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Name of the Sport Events

Name of the Winner

Asian Cricket Council (ACC)

Pakistan will host the 2018 Asian Cricket Council

All India Police Championship(women’s wrestling)

Geeta Phogat(Gold)

Vietnam Open trophy

Bopanna wins Erste Open Saketh Myneni and Vijay Sundar Prashanth pair won theVietnam Open trophy

8th Basel title

Roger Federer

First Asian host of Gay Games

Hong Kong has become the first Asian city to host the Gay Games in 2022.


India’s K Srikanth achieves career-best World No 2 ranking.

LET title

Aditi wins in Abu Dhabi

TT Super League

Chennai will host the inaugural edition of Table Tennis Super League

Belgium Open

Achanta Sharath Kamal and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran have won bronze medal in the men’s doubles
In women’s doubles category, Indian pair of Manika Batra and Mouma Das too performed well and reached quarter finals.

Asia Cup 2017

Indian women win Asia Cup 2017, qualify for Hockey World Cup

National Cycling Championships

Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) organised Delhi’s first ‘Saksham Pedal Delhi’ cyclothon event to promote cycling and conservation of transport fuel.

Women’s Asia Cup hockey title

India beat Chinagold medal after 13 years.

Panasonic Open title

Shiv Kapur clinches Panasonic Open titleat the Delhi Golf Club.

AIBA Youth Women’s World Boxing Championship 2017

The official mascot, named Guppy, is a female version of Assam’s one-horned rhino. The official anthem is ‘Make Some Noise’. The anthem as composed by Shaan and sung by Sunidhi Chauhan.

Commonwealth Shooting Championships

  • India finish with 20 medals at Commonwealth Shooting Championships
  • The Indian squad won a total of 20 medals which included six gold, seven silver and seven bronze medals.
  • Satyendra Singh wins goldHeena Sidhu on a roll, wins gold at Commonwealth Shooting C’ships
  • Shahzar, Pooja Win Gold At Commonwealth Shooting Championships
  • Nanjappa, Mittal win gold medals at Commonwealth shooting
  • Gagan Narang wins silver medal in 50m rifle prone event
  • Anish Bhanwala won a silver,Anjum & Neeraj Kumar bagged a bronze.



  • Mitchell Starc makes history with two hat- tricks in one game.
  • Dhoni inaugurates his first global cricket academy in UAE.
  • Virat Kohli - first captain to smash 10 international hundreds in a calendar year
  • Afghanistan defeated Pakistan and won the Under-19 Asia Cup for the first time at the Kinrara Academy Oval in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Gates 3 & 4 of Feroz Shah Kotla to be named after Anjum Chopra.
  • R Ashwin breaks Dennis Lillee’s record of fastest 300 Test wickets
  • Competition Commission (CCI) imposed a fine of Rs 52.24 crore on the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for anti­competitive practices with respect to the Indian Premier League.
  • Virender Sehwag Gate inaugurated at Feroz Shah Kotla.

Asian Boxing Championships

Mary Kom defeated North Korea’s Kim Hyang Mi in the final 5-0 by unanimous judge’s decision and won the gold medal in the Asian Boxing Championships in the Light Flyweight category (48 kg category).

Senior National Badminton Championship 2017

Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy

Para world cup

Indian para shooters Deepender Singh and Manish Narwal won gold and silver respectively in the P1 10m Air Pistol SH1 category in the Shooting Para Sport World Cup 2017.

ii. Deepender Singh with 238.3 points broke the world record set by Iran’s Mahdi Zamanishurabi (235 points). 16- year-old Manish Narwal set a junior world record with 236.6 points.

Ultimate Fighting Championship

Bharat Khandare became first Indian-born Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter to be signed by the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship).

Arjan Singh Bhullar was the first Indian-origin fighter to be signed by the UFC. Bhullar had represented Canada at the 2012 London Olympics

2017 Judo World Championships Open in Marrakesh

French heavyweight judo champion Teddy Riner won his 10th world title with victory at the open-weight world championships in Marrakech


IBSF World Billiards Championship 2017

Pankaj Advani wins 17th world title

MotoGP world title

Spain’s Marc Marquez won his sixth world championship and fourth in the premier MotoGP category


Rafael Nadal presented with ATP World No. 1 award

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Valtteri Bottas of Mercedes team

Brazilian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel

Football World Cup 2018

Italy fail to qualify for Football World Cup 2018 for first time since 1958.

LPGA Tour Championships

Aditi Ashok has qualified for the CME Group Tour Championship on the LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association), becoming the first from India to play in the prestigious meet.

Rugby World Cup

France named as host of 2023 Rugby World Cup

61st National Shooting Championship

Shagun Chowdhary crowned National Women’s Trap champion at 61st National Shooting Championship

FIM Asia Cup of Road Racing (ACRR)

India to host Asia Cup of Road Racing with National Championship

62nd National Wrestling championship

Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar won a gold medal in men’s 74 kilogram freestyle competition. Geeta Phogat won a gold medal in the 59 kg category of women’s wrestling. India’s single woman Olympic medal winner Sakshi Malik won gold medal in the 62kg category of women’s wrestling.


Wrestler Sandeep Tulsi has been handed a four-year ban by the Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel of the NADA.

KPIT-MSLTA Challenger

Yuki Bhambri clinched his first title of the 2017 season on the ATP Challenger Tour following a win over Ramkumar Ramanathan in the final of the KPIT-MSLTA Challenger in Pune.

World Tour Swedish Open

Sharath Kamal, G Sathiyan win bronze in Sweden Open (table tennis)

JSM Champaign Challenger trophy

Leander Paes-Purav Raja lift JSM Champaign Challenger trophy (tennis)

Nitto ATP Finals (tennis)

Grigor Dimitrov beats David Goffin to win the singles title

Senior Men’s National Championship 2017

Hockey Karnataka won the second edition of the Hockey India 5-a-side Senior Men’s National Championship 2017 title at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Stadium, in Balewadi, Pune.

Delhi Half Marathon 2017

Ethiopia’s current woman world athlete of the year Almaz Ayana and Ethiopia’s Berhanu Legese won gold in the women’s and men’s event respectively at the Delhi Half Marathon 2017.

i.Almaz Ayana, the world’s leading woman long distance runner on track, clocked one hour, seven minutes and 11 seconds and became champion in her first half marathon race, securing the gold medal.

Badminton and Para Badminton World Championships in 2019

Basel will become the first city to jointly host the Badminton and Para Badminton World Championships in 2019.


Delta Corp Limited claimed to have set up the first casino game training course centre in India, at Goa.



The Swimmathon had been accredited by the Swimming Federation of India as the national selection trials. Olympian Virdhawal Khade is the brand ambassador of Swimmathon.


Indian football team remains 105th in FIFA rankings

Indian football team remains 105th in FIFA rankings

The World Youth Women’s Boxing Championship 2017 was inauguratedat Md. Toyabullah Hockey Stadium in Bhetapara by Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal.

Senior World Wrestling Championship

India wrestler Ritu Phogat (48kg) clinched the silver medal in the Under-23 Senior World Wrestling Championship at Poland.

Asian Marathon Championship

Gopi Thonakal clocked 2 hours 15 minutes and 48 seconds and won the gold. Andrey Petrov of Uzbekistan bagged the silver with a timing of 2:15:51s and Byambalev Tseveenravdan of Mongolia won bronze by clocking 2:16:14s

Para-Badminton World Championships

India’s Parul Parmar defeated Thailand’s Wannaphatdee Kamtam in the finals of the women’s singles Standing Lower (SL3).Other gold was also won by Parul Parmar, who paired with Japan’s Akiko Sugino in women’s doubles (SL 3-4) final. Parul Parmar- Akiko Sugino pair beat Chinese pair of Cheng Hefang and MA Huihui in the finals.

AIBA World Women’s Youth Boxing Championships

Nitu (48kg), Jyoti Gulia (51kg), Sakshi choudhury (54kg), Shashi Chopra (57kg) and Ankushita Boro (64kg) won gold medals for India in the finals. Jyoti Gulia also qualified for next year’s Youth Olympic Games in Argentina. Also, two bronze medals were secured by Neha Yadav (+81kg) and Anupama (81kg). Ankushita was named the boxer of the tournament.

International military games

7th international military games will be held in Wuhan city in the central China‘s Hubei Province.

  • Emblem:consists of a dove, a star, ribbons and other elements
  • Mascot:Bing Bing. Its design is based on the Chinese sturgeon, a critically endangered fish known as the “panda in water”.
  • Slogan: Military glory, world peace

61st National Shooting Championship for Shotgun

India’s top skeet shooter Mairaj Ahmad Khan was crowned national champion at the 61st National Shooting Championship Competitions (61st NSCC) for Shotgun events, at Dr. Kami Singh Shooting Range, New Delhi.

2017 Asian Kabaddi Championship

Indian men’s and women’s kabaddi teams were both crowned the champions of Asia at the 2017 Asian Kabaddi Championship, in Gorgan, Iran

ITTF Challenge, Spanish Open

Indian paddler G Sathiyan defeated Japan’s Kazuhiro Yoshimura 4-2 to clinch the men’s singles gold medal at the 2017 ITTF Challenge Spanish Open in Almeria, Spain.

world-class football academy

UK’s Southall Football Club will jointly set up an international level football academy with Cordia Institutes at its campus at Sanghol in Punjab.



U-23 World Wrestling Championship

Bajrang Punia lost the 65kg lop-sided final 6-17 to Russian grappler Kuular and Vinod Kumar lost 1-3 to American Richard Lewis. Both won silver medals in the event.

Boxing Federation of India

The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) has been recognised as a national body by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), which removed the terminated Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF) as its affiliate.

10th Davis Cup (tennis)

France beat Belgium

Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018

Odisha Chief Minister unveils logo & mascot of Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018.

Honorary Doctorate

Olympic gymnast Dipa karamakar conferred with D.Litt. degree from NIT Agartala Mithali Raj named Sportswoman of the Year (Team Sports) at the Indian Sports Honours 2017

Indian Sports Honours 2017

  1. Indian Sports Honours is a joint initiative by Indian Men’s Cricket Team’s Captain Virat Kohli Foundation RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group to honour Indian sports stars and support the development of Indian sports.
  2. Indian Badminton players, Srikanth Kidambi and PV Sindhu were honoured with sportsman and woman of the year respectively for individual sports.
  3. Off-spinner R Ashwin was awarded Sportsman of the year for team sportwhereas Indian Women’s Cricket Team Captain Mithali Raj was awarded Sportswoman of the year for team sport.
  4. Tennis star Sania Mirza was awarded Inspirational Honour by the jury.



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