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Sports Current Affairs June 2020:

  • Kiren Rijiju launches “NADA App” for athletes
  • Former Germany footballer Mario Gomez retires from sport
  • Indian umpire Nitin Menon inducted in ICC Elite Panel
  • Rahul Dravid beats Sachin Tendulkar in Wisden India’s poll
  • Liverpool wins English Premier League 2019-20 title
  • Australia and New Zealand named as hosts of FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023
  • Rachel Priest retires from International Cricket
  • Niki Poonacha elected as player member to ITF Men’s player panels
  • Bahrain to host 4th Asian Youth Para Games 2021
  • Mamedyarov wins Sharjah Online International Chess Championship
  • Sports Ministry to set up “Khelo India State Centres of Excellence”
  • FIFA’s latest ranking: India retains 108th slot
  • Ukranian boxer Oleksandr Gvozdyk retires from sport
  • IWF cleared K Sanjita Chanu from anti-doping violation
  • Alexander Shustov of Russia gets 4-year ban for doping
  • Gomathi Marimuthu gets four-year doping ban by AIU
  • 2022 Women’s Asian Cup will held in India
  • Kiren Rijiju inaugurates “Khelo India e-Pathshala” programme

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Sports Current Affairs May 2020:

  • SAI’s extends Sandip Pradhan tenure as DG for 2 year
  • WADA hands 4 year bans to Kiranjeet Kaur for doping
  • 36th National Games postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19
  • Sri Lanka’s Shehan Madushanka suspended after heroin arrest
  • American tennis star Jamie Hampton announces retirement
  • Spanish football player Aritz Aduriz announces retirement
  • NADA provisionally suspends powerlifters Savita Kumari & Ankit Shishodia
  • Bundesliga becomes 1st major sports event to resume post COVID-19 lockdown
  • ICC cricket committee set to ban the use of saliva to shine ball
  • French cyclist Remy Di Gregorio banned by UCI for 4 years
  • China team wins FIDE chess.com Online Nations Cup
  • FIFA postpones U-17 Women’s World Cup India to 2021
  • Para-athlete Deepa Malik announces retirement
  • FIH extends Narinder Batra term as President till 2021
  • Badminton World Championships 2020 postponed to November 2021
  • Egypt’s tennis player Youssef Hossam gets life time ban from TIU
  • FINA postpones 2021 world championships to May 2022
  • Sandeep Kumari banned for 4 years for failing dope test
  • New Zealand Cricket announces ANZ Cricket Awards
  • Former World Snooker champion Peter Ebdon announces retirement
  • Australia restrict use of saliva to shine ball under COVID-19 guidelines
  • FIFA launches #WeWillWin campaign to pay tribute to health workers

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Sports Current Affairs April 2020:

  • Deepak Agarwal banned by ICC from all cricket for 2 years
  • India loses hosting rights of men’s World Boxing Championships 2021
  • Jhuma Khatun banned for 4 years for failing dope test
  • PCB bans Umar Akmal over corruption charges
  • Former Pakistan skipper Sana Mir announces retirement
  • Iran’s Alireza Firouzja beats Magnus Carlsen in Banter Blitz Cup final
  • World Games unveil new logo for 2022 edition
  • BWF selects Sindhu as ambassador for ‘i am badminton’ campaign
  • Charles Leclerc wins Chinese Virtual Grand Prix
  • “Feifei” to be the mascot for Hangzhou 2022 Asian Para Games
  • BCCI suspends IPL 2020 indefinitely due to Covid-19
  • Tour de France postponed due to Coronavirus Pandemic
  • India will host Asian Boxing Championship in November
  • Ben Stokes named Wisden’s Leading Cricketer in the World 2020
  • FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup postponed due to Covid-19
  • Thailand & Malaysia weightlifters banned from Tokyo Olympics 2020
  • Kobe Bryant inducted into Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
  • “The Smart Triplets” to be the mascot 19th Asian Games
  • World Athletics championship shifted to 2022
  • Wimbledon 2020 cancelled due to coronavirus

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Sports Current Affairs March 2020:

  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 rescheduled to year 2021
  • Indian shot putter Navin Chikara banned for four years by IAAF
  • Shilpa Shetty partners with “Fit India Movement”
  • Tokyo Olympics officially postponed until 2021
  • Two Indians named in International Panel of ICC Development Umpires
  • French Open delayed due to coronavirus pandemic
  • ATK FC wins record 3rd Indian Super League title
  • Viktor Axelsen & Tai Tzu Ying wins All England Championship
  • Achanta Sharath Kamal wins men’s singles title in Oman Open
  • Saurashtra lift their 1st-ever Ranji Trophy title
  • World Golf Hall of Fame to induct Tiger Woods in Class of 2021
  • PV Sindhu wins BBC Indian Sportswoman of Year Award
  • Wasim Jaffer announces retirement from all forms of cricket
  • Defending champion Australia wins Women’s T20 World Cup title
  • West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard becomes 1st player to play 500 T20s
  • SAI announces 1st edition of Khelo India Women’s Hockey League
  • Philippines will host the Badminton Asia Championships
  • Tasnim & Mansi wins bronze at BWF Yonex Dutch Junior International
  • All India Police Athletic Championship commenced in Haryana
  • Azlan Shah Cup postponed due to Coronavirus threat
  • 1st Khelo India University Games concludes in Bhubaneswar
  • Rafael Nadal wins Mexican Open title 2020

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Sports Current Affairs February 2020:

  • India will host Commonwealth Shooting and Archery Championships 2022
  • ICC bans Omani player Yousuf Abdulrahim Al Balushi from cricket for 7 years
  • Russia to host new edition of AIBA World Cup 2020
  • PM Narendra Modi launched 1st Khelo India University Games
  • FC Goa becomes 1st club from India to qualify for AFC Champions League
  • Ross Taylor becomes world’s first cricketer to play 100 matches in all 3 formats
  • Pragyan Ojha announces retirement from all forms of cricket
  • IPL 2020: Schedules, Venues & Teams of IPL
  • ESPN India Awards 2019 announced
  • India will host AFC Women’s Asian Cup in 2022
  • FIFA U-17 Women’s Football World Cup will be held in 5 Indian cities
  • AIFF gets AFC “Grassroots Charter Bronze Level” membership
  • India will host junior men’s Hockey World Cup 2021
  • Koneru Humpy wins Cairns Cup chess tournament
  • ‘United by Emotion’ chosen as Tokyo 2020 Olympics motto
  • Delhi host Asian Wrestling Championship 2020
  • NADA bans Haryana’s javelin thrower Amit Dahiya for 4 years
  • Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa Clinched 77th Senior National squash championships
  • ICC penalizes 3 Bangladesh and 2 India U-19 cricketers
  • Kiren Rijiju announces Ladakh and J&K will host Khelo India Winter Games 2020
  • FIH names Lalremsiami as 2019 FIH Women’s Rising Star of Year
  • Australia presented with ICC Women’s Championship trophy
  • Aditya Mehta & Vidya Pillai wins National Snooker Championship
  • Armand Duplantis breaks Pole Vault World Record
  • Kaamya Karthikeyan becomes youngest girl to climb Mt Aconcagua
  • Ladakh Scouts wins Khelo India Ice Hockey Championship
  • Bangladesh wins ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2020
  • Hockey India & SAI to establish High Performance Hockey Centres
  • Weightlifter Sambo Lapung wins gold with national record of 188kg
  • Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2020: List of Highest Run Scorers
  • NADA suspends two Indian athlete
  • Under 19 World Cup 2020: List of Highest Wicket Taker
  • Australia Open 2020: Complete List of Winners
  • Serbia’s Novak Djokovic Wins Australian Open 2020
  • Goa 2020 National Games unveils ‘Rubigula’ as official mascot

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Sports Current Affairs January 2020:

  • India hockey captain Rani Rampal named 2019 World Games Athlete of the Year
  • Esow Alben wins gold at Berlin cycling tournament
  • Rowing Federation of India lifts ban over Dattu Bhokanal
  • World Archery conditionally lifts suspension on India
  • Khelo India Youth Games 2020: Maharashtra tops the medal tally
  • Indian shooters Divyansh & Apurvi wins gold medal at Meyton Cup
  • Paralympian Deepa Malik and wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt inducted in AlCS
  • India wins Diplomat Cup Cricket Championship 2020
  • Vinesh Phogat triumph gold at Rome Ranking Series
  • Thailand’s Ratchanok Intanon wins Indonesia Masters title 2020
  • Sania Mirza and Nadiia Kichenok wins WTA doubles title in Australia
  • ICC U-19 World Cup Cricket 2020 begins in South Africa
  • Kento Momoto wins Malaysia Masters 2020 title
  • Ladakh wins 7th National Ice Hockey Championship women trophy
  • World Cup winner Daniele De Rossi from Italy retires from football
  • P Magesh Chandran wins 95th Hastings International Chess title
  • Leo Carter becomes 7th cricketer to hit six 6s in an over
  • Srikkanth & Anjum Chopra to get CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Saurabh Chaudhary wins gold at 63rd National Shooting C’ship
  • All-rounder Irfan Pathan retires from all forms of cricket
  • National Ice Hockey Championship-2020 begins in Leh
  • Lawn bowls & Cycling to be included in 3rd Khelo India Games

Download : Sports Current Affairs January 2020 PDF

Sports Awards in India

Sports Achievements

Winners of Arjuna Awards:

Arjuna Award Winners 2020
CategoryName
HockeyShivendra Pratap Santosh Singh
Arjuna Award Winners 2019
AthleticsSundar Singh Gurjar (Para Athlete)
AthleticsSwapna Barman
AthleticsTajinder Pal Singh
AthleticsMohammed Anas Yahiya
BadmintonPramod Bhagat (Para Athlete)
BadmintonBhamidipati Sai Praneeth
BoxingSonia Lather
CricketRavindra Jadeja
CricketPoonam Yadav
EquestrianFouaad Mirza
FootballGurpreet Singh Sandhu
HockeyChinglensana Kangujam
KabaddiAjay Thakur
PoloSimran Singh Shergill
ShootingAnjum Moudgil
Table TennisHarmeet Desai
WrestlingPooja Dhanda
Arjuna Award Winners 2018
AthleticsAnkur Dhama (Para Athlete)
AthleticsNeeraj Chopra
AthleticsHima Das
AthleticsJinson Johnson
BadmintonSikki Reddy
CricketVirat Kohli
GolfShubhankar Sharma
HockeyManpreet Singh
HockeySavita Punia
KabaddiG.Pranav sai reddy
Lawn TennisRohan Bopanna
PoloRavi Rathore
ShootingShreyasi singh
ShootingAnkur mittal
ShootingRahi sarnobat
Table TennisManika Batra
Table TennisSathiyan Gnanasekaran
WrestlingSumit Malik
WushuPooja Kadian
Arjuna Award Winners 2017
ArcheryVennam Jyothi Surekha
AthleticsKhushbir Kaur
AthleticsArokia Rajiv
AthleticsMariyappan Thangavelu (Para Athlete)
AthleticsVarun Bhati (Para Athlete)
BasketballPrashanti Singh
BoxingLaishram Debendro Singh
CricketCheteshwar Pujara
CricketHarmanpreet Kaur
FootballOinam Bembem Devi
golfShiv Shankar Prasad Chawrasia
HockeySomwarpet Vittalacharya Sunil
KabaddiJasvir Singh

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Winners of Dronacharya Award:

YearRecipient(s)Discipline(s)
1985Bhalachandra Bhaskar BhagwatWrestling
1985Om Prakash BhardwajBoxing
1985O. M. NambiarAthletics
1986Desh Prem AzadCricket
1986Raghunandan Vasant GokhleChess
1987Guru HanumanWrestling
1987Gurcharan SinghCricket
1988No award
1989No award
1990Ramakant AchrekarCricket
1990Syed NaeemuddinFootball
1990A. Ramana RaoVolleyball
1991No award
1992No award
1993No award
1994Ilyas BabarAthletics
1995Shyam Sunder RaoVolleyball
1995Karan SinghAthletics
1996Wilson JonesBilliards & Snooker
1996Pal Singh SandhuWeightlifting
1997Joginder Singh SainiAthletics
1998G. S. SandhuBoxing
1998Hargobind Singh SandhuAthletics
1998Bahadur Singh ChouhanAthletics
1999Kenneth Owen BosenAthletics
1999Hawa SinghBoxing
1999Ajay Kumar SirohiWeightlifting
2000S. M. ArifBadminton
2000Gudial Singh BhanguHockey
2000Bhupender DhawanPowerlifting
2000Gopal Purushottam PhadkeKho kho
2000Hansa SharmaWeightlifting
2001Michael FerreiraBilliards & Snooker
2001Sunny ThomasShooting
2002Maharaj Krishan KaushikHockey
2002Renu KohliAthletics
2002Homi MotivalaYachting
2002E. Prasad RaoKabaddi
2002Jaswant SinghAthletics
2003Sukhchain Singh CheemaWrestling
2003Robert Bobby GeorgeAthletics
2003Anoop KumarBoxing
2003Rajinder Singh Jr.Hockey
2004Cyrus PonchaSquash
2004Arvind SavurBilliards & Snooker
2004Sunita SharmaCricket
2005Ismail BaigRowing
2005Maha Singh RaoWrestling
2005Balwan SinghKabaddi
2005M. VenuBoxing
2006Koneru AshokChess
2006Damodaran ChandralalBoxing
2006R. D. SinghAthletics
2007Jagdish SinghBoxing
2007Jagminder SinghWrestling
2007Sanjeeva Kumar SinghArchery
2007G. E. SridharanVolleyball
2008No award
2009Jaydev BishtBoxing
2009Pullela GopichandBadminton
2009S. Baldev SinghHockey
2009Satpal SinghWrestling
2010Subhash AgarwalBilliards & Snooker
2010Ajay Kumar BansalHockey
2010Captain ChandrupWrestling
2010A. K. KuttyAthletics
2010L Ibomcha SinghBoxing
2011Devender Kumar RathoreGymnastics
2011Kuntal Kumar RoyAthletics
2011RamphalWrestling
2011Inukurthi Venkateshwara RoyBoxing
2011Rajinder Singh Jr.Hockey
2012Jasvinder Singh BhatiaAthletics
2012Sunil DabasKabaddi
2012B. I. FernandezBoxing
2012Bhawani MukherjeeTable Tennis
2012Virender PooniaAthletics
2012Satyapal SinghAthletics
2012Harendra SinghHockey
2012Yashvir SinghWrestling
2013Purnima MahatoArchery
2013Narender Singh SainiHockey
2013Mahavir SinghBoxing
2013Raj SinghWrestling
2013K. P. ThomasAthletics
2014Gurcharan GogiJudo
2014Jose JacobRowing
2014N. LingappaAthletics
2014Ganapathy ManoharanBoxing
2014Mahabir PrasadWrestling
2015Nihar AmeenSwimming
2015Anoop SinghWrestling
2015Harbans SinghAthletics
2015Naval SinghAthletics
2015Swatantar Raj SinghBoxing
2016Sagar Mal DhayalBoxing
2016S. Pradeep KumarSwimming
2016Bishweshwar NandiGymnastics
2016Mahavir Singh PhogatWrestling
2016Nagapuri RameshAthletics
2016Rajkumar SharmaCricket
2017R. GandhiAthletics
2017Heera Nand KatariaKabaddi
2017G. S. S. V. PrasadBadminton
2017Brij Bhushan MohantyBoxing
2017P. A. RaphelHockey
2017Sanjoy ChakravertyShooting
2017Roshan LalWrestling
2018Subedar Chenanda Achaiah KuttappaBoxing
2018Vijay SharmaWeightlifting
2018A. Srinivasa RaoTable Tennis
2018Sukhdev Singh PannuAthletics
2018Clarence LoboHockey
2018Tarak SinhaCricket
2018Jiwan Kumar SharmaJudo
2018V.R. BeeduAthletics
2019Mohinder Singh DhillonAthletics
2019Rambir Singh KhokarKabaddi
2019U. Vimal KumarBadminton
2019Sandip GuptaTable Tennis
2019Sanjay BhardwajCricket
2019Merzban PatelHockey

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Sports Question and Answers    

Ques1: India’s Lakshya Sen won a __________ medal in the BWF World junior badminton championship at Markham, Canada.

  1. Gold
  2. Silver
  3. Bronze
  4. None of the Above

Ans: 3

Ques2: Which country tops in the FIFA global ranking 2018?

  1. Belgium
  2. Brazil
  3. India
  4. France

Ans: 1

Ques3: Which team won the first ever World Cup title in Odisha?

  1. Netherlands
  2. Belgium
  3. Australia
  4. Egypt

Ans: 2

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Ques4: Which team won the 115th Aga Khan Gold Cup tournament in New Delhi?

  1. Madhya Pradesh Team
  2. SHA Team
  3. Army XI Danapur
  4. SAIL Hockey Academy

Ans: 4

Ques5: Which team won the Admiral’s Cup 2018?

  1. Nigeria
  2. Singapore
  3. Italy
  4. Poland

Ans: 3

Ques6: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has submitted a formal expression of interest to host __________ Olympics.

  1. 2028
  2. 2026
  3. 2024
  4. 2032

Ans: 4

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Ques7: Recently, Delhi Daredevils was renamed as __________.

  1. Delhi Riders
  2. Delhi Squad
  3. Delhi Smoggers
  4. Delhi Capitals

Ans: 4

Ques8: Which country win the FIH Women’s Hockey Champions Trophy?

  1. Argentina
  2. Netherlands
  3. Australia
  4. Britain

Ans: 2

Ques9: Saina Nehwal wins ___________ at Syed Modi International 2018.

  1. Gold
  2. Silver
  3. Bronze
  4. None of the Above

Ans: 2

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Ques10: The International Cricket Council has renamed ICC World T20 as;

  1. ICC 2020 World cup
  2. ICC T20
  3. ICC T20 World Cup
  4. ICC 2020

Ans: 3

Ques11: Sandeep Michael, who passed away recently, was the noted player of which sports?

  1. Tennis
  2. Boxing
  3. Hockey
  4. Wrestling

Ans: 3

Ques12: India wins __________ bronze medals in Acrobatic Gymnastics world cup.

  1. 5
  2. 4
  3. 3
  4. 2

Ans: 4

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Ques13: The Indian tennis pair who won the women’s doubles title of WTA Taipei Open Championship held in Taipei, Taiwan.

  1. Luksika Kumkhum and Natela Dzalamidze
  2. Olga Doroshina and Lidya Joanes
  3. Ankita Raina and Karman Kaur Thandi
  4. Gabrielle Sollis and Lynette Scavo

Ans: 3

Ques14: Name the Indian shuttler who won bronze medal at Li Ning BWF World Junior Badminton Championships 2018 held at Markham, Canada.

  1. Lakshya Sen
  2. Saili Rane
  3. Parupalli Kashyap
  4. Ajay Jayaram

Ans: 1

Ques15: Which team won the 2018 Club World Cup and record fourth in total?

  1. Real Madrid
  2. Team Wellington
  3. Guadalajara
  4. Kashima Antlers

Ans: 1

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