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Gaganjeet Bhullar clinches Macau Open

October 19, 2012

Gaganjeet Bhullar clinched the Venetian Macau Open title. This is Bhullar’s fourth Asian Tour title following wins in 2009 Indonesia President Invitational, the 2010 Asian Tour International, Thailand and the 2012 Yeangder Tournament Players’ Championship, Chinese Taipei.

Monisha Kaltenborn: First Woman Team Principal in Formula one

October 19, 2012

Monisha Kaltenborn of Indian origin became the First Woman Team Principal in Formula one after taking the hold of team Sauber, a swiss Formula one team. Monisha took the place of Peter Sauber, the founder of the Sauber team, who stepped down from the position.

Anil Kumble named Chairman of ICC Cricket Committee

October 19, 2012

Former India cricketer and captain Anil Kumble was appointed as the new head of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) cricket committee. He replaced former West Indies captain Clive Lloyd.  About ICC Cricket Committee it is a 16-member committee which meets twice a year to consult on playing matters and...

Paes, Stepanek win Shanghai Masters Men’s Doubles title

October 17, 2012

Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek defeated the Indian duo of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna to win the ATP Shanghai Masters men’s doubles tennis title at Shanghai, China.

Sebastin Vettel won Japanese Grand Prix

October 11, 2012

Sebastin Vettel won the F1 title race of the Japanese Grand Prix. Vettel is a German Formula One racing driver, currently driving for the Austrian racing team Red Bull Racing. He is the current World Champion.

Persons in News: Deepika Kumari

September 25, 2012

Deepika Kumari won silver in recurve event at World Archery Indian archer Deepika Kumari clinched silver medal in recurve event at World Archery in Tokyo. The gold was won by World No.1 Ki Bo-Bae of Korea.

Virat Kohli: ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year

September 20, 2012

The Indian Cricket team’s Vice-Captain, Virat Kohli was awarded as the ODI Cricketer of the year. He was honored with this title for smashing 1733 runs in 31 matches at an average of 66.65, which included eight centuries and six half-centuries.  Other Awards are as follows: · The ICC...

Andy Murray: First British man to win a Grand Slam title after 76 years

September 13, 2012

Andy Murray defeated Novak Djokovic in the US Open men’s singles to become first British man to clinch the championship after 76 years. Before this, Fred Perry was the British player to capture a grand slam in US Championship in 1936. Murray had recently won Olympic Gold medal in...

Klitschko defeats Charr, retains WBC heavy weight title

September 13, 2012

Vitali Klitschko of Ukraine defeated Manuel Charr of Germany to retain his WBC heavyweight title.  The medical team and the referee stopped the bout 56 seconds before the end of the fourth round after witnessing a cut mark on the opponent’s eye, the German Manuel Charr, 27.

Serena Williams clinches Women’s Singles US Open 2012

September 10, 2012

Serena Williams of USA clinched her fourth Women’s Singles US Open title in New York. The fourth seeded Serena beat the top seeded Victoria Azarenka of Belarus. It was Serena’s 15th Grand Slam singles title.  US Open Women’s Doubles: Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci of Italy beat Czech pair...

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