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Virat Kohli and Mithali Raj top the ICC ODI Rankings

Oct 31, 2017
Indian cricket team captains Virat Kohli and Mithali Raj became number one on 30 October 2017 at ICC ODI rankings for batsman and batswomen.

Virat Kohli becomes fastest batsman to break 9000-run mark

Oct 30, 2017
Indian skipper Virat Kohli became the sixth Indian and fastest to complete 9000 ODI runs during India’s third and final one-day international against New Zealand in Kanpur.

Kidambi Srikanth wins Men's Singles Title in French Open

Oct 30, 2017
Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth on 29 October 2017 lifted the men's singles title of the French Open Superseries badminton in Paris. Srikanth beat Japan's Kenta Nishimoto 21-14, 21-13 in the final to clinch the title.This is Srikanth’s fourth title in the fifth superseries final after winning in the Denmark Open, Indonesia Open and Australia Open.

Delhi Olympic Games to be held in December

Oct 27, 2017
The Delhi State Olympic Association will organise Delhi Olympic Games in the capital city. The sporting events will be held from 9 December 2017- 18 December 2017. The announcement to conduct a sporting event of Olympic level came in order to promote Olympics and also the spirit of sports and sportsmen in Delhi.

Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu win gold in air pistol mixed team event

Oct 25, 2017
Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu won gold medal at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Final in New Delhi. The duo struck gold in the 10m air pistol mixed team event on the opening day of ISSF World Cup in the capital. They will make their Olympic debut in the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Cristiano Ronaldo wins the Best FIFA Men's Player Award

Oct 24, 2017
Argentina’s forward Lionel Messi and Brazil’s forward Neymar were runners up for the award. Ronaldo got 43.16 per cent of the total votes, while Lionel Messi and Neymar fetched 19.25 and 6.97 per cent votes respectively.

India beat Malaysia in Asia Cup Hockey

Oct 24, 2017
India beat Malaysia with 2-1 in the final to clinch Asia Cup on 22 October 2017. On the other hand, Pakistan won bronze after beating out Korea 6-3. With this win, India ended its wait of 10 long years to win the Asia Cup. India scored from field efforts through Ramandeep Singh and Lalit Upadhyay to win the coveted title against Malaysia.

K Srikanth clinches Denmark Open Superseries trophy

Oct 23, 2017
Ace Indian shuttler, Kidambi Srikanth lifted the Denmark Open Superseries trophy at Odense, marking his third Super Series win of the year and fifth overall. The eighth seeded Srikanth defeated his opponent, South Korea's Lee Hyun-il in straight games, 21-10, 21-5.

South Africa clinches top spot in ODI, India slips to second

Oct 20, 2017
India lost its number one spot in ICC ODI rankings to South Africa, after South Africa's 104-run win over Bangladesh in the second ODI in Paarl. India had claimed the top rank as a result of its 4-1 win over Australia.

Kerala HC restores life ban imposed on Sreesanth by BCCI

Oct 18, 2017
A division bench of the Kerala High Court has restored the life ban imposed on cricketer S Sreesanth by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in the wake of the 2013 IPL spot-fixing scandal. The bench gave the verdict on a petition filed by the BCCI against the ruling by a single judge bench that lifted the life ban imposed on the 34-year-old pacer in August 2017.

Kavita Devi becomes first Indian Woman to sign with World Wrestling Entertainment

Oct 16, 2017
Kavita Devi on 15 October 2017 became the first Indian woman to tie-up with the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Devi, a former competitive powerlifter, took training from Dalip Singh Rana popularly known as The Great Khali. Besides, Shadia Bseiso became the first Arab woman from the Middle East to sign a WWE developmental contract.

Ashish Nehra bids adieu to all forms of cricket

Oct 12, 2017
Ashish Nehra made his cricket debut in 1999 under Mohammed Azharuddin in India. He made his international debut in a Test match against Sri Lanka in Colombo in February 1999. Owing to injuries, Nehra did not play a single international match for India between September 2005 and June 2009. He returned to international cricket with 2011 World Cup.

FIFA suspends the Pakistan Football Federation

Oct 11, 2017
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has decided to suspend the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) with immediate effect in accordance with the verdict of the Bureau of the FIFA Council on 10 October 2017 on account of undue third-party interference.

Iceland makes history, Qualifies for World Cup

Oct 11, 2017
Iceland became the smallest country to enter World Cup. It defeated Kosovo with 2-0 to reach the mega 2018 FIFA World Cup to be held in Russia.

Rafael Nadal beats Nick Kyrgios to win 6th ATP title of 2017

Oct 9, 2017
Rafael Nadal beat Nick Kyrgios of Australia in straight sets of 6-2, 6-1 in the China Open final to win his sixth ATP title of 2017. This is his 75th career singles trophy. The last time he won at least six titles in a year was in 2013 when he captured 10 trophies for the season.

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 kicks off

Oct 6, 2017
The much-awaited FIFA U-17 World Cup kicks off today with four opening day matches to be played in Delhi and Mumbai. The opening matches would be played by teams in Group A and B. This is the first time that India will be participating in a FIFA World Cup.

Baishya elected as chairmen of two sub-committees of IWF

Oct 3, 2017
Indian Weightlifting Federation President, Birendra Prasad Baishya has been elected as the chairman of two sub-committees of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF). Baishya is currently serving as the Executive Board member of Asian Weightlifting Federation

French anti-doping laboratory suspended by WADA

Sep 28, 2017
The provisional suspension, which took effect on 24 September 2017, prohibits the Paris Laboratory from carrying out any anti-doping activities, including all analyses of urine and blood samples. The suspension will remain in place pending disciplinary proceedings being carried out by an independent Disciplinary Committee.

Mary Kom to be AIBA representative at IOC Athletes’ Forum

Sep 25, 2017
However, the event overlaps with the Asian Championship in Vietnam, which is scheduled from 2 November to 12 November 2017. If Mary Kom is selected for the tournament after trials later in September 2017, her participation at the IOC event would become uncertain.

East Bengal wins 8th consecutive Calcutta Football League title

Sep 25, 2017
The Calcutta Football League is the football league system where several football clubs of the Indian city of Kolkata participate. It currently consists of seven-tier pyramid system. The CFL is conducted by the Indian Football Association (IFA) with 157 mostly Kolkata based clubs and units.

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