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Name of the Sport Events

Name of the Winner

The Best Boxer title’ in AIBA World Youth Women’s Boxing Championship

Ankushita Boro won the fifth gold in the 64kg final.

IBSF World Snooker Championship

Pankaj Advani grabbed the title in Doha,Qatar

Asian Luge Championships

India's veteran Winter Olympian

World Weightlifting Championship

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu from Manipur became the first Indian in over two decades to win a gold medal

World Para Swimming Championship

Nagpur's visually challenged swimmer became the first Indian to win the gold medal

International Tennis Federation (ITF) world champions

Spaniards Rafael Nadal and Garbine Muguruza

Hockey World League 2016-17

Australia won Gold,India has won bronze medal

FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017

Real Madrid

World Badminton Superseries Finals 2017

Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi - Gold PV Sindhu -silver

Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in 74kg

Sushil Kumar

Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in 62kg

Sakshi Malik


Junior National Badminton Championships

Aakarshi Kashyap won both Under-17 and Under-19 Singles

Best boxer of Galym Zharylgapov Tournament

Naman Tanwar

World Rapid Championship (WRC) in Chess

Viswanathan Anand

World Blitz Chess Championship

Magnus Carlsen winner , Viswanathan Anand has won bronze medal

ICC Intercontinental Cup champions


South Asian Regional Badminton Team Championship

India bagged its first-ever South Asian Regional Badminton Team Championship

First player to score six double centuries as captain in Test

Virat Kohli

Indoor Archery World Cup at Bangkok

Deepika Kumari won a bronze medal

WSF (World Squash Federation) Men's World Team Squash Championships 2017 in Marseille, France.

Egyptian team won the championship,India finished seventh

Captain of Indian squad for the 2018 Under-19 World Cup to be held in New Zealand

Prithvi Shaw

First 21st century born male cricketer to play international cricket

Afghanistan cricket team spinner MujeebZadran

Resigns as National Sports Observer for wrestling because active sportspersons will not be considered for the position

Sushil Kumar

IWF (International Weightlifting Federation) World Weightlifting Championships 2017 at Anaheim in USA

Gurdeep Singh created three new senior national records in +105kg weight category

46th Congress of the International Hockey Federation (FIH)

New Delhi

10th Asian Airgun ShootingChampionships which is being held in Wako City, Japan

Indian shooters bagged five medals.In men, ‘Ravi Kumar won an individual bronze’, ‘Ravi Kumar, Gagan Narang and Deepak Kumar won Team Silver’, ‘Arjun Babuta won individual silver’ ,’ Arjun Babuta, Krishna Prasad Tejas and Sunmoon Singh Brar won Team Silver’.In women Anjum Moudgil, Pooja Ghatkar and Meghana Sajjanar, won Team Silver

Sri Lanka cricket team head coach

Chandika Hathurusingha

ITF (International Tennis Federation) Futures tennis tournament, in Cairo, Egypt.

Aryan Goveas and Arjun Kadhe won the doubles title

India host its is to first-ever major boxing tournament for elite men and women, ‘India Open International Boxing Tournament’

New Delhi.

10th Asian Championship in Wako City, Japan.

Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu bagged a individual bronze medal

“Road to Asian Games 2018” Indonesia Open Aquatic Championship 2017 held at Jakarta

The Indian diving team won 6 medals (1 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze medal)

Afghanistan’s first-ever Test match

India to host

Joburg Open golf tournament

Shubhankar Sharma of India wonto qualify for 2018 edition of the British Open.

First Indian shooters to secure the women's and men's quota places for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG

Mehuli Ghosh and Tushar Mane

BCCI) decided to lift the ban on the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) provided former IPL Chief Lalit Modi stays away from its functioning

First to hit three double hundred in ODI cricket

Rohit Sharma

Host of One Day International World Cup in 2023 and the Champions Trophy in 2021. .

Inida to host,This will be the first time India would be hosting an ODI World Cup completely.


Asian Boxing Confederation’s best youth boxer of the year 2017

Sachin Siwach

First ever International Wheelchair Cricket Tournament

Kathmandu, Nepal.

Valeria Demyanova Memorial International Boxing Tournament in Ukraine.

Arundhati Choudhury won a gold medal in the 60 kg , Raj Sahiba won gold medal in the 70 kg ,

Commonwealth Wrestling Championship in South Africa’s Johannesburg.

India won 10 gold and 10 silver medals

NECC-ITF women’s tennis championship in Pune

Spain’s Georgina Garcia-Perez won the singles title

record for sailing around the world alone by circumnavigating the world in 42 days and 16 hours

Francois Gabart, a French sailor

Fifth International Sven Lange Memorial Tournament, Schwerin, Germany.

The Indian team won the ‘Best Team’ of the tournament award.The Indian team won the ‘Best Team’ of the tournament award.

First-ever T10 Cricket League champion at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, in Sharjah

Kerala Kings

SAFF U-15 Women's Championship at Dhaka

Bangladesh Winner , India Runner up

International Youth Sailing Competition of India

Krishnapatnam Port in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh

Host city of the 2022 Commonwealth Games.


ICC Women's team of the year 2018.

Indian women cricketers Ekta Bisht, Mithali Raj and Harmanpreet Kaurselected

Panel of umpires for 2018 Hockey World Cup to be held in Bhubaneswar

India's Raghu Prasad and Javed Shaikh

WBO Oriental and Asia Pacific super middleweight titles

Vijender Singh

Most expensive wrestler of the PWL

Sushil Kumar

61st National Shooting Championship Competitions (NSCC), in Trivandrum, Kerala.

Anisa Sayyed won the women’s 25m pistol gold with a new national record at the

First ever four-day test cricket match at St George's

Park, in South Africa.

South Africa won over Zimbabwe

World Record in yoga marathon

Kavitha Bharanidaran

Association of Indian Football Coaches (AIFC) was launched at the Andheri Sports Complex, in Mumbai to create a platform for the development of football coaches and their welfare

Saudi Arabia hosted a world chess tournament for the first time at the APEX. The tournament is called the King Salman World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships.

Shooting has been excluded from the 2022 edition of Commonwealth Games. Shooting is listed in Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF)’s optional sports

Former Brazilian World Cup champion Ricardo Kaka made the announcement of his retirement as a football player.

Life ban for Russia’s Alexey Voevoda from the Olympics for anti-doping violations in the 2014 Sochi Winter Games. Two gold medals in the two-man and four-man bobsled events were cancelled.

Emblems of the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, respectively named "Winter Dream" and "Flight," were unveiled at the National Aquatic Center, Beijing, China.

Yuvraj launched the "Power of Sports to Shape the Future of Adolescents" campaign in South Asia in Colombo. The event was jointly organised by UNICEF South Asia and the ICC.

Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics over state-sponsored doping programme.The IOC has also banned Russia's Deputy Prime Minister VitalyMutko

FIFA banned Kuwait's national football federation in 2015.Now FIFA President Gianni Infantino announced here that a two-year ban imposed on Kuwait's football federation has officially been lifted.


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