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Beijing chosen to host 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics

Published on: 31-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 85 people agreed

With this, Beijing became the first city to host both the Summer Olympics and Winter Olympics. It hosted Summer Olympics in 2008.

Hockey India appointed Roelant Oltmans as coach of Men’s national team

Published on: 30-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

The 69-year old Dutchman will be at the helm of affairs at least till 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro

Court of Arbitration for Sports allowed Indian athlete Dutee Chand to compete in women’s event

Published on: 29-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

She became eligible with CAS suspending the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) regulation on naturally-occurring Hyperandrogenism.

Justice Mahajan Committee constituted for Re-drafting National Sports Development Code of India

Published on: 29-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

NSDCI was drafted in 2011 by amalgamating all the orders/notifications/instructions/circulars issued till 2001 with necessary modifications and it came into force with immediate effect from 31 January 2011.

Mexico defeated Jamaica to win CONCACAF Gold Cup Football tournament

Published on: 28-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Andred Guardado, the captain of Mexican team, was voted top player of the tournament for scoring 4 goals in the tournament.

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany won Hungarain Formula One Grand Prix

Published on: 27-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

In the constructers standing, Mercedes leads the board with 383 points followed by Ferrari and Williams at second and third position respectively.

Team Sky cyclist Chris Froome of Britain won 102nd Tour de France

Published on: 27-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

With this, Froome became the first Briton to win the Tour de France for the second time.

Union Government constituted All India Council of Sports

Published on: 25-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

The advice rendered by the council will be duly considered by the government, but it will not be binding and obligatory on the government.

Shubham Jaglan won IJGA World Stars of Junior Golf event 2015

Published on: 24-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

Shubham Jaglan, IJGA World Stars of Junior Golf, 2015

First All Women Trans Continental road expedition from Delhi to London flagged off

Published on: 24-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 30 people agreed

The three women participating in the expedition will reach United Kingdom in 55 days via Myanmar, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, Belgium and France.

Indian-American Amitoj Chhabra won Junior Title at US Powerlifting Championships 2015

Published on: 23-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Chhabra squatted 485 pounds, bench pressed 325 and dead-lifted 573. He has added 100 pounds to his dead-lift in the 2014 championship.

BCCI announced venues for ICC World Twenty20; Kolkata's Eden Gardens to host final

Published on: 22-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 23 people agreed

BCCI also constituted a tournament managing committee with President Jagmohan Dalmiya as its chairman.

BCCI constituted IPL working group to study Lodha committee verdict

Published on: 21-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

The four member group includes IPL chairman Rajiv Shukla, BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur, BCCI treasurer Anirudh Choudhury and former India captain Sourav Ganguly.

Amelie Mauresmo inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame

Published on: 20-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

She's one of only three Frenchwomen to win a Grand Slam title in the Open Era, alongside Mary Pierce and Marion Bartoli.

Champions League T20 scrapped due to limited public following

Published on: 17-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

A decision in this regard was taken by the Governing Council (GC) of CLT20 consisting of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Cricket South Africa (CSA) and Cricket Australia (CA).

Kerala Cricket Association not a public office: Kerala High Court

Published on: 17-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The observation was made in a judgment related to proceedings of Thrissur Vigilance Court on the purchase of land by the KCA officials for a proposed stadium at Edakochi in Ernakulam district.

AAI formed enquiry panel to probe World University Games fiasco

Published on: 17-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The committee comprises AAI secretary general Anil Kamineni, treasurer Virendra Sachdeva and Ethics Committee chairman KS Kang.

WADA published new Guidelines for aspects of anti-doping programming

Published on: 16-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The guidelines relates to reporting and management of Urinary Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin (hCG) & Luteinizing Hormone (LH) and biomarkers test for Human Growth Hormone (hGH).

Bangladesh won 3-match ODI series against South Africa 2-1

Published on: 16-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

In the third and final match of the series, South Africa scored 168 runs in 40 over and in reply to the target Bangladesh scored 170 runs in 26.1 over.

India won 3-match ODI series against Zimbabwe 3-0

Published on: 15-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

India batting first in the third match of series scored 276 runs at a loss of five and in reply to the target Zimbabwe was bowled out at the score of 193 in 42.4 over.

IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals suspended for two years by Justice Lodha panel

Published on: 14-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

The panel also suspended Gurunath Meiyappan and Raj Kundra from all cricket matches for life as they were found guilty of illegal betting.

BCCI suspended Mumbai Ranji player Hiken Shah for corruption

Published on: 14-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

BCCI in its decision said that his involvement in any form of cricket, affiliated with the BCCI stands suspended till the time the disciplinary committee of the BCCI passes appropriate orders.

55th National Inter State Senior Athletics Championships concluded in Tamil Nadu

Published on: 14-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Kerala topped the table with combined team score (both male and female) of 177.5 points.

Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis won women's doubles title in Wimbledon

Published on: 13-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 32 people agreed

With this, Sania became the first Indian women to win a Wimbledon title.

Indo-Vietnamese pair Sumit Nagal-Nam Hoang Ly won 2015 Wimbledon Boys’ Doubles title

Published on: 13-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

With this win, the 17-year- old Sumit Nagal became the sixth Indian to win a Grand Slam junior title.

Paes-Hingis won mixed doubles final at Wimbledon

Published on: 13-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

This was second mixed double win for Paes and Hingis together. They had won the Australian Open in February 2015.

Serena Williams won her sixth Wimbledon Women's Single title

Published on: 13-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

This was Sixth Women's Singles title at Wimbledon for Williams and the win helped her to move closer to a Calendar Grand Slam, last achieved by German Steffi Graf in 1988.

Novak Djokovic won the men’s singles title of Wimbledon

Published on: 13-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

Novak Djokovic has won a third Wimbledon title and a ninth Grand Slam crown, shattering Roger Federer's bid for a record eighth All England Club triumph.

Kagiso Rabada became second bowler to claim hat-trick on ODI debut

Published on: 11-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Bangladesh spinner Taijul Islam was the first debutant to take an ODI hat-trick. He achieved the fete in 2014 at Mirpur.

Indian Boxing Council to promote professional boxing launched

Published on: 10-JUL-2015
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

IBC is India’s first national governing body and was launched with an aim to promote professional boxing and tap the unexplored potential of professional boxing in India.

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