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Date: March 01, 2017

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National Sports Awards – 2016

Date: August 23, 2016

National Sports Awards are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports.  Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award is given for the spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports by a sportsperson over a period of four years; Arjuna Award is given for consistently outstanding performance for four years; Dronacharya Award for coaches for producing medal winners at...

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A new world: Rio 2016 unveils official slogan for Olympic and Paralympic Games

Date: June 17, 2016

The Rio 2016 organising committee revealed the official slogan for the first Olympic and Paralympic Games in South America— "A new world" — while also unveiling the medals, 52 days from the start of the quadrennial extravaganza.

 Along with the Olympic torch, the medals and the mascots, the slogan plays a major part in creating the unique identity of each Olympic Games....

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Ranji Trophy 2016

Date: February 27, 2016

Mumbai has won the Ranji Trophy for a season 2015-16 by defeating Saurashtra. With this victory, Mumbai clinched eight Ranji title for record 41st time (10 of them being won with innings wins) after playing in record 45 finals.

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12th South Asian Games 2016: India finish on top with 308 medals

Date: February 16, 2016

The 12th South Asian Games 2016 title has been clinched by India with 188 gold, 99 silver and 30 bronze medals. The Games were held at Guwahati and Shillong, India from 5 February to 16 February 2016.

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Australian Open 2016

Date: February 01, 2016

Australian Open 2016 was held at Melbourne in Australia from January 18 to January 31 2016. It was the first Grand Slam tournament of the year.

The tournament event were consists of singles, doubles and mixed doubles play.Junior and wheelchair players competed in singles and doubles tournaments.


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Date: January 12, 2016

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R. Ashwin number-one ranked bowler 2015:ICC

Date: December 31, 2015

Australia captain Steve Smith and Ravichandran Ashwin of India have finished 2015 as the number-one ranked batsman and bowler respectively in the ICC Test Player Rankings for the year 2015.

Ashwin has achieved the number-one spot for first time in his career after injury prevented Dale Steyn from bowling more than 3.5 overs in England’s second innings. Even though the fast bowler ...

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Syed Kirmani nominated for CK Nayudu lifetime Achievement Award 2015

Date: December 25, 2015

Former India wicketkeeper-batsman Syed Kirmani has been chosen for the CK Nayudu lifetime achievement award for 2015. The award, the highest honour given by the BCCI to a former player, comes with a trophy, citation, and a cheque for Rs 25 lakhs.

One of India's finest keepers, Kirmani effected 198 dismissals in 88 Tests, and was particularly immaculate behind the stumps to India's spin ...

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Former long jump champion Anju Bobby George appointed TOPS chairperson

Date: November 26, 2015

The sports ministry has cleared appointment of  Anju Bobby George for the post that fell vacant after the resignation of Anurag Thakur.

Anju, the only Indian to have won a medal at World Championships (Paris, 2003), will be assuming charge in December first week. She is presently a member of the TOPS' identification committee, which also includes national badminton coach Pullela Go...

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US Open Tennis Championships 2015

Date: September 16, 2015

US Open Tennis Championships 2015:Complete review

The 135th edition of the US Open, the fourth and final Grand Slam event of the year concluded at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center this year.

Before the start, the scenario was – in the Men’s single section Marin Cilic was th...

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