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Michael Garcia resigned as Chief ethics investigator of FIFA Ethics Committee

Published on: 19-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

Michael Garcia resigned as Independent Chief Ethic investigator of Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Ethics Committee.

Hariom Singh won Gold in Men’s 50-metre Rifle Prone event at 58th National Shooting champions

Published on: 18-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

Hariom Singh won Gold medal in Men’s 50 metre rifle prone event at the 58th National Shooting Championships held in Pune.

Paul McGinley of Ireland won Sports Personality Coach of the Year 2014

Published on: 18-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 28 people agreed

Paul McGinley won Sports Personality Coach of the Year 2014 at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards in Glasgow.

Rory McIlroy named 2014 Race to Dubai European Tour Golfer of Year

Published on: 17-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 164 people agreed

Rory McIlroy of Ireland on 16 December 2014 was named as the 2014 Race to Dubai European Tour Golfer of the Year. He won the award for the second time in three seasons. Earlier he won the award in 2012.

AIBA banned Indian boxer Laishram Sarita Devi for one year

Published on: 17-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 36 people agreed

The International Boxing Association on 17 December 2014 banned Laishram Sarita Devi  for one year for not accepting her bronze medal at Asian Games 2014 medal ceremony.

Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic mascots named Vinicius and Tom

Published on: 17-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 32 people agreed

Name of mascots of the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympics Games were revealed. They have been named as Vinicius and Tom.

Viswanathan Anand won London Classic Chess title

Published on: 16-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

Viswanathan Anand defeated British Grandmaster Michael Adams to win his maiden London Classic title.

Japan teens Mima Ito and Miu Hirano became youngest table tennis champions

Published on: 15-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 31 people agreed

The Table Tennis World Grand Finals was held in Bangkok.

Germany won men's Hockey Champions Trophy for the year 2014

Published on: 15-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 26 people agreed

Germany won the 2014 Champions Trophy of Hockey after defeating Pakistan by 2-0 margin at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

Australian Cricketer David Warner completed 1000 runs in 2014

Published on: 12-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

With this, he became the first opener to achieve the feat in one calendar year since England skipper Alastair Cook in 2012.

Boxer Sarita Devi accepted Asian Games Bronze Medal

Published on: 12-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The medal was presented to her by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary-general Rajeev Mehta.

Gwladys Nocera of France won Hero Women's Indian Golf Open 2014

Published on: 09-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 25 people agreed

Gwlady Nocera of France won Hero Women's Indian Golf Open 2014 at the Delhi Golf Club.

Amos Meindi of Kenya won 29th Pune International full Marathon

Published on: 08-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

Amos Meindi of Kenya won 29th Pune International full Marathon in Men’s category and finished the race by completing 41.175 km in 2 hours 18 mintues 36 seconds.

Kumar Sangakkara became fourth batsman to complete 13000 ODI runs

Published on: 08-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 23 people agreed

Sangakkara achieved the feat of crossing 13000 run during the third match of ODI series with England.

Jacques Kallis appointed mentor and batting consultant for IPL team Kolkata Knight Rider

Published on: 08-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

He renewed his association with KKR for mentoring the team from the 2015 season of IPL.

ICC suspended Pakistani off-spinner Mohammad Hafeez for illegal bowling action

Published on: 08-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

Mohammad Hafeez, the Pakistani cricket all-rounder who bowls offspin suspended from bowling by ICC due to illegal bowling action.

India defeated Pakistan to win Blind Cricket World Cup for the year 2014

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

Indian Blind Cricket team defeated Pakistan to win the fourth edition of the Blind Cricket World Cup (BCWC) in Cape Town, South Africa.

MRF Limited to be the global partner of ICC cricket World Cup 2015

Published on: 06-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 56 people agreed

MRF Limited of India will be the global partner for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. The decision was announced by International Cricket Council

US football team goalkeeper Tim Howard won 2014 US Player of year award

Published on: 06-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

Howard received 101 first-place votes from a panel of journalist nationwide thus beating compatriot footballer Jermaine Jones and Clint Dempsey to win the award.

Raninder Singh became first Indian to be elected to ISSF executive committee

Published on: 05-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

Raninder Singh became the first-ever Indian to be elected as a member of the ISSF Executive Committee.

Indian Oil won Beighton Cup Hockey tournament

Published on: 05-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

Indian Oil won the 119th Beighton Cup Hockey tournament after defeating Punjab National Bank in tie-breaker by 5-4 goals.

East Zone won 2014-15 Deodhar Trophy of cricket

Published on: 04-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 24 people agreed

East Zone defeated West Zone to win the Deodhar Trophy cricket tournament. Final was played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

UAE captain Khurram Khan became the oldest player to score a century in ODI

Published on: 01-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 41 people agreed

UAE captain Khurram Khan became the oldest player to score the century in the One-Day International.

Mascot for the 2016 European football championship named Super Victor

Published on: 01-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 48 people agreed

The announcement was made on 30 November 2014.

Baichung Bhutia became the first Indian Footballer to conferred AFC Hall of Fame Award

Published on: 01-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 33 people agreed

The award was conferred on 30 November 2014 by FIFA president Sepp Blatter in Philippines.

PV Sindhu won 2014 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton Title

Published on: 01-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 63 people agreed

PV Sindhu won 2014 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton Title by defeating Kim Hyo Min of Korea in straight games 21-12, 21-17.

Union Ministry of Sports honoured Olympics Gold winning Hockey Team of 1964

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

They were honoured during the commemoration of the Golden Jubilee of 1964 Tokyo Olympics where Indian hockey team had defeated Pakistan by 1-0 and won a gold medal.

Chennai Super Kings should be disqualified: SC on IPL spot-fixing

Published on: 27-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 24 people agreed

SC in its observation decided that IPL team Chennai Super Kings should be disqualified without any further enquiry.

Boxer Manoj Kumar received Arjuna Award

Published on: 27-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 31 people agreed

2010 Commonwealth Games gold-medalist boxer Manoj Kumar received the prestigious Arjuna Award by Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in New Delhi.

Guye Adola of Ethiopia won Airtel Half Marathon held in Delhi

Published on: 26-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

Guye Adola of Ethiopia won Airtel Half Marathon (ADHM) in men’s category within 59.06 minutes.

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