List of Sports Events & Winners - 2022

Published on Thursday, June 30, 2022

June 2022

Name of the WinnerName of the EventTitleHeld at
Sekar Dhanalakshmi Qosanov Memorial Athletics Meet, 2022 200m gold Gold Medal Almaty, Kazakhstan
Navjeet Dhillon Qosanov Memorial 2022 Athletics Meet Gold Medal Almaty, Kazakhstan
Indian women's Wrestling team Under-17 Asian Championship 2022 Five Medals in Under-17 Asian Championship Title Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Red Bull's Max Verstappen Canadian Grand Prix 2022 Winner   Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Canada
Neeraj Chopra Kuortane Games 2022 Winner of Javelin throw event Finland
R Praggnanandhaa   Norway Chess Group A open chess tournament Norway Chess Group A Winner Norway
Haryana  Khelo India Youth Games 2021 title 52 Gold Medals  Haryana
Red Bull’s Max Verstappen Azerbaijan Formula One Grand Prix 2022 Winner Baku City Circuit, Azerbaijan
Avani Lekhara Para Shooting World Cup 2022 Gold Medal in the women’s 10m air rifle Chateauroux, France
Neeraj Chopra  Paavo Nurmi Games 2022   Silver Medal   Finland
Gurunaidu IWF Youth World Championship 2022 Gold Medal in the men’s 55-kilogram category event Leon, Mexico
Anjum MoudgilISSF Shooting World CupA silver medal in the Women’s 50m Rifle 3P event Baku
Viswanathan AnandNorway Chess tournamentNorway Chess tournament WinnersStavanger
Kajol SargarKhelo India Youth GamesGold Medal in the 40kg Weightlifting CategoryPanchkula
Indian American Harini LoganScripps National Spelling Bee 2022 Scripps National Spelling Bee Title 2022 National Harbor, Maryland
Chess Grandmaster Wesley Borbossa10th edition of the 2022 Norway Chess Biltz TournamentNorway Chess Biltz Title 2022 Stavanger, Norway
Kapil ParmarIBSA Judo Grand Prix Championship 2022Bronze Medal Kazakhstan
Red Bull’s Sergio PerezMonaco F1 Grand Prix 2022Formula 1 (F1) Grand Prix (GP) De Monaco 2022.Circuit de Monaco, Monaco, Europe

May 2022

Name of the Winner Name of the Event Title Held at
Max VerstappenSpanish Grand Prix Spanish Grand Prix TitleBarcelona
Manchester CityPremier League Football championshipPremier League TitleEtihad Stadium, Manchester
German Team Eintracht Frankfurt UEFA Europa League Trophy 2022UEFA Europa Football League TitleRamon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium in Seville, Spain
P V Sindhu Badminton Asia Championship 2022 Bronze Medal Muntinlupa Sports Complex in Manila, Philippines
Real Madrid LA -LIGA football championship  LA -LIGA football Champions England
Kerala 75th National Football Championship for Santosh Trophy 2022 Santosh Trophy Champions 2022 Manjeri Payyanad Stadium, Malappuram
Banglore city University  Khelo India University hockey championship 2022 Men’s Hockey Title Bangalore
Harshda Garud World Junior Weightlifting Championship Gold Medal in 49 kg category by lifting 153 kgs Heraklion, Greece
Dhanush Srikanth & Priyesha Deshmukh Deaflympics 2022 Gold Medal in 10 m Air Rifle shooting Event Brazil 
Vedika Sharma Deaflympics 2022 Bronze Medal in the 10 m Air Pistol event Brazil 
Ashwath Kaushik  World Cadets and Youth Championships 2022 Gold in the Open Under-8 Category Rhodes, Greece
Abhay Singh Men’s final of the Archi Factory Open squash Tournament PSA Tour Title Lorient (France) 
Carlos Alcaraz  Madrid Open  Madrid Open winner Spain
Esha Singh & Sourabh Chaudhary ISSF junior world cup Gold medal in the pistol event Suhl, Germany
Inter Milan  Italian Cup 2022 Italian Cup Winner 2022 Rome Italy at Stadio Olimpico
India Thomas Cup Final 2022 Thomas Cup Final Winners 2022 Bangkok, Thailand
Novac Djokovic Italian open 2022 Men’s single title Rome
South Korea  Thomas & Uber Cup 2022 Women's Double Title Bangkok, Thailand
Nikhat Zareen Women's World Boxing Championship Only the fifth Indian woman to get a Gold Medal in world Boxing championship in the flyweight division. Turkey
Gujarat Titans Indian Premier League 2022  IPL Trophy 2022 Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
Super Nova beat Velocity  Women T20’s Challenge 2022 Women T20’s Challenge Winners Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune

April 2022

Name of the Winner Name of the Event Title Held at
Australia ICC Women’s World Cup 2022 7th ICC women’s World Cup Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Army Red  Kabaddi Championship Inter-Services Kabaddi Championship Base Repair Depot, Palam
India WSF World Double’s Championship 2 Gold medals Glasgow, Scotland
R Praggnanandhaa Prestigious Reykjavik Open Chess Tournament  Reykjavik Open Chess Title Reykjavik, Iceland
Netherlands FIH Junior Hockey World Cup 2022 FIH Junior Women's Hockey World Cup champions Potchefstroom, South Africa
Jeswin Aldrin 25th National Federation Cup Senior Athletics Championships Gold Medal Kozhikode, Kerala
Vedaant Madhavan Danish Open swimming meet Gold in 800m Freestyle Event Copenhagen, Denmark 
Tamil Nadu   71st Senior National Basketball Championship Men’s Title Tamil Nadu
Top Indian swimmer Sajan Prakash  Danish Open swimming meet Men's 200m Butterfly Gold  Copenhagen, Denmark 
Indian Grandmaster Dommaraju Gukesh 48th La Roda International Open chess tournament 48th La Roda International Open chess tournament Title Castile-La Mancha, Spain
Sachin Sahrawat and Harpreet Singh  Asian wrestling championship 2022 Bronze Medal in the 67 Kg category Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Sarita Mor and Sushma Shokeen Asian Wrestling Championships 2022 Bronze Medal in women's freestyle weight categories Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Anshu Malik Asian Wrestling Championships 2022 Silver Medal in women’s freestyle 57kg category Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Radhika Asian Wrestling Championships 2022 Silver Medal in the 65kg category Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Manisha Asian Wrestling Championships 2022 Bronze Medal in 62kg Category Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Indian Seniors Bridge team 45th World Bridge Championship Silver Medal Salsomaggiore, Italy
Kynan Chenai, Vivaan Kapoor and Prithviraj Tonadiman ISSF Shotgun World Cup 2022 Silver medal in the men’s trap team shooting event Lonato, Italy
Srihari Natraj  Khelo India University Games 2022 Gold in the 50m Freestyle Swimming event Bangalore
Tarundeep Rai and Ridhi  World Archery Championship 2022 The recurve mixed team Gold Medal  Antalya, Turkey
Anne Maria M T Khelo India University Games 2022 Gold in the women's 87kg+ category weightlifting Bengaluru 

March 2022

Name of the Winner Name of the Event Title Held at
Lakshya Sen German Open Badminton 2022 Silver Medal Westenergie Sporthalle in Mülheim, Germany
India ISSF World Cup 2022 Seven Medals, with four gold, two silver, and one bronze Cairo, Egypt
S L Narayanan   Grandiscacchi Cattolica International Open Chess Tournament Winner of the Tournament Italy
Armand Gustav “Mondo” Duplantis World Athletics Indoor Championships Belgrade 2022 Sets Pole Vault world record of 6.19m Belgrade, Serbia
Priyanka Nutakki MPL’s  Forty-Seventh National Women Chess Championship 23rd Woman Grandmaster of India Bhubaneswar, Odisha 
Shri Nivetha, Esha, Ruchita ISSF World Cup Gold Medal in the women's 10m air pistol team event Cairo, Egypt
Saurabh Chaudhary International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup 2022 Gold Medal in Men’s 10m Air Pistol Cairo, Egypt
Nikhat Zareen & Nitu Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament Gold Medal Sofia, Bulgaria
Dabang Delhi K C Pro Kabaddi League Season 8 Pro Kabaddi League Season 8 Winner Bengaluru, Karnataka
Pooja Jatyan Para Archery World Championship Silver in an Individual Section Dubai, UAE

February 2022

Name of the Winner Name of the Event Title Held at
Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre 2nd LG Cup Ice Hockey Championship 2022 15th CEC Cup Men’s Ice Hockey Championship 2022 NDS Sports Complex in Leh
Rafael Nadal Mexican Open 2022  Singles Title (also known as Acapulco title) Acapulco, Mexico
Sadia Tariq Moscow Wushu Stars Championship 2022 Gold Medal in the Junior Tournament  Moscow, Russia
Mirabai Chanu  Singapore Weightlifting International 2022 Gold Medal in the 55kg Weight Category Singapore
Kerala Women’s Team Senior National Volleyball Championship 2021-22 Women’s title Bhubaneswar
Haryana Men’s Team Senior National Volleyball Championship 2021-22 Men’s title Bhubaneswar
Chelsea FIFA Club World Cup 2021 FIFA Club World Cup Champions Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Rishabh Pant 15th Edition of ESPNcricinfo Awards ‘Test Batting’ Award --
Senegal Africa Cup of Nations Championship Continental Championship for the first time Olembe Stadium in Yaoundé, Cameroon
China AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022 Football Tournament AFC Women`s Asian Cup India 2022 Final Title Navi Mumbai
India U19 World Cup 2022 Fifth Title Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua
Magnus Carlsen Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2022 Tata Steel Chess 2022 Title Wijk aan Zee, Netherland
Unnati Hooda and Kiran George Odisha Open 2022 Women’s Singles Title Cuttack, Odisha

January 2022

Name of the Winner Name of the Event Title Held at
Argentina 6th Pan Am Women Cup Hockey Championship 6th Women’s Field Hockey Championship Title Santiago, Chile
Rafael Nadal  Australian Open 2022 Men’s Singles title  Melbourne Park, Australia
India Women’s Asia Cup Hockey 2022 Bronze Medal Muscat, Oman
Women’s team from Ladakh 9th Women National Ice Hockey Championship 2022 -- Himachal Pradesh
PV Sindhu Syed Modi badminton 2022 Women’s Singles Title Lucknow
Aslan Karatsev Sydney Tennis Classic  Men’s Single Title Sydney Olympic Park
Tasnim Mir Badminton World Federation (BWF) Junior rankings World no 1 in Under-19 (U-19) Girls Singles category --
Lakshya Sen India Open (badminton) Men’s Singles Title New Delhi, India
Ajaz Patel ICC Player of the Month Award ICC Player of the Month award for December  Mumbai
Rafael Nadal Melbourne Summer Set tennis tournament 2022 Men’s singles tennis title Melbourne Park
Gael Monfils   Adelaide International 1 tennis tournament 2022 11th ATP Title Memorial Drive Tennis Centre, Adelaide
Nodirbek Abdusattorov World Rapid Chess Championship 2021 World Rapid Chess Title Narodowy Stadium in Warsaw
India U-19 Asia Cup 2021 Under-19 Asia cricket Cup Dubai

December 2021

Name of the Winner Name of the Event Title Held at
Nitesh Kumar  4th Para-Badminton National Championship Doubled Gold Bhubaneswar, Odisha
Uttar Pradesh 11th Hockey India junior national championship 11th Hockey India Junior Title Kovilpatti, Tamil Nadu
Himachal Pradesh  A limited-overs cricket domestic competition  Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021 Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
Pankaj Advani  11th National Billiards Tournament National Billiards Title  Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
Aanchal Thakur FIS Alpine Skiing Competition 2021 Bronze Medal Montenegro
Bangladesh women team SAFF U 19 Women’s Championship SAFF U 19 Women’s Title Dhaka
India Asian Champions Trophy men’s hockey tournament Bronze Medal Dhaka, Bangladesh
Anahat Singh Junior US Open Squash Tournament Junior Squash Open Title Philadelphia
Kidambi Srikanth BWF World Championships Silver Medal Huelva, Spain
India Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships 2021 4 Gold, 7 Silver, and 5 Bronze Tashkent, Uzbekistan
India  Asian Rowing Championship Six Medals Thailand
Max Verstappen Abu Dhabi GP 2021 F1 Drivers’ championship title Abu Dhabi 
Magnus Carlsen FIDE World Championship FIDE World Champion 2021 Dubai
India 4th Asian Youth Para Games 2021  41 medals Riffa city, Bahrain
Manipur Senior Women’s National Football Championship -- Kozhikode, Kerala
Sanket Mahadev Sargar Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships 2021 Gold medal in Men’s 55 kg snatch category Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Pusarla V Sindhu 2021 Badminton World Federation(BWF) World Tour Finals Silver Award Bali, Indonesia
Russian Tennis Federation Davis Cup Tennis Tournament   Davis Cup 2021 Madrid
Lewis Hamilton (Britain) Formula One World Championship Saudi Arabian Grand Prix (GP) Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Argentina Junior Hockey World Cup World Cup Title Bhubaneswar, Odisha

November 2021

Name of the Person Name of the Event Title Held at
Jammu & Kashmir team

World Deaf Judo Championship First Place Paris Versailles, France
Indian GM P Iniyan

5th Rujna Zora chess tournament First Place Serbia
Akash Kumar

2021 AIBA Men’s World Boxing Championships Bronze Medal Serbia
Manu Bhaker and Javad Foroughi

ISSF President’s Cup Gold Medal Wroclaw in Poland
Max Verstappen

2021 Mexico City Grand PrixFirst Place Mexico City
Manika Batra and Archana Girish KamathWTT Contender Table Tennis Tournament Women’s doubles title Lasko, Slovenia
India’s Tajamul Islam

World Kickboxing Championship Gold Medal Cairo in Egypt
Novak Djokovic (Serbia)37th Masters Title at Paris 2021 6th Paris Title Paris, France
Lewis Hamilton

2021 F1 Brazilian Grand Prix First Place Sao Paulo's Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace
Garbine Muguruza

2021 WTA Finals First Place Spain
Alexander Zverev

Vienna Tennis Open 2021 First Place --
India

2021 Asian Archery Championships One gold, Four silver and Two bronze medals Dhaka, Bangladesh
Lewis Hamilton

2021 F1 Qatar Grand Prix First Place --

October 2021

Name of the Person Name of the Event Title Held at
India

Asian Table Tennis Championships Bronze Medal Doha, Qatar
Smriti Mandhana 

First Indian women to score a Test hundred -- Carrara Oval in Queensland, Australia
Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar

ISSF Junior Championships Gold Medal Lima, Peru
Magnus Carlsen

Meltwater Champions Chess Tour ----
Anshu Malik

2021 World Wrestling ChampionshipsSilver Medal Oslo, Norway
Valtteri BottasF1 Turkish Grand Prix 2021 First Place --
Indian Shooters

ISSF Junior World Championship 43 Medal Lima in Peru
Bhavani Devi Charlellville National Competition First Place France
Max Verstappen

2021 United States Grand Prix First Place Americas in Austin, Texas, United States
Viktor Axelsen

Mens’ single 2021 Denmark Open Badminton First Place Odense Sports Park, Denmark
Fabio Quartararo

‘’2021 MotoGP World Champion’’ First Place --

September 2021

Name of the Person Name of the Event Title Held at
Mariyappan Thangavelu

Men’s high jump (T63) Silver Medal Tokyo Paralympics 2020, Tokyo
Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj 

Men’s singles para-badminton SL4 finals Gold Medal Tokyo Paralympics 2020, Tokyo
Singhraj Adana

P1 Men’s 10m Air Pistol SH1 final Bronze Medal Tokyo Paralympics 2020, Tokyo
Praveen Kumar

Men’s High Jump Silver MedalTokyo Paralympics 2020, Tokyo
Avani Lekhara

Women’s 50m rifle 3 positions SH1 event Bronze Medal Tokyo Paralympics 2020, Tokyo
Harvinder Singh Men’s Individual Recurve Open Bronze Medal Tokyo Paralympics 2020, Tokyo
Manish Narwal

P4 – Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 final Gold Medal Tokyo Paralympics 2020, Tokyo
Singhraj Adhana P4 – Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 final Silver Medal Tokyo Paralympics 2020, Tokyo
Max Verstappen

Formula One Dutch Grand Prix 2021 First Place Circuit Zandvoort, North Holland, Netherlands
Daniel Ricciardo

Formula One Italian Grand Prix 2021 First Place Autodromo Nazionale Monza track, Italy
Pankaj Advani

Asian Snooker Championship 2021 First Place Doha, Qatar
R Raja Rithvik

Vezerkepzo Grandmaster Chess Tournament Chess Grandmaster Budapest, Hungary
Harmilan Kaur Bains

60th National Open Athletics Championships Gold Medal in women’s 1500m race Hanamkonda in Telangana
D Gukesh

Norway Chess Open 2021 First Place Norway
Lewis Hamilton

F1 Russian Grand Prix 2021First PlaceRussia
Jyothi Surekha Vennam

World Archery Championships 2021 Silver Medal in Women’s Compound Individual Yankton, South Dakota, United States
Jyothi Surekha Vennam, Muskar Kirar and Priya Gurjar

World Archery Championships 2021 Silver medal in Women’s Compound Team Yankton, South Dakota, United States
Abhishek Verma and Jyothi Surekha Vennam

World Archery Championships 2021 Silver medal in Compound Mixed Team Yankton, South Dakota, United States
Sania Mirza (India)and Zhang Shuai(China)

Ostrava OpenWomen’s doubles title Ostrava, Czech Republic
United States

Ryder Cup Golf Tournament Ryder Cup 2021 United States

August 2021

Name of the Person Name of the Event Title Held at
Ace Indian badminton player PV Sindhu beat China’s He Bingjiao

The women’s singles event Bronze Medal Tokyo Olympics
Esteban Ocon

Hungarian Grand Prix 2021 Winner Hungaroring in Mogyoród, Hungary
Italy’s Marcell Jacobs

Men’s 100m gold Winner Tokyo Olympics 2020
Germany’s Alexander Zverev beats Russian Karen Khachanov

Men’s Singles gold WinnerTokyo Olympics
United States beat Mexico

Seventh CONCACAF Gold Cup Winner --
Indian Boxer, Lovlina Borgohain
Boxing Bronze Medal Tokyo Olympics 2020
Indian men’s hockey team defeated Germany

Hockey Wins the bronze medal and it is the first-ever Olympic medal in 41 years Tokyo Olympics 2020
Indian wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya

Men’s 57kg freestyle category Silver Medal Tokyo Olympics 2020
Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia

Men’s freestyle 65kg category wrestling match Bronze Medal Tokyo Olympics 2020
Indian athlete Neeraj Chopra

Javelin throw event Gold Medal Tokyo Olympics 2020
Chess player Harshit Raja from Pune, Maharashtra

Chess 69th Grandmaster of India --
Indian Grandmaster Raunak Sadhwani

The 19th Spilimbergo Open chess tournament Winner Italy
Shaili Singh

Women’s Long Jump silver medal Winner World Athletics U20 Championships
Indian paddler Bhavinaben Patel

Table Tennis (the women’s singles summit clash) Silver Medal The 2020 Paralympic Games
Max Verstappen (Red Bull – Netherlands)

Belgian Grand Prix 2021 Winner--
Shooter Avani Lekhara

Shooting Won gold medal Paralympics 2020
India’s Nishad Kumar

The men’s high jump T47 event Silver Medal Tokyo Paralympics 2020
Indian Grandmaster S P Sethuraman

Chess Winner 2021 Barcelona Open chess tournament title
India’s greatest paralympian, Devendra Jhajharia

The men’s javelin throw F46 final event Silver Medal Tokyo Paralympics 2020
India’s discus thrower Yogesh Kathuniya

The men’s Discus Throw F56 final event Silver Medal Tokyo Paralympics

Some Other Important Sports news:
  • Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, launched the theme song titled “Kar De Kamaal Tu” for the Indian Paralympic contingent in New Delhi.
  • Javelin throw day will be celebrated every year On 7th August, in honour of Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra.
  • The 130th edition of Durand Cup, Asia’s oldest and world’s third oldest football tournament is scheduled to be held in and around Kolkata between September 05 to October 03, 2021.

July 2021

Name of the Person Name of the Event Title Held at
Indian-origin American Abhimanyu Mishra

Chess The youngest-ever chess Grandmasterthe youngest-ever chess Grandmaster Serbia
Indian women’s cricket team captain Mithali Raj

Cricket Highest run-getter in women’s cricket --
Red Bull’s Max Verstappen

The Austrian Grand Prix Winner Austria
Novak Djokovic beat Matteo Berrettini

Wimbledon final 6th time Winner--
Lionel Messi-led Argentina beat Neymar’s Brazil

The 47th Copa America final match Winner The Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro
Samir Banerjee beat Victor Lilov

Wimbledon Junior Men`s Winner --
Italy beat England

European Championship 2020 Final Winner Wembley Stadium
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo

Football The Euro 2020 Golden Boot winner --
Lewis Hamilton

British Grand Prix 2021 Winner England
Viswanathan Anand beat Vladimir Kramnik 

Chess Sparkassen Trophy Winner Dortmund
Madhya Pradesh Rubina Francis

Shooting Para Shoot Cup Winner Peru
Mirabai Chanu

Women’s 49kg category weightlifting Won the silver medal The 2020 Tokyo Games
China’s Yang Qian 

Women’s 10m air rifle of the 2020 Summer Games Winner Asaka Shooting Range
Indian Wrestler Priya Malik beat Kseniya Patapovich

2021 World Cadet Wrestling Championship Winner Budapest, Hungary
Japan’s Yuto Horigome

First-Ever skateboarding competition Winner Tokyo
Vantika Agarwal

National Women Online Chess Winner --

Some Other Important Sports news:
  • To build India’s second-largest cricket stadium, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) granted Rs 100 crore to the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA).
  • AR Rahman launched a new cheer song named “Hindustani Way”, for Indian sports personalities as they gear up for Tokyo Olympics.

June 2021

Name of the Person Name of the Event Title Held at
India’s pugilist Sanjeet Kumar beat Vassiliy Levit

ASBC Asian Boxing Championships (91 kg weight category) Won gold medal Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Novak Djokovic

Belgrade Open Winner (83rd title) Serbia
Red Bull’s Sergio Perez

Azerbaijan Grand Prix Winner Azerbaijan
Sunil Chhetri beat Argentina’s Lionel Messi

Second-highest active international goal-scorer with 74 strikes Winner--
D. Gukesh

Gelfand Challenge chess title Won the $15,000 --
Novak Djokovic beat Stefanos Tsitsipas

The French Open title Winner France
Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat beat Ukraine’s Khrystyna Bereza

The Poland Open Won the gold medal (53 kg category) Poland
Scotland’s Kathryn Bryce and Bangladesh’s Mushfiqur Rahim

ICC Player of the Month Awards (May) Winner --
Max Verstappen (Netherlands-Red Bull)

French Grand Prix Winner France
New Zealand beat India

The first ICC World Test Championship Winner England
Australian swimmer Kaylee McKeown

100-meter backstroke world record New record with a time of 57.45 seconds South Australian Aquatic Centre
Max Verstappen (Netherlands-Red Bull)

Styrian Grand Prix Winner --
The ace Indian archer Deepika Kumari

The Archery World Cup Stage 3 New world record of three back-to-back gold medals Paris
India’s Rahi Sarnobat

The ISSF shooting World Cup Winner (women’s 25m pistol event) Osijek, Croatia

Some Other Important Sports news:
  • In the International Hockey Federation world rankings, the Indian men’s team maintained their fourth position and the women’s team held to the ninth position.
  • Sami Khedira, Germany’s FIFA World Cup-winner, has announced his retirement.
  • Oman has nominated as the host of the inaugural International Hockey Federation (FIH) Hockey5s World Cup which will take place in Oman’s capital city Muscat in January 2024.
  • Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag has launched a learning portal for Cricket coaching named CRICURU, which is India’s first AI-enabled coaching website, to offer a personalised learning experience for the younger players.
  • Digital payments startup, BharatPe becomes ICC’s official partner for three years (till 2023).
  • On June 21, The Indian Grand Prix 4 will be held at the National Institute of Sports in Patiala.
  • The New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is the first transgender athlete to compete at an Olympic Games.

May 2021

Name of the Person Name of the Event Title Held at
British racing driver Lewis Hamilton

Portuguese Grand Prix Winner

Algarve International Circuit Portimao, Algarve, Portugal

Mark Selby beat Shaun Murphy

The World Snooker Champion Won World Snooker Champion title for the fourth time The Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England
Lewis Hamilton

Spanish Grand Prix Winner Spain
German Alexander Zverev beat Matteo Berrettini

Mutua Madrid Open WinnerSpain
Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus, beat Ashleigh Barty

2021 Madrid Open women’s singles (tennis) Winner Spain
Pakistani skipper Babar Azam

ICC Men’s Player of the Month (April) Title winner --
Manchester City

Premier League champions Winner London
Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic

10th Italian Open title Winner Italy
India’s Tejaswini Shankar

Men’s high jump Title Winner Manhattan, USA
Arjan Bhullar beat Brandon Vera

Singapore-based One Championship Win World Title Singapore
Barcelona Women beat Chelsea Women

Women’s Champions League Winner Gothenburg
Red Bull’s Max Verstappen

Monaco Grand Prix 2021 Winner Monaco
Norway’s Casper Ruud beat Denis Shapovalov

ATP Geneva Open Winner Geneva
Chelsea defeated Manchester City

UEFA Champions League title Winner Estádio do Dragão in Porto, Portugal

Some Other Important Sports news:
  • To get rid of competition manipulation, the Badminton World Federation nominated India shuttler PV Sindhu and Canada’s Michelle Li as athlete ambassadors for the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) ‘Believe in Sport’ campaign. 
  • Sri Lankan’s cricketer Thisara Perera has announced his retirement from international cricket.
  • To help the chess community affected by COVID 19, The All India Chess Federation has launched the ‘Checkmate Covid Initiative’.
  • New Zealand wicketkeeper and batsman BJ Watling has announced his retirement from international cricket.
  • Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, The Asia Cup T20 tournament has been postponed indefinitely, which was scheduled to be held in June in Sri Lanka.

April 2021

Name of the Person Name of the Event Title Held at
Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz beat Jannik Sinner

Miami Open Winner Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida
Indian Wrestler Vinesh Phogat beat Taipei’s Meng Hsuan Hsieh

Asian Wrestling Championship Won gold medal Almaty, Kazakhstan
Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton

Bahrain Grand Prix 2021 Winner Bahrain
Indian Wushu player Aniyan Midhun

South Asian Wushu Championship WinnerNepal
India seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar

ICC Player of the Month award --
Indian Team

Senior Asian Wrestling Championship Won 14 medals Almaty, Kazakhstan
Netherlands Max Verstappen (Red Bull)

Emilia Romagna F1 Grand Prix Winner Imola, Ital
India’s Mirabai Chanu

Asian Weightlifting Championship Set new record of 49kg Clean and Jerk with a 119 kg lift Tashkent
Stefanos Tsitsipa

ATP Masters 1000 series Winner Monte Carlo
Manchester City beat Tottenham Hotspur side

League Cup football tournament Winner Wembley

  • AIBA Men’s World Boxing Championships 2023 will take place in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
  • Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) and Chadian Football Association (FTFA) have been suspended by FIFA due to claims of outside interference.
  • Khelo India State Centre of Excellence (KISCE) for Rowing discipline at the Jammu & Kashmir Sports Council Water Sports Academy was inaugurated by Union Minister for Sports & Youth Affairs, in Srinagar.
  • Tamil Nadu’s, Arjun Kalyan became India’s 68th Chess Grandmaster after defeating Dragan Kosic in the fifth round of GM Round Robin “Rujna Zore-3” in Serbia.

March 2021

Name of the Person Name of the Event Title Held at
India Men’s 50-metre rifle three positions: Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar

Delhi ISSF Shooting World Cup Tops the medals tally with 15 gold New Delhi
India Men’s 10-metre air pistol team event: Saurabh Chaudhary, Shahzar Rizvi and Abhishek Verma

Delhi ISSF Shooting World Cup Tops the medals tally with 15 gold New Delhi
India Men’s 50-metre rifle three positions team event: Swapnil Kusale, Chain Singh and Neeraj Kumar

Delhi ISSF Shooting World Cup Tops the medals tally with 15 gold New Delhi
India Men’s Skeet team event: Gurjoat Khangura, Angad Vir Singh Bajwa and Mairaj Ahmad Khan

Delhi ISSF Shooting World Cup Tops the medals tally with 15 gold New Delhi
India Men’s Trap team event: Kynan Chenai, Prithviraj Toidaiman, Lakshay

Delhi ISSF Shooting World Cup Tops the medals tally with 15 gold New Delhi
India Women’s 25-metre pistol: Chinki Yadav

Delhi ISSF Shooting World Cup Tops the medals tally with 15 gold New Delhi
India Women’s 10-metre air pistol: Yashaswini Singh Deswal

Delhi ISSF Shooting World Cup Tops the medals tally with 15 gold New Delhi
India Women’s 10-metre air pistol team: Yashaswini Singh Deswal, Manu Bhaker, Shri Nivetha Paramanantham

Delhi ISSF Shooting World Cup Tops the medals tally with 15 gold New Delhi
India Women’s 25-metre pistol event: Rahi Sarnobat, Manu Bhaker, Chinki Yadav

Delhi ISSF Shooting World Cup Tops the medals tally with 15 gold New Delhi
India Women’s Trap event: Rajeshwari Kumar, Shreyasi Singh, Manisha Keer

Delhi ISSF Shooting World Cup Tops the medals tally with 15 gold New Delhi
India 10-metre air pistol Mixed Team event: Saurabh Chaudhary/Manu Bhaker

Delhi ISSF Shooting World Cup Tops the medals tally with 15 gold New Delhi
India 10-metre air rifle Mixed Team: Divyansh Singh Panwar/Elavenil Valarivan

Delhi ISSF Shooting World Cup Tops the medals tally with 15 gold New Delhi
India 25-metre rapid-fire Pistol Mixed Team: Tejaswini/Vijayveer Sidhu

Delhi ISSF Shooting World Cup Tops the medals tally with 15 gold New Delhi
India 50-metre rifle three positions Mixed Team: Sanjeev Rajput/Tejaswini Sawant

Delhi ISSF Shooting World Cup Tops the medals tally with 15 gold New Delhi
Indian para-athlete Singhraj beat Uzbekistan’s Server Ibragimov

The 2021 Para Shooting World Cup Won the gold medal At Al Ain in the UAE
India Legends defeated Sri Lanka Legends

Cricket Road Safety World Series final title Raipur, Chhattisgarh
Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara beat Pornpawee Chochuwong

All England Badminton Championships women’s title Winner Central Birmingham, United Kingdom
Indian athlete Avinash Sable

Men’s 3000m steeplechase event in the Federation Cup Senior National Athletics Championships A new national record Patiala
Sprinter S Dhanalakshmi beat Dutee Chand

The Federation Cup Senior National Athletics Championships Women’s 100m sprint final winner Patiala
Mumbai City FC has defeated ATK Mohun Bagan

Football ISL 2020-21 final The Fatorda Stadium, Goa
Haryana wrestler Bajrang Punia

The Matteo Pallicone ranking series Won a gold medal Rome, Italy
Men’s single title: Varun Kapur Women’s singles titles : Malvika Bansod

The 2021 Uganda International Badminton tournament -- Kampala
Indian wrestler, Vinesh Phogat beat Vanesa Kaladzinskay

XXIV Outstanding Ukrainian Wrestlers and Coaches Memorial tournament Win gold medal Kiev, Ukraine

Some Other Important Sports news:
  • Indian Cricket Team has qualified for the inaugural ICC World Test Championship final which was held in Ahmedabad.
  • Sports Minister has introduced Yogasana in Khelo India Youth Games 2021. The Khelo India scheme has been extended from 2021-22 to 2025-26 by the Sports Minister.

February 2021

Name of the Person Name of the Event Title Held at
Indian shooting contingent Gold Medal Winner: Saurabh Chaudhary – men’s 10m air pistol

First-ever Asian Online Shooting Championship Won total 11 medals Kuwait Shooting Federation
Indian shooting contingent Gold Medal Winner: Divyansh Singh Panwar- men’s 10m air rifle

First-ever Asian Online Shooting Championship Won total 11 medals Kuwait Shooting Federation
Indian shooting contingent Gold Medal Winner: Kynan Chenai – men’s trap

First-ever Asian Online Shooting Championship Won total 11 medals Kuwait Shooting Federation
Indian shooting contingent Gold Medal Winner: Rajeshwari Kumari – women’s trap

First-ever Asian Online Shooting Championship Won total 11 medals Kuwait Shooting Federation
Former pacer Merv Hughes

Australian Cricket Hall of Fame -- Australian Sports Museum at the Melbourne Cricket Ground
Indian fast bowler Ishant Sharma Cricket Third Indian pacer to take 300 Test wickets Chennai
South African all-rounder Chris Morris Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 auction IPL’s most expensive player Chennai
India’s Manika Batra beat Reeth Rishya The 82nd Senior National Table Tennis Championship Winner Panchkula, Haryana
Japan’s Naomi Osaka beat American Jennifer Brady Women’s singles in Australian Open 2021 Winner Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat Daniil Medvedev Men’s singles final in Australian Open 2021 Winner Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Some Other Important Sports news:
  • President Ram Nath Kovind has inaugurated the newly renovated Motera cricket stadium in Ahmedabad, which was renamed the Narendra Modi Stadium.

January 2021

Name of the Person Name of the Event Title Held at
Goa’s Leon Mendonca The Vergani Cup Chess tournament India’s 67th chess Grandmaster Italy
Winners of Singles Men’s Category: Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen Yonex Thailand Open badminton tournament 2021 Won gold medal IMPACT, Pak Kret, Thailand
Winners of Singles Women’s Category: Spain’s Carolina Marin

Yonex Thailand Open badminton tournament 2021 Won gold medal IMPACT, Pak Kret, Thailand
Winners of Doubles Title: Men’s Doubles -Taiwan’s Lee Yang & Wang Chi-Lin Yonex Thailand Open badminton tournament 2021 Won gold medal IMPACT, Pak Kret, Thailand
Winners of Doubles Title: Women’s Doubles:Indonesia’s Greysia Polii & Apriyani Rahayu

Yonex Thailand Open badminton tournament 2021 Won gold medal IMPACT, Pak Kret, Thailand
Winners of Mixed Doubles: Thailand’s Dechapol Puavaranukroh and Sapsiree Taerattanachai Yonex Thailand Open badminton tournament 2021 Won gold medal IMPACT, Pak Kret, Thailand
India beat Australia Cricket 2020-2021 Border Gavaskar Trophy The Gabba, Brisbane
Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) IHAI National Ice Hockey Championship Won gold medal Gulmarg
Punjab has defeated champions Karnataka Cricket The Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy winner Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad

December 2020

Name of the Person Name of the Event Title Held at
Kim A-lim (South Korean Golfer) 2020 U.S. Women's Open (Golf) Golf Champion Houston, Texas
Satish Kumar Cologne Boxing World Cup Men’s Silver medal (+91 Kg) Koln, Germany
Amit Panghal Cologne Boxing World Cup Gold Medal (Men’s flyweight (52 kg)) Koln, Germany
Simranjit Kaur Cologne Boxing World Cup Gold Medal (Women 60 Kg) Koln, Germany
Manisha Moun Cologne Boxing World Cup Gold Medal (Women 57 Kg) Koln, Germany
Ankita Raina ITF Doubles (Tennis Title) ITF Doubles Title Dubai
Jehan Daruvala Sakhir Grand Prix Formula 2 race Bahrain

November 2020

Name of the Person Name of the Event Title Held at
Russia’s Daniil Medvedev 2020 ATP Finals 2020 ATP Finals – Singles London, United Kingdom
Netherlands' Wesley Koolhof and Croatia's Nikola Mektic 2020 ATP Finals 2020 ATP Finals – Doubles London, United Kingdom
KL Rahul IPL 2020 Orange Cap for most runs Dubai
Kagiso Rabada IPL 2020 Purple Cap for most wickets Dubai
Lewis Hamilton 2020 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix 2020 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix Imola, Italy
Lewis Hamilton 2020 Turkish Grand Prix 2020 Turkish Grand Prix Tuzla, Istanbul
Chen Meng 2020 ITTF Women's World Cup Gold Medal Winner Weihai, China

October 2020

Name of the Person Name of the Event Title Held at
Rafael Nadal 2020 French Open Men's Singles Paris, France
Iga Swiatek 2020 French Open Women's Singles Paris, France
Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies 2020 French Open Men’s Doubles  Paris, France
Tímea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic 2020 French Open Women’s Doubles Paris, France
Amit Panghal Alexis Vastine International Boxing Tournament Gold Medal- 52 kg Category Nantes, France
Ashish Kumar Alexis Vastine International Boxing Tournament Gold Medal- 75 kg Category Nantes, France
Shura Kitata 2020 London Marathon Men’s winner London, UK
Brigid Kosgei 2020 London Marathon Women’s winner London, UK
Lewis Hamilton 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix Winner Portimao, Portugal

September 2020

Name of the Person Name of the Event Title Held at
Novak Djokovic Italian Open Won Men’s Singles Title by defeating Diego Schwartzman Rome, Italy
Simona Halep Italian Open Won Women’s Singles Title by defeating Karolina Pliskova Rome, Italy
Marcel Granollers and Harcio Zeballos Italian Open Men’s Doubles Title Rome, Italy
Hsieh Su-wei andBarbora Strycova Italian Open Women’s Doubles Title Rome, Italy
Naomi Osaka US Open Won Women’s Singles Title by defeating Victoria Azarenka New York
Dominic Theim US Open Won Men’s Singles Title by defeating Alexander Zverev New York
Sumit Nagpal US Open First Indian to win a singles’ main draw in 7 years New York
Mate Pavic and Bruno Soares US Open Men’s Doubles Title New York
Laura Siegemund and Vera Zconareva US Open Women’s Doubles Title New York

August 2020

Name of the Person Name of the Event Title Held at
India and Russia FIDE Chess Olympiad Joint Winners Online

March 2020

Name of the sportsperson Name of the sports event Title Held at
Tai Tzu Ying All England badminton championship Women’s singles title Birmingham, England
Tiger woods Golf World golf hall of fame
Amit Panghal and Lovlina Borgohain Asian Boxing Olympic qualifiers Bronze medal Amman, Jordan
P V Sindhu BWF World Championship 2019 BBC Indian sportswomen of the year  --
P T Usha BWF World championship 2019 Lifetime achievement award  --
Rafael Nadal Mexican open 2020 championship Men’s singles title Acapulco
Heather Watson Mexican open 2020 championship Women’s singles title Acapulco
Marcelo Mela and Lukasz Kubot Mexican open 2020 championship Men’s doubles title Acapulco
Giuliana Olmos and Desirae Krawczyk Mexican open 2020 championship Women’s doubles title Acapulco

February 2020

Name of the sportsperson Name of the sports event Title Held at
Ayonika Paul National shooting trial Women’s 10m air rifle Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Novak Djokovic Australian open Men’s singles title Melbourne
Rakhi Haider National Weightlifting Championship Gold at Senior Women’s National Weightlifting Championship Kolkata
Manpreet Singh Hockey International Hockey Federation’s Men’s player of the year award
Joshua Cheptegei World record in Monaco 5km road world record Monaco
Sunil Kumar Asian wrestling championship Greco-Roman gold medal
Pramod Bhagat Brazil Para-Badminton International Championship Gold medal in men’s singles and men’s doubles Sau Paulo, Brazil
Achanta Sharath Kamal and Gnanasekaran Sathiyan ITTF World Tour Hungarian open Silver medal under men’s doubles category Budapest, Hungary

January 2020

Name of the sportsperson Name of the sports event Title Held at
Saurabh Chaudhary 63rd National shooting championship Gold medal in men’s 10m air pistol Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
Manav Thakkar International Table-tennis federation World No.1 in the under 21 Men’s singles category
Magesh Chandran 95th Hastings International Chess Congress Hastings International Chess Congress title Hastings, England
Harshvardhan Sadgir 63rd Wrestling event Maharashtra Kesari title Maharashtra, India
Jasprit Bumrah Poly Umrigar Award Poly Umrigar award male category 2018-19
Anshu Malik 2020 Rome rankings series Silver in 57kg freestyle category Rome
Vinesh Phogat 2020 Rome  ranking series Gold medal in 2020 Rome ranking series Rome
Sania Mirza WTA International trophy Women doubles title in WTA International trophy Hobart
Ratchanok Intana 2020 Indonesia Masters Badminton tournament 2020 Indonesia Masters title Indonesia
Apurvi Chandela and Divyansh Singh Panwar Meytho cup international shooting championship Golda t Meythom cup Austria

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