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[dropcap]D[/dropcap]ear Aspirants, Sports Personalities and Achievements is the must know thing for any kind of competitive exams (mainly Bank exams and SSC). Here is the complete list of famous Sports persons and their achievements from January 2014 to January 2015. We Hope it will definitely help you for your upcoming Exams. All the Best My Dear Friends. Don’t Forget to give Ur Valuable Feedback !!!

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Name Of the Person  Sports Points to Remember 
                                                        January 2015
Saina Nehwal Badminton She won Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold Championship held at Lucknow
Jimjang Deru Weightlifiting Jimjang Deru created National record in weightlifting in 56-kg category
AB de villiers Cricket South African cricket player AB de Villiers hit fastest century in ODIs against West indies
Pankaj Advani Billiards He won 7th National Billiards Title
Brett lee Cricket Brett Lee announced his retirement from all forms of Cricket
Bhakti sharma Swimming Bhakti set world record by swimming 1.4 miles in 52 minutes in the Antarctic Ocean
Anirban Lahiri Golf Golfer Anirban Lahiri voted Asian Tour’s 2014 Players’ Player of the Year
Roger Federer Tennis Roger Federer won Brisbane International Tennis title
Misbah-ul-Haq Cricket Pakistan Captain Misbah-ul-Haq announced to retire from ODIs & T20 after Cricket World Cup 2015
Kumar Sangakkara Cricket Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara became the fastest runs score 12000 reach in Test cricket
Andy Murry Tennis He won ATP World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi
Stanislas Wawrinka He Won Chennai Open Title held in Chennai
                                            December 2014
Mahendra Singh Dhoni Cricket Dhoni announced retirement from International Test Cricket
Pragyan Ojha Cricket BCCI banned spinner Pragyan Ojha from bowling in competitive cricket
Rory McIlroy Golf Rory McIlroy won 2014 Race to Dubai European Tour Golfer of the Year
David Warner Cricket Australian Cricketer David Warner completed 1000 runs in 2014
Sarita Devia Boxer Boxer Sarita Devi accepted the Asian Games Bronze Medal.
Tim Howard Football US football team goalkeeper Tim Howard won 2014 US Player of year award
Volleyball Team Volleyball Indian Women’s team won 1st South Asian Volleyball championship
Arjun Atwal Golf He won the Dubai Open Title
Kabaddi Team Kabaddi Indian Men & Women Won Kabaddi World Cup 2014
Viswanathan Anand Chess Anand Won London Classic Chess Title after defeating British Grand Master Michael Adams
PV Sindhu Badminton Sindhu won Macau Grand Prix Gold Trophy .
                                          November 2014
Yan Bingtao Snooker 14 yrs old player Yan won men’s title in IBSF World Snooker Championship
Roger Federer Tennis He won Davis Cup Finals after beat France Richard Gasquest
Manoj Kumar Boxer Boxer Manoj Kumar received Arjuna Award by Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at a function in New Delhi.
Phillip Hughes Cricket Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes 2014 died after being into induced coma
Rohit Sharma Cricket Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma scored the highest ODI score of 264 runs.
Virat Kohli Cricket Indian cricketer Virat Kohli became the fastest cricketer in the history to reach 6000 in international one-day,During his 53-run knock in India’s third ODI against Sri Lanka
Cristiano Ronaldo Football Cristiano Ronaldo received 2013-14 European Golden Boot award.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar Cricket Bhuvneshwar Kumar won LG People’s Choice Awards
Indian Women’s Football Indian women team won 3rd SAFF(South Asia Football Federation) held in Islamabad
Novak Djokovic Tennis He Won Barclays ATP World World Tour at O2 Arena in London
                                             October 2014
Pankaj Advani Billiards Pankaj Advani on won IBSF World Billiards Championship (Point Format) in Bangalore.
Serena Williams Tennis Serena Williams of the US won the Singles title of BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore 2014.
Sharath Gayakwad Para-swimmer Para-swimmer Sharath Gayakwad broke 28-year old record of P T Usha at Asian Para Games.
Luis Suarez Football Football Club player Luis Suarez received European Golden Boot Award 2014
Sani Mirza Tennis Sania Mirza & Zimbabwe Cara Black Win WTA doubles Final at Singapore.
MC Mary Kom boxer Mary Kom voted as India’s Most Valuable Player in Asian Games 2014
Mahendra Singh Dhoni Cricket He became the co-owner of the Indian Super League franchise Chennaiyin FC
Michael Phelps(US) Swimming The Olympic champion was suspended from all competition for six months.
                                            September 2014
Chitresh Tatha Optimist Dinghy He is the youngest sailor to represent India at the Asian Games 2014, held in Incheon, South Korea
Saeed Ajmal Cricket ICC suspended Pakistan’s Saeed Ajmal for illegal bowling action
Pankaj Advani snooker Pankaj Advani announced to retire from professional snooker
Ritu Rani Women’s Hockey Ritu Rani was selected to lead Indian women’s hockey team in Asian Games 2014
Anita Wlodarczyk Hammer throw Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland set world record in the womens hammer throw at the Internationales Stadionfest (ISTAF) Berlin
                                           August 2014
Yohann Diniz Athletics Yohann Diniz broke 50 km Walk World Record at the European Athletics Championship held in Zurich, Switzerland.
Katie Ledecky Athletics She created a World Record in Women’s 1500 Meter Freestyle at at the Pan Pacific championships, Gold Coast, Australia
Adille Sumariwala Athletics Athletics Federation of India (AFI), was appointed as the Chef-de-Mission for Asian Games on 18 August 2014.
Ravi Shastri Cricket Board of Cricket Control India (BCCI) appointed Ravishankar Jayadritha Shastri as the Director of Indian Cricket Team
Kush Kumar Squash Kush Kumar became the first Indian player to reach the semi-final of World Junior Squash Championship held in Windhoek, Namibia.
Kapil Dev Cricket Kapil Dev Nikhanj was selected as the Chairperson of the Arjuna Awards Selection Committee
Parupalli Kashyap Badminton He became the third Indian to win Gold medal in Badminton at Commonwealth Games (CWG) held in Glasgow, Scotland
Vikas Gowda Discus throw Vikas won a gold medal in discus throw in Men’s Track events at 2014 Commonwealth Games at Glasgow, Scotland.
Dipa Karmakar Gymanstic She became the first Indian woman gymnast and second person of the country to win a medal at the Commonwealth Games.
                                            July 2014
Sabine Lisicki Tennis She created a record of fastest serve(131 miles per Hour) in the women’s tennis.
Jacques Kallis Cricket Jacques Kallis, the South African all-rounder on 30 July 2014 announced his retirement from all-formats of International cricket.
Sania Mirza Tennis Sania Mirza appointed as Brand Ambassador of Telangana
Rahul Dravid Cricket He was elected as the member of Laureus World Sports Academy.
Mahela Jayawardene Cricket The former skipper of Sri Lankan cricket team, announced his retirement from Test cricket
Sim Bhullar Basketball Sim Bhullar became the first basketball player of Indian origin to join the National Basketball Association (NBA).
                                             June 2014
Mohammad Ashraful Cricket He (Former Captain of Bangladesh)was banned for eight years by the disciplinary panel set up by the Bangladesh Cricket Board.
Sourav Ganguly Cricket He joined the Mudgal Committee on IPL spot-fixing as an expert on cricketing affairs
Yogeshwar Dutt and Sushil Kumar Wrestling Wrestlers Yogeshwar Dutt and Sushil Kumar won Gold and Silver respectively at the International wrestling tournament held in Sassari city of Italy
                                            May 2014
Sachin Tendulkar  Cricket He was selected as the goodwill ambassador of 35th National Games that is scheduled to be held in Kerala from January-February 2015.
Kisan Tadvi Distance runs won silver in boys 3000 m race in 2014 Youth Olympics Asian
Chitra Magimairaj Snooker Chitra Magimairaj was nominated for Arjuna awards 2014 announced by the Billiards and Snooker Association of India (BSFI)
Sir Jack Brabham F1 Three-time Formula One world champion died on 19 May 2014 at his home in Australia after a long illness.
Elena Baltacha Tennis The former British Tennis player died due of liver cancer
Dipika Pallikal Squash Dipika Pallikal was ranked No 10 in Women’s Squash Association (WSA)
Manavjit Singh Sandhu Trap shooter She ranked at third spot in ISSF World Ranking
                                              April 2014
Sharath Gayakwad Paralympic swimmer He won Bronze Medals in the 200 m Individual Medley (2:44.06 seconds) and the 100 m Butterfly (1:09.67 seconds) and won the Silver Medal in the 100 m Breaststroke held at IDM Berlin 2014
Harendra Singh Hockey Hockey India Appointed Harendra Singh as coach of junior team
Heena Sindhu shooter Sidhu clinched World’s No. 1 spot in 10 m air pistol event
Iwao Hakamada Boxer Japanese boxer on 6 April 2014 was awarded with an honorary championship belt by World Boxing Council (WBC).
Viswanathan Anand Chess Anand raises to No. 3 in FIDE world chess rankings
                                           March 2014
Hsieh Su-Wei & Peng Shuai Tennis Won Women’s doubles final of the BNP Paribas Open
Heena Sidhu Air pistol She won the Gold medal in the Women’s Air pistol event at the 7th Asian Air Gun Championship in Kuwait
Heena Sishu along with Shweta Chaudhary and Harveen Srao won the Silver medal in team Event
Pooja Ghatkar Air rifle She won the Gold medal in women’s air rifle event
Graeme Smith Cricket South African cricket team Captain on 4 March 2014 announced that he will retire from international cricket
Arvind Bhat Badminton He won the men’s singles German Open Grand Prix title
                                              February 2014
P V Sindhu Badminton P V Sindhu was ranked ninth in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) women’s singles ranking
Bubba Watson  Golf He won Northern Trust Open
Peng Shuai Tennis Peng Shuai of China was ranked World Number 1 in the latest Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Doubles ranking
Li Na Tennis Li Na of China was ranked World Number 2 in the latest Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) singles ranking
Serena Williams Tennis Serena Williams of USA was ranked world Number 1 in singles Ranking
Yuvraj Singh Cricket Yuvraj Singh, the Indian cricketer cancer foundation named YouWeCan joined its hand with an NGO Navbharat Sewa Samiti
Yulia Lipnitskaya  Skating Yulia Lipnitskaya is the youngest Russian to win gold medal in Winter Olympics
Abhinav Bindra Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra, the Indian shooter on 8 February 2014 won his third gold-medal in the Inter-Shoot Tri-series Shooting in the Air Pistol event
Kumar Sangakkara Cricket He became second cricketer to hit triple century and a century in same match
                                          January 2014
Abhijeet Gupta Chess He won the Parsvnath International Grandmasters chess tournament
Vijay Zol Cricket Captain of India to lead the Under-19 Cricket World Cup
Mahesh Mangaokar squash game He won Open du Gard squash title
Nikhat Zareen Boxing Nikhat Zareen won gold medal at the third Nations Cup International Boxing Tournament
Aditya Joshi Badminton Aditya Joshi became world no. 1 junior shuttler

Famous Indian Sport Stars
Archery Boxing Squash
Rajat Chauhan MC mary Kom – Women’s Fly(48-51KG) Saurav Ghosal
Sandeep Kumar Vikas Krishan – Men’s Middle(75Kg) Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu
Abhishek Verma Satish Kumar – Men’s Super Heavy(91Kg+) Mahesh Mangaonkar
Trisha Deb L sarita Devi – Women’s Light (57-60Kg) Kush Kumar
Purvasha Shende Pooja Rani – Women’s Middle(69-85kg) Dipika Pallikal
Jyothi Vennam Rowing Joshana Chinnappa
Athletics Swarn Sing – Men’s Single Sculls Anaka Alankamony
Priyanka Pawar(Running) Dushyaht Dushiant – Lightweight Men’s Single Sculls Aparajitha Balamurukan
Tintu Luka(Running,Women’s 800m) Sailing Tennis
Mandeep Kaur(Running) Chitresh Tatha Sania Mirza
Poovamma Machettira(Running) Varsha Gautham & Aishwarya Nedunchezhiyan – Women’s Two Person Dinghy Saketh Myneni
Seema Punia(Women’s Discus Throw) Shooting Sanam Singh
Khushbir Kaur(women’s 20km Race Walk) Jitu Rai – Men’s 50M Pistol Yuki Bhambri
Vikas Gowda(Men’s Discus Throw) Pemba Tamang – Mens 25m Centre Fire Pistol Divij Sharan
Manju Bala(Women’s Hammer Throw) Gurpreet Singh – Men’s 25m Centre Fire Pistol Ankita Raina
Rajiv Arokia(men’s 400m) Vijay Kumar – Men’s 25m Centre Fire Pistol Rohan Bopanna
Poovamma Maachettira(women’s 400m) Shweta Chaudhry – Women’s 10m Air Pistol Wrestling
Lalita Babar ( women’ 3000m Steeplechase) Rahi sarnobat – Women’s 25m Pistol Team Suchil Kumar – Men’s 66Kg Freestyle
OP jaisha(Women’s 1500m) Anisa Sayyed – Women’s 25m Pistol Team Yogeshwar Dutt – Men’s Freestyle 65kg
Naveen Kumar(Men’s 3000m Steeplechase) Heena Sidhu – Women’s 25m Pistol Team Bajrang – Men’s Freestyle 61kg
Inderjeet Singh(Men’s Shot Put) Shagun Chowdhary – Women’s Double Trap Team Vinesh – Women’s Freestyle 48kg
Annu Rani(Women’s Javelin Throw) Shreyasi Singh – Women’s Double Trap Team Geetika Jakhar – Women’s Freestyle 63kg
Badminton Vasha Varman – Women’s Double Trap Team Narsingh Yadav – Men’s Freestyle 74kg
Ashwini Ponnappa Abhinav Bindra – Men’s 50m Air Rifle Wushu
PC Thulasi Chain Singh – Men’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions Narender Grewal – Men’s Sanda 60kg
Tanvi Uday Ravi Kumar – Men’s 10m Air Rifle Team Santhoi Devi – Women’s Sanda 52kg
Pradnya Gadra Sanjeev Rajput – Men’s 10m Air Rifle Team
Saina Nehwal Samaresh Jung – Men’s 10m Air Pistol
PV Sindhu Prakash Nanjappa – Men’s 10m Aor Pistol
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