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October 2022 List of Sports Events & Winners

ICC Player of the Month September

  • ICC Men’s Player of the Month: Mohammad Rizwan
  • ICC Women’s Player of the Month: Harmanpreet Kaur

36th National Games 2022

Gujarat hosted the National Games for the first time in 2022. The National Games 2022 was held across six cities, Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot and Bhavnagar, in Gujarat.

  • Honourable Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Bhupendrabhai Patel presented the Best Male Athlete to Sajan Prakash (5 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze)
  • Karnataka’s Hashika Ramchandra, barely 14 years old, appropriated the Best Female Athlete crown with 6 gold and 1 bronze.
  • Gujarat’s 10-year-old Shauryajit Khaire (Mallakhamb), who was a reluctant starter after losing his father just a few days back, emerged as the ‘viral star’ of the Games, becoming its youngest medal winner.
  • Pooja Patel of Gujarat has become the first athlete to win gold in Yogasana at 36th National Games.
  • Jyothi Yarraji, an Indian Sprinter made history in the women’s 100m hurdles as the became the first Indian woman to run a sub-13s time to win the gold medal at the Nation Games 2022.
Rank State/Union Territory/Team Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Services  61 35 32 128
2 Maharashtra 39 38 63 140
3 Haryana 38 38 40 116
  • Indian javelin thrower, Shivpal Singh has been suspended from competing till October 2025 due to a doping violation.
  • Red Bull’s driver, Sergio Perez has won the Singapore Formula 1 Grand Prix 2022.
  • Indian Skipper, Rohit Sharma has achieved yet another milestone in his T20 career and has become the first ever Indian to play 400 T20s.
  • Antim Panghal won the gold medal in women’s 53kg wrestlingt at the National Games 2022.
  • Japanese Grand Prix 2022:-Red Bull driver Max Verstappen was declared Formula One world champion after winning a dramatic rainshortened Japanese Grand Prix.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo reached another historic landmark in his extraordinary career by scoring his 700th club goal to seal Manchester United’s comeback win over Everton.
  • Pankaj Advani won the World Billiards Championships (150-up) title at the High End Snooker Club in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni inaugurated the Super Kings Academy at the MS Dhoni Global School in Hosur, Tamil Nadu.
  • International Federation of Association Football (FIFA), in partnership with the All India Football Federation (AIFF), and the support of the Union Government, launched the Football for Schools project in the country.
  • Women’s Asia Cup 2022:-India defeated Sri Lanka by 8 wickets in the finals of the Women’s Asia Cup 2022.
  • Aayan Khan From UAE, the 16-year-old all-rounder, is the youngest player to feature in the men’s T20 World Cup.
  • Tazuni, a fun, football-loving penguin is unveiled as the Official Mascot of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023.
  • Belgium’s Max Verstappen of Red Bull Racing won the 2022 Formula 1 Aramco United States Grand Prix 2022.
  • The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced a “pay equity policy”, saying that its centrally contracted men and women players would get the same match fees.
  • Serbian scientists have named a new species of beetle after the tennis player “Novak Djokovic,” a Serbian tennis player due to its speed, strength, flexibility, durability and ability to survive in a difficult environment.
  • Indian junior men’s hockey team won the Sultan of Johor Cup 2022 at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium in Johor Bahru, Malaysia by defeated Australia.
  • FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup: Spain won the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup. The final match was played between Spain and Colombia in the Patil Sports Stadium.

September List of Sports Events & Winners

US Open 2022 (Tennis) winner list

US Open 2022 was the 142nd edition fourth & final Grand Slam event was held on outdoor hard courts from 29th August to 11th September 2022, at the  USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, New York City, US.

Events Winner/ Champion Runners Up
Men’s Singles Carlos Alcaraz Garfia(Spain) Casper Ruud (Norway)
Women’s Singles Iga Swiatek (Poland) Ons Jabeur (Tunisia)
Men’s Doubles Rajeev Ram (USA) &

Joe Sailsbury (UK)

Wesley  Koolhof (Netherland)

& Neal Skupski(UK)

Women’s Doubles Katerina Siniakova (Czech) &Barbora Krejcikova(Czech) Caty McNally(USA) &

Toylor Townsend(USA)

Mixed Doubles Storm Sanders(Australia) & John Peers(Australia) K. Flipkens (Belgium) & Edouard Roger Vasselin(France)

ICC Men’s Player of the different Month:

Month Sports Person with Country
January 2022  Keegan Petersen (South Africa)
February 2022  Shreyas Iyer (India)
March 2022  Babar Azam (Pakistan)
April 2022  Keshav Maharaj (South Africa)
May 2022  Angelo Mathews (Sri Lanka)
June 2022  Jonny Bairstow (England)
July 2022  Prabath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka)
August 2022  Sikandar Raza

ICC Women’s Player ofthe different Month:

Month Sports Person with Country
January 2022  Heather Knight (England)
February 2022  Amelia Kerr (New Zealand)
March 2022  Rachael Haynes (Australia)
April 2022  Alyssa Healy (Australia)
May 2022  Tuba Hassan (Pakistan)
June 2022  Marizanne Kapp (South Africa)
July 2022  Emma Lamb (England)
August 2022  Tahlia McGrath

Goalkeepers Global Goals Awards 2022

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Honours Four Leaders With 2022 Goalkeepers Global Goals Awards

Name of the Award Presented by Awardee Country
2022 Global Goalkeeper Award Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates Ursula von der Leyen Germany
2022 Campaign Award Malala Yousafzai Vanessa Nakate Uganda
2022 Changemaker Award Angelina Jolie Zahra Joya Afghanistan
2022 Progress Award Lilly Singh Dr. Radhika Batra India

 

  • The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) announced its collaboration with HSBC India in order to support Indian women athletes, particularly the young ones.
  • Indian Spinner Rahul Sharma has announced retirement from international and domestic cricket.
  • The 24-year-old from Assam Amlan Borgohain, who holds the 200m national record with clocked 10.25s (wind speed +1.8, legal) at the 87th all-India inter-Railway athletics championships in Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh.
  • The legendary Women’s Cricketer, Jhulan Goswami announced her retirement from all forms of the game .
  • New Zealand all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme has announced his retirement from international cricket.
  • Mushfiqur Rahim from Bangladesh wicketkeeper announces his retirement from T20 international cricket.
  • Aaron Finch, Australia’s captain announced his retirement from one-day international cricket
  • The upcoming Under-17 Women’s World Cup 2022 in India will see the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology will be held in Bhubaneswar (Kalinga Stadium), Margao (JLN Stadium) and Navi Mumbai (DY Patil Stadium) from October 11-30.
  • Laver Cup 2022: Team World defeated Team Europe to win the Laver Cup indoor tennis tournament 2022. Frances Tiafoe and Felix Auger of Team World defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas & Novak Djokovic of Team Europe to win the competition.
  • Chennai Open 2022: Czech Republic’s 17-year-old, Linda Fruhvirtova scripted a brilliant comeback to win the Chennai Open 2022 WTA 250 tennis singles. In doubles, the top-seeded pair of Brazil’s Luisa Stefani and Canada’s Gabriela Dabrowski defeated Russian Tennis Federation’s Anna Blinkova and Georgia’s Natela Dzalamidze 6-2, 6-1 in the one-sided final
  • Doubt-SAFF Women’s Championship:- Bangladesh won a historic victory at the SAFF Women’s Championship to lift the maiden title at the Dashrath Rangshala Stadium in Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Bangladesh skipper Sabina Khatun, was the top scorer of the tournament netting eight goals in five games, dedicated the trophy to the people of Bangladesh. Goalkeeper Rupna Chakma from Bangladesh was named the best goalkeeper.
  • Pallathuruthy Boat Club, Mahadevikadu Kattil Thekkethil Chundan has scripted its maiden triumph in the Nehru Trophy boat race for snake boats at the Punnamada Lake in Alappuzha. The club, led by Santhosh Chacko, completed a hat-trick of wins. A total of 77 boats, including 20 snake boats, competed in this year’s Nehru Trophy
  • Six-year-old Anishka Biyani has won the gold medal in the Malaysian Age Group Rapid Chess Championship at Kuala Lumpur.
  • Japan wins the singles finals of the 2022 Japan Open Badminton Tournament in Osaka. Nishimoto Kenta, 28 years old, won his first career title in the men’s. Yamaguchi Akane, World Champion won for the second successive week in women.
  • Diamond League 2022 Finals: Neeraj Chopra has now won the Diamond League Trophy, making him the first Indian to do it. The expert javelin thrower recorded a throw of 88.44 metres on his second attempt
  • Dutch Grand Prix 2022 : Red Bull’s driver Max Verstappen has won the Dutch Formula 1 Grand Prix 2022. He has now won a total of 30 races.
  • Leh is all set to host the first-ever Mountain Bicycle, MTB, World Cup- the ‘UCI MTB Eliminator World Cup in India.
  • Bajrang Punia Bronze medal in men’s 65 kg category World Wrestling Championships 2022at Belgrade, Serbia
  • FINA World Junior Swimming Championships 2022.: Apeksha Fernandes became the first Indian woman to make the Junior World finals by finishing eighth overall. She finished eighth in the women’s 200m butterfly finals by clocking 2:19.14 at the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships
  • Durand Cup 2022 won Bengaluru FC defeating Mumbai City FC .
  • World Youth Under-16 Open Championship 2022- India’s 76th Chess Grandmaster Pranav Anand at Mamaia, Romania
  • Ajit Kumar won the Gold Medal in 64 m Javelin Throw World Para Athletics Grand Prix 2022 in Morocco.
  • Devendra Jhajharia Silver won the Medal in Javelin World Para Athletics Grand Prix 2022.

Duleep Trophy 2022:

  • Place- Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Winner Team- West Zone
  • Man of the Match- Yashasvi Jaiswal
  • Player of the Series title- Jaydev Unadkat

List of Sports Events & Winners August 2022

Commonwealth Games 2022 Winners Pdf

  • Hungarian Grand Prix 2022:-Max Verstappen (Red Bull , Netherlands) has won the Formula One (F1) 2022 Hungarian Grand Prix 2022. This is his overall 28th race win and the 10th win of the 2022 season.
  • The European Championship final saw England defeat Germany 2-1 to claim its first significant women’s soccer championship.
  • The four new members were appointed by International Olympic Committee President, Thomas Bach. Olympians Allyson Felix, Alistair Brownlee, Oluseyi Smith and Masomah Ali Zada have joined the Athletes’ Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
  • The organizers of the 2024 Paris Olympics unveiled “Games Wide Open” as their official slogan. The 2024 Summer Olympics are scheduled to take place from July 26 to August 11, 2024.
  • ONGC Para Games :-The fourth edition of the ONGC Para Games was officially launched in New Delhi’s Thyagaraj Sports Complex by Union Minister of Petroleum, Natural Gas, Housing, and Urban Affairs Shri Hardeep Singh Puri. It being held by ONGC from August 2-4, 2022, and feature 275 Persons with Disabilities (PwD) who work for eight central oil and gas public Organisations.

UEFA best player awards

  • UEFA Men’s best player awards-Karim Benzema(France)
  • UEFA Women’s best player awards -Alexia Putellas

44th Chess Olympiad :

In Open section Men’s

  • The team Uzbekistan has won the gold medal in the Open section of the 44th Chess Olympiad.
  • Team Armenia won silver .
  • India 2 team settled for bronze.

In Open section Women’s

  • Ukraine won the gold medal.
  • Team Georgia won the silver
  • India-1 team won the bronze medal.

Tania Sachdev won for India against Hungary in the fourth-round match of women section at the 44th Chess Olympiad in Mamallapuram, Chennai

SAFF U20 Championship 2022:-

India beat Bangladesh 5-2 after extra time to clinch the 2022 SAFF U20 Championship title, at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Sibajit Singh Leimapokpam was the captain of the Indian team and Som Kumar was the goalkeeper.

75th Grandmaster:-The Chennai-based chess prodigy V Pranav became India’s 75th Grandmaster by winning a tournament in Romania

  • Indian chess legend, Viswanathan Anand was elected deputy president of the International Chess Federation or World Chess Federation (FIDE). While incumbent president Arkady Dvorkovich was re-elected for a second term.
  • UEFA Super Cup 2022: Real Madrid beat Eintracht Frankfurt, 2-0 in the finals to win the 2022 UEFA Super Cup .
  • Khelo India Women’s Hockey League Under16: The first Khelo India Women’s Hockey League under16 is scheduled to be held at the Major Dhyanchand Stadium in New Delhi from August 16 to 23, 2022. Total 16 team across the Country are Participating.
  • The 1st Edition of Women Indian Premier League will be starting from March 2023 to be held in a onemonth window and in all likelihood with five teams, a senior BCCI official confirmed.
  • Malaysia’s premier men’s hockey tournament, the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2022 will be held from November 16 to 25 in Ipoh, Malaysia.
  • 14th Asian U-18 Championship (volleyball):-Indian men’s volleyball team has won the bronze medal by defeating Korea 3-2 in the 14th Asian U-18 Championship in Tehran, Iran.
  • Ireland all-rounder Kevin O’Brien has announced his retirement from international cricket.
  • Bengaluru will host the FIBA U-18 women’s Asian Basketball Championship beginning on September 5 to 11.
  • 28th Abu Dhabi, Masters Chess Tournament Grandmaster:- Grandmaster Arjun Erigaisi won the 28th Dhabi Masters Chess Tournament with 7.5 points.
  • Olympic champion and javelin thrower, Neeraj Chopra scripted history as he became the first Indian to clinch a Lausanne Diamond League. In his first attempt, he hurled the spear 89.08m to seal his victory in his own style.
  • Cricket Legend Virat Kohli has become the first Indian and just the second player overall in international cricket history to have played 100 matches each in all three formats of the game.
  • Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty became the first Indian pair to win a medal in the men’s doubles competition at the World Championships.
  • Belgian Grand Prix 2022 :-Red Bull’s driver Max Verstappen has won the Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 2022.
  • Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen won the BWF World Championships men’s singles title in Tokyo, Japan.

List of Sports Events & Winners in July 2022

Khelo India Youth Games 2021:

  • Host in-Haryana
  • A total of 903 medals across 25 different sports
  • Top state -Haryana with 52 Gold Medals 

Under-17 Asian Championship 2022

  • Edition-9th
  • Place- Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
  • Indian women’s Wrestling team won the championship.

ISSF Shooting World Cup:

  • Host in-Baku
  • Anjum Moudgil- A silver medal in the Women’s 50m Rifle 3P event

Men’s Hockey Asia Cup 2022:

  • Place- Jakarta, Indonesia.
  • Winner- South Korea
  • Runner-up-Malaysia
  • Bronze Medal-India

U20 Asian Wrestling Championships :-U20 Asian Wrestling Championships in Manama, Bahrain where India won 22 medals that concluded  4 gold medals, 9 silver and 9 bronze.

Singapore Open 2022:

Men’s singles – Anthony Sinisuka Ginting

Women’s single-PV Sindhu

  • World Masters Athletics Championships -Bhagwani Devi Dagar, a 94-year-old Indian sprinter, won the gold medal in the 100-meter sprint at the Tampere, Finland,
  • Qosanov Memorial Athletics Meet, 2022 at Almaty, Kazakhstan- Navjeet Dhillon(Gold Medal) Sekar Dhanalakshmi(200m gold Gold Medal)
  • Canadian Grand Prix 2022: Red Bull’s Max Verstappen
  • Azerbaijan Formula One Grand Prix 2022: Red Bull’s Max Verstappen
  • Monaco F1 Grand Prix 2022: Red Bull’s Sergio Perez
  • IBSA Judo Grand Prix Championship 2022: Kapil Parmar(Bronze Medal)
  • 10th edition of the 2022 Norway Chess Biltz Tournament: Chess Grandmaster Wesley Borbossa Stavanger, Norway
  • Paavo Nurmi Games 2022 at Finland- Neeraj Chopra (Silver Medal)
  • Norway Chess tournament- Viswanathan Anand
  • Para Shooting World Cup 2022 at Chateauroux, France – Avani Lekhara -Gold Medal in the women’s 10m air rifle
  • IWF Youth World Championship 2022 at Leon, Mexico – Gurunaidu (Gold Medal in the men’s 55-kilogram category event)
  • Norway Chess Group A open chess tournament- R Praggnanandhaa  
  • Kuortane Games 2022 at Finland- Neeraj Chopra
  • Adani Sportsline deal with the Indian Olympic Association (IOA). It will be the official partner of the Indian contingent during the upcoming Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022, the Hangzhou Asian Games 2022, and the Paris Olympic Games 2024.
  • Rohit Sharma, the captain of India, became the first captain in cricket history to win 13 straight T20Is

2022 Wimbledon Championships (135th)

Category Winners Runner up
Men’s Singles Novak Djokovic (Serbia) Nicholas Hilmy Kyrgios  (Australia)
Women’s Singles Elena Andreyevna Rybakina 

(Kazakhstan)

Ons Jabeur (Tunisian)
Men’s Doubles Matthew Ebden (Australia) &

Max Purcell(Australia)

Nikola Mektic(Croatia) &   

Mate Pavic (Croatia)

Women’s Doubles Katerina Siniakova (Czech) &

Barbora Krejcikova (Czech)

Elise Mertens (Belgia) &

Zhang Shuai (China)

Mixed Doubles Neal Skupski (UK) &

Desirae Krawczyk (USA)

Matthew Ebden (Australia)&

Samantha Jane Stosur (Australia)

Wheelchair Men’s Singles Shingo Kunieda (Japan) Alfie Hewett (UK)
Wheelchair Women’s Singles Diede de Groot (Netherland) Yui Kamiji (Japan)
Wheelchair Men’s Doubles Gustavo Fernandez (Argentina) &

Shingo Kunieda (Japan)

Alfie Hewett (UK)&

Gordon Reid (UK)

Wheelchair Women’s Doubles Yui Kamiji (Japan) &  

Dana Mathewson (USA)

Diede de Groot (Netherland) &

Aniek Van (Netherland)

Wheelchair Quad Singles Sam Schroder(Netherland) Niels Vink(Netherland)
Wheelchair Quad Doubles Sam Schroder(Netherland)&

Niels Vink(Netherland)

Andy Lapthorne (UK) &

David Wagner (USA)

Boys’ Singles Mili Poljicak (Croatia) Michael Zheng(USA)
Girls’ Singles Liv Hovde(USA) Luca Udvardy (Hungary)
Boys’ Doubles Sebastian Gorzny(USA)&

Alex Michelsen (USA)

Gabriel Debru (France) &

Paul Inchauspe (France)

Girls’ Doubles Rose Marie Nijkamp(Netherland)

Angella Okutoyi (Kenya)

Kayla Cross (Canada)&

Victoria Mboko (Canada)

List of Sports Events in June 2022

French Open Tennis Grand Slam 2022

2022 French Open is the 126th Edition of the French Open Grand Slam Tennis Tournament. It was held at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France from 22nd May to 5th June 2022.

Category Winners Runners
Men’s Singles Rafael Nadal (Spain) Casper Ruud (Norwegian)
Women’s Singles Iga Swiatek (Poland) Coco Gauff (US)
Men’s Doubles Marcelo Arevalo(ElSalvador),&

Jean-Julien Rojer (Netherlands)

Ivan Dodig (Croatian),&

Austin Krajicek (US)

Women’s Doubles Kristina Mladenovic (France) &
Caroline Garcia (French),
Jessica Pegula (US),&

Coco Gauff (US)

Mixed doubles Ena Shibahara (Japan),& Wesley Koolh (Netherlands) Ena Shibahara (Japan),

Wesley Koolh(Netherlands)

Boys’ Singles Gabriel Debru(France) Gilles-Arnaud Bailly (Begium)
Girls’ Singles Lucie Havlickova (Czech) Solana Sierra (Argentina)
Boys’ Doubles Edas Butvilas (Lithuania) &

Mili Poljicak (Croatia)

Gonzalo Bueno (Peru)

Ignacio Buse(Peru)

Girls’ Doubles Sara Bejlek(Czech) &

Lucie Havlickova (Czech)

Nikola Bartunkova(Czech) &

Celine Naef (Switzerland)

Wheelchair Men’s Singles Shingo Kunieda (Japan) Gustavo Fernandez (Argentina)
Wheelchair Women’s Singles Diede de Groot (Netherland) Yui Kamiji(Japan)
Wheelchair Men’s Doubles Alfie Hewett (UK)&

Gordon Reid (UK)

Gustavo Fernandez

(Argentina) &

Shingo Kunieda(Japan)

Wheelchair Women’s Doubles Diede de Groot (Netherland)

Aniek van Koot(Netherland) 

Yui Kamiji(Japan)&

 

Kgothatso Montjane (South Africa)

Wheelchair Quad Singles

 

Niels Vink(Netherland) Sam Schroder(Netherland)
Wheelchair Quad Doubles

 

Sam Schroder(Netherland) &

Niels Vink(Netherland)

Heath Arthur Davidson(Austalia)&

Ymanitu Silva (Brazil)

IWF Youth World Championships 2022

IWF Youth World Championships held in Leon, Mexico from June to June 2022.

Saanapathi Gurunaidu-Gold in weightlifting (Men’s 55 kilogramme category)

Vijay Prajapati– silver medals(weightlifting)

Akansha Kishor Vyavhare– silver medals(weightlifting)

 

  • Women’s T20 Challenge 2022 was won by IPL Supernovas to defeat IPL Velocity.
  • FIFA World Cup 2026 :- FIFA, announced Matches for the 2026 World Cup will be held in 11 US cities as well as three host sites in Mexico and two in Canada, soccer’s world governing body. The 16 host cities will be: Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Guadalajara, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Miami, Monterrey, New York/New Jersey, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto, and Vancouver.
  • Sekar Dhanalakshmi Ace sprinter won 200m gold at the Qosanov Memorial Athletics.
  • Novak Djokovic became the first player in history to win 80 matches in all four Grand Slams when he defeated Kwon Soon-woo 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Centre Court his 80th win in Wimbledon.
  • Tokyo Olympian Deepak Punia won a bronze medal after defeating Maksat Satybaldy (Kyrgyzstan) in the 86kg freestyle weight category at the U23 Asian wrestling championships 2022 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
  • Ranji Trophy title:- Madhya Pradesh won their maiden Ranji Trophy title beating Mumbai by 6 wickets in the final at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.
  • FIFA world rankings:-The Indian football team gained two places to jump to 104th in the latest FIFA world rankings released. Brazil remained on top.
  • Olympic gold medallist, Sydney McLaughlin broke her own women’s 400 metres hurdles world record at the U.S. championships in Eugene, Oregon, winning the final in 51.41 seconds.
  • Rumeli Dhar, the India seam-bowling allrounder has announced her retirement from international cricket, at the age of 38.
  • Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra set a new national record as he threw 30 metres at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Finland.
  • Indian women’s Wrestling team has won five medals in the Under-17 Asian Championship title with a total of eight gold at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
  • Formula 1 Grand Prix De Monaco 2022: Red Bull racing driver Sergio Perez (Mexican)
  • The Minister of Civil Aviation Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia launched the National Air Sport policy 2022 (NASP 2022). The vision of NASP 2022 is to make India one of the top sports nations by 2023. The policy ensures to provide safe, affordable, accessible, enjoyable, and sustainable air sports in India.
  • Indian women’s cricket team captain, Mithali Raj (39 years old), hailing from Jodhpur, Rajasthan, announced her retirement from all forms of International cricket.
  • Rahul Srivatshav P of Telangana has become India’s 74th Grandmaster 9th Cattolica Chess Festival 2022 in Italy.
  • Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the Azerbaijan Formula One Grand Prix 2022
  • The 2022 Indonesia Masters badminton tournament (officially known as the Daihatsu Indonesia Masters) took place at the Istora Gelora Bung Karno, Jakarta, Indonesia.

May 2022 Sports News

IPL 2022 Winners

Gujarat Titans (GT) won the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 trophy by defeating Rajasthan Royals (RR) at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad on 29th May 2022.

In IPL 2022, two more teams were added to play:- Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) captained by KL Rahul and Gujarat Titans captained by Hardik Pandya

Key points of IPL 2022

  • 2022 IPL held Location/Host country –India
  • 2022 IPL edition –15thedition
  • IPL 2022 played from – 26 March – 29 May 2022
  • Number of Teams participate in IPL 2022-10 teams
  • Total number of Match played in IPL 2021- 74 matches
  • Cricket Format– Twenty20
  • The tournament format(s)- Double Round-robin and Playoffs
  • Sponsor company of IPL 2022– TATA Group
  • IPL 2022 regulate by – the BCCI (Board of control in India)which was formed in 1928.
  • The present chairman of BCCI – Sourav Ganguly
  • Present Secretary BCCI – Jay Shah
  • 1stIPL Played in –2008 (Won-Rajasthan Rayals)
  • Purple cap for – Highest Wicket/ Maximum wicket
  • Orange cap for – Highest Run/ Maximum run scorer
  • IPL Delhi Daredevils name changes to –Delhi Capitals
  • Team Won IPL Matches maximum time- Mumbai Indians
  • Mumbai Indians Won IPL Matches in -2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2020
  • Chennai super kings won IPL Matches in – 2010, 2011, 2018,2021
  • 1stTeam to win 100 matches in IPL – Mumbai Indians

IPL 2022 Complete Details Award winners /End of the Season awards

  • IPL 2022 Winner/Champions:– Gujarat Titans (GT)
  • Runners-Up Team:– Rajasthan Royals (RR)
  • Orange cap (Most Runs): – Jos Buttler (RR) (863 runs)
  • Purple Cap (Maximum Wicket):– Yuzvendra Chahal (RR) (27 wickets)
  • Emerging player of the Season:– Umran Malik(SRH)
  • Player of the series:– Jos Buttler (RR) 
  • Most Valuable Player of the season:- Jos Buttler (RR)
  • Player Of The Match (Final):- Hardik Pandya (GT)
  • Game-changer of the season:- Jos Buttler (RR)
  • Dream11 Game Changer Of The Match (Final):- Hardik Pandya (GT)
  • Fastest Delivery of the season:- Lockie Ferguson (GT)
  • Fastest Delivery Of The Match (Final):- Lockie Ferguso (GT)
  • Super Striker of the season:- Dinesh Karthik (RCB)
  • Super Striker Of The Match (Final):- David Miller (RR)
  • Maximum Sixes Award in IPL:- Jos Buttler (RR)
  • Unacademy Let’s Crack It Sixes Award (Final):- Yashasvi Jaiswal (RR)
  • Fair Play Award:- Rajasthan Royals and Gujarat Titans
  • Powerplayer of the season:- Jos Buttler (RR)
  • Powerplayer Of The Match (Final):- Trent Boult (RR)
  • Fours of the Season:- Jos Buttler (RR)
  • Rupay On The Go 4s Of The Match (Final):- Jos Buttler (RR)
  • Catch of the Season:- Evin Lewis (RR)

Italian Open 2022

79th edition of the Italian Open (Internazionali BNL d’Italia) in Rome

Category Winner Runner up
Men’s singles Novak Djokovic (Serbia)  Stefanos Tsitsipas (Greece)
Women’s singles Iga Swiatek (Poland) Ons Jabeur (Tunisia)
Men’s doubles Nikola Mektic & Mate Pavic (Croatia) John Isner (United States) & Diego Schwartzman (Argentina)
Women’s doubles Veronika Kudermetova &  Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (Russia) Gabriela Dabrowski (Canada) & Giuliana Olmos (Mexico)

2021 Summer Deaflympics Game:-

  • The 24th edition of the 2021 Summer Deaflympics i.e. Caxias 2021 is the XXIV Summer Deaflympic Games, was an international multi-sport event held at Festa da Uva, Caxias do Sul, Brazil.
  • The Motto of the event is “Sports comes from our hearts”
  • Mascot The mascot of the Deaflympics is the Ring-tailed Coati – Nino, meaning priceless, worthy of appreciation, cheerful, happy, very lucky, and auspicious.
  • Events and Participation A total number of 226 events across 18 sports were held with a participation of 2,349 athletes representing 71 nations.

Total Medal:

Rank Country Medal
1 Ukraine 138 (Gold- 62, Silver- 38, Bronze- 38)
2 USA 55 (Gold- 20, Silver- 11, Bronze- 24)
3 Iran 40 (Gold- 14, Silver- 12, Bronze-14)
9 India 17 (Gold- 8, Silver- 1, Bronze- 8)

Medals Won by India:

Medal Athlete Event
Gold Dhanush Srikanth Men’s 10m air rifle
Gold Abhinav Deshwal Men’s 10m air rifle
Gold Dhanush Srikanth & Priyesha Deshmukh Mixed team 10m air rifle
Gold Badminton Team Mixed team badminton
Gold Jerlin Jayaratchagan Women’s singles badminton
Gold Diksha Dagar Women’s Golf
Gold Jerlin Jayaratchagan & Abhinav Sharma Mixed doubles badminton
Gold Sumit Dahiya Men’s freestyle 97kg
Silver Prithvi Sekhar & Dhananjay Dubey Men’s doubles tennis
Bronze Abhinav Sharma Men’s singles badminton
Bronze Amit Krishan Men’s freestyle 86kg
Bronze Prithvi Sekhar Men’s singles tennis
Bronze Prithvi Sekhar & Jafreen Shaik Mixed doubles tennis
Bronze Vedika Sharma Women’s 10m air pistol
Bronze Virender Singh Men’s freestyle 74kg
Bronze Shourya Saini Men’s 10m air rifle

IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships

  • The 12th edition of the 2022 International Boxing Association (IBA) Women’s World Boxing Championship (WWBC) was held at Basaksehir Youth and Sports Facility, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • The event saw the participation of 310 Boxers from 73 nations.
  • Belarusian and Russian boxers were not allowed to compete at the event after a ban as a result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Overall Medal:

Rank Nation Gold  Silver  Bronze Total
1 Turkey 5 0 2 7
2 Ireland 2 0 0 2
3 Canada 1 1 0 2
4 India 1 0 2 3

 

Thomas Cup 2022:-India won the Thomas Cup 2022 title to beat Indonesia at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand.

Uber Cup 2022 (Women’s):- South Korea won the Uber Cup 2022 title to beat China at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand.

 

  • The India Boxer Nikhat Zareen( from Nizamabad, Telangana) won the gold in the 52kg flyweight.
  • Women boxers Manisha Moun (from Haryana) and Parveen Hooda(from Haryana) won the bronze medals in the 57kg and 63kg
  • Santosh Trophy 2022:-Kerala beat West Bengal 5-4 in the penalty shootout to win the 75th Santosh Trophy 2022 at the Manjeri Stadium in Malappuram, Kerala.
  • Banglore City University won the Khelo India University hockey championship 2022 title in Bangalore.
  • Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has announced that a stadium will be built in Olympic gold-medallist Neeraj Chopra’s native village in Panipat.
  • World Snooker Championship 2022:- Ronnie O’Sullivan from England won the 2022 World Snooker Championship by defeating Judd Trump (England) 18-13 in the finals, which were held from 16th April to 2nd May 2022 at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England.
  • Harshada Sharad Garud made history by being the first Indian woman to win a gold medal at the IWF Junior World Championships in Heraklion, Greece. She won the 45-kilogram weight category with a total of 153 kilograms lifted, including 70 kilograms in Snatch and 83 kilograms in Clean and Jerk.
  • Miami Grand Prix 2022: Max Verstappen won the Miami Grand Prix 2022 for Red Bull after defeating the Ferrari rival Charles Leclerc.
  • Carlos Alcaraz from Spain has clinched the men’s singles Madrid Open title in 2022
  • Indian Grandmaster D Gukesh has champion in the 1st Chessable Sunway Formentera Open 2022 chess tournament in Punta Prima.
  • The Asian Games 2022, due to be held in Hangzhou, China in September has been postponed to 2023 due to rising COVID-19 cases in the country, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) announced.
  • The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has banned journalist Boria Majumdar for two years after an internal inquiry found him guilty of an attempt to “threaten and intimidate” wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha.
  • Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur has launched the mascot “Dhakad” along with the official logo and official jersey of the Fourth Khelo India Youth Games at Panchkula and lauded the effort of Haryana to host the games.
  • Uber cup
  • Nikhat Zareen gave a dazzling performance to beat Thai Olympian Jutamas Jitpong 5-0 and become the fifth Indian woman to win a World title at the Women’s World Championships, Istanbul.
  • Odisha women’s team has won its first-ever gold in Senior Nationals as they defeat Karnataka 2-0 in the final of the 12th Hockey India Senior Women’s National Championship.
  • Spanish Grand Prix 2022:-Formula One world champion Max Verstappen won the Spanish Grand Prix in a Red Bull.
  • Haryana Hockey team won the Hockey India sub-junior women’s national championship 2022 in Imphal.
  • Punjab Kings opening batter Shikhar Dhawan has become the first player to hit 700 fours in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
  • The Supreme Court appointed a three-member Committee of Administrators (CoA) to oversee the affairs of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) and the adoption of its constitution in accordance with the National Sports Code and model guidelines, led by former apex court judge AR Dave.
  • Narinder Batra has resigned from his position as president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA). He is also the International Hockey Federation’s president (FIH).
  • ISSF Junior World Cup 2022:- International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Cup 2022 was held at Suhl in Germany. The Indian contingent was led by ace shooters Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary. At the ISSF Junior World Cup 2022, the Indian junior shooting team came in first position overall. They won 33 medals in total, including 13 gold, 15 silver, and 5 bronze. With four gold medals, Italy came in second place.
  • Supernovas won the Women’s T20 Challenge 2022

Sports Current Affairs in April 2022

F1 Australian Grand Prix 2022

  • Formula One Australian Grand Prix 2022 was held on 10 April 2022 in Melbourne, Victoria in Australia.
  • Australian Grand Prix 2022 won by Charles Leclerc (Ferrari- Monaco)

List of 2022 F1 Race Winners:

  • Bahrain Grand Prix: Charles Leclerc (Ferrari-Monaco);
  • Saudi Arabian Grand Prix:Max Verstappen (Red Bull – Netherlands);
  • Australian Grand Prix:Charles Leclerc (Ferrari-Monaco).

Khelo India University Games 2021 

  • Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Singh Thakur and Governor of Karnataka, TC Gehlot launched the logo, jersey, mascot and anthem of the Khelo India University Games 2021 (KIUG 2021) on April 01, 2022, at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru.
  • The theme song has been composed by Kannada rapper Chandan Shetty. The KIUG 2021 will be held in Karnataka between April 24 and May 3, 2022. This will be the second edition of KIUG. Around 4500 athletes, representing 20 sports from across the country will participate in the KIUG 2021

Miami Open tennis title 2022

  • The 2022 Miami Open tennis tournamentwas the 37th edition, held from March 22 to April 3, 2022, in Miami Gardens, Florida.
  • Miami Open is classified as an ATP Masters 1000 event on the 2022 ATP Tour and a WTA 1000 event on the 2022 WTA Tour.

Here is the complete list of winners:

Award Winner Runner-Up
Men’s Single Carlos Alcaraz (Spain) Casper Ruud (Norway)
Women’s Single Iga Świątek  (Poland) Naomi Osaka (Japan)
Men’s Double Hubert Hurkacz / John Isner Wesley Koolhof / Neal Skupski
Women’s Double Laura Siegemund / Vera Zvonareva Veronika Kudermetova / Elise Mertens

Polish tennis star Iga Swiatek defeated Naomi Osaka of Japan, 6-4, 6-0. in the final match to claim the 2022 Miami Open tennis tournament.

  • becomes only the fourth woman to win the Indian Wells and Miami tournaments back-to-back, a feat known as the “Sunshine Double” given the tournaments’ respective locations in California and Florida.

National Table Tennis Championship 2022

  • Meghalaya would be hosting the 83rd National Table Tennis Championship 2022 at the SAI Indoor Training Centre, NEHU in Shillong from 18th to 25th April 2022.
  • This tournament is being hosted in honour of the State’s 50th anniversary of statehood.
  • This is the second time the Northeast has hosted the world’s largest table tennis tournament.
  • 650 people to attend, with 450 of them being players and the rest being coaches and support personnel.

ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022

  • 12thedition of the Women’s Cricket World Cup was held in New Zealand from 4th March to 3rd April 2022.
  • Australia wins ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022 at Hagley Oval in Christchurch, New Zealand.
  • Australiabeat England by 71 runs in the finals to claim their seventh Women’s World Cup on April 03, 2022
  • The Player of the Tournament went to Alyssa Healy.

Thailand Open Boxing Tournament 2022

  • India Bags 10 medal in Thailand Open International Boxing Tournament 2022
  • The 15-member Indian boxing contingents ended their campaign at the Thailand Open International Boxing Tournament 2022in Phuket with 10 medals, including three golds, four silvers, and three bronze.

Thailand Open International Boxing Tournament 2022 Winners list:

Gold

  1. Govind Sahani (48kg),
  2. Ananta Pralhad Chopde (54kg)
  3. Sumit (75kg)

Silver

  1. Amit Panghal (52kg)
  2. Monika (48kg),
  3. Varinder Singh (60kg)
  4. Ashish Kumar (81kg)

Bronze

  1. Manisha (57kg),
  2. Pooja (69kg)
  3. Bhagyabati Kachari (75kg)

First Yogasana Senior National Championship Starts in Ahmedabad

  • The first Yogasana senior national championshipkicked off in Ahmedabad with over 169 participants from 14 states.
  • The two-day event has been organised by the National Yogasana Sports Federation (NYSF), an organisation set up by “like-minded shareholders” to promote Yoga as a competitive sport, and Gujarat State Yogasana Association in association with the government of Gujarat.

Ravichandran Ashwin becomes 1st player to get retired out in IPL History

  • Rajasthan Royalsall-rounder, Ravichandran Ashwin became the first player in IPL history to get retired out during the high-octane clash against Lucknow Super Giants.

ICC Players of the Month for March 2022:

  • ICC Men’s Players of the Month for March 2022- Babar Azam (Pakistan skipper )
  • ICC Women’s Players of the Month for March 2022- Rachael Haynes(Australia’s)

Serbia Open

  • Andrey Rublev (Russian)has defeated world No. 1 Novak Djokovic (Serbia) to win his third title in the Serbia Open.

12th Senior Men’s National Hockey Championship

  • 12th Senior Men’s National Hockey Championship tournament was held in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh from April 6 to 17, 2022.
  • Haryana wins 12th Senior Men’s National Hockey Championship by defeating Tamil Nadu3-1 in the shootout after the final ended 1-1 in the regulation time.

Junior Women’s Hockey World Cup 2022

  • Netherlands beating Germany at Potchefstroom, South Africa.

Street Child Cricket World Cup in 2023

  • India is ready to host the Street Child Cricket World Cup in 2023.
  • The Street Child Cricket World Cup 2023 will welcome 22 teams from 16 countries.

 

  • Formula One champion Max Verstappen (Red Bull-Netherlands)won the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix in
  • Riya Jadon wins 11th DGC Ladies Open Amateur Golf Championship.
  • Dipika Pallikal Karthik and Saurav Ghosal wins first-ever gold medal at World Doubles Squash championships at Glasglow, Scotland.
  • Indian GrandmasterDommaraju Gukesh has clinched the 48th La Roda International Open chess tournament title in Castile-La Mancha, Spain. He defeated Israel’s Victor Mikhalevski in the final round.
  • The Commonwealth Games will be held in Victoria, Australia in 2026. Commonwealth Game held in different place including Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo, Ballarat, and Gippsland.
  • Al Rihla – the Official Match Ball for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 has been revealed by Adidas. It is Adidas’ 14th World Cup ball, and it is designed to accommodate the fastest game speeds possible, since it flies quicker in flight than any other World Cup ball. Al Rihlabeing the first World Cup ball to be constructed entirely of water-based inks and glues.
  • 16-year-old chess sensation R Pragganandhaa has won the Reykjavik Open chess tournament in Reykjavik, Iceland.
  • Indian swimmer Sajan Prakashwon the men’s 200m butterfly gold at the Danish Open swimming meet in Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • The 35-year-old, New Zealand pacer (fast bowler) Hamish Bennett, has announced his retirement from his 17-year-old cricket career.
  • Indian shuttler Mithun Manjunath has won silver in Men’s Singles at the Orleans Masters 2022, a badminton tournament held from 29th March to 3rd April 2022 in Orleans, France.
  • Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has unveiled the logo of the 2023 FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup at the Kalinga stadium in the capital Bhubaneswar. Men’s Hockey World Cup to be held in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Rourkela scheduled from 13th to 29th January 202.
  • 35th Edition of Asian Wrestling Championships 2022 held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Indian wrestlers secured a total of 17 medals, that includes (1-Gold, 5-Silver, and 11-Bronze medals).
  • Indian Railways’ men Hockey team won the Obaidullah Khan Heritage Hockey Cup held at Bhopal (MP) from 21.03.2022 to 27.03.2022.
  • Dipika Pallikal Karthik and Saurav Ghosal won the mixed double title at the 2022 WSF World Doubles Squash championship at Glasglow, Scotland
  • The first Khelo India National Ranking Women Archery will be held in Tata Archery Academy, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has approved Rs 75 Lakh to host the Khelo India National Ranking Women Archery Tournament over six phases.
  • Indian swimmer Sajan Prakash won the men’s 200m butterfly gold at the Danish Open swimming meet in Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard has announced his retirement from international cricket
  • Max Verstappen (Red BullNetherlands) won the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix in Italy. Sergio Perez (Red Bull-Mexico) finished second and Lando Norris (McLaren-UK) finished third.
  • Meghalaya is all set to host the 83rd National Table Tennis Championship 2022 scheduled to begin from April 18th till 25th, 2022 at SAI Indoor Training Centre, NEHU in Shillong.

Sports Current Affairs in March 2022

German Open 2022 (Badminton)

  • German Open 2022 (69thEdition )took place at the Westenergie Sporthalle in  Mulheim Germany, from 8 to 13 March 2022.
  • From India Lakshya Sen won silver medal in the men’s singles final.

ISSF World Cup 2022

  • International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup 2022 held at Cairo, Egypt from 26thFebruary to 8th March 2022.
  • The Indian teamtook first place in the medals tally, with four gold, two silver, and one bronzeNorway took second place in the medals tally with six medals (three gold, one silver, and two bronze)France came in third place with three gold medals out of a total of

India in ISSF World Cup 2022 – Seven Medals, with four gold, Two silver, and One bronze

Category Name of Playes
Gold Medal in Men’s 10m Air Pistol Saurabh Chaudhary
Gold Medal in the women’s 10m air pistol team event Nivetha Paramanantham, Esha Singh, and Ruchira Vinerkar
Gold medal in the men’s 25m rapid fire pistol mixed team Anish Bhanwala, Gurpreet Singh, and Bhavesh Shekhawat
Gold medal in the women’s 25m rapid fire pistol mixed team Anish Bhanwala , Rahi Sarnobat and Rhythm Sangwan
Silver Medal in the women’s 10m air pistol team event Esha Singh
Silver medal in the men’s 25m rapid fire pistol team Anish Bhanwala, Gurpreet Singh, and Bhavesh Shekhawat
Bronze  medal in the 50m rifle 3 positions mixed team event Akhil Sheoran and Shriyanka Sadangi .

World Athletics Indoor Championships 2022

  • The 18th World Athletics Indoor Championshipswas held from 18 to 20 March 2022 in Belgrade, Serbia.
  • Ethiopia headed the medal table, with 9 medals. United States, second .
  • Murali Sreeshankar national indoor record with a 7.92m leap while sprinter Dutee Chand crashed out in the 60m heats at the World Athletics Indoor Championships .

ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022

ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022 is the 12th edition of Women’s Cricket World Cup which was held in New Zealand in March and April 2022.

  • Champions-Australia (7th Title)
  • Runners up-England

Bahrain Grand Prix 2022: F1 Race

  • F1 Bahrain Grand Prix 2022 won by Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc

Mexican Open 2022 (Also known as Acapulco title)

It was the 29th edition of the men’s Mexican Open.

winners are:-

  • Single-Rafael Nadal (Spain)
  • Double- Feliciano Lopez Díaz-Guerra (Spain) and Stefanos Tsitsipas( Greek)

World Para Athletics Grand Prix 2022

  • World Para Athletics Grand Prix 2022 held at Dubai,UAE.
  • India won 14 medals in World Para Athletics Grand Prix 2022.
  • Overall India won five gold medals, six silver and three bronze to claim eighth place in the medals table.
  • Someswara Rao Ramudri(Long jumper), Mohit bags (javelin thrower)gold medals at World Para Athletics Grand Prix individual.
  • Sprinter Pranav Prashant Desai gold medal in men’s 200m.
  • Paralympian Dharambir claimed his second silver medal.
  • Devendra Singh also clinching silver in the F44 men’s discus throw.
  • Jayanti Behera claimed the silver medal in 200 metre.
  • Para-archer, Pooja Jatyan has scripted history as she became the first Indian to win a silver in an individual section of the Para World Championships in Dubai, UAE.
  • Jyoti Behera claimed bronze in 400 m women’s final T37/38/47 final.

IPL 2022(15th edition)

  • 15th edition of Indian Premier League 2022 to begin The 15th edition of Indian Premier League – TATA IPL 2022 will begin on 26th March.
  • There are 10 teams to compete for four playoff spots in this edition.
  • BCCI added two new teams, Lucknow Super Giants and Gujarat Titans for this season of IPL.
  • A total of 74 T20 matches are to be played.

Singapore Weightlifting International 2022

  • India secures 8 Medals including six(6) Golds and One(1) Silver and One(1) Bronze each.
  • Each of the eight Indian lifters who registered for Singapore International won medals and secured their spots at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, scheduled to be held in July-August.
  • India now has total of 12 weightlifters qualified for the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham.

Indian weightlifters qualified for Commonwealth Games 2022

Name Category
Mirabai Chanu women’s 55kg
Bindyarani Devi women’s 59kg
Popy Hazarika women’s 64kg
Usha Kumara women’s 87kg
Purnima Pandey women’s +87kg
Sanket Mahadev Men’s 55kg
Chanambam Rishikanta Singh Men’s 55kg
Jeremy Lalrinnunga Men’s 67kg
Achinta Sheuli Men’s 73kg
Ajay Singh Men’s 81kg
Vikas Thakur Men’s 96kg
Ragala Venkat Rahul Men’s 96kg

Mithali Raj becomes first woman to play in six World Cups.

  • Mithali Raj became the only third cricketer and the first woman to appear in six World Cups, joining the iconic Sachin Tendulkar and Pakistani great Javed Miandad.

Priyanka Nutakki becomes the 23rd Woman Grandmaster of India:

  • 19-year-old Priyanka Nutakki secured her final WGM-norm at MPL 47th National Women Chess Championship. She scored 7.0/9, performed at 2348 to become India’s latest Woman Grandmaster on 2nd March 2022.

Asian Youth and Junior Boxing Championships:

  • Five Indian women boxers grabbed gold medals in the youth competition of the Asian Youth and Junior Boxing Championships in Amman, Jordan.
  • Tamanna in 50 kilograms and Nivedita Karki in the 48-kilogram category won gold medals while Shaheen Gill in 60 kilograms, Ravina in 63 kilograms and Muskan in 75 kilograms also bagged gold medals.

India to host FIDE Chess Olympiad 2022 in Chennai:

  • India has won the bid to host the FIDE Chess Olympiad 2022 in Chennai. It was originally scheduled to be held in Russia.
  • This is the first time India hosts the FIDE Chess Olympiad since its inception in 1927.

Pankaj Advani Won Asian Billiards title for 8th time:

  • Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani defeated compatriot Dhruv Sitwala by six frames to win his eighth title at the 19th Asian 100 UP Billiards Championship 2022 in Doha.
  • This is Advani’s 40th international title and 8th Asian crown.
  • Pramod Bhagat wins two silver, one bronze in Spanish Para-Badminton International: Pramod Bhagat won two silver and a bronze medal and S ukant K adam ended up with a Bronze in Spanish Para-Badminton International 2022. World champion Pramod Bhagat won the men’s singles SL3 Silver and mixed doubles SL3- SU5 Bronze at the Spanish Para-Badminton International 2022.
  • Indian Wushu player Sadia Tariq has won a gold medal in the junior tournament at the Moscow Wushu Stars Championship 2022. 15-year-old Sadia Tariq hails from Srinagar in Jammu & Kashmir.
  • 31st Southeast Asian Games will be held in Vietnam from May 12 to 23, 2022.The Games will feature 40 sports with 526 events, attracting around 10,000 participants

February 2022 Sports Current Affairs

  • DD Sports channel will not telecast live the opening and closing ceremonies of the Winter Olympics being held in Beijing, China.
  • The 2022 Asian Games ( XIX Asiad) will be a multi-sport event that will take place in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China from 10 to 25 September 2022 & Cricket will be back at Asian Games in the T20 format after 11 years to raise the excitement of the viewers.
  • Rafael Nadal (Spain) won the Mexican Open 2022 (also known as Acapulco title).
  • International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved a proposal to include Surfing, Skateboarding and Sport Climbing for the 2028 Summer Olympics Games(July 21 – August 6, 2028) that will be organized in Los Angeles, United States.
  • World Champion Magnus Carlsen has won the Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2022
  • Netherlands batsman Ben Cooper announced his retirement from international cricket at the age of 29.
  • Veteran Indian hockey goalkeeper PR Sreejesh won the prestigious World Games Athlete of the Year for his 2021 performances & he became the first Indian male athlete and second Indian sportsperson overall to win the honor.
  • New Zealand batter Daryl Mitchell has been named the recipient of the ICC Spirit of Cricket Award.
  • Rajasthan Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot and BCCI President Sourav Ganguly laid the foundation stone of the world’s third-largest cricket stadium in Jaipur. The International Cricket Stadium in Jaipur will be the second-largest cricket stadium in India and the third-largest in the world.
  • Veteran Sri Lankan fast bowler Suranga Lakmal has announced to retire from international cricket.
  • Bihar’s Sakibul Gani become the first player in the history of the game to score a triple century on his first-class debut. He scored 341 off 405 balls, hitting 56 fours and two sixes, in the Plate Group Ranji Trophy fixture against Mizoram at the Jadavpur University Campus ground, Jadavpur, Bengal.
  • Wushu player Sadia Tariq from Indian has won a gold medal in the junior tournament at the Moscow Wushu Stars Championship 2022. The 15-year-old Sadia Tariq from Srinagar in Jammu & Kashmir.
  • Unnati Hooda defeated badminton player Smit Toshniwal in the women’s singles final match at the Odisha Open 2022 in Cuttack. . The 14-year old Unnati is the youngest Indian to win the tournament.

U19 World Cup 2022:

  • India beat England in final to win 5th title at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua .
  • India previously won the trophy in 2000, 2008, 2012, 2018.
  • Yash Dhull becomes the fifth Indian captain to win the title after Mohammad Kaif, Virat Kohli, Unmukt Chand and Prithvi Shaw.
  • Champions-India(5th title)
  • Runnersup- England
  • Player of the Match: Raj Angad Bawa (India) was announced Player of the Match of the ICC Under19 World Cup 2022 Final between India and England.
  • Player of the series: Dewald Brevis(South Africa) who broke all records to score 506 runs in only six innings
  • Most Runs-: Dewald Brevis (506 runs)
  • Most wickets- Dunith Wellalage (Sri Lanka) 17 wickets

2022 Odisha Open

Tournament held from 25th to 30th January 2022 at Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium , Cuttack,  Odisha, India.

2022 Odisha Open Winners list are:-

  • Men’s singles-Kiran George (India)
  • Women’s singles-Unnati Hooda  (India)
  • Men’s doubles-  Nur Mohd Azriyn Ayub (Malaysia) & Lim Khim Wah  (Malaysia)
  • Women’s doubles-Gayathri Gopichand (India) & Treesa Jolly (India)
  • Mixed doubles-Sachin Dias (Sri Lanka) & Thilini Hendahewa (Sri Lanka)

Singapore Weightlifting International 2022

India concluded its campaign at the Singapore Weightlifting International 2022 with eight(8) medals, including six golds and a silver and a bronze.

Men Category:

Chanambam Rishikanta Singh (55kg),

Sargar Sanket Mahadev (55kg),

Vikas Thakur (96kg),

Rahul Venkat (96kg)

Women Category:

Mirabai Chanu (55kg),

Sorokhaibam Bindyarani Devi (59kg),

Popy Hazarika (64kg),

Natesh Kumara Usha Bannur (87kg)

Indian weightlifters qualified for Commonwealth Games 2022

Name Category
Mirabai Chanu women’s 55kg
Bindyarani Devi women’s 59kg
Popy Hazarika women’s 64kg
Usha Kumara women’s 87kg
Purnima Pandey women’s +87kg
Sanket Mahadev men’s 55kg
Chanambam Rishikanta Singh men’s 55kg
Jeremy Lalrinnunga men’s 67kg
Achinta Sheuli men’s 73kg
Ajay Singh men’s 81kg
Vikas Thakur men’s 96kg
Ragala Venkat Rahul men’s 96kg

15th Edition of ESPNcricinfo Awards

  • ESPNcricinfo ‘Test Batting Award’ 2021- Rishabh Pant
  • Captain of the Year- Kane Williamson (New Zealand skipper)
  • The Test bowling award – Kyle Jamieson (New Zealand)
  • World Test champions (2019-2021)- New Zealand
  • Debutant of the Year- Ollie Robinson (England fast bowler)
  • ODI bowling prize- Saqib Mahmood ( Pakistan )
  • Top batting prize- Fakhar Zaman
  • T20I batting award- Jos Buttler

January 2022 Sports Current Affairs

FIFA Football Awards 2021

The Best FIFA Football Awards 2021 ceremony was held virtually in Zurich, Switzerland to crown outstanding players for excellent achievement in football.

Complete List of Winners:

Category Winner
Best FIFA Men’s Player Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich, Poland)
Best FIFA Women’s Player Alexia Putellas (Barcelona, Spain)
Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper Edouard Mendy (Chelsea, Senegal)
Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper Christiane Endler (Paris Saint-Germain and Lyon, Chile)
Best FIFA Men’s Coach Thomas Tuchel (Chelsea, Germany)
Best FIFA Women’s Coach Emma Hayes (Chelsea, England)
FIFA Fair Play Award Denmark national football team and medical staff
FIFA Special Award for an Outstanding Career Achievement Christine Sinclair (Female) & Cristiano Ronaldo (Male)

 

  • India to host AFC Women’s football Asian Cup 2022.
  • India’s first Para-Badminton Academy inaugurated in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
  • New Zealand’s Ross Taylor announces retirement from international cricket.
  • U-19 Asia Cup 2021 title : India defeat Sri Lanka by 9 wickets at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, United Arab Emirates.
  • Veteran Pakistan All-rounder Mohammad Hafeez Retires From International Cricket.
  • 14 year-old Bharath Subramaniyam became India’s 73rd chess Grandmaster, after completing his third and final GM norm at Vergani Cup Open in Italy.
  • Karnataka to host Khelo India Games in 2023.
  • Virat Kohli steps down as India’s Test captain.
  • Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has partnered with Canada Running Series (CRS) to become the new title sponsor and official IT services and technology consulting partner of the Toronto Waterfront Marathon and Virtual Race through November 2026.
  • India’s tennis queen Sania Mirza Announces Her Retirement From Professional Tennis.
  • V. Sindhu has won the Women’s singles title at the Syed Modi International tournament in Lucknow.
  • The Ladakh women’s team has won the ninth national women’s ice hockey championship organized by the Ice Hockey Association of India in Himachal Pradesh.
  • Lucknow’s IPL team to be called Lucknow Super Giants.

ICC Awards 2021 Winners

Cricketer of the Year Men’s: Shaheen Afridi (Pakisthan)

Women’s:  Smriti Mandhana(India)

Men’s Test Cricketer of the Year Joe Root(England)
ODI Cricketer of the Year Men’s:  Babar Azam(Pakisthan)

Women’s:  Lizelle Lee (South Africa)

T20I Cricketer of the Year Men’s: Mohammad Rizwan(Pakisthan) Women’s:  Tammy Beaumont(England)
Emerging Player of the Year Men’s:  Janneman Malan (South Africa) Women’s:  Fatima Sana(Pakisthan)

Australian Open 2022 winners list are:

Event Winner Runners Up
Men’s Singles Rafael Nadal (Spain) Daniil Medvedev (Russia)
Women’s Singles Ashleigh Barty (Australia) Danielle Collins(United States)
Men’s Doubles Thanasi Kokkinakis (Australia)

Nick Kyrgios (Australia)

Max Purcell (Australia)

Matthew Ebden(Australia)

Women’s Doubles Barbora Krejcikova  (Czech Republic)

Katerina Siniakova (Czech Republic)

Annadanilina (Kazakhstan)

Beatriz Haddad Maia (Brazil)

Mix Doubles Kristina Mladenovic (France)

Ivan Dodig(Croatia)

Jaimee Fourlis (United States)

 

Jason Kubler (United States)

 

Boy’s Singles Bruno Kuzuhara (US) Jakub Mensik (Czech Republic)
Girls’ Singles Petra Marcinko (Croatia).  Sofia Costoulas(Belzium)
Boys’ Doubles Bruno Kuzuhara (US)

Coleman Wong (Hong Kong)

Alex Michelsen(US)

Adolfo Daniel Vallejo

(Paragua)

Girls’ Doubles Clervie Ngounoue(Us)

Diana Shnaider(Russia)

Kayla Cross (Canada)

Victoria Mboko(Canada)

Wheelchair men’s singles Shingo Kunieda(Japan) Alfie Hewett(UK)
Wheelchair women’s singles Diede de Groot (Netherland) Aniek van Koot (Netherland)
Wheelchair men’s doubles Alfie Hewett (UK)

Gordon Reid (UK)

Gustavo Fernandez (Argentina)

Shingo Kunieda (Japan)

Wheelchair women’s doubles Diede De Groot (Netherland)

Aniek Van Koot(Netherland)

Yui Kamiji (Japan)

Lucy Shuker (UK)

Wheelchair quad singles Sam Schroder(Netherland) Dylan Alcott (Austalia)
Wheelchair quad doubles Andy Lapthorne(UK)

David Wagner(US)

Sam Schroder(Netherland)

Niels Vink (Netherland)

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