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23-Jul-2016   VIRAT KOHLI BECOMES FIRST INDIAN CAPTAIN TO SCORE DOUBLE CENTURY OUTSIDE INDIA

  • Kohli played a masterful knock of 200 (283 balls, 24 fours)
  • At the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Grounds in Antigua, West Indies
  • Also broke Mohammed Azharuddin’s long-standing record of 192 in 1990 against New Zealand
  • Virat Kohli also became the fifth Indian captain to score a double century in a Test match, Others are Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi (203 against England), Sachin Tendulkar (217 against New Zealand), Sunil Gavaskar (205 against West Indies) and MS Dhoni (224 against Australia)
  • Just three captains have managed double hundreds in a Test match vs West Indies in the Carribean. Apart from Kohli, the first two were England's Len Hutton (205 at Kingston in 1953-54) and Australia's Bobby Simpson (201 at Bridgetown in 1964-65).
  • Kohli also made his Test debut in the Caribbean, in 2012 in Jamaica as a 23-year old.

20-Jul-2016   FORMER FRENCH CYCLIST DOMINIQUE ARNAUD PASSES AWAY

  • Former French cyclist Dominique Arnaud
  • Arnaud took part on 11 occasions in the Tour de France
  • Won three stages of the Vuelta a Espana
  • Died at the age of 60 on wednesday 20 July 2016, after a hard-fought battle with cancer

12-Jul-2016   PR SREEJESH :THE SKIPPER OF THE INDIAN MEN'S HOCKEY TEAM

  • PR Sreejesh to lead men’s team for Rio Olympics
  • India’s 16-member squad for Rio Olympics was announced on Tuesday 12 July 2016 afternoon in New Delhi by Hockey India president Narinder Batra
  • PR Sreejesh is goalkeeper

12-Jul-2016   SUSHILA IS THE NEW WOMEN'S HOCKEY SKIPPER

  • Sushila is the new women's hockey skipper for Rio Olympic
  • Sushila Chanu replaced Ritu Rani
  • Sushila captained the team on the Australian tour and earlier the junior World Cup team

10-Jul-2016   GORDON REID BECAME THE FIRST WIMBLEDON GENTLEMEN'S WHEELCHAIR SINGLES CHAMPION

  • Beats Sweden's Stefan Olsson 6-1, 6-4 in one hour nine minutes
  • Match played in Court 17 on 10 July 2016