Sports Updates – January to September 2016 PDF




Dutee ChandQqualifies for Rio 2016 OlympicsWomen’s 100m event
Cleveland CavaliersNBA championship titleBy beating Golden State Warriors
Australia2016 Champions TrophyHockey
NicoRosbergEuropean Grand PrixMercedes
Leander Paesseventh appearance at the Olympics.Tennis player
Lewis HamiltonCanadian Grand PrixBy beating NicoRosberg
Kazuyoshi MiuraOwn record as the oldest goalscorer in J-League historyFootball
SainaNehwalAustralian Open Super SeriesDefeating China’s Sun Yu
PankajAdvaniAsian 6-Red snooker title.Abu Dhabi
MohunBaganIndian Federation Cup football tournament 2016


The Indira Gandhi Stadium. Aizawl
Barcelona FCLa Liga Champions Parade 2016Football
Novak Djokovic29th Masters Madrid OpenTennis
Caroline Garcia and Kristina MladenovicMadrid Masters Tennis tournament.Tennis
PakistanAsian Kabaddi Championship 2016Wah Cantonment in Pakistan.
VineshPhogat and Sakshi MalikOlympic Games World Qualifying TournamentIstanbul, Turkey
Leicester CityEnglish Premier LeagueFootball
NicoRosbergRussian Grand PrixGermany
Gurpreet Singh Sandhu


First Indian to play in TippeligaenGoalkeeper
Sonia LatheA silver medal at the AIBA Women’s World ChampionshipsAlessiaMesiano of Italy
Sunrisers HyderabadIndian Premier League title.M Chinnaswamy stadium in Bangalore
Real MadridUEFA Champions League finalsFootball
PankajAdvaniAsian 6-Red Snooker titleAbu Dhabi
VineshPhogat&Sakshi MalikQualify for  Rio Olympics 2016Wrestling
Mickey ArthurWaqarYounis as headcoachPakistan


RussiaWorld Mixed Doubles Curling ChampionshipLofbergs Lila Arena
Barcelona Open Men’s Doubles titleBob and Mike BryanTennis
Rafael NadalBarcelona OpenTennis
Garcia-MladenovicStuttgart Grand Prix tournamentTennis
Mairaj Ahmed Khan


India’s first skeet medalShooting
DeepikaKumariArchery World CupArchery
Lee Chong WeiMalaysian Open title of Badminton 2016Malaysia
Indian  Grandmasters S P Sethuraman and K SasikiranAsian Nations Cup Chess tournament
RiyadMahrezPFA Player of the YearFootball


KentoMomotaIntanonYonex Sunrise India men’s single Open badminton titles 2016Japan
RatchanokIntanonYonex Sunrise India women’s single Open badminton titles 2016Japan


Gideon Markus Fernaldi and Kevin SanjayaSukamuljoYonex Sunrise India men’s double Open badminton titles 2016Indonesia
MisakiMatsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi


Yonex Sunrise India women’s double Open badminton titles 2016Japan
Kai Lu and Huang YaqiongYonex Sunrise India mixed  double Open badminton titles 2016China


NicoRosbergChinese Grand Prix2016


Formula One car race
Rafael NadalBarcelona Open


AustraliaSultan Azlan Shah Cup


Rahul SachdevAll India Open Snooker TitleFormer National 6Reds runner-up
MumbaiCol CK Nayudu TrophyCottariKanakaiyaNayudu, also known as ‘CK’, was the first captain of the Indian cricket team in Test matches.
JituRaiGold medal in 50m pistolISSF (International Shooting Sport Federation) World Cup in Bangkok
Patna PiratesPro Kabaddi titleThey defeated U Mumba team.
IndiaAsia CupAt the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium
Indian paddlersGold at World Table Tennis ChampionshipIn less than 24 hours
Tarun Kona and Alwin FrancisPeru International doubles titleBadminton
Lin DanAll England Badminton Championships TitleProfessional badminton player from China.
ServicesSantosh TrophyFifth triumph for Services
NicoRosbergAustralian Grand PrixRosberg’s 15th career victory
SSP ChawrasiaHero Indian Open titleHe defeated AnirbanLahiri
HS PrannoySwiss Open 2016
Gurmeet SinghAsian Race Walk Championship goldFirst Indian athlete to clinch a gold medal
Sreejish and DeepikaHockey Player of the year
Sergey KarjakinWorld Chess Candidates TournamentCrimean-born Russian grandmaster
ViratKohliTop-ranked batsman in the ICC listHe replaced Aaron Finch
NaliniDhar BhattacharyyaNoted Assamese poetHe defeated Jordan Spieth
Lindsay TuckettWorld’s oldest cricketer2nd comes West Indies followed by Sri Lanka
Edward AlbeePulitzer-winning US playwrightHe defeated Manan Chandra
NarottamMohantyOdisha’s first ever football refereeHeld at Olympian Rahman Stadium in Kozhikode, Kerala
Curtis HansonOscar-winning filmmakerWith overall tally of eight points, emerged victorious in the Rs 7.5 lakh prize
JagdishGagnejaSenior RSS leader, PoliticianDefeated India
Reoti Saran SharmaEminent playwrightThe 36th Championship was held at Bhubaneswar
Arnold PalmerAmerican golf legendThey defeated Kalinga Lancers
Shimon PeresFounder of modern IsraelShe won her first title since 2013 when she defeated Shelby Rogers of the United States
KavitaRautQualified for the Rio Olympics in women’s marathonIndian long-distance runner\q
SaniaMirza&Martina HingisSt. Petersburg Ladies TrophyTennis
IndiaSAFF Cupfor the seventh time.


PranavDhanawadefirst batsman to score 1000-plus runsMumbai Cricketer


ApurviChandelaSwedish Cup Grand PrixIndian shooter
SirilVermaBadminton World Federation (BWF)junior men’s singles category
Victoria AzarenkaBrisbane International
SaniaMirza and Martina HingisWTA Brisbane trophyDefeated Angelique Kerber and Andrea Petkovic
Nick Kyrgios and DariaGavrilovaHopman titleElinaSvitolina and AlexandrDolgopolov
Novak DjokovicQatar Open titleover Rafael Nadal
Milos RaonicBrisbane final men’sBeat Roger Federer
StansilasWawrinkaChennai Open titleHe is Swiss player
Lionel MessiBallon d’Orfor fifth time


Marat SafinInternational Tennis Hall of FameRussia
Ivan Popov14th Delhi International Open chess titleShe is from Russia
Ronnie O’SullivanDafabet Master title 2016He defeated Barry Hawkins
Roger Federer300th Grand Slam Singles Matchfirst man to reach the milestone.
HeenaSidhuOlympic quotaIndia’s top pistol shooter
SaniaMirza and Martina Hingis3rd Grand Slam titleBeat Andrea Hlavackova and LucieHradecka
Lewis HamiltonHungarian Grand Prix title 2016It is  his overall fourth Hungarian Grand Prix title
Feliciano LopezSwiss Open GstaadHe is Spanish tennis player
Keni Harrison100m hurdlesHe creates a new record at the London Anniversary Games.
Misbah-ul-HaqOldest captain to score hundred in test matchPakistan cricketer
DipikaPallikalKarthikWomen’s National Squash Championship
SauravGhosalMen’s National Squash Championship
PortugalUEFA European football championship1st  UEFA European Championship title.
Lewis HamiltonBritish Grand Prix4th title of the 2016 season
Gordon ReidWimbledon wheelchair singles title
Andy MurrayMen’s Wimbledon 2016He secure his second Wimbledon title.
Serena WilliamsWomen’s Wimbledon 2016
NiranjanMukundan3 gold medals at the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports (IWAS)Held in U-23 World Games in Prague, Czech Republic.
DipaKarmakar‘World Class Gymnast’the first Indian to be named this award
SaiPraneethCanada Open 2016
Lewis HamiltonAustrian Grand Prix
Argentina women’s teanChampions Trophy title of Hockey 2016Host at the Netherlands,
Patna Pirates2nd Pro Kabaddi League titleHyderabad
Australia2016 Quidditch World Cupfantasy sport
Lewis HamiltonGerman Formula One Grand Prix
Rafaela SilvaBrazil first Gold


In Rio Olympics
Michael Phelps27th medal of his OlympicSwimming
P V Sindhusilver in women’s singles badminton


At Rio Olympics 2016
Neymarfirst Olympic goldFor brazil football team
Marco Asensio lobLa Liga campaign
Man KaurThe finish line in the 100-meter dash withina minute-and-a-halfHe is 100-year-old
Serena WilliamsU.S. Open titleHer 23rd Grand Slam singles title.
MariyappanThangaveluGold medal Rio Paralympics 2016He is hailing from Tamil Nadu, India
Jamie Murray(Britain )

Bruno Soares (Brazil)


The U.S. Open doubles championship
Angelique KerberU.S. Open titleGermany
NicoRosberg2016 Singapore Grand PrixDefeat Lewis Hamilton
SaniaMirza-BarboraStrycovawomen’s doubles champions at Pan Pacific Open
VelavanSenthilkumarU-19 Asian titleIndian squash champion
Rituparna DasPolish OpenIndian Shuttler
ChavviKohli,Thailand Open
Indian women’s kabaddi teamAsian Beach Games

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