The Indian women’s hockey team qualified for the 2018 World Cup after South Africa won the Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday. The Indian team is currently in Japan for the Asia Cup and while a title here will give it bigger bragging rights, the pressure to win has now been lifted. India finished eighth at the Hockey. . . . .
England won its maiden FIFA Under-17 World Cup crown in Spain 5-2 in the final. Brazil in 3rd place: Brazil downed Mali with two second-half goals in the third-place play-off match of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup. Venue: Salt Lake Stadium (Kolkata) Individual awards: Golden Ball: Philip Foden. . . . .
Patna Pirates won Pro Kabbadi League Season sea Five, it is the third consecutive win to Patna pirates. They won on Gujarat Fortune Giants 55-38 in the final Venue: Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai Special awards (for the season): Top-scorer: Pardeep Narwal (Patna Pirates); Best debutant:. . . . .
India’s ace shuttler K. Srikanth clinched his third Superseries title of the year with a victory over Korean veteran Lee Hyun Srikanth and Saina Nehwal are only two Indians won three super series in the year Srikanth had triumphed in the Indonesian Open, Australian Open and now the Denmark Open. He thus became. . . . .
The International Cricket Council (ICC) unveiled a long-awaited, nine-nation Test championship Friday in a bid to preserve the five day format’s status following the rapid growth of Twenty20. The Test league was among a raft of reforms agreed at an ICC board meeting in Auckland. ICC approves four-day Tests on a trial. . . . .
Kidambi Srikanth clinched his third Superseries title of the season on Sunday, as he crushed South Korean Lee Hyun II to win the men's singles title. Srikanth cantered to a 21-10, 21-5 win in just 25 minutes as he added to the titles of Australian Open and Indonesian Open in the season. Overall, it was his fifth Superseries title.