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England set a new ODI world record with 481/6

England made the highest one-day international total of 481-6 as they defeated Australia by 242 runs at Trent Bridge. The England broke their own record of 444-3 set against Pakistan in 2016 at same venue. With this the England captain, Eoin Morgan became the highest ODI run scorer for his country. This is England’s biggest ODI win and Australia’s heaviest defeat in terms of runs.

Rizvi claims No.1 spot pistol rankings

Indian shooter Shahzar Rizvi grabbed the number one spot in 10m air pistol rankings by ISSF. He won the silver medal in the just-concluded World Cup in Changwon, Korea. Rizvi had previously won a gold medal with a world record score at the World Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico in March. The other Indians in the top-10 are Jitu Rai and Om Prakash Mitharval who are at 6th & 12th spot.

World’s oldest spider discovered in Australia

Scientists have discovered what may be the world’s oldest recorded spider – a 43-year-old arachnid in Australia.The Giaus Villosus trapdoor matriarch, had outlived the previous world record holder, a 28-year old tarantula found in Mexico. The spider has recently died during a long-term population study.

Swimmer Shelar created world record

Pune-based 17-year-old swimmer Sampanna Ramesh Shelar became the first person in the world to double cross Bangla Channel.Shelar became the first person to swim to and fro from Saint Martin’s Island Jetty to Teknaf in Bangladesh also known as the Bangla Channel. Sampanna started swimming at about 5 am on 13th April and completed the journey of 32.2 kilometers in 9 hours and 10 minutes.

Indian Swimmer Double Crosses Bangla Channel, Sets World Record

Pune-based 17-year-old swimmer Sampanna Ramesh Shelar has set a world record to double cross the Bangla Channel. Shelar, is the first person to swim to and fro from Saint Martin’s Island Jetty to Teknaf in Bangladesh also known as the Bangla Channel. He has completed the journey of 32.2 kilometres in 9 hours and 10 minutes.

Paes becomes most successful doubles player

Leander Paes created a new world record by becoming the most successful doubles player in Davis Cup history after winning his 43rd such match.Paes combined with Rohan Bopanna to create the new record. He made his Davis Cup debut in 1990 alongside Zeeshan Ali. Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi weaved the longest unbeaten winning streak of 24 matches.

Anish Bhanwala won gold in Shooting

Anish Bhanwala secured an individual gold medal at the ISSF Junior World Cup in Sydney. The bronze medal was awarded to another Indian team comprising Sandhu, Japtyesh Singh Jaspal and Mandeep Singh. India is now placed second in the overall standings with 15 medals, comprising 6 gold, 3 silver and 6 bronze. China secured the gold medal and set a new junior world record with 1733 points.

Shahzar Rizvi sets world record

India‘s Shahzar Rizvi clinched the gold medal with a world record score in his maiden ISSF World Cup appearance. Rizvi shot a world record 242.3 in the 10 metre air pistol event‘s final to beat reigning Olympic champion Christian Reitz to win the top prize. The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup 2018 is being held at Guadalajara in Mexico.

99-year-old swims 50m in 56.12 sec

A 99-year-old Australian swimmer broke the world record for the 100-104 age category in the 50m freestyle. George Corones, who turns 100 in April, completed the 50m freestyle in 56.12 seconds, surpassing the previous record of 1:16.92 set by the late Canadian swimmer Jaring Timmerman in 2009. Corones took up swimming ?seriously? when he turned 80.

Kachra Mahotsav in Chhattisgarh

Rajesh Munat, successfully organised a free five-day health camp, where more than 60,000 people, from a four-month-old infant to a 90-year-old senior citizen, availed of check-ups, diagnosis and treatment.The event secured a place in the Golden Book of World Records. The aim of Kachra Mahotsav is to promote recycling and upcycling of waste generated in the Chhattisgarh.

World’s biggest sand Santa face in Puri

On 24th December 2017, Sudarsan Pattnaik, international sand artist, created the world’s biggest sand Santa-face with the message “world peace” at Puri beach, Odisha. The sand Santa face is 25 feet tall and 50 feet wide. It is to be placed in the Limca Book of World Records. Sudarsan Pattnaik also created a sand sculpture of Jesus Christ in front of the Santa face.

Francois Gabart breaks World Record

Frenchman Francois Gabart smashed the world record for the fastest non-stop solo navigation of the globe.He completed the mammoth feat in 42 days, 16 hours, 40 minutes and 35 seconds. The 34-year-old sailor crossed a virtual finish line drawn between the island of Ushant off France’s northwest tip and Lizard Point in southwest England at 0145 GMT.

Van Niekerk retains men’s 400m title

Olympic Champion Wayde Van Niekerk won men’s 400 m event & retained his title in World Athletics Championships in London. World Record holder South African Niekerk, clocked 43.98 seconds to finish at the top of podium while Steve Gardiner of Bahamas finished 2nd in the event. As of 2016 he was the only sprinter to have run 100m in under 10 sec, 200 m in under 20 sec & 400 m in under 44 sec.

Over 1000 Dancing Robots Set Guinness Record in China

A new Guinness World Record for the most robots dancing simultaneously has been set in China where 1,007 robots shimmied in unison, nearly double the previous record. The attempt was organised by Qingdao-based Ever Win Company which almost doubled the previous record of 540 dancing robots which was achieved earlier this year by Chinese company UBTECH Robotics Corp. A few robots were disqualified because they did not dance or fell over, but the majority of the mechanical dance troupe completed the 60 second routine in perfect unison. Each of the 43.8 cm tall dancing machines at the Qingdao Beer Festival were controlled using just one mobile phone and they had to dance for a full minute in order to count towards the record.

Six-year-old Indian boy enters Guinness World Record

A six-year-old boy, Om Swaroop Gowda from Karnataka has set the world record for covering longest distance by limbo skating under cars. He clinched the Guinness World records title after a successful attempt to travel a staggering 65.283-metre distance while holding his body just above the ground and maintaining a splits position throughout. Om managed to clear 36 cars during the incredible challenge at Orion Mall in Bangalore. Official Guinness World Records adjudicator Rishi Nath attended the event to ensure that all the rules for were followed correctly.

Neeraj Chopra wins Gold in IAAF World U-20 championships

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra (18) wins Gold in IAAF World U-20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. With this, he sets a new world record (U-20) of 86.48 m.

Pranav Dhanawade creates a world record high score

15-year-old cricketer Pranav Dhanawade creates a world record by socring 1,009 runs (not out) in HT Bhandari Cup, an under-16 inter-school tournament held in Mumbai (Maharashtra).