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Nelson Piquet Jr won the inaugural FIA Formula E Championship title

Published on: 29-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Piquet drove for Chinese team Nextev.

Satnam Singh Bhamara became first Indian basketball player to join NBA

Published on: 29-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

He will play for Dallas Mavericks during the 2015-16 season.

Wei, Li won men's & women’s singles of Canada Open Badminton tournament 2015

Published on: 29-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

In the finals played at Calgary, Wei defeated Ng Ka Long Angus 17-21 13-21 and Li defeated Kaori Imabeppu 21-17 25-23.

Gutta-Ponappa won women's doubles of Canada Open Badminton tournament 2015

Published on: 29-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

In the final played at Calgary, the third seeded Indo-pair defeated top Dutch pair of Eefje Muskens and Selena Piek in straight games of 21-19, 21-16.

International Cricket Council approved amendments to playing conditions in ODIs and T20Is

Published on: 29-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The approvals were given during the ICC Annual Conference held in Barbados.

Veselin Topalov won the Norway Chess Tournament 2015

Published on: 27-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

Topalov secured 6½ points while Anand ended the tournament in second place with 6 points.

Leander Paes became 47th player to join 100 partners club on ATP Circuit

Published on: 26-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

Of these 100 partners, While 71 played with him on the tour level, 29 at the Challenger level.

Sachin Tendulkar named as greatest Test player of 21st century

Published on: 25-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

Sachin received highest number of votes (23 percent votes) to emerge on the top of the list of the 100 best Test players since 2000. The survey was participated by more than 16000 fans.

Zaheer Abbas, former Captain of Pakistan’s Cricket team, named as President of ICC

Published on: 25-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

The ICC Council also approved the admission of the Serbia Cricket Federation (SCF) as the 58th Affiliate Member during the weeklong annual conference held in Barbados.

Bangladesh won 3-match ODI series against India 2-1

Published on: 25-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Mustafizur Rahman of Bangladesh claimed the Man of the Series Award for his outstanding bowling performance. He picked up 13 wickets in the three matches.

Inderjeet Singh, Jinson Johnson won gold at Asian Athletics Grand Prix

Published on: 24-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

In the first leg, India won a total of eight medals which included 2 Gold, 1 Silver and 5 Bronze medals

Steffi Graf appointed as Kerala’s Ayurveda brand ambassador

Published on: 24-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

Graf’s 22 singles titles is second all-time behind Margaret Court who won 24 titles, and marks the record for most Major wins by a tennis player (male or female) since the introduction of the Open Era in 1968.

Indian Railway Team won World Railway Championship 2015 in Tennis and Volleyball

Published on: 24-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

In 2011, the Indian Railway Tennis Team won Silver Medal during last USIC Tennis Championship and it won Bronze Medal during the USIC Volleyball Championship.

Russia won European Team Athletics Championships 2015

Published on: 23-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

In totality, Russia won the 368.5 points, 22 points ahead of Germany which secured second place.

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.

Jordan Spieth of US won US Open of Golf

Published on: 22-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Overall, he is the fourth-youngest player to win two majors and the sixth to win the Masters and US Open in the same year.

China won 2015 Nongfu Spring World Cup of Snooker

Published on: 22-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

India stood at the third position in the competition that was held at Wuxi near Shanghai in China.

Andy Murray won the men’s singles of Aegon Tennis Championships at the Queen’s Club

Published on: 22-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Murray, who has won the title at the Queen’s Club in 2009, 2011, 2013 and now 2015, defeated South African Kevin Anderson 6-3, 6-4.

Debendranath Sarangi elected as President of Squash Rackets Federation of India

Published on: 22-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

He will be in the office till 2019.

Serbia won 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup by defeating Brazil 2-1

Published on: 22-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

It is Serbia’s first title since it became an independent nation in 2006.

Roger Federer won Gerry Weber Open tennis title for eighth time

Published on: 22-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

It is Federer’s 10th Halle final and his most at a single event in his career.

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany won Austrian Grand Prix of Formula One

Published on: 22-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

It is the eleventh overall championship title for Rosberg and the second title in Austria having won the 2014 title too.

Indian paddlers won team titles at South Asian Junior and Cadet Table Tennis Championships

Published on: 19-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

To retain the title in junior boys section, the Indian paddlers won all the four matches without dropping a set. Similarly, cadet girls won all their matches without a hiccup.

Sharad Pawar re-elected as President of Mumbai Cricket Association

Published on: 18-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Former Indian cricketer Dilip Vengsarkar along with Ashish Shelar was elected as Vice-President of the MCA.

AIBA constituted Ad-hoc committee chaired by Kishan Narsi for boxing in India

Published on: 17-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The ad-hoc committee will be chaired by Kishan Narsi and other members are Jay Kowli, Manisha Malhotra and Injeti Srinivas.

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.

Sunil Chhetri became first Indian footballer to score 50 international goals

Published on: 17-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

Guam defeated India 2-1, in the India's second match of the second round of qualifiers for 2018 football World Cup qualifying group match.

Harbhajan Singh became 9th highest wicket-taker in Test Cricket

Published on: 16-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

The 'Turbanator' is now only 20 wickets short of beating Kapil Dev's 434 Test wickets to become second highest wicket-taker in history of Indian Test cricket after Anil Kumble's 619 wickets.

Rafael Nadal won Stuttgart Open

Published on: 16-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

It was Rafael Nadal’s third Stuttgart Men’s single title and with this victory he also became first tennis player to win titles at the event on both clay and grass surface.

Sir Wesley Winfield Hall inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of fame

Published on: 13-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

With this, Hall became 80th cricketer to be inducted in the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame and 18th from West Indies itself.

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.

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