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Sports Current Affairs Quiz - May 2019

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1. 2019 Mutua Madrid Open Tennis (Spain) -

  1. Men's Singles - Novak Djokovic (_________________). He defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas (Greece)
  2. Women's Singles - Kiki Bertens (Netherlands). She Defeated Simona Halep (Romania)
  3. Men's Doubles - Jean-Julien Rojer (Netherlands) AND Horia Tecău (Romania)
  4. Women's Doubles - Hsieh Su-wei (Chinese Taipe) AND Barbora Strýcová (Czech Republic)
Serbia
USA
UK
Russia
None of These


2. 2019 New Zealand Open Badminton -

  1. Men's Singles - Jonatan Christie (_____________________)
  2. Women's Singles - An Se-young (South Korea)
  3. Men's Doubles - Indonesia's Mohammad Ahsan AND Hendra Setiawan
  4. Women's Doubles - South Korea's Kim So-yeong AND Kong Hee-yong
  5. Mixed Doubles - Malaysia's Chan Peng Soon AND Goh Liu Ying
China
Japan
Indonesia
Myanmar
None of These


3. 2nd India Open International Boxing Tournament held in Guwahati (________________) -

  1. India won 57 medals including 12 Gold, 18 Silver and 27 Bronze.
Arunachal Pradesh
Tripura
Nagaland
Assam
None of These


4. 36th Feliks Stamm International Boxing Tournament 2019 (Warsaw, _________________) -

  1. India won a total 6 medals which includes 2 gold, 1 silver and 3 bronze medal. Indian Medalists -
    1. S.No. Weight Category Name Medal
      1. Fly (52-kg) Gaurav Solanki Gold
      2. Light (60-kg) Manish Kaushik Gold
      3. Bantam (56-kg) Mohammed Hussamuddin Silver
      4. Light Welter (64-kg) Ankit Khatana Bronze
      5. Welter (69-kg) Mandeep Jangra Bronze
      6. Heavy (91-kg) Sanjeet Bronze
Germany
France
Spain
Russia
Poland


5. Badminton World Federation (BWF) launched two new formats of badminton game namely - AirBadminton and Triples. Airbadminton is an outdoor game.

  1. Both Formats a potential of providing an alternate career to retired badminton professionals.
  2. AirBadminton was globally launched at Guangzhou in ________________ by Badminton World Federation (BWF). It has new dimensions of court and an innovative outdoor shuttlecock called AirShuttle.
  3. Triples badminton match will be played between a team of total three players. Each team will mandatory have at least one female athlete. Also, players are not allowed to hit returns successively.
Japan
Vietnam
China
Myanmar
None of These


6. ISSF World Cup 2019 (3rd Leg - Munich (________________________)) (Rifle / Pistol) -

  1. India Ranked at top. Indian Medalists -
    1. S.No Name of the Shooter Event Name Medal won
      1. Saurabh Chaudhary(World Record) 10 metre air pistol Gold
      2. Apurvi Chandela 10 metre air rifle Gold
      3. Rahi Sarnobat 25 metre pistol Gold
      4. Divyansh Singh Panwar & Anjum Moudgil 10 metre air rifle(Mixed Team) Gold
      5. Saurabh Chaudhary & Manu Bhaker 10 metre air pistol(Mixed Team) Gold
      6. Apurvi Chandela & Deepak Kumar (sport shooter) 10 metre air rifle(Mixed Team) Silver
    2. In Munich, India’s Saurabh Chaudhary won 10m Air Pistol Gold beating his own World Record. He scored 246.3 bettering his previous best of 245 points that was set in New Delhi World Cup Shooting in February 2019.
    3. In Previous 2 Legs of ISSF World Cup in New Delhi and Beijing, India had won 6 Gold and 1 Silver Medals. Now India is at top with total 13 Medals - 3 in Leg 1 in New Delhi, 4 in Leg 2 in Bejing and 6 in Leg 3 in Munich. India is currently at top of Medal Tally.
    4. Indian Medallists also got Olympic Quota for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
    5. Upcoming assignments under ISSF World cup 2019 will be in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). Final is to be decided.
  2. Medal Tally -
    1. Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
      1  India 11 2 0 13
      2  China  5 11 12 28
      3  United States  5 4 1 10
      4 Russia 3 5 3 11
      5 Hungary 3 1 1 5
Germany
Poland
Russia
Spain
None of These


7. India's Mahesh Mangaonkar won Sekisui Open Squash Title in Kriens (_______________), as his 2nd Sekisui Open title. He beat Bernat Jaume of Spain.

Spain
Switzerland
Germany
Denmark
None of These


8. Indian Squash Players Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa won individual titles (Male and Female Respectively) in Asian Squash Championships in Kualalampur, ____________________. Joshna Chinappa defeated Annie Au of Hong Kong and Saurav Ghosal defeated Leo Au Chun Ming of Hong Kong.

Malaysia
Thailand
Indonesia
Vietnam
None of These


9. Indian men's compound team won bronze Medal in Archery World Cup 2019 in Antalya, _______________. Team consisted of Abhishek Verma, Rajat Chauhan and Aman Saini.

Turkey
Russia
Spain
Bulgaria
None of These


10. India’s ________________________became first woman to be appointed to International Cricket Council’s (ICC) International Panel of Match Referees. Women Officials on ICC Development Panel of Umpires now includes eight women, Including India's Shivani Mishra.

Smriti Mandhana
Harmanpreet Kaur
Joshna Chinappa
G.S. Lakshmi
None of These


11. International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Relays 2019 held in Yokohama (__________________), with participation from 43 nations -

  1. It is a biennial event, last time held in 2017 in Nassau, Bahamas.
  2. top 10 finishers in IAAF World Relays 2019 in men’s and women’s 4×400 m relays event and top 12 finishers in mixed 4×400 m relays event qualified for IAAF World Athletics Championship to be held in Doha (Qatar0 in September - October 2019.
  3. India's Performance -
    • Indian men’s 4 x 400 m relay and women’s 4 x 400 m relay teams finished at 17th.
    • Indian mixed 4 x 400 m relay team finished at 15th.
  4. Overall title of event was clinched byUSA with 54 points.
Indonesia
Vietnam
China
Japan
None of These


12. International Cricket Council (ICC) launched criiio campaign on eve of Men’s World Cup 2019 to be held in ________________. It aims to bring together people playing cricket globally and to celebrate diversity of cricket.

New Zealand
England & Wales
Australia
South Africa
None of These


13. Italian Open 2019 Tennis -

  1. Men's Singles - Rafael Nadal (_______________)
  2. Women's Singles - Karolína Plíšková (Czech Republic)
  3. Men's Doubles - Colombia's Juan Sebastián Cabal AND Robert Farah
  4. Women's Doubles - Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) AND Ashleigh Barty (Australia)
Bulgaria
Poland
Germany
Russia
Spain


14. Laver Cup became an official part of the ATP Tour. Its an international indoor hard court men's ___________________ tournament between two teams: Team Europe and Team World.

Tennis
Badminton
Cricket
Football
None of These


15. Manchester City FC won English Premier League _________________ title for second successive year, with Liverpool FC gaining second place.

  1. Manchester City maintained its dominance by finishing campaign with 14 straight wins and 98 points.
  2. It clinched title by beating Brighton & Hove Albion FC on season's final day.
Volleyball
Rugby
Cricket
Football
None of These


16. Mercedes Racer Lewis Hamilton (_________________) won Monaco Grand Prix 2019 and Spanish Grand Prix 2019.

USA
Russia
UK
Spain
None of These


17. Misc. Sports Events (May 19) -

  1. ______________________________ will host 8th Asian Youth Women Handball Championships in August 2019.
  2. India’s Apurvi Chandela became world number 1 in women’s 10m air rifle event, as per latest rankings by International Shooting Sport Federation.
  3. Hockey India nominated Indian goalkeeper PR Sreejesh for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award and Chinglensana Singh Kangujam, Akashdeep Singh and Deepika for Arjuna Award. Also, National Shooting Federation recommended Heena Sidhu and Ankur Mittal for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.
  4. Indian Wrestler Bajrang Punia (Current World number one in 65 kg Category) won gold medal in 2019 Ali Aliyev Wrestling Tournament in Kaspiisk (Russia), after defeating Viktor Rassadin.
  5. West Indies' players John Campbell and Shai Hope created record for Highest Opening Wicket Partnership by making first-ever 350 plus run stand (365 Runs), against Ireland.
  6. FIFA introduced 2 new award categories - Women’s goalkeeper of year and women’s team of the year, to promote women’s football.
  7. US President Donald Trump awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom, country’s highest civilian honour to Noted US golfer Tiger Woods.
  8. Retirement Bound Jamaican  Cricketer Chris Gayle has been named Vice-Captain of West Indies Cricket Team for ICC World Cup 2019, to be hosted by England and Wales.
  9. Indian Dairy Brand Amul announced to sponsor Afghanistan team in upcoming Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales.
  10. India's Esha Singh and Akull Kumar won silver medal in International Shooting Competition of Hannover (Germany).
  11. Inaugural edition of world’s first exclusive women’s cricket magazine named as ‘Criczone’ released in India. Its a one stop solution for providing updates from world of women’s cricket.
  12. Golfer Mukesh Kumar won TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship in Panchkula (Haryana).
  13. 17th edition of India’s prestigious international motorsport event, Desert Storm Rally 2019 held in Rajasthan.
  14. Team from the Georgia Institute of Technology, including an Indian American student Shiv Chopra, won "Hearthstone Collegiate Championship,” part of first-ever ESPN Collegiate Esports Championship.
  15. Japan's Yosuke Asaji won Asia-Pacific Diamond Cup 2019 at the Sobu Country Club. India's Rahil Gangjee finished tied 39th while Viraj Madappa ended tied 53rd.
  16. Pakistan Female Cricketer Sana Mir became most successful women's ODI spinner in Female Cricket history, after she took 147 wickets.
  17. International Army Scout Masters Competition as a part of International Army Games will be organised under aegis of Konark Corps at Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) in August 2019. It will witness participation of Mechanised Infantry Scout Teams of 8 countries including Russia.
  18. Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced that for first time, an all-female referee team will take charge of a Men’s Continental Club Cup clash (Cambodia vs Myanmar). Female referees are Japanese , namely Naomi Teshirogi, Makoto Bozano and Yoshimi Yamashita.
  19. For first time in ICC Cricket world cup history, each participating team at upcoming ICC World Cup 2019 will have a dedicated anti-corruption officer attached with it, aimed at delivering a corruption-free tournament.
    1. Also, Former Indian cricketers Sourav Ganguly and Sanjay Manjrekar along with Harsha Bhogle inducted into ICC commentary panel from India for World Cup 2019.
  20. China will host Asian Cup Football tournament in 2023, after South Korea withdrew its bid to host the games.
  21. Squash Rackets Federation of India (SRFI) tied up with IT Firm HCL, to improve Squash Sport in India.
  22. Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) appointed India's Wasim Jaffer as batting coach for game development of its high performance academy in Dhaka. Jaffer has exceptional stats in Domestic Cricket.
  23. ISSF Shotgun World Cup 2019 3rd leg held in Changwon (South Korea). First two were held in Acapulco (Mexico) and Al Ain (UAE). No Indian Player could get a medal at the event. Shagun Chowdhary emerged best-placed Indian at 34th position at women's trap shooting qualifiers.
  24. French side Lyon beat Barcelona FC win their fourth consecutive Women’s Champions League Football title.
  25. India's Anirudh and Niki won 2019 ITF mens Futures tennis title in Uganda, defeating Simon Carr and Ryan James Storrie.
  26. FIFA droped its plans to expand 2022 World Cup to include 48 teams, to be hosted in Qatar. It ensures that first 48-team World Cup will be the one awarded to US, Mexico and Canada in 2026.
  27. Argentine Footballer Lionel Messi became first to win Europe's Golden Shoe award for three straight years, given for scoring Maximum Goals in an year. Messi scored 36 Goals fo Barcelona FC.
  28. FIFA confirmed lifetime ban for ex-Brazil football chief Marco Polo Del Nero.
  29. Chelsea FC Won 2018–19 UEFA Europa League Football Title, by defeating Arsenal FC.
Guwahati
Jaipur
Ahmedabad
Mumbai
None of These


18. Mumbai Indians won Indian Premier League Cricket Tournament 2019 title by defeating Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in final at Hyderabad.

  1. It Mumbai Indians' ________________ Indian Premier League (IPL) trophy, now holding record for most IPL Titles.
  2. Other Awards at IPL 2019 -
    1. David Warner (Hyderabad) - Orange Cap (most runs).
    2. Imran Tahir (Chenai) - Purple Cap (most wickets).
    3. Andre Russell (Kolkata) - Most Valuable Player. He also won title of Super Striker of the Season.
    4. Shubman Gill (Kolkata) - Emerging Player of the Year.
    5. Sunrisers Hyderabad won Fairplay award.
    6. Rahul Chahar of MI was named Game Changer of the Season.
5th
4th
6th
7th
None of These


19. Sethu FC beat Manipur Police SC to win 3rd edition of Indian Women's League __________________ Title 2019.

Badminton
Volleyball
Cricket
Football
None of These


20. Sudirman Cup Badminton 2019 (Nanning, ______________________) -

  1. China beaten Japan in men’s doubles, women’s singles and men’s singles, winning by 3-0.
  2. It was China's 11th Sudirman Cup title.
  3. Sudirman Cup was established in 1989 and is biennial international badminton championship.
China
Japan
Indonesia
Malaysia
None of These




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