Sports Current Affairs 2018

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Yearly Sports Current Affairs,  important Indian Sports events and International sports  Current Affairs updates for State PSC, SSC, IBPS, Rail and other competitive exams.

Important Sports Current Affairs – January 2018 to December 2018.

Sports Current Affairs

 Czech Republic has won the Fed Cup 2018 (Tennis).
 Croatia has won the Davis Cup 2018 (Tennis).
 Novak Djokovic named as the International Tennis Federation world champions 2018.
 Simona Halep named as the International Tennis Federation women world champions 2018.
 The Indian women’s table tennis team defeats Singapore to win the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games.
 Elina Svitoline wins the WTA finals in Singapore.
 Manika Batra becomes India’s first table tennis gold medallist in women’s singles in the Commonwealth Games.
 Fakhar Zaman, who has become the fastest player to score 1000 ODI runs, is belong to Pakistan.
 Australia captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner receive one year bans and Cameron Bancroft a nine month ban for ball tampering in the Cape Town Test.
 India beat Pakistan in ICC Women’s World T20 cricket.
 Afghanistan makes its Test debut against India in Bangalore.
 Indian cricket captain Ajit Wadeker pass away at the age of 77.
 W V Raman appointed Indian women’s cricket team coach.
 Virat Kohli has received the Polly Umrigar Award for being the best international cricketer for the 2016-17 and 2017-18, at BCCI awards.
 England has become the first nation to play 1000 Tests Matches.
 India won the Intercontinental Cup football title 2018.
 Ju Wenjun from China has won the Women’s World Chess Championship title.
 Hima Das races to the 400m gold at the World under-20 athletics championships.
 France defeats Croatia lift its second FIFA World Cup crown.
 Australia hockey team has won the 27th edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah cup 2018.
 Maldives has won the SAFF (South Asian Football Federation) Cup 2018.
 The 20 year old Naomi Osaka shocks Serena, becomes the first Japanese player to bag a Grand Slam title.
 Lewis Hamilton seals his fifth World title at the Mexican GP.
 Mary Kom wins a record sixth crown in the World boxing championship in New Delhi.
 Gautam Gambhir announces retirement from all formats of game.
 The 22 year old Shubhankar Sharma becomes the youngest Indian golfer to win the Asian Tour Order of Merit.
 PV Sindhu emerges champion at the World Tour Finals in Guangzhou, the first Indian to achieve the feat.
 Indian tennis ace Leander Paes won Davis Cup which is his 43rd win
 P V Sindhu become the first Indian to win HSBC BWF World Tour 2018, she defeated Nozomi Okuhara.
 Lewis Hamilton won Azerbaijan Grand Prix
 Kho-Kho gets recognition from Olympic Council of Asia (OCA)
 Neeraj Goyat Indian boxer has been conferred with the WBC Asia Boxer of the Year Award.
 James Anderson has become the 1st bowler to take 100 wickets at Lord’s.
 Rafael Nadal won the 2018 Rogers Cup men’s singles.
 Japan wins its first FIFA U-20 Women‘s World Cup title in France (Football)
 India and Pakistan men‘s hockey teams were on October 29, 2018 declared joint winners of the Asian Champions Trophy, which was held in Muscat, Oman.
 Alexander Zverev has won the ATP final title 2018.
 Anirban Lahiri and Gaganjeet Bhullar are tied-10th in the Melbourne World Cup of Golf.
 Former champion SainaNehwal defeated in women‘s singles summit clash.
 MC Mary Kom Wins Gold at Silesian Open Boxing In Poland
 Australia Hockey team beat Indian Hockey team to clinch the champions’ trophy.
 Netherlands won the Women’s Hockey World Cup 2018.
 Belgium Hockey team won their first ever Word cup title
 Britain Junior Hockey team has won the 2018 Sultan Johar Cup Junior Hockey.
 ViswanathanAnand wins the Tal Memorial rapid chess title in Moscow.
 Aravindh Chithambaram bags the National chess title in Jammu.
 Viswanathan Anand is the king at the Tata Steel Blitz chess championship in Kolkata.
 The 13 year old R. Praggnanandhaa becomes the World’s second youngest chess Grandmaster.
 Magnus Carlsen defends his World chess title.
 Australian Open 2018(Tennis) winners:
           Men’s Singles – Roger Federer (Switzerland)
           Women’s Singles – Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark)
 French Open 2018 (Tennis) Winners:
           Men’s Singles – Rafael Nadal (Spain)
           Women’s Singles – Simona Halep (Rome)
 Wimbledon Championship 2018 (Tennis) Winners:
           Men’s Singles – Novak Djokovic (Serbia)
           Women’s Singles – Angelique Kerber (Germany)
 The US Open 2018 (Tennis) Winners:
           Men’s Singles – Novak Djokovic (Serbia)
           Women’s Singles – Naomi Osaka (Japan)
 DANISA Denmark Open 2018 (Badminton) Winners:
           Men’s Singles – Kento Momota (Japan)
           Women’s Singles – Tai Tzu-ying (Chinese Taipei) and Runner-up Saina Nehwal (India)
 DAIHATSU YONEX Japan Open 2018 (Badminton) Winners
           Men’s Singles – Kento Momota (Japan)
           Women’s Singles – Carolina Marin (Spain)
 Mumbai Beat Delhi to Lift Vijay Hazare Trophy Title For 3rd Time
 India finishes 17th at Buenos Aires 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Argentina, with a haul of 3 gold, 9 silver and 1 bronze(total 13).
 India finishes eight in the Asian Games at Jakarta medals tables with 15 gold, 24 silver and 30 bronze(total 69).
 India finishes nineth in the Asian Para Games at Jakarta medals tables with 15 gold, 24 silver and 33 bronze( total 72).
 India finishes third at CWG Gold Coast, with a haul of 26 gold, 20 silver and 20 branze(total 66).
 Great Britain Beats India To Win Sultan Johar Cup Junior Hockey.
 India has defeated Bangladesh to win the Unimoni Asia Cup Title 2018.
 Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala hosted the 8th Asian Yoga Sports Championship.
 India Wins SAFF U-15 Championship Defeating Bangladesh