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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.

BCCI clears Mohammed Shami of match-fixing allegations

Mar 23, 2018
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has cleared Indian pacer Mohammed Shami's central contract after its Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) freed him of corruption charges levelled by his wife Hasin Jahan. Shami has been given a Grade 'B' annual retainership contract, which will fetch him 3 crore rupees.

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.

Roger Federer surpasses Agassi to become oldest World No. 1 in tennis history

Feb 17, 2018
The Swiss champion re-claimed the top spot after a gap of over five years, which is the longest gap between stints as World No 1. He knocked off Rafael Nadal from the top and pushed him to the second place.

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.

Shikhar Dhawan becomes first Indian batsman to score century in 100th ODI

Feb 12, 2018
Indian opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan created history by becoming the first Indian to score a century in his 100th One-day International. The only other Indian batsman to have come close to achieving the feat was former Indian skipper Saurav Ganguly.

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.

Virat Kohli named ICC cricketer of the year

Jan 18, 2018
Indian Captain Virat Kohli was named the ICC Men’s Cricketer of the Year at the ICC annual awards that were announced in Dubai. The award is courtesy the 29-year-old’s splendid form during the qualification period, which was from September 2016 until the end of 2017.

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.

Vibrant Khelo India logo launched

Jan 8, 2018
Union Minister of State ( I/C)Youth Affairs and Sports Col Rajyavardhan Rathore launched the vibrant Khelo India logo, reflecting the freshness, agility and vitality of New India at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. The logo also transmits the sense of fitness and competitiveness. The three-stroke Khelo India logo was designed by Ogilvy India.

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