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Sushil Kumar nominated for Padma Bhushan

Sep 9, 2016
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

WFI also recommended female wrestler Alka Tomar and Dronacharya awardee Yashvir Singh, Sushil's coach, for the honour.

Man Kaur, 100-year-old athlete from India, wins Gold Medal at Masters Games

Aug 31, 2016
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Kaur from Chandigarh, the only female competitor in her age category at the competition for older athletes, took a minute-and-a-half to cross the finish line in Vancouver.

Forbes releases 2016 World's 100 Highest-Paid Athletes list

Jun 10, 2016
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

The 100 top-earning athletes hail from 23 countries and compete in ten sports with Americans (65) and baseball players (26) are being the most numerous among all sports.

UNESCO Report on Fight against Discrimination and Racism in Football presented

Feb 11, 2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The report was launched by UNESCO and Juventus in November 2015 to present measures to fight on racism and discrimination in international football.

Justice Mahajan Committee constituted for Re-drafting National Sports Development Code of India

Jul 29, 2015
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

NSDCI was drafted in 2011 by amalgamating all the orders/notifications/instructions/circulars issued till 2001 with necessary modifications and it came into force with immediate effect from 31 January 2011.

Goa to host the Youth Delphic Games in February 2016

Jul 8, 2015
Important for Exam: 27 people agreed

The Youth Delphic Games are held at every four years and invites participants of the age group of 15 to 25 years.

World Anti-Doping Agency published Anti-Doping Rule Violations Report for 2013

Jun 23, 2015
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

It is the first of its kind report released by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on ADRVs.

Documentary on cricket titled Death of Gentleman screened at Sheffield

Jun 17, 2015
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

The documentary made in four years came into news as it raised questions on existence of Tests Cricket in future and shows the its decline.

Forbes released 2015 World's 100 Highest-Paid Athletes list

Jun 12, 2015
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the sole Indian and only cricketer in the list with earnings of 31 million US dollars.

Shah Rukh Khan acquired CPL T20 team Trinidad & Tobago

Jun 10, 2015
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

Shah Rukh Khan is the first owner of an Indian Premier League team to own an overseas cricket franchise.

Manchester United Football Club became World’s most valuable brand with 1.2 billion US dollars

Jun 9, 2015
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Also, it became the first club to pass the 1 billion US dollar mark.

Seven FIFA Officials arrested on bribery charges in Zurich by Switzerland authorities

May 29, 2015
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

The arrested officials include Jeffrey Webb, FIFA vice-president and all the officials are awaiting extradition to USA.

British magazine SportsPro released World’s 50 Most Marketable 2015 report

May 22, 2015
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

According to SportsPro's listing of the top 50 most marketable athletes in the world for 2015, Eugenie Bouchard, Tennis player from Canada, topped the list.

MRF Limited to be the global partner of ICC cricket World Cup 2015

Dec 6, 2014
Important for Exam: 75 people agreed

MRF Limited of India will be the global partner for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. The decision was announced by International Cricket Council

Salgaocar FC won Durand Cup 2014

Nov 11, 2014
Important for Exam: 68 people agreed

Salgaocar FC won Durand Cup on 8 November 2014 and emerged as Durand Cup champion for the third time.

International Cricket Council raised World Cup prize money by 20 percent

Nov 11, 2014
Important for Exam: 55 people agreed

ICC raised World Cup prize money by 20 percent.

BCCI decided to initiate legal proceedings against WI Cricket Board

Oct 21, 2014
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

BCCI decided to initiate legal proceedings against WICB and suspend all bilateral tours for abrupt cancellation of their tour to India.

ICC awarded global broadcast rights from 2015 to 2023 to Star India and Star Middle East

Oct 18, 2014
Important for Exam: 30 people agreed

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on 10 October 2014 awarded the global broadcast agreement rights for ICC Events from 2015 to 2023 to Star India

IOC and Interpol meet to combat match fixing & illegal betting

Sep 10, 2014
Important for Exam: 22 people agreed

IOC and Interpol have increased their collaboration to combat match-fixing and illegal betting.

N Srinivasan unanimously elected as chief of TNCA

Jun 24, 2014
Important for Exam: 23 people agreed

N Srinivasan has been appointed as the chief of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association for the 14th Consecutive year.

WADA Foundation Board put Xenon & Argon gases in the prohibited list

May 21, 2014
Important for Exam: 57 people agreed

WADA has added Xenon and Argon gas into the list of Prohibited substances as they can be inhaled to enhance performance by the athletes.

CISF inducted as associate member of HI

May 15, 2014
Important for Exam: 27 people agreed

CISF was inducted as an associate member of Hockey India

CBI established Sport Integrity Unit to investigate sports fraud cases

Apr 16, 2014
Important for Exam: 42 people agreed

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) established a Sport Integrity Unit on 15 April 2014 to investigate the cases related to fraud in sports.

Eight franchisees of Indian Super League of AIFF announced

Apr 16, 2014
Important for Exam: 148 people agreed

Eight franchisees of Indian Super League of All India Football Federation announced on 13 April 2014.

FIFA imposed transfer ban on Barcelona

Apr 5, 2014
Important for Exam: 28 people agreed

International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) imposed a transfer ban at both national and international level on 2 April 2014

Bernie Ecclestone, the F1 boss to be tried on bribery charges

Jan 17, 2014
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

Bernie Ecclestone, the F1 boss will be tried on bribery charges. The rule was passed by a court in Munich.

CBI to set up special cell to handle cases of fraud in sports

Jan 15, 2014
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

Director of CBI, Ranjit Sinha announced to set-up a specialized unit to handle the cases related to sports fraud, fixing and illegal batting.

South East Asian Games kicked off in Naypyitaw, Myanmar

Dec 11, 2013
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

The 27th edition of South East Asian Games has started in Naypyitaw, the new state capital of Myanmar on 11 December 2013.

India to host Under-17 FIFA World Cup in 2017

Dec 6, 2013
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

India was chosen as the host country for Under-17 FIFA World Cup in 2017 by the FIFA executive committee in its meeting at Salvador de Bahia in Brazil .

BRAZUCA, The official 2014 FIFA World Cup Match Ball was unveiled

Dec 5, 2013
Important for Exam: 24 people agreed

Brazuka, the official 2014 FIFA World Cup match ball was unveiled on 3 December 2013 by manufacturers Adidas.

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