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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.
With this win, Advani has emerged as the strongest contender to represent India in the Asian and World Championships in 6-red Snooker in 2017.
Half-centuries from Himanshu Rana and Shubman Gill provided India with a total of 273, which was successfully defended by their spinners.
The Asian Cup is annually held in December at Bobsleigh, Luge Park of Nagano Prefecture Nagano Prefecture City Spiral in Japan.
The Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy is a cricket trophy awarded annually by the ICC to its chosen world player of the Year.
After the win, Hockey India announced cash rewards of Rs.1 lakh for each player. It also announced Rs.50000 for each member of the support staff.
AIFF selected Gurpreet Singh Sandhu and Uvena Fernandes for the 2016 AIFF Award for Special Recognition awards.
Jadeja’s maiden 10-wicket match haul against England in the Test match on 20 December 2016 in Chennai made him achieve the second position in the rankings.
The recently-formed BFI was voted to office in September 2016, which ended four years of administrative logjam in the sport.
The 5th match was played from 16 to 20 December 2016 at M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. India won by an innings and 75 runs.
With this, Nair became the second Indian batsmen to score triple century in tests. Earlier, Virendra Sehwag scored two triple centuries in test matches.
The team defeated the Kerala Blasters in a penalty shootout, 4–3, during the final. The match had ended 1–1 after 90 minutes and extra time.
Singh took less than 10 minutes to knock Cheka out in the third round itself to retain the title. The Haryana boxer had won the title in July 2016 by defeating WBC European champion Kerry Hope.
The third place in the tournament went to Germany, who was defeated by Belgium in the semi-final. Also, it was the first time that a host nation has won the Cup in 11 editions of the tournament.
Smriti Mandhana became the first Indian batswoman to figure in the list. Though the ICC has been announcing the Men’s Team of the Year for a while, this is for the first time the ICC announced the Women’s Team of the Year.
International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation said it would not be prudent to hold the championships in Russia, a country accused of state-sponsored doping.
For Advani, it was the 11th world billiards champion title in his over 15-year long international career. So far, he won 16 titles in both the formats.
Faf du Plessis succeeded AB De Villiers as Test Captain of South African Cricket team. De Villiers succeeded Hashim Amla as Captain of the national team.
Cristiano Ronaldo beat Messi to clinch his fourth Ballon d'Or award. While Messi came second, France’s Antoine Griezmann came third.
Kohli’s third test century that came at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai made him the first batsman to score three double centuries’ successive series in a year.
The recommendations will be sent to the main MCC Committee. If approved, these changes will be implemented into the new code of the Laws of Cricket, which will be introduced on 1 October 2017.
Sreejesh, who is the captain of the senior national men’s team, will take charge of the role from South African Dave Staniforth.
Ethiopia's Almaz Ayana won the IAAF women Athlete of the Year award. Ayana broke the 10000m world record by over 14 seconds in winning Olympic gold in Rio in 2016.
India defeated Pakistan in the final of the regional tournament by 17 runs. The win is India’s sixth Asia Cup crown.
Nico Rosberg retired just 5 days after winning his maiden F1 World Champion title. He is the son of former F1 world champion, Keke Rosberg.
Carlsen defeated Sergey Karjakin to retain the World Chess Champion title. It’s the third time that Carlsen has won the championship. He has reigned as world champion since 2013.
Amoung the 77 passengers on board, 22 were Chapecoense players and 21 were journalists, who were accompanying the team for their final match. Only six people were pulled out alive, three of whom were players, one journalist and two crew members.
As of 2016, the Argentina Davis Cup team has competed in the World Group since 2002 and reached the finals five times (1981, 2006, 2008, 2011 and 2016). At present, Argentina is Number 1 on the Davis Cup ranking by the International Tennis Federation (ITF).
Aditi Ashok finished three strokes ahead of Lydia Hall and Caroline Hedwall in the Qatar Ladies Open.