Games And Sports

French Open Tennis

The French Open (known also as the Tournoi de Roland-Garros) is one of the four Grand Slam Tennis events. The first ever French Championships were held back in 1891. They were originally reserved for members of French clubs and held on the courts of the Stade Français club in Paris. The women's singles were added six years later, but it was not until 1925 that the French Tennis Federation decided to open the event to the best foreign players. Thus, the French Internationals were born, and staged alternately at Stade Français and the Racing Club de France until the Roland-Garros stadium was bui

French Open Tennis 2019

French Open - Mens Single WinnerThe incredible Rafael Nadal extended his record-breaking reign at Roland-Garros by winning a 12th men's singles title with a 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 victory over Dominic Thiem in the final. French Open - Womens Single WinnerAshleigh Barty became Australia's first singles champion at Roland-Garros for 46 years after the 23-year-old Queenslander earned an emphatic breakthrough final triumph over Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova 6-1, 6-3. French Open - Mens Double WinnerThe unseeded German pairing of Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies could hardly believe their one-ye

Wimbledon Tennis 2019

Wimbledon - Men's Single WinnerNovak Djokovic battled with the eight-time-Wimbledon-winner for five sets winning his fifth Wimbledon title, and his 16th Grand Slam in Centre Court. Novak Djokovic won the Wimbledon Men’s Singles final against Roger Federer after defeating him by 7-6 1-6 7-6 4-6 13-12 in the longest ever final, clocking at 4 hours and 57 minutes. Djokovic equalled the record of Bjorn Borg of winning five Wimbledon titles, and won the title back-to-back for the first time after Roger Federer. Wimbledon - Women's Single WinnerSimona Halep won her first Wimbledon title, and only h

2018 National Sports Awards

National Sports Awards are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award is given for the spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports by a sportsperson over a period of four year, Arjuna Award is given for consistency outstanding performance for four years, Dronacharya Award for coaches for producing medal winners at prestigious International sports events, Dhyan Chand Award for life time contribution to sports development and Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar is given to the corporate entities (both in private and public s

2018 Asian Games Indian Medal Winners

Asian Games 2018 Gold Medel WinnersAmit Panghal - Men's Boxing 49 kgPranab Shibhnath - BridgeJinson Johnson - Men’s 1500mSwapna Barman - Women's Heptathlon Arpinder Singh - Men's Triple JumpManjit Singh - Men's 800mNeeraj Chopra - Men’s Javelin ThrowTejinderpal Singh Toor - Men's Shot PutSawarn Singh, Dattu Bhoknal, Om Prakash and Sukhmeet Singh - RowingRohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan - Men's Tennis DoublesRahi Sarnobat - Women's 25m pistolSaurabh Chaudhary - 10m Air PistolVinesh Phogat - Women Wrestling 50kg CategoryBajrang Punia - Men’s 65 kg freestyle WrestlingWomen’s relay team - 4x400 rela

History of FIFA World Cup Football

The World Cup football tournament is organised by theFederation Internationale de Football Association(FIFA)once in four years since 1930.It was on July 18,1930 that the first-ever World Cup match was played betweenUruguay and Chile,at the newly built Centenary Stadium in Montevideo(Uruguay).The World Cup now officially designated asJules-Rimet Cup,named after the French lawyer who was the President of FIFA from 1921 to 1953,is 12 inch high and made of solid gold. FIFA Golden BootThe player with the most number of goals at every FIFA World Cup finals is awarded the Golden Boot.However,if two p

Indian Medal Winners in Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2018 held at Gold Coast, Australia. Indian Gold Medal Winners in 2018 CWG Mirabai Chanu - Women’s 48kg Weightlifting MC Mary Kom - Women's 48kg Boxing Neeraj Chopra - Men's Javelin Throw Saina Nehwal - Women's Singles Badminton Vikas Krishan - Men's 75 kg Boxing Gaurav Solanki - Men's 52 kg Boxing Anish Bhanwala - Men's 25m rapid fire pistol Shooting Manu Bhaker - Women's 10m air pistol Shooting Saina Newal, P. V. Sindhu, K Srikanth, Prannoy, Ruthvika, Ashwini, Sikki, Satwik, Pranaav, Chirag - Badminton mixed team. Shreyasi Si

Commonwealth Game Venues and Number of Participating Countries

S. NoVenueYearNo of Countries 1 Hamilton, Canada 1930 11 2 London, United Kingdom 1934 16 3 Sydney, Australia 1938 15 4 Auckland, New Zealand 1950 12 5 Vancouver, Canada 1954 24 6 Cardiff, United Kingdom 1958 35 7 Perth, Australia 1962 35 8 Jamaica, West Indies 1966 34 9 Edinburgh, United Kingdom 1970 42 10 Christchurch, New Zealand 1974 38 11 Edmonton, Canada 1978 48 12 Brisbane, Australia 1982 47 13 Edinburgh, United Kingdom 1986 26 14 Auckland, New Zealand 1990 55 15 Victoria, Canada 1994 64 16 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1998 70 17 Manchchester, United Kingdom 2002 72 18 Melbou

Australian Open Tennis

Australian Open History begins with the year 1905 when the tournament was first held. The Australian Open is the first Grand Slam of the calendar year. It is traditionally held in January in the city of Melbourne. It is one of two Grand Slam events that are played on a hard court surface. The tournament was initially played at Warehouseman’s Cricket Ground in 1905 and in the year 1924 it became a major championship. In the early years of the tournament the event was moved many times to different locations including: Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth among others. Since 1988 Melbo

Wimbledon Tennis

The Wimbledon Championships, is an annual British tennis tournament created in 1877 and played on outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (AELTC) in the Wimbledon suburb of London, United Kingdom. The Gentlemen's Singles was the first event contested in 1877. This championships are played in the last week of June and the first week of July, and has been chronologically the third of the four Grand Slam tournaments of the tennis season. Winners of Wimbledon Wimbledon Tennis Winners 2017

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World Health Organization (WHO)

Founded on: 7 April 1948. Head Quarter: Geneva, Switzerland Director-General: Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Member Country: 194 WHO began when our Constitution came into force on 7 April 1948 – a date we now celebrate every year as World Health Day. We are now more than 7000 people from more than 1 →

What is Bitcoin?

In 2009, an unknown programmer by the name of Satoshi Nakamoto put forward a whitepaper that proposed a creation of new form of digital currency - cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency functions the same way as regular currencies do in that its used as a means of exchange, unit of account and a store of va →

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)

Headquarter: New Delhi Function and Objective of the Organization: The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)has been established under Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 which consolidates various acts & orders that have hitherto handled food-related issues in various Ministries →

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