Sports


Monthly Current Affairs June 2016 “Sports” key points to Remember.
French Open: Sania Mirza enters mixed doubles quarterfinals
Sri Lanka seam bowler Nuwan Kulasekara retires from Test cricket
Novak Djokovic becomes the first player to win a $100m prize money
Argentina retain top spot in FIFA rankings
BCCI allows women to compete in foreign leagues
Ronaldo world’s most famous athlete: ESPN
Paes-Hingis complete mixed doubles career slam
India’s Shubham Jaglan Clinches Maiden European Junior Golf Title
International Olympic Committee (IOC) unveils first ever team of refugees
Muguruza beats Serena to win her 1st Grand Slam
Judoka Avtar Singh books Rio Olympics berth
Seema Tomar finishes 5th in shooting World Cup
Indian Boxing Council gets Affiliation from Commonwealth Boxing Council (CBC)
Novak Djokovic beats Andy Murray to claim 1st French Open title
Tennis star Rohan Bopanna secures direct entry into Rio Olympics
Six Russian weightlifters banned for doping
Lucknow to host Junior hockey World Cup
Tintu Luka won silver at Josef Odlozil Memorial Athletics Meet in Prague
West Indian all-rounder Kavon Fubler banned for seven years
Maria Sharapova receives two-year suspension for failing drug test
International paralympics body lifts Indian athletes ban
Tamil Nadu teen IM Visakh becomes first Indian to win Mayor’s chess
SainaNehwal through to Australian Open final
Messi hat-trick helps Argentina beat Panama 5-0
Bindra to be India’s flag-bearer at Rio Olympics
Usain Bolt registers 2016’s 2nd best 100m timing
Saina Nehwal trumps Sun Yu to bag second Australian Open title
Lewis Hamilton secures pole at Canadian GP
Paes only tennis player to appear in 7 Olympics
KL Rahul 1st Indian to make century on ODI debut
Hamilton dedicates Canadian GP win to Boxer Muhammad Ali
Indian men’s 4x400m relay team breaks 18-year-old national record
USA wins FINA Women Water Polo World League Super Final
Dhoni 1st Indian Keeper to post 350 ODI dismissals
India to play for the 1st time in U-17 Futsal WC
Dhoni joint 2nd most successful ODI captain
India won three-match ODI Series against Zimbabwe, 3-0
India in their 1st Champions Trophy hockey final
Nine-year-old sets swimming record in US
Australia beat India to clinch 14th Champions Trophy title
BCCI to distribute state funds electronically
Argentina, Chile enter semi-finals of Copa America
Sri Lankan pacer Shaminda Eranga suspended by ICC for illegal action
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg won 2016 Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe
India won Silver medal at Archery World Cup in Antalya
Cleveland Cavaliers win NBA championship title
World’s oldest footballer sets new goal record
AIFF to launch ‘Mission 11 Million’ for football
Russian hockey winger ArtemiPanarin wins 2015-2016 Calder Memorial Trophy
Jasprit Bumrah no 2 in T20I bowling rankings
Kumble got license no KA-10-N-10 for 10-wkt haul
Boxers Manoj, Vikas qualify for Rio Olympics
Artemi Panarin wins 2015-2016 Calder Memorial Trophy
Sprinter Dutee Chand qualifies for Rio Olympics
Vikas Krishan, Manoj Kumar settle for bronze in AIBA qualifiers
4th edition of Pro Kabaddi league to kick start today
Euro Cup : Poland ,Wales, Portugal enter into Quarter Final
Jitu Rai wins silver medal at Shooting World Cup
Harmanpreet 1st Indian woman in int’l T20 league
India jumps to number 5 in world hockey rankings
Colombia beat USA 1-0 to finish third in Copa America
Australia beat West Indies to win Tri-Nation Series
Chile beat Argentina to win Copa America
Belgium enter Euro quarter-finals with 4-0 win
Germany beat Slovakia 3-0 to progress to quarter-final
Mascot Games organised in the US
Rio-bound sprinter breaks 400m national record
India’s Rajput wins silver in ISSF World Cup
De Villiers retains top spot in ICC ODI rankings
Messi was ‘Player of the Tournament’ in WC 2014
Alexis Sanchez wins Golden Ball at Copa America
Argentina women win record seventh Champions Trophy title
Indian men’s hockey team jumps to fifth place in FIH (International Hockey Federation) rankings
Indore to host first ever Test, no day-night Test in NZ series
Serena gets her 80th win at the AELTC
Sangakkara Picks Dravid in All-Time XI