25 April 2016 – Current Affairs Of Sports In English

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Wrestler Sandeep Tomar qualified for Rio Olympics in 57-kg freestyle category

Wrestler Sandeep Tomar on 24 April 2016 secured an Olympic quota place for India in the men’s 57kg freestyle category with a bronze medal finish on the final day of the 1st World Olympic qualifying tournament at Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

Garcia-Mladenovic defeated Sania-Hingis to win Stuttgart Grand Prix tournament in Germany

French pair of Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic on 24 April 2016 won women’s doubles final of the Stuttgart Grand Prix tournament.

Russia defeated China to win gold at World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship

Russian pair Anastasia Bryzgalova and Alexander Krushelnitskiy on 23 April 2016 claimed the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship title with a 7-5 victory over China at Karlstad, Sweden.

Bryan Brothers won Barcelona Open Men’s Doubles title

Bob and Mike Bryan on 24 April 2016 won the Barcelona Open doubles tennis title. The brothers claimed the title after defeating Uruguay’s Pablo Cuevas and the Spaniard Marcel Granollers 7-5, 7-5 in one hour and 25 minutes.

Rafael Nadal won Barcelona Open Men’s singles title

Rafael Nadal on 24 April 2016 defeated two-time defending champion Kei Nishikori of Japan to win the Barcelona Open of tennis 6-4, 7-5.

WADA suspended accreditation of National Anti-Doping Laboratory of Beijing

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on 21 April 2016 suspended the accreditation of the National Anti-Doping Laboratory of Beijing. It prohibits the Chinese laboratory from carrying out any WADA-related anti-doping activities including all analyses of urine and blood samples.

Hong Kong’s Irfan Ahmed suspended for two and a half years for breaching ICC Anti-Corruption Code

Ahmed’s period of ineligibility will take effect from the date of his provisional suspension, 4 November 2015, and will therefore expire on 4 May 2018.

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