Love for sports has been rising around the world with the passage of time. The interests among he fans for various sports has also increased. Sports is now not restricted to a football or cricket..and it has also made its position in the lives of people as a full time career opportunity.
Sports is an obsession for many people and it brings about moments that are never forgotten. Moments which get inked into the history books.
Every year brings about many such reasons and occasions for us…some of those moments are:
Retirement of Usain Bolt from the tracks –
The world hoped that Bolt would run and win his last race and end his career on a glamorous note.But as fate may have it , bolt finished 3rd in his last race, which was won by Justin Gatlin. ..But this did not stop Gatlin from bending down on his knees and saluting the legend in Bolt.
Federer’s emphatic return –
Roger Federer’s return to the Tennis majors saw him return after a long injury layoff which also seemed to be the end of his career… He beat Rafael Nadal to the title in 5sets which seemed almost impossible if though about during the initial stages of the tournament
Pakistan winning the champions trophy-
From being the underdogs who were comprehensively beaten by India in the first match, Pakistan turned the tides unbelievably and to the surprise of everyone reaching the finals and to top it all defeating arch rivals India emphatically to win the trophy
Christiano Ronaldo’s hattricks-
Christiano Ronaldo’s dream run saw him almost score goals in hattricks almost at will. He had one of the most memorable seasons ever in 2017.
World cup win for England women’s team
The England team who almost has lost the match with India cruising along almost till the last half an hour when the England changed the match on its head and won the world cup with Anya Shrubsole taking 6 wickets.
This legend in the field of long run signed off his final track event in style winning the 500 m race at the Diamond League final in Zurich.
India vs India –
At the Super series final in Singapore where B Sai Praneeth beat K Srikant 17-21.21-17.21-12 to make history.
Fastest bowler R Ashwin-
R Ashwin became the first and fastest bowler to claim 300 wickets in just his 54th test match beating the greats like Dennis Lilee.This feat was achieved during the Nagpur Test against Sri Lanka this year.
Lewis Hamilton ruled 2017 Formula one season when he claimed his 4th World driver’s championship title, winning 9 titles in 2017 and making him the most successful British racer of all time.
Steve Smith had scored emphatically in this year and has 945 points in 2017 having only Bradman ahead at 961. He achieved this feat during the 3rd Ashes test match and has a chance to beat Sir Don before the year ends.