Sports and Games

Sandeep wins 1500m Gold

sandeep Karan singh won the 1500metres in the Asian all stars meet that concluded in Almaty, Kazakhstan on 1 July 2012.

Clinical West Indies Win T20 series

Chris Gayle smashed his second successive fifty and spinner sunil Narine claimed 4-12 as west Inides to a  61-run victory over new zealand to win2-0 in the twenty series in Florida.

Woods Triumphs AT&T Golf  Tournament

Tiger Woods won the storm hit AT & t National on 1 July 2012 for his 74th career title to pass Jack Nicklaus for second place all -time on the PGA Tour list.

Spain Won “UEFA Euro Cup FootBall Championship 2012″

Spain beat Italy 4-0 in the final to win UEFA (Union of European football Associations) Euro cup Football championship 2012 at the Olympic stadium in kiev, Ukraine , on 1July 2012. Spain has set up a record by becoming the first team to claim two consecutive titles in tournaments 52-year long history  Iker casillas was the captain of Spain team.The four goals hit by David Silva, Jordi Alba, fermando Torres and Jvan Mata hed the Spain team to a remarkable victory. Spain midfielder andres Inierta of Spain was declared as the mass of the match given the golden boot as he scored three goals in the Spain’s title winning campaign.Torres also became to score in two separate European championship finals.

Kolkata To Host Richest Domestic Golf

Kolkata will host the richest domestic event in the country with the inaugural Rs.1.25 Crore Russel Tour championship Race to RCGC , in December.

Abhijeet wins US Event , GM title for Venkatesh

National Champion Abhijeet Gupta beat IM dean Ippolito of United states to won the Philadelphia International chess Tournament, while MR Venkatesh became India’s 28th grand Master at the event,Philadelphia(USA).

Ayaz Wins Title

Asia’s highest ranked match racing skipper Ayaz shaik, who is also the reigning national champion and top seed at the on going Monsoon Regatta, won the title in the omega class match racing championship at the , Hussain sagar lake in Hyderabad.

Ex-England Batsman Mark Ramprakash Announced Retirement From Cricket

Previous England Batsman Mark Ramparakash on 5 July 2012 announced his retirement from cricket after being told by survey that he was not figured in the selection plans. He was the most prolific and stylish batsman in the England Cricket team.He scored 13000 runs in limited – over cricket and 35689 runs in 461 first class matches. He is one in 25 players in the history of the sport who have scored 100 first class centuries.

Sindhu Bags Asian Youth Title

PV  sindhu created history by becoming the first Indian to win girl’s singles Badminton title in the Asian Youth under-10 championship at Gimcheon, korea .In the final on 7 July 2012, sindhu rallied to beat okuhura nozomi of Japan.

Wimbledon 2012

Wimbledon 2012 was a 14 day sporting even commenced on 25 June 2012 & concluded on 8 July 2012.

Women’s single won by Serena

 Srena Williams of US beat Agnieszka Radwanka of poland to claim ‘Ladies Singles Title’.it was her fifth Wimbledon and 14th Grand Slam Single’s Title.

Roger Federer Won Wimbledon Title 2012

Roger Federer regained the Wimbledon crown when he beat Andy Murray in four sets in the final on 1 July 2012. The victory was his 17th major title. He had won 7 Wimbledon titles yet and equaled the pete sampra’s record. The master also equaled the Americans’s record of 286 weeks at the top, starting on 9 July 2012.

Women’s doubles won by serena and venus williams

In Ladies doubles, Serena Williams and Venus Williams emerged victorious as they defeated Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka.

Mixed doubles won by Brayan and Lisa

The mixed doubles Title was grabbed by Mike Brayan and Lisa Raymond by defeating Leander Paes and Eleba vesnina.

Men’s Doubles won by Marry and Nielson

The Men’s Doubles title was grabbed by Jonatham Marray and Frederick Nielson.

Webber pips Alonso In British Grand Prix

Mark webber claimed the ninth win of his career on 8 July 2012. when he swept to dramatic and perfectly -judged victory in an incident filled British Grand Prix.

Sarvanan Takes The Honours

National champion Vishu sravanan of CESC won the title in the optimist category with eight wins from ten races as the Monsoon Regatta sailing championship which concluded at the Hussain sagar lake Hyderabad 8 July 2012 .

Title High For Choi At US Open

South Korea’s Na Yeon Choi won the US Women’s open on 8 July 2012, showing a champion’s resolve in the face of adversity  to claim her first major title. Choi 24, fired a one over 73 at Black Wolf run for a seven- under. Total of 281 and a four shot victory over another south Korean, amy yang.

Indian Wrestlers Win 19 Medals

Indian Wrestlers Won 19 medals , Including five golds in the Asian cadet championships at Bishkek(Kygyzkan), Besides five gold , the Indian also won four silver & 10 Bronze medals.

Mark Boucher Announces Retirement

 South Africa wicket keeper Mark Boucher had retires from international cricket after suffering server eye injury during his country’s tour match against somerset.Boucher had to undergo 3 hrs surgery. Boucher has been a mainstay of the south Africa side for 15 years, appearing in 147 tests and becoming the first wicket keeper to take 500 catches in Test Cricket, where he has also scored five hundred.

London Olympic Games would Be The Most Dope Tested In History : WADA

The London Olympics is all set to go down in history as the most dope tested games with more than 6,000 Agency(WADA).

Brett Lee Retired From International Cricket

Cricket Australia paid rich tribute to pace man Brett Lee, who announced his International retirement. The 35 year old Lee retired after a 13-year international career that included 76 tests, 221 ODIs and 25 twenty – twenty internationals .He is the second Highest ODI wicket- taker (380) for Australia behind Glenn Mc Grat ch ( seventh all-time ) and one of only four Australians to take more than 300 test wickets.

Two women athletes represent Saudi Arabia in London Olympics

The London Olympics will be the first ever to include women athletes from every competing nation after Saudi Arabia agreed to send female athletes. According to The Guardian, “Wodjan Ali Seraj Abdulrahim Shahrkhani” in judo and 800-metre runner “Sarah Attar” will take part in the Olympics.

Jayaveena sets Yet Another National Record

A.V,Jayaveena set her second National record in as many days as she won the 50m break stroke event in 35.42 seconds in 39th Junior aquatics championships, Chennai on 12 July 2012.

Sushil Kumar Named India’s Flag -Bearer

World Champion and Olympic Bronze medalist . wrestler Sushil kumar , was chosen as the flag – bearer of the Indian contingent at the opening ceremony of the Olympics in London on July 27.

David Ferrer wins Swedish Open

David Ferrer won his second Swedish Open title after defeating fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro 6-2, 6-2. The No. 5-ranked Ferrer was never challenged during the clay-court match, which was his 11th career victory over Almagro. It was his second Swedish Open tennis  title.

Windies Clinch ODI series Against New zealand

West Indies to a 24 run win over N\ew Zealand in the fourth one-day international which clinched the five match series.

China won the junior women hockey championship

China won the junior women hockey championship by defeating India, The tournaments final was held in Bangkok on 7 July.

Second Straight Win Humpy

Koneru Humpy posted her second straight win in the FIDE women’s Grand prix  chess tournament at Jermuk (Armenia) on 18 July 2012.

Amla Scores Triple

Hashim Amla became the first South Africa batsman to score 300 in a test match when he reached the landmark against on the fourth day of the first test at ‘The oval’ on 22 July 2012. Amla was on 311 not out. The triple century scored by Amla in tests is a record in South Africa cricket.

Alson Wins Controversial german Grand Prix

Fernando Alonsa led from pole position to chequered flag to win the German Grand Prix  Ferrari on 22 July 2012 while Geman’s world champion Sebastian vettal was stripped of second place for an overtaking infringement.

Dramatic Win For Els After Late Scott Collapse

South African Erine Els won the British golf open by one stroke from Adanscott on 21 July 2012, after the Australian suffered an extraordinary late collapse in an incident packed final day .

Bradley Wiggins won the 99th Edition of Tour de France Bicycle Race

Bradley Wiggins of Britain became the first cyclist of the country, to win the coveted Tour de France Cycling race on 22 July 2012. Team Sky rider Wiggins is the first cyclist to have won both the Tour and an Olympic track cycling gold. His Sky teammate and fellow Briton, Froom Christopher came second. Their teammate and fellow country man Mark Cavendish was declared the day’s winner as he won the final stage of the race.

Dinda named Bengal’s Player of the year

The Cricket association of Bengal on 23 July 2012 honoured ex- India foot ball captain chuni Goswami with the kartrick Bose lifetime achievement award, while Laxmi Ratna Shukla and Ashok Dinda were jointly given the best players of the season 2011-12 honours.

Cibulkova Triumphs

Dominika cibulkova beat to seeded Marion Bartoli on 22 July 2012 to win the WTA Carksbad Crown. This is second tennis title in her career.

London Olympics 2012

The London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony took place at 9pm on 27 July 2012. Titled ‘Isles of Wonder’, the Ceremony welcomed the finest athletes from more than 200 nations for the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games, marking an historic third time the capital has hosted the world’s biggest and most important sporting event.The Opening Ceremony reflected the key themes and priorities of the London 2012 Games, based on sport, inspiration, youth and urban transformation. It was a Ceremony ’for everyone’ and celebrated contributions the UK has made to the world through innovation and revolution, as well as the creativity and exuberance of British people. The spectacular finale of the event saw the Olympic Cauldron, formed of 205 copper petals representing the competing nations coming together in London for the Games, ignited by seven young Torchbearers nominated by Britain’s past and present Olympic and sporting greats.

Siling Shots Down First Gold

China’s world number one YI Siling won the first gold of the London Olympics in the women’s 10 air rifle competition at ‘London’s Royal Artilley Barracks on 28 July 2012.

Hungarian Grand Prix Won by Hamilton

Mc.laren’s lewis Hamilton delivered a flawless performance from the pole position to the chequered flag to win the Hungarian Grand Prix on 29 July 2012. Hamilton’s win was his second of the year and the 19th of his career.

Chinshanlo Won Gold in Olympics

kazakhstan’s zulfiya chinshanlo set a world record in clean & jerk as she powered to Olympic gold in the women’s 53 kg on 29 July 2012 and claimed a cash bonus from her country’s president.

Gagan Narang Fetches First Medal For India       

Shooter Gagan Narang provided the spark to India’s Olympic campaign by clinching the bronze medal in the men’s 10 m air rifle event on the fourth day of Olympics at he Royal Artilery London on 30 July 2012. Narang, 29, participating in his third Games, had a total score of 701.1 (598 qualifying, 103.1 final) to finish third at the Royal Artillery Barracks range, triggering celebrations among the Indian diaspora here and the countrymen back home. It was third time when Gagan Narang was participating in Olympics.

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