In this article we will discuss about the current affairs from national and international sports.
1 . Mohammed Ali Qamar Appointed Women’s Team Coach
2 . Manu Sawhney appointed New ICC CEO
3 . Khelo India Youth Games 2019
4 . Chennai’s Gukesh Crowned India’s Youngest Grandmaster
Mohammed Ali Qamar Appointed Women’s Team Coach :
Mohammed Ali Qamar, the man who won India’s first Commonwealth Games gold medal in boxing, has taken over as the chief coach for the country’s female boxers. He has replaced veteran Shiv Singh. Qamar, who is set to turn 38, is also the youngest person to land the job. Qamar’s CWG gold came in the 2002 Manchester edition in the light flyweight category.
Manu Sawhney appointed New ICC CEO :
The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced that Manu Sawhney has been appointed as the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Sawhney, the former CEO of Singapore Sports Hub and Managing Director of ESPN Star Sports, will join the organization before formally taking over the reins from David Richardson in July following the ICC World Cup 2019.
Khelo India Youth Games 2019 :
Khelo India Youth games 2019 are being held at Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune. Previously called as Khelo India School Games, it has been now renamed as Khelo India Youth Games. Khelo India Youth games are held annually in January or February as the national level multidisciplinary grassroot games.
Chennai’s Gukesh Crowned India’s Youngest Grandmaster :
Tamil Nadu lad D Gukesh became the 2nd youngest Grand Master in the world and the youngest Indian to achieve the feat at 12 years, 7 months and 17 days, erasing the mark set by his state-mate R Praggnanandhaa in June 2018. Gukesh becomes India’s 59th Grand Master. Ukraine’s Sergey Karjakin remains the youngest-ever GM, having achieved the feat at the age of 12 years and 7 months in 2002.