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  • Virender Sehwag Named Wisden Cricketer of the Year

    Indian opener Virender Sehwag was in April 2010 named Wisden Cricketer of the Year for the second time in a row. He had competiton from England captain Andrew Strauss and Sri Lankan Tillakaratne Dilshan. Sehwag had a strike-rate of 108.9, in the Tests he played in 2009.

    Oct 22, 2010
  • M. Shyamlal Lost Appeal

    Kerala weightlifter M. Shyamlal in April 2010 lost his appeal for a reduction in his suspension for an anti-doping rule violation. In a recent decision The Anti-Doping Appeal Panel, headed by retired High Court Judge C. K. Mahajan upheld the initial verdict of a two-year suspension handed out by the National Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel headed by Dinesh Dayal.

    Oct 22, 2010
  • Krishnakumar and Saroj Tested Positive

    Two athletes- Krishnakumar Sharma and Saroj Sihag, who were crowned champions in the all-India Police championships in Thiruvananthapuram in February 2010, was tested positive for banned drugs. They were reported by the National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) and currently await disciplinary proceedings to be launched by the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA).

    Oct 22, 2010
  • Waka Waka Chosen as 2010 Football World Cup Anthem

    A song by pop sensation Shakira and South African band Freshlyground was in April chosen as the official 2010 Football World Cup anthem. The anthem titled ‘Time for Africa’ is expected to be released to radio stations worldwide and would be available for download from 26 April 2010.

    Oct 22, 2010
  • Kochi IPL Franchise Introduced Change

    The Kochi IPL franchise effected a change in its top management on 15 April 2010. Dubai-based businessman Harshad Mehta was appointed as its Chairman. On the other hand Keshav.

    Oct 22, 2010
  • AKFDC Set Up to Offer Coaching

    The Abhijit Kadam Football Development Centre (AKFDC), a joint venture between Bharati Vidyapeeth, English Premier League Club Liverpool and Kick Worldwide in April 2010 announced the launch of its first football courses. The International Refereeing Course and International Coaching Course will be conducted from April 19 by English FA. Keith Buller, Referees Development Officer for Somerset Football Association and Richard Melin, a qualified FA Referee Instructor and now FA Referee Tutor, would be conducting the courses at AKFDC, with 24 students per batch.

    Oct 22, 2010
  • Badminton Asia championship

    Lin Dan won the Badminton Asia championship on 18 April 2010. He defeated fellow Chinese Wang Zhengming at the Siri Fort Sports Complex, New Delhi.

    Oct 22, 2010
  • Lorena Ochoa Announced Her Decision to Retire

    Golfstar Lorena Ochoa from Mexico announced on 20 April 2010 the decision to retire. She left the struggling LPGA Tour without its No. 1 player again and depriving the sport of one of its great ambassadors.

    Oct 22, 2010
  • WFI Formed Women’s Team

    The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) in April 2010 formed a seven-member women's team for the Asian championship

    Oct 22, 2010
  • Pune Team Launched

    The Pune team of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was launched at the S.P. College ground in Pune on 24 April 2010 by the Sahara India group. The team was named Sahara Pune Warriors and the emblem shows the silhouette of a warrior astride a horse, brandishing a spear in his hand.

    Oct 22, 2010
  • Lancashire Signed Katich and Chanderpaul

    English county Lancashire signed Australia all-rounder Simon Katich and West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul on 22 April 200. The pair would replace Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara.

    Oct 22, 2010
  • BCCI to Furnish Documents Relating to IPL

    The office of the Assistant Director of Income-Tax (Investigation) on 16 April 2010 issued summons to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). BCCI was asked to furnish information on all transactions with the first eight franchises from 2008 onwards and also details of the auction of players of each team. 

    Oct 22, 2010
  • ATP Ranking

    At the latest ATP rankings issued on 22 March 2010, Sania Mirza slipped eight rungs down to 92nd. Sania currently has 745 ranking points in her kitty.

    Oct 21, 2010
  • Indian Wells WTA Tournament

    Sixth seed Jelena Jankovic from Serbia won her 12th career title after defeating second seed Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark at the Indian Wells WTA tournament on 21 March 2010. This is her fourth successive victory against Caroline Wozniacki.

    Oct 21, 2010
  • Sachin Tendulkar Opted out of Twenty20 Tournament

    Sachin Tendulkar on 24 March 2010 announced his decision of not playing in the World Twenty20 tournament that is scheduled to begin on 30 April in West Indies. He has played only one Twenty20 tournament.

    Oct 21, 2010

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