Thursday, 24 November 2016

Sports Current Affairs 2017 Tennis Grand Slams/Cricket/Football News


Sports Current Affairs

Sports Current Affairs 2017: Aspirants preparing for competitive examinations must look for the Sports Current Affairs. So here we are, from this page you will get all the Latest Sports News regarding the Tennis Grand Slams/Cricket/Football and many more... here o n this page we have provided you all the helpful information about the sports like the latest news, the 4 Grand Slams Of Tennis in 2016 and a quiz too which will help you in qualifying in the competitive examinations.

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Sports Current Affairs
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Latest sports News:

Here we are providing all the Sports Current Affairs which you should read:

Ø  Once seen as MS Dhoni’s heir apparent, the Kerala wicketkeeper-batsman’s graph has plummetted dramatically.
Ø  With 633 runs in 8 games for Jharkhand this season, Ishan Kishan eyes to continue the momentum against Haryana.
Ø  I had been requested to stay for one more year. Because we had done well in the last few years, the team was happy, said Anand Amritraj.
Ø  Mahesh Bhupathi has been named Anand Amritraj's replacement as the Davis Cup team's non-playing captain for the 2017-2018 season.
Ø  AITA decided to drop Rohan Bopanna, the country's highest- ranked doubles player for World No. 59 Leander Paes from the squad for New Zealand tie.
Ø  Alastair Cook was named as captain of the ICC's Test team of the year, however, Virat Kohli, who scored three double tons, didn't find a place in the team.
Ø  Gujarat will be boosted by the return of Parthiv Patel against a team that is playing in the knockouts for the first time since 2001.
Ø  PV Sindhu secured a silver medal at the Rio Olympic Games which she says has boosted her confidence and motivated her to perform consistently.
Ø  Sangita Kumari scored the brace in India's 3-0 win after Ritu had put the U18 side ahead.
Ø  Hugo Lloris is the latest to extend contract at Spurs after Kyle Walker, Danny Rose, Jan Vertonghen, Eric Dier, Dele Alli, and Harry Kane.
Ø  Harendra Singh is working as a senior manager in Air India while Armaan Qureshi is a contractual employee and plays for Air India in the domestic circuit.
Ø  HS Prannoy is happy with his on-court show since coming back to the tournament scene after recovering from injury.
Ø  PCB confirmed that the match referee had fined Ahmed Shahzad Rs 20,000 for showing dissent when given out by umpire, Khalid Mahmood.
Ø  Mohammad Amir was taken from the field during last week's first Test after digging his right knee into the Gabba turf in Brisbane.

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Grand slams of 2016:

A set of major championships or matches in Tennis in the year 2016 which are a boon for the Sports Current Affairs, this is a list of all Tennis Grand Slam singles finals 2016:


US Open
Stan Wawrinka
Novak Djokovic
Andy Murray
Milos Raonic
French Open
Novak Djokovic
Andy Murray
Australian Open
Novak Djokovic
Andy Murray


U.S. Open
Angelique Kerber
Karolína Plíšková
Serena Williams
Angelique Kerber
French Open
Garbiñe Muguruza
Serena Williams
Australian Open
Angelique Kerber
Serena Williams

Some important Question answers related to Sports Current Affairs:

In the below segment we have provided some Questions related to sports history/ Sports Current Affairs, we hope these will prove to be helpful for you, let’s take a look:

Q) Track and field star Carl Lewis won how many gold medals at the 1984 Olympic Games?
Answer- Four

Q) P.V. Sindhu was recently in news, associated with which of the following sports?
Answer- Badminton

Q) Which Asian Archery team won Gold and a Bronze Medal in Asian Archery Grand Prix       held on March 12, 2013?
Answer- INDIA

Q) Who has become the first Indian to score a triple century in Tests?
Answer- Virender Sehwag

Q) The first Commonwealth Games were held in the year 1930 at which place?
Answer- Hamilton (Canada)

Q) The final of the Sultan Afzal Shah Hockey Tournament 2012 was played between which teams?
Answer- New Zealand and Argentina

Q) Where the xxvii (1996) Summer Olympic Games were were held?
Answer- Atlanta

Q) Susi Susanti, held the Grand Slam title in which game?
Answer- Badminton

Q) Who is the first Indian to take a hat trick in an international test?
Answer- Harbhajan Singh

Q) Who has been named as the White Lightning in the cricket?
Answer- Allan Donald (South Africa)

Q) Which Indian cricketer has bagged a deal with ESPN?
Answer- Sachin Tendulkar

Q) Which cup/trophy is associated with football?
Answer- Santosh Trophy

Q) Which Australian player was known as ‘Fruit fly’ amongst the rest of the team?
Answer- Merv Hughes

Q) Pravin Arne and Vinod Kambli played for which province in South Africa?
Answer- Boland

Q) Which country topped the medal tally in the XXV Olympic held at Barcelona?
Answer- Unified team of former USSR

Q) When did the first Commonwealth Games take place?
Answer- 1930

Q) Shiny Wilson is associated with which game/sport?
Answer- Athletics

Q) Ben Johnson, the well known athlete belongs to which country?
Answer- Canada

Q) Which country has hosted the Asian Games for maximum number of times?
Answer- Thailand

Q) Who is the only cricketer to score two successive centuries in a World Cup?
Answer- Rahul Dravid

Q) Where did India play its 1st one day international match?
Answer- Headingley

Q) Who was the first Indian, to reach the semi final in Wimbledon Tennis Championship?
Answer- Ramanathan Krishnan

Q) Which is the Trophy/Cups associated with the game of Hockey?
Answer- Agha Khan Cup

Q) Against which team did Virender Sehwag make his one day international debt?
Answer- Pakistan

Q) The first Commonwealth Games were held in the year 1930 at which place?
Answer- Hamilton (Canada)

Q) Since the revival of the Modern Olympic Games, how many times have the game been canceled?
Answer- Thrice: 1916, 1940 and 1944

Q) Limba Ram is Known for his outstanding performance in which game?
Answer- Archery

Q) How many wickets Kapil Dev had taken in Test matches when he retired?
Answer- 434

Q) Which batsman started his International cricketing career at the age of 16?
Answer- Sachin Tendulkar

Q) Which Indian batsman made three consecutive centuries in his first three Test Matches?
Answer- M-S.M. Gavaskar

Q) The name of Prakash Padukone is associated with which game?
Answer- Badminton

Q) In which year did the first modem Olympic Games take place?
Answer- 1896

Q) Yondieki who set up a new world record in 10,000 meters race, belongs to which country?
Answer- Kenya

Q) Which is the only golfer to win the Masters Tournament six times?
Answer- Jack Nicklaus

Q) The Asian Games were held in Delhi for the first time in which year?
Answer- 1951

Q) The Indian Football team made its first appearance at Olympics in ?
Answer- 1948

Q) When did Sachin Tendulkar make his Test debut?
Answer- 1989

Q) Who was the first black tennis player to win a Wombledon title?
Answer- Althea Gibson

Q) Olympic Games after 4th century AD Restarted (Under IOC) from which year ?
Answer- 1896

Q) Who was named India’s Cricketer of the Century by Wisden?
Answer- Kapil Dev

Q) Ben Johnson (Canadian) was disqualified in the 1998 Seoul Olympic in the Athletics?
Answer- 100 m

Q) What is the duration of a normal one half of a Hockey match?
Answer- 30 min

Q) Who was the first Indian to win an individual medal in Olympics?
Answer- K.D. Yadav

Q) Who has scored the slowest century in the test cricket?
Answer- Mudassar Nazar

Q) Who has scored the highest run in a test cricket innings?
Answer- Brian Lara

Q) All Sher, an Arjuan award winner, is associated with which game?
Answer- Golf

Q) Who is the highest wicket taker in the world in one day cricket?
Answer- Muttiah Muralitharan

Q) Which team did Sachin Tendulkar play for in the Ranji Trophy when he made his debut in first class cricket?
Answer- Mumbai

Q) The name Kunjarani Devi is associated with which gaem?
Answer- Weight lifting

Q) Who is the first Indian woman to win an Asian Games gold in 400m run?
Answer- Kamaljit Sandhu

Q) Victoria Azarenka is associated with which game?
Answer- Tennis

Q) Who is the leading wicket taker in the history of Test Cricket?
Answer- Muttiah Muralitharan

Q) Which person won seven gold medals in swimming for the U.S. in the 1972 Olympic?
Answer- Mark Spitz

Q) Regatta is associated with which sports event?
Answer- Rowing

Q) Which woman has become the highest individual scorer in an innings in Tests?
Answer- Kiran Baloch

Q) Who was the first Indian cricketer to wear a helmet during a match?
Answer- Mohinder Arnarnath

Q) What is the duration of a basketball match both before and after the break?
Answer- 25 minutes

Q) Sushil Kumar is associated with which Game?
Answer- Wrestling

Q) With which sport is Leroy Burrell associated?
Answer- Athletics

Q) The term ‘deuce’ is common in which two games?
Answer- Badminton and Tennis

Q) Bahadur Singh is a distinguished athlete of which game?
Answer- Athletics

Q) How many players are there on each side in a baseball match?
Answer- 5

Q) Chris Even’s name is associated with which sport?
Answer- Tennis

Q) Jaspal Rana is a distinguished athlete in which game?
Answer- Shooting

Q) S. Vijaya Lakshmi and Nisha Mohita are associated with which game?
Answer- Chess

Q) Who was the IOC President who performed the closing ceremony of the XXV Olympic Games?
Answer- Juan Antonio Samaranch

Q) Which country stood second in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics medal tally?
Answer- US

Q) Dhyan Chand’s name is associated with which game?
Answer- Badminton

Q) Which place is known as the ‘Mecca of Indian Football’?
Answer- Kolkata

Q) The famous player Pele is associated with which game?
Answer- Football

Q) Which track and field star overcame childhood polio to become one of the greatest athletes of her time?
Answer- Wilma Rudolph

Q) Queen’s berry Rules’ is the name. give to the rules in which game?
Answer- Boxing

Q) Misha Grewal is associated with which game/sport?
Answer- Squash

Q) Which game is Davis Cup associated with?
Answer- Tennis

Q) Who was the first Indian batsman to have achieved 300 runs in an innings in Tests?
Answer- Virender Sehwag

Q) Where did Mahendra Singh Dhoni make his ODI debut?
Answer- Chittagong

Q) Which Indian batsman was the first to hit 44 fours in a test match innings?
Answer- Laxman

Q) What was Sachin Tendulkar’s average when he made his first thousand runs in ODls?
Answer- 35.83

Q) Sergei Bubkha,an athlete of international repute, belongs to which country?
Answer- Ukraine

Q) How long are professional Golf Tour players allotted per short?
Answer- 45 seconds

Q) How many centuries in Tests did Sunil Gavaskar bag when he retired?
Answer- 34

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