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Djokovic wins his 17th grand slam trophy

The Serb Tennis star Novak Djokovic clinched his eighth Australian Open title, second in a row, by defeating Dominic Thiem of Austria 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, in the Australian open finals. This is the 17th Grand Slam trophy of Djokovic, in his entire tennis career, and he is only behind the other two stars ..

Praveen Kumar becomes first Indian man to win gold at Wushu World Championships

Praveen Kumar has become the first Indian man to win gold in the 48kg category at the  15th Wushu World Championships. In the final, he beat Russel Diaz of Philippines in the men’s Sanda event in Shanghai. Wushu is a Chinese martial art which combines full-contact kickboxing, including close-range punches and kicks, with wrestling, takedowns, ..

Mayank Vaid becomes first Indian to complete Enduroman triathlon

Mayank Vaid from Himachal Pradesh has become the 44th person in the world and first Indian to complete the ‘Enduroman – Arch to Arc’ — a triathlon from England to France which is considered to be one of the toughest endurance competitions in the world. He is also the first Asian person to complete this ..

Aishwarya Pissay becomes first Indian to claim a world title in motorsports

Aishwarya Pissay from Bengaluru has created history by becoming the first Indian to claim a world title in motorsports. She annexed the FIM World Cup ( Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme) in the women’s category after the final round of the championship at Varpalota in Hungary. She won the first round in Dubai and was placed ..

Breakdancing to make next move in Olympic status at Paris 2024 Summer Games

The International Olympic Committee is all set to spin the menu of sports offerings on its head. The approval has got so close to add break dancing to the 2024 Summer Games in Paris. This decision was taken by the IOC’s executive board decided at its meeting on 26th March, 2019, in Lausanne, Switzerland. This ..

Bajrang Punia ranked world No. 1 rank in 65 Kg category

Star Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has recently touched a new high in his career by achieving the World number one rank in the 65kg category. He was placed atop the ranking table with 96 points in the United World Wrestling (UWW) list. The UWW is the international governing body for the sport of amateur wrestling. ..

Gafur Rakhimov elected as new President of International Boxing Association

Gafur Rakhimov, an Uzbek businessman and sports administrator, has been elected as the new President of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), which is an amateur boxing’s global governing body. AIBA is a sport organization that sanctions amateur (Olympic-style) boxing matches and awards world and subordinate championships. Its headquarters is located at Lausanne, Switzerland.

P.S. Kayal wins gold in 8th Modern Pentathlon National Championship – 2017

P.S. Kayal (8) of Lawspet in Puducherry has won a gold medal in the 8th Modern Pentathlon National Championship – 2017 in Pune, Maharashtra. She beat 30 other participants to claim the title. In the competition, the participants had to run 200 metres and swim 50 metres. Kayal is a Class IV student of a ..