List of Sports Events and Sports Winners in June 2018:
1. The ICC has included Nepal, Netherlands, Scotland and the UAE in their ODI rankings list
2. Sanjana Ramesh won the MVP Award at Basketball Without Borders Asia 2018.
3. Kagiso Rabada won the South Africa’s Cricketer of the Year Award.
4. A French swimmer Ben Lecomte has set off from Japan aiming to become the first person to swim across the Pacific Ocean.
5. According to a Forbes, India cricket captain, Virat Kohli is the world’s highest-paid athletes.
6. India enters the final of Intercontinental Cup Tournament in Football match.
7. Indian cricketer Mithali Raj has become the first batter from the country to score 2000 runs in T20 cricket.
8. Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Rajyavardhan Rathore approved the upward revision of pension to meritorious sportspersons.
9. Bangladesh won the Women’s Asia Cup T20 2018. It was held in Kinrara Academy Oval, Kuala Lumpur.
10. India won the Intercontinental Cup Football Title 2018.
11. Sunil Chhetri becomes the joint 2nd highest active international football goal scorer with 64 goals.
12. Rafael Nadal won an 11th French Open title by beating Austrian Dominic Thiem
13. Indian boxers got one Gold and two Silver medals at the Umakhanov Memorial Tournament in the Russian city of Kaspiysk. Saweety Boora won the coveted yellow metal in the Women’s 75 kg category after beating Anna Anfinogenova (Russia) in the Final.
14. Gavit Murali Kumar got a Gold in men’s 10,000-metre race at the Gouden Spike meeting in Leiden; the Netherlands.
15. The United States, Mexico and Canada won the right to host the 2026 World Cup.
16. India Women’s Cricket team opener Smriti Mandhana will become the first Indian player appear in the super league in England.
17. Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo (33-year-old) scored FIFA World Cup 2018’s first hat-trick in the first match of the tournament, in first three minutes and 30 seconds.
18. Roger Federer won the 98th ATP Title in Stuttgart Final Cup.
19. Gold-medal winning shuttler Kidambi Srikanth received the “Sportsperson of the Year for 2017” award by the Sports Illustrated India magazine.
20. Syrian child activist Bana Alabed who live-tweeted her experiences in war-torn Syria will be honoured for “defending freedom”. Alabed also featured on the TIME magazine’s list of 25 Most Influential People on the Internet in 2017.
21. India’s R Praggnanandhaa has become the country’s youngest and the World’s second youngest Grand Master
22. Archer Deepika Kumari won Gold at Salt Lake World Cup. It was held in the USA.
23. Indian Swimmer Sandeep Sejwal won the Gold in the Singapore National Swimming Championships.
24. Lewis Hamilton won the French Grand Prix.
25. Indian shooter Saurabh Chaudhary set a new world record on the way to winning a gold medal in the ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany.
26. India sprinter Dutee Chand set a new national record in the women’s 100-meter race when she clocked 11.29 seconds at the 58th National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships held in Guwahati, Assam.