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Anil Kumble resigns as head coach of Indian Cricket team

Jun 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

According to Kumble’s tweet following his resignation, Kohli had “reservations” about the coach’s style and role, which helped him to make a mind to resign from the post.

Pakistan beats India to win 2017 ICC Champions Trophy

Jun 19, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

It was the first time that Pakistan had qualified for a Champions Trophy final. It was also their first final in an ICC ODI competition since 1999.

Kidambi Srikanth beats Kazumasa Sakai to win Indonesia Open Super Series Premier title

Jun 19, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The tournament was held in Jakarta, Indonesia and has a total purse of $1000000.

Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu clinch Mixed Team Air Pistol gold at ISSF World Cup

Jun 13, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

On the other hand, France grabbed the bronze in the event by defeating Iran.

Lewis Hamilton wins Canadian Grand Prix for sixth time

Jun 13, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Hamilton was followed by Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel. The third position was grabbed by Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo.

Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova win 2017 French Open Women's Doubles title

Jun 12, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The United States-Czech pair defeated unseeded Australians Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua 6-2, 6-1 in the final to grab the title.

England beat Venezuela to win FIFA U-20 World Cup for first time

Jun 12, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The only goal of the match, played at the Suwon World Cup Stadium here, carried the signature of Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin 34 minutes in the game.

French Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko beats third seeded Simona Halep

Jun 12, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Latvian Jelena Ostapenko staged a spectacular victory by beating the match favourite, world no. 3 Simona Halep and grabbing her first ever French Open title.

Rafael Nadal wins 10th French Open Men’s Singles title

Jun 12, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Novak Djokovic was the defending champion in the Men's Singles, but he lost in the quarter-finals to Dominic Thiem.

Kohli sole Indian in Forbes list of highest paid athletes

Jun 10, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, who has been ranked 89th, is the sole Indian sportsperson to feature in the 2017 Forbes list of ‘The World’s highest paid athletes’.

Muttiah Muralidaran inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

Jun 9, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

He was awarded the honour along with Arthur Morris, George Lohmann and Karen Rolton by fellow ICC Cricket Hall of Famers.

Centre clears Kambala Bill, legalising the Buffalo race

Jun 9, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The Ministry of Law and Justice has cleared the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Bill 2017, which legalises the traditional buffalo race – Kambala.

French Open: Bopanna-Dabrowski win mixed doubles title

Jun 9, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

To win their maiden French Open title, Bopanna and Dabrowski defeated the pair of Germany's Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Colombia's Robert Farah by 2-6, 6-2, 12-10.

Real Madrid becomes first team to win back-to-back Champions League titles

Jun 6, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Real Madrid defeated Juventus 4–1 to win a record-extending 12th title. With this victory, Real Madrid became the first team to successfully defend their title in the Champions League era, and the first to do so since Milan in 1990.

Sai Praneeth clinches 2017 Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold

Jun 5, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Praneeth defeated Indonesian fourth seed Jonatan Christie 17—21, 21—18, 21—19 in an hour and 11 minutes in the final match played at Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand.

Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer becomes first Indian to be inducted in ITTF URC

Jun 5, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Following the AGM of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) early in June 2017, the Board of Directors of various committees met on the sidelines of the ongoing World Championships and handpicked the best in the business for the job.

World TT Championships: Mouma-Manika makes history by becoming first Indian pair to reach quarters

Jun 2, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

In the quarterfinals, the Indian duo would take on the No. 1 and 2 Chinese players, Ding Ning and Liu Shiwen, a lethal left and right combination.

Cricket South Africa announces launching of T20 Global League

Jun 2, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Cricket South Africa unveiled the logo and name of their recently-launched Twenty20 league, the league will be called the T20 Global League.

Google Celebrates Champions Trophy 2017 with an interactive game

Jun 1, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 is scheduled to begin in England and Google is celebrating the beginning of the tournament with an engaging doodle game.

Kohli, Dhoni, Yuvraj, Raina in list of World top 100 athletes

May 31, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni along with current captain Virat Kohli has made it into the top 15 of the ESPN’s World Fame 100 list for 2017.

ICC Rankings: Kohli only Indian in top 10 of ICC ODI rankings

May 31, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Virat Kohli, who retained his 3rd position, is the only Indian cricketer to feature in the top 10 of the ICC Players Rankings for ODIs.

Paris Saint-Germain lifts French Cup for record 11th time

May 30, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Coupe Charles Simon, also known as French Cup (Coupe de France), is the premier knockout cup competition in French football organized by the French Football Federation.

Stan Wawrinka beat Mischa Zverev to clinch Geneva Open Men’s Singles title

May 30, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The 2017 Geneva Open title is the 16th title of Wawrinka's career.

Borussia Dortmund beat Frankfurt to lift 2016-17 German Cup

May 29, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Borussia Dortmund had already earned automatic qualification for the group stage of the 2017–18 edition of the UEFA Champions League through position in the Bundesliga, Germany's premier football competition.

Sebastian Vettel wins 2017 Monaco Grand Prix

May 29, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The second place in the race was secured by Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen, while the third place was secured by Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo.

Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 to win 13th FA Cup

May 29, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Arsenal, which came off strong right from the start, managed to defeat Chelsea, seven-time FA Cup champion, to grab its 13th FA Cup title

South Korea beat China to win 2017 Sudirman Cup

May 29, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

It was the first time that the event was hosted outside Asia and Europe since its establishment in 1989.

ICC Cricket Committee recommends DRS for T20 Internationals

May 26, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

On the other hand, the committee also expressed unanimous support for the implementation of a Test cricket competition. It also reiterated its full support for cricket being involved in the Olympic Games.

Manchester United beat Ajax to claim 2016–17 UEFA Europa League title

May 26, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The club has won three European Cups, one UEFA Europa League, one UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, one UEFA Super Cup, one Intercontinental Cup and one FIFA Club World Cup.

P V Sindhu elected to Badminton World Federation Athletes’ Commission

May 25, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

She topped the ballot with 129 votes and will be joined by Marc Zweibler of Germany and Kristy Gilmour of Scotland for a four-year term.

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