Sports Update: Top 10 Sports News Of This Week

by Shatakshi Gupta
  • Argentina defeated France 4-2 in the World Cup championship match in Qatar following a shootout. After 36 years, a team was able to win the World Cup. After 1978 and 1986, Argentina has now won the title three times. After 90 minutes, while the score remained knotted at 2-2, extra time was added to the game. There, Lionel Messi gave Argentina a 3-2 lead with a goal, but Kylian Mbappé had other ideas. In the 117th minute, he scored to tie the game at 3-3. Argentina went on to win the game in the subsequent penalty shootout. $42 million was awarded as prize money to the winning team.
  • FIFA’s Team of the Tournament was revealed on Monday based on statistical analysis by Opta Analyst, a website that examines football statistics. Ronaldo of Portugal and Neymar of Brazil were excluded from this. Whereas the team includes Messi and Mbappé. On the basis of the analysis, Opta has chosen 11 players. The best players from the competition have been selected for this, according to each position. Croatia’s Livkovic was chosen as the top goalie. He made the most saves, averaging 3.5 per game throughout the World Cup.

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  • Lionel Messi, the captain of Argentina, declared that he would not retire following the Football World Cup victory. Argentina announced that Messi would stop playing for his country after the World Cup before to the championship game. According to, Messi declared after the game that he would not be leaving the Argentina team. He now aspires to compete at the highest level with the national squad. He claimed that he felt confident about winning the competition this time. In his tearful statement, Messi stated, “I had a dream to win the World Cup for my nation. We already did this. I want to thank my family, my supporters, and my teammates for this.”
  • Ishan Kishan against Bangladesh in Chattogram broke the record for the fastest double hundred in one-day internationals. He made this feat in 126 balls. After the injury to India’s captain, Rohit Sharma, the 24-year-old was summoned in to the team, and to mark the occasion, he surpassed Chris Gayle’s previous record set for West Indies against Zimbabwe in Canberra in early 2014. With one ball left in the innings, there were still twelve overs left when Kishan left for 210, and his 10 sixes matched the total he had hit in his previous nine ODIs. Along with Rohit, Virender Sehwag, and Sachin Tendulkar, he is just the fourth one-day international player from India to score a double century.
  • Rafael Nadal, a Spanish tennis player, has been named the Men’s International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Champion for the year 2022 for the fifth time. He had won the title of men’s ITF World Champion in 2008, 2010, 2017, and 2019, before that. Inga Swiatek, a Polish tennis player, was awarded the Women’s ITF World Champion 2022 after winning 8 titles and two Grand Slam tournaments in 2022.
  • The blind T20 cricket team of India has won the World Cup three times in a row. In the championship game, Team India defeated Bangladesh Blind Cricket Team by 120 runs. Team India scored 277 runs in 20 overs while batting first at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru after winning the toss. The Bangladeshi team could only score 157 runs while attempting to reach the 278 run goal. In the World Cup, Team India didn’t lose a single game. In the semi-finals, they outscored South Africa by 207 runs. At the same time, the Bangladeshi team won over Sri Lanka in the semifinals to get to the final.
  • Players from the Indian Women’s Hockey Team excelled in the Women’s FIH Nations Cup held in Spain. By defeating Spain on Saturday, the Indian hockey team won the Women’s FIH Nations Cup 2022. India won the Women’s FIH Nations Cup after defeating Spain 1-0 in the championship match. With this, the Indian women’s hockey team has guaranteed their spot in the FIH Pro League for 2023–24. The lone goal scored by Gurjit Kaur in the first quarter remained the game-winning score until the very end.
  • Neeraj Chopra, the top javelin thrower for India and an Olympic gold medallist, has a noteworthy accomplishment. He has accomplished a unique feat in the shadow of Usain Bolt, the fastest runner in the world and a previous Olympic winner. In the year 2022, Neeraj developed into one of those athletes about whom the most articles have been written. Neeraj also abandoned Bolt in his wake. Neeraj Chopra, who won gold at the Olympics in Tokyo, was the subject of 812 stories this year, the most of any athlete. According to the World Athletics Federation report, Neeraj came in first place.

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  • The Tennis Premier League’s Fincab Hyderabad Strikers team won the fourth season. Hyderabad has now won this league’s championship two years in a row. Fincab Hyderabad Strikers and Chennai Stallions squared off in the inaugural semifinal game of this league. In the women’s singles match, Connie Perrin of the Finecab Hyderabad Strikers and Ekaterina Kazionova of the Chennai Stallions played to a tie. There was a 10-10 tie in the game.
  • Joe Root made a special personal accomplishment during the Pakistan vs. England Test match taking place in Multan. His name was immediately added to the exclusive group after he removed Faheem Ashraf in Pakistan’s second innings. Joe Root is the third cricketer in history to have both taken at least 50 wickets and scored over 10,000 runs in a Test match. Jacques Kallis of South Africa and Steve Waugh of Australia have both had the charisma of taking more than 10,000 runs and more than 50 wickets in Test cricket in the past.