Sports Current Affairs India 2012


Sports Current Affairs India 2012

January

  • 23rd January : Rajasthan defeats Tamil Nadu to win the 78th Ranji Trophy.
  • 28th January : India suffer humiliating defeat of 4-0 against Australia in Test Series in Australia.

February

  • 18th February : 2012 Summer Olympics Men’s qualification 1 and 2012 Summer Olympics Women’s qualification 1 kick – off in New Delhi.
  • 26th February : Indian Men’s Hockey Team qualify for the London Olympics.
  • 29th February : The first season of World Series Hockey kick – off.



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March

  • 4th March : Women Kabaddi Team wins first edition of World Cup Kabaddi Title.
  • 5th March : Mahesh Bhupati and Rohan Bopanna clinched Dubai Doubles Title.
  • 10th March : Rahul Dravid retires from international cricket after a spectacular career lasting 16 years.
  • 16th March : Sachin Tendulkar scores his 100th International Hundred against Bangladesh in Asia Cup.
  • 18th March : Saina Nehwal wins the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold Trophy.
  • 25th March : M.C. Mary Kom and Sarita win Gold Medals in the Asian Women’s Boxing Championship.

April

  • 2nd April : Final of 2012 World Series Hockey season, Sher-e-Punjab wins by defeating Pune Strykers 5-2.
  • 4th April : The Twenty20 cricket league Indian Premier League kicks – off.
  • 12th April : Shiva Thapa became the Youngest Indian Boxer to qualify for Olympics.
  • 27th April : Wrestler Sushil Kumar defeats Georgia’s Otar Tushishvilli 3-0 in the final to qualify for the London Olympic Games.
  • 29th April : Aditya Mehta defeats Pankaj Advani to clinch the 28th Asian snooker title.

May

  • 5th May : Deepika Kumari ( Archery ) wins first World Cup title in individual recurve gold.
  • Indian Women Squash Team wins Asian Squash Championship.
  • 8th May : Indian Athletes win Four Gold, One Silver and Four Bronze Medals at Asian Grand Prix.
  • 10th May : Vishwanathan Anand plays against Boris Gelfand to defend his world chess championship title from 10-31 may.
  • 18th May : Mary Kom qualifies for London Olympics.
  • 27th May : Kolkata Knight Raiders wins 2012 Indian Premier League by defeating two time champions and host Chennai Super Kings.

June

  • 7th June : Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi won Mixed Doubles Title of the French Open.
  • 10th June : Saina Nehwal wins Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold Title.
  • 17th June : Tejaswini Mule won Silver medal at International Junior Shooting Championship.
  • 17th June : Saina Nehwal beats China’s Xuerui Li to win her Third Indonesian Open Title.
  • 21st June : Deepika Kumari becomes World No. 1 archer.

July

  • 9th July : Leander Paes and Elena Vesnina end runners-up at Wimbledon.

August

  • July 27th – August 12th : India at the 2012 Summer Olympics Indian athletes win 6 Olympic medals.

October

  • 28th October : Second Indian Grand Prix at Buddh International Circuit, Greater Noida.

November

  • England cricket team tours India for 4 test matches 7 ODI and 1 T20 matches.