Sports Current Affairs (Page : 7)

  • UK Parliament awards Amitabh Bachchan with 'Global Diversity Award'

    Thursday, Sep 12, 2013

    UK Parliament awards Amitabh Bachchan with 'Global Diversity Award'

    Regarded as the most successful actor of the Hindi Film Industry, Amitabh Bachchan has been awarded with the “Global Diversity Award 2013” by the

  •  Thomas Bach elected the new IOC President

    Wednesday, Sep 11, 2013

    Thomas Bach elected the new IOC President

    Germany's Thomas Bach has been elected as the new president of International Olympic Committee. He with this becomes the ninth president (the eighth Euro

  • US Open 2013 winners

    Monday, Sep 09, 2013

    US Open 2013 winners

    The results of 2013 US Open, 133rd edition of this fourth and final Grand Slam of the year are as follows:   Men's Singles Rafael Nadal

  •  Indian Women Archery recurve team wins 2nd successive World cup gold medal

    Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013

    Indian Women Archery recurve team wins 2nd successive World cup gold medal

    The Indian Women Archery recurve team of Laishram Bombayla Devi, Rimil Buriuly and Deepika Kumari gave one of their best performances to beat mighty Koreans

  • Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2013 to Ronjan Sondhi

    Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013

    Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2013 to Ronjan Sondhi

    Ronjan Sodhi (Double trap shooter) has been awarded Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award 2013- the most prestigious award for a sportperson in India. His name was a

  • Lin Dan and Ratchanok crowned World Badminton Champion

    Monday, Aug 12, 2013

    Lin Dan and Ratchanok crowned World Badminton Champion

    Wang Lao Ji BWF World Championships 2013 concluded here in Guangzhou, China with local Badminton Star “ Lin Dan” becoming the first man to win fi

  • India finishes 4th in Archery World Cup Stage 3

    Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013

    India finishes 4th in Archery World Cup Stage 3

    India finishes fourth with 1 gold and 2 bronze in the Archery World Cup Stage 3 held in Medellin, Colombia. US topped the standings with nine medals (2-

  • Chris Froome wins 100th Tour de France

    Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013

    Chris Froome wins 100th Tour de France

    Chris Froome of Team Sky wins the 100th edition of the Tour de France, becoming the second Briton to be crowned champion in as many years. He beat Colom

  • Phil Mickelson wins British Open Golf

    Monday, Jul 22, 2013

    Phil Mickelson wins British Open Golf

    Phil Mickelson of US has won the British Open 2013, 142nd edition of the oldest championship in golf. Achievements: Three Masters Titles, the PGA

  • India finishes 6th at 20th Asian Athletics Championships, Pune

    Monday, Jul 08, 2013

    India finishes 6th at 20th Asian Athletics Championships, Pune

    India finished 6th overall at the medal tally of 20th Asian Athletics Championships finishing with 2 gold, 5 silver and 10 bronze. It improved its rank thank


Sports Tidbits ( Jul 08, 2013 - Sep 12, 2013 )

  • Sep 13, 2013 Tamil Nadu retains "Moin-ud-Dowla Gold Cup" beating Delhi by 88 runs in the final.

  • Sep 12, 2013 Afghanistan lifts SAFF (Football) Championship 2013 trophy; Crush India's hope of a title hat-trick by beating it 2-0.

  • Sep 11, 2013 Sports Ministry Constitutes "Steering Committee to Monitor and Coordinate the Work Related to Major International SportsEvents upto Olympic Games 2020. show

  • Sep 11, 2013 Railways is overall champion at 53rd Open National Athletics Championship with 282 points; Services (163 points) takes men's crown while Railways women's with 180 points.  

  • Sep 10, 2013 Rafael Nadal wins US Open men's singles title 2013 by defeating Novak Djokovic by 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1. Its his second US Open and 13th Grand Slam title overall. - read more

  • Sep 09, 2013 Wrestling back into the Olympic Games for the 2020 and 2024, voting out baseball, softball and squash.   show

  • Sep 09, 2013 Tokyo wins the race to host the 2020 Olympics beating Istanbul by 60 votes to 36. The third contender Madrid had earlier been eliminated in a first-round ballot itself.  

  • Sep 07, 2013 Istanbul, Madrid and Tokyo contest to host 2020 Olympics.

  • Sep 06, 2013 Mary Ann Gomes (Bengal) clinches National women's premier chess title for three years in a row.

  • Sep 03, 2013 ‘Hyderabad Hotshots’ wins the inaugural edition of "Indian Badminon League (IBL)" by defeating "Awadh Warriors" in the finals played in Mumbai. show

  • Sep 02, 2013 South Korea pips India 4-3 to clinch Asia Cup; India's world cup berth still uncertain. 

  • Aug 31, 2013 Bayern Munich clinches UEFA Super Cup beating Chelsea 5-4 on penalties.

  • Aug 30, 2013 Barcelona wins Spanish Super Cup for a record 11th time.

  • Aug 29, 2013 Sawarn Singh Virk becomes first Indian rower to qualify for semifinals of World Championship in Chungju, South Korea.

  • Aug 28, 2013 Indian Sania Mirza and her new doubles partner Chinese Jie Zheng wins women's doubles trophy at the WTA New Haven Open (Connecticut, US) show

  • Aug 27, 2013 India Under- 23 cricket team defeats Pakistan to win Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Emerging trophy Tournament in Singapore. show

  • Aug 27, 2013 Indian Women Archery recurve team - Laishram Bombayla Devi, Rimil Buriuly, Deepika Kumari, wins successive Gold Medal at World Cup Archery Stage 4. - read more

  • Aug 19, 2013 World Athletics Championship: Usain Bolt wins three gold (100m, 200m and 4X100m relay) medal to equal legendary sprinter Carl Lewis overall tally of 8 gold at the World Athletics Championships. show

  • Aug 16, 2013 Chloe Wallwork has become the first woman to play alongside men in 125 years in Lancashire's oldest league, the Bolton Association.

  • Aug 14, 2013 Germany's Robert Harting won his third successive World Discus Title. when his 69.11 metre throw, the fourth-longest of the season.

  • Aug 14, 2013 35 year old Ireland's Robert Heffernan won the Gold Medal in world championship 50km walk title.

  • Aug 14, 2013 India wins one silver and five bronze medals in seventh Asian Junior Wushu Championship at the Makati collesium in Manali Philippines held on August 2013.

  • Aug 14, 2013 Shooter Ronjan Sodhi to get Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award while cricketer Virat Kohli and shuttler P V Sindhu  among 15 members selected for Arjuna Award - read more

  • Aug 13, 2013 American golfer Jason Dufner wins (95th) PGA Championship 2013

  • Aug 13, 2013  Rafael Nadal wins Rogers Cup beating Canadian Milos Raonic 6-2, 6-2. Its his eighth ATP title this season.  

  • Aug 13, 2013 India ranks second in doping after Russia; 44 Russians, 43 Indian athletes serving suspensions: International Association of Athletics Federation

  • Aug 12, 2013 Lin Dan (Men's singles) and Ratchanok Intanon (women's singles) wins "World Badminton Titles" at Guangzhou (China). - read more

  • Aug 10, 2013 PV Sindhu settles for a bronze medal after losing to world number three Ratchanok Inthanon in World Badminton Championships semifinal. show

  • Aug 08, 2013 National Sports Development Fund has decided to support up to 50 sportspersons for customized training under ‘NSDF 50’ scheme keeping in view Olympics 2020

  • Aug 06, 2013 Tiger Woods wins Bridgestone Invitational for eighth time.

  • Aug 06, 2013 Argentine Del Porto clinches Washington Open beating John Isner of US by 3-6, 6-1, 6-2. Its his 15th ATP title in his career.

  • Aug 05, 2013 Indian Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi reclaims the Politiken Cup held at Copenhagen, Denmark; beat Italian Sabino Brunello to win his second title.

  • Aug 05, 2013 US tops medal tally with 15 gold, 10 silver and 9 bronze medals at 2013 World Aquatics Championships, Barcelona;  China( 14g, 8s, 4b) second, Russia(9g, 6s, 4b) finish third. show

  • Aug 05, 2013 India wins maiden bronze medal in the Junior Women's World Cup beating England 3-2 on penalties in Monchengladbach, Germany. Netherlands lifted the trophy beating Argentina 4-2 on penalties. show

  • Jul 31, 2013 India's Aditya Mehta wins snooker gold in World Games beating China`s Liang Wenbo in final held at Cali, Columbia.

  • Jul 30, 2013 India wins U-16 Chess Olympiad after five years beating Iran in the final round; Russia and Turkey gets second and third spots respectively.

  • Jul 30, 2013 US Beats Panama 1-0 to win CONCACAF Gold Cup Title.

  • Jul 25, 2013 India's K Jennitha Anto becomes the World Chess Champion for disabled; Wins 13th IPCA World Women's Individual Chess Championship held at Velke Losiny, Czech Republic.

  • Jul 25, 2013 Russian Pole Vault queen Yelena Isinbayeva is to retire in August after athletics world championships in Moscow. She is two-time World and Olympic Champion with many world records to her name.

  • Jul 23, 2013 Britain's Chris Froome wins 100th edition of the Tour de France. - read more

  • Jul 23, 2013 Devendra Jhajharia becomes first differently-abled Indian to win gold  at the IPC Athletics World Championships(sixth edition) in javelin throw in Lyon, France.

  • Jul 23, 2013 India finishes fourth with one gold two bronze at archery World Cup stage 3 held in colombia. - read more

  • Jul 22, 2013 Indian women's recurve team wins gold, men's compound team bronze at world cup archery stage 3 in colombia.

  • Jul 22, 2013 Phil Mickelson(US) Wins 142nd edition of  British Open (the oldest championship in golf)  - read more

  • Jul 19, 2013 Qatar to host 2015 world boxing championship

  • Jul 16, 2013 Shahid Afridi takes 7 wickets for 12 runs against West Indies- 2nd best ODI bowling figures ever

  • Jul 16, 2013 Sprinters Asafa Powell, Tyson Gay and Sheron Simpson fails dope test

  • Jul 16, 2013 Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta wins 19th Commonwealth chess championship at South Africa

  • Jul 15, 2013 France wins its maiden Under-20 football World Cup beating Uruguay 4-1 in penalty shootout

  • Jul 12, 2013 India wins Celkon Cup beating Srilanka by a wicket in a thrilling contest

  • Jul 10, 2013 Indian women weightlifters win the team title by beating China at Asian Junior Championships at Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan). Conquer seven medals (three silver and four bronze)

  • Jul 10, 2013 Lajja Gauswami clinches silver medal in women’s 50-metre Rifle 3 Position event at shooting World Cup at Grenada(Spain)

  • Jul 10, 2013 National hockey coach Michael Nobbs sacked due to woeful performance

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