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Name of the Sport Events

Name of the Winners

Summer Olympics Host

Paris gets - 2024 , Los Angeles - 2028

SAFF under 15 Championship

India beat Nepal by 2-1 in the final

FIFA U-17 World Cup Logo for Kochi Venue

The logo represents and reflects Kochi’s identity and will be a valuable tool in linking the local community in a global World


First paralympian to be recommended for India’s highest sporting honour

Devendra Jhajharia



World Doubles Squash Championship

Joshna and Dipika won bronze

WBO Oriental Super Middleweight title

Boxer Vijender Singh

World Athletics Championship

Usain Bolt finishes 3rd

Justin Gatlin 1st

Junior World Wrestling Championships

Manju Kumari and Veer Dev Gulia wins bronze

MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup

ONGC beats Bengaluru Hockey 4-2

7th Asian Shotgun Championship

Ankur Mittal Won Gold

Kynan Chenai won Bronze

Mairaj-Rashmmi pair bags gold

BCCI ordered to lift lifetime ban

Cricketer Sreesanth by Kerela HC

The country’s youngest athlete to figure in the government’s Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme.

India shooter Shapath Bhardwaj, aged 15

First Indian To Qualify for Javelin

Throw World Championship Finals

Davinder Singh Kang

India’s first solo medal in women’s skeet

Maheshwari Chauhan Bronze

Rashmmi Rathore and Saniya Sheikh have won the silver medal

India Vs SriLanka Series

India won(3-0)

ATP ranking

Rafael Nadal return to the number one spot

India Vs Netherland Hockey Cup

India Won 2-1

Rogers Cup final

Alexander Zverev beats Roger Federer

6th Golden Glove women’s Boxing Tournament

Gold - Jyoti in 51 kg category, and Vanlal haritpuii in 60 kg category.

Silver - Anjali in 48kg, Sakshi in 54kg, Ashtha in 69kg and Anupama in 81kg categories.Mandeep in 57kg, Nisha in 64kg, Shruti in 75kg

Bronze - Neha in 81+kg category

16th IAAF World Championship 2017

  1. U.S. 30 Medals
  2. Kenya 11 medals

7th World Dwarf Games

Joby Matthew - won six medals, including two golds three silvers and a bronze.

ArunachalamNalini, - won five medals, including one gold. CVRajanna- won the gold in the 200 metre sprint event.

Devappa More- won the 100 metre race and becoming the fastest man at the event.

India had won 15 gold, 10 silver and 12 bronze medals

Bulgaria Open International Series

Indian Shuttler Lakhsyasen

Highest paid female athlete of 2017

American Tennis Player Serena Williams

World U-20 Para Athletics Championships

Rinku Hooda bags silver

Western & Southern Open 2017

Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov won his first Men’s singles Masters

1000 title.

Garbine Muguruza of Spain won women’s singles


Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut won Men’s Cincinnati Doubles.

Chan Yung-jan and Martina Hingis captured women’s double

FIBA Asia Cup

Australia has beaten Iran

First Oceanic team to be crowned champions of Asia.

International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Cup Shotgun 2017

Shapath Bharadwaj won a bronze in the double trap event

Lakshay Sheoran and Manisha Keer from India won the bronze medal in the mixed team trap


India’s Akash Saharan has completed sixth in the final round of the men’s trap

24th Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival 2017

GM Amin Bassem of Egypt is winner, Briton GM Nigel Short was runner-up and GM Aryan Chopra from India finished third in Masters Tournament.

2018 table tennis team World Cup


SAFF U-15 Championships

India beat Nepal by 2-1

23rd BWF World Championship-2017 at Glasgow (Scotland)

Men’s Singles -viktor axelsen of Denmark

Women’s Singles -Nozomi Okuhara of Japan

Men’s Doubles- Liu Cheng and Zhang

Nan of China

Women’s doubles - Winners are Chen and Jia                               from China

Mixed doubles-Indonesia’s Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir



FC Goa signs Moroccan International Ahmed Jahouh

Neymer signs world record deal with


most expensive player in football history

222 million euros ($262 million)

UEFA super cup football tournament

Real Madrid defeated Manchester United

FIFA rankings

India drops one spot to 97th

1. Brazil


  1. Argentina
  2. Switzerland
  3. Poland


Spanish Super Cup

Real Madrid

Wayne Rooney

Retires from international football

UEFA player of season

Cristiano Ronaldo

UEFA Women’s Player of the Year

Lieke Martens

First player to score 350 La Liga goals

Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi

ICC Rankings

Test Ranking

Batsmen               : Steve Smith

Cheteshwar Pujara(4)

Virat Kohli(6)

Bowler                : James Anderson

Ravi Jadeja(2)


All-Rounder : Shakib al hasan

Ravi Jadeja(2)


Team:                      India-1

ODI Ranking

Batsmen               : Virat Kohli(1)

Bowler                 : Jasprit Bumrah(4)

All-Rounder : Shakib al hasan(1)

Team:                     South Africa-1


T20 Ranking

Batsman             :  Virat Kohli(1)

Bowler                :  Jasprit Bumrah(3)

All-Rounder : Shakib al hasan(1)

Team                   :  New Zealand-1


Belgian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton



14th World Wrestling Championships 2017 at Paris, France


  1. Men’s freestyle:a)57 kg - Yuki Takahashi(Japan)
  1. 61 kg - Haji Aliyev(Azerbaijan)
  2. 65 kg - Zurabi Iakobishvili (Georgia)
  3. 70 kg - Frank Chamizo( Italy)
  4. 74 kg        - Jordan Burroughs( United States)
  5. 86 kg         -Hassan Yazdani(Iran)
  6. 97 kg       - Kyle Snyder(US)
  7. 125 kg -Geno Petriashvili (Georgia)
  1. Men’s Greco-Roman:
  1. 59 kg - Kenichiro Fumita(Japan)
  2. 66 kg - Ryu Han-su(South Korea)
  3. 71 kg - Frank Stabler(Germany)
  4. 75 kg -Viktor Nemes(Serbia)
  5. 80 kg - Maksim Manukyan(Armenia)
  6. 85 kg - Metehan Ba§ar(Turkey)
  7. 98 kg - Artur Aleksanyan(Armenia)
  8. 130 kg - Riza Kayaalp(Turkey)
  1. Women’s freestyle
  1. 48 kg - Yui Susaki(Japan)
  2. 53 kg - Vanesa Kaladzinskaya (Belarus)
  3. 55 kg - Haruna Okuno(Japan)
  4. 58 kg - Helen Maroulis( United States)
  5. 60 kg - Risako Kawai (Japan)
  6. 63 kg - Purevdorjiin Orkhon (Mongolia)
  7. 69 kg - Sara Dosho (Japan)
  8. 75 kg - Yasemin Adar (Turkey)





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