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(Current Affairs) Civil Services Mentor: Sports | February : 2013

Sports

CRICKET:

  • Sachin Tendulkar announced Retirement
  • India retained their Number Five Position
  • India Lost the Test Series to England
  • SBI T20 World Cup for the Blind 2012
  • Alastair Cook became the youngest Batsman to score 7000 Runs
  • Glenn McGrath to be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame
  • Michael Hussey Announced Retirement
  • BB Nimbalkar Passed away

TENNIS:

  • World Tennis Championships
  • Swiss Male Athlete of the Year 2012

TABLE TENNIS:

  • Junior World TT Championship

FOOTBALL:

  • Mohun Bagan banned for Two Years
  • Lionel Messi set the Record for most Goals in a Calendar Year

HOCKEY:

  • Sardar Singh costliest player in Hockey India League Auction
  • Australia Won Hockey Champions Trophy
  • Records of Hockey Champions Trophy (Men’s)
  • Lal Bahadur Shastri hockey tournament

BOXING:

  • Government de-recognised the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation

SHOOTING/ARCHERY:

  • National Shooting Championship
  • Women’s Air Rifle

KABBADI:

  • World Cup Kabaddi Tournament 2012

SQUASH:

  • Women’s World Open Squash Championship 2012

CHESS:

  • London Chess Classic
  • Women’s World Championship Crown

ATHLETE:

  • Asian Championship

WRESTLING:

  • Five wrestlers suspended for testing positive

VARIOUS:

  • Athens Olympics Athletes Lose Medals over Doping After 8 Years
  • IOC suspended IOA
  • Golf World Challenge
  • Kobe Bryant Became Youngest Player to Reach 30000 Career Points