SPORTS


Monthly Current Affairs March 2016 “SPORTS” key points to Remember.
Rahul Sachdev clinched first All India open invitational snooker championship after defeating Pushbender Singh- held in Aurangabad in Maharashtra
Walk Race in National Championships

50km walk rcae Junior Women category of 10 Km Race

Basant Bahadur Singh Rana (Gold) Walk Neena(gold)

Chandan Singh (Silver) Bhawna Jat(Silver)

Jitender Singh Rathore (Bronze) Priyanka Patel(bronze)

Aaron Phangiso suspended from bowling in Domestic cricket for suspect bowling action.
Meghalaya Gov decided to bid for 2022 National Games after the successful host of 12th south Asian Games
Mumbai U 23 team clinched CK Nayudu Trophy 2015-16 title,by beating Madhya Pradesh at the MPCA Stadium in Indore
National level Hockey Umpire Napoleon Singh promoted to the International Outdoor Umpire by International Hockey Federation.
Lionel Messi hat-trick steered FC Barcelona to unbeaten 35 game records to become the first Spanish club to play 35 consecutive matches without loss.
Third season of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi league Patna Pirates beat U Mumbai held at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi
World Table Tennis Championship – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
=> Indian women table tennis team lifted their game by several cuts and won gold – first time in12 years – Mouma Das
=>Men’s Table Tennis team defeated Brazil
PepsiCo entered into a four year partnership with BCCI as an associate sponsor for all its International Matches played at home – Rs.150cr
Indian Team Chased down Bangladesh to win the Asia Cup for the sixth time
Serbian Novak Djokovic suffered his first Davis Cup defeatin five years
Indian Golfer Anirban Lahiri finishes 28th at World Golf Championship
=> Australian Golfer Adam Scott(1st) and Bubba Watson from the USA(2nd)
Jindal Panther defeated sona Polo to lift the Amity Polo Cup trophy
Russian Tennis great Maria Sharapova officially suspended from March 12 after failing drug test at Australian Open
Rest of India wins 2015-16 Irani Cup Cricket Title after defeating Mumbai
Indian Shooter Jitu Rai bagged gold at ISSF World cup held in Bangkok, Thailand
Hyundai Motors entered into a four-year partnership with the BCCI as an associate sponsor for all international matches played in India
Vijender Singh clinched his fourth successive professional win by thrashing Hungary’s Alexander Horvath – Asia title
All England Badminton Championships Title 2016
Men’s Singles : Lin Dan won by defeating TianHouwei
Women’s Singles: NozomiOkuhara of Japan won by defeating Wang Shixian.
Men’s Doubles : Ivan Andreyevich Sozonov of Russia with compatriot VladimirIvanov defeated Japan pair Hiroyuki Endo and Kenichi Hayakawa
Mixed Doubles : Indonesia pair Praveen Jordan and his partner Debby Susanto defeated Denmark pair Joachim Fischer Nielsen and Christinna Pedersen
70th Santosh Trophy Football Championship Tournament Services beat Maharashtra – fifth time – SEC Railway Stadium Nagpur
Llyod Pro-Am Championship trophy won by Delhi by defeating Mumbai – New delhi
First Paralympic Games in Arunachal Pradesh began at the SangayLhaden Sports Academy Complex, Chimpu, Itanagar
=> Wheelchair race – Techi Talla
=>Boys’ 100 meter race – Tabam Tatak
=>Girls’100 meter race – LiterOri
=> Men’s 100 meter race – Thasang Ajay
Shweta Rathore, the silver medalist in Asian Championship in 2015 won the gold medalat the national body building Championshipheld at New Delhi
Chris Gayle became second player to hit century in 2016 T20 World Cup after Tamim Iqbal
TCS announced a partnership with the Virgin Money London Marathon for three years.
Faf du Plessis became the second fastest player to reach 1,000 T20 runs after Virat Kohli
Yogeshwar Dutt secured an Olympic quota place for India with a gold-medal in the men’s 65kg freestyle category in Asian Olympics qualification tournament at Astana.
Gurmeet Singh became the first Indian athlete to clinch a gold medal in the Asian 20km race walk championships
=>Mens: Silver – Japan’s Isamu Fujisawa and Bronze – Kazakhstan’s Georgiy Sheiko
=> Womens:Gold – China’s Rui Lian, Silver- Japan’s Kumiko Okada and Bronze – South Korean Jeongeun Lee
International Cricket Council (ICC) suspended Bangladesh left-arm spinner Arafat Sunny and pacer Taskin Ahmed from bowling in international cricket.
Australian grandprix won by Nico Rosberg(15th Victory) overtaking Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton
BNP Paribas Open titles 2016

Men’s Singles Serbian Novak Djokovic beat Milos Raonic of Canada
Women Singles Victoria Azarenka of Belarus beat world number one Serena Williams of US
Men’s Doubles Pierre Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut of France defeated Vasek Pospisil of Canada and US Partner Jack Sock
Women’s Doubles US Pair Bethanie Sands and Coco Vandeweghe defeated Julia Gorges of Germany and Karolina Pilskova of Czech Republic

Chennai girl Hepziba won three medals, including a gold, at the Street Child Games in Rio She held in Brazil
Australia all-rounder Shane Watson to quit international cricket after World T20
Quick Enough Clinched the Dr.Gnani Laksumanan Memorial Cup trained by R Foley and ridden by jockey N. Rupa in Chennai
9th Edition of International Abilympics was held at Bordeaux, France
HS Prannoy won the men’s singles title after defeating Marc Zwiebler of Germany at the 2016 Swiss Open in Basel, Switzerland
SSP Chawrasia clinched the Hero Indian Open 2016 title at the Delhi Golf Club after defeating Anirban Lahiri
California Chrome won a Kentucky Derby and a Horse of the Year title.
India is going to host under-17 FIFA World Cup in 2017 as announced by PM Modi
Virat Kohli became number one batsman after his Performance at the semifinals of the World Twenty20 after defeating Australia
=> Number one Bowler:Samuel Badree
=> Number One Team:India and New Zealand(2nd) and England(5th)
Russian grandmaster Sergey Karjakin won the FIDE World Chess Candidates Tournament held in Moscow