50 most important Sports- Current Affairs Part-1

  1. Sixteen-year-old Indian shooter Saurabh Chaudhary set a new world record on the way to winning a gold medal in the ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany.
  2. The 2018 ICC Women’s World T20 championship will be held in the West Indies from November 9 to 24.
  3. American sprinter Noah Lyles ran the fastest 100-metre race of the year 2018 in 9.88sec
  4. Indian swimmer Sandeep Sejwal Wins Gold in Singapore National Swimming Championships.
  5. Archer Deepika Kumari won her first individual gold medal in six years at the Salt Lake World Cup, in the USA.
  6. India Women’s Cricket team opener Smriti Mandhana will become the first Indian player to appear in Kia Super League – the women’s cricket super league in England
  7. India bagged 3 medals (1 gold, 2 silver) at the Umakhanov Memorial Tournament in Russia.
  8. Saweety Boora won the coveted gold metal in the Women’s 75 kg category after beating Anna Anfinogenova (Russia) in the Final.
  9. Bangladesh won the Women’s Asia T20 Cup 2018.
  10. India’s football national team has lifted the 2018 Intercontinental Cup football title.
  11. World number one Simona Halep has won her first Grand Slam title in the women’s singles French Open tennis tournament 2018.
  12. Indian cricketer Mithali Raj has become the first batter from the country to score 2000 runs in T20I cricket.
  13. India is hosting the 3rd Asia Cup International Bridge Championship 2018 in Goa.
  14. Netherlands, Nepal, UAE and Scotland have been added by ICC to the list of ODI-Test playing nations, expanding the teams from 12 to 16.
  15. BCCI and UN Environment signed an agreement to promote ‘green’ Cricket in India.
  16. Japan won the 2018 Uber Cup, the Women’s World Badminton Championship.
  17. Coimbatore racer Bala Prasath won the Formula Junior Racing Series 2018 Championship in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
  18. Tamil Nadu state players have been invited for building the Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft by the Aeronautical Development Agency.
  19. The first Para-National Games to be held under Khelo India Scheme in Bengaluru.
  20. Hockey Punjab has emerged as Champions Of 8th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2018.
  21. Indian judokas won 3 medals on the opening day of Asian Cadet Judo Championships in Lebanon. Rohini S Mohite from Maharashtra won a gold medal in the 40kg category while Tababi Devi Thanjam of Manipur emerged as a champion in the 44kg category.
  22. Ramit Tandon from India has won the Abu Dhabi Open squash title on May 6, 2018.
  23. India finished on top in the 7-nation 3rd South Asian Junior Athletics Championships in Colombo, Sri Lanka; 20 gold, 22 silver and 8 bronze medals (Total 50 Medals).
  24. Indian will host the prestigious Asian Weightlifting Championship in 2019.
  25. India won 8th South Asian Judo Championship held in Lalitpur, Nepal.
  26. Mumbai hosted the inaugural edition of the 4th Nation Intercontinental Cup football tournament.
  27. Bengaluru FC has won the 2018 Indian Super cup football tournament.
  28. India was ranked 10th on a new Commonwealth Innovation Index.
  29. Son of Dreams was unveiled as official Mascot of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 in China.
  30. In Shooting India win the highest number of medals in the 2018 Commonwealth Games; 66 medals (26 Gold, 20 Silver, 20 Bronze).
  31. Young Indian Shooter like Anish Bhanwala Aged 15, who created history by becoming the country’s youngest gold medal winner in Common Wealth Games.
  32. Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal Karthik on the silver medal in the squash mixed doubles event in Commonwealth Games 2018.
  33. The 2018 Asia Cup has been relocated from India to UAE.
  34. Rahul Aware clinched gold in 57kg men’s freestyle wrestling category at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018. Sushil Kumar clinched gold in the 74 kg category.
  35. India won the men’s table tennis team event at the Commonwealth Games for the first time.
  36. India clinched their first-ever badminton mixed team event gold in Commonwealth Games history.
  37. Venkat Rahul Ragala claimed India’s fourth gold in 85kg weightlifting category at the 21st Commonwealth Games 2018.
  38. Indian team won the fifth South East Asian Women Handball Championship.
  39. The 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games started at Australia.
  40. Nepal cricket team gained One-Day International (ODI) status for the first time.
  41. FIFA lifted its three-decade ban on Iraq hosting international football matches.
  42. International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup was held in Guadalajara, Mexico from 1st to 12th March, 2018. India topped the medal tally at ISSF Shooting World Cup by winning four gold, one silver and three bronze.
  43. The Indian Snooker team has lifted the first edition of IBSF Snooker Team World Cup title.
  44. ISRO plans to build ‘igloos’ on Moon for astronauts.
  45. PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018 held in South Korea. Motto of PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018 was “Passion.Connected”.
  46. Beijing become the first city in the world to host both the summer and winter editions of the Olympic Games.
  47. Canada and India inks pact adding feather to boost sports mutually.
  48. Tamil Nadu won the Senior Women’s National Football Championship for the first time.
  49. Soohorang, a white tiger, and Bandabi, an Asiatic black bear were the official mascots for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics.
  50. Indian “A” team won gold at the 5th Commonwealth Nations Bridge Championship held in Gold Coast, Australia.

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