Sportspeople: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Paralympics champion Marieke Vervoort ends her life through euthanasia to end her sufferings
Published: October 28, 2019
Belgian Paralympic champion Marieke Vervoort ended her life through euthanasia at the age of 40. She had announced her intentions after the Rio Games in 2016 to follow that path if her degenerative condition worsened her suffering. Vervoort suffered a degenerative muscle disease that caused constant pain, paralysis in her legs and left her barely ..
Sunil Chhetri becomes India’s highest capped footballer
Published: June 6, 2019
Sunil Chhetri has become the India’s highest capped footballer by surpassing Bhaichung Bhutia’s 107 international matches. In his milestone match of the King’s Cup football tournament in Buriram, Thailand, he scored the lone goal for his side in the 31st minute from a spot kick for his 69th goal. However, his effort did not make ..
Liverpool FC wins 2019 Champions League trophy
Published: June 3, 2019
In Football, Liverpool FC won the Champions League for the sixth time at Madrid on June 1, 2019. In the final, Liverpool beat Tottenham Hotspur with a 2-nil after game defining moments at the start and end of the game . Mohamed Salah put Liverpool in front after just two minutes when he converted a ..
PFA Awards 2018/19 Announced
Published: May 1, 2019
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk and Arsenal Women Football Club’s Vivianne Miedema were named Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) Players’ Player of the Year for the 2018-19 season. Van Dijk is the first defender to take the award since Chelsea centre-back John Terry in 2004-05. Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling and Georgia Stanway were named as the ..
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Australia’s Tim Cahill retired from his Football Career
Published: March 30, 2019
Australia’s top goalscorer Tim Cahill announced his retirement to bring an end to one of the country’s greatest football career to focus on a career in media and coaching . The 39-year-old Tim has scored 50 goals in 108 appearances for the Soccer and played in four World Cups. His final stint came in India ..