Sports Current Affairs- January 26, 2022

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Sports Current Affairs- January 26, 2022

1- When she defeated qualifier Anja Nayar of Australia, who became the first female from Iran to win a Grand Slam Juniors match in tennis competition?

2- When she defeated another qualifier, Federica Urgesi of Italy, in three sets, who became the first girl from Kenya to win a Grand Slam Juniors match in tennis competition?

3- Who was the player who recently made history by becoming the first Indian woman to win silver in the World Championships and paid a visit to the National War Memorial in New Delhi?

4- Who is the founder and CEO of Baazi Games (PokerBaazi.com’s parent company)?

5- When was the inaugural National Poker Series held, which was a huge success with over 83,000 entrants across 64 tournaments?

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6- Who won their second game in a row to advance to the quarter-finals of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup football championships?

7- Who defeated Singapore 9-1 to go to the Asia Cup Hockey semi-finals in Muscat, Oman?

8- Where will the FIH Women’s Hockey World Cup be hosted in 2022?

9- Who will miss the hosts’ five-match Twenty20 International series against Sri Lanka, which begins on February 11 at the Sydney Cricket Ground?

10- Who will miss the series against Sri Lanka ahead of Pakistan’s vital three-format visit, which begins in March?

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11- After Tayla Vlaeminck experienced a recurrence of a foot ailment, who has been summoned into the Ashes side for the one-off Test against England women slated for January 27 at Manuka Oval?

12- Who was forced to withdraw from the multi-format women’s Ashes and the Cricket World Cup in New Zealand owing to a stress fracture in her right foot?

13- Who notified its ten IPL franchises that the venue will be finalised around February 20, with India as the frontrunner and the UAE and South Africa as feasible choices owing to the COVID-19 pandemic?

14- Which cricket team recently completed a three-Test and three-ODI tour of South Africa without any bio-bubble breaches or COVID-related issues, with South Africa’s director of cricket Graeme Smith thanking BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah, as well as the Indian team, for demonstrating ‘faith’ in Cricket South Africa (CSA) to organise the tour?

15- Which season of the IPL will include a 10-team field and 74 games, as opposed to 60 last year?

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16- Who hosted the IPL over eight sites in 2009, when there were no COVID-19 concerns?

17-Which Sri Lankan player declared his immediate retirement from all aspects of international cricket?

18-Which foreign international cricket players wished India a happy 73rd Republic Day on social media?

19- Who are some of the names on Hockey India’s 33-man senior men core probables list released on Tuesday?

20- Who said there was no conversation of holding all three Tests against Australia at the same site during the tourists’ month-long trip, which begins on March 3 at the National Stadium in Karachi?

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ANSWERS

1-Meshkatolzahra Safi

2-Angella Okutoyi of Kenya

3- Wrestler Anshu Malik

4-Navkiran Singh

5-In June 2021

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6-Two-time defending champions Japan

7- India.

8-Spain and the Netherlands.

9-Australia’s opening batter David Warner, limited-overs specialist Mitchell Marsh and head coach Justin Langer

10-ICC T20 World Cup heroes Warner and Marsh

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11-Australian pace bowler Stella Campbell

12-Pacer Vlaeminck

13-The Indian cricket board

14-The Indian cricket team

15-The 15th edition of the IPL.

16-South Africa

17-Sri Lanka spinner Dilruwan Perera

18-West Indies left-handed batter Chris Gayle and former South Africa cricketers Jonty Rhodes

19-Indian hockey team captain Manpreet Singh, goalkeeper PR Sreejesh, Harmanpreet Singh, Surender Kumar, Mandeep Singh and Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, among others

20-The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)

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