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Shaik Abdul Hameed won the 2014 Thailand Tour title of Asian Bowling Federation

Published on: 21-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Shaik Abdul Hameed won Asian Bowling Federation (ABF) Tour title 2014 of Thailand Tour.

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, the US boxer died

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

Former US boxer, Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter died on 20 April 2014 at his home in Toronto, Canada following a battle with prostate cancer. He was 76.

BCCI named Ravi Shastri in three-member panel to probe IPL betting

Published on: 21-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

BCCI has chosen a three-member panel to probe allegations of betting and spot-fixing during the sixth edition of IPL.

Stanislas Wawrinka won Monte Carlo Masters Tennis title by defeating Roger Federer

Published on: 21-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Wawrinka won the Monte Carlo Masters Tennis title on 20 April 2014 by defeating Roger Federer, 4-6, 7-6(5), 6-2.

CBI established Sport Integrity Unit to investigate sports fraud cases

Published on: 16-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 26 people agreed

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) established a Sport Integrity Unit on 15 April 2014 to investigate the cases related to fraud in sports.

Eight franchisees of Indian Super League of AIFF announced

Published on: 16-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 103 people agreed

Eight franchisees of Indian Super League of All India Football Federation announced on 13 April 2014.

India won 12 medals at the 7th South Asia Judo Championship

Published on: 16-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 55 people agreed

Indian judokas won 12 medals at the seventh South Asia Judo Championships held in Kathmandu.

Baroda won Syed Mushtaq Ali Cricket T20 Trophy

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

Baroda won the National Syed Mustaq Ali Cricket T20 Trophy after defeating Uttar Pradesh in the final match by three runs.

Nour El Sherbini defeated Dipika Pallikal to win Texas Open Squash final

Published on: 15-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

Dipika Pallikal of India lost the title clash of the Texas Open squash tournament by Egyptian Nour El Sherbini at Houston, United States.

Wilson Kipsang won London Marathon

Published on: 14-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

Kenyan Wilson Kipsang won the London Marathon for second time.

Gaurav Gill won Vinz Whangarei Car Rally

Published on: 14-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 25 people agreed

Delhi based MRF driver, Gaurav Gill won Whangarei Rally by a lead of 11.9 seconds on 13 April 2014.

Santoso won OUE Singapore Open 2014

Published on: 14-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

Simon Santoso (Indonesia) won the OUE Singapore Open 2014 for the first time on 13 April 2014.

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.

Shikhar Dhawan named among Wisden’s Five Cricketers of the Year

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

Shikhar Dhawan named as one of the Five Cricketers of the Year 2013. Others are Joe Root, Charlotte Edwards, Chris Rogers, Ryan Harris and Dale Steyn.

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

Published on: 11-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 35 people agreed

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

Andrea Petkovic won third WTA title at the Family Circle Cup

Published on: 09-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 24 people agreed

Andrea Petkovic defeated Jana Cepelova to win her first WTA title in last three years at the Family Circle Cup in Charleston, United States.

Indian cricket team lost number one spot to Sri Lanka in ICC T20 rankings

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

Indian lost number one status in the latest ICC Twenty20 rankings by Sri Lanka. Kohli and Ashwin attained their career-high positions in the list.

Lewis Hamilton won the Bahrain Grand Prix of Formula1 (F1) car racing

Published on: 08-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Lewis Hamilton won the Bahrain Grand Prix.

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

Published on: 08-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 94 people agreed

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

Dhoni named captain of ICC World T20 team

Published on: 08-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 25 people agreed

ICC announced the men’s Team of the Tournament of the ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014, with India’s MS Dhoni named captain.

Lee Chong Wei & Shixian Wang won India Super Series Badminton titles

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

Lee Chong Wei won the men’s singles title of 250000 US dollar India Super Series Badminton in New Delhi by defeating Chen Long of China.

Australian cricket team won Women's T20 World Cup 2014

Published on: 07-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 34 people agreed

Australian cricket team had won the Women’s World Twenty20 Cup 2014 cup by defeating England in the final match in Mirpur, Dhaka.

Iwao Hakamada awarded with the Boxing Belt by WBC

Published on: 07-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 24 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.

Punjab won Junior National Hockey Title 2014

Published on: 07-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 41 people agreed

Punjab won the 4th Hockey India Junior Men National Championship 2014 (Division A) by defeating Hokey Odisha at Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Sri Lanka won its maiden ICC Twenty20 World Cup title

Published on: 07-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 29 people agreed


Sri Lanka defeated India in the final match to win the ICC Twenty20 World Cup 2014 at Shere Bangla stadium of Mirpur, Dhaka.

FIFA imposed transfer ban on Barcelona

Published on: 05-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) imposed a transfer ban at both national and international level on 2 April 2014

IOA announced to form ad-hoc panel to handle issues related to Indian Boxing

Published on: 04-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

IOA on 3 April 2014 announced to form an ad-hoc Committee to handle issues related to coaching and selection of Indian Boxing.

India ranked as No. 1 cricket team in ICC T20 rankings

Published on: 03-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 26 people agreed

The Indian Cricket Team clinched First position by replacing Sri Lanka in ICC T20 ranking list

FIFA rejected US call to ban Russia from World Cup for stand on Ukraine

Published on: 03-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

FIFA had rejected the call of US senators to ban Russia from 2014 World Cup in response to Kremlin’s position on Ukraine.

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

Published on: 02-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 43 people agreed

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

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