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...

Indians Win Fajr Badminton Tournament

Young emerging Indian doubles pair of Arjun Madathil Ramachandran and Ramchandran Shlok notched up the men’s doubles title at the 26th Iran Fajr Badminton...

Basketball Without Borders Program in News

For the first time, two Indians – Aashay Verma and Priyanka Prabhakara – have been selected in a 67-strong international group of boys and...

Sourabh Verma Won Badminton Championship

Sourabh Verma clinched the Men’s Singles title defeating Lakshya Sen in the 81 st Senior National Badminton Championships tournament played in Patna. Rituparna Das claimed...

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...

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...

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...

India Won Gold at Asian Junior Squash

India’s Velavan Senthilkumar and Abhay Singh defeated their Malaysian opponents to clinch the gold medal in the boy’s team event at the 18th Asian...

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...

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 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),...

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...

Watanabe Creates World Record in Swimming

Japan’s Ippei Watanabe broke the men’s 200 metres breaststroke world record by becoming the first swimmer to go under two minutes, seven seconds. The 19-year-old...

Table Tennis Federation Gets New Office Bearers

Dushyant Chautala was elected as president of the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) at the annual general body meeting held at Gurugram. M.P. Singh...

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...

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...

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)...

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...

Australian Open 2017 Champions List

Men’s Singles: Roger Federer (Switzerland) by beating Rafael Nadal (Spain) Women’s Singles ­: Serena Williams (USA) by beating Venus Williams (USA) Men’s Doubles ­: John Peers (Australia) and Henri...

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,...

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...

Abul Hossain Wins Kolkata Marathon

Siliguri lad Abul Hossain won the Kolkata Marathon with a timing of two hours, 34 minutes and two seconds. Kolkata lad Biswanath Pal was second,...

Usain Bolt Loses Olympic Gold

Usain Bolt will have to hand back one of his nine Olympic gold medals after Jamaican team-mate Nesta Carter tested positive for a banned...

‘Rest of India’ Lifted Irani Cup Trophy

Rest of India has lifted the Irani Cup Cricket Trophy. The winners chased down the 379 run target set by Gujarat with six wickets...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Neeraj Won Gold in Boxing

Indian National Champion Neeraj (51kg) won gold at the 6th Nation's Cup in the Serbian city of Vrbas. Haryana-girl Neeraj defeated Kazakhstan's Jaina Shekerbekova to win...

Mumbai Marathon Winners List

Tanzania’s Alphonce Simbu won the men’s elite full marathon event. Simbu clocked two hours, nine minutes and 32 seconds to clinch the gold medal. Kenya’s...

Gujarat Win Ranji Cricket Title

Gujarat defeated Mumbai by five wickets to clinch their maiden Ranji Trohy title at the Holkar stadium in Indore. Gujarat chased down a target of...

Sports Ministry Grants Recognition to IOA

Sports ministry lifted the suspension of Indian Olympic Association after it removed the Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as life presidents. The ministry has...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Pankaj Advani Wins Kolkata Open

Pankaj Advani beat Aditya Mehta 5-1 and won the 3rd Kolkata Open National Invitation Snooker Championship. Mehta, who had won the previous two editions of...

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...

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...

Djokovic Wins Qatar Open Title

Novak Djokovic has won the Qatar Open tennis title. In final in Doha, the Serbian defeated Andy Murray 6-3, 5-7, 6-4. With the win, Djokovic...

Sania Mirza Wins Brisbane Doubles Title

Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza combining with American Bethanie Mattek-Sands won the Brisbane International women's doubles title. The top-seeded Indo-American duo triumphed 6-2, 6-3 against...

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...

Bopanna-Nedunchezhiyan Won Chennai Open

Rohan Bopanna and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan beat compatriots Divij Sharan and Purav Raja in the Chennai Open Doubles. World number 28 Bopanna and Jeevan beat the...

India Won SAFF Women Football Championship

India defeated Bangladesh by 3-1 to win their fourth SAFF Women's Football Championship title at the Kanchenjunga Stadium in Siliguri. India's first goal came in...

Olympic Table Tennis Champion Li Xiaoxia Retires

China’s table tennis Olympic champion Li Xiaoxia has announced her retirement. Li helped China win the team gold medal at the Rio Olympic Games last...

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...

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...

Kush Bhagat Wins 3 Gold Medals

Kush Bhagat from Mumbai has won all three gold medals on offer in the 1st Western Asia Youth Chess Championships. The event held at Al...

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...

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...

Ana Ivanovic Retires from Tennis

Ana Ivanovic, the former world No1 and 2008 French Open champion, has retired from tennis at the age of 29. After her early exit from...

2022 National Games at Meghalaya

Meghalaya will host the 2022 National Games coinciding with its 50 years of statehood. Indian Olympic Association, IOA accepted Meghalaya’s bid to host the National...

ODI Captain of the Year

Indian Virat Kohli was named skipper of Cricket Australia's ODI team of the year 2016 which also featured young yorker specialist Jasprit Bumrah. Cricket Australia's...

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...

Olympic Association Gets Life Presidents

Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala was made the Life President of Indian Olympic Association in its Annual General Body Meeting. Kalmadi served as IOA...

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...

Keshavan Win Asian Gold

31 year old Shiva Keshavan won gold medal at the Asian Luge Championship art Nagano in Japan. Keshavan dominated the event and finished the 2...

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...

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...

India Won Under 19 Cricket Cup

India beat hosts Sri Lanka by 34 runs and lift the Asian Cricket Council Under-19s Asia Cup title. Opting to bat after winning the toss,...

Mahesh Named Non-Playing Captain

Indian tennis legend Mahesh Bhupathi was named the new non-playing captain of the Davis Cup tennis team. He will take charge after the Asia/Oceania zone...

Cricketer Alviro Petersen Banned For 2 Years

Alviro Petersen became the highest-profile South African cricketer to be banned for corruption. Former opening batsman Petersen, 36, was banned for two years after agreeing...

India 135th in Annual FIFA Rankings

India jumped two places to finish 2016 at 135, their best in the last six years in the FIFA rankings. This is India's six-year highest...

Umpire of the Year

Marais Erasmus won the David Shepherd Trophy for the Umpire of the Year for 2016 while Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq won the Spirit of Cricket...

International Boxing Body Approves BFI

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has inducted the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) as one of its permanent members during its meet at Montreux, Switzerland. India...

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...

India Won Hockey World Cup

Indian junior hockey team was crowned the world champions, after they beat Belgium by 2-1 in the final of the Junior World Cup at...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

Pankaj Wins Bronze Medal

Fifteen-time world champion Pankaj Advani was defeated 2-7 playing against Andrew Pagett of Wales to settle for a bronze medal at the IBSF World...

Shamim Khan Wins CG Open

Shamim Khan of Delhi won the Rs. 1 crore CG Open Golf tournament at the Bombay Presidency Golf Club (BPGC). The 38-year-old professional of 21...

Aditi Wins Qatar Open

18-year-old Aditi Ashok recorded her second straight victory on the Ladies European Tour, at the Qatar Ladies Open in Doha. Earlier, Aditi claimed the Hero...

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...

Sachin Wins Gold in AIBA Championship

Sachin Singh became the third Indian boxer ever to bag gold at the AIBA Youth World Championships. In the 49 kg weight class, Sachin recorded...

Gaganjeet Bhullar Wins Indonesia Open

Gaganjeet Bhullar of India won the $300,000 BANK BRI-JCB Indonesia Open for the second time in his career. Jeev Milkha Singh of India settling for...

Kipchoge Wins Delhi Half Marathon

Reigning Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya won the men's race of Delhi Half Marathon while Ethiopia's Worknesh Degefa clinched the women's title...

PV Sindhu Wins China Open Title

Indian sensation PV Sindhu won the title in China by beating Sun Yu of China in the final of the $700,000 China Open badminton...

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...

FIFA Bans Qatar Football Vice President

The vice-president of the Qatar Football Association (QFA) and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Saoud Al-Mohannadi has been banned by global governing body FIFA's...

8Year Ban Imposed on Athlete Dharambir

Sprinter Dharambir Singh has been slapped an eight-year ban by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA). The 200-metre runner had returned positive for an anabolic steroid...

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...

Padmini Wins Chess Championship

International Master Padmini Rout scores a hat-trick in the National Women Premier Chess Championship held at New Delhi. Padmini played out a hard fought draw...

Aditi Wins European Tour Title

Teen golf sensation Aditi Ashok has made history when she became the first Indian woman to win a Ladies European Tour title by clinching...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Gaurav Wins Asia Pacific Rally Championship

Gaurav Gill (Team MRF) won 2016 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) title. It was Gill's second APRC crown following his success in 2013. Having won...