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Totti Leaves Roma:

Famous Soccer Player Francesco Totti leaves football club AS Roma after a quarter century with Rome Team.

Francesco  Totti leaves AS ROMA football club after almost 25 years with Rome Team

 

Sensors in Cricket Bat:

First time ever Sensors in bat handle have been fit for the matches of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Cricket Tournament. Bat handles of 3 English players Jason Roy, Alex Hales and Ben Stokes are equipped with sensors to clock bat speed and back lift angle.

First Time Sensor in Bat have been Plugged in. Also First time Drones are used for Coverage of Cricket Matches in ICC Champions Trophy 2017

Real Madrid Won EUFA Champions League 2017:

Real Madrid (Soccer Club) won EUFA Champions League 2017 by defeating Juventus 3-0 – This was First ever successful title defence in tournament History. Real Madrid is a Spanish Football Club with some of the best soccer players including Cristiano Ronaldo, Sergio Ramos, Gareth Bale, Marcelo, James Rodriguez (James pronounced as Hames).


Real Madrid won Champions League 2017.

Do you know what is El Clasico?
El Clásico is the name given in football to any match between fierce Spanish Football Club rivals Real Madrid and FC Barcelona.

 

Canadian Grand Prix 2017:

Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes AMG Petronas Team won Canadian Grand Prix (Prix is pronounced as pree not pricks) of Formula One.

Lewis Hamilton won Canadian Grand Prix 2017

Ever wondered why F1 racing is called Formula One?
The 'Formula' part of the name refers to the set of rules that racers and racing teams must comply, the 'One' part represents the fact that it is the top racing category in the FIA (as ICC is to Cricket, Federation Internationale de l'Automobile is to F1) , comprising the fastest and most advanced cars.

 

NBA 2017:

The National Basketball Association Championship 2017, the NBA Finals was won by Golden State Warriors. Golden State Warriors defeated Cleveland Cavaliers 120-129.

 NBA 2017 winners Golden State Warriors

Image Credit: Sportsnet.Ca

A little information about Basketball:
The aim of basketball is to score more points than the other team, by shooting the ball in the basket. Baskets can be worth 1, 2, or 3 points. You get points by shooting the ball into the opponents' basket. The team with the most points at the end of the game wins. Basketball is played with two teams, with 5 players from each team on the court at one time.

 

Roland-Garros French Open 2017 Results: 

Men's singles

(Spain) Rafael Nadal (10th French Open Win – most Roland Garros victories) def.(Switzerland) Stan Wawrinka 6–2, 6–3, 6–1

Rafael Nadal won French Open 2017. Most French Open title won by Rafael Nadal.

 Pic Credit: IBtimes.co.in

 

Women's singles

(Latvia) Jeļena Ostapenko def. (Romania) Simona Halep, 4–6, 6–4, 6–3

Ostapenko won French Open Women's Single 2017

Pic Credit: Firstpost.com

Men's doubles

(United States) Ryan Harrison / (New Zealand) Michael Venus def. (Mexico) Santiago González / (United States) Donald Young, 7–6(7–5), 6–7(4–7), 6–3


Women's doubles

(United States) Bethanie Mattek-Sands / (Czech Republic) Lucie Šafářová def. (Australia) Ashleigh Barty / (Australia) Casey Dellacqua, 6–2, 6–1


Mixed doubles

(Canada) Gabriela Dabrowski / (India) Rohan Bopanna def. (Germany) Anna-Lena Grönefeld / (Colombia) Robert Farah, 2–6, 6–2, [12–10]


Do you know why is French Open called Roland Garros?

Actually, French Open is the common name of the event, and the stadium where it is played is named as Roland Garros.
Roland George Garros was a World War I Aviator War Hero. One of his World War I comrades Emile Lesieur later (after Garros’ death) gave the name Roland Garros to the Tennis Arena being built in France and thus the stadium got its name Roland Garros.

 

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Update:

Pakistan defeated England in Semifinal 1 of Champions trophy to reach the finals.
India defeated Bangladesh in Semifinal 2 of Champions Trophy to reach the finals where they will play against the arch rivals Pakistan.

 

Do you know a sole Umpire from India was chosen to stand in the Champions Trophy 2017 matches? Who is he?
He is Sundaram Ravi.



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