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

Sports

CRICKET:

  • Ricky Ponting Retired
  • Honorary Membership of the Order of Australia for Sachin Tendulkar
  • West Indies won the Bangladesh Test Series
  • Only Indian to Score Three Triple Tons in First-Class Cricket
  • International News Agencies Boycotted India England Test Series
  • Life Ban Lifted on Mohammad Azharuddin
  • South-African Sportsman of the Year 2012

TENNIS:

  • Davis Cup 2012
  • ATP World Tour Final 2012
  • ATP Tour Masters Title

MOTOR RACING/F1:

  • Daimler Purchased full control of Mercedes One Motor Racing Team
  • Youngest Triple Champion in Formula One History
  • Mahi Racing Team India

BILLIARDS/SNOOKER:

  • World Billiards Championship Title

FOOTBALL:

  • Luiz Felipe Scolari appointed as the Coach of Brazil

HOCKEY:

  • V. Dinesh Reddy appointed as the President of IHF

GOLF:

  • Youngest Indian on Golfer List

KABADDI:

  • Asian Kabaddi Championship

WEIGHTLIFTING:

  • Asian Jr Weightlifting

CHESS:

  • Women’s World Championship Crown
  • World Youth Chess Championship
  • N Priyanka Won World Youth Chess Championship

VARIOUS:

  • IOC suspended Indian Olympic Association
  • Four-Year Ban for Felony Athletes under New WADA Code
  • NADDP Suspended 11 Athletes for Two Years on Charges of Doping
  • IAAF World Athletes of the Year 2012