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Indian tennis star Sania Mirza appointed as Brand Ambassador of Telangana

Published on: 23-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza was appointment as Brand Ambassador of Telangana on 22 July 2014.

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg won 2014 German Grand Prix

Published on: 21-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany on 20 July 2014 won the 2014 German Grand Prix.

Irishman Rory McIlroy won British Golf Open 2014

Published on: 21-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

Irishman Rory McIlroy won the British Golf Open Championship 2014 held at Royal Liverpool Golf course in Holyake

Germany’s football team captain Philipp Lahm announced retirement

Published on: 19-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 29 people agreed

German football captain, Philipp Lahm announced his retirement from international career. He will continue playing for the club Bayern Munich.

Germany ranked number One in FIFA's world rankings

Published on: 19-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 70 people agreed

Germany was ranked number One in the latest release of the FIFA's world rankings released on 17 July 2014.

Rahul Dravid elected as member of Laureus World Sports Academy

Published on: 17-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 30 people agreed

Former India cricket captain Rahul Dravid has been elected as the 47th member of Laureus World Sports Academy panel.

127th edition of Durand Cup football tournament to be held in Goa in October 2014

Published on: 16-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 64 people agreed

The 127th edition of the Durand Cup Football Tournament will be held in Goa from 28th October 2014 to 9th November 2014.

Brazil Football Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari resigned

Published on: 15-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

Brazil Football coach Luiz Felipe Scolari resigned after the country failed to win the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Jayawardene announced retirement from Test Cricket

Published on: 15-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 30 people agreed

Sri Lankan cricketer Mahela Jayawardene announced his retirement from Test Cricket. He will play his last test against Pakistan in August 2014.

Sim Bhullar became first Indian-origin basketball player to join NBA

Published on: 14-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 40 people agreed

Sim Bhullar became the first basketball player of Indian origin to join the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Germany won the 2014 FIFA Football World Cup beating Argentina 1-0

Published on: 14-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 241 people agreed

Germany won 2014 FIFA World Cup by defeating Argentina 1-0 at Maracana in Rio de Janeiro. The goal was made by Mario Gotze during the extra-time.

FIFA suspended Nigeria’s team from International football competitions

Published on: 10-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 168 people agreed

FIFA suspended Nigeria from all international football competitions with immediate effect.

F-Cube Technology to promote Football at ground level launched

Published on: 09-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 46 people agreed

SAI and TheFootballLink jointly launched F-Cube technology at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. The technology will promote football at the grass-root level.

Sania Mirza ranked career-best fifth in WTA doubles rankings

Published on: 08-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 32 people agreed

Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean doubles partner Cara Black achieved a career-best rank of number five in the world.

Kvitova won the Women’s Wimbledon Tennis Open

Published on: 07-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 89 people agreed

Czech left-hander Petra Kvitova won the 2014 Wimbledon women singles title by defeating Canadian Eugenie Bouchard 6-3, 6-0.

Novak Djokovic won the Men’s Wimbledon Tennis Open defeating Roger Federer

Published on: 07-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 60 people agreed

Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer 6-7(7), 6-4, 7-6(4), 5-7, 6-4 to win his second Men’s Wimbledon title. His first title was claimed in 2011.

MCC XI won the match played to celebrate 200 years of Lord’s Cricket Ground

Published on: 07-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 49 people agreed

Sachin Tendulkar-led MCC XI won over Shane Warne-led Rest of the World XI in a match played in honour of the Lord’s bi-centenary year.

Indian pistol shooter Jitu Rai ranked No. 1 in the world

Published on: 02-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 77 people agreed

ISSF ranked Indian shooter Jitu Rai as world’s number 1 in the men's 10m air pistol category.

Pankaj Advani won IBSF 6-Red World Snooker title in Egypt

Published on: 30-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 178 people agreed

Indian cueist, Pankaj Advani won his maiden IBSF 6-Red World snooker title at Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt by defeating Kacper Flilpiak of Poland.

Saina Nehwal won Australian Open Super Series title

Published on: 30-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 162 people agreed

Saina Nehwal won 750000 US dollar Australian Open Super Series by defeating Carolina Marin of Spain in straight-game played at Sydney.

35th National Games to be held in Kerala from 31 January to 14 February 2015

Published on: 27-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 131 people agreed

Indian Olympic Association announced the dates of 35th National Games. The games will be held from 31 January to 14 February 2015 in Kerala.

Srinivasan appointed as first Chairman of ICC

Published on: 26-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 44 people agreed

The in-exile-President of BCCI, N Srinivasan has been appointed as the first Chairperson of ICC for a period of two years from 2014 to 2016.

Jitu Rai became first Indian shooter to win three medals in successive ISSF Shooting World C

Published on: 24-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 118 people agreed

Jitu Rai on 19 June 2014 became the first Indian to win three medals in successive ISSF Shooting World Cup.

N Srinivasan unanimously elected as chief of TNCA

Published on: 24-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

N Srinivasan has been appointed as the chief of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association for the 14th Consecutive year.

AB de Villiers of South Africa replaced Virat Kohli as No. 1 batsman in ICC ODI batsman rankings

Published on: 23-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 46 people agreed

AB De Villiers of South Africa eclipsed Virat Kohli to become number one batsman in ODI batsman ranking released on 22 June 2014.

Magnus Carlsen bagged FIDE World Rapid Chess Championship

Published on: 20-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 91 people agreed

 Magnus Carlsen on 18 June 2014 bagged the FIDE World Rapid Chess Championship title in Dubai.

India won three ODI series against Bangladesh 2-0

Published on: 20-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 35 people agreed

India won the Bangladesh series 2-0. The third and final ODI was abandoned due to incessant rain in Mirpur, near Dhaka.

Former Captain of Bangladesh Mohammad Ashraful banned for eight years

Published on: 19-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 75 people agreed

Former Captain of Bangladesh Mohammad Ashraful on 18 June 2014 was banned for eight years by the disciplinary panel

India won 12 medals to finish 5th at 16th Asian Junior Athletics Championship

Published on: 17-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 55 people agreed

India won 2 Gold, 5 Silver and 5 Bronze medals at 16th Asian Junior Athletics Championship.

Australia won the 2014 edition of Men’s Hockey World Cup

Published on: 16-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 67 people agreed

Australia won the Men’s hockey World Cup title 2014 for second successive time.

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