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Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council organised 3rd Ladakh Marathon at Leh

Published on: 17-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

LAHDC organised the third Ladakh Marathon at Leh in Jammu and Kashmir. The event was organised by around 3000 people from across the world.

Boxing India earned Official Recognition from AIBA

Published on: 16-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

AIBA Executive Committee Bureau formally recognised Boxing India as the provisional AIBA National Federation to represent the sport of boxing in India.

USA won FIBA Basketball World Cup 2014

Published on: 15-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 58 people agreed

USA on 14 September 2014 won FIBA Basketball World Cup 2014 by defeating Serbia.

HS Prannoy won Indonesian masters title

Published on: 15-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 25 people agreed

Indian shuttler HS Prannoy won Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold. To grab his maiden Gran Prix title, he defeated Firman Abdul Kholik 21-11, 22-20.

Chitresh Tatha is the youngest sailor at the Asian Games 2014

Published on: 12-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 39 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: 14 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: 61 people agreed

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

Mike and Bob Bryan won fifth U.S. Tennis Open men's doubles title

Published on: 10-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 42 people agreed

American twin brothers Mike and Bob Bryan on 7 September 2014 won the men’s doubles titles of the US Tennis Open at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York

IOC and Interpol meet to combat match fixing & illegal betting

Published on: 10-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

IOC and Interpol have increased their collaboration to combat match-fixing and illegal betting.

Union Government cleared 679-member squad for Asian Games

Published on: 10-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 38 people agreed

Union Government cleared a 679-member squad to represent India in the 17th edition of the Asian Games to be held in Incheon, South Korea.

Marin Cilic won Men's Singles title of US open

Published on: 09-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 42 people agreed

Marin Cilic of Croatia won the Men’s Singles title at the US Open after defeating Kei Nishikori of Japan in straight sets 6-3, 6-3, 6-3.

Harika Dronavalli won bronze in women Grand Prix chess

Published on: 08-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 39 people agreed

Harika Dronavalli on 6 September 2014 won bronze at the women Grand Prix chess at the Asian Games.

Serena Williams won 3rd consecutive US Open

Published on: 08-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

Serena Williams won her third consecutive US Open trophy and joined the Tennis greats Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova on 18 Grand Slam titles.

Sania Mirza & Brazilian teammate Bruno Soares won Mixed Doubles trophy of US Open

Published on: 06-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 45 people agreed

Sania Mirza and Bruno Soares lifted Mixed Doubles trophy of the US Open after defeating a team of Abigail Spears and Santiago Gonzalez, 6-1, 2-6, 11-9.

India won the five matches ODI series 3-1 against England

Published on: 06-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

India won 5-match ODI series played against England by 3-1. In the series, India won second, third and fourth match.

Sudhakar Jayant won gold medal at IWF World Masters Weightlifting Championships

Published on: 06-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

Lt Colonel Sudhakar Jayant won the gold medal for the third time at World Masters Weightlifting Championships.

Ritu Rani to lead Indian Women’s Hockey team in Asian Games 2014

Published on: 05-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 45 people agreed

Ritu Rani was selected to lead Indian women's hockey team in Asian Games 2014.

Saina Nehwal decided to train under new Coach Vimal Kumar

Published on: 02-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

Saina Nehwal on 1 September 2014 decided to train under new Coach Vimal Kumar.

World Badminton championships 2014

Published on: 01-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 42 people agreed

World Badminton Championships was held in Copenhagen, Denmark from 25 - 31 August 2014.

Zimbabwe defeated Australia in one-day cricket match for first time in 31 years

Published on: 01-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 40 people agreed

Zimbabwe for the first time in 31 years defeated Australia in the one-day match played at the Harare Sports Club.

Carolina Marin became the first Spaniard to win World Badminton Championship

Published on: 01-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 78 people agreed

Carolina Marin on 31 August 2014 became the first Spaniard to win World Badminton Championship.

Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland set world record in womens hammer throw

Published on: 01-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 32 people agreed

Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland on 31 August 2014 set world record in the womens hammer throw at the ISTAF at Berlin's Olympic stadium in Germany.

Jaipur Pink Panthers won the inaugural title of Pro Kabaddi League

Published on: 01-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 97 people agreed

Abhisek Bachchan owned Jaipur Pink Panther won the inaugural title of the Pro Kabaddi League by defeating U Mumba 35-24 in Mumbai.

Yohann Diniz broke 50km Walk World Record at the European Athletics Championship

Published on: 30-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 84 people agreed

Yohann Diniz of France broke the 50-km Walk World Record at the European Athletics Championship held in Zurich, Switzerland.

Samsung unveiled 12 Sports Ratnas for the Incheon Asian Games

Published on: 30-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 48 people agreed

Samsung Electronics Company Limited announced the names of 12 Samsung Sports Ratnas for 17th Asian Games.

Katie Ledecky of US broke World Record in Women’s 1500 Meter Freestyle

Published on: 25-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 38 people agreed

Katie Ledecky set second world record at the Pan Pacific championships, Gold Coast, Australia after shattering her own 1500-metre freestyle record.

President inaugurated 6th edition of KKM Rural Football Tournament in West Bengal

Published on: 25-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

 President of India Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 6th Edition of KKM Rural Football Tournament at Murshidabad district in West Bengal.

Weightlifter Ragala Venkat Rahul won first medal for India at 2nd Youth Olympics

Published on: 23-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 38 people agreed

Ragala Venkat Rahul won first medal for India at 2nd Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China by winning a silver medal in 77 kg category.

Hockey Madhya Pradesh became 23rd Associate Member of Hockey India

Published on: 22-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 38 people agreed

Hockey India on 21 August 2014 added Hockey Madhya Pradesh as its 23rd associate member. With this, Hockey Madhya Pradesh..

Dutch teenager Max Verstappen to become youngest Formula One driver

Published on: 20-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 31 people agreed

Max Verstappen of Netherlands will become the youngest Formula One (F1) driver in the F1 history when he will compete for the 2015 season.

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