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Exercise : Sports - Latest Current Affairs
  • Sports - Latest Current Affairs
1.
Where is Tripura's first international cricket stadium set to be ready by 2025?
Agartala
Narsingarh
Udaipur
Dharmanagar
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Tripura Cricket Association announced the inauguration of Tripura's first international cricket stadium in Narsingarh, located in the West Tripura district by February 2025. This stadium, a collaboration between BCCI and TCA with a budget of Rs 200 crore, will have a seating capacity for 25,000 spectators, marking a milestone in Tripura’s sporting infrastructure.

2.
Who won the Bronze at the CITI Para Swimming World Series?
Manik Saha
Sharath Gayakwad
Niranjan Mukundan
Binit Roy
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Binit Roy secured the Bronze at the CITI Para Swimming World Series, earning recognition from Tripura CM Manik Saha. Excelling in the 100-meter freestyle event, Roy's achievement marks a significant milestone in para-swimming. The event in Singapore also hosted the "Swim Together" workshop, aimed at enhancing the skills of global Paralympic swimming coaches, and served as a qualifier for the Paris Paralympics 2024.

3.
Which Indian footballer recently announced his retirement from international football?
Bhaichung Bhutia
Gurpreet Singh Sandhu
Sandesh Jhingan
Sunil Chhetri
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Sunil Chhetri, India’s most decorated footballer, has announced his retirement from international football. His final match will be the FIFA World Cup Qualifier against Kuwait in Kolkata on June 6. Chhetri’s career began in 2002 with Mohun Bagan and included stints in the USA and Portugal before returning to play for top Indian clubs like Bengaluru FC. He led India to victories in the Nehru Cup, SAFF Championship, and the AFC Challenge Cup, making him a key figure in Indian football. Chhetri is the third-highest active international goal-scorer with 94 goals in 150 appearances.

4.
Which team won its maiden Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Trophy?
Japan
Pakistan
Canada
South Korea
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Japan made history by winning its first Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Trophy title after defeating Pakistan in a penalty shootout. This victory marked a significant milestone for the Japanese men's hockey team in the prestigious tournament held in Malaysia.

5.
Who became the first Indian male wrestler to qualify for the 2024 Paris Olympics?
Ravi Kumar Dahiya
Bajrang Punia
Aman Sehrawat
Deepak Punia
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Aman Sehrawat made history by becoming the first Indian male wrestler to secure a quota place for the 2024 Paris Olympics. He achieved this milestone in the men’s 57kg freestyle category at the World Wrestling Olympic Qualifiers in Istanbul, Turkiye, defeating Chongsong Han of Korea in the semi-final.