India wins gold in fourth leg of World Cup
The Indian men's recurve team of Jayanta Talukdar, Tarundeep Rai and Rahul Banerjee won gold in the fourth leg of the World Cup archery in Shanghai. The trio whipped Japan, who had beaten the formidable Koreans in the semi-final.
Talukdar won bronze in the individual event defeating Athens Olympic champion Marco Galiazzo of Italy 7-3.
Deepika Kumari lost the women’s recurve final, but the silver medal ensured Deepika her maiden place in the grand final in Edinburgh.
Mary Kom wins World Championship
India’s woman boxer MC Mary Kom claimed a historic fifth successive world championship title on September 18, 2010, beating Steluta Duta of Romania 16-6. This mother-of-two from Manipur remains the only boxer to have won a medal in each edition of the world championship.
T20 Champions League, 2010
IPL champions Chennai Super Kings, led ably by Mahendra Singh Dhoni, defeated the Warriors of South Africa by eight wickets to win the Airtel Champions League, played in South Africa.
J.P. Atray Trophy
ONGC posted a six-wicket victory over Air India to win the 17th J.P. Atray Memorial Cricket tournament.
England-Pakistan One-Day series
England defeated Pakistan by 121 runs in the fifth and final match to win the series3-2.
Ashok Kumar won the DLF Masters. Gaganjeet Bhullar won the second spot.
Women’s World Cup
Argentina defeated reigning World and Olympic champions Netherlands 3-1 to win their second field hockey world title. They had earlier won the title in 2002 in Australia. The championship was held at Rosario, Argentina.
Ronjon shoots gold at ISSF World Cup
India’s Ronjon Sodhi clinched a gold at the double trap in the ISSF World Cup finals in Izmir, Turkey with a stunning score of 195 out of 200.
US Open, 2010
Rafael Nadal of Spain defeated Novak Djokovic (Serbia) to win the men’s singles title. The win gave him his first US open title and was his ninth Grand Slam win.
Kim Clijsters of Belgium defeated Vera Zvonareva (Russia) to take the women’s singles title.
The men’s doubles title was won by Mike and Bob Bryan of USA who defeated Indo-Pak team of Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-ul-Haq.
The women’s doubles title was won by Vania King (USA) and Yaroslava Shvedova (Kazakhistan) while the mixed doubles title was won by Liezel Huber (USA) and Bob Bryan (USA).
India enters Davis Cup World Group
In a stunning turnaround, Somdev Devvarman and Rohan Bopanna powered India to the elite Davis Cup World Group by scripting a sensational 3-2 win over Brazil. The matches were played in Chennai.
Sushil becomes first Indian to win World Championship gold
Wrestler Sushil Kumar has become the first Indian to win a gold medal in the World Wrestling Championships, held in Moscow. He defeated Alan Gogaev in the 66-kg freestyle category.