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Current Affairs 19 March 2019 Digest 2: India bags 188 medals at Special Olympics; PCB pays compensation to BCCI

2 days ago
Indian paddlers have made history at the Special Olympics World Games by clinching four gold medals and one silver medal in table tennis singles event. India’s medal tally so far comprises 50 gold, 63 silver and 75 bronze medals.

Current Affairs 18 March 2019 Digest 2: India to host FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2020; Second Scorpene Class Submarine INS Khanderi to be inducted soon

3 days ago
India will host the U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2020. The 2020 World Cup will be the seventh edition of the U-17 Women's tournament.

BCCI Disputes: SC appoints PS Narasimha as mediator to resolve disputes of cricket administration within BCCI

Mar 14, 2019
The apex court bench also asked Narasimha to look into the dispute relating to release of funds by the court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) to various states cricket associations. Narasimha will also address grievances of state cricket associations regarding the non-release of funds and make recommendations to CoA.

Madras HC reserves verdict on plea against BCCI representing India

Mar 13, 2019
The Madras High Court has reserved its verdict on a public interest litigation petition filed by a Delhi-based woman seeking a direction to the Centre to de-recognise BCCI and its affiliated bodies and associations as the official representative of India.

Sanath Jayasuriya banned from cricket for two years

Feb 27, 2019
Former Sri Lankan Cricket captain Sanath Jayasuriya has been banned from cricket for a period of two years. The veteran cricketer was banned after he admitted to breaching two provisions of the ICC Anti-Corruption Code.

Chris Gayle announces retirement from One-day Internationals

Feb 18, 2019
Veteran West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has announced that he will retire from One-day Internationals after this year’s World Cup in England and Wales. The announcement was made by West Indies Cricket on February 17, 2019.

ICC suspends Ambati Rayudu from bowling in international cricket

Jan 29, 2019
Indian bowler Ambati Rayudu has been suspended from bowling in international cricket by the International Cricket Council. The bowler failed to submit a bowling action test in the given timeline and hence, was penalised.

Veteran South African all-rounder Johan Botha retires from all forms of cricket

Jan 25, 2019
Veteran South African all-rounder Johan Botha has announced his immediate retirement from all forms of cricket. The cricketer cited wear and tear on his body and sheer physical fatigue as the main reason behind the decision.

Virat Kohli named ICC Test, ODI Player and Cricketer of the year 2018

Jan 22, 2019
Indian skipper Virat Kohli on January 22, 2019 became the first cricketer to win all the top three ICC individual awards including the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year, the ICC Men's Test Player of the Year and the ICC ODI Player of the Year for his performances in 2018.

Vinesh Phogat becomes first Indian athlete to be nominated in Laureus World Comeback of Year Award

Jan 18, 2019
Indian star wrestler Vinesh Phogat has become the first Indian athlete to be nominated for the prestigious Laureus World Comeback of the Year Award. Phogat has been nominated for the award alongside US Tour Championship winner Tiger Woods, who won his first tournament in five years.

Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri receive honorary membership of Sydney Cricket Ground

Jan 12, 2019
Indian national cricket team's captain Virat Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri have received the honorary membership of the Sydney Cricket Ground for their contribution to the sport of cricket. The Indian team defeated Australia 2-1 in the four-match Test series, ending the country's 71-year-old wait for a rare series win Down Under.

Mary Kom becomes 'World No 1' Boxer in latest AIBA World Rankings

Jan 10, 2019
‘Magnificent Mary’ became the most successful boxer in world championships history when she claimed the 48kg category top honours in November 2018, her unprecedented sixth world title triumph

Harendra Singh removed as head coach of Indian men's hockey team

Jan 10, 2019
Indian men's hockey coach Harendra Singh has been sacked from the position and offered the task of helming the junior squad by the national federation. Harendra Singh is the 25th coach of the men's hockey team who has been sacked in as many years, and the sixth in last six years.

Smriti Mandhana named ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year

Dec 31, 2018
Smriti Mandhana has been named as Best player of the year, ODI Player of the Year and included in ICC Women's Team of the Year 2018. The cricketer had played a crucial role in India’s semi-final appearance at the ICC Women’s World T20 in the West Indies.

CA Kuttappa takes over as India's new chief boxing coach

Dec 27, 2018
CA Kuttappa, a Dhronacharya awardee, took over as India’s new chief boxing coach during the beginning of the ongoing national camp, on December 10, 2018. He succeeds veteran boxing coach SR Singh, who has now retired.

India's Vedangi Kulkarni becomes fastest Asian to cycle the globe

Dec 24, 2018
Indian woman Vedangi Kulkarni has become the fastest Asian to cycle the globe. The 20-year-old completed the 29,000 kilometers' distance required to qualify as bicycling across the globe on December 23, 2018.

WV Raman appointed new head coach of Indian national women’s cricket team

Dec 21, 2018
Former India opener Woorkeri Venkat Raman has been appointed as the new Head coach of the Indian women's national cricket team. The 53-year-old will take over the role from Ramesh Powar, whose contract was not renewed after the controversies and fall-out with senior women's cricket team player Mithali Raj.

Former Indian Kabaddi Captain, Anup Kumar announces retirement

Dec 20, 2018
Anup Kumar, legendary Indian Kabaddi player and former World Cup-winning captain, announced his retirement from the sport with immediate effect on December 19, 2018, bringing an end to a 15-year-long career.

PV Sindhu claims maiden BWF World Tour Finals Title

Dec 17, 2018
Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu made history on December 16, 2018 by becoming the first Indian to win the BWF World Tour Finals. With the win, Sindhu claimed her 14th title overall and the first for this year, which had followed up with a series of disappointments after she was unable to win even a single tournament.

Gautam Gambhir announces retirement from all forms of cricket: A Glance at his cricket career

Dec 5, 2018
The Ranji Trophy game between Delhi and Andhra Pradesh on December 6 at the Feroz Shah Kotla will be Gambhir's last match of his glorious career. Gambhir last played international cricket for India in 2016 against England in Rajkot.

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