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Latest Sports Current Affairs:

French Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko strike third seeded Simona Halep:

As per latest reports, Latvian Jelena Ostapenko staged a spectacular victory by beating the Simona Halep.

Rafael Nadal come first 10th French Open Men’s Singles title:

Rafael Nadal win 10th French Open Men’s Singles title.

Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova win 2017 French Open Women's Doubles title:

As per latest news, United States-Czech pair defeated unseeded Australians Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua 6-2, 6-1 in the final.


England hit Venezuela to win FIFA U-20 World Cup for first time:

Goal of the match, played at the Suwon World Cup Stadium here, carried the signature of Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin.

Centre obvious Kambala Bill, legalising the Buffalo race:

Ministry of Law and Justice has cleared the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Bill 2017.

French Open: Bopanna-Dabrowski win mixed doubles title:

In order to win their maiden French Open title, Bopanna and Dabrowski defeated the pair of Germany's Anna-Lena Groenefeld.

Kohli sole Indian in Forbes list of highest remunerated athletes:

As per information arrived, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, who has been ranked 89th, is the sole Indian sportsperson to feature in the 2017.

Muttiah Muralidaran inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame:

He was honored along with Arthur Morris, George Lohmann and Karen Rolton by fellow ICC Cricket Hall of Famers.

Real Madrid turn out to be premier team to win back-to-back Champions League titles:

Real Madrid defeated Juventus 4–1 to win a record-extending 12th title.


Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer turn out to be  first Indian to be inducted in ITTF URC:

Subsequent to AGM of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) early in June 2017, the Board of Directors of various committees met on sidelines.

Paris Saint-Germain elevate French Cup for record 11th time:

Coupe Charles Simon, also known as French Cup (Coupe de France), is the premier knockout cup competition in French football.

Stan Wawrinka hit Mischa Zverev to clinch Geneva Open Men’s Singles title:

As per latest news, 2017 Geneva Open title is the 16th title of Wawrinka's career.

Sai Praneeth clinches 2017 Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold:

Praneeth beat Indonesian fourth seed Jonatan Christie 17—21, 21—18, 21—19 in an hour and 11 minutes.

Google rejoice Champions Trophy 2017 with an interactive game:

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 is scheduled to begin in England and Google.

World TT Championships: Mouma-Manika makes history by becoming first Indian pair to reach quarters:

Indian duo would take on the No. 1 and 2 Chinese players, Ding Ning and Liu Shiwen, a lethal left and right blend.

Cricket South Africa proclaims launching of T20 Global League:

Cricket South Africa unveiled the logo and name of their recently-launched Twenty20 league.

ICC Rankings: Kohli only Indian in top 10 of ICC ODI rankings:

Virat Kohli, who retained his 3rd position, is the only Indian cricketer to feature in the top 10 of the ICC Players.

Sebastian Vettel wins 2017 Monaco Grand Prix:

Succeeding place in the race was secured by Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen, while the third place was maintained by Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo.

Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 to win 13th FA Cup:

Arsenal managed to defeat Chelsea, seven-time FA Cup champion.

Ashwin wins International Cricketer of the Year award:

Ravichandran Ashwin has won the International Cricketer of the Year award for the second time.

Kohli, Dhoni, Yuvraj, Raina in list of World top 100 athletes:

Mahendra Singh Dhoni along with current captain Virat Kohli has made it into the top 15 of the ESPN’s World Fame 100 list.

Borussia Dortmund beat Frankfurt to lift 2016-17:

Borussia Dortmund had already earned automatic qualification for the group stage of the 2017–18 editions.

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South Korea strike China to win 2017 Sudirman Cup:

It was the first time that the event was hosted outside Asia and Europe.

ICC Cricket Committee recommends DRS for T20 Internationals:

Committee also expressed unanimous support for the implementation of a Test cricket competition.

Men's Grand Slam Title Winners

Grand Slams:

A set of major championships or matches in Tennis are listed below.

Men's Grand Slam Title Winners
Year
Tournament
Winner
Runner-Up
2017
French Open
Rafael Nadal
Stan Wawrinka
Australian Open
Roger Federer
Rafael Nadal
2016
U.S. Open
Stan Wawrinka
Novak Djokovic
Wimbledon
Andy Murray
Milos Raonic
French Open

Novak Djokovic
Andy Murray
Australian Open
2015
U.S. Open
Roger Federer
Wimbledon
French Open
Stan Wawrinka
Novak Djokovic
Australian Open
Novak Djokovic
Andy Murray
2014
U.S. Open
Marin Cilic
Kei Nishikori
Wimbledon
Novak Djokovic
Roger Federer
French Open
Rafael Nadal
Novak Djokovic
Australian Open
Stan Wawrinka
Rafael Nadal
2013
U.S. Open
Rafael Nadal
Novak Djokovic
Wimbledon
Andy Murray
Novak Djokovic
French Open
Rafael Nadal
David Ferrer
Australian Open
Novak Djokovic
Andy Murray
2012
U.S. Open
Andy Murray
Novak Djokovic
Wimbledon
Roger Federer
Andy Murray
French Open
Rafael Nadal
Novak Djokovic
Australian Open
Novak Djokovic
Rafael Nadal
2011
U.S. Open
Wimbledon
French Open
Rafael Nadal
Roger Federer
Australian Open
Novak Djokovic
Andy Murray
2010
U.S. Open
Rafael Nadal
Novak Djokovic
Wimbledon
Tomas Berdych
French Open
Robin Soderling
Australian Open
Roger Federer
Andy Murray
2009
U.S. Open
Juan Martin del Potro
Roger Federer
Wimbledon
Roger Federer
Andy Roddick
French Open
Robin Soderling
Australian Open
Rafael Nadal
Roger Federer

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French Open 2017 list of title Winners:

Type
Personality Name
Men's Singles Open Title
Spain's Rafael Nadal (10th French Title) defeated Stan Wawrinka (Switzerland)
 Women's Singles Open Title-
Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko (1st Grand Slam Title) defeated Simona Halep (Rome)
Men's Doubles Title
Michael Venus (New Zealand) and Ryan Harrison (USA) defeated Santiago Gonzalez and Donald Young
Women's Doubles Titles
Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) and Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic) defeated Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua
Open Mixed Doubles title
Rohan Bopanna (India) and Gabriela Dabrowski (Canada) defeated Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Robert Farah

Sports Latest News
Sports News Highlights:
  • England won the FIFA U - 20 World Cup
  • Sports Current Affairs: Jelena Ostapenko wins French Open Women’s Title
  • Mahesh Bhupathi has been named Anand Amritraj's replacement as the Davis Cup team's non-playing captain for the 2017-2018 season.
  • Sports Current Affairs: Once seen as MS Dhoni’s heir apparent, the Kerala wicketkeeper-batsman’s graph has plummetted dramatically.
  • Sports Current Affairs: With 633 runs in 8 games for Jharkhand this season, Ishan Kishan eyes to continue the momentum against Haryana.
  • Sports Current Affairs:PV Sindhu secured a silver medal at the Rio Olympic Games which she says has boosted her confidence and motivated her to perform consistently.
  • Sports Current Affairs: Sangita Kumari scored the brace in India's 3-0 win after Ritu had put the U18 side ahead.
  •  Hugo Lloris is the latest to extend contract at Spurs after Kyle Walker, Danny Rose, Jan Vertonghen, Eric Dier, Dele Alli, and Harry Kane.
  • Sports Current Affairs: 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.
  • Sports Current Affairs: HS Prannoy is happy with his on-court show since coming back to the tournament scene after recovering from injury.
  • Sports Current Affairs: PCB confirmed that the match referee had fined Ahmed Shahzad Rs 20,000 for showing dissent when given out by umpire, Khalid Mahmood.
  • Sports Current Affairs: 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.
  • Sports Current Affairs: 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.
  • 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 as per latest
  • Sports Current Affairs.
  • Sports Current Affairs: Mohammad Amir was taken from the field during last week's first Test after digging his right knee into the Gabba turf in Brisbane.
  • Sports Current Affairs: 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.

Sports Achievements:

Events
Winner
Highest Score in World Cup Knock
Chris Gayle
Grand Slam in Australian Open 2017
Roger Federer
mixed double title of Australian Open winner
Abigail Spears Juan Sebastián Cabal
Caused of first upset of the world cup
Ireland
Venue of the 36th National Games
Goa
fourth Indian golfer
Anirban Lahiri
19 Cooch Behar Trophy
Mumbai
22nd ODI century in World Cup 2015 at Adelaide
Virat Kohli
Score four hundred in four test series
Virat Kohli
Border Gavaskar Trophy
Australia, Steve Smith
tennis singles crown winner in the Australian Open
Serena Williams
Men’s title at the Mumbai Marathon
Alphonce Simbu
Women’s title at the Mumbai Marathon
Bornes Kitur
BCCI chief-in-exile
N Srinivasan
Country hosts the ICC World Twenty 20 tournament in 2018.
South Africa
FIFA Ballon d’Or award for 2016
Cristiano Ronaldo
20th Grand Slam title
Serena Williams
Cricketer who struck fastest century in one day internationals
AB de Villiers
Country will host the U-19 ICC cricket World cup in January-February 2018.
New Zealand
Country will host the ICC Women’s World cup in August 2017.
England

Football News

Football Latest News:
  • Atletico de Kolkata has been awarded with 2016 Hero Indian Super League beating Kerala Blasters.
  • Argentina topped in FIFIA Team along with titled with 1634 points.
  • Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan hopes to be fit for the start of the new season after recovering from the cruciate knee ligament injury 
  • Tiemoue Bakayoko to fly to London to complete Chelsea move – Reports
  • Paper Round: United target £100m Lindelof and Morata
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Tennis News

Tennis Latest News:
  • Sharper Rafael Nadal earns the first perfect 10 in tennis’ Open Era
  • Rafael Nadal strike Stan Wawrinka in straight sets to win his 10th French Open title
  • Nadal has Wawrinka on the ropes after cruising to wins in the first two sets
  • RAFAEL Nadal’s historic French Open victory was nothing short of biblical.
Sports Current Affairs Questions and Answers

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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

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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

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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)

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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

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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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