Thongchai won the award ahead of Chinese Taipei's Chan Shih-chang and Carlos Pigem of Spain. They were nominated by a selection panel before going into a voting process.
The committee will examine the causes behind shooting not securing any medals at the Rio Olympics and recommend concrete steps to ensure that this is not repeated in future Olympics.
Messi won the award for his strike against Roma. During the match, he dinked the ball over goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny in a 6-1 win over Roma in the Champions League in November 2015.
Sakshi Malik was given 2.5 crore rupees as reward money and also offered a class two level job in the state government.
She topped list after teaming up with new partner Barbora Strycova of Czech Republic. Sania recently ended her partnership with Martina Hingis after three Grand Slam victories and 11 WTA doubles titles together.
The Kabaddi World Cup matches will be held in The Arena by TransStadia, upcoming state-of-the-art stadium in Ahmedabad. The tournament will take place from 7 October 2016 and will conclude on 22 October 2016.
The draw in the fourth test helped Pakistan to replace India to be number one position in ICC Test ranking.
The United States topped the medal table for the fifth time in the past six Summer Olympics, winning 46 gold medals and 121 medals overall. Great Britain and China finished in second and third respectively.
Germany is now one of only three women's teams to win both the Olympics and World Cup. Germany failed to qualify for the Olympics in 2012 but won the bronze the last three times they played, in 2000, 2004 and 2008.
Kimia Alizadeh Zenoorin claimed the bronze in the taekwondo event in the 57kg category. She is already the first Iranian woman to ever win a bronze medal at the 2015 Taekwondo World Championship in May 2015.
Earlier on 14 August 2016, Bolt clinched gold in the 100-metre final at the Olympics to become the first man to win the event three times at consecutive Olympic Games. He followed the win with a gold medal in the 200 m, which also makes him the first athlete to win the 200 m three times at the Olympic Games.
Sindhu also became the second Indian female shuttler to win an Olympic medal after Saina Nehwal's Bronze medal at 2012 Summer Olympics at London.
With this, Malik brought home India’s first medal of the competition. With the win, she also became India's first female wrestler and the fourth female athlete ever to win an Olympic medal.
Yadav, whose suspension begins immediately, will not be able to participate at the Rio 2016 Olympics. He was scheduled to commence his campaign on 19 August 2016 against Zelimkhan Khadjiev of France in the 74 category.
Individually, Raja was appearing in his third career ATP World Tour final, while Sharan was contesting his second. They earn 250 Emirates ATP Doubles Rankings points and split 38940 US dollar in prize money.
On 9 August 2016, Biles won her first Olympic gold medal in the gymnastics team event. On 11 August 2016, she won the gold medal individual all-around. In the women's vault, she won her second individual gold medal with a score of 15.966. In the women's balance beam final, she grabbed bronze.
Jebet won the race in the second-quickest time in history. She clocked a time of eight minutes 59.75 seconds, narrowly outside of Russian Gulnara Samitova-Galkina's world record of 08:58.16.
Great Britain’s Mark Cavendish won the silver and Lasse Norman Hansen of Denmark took the bronze in the event.
To win the title, he defeated Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro in the final match held at the Olympic Tennis Centre in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. With the win, he retained the medal and became the first player to win two men's singles tennis gold medals in Olympics.
Wlodarczyk’s winning mark was 82.29m. China’s Wenxiu Zhang won the silver medal with a mark of 76.75m. Sophie Hitchon of Great Britain earned the bronze medal.
Bolt won the race in 9.81 seconds, followed by USA’s Justin Gatlin at 9.89 seconds and Canada’s Andre De Grasse at a personal-best 9.91 seconds.
To win the title, the top seed Dipika defeated eighth seed Mayar Hany of Egypt 10-12, 11-5, 11-6, 11-4 in the 40-minute final. For Dipika, this was the first title win in 2016.
With his victory in the Men's Singles event at the 2016 Rio Olympics, Long became the 5th player to win the three most important events in table tennis, i.e. the Olympics, World Championships and World Cup.
With his 13th individual gold medal, Phelps broke a 2168 year old Olympic Record, set by Leonidas of Rhodes, who had held the most Olympic Individual titles of all time, with twelve.
The highest of Hanif's Test centuries was a famous 337 made against West Indies in a six-day test at Bridgetown in 1957/58. It remains the longest innings in Test history.
Rahimov had to lift 214kg to win, 4kg more than China’s Lu Xiaojun clean and jerk world record, which he set at the 2013 World Weightlifting Championships. Lu took the silver at 379kg and Mohamed Ihab of Egypt claimed the bronze.
United States’ Joshua Prenot won the silver in the 200-meter breaststroke and Anton Chupkov of Russia finished third, securing the bronze.
Japan's Shohei Ono restored the pride of Judo's birth country by winning first Gold in 73kg category. Japanese men's team had not claimed Olympic gold since 2008 in Beijing.
On 9 August 2016, Phelps won his 21st gold medal in the 4 × 200 m freestyle relay together with Conor Dwyer, Townley Haas and Ryan Lochte.
Ledecky clocked 3 minutes 56.46 seconds to beat Britain's Jazmin Carlin who clocked 4 minutes 01.23 seconds at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Rio de Janeiro. America's Leah Smith clocked 4 minutes 01.92 seconds to grab the bronze.