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Name of the Sport Events

Name of the Winners


Sudan Football Association (SFA)

World football's governing body FIFA has lifted the ban.


win first Confederations Cup title beating Copa America winners

Chile held at Saint Petersburg.

India Football team

96th in FIFA World ranking, its best in 21 years. Brazil Topped

Francesco Totti-

a footballer legend from Italy confirmed his retirement

Mission Football

Meghalaya CM launches at JN Sports Complex in Shillong




To host AFC U-19 championship 2018.


Sebastian Vettel

wins Hungarian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton

wins recordequalling fifth British GP

Valtteri Bottas

wins Austrian Grand Prix


Rahul, Manu-Sumeeth

Clinch titles at Lagos Open at Lagos International challenge held in Nigeria.

Indian woman badminton player Ritika


Wins the singles title in the Ivory Coast International badminton tournament at Abidjan.

H S Prannoy

wins US Open Grand Prix Gold badminton title at Anaheim,

California USA.



Finishes 6th in 2017 World Junior Squash held in Tauranga, New Zealand.

Mumbai teens Joshi, Ananya Dabke

Wins Dutch Open Junior Squash Championship held in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Harinder Pal Sandhu

Wins Victorian Open squash title in Melbourne..

Harinder Sandhu.

Won South Australian Squash Open title at Adelaide,Australia


Team India

Bags 24 medals at Jordan Open TT at the Jordan Junior and Cadet Open table tennis tournament Jordan. (7 Gold, 7 Silver and 10 Bronze medals)

Chennai Open

renamed to Maharashtra Open, to be held in Pune

John Isner(From USA)

won his fourth ATP Atlanta title

131st edition -Wimbledon Championships 2017 - Overview.




Men’s Singles

Roger Federer (Switzerland)

Marin Cilic (Croatia)

Women’s Singles

Garbine Muguruza (Spain)

Venus Williams (US)

Men’s Doubles

Lukasz Kubot (Poland) &

Marcelo Melo (Brazil)

Oliver MArach (Austria) & Mate Pavic (Croatia)

Women’s Doubles

Ekaterina Makarova (Russia) & Elena Vesnina (Russia)

Monica Niculescu (Romania) & Chan Hao-ching (Taiwan)

Mixed Doubles

Jamie Murray (UK) & Martina Hingis (Switzerland)

Heather Watson (UK) & Henri Kontinen (Finland)

Winners of Eastbourne Aegon Championship-UK

Men’s Singles

Novak Djokovic (Serbia)

GaenMonfils (France)

Women’s Singles

KarolinaPliskova (Czech


Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark)

Men’s Doubles

Bob Bryan (US) & Mike Bryan (US)

Rohan Bopanna (India) & Andre Sa (Brazil)

Women’s Doubles

Chan Yung-jan (Taipei) &

Martina Hingis (Switzerland)

Ashleigh Barty (Australia) & Casey Dellacqua (Australia)



Won ICC women world cup 2017 beating India. The Player of the Series title has been awarded to Tammy Beaumont of England


To get honorary life membership by Marylebone Cricket Club

Harmanpreet Kaur-

breaks into top 10 of ICC Women's ODI Player Rankings(6th position)

Mithali Raj

Becomes leading run-getter in Women’s ODIs (6000 ODI runs when she hit a six off Kristen Beams)

MS Dhoni

First Indian batsman to hit 200 sixes in ODIs


Asian Athletics Championships 2017 Overview - India finish on top in medals tally- Kalinga Stadium in




























Shot putter Manpreet Kaur

Grabbed the gold medal with a throw of 28m on the opening day

Long distance runner G Lakhsmanan

Wins gold with an unexpected win in men's 5000m race

V Neena and Nayan James

Bagged a silver and bronze in women's long jump while Vikas

Gowda, Sanjivini Yadav, Annu Rani added a bronze each in the men's discus throw, women's 5000m race and javelin throw respectively.

India to host next edition of Theatre Olympics first time ever from February 17 - April 08, 2018.

Indian judokas

Bag 3 medals in Asian Cadet Championships, Kyrgyzstan

H Manudev from Karnataka

Won the first National Masters snooker tournament title in Chennai.

Kargil International Marathon “Run for Sarhad” concluded. The winner of 60 km is ZaheerAbass.

Indian Damneet Singh

Wins silver medal at IAAF World U18 Championships in hammer throw held in Nairobi, Kenya.


Emerged champions with 159 points at the 57th National Inter-State Championships that was held in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh.

Indians win gold and bronze at first global robotics Olympiad organised by ‘FIRST Global’ in Washing D.C., US.

Russia's Kazan

To host 2022 World Short Course Swimming Championships in Budapest.

Indian team

won 5 medals at World Para Athletics Championships 2017, London India ranked at 34th position on medal table. Indian team won 5 medals (1 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze) in this championship. China Topped with 65 medals.

Boxer Sachin Siwach

wins Gold at Commonwealth Youth Games in Nassau Bahamas.

Indian weightlifter Konsam Ormila Devi

wins gold in Asian Youth & Junior Weightlifting Championships in Kathmandu, Nepal.


To host their first Men’s World Championship in 2021.

Caeleb Dressel

Becomes first ever Swimmer to win three gold medals in one night at worlds Championship in Budapest, Hungary.

Peaty & Masse

Sets world record at 2017 World Aquatic Championship, Hungary. In medal tally US topped with 39 medals(17 gold, 12 Silver and 10 bronze)

Manoj Kumar, Shiva Thapa

Strike gold in Czech Republic tournament at the 48th Grand Prix at

Usti Nad Labem in Czech Republic.

Australia's Jeff Horn

Stunned Pacquiuao to claim a unanimous 12-round decision and win the WBO world welterweight title at Lang Park.

Jehan Daruvala

Becomes 1st Indian to win FIA Formula 3 European Championship race at Norisring

Pankaj Advani-led Indian team -

Beat Pakistan to clinch Asian Snooker Championship held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

Asian champion Govindan Lakshmanan

Won a gold medal in men’s 5000m race on the opening day of the National Inter-State Athletics Championships.

Atthaya Thitikul

Youngest Ladies European Tour winner held in Thailand at the

Phoenix Gold Golf and Country Club.



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