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Recent Sports Current Affairs
  • BCCI nominates MS Dhoni for Padma Bhushan award.
  • Rafael Nadal wins 2017 US Open title.
  • August 29: National Sports Day.
  • PV Sindhu wins silver medal at 2017 World Badminton Championship.
  • Government to establish first National Sports Museum in New Delhi.
  • Ajay Singh wins bronze medal in Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships.
  • H S Prannoy wins US Open Grand Prix Gold badminton title.
  • England wins 2017 ICC Women’s World Cup.
  • Karamjyoti Dala wins bronze medal at World Para Athletics.
  • Roger Federer wins record 8th Wimbledon title
  • India’s Harinder Pal Sandhu wins Victorian Open squash tournament.
  • India’s Sundar Singh Gurjar wins gold medal at World Para Athletics.
  • India’s Mithali Raj becomes first to score 6000 runs in women’s ODI cricket.
  • BCCI appoints Ravi Shastri as new head coach of Indian cricket team.
  • Harinder Pal Sandhu Wins South Australian Open Squash Title.
  • Asian Athletics Championships 2017: Manpreet Kaur and Govindan Laxman wins Gold.
  • India ranked 96th in FIFA Rankings.

Men's Grand Slam Title Winners

Men's Grand Slam Title Winners
YEAR
TOURNAMENT
WINNER
RUNNER-UP
2017
U.S. Open
Rafael Nadal
Kevin Anderson
Wimbledon
Roger Federer
Marin Cilic
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
Novak Djokovic
Andy Murray
2015
U.S. Open
Novak Djokovic
Roger Federer
Wimbledon
Novak Djokovic
Roger Federer
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
Novak Djokovic
Rafael Nadal
Wimbledon
Novak Djokovic
Rafael Nadal
French Open
Rafael Nadal
Roger Federer
Australian Open
Novak Djokovic
Andy Murray
2010
U.S. Open
Rafael Nadal
Novak Djokovic
Wimbledon
Rafael Nadal
Tomas Berdych
French Open
Rafael Nadal
Robin Soderling
Australian Open
Roger Federer
Andy Murray

                                      Women's Grand Slam Title Winners

    Women's Grand Slam
YEAR
TOURNAMENT
WINNER
RUNNER-UP
2017
U.S. Open
Sloane Stephens
Madison Keys
Wimbledon
Garbine Muguruza
Venus Williams
French Open
Jelena Ostapenko
Simona Halep
Australian Open
Serena Williams
Venus Williams
2016
U.S. Open
Angelique Kerber
Karolina Pliskova
Wimbledon
Serena Williams
Angelique Kerber
French Open
Garbine Muguruza
Serena Williams
Australian Open
Angelique Kerber
Serena Williams
2015
U.S. Open
Flavia Pennetta
Roberta Vinci
Wimbledon
Serena Williams
Garbine Muguruza
French Open
Serena Williams
Lucie Safarova
Australian Open
Serena Williams
Maria Sharapova
2014
U.S. Open
Serena Williams
Caroline Wozniacki
Wimbledon
Petra Kvitova
Eugenie Bouchard
French Open
Maria Sharapova
Simona Halep
Australian Open
Li Na
Dominika Cibulkova
2013
U.S. Open
Serena Williams
Victoria Azarenka
Wimbledon
Marion Bartoli
Sabine Lisicki
French Open
Serena Williams
Maria Sharapova
Australian Open
Victoria Azarenka
Li Na
2012
U.S. Open
Serena Williams
Victoria Azarenka
Wimbledon
Serena Williams
Agnieszka Radwanska
French Open
Maria Sharapova
Sara Errani
Australian Open
Victoria Azarenka
Maria Sharapova
2011
U.S. Open
Samantha Stosur
Serena Williams
Wimbledon
Petra Kvitova
Maria Sharapova
French Open
Li Na
Francesca Schiavone
Australian Open
Kim Clijsters
Li Na
2010
U.S. Open
Kim Clijsters
Vera Zvonareva
Wimbledon
Serena Williams
Vera Zvonareva
French Open
Francesca Schiavone
Samantha Stosur

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Football Current Affairs
  • Fact Box: Federation Cup and Other Football Tournaments & Leagues in India.
  • India Ranked 100th in FIFA Rankings.
  • West Bengal wins 2017 Santosh Trophy.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo named the world’s best player for 2016.
  • Brazil wins inaugural BRICS U-17 Football Tournament.
  • SAI-AIFF launch online portal for Global Scouting Programme.
  • Army Green wins 2016 Durand Cup Football Title.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo crowned UEFA Best Player in Europe award.
  • Former FIFA President Joao Havelange passes away.
  • Former FIFA President Joao Havelange passes away
Cricket Current Affairs
  • BCCI nominates MS Dhoni for Padma Bhushan award.
  • England wins 2017 ICC Women’s World Cup.
  • BCCI appoints Ravi Shastri as new head coach of Indian cricket team.
  • BCCI forms Committee to oversee Lodha Panel Reforms.
  • Imran Khawaja Appointed as ICC Deputy Chairman.
  • Virat Kohli Creates Record by becoming Fastest Batsman to Score 8000 runs in ODIs.
  • ICC ODI Player Rankings: Virat Kohli becomes No.1 ODI Batsman.
  • Virat Kohli becomes Only Indian in Top 10 of ICC ODI Rankings.
  • Ravichandran Ashwin Wins International Cricketer of the Year Award.
  • ICC Test Ranking: India Retains No.1 Spot.
  • Women’s Cricket: India’s Deepti Sharma and Poonam Raut Sets new Record.
  • Jhulan Goswami named Highest Wicket-Taker in Women’s One-Day Internationals.
  • Kashmir based Saqib Majeed has bagged 2016 Wisden-MCC Cricket ‘Photograph of the Year’ Award.
  • Tamil Nadu wins Vijay Hazare Trophy.

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

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Tennis Current Affairs
  • Rafael Nadal wins 2017 US Open title.
  • Roger Federer wins record 8th Wimbledon title.
  • Men’s Tennis ATP Rankings: Rafael Nadal moves up to No.2.
  • French Open: Jelena Ostapenko wins Women’s Crown.
  • Bopanna-Dabrowski Wins French Open Mixed Doubles.
  • Rafael Nadal Wins Madrid Open Title.
  • Leander Paes Wins Tallahassee Challenger Title.
  • Rafael Nadal wins the Monte Carlo tennis tournament for a record 10th time.
  • Stan Wawrinka wins 2016 US Open Men’s Singles title.
  • Novak Djokovic wins 2016 ATP Toronto Masters.
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

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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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