Sports -Important One Liners For Various Exams

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1-Leander Paes won a singles bronze medal at the 1996 Olympics.

2- Sania Mirza is the most notable Indian woman tennis player, having won a WTA title and breaking into the Top 30 WTA rankings, also winning three Grand Slam doubles events, the first at Wimbledon in 2015.

3-On the men’s side, young Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri are flying India’s flag on the ATP Tour. Yuki was the Australian Open junior singles champion in 2009.

4-Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal has been ranked in the top-10 rankings since 2010, peaking at no. 1 in 2015.

5-Saina Nehwal has been named the Most Promising Player of 2008 by the Badminton World Federation.

6- Jwala Gutta is the only Indian double player to have been ranked in the top-10 of two categories. She peaked at no. 6 with Valiyaveetil Diju in mixed doubles and at no. 10 with Ashwini Ponnappa in women’s doubles.

7-Padukone and Gopichand, both won the All England Open in 1980 and 2001 respectively making them the only Indians to ever win the prestigious title.

8-Saina Nehwal won the bronze medal in the individual women’s competition, the first for the country in the 2012 London Olympic Games.

9-M. S. Dhoni is the first wicket keeper to make two centuries in One-day International cricket in India. He made these centuries while playing against Sri Lanka and Pakistan.

10-The National Sports Day is observed on which of the following days ?-August 29th

11-Marion Jones is a well known Athlete

12-For which game is the ‘Indira Gandhi Gold Cup’ being awarded ? -Women’s Hockey

13-Lord Hanuman is symbolised with which sports ?-Wrestling

14-The term Googly is associated with Cricket.

15- In 1924 the first winter Olympics was held in France.

16-Who is known as the father of Indian Cricket ? – K.S.Renjith Singji

17-The Captain who lead India to her first test victory is Vijay Hazare

18-Abbas Ali Baig was the first Indian batsman to hit a century on debut against England in England.

19-The first Indian batsman to bat on all five days of a Test- M.L.Jaisimha

20-The only player in the history of Test cricket to score a century in each of his first three test matches -Mohammed Azharruddin

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