2016 Sports (Jan – Sep)

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2016 Sports (Jan – Sep)


2016 Sports (Jan – Sep)





Name of the Sport Events Name of the Winners

ICC ranking

Top-3 Test batsmen Steve Smith (Aus) 899 points Kane Williamson (NZ) 889 Joe Root (Eng) 888
Top-10 Test bowlers RavichandranAshwin (Ind) 871 points Dale Steyn (SA) 867 Stuart Broad (Eng) 859
Top-3 Test all-rounders RavichandranAshwin (Ind) 406 points Shakib Al Hasan (Ban) 384 Stuart Broad (Eng) 326

National Wrestling Championship

Men’s 65kg

First Bajrang
Second Rajneesh
Third Manoj and Bhagat Singh

Men’s 57kg

Gold SandeepTomar
Silver Ravinder

Women’s 48 kg

Gold RituPhogat
Silver AprnaBishni
Bronze Pooja and Nirmal
Qatar Masters Open chess tournament Magnus Carlsen
2015 South Asian Football Federation India
P T Rajan Gold Cup Rajsamman
World record by scoring 1009 runs at school level tournament PranavDhanawade
Swedish Air-Rifle Championship Chandela (Gold)Astrid Steffensen (Silver) Stine Nielsen(Bronze)
26th LalBahadurShastri Hockey tournament Oil and Natural Gas Corporation(ONGC)
MCL Title sponsors Oxigen Wallet

Junior Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings.

Men’s Singles Women’s Singles
First: SirilVerma(India) Second:TomaJunior Popov(France) Third: ChiragSen(India)Ninth: KidambiSrikanth(India) First: Carolina Marin(Spain) Second: SainaNehwal(India) Third: Li Xuerei(China) Twelfth: PV Sindhu(India)
FIFA rankings India – 163
2015 England Player of the Year Wayne Rooney
Hilton Asian Tour Golfer of the Month MiguealTabuena
2016 with Brisbane title SaniaMirza(India) and Martina Hingis(Swiss)

Qatar Open 2016

Singles Novak Djokovic (Serbia)
Doubles Feliciano Lopez (Spain) Marc Lopez (Spain)
Hopman Cup Nick Kyrgios (Austrlaia)
Brisbane International Victoria Azarenka
WTA title Sloane Stephens
2016 Chennai Open title StanislasWawrinka from Switzerland

BWF Ranking

Man Double Ranking Marcelo Melo of Brazil, followed by HoriaTecau of Romania and Netherlands Jean-JulienRojer.
Men’s Singles Novak Djokovic of Serbia ahead of Andy Murray of Great Britain and Swiss Roger Federer.
Women’s Double Sania and Martina Bopanna – 9th
Coach of Pune IPL team Stephen Fleming
Queen Elizabeth Commemoration Cup Queen’s Turf
ICC Event Partner MoneyGram
World Record by Sania-Martina as they win 29th match on trot SaniaMirza and Martina Hingis
2nd-fastest 50 in T-20 Colin Munro
Denmark’s sportsperson of 2015 Rene HoltenPoulsen
International Tennis Hall of Fame Marat Safin
2015 German Player of the Year MesutOzil
Sydney International Title 2016 SaniaMirza and Martina Hingis
7000 ODI runs after AB de Villers ViratKohli

2016 Apia international title

Men’s Singles Viktor Troicki
Women’s Singles Svetlana Kuznetsova
Men’s Doubles Jamie Murray of UK/Bruno Soares of Brazil
Women’s Doubles Martina Hingis of Switzerland/SaniaMirza
ICC Test Rankings 1.India 2.Australia 3.South Africa
Delhi International Open chess title Ivan Popov(Russia)
2016 Dafabet Masters UK’s Ronnie O’Sullivan
Badminton League Champion Delhi Acers
Life time ban by ICC IPL player AjitChandila
First England bowler in ICC top Bowler Stuart Broad after Steve Harminson
Lady Wigram Trophy JehanDaruvala
T20 Fifty Record Chris Gayle
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Uttar Pradesh
Grand Slam Singles title Roger Federer – 300th win

Malaysia Masters Grand Prix

Men’s Singles Lee Chong Wei (Malaysia)
Women’s Singles P. V. Sindhu (India)
Men’s doubles Kevin SanjayaSukamuljo (Indonesia) & Markus Fernaldi Gideon (Indonesia)
Women’s doubles Ayaka Takahashi (Japan) &MisakiMatsutomo (Japan)
Mixed doubles ZhengSiwei (China) & Li Yinhui (China)
women’s world indoor pole vault record JennSuhr

34th National Rowing Championship

Open single sculls NavneetKaur (Pun)
Double sculls HarpreetKaur&NavneetKaur (Pun)
Coxless fours Odisha (PramilaPravaMinz, PratimaPuhana, Sanjukta Dung, ManjulaXess)
Pairs Sanjukta Dung &ManjulaXess (Odi)

Senior Men

Single sculls Sandeep Kumar (All India Police)
Lt wt double sculls G. Vishnu Prasad &Arjun B. Panicker (Ker)
Coxless four Punjab (Lachhman Singh, Sushil Kumar, Robin Mangar, Rohit Kumar)
Lt wt coxless fours All India Police (DharmendraChoudhary, Nitesh Kumar Lall, Ravinderjit Singh, Jagsir Singh)
Pairs Gurwinder Singh &Karamjeet Singh (Pun)

Australian Open 2016

Men’s Singles Novak Djokovic (Serbia)
Women’s Singles Angelique Kerber (Germany)
Men’s Doubles Jamie Murray (UK)/Bruno Soares (Brazil)
Women’s Doubles Martina Hingis (Switzerland)/SaniaMirza (India)
Mixed Doubles Elena Vesnina (Russia)/Bruno Soares (Brazil)
Retired from International Cricket Pakistan – ImranWest Indies Chanderpaul(all form)
BWF ranking P V Sindhu – 11th
12th Sub-Junior National Snooker championship Ishika Shah
Olympic quota with gold medal HeenaSidhu

2015 FIH Awards

Player of the Year (Men) Robert Van der Horst
Player of the Year (Women) LidewijWelten
Rising Star of the Year award (Men) Chrisopher Ruhr
Rising Star of the Year award (Women) Lily Owsley
Goalkeeper of the Year award (Men) David Harte
Goalkeeper of the Year award (Women) Joyce Sombroek
ITTF World Junior Circuit Finals IzumoTakuto and Zhu Chengzhu
Blind T20 Asia Cup India
Fifth spot in ICC batting Rohit Sharma
National Billiards Championship Sourav Kothari


Name of the Sport Events

Name of the Winners

2016 Syed Modi Badminton Title

Men’s singles category Indian KidambiSrikanth
Women’s singles Sayaka Sato from Japan
Men’s doubles category Goh V Shem and Tan Wee Kiong from Malaysia
Women’s doubles category Jung Kyung-eun and Shin Seung-chan from South Korea
Mixed Doubles Title Indonesian pair Praveen Jordan and Deby Susanto
2021 World Aquatics Championships Fukuoka
2015 MRF Challenge Formula 2000 PietroFittipaldi
No 1 batsman in T20 Internationals ViratKohli

‘ National Snooker Championship 2016

Men’s final Aditya Mehta
women’s final VidyaPillai
women’s billiards final KeerathBhandaal
61st National School Athletics championship Kerala
World No. 9 in latest BWF ranking K.Srikanth
ICC Permanent member status India, England and Australia (removed)
Mumbai International Open Chess tournament Title Swapnil S Dhopade
ICC suspended for three months Yasir Shah
Retired from One-Day Internationals New Zealand cricketer Brendon Barrie McCullum(100th consecutive Test)
Fastest cricketer to make 10 ODI centuries De Kock of South Africa
Women’s World Cup Final In 2017 Lord
BCCI bans for 5 years Pakistani umpire AsadRauf
St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy SaniaMirza and Martina Hingis
ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2016 West Indies
12th South Asian Games 1.India, 2. Sri Lanka 3.Pakistan
Buenos Aires Title Dominic Thiem
Rio Olympic Games Qualifier ShortDena Bank’s Sridhar
National Chess Team Championship Indian Railways
Clothing supplier for WC T20 Numero Uno
Indonesia’s first Formula1 Driver Rio Haryanto
World Rabk 6th in chess Suhaanialohi
2016 Hockey Title Japee Punjab Warriors
Asian Wrestling Championship Iran – 1st and India – 7th (9medals)
7th WTA career title Francesca Schiavone
Chief coach of Sri Lanka Graham Xavier Ford

Wawrinka won Dubai ATP Tennis Title 2016

Women’s Singles Sara Errani from Italy
Men’s Doubles Simone Bolelli and Andrea’s seppi
Women’s Doubles Chuang Chia – Jung from Chinese Taipei and DarijaJurak from Croatia

2016 Qatar Total Open

Singles JelenaOstapenko of Latvia
Doubles Taipei Chan Hao-ching / Taipei Chan Yung-jan of China
Ranji trophy Mumbai – 41st time
Record: seven better Olympic qualification time Gurmeet Singh
ICC Test rankings 1.Austrlia 2. India 3, South Africa
2016 Nagjee International Club Football Tournament Dnipro Reserves of Ukraine


Name of the Sport Events Name of the Winners
All India Open Invitational Snooker Championship 2016- Aurangabad Rahul Sachdev
Aaron Phangiso Suspended from bowling in Domestic cricket for suspect bowling action.
Asia Cup title Indian Team (6th time)
Amity Polo Cup trophy Jindal Panther
World Golf Championship AnirbanLahiri(India) – 28th Golfer Adam Scott(Australia) – 1st Bubba Watson(USA) – 2nd
Irani Cup Cricket Title Rest of India
Pro Kabaddi title Patna Pirates
CK Nayudu Trophy 2015-16 title Mumbai U 23
Unbeaten 35-Game Record Lionel Messi
ISSF World cup -Thailand JituRai(India)- Gold Pang Wei(China) – Silver Wang Zhiwei(China) – Bronze
Asia title -professional Vijender Singh
Santosh Trophy football title 2016 -Nagpur Services
Llyod Pro-Am Championship trophy Delhi
Miss India title ShwetaRathore
Australian Grand Prix NicoRosberg
Street Child Games – 100-metre dash Chennai girl Hepziba – Gold
Dr.GnaniLaksumanan Memorial Cup Quick Enough
Men’s singles title – Swiss Open HS Prannoy
Hero Indian Open title SSP Chawrasia
2016 World Chess Candidates Tournament Sergey Karjakin

BNP Paribas Open titles 2016

Men’s Singles Serbian Novak
Women Singles Victoria Azarenka of Belarus
Men’s Doubles Pierre Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut of France
Women’s Doubles US Pair Bethanie Sands and Coco Vandeweghe

Paralympic Games – Arunachal Pradesh

Wheelchair race Techi Talla
Boys’ 100 meter race Tabam Tatak
Girls’ 100 meter race LiterOri
Men’s 100 meter race Thasang Ajay

World Table Tennis Championship – Malaysia

Women’s Table Tennis India
Men’s Table Tennis India

2016 All Englanc Badminton title

Men’s Singles Lin Dan
Women’s Singles NozomiOkuhara
Men’s Doubles Ivan AndreyevichSozonov of Russia with compatriot VladimirIvanov
Mixed Doubles Indonesia pair Praveen Jordan and his partner Debby Susanto

Race walk National Clampionships – Jaipur

50km walk rcae Junior Women category of 10 Km Race
BasantBahadur Singh Rana (Gold) Walk Neena(gold)
Chandan Singh (Silver) BhawnaJat(Silver)
Jitender Singh Rathore (Bronze) Priyanka Patel(bronze)

Asian 20km walking race

Men’s India’Gurmeet Singh – Gold Japan’s Isamu Fujisawa – Silver Kazakhstan’s GeorgiySheiko – Bronze
Women’s China’s Rui Liang – Gold Japan’s Kumiko Okada – Silver South Korean Jeongeun Lee – Bronze

ICC T20 rankings

Number One T20 Batsman ViratKohli kept
Number one Bowler Samuel Badree
Number One Team India
2022 National Games Meghalaya
2017 FIFA Under-17 World Cup India
Retrired from International cricket after World T20 Shane Watson
Qualifies for Rio Olympics YogeshwarDutt
Second fastest player to reach 1,000 T20 runs Faf du Plessis
Second player to hit century in 2016 T20 World Cup Chris Gayle
Promoted as International Umpire Napoleon Singh
Official tech partner for London Marathon TCS
Suspended after failing drug test at Australian Open Maria Sharapova(Russia)
Suspended from bowling in international cricket Bangladesh left-arm spinner Arafat Sunny and pacer Taskin Ahmed


Name of the Sport Events

Name of the Winners

Women’s &Men’sWorld Twenty20 West Indies
world title with record free skate score EvgeniaMedvedeva- Gold
40th Paris Aprathon 2016 Kenya’s VisilineJepkesho and Cyprian Kotut
2016 Bahrain Grand Prix Mercedes driver NicoRosberg
Chinese Grand Prix NicoRosberg
WLBS World snooker championship ChitraMagimairaj – Gold VarshaaSanjeev – Gold
Asian Nations Cup Chess tournament, Abu Dhabi India
Hawke’s Bay Cup, New Zealand India beat Canada

Miami Open 2016

Men’s Singles Novak Djokovic
Women’s Singles Victoria Azarenka (Belarus)
Men’s Doubles Pierre Hugues (France)And Herbert Nicolas (France)
Women’s Doubles BethanieMattek-Sands (USA) and LucieSafarova(Chezh Republic)

BWF RankingsFIFA World Rankings 2016

KidambiSrikanth 14
ParuPalliKashyap 18
SainaNehwal 8
Pusarla V Sindhu 10
Manu Attri B Sumeeth Reddy 19
JwalaGuttaAshwiniPonnappa 15

BWF Rankings FIFA World Rankings 2016





1 Argentina 1 Argentina
2 Belgium 2 Belgium
3 Chile 3 Chile
4 Colombia 4 Colombia
5 Germany 5 Germany

Malaysian Open 2016

Men’s Singles Lee Chong Wei ( Malaysia)
Women’s Singles RatchanokIntanon (Thailand)
Men’s Doubles Kim Gi-Jung( South Korea ) and Kim Sa-rang ( South Korea)
Women’s Doubles Tang Yuanting (China) and Yu Yang (China)
Mixed Doubles Tontowi Ahmed ( Indonesia) and LiliyanaNastir ( Indonesia )
world International Boxing Federation title Anthony Joshua, America
US Masters golf 2016 Danny Willett – First Briton

WTA rankings

Women’s Singles Women’s Doubles Rank
Serena Williams (USA) Aprtina Hingis (Swiss) 1
AgnieszkaRadwanska (POL) SaniaMirza (India) 2
Angelique Kerber (GER) BethanieMattek- Sands (US) 3
GarbineMuguruza (ESP) YaroslavaShvedova (Kzh) 4
Hilton Asian Tour Golfer of Month S.P. Chawrasia of India
Asian KhoKho Championship Title, MP India’s men’s and women’s teams

WTA rankingsWisden’s top five cricketers of 2015

Player Country
Jonny Bairstow England
Brendon McCullum New Zealand
Steve Smith Australia
Ben stokes England
Kane Willamson New Zealand
Sultan Azlan Shah Cup,Malaysia. Australia
Monte Carlo Masters title Rafael Nadalfrom Spain
withdraw from Sultan of Johor Cup Hockey India
First champion of the Asian Tennis Tour (ATT) Vishnu Vardhan
Rio shooting World Cup JituRai – 6th Spot OlehOmelchuk of Ukraine Gold Wang Zhiweiof China – Bronze
First Indian participant at World Kickboxing Championship Tajamul Islam

Baecelona Open

49th Clay court cup and equaled the record with Guillermo Vilas Rafael Nadal
Doubles Winners United States Bob Bryan & Mike Bryan

Stuttgart Grand Prix tournament

Women’s doubles title Garcia-Mladenovic and Kristina Mladenovic
Women’s singles title Angelique Kerber
ISSF World Cup AprcusSvennson – Gold Mairaj Ahmad Khan – Silver TaAprroCasandro – Bronze
FPAI Indian Player of the year Award JejeLalpekhlua
PFA Player of the Year RiyadMahrez – first African
First woman rider – TVS Shreya Sunder Iyer
Equals the world record in the woman’s recurve event at Archery World Cup in Shanghai. DeepikaKumari
Commonwealth Judo Championship GarimaChaudhary- Gold RajwinderKaur – silver
Australia’s bowling coach Allan Donald – South Africa
New Zealand’s captain Kane Williamson
Sri Lanka Cricket’s Chief Selector SanathJayasuria
Cricket Association of Nepal Suspended by ICC
World Championshipbrand ambassadors MC ApryKom
International Hockey Umpire Durga Thakur
Rio 2016 Olympic Qualifier Paddlers SoumyajitGhosh, ManikaBatra Wrestler SandeepTomar Indian Rower DattuBhokanal Sprinter Sudha SinghJudok Player Avatar Singh and ThoudamKalpana Devi
First Indian Gymnast to Qualify for Olympics DipaKarmakar
Kansai Nerolac Gujarat Lionsassociate sponsor
Mother Dairy Delhi Daredevils principal sponsor
ShahidAfridi Pakistan’s T20 captain
Asian/Oceania Qualifying Tournament Shiva Thapa – silver medal
Retired from international cricket Australia Cricketer Clint McKay
Retired from international cricket England Cricketer James Taylor
Retired from ODIs, T20Is Sri Lankan veteran cricketer RanganaHerath
Hong Kong all-rounderIrfan Ahmed Suspended by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for two and a half years
First Day /Night Test India 7 New Zealand
BCCI decided to waive off the financial penalty of USD 97 million West Indies Cricket Board
2018 Commonwealth Judo Championships India


Name of the Sport Events Name of the Winners
2016 UEFA Champions League Real Madrid FC
International Sports expo(Pune) Rohit Sharma
Premier League title English football club Leicester city FC
2016 Asia Kabaddi Championship Cup Pakistan defeated India
World Snooker Championship Mark Selby defeated Ding Junhui
NBA’s Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry
Bats for 51 hours straight – Guinness record Rwanda captain Eric Dusingizimana
The Europa League Football club Sevilla
IAAF World Challenge(China) Women’s 4x100m relay team breaks national record – 4th positionChina Team – First
Uber Cup 2016 China – First South Korea – Second India – Third
Asian Youth Championships tournament (Kazakhstan) Kazakhstan – First Uzbekistan – Second India – ThirdAnkushDahiya               (60 Kg)              SilverAshishKulhirya               (64kg)                SilverReyalPuri                         (81kg)               SilverManjeet Singh                (+91kg)            Bronze
Monaco Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton
Russian Grand Prix NicoRosberg
14th Fed Cup title(Ghuwati) MohunBagan
Thomas Cup badminton tournament(China) Denmark defeated Indonesia
Asian 6-Red Snooker title(Abu Dhabi) PankajAdvaniFirst in the world to hold both world and continental titles at the same time
First English batsman to score 10,000 runs in test matches England Test captain Alastair Cook
First Indian to feature in a top-tier league match in Europe Goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu
2016 French Open Athletics Championship (Paris) Amit Kumar Saroha- gold medal in men’s club throw
Asian Team Championship campaign(Taipei) Malaysia – Gold India – Silver
Archery World Cup(Shanghai, China)
  • Silver – Women’s team comprising DeepikaKumari, Bombayla Devi Laishram and LaxmiraniMajhi
  • Bronze – Deepika and Atanufrom
  • Bronze – Indian men’s recurve team of Atanu Das, JayantaTalukdar and Mangal Singh Champia
Fifth consecutive knockout win Vijender Singh
Formula One’s youngest race winner Max Verstappen( 18)

ICC Test Team Rankings

12345 Australia India Pakistan England New Zealand

Test bowlers ranking



Bowler Stuart Broad R. Ashwin James Anderson Yasir ShahDayleSteyn Batsman Steve Smith Joe Root Kane Williamson HashimAmlaYounus Khan All Rounders R Ashwin Shakib Al Hasan Stuart Broad Ben StokesVernon Philander

IPL Session

Vivo-Indian Premier League title Sunrisers Hyderabad(Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore)
IPL Winner Award Team Name: Sunrisers Hyderabad
IPL Runner Up Team Name Royal Challengers Bangalore
Orange Cap Award Most Runs Scored : ViratKohli (RCB)
Purple Cap Award (Most Wickets) Bhuvneshwar Kumar (SRH)
Most Valuable Player ViratKohli (RCB)
Emerging Player of the Season MustafizurRahman (SRH)

ISSF Junior Work Cup – Suhl, Germany

Gold Men’s 25m standard pistol – Rituraj Singh, ShivamShukla and Arjun Das
Gold Women’s 50m Rifle -GaayathriNithyanadamSonikaandAyushiPodder
Gold Men’s 25m Standard Pistol by Rituraj Singh
Bronze women’s 50m rifle prone competition by GaayathriNithyanadam

BWF rankings

Chen Long(China) First
K Srikanth Men’s singles – 12th
HS Prannoy Men’s singles – 21st
Ajay Jayaram Men’s singles – 25th
Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy Men’s Doubles – 20th
SainaNehwal Women’s Singles – 8th
PV Sindhu Women’s Singles – 10th
JwalaGutta and AshwiniPonappa Women’s Doubles – 14th

2016 Mutua Madrid Open

Serbia Novak Djokovic Men’s Singles
Netherlands Jean-JulienRojer / Romania HoriaTecau Men’s Doubles
Romania SimonaHalep Women’s Singles
France Caroline Garcia / France Kristina Mladenovic Women’s Doubles

Rome title 2016 – UK

Men’s singles final United KingdomAndy Murray
Women’s Signles final United StatesSerena Williams
Men’s doubles finals United States Bob Bryan United States Mike Bryan
Women’s doubles finals Switzerland Martina Hingis India SaniaMirza

International Shooting Competition of Hannover – Germany

Men: 10m air rifle AbhinavBindra- 3rd (Bronze)
10m air pistol HeenaSidhu – 2nd-(Silver)
Women: 10m air rifle ApurviChandela                   11
England women’s cricketer of the year award for the maiden time England Cricketer Anya Shrubsole
England’s Test and One Day International Cricketer of the year award England Cricketer Batsman Joe Root
England women’s Cricket captain Charlotte Edwards retired
Rio Olympics qualifiers Discus thrower:

  • SeemaPunia


  • Saina Nehwal &  PV Sindhu
  • Jwala Gutta & Ashwini Ponnappa
  • Kidambisrikanth
  • Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy

Wrestlers :

  • RavinderKhatri,
  • Hardeep Singh,
  • BabitaKumariVineshPhogat,
  • Sakshi Malik,
  • SandeepTomar YogeshwarDuttandNarsinghYadav


  • DeepikaKumari,
  • Bombayla Devi and  Laxmirani Majhi


  • M C Mary Kom


Name of the Sport Events Name of the Winners
Canadian Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
2016 European Grand Prix of F1 Nico Rosberg (Germany)
AIBA Women’s World Championships Sonia Lather(57kg) – Gold
First professional tennis player to earn $100 million in prize money in French Open quarter-finals Novak Djokovic
Queen’s title (London) Andy Murray – 5th time
FIFA rankings
  • Argentina
  • Belgium
  • Colombia
Archery World Cup (Antalya) South Korea – Gold India – Silver
Affiliation from Commonwealth Boxing Council Indian Boxing Council (IBC)
Josef Odlozil Memorial Athletics Meet(Czech Republic) Track and field athlete Tintu Luka – Silver
US Open golf tournament title Dustin Johnson(US)
win the 100m in 9.88 seconds at Racers Grand Prix 2016 Usain Bolt
FINA women water polo world league (China) USA – First Spain – Second
2016 Copa America Football tournament Chile beat Argentina
7thFIH Champions Trophy title (London) Argentina defeated Netherland
First Indian captain to lead the team in three ODI series whitewashes MS Dhoni
NHL Calder Memorial Trophy Artemi Panarin (Russia)
New national record, clocking 3:02.17 International Sprint and Relay Teams Cup (Turkey) Indian men’s 4x400m relay team
Best womens player award in the Eurasian Blitz chess tournament(Kazakhstan) Harika Dronavalli (India)
InternationalBoxing Association’s (AIBA) World Qualifying Tournament (Azerbaijan) Vikas Krishan (75kg)- Bronze
ISSF World Cup(Azerbaijan) Felipe Almeida Wu(Brazil) – Gold Jitu Rai(India)- SilverSanjeev Rajput(men’s 50-metre rifle) – Silver
Racketlon Competitions(Denmark) Navy Officer and Commodore Ashutosh Pednekar – first Indian -Gold medal

Indian men’s hockey teamEnter Final for 1st Time in 36 Years at 36th Hero Champions Trophy Hockey

Gold medal Australia
Silver medal India
Bronze medal Germany

French Open 2016

Men’s Singles Novak Djokovic (Serbia)
Women’s Singles Garbine Muguruza (Spain)
Men’s doubles Feliciano Lopez (Spain) / Marc Lopez (Spain)
Women’s Doubles Caroline Garcia(France) / Kristina Mladenovic (France)
Mixed Doubles Martina Hingis(Switzerland)/ Leander Paes (India)

Australian Open title 2016 – Sydney

Men’s Singles HansKristianVittinghus (Denmark)
Women’s Singles : SainaNehwal (India)
Men’s Doubles Markus Fernaldi Gideon (Indonesia) and Kevin SanjayaSukamuljo (Indonesia)
Women’s Doubles BaoYixin (China) and Chen Qingchen (China)
Mixed Doubles Lu Kai (China) and Huang Yaqiong (China)

IITF Ranking

Soumyajit Ghosh 61st
Achanta Sharath Kamal 69th
Mouma Das 145th
Manika Batra 113rd

ICC Rankings for ODI Bowlers

Rank Bowlers Batsman
1 Sunil Narine (WI) AB De Villiers (RSA)
2 Trent Boult (NZ) Virat Kohli (IND)
3 Imran Tahir (RSA) Hasim Amla (RSA)
Highest-paid female athlete Serena Williams(USA) Maria Sharapova(Russia) Ronda Rousey(USA)
2016 World’s 100 Highest-Paid Athletes Cristiano Ronaldo- Soccer Lionel Messi – Soccer LeBron James- Basketball
Oldest Olympic torch bearer(Macapa) Aida Gemanque – 106yr
7thWorld Carrom Championship Host – Birmingham
Hockey Junior World Cup 2016 Host – India
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has recognized the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) Rao Inderjit Singh – President
Retirement from Test cricket Sri Lankan pace bowler Nuwan Kulasekara
Retirement from International Football Lionel Messi Announces
Banned for seven years West Indies all-rounder Kavon Fubler
Bannedfor two years by the International Tennis Federation. Maria Sharapova (Russia- Tennis player)
Suspended from bowling in international cricket Sri Lanka Pacer Shaminda Eranga
Goa Cricket Officials BCCI Suspends officialsfor Financial Bungling
First day-night Test in India Indore – India VsNewzealand
T20 Series India defeated Zimbabwe
Qualify for Rio Olympics Judoka Avtar Singh Tennis star Rohan Bopanna Boxer Mary Kom Sprinter Dutee Chand ArcherAtanu Das SprinterSrabani Nanda SprinterMohammad Anas Long JumperAnkit Sharma
Official sponsor for the Indian contingent to the Rio Olympics 2016. Amul


Name of the Sport Events Name of the Winners
Paralympic Committee of India Recognised by Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
Fifth-wicket stand in Twenty 20 cricket of 150 in 92 balls for the Trinbago Knight Riders Proteas Opener HasimAmlaWest Indies All-rounder Dwayne Bravo
Austrian Grand Prix Title 2016 Lewis Hamilton
2016 British Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton
Hungarian Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton
IWAS World Games(Prague, Czech Republic) NiranjanMukundan – 8 medals
Spanish Grand Prix Wrestling championship (Madri) ErdenebatBekhbayar of Mongolia – Gold(57kg) SandeepTomar – Silver (74 kg)NarsinghYadav – Bronze(57 kg)
Fide Women’s Grand Prix trophy(Chendu, China) HarikaDronavalli
oldest player to score a Test century for 82 years Misbah-ul-Haq – Pakistan
Euro 2016 football championship Portugal
EurAsia Hockey Cup 2016 Indian Junior Men’s Team
WBO Asia Pacific title(New Delhi) Vijender Singh
FIFA rankings Argentina- 1st Belgium – 2nd Columia – 3rd India – 152nd
73rd Senior National Squash Championship(Mumbai) DipikaPallikalKarthik
First Indian to clinch the most desired Mr World title RohitKhandelwal
First Indian captain to score double century outside India ViratKohli
World of digital gaming with the proposed launch of his official game named Sachin Saga. Sachin Tendulkar
1st Indian to set world record in Junior Athletics Championship Neeraj Chopra
Junior World Cup in Porpetto, Italy ManavadityaRathore – bronze medal
First clay court singles title by defeating Netherland’s Robin Haase Feliciano Lopez
100m hurdles world record of 12.20 seconds at the London Diamond League meeting Kendra Harrison
Second Rio Olympics-bound athlete to fail a dope test after wrestler NarsinghYadav Inderjit Singh
ICC Hall of fame MuttiahMuralitharan Arthur Morris Karen Rolton George Lohmann
International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) ban on the weightlifters to compete in the Rio Olympics. Russia
10th Davis Cup RohanBopanna

Canada open Grand Prix badminton 2016

Men’s Single Title B SaiPraneeth
Men’s Doubles Title Manu Attri andSumeethreddy

Wimbledon 2016 Championships

Men’s Singles Andy Murray (Britain)
Women’s Singles Serena Williams (US)
Men’s Doubles PierreHugues Herbert (France) and Nicolas Mahut (France)
Women’s Doubles Serena Williams (US) and Venus Williams (US)
Mixed Doubles Henri Kontinen (Finland) and Heather Watson (UK)
National record with a massive 59.87m throw at the 56th National inter-state Senior Athletics Championships Javeline thrower Annu Rani
Olympians Association of India (OAI) Shiva Keshavan (luge),VirenRasquinha (hockey),MalavShroff (sailing),AdilleSumariwalla (athletics),AshwiniNachappa (athletics),SainaNehwal (badminton),HakimuddinHabibulla (swimming) and MC Mary Kom (boxing)
Badminton World Federation Rankings SainaNehwal – 5th NozomiOkuhara – 6th P V Sindhu – 10thJwalaGutta and AshwiniPonappa – 20th Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy – 23rd Pranaav Jerry Chopra and AkshayDewalkar – 29th
PSA World Squash Rankings JoshnaChinappa -10th Dipika – 19th
Rio Olympics Qualifiers NirmalaSheoran – AthleteSajanPrakash and ShivaniKataria – SwimmersPR Sreejesh -Men’s hockey team captainSushilaChanu – Women’s hockey team captainRenjithMaheswar – Jumper

Dharambir Singh- 200 meter race(First Indian)

Jinson Johnson – 800 Meters race

AnirbanLahiri – Golf

Shiv Shankar Prasad Chawrasia – Golf

Aditi Ashok- Golf

Ritu Rani – Women’s hockey team captain(dropped)

Official nutritional partner for Rio-Olympics HERBALIFE teams up with IOA
ICC Test Ranking RavichandranAshwin – All Rounder First – Australia Second – India Third – Pakistan
MRF ICC Test rankings Pakistani Wrist spinner Yasir Shah has reached the number one spot
Dhyanchand Hockey Ground in Rajkot Recognised by the International Hockey Federation (FIH).
39th Associate Member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Saudi Arabia
Kabaddi World Cup 2016 In October India
New record by diving from 25 000 feet without parachute Luke Aikins



Name of the Sport Events

Name of the Winners

2016 German Grand Prix of F1 Lewis Hamilton
Belgian Grand Prix 2016 title Nico Rosberg
Season 4 Pro Kabbadi League Patna Pirates defeating Jaipur Pink Panthers.
Coach of Cricket Australia Darren Lehman
World Karate Champion(Australia) VivekTeja
MRF Formula 1600 category VikashAnand
Bronze upgrade to silver for London Olympic Wrestler YogeshwarDutt
ICC bowler rankings First – England Speedster James Anderson
20th Commonwealth Chess championship Abhijeet Gupta
PSG Trophy in Basketball ONGC team beat the Tamil Nadu
ATP title 2016(Mexico)
Men’s doubles pair DivijSharan and Purav Raja defeated Israeli-British pair of Jonathan Erlich and Ken Skupski
Men’s Singles Ivo Karlovic defeated Spain’sFelicianoLopez,
Australian Open Crowns 2016
Men’s Australian Open 2016 Abdulla Mohd Al Tamimi (Qatar) defeated Campbell Grayson (New Zealand)
Women’s Australian Open 2016 DipikaPallikalKarthik (India) defeated MayarHany (Egypt)
Rio 2016 Olympics will be granded with 500 gms Sovereign Gold Bonds and silver India Bullion and Jewellers Association (IBJA)
Indian Railways announces cash awards for its athlete who wins medal at Rio Olympics The gold Medalist – 1 crore The silver medallist – Rs 75 lakh Bronze winner – Rs 50 lakh.Athletes who manages a top-8 finish – Rs 30 lakh For mere participation Rs 5 lakh.
IOA announces cash award for winning athlete in Rio Olympics 50 lakh – gold medal Rs 30 lakh – silver Rs 20 lakh – bronze
271 Russian athletes to compete in Rio Games 120 athlete, finally 118 athlete went for Rio Olympics
2016 Rogers Cup
Men singles Novak Djokovic defeated K. Nishikori
Women Singless S. Halep defeated M. Keys
Men Doubles I. Dodig and M. Melo defeated J. Murray and B. Soares
Women Doubles E. Makarova and E. Vesnina defeated S. Halep and M. Niculescu
ICC Rankings
1 India
2 Pakistan
3 Australia
4 England
5 New Zealand
ICC Test rankings
Batsman Bowler
Position Nationality Name Name Nationality
1 Australia Steve Smith Dale Steyn South Africa
2 England Joe Root James Anderson England
3 New Zealand Kane Williamson Ravi Ashwin India
4 South Africa Hashim Amla Stuart Broad England
5 Pakisthan Younus Khan Rangana herath Sri Lanka
BWF Rankings
Rank Name
1 Carolina MARIN
2 Li Xuerui
3 Nozomi OKUHARA
4 Wang Yihan
5 Ratchanok INTANON
6 Wang Shixian
7 Tai Tzu Ying
8 Sung Ji Hyun
9 Saina NEHWAL
10 Pusarla V. Sindhu
Rio Medal Tally-2016
Country G S B Total
United States(1) 46 37 38 121
Great Britain(2) 27 23 17 67
China (3) 26 18 26 70
Russia (4) 19 18 19 56
Germany (5) 17 10 15 42
India (67) 0 1 1 2
India’s first medal at the Rio Olympics bronze in the 58kg category Sakshi Malik
First Indian woman to win an Olympic silver medal in the Women Singles badminton Event Pusarla Venkata Sindhu
Dipa Karmakar First Indian to qualify for the apparatus finals of artistic Gymnastics at the Rio 2016 Olympics
Women’s doublestitle at Connecticut Open in the U.S Sania Mirza with Monica Niculescu of Romania
82nd All India Railway athletic Championship Western Railway
Task force formed by PM Modi To make various suggestions to the roadmap for the next three quadrennial Games 2020 (Tokyo), 2024 and 2028
Indian Men Hockey Team slipped to sixth First – Australia, Fifth -Brazil
Retire from illustrious international career after ongoing ODI series against Australia Tillakaratne Dilshan
Chairman of a five-member National Rifle Association of India review committee to probe the shooters’ dejected show in the Rio Games AbhinavBindra
Banned four-year by Court of Arbitration for Sports following an appeal by WADA NarsinghYadav
Four South African cricketers have been banned for allegedly involving in fixing the matches PumelelaMatshikwe, EthyMbhalati, GoolamBodi and Jean Symes
Banned a four-year by Court of Arbitration for Sports following an appeal by WADA NarsinghYadav
Asian Tennis Tour 2016 Hos – Bhutan
ISL 2016 Opening Ceremony Host – Guwahati
Kabaddi World Cup Host Gujarat
Name of the Sport Events Name of the Winners
Italian Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton
Singapore Grand Prix Nico Rosberg
Quadrangular one-day series India A
Honorary life member of the Marylebone Cricket Club Zaheer Khan
Bangladesh batting guru Thilan Samaraweera
ITF events 2016 Sriram Balajifrom India defeated Seong Chan Hong of Korea
Asian Karting Championship Shahan Ali Mohsin – First Indian
Record in the Women’s Hammer Throw at the 65th Minakshi of CISF
All India Police Athletics Championship in Hyderabad.
6 Red Snooker World Championship Pankaj Advani – bronze medal
Durand Cup Football Title Army Green beat Neroca FC
Manager of Pakistan team Wasim Bari
World Martial Arts Mastership 2016 Sushmita Rai – bronze
MCC Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament Indian Railways Team defeated champion Indian Oil Corporation
2016 Calcutta Football League East Bengal
1st World Deaf Shooting Championships – Kazan, Russia Priyesha Deshmukh – Bronze
FIBA Asia Challenge India – 7th
ITF women’s doubles title Ankita Raina with Emily Webleydefeating Hanyu Guo and Xinyu Jiang of China
ICC Test Championship mace Received by Pakistan Test captain MisbahulHaq
Obaidullah Khan Heritage Cup Hockey Tournament BPCL defeated Railway
U-19 Asian Junior Individual squash championship – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Velavan Senthilkumar
13 th leg of the womens Professional Golf Tour Vani Kapoor
30th World Amateur Team Championship (WATC) 1. Australia2. USIndians finished 31st
India made a historic win in the 500th test match against New Zealand at Kanpur
Second fastest bowler to claim 200 Test wickets Ravichandran Ashwin
BRICS football tournament logo Union Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Vijay Goel unveiled logo in Goa
2016 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship Gaurav Gill -4th time
Belgium Open , Belgium Men’s singles titleSathiyan Gnanasekaran defeated Nuytinck Cedric
International Thailand Open ChavviKohli defeated Thai fencer
Polish Open 2016
Men’s Single Rituparna Das
Women’s Single Rasika Raje
Women’s doubles Sanjana Santosh and Arathi Sara Sunil defeating Natalya Voytsekh and Yelyzaveta Zharkal
ITTF Junior and Cadet 0pen TT Championships
Junior Boys singles Manav Thakkar, Varuni Jaiswal and Ishhita Gupta
Junior Boys doubles Ananth Devarajan and Manav Thakkar combined to outwit Taipei’s LaiChi-Chien and Tai Ming-Wei.
Brazil Open Grand
Men’s Double title Sikki Reddy and Pranaav Jerry Chopra defeated the Canadian pair of Toby Ng and Rachel Honderich
Men’s Single Title Anand Pawar defeated Zulfadli Zulkiffli of Malaysia
6th Asian Championship – Taoyuan, Taiwan
Silver L Budha Chandra Singh (56Kg), Praveen Kumar (48Kg), Rajinder Singh (90Kg), K Arunpama Devi (60Kg).
Bronze Y Santhoi Devi (52Kg), Pooja Kadian (65Kg), Vishakha Malik (70Kg), Rajani Deori (75Kg).
2016 US Open
Men’s Singles
Winner – Stan Wawrinka, Runner – Novak Djokovic
Women’s Singles
Winner – Angelique Kerber Runner – Karolina Pliskova
Men’s Doubles
Winner – Jamie Murray, Bruno Soares Runner – Garreno busta, Garcia-lopez
Women’s Doubles
Winner – Mattek-sands, Lucia Safarova Mixed Doubles Runner – Caroline Garcia, Kristina Madenovic
Winner -Laura Siegemund Croatia Mate Pavic Runner – Coco Vandeweghe United States Rajeev Ram
Track Asia Cup 2016 – Indoor Cycling Velodrome at IG Sports Complex
Hong Kong (18) 11 Gold 4 Silver and 3 bronze.
India 16 medals) 5 gold 4 Silver and 7 bronze
Rio Paralympics 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from September 7 to 18, 2016
Top 3
  • China
  • Great Britain
  • Ukraine
Ankur Dhama India’s first blind athlete
T42 high jump event Mariyappan Thangavelu – gold, Varun Bhati- bronze
29th spot in Women’s Individual Recurve event Pooja Khanna
First Indian women to win medal Deepa Malik – Silver
Men’s javelin throw F46 event Devendra Jhajharia – Gold
Iranian Para-cyclist has died at the last day Golbarnezhad
ISSF Junior World Cup 2016
  • RUSSIA – 25
  • INDIA – 24
  • NORWAY – 5
WTA Toray Pan Pacific Open
Women’s Single title Caroline Wozniacki beat Japan’s Naomi Osaka
Women’s Double Title India’s Sania Mirza with Czech partner Barbora Strycova defeating Chinese pair of Chen Liang and Zhaoxuan Yang.
St Petersburg Open 2016
Men’s Single A. Zverev defeated S. Wawrinka
Mens’s Double D. Inglot / H. Kontinen defeated A. Begemann / L. Paes
70th Senior National Aquatic Championship
Overall championships Karnataka followed by Maharashtra
Women’s championship Maharashtra
Men’s championship Railways
Diving championships
Men’s championships Services team
women’s championship Railways
water poo events
Men’s category Railways
women’s championship Kerala
Banned for 10 months by USOC US swimmer Ryan Lochte
First Indian woman cricketer for honorary life membership of the MCC Anjum Chopra
ICC ODI rankings for batsmen Virat Kohli – second spotRohit Sharma – Seventh SpotJoe Root – Top five for the first time.
ICC ODI Ranking Australia , New Zealand followed by India1. AB de Villiers2. ViratKohli

7.Rohit Sharma


FIFA men’s rankings 1. Argentina2. Belgium3. Germany 142 .India
BWF ranking Kidambi Srikanth – Top 10Saina – 5Sindhu – 8Ajay Jayaram – 27H S Prannoy -31 and

B Sai Praneeth – 35

Professional Squash Association (PSA) rankings Joshna Chinappa – 10th Deepika Pallikal remained at 19th
Rs 75 lakh cash reward – Maharashtra Gov Lalita Babar
Rs 50 lakh cash reward – Maharashtra Gov Ayonika Paul, Prarthana Thombare,Dattu Bhonkanal, Devraj Walmiki and Kavita Raut.
Banned for 10 months by USOC US swimmer Ryan Lochte
India’s selection panel chairman MSK Prasad
Captain of the India Cricket team MS Dhoni
Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra Retirement from shooting after 2016 Summer Games
Ritu Rani Retires from international hockey
Chief coach of the national Tennis team Massimo Costantini
2026 Asian Games Host : Japan




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