Archive For The “Sports Current Affairs 2018” Category

India walks out in protest, Pakistan wins Asian Kabaddi Championship

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Finals of the Asian Kabaddi Championship 2012 held in Lahore Pakistan. In the final match the Indian team walked out of the field in protest against the referee’s decision to penalize their coach Goormel Singh. The Indians decided to not continue play after which the crown was awarded to the hosts (Pakistan).      …

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Bhupathi, Bopanna clinch ATP World Tour Masters 1000

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The duo of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna lifted their first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title by vanquishing Pakistan’s Aisam- Ul- Haq Qureshi and Netherlands’ Jean- Julien Rojer in the final of the BNP Paribas Masters.           Source:gktoday

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Indian Women Cricket Team lifts ACC T20 Asia Cup 2012

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The Indian women’s cricket team is the winner of first Asian Cricket Council’s (ACC) Twenty20 Asia Cup 2012. They beat Pakistan in the final match held in Guangzhou city of People’s Republic of China. Harmanpreet Kaur played the role of skipper in the absence of Mithali Raj.            Source:gktoday

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Persons in News: Pankaj Advani

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Pankaj Advani clinches World Billiards Championship Pankaj Advani of India beat defending champion Mike Russell of England to win seventh World Billiards Championship 2012 title.           Source:gktoday

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Joshna Chinnapa:Indian squash player Indian squash player Joshna Chinappa won the IJM Land Penang Open title 2012 after vanquishing top most squash player Siti Munirah Jusoh of Malaysia. In 2003, Joshna became the first Indian girl to win British Squash Championship title in the under 19 category.           Source:gktoday

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Sydney Sixers clinch CLT20

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Sydney Sixers won CLT20 Championship by defeating Highveld Lions in the final match played at Johannesburg, South Africa. Award Winners: Man of the Match – Michael Lumb. Golden Bat – Michael Lumb. Golden Wicket – Mitchell Starc. Player of the Tournament – Mitchell Starc Champions League twenty 20 Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) is an enterprise…

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Persons in News: Sebastian Vettel

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Vettel is Indian Grand Prix winner Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull won the Indian Grand Prix for the second consecutive year. The event was organized at Buddh International Circuit, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.           Source:gktoday

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SUN TV Network acquires Hyderabad IPL franchise

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Sun TV Network won the Hyderabad Franchise of the Indian Premier League (IPL) for a sum of Rs 85.05 crore per annum. On September 15, the BCCI floated tenders for a new IPL franchise after terminating Deccan Chargers’ contract following payment default by the team owners DCHL. DCHL was unable to furnish bank guarantee of…

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UCI strips Lance Armstrong of titles

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  International Cycling Union (UCI), the governing body of cycling, stripped Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles and banned him for life. The decision came following a report from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) that has accused him of leading a massive doping programme on his teams. The move will allow Tour…

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Persons in News: Anaka Alankamony

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Indian Squash player Ms Anaka Alankamony clinched Ipswich Open women’s title after defeating top seed Kylie Lindsay of New Zealand. With which sports is Ms Anaka Alankamony associated ? Squash           Source:gktoday

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Czech Republic beat Spain in Davis Cup 2012 finals

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The Czech Republic defeated Spain 3-2 in the 2012 Davis Cup Finals. This is the country’s second Davis Cup title and first since 1980, when it was Czechoslovakia. The Czech Republic victory in this 100th edition of the Davis Cup was the first as an independent nation.           Source:gktoday

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