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Pankaj Advani wins 25th World Title

Indian cueist Pankaj Advani defended his World Billiards Championships (150-up) title for the 5th time, beating compatriot Sourav Kothari in the best-of-7 frames final at the High End Snooker Club in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for a record 25th title at the global level.

Durand Cup 2022

Bengaluru won their first-ever Durand Cup by defeating the debutants – Mumbai City by 2–1.

  • The final match took place at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata.

World Wrestling Championships 2022

The World Wrestling Championships was held in Belgrade, Serbia.

  • Two Indian wrestlers won bronze medal each following repechage.

India wins SAFF U-17 Championship 2022

India has won the SAFF U-17 Championship (4th title), defeating Nepal in the Final at the Racecourse International Stadium, in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Vinesh Phogat: Only Indian Woman to win 2 World Wrestling Championship Medals

Star Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat beat Sweden's Jonna Malmgren to win a bronze medal in 53kg at the World Wrestling Championships 2022 in Belgrade.

  • This is Vinesh's second medal at the Worlds after she won her maiden world medal in 2019.

Neeraj Chopra: 2nd Indian to win a medal in World Athletics Championship

Tokyo Olympics champion Neeraj Chopra won the men's javelin silver at the World Athletics Championships 2022 held in Oregon, USA with a best throw of 88.13m in the final.

PV Sindhu wins Singapore Open 2022

Olympic medallist PV Sindhu won the Singapore Open 2022 title after defeating China's Wang Zhiyi in the final of the women's singles category.

Wimbledon Championships 2022

The 2022 Wimbledon Championships was a Grand Slam tier tennis tournament that took place at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom from 27 June to 10 July 2022.

Ranji Trophy 2022: Madhya Pradesh wins Maiden Title

Madhya Pradesh cricket team won their first-ever Ranji Trophy title recently.

  • MP, led by Aditya Shrivastava, defeated 41-time champions Mumbai in the final played at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru.

Khelo India Youth Games 2021: Haryana becomes Champion

The Khelo India Youth Games 2021 was hosted by Haryana from 4 -13 June 2022 across multiple venues with Panchkula hosting the bulk of the events. The Games are a part of the Indian government’s Khelo India initiative.

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