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Name of the Sport Events

Name of the Winners

Snooker Team World Cup in Doha, Qatar

Indian duo of Pankaj Advani and Manan Chandra

ISSF World Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico

Indian golfer Shahzar Rizvi

11th Tal Memorial chess in Moscow, Russia

Viswanathan Anand

ISSF World Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico

Manu Bhaker

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2018 title,Malaysia


2018 Formula One Grand Prix of Australia

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel

Youngest captain in international cricket

Rashid Khan(19)

Deodhar Trophy 2017-18 ,Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala

India B team defeated Karnataka team

One-Day International (ODI) status for the first time.

Nepal cricket team

Banned from playing for Australia by Cricket Australia

Steve Smith and David Warner

Captain of Zimbabwe team

Brendan Taylor

Coach-cum-mentor of Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association

Irfan Pathan

FIFA lifted its three-decade ban on Iraq hosting international football matches, allowing Arbil, Basra and Karbala cities to host official matches

Russia has got back its Olympic membership, following its suspension from 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics

Prasanta Karmakar was suspended for 3 years by the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) due to allegations of recording videos of female para-swimmers at the National Championships 2017 in Jaipur.

Jockey Cup International Youth

Invitational Football Tournament in Hong Kong

India U-16 football team

Interstate national tennis championship 2018 held in Chhattisgarh

Maharashtra women's team

80th Senior National Table Tennis Championships in Cuttack

Host - Odisha

Announced retirement from professional tennis

Tommy Haas of Germany

I-League title at the Tau Devi Lal Stadium in Panchkula

Minerva Punjab FC beat Churchill Brothers FC 1-0


Women's 8km cross country race in the 14th Asian Cross Country Championship at Guiyang in China

Sanjivani Jadhav - bronze medal

Hero Indian Super League (ISL) 2017

Chennaiyin FC

F53/54 Javelin event at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai

Deepa Malik - gold medal

Nidahas Trophy at the R Premadasa Stadium, in Colomb

India beat Bangladesh

Paralympic Winter Games Pyeong Chang 2018 in South Korea

Team USA - grabbed a total of 36 medals and topped the overall medal count.Oksana Masters became the female U.S. athlete to have won the highest number of medals in PyeongChang Olympics with five medals

Indian contingent’s flag-bearer at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2018 at Gold Coast, Australia

PV Sindhu

Asian Billiards Championships title in Yangon, Myanmar

Pankaj Advani

8th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2018 (A Division) at the Padma Shri Mohammad Shahid Synthetic Hockey Stadium in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Hockey Punjab

International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun in Sydney,Australia

Elavenil Valarivan along with Shreya Agrawal and Zeena Khitta - Team


Arjun Babuta - men's 10m air rifle


Anish Bhanwala -Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Junior event


Muskan Bhanwala - Women’s 25m Pistol event


International Shooting Sport

Federation (ISSF) World Cup-Guadalajara, Mexico

Shahzar Rizvi

10m Air Pistol Men’s Event


Manu Bhaker

10m Air Pistol Women’s Event


Akhil Sheoran

Men's 50m Rifle 3 Position


Om Prakash Mitharval & Manu Bhaker

10m Air Pistol Mixed Team Title


Anjum Moudgil

Women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions


Jitu Rai

10m Air Pistol Men’s Event


Ravi Kumar

Men’s 10m Air Rifle Event


Mehuli Ghosh & Deepak Kumar

10m Air Rifle Mixed Team Event


Asian Wrestling Championships - Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

50 Kg freestyle event

Vinesh Phogat(Silver) defeated by Chun Lei(China)

59 Kg freestyle event

Sangeeta(Bronze) defeats Jieun Um(Korea)

82 kg Greco-Roman event

Harpreet Singh(bronze) defeats Khashimbekov(Uzbekistan)

55kg Greco-Roman event

Rajendra Kumar(Bronze) defeats Mirakhmedov(Uzbekistan)

First Indian woman wrestler to win gold in the Senior Asian Championships under 65kg freestyle category

Navjot Kaur become world No 2 in the women's 65kg category in the latest rankings released by the United World Wrestling

6th edition of Wisden India Almanack

'Cricketer of the Year'

KL Rahul

Shantha Rangaswamy

Deepti Sharma, Priyank Panchal, Hasan Ali Tamim Iqbal


Retirement from all forms of Cricket.He was the captain of England cricket team in 2008-09 period

Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen

Asia Cup Archery Stage 1 campaign


  1. Promila Daimary defeated Natalia Erdynieva of Russia (Womens recurve individual)
  2. Akash, Gora Ho and Gaurav Lambe defeated Mongolia's Adiyasuren Baasankhuu, Otgonbold Baatarkhuyag and Gantugs Jantsan(Indian Trio)
  3. Muskan Kirar(women's compound individual section)


Madhu Vedwan, Muskan Kirar

Indian Wells Masters 2018 or 2018 BNP Paribas Open - California, United States.

Men's Singles

Juan Martin Del Potro (Argentina)

Roger Federer (Switzerland)

Women's Singles

Naomi Osaka (Japan)

Daria Kasatkina (Russia)

Men's Doubles

John Isner (United States)

Jack Sock (United States)

Bob Bryan (United States)

Mike Bryan (United States)

Women's Doubles

Hsieh Su-wei (Chinese Taipei) Barbora Strycova (Czech Republic)

Ekaterina Makarova (Russia)

Elena Vesnina (Russia)


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