Weekly Digest: India crowned Jr. Hockey World Champion

Triumphs, allegations, comebacks and upsets — we take a look at the most talked about sporting moments of the week.

Captain Harjeet Singh and Indian team celebrate after beating Belgium by 2-1 in the Junior Hockey World Cup Hockey final on Sunday.

Captain Harjeet Singh celebrates with his team-mates after beating Belgium in the Junior Hockey World Cup Hockey final on Sunday.   -  Rajeev Bhatt

> Cricket

India sealed the series in the fourth Test at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, beating England by an innings and 36 runs. Keaton Jennings century on debut, Moeen Ali's half-century, Jos Butller's crucial 76 down the order, Adil Rashid's four-wicket haul and Joe Root and Jonathan Bairstow's half-centuries in the second innings could not stop India from crushing the visitors at Wankhede. >Match report





Cyclone Vardah wreaked havoc in Chennai ahead of the final Test. However, fast and swift action by the local cricket body ensured that there was no delay in play or damage to the pitch. The fifth match started at the iconic M.A. Chidambaram Stadium with England winning the toss and electing to bat. Get the all match updates > here.

Missed the week's action? Take a look at Sportstar's comprehensive coverage of >England's tour of India

> Hockey

India created history by lifting its second Junior Hockey World Cup title in front of a jubiliant home crowd after beating Belgium 2-1. India lifted the trophy after a gap of 15 years and we help you relive the moments with our in-depth >report.

> Boxing

Vijender Singh outpunched Tanzania's Francis Cheka to score a technical knockout win and successfully defend his WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title. It took the 2012 Beijing Olympics bronze medalist three rounds to conquer the Intercontinental champion and extend his unbeaten streak to eight bouts since turning professional. > Match Report

> Football

Atletico de Kolkata was crowned Indian Super League champion for the second time in three years after they edged out Kerala Blasters 4-3 in a nerve-wracking penalty shootout after a below-par display for 120 minutes. Both sides were locked 1-1 after extra time that led to the shootout. > Report.

It's curtains for ISL season three. Missing it already? We have got you covered. >Read. Recall. Rejoice





Cristiano Ronaldo followed his > Ballon d'Or success by netting hat-trick to help Real Madrid >clinch the Club World Cup title against Kashima Antlers. Scoring his 40th hat-trick of his Real Madrid career, Ronaldo claimed the Golden Ball award.

>In Premier League, Arsenal went down to Everton in what turned out to be a packed fixtures for the English clubs. Defending Champions Leicester City's couldn't match its performance from the previous week, when it defeated Manchester City 4-2, as the side went down 0-1 to Bournemouth. If that was not enough, Jamie Vardy was handed a red card in its Saturday clash against Stoke City. Leicester drew with Stoke 2-2.

Diego Costa helped Chelsea claim a club record-equalling 11th consecutive league victory, when the side defeated Crystal Palace 1-0. For Chelsea's former manager, Jose Mourinho, things looked better as Manchester United sealed three back-to-back victories. While Paul Pogba silenced his critics by scoring the first goal against Crystal Palace, Zlatan Ibrahimovic proved why he is still one of the best strikers by scoring the second goal in the match. Against West Brom, Ibrahimovic scored twice to lessen Mourinho's nightmarish Premier League run.

Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling helped Manchester City come from behind to stun Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday. Although Arsenal looked to have got over Monday's 2-1 defeat at Everton by scoring on four minutes when Theo Walcott rounded off a thrilling three-man move, the side ended up losing the lead, and all three points, for the second time in five days.

> Badminton

P.V. Sindhu defeated World Champion Carolina Marin in what was termed as a revenge match to the Rio Olympic Games final, to progress to the semifinals of the season-ending tournament, Dubai Superseries Finals. However, Sindhu's journey was halted by South Korea's Sung Ji Hyun as the Rio Olympic Games silver medallist lost 15-21, 21-18, 15-21 to by 2014 Asian champion.