India 2nd at ISSF Junior World Cup

Russia topped the medal standings with 12 Golds for the total of 25 medals at ISSF Junior World Cup at Gabala (Azerbaijan). A total of 18 countries...

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...

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...

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,...

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,...

Johnson Wins Genesis Open

Dustin Johnson won Genesis Open Golf Tournament that will propel him to number one in the world for the first time in his career. Dustin...

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...

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...

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...

Narsingh Yadav Banned from Olympics

Indian wrestler Narsingh Yadav was ousted from the Olympics and slapped with a four-year ban for flunking a dope test after Court of Arbitration...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Zaheer Becomes MCC Life Member

Former pace bowler Zaheer Khan has been made an honorary life member of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). He became the 24th Indian cricketer to...

G V Mavalankar Championship

In Shooting, the Army annexed the team title of the 25th All India G V Mavalankar Championship at Asansol in West Bengal. Army shooters bagged...

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...

Cristiano Ronaldo Crowned Best Player

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo won the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award after winning both last season’s Champions League and Euro 2016 with...

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 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...

World Winter Games

India’s special athletes continue to make India proud by winning 18 medals so far in the ongoing 2017 Olympics World Winter Games in Austria. The...

Hockey League Prize Money Increased

Hockey India League (HIL) 2016 prize money has been increased. From now onwards HIL will see a total prize money of Rs 5.70 crores....

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...

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...

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...

Rio Paralympics Winners Receive Cash Award

Medal winners of Rio Olympics/Paralympics, 2016 received the cash awards. Amount of cash awards is as follows: Mariyappan Thangavelu (Gold in High Jump), - 75 Lakhs. Devendra...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Cristiano Ronaldo Gets Golden Boot

Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugese) has received a record fourth Golden Boot after topping Europe's goal scoring charts for the 2014-15 season. The Real Madrid star scored...

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...

Yuki Wins Pune Tennis Tournament

Indian tennis player Yuki Bhambri beat Evgeny Donskoy of Russia to lift the men's singles title at the $50,000 KPIT MSLTA ATP Challenger in...

India Won Women Asia T20

Indian women defeated Sri Lanka by 52-runs in the Women’s Asia Cup T20 tournament at Bangkok. Opting to bat, India posted a modest total of...

Shuttle Time India Programme Starts

Badminton Association of India (BAI) has launched a school programme - Shuttle Time India. This was started with a effort to help amateur coaches, school...

Chennai Smashers Win Premier Badminton League

Chennai Smashers defeated Mumbai Rockets 4-3 in final to win their maiden Premier Badminton League title at the Siri Fort Complex in New Delhi. 2017...

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...

Dimitrov Won Sofia Open Tournament

Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria won his second title of 2017 with a 7-5, 6-4 victory over Belgium’s David Goffin in the final of Sofia...

Chikka Retains India Masters Title

Indian golfer S. Chikkarangappa defended his all-India amateur golf title by defeating compatriot Shubhankar Sharma at the $120,000 TAKE Solutions India Masters at the...

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...

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,...

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,...

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...

Hamilton Wins US Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton of Britain driving for Mercedes, won the US Grand Prix in Austin, Texas. German Nico Rosberg came in second and was followed by...

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...

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...

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...

Yasir Becomes Joint 2nd Fastest to 100 Wickets

Pakistan's leg-spinner Yasir Shah became the second joint-fastest bowler to take 100 wickets in all Test cricket against West Indies in Dubai. The 30-year-old dismissed...

‘AB de Villiers’ Became Fastest to Reach 9000 Runs

AB de Villiers became the fastest batsman to reach 9,000 runs in one-day internationals when he made 85 for South Africa in the third...

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...

New Zealand Wins Rugby World Cup

New Zealand has won the Rugby World Cup for a record third time by beating Australia in final match. In the Final played at 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...

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...

Manchester United Win League Cup

The EFL Cup, or simply the League Cup, is an annual knockout football competition in men's domestic English football. Organised by the English Football League...

Leander Paes Wins Tallahassee Challenger Title

The top-seeded Indo-American pair of Leander Paes and Scott Lipsky defeated Argentine third seeds Leonardo Mayer and Maximo Gonzalez to win the Tallahassee Challenger title...

Abhijeet Wins Hoogeveen Chess Tournament

Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta created history at the Hoogeveen International chess tournament by becoming the first player ever to win the title twice in a...

Harish Banghel Win Silver Medal

Harish Banghel won a silver in the men's middleweight Muay Thai event at the 5th Asian Beach Games. Banghel lost to Zhang Yongkang of China...

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...

Cricket Selectors Gets New Chairman

Former India wicketkeeper M.S.K. Prasad was appointed as the new chairman of selectors. A new five-member selection panel was formed, headed by Prasad (South Zone),...

Kalinga Lancers Won Hockey India League

Kalinga Lancers defeated Dabang Mumbai by 4-1 to win their maiden Hockey India League title at Chandigarh. Skipper Moritz Fuerste (30th, 58th) converted two penalty...

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...

Australia Appoints New Bowling Coach

Australia has appointed former Test fast bowler Ryan Harris as Australia’s bowling coach. Harris, 36, will work as a bowling coach alongside newly appointed team...

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...

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...

Vijender Retains WBO Asia Pacific Title

Indian boxing star Vijender Singh knocked out former world Francis Cheka to retain WBO-Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title. Vijender took less than 10 minutes to...

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...

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...

Tajamul Wins Gold in Kickboxing

Tajamul Islam won gold medal at the World Kickboxing Championship in Italy. Tajamul defeated her rival from the United States to become the world champion...

Andy Murray Win China Open

Scottish player Andy Murray got his fifth singles title of 2016 - and 40th of his career - by beating Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria...

Rohtak University Appoints Sakshi Malik

The Haryana Government has announced the appointment of Rio Olympics bronze medallist Sakshi Malik as Wrestling Director at Maharshi Dayanand University in her native...

Sanam Singh Wins Title

Sanam Singh defeated second seed Prajnesh Gunneswaran in the singles final of the LMW ITF Men's Futures International Tennis Tournament 2016 in Coimbatore (TN). Singh...

Anjum Chopra Gets MCC Life Membership

Former Indian women’s team captain Anjum Chopra has been awarded an honorary life membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) along with former men’s...

FIFA U-17 World Cup Cities

Kolkata will host the final of the U-17 World Cup football on October 28 while Navi Mumbai and Guwahati were chosen to stage the semi-finals...

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 Srinivasan Removed as ICC Chairman

N Srinivasan was today removed as the ICC Chairman after BCCI decided to recall him and nominate its recently-elected President Shashank Manohar as the...

Manohar Resigns From the Post of ICC chairman

India's Shashank Manohar has resigned as chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) due to personal reasons. Manohar was elected unopposed on a two-year term...

Sreejesh Becomes Member of FIH Committee

The Indian men's hockey team captain PR Sreejesh became a member of International Hockey Federation (FIH) Athletes' Committee. FIH Athletes' Committee comprises a total of...

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,...

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...

Dimitrov Win Brisbane International

Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov won his first title in over two years when he beat world number five Kei Nishikori in three sets to win...

Man Kaur Win Medal at World Masters Games

101-year-old Man Kaur won the 100 metres sprint at the World Masters Games in Auckland. She clocked one minute 14 seconds. This is the 17th gold medal of...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Russia to Host 2020 World Chess Olympiad

The Russian city of Khanty-Mansiysk will host the 2020 World Chess Olympiad. It beat such countries as Argentina and Slovakia in the fight for the...

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...

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...

Paes Won Leon Challenger Tournament

Leander Paes won his first title of the season. He alongwith Canadian Adil Shamasdin won the Leon Challenger Tour tennis tournament’s men’s doubles trophy...

Bayern Munich Win Bundesliga Title

Bayern Munich won fifth consecutive Bundesliga title after beating Wolfsburg 6-0. It was Bayern’s fifth title in a row, a domestic record. Its soon-to-retire captain...

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...

India Wins Their 500th Test Match

India won their historic 500th Test with a resounding 197-run win over New Zealand and took a 1-0 lead in the three-match series at...

Kyrgios Won Japan Open

Australian Nick Kyrgios won the Japan Open by beating Belgium's David Goffin 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 in the finals (tennis). The Australian, ranked 15 in the...

Jitu Rai Awarded ‘Champion of Champions’ Title

Ace shooter Jitu Rai for being awarded the 'Champion of Champions' Title for pistol shooting in 2016 by the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF). He...

Deepika Win Silver in Archery World Cup

Deepika Kumari has bagged the Silver medal in recurve event at the Archery World Cup Final in Mexico City. Eyeing her first gold medal in...

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...