Sport in India: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Mohun Bagan club conferred life membership to Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

The Mohun Bagan Athletic Club conferred life membership to Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee. In 1911, Mohun Bagan became the first Indian club to win the Indian Football Association (IFA) Shield beating the East Yorkshire Regiment of the British Army in the final.

Yashasvi Jaiswal becomes youngest cricketer to score 200 in ODI

On 16th of October, the 17-year-old Mumbai teenager Yashasvi Jaiswal created history as he became the youngest cricketer in the world to score a double century in 50-overs cricket including List A and ODIs. He scored 203 in 154 balls against Jharkhand in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy at Alur, Karnataka. His, scintillating innings helped ..

PT Usha honoured with a IAAF Veteran Pin

During the 52nd IAAF Congress at Doha, Indian track and field legend PT Usha has been honoured with a IAAF Veteran Pin by the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) in recognition of her contribution to the growth of the sport. She is often called the “queen of track and field”. At the 1982 New Delhi ..

Indian wrestler Rahul Aware wins a bronze in 2019 World Championship

Indian wrestler Rahul Aware has won a bronze in men’s 61Kg free-style category at the 2019 World Championship in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. However, this was not an Olympic category and thus the bronze did not help Aware qualify for the Tokyo Games. It was India’s fifth medal at this edition of the World Championships with a ..

Vinesh Phogat books Olympic Quota with World ChampionShip Bronze

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat booked her spot for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by winning the Bronze Medal at the World Championships. Bronze Medal at World Championships Vinesh Phogat defeated two-time world bronze medalist Maria Prevolaraki of Greece in the bronze medal bout of 53 kg freestyle category. Vinesh Phogat is only the fourth Indian female wrestler ..