Sports Current Affairs 2018

Latest Sports Current Affairs 2016 for National and International sports and tournaments, awards, trophies and cups related to cricket, football, tennis and other sports.

India’s Sunil Chhetri becomes joint second highest international goal scorer

India’s talismanic football team captain Sunil Chhetri (33) became joint second highest international goal scorer among active players along with Argentine superstar footballer Lionel Messi. He achieved this feat after he scored his 64th goal in  match between India and Kenya in Intercontinental Cup summit clash in Mumbai, Maharashtra. In this match, Chhetri scored two goals. Read More…

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BCCI and UN Environment sign agreement to promote Green Cricket in India

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has signed Letter of Intent (LoI) with UN Environment to promote green’ cricket in India. The partnership aims to spread greater awareness about key environmental challenges India is facing and highlight alternate and more sustainable solutions. Key Facts Through this SoI, BCCI will endeavor to reduce Read More…

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India’s first National Sports University in Manipur: Union Cabinet approves ordinance

The Union Cabinet has approved an ordinance to set up the country’s first national sports university in in Imphal (west), Manipur. The ordinance is on the lines of National Sports University Bill, 2017 which is pending in Parliament (introduced in Lok Sabha in August, 2017). Key Facts The specialised university will be the first of Read More…

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Make BCCI public body and bring under RTI: Law Commission

The Law Commission of India (LCI) has recommended to declare Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) as a public body. It also recommended BCCI and its all member cricket associations to be brought under Right to Information (RTI) law regime. Recommendations of LCI BCCI’s monopolistic activities, directly and indirectly, affect the fundamental rights Read More…

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India B wins Deodhar Trophy 2018

India B won 45th edition of the Deodhar Trophy 2018 by defeating Karnataka in final match by 6 wickets at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala. Brief Scores: Karnataka 279-8 in 50 overs (Ravikumar Samarth 107, CM Gautam 76) lost to India B 281-4 in 48.2 overs (Abhimanyu Easwaran 69, Ruturaj Gaikwad 58, Read More…

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