- The six-timeboxing world champion has been included in a 10-member athlete ambassadors’ group by the International
Olympic Committee (IOC) C. Mary Kom. Note:
➢ The group will represent boxers in the build-up to next year’s Tokyo Olympics (Tokyo Olympic 2020).
➢ C. Mary Kom will represent the Asian bloc in boxing’s athlete ambassadors’ group.
➢ At present, the President of the International Olympic Association (IOC) is Thomas Bach and its headquarters in
- Who won a silver medal in 53kg at UWW Under-23 World Championships in Budapest Pooja Gehlot
➢ Pooja lost 0-2 to Okuno in the summit clash. She had entered the finals after beating Turkey’s Zeynep Yetgil in the semifinals of the tournament.
- Who defeated England in the final to win the Rugby World Cup South Africa.
➢ South Africa beat England 32-12 in the world cup final in Japan.
➢ The victory under Siya Kolisi, the team’s first black captain, was another symbolic moment for the Springboks.
➢ In 1995, former President Nelson Mandela’s famously celebrated on the podium with captain Francois Pienaar after their first world cup win.
- Who has won the SaarLorLux Open badminton tournament at Saarbrücken in Germany Lakshya Sen.
➢ He defeated Weng Hong Yang of China in an exciting final last night.
➢ World number 51 Lakshya took 59 minutes to overcome Weng in the summit clash.
➢ The 18-year-old from Uttarakhand had entered the final beating Kiran George in an all-Indian semifinal.
- Who won the fifth Paris Masters title for 2019 by defeating Denis Shapovalov in the final Novak Djokovic.
➢ Thus, he sealed his 34th Master’s title and fifth overall ATP victory of the year 2019.
➢ Djokovic will lose top spot in the rankings to Nadal next week, but could still equal Pete Sampras’ record by finishing the sixth year as the world’s best player.
- Finnish racing driver has won the Formula One, United States Grand Prix 2019 Valtteri Bottas.
➢ Lewis Hamilton was on second, Max Verstappen on third, Charles Leclerc on fourth and Alexander Albon on fifth.
➢ Lewis Hamilton (sixth F1 world title) has won the Formula One World Drivers’ Championship for 2019.
➢ The maximum number of Formula One World Drivers’ Championship has been won by Michael Schumacher with 7
- Who won the 2019–20 Deodhar Trophy (47th edition) at JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi India B.
➢ Deodhar Trophy was contested between three teams (India-A, India -B and India-C) selected by the Board of
Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
- Serbian professional tennis player eased to a record-extending fifth Paris Masters title Novak Djokovic.
➢ He defeated Canadian youngster Denis Shapovalov 6-3, 6-4 in the final.
➢ Now, he has won 34 Masters titles (16-time Grand Slam champion), moving to within one of Nadal at the top of the all-time list, and 77 on the ATP Tour in total.
➢ It was Djokovic’s fifth trophy of the season after previous triumphs at Wimbledon and the US Open, as well as at
the Madrid Open and in Tokyo.
- Who secured India’s 10th Tokyo Olympic quota in shooting after winning the men’s 10m air rifle bronze medal at the
14th Asian Championships in Doha Deepak Kumar. Note:
➢ India has already secured nine Tokyo quotas in rifle and pistol and lies behind China who has 25 quotas and
Korea’s 12 in the Asian region, besides the host-country Japan, in terms of quotas won.
➢ Deepak is the second Indian shooter to earn an Olympic quota in the men’s 10 meters air rifle event after Divyansh
- India’s Manu Bhaker has won a gold medal in women’s 10m air pistol event at Doha, Qatar.
➢ She put up a dominant showing, shooting 584 in qualification and 244.3 in the final to take gold.
➢ Vivaan Kapoor & Manisha Keer also won the Gold medal in junior trap mixed event at the Asian Shooting