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Hockey India Appointed Harendra Singh as coach of junior team

Published on: 21-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 27 people agreed

Hockey India on 19 April 2014 appointed former senior coach Harendra Singh as the coach of the junior men's team.

Former New Zealand wicketkeeper Gareth Hopkins announced retirement

Published on: 12-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Gareth Hopkins the former New Zealand wicketkeeper on 11 April 2014 announced his retirement from cricket.

Sachin became 1st Indian cricketer on cover page of Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack

Published on: 11-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 36 people agreed

Sachin Tendulkar adorned on the cover page of the 151st edition of the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack published in London.

India's Heena Sidhu clinched World's No. 1 spot in 10 mts air pistol event

Published on: 08-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 96 people agreed

Heena Sindhu clinched World’s Number One spot in 10 meters air pistol event.

Iwao Hakamada awarded with the Boxing Belt by WBC

Published on: 07-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 25 people agreed

Iwao Hakamada has been awarded with an honorary championship belt by WBC. He was released after 48 years in prison following a murder conviction.

Viswanathan Anand raises to No. 3 in FIDE world chess rankings

Published on: 02-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 45 people agreed

Viswanathan Anand ranked World number 3 in the rating list released by FIDE.

Rusi Dinshaw, Pakistan’s only Parsi cricketer died

Published on: 26-MAR-2014
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

Rusi Dinshaw, the only Pakistani cricketer of Parsi Community died in Karachi. He was suffering from schizophrenia.

Hsieh Su-Wei and Peng Shuai won BNP Paribas Open 2014

Published on: 18-MAR-2014
Important for Exam: 50 people agreed

Sachin Tendulkar voted Cricketer of the Generation

Published on: 15-MAR-2014
Important for Exam: 44 people agreed

Sachin Tendulkar has voted as the Cricketer of the Generation by a 50-member by beating Shane Warne and Jacques Kallis.

Heena Sidhu and Chain Singh won Gold at 7th Asian Air Gun Championship

Published on: 11-MAR-2014
Important for Exam: 41 people agreed

Heena Sidhu won the gold medal in the Women’s Air pistol event at the 7th Asian Air Gun Championship in Kuwait

Pooja Ghatkar won Gold medal at Asian Air Gun Championship

Published on: 10-MAR-2014
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

Pooja Ghatkar, Indian shooter won the gold medal in women’s air rifle event at the 7th Asian Championship in Kuwait.

Graeme Smith announced retirement from cricket

Published on: 05-MAR-2014
Important for Exam: 56 people agreed

Graeme Smith announced that he will retire from international cricket at the end of the test match against Australia at Newlands.

Arvind Bhat won the German Open Grand Prix title

Published on: 04-MAR-2014
Important for Exam: 65 people agreed

Arvind Bhat won the German Open Grand Prix title against Danish Hans-Kristian Vittinghus in the men’s singles in Germany

Cheteshwar Pujara named as brand ambassador of Gujarat Election Commission

Published on: 24-FEB-2014
Important for Exam: 44 people agreed

Cheteshwar Pujara has been appointed as the brand ambassador of the Gujarat State Election Commission.

P V Sindhu ranked 9th in BWF women’s Singles ranking

Published on: 21-FEB-2014
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

Sindhu was ranked ninth in the Badminton World Federation women’s singles ranking

Bubba Watson won Northern Trust Open

Published on: 18-FEB-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Bubba Watson won the Northern Trust Open in at Riviera Country Club

Peng Shuai of China ranked World No. 1 in WTA Doubles Ranking

Published on: 18-FEB-2014
Important for Exam: 33 people agreed

Peng Shuai ranked number 1 in the Women’s Tennis Association Doubles ranking

Li Na of China ranked World No. 2 in WTA Singles Ranking

Published on: 18-FEB-2014
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

Li Na ranked number 2 in the Women’s Tennis Association singles ranking

Javed Miandad, former Pakistani cricketer resigned as Director-General of countries cricket

Published on: 15-FEB-2014
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

Former test captain of Pakistan, Javed Miandad tendered his resignation from the post of Director-General of Cricket to the Chairman of PCB.

Cancer awareness programme launched by Yuvraj Singh

Published on: 11-FEB-2014
Important for Exam: 79 people agreed

Cancer foundation YouWeCan of Yuvraj Singh joined hand with an NGO Navbharat Sewa Samiti to roll out a campaign named Cancer Mukt Purvi Dilli.

Yulia Lipnitskaya is the youngest Russian to win gold medal in Winter Olympics

Published on: 10-FEB-2014
Important for Exam: 86 people agreed

Yulia Lipnitskaya won a gold medal at the Winter Olympics, Sochi, Russia

Bindra became 1st person to win three gold medals in Tri-series shooting

Published on: 10-FEB-2014
Important for Exam: 51 people agreed

Abhinav Bindra became first person to win three gold medals in an event at Inter-Shoot Tri-series Shooting being held at Hague, Netherlands.

Sangakkara became second cricketer to hit triple century and a century in same match

Published on: 08-FEB-2014
Important for Exam: 158 people agreed

Kumar Sangakkara became the second person in Cricket history to score a triple century and a century in the same test match after Graham Gooch.

Abhinav Bindra won second gold medal in Inter Shoot Tri series Shooting

Published on: 08-FEB-2014
Important for Exam: 49 people agreed

Abhinav Bindra won two gold medals at Inter Shoot Tri Series shooting at The Hague, Netherlands.

Sumit Malik stripped off gold medal for anti-doping violation

Published on: 30-JAN-2014
Important for Exam: 54 people agreed

Sumit Malik winner of 400m gold in men’s 400m race of Lusofonia Games has been stripped off from his medal for violating anti-doping rules.

Shane Warne to mentor Australia's spinners for World T20 Tournament

Published on: 24-JAN-2014
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

Shane Warne has been appointed as the specialist spin consultant of Australia team to play World Twenty20 game in Bangladesh.

Abhijeet Gupta won the Parsvnath International Grandmasters chess tournament

Published on: 17-JAN-2014
Important for Exam: 54 people agreed

Abhijeet Gupta won his second Parsvanth International Grandmasters chess tournament on 16 January 2014.

Jimmy Walker won Sony Open Golf tournament

Published on: 15-JAN-2014
Important for Exam: 27 people agreed

Jimmy Walker of the US won the Sony Open golf tournament held in Hawaii on 13 January 2014.

Vijay Zol selected captain of India to lead U-19 Cricket World Cup

Published on: 14-JAN-2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

Vijay Zol selected as the Captain of India to lead the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup.

Cristiano Ranaldo awarded FIFA Ballon d’Or award 2013

Published on: 14-JAN-2014
Important for Exam: 46 people agreed

Cristiano Ronaldo won the FIFA Ballon d’Or award for 2013

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