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Rory McIlroy named 2014 Race to Dubai European Tour Golfer of Year

Published on: 17-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 163 people agreed

Rory McIlroy of Ireland on 16 December 2014 was named as the 2014 Race to Dubai European Tour Golfer of the Year. He won the award for the second time in three seasons. Earlier he won the award in 2012.

Australian Cricketer David Warner completed 1000 runs in 2014

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

With this, he became the first opener to achieve the feat in one calendar year since England skipper Alastair Cook in 2012.

Boxer Sarita Devi accepted Asian Games Bronze Medal

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

The medal was presented to her by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary-general Rajeev Mehta.

Kumar Sangakkara became fourth batsman to complete 13000 ODI runs

Published on: 08-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 23 people agreed

Sangakkara achieved the feat of crossing 13000 run during the third match of ODI series with England.

Jacques Kallis appointed mentor and batting consultant for IPL team Kolkata Knight Rider

Published on: 08-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

He renewed his association with KKR for mentoring the team from the 2015 season of IPL.

ICC suspended Pakistani off-spinner Mohammad Hafeez for illegal bowling action

Published on: 08-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

Mohammad Hafeez, the Pakistani cricket all-rounder who bowls offspin suspended from bowling by ICC due to illegal bowling action.

US football team goalkeeper Tim Howard won 2014 US Player of year award

Published on: 06-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

Howard received 101 first-place votes from a panel of journalist nationwide thus beating compatriot footballer Jermaine Jones and Clint Dempsey to win the award.

UAE captain Khurram Khan became the oldest player to score a century in ODI

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

UAE captain Khurram Khan became the oldest player to score the century in the One-Day International.

Baichung Bhutia became the first Indian Footballer to conferred AFC Hall of Fame Award

Published on: 01-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 33 people agreed

The award was conferred on 30 November 2014 by FIFA president Sepp Blatter in Philippines.

Boxer Manoj Kumar received Arjuna Award

Published on: 27-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 31 people agreed

2010 Commonwealth Games gold-medalist boxer Manoj Kumar received the prestigious Arjuna Award by Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in New Delhi.

Australian opener Philip Hughes died after being in induced coma

Published on: 26-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes went into induced coma and died after a bouncer ball of Sean Abbott hit back of his head at Sydney Cricket Ground.

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

Published on: 19-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 26 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: 69 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: 20 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: 33 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: 37 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: 32 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: 20 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: 75 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: 45 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: 41 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: 34 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: 79 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: 49 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: 47 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: 26 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: 62 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: 22 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: 86 people agreed

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

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