Sports Current Affairs

January 2019

  1. Which Indian player has been named as the ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year 2018?

Ans: Smriti Mandhana

  1. Who has become the first Indian wicket-keeper to claim 20 catches in Test series?

Ans: Rishabh Pant

  1. Which Indian bowler has become the highest International Wicket-Taker in 2018?

Ans: Jasprit Bumrah

  1. Which Indian mountaineer has become the world’s first female Amputee to scale Antarctica’s Highest Peak?

Ans: Arunima Sinha

  1. Which city is the venue of the 80th National Table Tennis Championship 2019?

Ans: Cuttack

  1. Which country’s team has clinched the 2019 Hopman Cup title?

Ans: Switzerland

  1. Which city is the venue of the 2nd edition of Khelo India Youth Games 2019?

Ans: Pune

  1. Which country has been named as the host of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations?

Ans: Egypt

  1. Rani, who won gold in 78 kg category at Senior National Women’s Judo Championship 2019, is the Lady Head constable of which state?

Ans: Himachal Pradesh

  1. Who has been ranked No.1 in the light fly (45-48kg) category by the International Boxing Association (AIBA)?

Ans: Mary Kom

  1. Who has become the youngest batsman to smack a half-century in international cricket?

Ans: Rohit Paudel

  1. Which Indian player has recently received the honorary membership of the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG)?

Ans: Virat Kohli

  1. Saina Nehwal has won the 2019 Indonesia Masters title against which player?

Ans: Carolina Marin

  1. Ashutosh Aman, which is in news recently, is associated with which sports?

Ans: Cricket

  1. Which franchise team has won the 5th season of Premier Badminton League (PBL) title?

Ans: Bengaluru Raptors

  1. Shakil Ahmed is associated with which sports?

Ans: Indoor Rowing

  1. Who has become the youngest gold medallist in shooting at the Khelo India Youth Games 2019?

Ans: Abhinav Shaw

  1. Who has become the wicket-keeper captain with the most number of catches in a match?

Ans: Sarfaraz Ahmed

  1. Which city is the venue of the 1st National EMRS National Sports Meet 2019?

Ans: Hyderabad

  1. Which country has recently stripped of the right to host the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships?

Ans: Malaysia

  1. Who has been named as the chief coach for the Indian women boxers?

Ans: Mohammed Ali Qamar

  1. D Gukesh, who has been crowned India’s youngest Grandmaster (GM), is from which state?

Ans: Tamil Nadu

  1. Who has become the first Indian and youngest man to climb the seven highest peaks and volcanic summits across all continents?

Ans: Satyarup Siddhanta

  1. Which Indian players are featured in both ICC Test & ODI team of the year 2018?

Ans: Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah

  1. Raghbir Singh Bhola, who passed away recently, was the veteran personality of which sports?

Ans: Hockey

  1. Who has become the first player-ever to win ICC Test, ODI Player and Cricketer of the Year?

Ans: Virat Kohli

  1. Who has won the women’s singles 2019 Australian Open Tennis Tournament?

Ans: Naomi Osaka

  1. Who has won the men’s singles 2019 Australian Open Tennis Tournament?

Ans: Novak Djokovic

February 2019

  1. Who has become the fastest Indian bowler to reach 100 ODI wickets?

Ans: Mohammed Shami

  1. Dara Dotiwalla, who passed away recently, was associated with which sports?

Ans: Cricket

  1. Who has become the first female cricketer to play 200 ODIs?

Ans: Mithali Raj

  1. Who has become the first Indian golfer to grab Australian LPGA card?

Ans: Vani Kapoor

  1. Which country has won the 2019 Asian Cup Football tournament?

Ans: Qatar

  1. Which of the following teams has won the Kochi Area Pulling Regatta 2019 ?

Ans: INS Dronacharya

  1. Who has become the first Asian woman cricketer to play hundred T20Is?

Ans: Sana Mir

  1. Which Indian squash player has won the 2019 Seattle Open title?

Ans: Ramit Tandon

  1. Which of the following cricket teams has clinched the 2019 Ranji Trophy?

Ans: Vidharbha

  1. Which city is the venue of 9th Senior Women’s Hockey National Championship 2019?

Ans: Hisar

  1. Who of the following Indian female cricketers has scored fastest T20I fifty?

Ans: Smriti Mandhana

  1. Jeremy Lalrinnunga is related to which sports?

Ans: Weightlifting

  1. Which of the following will be the official mascot for 39th National Games 2022?

Ans: Clouded Leopard

  1. Who has won the men’s singles event at the 83rd Senior National Badminton Championships 2019?

Ans: Sourabh Verma

  1. Who has won the women’s singles event at the 83rd Senior National Badminton Championships 2019?

Ans: Saina Nehwal

  1. Which of the following cricket teams has won the 2019 Irani Cup?

Ans: Vidarbha

  1. Which country has won the team event at the first Mallakhamb World Championship 2019?

Ans: India

  1. Who has been conferred the first-ever ‘Football Ratna’ by Football Delhi?

Ans: Sunil Chhetri

  1. Who has been designated as a brand ambassador for global sportswear giant PUMA India?

Ans: Mary Kom

  1. Which sportswoman has won the 2019 Qatar Open Tennis title?

Ans: Ellise Mertens

  1. Who won the World Sportsman of the Year award at the 2019 Laureus World Sports Honours?

Ans: Novak Djokovic

  1. Which Indian personality has been elected as the new Vice-President of the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF)?

Ans: Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad

  1. Which Indian Grandmaster has lifted the 2019 Cannes International Open trophy?

Ans: Abhijeet Gupta

  1. Who has become the first-ever bowler in T20I history to pick 4 wickets in 4 balls?

Ans: Rashid Khan

  1. Which country has scored highest-ever T20 International Score?

Ans: Afghanistan

March 2019

  1. Who has become the first Indian cricketer to cross 8,000 runs in T20s?

Ans: Suresh Raina

  1. The Centre for Disability Sports will come up in which of the following cities?

Ans: Gwalior

  1. Which Indian sprinter has won the 10 km race of Nepal’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Open Marathon and Run for Fun held in Kathmandu?

Ans: Shashank Shekhar

  1. Who has become the first-ever player to smash 500 sixes in international cricket?

Ans: Chris Gayle

  1. Which Indian wrestler has clinched gold in 65kg freestyle at the Dan Kolov-Nikol Petrov tournament in Bulgaria?

Ans: Bajrang Punia

  1. Which Indian cricketer has been appointed as the new Chairman of the ICC Cricket Committee?

Ans: Anil Kumble

  1. Which of the following sports has been included in 2022 Asian Games?

Ans: Cricket

  1. Which of the following sports federation has recently recognized as India’s national sport federation?

Ans: Carrom

  1. Kavinder Singh Bisht is associated with which sports?

Ans: Boxing

  1. Which Indian sportsperson has been selected as Barbie role model?

Ans: Dipa Karmakar

  1. Upamanyu Dutta, who is in news recently, is associated to which of the following sports?

Ans: Sailing

  1. Which Asian country is hosting the Special Olympics World Summer Games 2019?

Ans: UAE

  1. Who won the men’s singles title at the All England Open Badminton Championships 2019?

Ans: Kento Momota

  1. Which of the following cricket teams has won the 2019 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy?

Ans: Karnataka

  1. Irfan KT, who recently qualified for 2020 Tokyo Olympics, is associated with which sports?

Ans: Racing

  1. Which country is host to the U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2020?

Ans: India

  1. Which of the following teams has won the Indian Super League (ISL) title?

Ans: Bengaluru FC

  1. Which country’s team has clinched the 2019 SAFF Women’s Championship?

Ans: India

  1. ESPNcricinfo has tied up with which IIT to launch Superstats AI tool to analyse cricket statistics?

Ans: IIT Madras

  1. Archana Kamath is associated to which of the following sports?

Ans: Table Tennis

  1. Who has become the first batsman to score 5,000 runs in IPL history?

Ans: Suresh Raina

  1. Mankading, sometimes seen in news, is associated to which of the following sports?

Ans: Cricket

  1. Which of the following sports has/have been recommended by IOC for 2024 Paris Olympics?

Ans: Sport climbing, Break dancing, Skate boarding

  1. Which Indian sports organization has won the Best Sports Federation award by ASSOCHAM?

Ans: National Rifle Association of India

  1. Who has won the men’s singles title at the 2019 Miami Open tennis tournament?

Ans: Roger Federer

  1. Which country’s team has won the 2019 Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey tournament?

Ans: South Korea

April 2019

  1. Who has won the men’s singles title at the 2019 Yonex-Sunrise India Open badminton tournament?

Ans: Viktor Axelsen

  1. Who has won the 2019 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix tournament?

Ans: Lewis Hamilton

  1. Who clinched the 2019 men’s singles Malaysia Open badminton tournament?

Ans: Lin Dan

  1. Kushagra Rawat is associated to which sports?

Ans: Swimming

  1. Who has been named as female sportsperson of the year at the ESPN India Multi-Sport Awards 2018?

Ans: P V Sindhu

  1. Who has been appointed as new chief coach of India men’s hockey team?

Ans: Graham Reld

  1. Isaak Hayik, who has become the world’s oldest soccer player, is from which country?

Ans: Israel

  1. Who has won the 2019 women’s singles Monterrey Open tennis tournament?

Ans: Garbine Muguruza

  1. Which Indian Cricketer has been named as the Wisden’s Leading Cricketer in the World for 2018?

Ans: Virat Kohli

  1. Who has become the first-ever captain to win 100 matches in IPL history?

Ans: MS Dhoni

  1. Meena Kumari Maisnam has clinched gold in which category at the Cologne Boxing World Cup 2019?

Ans: 54kg

12.Gelete Burka, who won the women’s race at the Paris Marathon 2019, is from which country?

Ans: Ethiopia

  1. Which Indian sportsperson has clinched the 2019 Dutch International badminton title?

Ans: Harsheel Dani

  1. ICC has partnered with which UN organisation to organise #OneDayforChildren at the Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019?

Ans: UNICEF

  1. Who has been named as the goodwill ambassador of the Indian team for the Street Child Cricket World Cup?

Ans: Mithali Raj

  1. Which Indian cricketer has been appointed brand ambassador of bus ticketing platform ‘redBus’?

Ans: M S Dhoni

  1. Which football team has won the 2019 Santosh Trophy?

Ans: Services

  1. Which Indian sportsperson has clinched India’s first gold at the 2019 Asian Wrestling Championship?

Ans: Bajrang Punia

  1. Divyansh Singh Panwar, who secured 2020 Tokyo Olympic quota, is associated to which sports?

Ans: Shooting

  1. Who of the following has/ have secured 2020 Tokyo Olympic quota?

Ans: Divyansh Singh Panwar, Apurvi Chandela, Abhishek Verma

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