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April                          

Name of the Sport Events

Name of the Winners

CRICKET                    

MashrafeMortaza(33) - Bangladesh

Announced retirement from T20Is

New Zealand all-rounder Grant Elliott

Confirmed his retirement from international cricket

A right handed Indian international cricketer ViratKolhi(28)

Named as the Leading Cricketer in the World for the year

 

 

 

2016 by Wisden India Almanack.

Ellyse Perry of Australia

Named as Leading Woman Cricketer in the World

The IPL team owned by Royal Challengers Sports

Private Ltd, Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB) joined with the gaming entity Nazara Games

Announced online cricket game named RCB Star

Cricket on April 7, 2017

Former captain of the Pakistan cricket team Younis Khan(39)

Announced to retire from international cricket

Former Ranji cricketer TusharArothe

Appointed as the coach of the Indian women’s cricket team

Cricket, Skateboarding, Sambo and Surfing

Removed from the 2018 Asian Games to be held

in Jakarta .Total number of events has been reduced

from 493 to 431.

Chris Gayle

The first cricketer to score 10,000 runs in T20 cricket.

SouravGanguly and former Australian Cricket

Team Captain, Ricky Ponting

Commentators for the upcoming Champions Trophy, scheduled to be held in England from 1-8 June

2017.—ICC

Sandhya Agarwal, former captain of the Indian women’s Test Cricket Team

Offered honourary life membership of ‘Marylebone Cricket Club’ (MCC)

GRAND PRIX                     

Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari)

won a Baharain Grand Prix

Mercedes team Driver Lewis Hamilton

wins Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix for Mercedes

FOOTBALL                     

Indian football team has risen to 101st from 132nd in the latest FIFA rankings

2017. Brazil retained its top position.

The US, Mexico and Canada

Announced the details for a joint bid for the 2026 FIFA World Cup

BANDMINTON

Sai Praneeth.

Won the Men’s Single at Singapore Open Badminton championship defeating K Srikanth in Singapore.

Rio Olympics silver medallist P V Sindhu .

Achieves a career-best world number two ranking in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings list ... Chinese Taipei’s Tai Tzu Ying stayed at first position.

PullelaGopichand a National Badminton coach

daughter Gayatri teamed up with Samiya

won both single and double crown at the

Pembangunan Jaya Raya Junior Grand Prix in Jakarta.

Five Indian Badminton players have been upgraded in the latest BWF rankings released on April 20, 2017. Notably PV Sindhu: Moved to number 3 position.

Rio Olympics silver medalist P V Sindhu

won championship in India Super Series tournament defeating the Olympic champion Carolina Marin

2017 Malaysia Super Series Premier -Overview

Men’s Singles

Lin Dan

Lee Chong Wei

Women’s Singles

Tai Tzu-Ying

Carolin Marin

Men’s Doubles

Marcus Fernaldi Gideon &

Kevin SanjayaSukamuljo

Fu Haifeng& Zheng Siwei

Women’s Doubles

Yuki Fukushima &Sayakahirota

Huang Yaqiong& Tang Jinhua

Mixed Doubles

Zheng Siwel& Chen Qingchen

Lu Kai & Huang Yaqiong

HOCKEY

The Indian School team                                                              Beat Malaysia to lift the title at the Fifth Asian School Hockey

Championship in Bhopal at the Aishbagh Stadium.

MISCELANEOUS

JoycilineJepkosgei of Kenya

Broke three world records by winning the Prague Half

Marathon in Czech Republic

US based National Basketball Association (NBA)

launched its first basketball school in Mumbai

Indian boxer K Shyam Kumar (49kg) won a gold medal for the second time

The Indian camp finished the Thailand International Tournament with two medals includes 1 gold medal and 1 bronze medal in Bangkok.

Indian Chess Team

Finished Top in Asian Youth Chess Championship in Tashkent,

Uzbekistan.

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has granted affiliation to the Boxing Federation of India (BFI), a long-standing tie made between the two bodies.

Marouane Fellaini (Belgian professional)

First Muslim to captain Manchester United. He is the world’s most expensive player.

Pankaj Advani

Won his 7th Title by defeating Sourav Kothari in the Asian Billiads Championship held in Chandigarh

Visually impaired Indian runner Sagar Baheti

completes historic Boston Marathon

Olympic Council of Asia (OCA)

Launched a new feature called Video gaming as a

full sport at the 2022 Asian Games which is scheduled to be held in Hangzhou, China

101-year-old Man Kaur

won Gold Medal for 100 metres sprint at the World Masters Games in Auckland

Indian shot putter Manpreet Kaur

Clinched gold in the Asian Grand Prix Athletics Meet. It was held in Jinhua, China.

Indian snooker player Pankaj Advani

Won silver -Asian Snooker Championship at Doha, Qatar. He lost the finals to China's LvHaotian

Actress Gul Panag

First Indian woman to drive a Formula E racing car. She drove the M4Electro at the Circuit de Calafat in Catalonia,Spain.

JehanDaruvala

1st Indian to take pole in FIA F3 European Championship in Monza, Italy.

Haryana beats Kerala

At the National Youth Athletics Meet at

Hyderabad.

India has won 16 medals

US Open karate Championship and grabbed 3 gold

2 silver and 11 bronze medals in Las Vegas

TENNIS

33rd edition - Miami Open 2017 at Crandon Park, Florida in USA - An Overview

CATEGORY

winner’s

RUNNER’s

Men’s single

Roger Federer(Switzerland)

Rafael Nadal (Spain)

Women’s single

Johanna Konta (Great Britain)

Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark)

Men’s doubles

LukaszKubot (Poland)/ Marcelo Melo (Brazil)

Nicholas Monroe (USA)/Jack Sock (USA)

Women’s doubles

Gabriela Dabrowski (Canada) /Xu Yifan (china)

Sania Mirza

(India)/BarboraStrycova (Czech Republic)

Spain’s Rafal Nadal wins Men’s Singles and Bopanna and Cuevas Lift men’s doubles in t

ie Monte Carlo Masters

 

 

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