Current Affairs of Sports- February 21, 2022

Current Affairs of Sports- February 21, 2022

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Current Affairs of Sports- February 21, 2022

1- Who will start her campaign at the 73rd Strandja Memorial Tournament in Sofia (Bulgaria) with a quarterfinal encounter, while Sumit and Anjali Tushir will face challenging opponents in their respective opening-round matches?

2- Who has stated that social media platforms are still not doing enough to prevent abuse after Williams’ driver Nicholas Latifi got death threats following his vehicle collision in the Formula One season finale in Abu Dhabi last year?

3- Who aided Sri Lanka’s five-wicket triumph against Australia in the fifth and final Twenty20 International (T20I) at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)?

4-The Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 8 is now in the playoffs stage, with the top six teams having played 132 matches in 60 consecutive matchdays. What exactly are they?

5- Who feels Singapore hitter Tim David will face pressure and expectations when he plays for the Mumbai Indians in the IPL 2022?

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6-On Sunday, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) mourned the death of whose former Indian men’s senior national team coach, who died earlier this week in Uzbekistan.

7- Who has said that he wants to become the I-top League’s scorer, which will assist his team win the competition in the 2021-22 season?

8- Who feels that matches between Australia and Australia will be played? A teams will be better prepared for Test matches, despite claims that the domestic system is not equipped to host red-ball matches for women’s cricket?

9- Who won the toss and chose to field first against India in the third and final T20I on Sunday at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata?

10- During Akramov’s stint as national coach, who finished runner-up in the 1995 SAFF Cup in Colombo?

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11- Who introduced the Metaverse’s official team logo?

12-Who lived up to his billing by easily winning the Bengaluru Open 2 ATP Challenger championship on Sunday, defeating Bulgarian Dimitar Kuzmanov in straight sets 6-4, 6-4 at the KSLTA facilities in Bengaluru?

13- In the men’s final on Sunday, who defeated reigning champion the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) 2-1 to win their first-ever Olympic ice hockey gold medal in Beijing 2022?

14- Who defeated Germany 4-3 in overtime in Pyeongchang 2018 and lost 3-1 to Finland in the Sochi 2014 quarter-finals?

15- Whose unbeaten century (113) in the second innings against Tamil Nadu and Cheteshwar Pujara‘s brilliant 91 off 83 balls against Mumbai were the highlights on the last day of the first round matches in the 2021/22 Ranji Trophy on Sunday?

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16- Who became only the third batsman in Ranji Trophy history to score a century in both innings (113 & 113 not out), following Nari Contractor (152 & 102 not out) for Gujarat in 1952-53 and Virag Awate (126 & 112) for Maharashtra in 2012-13.

17- Name the player who was dropped from the Test team and reacted with a magnificent innings of 91 off just 83 balls as Saurashtra held Mumbai to a dramatic draw in the Elite Group D match in Ahmedabad on Sunday, despite being nine down by stumps.

18- Which Indian sports team was the first to launch their team logo in the Metaverse on Spatial.io?

19- Who was the Blue Tigers’ head coach from 1995 (Nehru Cup in March) to 1996 (World Cup qualifiers in September), during which time India won the gold medal at the 1995 SAF Games in Chennai?

20- What is the name of Europe’s oldest international boxing tournament, which takes place from February 20 to 27?

ANSWERS

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1- Indian woman boxer Nikhat Zareen

2-Seven-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton

3-A superb 69 from Kusal Mendis

4- Patna Pirates, Dabang Delhi KC, U.P Yoddha, Gujarat Giants, Bengaluru Bulls and Puneri Paltan. They are vying for the coveted trophy.

5-Former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson

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6-Rustam Akramov

7-Real Kashmir’s Brazilian striker Tiago Adan

8-Australia captain Meg Lanning

9-West Indies captain Kieron Pollard

10-India.

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11-The IPL side Gujarat Titans (GT)

12-Aleksandar Vukic

13-Finland

14-World No. 3 ROC

15-India’s 2022 U-19 World Cup-winning captain Yash Dhulls

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16-India’s 2022 U-19 World Cup-winning captain Yash Dhulls

17-Cheteshwar Pujara

18-The IPL side Gujarat Titans (GT)

19-Rustam Akramov

20-The Strandja Memorial Tournament

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