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  • Justice (Retd) R.M. Lodha committee had suspended Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals  for a period of  two years.
  • So, two new teams formed to replace them.
  • Pune (owned by Sanjiv Goenka, a kolkata based  businessmen)and Rajkot ( owned by intex mobile).

 Anil Khanna

  • President of the All India Tennis Association ( AITA)
  • Re-elected as the president of the Asian Tennis Federation ( ATF), for another term of four years
  • He is also the vice- president of the International Tennis Federation ( ITF)

 Anoop Singh

  •  He won gold medal in World Bodybuilding and Physique Championships

Vijay Hazare Trophy

  • Gujarat has won the 14th season of Vijay Hazare Cricket Trophy,  for the first time in history of cricket.
  • At Bengaluru stadium, Gujarat defeated Delhi.
  • Trophy is also known as the Ranji One Day Trophy and is named after the famous Indian cricketer Vijay Hazare and started in 2002.
  •  Tamil Nadu has won this trophy for four times.

59th National Shooting Championship, Delhi

  • Female: Apurvi Chandela from Rajasthan has won a Gold medal in the 59th National Shooting Championship in Delhi.
  • Male: Olympic medallist Vijay Kumar of Indian Army has won gold medal

Hockey World League 2015

  • Australia defeated  Belgium at Sardar VallabhBhai Patel Stadium, Raipur.
  • Top three teams of Hockey World League Final Champions: Australia (1st title).
  • Runner-up: Belgium.
  • Third place: India.

India South Africa Series

  • India on 7 December 2015 won the four-match Test series against South Africa 3-0.
  • In the fourth and final match played at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi, India defeated South Africa by 337 runs.

Two New IPL Teams

  • Pune, Rajkot became interim IPL franchises to replace CSK, RR

Rohit Sharma 

  • Rohit Sharma became co-owner of UP Warriors in Pro Wrestling League
  • The team includes celebrated Indian wrestlers like Sushil Kumar and Joginder Kumar.

Mahela Jayawardane

  • Mahela Jayawardene awarded honorary lifetime membership of MCC
  • Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene on 9 December 2015 was awarded with an honorary life membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).

Mascot and Logo of 2016 South Asian Games unveiled

  • Mascot and Logo of 2016 South Asian Games unveiled

About The LogoThe mascot (centre) for the Games has been named ‘Tikhor’.

  • The logo has eight petals representing the countries participating in the 12th South Asian Games.
  • The petals are seen to be moving in a clockwise direction showing the positive spirit of the games.

About The Mascot

  • The name of the Mascot for the Games is TIKHOR, who is the Brand Ambassador of the 12th South Asian Games, 2016.
  • TIKHOR is someone who is sharp, naughty, sporty and modern.
  • He is all-rounder, active, energetic and popular among kids.
  • With traditional and sporty costumes, he is playing all games and welcoming every new idea in sports.
  • He is motivator, friend and familiar to sports lovers of the region.
  • Here he is a bugler with new harmony and new perspective.
  • He is carrying the message/aspiration of peace, stability, amity and progress in the South Asian region.

59th National Shooting championship

  • Vijay Kumar won gold in the 59th National shooting championship
  • Vijay Kumar on 13 December 2015 won the centre fire pistol gold in the 59th National shooting championship at the Dr Karni Singh Range in Tughlakabad in New Delhi.

Abhay Singh

  • Abhay Singh won U-19 Singapore Squash Open
  • India’s Abhay Singh on 20 December 2015 won the Under-19 Singapore Squash Open.
  • In the final of the Old Chang Kee Singapore Open, he defeated second seed Alwin Chai of Malaysia.
  • He defeated Chai 11-8, 11-3, 11-8 in the final played at Singapore.






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