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Sports Current Affairs- April 11, 2024

One-Liner Questions

  1. Who advanced to the quarterfinals of the RC Pro Series squash?
  2. Against whom did Akanksha Salunkhe win in the second round?
  3. What was the final score of Akanksha Salunkhe’s match against Madeleine Hylland?
  4. How long did Akanksha’s match last?
  5. Which team won against Rajasthan Royals with a three-wicket win?
  6. Who were the key players in Gujarat Titans’ win against Rajasthan Royals?
  7. What was GT’s requirement in the last five overs against Rajasthan Royals?
  8. For how many days will Jyothi Yarraji train in Spain?
  9. Which government scheme is supporting Jyothi Yarraji’s training in Spain?
  10. Who praised Riyan Parag’s performance despite the loss?
  11. How many runs has Riyan Parag scored in IPL 2024 so far?
  12. How did Hardik Pandya strengthen his mind amid criticism?
  13. What was Shubman Gill’s contribution to GT’s chase against RR?
  14. Which Indian hockey player believes the current team can win at the Paris Olympics?
  15. How much was Sanju Samson fined for slow over rate?
  16. Who will Jannik Sinner play next in the Monte-Carlo Masters?
  17. What strategy did Barcelona’s manager use to win against PSG?
  18. How many times have MI and RCB faced each other in IPL before 2024?
  19. Who scored 76 runs for RR against GT?
  20. What was the result of Churchill Brothers vs. Rajasthan United in I-League?
  21. Who rejects the claim that RCB is dependent on Virat Kohli for runs?
  22. What is the main selection question for India ahead of the T20 World Cup?
  23. Who has the IPL 2024 leading run-scorer?
  24. What was the target set by RR for GT in IPL 2024 match 24?
  25. How many runs did Paras Mhambrey say connect Kohli and Shami?
  26. Who has Derbyshire signed for the 2024 County season?
  27. What happened to South African footballer Luke Fleurs?
  28. What was the score of the Indian men’s hockey team against Australia in their third game?
  29. What is the prize money for gold medallists in Athletics at the Paris Olympics?
  30. Who moved up in the ICC Men’s Test Player Rankings after Sri Lanka’s series win over Bangladesh?

Answers

  1. Akanksha Salunkhe.
  2. Madeleine Hylland of Norway.
  3. 3-2 (13-15, 11-6, 9-11, 11-5, 11-6).
  4. 41 minutes.
  5. Gujarat Titans.
  6. Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, and Shahrukh Khan.
  7. 73 runs.
  8. 45 days.
  9. Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS).
  10. Kumar Sangakkara.
  11. 251 runs.
  12. Through spiritual support.
  13. 72 off 44 balls.
  14. Ashok Kumar.
  15. Rs 12 lakh.
  16. Jan-Lennard Struff.
  17. By making two substitutions.
  18. 32 times.
  19. Riyan Parag.
  20. 7-0.
  21. Reece Topley.
  22. The wicketkeeper-batter slot.
  23. Virat Kohli.
  24. 196/3.
  25. Their ability to absorb pressure.
  26. Daryn Dupavillon.
  27. He was killed in a hijacking incident.
  28. Lost 1-2.
  29. USD 50,000.
  30. Kamindu Mendis and Angelo Mathews.

Additional One-Liner Questions

  1. What was the result of Jannik Sinner’s first match on clay this season at the Monte-Carlo Masters?
  2. Who scored for Barcelona against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League quarterfinals?
  3. How did Atletico Madrid perform in their first leg against Borussia Dortmund?
  4. Who is leading in runs for IPL 2024, according to the article?
  5. What unique support has Hardik Pandya turned to amid IPL criticism?
  6. What did the Chief Minister do to honor the Rajasthan Royals?
  7. Who was fined for maintaining a slow over-rate in IPL 2024?
  8. Who expressed high hopes for the Indian hockey team at the Paris Olympics?
  9. Where is Jyothi Yarraji planning to train for the Paris Olympics?
  10. Which Indian shuttlers received financial assistance for training with sparing partners?
  11. What landmark did Jan-Lennard Struff achieve at the Monte-Carlo Masters?
  12. What controversy surrounds Virat Kohli’s innings in IPL 2024?
  13. How did Nitish Kumar Reddy contribute to Sunrisers Hyderabad’s win?
  14. What major announcement did World Athletics make regarding the Paris Olympics?
  15. Who praised Nitish Kumar Reddy’s performance in IPL 2024?

Additional Answers

  1. Jannik Sinner won 6-1, 6-2 against Sebastian Korda.
  2. Raphinha scored twice for Barcelona.
  3. Atletico Madrid took a narrow first-leg lead but felt they could have secured a more significant advantage.
  4. Virat Kohli.
  5. Spiritual support.
  6. He felicitated them by putting Rajasthani turbans on their heads.
  7. Sanju Samson.
  8. Former player Ashok Kumar.
  9. Tenerife, Spain.
  10. Chirag Shetty and Satwik Reddy.
  11. He earned his 200th tour-level win.
  12. His 67-ball ton was the joint-slowest in the tournament’s history.
  13. He scored a 37-ball 64 and took important wickets.
  14. It will award prize money to gold medallists for the first time at an Olympic Games.
  15. Ambati Rayudu praised his performance.

Sports Current Affairs- March 30, 2024

Questions

  1. Who did Grigor Dimitrov defeat to set up a summit clash with Jannik Sinner at the Miami Open?
  2. What was the score when Dimitrov advanced to the Miami Open final?
  3. How long had it been since Dimitrov was last in the Top 10 of the ATP Rankings?
  4. Who praised Andre Russell for his T20 performance?
  5. Against which team did Andre Russell pick up two wickets?
  6. Where did the Chinese paddlers dominate recently?
  7. Who is Bayern Munich looking for a successor to?
  8. What decision did FC Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez make about his future with the club?
  9. Which teams played to a 2-2 draw in the Chinese Super League?
  10. What is uncertain about Eric Garcia’s future?
  11. Where are the PCB selectors heading to meet Babar Azam?
  12. Who scored a 22-ball 47 for Kolkata Knight Riders against RCB?
  13. Who entered the pre-quarterfinals of the All-India CCI Billiards Classic 2024?
  14. Who won the gold medal at the Mumbai Horse Show 2024?
  15. Which teams won in the 56th National Kho-Kho Championship?
  16. What was the score of RCB against KKR?
  17. Who is looking forward to their third IPL game against Lucknow Super Giants?
  18. What was the outcome of Jamshedpur FC vs Kerala Blasters FC in the ISL 2023-24?
  19. Which day is being celebrated as ESA Day during the IPL at Wankhede Stadium?
  20. Who came into KKR’s squad for their match against RCB?
  21. Which countries will participate in a tri-series as part of their T20 World Cup preparation?
  22. Who is the President of the All India Football Federation?
  23. What games will decide this season’s Premier League title?
  24. Who has been nominated for the Hockey India Asunta Lakra Award?
  25. Who is the mentor of Kolkata Knight Riders?
  26. What is the cost of the new Astroturf at Nehru Stadium in Gurugram?
  27. Who is sponsoring Kush Maini in his Formula 2 racing career?
  28. Who hit a first-ball six against Rashid Khan for Chennai Super Kings?
  29. Who joined USA’s squad for the T20I series against Canada?
  30. What series is Pakistan set to play in Ireland?

Answers

  1. Alexander Zverev.
  2. 6-4, 6-7(4), 6-4.
  3. Since November 2018.
  4. Venkatesh Iyer.
  5. Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB).
  6. WTT Champions Incheon.
  7. Thomas Tuchel.
  8. To stand down from his role at the end of the season.
  9. Cangzhou Mighty Lions and Shenzhen Peng City.
  10. His status at the end of the current season.
  11. Military academy Kakul in Abbottabad.
  12. Sunil Narine.
  13. Pankaj Advani and David Causier.
  14. Zrey Dodhy.
  15. Indo Tibat Border Police and Maharashtra Police.
  16. 182/6 in 20 overs.
  17. Punjab Kings.
  18. They played to a draw.
  19. Match 20 on April 7.
  20. Anukul Roy.
  21. Ireland, Scotland, and the Netherlands.
  22. Kalyan Chaubey.
  23. Manchester City vs. Arsenal.
  24. Deepika.
  25. Gautam Gambhir.
  26. Rs 7.79 crore.
  27. TVS Racing.
  28. Sameer Rizvi.
  29. Corey Anderson.
  30. A T20I series.

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Additional Questions

  1. What did Shivam Dube achieve against Gujarat Titans?
  2. Who believes Anrich Nortje will perform better in upcoming matches?
  3. Who will Pakistan play a T20I series against in Dublin?
  4. What motivates Virat Kohli against Kolkata Knight Riders according to Varun Aaron?
  5. Who hit an unbeaten 84 off 45 balls for Rajasthan Royals against Delhi Capitals?
  6. What concern was reported to the Prime Minister’s Office regarding AIFF?
  7. How did the Rajasthan government respond to complaints against the RCA?
  8. Who received a wild card for the Open Capfinances Rouen Metropole?
  9. Who is Naomi Osaka set to compete against for the first time since 2022?
  10. What achievement did Pankaj Advani and David Causier reach in the All-India CCI Billiards Classic 2024?
  11. Where is the National Kho-Kho Championship being held?
  12. Who led RCB’s score against KKR with an unbeaten 83?
  13. What unique preparation do Ireland, Scotland, and the Netherlands have for the T20 World Cup?
  14. Who discussed India’s football performance and future plans?
  15. What special day does the Mumbai Indians celebrate during an IPL match?

Additional Answers

  1. A 23-ball 51.
  2. Delhi Capitals bowling coach James Hopes.
  3. Ireland.
  4. Looking at the KKR dugout, which has Gautam Gambhir as mentor.
  5. Riyan Parag.
  6. A verbal complaint of ‘harassment’ against a male colleague.
  7. Dissolved the existing committee and formed an ad hoc committee.
  8. Naomi Osaka.
  9. Clay courts.
  10. They stormed into the pre-quarterfinals.
  11. Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium and Karnail Singh Stadium.
  12. Virat Kohli.
  13. Playing a tri-series at the VRA ground in Amstelveen.
  14. AIFF President Kalyan Chaubey and senior members.
  15. ESA (Education and Sports for All) Day.

Sports Current Affairs- February 22, 2024

One Liner Questions: Sports Current Affairs

  1. Who won the match between Coco Gauff and Karolina Pliskova at the Dubai Tennis Championships?
  2. What was the final score of Coco Gauff’s win over Karolina Pliskova?
  3. Where is the 77th National Football Championship for Santosh Trophy being held?
  4. Which platform is streaming the National Football Championship for Santosh Trophy live globally for free?
  5. How did Liverpool fare against Luton Town in their Premier League match?
  6. Who scored for Liverpool in their win over Luton Town?
  7. Which team did Arsenal lose to in the UEFA Champions League last-16 tie?
  8. What was the final score of the Arsenal vs Porto match?
  9. Who became the Churu District Cricket Association chief?
  10. What did RCA Secretary Bhawani Samota say about the CDCA elections?
  11. When will the BCCI announce the IPL 2024 schedule for the first 15 days?
  12. Where is the Women’s Premier League season 2 kicking off?
  13. Who scored for India in the FIH Hockey Pro League match against the Netherlands?
  14. What was the outcome of the Indian men’s hockey team’s match against the Netherlands?
  15. How much was Nat Sciver-Brunt sold for in the Women’s Premier League auction?
  16. What event did Jammu and Kashmir Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha inaugurate?
  17. Where were the Khelo India Winter Games held?
  18. Which teams did the Indian men’s and women’s table tennis teams lose to at the World Team Championships Finals?
  19. What did AIFF President Kalyan Chaubey discuss with the ACB chief?
  20. Who praised Sarfaraz Khan, Shubman Gill, and Yashasvi Jaiswal’s performances?
  21. What did AB de Villiers say about Joe Root and the ‘Bazball’ approach?
  22. Who won the men’s 10m Air Rifle gold at the Khelo India University Games 2023?
  23. Which New Zealand opener was signed by Islamabad United as a replacement in the PSL?
  24. For how long did Coco Gauff’s match against Karolina Pliskova last?
  25. How many Rehbar-e-Khel teachers received a hike in their honorarium?
  26. What is the significance of the Friendship Triangular Cricket Series for the Blind?
  27. Which stadium is hosting the final round of the Santosh Trophy?
  28. How many goals did Liverpool score in the second half against Luton Town?
  29. Who scored the winning goal for Porto against Arsenal?
  30. What did the Indian men’s hockey team achieve in the shootout against the Netherlands?

Answers to Sports Current Affairs Questions

  1. Coco Gauff won the match.
  2. The final score was 2-6, 6-4, 6-3.
  3. It is being held at the Golden Jubilee Stadium in Yupia, Arunachal Pradesh.
  4. FIFA+ is streaming the matches live globally for free.
  5. Liverpool won 4-1.
  6. Virgil van Dijk, Cody Gakpo, Luis Diaz, and Harvey Elliott scored.
  7. Arsenal lost to Porto.
  8. The final score was 1-0 in favor of Porto.
  9. Parakram Singh became the chief.
  10. He termed the elections as unconstitutional.
  11. On Thursday following the article’s context.
  12. In Bengaluru.
  13. Araijeet Singh Hundal and Lalit Kumar scored.
  14. India lost in a shootout (2-4).
  15. Nat Sciver-Brunt was sold for Rs 3.2 crore.
  16. The fourth ‘Khelo India’ snow sports event.
  17. At the Gulmarg Ski Resort.
  18. They lost to Chinese Taipei (women’s team) and did not specify for men’s.
  19. He discussed allegations of match-fixing in the Delhi Premier League.
  20. AB de Villiers praised their performances.
  21. He commented on Joe Root’s struggles and the ‘Bazball’ approach.
  22. Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar won the gold.
  23. Martin Guptill was signed as a replacement.
  24. 1 hour and 53 minutes.
  25. 2,417 Rehbar-e-Khel teachers.
  26. It aims to empower visually impaired players and raise public awareness.
  27. The Golden Jubilee Stadium.
  28. Liverpool scored three goals in the second half.
  29. Galeno scored the winning goal.
  30. India scored two goals in the shootout but lost 2-4 to the Netherlands.

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Sports Current Affairs- February 7, 2024

Questions:

  1. What does SA20 offer to aspiring young cricketers in South Africa?
  2. Who won at the ‘Mondo Classic’ pole vault event?
  3. How did Jordan qualify for the AFC Asian Cup final?
  4. Why is Danielle Collins retiring from professional tennis?
  5. How many appearances did Miguel Angel Gonzalez make for Real Madrid?
  6. Who will India face in the SAFF U-19 Women’s Championship final?
  7. Who set a new world marathon record according to World Athletics?
  8. Which team is back on home turf for the first time in four years in the PKL?
  9. How did the Netherlands achieve victory in the Women’s FIH Hockey Pro League?
  10. Who were the key players in India U19’s win against South Africa U19 in cricket?
  11. What helped the Tamil Thalaivas in PKL Season 10?
  12. Who was the best Indian performer at the ISSF World Cup Shotgun?
  13. Which league is Virender Sehwag participating in as a skipper?
  14. Who defeated the second seed Nao Hibino at the Mumbai Open WTA 125K Series?
  15. Which boxers entered the quarterfinals of the 75th Strandja Memorial Tournament?
  16. What is Sahaja Yamalapalli’s next career goal after her debut at the Mumbai Open?
  17. What is England’s cricket team’s preparation for the third Test against India?

Answers:

  1. It offers them the opportunity to hone their skills and earn a livelihood.
  2. Armand Duplantis.
  3. By defeating South Korea 2-0.
  4. Due to longing for a more ordinary life away from travel demands and public scrutiny.
  5. 346 appearances.
  6. Bangladesh.
  7. Kelvin Kiptum with a time of 2:00:35.
  8. The Bengal Warriors.
  9. With a 3-1 victory against China.
  10. Uday Saharan and Sachin Dhas.
  11. Narender’s Super 10 and Sahil Gulia’s High 5.
  12. Zoravar Singh Sandhu.
  13. The Indian Veteran Premier League (IVPL).
  14. Shrivalli Bhamidipatty.
  15. Sachin and Sagar.
  16. Aiming to play in the Grand Slam qualifiers.
  17. By traveling to Abu Dhabi for 10 days of training.

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Sports Current Affairs- January 22, 2024

One-Liner Questions: Sports Current Affairs

  1. What is the new event the Indian women’s hockey team is participating in?
  2. Where did the Indian women’s hockey team fly from for the FIH Hockey5s Women’s World Cup 2024?
  3. Who were India’s opponents in the final of the 2023 Women’s Asian Hockey5s World Cup Qualifier?
  4. Which team did Kumar Kushagra represent in the recent Ranji Trophy match?
  5. Who replaced Harry Brook in England’s Test squad for their tour of India?
  6. Who did former England wicketkeeper-batter Bob Taylor recommend as the wicketkeeper for England’s Test series against India?
  7. What was the outcome of the match between Punjab FC and Gokulam Kerala FC in the Kalinga Super Cup 2024?
  8. Which South African player was highlighted by Allan Donald as a key player in the SA20 league?
  9. What personal event led to Harry Brook’s withdrawal from England’s Test tour of India?
  10. Who did Taylor Fritz defeat to reach the Australian Open quarterfinals?
  11. What was Adarsh Singh’s contribution in India’s U19 World Cup win over Bangladesh?
  12. What new technique is James Anderson using in England’s Test series against India?
  13. Who coached Dipika Pallikal to her first major squash trophy?
  14. What regrets did David Warner express about his early cricketing days?
  15. What did Jason Gillespie say about England’s bowling strategy for the Test series against India?
  16. Who did Coco Gauff beat to reach the Australian Open quarterfinals?
  17. How many Grand Slam quarterfinals has Novak Djokovic now reached?
  18. Which team is Bihar playing against in the Col CK Nayudu Trophy 2024?
  19. What medal did Ravi Kumar Dahiya win at the Henri Deglane Grand Prix wrestling tournament?
  20. What significant return did Ivan Toney make in Brentford’s recent Premier League match?
  21. Who has Manchester United appointed as its new CEO?
  22. From which club did Brighton & Hove Albion sign Valentin Barco?
  23. What was the result of Valencia’s match against Athletic Bilbao?
  24. Who did the Indian men’s doubles pair defeat in the India Open 2024 semi-finals?
  25. Which La Liga coach was sacked following a defeat to Alaves?
  26. Who led the Beijing Royal Fighters to victory in the CBA against the Guangzhou Loong Lions?
  27. What was the result of NorthEast United FC’s match against Kerala Blasters in the Kalinga Cup?
  28. Who won the match between the Telugu Titans and the UP Yoddhas?

Answers: Sports Current Affairs

  1. Inaugural FIH Hockey5s Women’s World Cup 2024.
  2. Kempe Gowda International Airport, Bengaluru.
  3. Thailand.
  4. Jharkhand.
  5. Dan Lawrence.
  6. Ben Foakes.
  7. A goalless draw.
  8. Jordan Hermann.
  9. Personal reasons.
  10. Stefanos Tsitsipas.
  11. Scored 76 runs.
  12. A new bowling run-up.
  13. Hari Om Tripathi.
  14. Being too aggressive early in his career.
  15. Complementing Jack Leach with the fast-bowling attack.
  16. Magdalena Frech.
  17. 58 Grand Slam quarterfinals, equaling Roger Federer’s record.
  18. Uttarakhand.
  19. Bronze in men’s 61kg freestyle.
  20. Scored a goal after an eight-month ban.
  21. Omar Berrada.
  22. Boca Juniors.
  23. A 1-0 win for Valencia.
  24. Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik.
  25. Sergio Gonzalez.
  26. Grant Riller.
  27. 4-1 win over Kerala Blasters.
  28. Telugu Titans.

Sports Current Affairs- December 10, 2023

One-Liner Questions: Sports Current Affairs

  1. When is the first-ever Khelo India Para Games 2023 scheduled to start?
  2. How many para athletes will participate in the Khelo India Para Games 2023?
  3. What are the dates for the South Africa A and India A cricket matches?
  4. Who is leading the South African A team in the first match against India A?
  5. What is the latest news regarding Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya?
  6. Who were the two esteemed former Guyana and West Indies cricketers who recently passed away?
  7. What record-breaking bid did uncapped Indian allrounder Kshavee receive at the Women’s Premier League 2024 Auction?
  8. Which West Indies all-rounder has returned to the T20I squad for the series against England?
  9. What recent achievement has Aston Villa football club attained?
  10. Which Liverpool forward has reached 150 Premier League goals?
  11. Who won the Abu Dhabi T10 championship recently?
  12. In which state will the second edition of the Women’s Premier League (WPL) be played?

Answers: Sports Current Affairs

  1. The Khelo India Para Games 2023 is set to start on December 10.
  2. Over 1400 para athletes will participate in the Khelo India Para Games 2023.
  3. The South Africa A and India A cricket matches are scheduled for December 11 and 26.
  4. Bryce Parsons, a former SA U19 captain, is leading the South African A team.
  5. Hardik Pandya is likely to join his teammates ahead of schedule for the series against Afghanistan.
  6. Joe Solomon and Clyde Butts, former Guyana and West Indies cricketers, have passed away.
  7. Kshavee received a bid of Rs 2 crore at the Women’s Premier League 2024 Auction.
  8. Andre Russell has returned to the West Indies’ T20I squad for the series against England.
  9. Aston Villa achieved a club-record 15th consecutive home league win.
  10. Mohamed Salah has reached 150 Premier League goals.
  11. New York Strikers won the Abu Dhabi T10 championship.
  12. The second edition of the WPL will be played in one state in February 2004.

Sports Current Affairs- October 16, 2023

One-Liner Questions:

  1. Who does former Test captain Tim Paine believe holds the key for Australia in the 2023 Men’s ODI World Cup?
  2. Which teams recently qualified for UEFA EURO 2024?
  3. What did Gavi’s precise winner in Oslo accomplish for Spain?
  4. How did England fare against Afghanistan in the 2023 Men’s ODI World Cup?
  5. Who successfully defended their title at the 2023 LIV Golf Jeddah?
  6. What did Afghanistan achieve against England in the ODI World Cup?
  7. What was the outcome of the Moldova vs Poland match in the UEFA Euro 2024 qualifier?
  8. What happened to the Repsol Honda Team at the Indonesian Grand Prix?
  9. Who were the standout performers in Germany’s friendly against the USA?
  10. How did Hubert Hurkacz perform against fifth seed Andrey Rublev?
  11. What was the highest-scoring victory on Day 2 of the 62nd Subroto Cup Inter School International Football Tournament?
  12. How many people were in the crowd during Afghanistan’s upset win over England?
  13. What new additions did the International Olympic Committee (IOC) make on Sunday?
  14. What is India’s interest regarding the Olympic Games for 2036?
  15. Has the IOC received any formal proposal from India for hosting the 2036 Olympic Games?

Answers:

  1. Tim Paine believes that the key for Australia lies in the top-order getting runs in the power-play and either David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Steve Smith, or Marnus Labuschagne making a century.
  2. Spain, Scotland, and Türkiye recently qualified for UEFA EURO 2024.
  3. Gavi’s precise winner in Oslo secured Spain’s qualification to EURO 2024 and ended Norway’s hopes of finishing in the top two.
  4. England was outclassed by Afghanistan by 69 runs in the 2023 Men’s ODI World Cup.
  5. Brooks Koepka of Smash GC successfully defended his title at the 2023 LIV Golf Jeddah.
  6. Afghanistan produced an upset win by outclassing defending champions England by 69 runs in New Delhi.
  7. Moldova battled to a 1-1 draw with Poland, keeping its chances for progressing in the UEFA Euro 2024 tournament alive.
  8. Both Repsol Honda Team riders, Marc Marquez and Joan Mir, fell during the Indonesian Grand Prix and failed to finish.
  9. Jamal Musiala and Florian Wirtz were the standout performers in Germany’s 3-1 win in a friendly against the USA.
  10. Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz captured his second ATP Masters 1000 title by defeating fifth seed Andrey Rublev of Russia 6-3, 3-6, 7-6(8).
  11. Mamta Modern School, Vikapuri, New Delhi scored 31 goals past Army Public School, Samba, Jammu & Kashmir in the 62nd Subroto Cup Inter School International Football Tournament.
  12. A crowd of 26,440 was present during Afghanistan’s win over England.
  13. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) added words supporting human rights and processes for safeguarding athletes against abuse and harassment.
  14. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed India’s interest in hosting the Olympic Games in 2036.
  15. The IOC has not received any formal proposal or letter of interest from India regarding their intention to bid for the 2036 Games.

Sports Current Affairs-September 22, 2023

One-Liner Questions:

  1. When did India last win a medal in volleyball in the Asian Games?
  2. What was the outcome of the Indian men’s volleyball team’s match against Chinese Taipei?
  3. What event took a toll on the morale of India’s U17 Women’s soccer team?
  4. When and against whom will India commence the defence of their U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup title?
  5. Why did Minister Anurag Thakur cancel his visit to China for the 19th Asian Games?
  6. How did the Indian men’s table tennis team fare in their first match in the Asian Games?
  7. Who was named as a player in the first ODI against Australia after not being included in the 15-member squad for the Men’s ODI World Cup?
  8. What action did the Organising Committee of the Hangzhou Asian Games take regarding the denial of entry to Indian Wushu players?
  9. How long has it been since Ravichandran Ashwin last played an ODI before the recent match against Australia?
  10. Who replaced injured pacer Naseem Shah in Pakistan’s 15-member squad for the upcoming Men’s ODI World Cup?
  11. What trophies were displayed during Manchester City’s Treble Trophy tour in India at Kochi?
  12. Has Lionel Messi committed to extending his international career?
  13. Which team did River Plate beat in Argentina’s Primera Division?
  14. What team did Gremio defeat to keep their Brazilian Serie A title hopes alive?
  15. Who were named as flag bearers for China at the opening ceremony of the 19th Asian Games?

Answers:

  1. India last won a medal in volleyball in the Asian Games 37 years ago.
  2. The Indian men’s volleyball team defeated Chinese Taipei 3-0.
  3. The morale of India’s U17 Women’s soccer team was affected by a 0-4 defeat against Thailand.
  4. India will commence the defence of their U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup title against Bangladesh on January 14, 2024.
  5. Minister Anurag Thakur cancelled his visit as a protest against China’s decision to deny accreditation and entry to the Indian Wushu team.
  6. The Indian men’s table tennis team won 3-0 against Yemen in their first match in the Asian Games.
  7. Ravichandran Ashwin was named to play in the first ODI against Australia.
  8. The Organising Committee of the Hangzhou Asian Games took up the matter with the Chinese government.
  9. It had been around 20 months since Ravichandran Ashwin last played an ODI.
  10. Hasan Ali replaced injured pacer Naseem Shah in Pakistan’s 15-member squad.
  11. The Premier League trophy, the FA Cup, the UEFA Champions League trophy, and the UEFA Super Cup were displayed in Kochi.
  12. Lionel Messi has expressed a desire to extend his international career at least until next year’s Copa America.
  13. River Plate beat Atletico Tucuman in Argentina’s Primera Division.
  14. Gremio defeated Palmeiras to keep their Brazilian Serie A title hopes alive.
  15. Qin Haiyang and Yang Liwei were named as flag bearers for China at the opening ceremony of the 19th Asian Games.

Sports Current Affairs- February 14, 2023

1-The Prime Volleyball League (PVL) season 2 got off to an exciting start last week in Bengaluru City. The action now transfers to Hyderabad for the second leg.

2-Shreyas Iyer, a middle-order batsman, has been asked to join the Indian team for the second Test against Australia, which begins on February 17 and will be played in New Delhi. He has been deemed fit.

Shreyas Iyer

3-In their debut match of Group B at the Badminton Asia Mixed Team Championships on Tuesday, India blanked Kazakhstan 5-0.

  • Ishaan Bhatnagar and Tanisha Crasto’s mixed doubles duo gave India a victorious start. At the Dubai Exhibition Centre, the pair defeated Kazakhstan’s Makhsut Tadzhibullaev and Nargiza Rakhmetullayeva 21-5, 21-11.

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4-After leading their team to a convincing victory against Pakistan in the Women’s T20 World Cup opener, India’s Jemimah Rodrigues and Richa Ghosh rose to the 11th and 36th ranks in the latest ICC Women’s T20I Player Rankings, respectively.

5-Vice-captain and top-ranked Indian batter Smriti Mandhana is still in third place after missing the start of the season due to a finger injury. Shafali Verma, who was her opening-round companion, stayed put in tenth position as well.

Smriti Mandhana
Smriti Mandhana

6-The top two spinners in the bowling rankings, Sophie Ecclestone of England and Nonkululeko Mlaba of South Africa, have maintained their places.

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7-Ravichandran Ashwin, a veteran Indian spinner, praised Cheteshwar Pujara profusely, calling him one of the best at playing percentages against spin and said that “his game is merely an extension of his obstinate mentality.”

  • When India plays Australia in the second game of the four-match Border-Gavaskar series, Pujara will join the select group of Indian athletes who have appeared in 100 Test matches.
Cheteshwar Pujara

8-On February 17, the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi will host the start of the second Test of the four-game series. India defeated the visiting Australia by an innings and 132 runs in the opening match in Nagpur.

9-After South Africa opted not to attend the competition despite qualifying, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) extended an invitation to Ireland to join the Men’s Pro League for the upcoming season.

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10-The FIH extended an invitation to Ireland, the runners-up in the Nations Cup, to play in the Pro League in 2023–2024, and the “Green Machine,” as the Irish men’s team is known, accepted.

11-Mumbai Indians owner Nita M. Ambani praised the player auction as “a very special day for women’s cricket” after the conclusion of the player auction ahead of the Women’s Premier League’s inaugural season.

Nita M. Ambani

12-Akash Ambani attended the auction with Nita Ambani, Mahela Jayawardene, Global Head of Performance, MI, Charlotte Edwards, Jhulan Goswami, and Devieka Palshikaar, the women’s team’s head coach, team mentor, and bowling coach (Batting Coach).

13-Nita Ambani was quite excited about the thought of having both the Indian captains play for the MI family in the 2019 IPL season, which would also celebrate the tenth anniversary of Rohit Sharma taking over the team.

14-Nita Ambani, the first Indian woman to join the International Olympic Committee, suggested that the WPL could be a turning point for women’s sports in India.

15- Sumit Nagal, a star tennis player from India, was given a wild card entrance on Tuesday for the Bengaluru Open 2023, which is slated for February 20–26.

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