Sports in India: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Centre to establish 1000 KICs at district level across India

The Indian government has decided to set up 1,000 Khelo India Centres (KIC) at the district level across the country. The past champions will either manage these centres or be coaches in them. This is to tap the past experience of sporting champions for the grass-root level training of athletes and ensure sustained source of ..

48 sportspersons to be conferred with Shiv Chhatrapati Award

Shiv Chhatrapati Award is the highest sports award presented annually to the state players by the Government of Maharashtra. The State Government instituted the award during 1969–70. Recently 48 sportspersons including 25 women athletes are selected to be conferred with the Shiv Chhatrapati Award for 2018-19. Five coaches will be presented with awards for best ..

77th Senior National squash championships held in Tamil Nadu

The Squash Rackets Federation of India (SRFI)-77th Senior National squash championships was recently held at Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Ace Indian squash player Joshna Chinappa clinched the women’s title by beating Tanvi Khanna, while another top-rated player Saurav Ghosal bagged the men’s title by defeating Abhishek Pradhan in straight sets. The champions were awarded a prize money ..

Udayan Mane wins TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship

Udayan Mane was recently seen in news, as the Pune-based Golfer recently won the TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship. He defeated his fellow player Veer Ahlawat of Gurugram. Udayan Mane has also clinched the last two PGTI events including the TATA Steel Tour Championship 2019 and Golconda Masters 2020. He became only the second player to ..

Rakhi Halder bags gold medal at Senior Women’s National Weightlifting Championships

Rakhi Halder, the Indian weight-lifter from West Bengal was seen in news recently as she bagged gold medal in 64kg category at the 35th edition of the Senior Women’s National Weightlifting Championships, being held at Kolkata. Rakhi Halder, who is an Indian Railways employee, had clinched gold in the Commonwealth Championship in June 2019 and ..