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2017 Sports Events (January to June)

Posted on : June 6th 2019, 2:04 am

January

Serial No. Name of the Sport Events Name of the Winners
1 Russian rhythmic gymnast, Yana Alexeyevna Kudryavtseva, announced her retirement at the age of 19, following several leg injuries
2 Cue sports Ace Pankaj Advani . clinched the 3rd Kolkata Open National Invitation Snooker Championship 2017
3 The Indian 7'2" basketball player Satnam Singh Bhamara Shown interest in the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
4 The 14th Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon - Mumbai. First position in men's elite category while Kenya's Bornes Kitur won the women's title
5 The Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goel Inaugurated the Khelo India National level Competitions on various sports for Under-14 and Under-17 children in New Delhi.
6 The NCR Punjab Royals won the Pro Wrestling League Season 2 defeating Haryana Hammers at the K D Jadhav Indoor Stadium, New Delhi.
7 Formula One player Valtteri Bottas  
8 Tajikistan's chess player Grandmaster (GM) Farrukh Amonatov won the 15th Parsvnath Delhi International Chess tournament
9 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group entered into a long-term partnership through 2028. This makes Alibaba the worldwide sponsor of OlympicGames through 2028.
10 International Olympic Committee (IOC) Taken away the Olympic gold medals from three Chinese women weightlifters for doping at 2008 Beijing Games
11 Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain Men's singles title of the 2017 Chennai Open defeating Daniil Medvedev.
12 Mumbai youngster, Shreyas Mehta Won the Scottish Junior Open Squash championship at Edinburgh.
13 Indian pair of RohanBopanna and JeevanNedunchezhiyan Won men's doubles title defeating India's DivijSharan and Purav Raja in Chennai Open.
14 Rising Indian squash star Velavan Senthilkumar. winning the first-ever all-Indian Boys' Under-19 final at the British Junior Open in Sheffield
15 Sergey Karjakin of Russia Defeated Norway's Magnus Carlsen in a tie-breaker to win Gold in the World Blitz Chess Championship title in Doha, Qatar
16 Robert Marchand (105) Made a record by cycling 22.547km (14 miles) in 1 hour. In 2012 he had already set a record of cycling 26.927km in 1 hour.
17 Yoga Sports Ministry derecognizes Yoga after 15 months being declared a sport.
18 Arjun Bhati . Won the first position in the Kids Golf World Championship in Malaysia
19 Shiva Keshavan, - India, won his third gold in Asian Luge Championship at Nagano, Japan
20 Sixteen-time world champion, PankajAdvani bagged the National title in 6-red Snooker, the shorter format of the game.
21 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes named the new teammate who replaced Nico Rosberg
22 St. Petersburg 2020 Euro Cup football tournament The official emblem was unveiled in St.Petersburdepicts the Palace Bridge.
23 Dhruv Sunish . Won ITF Juniors title at the Dakshin Kalikata Sansad clay courts
24 Ronnie O'Sullivan Won a record seventh Masters title against Joe Perry 10- 7 in the final at London's Alexandra Palace.
25 The All India Football Federation (AIFF) launched its first ever Indian Women's League (IWL)
26 Japan based sumo wrestler Kisenosato Promoted to the highest rank of the wresting, "Yokozuna"
27 Jamaican sprinter, Usain Bolt Have to hand back one of his nine Olympicgold medals won in the 4x100m relay event at the 2008 Beijing Olympics due to his Jamaican team- mate Nesta Carter who was tested positive for a banned substance.
28 The Tokyo Olympic Committee Announced that Son Goku, a cult anime character from Dragonball Z, will serve as one of its brand ambassadors.
29 The TOP Committee has been reconstituted To identify and support potential medal prospects for 2020 and 2024 Olympic Games under the “Target Olympic Podium" scheme.
30 Siliguri based Abul Hossain won the Kolkata Full Marathon
31 The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Constituted an 8-membered committee on January 30, 2017 that would work to prepare an action plan for the next three Olympic Games to be held in 2020, 2024 and 2028.
32 Top seeded Ace cue Pankaj Advani Won his seventh national title in the finals of Manisha National Billiards and Snooker Championship
FOOTBALL
33 Atletico de Kolkata. Venue: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi wins 2016 Hero Indian Super League beating Kerala Blasters 5-4
34 Match Awards : 1. Club award : Atltico de Kolkata
2. ISL Emerging Player of the Match: LalrindikaRalte (Atltico de Kolkata)
3. Hero of the Match : Henrique Sereno Fonseca (Atltico de Kolkata)
35 Argentina topped in the FIFA's Team of the 2016 Year title with 1634 points. However India jumped two places to finish 2016 at 135.
36 Indian football team jumped six places up to 129th in January 2017 which is the best FIFA ranking in over a decade. The top 3 positions remain unchanged with Argentina, Brazil and Germany
37 Indian Women Football Team won their fourth consecutive (South Asian Football Federation) SAFF Women's Championship title defeating Bangladesh 3-1 in the finals at the Kanchenjunga Stadium in Siliguri, West Bengal
38 MohunBagan and Chennaiyin FC striker JejeLalpekhlua Nominated as the "2016 All India Football Federation (AIFF) Player of the Year.
39 FIFA ranking The top 3 positions remain unchanged with Argentina, Brazil and Germany & Indian football team jumped six places up to 129th .
40 Indian footballer Jayesh Raimalani signed a deal through Indo-Spanish football venture called Spaindia to join the Spanish Football Team
CRICKET
41 Karun Nair Scores triple century in test against England, He is the second Indian to do so after VirendraSehwag.
42 Lord's Cricket Ground has 4 Indians got place in the ranking. Released its top 20 players for this calendar year. Indian test skipper Virat Kohli got the number 1 spot.
43 Shaheed Vijay Singh Parthik(SVSP) Sports Stadium in Greater Noida ICC has granted approval for conducting International cricket matches between full time member countries of the game.
44 India has been ranked as the No.1 Team in the ICC Test Championship after posting a 4-0 wins over England in the five-match series. The side at the topof the rankings on April 1, 2017 will receive USD 1 million.
45 Rajasthan Cricket Association Accepted all the reforms recommended by the Lodha Committee as per Supreme Court directive.
46 Cricket icon Kapil Dev Inducted into Legends Club "Hall of Fame' at the Cricket Club of India
47 Pakistani batsman Babar Azam Became the fastest player in Pakistan's One Day International (ODI) history to score 1,000 runs in 21 innings
48 Gujarat won its maiden Ranji Trophy title Beating Mumbai at the Holkar Stadium in Indore. Man of the Match: Parthiv Patel.
49 Kane Williamson and ViratKohli Two batsmen to feature in the top 5 of the ICC rankings in all three formats of the game.
50 The former Australian Captain Ricky Ponting Australia's coaching staff as an assistant to coach the team for next month's home Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka.
51 Australian Cricketer Arthur Morris (Posthumously) Inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. Morris, who became the 82nd player to be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame
52 Indian Cricketer, Mahendra Singh Dhoni Stepped down as the captain of the Indian team in limited over formats Virat Kholi Replaced Him.
53 India beat hosts Sri Lanka Cinched the Under-19s Asia Cup title on December 23, 2016 at the R Premadasa Stadium, Srilanka.
54 Two of Australia's batsmen, David Boon and Matthew Hayden, and the brilliant women's all-rounder Betty Wilson Inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame (ACHoF
55 The International Cricket Council (ICC) 4 women to be inducted in the strong group of B to conduct the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017 in February 2017 in Colombo.
56 Under-19 Cooch Behar Trophy 2016-17 season Bengal won against Delhi in the final at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi.
57 Virat Kohli Fastest batsman in the world to score 1,000 runs as captain in One-Day Internationals (ODIs
58 Rajasthan Cricket Association in an Emergent General Meeting (EGM) Accepted all the reforms recommended by the Lodha Committee
59 Cricket icon Kapil Dev Inducted into Legends Club "Hall of Fame' at the Cricket Club of India
60 Pakistani batsman Babar Azam Fastest player in Pakistan's One Day International (ODI) history to score 1,000 runs in 21innings during the 3rd ODI against Australia.
61 Ranji Trophy Gujarat won its maiden title by 5 wickets after beating Mumbai at the Holkar Stadium in Indore. Man of the Match: Parthiv Patel.
TENNIS
62 China's Grand Slam Champion Li Xiaoxia Announces Retirement from Table Tennis
63 Australian Open - 2017 Overview The 105th edition of the Australian Open tournament 2017 was held at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia from January 16 to January 29, 2017.
64 Men's Singles Roger Federer
65 Women's Singles Serena Williams
66 Men's Doubles Henri Kontinen /John Peers
67 Women's Doubles BethanieMattek- Sands /Lucie Safarova
68 Mixed Doubles Abigail Spears /Juan Sebastin Cabal Andrea Hlavčkov Peng Shuai
QATAR OPEN
69 Men's Singles Novak Djokovic (Serbia) United Kingdom Andy Murray
70 Men's Doubles French pair Jeremy Chardy and Fabrice Martin Canada VasekPospisil / Czech Republic Radek těpnek,
HOCKEY
71 India surpassed South Korea Finishes with the bronze medal at the 4th Women's U18 Asia Cup 2016 hockey tournament in Bangkok
72 India Beat Belgium Wins 2016 FIH Junior Hockey World Cupat Lucknow's Major Dhyan Chand Stadium and reclaimed the crown after 15 long years.
73 The Captain of Indian men's Hockey Team, PR Sreejesh Selected as a member of International Hockey Federation (FIH) Athletes' Committee by the FIH Executive Board.
BOXING
74 Boxer-Sarita Devi First ever female boxer from India to step into the world of professional boxing.
75 The Indian Women's boxing team Placed third at the 6th Nations Cup held in Vrbas, Serbia on January 15, 2017. India won total six medals. Kazakhstan won the tournament at first spot.
76 AbbuAmmaz (8) A class 2 student from Jammu and Kashmir has bagged the gold medal in Thai Boxing Championship
AIBA has voted unanimously to grant full membership to the recently-formed Boxing Federation of India (BFI)
77 Indian boxing star Vijendrasingh Defeats Francis Cheka to Retain WBO-Asia Pacific Super Middleweight Title in New Delhi.
78 Asian games Bronze-Medallist boxer, Sarita Devi First ever female boxer from India to step into the world of professional boxing.
79 The Indian Women's boxing team coached by Gurbax Singh Sandhu Placed third at the 6th Nations Cup held in Vrbas, Serbia
BADMINTON
Syed Modi International Grand Prix
80 women's singles title PV Sindhu Gregoria Mariska
81 Men's Single Sameer Verma B Sai Praneeth
82 mixed doubles Pranaav Jerry Chopra /N Sikki Reddy Ashwini Ponnappa/ B Sumeeth Reddy
2017 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix
83 Men's Singles Ng Ka Long(Hong Kong) Lee Hyun-il(South Korea)
84 Women's Singles Saina Nehwal(India) Pornpawee Chochuwong(Thailand)
85 Men's Doubles Berry Angriawan & Hardianto9 Indonesia) Goh Sze Fei & Nur Izzuddin(Malaysia)
86 Women's Doubles Jongkolphan Kititharakul & Rawinda Prajongjai (Thailand) Poon Lok Yan & Tse Ying Suet(Hong Kong)
87 Mixed Doubles Tan Kian Meng & Lai Pei Jing9 Malaysia) Goh Soon Huat & Shevon Jemie Lai(Malaysia)

February

Serial No. Name of the Sport Events Name of the Winners
CRICKET
1 Jamaican cricketer Andre Russell Banned from all cricket for a year over a doping code violation
2 India defeated England by 75 runs to clinch the Twenty20 International series 2-1 at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru.  
India defeated England by 75 runs to clinch the Twenty20 International series 2-1 at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru.
3 Yuzvender Chahal (23) First Indian bowler to record a five-wicket haul in t20 in the history of Indian cricket.
4 Alastair Cook Resigned as England Test captain after a record 59 matches
5 Indian off-spin specialist Ravichandran Ashwin Fastest cricketer to take 250 wickets in Test matches. He achieved this feat in his 45th test match.
6 India defeated Pakistan to clinch the T20 World Cup for Blind tournament at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.
7 Pakistan-- Nasir Jamshed Suspended from all forms of cricket by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for violating its
anti-corruption code.
8 Joe Root New England's Test captain
9 Australian cricketer Adam Voges Retire from all formats of international cricket
10 Legendary Pakistani cricket Shahid Afridi. retired from all forms of international cricket
11 ICC batswomen's rankings. The top batter Harmanpreet Kaur was placed in the tenth spot.
12 Former Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara 16th player worldwide and 2nd Asian Batsman to play 1000 matches across all forms of Cricket.
13 Virat Kohli First Indian sports person had signed an eight-year deal worth Rs 100-crore endorsement deal with a sports apparel brand Puma
14 Mohammad Nabi - Sunrisers Hyderabad Rashid Khan - Mumbai Indians For the first time in the history of Indian Premier League (IPL) Auction, two Afghanistan players were
selected
15 Ravichandran Ashwin Surpassed India's former legendary allrounder Kapil Dev to become the highest wicket-taker in a home
Test season. He scored 67 wickets from 10 Tests in 2016-17
16 Virat Kohli First player to score double century in four consecutive Test series
17 Cheteshwar Pujara Took his season tally to 1,605 in just 21 innings
18 21-year-old Mohit Ahlawat First batsman in the world to score a 300 in a T20 match in Delhi.
19 Virat Kohli Tops T20 batsman list in the Latest ICC rankings
BADMINTON
20 Indian badminton player Lakshya Sen Created history after he attained World No. 1 Rank in the latest Junior Badminton World
Federation (BWF) ranking
21 Sourabh Verma and Rituparna Das Clinch the Men's Singles and women's Sigles title in the 81st Senior National Badminton Championships held in Patna
22 Indian ace shuttler PV Sindhu Achieved her career best Badminton World Federation (BWF) women's single ranking by being
placed at 5th spot
23 Indian Badminton ace Saina To represent the panel of International Olympic Committee's Athletes' Commission (AC) in
the Badminton World Federation (BWF).
24 Indian shuttler duo Tarun Kona and Alwin Francis Won the Men's Double title at the 2017 Uganda International Series by defeating Aatish Lubah and Georges Julien Paul of Mauritius
TENNIS
25 Veteran Achanta Sharath Kamal and Madhurika Patkar won the men's singles title after defeating Soumyajit Ghosh and won the women's singles title in Table Tennis Nationals held at the Manesar Sports Club in Haryana
26 Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won the 44t edition of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam.
27 Second-seeded French tennis player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. Won the finals of Open 13 Marseille in France on February 26, 2017. This was his 14th career title at the indoor event and 2nd title of the year 2017
Bangalore has been chosen to host the next Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Zone group-1 tie against Uzbekistan from April 7 to 9, 2017.
FOOTBALL
28 English professional footballer Frank Lampard Announced his retirement from professional soccer.
29 The official Mascot for the 2017 FIFA U17 World Cup India A clouded leopard named Kheleo with young and charismatic face has been launched as
the Mascot.
HOCKEY
30 Kalinga Lancers beat Dabang Mumbai Won their maiden Hockey India League title in Chandigarh Hockey Stadium. Fuerste Moritz - ‘Man of the Match'
OTHER SPORTS
Olympic game medals will be made from recycled mobile phones for the year 2022 to promote sustainability said by 2020 Olympic
Games organizers, Japan.
32 Indian Squash Team outclassed Rival Pakistan At the 18th Asian Junior Team Squash Championship 2017 in Hong-Kong.
33 Indian cueist Pankaj Advani clinched his 29th Indian National Snooker Championship titleat the PYC Hindu
Gymkhana, Pune.
34 Sports Minister Vijay Goel laid the foundation stone of the India's first Center of Excellence for Para Sports in Gujarat
35 India will host FIBA Women's Asia Cup basketball tournament in July 2017
in Bengaluru. India also set to host the FIBA U-16 Women's Asian Championship from October 22 to 28 in Hyderabad
 
36 India's boy team defeated Malaysia to clinch the gold medal at the Asian Junior Squash championship in Hong Kong
37 Iran lifted up the ban it had imposed on United States Wrestlers, thus allowing them to participate in the Freestyle World Cup to be held in Iran.
38 The Billiards and Snoooker Federation of India (BSFI) Will host the World Billiards Championship for the next four years.
39 The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Announced Russia has been barred from the 2017 summer World Athletics Championships in London.
40 Ethiopia's Genzebe Dibaba Created the world's record by becoming the fastest athlete to complete the women's indoor 2,000 metres at the indoor
41 The Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goyal Launched the Mission XI Million, the biggest school sport outreach programme, in New Delhi
42 National Basketball Association (NBA) creating a brand new e-sports league called NBA 2K e-League in partnership
with Take-Two Interactive Software Inc
43 Netherland's Germaine de Randamie Claimed UFC Women's Featherweight Champion at the UFC 208 in Brooklyn, New York.
44 Jehan Daruvala First ever Indian to claim the New Zealand Grand Prix at the Chris Amon
Circuit in Manfeild, New Zealand
45 Haryana defeated Railway to win the first edition of the three-day Pandit Deen Dayal Updhyay All India National style Kabaddi Championship held at Haryana
46 Mumbai based Kush Bhagat awarded the Candidate Master (CM) title by the World Chess Federation body, FIDE
47 India Women's Rugby Team won the silver medal at the Asian Rugby Sevens Trophy held at Vientiane, Laos. South Korea won gold medal by beating India 29-0 in the finals
48 Akhil Kumar and Jitender Kumar stepping up to enter professional boxing.
49 Athelete Sandeep Kumar of Haryana won the gold medal in the Men's 50km event of the National Race Walking Championships held in New Delhi
India will be hosting the Combined World Cup for shooting in 2019.
50 German Sportswear giant Adidas Ties up with FIFA U-17 World Cup Local Organising Committee for the Mission XI
Million programme.
51 Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel announced that the first Gramin Khel Mahotsav will be held from March 25-31, 2017
in New Delhi.
52 Team 61 Cavalry Won the Army Polo Championship by defeating Army Service Corps (ASC) at the Delhi
Cantt's Army Equestrian Centre Polo Ground.
India made historic start at the sixth Asian Para-Road Cycling Championship by winning all the three medals at Bahrain.
54 Rio Olympian Thanackal Gopi and Monika
Athare from Nashik
Won the Men's and Women's Full Marathon title inthe second edition of the IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon

March

Serial No. Name of the Sport Events Name of the Winners
TENNIS
1 Russian Tennis star Maria Sharapova Granted wild card Italian Open as makes her return
from a doping ban.
2 Rafel Nadal Miami open tournament won against 31st seeded player, German veteran Philipp Kohlschreiber. With this win he has registered a win in his 1000th match which is very big achievement in his career.
3 Swiss Professional Tennis Player Roger Federer Won his fifth BNP Paribas Open Tennis Tournament crown
Rio Open 2017 Winner List
Serial No. Title Winner Runner
4 Men's Single Dominic Thiem (Austria) Pablo CarrenoBusta (Spain)
5 Men's Double (Spain) Pablo CarrenoBusta/Pablo Cuevas
(Uruguay)
Juan Sebastin Cabal / Robert Farah (Colombia)
2017 Dubai Tennis Championships
Serial No. Title Winner Runner
6 Men's Singles Andy Murray (United Kingdom) Fernando Verdasco(Spain)
7 Women's Singles ElinaSvitolina(Ukraine) Caroline Wozniacki(Denmark)
8 Men's Doubles Netherlands Pair Jean-Julien Rojer / Romania
HoriaTecău
Rohan Bopanna (India) / Marcin Matkowski
(Poland)
9 Women's Doubles Ekaterina Makarova(Russia) / Elena Vesnina
(Russia)
Andrea Hlavčkov (Czech Republic) / Peng
Shuai ( China)
2017 Brasil Open - Overview
10 Singles Uruguay Pablo Cuevas Spain Albert Ramos Viñolas
11 Doubles Brazil Rogério Dutra Silva /Brazil André New Zealand Marcus Daniell / Brazil Marcelo
Demoliner
2017 Mexican Open - Overview
12 Men's singles Sam Querrey (United States) Rafael Nadal (Spain)
13 Women's singles LesiaTsurenko (Ukraine) Kristina Mladenovic (France)
14 Men's Doubles Jamie Murray / Brazil Bruno Soares (United
Kingdom Pair)
John Isner / Spain Feliciano López, (United States Pair)
15 Women's Doubles DarijaJurak (Croatia) / Anastasia Rodionova
(Australia)
VerónicaCepedeRoyg (Paraguay) / Mariana
Duque Mariño (Colombia)
FOOTBALL
16 Argentinean footballer Lionel Messi Received a 4-match ban after using insulting words at an assistant referee in the match
against Chile
17 The Bakshi Stadium in Srinagar To be transformed into modern football stadium
18 In the latest FIFA ranking for the month Indian Football team dropped two places and is now ranked at 132nd spot as compared to 130
in February FIFA ranking..Argentina is at the top
19 Punjab defeated Railways by a 2-1. Group B final round league match of the 71st Santosh Trophy football tournament
20 Portugal's Luis Norton de Matos The All India Football Federation (AIFF) appointedas the head coach of the India U-17
World Cup team
21 Santosh Trophy West Bengal beat Goa (1-0) to clinch the 71th title record 32nd time at the GMC Bambolim Stadium, Goa.
ISSF Shooting World Cup
22 Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu Bagged the first ever gold medal in the newly included 10m pistol
23 India's PoojaGhatkar. Clinched bronze medal in the women's 10m air rifle
24 India's Deepak Kumar. Gave an impressive performance in the Men's 10m Air Rifle at the ISSF World Cup in New
Delhi
25 Jitu Rai. Won gold medal in the 50-metre free pistol event on March 1, 2017 in the ISSF World Cup
CRICKET
26 India stayed strong in its No.1in ICC Rankings India clinched its final test series in home against Australia this season and retained its ICC Test
Championship Maze.
27 Pakistan bowler Mohammad Irfan Banned for 1 year for bookie Link
28 Tamilnadu State cricket team Won the Deodhar Trophy by beating India Red.
29 Shaun Tait Australian fast bowler officially announced his retirement from the Game
30 Indian Cricketer Cheteshwar Pujara(29) First Indian batsman to face 500 balls in the second innings of the 3rd Test against Australia at
Ranchi. Pujara has played 525 balls in his 202 run
31 India's spin-bowler Ravindra Jadeja Attained the top spot in the list of the Test bowlers as per the latest ICC Test Ranking
32 Tamil Nadu Won the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2017 at the Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi on March 16, 2017 by
beating Bengal
33 Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Members earlier were downgraded to Associate membership.
34 Australian women cricketer Sarah Coyte Announced her retirement from all forms of cricket
35 Chinese smartphone manufacturer OPPO Mobiles Sponsorship rights for a five-year period for INR 1079 crore
HOCKEY
36 Bhubaneswar To host the 2017 Men's Hockey World League Final as well as the Men's World Cup in 2018 at
the Kalinga Stadium.
Indian women's hockey team beat Belarus 3-1 in their fifth test to clinch the five-match Test series 5-0 in Bhopal.
MISCELLANEOUS
38 Chris Bertish, a South African surfer and a sailor First person in the worldto cross the Atlantic Ocean
39 Top seeded Lee Chong Wei Won All England Championship in men's singles event by beating Shi Yuqi from China
40 SSP Chawrasia Only Indian Golfer to retain his Hero Indian Open title for the second time
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) confirmed a lifetime ban on Sergei Portugalov from sports for his role in providing illicit substances to Russian athletes.
41 Olympic gold medallist Joanna Rowsell Shand. Announced her retirement from international cycling
42 India's Billiards Champion Vidya Pillai Settled for silver medal in the 2017 World Women Snooker Championship held in Safra Toa
Payoh, Singapore
43 India's KT Irfan Won the bronze medal in men's 20km race walk event at the Asian Race Walking Championships in Nomi, Japan
44 Indian shooter Ankur Mittal Won the gold medal at the International Shooting Sport Federation Shotgun World Cup in the men's double trap event at Acapulco, Mexico
The 9th edition of Fazza International IPC Athletics Grand Prix Competition began in Dubai, UAE
45 Indian team. Finished in a high note in the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games with a triumphing
73 medals held in Austria (tally of 37 gold, 10 silver and 26 bronze with total tally of 73 edals.)
46 Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel. Win the 2017 Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne
47 The Indian shuttle players Purva Barve and Varun Kapur. Bagged double delight by winning in the Li Ning- Israel Open 2017 which was held at Sports
Hall, RishonLe Zion in Israel.
48 GaurviSinghvi 14 year old Udaipur girl became the first to swim across BandraWorli Sea Link to the Gateway of India route in Arabian Sea in a record time of 6 hours and 30 minutes.
49 Srinath Narayanan 46th Grandmaster in the history of this sport defeating GM David Anton Guijarro from Spain at
the Sharjah Masters 2017 chess tournament.
50 Elvan Abeylegesse, Turkish long-distance runner stripped of Two Olympic silver medals and One Championship
medal after she was found positive in re-analysis of an in-competition doping test
22nd Asian Athletics Championships will be hosted by Bhubaneswar which is going to be conducted.
Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy the Indian men doubles team won the title at the Vietnam
International Challenge Badminton tournament at Hanoi.
2017 World Women's Youth Boxing Championship will be hosted by India in November for the first time
since 2010.
51 Kripa Shankar Bishnoi Appointed as an international match referee by United World Wrestling (UWW), the sport's
global governing body.
52 The Indian men's Rugby team, Piped Pakistan by 14-12 to claim the 7th rank at the Asia Men's Rugby Sevens Trophy held at
Aspire Rugby Field in Doha, Qatar.

April

Serial No. Name of the Sport Events Name of the Winners
CRICKET
1 MashrafeMortaza(33) - Bangladesh Announced retirement from T20Is
2 New Zealand all-rounder Grant Elliott Confirmed his retirement from international cricket
3 A right handed Indian international cricketer ViratKolhi(28) Named as the Leading Cricketer in the World for the year 2016 by Wisden India Almanack.
4 Ellyse Perry of Australia Named as Leading Woman Cricketer in the World
5 The IPL team owned by Royal Challengers Sports Private Ltd, Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB) joined with the gaming entity Nazara Games Announced online cricket game named RCB Star
Cricket on April 7, 2017
6 Former captain of the Pakistan cricket team Younis Khan(39) Announced to retire from international cricket
7 Former Ranji cricketer TusharArothe Appointed as the coach of the Indian women's cricket team
8 Cricket, Skateboarding, Sambo and Surfing Removed from the 2018 Asian Games to be held in Jakarta .Total number of events has been reduced from 493 to 431.
9 Chris Gayle The first cricketer to score 10,000 runs in T20 cricket.
10 SouravGanguly and former Australian Cricket Team Captain, Ricky Ponting Commentators for the upcoming Champions Trophy, scheduled to be held in England from 1-8 June 2017.—ICC
11 Sandhya Agarwal, former captain of the Indian women's Test Cricket Team Offered honourary life membership of ‘Marylebone Cricket Club' (MCC)
GRAND PRIX
12 Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) won a Baharain Grand Prix
13 Mercedes team Driver Lewis Hamilton wins Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix for Mercedes
FOOTBALL
14 Indian football team has risen to 101st from 132nd in the latest FIFA rankings 2017. Brazil retained its top position.
15 The US, Mexico and Canada Announced the details for a joint bid for the 2026 FIFA World Cup
BANDMINTON
16 Sai Praneeth. Won the Men's Single at Singapore Open Badminton championship defeating K
Srikanth in Singapore.
17 Rio Olympics silver medallist P V Sindhu Achieves a career-best world number two ranking in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings list ...Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying stayed at first position.
18 PullelaGopichand a National Badminton coach daughter Gayatri teamed up
with Samiya
won both single and double crown at the Pembangunan Jaya Raya Junior
Grand Prix in Jakarta.
Five Indian Badminton players have been upgraded in the latest BWF rankings released on April 20, 2017. Notably PV Sindhu:
Moved to number 3 position.
19 Rio Olympics silver medalist P V Sindhu won championship in India Super Series tournament defeating the Olympic champion
Carolina Marin
2017 Malaysia Super Series Premier - Overview
20 Men's Singles Lin Dan Lee Chong Wei
21 Women's Singles Tai Tzu-Ying Carolin Marin
22 Men's Doubles Marcus Fernaldi Gideon & Kevin Sanjaya
Sukamuljo
Fu Haifeng & Zheng Siwei
23 Women's Doubles Yuki Fukushima & Sayakahirota Huang Yaqiong & Tang Jinhua
24 Mixed Doubles Zheng Siwel & Chen Qingchen Lu Kai & Huang Yaqiong
HOCKEY
25 The Indian School team Beat Malaysia to lift the title at the Fifth Asian School Hockey Championship in Bhopal at the
Aishbagh Stadium.
MISCELLANEOUS
26 JoycilineJepkosgei of Kenya Broke three world records by winning the Prague Half Marathon in Czech Republic
27 US based National Basketball Association (NBA) launched its first basketball school in Mumbai
28 Indian boxer K Shyam Kumar (49kg) won a gold medal for the second time The Indian camp finished the Thailand International Tournament with two medals
includes 1 gold medal and 1 bronze medal in Bangkok.
29 Indian Chess Team Finished Top in Asian Youth Chess Championship in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has granted affiliation to the Boxing Federation of India (BFI), a long-standing tie made between the two bodies.
30 Marouane Fellaini (Belgian professional) First Muslim to captain Manchester United. He is the world's most expensive player.
31 Pankaj Advani Won his 7th Title by defeating Sourav Kothari in the Asian Billiads Championship
held in Chandigarh
32 Visually impaired Indian runner Sagar Baheti completes historic Boston Marathon
33 Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Launched a new feature called Video gaming as a full sport at the 2022 Asian Games which is
scheduled to be held in Hangzhou, China
34 101-year-old Man Kaur won Gold Medal for 100 metres sprint at the World Masters Games in Auckland
35 Indian shot putter Manpreet Kaur Clinched gold in the Asian Grand Prix Athletics Meet. It was held in Jinhua, China.
36 Indian snooker player Pankaj Advani Won silver -Asian Snooker Championship at Doha, Qatar. He lost the finals to China's LvHaotian
37 Actress Gul Panag First Indian woman to drive a Formula E racing car. She drove the M4Electro at the Circuit
de Calafat in Catalonia,Spain.
38 JehanDaruvala 1st Indian to take pole in FIA F3 European Championship in Monza, Italy.
39 Haryana beats Kerala At the National Youth Athletics Meet at Hyderabad.
40 India has won 16 medals US Open karate Championship and grabbed 3 gold 2 silver and 11 bronze medals in Las Vegas
TENNIS
33rd edition - Miami Open 2017 at Crandon Park, Florida in USA - An Overview
Serial No. Category Winner's Runner's
41 Men's single Roger Federer(Switzerland) Rafael Nadal (Spain)
42 Women's single Johanna Konta (Great Britain) Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark)
43 Men's doubles ŁukaszKubot (Poland)/ Marcelo Melo (Brazil) Nicholas Monroe (USA)/Jack Sock (USA)
44 Women's doubles Gabriela Dabrowski (Canada) /Xu Yifan (china) Sania Mirza (India)/BarboraStrýcová
(Czech Republic)
Spain's Rafal Nadal wins Men's Singles and Bopanna and Cuevas Lift men's doubles in the Monte Carlo Masters

May

Serial No. Name of the Sport Events Name of the Winners
TENNIS
1 Indian table tennis player Soumyajit Ghosh Bagged both the singles and doubles gold at the Seamaster 2017 ITTF Challenge Chile Open in
Santiago, Chile.
2 Table Tennis -India Win all 10 gold medals in South Asian Junior Table Tennis Championships held in Mount
Lavinia, near Colombia in Sri Lanka
3 Spain's Rafael Nadal Beat Dominic Thiem to win Mutua Madrid Open at La CajaMágica in Madrid, Spain. This is Nadal's fifth Mutua Madrid Open title win and 30th ATP World Tour Masters 1000 crown.
4 Rafael Nadal Beat Dominic Thiem of Austria in the final to win the Barcelona Open for a record 10th time.
5 Indian tennis player Leander Paeshas won Tallahassee Challenger Men's Doubles title defeating Leonardo Mayer and Maximo Gonzalez.
Italian Open 2017
Serial No. Category Winner's Runner's
6 Men's Singles Alexander Zverev (Germany) Novak Djokovic (Serbia)
7 Women's Singles ElinaSvitolina (Ukraine) Simona Halep (Romania)
8 Men's Doubles Pierre-Hugues Herbert (France) Nicolas Mahut
(France)
Ivan Dodig (Croatia)
Marcel Granollers (Spain)
CRICKET
9 Harmanpreet Kaur First Indian women cricketer to play in England's T20 league
10 ICC ODI Batsman Rankings India captain ViratKholi place third in the top 10 of the ICC Players Rankings for ODIs. The Same
List topped by AB De Villiars of SA.
11 ESPN World Fame 100 Rankings Indian cricketers ViratKohli(13th), Mahendra Singh Dhoni (15th) Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina, have featured in this year's Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo topped the list.
12 Diary Major Amul Will be prime sponsor of the New Zealand cricket team in the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy
13 Annual update of ICC Twenty20 International team rankings (May 1, 2017). India has dropped two places to slip to fourth position. The Rankings topped by New Zealand.
14 Mumbai Indians Win IPL title for third time beating Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) in the Grand Finale at
Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.
15 India retained its No.1 position In the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test team rankings.
16 The International Cricket Council (ICC) Hiked the prize money for 2017 Champions Trophy by $500,000, making it $4.5 million with a winner's share of $2.2 million.
17 RavichandranAshwin Bagged with International Cricketer of the Year award at the CEAT Cricket Rating (CCR) International awards for 2017.
18 India women's cricketers Deepti Sharma and Poonam Raut The first-ever pair to share a record 320-run partnership in One-Day International in a match
against Ireland.
19 Indian fast bowler, JhulanGoswami Made record as highest wicket-taker in women's one- day international (181 wickets in 153 matches).
GRAND PRIX
20 Mercedes' Finnish driver ValtteriBottas Won Russian Grand Prix
21 Mercedes' Driver Lewis Hamilton wins Spanish Grand Prix
22 Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel won Monaco Grand Prix
23 Arjun Maini First Indian to Win a GP3 Race Series in Barcelona, Spain
FOOTBALL
24 Football club Manchester United Won the Europa League title after defeating Ajax Amsterdam in the final match.
25 Aizawl FC Script history, become first north-east club to win I- League title beating Mohun Bagan by 1-0.
26 Arsenal Team beat Chelsea 2-1 to win FA Cup for 13th time. The match was held at Wembley Stadium in London, England.
27 FIFA rankings Indian football team has raised to be ranked 100th for the first time ever in over two decades. Brazilian Team topped the list.
28 Harpreet Singh Wins bronze at Asian Wrestling Championship the K.D. Jadhav arena in the Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex in New Delhi.
29 Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Unveils logo(Olly Turtle is the mascot), Mascot for 22nd Asian Athletics Championship, It will be held at Kalinga Stadium Bhubaneswar.
WRESTLING
India's Performance at Asian Wrestling Championship, New Delhi
• Indian wrestlers bagged total 10 medals (1 Gold, 5 Silver and 4 Bronze).
• In men's freestyle category, Iran won the championship title with 71 points, followed by Japan with 55
points and Uzbekistan with 49 points. India finished at eight position with 33 points.
• Among women's teams, Japan won the title. Indian women's team finished second.
INDIAN MEDAL WINNERS
30 Gold Medal Winner (Men Wrestler) BajrangPunia
31 Silver Medal Winners (Female Wrestlers) Sakshi Malik, VineshPhogat, DivyaKakran and Sarita
32 Silver Medal Winner (Men Wrestler) Sumit
33 Bronze Medal Winners (Female Wrestlers) Jyoti and RituPhogat
34 Bronze Medal Winner (Men Wrestler) Harpreet Singh and Anil Kumar
SQUASH
35 JoshnaChinappa First Indian to clinch the Asian Squash title with a thrilling win over compatriot Dipika Pallikal Karthik in the women's final held in Chennai.
36 Indian squash player RamitTandon Won his first professional title in squash on 14 May 2017. He beats his Indian counterpart, Kush Kumar in the Sys Open 2017.
HOCKEY
37 Great Britain wins Sultan Azlan Shah Cup beating Australia; India finishes third. The final match was held on May 6, 2017 in Ipoh, Malaysia.
38 Hockey Him crowned champions of 7th Junior Women's Hockey C'ship beating Hockey Mizoram in the 7th Junior National Hockey Championship 2017 (Women).
39 Sweden won the Ice Hockey World Championship title for the 10th Time. This win is Sweden's first in four tries against Canada.
CHESS
40 R.R. Laxman of Integral Coach Factory Won the All India Open Rapid World Chess Federation (FIDE) Rating Chess Tournament.
41 India's R Vaishali won the women's title in the Asian Continental Blitz Chess Championship in Chengdu, China, on May 21, 2017. She drew her final round game against Uurtsaikh Uuriintuya of Mongolia.
42 Indian Grandmaster Pentala Harikrishna Registered his first win at the Moscow FIDE Grand Prix.
43 Indian Grand Master Pentala Harikrishna won against RussianGM Ian Nepomniachtchi. Pentala Harikrishna beats Ian Nepomniachtchi in 8th round was held in Moscow.
MISCELLANEOUS
44 Indian Boxer Shiva Thapa won a silver medal at the Asian Boxing Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. He lost the
final match to Elnur Abduraimov from Uzbekistan.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) -the governing body of Basketball in US inaugurated its first ever
academy in India in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
The South African government had lifted a ban on the country's rugby union after it made progress improving
racial diversity in the sport. It gets approval to bid for 2023 Rugby World Cup.
45 India Para Athletics Team Claimed a gold medal and a bronze medal at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix being held in
Beijing, China.
46 Grand Prix of Liberation Heena Sindhu wins bronze, India come back with 7 medals
47 Javelin thrower Devender Singh 2nd Indian javelin thrower to qualify for London Worlds
48 Mohammad Anas from Kerala Breaked the national record in men's 400m race and won a gold medal at the third leg of the
Indian Grand Prix Athletics Meet in New Delhi.
49 Vaishnavishone Won 2 gold medals in the first Asia level yoga competition in Thailand. She has won in the junior
category (13 to 15 years).
50 Bengaluru FC Beat Mohun Bagan 2-0 to be crowned the Federation Cup champions at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack, Odisha.
A High-Level Committee on 7-member Scouts and Guides has submitted its Final Report to Minister for State (Independent Charge) for Youth
Affairs & Sports, Vijay Goel with various recommendations. A committee was headed by Harsh Malhotra.
52 Egyptian Omar Hegazy First amputee to swim across Red Sea's Gulf of Aqaba
53 South Korea Win 2017 Sudirman Cup defeating China won badminton's Sudirman Cup for the first time in 14
years on 28th of May, 2017 in Gold Coast Australia.
54 Fencer Bhavani Devi Become first Indian to win a Gold Medal in an International fencing tournament held at Reykjavik
in Iceland.

June

Serial No. Name of the Sport Events Name of the Winners
CRICKET
1 Virat Kohli Fastest to 8000 ODI runs
2 Yuvraj Singh Fifth Indian to play 300 ODIs
3 ICC Next edition of World T2O will only be held in 2020.
4 Wicketkeeper-batsman Luke Ronchi, (New Zealand) Announced his retirement from the international game.
The eight top teams of the world will be competing for a winner's prize of USD 660,000 in the ICC Women's World Cup.
5 India cricket coach Anil Kumble Stepped down from his position
6 Pakistan Team Won ICC Champions Trophy 2017 beating India.
7 Ireland and Afghanistan International Cricket Council (ICC) conferred Test match status
8 Indian captain ViratKohli Stood at world number one position in the ODI batting rankings-MRF Tyres ICC ODI Player Rankings.
9 West Indies Cricket team Officially changed their name to WINDIES.
10 Kuldeep Yadav Become first male Chinaman bowler to represent India in One Day Internationals (ODI).
11 Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) formed a special seven-
member committee
To analyse the few contentious Lodha panel reforms which are being opposed by the Board's state units. The committee will be headed by Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla
12 MuttiahMuralidaran becomes first Sri Lankan to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame
13 ViratKohli. only Indian in Forbes top 100 paid athletes
OTHER SPORTS
14 Vietnam Grand Master Nguyen DucHoa bagged a decisive win against Indian GM Neelotpal Das on 10th Mumbai Mayor's Cup International Open Chess Tournament
15 Lewis Hamilton Won Canadian Grand Prix
The Iranian wrestlers won 7 medals (three gold, two silver and two bronze) and 69 points to win the Junior Asian Championships title in Taichung, Taiwan.
16 India bagged five medals, Five medals include gold in the 2017 Asian Junior Wrestling Championships in Taiwan.
17 Professional wrestler Jinder Mahal Retained World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Championship at St Louis, Missouri, US.
18 Indian Wushu team Won 6 medals -- two golds, two silvers and two bronzes -- in the Wushu competition of the BRICS Games, which concluded in Guangzhou, China.
19 Former Indian powerlifter and South Asian Games gold medal winner, Kavita Devi First Indian woman to appear in WWE.
20 Indian shooter Anish Bhanwala won a gold medal at the ISSF Junior World Championship in the 25m Standard Pistol category in Germany
21 India shooters Have won a bronze medal in men's 25m rapid fire pistol team event at the ISSF Junior World Championship held in in Suhl, Germany
22 Col Dr Srinivas Gokulnath of Nashik became the First Indian to complete solo Race Across America (RAAM) cycle race of 5,000 kms
23 Yashaswini Singh Won Gold Medal in the Women's 10m Air Pistol at the end of day two of
24 Deswal of Chandigarh the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Championship Rifle/Pistol, in Suhl, Germany.
25 Bhumika Sharma. Become Miss World in bodybuilding championship in Venice, Italy
26 The fast-rising AnkushDahiya (60kg) clinched a gold medal and L Devendro Singh (52kg) got a silver medal in Ulaanbaatar Cup boxing tournament in Mongolia
27 The Indian men's and women's throw ball teams Have created history by bagging a gold medal in the World Games. It was held at Kathmandu
28 Wayde Van Niekerk Break the World Record in 300m at Golden Spike Meet in the Czech Republic.
29 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Has approved new events for the 2020 Tokyo Games, including a number of mixed-gender competitions
30 India's Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu have won the gold medal in mixed team 10m air pistol event of the ISSF World Cup at Gabala, Azerbaijan
31 Shashikant Kutwal has won the gold medal at the 17th World Individual Chess Championship in Slovakia
21st Federation Cup National Senior Athletics Championships- Punjab.
32 Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra won the gold in men's javelin throw (throw of 85.63m) contest on the second day
33 Sarita Singh of Uttar Pradesh Set a new national record in the women's hammer throw with an effort of 65.25m to claim the gold medal
34 Javelin thrower Anu Rani smashed her own national record and won the gold medal on the fourth and final day
BANDMINTON
35 B Sai Praneeth Won the Thailand Grand Prix Gold beating Indonesian Jonatan Christie.
36 India shuttler KidambiSrikanth Won the Australia Open Super Series men's singles title beating Chinese Chen Long.
37 KidambiSrikanth Ranked into the top-10 at eighth in the latest World Badminton Rankings released.
Winners of Indonesia Open 2017
Serial No. Category Winners
38 Men' Singles KidambiSrikanth (India)
39 Men's Doubles Li Junhui (China) / Liu Yuchen (China)
40 Women's Singles Sayako Sato (Japan)
41 Women's Doubles Chen Quingchen (China) / JiaYifan (China)
42 Mixed Doubles Tontowi Ahmad (Indonesia) / LiliyanaNatsir (Indonesia)
FOOTBALL
43 Real Madrid Retained the UEFA Champions League title by defeating Juventus in the final match at Cardiff, UK.
44 England's Team Won the U-20 World Cup final against Venezuela in Suwon (South Korea).
45 FIFA is set to shift India's Under-17 World Cup matches from Mumbai to the Delhi.
46 Mohun Bagan and Chennaiyin FC striker JejeLalpekhlua Nominated as the '2016 All India Football Federation (AIFF) Player of the Year.
TENNIS
47 Rafael Nadal Ranked No. 2 spot in the ATP rankings.The top position is retained by Andy Murray.
48 Swiss Tennis maestro Roger Federer Won ninth Halle Open title by defeating Alexander Zverev in the final match played at Halle, Germany
49 Tennis star Leander Paes Won the Aegon Ilkley Challenger trophy with Canadian partner AdilShamasdin on 25th of June 2017. It was held in Ilkey UK.
50 Indian wild card Nitin Kumar Sinha Win the boys singles title of HCL Asian Junior Tennis Championship held in Pune.
51 GaneshanNeelakantaIyer First Indian to be nominated as a member of the Umpires and Referees Committee (URC) by International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF).
52 Dhanya Shah and Sanmay Gandhi Won the Under-14 doubles title of the Asian Junior Tennis Championships held at the Balewadi Stadium in Pune.
53 Indian tennis player Ramkumar Ramanathan. Won Raymond Sarmiento of the USA in Singapore
FRENCH OPEN 2017
Serial No. Category Winners Runners-up
54 Men's Singles Rafael Nadal (Spain) Stan Wawrinka (Switzerland)
55 Women's Singles Jelena Ostapenko (Latvia) Simona Halep (Romania)
56 Men's Doubles Ryan Harrison (US) & Michael Venus (New Zealand) Donald Young (US) & Santiago Gonzalez (Mexico)
57 Women's Doubles Bethanie Mattek-Sands (US) & Lucie Safarova
(Czech Republic)
Ashleigh Barty (Australia)& Casey Dellacqua
(Australia)
58 Mixed Doubles Gabriela Dabrowski (Canada) & Rohan Bopanna (India) Anna-Lena Grnefeld (Germany) & Robert Farah
(Colombia)