Current Affairs about sports-2022

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Current Affairs about sports-2022

Current Affairs about sports: 1-Hari Chand, a two-time Asian Games gold medalist in long-distance running, died at the age of 69.

2-Hari Chand, who won gold medals in the 5000m and 1000m races in the 1978 Bangkok Asian Games, competed in two Olympics: 1976 Montreal and 1982 Moscow.

3-Legendary swimmer Khajan Singh, who won a silver medal in the 200m butterfly at the Seoul Asian Games in 1986, said Hari Chand’s death was a “huge loss for Indian sport.”

4-Haryana boxers hit the golden punch on the final day in Panchkula to claim the Khelo India Youth Games title in dramatic fashion.

5-After their recent win in the three-match series against the West Indies in Multan, the Babar Azam-led Pakistan has moved India to fifth place in the latest round of ICC ODI rankings issued on Monday.

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6-Pakistan’s youthful leg-spinner Tuba Hassan was named the ICC Women’s Player of the Month on Monday following a successful first T20I series against Sri Lanka in Karachi.

7-Angelo Mathews, 35, of Sri Lanka, has been named ICC Men’s Player of the Month for May 2022. The veteran cricketer won the accolade over fellow countryman Asitha Fernando and Bangladesh great Mushfiqur Rahim.

8- According to the Indian Premier League (IPL) cycle 2023-2027 report, domestic TV rights (package A) have been acquired for Rs 57.5 crore per match, while digital rights (package B) have been sold for Rs 48 crore.

9-In September 2017, Star India won the IPL rights for the 2017-22 cycle, with a winning bid of Rs 16,347.50 crore for both TV and internet.

10-Previously, Sony Pictures Network obtained the IPL TV media rights for ten years at the tournament’s beginning with a bid of Rs 8,200 crore.

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11-Yuzvendra Chahal of the Rajasthan Royals has said that he was knocked over by Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s humble demeanour when the veteran cricketer contacted him and asked, “call me whatever but not sir.”

12-Chahal won his ODI cap from Dhoni during the June 2016 tour of Zimbabwe, and he was then given a chance against England in the T20Is.

13-Joe Root, the hitter, has added another cap to his great cricketing career, with the 31-year-old former England captain being the first player in World Test Championship history to score more than 3,000 runs.

14-The Australian cricket team has suffered another huge setback ahead of the five-match One-day International series against Sri Lanka, which begins on June 14, with seasoned fast bowler Kane Richardson ruled out due to a hamstring injury.15-

15-Jeho Puingheta,, of Mizoram, collapsed to the ground after defeating West Bengal’s Ankur Bhattacharjee in the table tennis boys’ final at the Khelo India Youth Games 2021.

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16-On Monday, the Board for Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) announced an increase in monthly pensions for retired cricketers (both men and women) and umpires.

17-Sourav Ganguly, ex-India captain and BCCI president, stated that it is critical for the cricket board to look after the financial well-being of our former cricketers and umpires.

18-Igor Stimac, head coach of the man Indian football team, is optimistic in his squad’s drive and hunger to win their forthcoming game against Hong Kong in round three of the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers on Tuesday at the Salt Lake stadium in Kolkata.

19- Chelsea have extended Billy Gilmour’s contract until 2024 after activating an option to extend his tenure at Stamford Bridge for another year.

20-At the present National Inter-State Athletics Meet in Chennai,  Aishwarya Babu of Karnataka leaped a tremendous 14.14m, breaking a national record in women’s triple jump.

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