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71.
In the SAFF U-19 Women's Championship, which country was declared the joint winner with India after a penalty shootout tied 11-11, leading to confusion and protest?
Nepal
Bhutan
Bangladesh
Sri Lanka
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Bangladesh was declared joint winner with India in the SAFF U-19 Women's Championship due to a penalty shootout that tied 11-11, causing confusion and protest. The All India Football Federation (AIFF) accepted the decision to declare both teams joint winners following a misunderstanding of tournament rules.

72.
Which Indian state is hosting the FIFA World Cup qualifiers between India and Kuwait?
Karnataka
Kerala
Telangana
Maharashtra
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Telangana Football Association (TFA) has secured approval to host the FIFA World Cup qualifiers between India and Kuwait in Hyderabad. This marks a significant milestone for Telangana in hosting international football events.

73.
Where was the BIMSTEC Aquatic Championships inaugurated by Sports Minister Anurag Thakur?
Kolkata
Mumbai
New Delhi
Chennai
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Sports Minister Anurag Thakur inaugurated the BIMSTEC Aquatic Championships in New Delhi, marking a significant moment for regional sports diplomacy. The event, held from February 6-9, 2024, showcased cooperation among BIMSTEC member states and promised a vibrant display of sporting excellence.

74.
Who was honoured with the prestigious 'Lifetime Achievement' award by the Sports Journalists Federation of India (SJFI) and Delhi Sports Journalists Association (DSJA)?
PT Usha
Mary Kom
Jaspal Rana
Sachin Tendulkar
Answer: Option
Explanation:
PT Usha, often referred to as the "Queen of Indian track and field," was awarded the Lifetime Achievement accolade for her remarkable contributions to Indian athletics. This recognition acknowledges her extraordinary achievements and the profound impact she has had on inspiring numerous athletes across the nation.

75.
In which shooting event did Divyansh Singh Panwar secure his fourth ISSF World Cup gold?
50m Pistol
Skeet Shooting
10m Air Rifle
Trap Shooting
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Divyansh Singh Panwar, at 21, clinched his fourth ISSF World Cup gold in the 10m Air Rifle event with a remarkable final score of 253.7, showcasing exceptional skill and composure in the qualification and final rounds.