Current Affairs SPORTS 2013 - Complete Sports updates
Agnieska Radwanska won the Sydney International tennis tournament 2013.
Soumyajit Ghosh of WB has secured the National Table tennis men’s championship
The winner of the Volvo Golf championship 2013 held in Durban, South Afrika is
Kerala has emerged the 61st men’s National Volleyball championship 2013. They
defeated Tamilnadu in the final in Jaipur, Rajasthan.
Haryana has won the 39th National women’s under-20 hockey championship in
Host India emerged the ODI series in 3-2 against England. India’s Suresh Raina has
been chosen as the Man of the Series.
Mumbai clinches its 40th Ranji Trophy crown beating Saurashtra in the final.
The Rest of India has won the Irani Cup cricket tournament.
Nigeria won the Africa Cup of Nations football championship.
The Ranchi Rhinos has won the Hockey India League.
Horacio Zeballos of Argentina secured the ATP Chile Open tennis tournament.
The International Olympic Committee has decided to remove the wrestling from
2020 Olympic events.
ICC Women’s World Cup 2013 has been clichéd by Australia.
Victoria Azarenka has won the Qatar Total Open tennis championship title 2013.
Rafael Nadal clichéd the ATP Brazil Open tennis tournament 2013 title.
Viswanathan Anand won the Grenke Chess Classic title 2013.
Delhi retained the National Handball title.
Australia Hockey team won the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament 2013 held in
Tine Baun of Denmark created history by becoming the oldest All-England Open
Badminton singles winner.
Mushfiqur Rahim became the first Bangladeshi batsman to hit a double century at
Galle, Sri Lanka.
West Zone won the Deodhar Trophy 2013 for the 12th time.
Rafael Nadal of Spain won the Indian Wells ATP Masters title 2013.
Hosts India won the test series beating Australia by 4-0.
Sebastian Vettel of Team Red Bull won the Malaysian Grand Prix Formula One title
Murali Kumar of Indian Navy won the Mr. India overall title at the sixth National
senior bodybuilding championship in Kochi.
Serena Williams clinched the title of the WTA Miami Open Championship 2013.
Andy Murray of Britain won the men’s title.
Magnus Carlsen of Norway won the World Chess Candidate Tournament 2013 in
Rahi Sarnobat became the first Indian pistol shooter to win a Gold in a World Cup.
Naraynan Srinath of India won the Asian junior boy’s title 2013 in Sharjah, UAE.
Wade Ormsby of Australia won the Panasonic India Open Golf tournament 2013 in
Rupesh Shah clinched the title at the Asian billiards championship 2013 held in
Indore, Madhya Pradesh.
Ratchanok Intanon and Lee Chong Wei won the women’s and men’s single titles
respectively in India open super series badminton championship 2013.
Serena Williams of USA won the WTA Family Circle Cup 2013.
National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) gave clean chit to Olympic medalist
Amit Kumar of India won the 55kg freestyle Gold medal in the Asian wrestling
championship 2013 in New Delhi.
Amit Dhankhar of India clinched the Gold medal in 66kg freestyle at the Asian
wrestling championship 2013.
Novak Djokovic won the Monte Carlo Masters tennis tournament 2013 by beating
West Indies batsman Chris Gayle of Royal Challengers Bangalore creates a history
by hitting a fastest century in 30 balls.
Haryana won the National women’s hockey championship 2013 in Lucknow.
Mumbai Indian has won the IPL-6 crown by beating Chennai Super Kings in the
Rafael Nadal of Spain won the Madrid Masters title 2013.
Tiger Woods won the US PGA Tour Players Championship 2013 title.
Indian swimmer Sandeep Sejwal has clinched two Gold medals in the 56th Malaysia
Open Swimming Championship 2013.
Delhi Police Special Cell smashed a spot-fixing racket in the ongoing IPL-6
tournament and arrested Indian pacer S. Sreesanth and two of his teammates from
Suresh Raina became the first Indian batsman to score 4000 runs in T20 cricket.
Deepika Kumari won two Silver medals at the World Cup Stage I Archery
Champioship in Shanghai, China.
India won the Asian team snooker championship title 2013.
Sebastian Vettel won the Canadian Grand Prix title 2013.
India won the 2013 Champions Trophy beating hosts England in the final by 5 runs.
Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan was named the Man of the Tournament.
India won the title of 17th Bridge Federation of Asia and Middle East (BFAME)
Championship 2013 at Ahmedabad.
Punjab clinched the National Junior Men’s Hockey Championship 2013.
Justine Rose won the US Open Golf Tournament 2013. He became the first
Englishman to win this title.
Spain won the European under-21 football championship title 2013 beating Italy in
Boris Gelfand of Israel won the Tal Memorial chess tournament 2013 in Moscow,
Indian Shooter Priyanshu Pandey won the double trap Gold at the 5th International
Junior Shotgun Cup 2013.
India won Silver medal at the Asian weightlifting championship 2013.
Parimarjan Negi of India won the D.C. International chess tournament 2013.
Hosts Brazil won the 2013 Confederation Cup Football Championship beating Spain
in the final.
Left-arm spinner of Team India, Ravindra Jadeja became the first Indian bowler to
top the bowlers’ chart in the latest ICC One Day International Player Rankings.
Team India won the Tri-nation ODI Series in Post of Spain, West Indies defeating Sri
Lanka in the final.
Women weightlifters of India have won the Asian junior championship team title
2013 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
Indian clinched the under-19 International ODI series in Darwin.
India’s Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta won the 19th Commonwealth chess
France won the under-20 FIFA World Cup football title 2013. It was their maiden
Sayantan Das of West Bengal and Ivana Furtado won the boy’s and girl’s National
junior chess championship 2013 respectively.
Team Mercedes racer Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix Formula One
championship 2013 title.
Chris Froome of British became the winner in the 100th Tour de France 2013
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt clinched Gold in 100m at the London Diamond League
athletics meet 2013.
No. 1 snooker player of India, Aditya Mehta won the World Games title 2013 at Cali,
India won the Youth Chess Olympiad 2013 at Chongqing, Chinabeating Iran in the
India won the five-match ODI series against Zimbabwe by 5-0. Amit Mishra of India
has been named for the Man of the Series.
Indian Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi clinched the Politiken Cup chess tournament
India won Bronze at the Junior Women’s Hockey World Cup 2013 in
Hyderabad Hotshots won the first Indian Badminton League (IBL) 2013 beating
Awadhe Warriors in the final.
PV Sindhu has created history by becoming the first Indian woman singles player to
win a medal at the World Badminton Championships in Guangzhou, China.
Rimil Buriuly, Deepika Kumari and Laishram Bombayla Devi won the Gold medal
at the World Cup Archery 2013.
Briton Mo Farah won the Gold in the men’s 10000m at the IAAF World
Championship 2013 in Moscow, Russia.
Ratchanok Intamon and Lin Dan are the women’s singles and men’s singles titles
winners of World Badminton Championship respectively.
Team Red Bull racer Sebastian Vettel won the Bengian Grand Prix Formula One
England clinched the Ashes trophy 2013 beating Australia by a 3-0 margin.
South Korea beat India 4-3 in the final of the Asia Cup hockey championship 2013 in
Mary Ann Gomes of WB won the National women’s premier chess title 2013 at
Missy Franklin of USA became the first woman to win six Gold medals in a single
World Championship at the 15th FINA World Swimming Championship 2013 in
German racer Sebastian Vettel has won the Korean Grand Prix Formula One
Japan’s capital Tokyo has been chosen to host the 2020 Olympic Games for the
Thomas Bach of Germany has been elected as the 9th President of the International
Olympic Committee (IOC) by replacing Jacques Rogge.
Afghanistan won the SAFF Football Championship 2013 by defeating India in the
Tamil Nadu won the all-India Coromandel King Moin-ud-Dowla Gold Cup cricket
tournament in 2013.
Mohammedan Sporting club won the Durand Cup football championship 2013.
Indian archer Deepika Kumari won a Silver medal at the Archery World Cup 2013
in Paris, France.
Grappler Sandeep Tulsi Yadav has created history by winning India’s first-ever
medal in the Greco-Roman category of the senior World Wrestling Championship
2013 in Budapest, Hungary. He won a Bronze medal in 66 kg event.
Afghanistan has qualified for their maiden ICC Cricket World Cup.
Mumbai Indians won the Champion League T20 tournament 2013 by defeating
Rajasthan Royals in the final.
Novak Djokovic won the China Open tennis championship 2013 title.
Virat Kohli of India has scored the fastest century ever by an Indian in just 52 balls
in an ODI match against Australia.
Manavjit Singh Sadhu of India won Gold in the Open Grand Prix in Almaty,
Colombia has qualified for Football World Cup 2014 after 12 years by defeating
Indian shooters won seven medals including Silver by GS Sharan in Asian Shotgun
Dipika Pillikal won the Macau Squash Open by beating former World No. 1 Rachael
Indian has made history in the World Boxing Championship 2013. Five boxers of
India have reached to the quarterfinals for the first time.
Sachin Tendulkar has scored match-winning 79 runs in his last innings for Mumbai
in Ranji Trophy.
World Cup Gold Medalist Sanjeev Rajput won the Gold in men’s 50-metre free rifle
prone event in the Asian air gun shooting championship 2013 in Tehran, Iran.
Rohit Sharma of India hits a record 16 sixes which is the most ever in an ODI
innings, in the final match against Australia.
The International Hockey Federation (IHF) has announced that India will host men’s
2018 World Cup, World League Final (men) in 2015 and 2017, and the Men’s Junior
World Cup 2016.
Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Championship 2013.
Indian women’s hockey team won Silver medal in 3rd Asian Championship trophy
Mohammad Siddikur of Bangladesh won the 50th edition of Hero Open Golf
Tournament 2013 held in New Delhi.
Gaganjeet Bhullar became the first Indian to win Indonesian Open Golf tile.
India won 12 Gold medals on the opening day of second South Asian Junior
Athletics Championship 2013 in Ranchi, Jharkhand.
Novak Djovic of Serbia won the ATP World Tour title 2013.
14-year old Prithvi Shaw has created history with a World Record score of 546 off
just 330 balls in the first round of Harris Shield elite division match.
Mary Ann Gomes won the International Woman Grandmaster Open chess
tournament 2013 in Chennai.
India won the Test Series by 2-0 against West Indies. Rohit Sharma got his first
‘Player of the Series’.
Sachin Tendulkar bids farewell to the cricket world at the end of the final and 200th
Test Match played at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai against West Indies.
Radek Stepanek won Davis Cup for Czech Republic after defeating Dusan Lajovic of
Lionel Messi received the 3rd Golden Shoe Award as the top league scorer in
Europe for his 46 goals in the season of 2012-13.
Virat Kohli equals fastest 5000-run record by West Indies’s Vivian Rechards in the
first ODI against West Indies.
Indian won the bid to host the FIFA under-17 World Cup in 2017.
Team India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the ICC’s People Choice Award for
2013. He is the second Indian to win such award after Sachin Tendulkar.
Hong Kong and Netherlands qualified for World T20.
India won bid to host the FIFA under-17 World Cup in 2017.
Mahesh Mangaonkar has become the first Indian to win the IMET Open squash
championship held in Bratislava, Slovakia.
India beat Pakistan retaining the 4th World Cup Kabaddi Championship title.
Virat Kohli became the topmost Indian to score fastest century ever in just 52 balls in
one India Vs Australia ODI.
Deepika Kumari has created national record at 346 points in women’s 50m round in
the 34th Senior National Archery Championship in Jamshedpur.
South Africa defeat India by 10 wickets in the second test match in Durban, winning
the series by 1-0.
France won its maiden Hopman Cup title against Poland.
India defeat Pakistan by 40 runs to win Under-19 Asia Cup title in Sharjah.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 400th career goal as Real Madrid beat Celta Vigo by 3-0
in the Spanish League.
Australian Open Tournament 2013 winners :
Men’s singles – Novak Djokovic of Serbia
Women’s single – Victoria Azarenka of Belarus
Men’s doubles – Bob and Mike Bryan of USA
French Open Tournament 2013 winners :
Men’s singles – Rafael Nadal of Spain
Women’s single – Serena Williams of USA
Men’s doubles – Bob and Mike Bryan of USA
Wimbledon Tournament 2013 Winners:
Men’s Singles- Andy Murray of England
Women’s Singles- Marion Bartoli of France
Men’s Doubles- Mike and Bob Bryan of USA
US Open Tournament 2013 Winners:
Men's Singles - Rafael Nadal of Spain
Women's Singles - Serena Williams of United States
Men's Doubles - Leander Paes of India / Radek Štepánek of Czech Republic