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The logo sees each of the 13 host city logos feature a single bridge from St Petersburg. The bridges depict how football serves as a bridge between geographical and social divides, and unites nations and fans.
The winners were presented with the Champions trophy along with a prize money of Rs. 1 crore and 90 lacs. The runners up were awarded the prize money of Rs. 1 crore and 10 lacs.
Kapil Dev captained the Indian cricket team that won the Cricket World Cup in 1983.
Awadhe Warriors, Chennai Smashers, Hyderabad Hunters and Mumbai Rockets entered the semi-finals after topping the league table.
In the 10th and final round of the tournament, Amonatov settled for a draw with Grandmaster Diptayan Ghosh.
Parthiv Patel’s 143 and Munprit Juneja’s 54 runs helped Gujarat to chase down a score of 265 on the final day. It was the highest successful run-chase in the final of the Ranji Trophy.
The nomination of Indian men's hockey team captain to the FIH Athletes' Committee was confirmed by the FIH Executive Board.
At the 3rd meeting at the Home of FIFA in Zurich on 9 and 10 January 2017, the council decided on a new tournament format with the 48 national teams split into 16 groups of three teams. The top two teams from each group will then move forward to a 32-team knockout stage.
Ronaldo garnered 34.54% of total votes to grab the title. He beat Barcelona's Lionel Messi, who scored 26.42% of total votes, and Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann (7.53% of total votes) to the prize.
However, Andy Murray remains world number one despite the 6-3 5-7 6-4 defeat by Djokovic.
It was the second time that the Spaniard was playing a final at the Chennai Open. In 2013, he ended up as a runner-up to Janko Tipsarevic in 2013 at the Nungambakkam stadium.
The duo defeated compatriots Purav Raja and Divij Sharan 6-3, 6-4 in the summit clash held in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
The top-seeded Indo-American duo scored 6-2 6-3 against the second-seeded Russian team of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina in the final of the tournament.
Virat Kohli will lead Team India in all three formats as he was anointed as captain for the ODI, T20 series against England.
The committee will be chaired by Sports Secretary Injeti Srinivas.
The early goal in the finals was scored by India’s Dangmei Grace in the 12th minute. In the second half of the game, goal from India’s Sasmita Malik and Indumathi helped the Indian women fetch the title.
The ace Indian cricketer also informed BCCI that he will be available for selection for the upcoming series against England. However, he would not be continuing in the skipper's role.
Morris is regarded as one of Australia's greatest left-handed batsmen.
In her illustrious career she had won the gold medal in each of the Olympics, World Cup and World Champions.
The apex court has also issued a notice to Thakur and Shirke, asking ‘why the duo should not be tried for perjury and contempt?’
The decision was taken after the appointments of Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Chautala as life presidents of the national Olympic body.
He has featured in an ATP Tour final by reaching the championship match of the Chennai Open in 2009 and the South African Open in 2011.
The footballer won the award for his overall contribution to club and country.
In his 16-year career as a professional, Wiggins won the Tour de France and a record eight Olympic medals.
The tennis player is the first Serbian woman to win a grand slam tournament.
The news was announced on 27 December 2016 in the meeting of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) meeting held in Chennai. The IOA accepted Meghalaya's bid to host the National Games overshadowing four other bidders, which were Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Chhattisgargh and Uttarakhand.
While Hanif Mohammed's 499 remains the highest score by an opener in first-class cricket, no one has scored more than Gohel while remaining not out in his team's score of 641.
Cricket Australia stated that Kohli played only 10 one-day matches in 2016; however, he underlined his status as one of the best in the 50-over format.
The IOA unanimously appointed the Kalmadi and Chautala to the post during its Annual General Meeting in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Bhambri won 75% of his first service points and broke serve three times to lock victory in one hour and 54 minutes.