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Name of the Sport Events

Name of the Winners

SpiceJet India Open Boxing Tournament

Mary Kom, Pinki Rani , LovlinaBorgohain, Sanjeet, Manish Kaushik Clinches Gold, India Bag 10 Medals

Highest-ranked Indian squash player in PSA rankings

Saurav Ghosal (ranks 14 )

U-19 Cricket World Cup, in New Zealand.

India defeated Australia

Maybank Golf Championship

Shubhankar Sharma

India Open 2018 (Badminton)

Winner : Beiwen Zhang
Runner : PV Sindhu


Senior Women Hockey champions


First Indian golfer to qualify for China LPGA Tour

Sharmila Nicollet

world's youngest and first Asian swimmer to complete Ocean 7 Challenge

Rohan More

Australia's Border Medal

Stevan Smith

13 th edition of National Chess 'A' Championship for Blind

Kishan Gangolli won

World's first robot ski competition

South Korea hosted the event

8th edition of Theatre Olympics

India to host
Theme ‘“Flag of Friendship”.

8th Senior National Women's Hockey Championship title

Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB)

23rd Senior Women's National Football Championship title

Tamil Nadu

Sponsor Indian National Hockey teams for 5 years

Odisha government

First player in Champions League history to score 100 goals for one club

Cristiano Ronaldo

First batsman ever to score 500 runs in bilateral ODI series


Oldest world No 1 in tennis history

Roger Federer

Chennai Open ATP Challenger

Australia's Jordan Thompson

Rotterdam Open title

Roger Federer beats GrigorDimitrov

First Indian to take a 5-wicket haul in all three formats in international cricket

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

60m sprint indoor world record

Christian Coleman of US

First Indian to cross 900 points in ICC ODI player rankings


5th Commonwealth Nations Bridge Championship in Gold Coast, Australia

Indian "A" team won gold

Austrian Open International Challenge (badminton)


1st Indian to win individual medal at Gymnastics World Cup


69th Strandja Memorial boxing tournament in Bulgaria

VikasKrishan wins gold, adjudged best boxer

New Delhi Marathon titles

GopiThonakal and Monika Athare won titles in the men’s and women’s category

IOA enters partnership with Edelweiss Group for 2018 CWG, Asian Games, 2020 Olympic Games

Cricket Canada announces ICC-approved T20 league “Global T20 Canada”

Indian Golfer Shubhankar becomes World No. 72, surpasses AnirbanLahiri

JhulanGoswami 1st woman in the world to take 200 ODI wickets

First Khelo India School Games

  1. Mascots of Khelo India School Games were ‘Vijay the tiger’ and ‘Jaya the black buck’.
  2. “Aurkhelnachahtehain hum...... ” was the official anthem of Khelo India School Games.
  3. Haryana topped the overall medal tally with 38 gold medals. Haryana was followed by Maharashtra and Delhi with 36 and 25 Gold respectively

Winter Games held inPyeongchang, South Korea

• Motto of PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018 was “Passion.Connected”
• Soohorang, a white tiger, and Bandabi, an Asiatic black bear were the official mascots for this event.
• Norway topped the medal tally at PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018 by winning 14 Gold, 14 Silver and 11 Bronze.




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