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Sports Current Affairs 2015: A Complete List (January to December)

Sports Current Affairs 2015 – A Complete List January to December 2015: Here we have come up with Latest Sports Current Affairs National and International sports news & event of tournaments, awards, trophies and cups related to cricket, football, tennis, Hockey, Badminton and other games.

Since, Sports GK is being asked in Railway RRB NTPC exam. This will be good idea to go throgh all sports happenings in 2015.
Dear Readers, Sports Current Affairs is just another segment of our Current Affairs series. Here in the page below we have listed all Sports happenings of 2015 from January to December.

Sports Current Affairs: January to December 2015 

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Jan. 11: Stan Wawrinka wins Aircel Chennai Open.
Jan. 11: Railways wins both the men’s and women’s National volleyball titles in Chennai.
Jan. 12: Cristiano Ronaldo wins Ballon d’Or.
Jan. 14: PSBB wins both men’s and women’s team titles at table tennis Nationals in Puducherry.
Jan. 17: Soumyajit Ghosh and Mouma Das win the men’s and women’s National table tennis singles titles respectively in Puducherry.
Jan. 17: Pankaj Advani wins the men’s National billiards championship in Kolkata.
Jan. 22: Arantxa Sanchis wins the women’s National billiards title in Kolkata.
Jan. 24: Pankaj Advani and Amee Kanmani win the men’s and women’s National snooker titles respectively in Kolkata.
Jan. 25: P. Kashyap and Saina Nehwal win the men’s and women’s singles crowns respectively at the Syed Modi India Masters badminton tournament in Lucknow.
Jan. 31: Serena Williams wins the Australian Open women’s singles title.


Feb. 1: Novak Djokovic bags the Australian Open men’s singles crown.
Feb. 5: B. Sai Praneeth and Ruthvika Shivani emerge the men’s and women’s singles champions at the National Badminton Championships in Vijaywada.
Feb. 8: Anirban Lahiri wins Malaysian Open golf tournament.
Feb. 16: Yuvraj Singh picked up by Delhi Daredevils for a record Rs. 16 crore fee at the IPL auction in Bengaluru.
Feb. 19: Viswanathan Anand wins Zurich Chess Classical title.
Feb. 19: Anirban Lahiri wins Indian Open golf tournament.


Mar. 8: Saina Nehwal loses to Carolina Marin in the singles final at the All England badminton Championships in Birmingham.
Mar. 12: Karnataka retains Ranji Trophy title after defeating Tamil Nadu in the final in Mumbai.
Mar. 14: Welshman Michael White defeats England’s Ricky Walden to win the Indian Open snooker championship in Mumbai.
Mar. 15 : Xu Xin of China and Feng Tianwei of Singapore win the men’s and women’s singles title at Asian Cup table tennis tournament at Jaipur.
Mar. 20: Karnataka defeats Rest of India to retain the Irani Cup in Bengaluru.
Mar. 26: India’s World Cup campaign ends, following a 95-run defeat to Australia in the semifinals in Sydney.
Mar. 29: Australia wins its fourth World Cup crown after beating New Zealand by seven wickets in the final at Melbourne.
Mar. 29: Michael Clarke retires from ODI cricket.
Mar. 29: Saina Nehwal wins the women’s singles title at the Indian Open badminton tournament in New Delhi and climbs to the top of world rankings.
Mar. 29: K. Srikanth bags the men’s singles crown.


Apr. 10: Former Australia captain Richie Benaud passes away in Sydney aged 84.
Apr. 13: Sania Mirza climbs to the top of the tennis doubles rankings.
Apr. 13: Jordan Spieth wins Augusta Golf Masters.
Apr 18: India beats Philippines 2-1 in Fed Cup in Hyderabad.


May 1: Tamim Iqbal scores Bangladesh's best individual test score of 206 in the second innings of the drawn first test against Pakistan at Khulna.
May 3: American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. wins the richest bout in boxing history defeating Filipino Manny Pacquiao in the welterweight unification championship clash held at MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas.
May 3: Chelsea takes the English Premier League title with 83 points from 35 games.
May 4: Abhinav Bindra wins the air rifle gold in the International shooting championship held at Hannover.
May 4: West Indies wins the third and final test to level the series 1-1 against England at Bridgetown.
May 5: Stuart Bingham wins his maiden world title beating Shaun Murphy in the final of the World Championship snooker at Sheffield.
May 6: Chris Gayle scores his 14th T20 ton, the fastest of IPL 2015, against Kings XI Punjab that saw him become the first overseas player to get to 3000 runs in the league.
May 9: Pakistan wins the test series against Bangladesh 1-0 at Dhaka.
May 9: Ethiopian legend Haile Gebrselassie announces his retirement from competitive running.
May 16: India wins the SAARC Golf Championship.
May 17: China clinches its sixth consecutive title in the Sudirman Cup badminton defeating Japan in the final.
May 22: International cricket returns to Pakistan after six years with its T20 clash against Zimbabwe at Lahore.
May 24: Mumbai Indians beats Chennai Super Kings in the final to emerge champion of IPL 2015.
May 29: Sepp Blatter wins a fifth term as President of FIFA.
May 30: Alastair Cook becomes England's all-time leading test run-scorer during the second test against New Zealand at Headingley.


June 1: New Zealand cricket team captain Brendon McCullum and coach Mike Hesson are appointed Officers of the New Zealand Order of Merit (NZOM).
June 1: Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman and Sourav Ganguly are drafted into the the BCCI advisory committee.
June 2: Sepp Blatter resigns as FIFA President.
June 4: Umpire S. Ravi is inducted into the ICC Elite panel of umpires.
June 6: Serena Williams wins her 20th Grand slam and third French open title defeating Lucie Safarova in the final.
June 6: Rahul Dravid is appointed coach of the India 'A' and u-19 teams.
June 6: Barcelona wins the UEFA Champions League beating Juventus in the final at Berlin.
June 7: Stanisla Wawrinka wins his second Grand slam and first French open title defeating Novak Djokovic in the final.
June 13: Tamim Iqbal becomes Bangladesh's leading test run-scorer during the one-off test against India at Fatullah.
June 14: India draws the one-off test against Bangladesh held at Fatullah.
June 16: Golden State Warriors captures its first NBA title beating Cleveland Cavaliers at Cleveland.
June 18: Left-arm seamer Mustafizur Rahman takes a five-wicket haul in his debut ODI as Bangladesh beats India at Mirpur.
June 19: England wins the fifth and final ODI against New Zealand at Durham to clinch the five-match series 3-2.
June 21: Leg-spinner Yasir Shah claims a career-best seven for 76 in tests as Pakistan beats Sri Lanka at Galle.
June 21: Mustafizur Rahman becomes the second bowler after Vitori to record five-for performances in the first two ODIs as Bangladesh beats India at Mirpur.
June 24: Bangladesh clinches the three-match home ODI series against India 2-1.
June 24: England wins the lone T20I against New Zealand held at Manchester.
June 26: Satnam Singh Bhamara becomes the first Indian to be drafted by an NBA team - Dallas Mavericks.
June 28: Indian shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa win the Canada open women's doubles title upstaging the Dutch pair of Eefie Muskens and Selena piek at Calgary.
June 30: Abhijeet Gupta and Padmini Rout win the men's and women's titles in the Commonwealth chess Championship held at New Delhi.


July 1: Chile defeats Argentina in the final to win Copa America after 99 years.
July 6: Carli Lloyd becomes the first woman to score a hat-trick in a world cup final inspiring the United States to its third football World cup title.
July 6: Pakistan's off-spinning all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez undergoes tests for his bowling action at the ICC bio-mechanical centre in Chennai.
July 7: South Africa beats Bangladesh in the second T20I at Dhaka to clinch the series 2-0.
July 7: Pakistan beat Sri Lanka in the third test at Pallekele to take the series 2-1.
July 8: India women's cricket team beats New Zealand in the fifth and last ODI at Bengaluru to clinch the five-match series 3-2.
July 11: Sophie Devine of New Zealand strikes the fastest fifty in a Women's T20I against India held at Bengaluru.
July 11: Serena Williams beats Garbine Muguruza to win her sixth Wimbledon and 21st Grand Slam title.
July 11: Sania Mirza becomes the first Indian woman to win a Women's doubles Grand Slam title after she clinches the Wimbledon women's doubles crown with partner Martina Hingis.
July 12: Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer to win his third Wimbledon title.
July 12: India's Sumit Nagal becomes the sixth Indian to win a Grand Slam junior title after he clinches the Wimbledon boys' doubles title with partner Nam Hoang Ly.
July 12: Leander Paes wins his 16th Grand Slam title as he clinches the Wimbledon mixed doubles crown partnering Martina Hingis.
July 14: The Supreme Court appointed Lodha Committee suspends India Cements Limited and Jaipur IPL Cricket Pvt Ltd from IPL for two years.
July 15: Bangladesh beats South Africa in the third ODI at Chittagong to take the three-match series 2-1.
July 17: ICC bans Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez from bowling in International cricket for 12 months.
July 17: French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi passes away after succumbing to the head injuries he suffered in a crash at the Japanese Grand Prix.
July 19: India beats New Zealand 3-2 and advances to the world group play-offs in the Davis cup.
July 20: BCCI drops Duleep trophy from the domestic calendar for the 2015-16 season.
July 25: A session’s court in New Delhi discharges 36 accused, including cricketers S. Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan in the IPL spot-fixing case of 2013.
July 25: Hockey India names Roelant Oltmans the new coach of the national men's hockey team.
July 26: Chris Froome wins his second Tour de France title.
July 28: Clive Rice, South Africa's first cricket captain of the post-isolation era passes away.


Aug. 3: Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom wins the women's 100m butterfly gold with a new world record timing; Adam Peaty becomes the first Briton to become world champion in 40 years in the men's 100m breaststroke.
Aug. 4: Katie Ledecky of the USA wins the women's 1500m freestyle gold with a new world record timing.
Aug. 6: Ryan Lochte of the USA makes history by becoming the first man to win the 200m individual medley for the fourth consecutive time at the World Aquatics Championships in Kazan; Katie Ledecky wins her fourth gold, winning the women's 4x200m freestyle title.
Aug. 7: Bahrain schoolgirl Alzain Tareq creates history by becoming the youngest swimmer ever to compete at the world championships when she took part in the 50m butterfly heats at the World Aquatics Championships in Kazan.
Aug. 8: Australia's Emily Seebohm wins the women's 200m backstroke gold to complete a double (100m and 200m) at the World Aquatics Championships in Kazan; Katie Ledecky claims her fifth gold, winning the women's 800m freestyle to complete a sweep of freestyle titles.
Aug. 8: New Zealand beats Zimbabwe in the one-off T20I at Harare; Creates record for the highest team total in T20s in Zimbabwe.
Aug. 10: Hockey India's disciplinary committee hands a nine-month suspension to Indian midfielder Gurbaj Singh.
Aug. 11: Pankaj Advani wins the IBSF world 6-red snooker title in Karachi.
Aug. 15: Saina Nehwal becomes the first Indian to reach the final of the World Badminton Championships.
Aug. 16: Australia's Jason Day wins the U.S. PGA Golf Championship with a record 20-under par total.
Aug. 16: Saina Nehwal wins World Badminton Championships silver after losing to Carolina Marina in the final at Jakarta.
Aug. 19: Britain's Sebastian Coe becomes the new President of the International Association of Athletics Federations.
Aug. 23: Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt wins his third consecutive men's 100m gold at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing.
Aug. 23: Australia posts a consolatory win against England in the fifth and final Ashes test at The Oval as Aussie skipper Michael Clarke retires from International cricket; England takes the series 3-2.
Aug: 23: U Mumba beats Bengaluru Bulls at Mumbai to claim the ProKabaddi League title.
Aug. 24: Former Sri Lanka cricket team skipper Kumar Sangakkara retires from International cricket.
Aug. 24: Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce becomes the first woman to win three world 100m titles.
Aug. 27: Jamaica's Usain Bolt retains his men's 200m gold at the World athletics championships in Beijing.
Aug. 29: Tennis icon Sania Mirza conferred the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.
Aug. 29: American Ashton Eaton wins the men's decathlon gold with a word record at the World athletics championships in Beijing.
Aug. 29: Usain Bolt completes a golden sweep in men's sprint helping Jamaica win the men's 400m relay.
Aug. 30: Ethiopia's Mare Dibaba and Almaz Ayana win the women's marathon and 5000m gold medals while Kathrina Molitor of Germany wins gold in the women's javelin throw at the World athletics championships in Beijing.
Aug. 30: Derek Drouin of Canada clinches the men's high jump gold as USA and Jamaica win gold medals in the men's and women's 1600m relay.


Sept. 1: India beats Sri Lanka by 117 runs in the third Test at Colombo and wins the series 2-1; R. Ashwin named Man of the Series.
Sept. 5: Apurvi Chandela wins silver in the 10m air rifle at the shooting World Cup in Munich.
Sept. 12: Flavia Pennetta wins the US Open women’s singles beating compatriot Roberta Vinci 7-6 (4), 6-2.
Sept. 12: The pair of Leander Paes & Martina Hingis wins the US Open mixed doubles title beating the pair of Sam Querrey & Bethanie Mattek-Sands 6-4, 3-6, 10-7.
Sept. 12: Narsingh Yadav wins the bronze medal in the World wrestling championship at Las Vegas and secures his berth for 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Sept. 13: Novak Djokovic wins his third grand slam in 2015 beating Roger Federer 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 to clinch his second US Open title.
Sept. 13: Sania Mirza & Martina Hingis wins the US Open women’s doubles title beating Casey Dellacqua & Yaroslava Shvedova 6-3, 6-3.
Sept. 13: Australia defeats England by eight wickets in the fifth ODI match to win the series 3-2 at Manchester.
Sept. 20: India loses to Czech Republic in the Davis Cup World Group play off in New Delhi.
Sept. 20: BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya passes away aged 75 in Kolkata.
Sept. 22: Former Indian footballer Prashanta Sinha. member of the 1962 Asian Games gold medal-winning squad passes away aged 77 in Kolkata.
Sept. 27: Pankaj Advani wins the IBSF World Billiards championship in Adelaide, Australia.
Sept. 27: Former England fast bowler Frank Tyson passes away aged 85 in Australia.


Oct. 4: Shashank Manohar takes over as the BCCI President for the second time following the demise of Jagmohan Dalmiya.
Oct. 8: India lose the T20 series to South Africa 2-0 after the third match is washed out in Kolkata.
Oct. 10: Poland defeats Sweden to lift the Bermuda Bowl title in the 42nd World Bridge Championship held in Chennai.
Oct. 18: Jayanta Talukdar and Deepika Kumari wins the men’s and women’s recurve title respectively in the national archery championships in Meerut.
Oct. 20: Virender Sehwag announces his retirement from international cricket.
Oct. 25: South Africa beats India by 214 runs in the fifth and final ODI in Mumbai to clinch the bilateral series 3-2.
Oct. 25: Lewis Hamilton wins the US GP in Texas and clinches his third title.


Nov. 1: Agnieszka Radwanska beats Petra Kvitova to win the WTA Finals title in Singapore.
Nov. 1: The pair of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis wins the doubles’ titles in Singapore beating Garbine Muguruza & Carla Suarez Navarro 6-0, 6-3.
Nov. 6: R. Ashwin becomes the fastest Indian to take 150 wickets in his 29{+t}{+h}Test match on the second day against South Africa in Mohali.
Nov. 11: Younis Khan retires from ODI’s.
Nov. 17: Mitchell Johnson retires from international cricket at the end of the second Test against New Zealand in Perth.
Nov. 20: England beats Pakistan by 84 runs in the fourth ODI in Dubai to clinch the series 3-1.
Nov. 21: Pankaj Advani wins the IBSF world snooker title in Hurghada, Egypt.
Nov. 22: Novak Djokovic defeats Roger Federer 6-3, 6-4 to win the ATP Tour Finals in London.
Nov. 29: Britain clinches the Davis Cup for the first time in 79 years beating Belgium 3-1 in Ghent.
Nov. 29: Australia beats New Zealand by three wickets to win the first day-night Test in Adelaide and win the series 2-0.
Nov. 29: Britain's Tyson Fury is crowned as the new heavyweight champion beating Wladimir Klitschko in Berlin.


Dec. 6: India settles for bronze after beating Netherlands on penalties in the World Hockey League tournament in Raipur.
Dec. 7: India defeats South Africa by 337 runs in the fourth Test at Delhi to clinch the series 3-0.
Dec. 8: Pune and Rajkot are two new cities to replace Chennai and Rajasthan in the IPL following Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals’ suspension from the league for two years.
Dec. 17: Chelsea sacks manager Jose Mourinho.
Dec. 20: Chennaiyin FC beats FC Goa 3-2 to win the second edition of the ISL.
Dec. 21: FIFA bans Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini for eight years for ethics violations.