Archive | January 16, 2017

Current affairs

1. Which Indian hockey player has become a member of International Hockey Federation (FIH) Athletes’ Committee?

[A]V R Raghunath
[B]Akashdeep Singh
[C]Nikkin Thimmaiah
[D]PR Sreejesh
Ans: PR Sreejesh
The Indian hockey team captain, PR Sreejesh has become a member of International Hockey Federation Athletes’ Committee. The committee consists of a total of 8 current and former hockey players who have the responsibility to act as a liaison between the FIH and the athletes to make sure the players have voice in the FIH decision making process. The FIH Athletes’ Committee will also get to develop, collate, provide and promote resources for athletes on topics of direct concern including athlete health and welfare, career preparation and management, anti-doping, betting and match-fixing. Continue reading