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ATP men’s singles ranking: Yuki Bhambri breaks into top-100 after 2 years

Apr 17, 2018
Indian tennis star Yuki Bhambri has broken back into the top-100 of ATP men’s singles ranking for the first time since February 2016. As per the latest rankings, he jumped 22 places to his career-best rank of 83.

Commonwealth Games 2018: India finishes third in medal tally

Apr 16, 2018
The final day of Commonwealth Games was action-packed for India, with two of India’s star shuttlers P V Sindhu and Saina Nehal battling it out in the women’s singles final and recently crowned world no.1 Kidambi Srikanth fighting for the top spot in the men’s singles.

Germany top FIFA rankings, Brazil second

Apr 13, 2018
The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking of April 2018 ranked current world champions, Germany at the top despite one draw and defeat in March. The nation with 1533 points still has quite a lead over Brazil, which is ranked at the second position with 1384 points.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Sathish Sivalingam claims India's third Gold medal in Weightlifting

Apr 7, 2018
Weightlifter P Gururaja opened India's medal account at the 21st Commonwealth Games by claiming a Silver Medal in the men's 56 kg category with a snatch and lift of 249kg (111+138).

Mithali Raj wins 'Sportsperson of the Year' award

Apr 2, 2018
Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj was named 'Sportsperson of the Year' at the Telangana Sports Journalists Association annual awards for 2017 in Hyderabad. Ace Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu won the best senior male and female athlete award respectively.

Zimbabwe Cricket sacks skipper Graeme Cremer, all coaching staff

Mar 31, 2018
Zimbabwe Cricket has fired the captain of its cricket team, Graeme Cremer along with the entire coaching staff following the team’s shocking elimination during the ICC World Cup qualifier. The team lost their ICC World Cup qualifier by just three runs to the United Arab Emirates on March 22.

Darren Lehmann announces his resignation as Australia’s coach

Mar 30, 2018
Australia’s head coach Darren Lehmann has announced his resignation from the position and said that Australia’s fourth and final Test in South Africa would be his last match. The former cricketer made the announcement during the pre-match press conference ahead of the fourth test that is scheduled to begin on March 30.

Cricket Australia bans Steve Smith, David Warner for a year

Mar 29, 2018
The official statement from Cricket Australia read that Smith and Warner have been suspended from all international and domestic cricket, while opening batsman Cameron Bancroft has been banned for a duration of nine months.

Ball-tampering row: Australia’s Captain and Vice Captain step down

Mar 26, 2018
Australian captain Steve Smith and Vice-captain David Warner stepped down from their positions after they were found to have a hand in the ball tampering row that came to light during the third day's play against South Africa in the Cape Town Test on March 24.

India clinches Nidahas Trophy in last-ball thriller

Mar 19, 2018
India pulled off an unforgettable chase beating Bangladesh by four wickets in the Nidahas T20 tri-series final at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. The nerve-breaking victory came as a result of an incredible performance by wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik who hit a six off the last ball.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics mascots unveiled

Feb 28, 2018
Two futuristic figures, inspired by anime, have been chosen as mascots of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games following voting by thousands of Japanese children. The winning mascots beat the other two competing pairs by a huge margin, getting 53 per cent of the votes.

India number one ODI team after series win against South Africa

Feb 15, 2018
Team India clinched the top spot in the ICC ODI Team Rankings with their first-ever ODI series victory against South Africa in their home ground. Overall, this is the fifth time that the Indian team has been ranked number one in the world.

Indra Nooyi appointed as first independent female Director of ICC

Feb 10, 2018
Nooyi will join the ICC Board in June 2018 to align with the term of the ICC Independent Chairman, following the unanimous confirmation of her appointment at ICC Board Meeting.

Mary Kom clinches gold medal at India Open Boxing tournament

Feb 2, 2018
The five-time World Champion and Olympic bronze medallist, Mary Kom on February 2, 2018 claimed the gold medal in the India Open International Boxing tournament at Thyagraj Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.

Harjinder Singh appointed as Chef de Mission for 23rd Winter Olympic Games

Jan 11, 2018
The 2018 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXIII Olympic Winter Games is scheduled to take place from 9 to 25 February 2018 in Pyeongchang County, South Korea. Pyeongchang won its bid on the first round of voting, receiving more votes than both Munich & Germany and Annecy & France combined.

PV Sindhu loses to Japan’s Yamaguchi in Dubai World Superseries final

Dec 18, 2017
India’s ace shuttler, P V Sindhu had to settle for the silver medal at the BWF Dubai World Series Finals 2017 in Dubai, UAE after she went down fighting against Japan’s top-seeded Akane Yamaguchi. This is the third major event in the last two years where Sindhu has had to settle for silver.

Rohit Sharma becomes 1st batsmen to score 3 ODI double centuries

Dec 13, 2017
Indian batsman Rohit Sharma created history on 13 December by becoming the first batsman in the history of cricket to score three double centuries in one-day internationals (ODI). The ace batsman achieved the feat during India’s second ODI against Sri Lanka in Mohali, Punjab.

Union Government to soon launch ‘Khelo India’ programme

Dec 11, 2017
The Union government would soon be launching the Khelo India programme at a cost of Rs 1756 crore for the period 2017-18 to 2019-20. The programme aims at mainstreaming sports as a tool for individual development, community development, economic development and national development.

India wins first-ever South Asian Regional Badminton Team Championship

Dec 6, 2017
India has won the first-ever South Asian Regional Badminton Team Championship in a title clash against Nepal in Guwahati, Assam on 5 December 2017. India, who were the clear favourites, beat Nepal 3-0.

Srikanth, Sindhu win top awards at Indian Sports Honours 2017

Nov 30, 2017
The Inaugural edition of the Indian Sports Honours, which was held in Mumbai, saw Kidambi Srikanth and P V Sindhu grab the top honours. While ace shuttler Srikanth, who won four Super Series titles this year, won the Sportsman of the Year award, Rio Olympics silver medallist Sindhu won the Sportswoman of the Year award in the individual sport category.

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