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Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri receive honorary membership of Sydney Cricket Ground

Jan 12, 2019
Indian national cricket team's captain Virat Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri have received the honorary membership of the Sydney Cricket Ground for their contribution to the sport of cricket. The Indian team defeated Australia 2-1 in the four-match Test series, ending the country's 71-year-old wait for a rare series win Down Under.

Mary Kom becomes 'World No 1' Boxer in latest AIBA World Rankings

Jan 10, 2019
‘Magnificent Mary’ became the most successful boxer in world championships history when she claimed the 48kg category top honours in November 2018, her unprecedented sixth world title triumph

Harendra Singh removed as head coach of Indian men's hockey team

Jan 10, 2019
Indian men's hockey coach Harendra Singh has been sacked from the position and offered the task of helming the junior squad by the national federation. Harendra Singh is the 25th coach of the men's hockey team who has been sacked in as many years, and the sixth in last six years.

Smriti Mandhana named ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year

Dec 31, 2018
Smriti Mandhana has been named as Best player of the year, ODI Player of the Year and included in ICC Women's Team of the Year 2018. The cricketer had played a crucial role in India’s semi-final appearance at the ICC Women’s World T20 in the West Indies.

CA Kuttappa takes over as India's new chief boxing coach

Dec 27, 2018
CA Kuttappa, a Dhronacharya awardee, took over as India’s new chief boxing coach during the beginning of the ongoing national camp, on December 10, 2018. He succeeds veteran boxing coach SR Singh, who has now retired.

India's Vedangi Kulkarni becomes fastest Asian to cycle the globe

Dec 24, 2018
Indian woman Vedangi Kulkarni has become the fastest Asian to cycle the globe. The 20-year-old completed the 29,000 kilometers' distance required to qualify as bicycling across the globe on December 23, 2018.

WV Raman appointed new head coach of Indian national women’s cricket team

Dec 21, 2018
Former India opener Woorkeri Venkat Raman has been appointed as the new Head coach of the Indian women's national cricket team. The 53-year-old will take over the role from Ramesh Powar, whose contract was not renewed after the controversies and fall-out with senior women's cricket team player Mithali Raj.

Former Indian Kabaddi Captain, Anup Kumar announces retirement

Dec 20, 2018
Anup Kumar, legendary Indian Kabaddi player and former World Cup-winning captain, announced his retirement from the sport with immediate effect on December 19, 2018, bringing an end to a 15-year-long career.

PV Sindhu claims maiden BWF World Tour Finals Title

Dec 17, 2018
Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu made history on December 16, 2018 by becoming the first Indian to win the BWF World Tour Finals. With the win, Sindhu claimed her 14th title overall and the first for this year, which had followed up with a series of disappointments after she was unable to win even a single tournament.

Gautam Gambhir announces retirement from all forms of cricket: A Glance at his cricket career

Dec 5, 2018
The Ranji Trophy game between Delhi and Andhra Pradesh on December 6 at the Feroz Shah Kotla will be Gambhir's last match of his glorious career. Gambhir last played international cricket for India in 2016 against England in Rajkot.

BCCI announces two-year ban for age fraud

Nov 28, 2018
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has announced that a cricketer guilty of age fraud will be barred from all its recognised tournaments for a period of two years.

Mary Kom clinches gold in World Boxing Championship

Nov 26, 2018
Mary Kom has created history by winning her sixth world championship gold at the 10th World Women’s Boxing Championships, held in New Delhi, India. She is the only woman to become World Amateur Boxing champion for a record six times.

Government to set up National Sports Stadium for differently-abled in Meghalaya

Oct 26, 2018
The Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, Thaawarchand Gehlot has announced that a stadium of international standard for differently-abled persons will be set up in Meghalaya. The stadium will be constructed at an estimated cost of over Rs 200 crore.

Virat Kohli becomes fastest batsman to reach 10,000 ODI runs

Oct 25, 2018
Virat Kohli has become the fastest batsman to score 10,000 runs in one-day internationals, reaching the milestone in just 205 innings. With the feat, he surpassed the record held by Sachin Tendulkar, who had achieved the feat in 259 innings.

Asian Para Games 2018: India records best-ever show with 72 medals

Oct 15, 2018
India has concluded its campaign at the 2018 Asian Para Games in Jakarta, Indonesia with a record medal haul, winning a total of 72 medals that included 15 gold, 24 silver and 33 bronze medals. India was placed ninth in the overall tally.

National Sports Awards 2018 announced; Mirabai Chanu, Virat Kohli to get Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna

Sep 21, 2018
This year, the Ministry received a large number of nominations for these awards. The nominations were considered by the Selection Committees consisting of a former Olympian, Arjuna Awardees, Dronacharya Awardees, Dhyan Chand Awardees, Sport Journalists, Experts and sports administrators.

Former Indian pacer RP Singh announces retirement from cricket

Sep 5, 2018
Former Indian pacer RP Singh has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. His international career spanned a period of six years and he played 82 matches across all three formats and picked up over 100 wickets.

Alastair Cook to retire from International cricket after final Test against India

Sep 4, 2018
Alastair Cook, former captain of England’s national cricket team has decided to retire from international cricket after the fifth and final match against India at the Oval, starting September 7, 2018. Cook took over as captain from Andrew Strauss in 2012 and England went on to win 24 Tests under his charge.

India records best-ever performance at Asian Games 2018: In Detail

Sep 3, 2018
India with a haul of 69 medals including 15 gold recorded its best-ever performance in the history of Asian Games at the 2018 edition held in Jakarta and Palembang in Indonesia. India set a new record for most medals won and equaled its previous record for maximum gold medals at the Asian Games.

Asian Games 2018: India ends Asian Games campaign with best medal haul

Sep 3, 2018
The 18th edition of Asian Games concluded in Jakarta, Indonesia on September 2, 2018. India concluded its run at the Asian Games with a record show that boasted of a total of 69 medals, including 15 gold, 24 silver and 30 bronze. The previous highest medal tally for India was at the 2010 edition in Guangzhou, China where they had finished sixth with 14 gold, 17 silver and 34 bronze.

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