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FIFA suspended Lionel Messi for four matches

10 hrs ago
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

As a result of this ban, Messi has become ineligible for the next four competitive internationals starting with the World Cup's qualifier in Bolivia.

Ravichandran Ashwin receives Garfield Sobers Trophy

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The award was judged by a voting academy, which was completely independent of the ICC. They panel took into consideration performances between 14 September 14 2015 and 20 September 2016. During this period, Ashwin produced some extraordinary all-round performances across all three formats of the game.

Bhubaneswar to host Men’s Hockey World League Final 2017 and Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The Kalinga Stadium has previously successfully hosted the 2014 Men’s Hero Hockey Champions Trophy.

India reclaims Border-Gavaskar Trophy with 2-1 series victory of Australia

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

India’s KL Rahul scored an unbeaten half-century, while Ajinkya Rahane made an aggressive 37 runs in the fourth Test.

Satwiksairaj & Chirag won Vietnam Open International Challenger Badminton Doubles title

1 day ago
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

To win the USD 20,000 title, the Indian duo defeated the Thai duo of Trawut Potieng and Nanthakam Yordphaisong in the summit clash.

India won 73 medals in 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

In total, the Special Olympics Bharat (SOB) of India won 37 golds, 10 silver and 26 bronze medals.

Sebastian Vettel beats Lewis Hamilton to win Australian Grand Prix

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

It was Vettel's first win since the Singapore Grand Prix in September 2015.

West Bengal wins 2016-17 Santosh Trophy

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

With the win, West Bengal ended a six-year wait having last won the title in 2011. Goa last won the title in the year 2009.

COA issues seven-point instruction for BCCI office bearers

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The issued instructions states that all legal documents would be cleared by the COA, the body that can communicate anything to office bearers via CEO.

Srinagar to get a football stadium as per FIFA norms

Mar 24, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Bakshi Stadium in Srinagar is going to be completely revamped to match the international norms set by FIFA.

Indian athletes grab 18 medals in Special Olympics World Winter Games

Mar 23, 2017
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

Over 2600 athletes from 105 nations are taking part in the competition. The team of 89 differently-abled sports persons of the Special Olympics Bharat (SOB) is participating in the event.

Indian para-athletes win 8 medals in IPC Athletics Grand Prix

Mar 23, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Sundar Singh Gurjar clinched a gold each in the men’s Javelin Throw F-46 and Discus Throw F-46 competitions.

Ravindra Jadeja grabs top spot in ICC Test bowler rankings

Mar 22, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Earlier in March 2017, Ravichandran Ashwin and Jadeja were sharing the top spot in the list. However, Jadeja’s significant bowling dismantled Ashwin’s place in the ICC rankings.

Tamil Nadu lifts Vijay Hazare Trophy

Mar 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

With this win, Tamil Nadu became the only team to win the tournament five times. In 2004-05, the team shared the trophy with Uttar Pradesh.

Roger Federer wins ATP Indian Wells Masters title

Mar 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Federer claimed a record-equalling fifth title at Indian Wells, continuing his career resurgence with a 6-4, 7-5 victory over Stan Wawrinka.

Union Government designated 14 Olympians as National Observers

Mar 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The observers help the sports authorities in the preparation and implementation of the long term development plan with respect to priority sports.

Sports Ministry to launch a search portal to spot young sports talent in rural India

Mar 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Indian sports ministry is going to launch a talent search portal to root out young sports talent in rural India.

Cheteshwar Pujara plays India's longest innings

Mar 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Previous record of facing maximum balls during a test match was held by Rahul Dravid's 495 deliveries for his career-best 270 in Rawalpindi in 2004.

Mumbai lose its permanent status in BCCI

Mar 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Mumbai lost its permanent voting status at BCCI in accordance with the new constitution of the Indian Cricket Board.

Sachin Tendulkar appointed as UNICEF Ambassador For ICC Women’s World Cup 2017

Mar 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

The ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 will be hosted in the United Kingdom from 23 June 2017 to 23 July 2017.

Jwala Gutta included in Governing Body of Sports Authority of India

Mar 17, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

In addition, BV Papa Rao, IAS (retired), was also added to the newly constituted governing body. He has the experience of being an officer on special duty of SAI from 1985 to 1990. At present, he is a sports administrator and advisor to Telangana Government.

Hockey India brings on board four Scientific Advisors

Mar 15, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Scott Conway of Australia took charge as the new Scientific Advisor for the Senior men’s team at the national camp starting in SAI Bengaluru.

Shashank Manohar steps down as ICC Chairman

Mar 15, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The Chairman of ICC, Shashank Manohar in a surprise move announced his resignation on 15 March 2017. He had been elected to the position unopposed in May 2016

Google marks 140 years Test cricket with a playful doodle

Mar 15, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Google dedicated its doodle for 15 March to the first officially played test match between Australia and England.

Double Olympic champion Joanna Rowsell Shand retires

Mar 15, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Shand had won the women's team pursuit at four editions of the World Championships (2008, 2009, 2012 and 2014). She grabbed the gold medal in the same discipline at the Olympic Games in London and Rio in 2012 and 2016.

SSP Chawrasia won 2017 Indian Open golf title

Mar 14, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Shiv Shankar Prasad Chawrasia successfully defended his Hero Indian Open title with a seven-shot victory.

CAS bans Sergei Portugalov for lifetime in doping case

Mar 14, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

In a statement, the CAS stated that there is a "clear evidence" that Portugalov violated IAAF doping rules governing possession and trafficking of prohibited substances.

Lee Chong Wei wins All England Open Men's Singles title

Mar 14, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Lee defeated first-time finalist Shi Yuqi of China 21-12, 21-10, to grab the Men’s Singles title at the tournament.

Ashwin and Jadeja jointly rank Number One in ICC Test rankings

Mar 9, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The rankings released a day after the second Test against Australia in Bengaluru. Jadeja’s seven wickets in the match helped him move up one rank to reach the top position for the first time in his career.

Indian women hockey team beat Belarus to clinch five-match test series

Mar 9, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

In the final match, India’s Vandana Katariya (6th min), Gurjit Kaur (15th) and Rani (55th) scored for the team on 6th minute, 15th minute and 55th minute, respectively. On the other hand, Yuliya Mikheichyk scored the solitary goal for Belarus on the 52nd minute.

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