January Month Sports News 2018

List of Sports Events and Sports Winners in January 2018:

1. Melbourne Cricket Ground will host the final of both the men’s and women’s World 2020.

2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the first Khelo India School Games at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.

3. Sharath Kamal won the Table Tennis Nationals Championship.

4. Sandeep Lamichhane became the first cricketer from Nepal to land a deal an IPL contract.

5. Tai Tzu Ying of Taiwan Won on the Indonesian Masters in Jakarta.

6. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced, the 2018 edition of the Women’s World T20 will be hosted by West Indies in November 2018.

7. Young Indian shuttler Siddharth Pratap Singh won the Swedish Open Junior Badminton Title.

8. India won the Blind Cricket World Cup 2018.

9. India won the ICC Under-19 World Cup at Bay Oval.

10. Indian shuttler Divij Sharan and Rohan Bopanna with their respected partners swiftly entered into the men’s doubles third round at the Australian Open which is being held in Melbourne.

11. Virat Kohli was named the captain of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test and One-Day International (ODI) teams of the year.

12. Brazilian World Cup Winner Ronaldinho has formally confirmed his retirement from football.

13. Saudi Arabia allowed women to attend a men’s football match for the first time from a sports stadium. This comes after Saudi women were allowed in a stadium for National Day celebrations.

14. South African pacer Kagiso Rabada became the top-ranked bowler in Test cricket. He is the youngest bowler ever to top the ICC Test rankings for bowlers.

15. Union Minister of State (I/C) Youth Affairs and Sports Rajyavardhan Rathore has launched the Khelo India logo, reflecting the freshness, agility and vitality of New India. The three-stroke Khelo India logo, designed by Ogilvy India.

16. Winner of Brisbane International Final: Elina Svitolina.

17. Winner of inaugural Tata Open Maharashtra Tennis Trophy: Gilles Simon of France

18. Winner of U-15 British Junior Open Squash Title: Sam Todd.

19. Meghalaya signed the Host City Contract with the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for hosting the 39th National Games in 2022.

20. G Sathiyan has become India’s highest-ranked player in the latest International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) rankings.

21. Indian Golfer Shiv Kapur won the Royal Cup in the Asian Tour title of 2017 at Pattaya.

22. Vidarbha won the Ranji Trophy for the first time. Rajneesh Gurbani was declared player of the Match.

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