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Name of the Sport Events

Name of the Winners

Asian Armwrestling Championship

Indian arm wrestler Shrimant Jha

56th edition of Belgrade International Boxing Championship at Belgrade in Serbia

Gold medal winners,Sumit Sangwan(91Kg), Indian woman boxer Nikhat Zareen(51 kg), Himanshu Sharma (49 kg).

Monte Carlo Masters in Monaco

Rafael Nadal

Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championship at Urgench, Uzbekistan

Jeremy Lalrinnunga

Barcelona Open tennis title

Rafael Nadal

2018 Chinese Grand Prix

Red Bull's Daniel Riccia

Retirement from international cricket at the conclusion of South Africa-Australia test series

South African fast bowler Morne Morkel

Retired from football after playing a last match for boyhood club Flamengo

Julio Cesar

Wisden’s leading cricketers of the year

Virat Kohli and Mithali Raj, captains of Indian men and women’s cricket team respectively

FC Goa Soccer Schools

FC Goa in collaboration with the Forca Goa Foundation to provide opportunity to more children to play football

72nd Santosh Trophy (Football) at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata, West Bengal

Kerala defeated West Bengal

Mumbai Football Arena

Host to the inaugural edition of the four-nation Intercontinental Cup, which is slated to be held from June 1 to June 10, 2018


PFA Player of the Year

Mohamed Salah - first Egyptian to win this award

30th overall Copa del Rey title at the Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid.

Barcelona defeated Sevilla

Latest ATP Ranking

Top 3 are as follows:

1.Rafael Nadal,2.Roger Federer,3.Alexander Zverev.

Davis Cup

Leander Paes - 43rd doubles win

He has broken the 46-year-old record of Italian player

Nicola Pietrangeli

International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) rankings

Sathiyan Gnansekaran - 46

Manika Batra - 58

ICC Test Player Rankings

Australian former captain Steve Smith - First

Virat Kohli - Second

BWF rankings

Kidambi Srikanth - First

First Indian male player to achieve this mark.

FIFA rankings

Germany - First

Brazil - Second

World record to double cross the Bangla Channel

Sampanna Ramesh Shelar(Pune)

Top-100 ATP men’s singles ranking

Yuki Bhambri -83

BWF rankings - April 19, 2018

Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen - First(men’s singles ranking) Kidambi Srikanth - 5th

PV Sindhu - Third and Saina Nehwal -12th

Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi - First(women’s singles ranking)

FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019, in Beijing

Son of Dreams was unveiled as official Mascot

8th South Asian Judo Championship Kathmandu, Nepal

13-player Indian contingent won 10 golds and three bronze medals in individual categories.

National Muaythai Federation Cup, a martial arts competition, ended at the Indoor Stadium, Srinagar . It is also known as 'the art of eight limbs' as it is involves the combined use of fists, elbows knees and shins.

Won his first singles title on the ATP Challenger circuit in the Kunming Open in Anning, China

Prajnesh Gunneswaran

Tournoi World Cup Satellite Fencing Championship in Reykjavik, Iceland

CA Bhavani Devi - Silver

2018 Miami Open

Men’s Singles

John Isner (United States)

Alexander Zverev (Germany)

Women’s Singles

Sloane Stephens (United States)

Jelena Ostapenko (Latvia)

Men’s Doubles

Bob Bryan (United States) and Mike Bryan (United States)

Karen Khachanov (Russia) and Andrey Rublev (Russia)

Women’s Doubles

Ashleigh Barty (Australia) and CoCo Vandeweghe (United States)

Barbora Krejcikova (Czech Republic) and Katerina Siniakova (Czech Republic)


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