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Sports News 2017


SPORTS NEWS 2017

WINNERTITLENOTES

JANUARY 2017

Serena Williams2017 Australian Open women’s FinalHeld in Australia
Pankaj AdvaniKolkata Open National Snooker ChampionshipHeld in West Bengal
GujaratRanji Trophy titleHeld in Mumbai
Rafael NadalMubadala Tennis Championships 2016Abu Dhabi
LalchungnungaGermany’s prestigious football league
India4th straight SAFF Women’s Championship titleKanchenjunga Stadium, India
Rohan Bopanna and Jeevan NedunchezhiyanChennai Open doubles title ─
Farrukh AmonatovDelhi International Chess GrandmasterHeld in Tajikistan
Nirmal Yadav(65)National Shooting ChampionshipHeld in Delhi
Punjab RoyalsPro Wrestling League ─
Saina NehwalMalaysia Masters Grand Prix 2017

FEBRUARY 2017

Pankaj Advani29th National Snooker title
IndiaAsian Junior Squash ChampionshipsMalaysia
IndiaT20 Blind World CupPakistan was Defeated
Jehan DaruvalaNew Zealand Grand PrixCar Racing
Dronavalli Harika

Padmini Rout

World Women’s Chess Championship42nd Chess Olympiad  held in Baku
Pooja GhatkarBronze at Shooting World CupHeld in Moscow
Aditya MehtaAsian Para-Road Cycling ChampionshipHeld in India
Monika AthareWomen’s title Delhi Marothon
Thanackal GopiMen’s title in Delhi Marothon
Kalinga LancersHockey India League 2017Hockey Stadium in Chandigarh
Ankur MittalSilver medal in ISSF World Cup 2017
Jitu Rai and Heena SidhuGold at ISSF World Cup 2017New Delhi, India
Tarun Kona

Alwin Francis

Gold at 2017 Uganda International Series men’s doublesKampala, Uganda

MARCH 2017

Pooja AgarwalWorld Shooting Para Sport World CupIndian para shooter
Jitu Rai and Amanpreet SinghISSF World Cup
Dronavalli HarikaWorld Women’s Chess Championship (Bronze)Indian Chess Grandmaster
Duo Tarun Kona and Alwin FrancisUganda International Series Doubles TitleIndian Badminton
Rohan BopannaDubai Tennis ChampionshipDubai
Sam Querrey (American)ATP Mexico Open 2017Acapulco in Mexico
Andy MurrayDubai Duty Free Tennis of 2017Defeated Fernando Verdasco.
Indian women’s ice hockey teamChallenge Cup of AsiaBangkok.
Uruguay’s Pablo CuevasBrasil Open titleBy beating Spain’s Albert Ramos-Vinolas
Indian Open titleSSP ChawrasiaGolf
Title of All England Open badmintonLee Chong WeiMalaysia
Women’s World Snooker 2017, SilverVidya PillaiIndia
ISSF Shotgun World CupAnkur MittalNew Delhi
Australian Grand PrixSebastian VettelFormula One
Gold in Asia Cup 2017IndiaIndian men’s compound archery team
Harmanpreet KaurT20 team’s Player of the YearShe was named in the 13-member squad for the Sydney Thunder franchise

APRIL 2017

India Open titleIndia Open titleAgainst Spanish Olympic champion
against Spanish Olympic championWinner of Prague Half MarathonKenya
K Shyam KumarGold at Thailand InternationalIndian boxer

Thailand International Tournament in Bangkok

Lewis HamiltonChinese Grand Prix 2017Formula One
Pankaj AdvaniAsian billiards titleHe bagged Sixteen-time World Champion
Gayatri and SamiyaJr Grand Prix badmintonThey are National Badminton coach Pullela Gopichand’s daughters.
K Shyam KumarGold at Thailand InternationalIndian boxer

Thailand International Tournament in Bangkok

Lewis HamiltonChinese Grand Prix 2017Formula One
Pankaj AdvaniAsian billiards titleHe bagged Sixteen-time World Champion
Gayatri and SamiyaJr Grand Prix badmintonThey are National badminton coach Pullela Gopichand’s daughters.
Rafael NadalMonte Carlo Masters Tennis tournament 2017Monaca
Rohan Bopanna and Pablo CuevasMen’s doubles crownMonaca
Sagar BahetiBoston MarathonFirst visually impaired Indian runner
Rafael NadalMonte Carlo Masters Men’s Singles titleThis is his 70th career trophy
Sudarsan PattnaikWorld Sand Sculptures ChampionshipInternationally renowned sand artist
Pankaj AdvaniAsian Snooker ChampionshipWins Silver Medal
Rafael NadalBarcelona Open Banc Sabadell title
Valtteri BottasRussian Grand PrixHe Claims maiden Grand Prix

MAY 2017

John HigginsBetfred World Snooker ChampionshipTheatre in Sheffield, England
Leander PaesTallahassee Challenger TitleTennis
Pankaj AdvaniAsian Snooker ChampionshipWon silver, held in Doha, Qatar
Joshna ChinappaAsian Squash titleFirst player from India to win
Soumyajit Ghosh2017 ITTF Challenge Chile OpenSantiago
Shiva ThapaAsian Boxing Championship (silver medal)Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Great BritainSultan Azlan Shah CupHockey
Michelle Skeries (Germany)

Heena Sidhu (India-Bronze)

48th Grand Prix of Liberation Plzen Shooting championshipsNew Delhi
Bajranj PuniaAsian Wrestling ChampionshipFirst gold medal for India
Ramudri RaoWorld Para Athletics Grand PrixJaipur
Arjun MainiGrand Prix 3 raceBarcelona
Rafael Nadal5th Madrid Masters titleSpain
Lewis HamiltonSpanish Grand Prix

JUNE 2017

Krishnan SasikiranCapablanca memorial chess ChampionVaradero, Cuba.
Sai PraneethThailand Open men’s singles titleHyderabad
Vietnam Grand Master Nguyen Duc HoaMumbai Mayor Chess titleMumbai, India
Shashikant KutwalWorld chess championship for differently-abledHeld in Slovakia
Jelena OstapenkoWomen’s singles French Open TitleShe is From Latvia
Rafael NadalMen’s singles French Open TitleSpain
Ryan Harrison Michael VenusMen’s doubles Men’s doubles French Open TitleUS . Australia Respectively
Bethanie Mattek-Sands Lucie ŠafářováWomen’s doubles French Open TitleUS ,Czech Republic Respectively
Gabriela Dabrowski (Canada)

Rohan Bopanna (India) Anna-Lena Grönefeld (Germany)

Robert Farah (Colombia)

Mixed doubles Mixed doubles French Open Title
Lewis Hamilton6th Canadian Grand Prix titleCircuit Gilles Villeneuve, Canada
Jeje LalpekhluaAIFF Player of the Year award
Jitu Rai, Heena SidhuWorld Cup Shooting Event Mixed TitlesNew Delhi, India
Kidambi SrikanthIndonesia Super Series Premier
PakistanICC Champions Trophy titleEngland and Wales
Ankush Dahiya (60kg)Ulaanbaatar Cup boxing tournamentMongolia
Kidambi SrikanthAustralia Open Super SeriesIndia shuttler
Roger FedererHalle Open title or Gerry Weber OpenGermany
AnishBhanwalaISSF Junior World ChampionshipPistol category

JULY 2017

Ritika ThakerWomen’s singles Ivory Coast International tournamentAbidjan, Ivory Coast
Ritika Thaker

Simran

women’s doubles Ivory Coast International tournamentAbidjan, Ivory Coast
Germany2017 FIFA Confederations CupHeld in Russia
Jehan DaruvalaFIA Formula 3 European Championship raceNuremberg circuit, Europe
Pankaj AdvaniAsian snooker championshipHeld in Chandigarh
Manpreet kaur, Govindan laxmanan (Gold)ASIAN athletics championshipsKalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar, India
Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas2017 Austrian Grand Prix
Harinder Pal Sandhu2017 Australian Open title
Atthaya ThitikulProfessional golf eventFourteen-year-old amateur
P V SindhuSportsperson of the Year awardMaruti Suzuki Sportsperson of the Year’ Charity Gala Awards.
Sundar Singh GurjarWorld Para Athletics C’ship (Gold)Javelin Throw
Garbine MuguruzaWomen’s Wimbledon titleShattered Venus
Marcelo Melo and Lukasz KubotMen’s doubles title at Wimbledon
Ekaterina Makarova and Elena VesninaWomen’s doubles Wimbledon title
Dameet SinghIAFF World U-18 Championships (Sliver)Held in Nairobi, Kenya
Harinder Pal SandhuVictorian Open squash titleVictorian Open squash, a PSA Tour event, in Melbourne.
Pretty (bronze)

Tulika Maan (bronze)

Pinky Balhara (Bronze)

Asian junior C’shipBishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
Amit Saroha (Silver)World Para Athletics C’ship

Indian Team (Gold and Bronze)Global robotics OlympiadHeald in Washington
Neel Joshi and Ananya DabkeDutch Open Junior Squash ChampionshipsHeald in  Amsterdam, Netherlands
ManudevNational Masters snooker title

Vishnu Vardhan and Toshihide MatsuiPresident’s CupAstana.
Sachin Siwach (Gold)Commonwealth Youth GamesHeld in Bahamas.
Jordan SpiethBritish Open Title

Konsam Ormila Devi (Gold)Asian Youth & Junior Weightlifting c’shipHeld in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Diksha (Silver)Deaflympics (Deaf OlympicsHeld in Turkey
Ajay Singh (Bronze )Asian Youth WeightliftingHeld in Kathmandu, Nepal
Shiva Thapa
Manoj KumarAmit Phangal

Gaurav Bidhuri

Satish Kumar

Czech boxing tournament

48th Grand Prix Usti Nad Labem

Event Held in Czech Republic.
Sebastian VettelHungarian Grand Prix

AUGUST 2017

IndiaJordan Open Table tennis title 
Indian shuttler C Rahul YadavLagos OpenNigeria
Manju Kumari (Bronze)Junior World WrestlingTampere, Finland
Vijender SinghWBO Oriental Super Middleweight title

Ankur MittalAsian Shotgun ChampionshipAstana, Kazakhstan
Real MadridEuropean Super CupUEFA Europa League
Amit Kumar SarohaWorld Para Athletics Championship

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017African Wayde van Niekerk

Maheshwari chauhan (Bronze)Asian shotgun championshipKazakhstan
Lakshya SenBulgaria open international series titleSofia, Bulgaria.
Indiaworld dwarf gamesCanada
Shapath BharadwajBronze at Junior Shotgun World CupPorpetto, Italy.
Cristiano RonaldoUEFA Player of the Year awardSeason for 2016-2017
England2018 ITTF Team World Cup Held in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
Lewis HamiltonBelgian Grand prix

Indian U-15 football teamSAFF Championships TitleKathmandu, Nepal
P V Sindhu (Silver)World Badminton Championship 2017Glasgow, Scotland
Gaurav Bidhuri (India)World Boxing C’ships 2017Hamburg, Germany
Tomokazu HarimotoITTF men’s singles tournament.Düsseldorf, Germany

SEPTEMBER 2017

Gaurav Bidhuri (Bronze)World Boxing ChampionshipsAmerican Duke Ragan.
Lewis HamiltonItalian Grand Prix

Konsam Ormila DeviCommonwealth Youth weightlifting C’shipGold Coast, Australia.
Viswanathan AnandWorld Chess CupTbilisi, Malaysia
Ankur Mittal (Sliver)ISSF World Shotgun Championship

India Wrestler SonamWorld Cadet Wrestling ChampionshipAthens, Greece
Martina HingisUS Open women’s doubles Grand Slam TitleUSA
Sloane StephensUS open Women’s Singles TitleUSA
Spain’s Rafael NadalUS Open title Men’s TitleUSA
Ana CarrascoWorld Championship motorbike raceFirst woman to win
Lewis HamiltonSingapore Grand Prix

P V SindhuKorean Open titleSK Handball Stadium, South Korea
 

Purnima Hembram(athletics)

Asian indoor meetAshgabat, Turkmenistan
Mudit DaniUnder-23 table tennis tournament

2017 Butterfly Badger Open

Milwaukee, in Wisconsin (United States).
Roger Federer and Rafael NadalLaver Cup 2017Prague

OCTOBER 2017

Max VerstappenMalaysian Gran Prix

Pooja KadianWushu World Championship GoldHeld in Russia
Rafael NadalChina Open title
Lewis HamiltonJapanese Grand Prix
Anupama RamachandranUnder-16 Snooker Championship TitleHeld in St. Petersburg, Russia
RMV GurusaiduttBulgarian International Future Series tournament
Selena Selvakumar(17)Egypt Junior and Cadet Table Tennis Ope
IndiaAsia Cup Hockey titleDhaka, Bangladesh
Gaganjeet Bhullar8th Asian Tour Golf title

Kidambi SrikanthSuperseries title of 2017Defeated Korean veteran Lee Hyun I
Amanpreet Singh (Bronze)ISSF World Cup Final

Sangram Dahiya (Silver)ISSF World Cup FinalKerrville, Texas
Indian Women’s TeamWomen’s Asia Cup 2017Kakamigahara, Japan
EnglandFIFA U-17 World CupKolkata, India
Patna PiratesPro Kabaddi TitleJawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, Bihar
Indian Junior Men’s Hockey (Bronze)Sultan of Johor Cup
Lewis HamiltonMexican Grand Prix
Geeta PhogatAll India Police Championship
Heena Sidhu (Gold)Commonwealth Shooting C’shipsBrisbane, Australia

NOVEMBER 2017

IndiaT20I cricket,Against New Zealand
Gagan NarangSilver medal  in Commonwealth Shooting ChampionshipsGold Coast
Annu Raj SinghBronze medal in the women’s 50m pistol Commonwealth Shooting ChampionshipsGold Coast
Shahzar Rizvi, Pooja Ghatkar, Jitu RaiGold at Commonwealth Shooting ChampionshipGold Coast
Anjum MoudgilBronze at Commonwealth Shooting women’s 50m Rifle Prone Championships

Achanta Sharath Kamal and G SathiyanBronze medal at the prestigious 2017 Challenge Belgium OpenTable Tennis tournament in De Haan (Belgium)
Aditi AshokFatima Bin Mubarak Ladies Open/Ladies European Tour

Indian women Teamwomen’s Asia Cup hockey titleThe team qualify for Hockey World Cup
MaryAsian Boxing ChampionshipWon Gold medal
Saina NehwalSenior National Badminton ChampionshipsHeld in Nagpur
Pankaj AdvaniIBSF World Billiards Championship 2017Held In Doha, Qatar
Marc MárquezMotoGP world title

Sebastian VettelBrazilian Grand Prix

Sushil KumarNational Wrestling championshipWon Gold in 74kg freestyle competition
Sakshi Malik,National Wrestling championship Gold Medal in women’s category
A Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan2017 World Tour Swedish OpenWon bronze medal
Lionel MessiEuropean Golden Shoe award

Ritu PhogatU-23 World Wrestling C’shipHeld in Poland
Mirabai ChanuGold Medal at World Weightlifting ChampionshipsHeld in US

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