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World Badminton championships 2014

Published on: 01-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 47 people agreed

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

Zimbabwe defeated Australia in one-day cricket match for first time in 31 years

Published on: 01-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 52 people agreed

Zimbabwe for the first time in 31 years defeated Australia in the one-day match played at the Harare Sports Club.

Carolina Marin became the first Spaniard to win World Badminton Championship

Published on: 01-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 89 people agreed

Carolina Marin on 31 August 2014 became the first Spaniard to win World Badminton Championship.

Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland set world record in womens hammer throw

Published on: 01-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 37 people agreed

Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland on 31 August 2014 set world record in the womens hammer throw at the ISTAF at Berlin's Olympic stadium in Germany.

Jaipur Pink Panthers won the inaugural title of Pro Kabaddi League

Published on: 01-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 106 people agreed

Abhisek Bachchan owned Jaipur Pink Panther won the inaugural title of the Pro Kabaddi League by defeating U Mumba 35-24 in Mumbai.

Yohann Diniz broke 50km Walk World Record at the European Athletics Championship

Published on: 30-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 110 people agreed

Yohann Diniz of France broke the 50-km Walk World Record at the European Athletics Championship held in Zurich, Switzerland.

Samsung unveiled 12 Sports Ratnas for the Incheon Asian Games

Published on: 30-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 56 people agreed

Samsung Electronics Company Limited announced the names of 12 Samsung Sports Ratnas for 17th Asian Games.

Katie Ledecky of US broke World Record in Women’s 1500 Meter Freestyle

Published on: 25-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 40 people agreed

Katie Ledecky set second world record at the Pan Pacific championships, Gold Coast, Australia after shattering her own 1500-metre freestyle record.

President inaugurated 6th edition of KKM Rural Football Tournament in West Bengal

Published on: 25-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

 President of India Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 6th Edition of KKM Rural Football Tournament at Murshidabad district in West Bengal.

Weightlifter Ragala Venkat Rahul won first medal for India at 2nd Youth Olympics

Published on: 23-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 40 people agreed

Ragala Venkat Rahul won first medal for India at 2nd Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China by winning a silver medal in 77 kg category.

Hockey Madhya Pradesh became 23rd Associate Member of Hockey India

Published on: 22-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 42 people agreed

Hockey India on 21 August 2014 added Hockey Madhya Pradesh as its 23rd associate member. With this, Hockey Madhya Pradesh..

Dutch teenager Max Verstappen to become youngest Formula One driver

Published on: 20-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 31 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: 57 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: 29 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: 89 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: 43 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: 73 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: 35 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: 69 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: 54 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: 30 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: 18 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: 107 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: 26 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: 36 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: 43 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: 67 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: 19 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: 150 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: 88 people agreed

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

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