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2019 Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Cup

34 players were selected for the senior men's hockey national camp. The camp starts at the Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru on February 18, 2019. The team representing India at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup will be selected from these players. The 2019 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup will be the 28th edition, held in Ipoh, Malaysia from March 23-30, 2019.


FIFA World Cup 2030 Bid

Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay have agreed to a joint bid to host the World Cup in 2030. Chile's president Sebastian Pinera made the announcement on February 14, 2019. This will be the centennial of the world cup since the inaugural 1930 competition.


Yonex-Sunrise Senior National Badminton Championship

PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal clashed in the finals of the 83rd Yonex-Sunrise Senior National Championship in Guwahati on February 16, 2019. Nehwal defeated Sindhu in the senior national title in women's singles for the second year running and clinched the title, 21-18, 21-15 once again.



Prajnesh Gunneswaran in ATP Top 100 Rankings


Prajnesh Gunneswaran broke into men's singles tennis top-100 for the first time in his career on February 11, 2019. At rank 97, he is the third Indian player to get into the top-100 slot in the past decade, after Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri.