at Asian Cycling Championship

The Indian cyclists won their first-ever medal in the team sprint event at the 37th Asian track cycling championship. The Indian junior women’s duo of Alena...

India Win Asian Hockey Champions Trophy

India won its second Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament title after defeating Pakistan 3-2 in the final at the Wisma Belia Hockey Stadium at...

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...

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...