Virat Kohli is the fifth Indian captain to score a double century in a Test match after Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi (2013 vs England), Sunil Gavaskar (205 vs West Indies), Sachin Tendulkar (217 vs New Zealand) and MS Dhoni (224 vs Australia).
In his new role, Elworthy will oversee the lead-up and running of the 2019 World Cup as well as the Champions Trophy and Women's World Cup. The Champions Trophy and Women's World Cup will be hosted by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) in 2017.
The court also agreed on the committee’s proposal of having a CAG in the governing council of the board of BCCI.
R Nataraj of Team TVS, astride a TVS RTR 450, came overall second with a time of 1 hour 04 minutes and 21 seconds. S D Viswas, a privateer, grabbed third position overall on a Yamaha 250F motorcycle, clocking 1 hour 12 minutes and 01 seconds.
In the finals, Dipika dethroned defending champion Joshna Chinappa to win the women’s title, while, Saurav Ghosal defeated Harinderpal Singh Sandhu to claim the men’s title.
Singh also became the country’s first-ever professional boxing title holder. The win also helped him to climb to 15th in the world in his category.
The previous oldest was Somachandra de Silva of Sri Lanka, who was 42 years & 73 days old when he played against England at Lord's in 1984.
Indian Grand Master Koneru Humpy too rounded off her campaign with a victory to finish on 7/11 points. But Harika was declared winner for finishing with a better tie-break record in the tournament.
India held the second position in the latest ICC Test rankings with 112 rating points followed by Pakistan and England. Australia leads the Test rankings with 118 rating.
Anirban Lahiri, Shiv Shankar Prasad Chawrasia and Aditi Ashok qualified for Rio after the crossing the mark of rank 60 in world rankings. Golf as game returned to the Olympics for the first time since 1904 St. Louis Games.
Men’s singles title was won by Andy Murray and the women’s title went to Serena Williams. The women’s doubles went to Timea Babos and Yaroslava Shvedova.
Substitute Eder scored in extra-time to give Portugal a win at their first major international title despite losing captain and talisman Cristiano Ronaldo to injury.
The 2016 British Grand Prix is Hamilton’s overall fourth British Grand Prix title after winning it in 2008, 2014 and 2015. He also became the first driver to win the British Grand Prix three times in a row.
Murray, 29, also became the first British man to win multiple Wimbledon singles titles since Fred Perry in 1935.
In April 2016, Karmakar became the first female Indian gymnast ever to secure an Olympic berth by garnering a total score of 52.698 points. She received the Arjuna Award in August 2015.
Mukundan bagged gold medals in 200m freestyle, 50m butterfly and 50m breaststroke, silver in 100m fly and 50m freestyle, and bronze in 100m freestyle, 100m breaststroke and 100m backstroke events.
Suman Devi could log only 55.88m to bag the second place. Haryana’s Sharmila Kumari finished on third with 53.80m throw at the 56th National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships in Hyderabad.
On the other hand, men's doubles pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy also grabbed Men’s doubles title at the tournament. Top seed doubles pair Attri and Reddy defeated Adrian Liu and Toby Ng 21-8 21-14 in a lop-sided final.
ICC also agreed to support the inclusion of a women’s cricket event in the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Durban for which it will work closely with the Commonwealth Games Federation.
Hamilton started the race from pole and went on to win the race after colliding with Nico Rosberg on the final lap. As a result, Rosberg finished fourth behind Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer’s Max Verstappen and Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen.
Gurpreet Singh Sandhu was named in Norwegian club Stabaek FC's squad for their Europa League qualifying match against Welsh Premier League side Connah's Quay Nomads FC.
The Ministry granted recognition to PCI after having conducted free and fair elections with a former Justice of Allahabad High Court as Returning Officer, and after recognition by International Paralympic Committee.
Karnataka athlete Reena George's switch-over from 400 metre to 100 metre proved successful as she won the women's 100 metre dash in 11.99 seconds.
To win the title, Argentina defeated the reigning World and Olympic champions the Netherlands 2-1. For Argentina, it was the 3rd consecutive title and the 7th title overall.
Petar Gorsa of Croatia won the gold medal with 457.5, while Hyeonjun Kim of Korea bagged the bronze after he shot 445.5. This was the last World Cup before the Rio Olympic Games.
The announcement from the foot balling great of his generation came just hours after he missed the penalty in the Copa America final.
Brazilian shooter Felipe Almeida Wu won the gold medal, while Korea’s Jin Jongoh bagged the bronze medal.
Khelo India is a seven-member committee headed by Sports Secretary Rajiv Yadav, in which George and Gopichand are the two sportspersons.
This was second Copa America title for Chile. Earlier, it secured the title in 2015 by defeating Argentina 4-1 in a penalty shootout.
He along with the other office bearers of the state cricketing body for the current season were elected at its 86th annual general body meeting in Chennai based on consensus.