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List of Sports Diary of Events in India and World

24-JAN-2017 18:33

    The term "Sports" refers to the active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition. It is derived from the French word desport meaning "leisure" and is governed by a set of rules or customs. There are certain norms on which recreational activities said to be sports which are given below:

    1. Have an element of competition
    2. Be in no way harmful to any living creature
    3. Not rely on equipment provided by a single supplier (excluding proprietary games such as arena football)
    4. Not rely on any "luck" element specifically designed into the sport.

    Here, we are giving the list of Sports Diary of Events in India and World which will help the students to ease their preparation journey of examinations like UPSC, State Services LIC AAO, SSC CGL, Railways RRB, SBI Clerk, IBPS PO and other exams.

    List of Sports Diary of Events in India and World 2016

    Sports Events

    Winner  and Runner

    Outcomes and Records

    SAFF Suzuki Football Cup

    Winner: India

    Runner: Afghanistan

    India defeated defending champions Afghanistan 2-1 at Trivandrum International Stadium, Kerala.

    Inter-School Championship

    Winner: KC Gandhi English School

    Runner: Arya Gurukul

    Mumbai teenager Pranav Dhanawade became first cricketer ever to notch up a four-figure score by smashing an unbeaten knock of 1,009.

    Senior National table tennis championships

    Winner: Anthony Amalraj (PSPB)

    Runner: G. Sathiyan (PSPB)

    It was Amalraj’s second title.

    Senior National Volleyball Championship

    Winner: Railways (Men & Women)

    Runner: Kerala (Men & Women)

    Railways (Men & Women) grand double win

    ATP Chennai Open Crown

    Winner: Stanislas Wawrinka

    Runner: Slovenia's Aljaz Bedene

    Stan Wawrinka takes the ATP Chennai Open Crown for the third time in a row.

    Senior National Basketball Championships

    Winner: Services (Men) and Indian Railways (Women)

    Runner: Uttarakhand  (Men) and Kerala (Women)

    Services and Railways win the men’s and women’s Senior National Basket Ball Titles in Mysuru

    Premier Badminton League

    Winner: Delhi Acers

    Runner: Mumbai Rockets

    Delhi Acers won the title by defeating Mumbai Rockets 4–3

    National Men’s Billiards Title

    Winner: Saurav Kothari

    Runner: Siddharth Parekh

    Kolkata cueist Sourav Kothari put up a dominating display on the green baize to outplay in the final of the National Billiards Championship.

    Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold Badminton title

    Winner: PV Sindhu (IND)

    Runner: Kirsty Gilmour (SCOT)

    It was Sindhu’s second title in Malaysia Masters Grand Prix which an earlier she had won in 2013. It was overall fifth career Grand prix gold title and first title of the season 2016.

    Australian Open (Women)

    Winner: Angelique Kerber

    Runner: Serena Williams

    Kerber became the first German player of any gender to win a Grand Slam title since Steffi Graf won her last such title at the 1999 French Open.

    Australian Open


    Winner: Novak Djokovic

    Runner: Andy Murray

    Novak Djokovic successfully defended the men's singles title and thus won a record-equaling sixth Australian Open title.

    Syed Modi International GP Gold Badminton (Men’s)

    Winner: K Shrikanth

    Runner: Huang Yuxiang of

    Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth won the 2016 Syed Modi International Grand prix Gold Championship Title of Badminton in men’s singles category defeating Huang Yuxiang of China.

    Senior National Snooker Title (Men’s)

    Winner: Aditya Mehta

    Runner: Manan Chandra

    Aditya Mehta won the men’s final round of the National Snooker Championship 2016 by defeating Manan Chandra.

    South Asian Games

    India is in First Place (1st position) with 188 Gold medals, 90 silver medals and 30 Bronze medals with a total of 308 points. Srilanka is in Second Place (2nd position) with 25 Gold medals, 63 silver medals and 98 Bronze medals with a total of 186 points. Pakistan is in Third Place (3rd position) with 12 Gold medals, 37 silver medals and 57 Bronze medals with a total of 106 points

    India’s regional supremacy went unchallenged as the hosts were crowned overall champions for the 12th consecutive time, after notching up a record-breaking haul of 308 medals, at the South Asian Games.

    Asian Badminton Team Championship

    Winner: Indonesia (Men's Team)

    Runner: Japan (Men's Team)

    Winner: China (Women's Team)

    Runner: Japan (Women's Team)

    Indonesia men and China triumph at Asia Badminton Team Championship.

    Ranji Trophy (2015–16)

    Winner: Mumbai

    Runner: Saurashtra

    Mumbai won the match by an innings and 21 runs to claim their 41st title.

    Asia Cup 2016

    Winner: India

    Runner: Bangladesh

    India beat Bangladesh by 8 wickets in the final to win their sixth Asia Cup title.

    ICC World Twenty20

    Winner: West Indies (Men’s & Women’s)

    Runner: England (Men’s) and Australia (Women’s)

    West Indies won the men’s and women’s ICC World Cup T20 titles.


    Winner: Bengaluru FC

    Runner: Mohun Bagan

    Bengaluru FC won their second I-League title after winning their first ever title in 2013–14. The defending champions Mohun Bagan finished second. Aizawl and DSK Shivajians entered the league for the first time in their history.


    Augusta Masters Golf Tournament

    Winner: Danny Willett

    Runner: Lee Westwood

    Danny Willett won his first major championship, three strokes ahead of runners-up Lee Westwood and defending champion Jordan Spieth.

    6th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship

    Winner: Railway Sports Promotion Board

    Runner: Hockey Punjab

    Railways beat Punjab in shootout to clinch the title.

    English premier League



    Leicester City won the league for the first time in their 132-year history, becoming the 24th club to become English football champions, and the sixth club to win the Premier League.

    World Snooker Championship (Betfred World Snooker Championship)

    Winner: Mark Selby

    Runner: China Ding Junhui

    England’s Mark Selby wins the title.

    La Liga football

    Winner: Barcelona

    Runner: Granada

    Barcelona retained the title, winning it for the second consecutive season (their 24th Liga title) after beating Granada.

    Federation Cup (India)

    Winner: Mohun Bagan

    Runner: Aizawl FC

    Mohun Bagan beats Aizwal to its 14th Federation Cup title.

    Uber Cup

    Winner: China

    Runner: Japan

    China is the most successful team, having won fourteen times. Japan is second, having won it five times, followed by Indonesia and United States.

    Thomas Cup

    Winner: Denmark

    Runner: Indonesia

    Denmark beats Indonesia to win its first Thomas Cup title.

    Asian 6-Red snooker

    Winner: Pankaj Advani

    Runner: Keen Hoh Moh 

    Advani became the first in the world to hold both world and continental titles in 6-Red snooker.

    UEFA Champions League (2015–16)

    Winner: Real Madrid

    Runner: Atletico Madrid

    Real Madrid  beat Atletico Madrid  to clinch the Champion

    Indian Premier League

    Winner: Sunrisers Hyderabad

    Runner: Royal Challengers Bangalore

    The Vivo IPL 2016 was the ninth season of the IPL in which the Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore to emerge IPL.

    French Open

    Novak Djokovic (Men's)

    Garbine Muguruza (Women's)

    Martina Hingis and Leander Paes (Mixed)

    Felciano Lopez And March Lopez (Men's Double)

    Caroline Garcia and Kristina Maladenovic  (Women's Double)

    Novak Djokovic wins French Open and completes career slams.

    Australian Super Series


    Hans-Kristian Vittinghus (Men's Singles)

    Saina Nehwal (Women's Singles)

    Markus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo (Men's Double)

    China Bao Yixin and Chen Qingchen  (Women's Doubles)

    Lu Kai and Huang Yaqiong (Mixed Doubles)

    The 2016 Australian Super Series was the fifth Super Series tournament of the 2016 BWF Super Series in badminton. The tournament was held in Sydney, Australia.

    Champions Trophy (Hockey)

    Winner: Australia

    Runner: India

    India looses to Australia and settles for silver in the trophy.

    National Basketball Association (NBA)

    Winner: Cleveland Cavaliers

    Runner: McLeod

    Cleveland Cavaliers wins its first NBA championship; LeBron James wins the ‘Most Valuable Player’ award.

    Copa América Centenario

    Winner: Chile

    Runner: Argentina

    It was the first Copa América hosted outside of South America. Chile became the fourth nation to win at least two consecutive Copa América titles, after Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil.

    Canada Open Grand Prix

    B. Sai Praneeth (Men's Singles)

    Michelle Li (Women's Singles)

    Manu Attri and B. Sumeeth Reddy (Men's Doubles)

    Setyana Mapasa and Gronya Somerville (Women's Doubles)

    Do Tuan Duc and Pham Nhu Thao (Mixed Doubles)

    It was the eighth/ninth Grand Prix's badminton tournament of the 2016 BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. The tournament was held at the Markin MacPhail Centre in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.


    Andy Murray (Men's Singles)

    Serena Williams (wOMEN'S Singles)

    Henirkontinen and Heath Er Watson (Mixed)

    Pierre Hugues Herbert And Nicolas Mahut (Men's Double)

    Serena Williams And Venus Williams (Women's Double)

    It is Grand Slam tennis tournament which took place at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. The Gentlemen's Singles title was won by Andy Murray. Serena Williams successfully defended her Ladies' Singles title and equalled Steffi Graf's Open Era record of 22 major singles titles.

    WBO Asia Pacific Super Middle-Weight Champion

    Winner: Vijendra Singh

    Runner: Kerry Hope

    Vijendra Singh beats Australia Kerry Hope to become the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middle-Weight Champion

    British Open Golf

    Winner: Henrik Stenson

    The Open was won by Henrik Stenson who achieved a record 20 under par and became the first Scandinavian man to win a major title.

    73rd Senior National Squash Championship

    Winner: Dipika Pallikal Karthik (W) and Saurav Ghosal (M)

    Runner: Joshna Chinappa (W)

    Harinderpal Singh Sandhu (M)


    Dipika Pallikal Karthik and Saurav Ghosal have won the 73rd Senior National Squash Championship in men’s and women’s single categories.


    Tour de France

    Winner: Chris Froome (GBR)

    Runner: Romain Bardet (FRA)

    It was the 103rd edition of the Tour de France, one of cycling's Grand Tours. British cyclist Chris Froome wins his third title.

    PGA golf championship

    Winner: Jimmy Walker

    American Jimmy Walker wins his maiden PGA golf championship.

    Commonwealth chess crowns

    Winner: Abhijit Gupta (M) and Tanya Sachdeva (W)

    Abhijit Gupta and Tanya Sachdeva win the men’s and women’s Commonwealth chess crowns.


    Winner: Michael Phelps

    He wins the men’s 200 m individual medley Olympic gold to become one of only three Olympians to win the same the straight Games. He also breaks the records of ancient Olympian sprinter, Leonidas of Rhodes.


    Winner: Usain Bolt

    He becomes the first athlete to complete the ‘triple-triple’. It is his ninth Olympic Gold over three consecutive Games.


    Winner: Wayde Van Niekerk

    He breaks the world record of Michael Johnson’s 400m gold.


    Winner: P V Sindhu

    She became the first Indian women to clinch the silver medal in Olympic Badminton.


    Winner: Brazil

    Runner: Germany

    Brazil defeated Germany in Olympic Football for the first time and clinch gold medal.


    Winner: Simone Biles

    She becomes the first women since Romania’s Ecaterina Szabo in 1984 to win four Olympic gymnastics gold at a single Olympic

    Rio Paralympics Games

    Thangavelu Mariyappan (T42 High Jump) w

    Deepa Malik (Shot Put).

    Davendra Jhajharia (Javelin Throw)

    Thangavelu Mariyappan (T42 High Jump) won Gold medal.

    Deepa Malik (Shot Put) clinch gold medal and became first Indian women to win medal in the Paralympics games.

    Davendra Jhajharia (Javelin Throw) won the gold medal.

    US Open

    Stan Wawrinka (Men's Single)

    Angelique Kerber (Women's Single)

    Mate Pavic and Laura Siegemund (Mixed)

    Jamie Murray-Bruno and Soares (Men's Double)

    Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova (Women's Double)

    It was the 136th edition of tennis' US Open, the fourth and final Grand Slam event of the year. It took place on outdoor hard courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Centre in New York City.

    Kabaddi World Cup

    Winner: India

    Runner: Iran

    India beats Iran to win Kabaddi World Cup.

    WTA Title

    Winner:  Dominika Cibulkova

    Dominika Cibulkova takes WTA finals title in Singapore.

    AFC Club

    Winner: Air Force Club, Iraq

    Runner: Bangaluru

    Bangaluru FC loses to Air Force Club, Iraq in the final of the AFC Club, Doha.

    Formula One Drivers Title

    Winner: Nico Rosberg

    It was his maiden Formula One Driver’s Title at Abu Dhabi.

    Davis Cup

    Winner: Argentina

    Runner: Croatia

    It was Argentina’s first Davis Cup Title.

    World Chess Title

    Winner: Magnus Carlsen

    Runner: Sergey Karjakin

    Magnus Carlsen retains the title of world champion.

    Junior Hockey World Cup

    Winner: India

    Runner: Belgium

    India won junior world cup title.

    Asia Cup (U-19)

    Winner: India

    Runner: Sri Lanka

    India beats Sri Lanka by 34 runs to clinch the under-19Asia Cup, Colombo.

    In the above list of Sports Diary of Events in India and World will help the students to ease their preparation journey of competitive examinations.

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