Sports Current Affairs (Page : 5)
Monday, Apr 07, 2014
World number one Malaysian 'Lee Chong Wei' has retained the men's singles title at the India Open Super Series by trumping Chinese challenger 'Chen Long' with a
Monday, Mar 10, 2014
Lee Chong Wei has reclaimed the men's singles title at All England Open Badminton Championships 2014 for the 3rd time with an emphatic straight games
Friday, Mar 07, 2014
The central Government, with a vision that may establish India as a sporting powerhouse, introduced Rajiv Gandhi Khel Abhiyan (RGKA) to the nation. It
Monday, Feb 24, 2014
Host Russia has ended up at the top of the medal tally with 13 golds, 11 silver and 9 bronze in the recently concluded Sochi Winter Olympics 2014. India, as exp
Tuesday, Feb 04, 2014
Karnataka clinches their 7th Ranji Trophy title beating Maharashtra by seven wickets in the final. It was heartbreak for Maharashtra as they once agai
Monday, Feb 03, 2014
The much awaited football world cup, one of the largest sports extravaganza, is going to take place this year in Brazil from June 12 to July 13. Let
Thursday, Jan 30, 2014
India (Goa) emerges overall champions with a rich haul of 92 medals (37 Gold, 27 Silver and 28 Bronze) in the recently (Jan 2014) concluded 3rd Lusofo
Monday, Jan 27, 2014
Stanislas Wawrinka humbled injured Rafael Nadal 6–3, 6–2, 3–6, 6–3 in the final to clinch his maiden Australian Open men’s singles title. This, i
Sunday, Jan 19, 2014
The Netherlands crushed surprise finalist New Zealand 7-2 in the final to clinch the inaugural Hockey World League championship held in New Delhi. India fi
Monday, Jan 06, 2014
Stanislas Wawrinka has clinched his 2nd Chennai Open title by thrashing his french opponent Edouard Roger-Vasselin in straight sets with a comprehensive sc
Sports Tidbits ( Jan 06, 2014 - Apr 07, 2014 )
- Apr 07, 2014 Malaysian 'Lee Chong Wei' lifts his 3rd India Open Super Series men's singles title beating Chen Long of China by 21-13, 21-17 in final. - read more
- Apr 07, 2014 Sri Lanka clinches their maiden T20 world cup having thrashed India by six wickets in the final. - read more
- Apr 01, 2014 Indian shuttler Sourabh Varma loses to Indonesian Simon Santoso in the final of Malaysia Grand Prix gold badminton championship.
- Mar 31, 2014 N Lavanya (Jharkhand) clinches gold medal in the women recurve event at the 2nd National Ranking Tournament. show
- Mar 31, 2014 Novak Djokovic humbles Rafael Nadal to clinch his 4th Miami Masters (Sony Open) title. show
- Mar 31, 2014 Indian shooter Heena Sidhu captures a silver medal in the women's final of the 10m air pistol event at the ISSF World Cup being held in Fort Benning, US. show
- Mar 28, 2014 Former Indian captain Jude Felix has been appointed as the coach of the senior men's national hockey team. show
- Mar 28, 2014 West Zone captures the 3rd consecutive 'Deodhar Trophy' beating North Zone by 133 runs in the final of 2013-14 edition. show
- Mar 27, 2014 India lifts the 3rd South Asian Handball Championship by trumping Pakistan 36-31 in the title clash. show
- Mar 26, 2014 Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) lifts 4th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship (Division A) title thumping defending Champions Haryana by 4-0 in the final. show
- Mar 19, 2014 Sachin Tendulkar voted as the 'cricketer of the generation' ; Shane Warne and Jacques Kallis were other final contenders show
- Mar 19, 2014 Karnataka wins 2014 Vijay Hazare Trophy (One Day Cricket tournament) to complete a rare treble in this domestic season as they have already won Ranji Trophy and Irani Cup. show
- Mar 11, 2014 Vishnu Prasad wins Motorsport ‘person of the year’ award at the FMSCI (Federation of Motor Sports Club of India) awards 2013. show
- Mar 10, 2014 All England Open Badminton Championships 2014: The Results - read more
- Mar 10, 2014 Sri Lanka wins its 5th Asia Cup trophy with a comprehensive 5-wicket victory over defending champions Pakistan at Mirpur, Bangladesh. show
- Mar 10, 2014 Mizoram clinches their maiden Santosh Trophy having blanked Railways by 3-0 in the final of the 68th senior National Football Championship aka "Santosh Trophy".
- Mar 08, 2014 The 2014 Winter Paralympics kicks off in Sochi, Russia. show
- Mar 08, 2014 World snooker champion Pankaj Advani secures his 6th national snooker title. show
- Mar 07, 2014 National Cycling Academy comes up at Indira Gandhi Sports Complex, New Delhi.
- Mar 07, 2014 Tamil Nadu secures the men's title by trumping Punjab 74-57 in the final of the 64th National Basketball Championship. show
- Mar 07, 2014 27th Federation Cup Volleyball championship: Tamil Nadu captures the men's title by thrashing services 25-21, 25-19, 25-19 in the final. show
- Mar 05, 2014 Hockey India has been granted the status of a National Sports Federation for the game of Hockey in India. show
- Mar 05, 2014 South African cricketer Graeme Smith announces retirement from all forms of international cricket. show
- Mar 03, 2014 Arvind Bhat becomes the 1st Indian shuttler to clinch men's singles title at German Open Grand Prix Gold. show
- Mar 03, 2014 South Africa lifts its maiden Under-19 cricket world cup by thrashing 2-time champion Pakistan by six wickets in the final. show
- Feb 27, 2014 Sourav Kothari clinches his maiden National billiards championship by pipping Alok Kumar in a marathon encounter.
- Feb 26, 2014 Renaud Lavillenie, the French Olympic champion, breaks the Sergey Bubka's 21-year-old world record ( 6.14 m) in pole vault with a leap of 6.16 meter at Donetsk (Ukraine).
- Feb 25, 2014 Somdev Devvarman captures his 3rd ATP men's singles tennis title demolishing Aleksandr Nedovyesov 6-3, 6-1 in the final held in Delhi. show
- Feb 24, 2014 Delhi Waveriders clinches 2nd Hockey India League title by trumping Punjab Warriors 3-1 in penalty shoot-out.
- Feb 24, 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics 2014: Host Russia tops medals tally with 13 golds, 11 silver and 9 bronze. - read more
- Feb 18, 2014 India to host its maiden World Bridge Championship both for men (Bermuda Bowl) and women (Venice Cup) in October 2015. show
- Feb 18, 2014 Brendon McCullum becomes the first cricketer of New Zealand to score a triple century (302) in Test cricket. show
- Feb 17, 2014 New zealand's captain Brendon McCullum and B J Watling creates world record of highest ever sixth-wicket partnership in Test cricket. show
- Feb 13, 2014 Karnataka secures its 5th Irani Trophy by thrashing Rest of India by an innings and 222 runs in final played in Bangalore. show
- Feb 12, 2014 Indian boxers bags 4 medals (A gold, a silver and 2 bronze) to finish 4th among the 22 nations in the 58th Bocskai International Tournament held in Hungary. show
- Feb 11, 2014 Abhinav Bindra clinches his 3rd gold-medal in the Inter-Shoot Tri-series Shooting in the Air Pistol event being held at Hague, Netherlands. show
- Feb 10, 2014 Yuki Bhambri trumps Alexander Kudryavtsev of Russia 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 to lift the singles title of 'Shriram Capital PL Reddy Memorial ATP Challenger tennis tournament' held at Chennai. show
- Feb 10, 2014 Kumar Sangakkara becomes only the 2nd player after former English captain Graham Gooch to hit a triple century and a century in the same test match. show
- Feb 10, 2014 BCCI president N Srinivasan is set to be the first ICC chairman for a 2-year term beginning July this year. show
- Feb 08, 2014 The 22nd Winter Olympics kicks off at Sochi in Russia. show
- Feb 05, 2014 Football World Cup 2014: A glance - read more
- Feb 05, 2014 Indian squash player Joshna Chinappa clinches the Winnipeg Winter Club Open trophy by trumping Egyptian 'Heba El Torky' in the final. show
- Feb 03, 2014 Karnataka clinches their 7th Ranji Trophy title beating Maharashtra by seven wickets in the final. - read more
- Jan 30, 2014 India (Goa) emerges overall champions with a rich haul of 92 medals (37 Gold, 27 Silver and 28 Bronze) in the 3rd Lusofonia Games 2014 held in Goa. - read more
- Jan 29, 2014 Olympics, CWG and Asian Games medal winners will get tax exemption on cash or other rewards given by the government.
- Jan 28, 2014 Saina Nehwal clinches the women's Singles title by comprehensively beating PV Sindhu in the straight sets 21-14, 21-17 at Syed Modi India Grand Prix Gold Badminton Championship held in Lucknow. show
- Jan 27, 2014 Disappointment for India as Sania Mirza (with her Romanian partner Horia Tecau) lost in the final of Australian Open mixed doubles to the pair of Daniel Nestor and Kristina Mladenovic. show
- Jan 27, 2014 Australian Open 2014: The winners - read more
- Jan 19, 2014 The Netherlands crowned champion of inaugural Hockey World League - read more
- Jan 19, 2014 Goa is hosting the 3rd Lusofonia Games (Portuguese Commonwealth Games) from January 18 to 29. show
- Jan 17, 2014 Akhilesh Das Gupta is going to be re-elected as president of Badminton Association of India (BAI) unopposed.
- Jan 17, 2014 India to send only 3 sportspersons to participate in 'Sochi Winter Olympics' commencing from 7th February 2014 in Russia. They are Shiva Keshavan for Luge event while Himanshu Thakur and Nadeem Iqbal for Alpine Skiing.
- Jan 16, 2014 American golfer Jimmy Walker wins 'Sony Open golf tournament' held in Hawaii (US). This was his 2nd PGA Tour title after winning the Frys.com Open in October 2013.
- Jan 15, 2014 Vijay Zol is to captain India in ICC Under-19 World Cup to be held in UAE in February 2014 . show
- Jan 15, 2014 Long jumper Anju Booby George awarded gold medal nine years after her second place finish at the 2005 Monaco World Athletics Final. show
- Jan 13, 2014 Sanil Shetty and Ankita Das clinched their maiden men's and women's singles titles respectively at the 75th Senior National Table Tennis Championships held at Patna.
- Jan 11, 2014 Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) clinches both Women and Men titles at recently (Jan 2014) concluded 75th Senior National Table Tennis Championship. show
- Jan 07, 2014 Aditya Joshi becomes India’s first male junior badminton player to become 'World No 1'.
- Jan 07, 2014 India's Mahesh Mangaonkar clinches Open du Gard squash title by beating top seed Greg Lobban of Scotland 9-11, 11-3, 11-4, 11-5 in the final of this PSA Challenger 5 event. show