Current Affairs - Sports

Exercise : Sports - Latest Current Affairs
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56.
What profession did Saurav Ghosal retire from?
Cricketer
Footballer
Tennis Player
Squash Player
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Saurav Ghosal, the Indian squash Player, announced his retirement from professional squash, marking the end of an illustrious career spanning over two decades. Throughout his career, Ghosal achieved numerous milestones, including winning 12 Professional Squash Association (PSA) titles, multiple medals at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) and Asian Games, and breaking into the top 10 in the World rankings. His retirement from professional squash leaves a significant void in the sport, highlighting his contributions and achievements as a squash player.

57.
Which dairy brand has announced its sponsorship of the Ireland and Scotland cricket teams for the 2024 T20 World Cup?
Amul
Mother Dairy
Nandini
Aavin
Answer: Option
Explanation:
'Nandini', the dairy brand of the Karnataka Milk Federation (KMF), has decided to sponsor the cricket teams of Scotland and Ireland for the 2024 T20 World Cup. This sponsorship aims to enhance Nandini's global brand visibility and market presence, aligning with their strategy to expand into international markets like the United States, the Middle East, and Singapore.

58.
Who recently made history as the youngest-ever challenger in the World Chess Championship?
Gukesh
Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa
Harikrishna
Aravindh Chithambaram
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Indian chess prodigy Dommaraju Gukesh, aged 17, recently made history by winning the FIDE Candidates tournament and becoming the youngest-ever challenger in the history of the World Chess Championship. His exceptional performance and victory at the tournament have positioned him as a formidable contender for the world chess crown, showcasing his remarkable talent and potential in the chess world.

59.
Who secured India's first Paris Olympics quota in rowing?
Ravi Singh
Neha Gupta
Manisha Patel
Balraj Panwar
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Balraj Panwar made history by securing India's first Paris Olympics quota in rowing. He achieved this milestone by finishing third in the men's single scull event of the Asian Olympic qualifiers in Chungju, South Korea, showcasing his talent and determination in the sport.

60.
Who won the silver medal at the Asian Wrestling Championships 2024?
Radhika
Rithika Singh
Shivanee Pawar
Udit Kumar
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Radhika secured the silver medal in the 68kg category at the Asian Wrestling Championships 2024, where India's overall medal tally reached 5, including earlier victories in men's freestyle events.