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Europe won 40th Ryder Cup in Gleneagles

Published on: 29-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 80 people agreed

Europe on 28 September 2014 won the 40th Ryder Cup in Gleneagles, Scotland

Leander Paes and Marcin Matkowski won Malaysian Open doubles title of tennis

Published on: 29-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 30 people agreed

Leander Paes and Marcin Matkowski defeated Jamie Murray and John Peers 3-6, 7-6(5), 10-5 to win the ATP Malaysian Open men’s doubles title.

BCCI extended tenure of Ravi Shastri as team India Director till 2015 World Cup

Published on: 27-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 36 people agreed

BCCI extended Ravi Shastri’s tenure as Director of Indian Cricket team till end of 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup to be played in Australia and New Zealand.

Kuala Lumpur to host ICC World Cricket League Division 3

Published on: 25-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 39 people agreed

International Cricket Council announced that ICC World Cricket League Division 3 will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Marvan Atapattu appointed as head coach of Sri Lankan cricket team

Published on: 25-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

Marvan Atapattu appointed as the head coach of Sri Lankan cricket team. He is the first Sri Lankan national to coach the team in 15 years.

Union Ministry of Sports inaugurated National Academies for Athletics & Golf in Thiruvananthapuram

Published on: 23-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 58 people agreed

Union Ministry of Sport inaugurated National Academy for Athletics and National Golf Academy at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

Hockey India inducted Hockey Village India as an academy member

Published on: 20-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 44 people agreed

Hockey India inducted Hockey Village India as an Academy Member to reach out to underprivileged children.

Sardar Singh became India's flag bearer at 17th Asian Games opening

Published on: 20-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 101 people agreed

Sardar Singh on 19 September 2014 became India's flag bearer at 17th Asian Games opening.

17th Asian Games began in Incheon, South Korea

Published on: 20-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 121 people agreed

The 17th Asian Games commenced at Asiad Main Stadium in Incheon, South Korea on 19 September 2104 with a theme Meet Asia’s Future.

AIBA permitted Indian boxers to take part in Asian Games under Tricolour

Published on: 18-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 34 people agreed

AIBA permitted Indian boxers to take part in the 17th Asian Games 2014, at Incheon, South Korea under the tricolor after recognising to Boxing India.

Basketball: FIBA allowed players to wear religious head coverings

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

FIBA allowed players to wear religious head coverings, such as hijabs or turbans, on a trial basis of 2-year.

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

Published on: 17-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 16 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: 25 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: 97 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: 33 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: 60 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: 19 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: 79 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: 58 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: 18 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: 51 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: 57 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: 54 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: 34 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: 61 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: 23 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: 29 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: 51 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: 21 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: 49 people agreed

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

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