Current Affairs Global - 26 May 2014

1. Nico Rosberg of Mercedes won the Monaco Grand Prix held yesterday for the second consecutive time. This is his second win of the 2014 season and the fifth win of his career. His team mate Lewis Hamilton secured 2nd spot while Red Bull-s Daniel Ricciardo secured third sport. Fernando Alonso finished fourth for Ferrari ahead of Nico Hulkenberg of Force India and Jenson Button who finished sixth for McLaren.

2. Japan defeated Malaysia by 3-2 in the final match at the Siri Fort Complex in New Delhi yesterday to win their maiden Thomas Cup badminton title. Japan lost the opening Singles, bounced back in the next two games, lost the fourth, and eventually edged past Malaysia the final Singles to bag the title. India earned the bronze in Uber Cup and France made it to the Thomas Cup quarters at the weeklong shuttle festival at the Siri Fort Complex.