Sports Current Affairs 2017 June to December- 6 Months

Vidarbha wins 2017 Ranji Trophy tournament.
In the final match held at Holkar stadium in Indore Vidarbha defeated Delhi.

Viswanathan Anand wins World Chess title 2017.
Venue : Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Narinder Batra becomes new President of Indian Olympic Association.

Winners of 2017 World Hockey League : Australia

Runner up : Argentina Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma becomes first player to score three triple century in ODI cricket.

Rohit Sharma equals fastest T20 international century with David Miller.

Cristiano Ronaldo wins 2017 Ballon d'Or prize for best footballer.

Real Madrid wins 2017 Fifa Club Worldcup Football by defeating Grêmio in the final.

The tournament was hosted by the United Arab Emirates.

Thonakal Gopi becomes the first Indian man to win Asian Marathon Championship.

Former wicket keeper of India Saba Karim appointed as General Manager of BCCI.

France wins 2017 Davis Cup

Kavita Devi becomes first Indian woman wrestler to sign with WWE .

India’s Saikhom Mirabai Chanu won gold medal at World Weightlifting Championships held in Anaheim, United States.She achieved this feat by lifting new world record of 194kg – 85kg snatch and 109kg clean-and-jerk in the 48 kg weight category.

India’s Ritu Phogat has won Silver medal in Under-23 Senior World Wrestling held in Poland. She won silver medal in 48 kg category.

Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani won 2017 IBSF World Billiards Championship held at Doha. In the final match, he defeated Mike Russell of England.

Mary Kom won gold medal in Asian Women’s Boxing Championships in Light Flyweight (48 kg) category. In the final match held at Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, she defeated North Korea’s Kim Hyang Mi.

HS Prannoy (World no 11) won the 82nd Senior National Championship title of Badminton in men’s single category by defeating Kidambi Srikanth.

Indian women’s hockey team won the 2017 Asia Cup hockey title. In the final match held at Kakamigahara in Japan, India defeated China.

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth won French Open Superseries badminton title in men’s single category. In the final match, defeated Japan’s Kenta Nishimoto.

India’s ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth won 2017 Denmark Open title of badminton in the men’s single category. In the final match, he defeated South Korea’s Lee Hyun.

India won 2017 Asia Cup hockey title by defeating Malaysia in the final match held in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Rafael Nadal (Spain) won the 2017 US Open title in men’s single category by defeating Kevin Anderson(South Africa)

Sloane Stephens(USA) won the 2017 US Open title in men’s single category by defeating Madison Keys (USA).

PV Sindhu won the silver medal in 2017 World Badminton Championship held at Glasgow, Scotland.

The Union Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs decided to establish National Sports Museum at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi.It will be first of its kind sports museum in India.

India’s Ajay Singh has won bronze medal in the 2017 Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships held at Kathmandu, Nepal.

Ace Indian Shuttler H S Prannoy won the 2017 Yonex US Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament title.

Prannoy defeated  Parupalli Kashyap in the final match held at Anaheim, California.

England’s women’s cricket team won 2017 ICC World Cup title by defeating India 

Venue: London

India’s Karamjyoti Dalal has won bronze medal at the World Para Athletics Championships 2017 in the discus-throw. In the women’s F55 category of discus-throw, she managed a throw of 19.02 m.

 Roger Federer(Switzerland) won 2017 Wimbledon title in the men’s single category by defeating  Marin Cilic of Croatia in the final.

Garbiñe Muguruza (Spain) defeated Venus Williams (USA) to win her first Wimbledon title in the women’s single category.

England wins 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup by defeating Spain in the final held in India.

India’s Harinder Pal Sandhu (28) won the Victorian Open squash tournament held in Melbourne, Australia. In the final he defeated Rex Hedrick of Australia.

India’s Sundar Singh Gurjar (21) won gold medal in the men’s javelin throw event at World Para Athletics Championships held in London, United Kingdom.

Indian cricketer Mithali Raj (34)  becomes first player in the history of women’s ODI cricket to score more than 6000 career runs.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has named former Indian all-rounder and captain Ravi Shastri as the new chief coach of the Indian cricket team till ICC World Cup 2019.

India’s Harinder Pal Sandhu has defeated Rhys Dowling of Australia to win South Australian Open squash title 2017.

Manpreet Kaur and Govindan Laxman has managed to win gold medals on the opening day of Asian Athletics Championships held at Kalinga Stadium of Bhubaneshwar.

Govindan Laxmanan has won a gold medal in the men’s 5000 metres.

Germany wins 2017 Confederation Cup Football title.

Germany defeated Chile in the final match held at St Petersburg, Russia.

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