India Sports Summit–Fitness: $10 Billion Opportunity organised in New Delhi
The ‘India Sports Summit- Fitness: $10 Billion Opportunity’ was held on 10 October 2019 in New Delhi. It was organised by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), in partnership with Union Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports (MYAS), Sportscom, and More..

World Athletics Championship, 2019
The World Athletics Championship is organized by IAAF – International Association of Athletics Federations. This year it was held between September 27 and October 6, 2019 in Doha, Qatar. Athletes from 209 countries from all over the world participate More..

Delhi Cabinet approves bill to setup India’s first Sports University
The Delhi Cabinet on 3rd October, 2019, approved the bill to set up India’s first Sports University. It will offer graduation, post-graduation and doctorate degrees in hockey, football and cr More..

India lift SAFF U-18 Championship title for first time
India won the SAFF Under-18 football Championship by defeating Bangladesh by 2-1 in final held in Kathmandu, Nepal. This is India’s maiden SAFF U-18 trophy.

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World Wrestling Championships: India’s bags 5 medals
At the World Wrestling Championships held in Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan), India’s Rahul Aware bagged a bronze medal in men’s 61kg category bout w More..

Sports Ministry to create 20 National Centres of Excellence
Union Ministry of Sports will set up 20 National Centres of Excellence (NCE) to groom athletes for 2024 Paris and 2028 Los Angeles Olympics. This is the first-of-its-kind move, with top-of-the-line coaches will be training athletes in developmental g More..

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel wins Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix
Sebastian Vettel ended a 13-month win drought by leading a Ferrari one-two victory at Singapore Grand Prix held on 22 September 2019. It was the first time a team had finished one-two in Singapore.

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India’s Divij Sharan clinches St. Petersburg doubles title
Divij Sharan of India and partner Igor Zelenay of Slovakia, clinched Men’s Doubles Title at ATP Tour Tennis Tournament held in St. Petersbu More..

Spain wins 2nd FIBA basketball World Cup title
Spain captured its second FIBA basketball World Cup title after defeating Argentina with 95-75 in the gold medal game held at Wukesong Arena in Beijing, China. The Spaniards won their 1st basketball World Cup title in 2006 in Japan.


IBSF World Billiards Championship: India’s Pankaj Advani wins title
The Bengaluru-based cueist Pankaj Advani increased his tally of world titles to 22 by winning a 4th straight final in the 150-up format at IBSF World Billiards Championship 2019 held in Mandalay, Myanmar. Pankaj Advani defeated Nay Thway Oo of Myanma More..

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