India lost its number one spot in ICC ODI rankings to South Africa, after South Africa's 104-run win over Bangladesh in the second ODI in Paarl. India had claimed the top rank as a result of its 4-1 win over Australia.
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has decided to suspend the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) with immediate effect in accordance with the verdict of the Bureau of the FIFA Council on 10 October 2017 on account of undue third-party interference.
Iceland became the smallest country to enter World Cup. It defeated Kosovo with 2-0 to reach the mega 2018 FIFA World Cup to be held in Russia.
Rafael Nadal beat Nick Kyrgios of Australia in straight sets of 6-2, 6-1 in the China Open final to win his sixth ATP title of 2017. This is his 75th career singles trophy. The last time he won at least six titles in a year was in 2013 when he captured 10 trophies for the season.
The much-awaited FIFA U-17 World Cup kicks off today with four opening day matches to be played in Delhi and Mumbai. The opening matches would be played by teams in Group A and B. This is the first time that India will be participating in a FIFA World Cup.
Indian Weightlifting Federation President, Birendra Prasad Baishya has been elected as the chairman of two sub-committees of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF). Baishya is currently serving as the Executive Board member of Asian Weightlifting Federation
The provisional suspension, which took effect on 24 September 2017, prohibits the Paris Laboratory from carrying out any anti-doping activities, including all analyses of urine and blood samples. The suspension will remain in place pending disciplinary proceedings being carried out by an independent Disciplinary Committee.
However, the event overlaps with the Asian Championship in Vietnam, which is scheduled from 2 November to 12 November 2017. If Mary Kom is selected for the tournament after trials later in September 2017, her participation at the IOC event would become uncertain.
The Calcutta Football League is the football league system where several football clubs of the Indian city of Kolkata participate. It currently consists of seven-tier pyramid system. The CFL is conducted by the Indian Football Association (IFA) with 157 mostly Kolkata based clubs and units.
The Union government has exempted import duty on a wide range of goods and sports items for the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup India. The goods include all sports equipment and sports requisites, fitness equipment, team uniform, spares, accessories, first aid kits, doping control equipment and broadcast equipment and supplies.
Sindhu defeated Nozomi Okuhara of Japan 22-20, 11-21, 21-18 to grab the prestigious title. The duo had already fought-out the longest match in the final of the BWF World Championship in August 2017, when Okuhara emerged victorious after a 110-minute match.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has launched the ‘Maharashtra Mission 1 Million’ initiative under which, over 10 lakh students across the state will play football. The mission was launched in an attempt to support the FIFA U17 World Cup, which is happening for the first-ever time in India and Maharashtra.
The National Games of India comprises various disciplines in which sportsmen from the different states of India participate against each other. The National Games were formerly known as the Indian Olympic Games. The first Modern National Games on the lines of the Olympics were held in 1985 in New Delhi.
Born on 20 March 1993, Sloane Stephens is an American tennis player.
Nadal defeated South Africa's Kevin Anderson 6-3 6-3 6-4 to grab the prestigious title.
In addition, the song features a host of music artists that include Sunidhi Chauhan, Neeti Mohan, Babul Supriyo, Shaan, Papon, Mika along with a rap performance by actor Abhishek Bachchan.
Earlier, Singh had been a part of the four-member Indian team of Amjyot Singh, Yadwinder Singh and Vishesh Bhriguvanshi, who were a part of the National Basketball League (NBL) Draft Combine in Melbourne, Australia in 2017.
High Performance Director David John will take charge in the interim until a suitable replacement has been decided upon.
Sri Lankan head for cricket team selection Sanath Jayasurya has resigned from his post along with other members following defeat against India in both test and ODI series.
Alongside the FIFA U-17 World Cup India official emblem, the logo for Kochi venue will form a crucial link in the promotions and communications regarding the host city.
The Supreme Court has rejected BJP leader Subramanian Swamy’s plea that the ongoing tendering process for awarding media rights for the IPL events be stayed and e-auctioning directed.
Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu has officially launched the Sports Ministry’s much-awaited ‘National Sports Talent Search Portal’ that will help spot, groom, support and encourage young Indians from across the country, especially from the rural region.
Ronaldo picked up the trophy for the second consecutive season and third time in total, having also received the accolade in 2013-14.
Bangladesh and Bhutan captured third and fourth place in the tournament, respectively.
It is one of the most popular races on the Formula One calendar, due to the scenic and historical Spa-Francorchamps circuit being a favourite of drivers and fans.
This was a third medal for the Rio Olympics silver-medallist at Worlds, having won bronze twice in 2013 and 2014 after losing at the semifinal stage in both the editions.
The 2018 Team World Cup will be staged at the iconic Copper Box Arena in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park from 22 February to 25 February 2018.
Rooney has played much of his career as a forward, and he has also been used in various midfield roles.
The 2017 FIBA Asia Cup was the 29th continental basketball championship in Asia.
Para athlete Devendra and hockey player Sardar Singh will be honoured with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.