सामयिक विषय: Sports Personality

Vani Kapoor

Vani Kapoor

Question: In which of the followings cities Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour
has recently organized?
(a) Delhi
(b) Kolkata
(c) Mumbai
(d) Pune
Answer- (d)
Related facts:

  • On March 24, 2017, Vani Kapoor from Delhi, won the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour title for the year 2017.
  • This was the sixth edition of this tournament organized in Poona Club Golf Course, Pune.
  • Gaurika Bishnoi and Amandeep Drall, were tied second with identical scores of 225.
  • This is Vani’s second title of this season.

Related links:
http://wgai.co.in/wpgt-17/leg6/scoresday3.pdf
http://wgai.co.in/updates/2017/Vani-wins-her-second-title.htm
http://airworldservice.org/english/archives/43390

Gatorade India appoints P.V. Sindhu as brand ambassador

P.V. Sindhu

Question: – Recently which of the following company has appointed P.V. Sindhu as it’s brand ambassador?
(a) Gatorade India
(b) Thumbs up
(c) Coca Cola
(d) Parleji
Ans: (a)
Related facts:-

  • On March 20, 2017; the silver medal winner of the Rio Olympics, Indian female shuttler P.V Sindhu has appointed as brand ambassador of Gatorade India.
  • Gatorade Soft Drinks Company is PepsiCo’s Sports Drink Brand.
  • According to this company, a new ‘Sweatmore’ campaign with this badminton player will be launched as a digital film.
  • During this partnership, Sindhu will also work with the Gatorade Sports Science Institute.

Related Links:-
http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/pepsico-ropes-in-pv-sindhu-as-brand-ambassador-117032001015_1.html
https://www.sportskeeda.com/badminton/gatorade-india-appoints-p-v-sindhu-as-brand-ambassador
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/services/advertising/pepsicos-gatorade-india-appoints-pv-sindhu-as-brand-ambassador/articleshow/57735892.cms

Hockey India Appoints Sjoerd Marijne As Indian Women Hockey Team’s Chief Coach

Sjoerd Marijne appointed as Indian Women Hockey Team’s Chief Coach

Question: Sjoerd Marijne who has been recently appointed as the Chief Coach for Indian Women’s Hockey, is related to which of the following countries?
(a) Germany
(b) Argentina
(c) The Netherlands
(d) Poland
Ans: (c )
Related Fact :

  • Former Dutch Women’s national coach, Sjoerd Marijne has been appointed as the Chief Coach for Indian Women’s Hockey Team. (28th February, 2017)
  • He has been appointed Indian Women’s Hockey Team’s Chief Coach for the next four years till the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
  • He will replace former chief coach Neil Hawgood.
  • Eric Wonink will assist Sjoerd as analytical coach for the national women’s Hockey team.

Reference:
http://hockeyindia.org/news/hockey-india-appoints-sjoerd-marijne-as-indian-women-hockey-teams-chief-coach.html
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/sjoerd-marijne-chief-coach-indian-womens-hockey-team/1/893548.html
http://www.jagran.com/news/sports-shuard-becomes-main-coach-of-indian-women-hockey-team-15607051.html

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