Key Sports Win Awards Achievements - 2014

SlAward/Achievement/TitleAnswerMonth
 Badminton  
1The Men-s title in the Syed Modi India Grand Prix Gold Badminton ChampionshipXue SongJan-14
2The Women's Singles title at Syed Modi India Grand Prix Gold Badminton ChampionshipSaina NehwalJan-14
3The men's singles title of the German Open Grand Prix GoldArvind BhatMar-14
4The men's singles title with a straight-game victory in the finals of the India Super Series Badminton in New DelhiLee Chong WeiApr-14
5Indian badminton player settled with Bronze in Asian ChampionshipP V SindhuApr-14
6World No. 41 Indian pair won the  Bronze medal in the in Asian Championship Women-s Doubles Semifinal match.Jwala-AshwiniApr-14
7The Women's singles title of the India Super Series Badminton in New DelhiShixian WangApr-14

8Ace shuttlers won bronze at the World Women's Team Championship for the Uber Cup to create new history.Saina Nehwal and P V SindhuMay-14
9Country won the Uber Cup of badmintonChinaMay-14
10Famous Indian shuttler won the Australian Super Series in SydneySaina NehwalJun-14
11First from Spain to win World Badminton Championship at the World Badminton Championship in Copenhagen, DenmarkCarolina MarinSep-14
12Indian shuttler won his/her maiden title after winning the Indonesian Masters Grand Prix GoldH S PrannoySep-14
Cricket
13Country wom the Under-19 Asia Cup Cricket titleIndiaJan-14
14Scored the fastest-ever ODI century (in 36 balls) in Cricket HistoryCorey AndersonJan-14
15The International Cricket Council (ICC) has named which country as the country with the best overall cricket development programme in AfricaZambiaJan-14
16Indian state won their seventh Ranji Trophy titleKarnatakaFeb-14
17Which state won the Irani Trophy for the fifth timeKarnatakaFeb-14
18The ICC U-19 World CupSouth AfricaMar-14
19Indian state completed a historic hat trick at domestic level after winning the Vijay Hazare Trophy after winning Ranji and Irani trophy in the same yearKarnatakaMar-14
20T20 World Cup in BangladeshSri LankaApr-14
21Country has retained the ICC Women's World Twenty-20 for the third time in a row after winning ICC Women's World Twenty-20 CupAustraliaApr-14
22IPL team was the Runners Up of the seventh Edition of IPL in May-June 2014Kings Eleven PunjabJun-14
23Indian Crickter was named the International Player of the Year,Shikhar DhawanJun-14
24IPL team won the seventh Edition of IPL title in May-June 2014Kolkata Knight RidersJun-14
25Indian batsman won the Ceat International Cricketer of the Year award for 2013-14Virat KohliJun-14
26Indian Crickter won the Indian Player of the Year award for 2013-14Ravichandran AshwinJun-14
27Crickter was named as the Test Player of the YearMitchell JohnsonJun-14
28Former Indian Crickter was given the-Lifetime Achievement- awardSyed KirmaniJun-14
29Former Sri Lanka Skipper has announced his retirement from Test CricketMahela JayawardeneJul-14
30Former India cricket captain elected as the newest member of Laureus World Sports AcademyRahul DravidJul-14
31Indian cricketer will be inducted as a Bradman Honouree along with former Australian Test captain Steve WaughSachin TendulkarSep-14
32Sri Lanka's first full-time local coach in 15 yearsMarvan AtapattuSep-14
Football
33The South American footballer of the year in the annual poll conducted by the Uruguayan daily El PaisRonaldinhoJan-14
34The world's best football player award for the year 2013, FIFA Ballon d'Or 2013Cristiano RonaldoJan-14
35Coach of the year by FIFA after leading Bayern Munich to an unprecedented treble last seasonJupp HeynckesJan-14
36FIFA have named a track "We Are One (Ole Ola)" by _________ as the official anthem for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.Pitbull and Jennifer LopezJan-14
37Football club lifted the 35th Football Federation CupChurchill BrothersJan-14
38Women's player of the year by FIFANadine AngererJan-14
39The 68th National Football Championship or the Santosh TrophyMizoramMar-14
40Named as the Women's Player of the Year at an awards ceremony in LondonLucy BronzeApr-14
41Indian football club won the I-League (biggest prize in Indian football) for the first timeBengaluru FCApr-14
42Named as the Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year at an awards ceremony in LondonLuis SuarezApr-14
43Football player  broke the record for the most goals in a European Cup or Champions League season.Cristiano RonaldoApr-14
44Spanish club won the Copa del Rey Cup after winning the final match played at Mestalla in Valencia, SpainReal MadridApr-14
45Named as the Young Player of the Year at an awards ceremony in LondonEden HazardApr-14
46British football club won their second English Premier League title with a 2-0 win over West Ham UnitedManchester CityMay-14
47State's women-s football team  the final match of the 20th Women's National Championship to win their 17th title.ManipurMay-14
48European football club won their 10th UEFA Champions League titleReal MadridMay-14
49Country won the 2014 FIFA world cupGermanyJul-14
50Footballer was awarded with the Golden Ball award for best player in the FIFA 2014 world cupLionel MessiJul-14
51Golden Boot award as the top scorer with six goals of FIFA World Cup 2014James Rodríguez and Arjen RobbenJul-14
52Country was the runner-up of the 2014 FIFA world cup inArgentinaJul-14
53Goalkeeper awarded with the Golden Glove award at the recently FIFA world cup 2014.Manuel NeuerJul-14
54Footballer was named as the best young player of FIFA world cup 2014 inPaul PogbaJul-14
55Country was given the fair play award at the recently FIFA world cup 2014ColombiaJul-14
56Football club  won the UEFA Football Super Cup, the first European trophy of the seasonReal MadridAug-14
57West Bengal football club won its sixth successive and a record 36th overall Calcutta Football League Premier Division titleEast BengalSep-14
Formula 1
58The Malaysian Grand Prix in Malaysia-s SepangLewis HamiltonMar-14
59The bahrain Grand PrixLewis HamiltonApr-14
60The Chinese Grand PrixLewis HamiltonApr-14
61The Spanish Grand PrixLewis HamiltonMay-14
62Sportsperson was ranked at No 1 in the list of most marketable athletes by the UK magazine, 'SportsPro'Lewis HamiltonMay-14
63Canadian Grand PrixDaniel RicciardoJun-14
64The Austrian Grand PrixNico RosbergJun-14
65British Grand PrixLewis HamiltonJul-14
66German Grand PrixNico RosbergJul-14
67Hungarian Formula One Grand PrixDaniel RicciardoJul-14
68Belgian Grand PrixDaniel RicciardoAug-14
69Singapore Grand PrixLewis HamiltonSep-14
70Italian Grand PrixLewis HamiltonSep-14
Hockey
71Hockey World League in New DelhiNetherlandsJan-14
72Hockey India League at RanchiDelhi WaveridersFeb-14
73Indian state/team won the 4th Hockey India Junior Men National Championship 2014 (Division A) in ChennaiPunjabApr-14
74country won the men-s hockey World Cup title after defeating the Netherlands by 6-1 in the final at the Kyocera StadiumAustraliaJun-14
75Country won the women's hockey World Cup in The HagueNetherlandsJun-14
Others
76Indian squash player won the Open du Gard squash title, the PSA Challenger 5 eventMahesh MangaonkarJan-14
77Indian athlete became the first Indian track and field athlete to win a gold medal in a major world event after international governing body IAAF upgraded her second place finish at the 2005 Monaco World Athletics Final to the top spot, following a dope violation by a Russian competitor Tatyana Kotova.Anju Bobby GeorgeJan-14
78The Sony Open golf tournament in HawaiiJimmy WalkerJan-14
79The National Billiard Championships in LucknowSourav KothariFeb-14
80Chess player won the Grenke Chess Classic title 2013Viswanathan AnandFeb-14
81The South Asian Handball Championship 2014IndiaMar-14
82Indian air pistol shooter won a silver medal at the ISSF World Cup in Fort Benning, USAHeena SidhuMar-14
83Indian player won the World Snooker championship at Leeds, UKChitra MagimairajApr-14
84Asian Squash Federation has shortlished  Indian Squash player for the -Asian Men-s Player of the Year 2013- awardSaurav GhosalApr-14
85Indian Golfer won his fourth Asian Tour title and the first outside India at the CIMB Indonesian Masters golfAnirban LahiriApr-14
86Famous India Paralympic swimmer won two Bronze and one Silver at the IDM Berlin 2014.Sharath GayakwadApr-14
87Indian player won the 2014 Thailand Tour title of Asian Bowling Federation at Blu-O Rhythm and Bowl Ratchayothinon in BangkokShaik Abdul HameedApr-14
88First US male athlete to win the Boston Marathon in three decades (since 1983)Meb KeflezighiApr-14
89Indian cueist won  bronze medal in the Asian Snooker Championship at Al Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates.Kamal ChawlaMay-14
90Snooker player won his maiden World Snooker Championship title at Sheffield, United KingdomMark SelbyMay-14
91Snooker Player was crowned World Snooker-s Player of the Year at the sport's annual awards ceremony in LondonRonnie O-SullivanMay-14
92Country won its maiden Thomas Cup badminton title in New DelhiJapanMay-14
93Famous Indian discus thrower won the silver medal in the IAAF Diamond League Series in Doha.Vikas GowdaMay-14
94country's basketball team won the third South Asian Basketball Association tournament at KathmanduIndiaMay-14
95Indian snooker player won the billiards event at the CCI Classic billiards & snooker titlePankaj AdvaniMay-14
96Indian pistol shooter won the silver medal in the men's 10-metre air pistol event at the ISSF World Cup Shooing at MunichJitu RaiJun-14
97Sportsperson was ranked at No 1 in the Forbes- list of world-s 100 highest paid athletesFloyd MayweatherJun-14
98Chess player won the FIDE World Rapid Chess Championship title in DubaiMagnus CarlsenJun-14
99Indian shooter became the first Indian to win two medals in a single World Cup competition after his first-ever Gold medal and One Silver at the ISSF World Cup in Maribor, SloveniaJitu RaiJun-14
100Indian cueist created history by becoming the first player in the world to win world titles in the long and shorter formats of both billiards and snooker by winning the IBSF World 6-Red snooker Championship.Pankaj AdvaniJun-14
10135th National Games will be in different venues of __________ from 31st of January to 14th February 2015KeralaJun-14
102The 20th Commonwealth Games is in Glasgow, ___________ .ScotlandJul-14
103His first Open Championship, the British Golf Open Championship 2014, at Royal Liverpool Golf course in HolyakeRory McIlroyJul-14
104Indian Weightlifter, won India's first gold at Commonwealth Games .Khumukcham SanjitaJul-14
105Won the 101st edition of the Tour de France in cyclingVincenzo NibaliJul-14
106Won his second PGA TourTim ClarkJul-14
107Become the first player of Indian origin to be a part of the National Basketball Association (NBA)Sim BhullarJul-14
108First Indian woman gymnast of India to win a medal at the Commonwealth GamesDipa KarmakarAug-14
109Team won the inaugural Pro Kabaddi LeagueJaipur Pink PanthersSep-14
110Hat trick of titles after winning the gold medal for the third time at the IWF World Masters Weightlifting Championships in Copenhagen, DenmarkSudhakar JayantSep-14
111Aged at 12, is the youngest sailor to represent India at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea .Chitresh TathaSep-14
112Country won the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2014 titleUSASep-14
113Won the first medal for India (Bronze) on the opening day in the 10M Air Pistol event of the 17th Asian GameShweta ChaudhrySep-14
114Won the first Gold for India in the 50m Pistol event on the opening day of the 17th Asian Games at the Ongnyeon International Shooting RangeJitu RaiSep-14
115Set world record in the womens hammer throw a throw of 79.58 meters at the Internationales Stadionfest (ISTAF) Berlin Athletics meet at Berlin's Olympic stadium in GermanyAnita WlodarczykSep-14
116Country/region won the Golf's Ryder CupEuropeSep-14
Tennis
117The Australian Open women's doubles titleSara Errani and Roberta VinciJan-14
118The women's singles title at the Australian Open Tennis ChampionshipsLi NaJan-14
119The Australian Open Men's single titleStanislas WawrinkaJan-14
120The Australian open mixed doubles titleKristina Mladenovic and Daniel NestorJan-14
121The BNP Paribas Open Womens' Final in Indian Wells ATP Tennis MastersFlavia PennettaMar-14
122The BNP Paribas Open Men's Final in Indian Wells ATP Tennis Masters in CaliforniaNovak DjokovicMar-14
123Men's singles title of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis ChampionshipRoger FedererMar-14
124The Monte Carlo Masters Tennis Men-s singles titleStanislas WawrinkaApr-14
125The OUE Singapore Open 2014 for the first timeSimon SantosoApr-14
126Tennis Player won the Madrid Masters Men's single titleRafael NadalMay-14
127The Women's Italian Tennis Open 2014Serena WilliamsMay-14
128Tennis Player won Men's Italian Tennis Open 2014Novak DjokovicMay-14
129The French Open Women's Singles titleMaria SharapovaJun-14
130The French Open Men's single titleRafael NadalJun-14
131Second women's singles WimbledonPetra KvitovaJul-14
132Wimbledon Men-s single title, his second Men's Wimbledon title and seventh career Grand Slam.Novak DjokovicJul-14
133ATP men's singles titleLeonardo MayerJul-14
134Toronto Masters Men's singlesJo-Wilfried TsongaAug-14
135Women's singles title at the WTA Montreal tournamentAgnieszka RadwanskaAug-14
136Men's singles title at the Cincinnati Open Singles Tennis tournamentRoger FedererAug-14
137Women's singles title at the Cincinnati Open Singles Tennis tournamentSerena WilliamsAug-14
138US Open mixed doublesSania Mirza and Bruno SoaresSep-14
139US Open Women-s singles (also her 18th Grand Slam title)Serena WilliamsSep-14
140US Open Men's SinglesMarin CilicSep-14
141Women's doubles title at the WTA Toray Pacific Open tournamentSania Mirza and Cara BlackSep-14
142Hong Kong Open Women's singlesSabine LisickiSep-14
143A two-time Grand Slam champion has retired due to recurring knee injuries. She is the first player from Asia to win a major title, she won the 2011 French Open and 2014 Australian Open. She is from which countryLi NaSep-14
144Indian tennis player won the ATP Malaysian Open title along with his new partner Marcin Matkowski.Leander PaesSep-14

 
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