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...

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...

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...

Mohammad Irfan Banned for One Year

Pakistan have suspended fast bowler Mohammad Irfan for one year and fined him $1,000 after he admitted failing to report approaches by bookmakers linked...

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,...

Men’s Hockey World Cup Venue

The International Hockey Federation has officially confirmed that the Men's Hockey World League Final 2017 and Men's Hockey World Cup 2018 will be held...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Bangladesh to Host 2016 Asia Cup

Bangladesh will host the Asia Cup cricket for the third time running in February and March 2016. Bangladesh hosted the tournament in 2012 and...

Khelo India: National Programme for Development of Sports

The Government under “Khelo India – National Programme for Development of Sports” provides for conduct of sports competitions in two age groups of (i)...

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...

Serena Wins Australian Open

Serena Williams beat sister Venus in straight sets to win her seventh Australian Open and an Open-era record 23rd Grand Slam singles title. Serena, 35,...

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...

Venus Williams Wins Wuhan Open

Venus Williams of USA win her 47th WTA career title Wuhan Open in China, beating Wimbledon runner-up Garbine Muguruza of Spain. Williams will climb from 24th to 14th...

Srikanth Wins Indonesia Open Super Title

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Indian Badminton Player Kidambi Srikanth, on the victory in $75,000 Indonesia Open Super Series tournament. He clinched his...

Varun Bhati Won Bronze Medal

India got its name in the medals tally when Mariyappan Thangavelu bagged the gold medal and Varun Bhati the bronze medal in the men’s...

Uchimura Wins World Gymnastics Title

Japan’s Kohei Uchimura has won a record sixth consecutive World title in the all-around men’s final at the Gymnastics World Championships Glasgow, Scotland. The 26-year-old,...

Asian Squash Federation Gets Indian Office Bearer

Debendranath Sarangi, IAS, was elected vice-president of the Asian Squash Federation (ASF). Sarangi, who is the president of the Squash Rackets Federation of India (SRFI),...

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...

92 Year Old Wins Gold in Athletic Championship

92-year-old Indian Navy veteran has won a gold medal in a 5,000-metres race walk at the World Masters Athletics Championships held in Perth, Australia. Commodore...

Denmark Lift Thomas Cup

Denmark beat Indonesia 3-2 in the Thomas Cup final, securing the nation’s first world badminton team championship after racking up eight second-place finishes over...

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...

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...

Ankur Mittal Wins Gold Medal

Indian shooter Ankur Mittal won Gold medal in the Men’s Double Trap event at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Acapulco,...

Australia Beat Sri Lanka, Win Series

Australia attained five-wicket win over Sri Lankain the fifth one-day international at Pallekele (Sri Lanka) and took the series by 4-1. Australia, who took an...

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...

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...

Durand Football Cup Tournament 2016

Durand Cup is a prestigious football tournament conducted in the country. It was instituted in 1888 at Shimla by Sir Henry Mortimer Durand. It is...

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...

Pankaj Wins World Championship

Indian Pankaj Advani won his 11th World Billiards (150-Up format) Championships title by beating Peter Gilchrist of Singapore in Bengaluru. Advani beat multiple world champion...

Lionel Messi Banned for World Cup Games

Lionel Messi has been banned from Argentina’s next four World Cup qualifiers, starting in Bolivia. Lionel Messi is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as...

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...

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...

Farah Makes New Record

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah marked his final race indoors by winning the 5,000m at the Birmingham Grand Prix in a new European record...

Indian TT Team Coach Reappointed

The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) re-appointed Italian Massimo Costantini as the national team chief coach for a two-year period up to September...

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...

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...

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...

Pankaj Advani Wins World Championship

India's most successful cueist Pankaj Advani has added another feather in his cap by winning the IBSF World Snooker Championship in Egypt. Advani defeated his...

Mariyappan Thangavelu Wins Gold

India's Mariyappan Thangavelu created history by winning a gold medal in the men's high jump T-42 event at the Rio Paralympics. His compatriot Varun Singh...

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...

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...

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....

Vijay Kumar Win Gold

Current Affairs: Olympic silver medallist Vijay Kumar, with a score of 588, win the pistol gold in the 59th National shooting championship at the...

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...

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...

69th National Aquatic Championships

Mana Patel of Gujarat and Maharashtra’s Virdhawal Khade emerged as the best swimmers of the 69th senior National Aquatic Championships that concluded in Rajkot. Mana,...

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...

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...

Yuki Bhambri Clinches Title

Yuki Bhambri defeated second seed Shintaro Imai of Japan 6-4, 7-5 in the final of the $10,000 ITF Futures tennis tournament. It was the 11th...

Miami Open: Latest Winners List

The 2017 Miami Open presented by Itaú (also known as 2017 Miami Masters) was a professional men and women's tennis tournament being played on...

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 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...

Vettel Wins Australian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel beat Lewis Hamilton and the world champion Mercedes team in Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne. Vettel won by almost 10 seconds...

Roger Federer Wins

Roger Federer has defeated his old foe Rafael Nadal to win Swiss Indoors Basel Tennis title 6-3 5-7 6-3. With this win, Federer has ended...

India Won Silver at Asian Rugby Trophy

The Indian Women's team won silver at the Asian Rugby Sevens Trophy held at Vientiane, Laos. The team participated under the aegis of the Indian...

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...

Karun Nair Hits Triple Century

Karun Nair made a triple century as India declared their first innings at 759 for seven, a lead of 282 runs, on day four...

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...

Winston Salem Open 2016

Veteran Leander Paes and his German partner Andre Begemann made it to the final of the ATP Winston-Salem Open beating Swede Robert Lindstedt and...

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,...

Lionel Messi Gets Jail Term for Tax Fraud

Spain's Supreme Court confirmed a 21-month jail sentence and 2.09-million-euro ($2.25 million) fine imposed on Barcelona football star Lionel Messi for tax fraud. Messi 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...

Ronaldo Gets Best Player Award

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been named the world's best player at the inaugural Best FIFA Football Awards in Zurich. Cristiano Ronaldo received FIFA’s...

Saina Nehwal Win Silver Medal

Saina Nehwal finished runner up at the Badminton World Championship in Jakarta, Indonesia after a 16-21, 19-21 defeat to defending champion Carolina Marin of...

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...

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...

Harjeet Made Junior Hockey Captain

Harjeet Singh will lead the Indian junior mens hockey team at the Australian Hockey League (AHL) which starts in Perth on September 29. Dipsan...

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...

Wisden’s Leading Cricketer in the World

Indian captain Virat Kohli is named Wisden's Leading Cricketer in the World for 2016. Kohli amassed 1215 Test runs at a stupendous average of 75.93...

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 Win Kabaddi World Cup

India beat Iran by 38-29 in the finals and lifted the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup. Kabaddi World Cup, is an indoor international kabaddi competition conducted...

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...

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...

Abhijeet Gupta Second in Chess Tournament

Commonwealth Champion Abhijeet Gupta beat Florian Kaczur of Hungary and finish second in the Czech International Open Chess tournament at Pardubidze in Czech Republic. After...

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,...

Virat Kohli Signs Rs 100-crore Deal

Virat Kohli has become the first Indian sportsperson to sign a Rs 100-crore endorsement deal with a single brand. He has signed an eight-year deal with...

Lakshya Becomes World No.1 Badminton Player

Lakshya Sen of India has become the World No 1 Junior Badminton player. He achieved the distinction in the latest rankings of the Badminton...

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...

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...

MoU to Setup Boxing Academy Signed

A tripartite MoU amongst AIBA (International Boxing Association), BFI (Boxing Federation of India) and SAI (Sports Authority of India) to set up an International...

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...

Priyesha Deshmukh Wins Bronze Medal

Priyesha Deshmukh, the hearing-impaired shooter from Pune have won bronze in the 10m air rifle category at the 1st World Deaf Shooting Championships held...

Shapovalov Fined for Hitting Umpire

Canada’s Denis Shapovalov has been fined for hitting the umpire with the ball during his country’s Davis Cup tie against Great Britain. Shapovalov, 17, was...

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...

Commonwealth Youth Games in 2017

India finished at seventh position in the sixth Commonwealth Youth Games at Nassau in Bahamas after winning 11 medals, including four gold. India won four...

Women Asia Cup Basketball Tournament

India will host FIBA Women’s Asia Cup basketball tournament at Bengaluru in July 2017. The continental flagship tournament for women will be held from July...

Asian Squash Coach of the Year Award

National squash coach Cyrus Poncha has been chosen to receive the 2016 Asian Squash Federation ‘Coach of the Year’ award. Poncha is the only Indian...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Supreme Court Removes BCCI President Anurag Thakur

India’s Supreme Court (SC) has removed Anurag Thakur from the post of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president for not complying...

First Indian Captain to Hit 3 Test Double Centuries

Virat Kohli has his third double century of the year on the day four of the fourth Test against England at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. With...

Second-Fastest Indian to Get 4,000 Test Runs

Cheteshwar Pujara has become the joint second-fastest Indian batsman to 4,000 Test runs. He reached the milestone in his 84th innings, the same as former captain...

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...

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...