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ICC Cricket Committee recommends DRS for T20 Internationals

1 day ago
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On the other hand, the committee also expressed unanimous support for the implementation of a Test cricket competition. It also reiterated its full support for cricket being involved in the Olympic Games.

Manchester United beat Ajax to claim 2016–17 UEFA Europa League title

2 days ago
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The club has won three European Cups, one UEFA Europa League, one UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, one UEFA Super Cup, one Intercontinental Cup and one FIFA Club World Cup.

P V Sindhu elected to Badminton World Federation Athletes’ Commission

3 days ago
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She topped the ballot with 129 votes and will be joined by Marc Zweibler of Germany and Kristy Gilmour of Scotland for a four-year term.

Ashwin wins International Cricketer of the Year award

3 days ago
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Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has won the International Cricketer of the Year award for the second time in a row. The award was presented by former Indian skipper Sunil Gavaskar.

N'Golo Kante named English Premier League's Player of the Year

May 22, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Kante saw off competition from teammates Eden Hazard and Cesar Azpilicueta, Tottenham Hotspur trio Harry Kane, Dele Alli and Jan Vertonghen, Everton's Romelu Lukaku, and Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez to clinch the award.

Bengaluru FC beat Mohun Bagan to lift Federation Cup

May 22, 2017
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After both sides played out a 0-0 draw in regulation time, it took two strikes from Bengaluru FC’s Vineeth to settle the tie.

Alexander Zverev beat Novak Djokovic to clinch Italian Open Men’s Singles title

May 22, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

With the win, Zverev became the youngest Masters 1000 titlist since a 19-year-old Djokovic won the 2007 Miami Open presented by Itau.

Mumbai Indians beat Rising Pune Supergiant to win 2017 IPL

May 22, 2017
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Sunrisers Hyderabad’s David Warner was termed the leading runscorer of the tournament with 641 runs. Bhuvneshwar Kumar of Sunrisers Hyderabad was the leading wicket-taker of the tournament with 26 wickets.

R R Laxman wins All India Open Rapid FIDE Rating Chess Meet

May 19, 2017
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International Master Somak Palit scored 7.5 points to secure the fifth place while another International Master Prantik Roy was placed eighth in the tournament.

Indian mountaineer creates history by scaling Mt Everest for the fourth time

May 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Arunachal Pradesh's Anshu Jamsenpa became the first Indian woman to scale the Mount Everest for the fourth time.

International Cricket Council hikes Prize Money for Champions Trophy

May 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The winner of the eight-team tournament will take home a cheque of $ 2.2 million.

Lewis Hamilton wins 2017 Spanish Grand Prix

May 16, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Born on 7 January 1985, Lewis Hamilton is a British Formula One racing driver.

Suresh Raina launches foundation dedicated to wellness of Mother and Child

May 16, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Cricketer Suresh Raina has launched a foundation named after his daughter Gracia, which is dedicated to empowering underprivileged pregnant women and providing them with a support system.

US-based Indian Ramit Tandon won his maiden PSA title

May 16, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Ramit Tandon, the US-based Indian player won his maiden professional squash title after defeating his Indian counterpart, Kush Kumar in three straight sets.

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Tickets to cost Rs 48; Tickets will be exclusively available on FIFA.com

May 16, 2017
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Sports Minister Vijay Goel and Spanish World Cup winner Carles Puyol launched ticketing for first FIFA event in the country at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium.

Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem to win 5th Madrid Open title

May 15, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Nadal won his fifth Madrid Open title and his record-tying 30th ATP World Tour Masters 1000 crown, matching World No. 2 Novak Djokovic for the all-time lead.

VVS Laxman awarded honorary life membership of Marylebone Cricket Club

May 12, 2017
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Laxman is the fifth Indian to receive the honour, after Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly and Zaheer Khan.

Justice Mukul Mudgal appointed as Chairman of FIFA Governance Committee

May 12, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Finland’s Olli Rehn, who is the former Vice-President of the European Commission, will be the Deputy Chairman of the FIFA Governance Committee.

Asian Wrestling Championship: India's Harpreet Singh wins bronze in Greco-Roman weight category

May 11, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

India’s Harpreet Singh won a bronze medal in the Greco-Roman weight divisions by defeating Jun Ji Na of China 3-2 in 80kilogram category.

Seven athletes selected at GAIL Indian Speed Star Season II

May 11, 2017
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PT Usha, who is one of the members of the National selection committee, said that she hopes that the country will be able to win a medal in athletics by the 2024 Olympics.

Vijay Goel Flagged Off four Clean Himalaya Expeditions

May 10, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Sports Minister flagged off four Clean Himalaya expeditions to popular Himalayan destinations in Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

 

Jhulan Goswami becomes highest wicket taker in Womens One Day Internationals

May 10, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Goswami dismissed South Africa's Raisibe Ntozakhe in an ongoing Women's Quadrangular Series in South Africa to claim her 181st victim in the 50-over format.

N'Golo Kante named Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year

May 9, 2017
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The 26-year-old Kante will receive the prestigious FWA accolade at a gala dinner in London on 18 May 2017.

Olive Ridley to be mascot of Asian Athletics Championships

May 9, 2017
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

The logo and mascot of the Asian Athletics Championships scheduled to be held at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar from 6 to 9 July 2017 were released.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: BCCI announces 15-member India squad

May 8, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Indian team led by Virat Kohli is scheduled to open its ICC Champions Trophy campaign on 4 June 2017 at Edgbaston against Pakistan.

India placed at 100th spot in FIFA Rankings after 21 years

May 5, 2017
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The team is placed at 100th alongside Nicaragua, Lithuania and Estonia.

Aizawl FC threaten 'fast unto death' if denied entry in top tier

May 4, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Aizwal FC has submitted its formal claim to AIFF to continue in the top league even after the proposed merger of the existing top league with the ISL.

India slips to 4th position in ICC T20 rankings, Pak and England move up

May 3, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

India dropped two places to the fourth position in the annual update of ICC T20 rankings, three points behind England and Pakistan who climbed up to the second and third position respectively.

Sunil Chhetri wins Hero of I-League 2016-17 Award

May 3, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

On the other hand, Khalid Jamil, who guided Aizawl FC to a historic title win, was chosen as the Coach of the Year. He was honoured with the Syed Abdul Rahim Best Coach Award.

Hockey India recommends Sardar Singh for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna

May 2, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Hockey India has recommended the names of SV Sunil, Dharamvir Singh and Deepika for the Arjuna Award.

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