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Film series, Brazuca around the World launched by adidas on 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

Published on: 23-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Film series titled Brazuca around the World launched by adidas to excite football fans for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

Benfica won 33rd Portuguese league Football title after four years

Published on: 23-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Benfica on 21 April 2014 won the 33rd Portuguese Football league title after four years.

Chitra won World Women's Snooker title at Leeds

Published on: 23-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

Chitra Magimairaj on 22 April 2014 won the World Women’s Senior Snooker Championship at Leeds, Britain by defeating Alena Asmolava of Belarus.

SC asked Justice Mudgal committee to further investigate IPL 2013 Spot Fixing Scandal

Published on: 23-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

SC asked the Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee to further investigate IPL 2013 spot fixing and betting scandal.

Donna Vekic won the BMW Malaysian Tennis Open 2014

Published on: 22-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 41 people agreed

Donna Vekic won the BMW Malaysian Open 2014 at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Meb Keflezighi won Boston Marathon 2014

Published on: 22-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

Meb Keflezighi and Rita Jeptoo won the Boston Marathon 2014 in male and female category, respectively.

Kritsanakorn Sangaroon won the 2014 Thailand Tour women’s title of ABF

Published on: 22-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

Kritsanakorn Sangaroon of Thailand won the 2014 Thailand Tour women’s title of ABF.

Hockey India Appointed Harendra Singh as coach of junior team

Published on: 21-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 26 people agreed

Hockey India on 19 April 2014 appointed former senior coach Harendra Singh as the coach of the junior men's team.

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

Published on: 21-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 4 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: 9 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: 22 people agreed

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

Joshna Chinappa won inaugural Richmond Open of Squash

Published on: 21-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

Joshna Chinappa won inaugural Richmond Open at the Country Club of Virginia.

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

Published on: 21-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 17 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: 104 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: 57 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: 12 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: 95 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.

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