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  The Indian football team remained static at 101st place in the FIFA rankings. India had finished third in the King’s Cup in Thailand. The Indian team is at 18th spot among the Asian countries led by Iran (20th), Japan (28), Korea (37), Australia (43) and Qatar (55) form the top five in Asia. Belgium continued to top overall world rankings, followed by France, Brazil, England, and Portugal.
Source- The Times of India

 In Tennis, world number two Rafael Nadal has lifted the French Open Men’s Singles title for the 12th time. In the summit clash played at Paris, the Spaniard defeated Austrian fourth seed Dominic Thiem, 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 to win at the Roland Garros for the third straight year. The 33-year-old became the first player to win 12 Singles titles at the same Grand Slam and has now won 18 majors overall.
Source- BBC Sport

  Yuvraj Singh announced retirement from international cricket, ending a roller-coaster career during which he became the hero of India’s 2011 World Cup triumph and fought a gritty battle with cancer. The 37-year-old cricketer announced his decision in Mumbai. Yuvraj played 40 Tests, 304 ODIs and 58 T20Is for India. He put together 1900 runs in the longest format, and 8701 in the one-dayers, the format in which he enjoyed the most success.
Source- News On AIR

  Mercedes Driver Lewis Hamilton secures a record-breaking seventh win at the 2019 Canadian Grand Prix after Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) was penalised for dangerous driving.
Source- BBC News

 The 2019 French Open (also known as Roland Garros) was a Grand Slam tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 123rd edition of the French Open. It took place at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. Rafael Nadal was the defending champion in the Men’s Singles and won his 12th French Open title. Ashleigh Barty of Australia won the Women’s Singles Category after defeating Marketa Vondrousova.  
  • Here is the Complete List of Winners of French Open 2019 (with their Respective Countries):
Sl. No. Category Winner Runner Up
1. Men’s Singles Rafael Nadal (Spain) Austria Dominic Thiem
2. Women’s Singles Ashleigh Barty (Australia) Marketa Vondrousova (Czech Republic)
3. Men’s Doubles Kevin Krawietz (Germany) and Andreas Mies (Germany) Jeremy Chardy (France) and Fabrice Martin (France)
4. Women’s Doubles Tímea Babos (Hungary) and Kristina Mladenovic (France) Duan Yingying (China) and Zheng Saisai (China)
5. Mixed Doubles Latisha Chan (Chinese Taipei) and Ivan Dodig (Croatia) Gabriela Dabrowski (Canada) and Mate Pavic (Croatia)
Source- Roland-Garros

 In the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Men’s Hockey Series Finals match played at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Japan defeated Mexico by a goal margin of 3-1.
Source- DD News

  In French Open Tennis, Australian Ashleigh Barty won her first Grand Slam singlestitle after easing past Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova in straight sets in thewomen’s final. In the women’s final, No. 8 seed Barty outclassed Vondrousova 6-1, 6-3 in one hour and 10 minutes.
Source- All India Radio (AIR News)

  The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup is the 8th edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup, the quadrennial international football championship contested by the women’s national teams between 7 June and 7 July 2019. The Championship will be held in nine cities across France. In March 2015, France won the right to host the event, the first time the country will host the tournament, and the third time a European nation will.
Source- FIFA

  Sunil Chhetri became the most capped India player by surpassing Bhaichung Bhutia’s 107 international matches. In his milestone match of the King’s Cup football tournament in Buriram, Thailand, he scored the lone goal for his side for his 69th goal.
Source- News On AIR

 The Indian junior women’s hockey team clinched the Cantor Fitzgerald U21 International 4-Nations title after beating Ireland 1-0 in the final at Dublin, Ireland.The win meant India ended the tournament with an unblemished record. With three goals in four games, Mumtaz Khan finished as the highest goal scorer of the tournament.
Source- News on AIR



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