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  • Asian Wrestling Championship

    India’s Sushil Kumar won his first-ever gold medal in the Asian wrestling championship held at Indira Gandhi Sports Complex wrestling stadium, New Delhi on 13 May 2010. He defeated Dae Sung Kim of Korea to win the medal.

    Oct 12, 2010
  • Saina Nehwal Defeated at Uber Cup- Quarter-final

    At the quarter final of the Uber Cup held in Malysia on 12 May 2010, ace Indian badminton player Saina Nehwal of India was defeated by Chinese world No 1 Yihan Wang. This was Nehwal’s first career match against the World number 1 Yihan Wang.

    Oct 12, 2010
  • Elton Chigumbura- Zimbabwe Cricket Captain

    All-rounder Elton Chigumbura was recently appointed the captain of the Zimbabwe cricket team. He would take over from Prosper Utseya who resigned from the post after returning from the World Twenty20 tournament.

    Oct 12, 2010
  • IOC Guidelines

    In its response to a communication from the ministry, the IOC, in its letter to sports minister MS Gill clarified that the guidelines for the Olympic body. On 12 May 2010 the International Olympic Committee (IOC) reiterated its stand on fixing tenures and age limits for sports administrators by the government.

    Oct 12, 2010
  • The Snooker World Championship

    Australia's Neil Robertson defeated Scotland's Graeme Dott 18-13 to win the Snooker World Championship at the Crucible on 4 May 2010. He became the second man from outside Britain and Ireland to win the title.

    Oct 12, 2010
  • Rome Masters

    Rafael Nadal won his fifth Rome Masters title in six years after defeating 13th seed David Ferrer on 3 May 2010. The Spanish World No. 3 matched American legend Andre Agassi's record of 17 Masters title.

    Oct 12, 2010
  • Winner:m West Bengal

    West Bengal defeated Punjab to win the 64th National football championship for the Santosh Trophy at the Salt Lake Stadium on 8 August 2010. Bengal defeated Punjab 2-1 and Denson Devadas scored both the goals for Bengal while Punjab's goal was scored by Balwant Singh.Santosh Trophy, organized by the Indian Football Federation is an annual Indian football tournament that started in 1941. It is contested by states and government institutions.

    Oct 11, 2010
  • 50th Edition of National Athletics Championships

    50th edition of National athletics championships started in Patiala on 5 August 2010. Patiala hosted the inter-state championship for the first time in the 44 years history.

    Oct 11, 2010
  • Tejaswini Sawant

    In the 50th World shooting championship in Munich on 8 August 2010 Tejaswini Sawant recently became the first Indian woman shooter to win World Championship. She won the 50m rifle prone event with a World record 597.

    Oct 11, 2010
  • BAI issued Show Cause Notice

    The Union Sports Ministry issued a show cause notice to the Badminton Association of India (BAI) on 4 August 2010. The ministry sought an explanation on why BAI should not be de-recognised.

    Oct 11, 2010
  • Sheikha Al Saad International squash tournament

    At the $11,600 Sheikha Al Saad International squash tournament, top seed Annie Au of Hong Kong defeated second-seeded Dipika Pallikal of India. $11,600 Sheikha Al Saad International squash tournament, which is a WISPA event, took place in Kuwait on 15 June 2010.

    Oct 11, 2010
  • MCC-Murugappa Hockey Tournament

      Winner: ONGC

    Oct 10, 2010
  • Somdev Devvarman

    According to the latest ATP rankings Indian tennis star Somdev Devvarman reached his career high of 96th position.

    Oct 10, 2010
  • Women's Hockey World Cup 2010

    Argentina defeated top ranking Netherlands 3-1 and won the 12th Women's field hockey World Cup on 11 Sept 2010 in Rosario, Argentina. The England team defeated Germany

    Oct 10, 2010
  • Cash Prize for the Gold Medal Winners Doubled

    The Indian Sports Ministry on 7 Sept 2010 doubled the cash prize for the gold medal winners of Commonwealth Games and Asian games to 20 lakh. The move was directed to

    Oct 10, 2010

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