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Latest Sports Current Affairs 2015-2016 for National and International sports and tournaments, awards, trophies and cups related to cricket, football, tennis and other sports.

Mark Selby wins 2016 World Championship title of Snooker

Ace snooker player Mark Selby (World no 1) from England has won the 2016 World Championship title of Snooker.

In the final match played in Sheffield, Selby defeated China’s Ding Junhui by 18-14 score. This was Selby’s second World Snooker title after he had won it in 2014 for the first against Ronnie O’Sullivan.

This was Selby’s second title of the year 2016 after he had won minor Gdynia Open event held in Poland.

So far Mark Selby has won Welsh Open title (2008), Shanghai Masters final (2011), UK Championship (2012), World Championship (2014), German Masters (2015), China Open (2015).

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Leicester City crowned English Premier League Champion

Leicester City FC was crowned champions of the of English Premier League title for 2015-16 season without playing as nearest challenger Tottenham Hotspur FC.

They were crowned after its nearest challenger Tottenham Hotspur FC had 2-2 draw with Chelsea FC. The draw placed Tottenham at second position and was not able to surpass Leicester City FC’s seven point lead at the top of the table.

This is the first time in the Leicester City FC’s 132-year history it became the champion of the England.

About English Premier League

  • The English Premier League is professional league for men’s association football clubs.
  • It was founded in 1992 and is England’s primary football competition. It is at the top of the English football league system.
  • It is contested by 20 clubs and it operates on a system of promotion and relegation with the Football League.

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Nico Rosberg wins 2016 Russian Grand Prix

German Formula One Driver Nico Rosberg from Mercedes team has won 2016 Russian Grand Prix held at the Sochi Autodrom in Sochi, Russia.

It was Rosberg’s fourth consecutive win in the 2016 season and overall eighteenth championship title of F1 in his career.

Russian Grand Prix was the fourth race of the 2016 season of Formula One in which total 11 teams had participated and was contested over fifty-three laps.

Result of 2016 Russian Grand Prix

  • First Position: Nico Rosberg (Germany) of Mercedes team.
  • Second Position: Lewis Hamilton (United Kingdom) of Mercedes team.
  • Third Position: Kimi Raikkonen (Finland) of Ferrari team.
  • Fourth Position: Valtteri Bottas (Finland) of Williams team.
  • Fifth Position: Felipe Massa (Brazil) of Williams team.
  • Ninth Position: Sergio Perez (Mexico) of Force India team.

Top 3 teams are: Mercedes, Ferrari and Williams.

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