Dick Fosbury, the legendary American high jumper, who changed the game of high jump forever with his unconventional technique, passed away at the age of 76. Fosbury was a gold medalist in high jump at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, ..
On 6th April, the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) is observed annually. This day is celebrated to highlight the importance of sports in society. Overview: This day recognizes the positive impact due to sports on the ..
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
The 2022 Winter Olympics ended on February 20, 2022, by uplifting closing ceremony. It saw sporting drama and milestones. However, it was tarnished by a Russian doping scandal. Highlights The Games will be remembered for new stars like Eileen Gu ..
Category: Sports Current Affairs
The US Government recently announced the boycott of Olympics 2022. The Olympics 2022 is to be held in Beijing. The US cited that “China’s human rights ATTROCITIES” is the main reason for its boycott. The US has named the boycott ..
With the players across the globe taking the knee the Olympic rule has always banned such demonstrations at the Games and this has been a hot topic debated for decades. Key Points The Olympics have always portrayed themselves as ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2021
New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) has selected weightlifter Laurel Hubbard to contest women’s +87 kg category. Weightlifter will be the first transgender athlete to compete at Olympics. Key Points 43-year-old weightlifter had competed in men’s weightlifting competitions before gender transition ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021