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

Published on: 18-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 15 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

Published on: 10-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

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

N Srinivasan unanimously elected as chief of TNCA

Published on: 24-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 22 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

Published on: 21-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 53 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

Published on: 15-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 26 people agreed

CISF was inducted as an associate member of Hockey India

CBI established Sport Integrity Unit to investigate sports fraud cases

Published on: 16-APR-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

Published on: 16-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 144 people agreed

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

FIFA imposed transfer ban on Barcelona

Published on: 05-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 26 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

Published on: 17-JAN-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

Published on: 15-JAN-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

Published on: 11-DEC-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

Published on: 06-DEC-2013
Important for Exam: 14 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

Published on: 05-DEC-2013
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

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

Ethiopian Runners won both Men's and Women's titles at Pune International Marathon

Published on: 03-DEC-2013
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

Runners from Ethiopia have won the both the men's and women's events in the 28th edition of the Pune International Marathon on 1 December 2013.

Indian Team Announced For Junior Men Hockey World Cup 2013

Published on: 28-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Hockey India on 27 November 2013 announced its Junior Men National Team for the Hero Hockey Junior Men World Cup 2013

BCCI launched 'Thank You Sachin' campaign on Twitter

Published on: 06-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 88 people agreed

BCCI on 6 November 2013 launched Thank you Sachin campaign on social networking site Twitter to honour Sachin on his retirement.

Indian Men's Hockey Team qualified for Hockey World Cup 2014

Published on: 04-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 64 people agreed

Indian men's hockey team on 3 November 2013 officially qualified for the Rabobank Hockey World Cup 2014.

Buckingham Palace hosted its First Official Football Match

Published on: 08-OCT-2013
Important for Exam: 30 people agreed

Buckingham Palace held its first official football match to mark FA's (Football Association’s) 150th anniversary on 7 October 2013

BAI Panel Recommended Life Ban for Badminton Player Jwala Gutta

Published on: 07-OCT-2013
Important for Exam: 49 people agreed

The Disciplinary Committee of the Badminton Association of India on 5 October 2013 recommended a life-ban on Indian doubles shuttler Jwala Gutta.

India Retained Number One Position in ICC ODI Rankings

Published on: 18-SEP-2013
Important for Exam: 43 people agreed

India retained its top position in the latest One Day International (ODI) rankings which were released by ICC in Dubai on 17 September 2013.

CLTA signed a Deal with its Spanish Counterpart MTF

Published on: 19-MAY-2013
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association (CLTA) on 18 May 2013 signed a deal with its Spanish counterpart, MTF

Saina Nehwal signed up a 40-crore deal with Rhiti Sports Management Company

Published on: 20-SEP-2012
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

Sports Current Affairs September 2012. India`s badminton player Saina Nehwal signed up a 40-crore deal with Rhiti Sports Management company

Anuraag Thakur, BCCI Joint Secretary became a member of Asian Cricket Council

Published on: 17-SEP-2012
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Sports Current Affairs September 2012.Anuraag Thakur a BJP MP from Hamirpur and Joint Secretary of Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) on 16 September 2012 was appointed as a member of Asian Cricket Council’s (ACC’s) executive board

Review conducted by Lord Woolf recommended the Restructuring of ICC's Executive Board

Published on: 03-FEB-2012
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Sports Current Affairs 2012. International Cricket Council's independent review, conducted by Lord Woolf called for sweeping changes in the administration of cricket

Fast Food Chain McDonald's extended Sponsorship Agreement with International Olympic Committee

Published on: 17-JAN-2012
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Sports Current Affairs 2012. US fast food chain McDonald's in January 2012 extended its global sponsorship agreement with the International Olympic Committee until 2020

Award to be Instituted in Memory of G.V. Raja, Founder-president of Kerala Sports Council

Published on: 12-JAN-2012
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Sports Current Affairs 2012. Special life-time achievement award, in memory of G.V. Raja, the founder-president of the Kerala State Sports Council to be instituted

Argentina’s Lionel Messi voted World's Outstanding Footballer for Third Consecutive Year

Published on: 12-JAN-2012
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Sports Current Affairs 2012. Argentina’s Lionel Messi awarded the 2011 FIFA Ballon d'Or on 9 january 2012 in Zurich. He won the award for the third consecutive year for the world's outstanding footballer

32nd Sahara Senior National Archery Championship to be held in Jamshedpur 24 to 29 January 2012

Published on: 28-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Sports Current Affairs December 2011. AAI announced that 32nd Sahara senior National archery championship will be held in Jamshedpur from 24 to 29 January 2012

Indian Striker Sunil Chhetri voted Player of the Year by the All India Football Federation

Published on: 21-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Sports Current Affairs 2011. India striker Sunil Chhetri was on 20 December 2011 voted Player of the Year by the All India Football Federation

India's R Ashwin moved into Top 20 of the ICC ODI Bowling Charts for the First Time in His Career

Published on: 08-DEC-2011
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Sports Current Affairs 2011. According to the latest ICC ranking, R Ashwin moved into top 20 of the ICC ODI bowling charts for the first time in his career

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