R Ashwin receives Sir Garfield Sobers trophy
India’s off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin received Garfield Sobers Trophy for being named the ICC Cricketer of the Year as well as the ICC Test Cricketer of the Year in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh.
Bhubaneswar to host men's Hockey World Cup 2018
The International Hockey Federation and Government of Odisha officially confirmed that the Men's Hockey World League Final 2017 and Men's Hockey World Cup 2018 will be held here.The Kalinga Stadium will host the two of hockey's biggest events, where World League and World Cup champions will be crowned.
Satwiksairaj & Chirag won Vietnam Open International Challenger Badminton Doubles title
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty of India on 27 March 2017 won the USD 20,000 Vietnam Open International Challenger badminton title.To win the title, the sixth seeded Indian pair defeated the fifth seeded Thai duo of Trawut Potieng and Nanthakam Yordphaisong in three games 17-21, 21-9, 21-15 at the summit clash in Hanoi, Vietnam.
India reclaim Border-Gavaskar Trophy with 2-1 series victory
India crushed Australia by eight wickets to win the Border-Gavaskar Trophy on the fourth day of the fourth Test at the HPCA Stadium in Dharamsala on Tuesday. India thus won the four-Test series 2-1 to end the home season on an emphatic note.
Bengal lift Santosh Trophy for 32nd time
Bengal won the 71st national football championship for the Santosh Trophy beating Goa 1-0 in the title clash.
Cheteshwar Pujara breaks Gautam Gambhir's eight-year-old record
Cheteshwar Pujara has been the bedrock of India's marathon 13-Test home season. Continuing his breakout season, the Saurashtra batsman eclipsed Gautam Gambhir's record of scoring most runs in a Test season for India.Gambhir had scored 1269 runs in the 2008-09 season. However, Pujara, with 1316 runs, is now second on the list of batsmen with most Test runs in a season. Former Australia batsman Ricky Ponting is on top with 1483 runs (2005-06 season).
Vettel wins Australian Grand Prix
Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel won the Australian Grand Prix for Ferrari. It was Vettel's fourth win for Ferrari and his first since the Singapore Grand Prix in September 2015.
Ankur Mittal wins gold in double trap at ISSF World Cup
Young Indian shooter Ankur Mittal, defeated rival James Willett, and bagged the first World Cup gold medal of his career in double trap at the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Cup.
Indian athletes shine in Olympics World Winter Games; bags 18 medals
Indian athletes are shining and continue to make our nation proud by winning 18 medals so far in the ongoing 2017 Olympics World Winter Games in Austria. Notably, India has won six gold, four silver and eight bronze medals.
Indian para athletes win 8 medals in IPC Athletics Grand Prix
Indian para athletes bagged eight medals, including three gold, in the 9th Fazaa International IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai. India are currently at the seventh spot With 3 gold, 1 silver and 4 bronze medals out of 48 participating countries.Sundar Singh Gurjar was the star among the Indians as he won a gold each in men’s Javelin Throw F-46 and Discus Throw F-46 competitions.