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August 2010 Sports

  Japan's Yuka Sato become the first gold medal winner of the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore when she won the triathlon. 

The Group of Ministers on the Commonwealth Games headed by Urban Development Minister S. Jaipal Reddy approved the theme song for the event composed by Oscar winner A.R. Rahman.

India won over Sri Lanka in the third Test at the P. Saravanamuttu Stadium in Colombo leveling the test series. This is India's fourth highest successful chase in Test cricket. Laxman was named the Man of the Match. Virender Sehwag was adjudged Player of the Series.

Tyson Gay beat Usain Bolt in the 100 metres at the DN Galan meet in 9.84 seconds in Stockholm.

Bengal beat Punjab in the final of the 64th senior National football championship (Santosh trophy) in Kolkata.

Tejaswini Sawant became the first Indian woman shooter to be crowned a World champion when she won the 50m rifle prone event with a World record 597 in the 50th World shooting championship in Munich.

Asher Noria won the double trap gold by equaling the junior World record of 146 in the 50th World shooting championship in Munich, Germany. 

Somdev Devvarman was ranked No. 96 in the latest rankings released by the ATP. Devvarman became the sixth Indian man to figure in the top-100, after ATP rankings were introduced in 1973, behind Vijay Amritraj (16), Ramesh Krishnan (23), Leander Paes (73), Anand Amritraj (74) and Sashi Menon (87). 

Australian Mark Webber won the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix which was held in Budapest, Hungary. 



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