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Cricketer Suresh Raina became co-owner of HIL franchise team Uttar Pradesh Wizards

Published on: 19-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

With this he became the second Indian cricketer to get associated with HIL

Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma scored the highest ODI score ever of 264

Published on: 13-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 45 people agreed

The Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma scored the highest ODI score ever of 264 runs. The score of 264 runs is also the second-highest List A score.

BWF provisionally suspended Lee Chong Wei due to anti-doping regulation violation

Published on: 12-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

Badminton World Federation (BWF) on 11 November 2014 provisionally suspended Malaysian badminton player and World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei due to an apparent anti-doping regulation violation.

Virat Kohli became fastest cricketer to reach 6000 ODI runs

Published on: 10-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 29 people agreed

Virat Kohli became the quickest cricketer in the history score 6000 ODI run mark. He overtook legendary West Indian Vivian Richards' record.

Cristiano Ronaldo received 2013-14 European Golden Boot award

Published on: 07-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 30 people agreed

Cristiano Ronaldo was presented with 2013-14 European Golden Boot award. He shared the prize with Luis Suarez, having scored 31 times.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar won LG People’s Choice Awards

Published on: 05-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 30 people agreed

Cricketer Bhuvneshwar Kumar won LG People’s Choice Award 2014. He is the third Indian player after Sachin and Dhoni to win the coveted prize.

Hockey India President Narinder Batra became a member of FIH Executive Board

Published on: 03-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

Hockey India President Narinder Batra on 2 November 2014 became a member of International Hockey Federation (FIH) Executive Board.

Pankaj Advani won IBSF World Billiards Championship

Published on: 31-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 64 people agreed

Pankaj Advani won IBSF World Billiards Championship in Bangalore.

Serena Williams won the Singles title of BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore 2014

Published on: 27-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 44 people agreed

Serena Williams of the US won the Singles title of BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore 2014.

Para-swimmer Sharath Gayakwad broke 28-year old record of P T Usha at Asian Para Games

Published on: 27-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 38 people agreed

Para-swimmer Sharath Gayakwad on 26 October 2014 broke the 28-year old record of P T Usha of winning the most medals at a multi-discipline event by an Indian.

Luis Suarez received European Golden Boot Award 2014

Published on: 21-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 33 people agreed

Barcelona Football Club player Luis Suarez received the European Golden Boot Award on 16 October 2014.

Mary Kom voted as India's Most Valuable Player in Asian Games 2014

Published on: 14-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 77 people agreed

MC Mary Kom was chosen as Most Valuable Player of India’s Incheon Asian Games campaign by contingent sponsors Samsung India.

RSP felicitated hockey player Birendra Lakra

Published on: 07-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Rourkela Steel Plant felicitated hockey player Birendra Lakra who was a part of the triumphant India team that defeated Pakistan in Asian Games.

MS Dhoni became ISL team Chennaiyin FC co-owner

Published on: 07-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 47 people agreed

Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the co-owner of the Indian Super League franchise Chennaiyin FC.

USA Swimming suspended Olympic champion Michael Phelps for 6 months

Published on: 07-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 46 people agreed

USA Swimming suspended Michael Phelps from all competition for six months for violating the organization's code of conduct.

China's Grand Slam winner Li Na announced retirement

Published on: 19-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 25 people agreed

China's Grand Slam winner Li Na on 19 September 2014 announced her retirement at the age of 32.

Chitresh Tatha is the youngest sailor at the Asian Games 2014

Published on: 12-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 61 people agreed

12-year-old Chitresh Tatha, a sailor of Optimist Dinghy category is the youngest sailor to represent India at the 2014 Asian Games.

ICC suspended Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal for illegal bowling action

Published on: 11-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

ICC suspended Pakistani off-spinner, Saeed Ajmal from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect for illegal bowling action.

Pankaj Advani announced to retire from professional snooker

Published on: 10-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 83 people agreed

Pankaj Advani on 5 September 2014 announced to retire from the professional snooker tour.

Ritu Rani to lead Indian Women’s Hockey team in Asian Games 2014

Published on: 05-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 52 people agreed

Ritu Rani was selected to lead Indian women's hockey team in Asian Games 2014.

Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland set world record in womens hammer throw

Published on: 01-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 41 people agreed

Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland on 31 August 2014 set world record in the womens hammer throw at the ISTAF at Berlin's Olympic stadium in Germany.

Yohann Diniz broke 50km Walk World Record at the European Athletics Championship

Published on: 30-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 133 people agreed

Yohann Diniz of France broke the 50-km Walk World Record at the European Athletics Championship held in Zurich, Switzerland.

Katie Ledecky of US broke World Record in Women’s 1500 Meter Freestyle

Published on: 25-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 40 people agreed

Katie Ledecky set second world record at the Pan Pacific championships, Gold Coast, Australia after shattering her own 1500-metre freestyle record.

Adille Sumariwala appointed as the Chef-de-Mission for 2014 Asian Games

Published on: 19-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 90 people agreed

Adille Sumariwala, President of Athletics Federation of India (AFI), was appointed as the Chef-de-Mission for Asian Games on 18 August 2014.

Ravi Shastri appointed as the Director of Indian Cricket Team

Published on: 19-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 44 people agreed

The Board of Cricket Control India (BCCI) appointed Ravishankar Jayadritha Shastri as the Director of Indian Cricket Team on 19 August 2014.

Kush Kumar became first Indian player to reach semi final of World Junior Squash Championshi

Published on: 14-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 58 people agreed

Kush Kumar on 13 August 2014 became the first Indian player to reach the semi-final of World Junior Squash Championship.

Jo Pavey of Great Britain became oldest-ever woman to win Gold in European Championships

Published on: 14-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 30 people agreed

Jo Pavey of Great Britain became the oldest-ever woman to win a Gold medal in European Championships...

Miroslav Klose of Germany announced retirement from International Football

Published on: 12-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 27 people agreed

Miroslav Klose of Germany announced his retirement from international football on 11 August 2014.

Didier Drogba, the striker of Ivory Coast announced retirement from International football

Published on: 09-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

Ivory Coast Striker, Didier Drogba announced retirement from international football. He has played in three World Cups for Ivory Coast.

Kapil Dev to head Arjuna Awards Selection Committee

Published on: 08-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 90 people agreed

Former Indian cricketer Kapil Dev Nikhanj was selected as the Chairperson of the Arjuna Awards Selection Committee

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