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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 SportsPoints to Remember 
                                                        January 2015
Saina NehwalBadmintonShe won Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold Championship held at Lucknow
Jimjang DeruWeightlifitingJimjang Deru created National record in weightlifting in 56-kg category
AB de villiersCricketSouth African cricket player AB de Villiers hit fastest century in ODIs against West indies
Pankaj AdvaniBilliardsHe won 7th National Billiards Title
Brett leeCricketBrett Lee announced his retirement from all forms of Cricket
Bhakti sharmaSwimmingBhakti set world record by swimming 1.4 miles in 52 minutes in the Antarctic Ocean
Anirban LahiriGolfGolfer Anirban Lahiri voted Asian Tour’s 2014 Players’ Player of the Year
Roger FedererTennisRoger Federer won Brisbane International Tennis title
Misbah-ul-HaqCricketPakistan Captain Misbah-ul-Haq announced to retire from ODIs & T20 after Cricket World Cup 2015
Kumar SangakkaraCricketSri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara became the fastest runs score 12000 reach in Test cricket
Andy MurryTennisHe won ATP World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi
Stanislas WawrinkaHe Won Chennai Open Title held in Chennai
                                            December 2014
Mahendra Singh DhoniCricketDhoni announced retirement from International Test Cricket
Pragyan OjhaCricketBCCI banned spinner Pragyan Ojha from bowling in competitive cricket
Rory McIlroyGolfRory McIlroy won 2014 Race to Dubai European Tour Golfer of the Year
David WarnerCricketAustralian Cricketer David Warner completed 1000 runs in 2014
Sarita DeviaBoxerBoxer Sarita Devi accepted the Asian Games Bronze Medal.
Tim HowardFootballUS football team goalkeeper Tim Howard won 2014 US Player of year award
Volleyball TeamVolleyballIndian Women’s team won 1st South Asian Volleyball championship
Arjun AtwalGolfHe won the Dubai Open Title
Kabaddi TeamKabaddiIndian Men & Women Won Kabaddi World Cup 2014
Viswanathan AnandChessAnand Won London Classic Chess Title after defeating British Grand Master Michael Adams
PV SindhuBadmintonSindhu won Macau Grand Prix Gold Trophy .
                                          November 2014
Yan BingtaoSnooker14 yrs old player Yan won men’s title in IBSF World Snooker Championship
Roger FedererTennisHe won Davis Cup Finals after beat France Richard Gasquest
Manoj KumarBoxerBoxer Manoj Kumar received Arjuna Award by Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at a function in New Delhi.
Phillip HughesCricketAustralian cricketer Phillip Hughes 2014 died after being into induced coma
Rohit SharmaCricketIndian cricketer Rohit Sharma scored the highest ODI score of 264 runs.
Virat KohliCricketIndian 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 RonaldoFootballCristiano Ronaldo received 2013-14 European Golden Boot award.
Bhuvneshwar KumarCricketBhuvneshwar Kumar won LG People’s Choice Awards
Indian Women’sFootballIndian women team won 3rd SAFF(South Asia Football Federation) held in Islamabad
Novak DjokovicTennisHe Won Barclays ATP World World Tour at O2 Arena in London
                                             October 2014
Pankaj AdvaniBilliardsPankaj Advani on won IBSF World Billiards Championship (Point Format) in Bangalore.
Serena WilliamsTennisSerena Williams of the US won the Singles title of BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore 2014.
Sharath GayakwadPara-swimmerPara-swimmer Sharath Gayakwad broke 28-year old record of P T Usha at Asian Para Games.
Luis SuarezFootballFootball Club player Luis Suarez received European Golden Boot Award 2014
Sani MirzaTennisSania Mirza & Zimbabwe Cara Black Win WTA doubles Final at Singapore.
MC Mary KomboxerMary Kom voted as India’s Most Valuable Player in Asian Games 2014
Mahendra Singh DhoniCricketHe became the co-owner of the Indian Super League franchise Chennaiyin FC
Michael Phelps(US)SwimmingThe Olympic champion was suspended from all competition for six months.
                                            September 2014
Chitresh TathaOptimist DinghyHe is the youngest sailor to represent India at the Asian Games 2014, held in Incheon, South Korea
Saeed AjmalCricketICC suspended Pakistan’s Saeed Ajmal for illegal bowling action
Pankaj AdvanisnookerPankaj Advani announced to retire from professional snooker
Ritu RaniWomen’s HockeyRitu Rani was selected to lead Indian women’s hockey team in Asian Games 2014
Anita WlodarczykHammer throwAnita Wlodarczyk of Poland set world record in the womens hammer throw at the Internationales Stadionfest (ISTAF) Berlin
                                           August 2014
Yohann DinizAthleticsYohann Diniz broke 50 km Walk World Record at the European Athletics Championship held in Zurich, Switzerland.
Katie LedeckyAthleticsShe created a World Record in Women’s 1500 Meter Freestyle at at the Pan Pacific championships, Gold Coast, Australia
Adille SumariwalaAthleticsAthletics Federation of India (AFI), was appointed as the Chef-de-Mission for Asian Games on 18 August 2014.
Ravi ShastriCricketBoard of Cricket Control India (BCCI) appointed Ravishankar Jayadritha Shastri as the Director of Indian Cricket Team
Kush KumarSquashKush Kumar became the first Indian player to reach the semi-final of World Junior Squash Championship held in Windhoek, Namibia.
Kapil DevCricketKapil Dev Nikhanj was selected as the Chairperson of the Arjuna Awards Selection Committee
Parupalli KashyapBadmintonHe became the third Indian to win Gold medal in Badminton at Commonwealth Games (CWG) held in Glasgow, Scotland
Vikas GowdaDiscus throwVikas won a gold medal in discus throw in Men’s Track events at 2014 Commonwealth Games at Glasgow, Scotland.
Dipa KarmakarGymansticShe became the first Indian woman gymnast and second person of the country to win a medal at the Commonwealth Games.
                                            July 2014
Sabine LisickiTennisShe created a record of fastest serve(131 miles per Hour) in the women’s tennis.
Jacques KallisCricketJacques Kallis, the South African all-rounder on 30 July 2014 announced his retirement from all-formats of International cricket.
Sania MirzaTennisSania Mirza appointed as Brand Ambassador of Telangana
Rahul DravidCricketHe was elected as the member of Laureus World Sports Academy.
Mahela JayawardeneCricketThe former skipper of Sri Lankan cricket team, announced his retirement from Test cricket
Sim BhullarBasketballSim Bhullar became the first basketball player of Indian origin to join the National Basketball Association (NBA).
                                             June 2014
Mohammad AshrafulCricketHe (Former Captain of Bangladesh)was banned for eight years by the disciplinary panel set up by the Bangladesh Cricket Board.
Sourav GangulyCricketHe joined the Mudgal Committee on IPL spot-fixing as an expert on cricketing affairs
Yogeshwar Dutt and Sushil KumarWrestlingWrestlers 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 CricketHe was selected as the goodwill ambassador of 35th National Games that is scheduled to be held in Kerala from January-February 2015.
Kisan TadviDistance runswon silver in boys 3000 m race in 2014 Youth Olympics Asian
Chitra MagimairajSnookerChitra Magimairaj was nominated for Arjuna awards 2014 announced by the Billiards and Snooker Association of India (BSFI)
Sir Jack BrabhamF1Three-time Formula One world champion died on 19 May 2014 at his home in Australia after a long illness.
Elena BaltachaTennisThe former British Tennis player died due of liver cancer
Dipika PallikalSquashDipika Pallikal was ranked No 10 in Women’s Squash Association (WSA)
Manavjit Singh SandhuTrap shooterShe ranked at third spot in ISSF World Ranking
                                              April 2014
Sharath GayakwadParalympic swimmerHe 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 SinghHockeyHockey India Appointed Harendra Singh as coach of junior team
Heena SindhushooterSidhu clinched World’s No. 1 spot in 10 m air pistol event
Iwao HakamadaBoxerJapanese boxer on 6 April 2014 was awarded with an honorary championship belt by World Boxing Council (WBC).
Viswanathan AnandChessAnand raises to No. 3 in FIDE world chess rankings
                                           March 2014
Hsieh Su-Wei & Peng ShuaiTennisWon Women’s doubles final of the BNP Paribas Open
Heena SidhuAir pistolShe 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 GhatkarAir rifleShe won the Gold medal in women’s air rifle event
Graeme SmithCricketSouth African cricket team Captain on 4 March 2014 announced that he will retire from international cricket
Arvind BhatBadmintonHe won the men’s singles German Open Grand Prix title
                                              February 2014
P V SindhuBadmintonP V Sindhu was ranked ninth in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) women’s singles ranking
Bubba Watson GolfHe won Northern Trust Open
Peng ShuaiTennisPeng Shuai of China was ranked World Number 1 in the latest Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Doubles ranking
Li NaTennisLi Na of China was ranked World Number 2 in the latest Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) singles ranking
Serena WilliamsTennisSerena Williams of USA was ranked world Number 1 in singles Ranking
Yuvraj SinghCricketYuvraj Singh, the Indian cricketer cancer foundation named YouWeCan joined its hand with an NGO Navbharat Sewa Samiti
Yulia Lipnitskaya SkatingYulia Lipnitskaya is the youngest Russian to win gold medal in Winter Olympics
Abhinav BindraIndian shooterAbhinav 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 SangakkaraCricketHe became second cricketer to hit triple century and a century in same match
                                          January 2014
Abhijeet GuptaChessHe won the Parsvnath International Grandmasters chess tournament
Vijay ZolCricketCaptain of India to lead the Under-19 Cricket World Cup
Mahesh Mangaokarsquash gameHe won Open du Gard squash title
Nikhat ZareenBoxingNikhat Zareen won gold medal at the third Nations Cup International Boxing Tournament
Aditya JoshiBadmintonAditya Joshi became world no. 1 junior shuttler

Famous Indian Sport Stars
Rajat ChauhanMC mary Kom – Women’s Fly(48-51KG)Saurav Ghosal
Sandeep KumarVikas Krishan – Men’s Middle(75Kg)Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu
Abhishek VermaSatish Kumar – Men’s Super Heavy(91Kg+)Mahesh Mangaonkar
Trisha DebL sarita Devi – Women’s Light (57-60Kg)Kush Kumar
Purvasha ShendePooja Rani – Women’s Middle(69-85kg)Dipika Pallikal
Jyothi VennamRowingJoshana Chinnappa
AthleticsSwarn Sing – Men’s Single ScullsAnaka Alankamony
Priyanka Pawar(Running)Dushyaht Dushiant – Lightweight Men’s Single ScullsAparajitha Balamurukan
Tintu Luka(Running,Women’s 800m)SailingTennis
Mandeep Kaur(Running)Chitresh TathaSania Mirza
Poovamma Machettira(Running)Varsha Gautham & Aishwarya Nedunchezhiyan – Women’s Two Person DinghySaketh Myneni
Seema Punia(Women’s Discus Throw)ShootingSanam Singh
Khushbir Kaur(women’s 20km Race Walk)Jitu Rai – Men’s 50M PistolYuki Bhambri
Vikas Gowda(Men’s Discus Throw)Pemba Tamang – Mens 25m Centre Fire PistolDivij Sharan
Manju Bala(Women’s Hammer Throw)Gurpreet Singh – Men’s 25m Centre Fire PistolAnkita Raina
Rajiv Arokia(men’s 400m)Vijay Kumar – Men’s 25m Centre Fire PistolRohan Bopanna
Poovamma Maachettira(women’s 400m)Shweta Chaudhry – Women’s 10m Air PistolWrestling
Lalita Babar ( women’ 3000m Steeplechase)Rahi sarnobat – Women’s 25m Pistol TeamSuchil Kumar – Men’s 66Kg Freestyle
OP jaisha(Women’s 1500m)Anisa Sayyed – Women’s 25m Pistol TeamYogeshwar Dutt – Men’s Freestyle 65kg
Naveen Kumar(Men’s 3000m Steeplechase)Heena Sidhu – Women’s 25m Pistol TeamBajrang – Men’s Freestyle 61kg
Inderjeet Singh(Men’s Shot Put)Shagun Chowdhary – Women’s Double Trap TeamVinesh – Women’s Freestyle 48kg
Annu Rani(Women’s Javelin Throw)Shreyasi Singh – Women’s Double Trap TeamGeetika Jakhar – Women’s Freestyle 63kg
BadmintonVasha Varman – Women’s Double Trap TeamNarsingh Yadav – Men’s Freestyle 74kg
Ashwini PonnappaAbhinav Bindra – Men’s 50m Air RifleWushu
PC ThulasiChain Singh – Men’s 50m Rifle 3 PositionsNarender Grewal – Men’s Sanda 60kg
Tanvi UdayRavi Kumar – Men’s 10m Air Rifle TeamSanthoi Devi – Women’s Sanda 52kg
Pradnya GadraSanjeev Rajput – Men’s 10m Air Rifle Team
Saina NehwalSamaresh Jung – Men’s 10m Air Pistol
PV SindhuPrakash Nanjappa – Men’s 10m Aor Pistol
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