Sports Current Affairs in September 2019

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Sports Current Affairs in September 2019

In this we have given, September Month Sports Current Affairs and other important events held on that day. This is very important for all Competitive exams like UPSC, SSC, RRB, and all PSC Examinations.

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Cricket

Virat Kohli surpassed M S Dhoni to become India’s most successful Test skipper

  • Virat Kohli has surpassed Mahendra Singh Dhoni to become India’s most successful Test skipper. It came after the Indian team recorded its 28th win under Kohli’s leadership in the second and final test against the West Indies at Kingston.
  • Overall, former South Africa skipper Graeme Smith remains the most successful skipper in the world with 53 Test wins, followed by ex-Australia captain Ricky Ponting, who recorded 48 Test wins in his captaincy tenure.

Mithali Raj announces T20I retirement

  • Mithali Raj decided to quit T20 Internationals, Having been India’s first-ever T20I captain in 2006, she went on to play 89 matches in the shortest format, scoring 2364 runs – the most by an Indian woman. She led India in 32 of those matches, including the world cups in 2012, 2014 and 2016.

Steve Smith becomes 2nd Australian to score 500 in Ashes series

  • In Cricket, Steve Smith has become the second Australian after Allan Border to score 500 and more runs in the consecutive Ashes series in England. Smith reached this milestone after he added 122 runs in the ongoing fourth Ashes Test.

Duleep Trophy

  • India Red beat India Green by an innings and 38 runs to clinch the Duleep Trophy title on the fourth day at Bengaluru. India Red had scored 388 in their first innings.

U-19 Asia Cup

  • India crushed Pakistan by 60 runs in an Under-19 Asia Cup ODI encounter at Moratuwa in Sri Lanka.
  • India clinched the Under-19 Asia Cup title, with a thrilling five-run win over Bangladesh in a low-scoring final at Colombo.

Rupa takes over as TNCA president

  • The 45-year-old Rupa, whole-time director, India Cements, was elected unopposed as the president of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) and will be in office for a term of three years.

Football

25th Senior Women’s National Football Championship

  • The 25th Senior Women’s National Football Championship will kick off at Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh. Altogether 30 teams from across India is participating the 15-day event. Teams have been divided into eight groups.

2020 Women’s U-17 World Cup to be held from Nov 2-21

  • The FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, to be hosted by India, will be held from 2nd to 21st November next year.India was announced as the host country in March this year. Spain are the defending champions, having won the title of the biennial tournament in 2018.

U-17 Junior Boys Subroto Cup – 2019

  • In the final of U-17 Junior Boys Subroto Cup International Football Tournament, Hopewel Elias Higher Secondary School, Meghalaya defeated Bangladesh Krida Shiksha Prothishtan (BKSP) by a score line of 1-0 at Dr. Ambedkar Stadium, New Delhi.

Tamil Nadu became the first team’ to enter semifinal of 25th Senior Women’s National Football C’ship

  • Tamil Nadu has become the first team to enter the semi final of the 25th Senior Women’s National Football Championship being held in Arunachal Pradesh. In the first quarter final match in Pasighat, Tamil Nadu beat Madhya Pradesh comfortably by 4-2.

25th Senior Women’s National Football Championship

  • Defending champion Manipur clinched the title of the 25th Senior Women’s National Football Championship for the 20th time.In the final at CHF Ground in Pasighat today, Manipur defeated Railways 1-0 in a thrilling contest.

India lift SAFF U-18 C’ship title for first time

  • In Football, India defeated Bangladesh by 2-1 in the final of SAFF Under-18 Championship 2019 to lift the title in Kathmandu. This is India’s maiden SAFF U-18 trophy. India remained runners up in 2015 and finished third in 2017.

Boxing

Men’s World Boxing Championships

  • In boxing, India will open their campaign at the ongoing men’s World Championships in Ekaterinburg, Russia. India’s Brijesh Yadav (81kg) will take on Poland’s Maleusz Goinski in the opener. The World Championship features more than 450 boxers from 87 countries.

India assured of two medals at AIBA World Men’s Boxing C’ships

  • India were assured of an unprecedented two medals at the AIBA World Men’s Boxing Championships after Amit Panghal and Manish Kaushik entered the semifinals of the marquee event at Ekaterinburg in Russia.

Amit Panghal becomes first Indian to enter World Men’s C’ship finals

  • In Boxing, Asian Champion Amit Panghal became the first Indian to make the finals of the World Men’s Championship while Manish Kaushik signed off with a bronze medal after going down in the semifinals in Ekaterinburg, Russia

Amit Panghal loses in final of World Boxing Championships

  • Ace Indian boxer Amit Panghal settled for a silver at the AIBA Men’s World Boxing Championships at Ekaterinburg in Russia.He lost to Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan Zoirov in flyweight (48-52 kg) category.

Shooting

ISSF World Cup 2019

  • Asian Games medallist Abhishek Verma won the gold while teen sensation Saurabh Chaudhary claimed the bronze as Indian shooters dominated the podium in the men’s 10-metre air pistol event of the ongoing ISSF World Cup In Rio De Janeiro.

ISSF World Cup 2019

  • India finished at the top of the ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol Championship in Rio De Janeiro with 5 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals.
  • Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary claimed the mixed 10m air pistol gold.
  • Yashaswini Deswal and Abhishek Verma won the silver and India picked up the maximum possible medals on the final day of the tournament.
  • World number one in women’s 10m air rifle, Apurvi Chandela partnered Deepak Kumar to win India their fourth gold.

12th Sardar Sajjan Singh Sethi Masters shotgun championship

  • Prithviraj Tondaiman had a resounding 48-43 victory over former World champion and six-time Asian champion Manavjit Singh Sandhu in trap in the recently concluded 12th Sardar Sajjan Singh Sethi Masters shotgun championship in Bhopal.

Other Sports

Asian Junior and Cadet Championships

  • In Table Tennis, the Indian boys team has settled for a silver medal after losing the final to top seed China at the Asian Junior and Cadet Championships held at Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
  • The second-place helped Indian boys qualify for the World Junior Championships to be held at Korat, Thailand in November this year.

US Open Tennis Men’s single

  • Rafael Nadal has won US Open Men’s singles beating Daniil Medvedev .This is his fourth US Open title and 19th Grand Slam trophy.

Indian junior boys win bronze medal in Serbia Junior & Cadet Open

  • In Table Tennis, Indian junior boys Raegan Albuquerque and Yashansh Malik paired with the Netherlands’ Lode Hulshof won the bronze medal at the Serbia Junior and Cadet Open in Mumbai.

Men’s singles title of Belgian International Challenge

  • In Badminton, rising Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen stunned second seed Victor Svendsen of Denmark in straight games to clinch men’s singles title at the Belgian International Challenge.

Vietnam Open Men’s Singles title,

  • In Badminton, Sourabh Verma clinched the Vietnam Open Super 100 title, defeating China’s Sun Fei Xiang in a thrilling Men’s Singles summit clash at the Ho Chi Minh City.
  • This victory marks Verma’s second Super 100 win in the ongoing calendar year. He had won the Hyderabad Open earlier in August.

Myanmar International Series Men’s Singles title

  • Indian shuttler Kaushal Dharmamer clinched the Myanmar International Series with a come-from-behind win over Indonesia’s Karono Karono in a thrilling men’s singles final in Yangon.

China Open Badminton

  • In China Open Badminton, world champion P V Sindhu and World No.8 Saina Nehwal will start the Indian campaign at Changzhou in China. Among male shuttlers, B Sai Praneeth and Parupalli Kashyap are also in the fray.

Maldives International Future Series

  • Young Indian shuttler Malvika Bansod beat Myanmar’s Thet Htar Thuzar to win the Maldives International Future Series, and claim her maiden title.

Maldives International Challenge

  • In Badminton, Indian shuttler Kaushal Dharmamer clinched the men’s singles title at the Maldives International Challenge with a straight-games win over Siril Verma in Male.

Vinesh Phogat becomes first Indian wrestler to qualify for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

  • India’s star wrestler Vinesh Phogat qualified for the 2020 Olympics after beating fancied American Sarah Hildebrandt in the World Championships in Nur Sultan, Kazakhstan. She scored an impressive 8-2 win over the world championship silver medalist to secure her place at the Tokyo Games.

Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya qualify for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

  • Bajrang Punia and Ravi Dahiya qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics winning their respective quarterfinal matches in World Wrestling Championships at Nur-Sultan in Kazakhstan.

Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya win bronze at World Championships

  • In Wrestling, Bajrang Punia(65Kg) and Ravi Dahiya(57Kg) have won bronze at the World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. This is Bajrang’s second consecutive medal at the Worlds and third overall while Dahiya has managed to win bronze in his very first appearance at the senior championships.
  • Vinesh Phogat had also won a bronze in women’s 53 kg event

Rahul Aware wins bronze in 61 kg free-style category

  • Indian wrestler Rahul Aware has won a bronze medal in men’s 61 kilogram free-style category at the World Championship in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. It was India’s fifth medal at this edition of the World Championships with a total haul of 1 silver and 4 bronzes.

Wrestler Deepak Punia claims world number 1 spot in 86 kg

  • In the latest rankings issued by the international wrestling federation, World Championship silver medallist wrestler Deepak Punia has jumped to world number one position in 86kg category.

Dutee Chand has been added to India’s team for the World Athletics Championships

  • Sprinter Dutee Chand has been added to India’s team for the World Athletics Championships to be held in Doha later this month after the national federation accepted an invite for her participation from the international parent body.

Ministry of Sports to create 20 National Centres of Excellence to groom athletes

  • Ministry of Sports will create 20 National Centres of Excellence to groom athletes for 2024 and 2028 Olympics. Each Centre of Excellence will offer funds for four to six specific sports. The new scheme will ensure that athletes in the same premises have access to similar facilities unlike before.

World Chess Championships: Nihal stuns Cori win

  • Teen sensation Nihal Sarin pulled off a clinical win against Jorge Cori in 57 moves to take a 1-0 lead in the two-game Round One of the World Cup chess championship in Khanty Mansiysk.

Track Asia Cup cycling

  • Ronaldo Laitonjam won his fourth gold of the meet as India picked up three medals on the concluding day to emerge overall champions in the Track Asia Cup cycling competition. India topped the medal tally with 10 gold, eight silver and seven bronze medals as the tournament came to an end at the IGI Sports Complex
  • Uzbekistan finished overall second with 4 golds and 3 silvers while Malaysia secured third place with 4 golds and a silver.

Rani Rampal to captain Indian women’s hockey team on England tour

  • In Hockey Rani Rampal was named the captain of the 18-member Indian Women’s team which will take on England in a five-match series.The series is scheduled to take place in Marlow, England from 27th of this month to 4th of next month. Rani will have goalkeeper Savita as her deputy.

IBSF Billiards C’ship

  • Pankaj Advani, has clinched a record 22nd world titles by winning a fourth straight final in the 150-up format at the IBSF World Billiards Championship in Myanmar. Advani defeated Nay Thway of Myanmar.

Singapore Grand Prix 2019

  • Sebastian Vettel won Singapore Grand Prix while Lewis Hamilton finished fourth but stretched his championship lead to 65 points.

Toray Pan Pacific final

  • Naomi Osaka won her first singles title since the Australian Open in January by beating Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-2, 6-3 in the Toray Pan Pacific final.

Pankaj Advani-Aditya Mehta pair wins World Team Snooker title

  • The Indian duo of Pankaj Advani and Aditya Mehta has won the IBSF World Snooker Team title at Mandalay, Myanmar .
    The Indian pair beat Thailand’s team comprising C.Pongsakorn and D.Poramin 5-2 in the final.
    This takes Advani’s world title tally to a phenomenal 23 while Aditya claimed his maiden title.

73rd Senior National Aquatic Championship

  • Divya Satija from Haryana won Gold Medal in Women’s 50 m Butterfly race during the 73rd Senior National Aquatic Championship at Prakash Taran Pushkar in Bhopal.

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