Tuesday, 22 May 2018

who won the European Golden Shoe 2018?

who won the European Golden Shoe 2018?

Options

1) Lionel Messi

2)Cristiano Ronaldo

3)Neymar

4)Antoine Griezmann







answer





1) Lionel Messi

answer

Lionel Messi won a record fifth European Golden Shoe after ending La Liga season with 34 goals

It is the fifth time Messi has claimed the award (2009-10, 2010-11, 2012-13, 2016-17),

The European Golden Shoe, formerly known as the European Golden Boot, is an association football award presented each season to the leading goalscorer in league matches from the top division of every European national league.

From its inception in the 1967–1968 season, the award, originally called Soulier d'Or, which translates from French as Golden Shoe or Boot, has been given to the top goalscorer in all European leagues that season.

 Originally presented by L'Équipe magazine, it has been awarded by the European Sports Media since the 1996–1997 season.

Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Barcelona and the Argentine national team

Monday, 21 May 2018

Who won the 5th Asian women's Champions Trophy?

Who won the 5th Asian  women's Champions Trophy?

options

1) South Korea

2)India

3)sri lanka

4)Bhutan

answer

1) South Korea


Other details

The Indian women's Hockey team failed to defend its crown at the fifth Asian Champions Trophy, as it lost to hosts South Korea, 0-1 in the summit clash at Donghae City

this was  India's first defeat of the tournament.

South Korea has lifted the title for the third time after having won it in 2010 and 2011.

India,  finished second best for the second time after having lost to Japan in the final of the 2013 edition

Indian striker Vandana Katariya was declared player of the tournament

youngster Lalremsiami was named as the upcoming player of the tournament.

striker Navneet Kaur and Vandana Katariya finished as joint top-scorer in the tournament along with China's Xiaoming Song

The Asian Hockey Champions Trophy is an event held annually by the Asian Hockey Federation (since 2011). It features the Asian Games top field hockey teams competing in a round robin format

Sunday, 20 May 2018

Thomas cup is associated with which sport?

Thomas cup is associated with which sport?

Options

1)  badminton

2)tennis

3)table tennis

4)squash

answer


1)  badminton


Other details

Thomas cup Badminton tournament is starting in Thailand, Bangkok

The Thomas Cup,  is an international badminton competition among teams representing member nations of the Badminton World Federation (BWF)

 The championships have been conducted every two years since the 1982 tournament, amended from being conducted every three years since the first tournament held in 1948–1949.

The final phase of the tournament involves twelve teams competing at venues within a host nation and is played concurrently with the final phase of the world women's team championships, the Uber Cup (first held in 1956–1957).

Since 1984 the two competitions have been held jointly at the various stages of play.

Of the twenty-eight Thomas Cup tournaments held since 1948–1949, only five nations have won the title.

Indonesia is the most successful team, having won the tournament thirteen times.

China, which did not begin to compete until the 1982 series, follows Indonesia with nine titles, while Malaysia has won five titles. Japan and Denmark both have one.


The 2018 Thomas & Uber Cup  will be the 30th edition of the Thomas Cup and the 27th edition of the Uber Cup, the biennial international badminton championship contested by the men and women's national teams of the member associations of Badminton World Federation (BWF).

The tournament will be hosted by Bangkok, Thailand.

The matches will be played at IMPACT Arena. It will be the first time that Thailand has hosted the tournament and the first time this event has been held in Southeast Asia since 2010 in Malaysia.

Denmark are the defending men's champions, and China are the defending women's champions.

Saturday, 19 May 2018

lalchand Rajput has been appointed as interim head coach of which cricket team?

lalchand Rajput has been appointed as interim head coach of which cricket team?

Options

1) Zimbabwe

2)ireland

3)afghanistan


4)nepal


answer

1) Zimbabwe


Other details

the Zimbabwe Cricket council appointed 56 year old former Indian Cricketer Mr Lalchand Rajput as the interim head coach of Zimbabwe

He replaced Heath Streak

Zimbabwe had previously lost to qualify in March for ICC world Cup

Lalchand Sitaram Rajput   is a former Indian cricketer and the interim head coach of the Zimbabwe national team.

Rajput played in two Tests and four ODIs from 1985 to 1987.

he served as manager of the Indian national team for a brief period, and also coached Afghanistan from 2016 to 2017.

He has also held administrative positions with the Mumbai Cricket Association.

Rajput was appointed as the manager of the winning Indian cricket team for the Twenty20 World Championship 2007 held in South Africa.

Rajput was the coach of the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League 2008.


The Zimbabwe cricket team represents Zimbabwe in international cricket. It is administered by Zimbabwe Cricket (formerly known as the Zimbabwe Cricket Union or ZCU). Zimbabwe is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test and One Day International status.
 

Friday, 18 May 2018

When is World Tell-communication and Information Society Day celebrated?

When is World Tell-communication and Information Society Day celebrated?


Options

1) 17 May

2)18 May

3)19 May

4)16 May

answer

1) 17 May


Other details

World Information Society Day was proclaimed to be on 17 May by a United Nations General Assembly resolution, following the 2005 World Summit on the Information Society in Tunis

World Telecommunication Day
The day had previously been known as 'World Telecommunication Day' to commemorate the founding of the International Telecommunication Union on 17 May 1865.  It was instituted by the Plenipotentiary Conference in Malaga-Torremolinos in 1973.

The main objective of the day is to raise global awareness of societal changes brought about by the Internet and new technologies. It also aims to help reduce the digital divide.

World Information Society Day

In November 2005, the World Summit on the Information Society called upon the UN General Assembly to declare 17 May as World Information Society Day to focus on the importance of ICT and the wide range of issues related to the information society raised by WSIS. The General Assembly adopted a resolution (A/RES/60/252) in March 2006 stipulating that World Information Society Day shall be celebrated every year on 17 May. The first World Information Society Day took place on Wednesday, 17 May 2006.
World Telecommunication and Information Society Day

In November 2006, the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference in Antalya, Turkey, decided to celebrate both events on 17 May as World Telecommunication and Information Society Day. The updated Resolution 68 invites Member States and Sector Members to celebrate the day annually by organizing appropriate national programmes 
 

Thursday, 17 May 2018

who won the europa cup 2017-18?

who won the europa cup 2017-18?

Options

1)Marseill
2)Salzburg
3)Arsenal
4)Atlético Madrid

answer

4)Atlético Madrid


Other details


Atletico Madrid defeat Olympique Marseille 3-0 to win Europa League

The 2018 UEFA Europa League Final was the final match of the 2017–18 UEFA Europa League, the 47th season of Europe's secondary club football tournament organised by UEFA, and the 9th season since it was renamed from the UEFA Cup to the UEFA Europa League. It was played at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Décines-Charpieu, Lyon, France on 16 May 2018,  between French side Marseille and Spanish side Atlético Madrid

Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann achieved a unique first as the Frenchman downed compatriots Marseille with a Europa League final double
Griezmann is now the first French player to  score two in a Champions League or Europa League final, including the European Cup or UEFA Cup forerunners  of each trophy

The UEFA Europa League is an annual football club competition organised by UEFA since 1971 for eligible European football clubs. Clubs qualify for the competition based on their performance in their national leagues and cup competitions.

Previously called the UEFA Cup, the competition has been known as the UEFA Europa League since the 2009–10 season,
following a change in format. For UEFA footballing records purposes,
the UEFA Cup and UEFA Europa League are considered the same competition, with the change of name being simply a rebranding

In 1999, the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup was abolished and merged with the UEFA Cup.
 For the 2004–05 competition a group stage was added prior to the knockout phase.
The 2009 re-branding included a merge with the UEFA Intertoto Cup, producing an enlarged competition format,
 with an expanded group stage and changed qualifying criteria.
The winner of the UEFA Europa League qualifies for the UEFA Super Cup,
and since the 2014–15 season the winner of the UEFA Europa League also qualifies for the next edition of the UEFA Champions League.
 The winner enters at the group stage.

The title has been won by 28 different clubs, 12 of which have won the title more than once.
 The most successful clubs in the competition are Sevilla and with five titles.
The current champions are Atlético Madrid after defeating Marseille in the final to win the 2017–18 UEFA Europa League.

Club Atlético de Madrid,   commonly known as Atlético Madrid, or simply as Atlético or Atleti,
is a Spanish professional football club based in Madrid, that plays in La Liga.
Manager: Diego Simeone
Arena/Stadium: Wanda Metropolitano
Location: Madrid, Spain





Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Who was awarded France’s player of the year 2018?

Who was awarded France’s player of the year 2018?

options

1) Neymar

2)Kylian Mbappé

3)Edinson Cavani

4)Marco Verratti

answer

1) Neymar


Other details

 Paris saint-Germain’s brazilian forward footballer Neymar was named France’s player of the Year at an award ceremony in Paris. He received his award from former Brazilian international player Ronaldo as a part of 27th UNFP (French National Professional Football Players Union) trophy Ceremony.

Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, commonly known as Neymar or Neymar Jr., is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for French club Paris Saint-Germain and the Brazil national team