Sports & Games Current Affairs - 2019

Latest Sports Current Affairs 2019 for National and International sports and tournaments, awards, trophies and cups related to cricket, football, tennis and other sports for UPSC, SSC, States, Civil services and other competitive examinations.

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2019 Malaysian Open Badminton

The 2019 Malaysia Open Badminton tournament was held at Axiata Arena in Malaysia from 2 to 7 April 2019 and has a total purse of $700,000.

Winners of the Tournament

  • Men’s Singles: Lin Dan (China)
  • Women’s Singles: Tai Tzu-ying (Taiwan)
  • Men’s Doubles: Li Junhui & Liu Yuchen (China)
  • Women’s Doubles: Chen Qingchen & Jia Yifan (China)
  • Mixed Doubles: Zheng Siwei & Huang Yaqiong (China)

The Malaysia Open is an annual badminton tournament that has been held since 1937 and it is also known as Malaysia Super Series.

ESPN India Multi-Sport Awards 2018

The ESPN Multi-Sport Awards recognised achievements across 11 categories, of which winners across 10 categories were selected by an independent 14-member jury.

The Winners are:

Sportsperson of the Year (Male) – Neeraj Chopra (Athletics)

Sportsperson of the Year (Female) – P V Sindhu (Badminton)

Comeback of the Year – Saina Nehwal (Badminton)

Coach of the Year – Jaspal Rana (Shooting)

Emerging Sportsperson of the Year – Saurabh Chaudhary (Shooting)

Team of the Year – Women’s team (Table tennis)

Match of the Year – Amit Panghal vs Hasanboy Dusmatov (Boxing)

Differently-abled athlete of the Year – Ekta Bhyan (Para-athletics)

Moment of the Year – Women’s 4x400m relay

Lifetime Achievement Award – Pradip Kumar Banerjee (Football).