Sports GK General Knowledge Questions
The National Special Olympic for special children was organized in which city?
The National Special Olympic for special children was organized at Narkanda slopes in Shimla district, Himachal Pradesh. The snowbound slopes in Narkanda are world famous. The annual sports event was organized by Special Olympic Bharat. The winners of this event would participate in world winter games to be held in Austria from 14th to 25th March, 2016.
Which company has become the BCCI’s official associate sponsor for next four years?
The Beverage major PepsiCo has become the BCCI’s official associate sponsor for all international matches in India for refreshment, snacks and drinks. With this four-year partnership, Pepsico would have visibility on the field for all international matches at home. The Mobile commerce platform Paytm is the official title sponsor of the BCCI.
Martin Crowe, who died recently, was a cricketer from which country?
Martin Crowe (53), former New Zealand cricket captain, commentator and author, passed away in Auckland, New Zealand. He was a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1985 and was credited as one of the best young batsmen in the world.
Santosh Trophy is related to which sports?
Santosh Trophy is an annual football tournament conducted in India. The tournament is contested by states and government institutions. The tournament first began in 1941.
Who has won the first All India Open Invitational Snooker Championship 2016?
Rahul Sachdev, former National 6Reds runner-up, has won the first All India Open Invitational Snooker Championship 2016 that is held in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. In the final, Rahul defeated Pushpender Singh of Railways.
Who has been appointed as the new chairman of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)?
Slovenian high-jumper Rozle Prezelj has been appointed as the new chairman of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Athletes’ Commission. He will replace Namibian Frank Fredericks. Prezelj is a three-time Olympian and a European Under-23 champion in 2001.
Who has won 2015 FMSCI Motorsports Man of the Year Trophy?
[B]B I Chandhok
Armaan Ebrahim from India has won the 2015 FMSCI Motorsports Man of the Year Trophy, which is awarded by the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) in New Delhi. Apart from him, B.I. Chandhok has won the Lifetime Achievement Award for his immense contribution to motorsports in the country.
B K Garudachar, who died recently, was related to which sports?
The legendary pre-independence cricketer and skipper of Mysore (now Karnataka) Bindiganavile Krishnaswamy Garudachar (99) passed away in Bengaluru, Karnataka. He was the India’s oldest living first-class cricketer.
Who has won 2016 Dubai ATP Tennis title?
Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland has won the Dubai Duty Free Tennis ATP Championships by defeating Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus in the final in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Which cricket team has won the 2015-16 season’s Ranji Trophy title?
Mumbai team has won the Ranji Trophy for a record 41st time by winning over Saurashtra in the finals of the 2015–16 season at Gahunje Stadium of Maharashtra Cricket Association in Pune, Maharashtra. The Ranji Trophy is a domestic first-class cricket championship played in India between teams representing regional cricket associations.