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FIFA World Cup 2010

Oct 13, 2010
Spain defeated Netherlands 1-0 in the final of the 19th FIFA World Cup 2010 and became the new world champions. The winning goal was scored by Spanish midfielder Andres Iniesta four minutes before the end of the extra time. Andres Iniesta was declared as the Man of the Match in the final.

Viraat Badhwar

Oct 13, 2010
Viraat Badhwar recently became the first Indian to win the Callaway junior World golf championships after carding a four-under 68 in the final round at San Diego, California. In 2006 he had lost to Rico in California in USA.

V. Malavika

Oct 13, 2010
On 13 July 2010 V. Malavika of Maharashtra won for her home state the state’s only individual gold with a spectacular record-breaking performance in the girls' 50m freestyle event at the 27th Sub-junior National Aquatic Championships at the BAC pool. Monique Gandhi of Maharashtra set a new record in the 100m breaststroke (Group III). Sherlyn Meghna Devadasan of Tamil Nadu broke her second record of the meet in the girls' 200m medley (Group III) and erased Kanchi Desai's five year-old record.

Surendra Poonia

Oct 13, 2010
Major Surendra Poonia did India proud by winning three medals- a gold for power lifting, a silver for discus throw and a bronze for javelin throw at the 31st World Medical and Health Games in July 2010. Poonia who is a medical officer in the President’s body guard became the first Indian to not only participate but also win three medals at the World Medical and Health Games held in Porec, Croatia

Seepani Yamini

Oct 13, 2010
Weightlifter Seepani Yamini from Andhra Pradesh was recently suspended for two years for an anti-doping rule violation. The National Anti-Doping Disciplinary panel suspended Yamini for two years from the date of sample collection (10 October 2009) for testing positive for steroid stanozolol in an out-of-competition test.

Mark Webber won British Grand Prix

Oct 13, 2010
The Formula One racer Mark Webber of Australia won British Grand Prix on 11 June 2010 after overtaking Red Bull teammate Sebastian Vettel. Webber finished 1.36 seconds ahead of championship leader Lewis Hamilton of McLaren in second.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Oct 13, 2010
Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on 12 July 2010 signed a marketing deal worth $42 million over two years with Indian sports management company Rhiti. The company would now handle all of Dhoni’s endorsements, merchandise, corporate profile, patents and digital rights, as well as visibility on social networking sites.

Spain Topped FIFA ranking

Oct 13, 2010
According to latest FIFA ranking, football World Cup champions, Spain moved up to 1st position. Brazil who was previously at number 1 position fell to the 3rd position. The runners-up of the FIFA World Cup 2010 moved from the 4th to the 2nd position.

R.K. Khanna Tennis Complex Inaugurated

Oct 13, 2010
Union Minister for Youth Affairs & Sports, Dr. M. S. Gill inaugurated an upgraded R.K. Khanna Tennis Complex on 11 July 2010. For the first time tennis as a medal sport would be introduced in the Commonwealth Games and R.K. Khanna Tennis Complex would serve as the venue for Tennis competition for the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Yuki Bhambri- Entered Tennis Event in Youth Olympic Games

Oct 13, 2010
Former World No.1 junior, Yuki Bhambri was given an entry in the boys section of the tennis event in the Youth Olympic Games scheduled to be played in Singapore from 15 to 21 August 2010. He is the only Indian entry in the event.

Queen's Baton Entered India

Oct 13, 2010
The Queen's Baton entered India from Pakistan on 25 June 2010 through the Attari-Wagah border, marking the 100-day countdown to the Commonwealth Games in Delhi. The baton was handed over by Pakistan Olympic Association president Syed Arif Hassan to Indian Commonwealth Games organising committee (OC) chairman Suresh Kalmadi.

BCCI Cancelled Agreement with WSG

Oct 13, 2010
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in June 2010 cancelled its media rights deal with World Sports Group (WSG) with immediate effect. The decision was taken to this effect as a result of “improper payment” of facilitation fee worth Rs 425 crore from Multi-Screen Media (MSM).

Women's World junior individual squash championship

Oct 13, 2010
Amanda Sobhy from US won the finals of the women's World junior individual squash championship by defeating Egyptian rival Nour El Tayeb in the final on 29 June 2010. She is the first US winner of the prestigious World Squash Federation event.

Men’s Single: Rafael Nadal

Oct 13, 2010
Women’s Single: Serena WilliamsMen’s Doubles: Jurgen Melzer and Phillip Petzschner

Winner: Achanta Sharath Kamal

Oct 13, 2010
India’s top-ranked table tennis player Achanta Sharath Kamal won the US Open Table Tennis Championship 2010 in Michgan in July 2010. Sharath defeated Keineth Thomas of Slovakia to claim the title. 

Muttiah Muralitharan to Retire from Test Cricket

Oct 13, 2010
Sri Lankan cricketer of repute, Muttiah Muralitharan who has 792 test wickets put an end to his test cricket innings in July 2010. He decided to retire from test cricket after the second test match with India scheduled to begin in Sri Lanka on 18 July 2010. 

Caster Semenya to Return to Athletics

Oct 13, 2010
The International Association of Athletics Federations after reviewing the results of gender verification tests allowed the South African athlete Caster Semenya to compete as a woman in athletic events. The gender verification process was initiated in 2009 after issues related to her gender came to the forefront. She will return to competition at the world junior championships in Moncton, New Brunswick scheduled to begin from 19 July 2010.

Valero Texas Open golf tournament

Oct 12, 2010
Adam Scott of Australia won the title at the Valero Texas Open golf tournament on 17 May 2010 with a total of 14-under 274. Indian golfer Arjun Atwal of India tied 17th in the final round.

ICC World Women's Twenty20

Oct 12, 2010
Australia defeated New Zealand by 3 runs in the final of the ICC World Women's Twenty20 held in Bridgetown on 16 May 2010. Medium-pacer Ellyse Perry scalped three wickets for 18 and helped Australia emerge victorios.

International Shooting Junior World Cup

Oct 12, 2010
Indian shooter Asher Noria on 13 May 2010 won gold for the second year in succession in the double trap event of the international shooting junior World Cup at Suhl, Germany on 12 may 2010. Noria is the only shooter in the world to have won this fiercely-contested championship twice and on the trot.
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