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Name of the Sport Events

Name of the Winners



Fastest to 8000 ODI runs

Yuvraj Singh

Fifth Indian to play 300 ODIs


Next edition of World T2O will only be held in 2020.

Wicketkeeper-batsman Luke Ronchi, (New Zealand)

Announced his retirement from the international game.

The eight top teams of the world will be competing for a winner's prize of USD 660,000 in the ICC Women's World Cup.

India cricket coach Anil Kumble

Stepped down from his position

Pakistan Team

Won ICC Champions Trophy 2017 beating India.

Ireland and Afghanistan

International Cricket Council (ICC) conferred Test match status

Indian captain ViratKohli

Stood at world number one position in the ODI batting rankings-MRF

Tyres ICC ODI Player Rankings.

West Indies Cricket team

Officially changed their name to WINDIES.



Kuldeep Yadav

Become first male Chinaman bowler to represent India in One Day Internationals (ODI).

Board of Control for Cricket in

India (BCCI) formed a special seven- member committee

To analyse the few contentious Lodha panel reforms which are being opposed by the Board's state units. The committee will be headed by Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla

Muttiah Muralidaran

becomes first Sri Lankan to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

Virat Kohli.

only Indian in Forbes top 100 paid athletes

OTHER SPORTS                                              

Vietnam Grand Master Nguyen DucHoa

bagged a decisive win against Indian GM Neelotpal Das on 10th Mumbai Mayor's Cup International Open Chess Tournament

Lewis Hamilton

Won Canadian Grand Prix

The Iranian wrestlers won 7 medals (three gold, two silver and two bronze) and 69 points to win the Junior Asian Championships title in Taichung, Taiwan.

India bagged five medals,

Five medals include gold in the 2017 Asian Junior Wrestling

Championships in Taiwan.

Professional wrestler Jinder Mahal

Retained World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Championship at St

Louis, Missouri, US.

Indian Wushu team

Won 6 medals -- two golds, two silvers and two bronzes -- in the Wushu competition of the BRICS Games, which concluded in Guangzhou, China.

Former Indian powerlifter and South

Asian Games gold medal winner, Kavita Devi

First Indian woman to appear in WWE.

Indian shooter Anish Bhanwala

won a gold medal at the ISSF Junior World Championship in the 25m Standard Pistol category in Germany

India shooters

Have won a bronze medal in men's 25m rapid fire pistol team event at the ISSF Junior World Championship held in in Suhl, Germany

Col Dr Srinivas Gokulnath of Nashik became the

First Indian to complete solo Race Across America (RAAM) cycle race of 5,000 kms

Yashaswini Singh

Deswal of Chandigarh

Won Gold Medal in the Women's 10m Air Pistol at the end of day two of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Championship Rifle/Pistol, in Suhl, Germany.

Bhumika Sharma.

Become Miss World in bodybuilding championship in Venice, Italy

The fast-rising AnkushDahiya (60kg)

clinched a gold medal and L Devendro Singh (52kg) got a silver medal in Ulaanbaatar Cup boxing tournament in Mongolia

The Indian men's and women's throw ball teams

Have created history by bagging a gold medal in the World Games. It was held at Kathmandu

Wayde Van Niekerk

Break the World Record in 300m at Golden Spike Meet              in the Czech


The International Olympic

Committee (IOC)

Has approved new events for the 2020 Tokyo Games, including a number of mixed-gender competitions

India's Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu

have won the gold medal in mixed team 10m air pistol event of the ISSF World Cup at Gabala, Azerbaijan

Shashikant Kutwal .

has won the gold medal at the 17th World Individual Chess Championship in Slovakia

21st Federation Cup National Senior Athletics Championships- Punjab.

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra

won the gold in men's javelin throw (throw of 85.63m) contest on the second day

Sarita Singh of Uttar Pradesh

Set a new national record in the women's hammer throw with an effort of 65.25m to claim the gold medal

Javelin thrower Anu Rani

smashed her own national record and won the gold medal on the fourth and final day


B Sai Praneeth

Won the Thailand Grand Prix Gold beating Indonesian Jonatan Christie.

India shuttler KidambiSrikanth

Won the Australia Open Super Series men's singles title beating Chinese Chen Long.


Ranked into the top-10 at eighth in the latest World Badminton

Rankings released.

Winners of Indonesia Open 2017                 



Men’ Singles

KidambiSrikanth (India)

Men’s Doubles

Li Junhui (China) / Liu Yuchen (China)

Women’s Singles

Sayako Sato (Japan)

Women’s Doubles

Chen Quingchen (China) / JiaYifan (China)

Mixed Doubles

Tontowi Ahmad (Indonesia) / LiliyanaNatsir (Indonesia)


Real Madrid

Retained the UEFA Champions League title by defeating Juventus in the final match at Cardiff, UK.

England’s Team

Won the U-20 World Cup final against Venezuela in Suwon (South


FIFA is set to shift India's Under-17 Work

Cup matches from Mumbai to the Delhi.

Mohun Bagan and Chennaiyin FC striker JeieLalpekhlua

Nominated as the '2016 All India Football Federation (AIFF) Player of the Year.


Rafael Nadal

Ranked No. 2 spot in the ATP rankings.The top position is retained by Andy Murray.

Swiss Tennis maestro Roger Federer

Won ninth Halle Open title by defeating Alexander Zverev in the final match played at Halle, Germany

Tennis star Leander Paes

Won the Aegon Ilkley Challenger trophy with Canadian partner AdilShamasdin on 25th of June 2017. It was held in Ilkey UK.

Indian wild card Nitin Kumar Sinha

Win the boys singles title of HCL Asian Junior Tennis Championship held in Pune.


First Indian to be nominated as a member of the Umpires and Referees Committee (URC) by International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF).

Dhanya Shah and Sanmay Gandhi

Won the Under-14 doubles title of the Asian Junior Tennis Championships held at the Balewadi Stadium in Pune.

Indian tennis

player RamkumarRamanathan.

Won Raymond Sarmiento of the USA in Singapore

French Open 2017




Men’s Singles

Rafael Nadal (Spain)

Stan Wawrinka (Switzerland)

Women’s Singles

Jelena Ostapenko (Latvia)

Simona Halep (Romania)

Men’s Doubles

Ryan Harrison (US) & Michael Venus (New Zealand)

Donald Young (US) & Santiago Gonzalez (Mexico)

Women’s Doubles

Bethanie Mattek-Sands (US) & Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic)

Ashleigh Barty (Australia)& Casey Dellacqua (Australia)

Mixed Doubles

Gabriela Dabrowski (Canada) & Rohan Bopanna (India)

Anna-Lena Gronefeld (Germany) & Robert Farah (Colombia)



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