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

Published on: 04-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 252 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: 35 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: 130 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: 170 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: 56 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: 52 people agreed

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

Cycling: Italian Vincenzo Nibali won 101st edition of Tour de France

Published on: 28-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 23 people agreed

Italian Vincenzo Nibali won 101st edition of Tour de France. He is the first Italian in 16 years to accomplish cycling’s greatest race.

Abhinav Bindra won Gold medal in Men's 10m Air Rifle at the 2014 Commonwealth Games

Published on: 26-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 79 people agreed

Olympic Gold medalist Abhinav Bindra on 25 July 2014 won the Gold medal in Men’s 10-m Air Rifle event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games

Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 got off at the Celtic Park in Glasgow in Scotland

Published on: 25-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 75 people agreed

The Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014, 20th in the series, got off at the Celtic Park in Glasgow in Scotland on 23 July 2014..

Weightlifters Sukhen Dey & K Sanjita Chanu won Gold Medal on Day 1 of Commonwealth Games 2014

Published on: 25-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 88 people agreed

Weightlifters Sukhen Dey and K Sanjita Chanu on 24 July 2014 clinched a Gold Medal each in weightlifting in the 20th Commonwealth Games

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza appointed as Brand Ambassador of Telangana

Published on: 23-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 82 people agreed

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza was appointment as Brand Ambassador of Telangana on 22 July 2014.

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg won 2014 German Grand Prix

Published on: 21-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany on 20 July 2014 won the 2014 German Grand Prix.

Irishman Rory McIlroy won British Golf Open 2014

Published on: 21-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

Irishman Rory McIlroy won the British Golf Open Championship 2014 held at Royal Liverpool Golf course in Holyake

Germany’s football team captain Philipp Lahm announced retirement

Published on: 19-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 37 people agreed

German football captain, Philipp Lahm announced his retirement from international career. He will continue playing for the club Bayern Munich.

Germany ranked number One in FIFA's world rankings

Published on: 19-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 124 people agreed

Germany was ranked number One in the latest release of the FIFA's world rankings released on 17 July 2014.

Rahul Dravid elected as member of Laureus World Sports Academy

Published on: 17-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 53 people agreed

Former India cricket captain Rahul Dravid has been elected as the 47th member of Laureus World Sports Academy panel.

127th edition of Durand Cup football tournament to be held in Goa in October 2014

Published on: 16-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 85 people agreed

The 127th edition of the Durand Cup Football Tournament will be held in Goa from 28th October 2014 to 9th November 2014.

Brazil Football Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari resigned

Published on: 15-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 24 people agreed

Brazil Football coach Luiz Felipe Scolari resigned after the country failed to win the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Jayawardene announced retirement from Test Cricket

Published on: 15-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 33 people agreed

Sri Lankan cricketer Mahela Jayawardene announced his retirement from Test Cricket. He will play his last test against Pakistan in August 2014.

Sim Bhullar became first Indian-origin basketball player to join NBA

Published on: 14-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 46 people agreed

Sim Bhullar became the first basketball player of Indian origin to join the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Germany won the 2014 FIFA Football World Cup beating Argentina 1-0

Published on: 14-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 299 people agreed

Germany won 2014 FIFA World Cup by defeating Argentina 1-0 at Maracana in Rio de Janeiro. The goal was made by Mario Gotze during the extra-time.

FIFA suspended Nigeria’s team from International football competitions

Published on: 10-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 218 people agreed

FIFA suspended Nigeria from all international football competitions with immediate effect.

F-Cube Technology to promote Football at ground level launched

Published on: 09-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 54 people agreed

SAI and TheFootballLink jointly launched F-Cube technology at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. The technology will promote football at the grass-root level.

Sania Mirza ranked career-best fifth in WTA doubles rankings

Published on: 08-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 36 people agreed

Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean doubles partner Cara Black achieved a career-best rank of number five in the world.

Kvitova won the Women’s Wimbledon Tennis Open

Published on: 07-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 102 people agreed

Czech left-hander Petra Kvitova won the 2014 Wimbledon women singles title by defeating Canadian Eugenie Bouchard 6-3, 6-0.

Novak Djokovic won the Men’s Wimbledon Tennis Open defeating Roger Federer

Published on: 07-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 67 people agreed

Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer 6-7(7), 6-4, 7-6(4), 5-7, 6-4 to win his second Men’s Wimbledon title. His first title was claimed in 2011.

MCC XI won the match played to celebrate 200 years of Lord’s Cricket Ground

Published on: 07-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 65 people agreed

Sachin Tendulkar-led MCC XI won over Shane Warne-led Rest of the World XI in a match played in honour of the Lord’s bi-centenary year.

Indian pistol shooter Jitu Rai ranked No. 1 in the world

Published on: 02-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 94 people agreed

ISSF ranked Indian shooter Jitu Rai as world’s number 1 in the men's 10m air pistol category.

Pankaj Advani won IBSF 6-Red World Snooker title in Egypt

Published on: 30-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 203 people agreed

Indian cueist, Pankaj Advani won his maiden IBSF 6-Red World snooker title at Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt by defeating Kacper Flilpiak of Poland.

Saina Nehwal won Australian Open Super Series title

Published on: 30-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 193 people agreed

Saina Nehwal won 750000 US dollar Australian Open Super Series by defeating Carolina Marin of Spain in straight-game played at Sydney.

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