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PV Sindhu claims maiden BWF World Tour Finals Title

2 days ago
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.

National Sports Day 2018 celebrated in India

Aug 29, 2018
Every year on this day, the President of India confers National sports and adventure awards including Arjuna and Khel Ratna to celebrate the achievements of exceptional athletes in the country. However, this year, the date has been postponed to September 25, 2018 in the wake of ongoing Asian Games 2018.

Steel Ministry launches sports policy for CPSEs

Aug 28, 2018
The Union Minister of Steel, Chaudhary Birender Singh has unveiled the corporate sports policy for Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) under the Ministry of Steel in New Delhi. The policy will provide a framework for the promotion of sports by Steel Ministry CPSEs.

18th edition of Asian Games to begin in Jakarta, Indonesia

Aug 18, 2018
The 18th edition of Asian Games is scheduled to be held in Jakarta, Indonesia from 18 August to 2 September 2018. The opening ceremony will begin at 5:30 pm Indian time, with most of the events scheduled to commence from August 19.

Former Indian cricket captain Ajit Wadekar passes away

Aug 16, 2018
Former Indian cricket captain Ajit Wadekar, passed away at the age of 77 on August 15, 2018 after a prolonged illness. He led team India to their first overseas Test wins in England and the West Indies in 1971.

Games period to be made compulsory in schools: Sports Minister

Aug 8, 2018
Union Sports Minister, Rajyavardhan Rathore has announced that a games period will be made mandatory in all schools from 2019 onwards. Along with this, the Ministry of Education will ensure a 50 per cent reduction in the syllabus.

Tokyo 2020 committee officially launches Olympic mascots

Jul 23, 2018
The name of the blue-checked Olympic mascot ‘Miraitowa’ is derived from a combination of the Japanese words for future and eternity and seeks to "promote a future full of eternal hope in the hearts of people all over the world".

Sports Authority of India shortlists 734 youngsters for KHELO INDIA scholarship programme

Jul 23, 2018
The scholarship programme is designed to take care of expenses of the players including training, development, boarding and lodging and tournament exposure apart from the expense allowance.

Neeraj Chopra clinches gold at French Athletics meet

Jul 18, 2018
India's star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra won the gold medal at the Sotteville Athletics meet in France on July 17, 2018. The competitive field also included the 2012 London Olympics gold-medallist Keshorn Walcott of Trinidad and Tobago, who could only manage to throw78.26m, finishing at the fifth position.

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