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...

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...

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...

Sudirman Cup

The Sudirman Cup is the world mixed team badminton championship which takes place every two years. It is held in the same venue for the...

Gagan Narang Wins Silver Medal

Gagan Narang win silver in the rifle 50m prone final of International Shooting Competition of Hannover. Narang scored 250 to finish only 0.1 point behind...

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...

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...

Harpreet Singh Wins Bronze Medal

Harpreet Singh won bronze medal in the Asian Wrestling Championships in the Greco-Roman 80 kilogram category. Harpreet beat Na Junjie of China 3-2 in the...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Joshna Chinappa Wins Asian Squash Title

Joshna Chinappa scripted history by becoming the first Indian to clinch the Asian Squash title with a thrilling win over compatriot Dipika Pallikal Karthik...

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...

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...

Great Britain Wins Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

The Sultan Azlan Shah Cup is an annual international men's field hockey tournament held in Malaysia. It began in 1983 as a biennial contest....

Bopanna Wins At Monte Carlo Masters Tournament

India's Rohan Bopanna and Uruguayan partner Pablo Cuevas lifted their first ATP World Tour title after beating Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez in the...

Nadal Wins 10th Monte Carlo Title

Spanish Rafael Nadal won the Monte Carlo Masters for 10th time by defeating compatriot Albert Ramos-Vinolas. He won eight Monte Carlo titles in a row...

Messi Scores 500th Goal

Lionel Messi scored his 500th goal for Barcelona in all competitions by netting a dramatic late winner in El Clasico. The Argentina international player had...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

First Person to Score 10000 Runs in T20 Cricket

West Indian Chris Gayle has become the first batsman in the world to reach the landmark of 10,000 runs in Twenty20 cricket. He achieved this...

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...

Viktor Axelsen Won India Open Title

The India Open (officially titled as the Yonex-Sunrise India Open) is an annual badminton event which has been held in India since 2008. In 2011,...

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...

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...

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...

India Won Border-Gavaskar Trophy

India reclaimed the Border-Gavaskar Trophy with a comfortable eight-wicket win over Australia in the 4th and final Test in Dharamsala. Chasing a modest 106-run winning...

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...

Archery Association Adopts National Sports Code

After defying the National Sports Development Code (NSDC) for years, the Archery Association of India (AAI) has finally adopted the code. It has now paved...

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...

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...

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...

West Bengal Win Santosh Trophy

West Bengal lifts the Santosh Trophy for the 32nd time by defeating Goa One-Nil in the final of the domestic football tournament at Bambolim. West...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

National Sports Observers Appointed

Government has designated the following Olympians as National Observers for the disciplines mentioned against each of them:- S. No. Sports Disciplines Name of National Observers 1 Athletics Ms. P.T. Usha Ms....

Federer Wins Indian Wells Title

Roger Federer won fifth ATP Indian Wells Masters title beating Stanislas Wawrinka. The Indian Wells Masters, also known as BNP Paribas Open due to sponsorship...

BCCI Gets New Constitution

Mumbai has lost its permanent voting status as per the new constitution of the Indian Cricket Board finalized by the Committee of Administrators (CoA)...

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...

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...

Irfan Wins Bronze in Asian Race Championships

K T Irfan won a bronze in the 20 kilometre men’s event in the Asian Race Walk Championships in Japan. In the event held at...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Jitu Rai Wins Gold in 50m Pistol

Indian shooter Jitu Rai  clinched a gold medal in 50 metre air pistol event at ISSF World Cup at Delhi. Jitu created a new world...

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...

Indian Women Hockey Team Gets New Coach

Former Dutch women's national coach Sjoerd Marijne has been appointed the chief coach of the Indian women's hockey team for the next four years. Marijne...

Jitu Rai Wins Bronze in Shooting

Indian pistol shooter Jitu Rai won the bronze medal in the 10m air pistol event for India in the ongoing ISSF World Cup at Delhi. The...

India to Host 2019 World Cup for Shooting

India will be hosting the Combined World Cup for shooting in 2019, a qualifying event for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which will further boost...

Ankur Mittal Wins Silver Medal

Ankur Mittal clinched the silver medal in a marathon double trap final at the ISSF World Cup. The 24-year-old Mittal finished second on the podium...

‘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...

Sher-e-Punjab Won Super Fight League

Sher-e-Punjab was crowned as Champions with a 14-12 win over Delhi Heroes at the  inaugural season of Super Fight League (SFL), the world's first...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Sandeep Creates Record

Sandeep Kumar clocked a National Record 3 hours 55 minutes 59.05 seconds in winning the 50 kilometre gold in the Max Bupa National race...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Shahid Afridi Retires from International Cricket

Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi announced his retirement from international cricket. The 36-year-old star had already quit Tests in 2010 and ODI cricket after the 2015...

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...

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...

22 Football Players Gets Life Ban

Twenty-two players and officials from Laos and Cambodia gets life ban punishments for match-fixing. The action followed an investigation that started in 2014, and that it...

Laureus World Sports Awards Announced

This is a list of winners of the Laureus World Sports Awards 2017: Sportsman of the Year (Jamaica) Usain Bolt Athletics (United States) Stephen Curry Basketball (United Kingdom)...

Vikramjit Sen Took Charge of Delhi Cricket Body

Justice (Retd) Vikramjit Sen took charge of the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) and issued a series of instructions. Justice Sen has asked the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Athelete Vishwambar Created History

Vishwambar Kolekar created history at State Olympic Games when he became the first athlete from Karnataka to break the 1:50 barrier in the men’s...

Four Athletes Suspended for Doping

The National Anti-Doping Agency’s disciplinary panel has handed four-year suspensions to four athletes for violating anti-doping rules. Gaurav Yadav (javelin thrower), Jagseer Singh (para-athlete), Tejvir...

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...

Himalayan Region Games

The Himalayan Region Games will be held in Guwahati, Assam, from April 21 to 30. The Games will feature archery, athletics, boxing, fencing, football, judo,...

Joe Root is New England Test Captain

Joe Root has been named as new Test captain of England. The 26-year-old had been vice-captain under his predecessor, Alastair Cook, since May 2015 and...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...