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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.


Deaflympics 2021

The quadrennial Deaflympics 2021 was held at Festa da Uva Main Pavilion in the city of Caxias do Sul in southern Brazil from 1 May to 15 May 2022.

  • The name chosen for the mascot was ‘Nino’, means: priceless, worthy of appreciation, cheerful, happy, very lucky, auspicious.

French Open 2022

The 2022 French Open, season’s second Grand Slam tennis tournament after Australian Open was played on outdoor clay courts at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France, from 22 May to 5 June 2022.


ISSF Junior World Cup 2022

International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Cup 2022 was held at Suhl in Germany.


2022 Archery World Cup (Stage-2)

The 2022 Archery World Cup (Stage-2) was held from 16–22 May, 2022 in Gwangju (South Korea).

  • India came second in the medals table with 7 medals (3-Gold, 1-Silver and 3-Bronze) after the Stage -2 events (it includes medals of stage-1 also). India won 2 Gold in the Stage -1 held at Antalya (Turkey).

Nikhat Zareen: 5th Indian to win Gold at World Boxing Championships

Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen has won the gold medal in the 52-kg category at the Women's World Championship at the 12th edition of the IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships held in Istanbul (Turkey) beating Jutamas Jitpong (Thailand).

  • Nikhat became the fifth Indian woman boxer to do so after Mary Kom, Sarita Devi, Jenny RL and Lekha KC.

India wins maiden Tomas Cup

India’s men’s badminton team beat 14-time champion Indonesia 3-0 in the final to win its maiden Thomas Cup title in its 32nd edition.

  • The biennial international badminton championship was held at Bangkok, Thailand.

Kamalpreet Kaur provisionally suspended by AIU

Top Indian discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur has been provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) after testing positive for a banned steroid (Stanozolol), which is a breach of the World Athletics Anti-Doping Rules.

  • A provisional suspension is when an athlete or other person is suspended temporarily from participating in any competition or activity in athletics prior to a final decision at a hearing conducted under the World Athletics Anti-doping rules or the integrity code of conduct.

71st Senior National Basketball Championship

The 71st Senior National Basketball Championship for Men & Women was organized at Nehru Stadium, Chennai by Basketball Federation of India in association with Tamil Nadu Basketball Association from 3rd - 10th April 2022.


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