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Name of the Sport Events

Name of the Winners

Ranji title

Vidarbha has won Ranji Trophy for 1st time by defeating Delhi

Royal Cup golf tournament

India’s Shiv Kapur won the title in Thailand

India's highest ranked player in latest ITTF rankings

G Sathiyan ranks 49th position at the world level

First to score three T20 centuries in Cricket

Colin Munro

Head coach of IPL team Delhi Daredevils

Ricky Ponting

Head coach of Pakistan Hockey team

Hasan Sardar

Hopman Cup

Roger Federer & Belinda Bencic win Hopman Cup for Switzerland

Second most expensive transfer in the world soccer history

Brazilian football player Philippe Coutinho

British Junior Open squash

Winner : England's Sam Todd

Runner : India,s Neel Joshi

Kolkata Open 2018 International Invitation Snooker Championship

Aditya Mehta

Chef De Mission for Winter Olympics Games 2018

Harjinder Singh

First Indian to win an international medal in skiing

Aanchal Thakur won bronze medal in the Alpine Ejder 3200 Cup

National Women’s Boxing Championship

Sarjubala Devi won gold medal and the best boxer trophy in Rohtak, Haryana

World’s highest ranked Test bowler

Kagiso Rabada

8 th Sub-junior National Hockey

Winner: Assam


Runner : Rajasthan

Premier Badminton League 3

Winner: Hyderabad Hunters

Runner : Bengaluru Blasters

Brazil legend Ronaldinho

Brazilian World Cup winner has retired from football.

Sir Garfield Sobers Cricketer of the year, ICC Cricketer of the Year 2017 and ICC ODI cricketer of the year 2017 awards

Virat Kohli

ICC T20I performance of the year award.

Yuzvendra Chahal

ICC T20I performance of the year award.

  1. Germany
  2. Brazil

102. India

Blind Cricket World Cup 2018

Winner : India

Runner : Pakistan

Host : Sharjah Cricket Stadium, in UAE

8th Hockey India Sub Junior (Women)

National Championship 2018 (A Division)

Hockey Haryana defeated Madhya Pradesh

15th edition of Mumbai Marathon

Ethiopia’sSoloman Deksisa

Swedish Open Junior International Series


Siddharth Singh won over Denmark’s Christophersen


U-18 TT Rankings

  1. Li Hsin-Yang
  2. Manav Thakkar

33rd Women Senior National Weightlifting Championships in Mangaluru

Rakhi Halder created record by lifting 128kgs in the clean and jerk for a total of 230kgs in the 63kg women's category

Newport Beach Challenger trophy in USA

Leander Paes and James Cerretani have won the men’s doubles title

Indonesia Masters Badminton final

Winner : Tai Tzu Ying

Runner : Saina Nehwal

National Men's singles Table Tennis

Sharath Kamal

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

Winner : Delhi

Runner :Rajasthan

West Indies to host 2018 Women's World T20 in November 2018

Jammu and Kashmir to host international martial arts event

Goldberg inducted into WWE’s 2018 Hall of Fame class

ASSOCHAM-Football Delhi MoU to strengthen commercial profile

BCCI bans all-rounder Yusuf Pathan for five months after failed dope test

Elite Women's National Boxing Championship held in Haryana

Meghalaya signs host city contract for 39th National Games in 2022

Khelo India anthem launched by sports minister Rajyavardhan Rathore

  1. Mascots of Khelo India School Games are ‘Vijay the tiger’ and ‘Jaya the black buck’.
  2. “Aur khelna chahte hain hum....... ” the official anthem of Khelo India School Games


Australian Open 2018




Men’s Singles

Roger Federer (Switzerland)

Marin Cilic (Croatia)

Women’s Singles

Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark)

Simona Halep (Romania)

Men’s Doubles

Oliver Marach (Austria) and Mate Pavic (Croatia)

Juan Sebastian Cabal (Colombia) and Robert Farah (Colombia)

Women’s Doubles

Timea Babos (Hungary) and Kristina Mladenovic (France)

Ekaterina Makarova (Russia) and Elena Vesnina (Russia)

Mixed Doubles

Gabriela Dabrowski (Canada) and Mate Pavic (Croatia)

Timea Babos (Hungary) and Rohan Bopanna (India)


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