Sport Events in February 1997
Karnataka and Maharashtra take women's and men's National badminton team titles in Pune.
Mongia and Garg take National enterprise sailing title in Mumbai.
Gopi Chand and Manjusha Kanwar emerge National men's and women's badminton champions in Pune.
The Czech Republic defeats India 3-2 in Davis Cup World Group tennis first round in Pribram.
Standard Bank tri-series final between India and South Africa abandoned due to rain.
South Africa win tri-series, beating India in the final in Durban.
Heryanto Arbi of Indonesia defeats P. Gopi Chand men's singles final, while Cindana Hartano takes women's crown in the Indian Open GP badminton in Delhi.
Kasparov makes in four-in-a-row in the City of Linares category 19 chess, Anand finishes sixth.
England beats New Zealand 2-0 in the three- Test series.
France's Joel Lautier wins City of Ubeda super category chess with two rounds to spare.
Sonic Multani bags National snooker title in Mumbai.
Haile Gebrselassie sets new 5000m World indoor record in Stockholm.
Jockey Mark Gallagher shot at and injured in Bangalore.
India outplays Poland in the final hockey `Test' and win series 2-0.
Pakistan `A' wins SAARC cricket tournament in Dhaka on better run-rate.