|Jo-Wilfried Tsonga wins 2017 Rotterdam Open||20 February 2017|
|Shahid Afridi announces retirement from international cricket||20 February 2017
|Norman Isaac became first Indian to be FIBA’s Technical Delegate||16 February 2017|
The model-turned-actor, Milind Soman became the only contestant to complete the heavy endurance race, Ultraman barefoot.
Set to chase 245, India had all but lost its way after a flurry of wickets. However, stand-in captain Harmanpreet Kaur kept her cool to score the nine runs required off the last over from pace bowler Marcia Letsoala.
With the title came an end to Tsonga’s two-year title drought. He had last won a title in the year 2015.
Afridi had already quit Tests in 2010 and One Day International cricket after the 2015 World Cup. However, he still skippered the Pakistan Twenty20 team at the 2016 world championships in India.
Now, he will be assigned to any country and will be responsible for the conduct of an entire event, ranging from actual competition management to every related aspect.
He has retired from international cricket with a batting average of 61.87 from 31 innings, which is the 2nd highest till date.
The Rio Olympic champions Usain Bolt and Simone Biles were awarded top honours at the Laureus World Sports Awards 2017.
Young Indian racer, Jehan Daruvala becomes the first Indian ever to win a Grand Prix in a motorsport by winning the New Zealand Grand Prix 2017.
In the Test, skipper Virat Kohli became the first Test batsman to hit double hundreds in four consecutive series, and also scored the most test runs in a home season, 1206.
The emphatic victory of India in finals over Pakistan is significant as the visiting side was enjoying unbeatable record in the championship in 2017 till their defeat in finals by India.
The program will be rolled out in every state of the country, from Kashmir to Kanyakumari and from Kutch to Imphal.
Kheleo will participate in several activities in the run-up to the first FIFA tournament to be hosted by India. The tournament will be played from 6 to 28 October 2017.
Verma is a 17-year old teenager, 7-foot, 1-inch tall and plays center. Prabhakara is a 5-foot, 10-inch tall player and hails from Kerala.
In the 5th ODI, England scored a modest 227. India needed one run off the last ball with just one wicket in hand, but pacer Ishan Porel faltered at the last moment and was caught by Max Holden off Liam White.
To win the title, while Sourabh Verma defeated Lakshya Sen, Rituparna Das defeated Reshma Karthik in straight sets.
Cook’s favourite shots are the cut and pull. These shots enables him to play short pitch bowling with extreme ease.
This will be the first time since 2009 that India will be hosting a major International Basketball Federation (FIBA) event.
The Union Sports Minister, Vijay Goel laid the foundation Stone at Gandhinagar, Gujarat for the first-ever training centre dedicated to para athletes.
The order was given by a three-judge Bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra. The other two judges were Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud.
The task force includes who is who of the Indian sporting community like Pullela Gopichand, Abhinav Bindra, Baldev Singh, etc.
The Syed Modi International Badminton Championships was held between 24 January and 29 January 2017 in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
So defeated Ian Nepomniatchi of Russia in the 13th and final round to grab the tournament.
The 35-year-old Swiss defeated Rafael Nadal 6-4 3-6 6-1 3-6 6-3 to claim his 18th Grand Slam and fifth Melbourne title.
Margaret Court of Australia, with 24, is the only player ahead of Serena in terms of Grand Slam singles titles.
The reconstituted committee will be headed by Abhinav Bindra. By winning the gold in the 10 m air rifle category at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic games, he became the first Indian to win an individual gold medal at the Olympic Games.
As per the All India Football Federation, the Women’s Professional League is expected to give India’s women footballers the option to take the sport as a career.
The team, which also consisted of sprinter Usain Bolt, had won gold at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Padma Awards are conferred in three categories: Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.
Kedar Jadhav who made 90 off 75 balls, was on the verge of single-handedly taking his side to a memorable win. But after his dismissal, India failed to rattle up the required runs to lose the match.
It was Nehwal’s 23rd title overall and the first after 2016 Australian Open.