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Dutch teenager Max Verstappen to become youngest Formula One driver

Published on: 20-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 14 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.

Jammu and Kashmir to host Football Federation Cup in August 2015

Published on: 19-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 36 people agreed

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) announced on 18 August 2014 that Jammu and Kashmir will host Football Federation Cup in August 2015

England won the Pataudi Trophy test-series 3-1 against India

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

England won the 5-match Pataudi Trophy test-series played against India by 3-1. England achieved the feat after defeating India..

Adille Sumariwala appointed as the Chef-de-Mission for 2014 Asian Games

Published on: 19-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 49 people agreed

Adille Sumariwala, President of Athletics Federation of India (AFI), was appointed as the Chef-de-Mission for Asian Games on 18 August 2014.

Ravi Shastri appointed as the Director of Indian Cricket Team

Published on: 19-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 28 people agreed

The Board of Cricket Control India (BCCI) appointed Ravishankar Jayadritha Shastri as the Director of Indian Cricket Team on 19 August 2014.

Roger Federer won Cincinnati Tennis Open

Published on: 19-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 48 people agreed

Roger Federer won the won Cincinnati Tennis Open title after defeating David Ferrer 6-3, 1-6, 6-2. This was 80th career title for Federer.

Sri Lankan Batsman Mahela Jayawardene retired from Test Cricket

Published on: 19-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 22 people agreed

Mahela Jayawardene, the Sri Lankan batsman and a former captain of the Sri Lankan cricket team...

Sony Six bagged telecast rights for Champions Tennis League

Published on: 16-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 54 people agreed

Sony Six on 12 August 2014 bagged the telecast rights of the first-ever Champions Tennis League (CTL)...

Kush Kumar became first Indian player to reach semi final of World Junior Squash Championshi

Published on: 14-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 38 people agreed

Kush Kumar on 13 August 2014 became the first Indian player to reach the semi-final of World Junior Squash Championship.

Jo Pavey of Great Britain became oldest-ever woman to win Gold in European Championships

Published on: 14-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

Jo Pavey of Great Britain became the oldest-ever woman to win a Gold medal in European Championships...

Real Madrid won UEFA Super Cup in Cardiff

Published on: 14-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

Real Madrid FC won the UEFA Football Super Cup, the first European silverware of the season by defeating Sevilla Football Club, 2-0 in Cardiff, Wales.

No Nomination for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2014

Published on: 13-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 70 people agreed

The selection committee headed by Kapil Dev gave no nominations for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2014 on 12 August 2014.

Miroslav Klose of Germany announced retirement from International Football

Published on: 12-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

Miroslav Klose of Germany announced his retirement from international football on 11 August 2014.

R Ashwin ranked no. 1 Test all-rounder; India slipped to 4th position: ICC Test Ranking

Published on: 12-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 27 people agreed

R Ashwin was ranked number one Test all-rounder in ICC Test team rankings, while Indian team slipped to fourth position in the rankings.

Indian Women’s Recurve team won Gold medal at Archery World Cup Stage IV

Published on: 11-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 34 people agreed

Indian Women’s Recurve team led by Deepika Kumari won gold medal at Archery World Cup Stage IV in Wroclaw, Poland by defeating Mexican team 6-0.

Indian Men’s Hockey team defeated Bangladesh to clinch hockey series, 3-0

Published on: 11-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 54 people agreed

Indian Men’s Hockey team won the three-match hockey series against Bangladesh, 3-0 in Dhaka.

Didier Drogba, the striker of Ivory Coast announced retirement from International football

Published on: 09-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

Ivory Coast Striker, Didier Drogba announced retirement from international football. He has played in three World Cups for Ivory Coast.

Former Hockey Captain Ajitpal Singh to head Dronacharya Award Selection Committee

Published on: 08-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 126 people agreed

Three-time Olympian and former Hockey Captain Ajitpal Singh was selected as the Chairman of the Dronacharya Award Selection Committee

Kapil Dev to head Arjuna Awards Selection Committee

Published on: 08-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 82 people agreed

Former Indian cricketer Kapil Dev Nikhanj was selected as the Chairperson of the Arjuna Awards Selection Committee

India equaled world record of maximum number of 6 ducks in a Test innings

Published on: 08-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 51 people agreed

India equaled world record of maximum number of 6 ducks in a Test innings. It was achieved on first day of the Manchester Test played against England.

WFI suspended international wrestling referee Virender Malik

Published on: 07-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 28 people agreed

International wrestling referee Virender Malik was suspended by the Wrestling Federation of India on charges of sexual assault during 2014 CWG.

Xavi, the Spanish midfielder retired from international football

Published on: 06-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 32 people agreed

Spanish midfielder Xavi announced his retirement from International football. He represented his country for a record 133 times.

P Kashyap became third Indian to win Gold medal in Badminton at Commonwealth Games

Published on: 05-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 63 people agreed

Parupalli Kashyap on 3 August 2014 became the third Indian to win Gold medal in Badminton at Commonwealth Games

England topped the Medal Tally at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Published on: 04-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 108 people agreed

England on the concluding day 3 August 2014 topped the medal table at 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games concluded; India finished 5th with 64 medals

Published on: 04-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 222 people agreed

XX Commonwealth Games, Glasgow 2014 came to an end on 3 August 2014 at Hampden Park stadium. The game saw 17 sports in a competition of 11 day.

Vikas Gowda of Karnataka won gold medal in men's athletics

Published on: 02-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 30 people agreed

Vikas Gowda of Karnataka became the first person to win a gold medal for India in Men's Athletics in Commonwealth Games after Milkha Singh.

Dipa Karmakar became first Indian woman gymnast to win medal in Commonwealth Games

Published on: 01-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 120 people agreed

Dipa Karmakar on 31 July 2014 became the first Indian woman gymnast and second person of the country to win a medal

Sabine Lisicki sets record of fastest serve in women's tennis

Published on: 31-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 149 people agreed

Sabine Lisicki of Germany created a record of fastest serve in the women’s tennis by serving at 131 miles per hour in Stanford, USA.

Jacques Kallis announced retirement from all formats of International cricket

Published on: 31-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 52 people agreed

South African all-round cricketer Jacques Kallis has announced retirement from all-formats of International cricket.

CSF agreed to reinstate shooting Pair events in 2018 CWG on India’s request

Published on: 29-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 44 people agreed

General Assembly of the Commonwealth Shooting Federation (CSF) on 28 July 2014 agreed to reinstate shooting pair events...

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