Sports - Current Affairs for April, 2015

Sports Current Affairs for April, 2015

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▼ India wins 22ndPresident's Boxing Cup Tournament 2015   [04-13-15]

Rakesh Kumar in 69 kg weight class and Harpal Singh in 75kg category struck gold on the final day of the competition as Indian team logged 33 points to finish ahead of second-placed Mongolia.

▼ J&K to host Federation Cup Football Match in August 2015   [04-13-15]

Jammu and Kashmir will host this year's Federation Cup football championship in Srinagar.

▼ First team to tour Pakistan since 2009 is Zimbabwe   [04-13-15]

No Test team has toured Pakistan since March, 2009 when militants attacked the Sri Lankan team in Lahore.

▼ Bangladesh scores historic cricket win over Pakistan   [04-4-15]

In the second ODI played at Dhaka's Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Bangladesh chased down 240 to beat Pakistan by seven wickets and clinch the 3 match ODI series.

▼ Ankit Keshri Bengal Under 19 captain loses life in accident   [04-4-15]

Ankit Keshri had a collision with his team-mate Sourabh Mondal on 17 April, attempting a catch during Cricket Association of Bengal knockout match between East Bengal and Bhowanipore.

▼ Novak Djokovic wins Monte Carlo title, wins three opening Master's Series events   [04-4-15]

Novak Djokovic beat Tomas Berdych to win his second Monte Carlo title.

▼ 3 Indian racers qualify for Rio Olympics   [04-4-15]

Three Indian race walkers, Khushbir Kaur, Manish Rawat and Sandeep Kumar have qualified for 2016 Rio Olympics.

▼ Indian Women's Hockey team at seventh position in Hawke Bayes Cup hockey tournament   [04-4-15]

In the classification match for the seventh/eighth positions at Hastings in New Zealand, the Indian team beat Japan 3-2. India had also beaten Japan to win the bronze at the 2014 Asian Games.

▼ Chinnaswamy Stadium first in India to get rooftop solar panels   [04-3-15]

The roof top installation by Karnataka State Cricket Association is a novel initiative executed for the first time at any stadium in the country and probably also the first cricket stadium in the world to have such facility.

▼ CBI's Priyadarshi appointed to investigate IPL-6 scam   [04-3-15]

Vviek Priyadarshi will replace B B Mishra as the head of the probe team following his retirement. Earlier, he was recommended by the apex court appointed three-member committee of retired judges headed by former Chief Justice of India R M Lodha. The committee has been entrusted the job of further investigating the IPL-6 scandal.

▼ Allan Donald, bowling coach of S. Africa resigned in April 2015   [04-3-15]

His four year tenure has ended as the coach of the team. Allan Donald retired from cricket in 2004.

▼ Latest ICC ODI ranking rates India as second   [04-3-15]

The Indian team retained its second position in the ODIs after finishing as semifinalists in the recently-concluded ICC Cricket World Cup. With 116 points, India are placed just six points behind world champions Australia. India is followed by South Africa, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, England, Pakistan. Meanwhile, three Indian batsmen -- Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan and Mahendra Singh Dhoni figure in the top 10 for ODI batsmen.

▼ Sachin Tendulkar inducted in Shanghai Laureas Academy   [04-3-15]

Besides Tendulkar, retired Chinese professional basketball player Yao Ming, Kenyan long-distance runner Tegla Loroupe, Chinese gymnast Li Xiaopeng and former Chinese short track speed skater Yang Yang were the other athletes to be inducted into the Laureus academy.