India beat Ireland by 52 runs to enter the semi-finals of the ICC Women's World T20, in a group league encounter at Providence in Guyana.
Ireland could make 93 runs for the loss of eight wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. For India, Radha Yadav picked 3 wickets for 25 in four overs.
Earlier, put into bat, India scored 145 for six with Mithali Raj scoring 51 off 56 balls and Smriti Mandhana supporting with 33 off 29 balls.
India captain Virat Kohli and fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah maintained their top positions in the batsmen and bowlers ranking respectively in the latest ICC (International Cricket Council) ODI (One Day International) rankings published
Virat Kohli remained in the number one position in the ODI batsmen ranking with 899 points.
Shikhar Dhawan is the third Indian in the top-10 list. He has secured 8th position. Former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is ranked 20th in the list.
In the ODI bowlers ranking, Jasprit Bumrah remains in number one position with 841 points.
Kuldeep Yadav remains in third place.
Asian Games gold medalist Hima Das appointed as UNICEF India’s Youth Ambassador.
She won a silver medal in the 400 meters sprint and also a gold in the 4X400 meters relay at the Asian Games in Jakarta this year will work towards supporting various initiatives by UNICEF.
Odisha government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the All India Football Federation (AIFF) at the Kalinga Stadium complex, Bhubaneswar, Odisha in the presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. As per the agreement, the State government will host National team camps and also I-League side Indian Arrows.
The training and connected infrastructure like gymnasiums, swimming pool, etc, will be housed at the Kalinga Stadium Complex.
Lewis defeated Red Bull’s Max Verstappen in a collision with backmarker Esteban Ocon (Force India).
The incident dropped the Dutchman back to second place and although he came back at Hamilton, he could not quite catch him.
Captain Harmanpreet Kaur became the first ever Indian woman to smash a hundred in T20I cricket, achieving the feat against New Zealand in the Women's World T20 2018.
The 29-year-old scored 103 runs off 51 balls, which included eight sixes and seven fours.
Further, Harmanpreet is only the third cricketer to smash a century in Women's World T20.
The 24-year-old, who won silver in World Championships recently, is on top of the United World Wrestling rankings with 96 points, 30 points ahead of the second-placed wrestler.
He's the lone male Indian to figure in top-10 in any category.
Cuban Alejandro Enrique Vlades Tobier is a distant second with 66 points.
Russia's Akhmed Chakaev (62) is in third place.
He achieved this feat in 58 balls during the second T20I match against the West Indies at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Cricket Stadium in Lucknow.
He has surpassed the record of New Zealand’s Colin Munro who had scored three centuries.
The Indian team is led by skipper Harpreet Singh.
The Decision Review System (DRS), using ball-tracking and edge detection technology, will be implemented from this year's International Cricket Council (ICC) women's World Twenty20 edition, which is slated to be held from November 9 to November 24 in the West Indies.
10 teams - Windies, Australia, England, India, Pakistan, South Africa, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Ireland will take part in the tournament.
UP government on November 5 renamed Lucknow's Ekana International Cricket Stadium as 'Bharat Ratan Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium'.
This would be the first international cricket match to be played in the stadium.
India defeated Windies in the first T20I to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
The stadium, a dream project of former UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav was completed in 2017. The stadium which has a seating capacity of 50,000 was built as a public-private partnership.
He achieved the milestone in 58 balls during the second T20I against the Windies at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Cricket Stadium in Lucknow. He now has 2,196 runs in the format.
He also overtook Virat Kohli (2,102 runs) to become India's leading run-getter in T20Is, and ended up second on the list of the highest run-getters in the world, just behind New Zealand's Martin Guptill.
He also became the first captain to score two T20I hundreds.
Dinesh Karthik secured top score with debutant Krunal Pandya making 21 not out.
Yadav was named man of the match.
Nitten Kirrtane, former National champion, and Vlada Kirlovska of Latvia won the mixed doubles silver in the International Tennis Federation (ITF) World championship for over-40. The top seeds Stefanie Kolar and Marcus Hilpert beat the Indo-Latvian pair 7-6(13), 6-2 in the final.
India clinched the bronze medal in the SAFF U-15 Championship at Nepal. India beat Nepal, the host, and registered a 1-0 win in a third-place playoff.
Thlacheu Vanlalruatfela’s goal eventually proved to be enough. The goal came in the 18th minute after Vanlalruatfela scored following nice build-up by his teammates.
Dravid was presented with the framed cap by Gavaskar as he was formally inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame.
The four Indians who were inducted in the ICC Hall of Fame prior to Dravid are:
♦ Sunil Gavaskar (1971-1987) - inducted in 2009
♦ Bishan Singh Bedi (1966-1979) - inducted in 2009
♦ Kapil Dev (1978-1994) - inducted in 2010
♦ Anil Kumble (1990-2008) - inducted in 2015.
Earlier this year, Dravid, along with Ricky Ponting and England women wicketkeeper Claire Taylor, were announced as the new inductees in the Hallf of Fame.
Vietnam capital Hanoi will be the second Southeast Asian city to host a race in 2020 along with Singapore.
Vietnam will be only the third Southeast Asian country to host a Formula One race in history after Malaysia and Singapore.
Formula One (F1) was taken over by US firm Liberty Media last year for $8 billion.
Five-time World Champion Mary Kom leads the 10th edition of AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships, which is to be held at the IG Stadium's K.D. Jhadav Hall, New Delhi between November 15 and 24.
Over 300 women boxers from 70 countries will participate in this edition.
India marched into the Division B final of the FIBA U-18 women’s Asian championship held at Bengaluru, India. India won an 83-38 victory over Hong Kong at the Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium, Bengaluru. India is to face Kazakhstan for its promotion to Division A.
China 69 bt Korea 51
Japan 90 bt Australia 77
Fifth place: New Zealand 75 bt Chinese Taipei 47
India 83 bt Hong Kong 38
Kazakhstan 76 bt Syria 56
Fifth place: Iran 63 bt Singapore 51
Men's hockey World Cup 2018 to be held at Bhubaneswar, Odisha from November 28 to December 16.
Tata Steel is the 10th-largest steel producer in the world.
Tata Steel is the first private sector company in India to start a hockey academy.
♦ Hockey India CEO - Elena Norman.
India defeated Windies by 9 wickets in the fifth ODI at Thiruvananthapuram to clinch the five-match series 3-1 and win their eighth consecutive ODI series against Windies.
With scores of 140, 157 not out and 107 in the first three games, Kohli became the first Indian to score three consecutive hundreds in the 50-over format.
India Team Captain - Virat Kohli,
Windies Team Captain - Jason Holder.
The 33-year-old from Pune, Pankaj Advani became the first Indian to win an Asian Snooker Tour event after defeating China's Ju Reti 6-1 in the final in Jinan, China.
Pankaj is Nineteen-time world champion.
He won Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award for Billiards & Snooker.
She defeated Romania’s Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 and won the season-ending WTA Finals.
This is the biggest title in Elina Svitolina career.
He became the seventh Indian to win the Panasonic Open India title in the last eight editions of the tournament.
He finished second best after finishing with a par on the 18th.
He won his 99th career title after winning the Basel Open for the ninth time in his career.
Federer, who was born in the Swiss city of Basel, won his fourth title of the year in the form of the Basel Open.
She is the first recipient of the Chris Evert Women's Tennis Association (WTA) World No.1 Trophy, named after WTA's first-ever world number one, Chris Evert.
Pooja Dhanda joined the elite company of Indian women grapplers who have won the bronze medal at the World Championships at Budapest, Hungary.
Dhanda defeated Grace Bullen of Norway 10-7 in the 57kg Freestyle category to secure the bronze medal at the Papp Lszlo Sport Arena.
Virat Kohli scored his 37th ODI hundred, reaching the landmark in 116 fewer innings than Sachin Tendulkar.
He scored his 37th ODI hundred in his 205th innings, while Sachin had reached the milestone in his 321st innings against Pakistan in 2004.
The event was organized by The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund UNICEF in association with BRAC, a Bangladesh based international organization.
Indian Navy (Mumbai) won the 14th PMC Bank all-India Guru Tegh Bahadur Gold Cup hockey tournament at the Mahindra Stadium at Mumbai, Maharashtra. Indian Navy (Mumbai) beat Central Secretariat (New Delhi) and secured 2-1. The winner was awarded Rs.2 lakh and the runner-up, Rs.1 lakh.
Indian Navy (Mumbai) 2 (Suman Kindo, Jugraj Singh) bt Central Secretariat 1 (Jayesh Jadhav).
This tournament was organized by Badminton Denmark, and sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF)
This international tournament was held at Odense Sports Park in Odense, Denmark.
PNB Metlife, a Life insurer, unveiled an app named ‘Khushi’. The app is an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered customer service. The app is designed to be a one-stop shop providing insurance-related information, anytime, anywhere, such as policy features, premium due details besides providing fund value and portfolio details. Kushi has the ability to understand customer intent and provide tailored responses.
Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen claimed his first victory of F1 race US Grand Prix in Texas.
It was the longest gap between wins in F1 history, beating the previous mark of Italian Riccardo Patrese.
Mumbai defeated Delhi by four wickets to win their third Vijay Hazare Trophy title at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru.
He won the trophy way back in 2006-07 when they defeated Rajasthan.
Aditya Tare struck a fluent half-century.
It is a compilation of interviews of eminent sportspersons he has conducted since 1971.
He has interviewed Olympians like Balbir Singh Senior, Abhinav Bindra, Sushil Kumar, Sakshi Malik, Col Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, and others.
Among the cricketers, he has interviewed MAK Pataudi, GR Viswanath, Eknath Solkar while Gautam Gambhir, Unmukt Chand etc.
India won five gold medals in the sixth day of Asian Para Games 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia.
♦ K.Jennitha Anto clinched the gold in women’s individual rapid P1 chess event after beating Manurung Roslinda of Indonesia 1-0 in the final round.
♦ Neeraj Yadav and Amit Balyan clinched gold and silver medals respectively in spear throwing event.
♦ Amit Kumar and Dharambir bagged gold and silver respectively in the men’s club throw F51 event.
♦ Kishan Gangolli, in the men’s individual rapid VI-B2/B3 event, to claim the top spot.
♦ In para-badminton, Parul Parmar won the women’s singles SL3 event.
Second seed Adith Amarnath of Karnataka won the boys’ under-14 title in the All India Tennis Association (AITA) championship series tennis tournament in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Adith defeated fourth seed Kandhavel Mahalingam of Tamil Nadu 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 in the final.
The results (finals):
Under-14: Adith Amarnath bt Kandhavel Mahalingam 3-6, 6-4, 6-2.
Under-12: Jason Michael David bt Kandhvel Mahalingam 5-7, 6-2, 6-0.
Under-14: Shrijana Thapa bt Soha Singh 7-5, 0-6, 6-2.
Under-12: Soha Singh bt Sanjana Devineni 7-5, 6-0 .
Akash Malik, the 15-year-old son of a farmer, won the silver medal in archery at the Youth Olympic Games at the marquee event Buenos Aires. He became India’s first silver-medallist in providing a fitting finale to the country’s best-ever campaign.
Malik lost a one-sided final to Trenton Cowles of the USA 0-6 as India concluded with three gold, nine silver, and one bronze at the event. He was seeded fifth after qualification and he hails from Haryana.
Suraj Panwar Soren won the silver medal in the men’s 5000m race walk event at the Youth Olympic Games, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He opened India’s account in athletics in the third edition. The athletic events were held in two stages. Suraj finished the first stage in 20:23.30s, the second stage in 20:35.87 and won the silver. Ecuador’s Oscar Patin won the first stage in 20:13.69, won the gold after finishing second.
The Youth Olympics’ Asia Area qualification meet in Bangkok in July, Suraj had finished second in the 10,000m race walk behind China’s Xin Wang.
Leander Paes won his second Challenger-level title of the season, lifting the Santo Domingo Open trophy with partner Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela.
She bagged a silver medal after her gold medal finish in 10m air pistol event becoming only the second India after judoka Tababi Devi Thangjam to win two medals at the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires.
Indian men's hockey team defeated Poland 4-2 in Hockey 5s to advance to the semi-finals while the women's team reached the quarter-finals with a 5-2 win over South Africa.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) signed a MoU with the Central University of Jammu (CUJ) in Jammu for setting up of the Satish Dhawan Center for Space Science in the University.
Another MoU was signed between the Central University of Jammu (CUJ) and the Central Scientific Instruments Organization (CSIR-CSIO). This is to create awareness about space research. This is the first of its kind institute coming up in Jammu and Kashmir and the building is proposed in an area of about 1,150 sq. m. The Space Science Centre at CUJ will have facilities for Geospatial Data analysis that will help in the sustainable use of natural resources and planning land-use pattern.
G.Nithya of Hyderabad clinched the honours in the girls’, under 20, 100m with a timing of 12.50s in the fifth Telangana Open State athletics meet in Hyderabad.
Film Nagar Cultural Centre, in association with Telangana Cue Sports Association, will be organizing the State-ranking snooker and billiards championship for seniors and juniors with a prize money of Rs.1 lakh from October 25 to November 5 at its premises in Jubilee Hills in Hyderabad.
Indian para high jumper Sharad Kumar won gold in men’s high jump T42/63 category. This is his second successive gold in the Asian Para Games 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Silver was claimed by Varun Bhati (1.82m), Rio Paralympic bronze-medallist, and bronze by Thangavelu Mariyappan (1.67m), Rio gold-medallist.
The F46 category of disability covers upper limb deficiency, impaired muscle power or impaired range of movement.
Wrestler Rahul Aware, the Commonwealth Games gold medallist, was awarded the Best Sportsperson of the Year award at the annual Sports Journalists’ Association of Mumbai (SJAM) award function. The awards function was sponsored by Star Sports. Other awardees of SJAM are listed below:
Sportsman of the year
Sportswomen of the year
Junior Sportsman of the year
Junior Sportswoman of the year
Sportsman of the year, Indian Games
Cricketer of the year
Ranji Trophy Cricketer of the year
Woman Cricketer of the year
Junior Cricketer of the year
Team of the year
Maharashtra kabaddi team
Best Co-Ed school
Jamnabai Narsee School, Bandra
Best boys’ school
Don Bosco High School, Matunga
Best Girls school
J. B. Petit High School, Fort
Lifetime Achievement Award
Football & Basketball
SS ‘Babu’ Narayan
International Olympics Committee (IOC) picked its first African host of any Olympics, formally awarding the 2022 Youth Games to Senegal.
Senegal will host the youth games in three places: Dakar; a new city of Diamniadio, close to the capital; and the coastal resort of Saly.
Harvinder Singh won India’s maiden archery gold in the Asian Para Games 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Harvinder defeated China’s Zhao Lixue by scoring 6-0 in the W2/ST category final. On the fifth day, the country clinched three silver and four bronze medals.
Romania’s Simona Halep and Japan’s Naomi Osaka are among the players nominated for the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Player-of-the-Year award.
Serena Williams has been nominated for the WTA’s Comeback Player-of-the-Year award. Belinda Bencic (Switzerland), Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) and Ajla Tomljanovic (Australia) have also been nominated along with her.
India won three more gold on the third day of competitions at the Para Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia. India maintains its eighth spot.
Ekta Bhyan in women’s F32/51 club throw event and Narayan Thakur in men’s T35 100m dash clinched gold. Manish Narwal, Indian para-shooter, bagged gold in the men’s SH1 10m air pistol event. So far, India has won 6 gold, 9 silver and 13 bronze medals in the Para Asian Games 2018.