Sports Current Affairs October 2017

1. Indian cricket team on 1 October 2017 clinched the One Day International series against Australia 4-1. Who was adjudged the man of the series? – Hardik Pandya

2. Who won the Malaysian Grand Prix F1 race on 1 October 2017? – Max Verstappen

3. Vinicius Junior who will not be part of the squad for upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup belongs to which country? – Brazil

4. Name the Official Ball for FIFA U-17 World Cup which was announced recently? – Krasava
5. Queen’s Baton for the 2018 Commonwealth Games arrived in New Delhi on 4 October 2017. The 2018 Commonwealth Games will be held in? – Australia
6. ____ recently (Oct-2017) became the first ever Indian sportsperson to win a gold medal at the Wushu World Championship? – Pooja Kadian
7. FIFA U-17 World Cup started on 6 October 2017 by the match between Colombia and Ghana at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi. Name the Official Mascot of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017? – Kheleo
8. Cricketer John Hastings who announced retirement recently (Oct-2017) belongs to which country? – Australia
9. Who won the Japanese Grand Prix formula one race 2017? – Lewis Hamilton
10. Who won the men’s sigles title at China Open 2017? – Rafael Nadal

11. Who recently (Oct-2017) won the World Open Under-16 Snooker Championship title at St. Petersburg in Russia? – Anupama Ramachandran
12. Name India’s first portal dedicated to Para-Sports launched recently (Oct-2017)? –
13. Who won the women’s singles title of China Open tennis tournament 2017? – Caroline Garcia
14. Which cricketer has retired from competitive cricket after the first T20 International against New Zealand at his home ground, Feroz Shah Kotla, on November 1,2017? – Ashish Nehra
15. FIFA has recently (Oct-2017) decided to suspend which country’s Football Federation on account of undue third-party interference? – Pakistan
16. Who recently (Oct-2017) created history by becoming the first Indian to score a goal in a FIFA World Cup? –  Jeakson Singh Thounaojam
17. Gurbax Singh Sandhu who was recently honoured with the National Awards for senior citizens is related with which sport? –  Football
18. Who won the men’s singles title at the Bulgarian International Future Badminton Series tournament? – RMV Gurusaidutt
19. Name the Indian Cricketer was recently (Oct-2017) announced as the Laureus’ first Brand Ambassador? – Yuvraj Singh
20. Footballer Arjen Robben who announced the end of his international career recently (Oct-2017) is the player of which country? – Netherlands


21. Esther Staubli has recently (Oct-2017) become the first female referee to officiate a match at the FIFA U-17 World Cup. Esther Staubli is from which country? – Switzerland
22. Who recently became the first cricketer from Bangladesh to be inducted in MCC World Cricket Committee? – Shakib Al Hasan
23. Who recently (Oct-2017) won the Shanghai Masters Open Tennis tournament? – Roger Federer
24. Who recently (Oct-2017) won the women’s singles title at Tianjin Open tennis tournament? – Maria Sharapova
25. Which team won the 37th All India Governor’s Gold Cup football recently (Oct-2017)? – Mohun Bagan
26. Who recently (Oct-2017) become the first ever Indian woman to be signed by the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)? – Kavita Devi
26. Who got Triple gold at Egypt Junior Table Tennis Championship 2017? – Selena Selvakumar
27. Which country replaced India at No.1 spot in the recently (Oct-2017) released ICC ODI rankings? – South Africa
28. As per the recent report by ESPNcricinfo who has become the highest-earning cricket coach in the world? – Ravi Shastri
29. Which country won the Asia Cup Hockey Championship 2017? – India
30. Virat Kohli on 22 October 2017 surpassed which legendary batsman to become the second highest century-maker in ODIs? –  Ricky Pointing


31.  Indian won the Asia Cup Hockey Championship 2017 defeating which country? – Malayasia
32. Who on 22 October 2017 won the Denmark Open Badminton Superseries trophy 2017? – Kidambi Srikanth
33. Name the Indian professional golfer who recently (Oct-2017) won Macao Open Golf title 2017? – Gaganjeet Bhullar
34. Who recently became the third Indian to enter National Basketball Association (NBA) league? – Amjyot Singh
35. Who was on 23 October 2017 named Best FIFA Men’s Player? – Cristiano Ronaldo
36. Who recently (Oct-2017) won the United States Grand Prix Formula one? – Lewis Hamilton
37. Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu recently (Oct-2017) combined to give India their first gold medal of the International Shooting Sports Federation? (ISSF) World Cup Final held at? – New Delhi, India
38. What is the position of Virat Kohli in the recently (Oct-2017) released Forbes List of Athletes With Top Brand Value? – 7th
39. Name the former India coach who has joined NBA India as head of basketball operations? –  Scott Flemming
40. ____ recently become an associate member of BCCI? – Puducherry


41. Which tennis star has recently (Oct-2017) announced retirement from international career? –  Martina Hingis
42. The 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup final between England vs Spain on 28 October 2017 is held in which stadium? – Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata
43. Which country won the FIFA U17 football World Cup 2017? – England
44. Who recently (Oct-2017) won a silver for India in the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Final, in New Delhi? – Sangram Dahiya
45. Which team won the 2017 Pro Kabaddi League? – Patna Pirates
46. England on 28 October 2017 won its first ever FIFA U-17 World Cup football title defeating which country? – Spain
47. Which player on 29 October 2017 won the French Open Super Series Badminton title 2017? –  Kidambi Srikanth
48. Who recently (Oct-2017) became the fastest batsman to score 9000 Runs in One Day Internationals? – Virat Kohli
49. Who recently (Oct-2017) won the world title at F1 race though he finished ninth in the Mexican Grand Prix? – Lewis Hamilton
50. Which country won the 2017 Sultan of Johor Cup hocket tournament? –  Australia


51.  Which country has recently (Oct-2017) allowed women to attend sports events in stadiums starting from 2018? – Saudi Arabia
52. Which tennis player recently (Oct-2017) won his eighth Basel title, after defeating Juan Martin del Potro? – Roger Federer
53. Who was declared man of the match in the recently concluded (Oct-2017) India vs New Zealand ODI series? – Jasprit Bumrah
54. Virat Kohli on 30 October 2017 returned to the top spot in the ICC One-Day International rankings for batsmen after logging career-high rating points, going past which iconic player?  – Sachin Tendulkar
55. Name the Indian women cricket player who recently (Oct-2017) occupied the number one spot in the latest ICC ODI rankings for batswomen? – Mithali Raj