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

Published on: 23-JUN-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

Published on: 17-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 9 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

Published on: 12-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 17 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

Published on: 10-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 7 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

Published on: 09-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 6 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

Published on: 29-MAY-2015
Important for Exam: 6 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

Published on: 22-MAY-2015
Important for Exam: 16 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

Published on: 06-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 73 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

Published on: 11-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 67 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

Published on: 11-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 54 people agreed

ICC raised World Cup prize money by 20 percent.

BCCI decided to initiate legal proceedings against WI Cricket Board

Published on: 21-OCT-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

Published on: 18-OCT-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

Published on: 10-SEP-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

Published on: 24-JUN-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

Published on: 21-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 55 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: 27 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: 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

Published on: 05-APR-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

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: 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

Published on: 05-DEC-2013
Important for Exam: 22 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: 22 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: 89 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: 50 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.

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