The Athletes' Commission is chaired by Angela Ruggiero and it comprises nine vice presidents and 10 other members. Saina's appointment to the prestigious panel has come just when she is set to resume practice after recovering from a knee injury.
The five-time Grand Slam winner was banned for two years by the International Tennis Federation for two years after testing positive for meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open.
Ashwin reached the milestone in 37 matches, just one behind Aussie Clarrie Grimmett, who holds the record of taking 200 wickets in 36 Tests.
The force has moved a formal proposal in this regard to the Union Home Ministry. After getting required sanctions, Sindhu will be honoured and presented the rank badges and camouflage combat fatigues of the CRPF at a ceremonial event.
Regarded as one of the most innovative batsmen of the modern game, Dilshan invented the scoop, which has come to be known as a dilscoop, in which a batsman hits the ball behind the keeper.
Sakshi Malik was given 2.5 crore rupees as reward money and also offered a class two level job in the state government.
The 22-year-old Tripura-girl qualified for the final round in the Individual vault final of artistic gymnastics after finishing eighth on the standings.
His 86.48m effort helped India in bringing its first world record as well as the country’s first-ever gold in any World athletics championships.
The announcement from the foot balling great of his generation came just hours after he missed the penalty in the Copa America final.
The long jumper, who in 2003 became the first Indian athlete ever to win a medal in a World Athletics Championships resigned after being accused for corruption.
This agreement was reached when Tendulkar along with three other co-owners of the Kerala Blasters Football Club (KBFC) met Vijayan at the state secretariat.
The 33-year old seamer played 21 Test matches for Sri Lanka and picked up 48 wickets since his debut in April 2005.
He was appointed on the recommendation of the Justice Lodha Committee.
He played his first Tippeligaen (Norwegian Premier League) for Stabaek FC on 29 may 2016 and helped the team to claim a dominant 5-0 triumph over IK Start.
The previous record was held by Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar who reached the landmark score against Pakistan at Eden Gardens in 2005.
He became the 11th person to win back-to-back MVP awards and joined an illustrious club that includes the likes of James, Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson among others.
The 36-year-old, Edwards will continue to play at domestic level including the first edition of the forthcoming Women’s Super League.
19-year-old striker became the first Leicester City player to win the prestigious FWA Footballer of the Year award with 36 percent of the vote.
Sanchez born in the United States to Dominican parents decided to compete in Olympics for the Dominican Republic won Olympics Gold in 2004 at Athens and 2012 at London.
The Cricket Club of India (CCI) is a private club incorporated on 8 November, 1933, with an objective to promote cricket and other sports in the country.
Ahmed’s period of ineligibility will take effect from the date of his provisional suspension, 4 November 2015, and will therefore expire on 4 May 2018.
Earlier on 3 April 2016, Shahid Afridi stepped down as captain of Pakistan's T20 team. The 36 year old all rounder, however, said that he will be available for the One day Internationals.
Watson retired from test cricket in September 2015 and since then he didn’t play any One Day Internationals also.
UNDP in a statement said that it was suspending Sharapova, who worked as a goodwill Ambassador, until the outcome of the investigation into her case is known.
The International Tennis Federation said Sharapova, a five time Grand Slam champion, is provisionally suspended from 12 March 2016 pending further action.
The tests were conducted by an ICC accredited laboratory at the University of Pretoria's High-Performance Centre after he was reported for suspect action on 25 February 2016.
He played 260 ODIs and scored 6083 runs matches. They include 5 centuries and 31 half-centauries.
Yasir was suspended after he pleaded guilty to breaching the ICC's Anti-Doping Code that relates to the presence of a banned substance in a player's sample.
In his new role, Sehwag will work along with head coach Sanjay Bangar and would be responsible for guiding and motivating the squad.
Earlier, in January 2012, he was appointed as the head coach of the Sri Lanka national team, replacing Geoff Marsh and was in the post for two-year term till January 2014 and he declined to extend his tenure in September 2013.