Showing posts with label sports. Show all posts
Showing posts with label sports. Show all posts

22 March, 2017

Important Sports Terminology For SSC CGL EXAM

Badminton- Deuce, Smash, Drop ; Let , Game , Love , Double Fault.

Baseball-  Pitcher , Strike , Diamond , Bunting , Home , Put Out.

Boat Race - Cox.

Billiards - Jigger , Break , Scratch , Cannons , Pot , Cue , In Baulk , In Off.

Boxing -Jab , Hook , Punch , Knock-out , Upper cut , Kidney Punch.

Bridge - Revoke , Ruff , Dummy , Little Slam , Grand Slam , Trump , Diamonds , Tricks

Chess - Gambit , Checkmate , Stalemate , Check.

Cricket - L.B.W , Maiden over , tumped , Ashes , Hattrick  ,Leg Bye , Follow on , Googly , Gulley , Silly Point , Duck , Run , Drive , No ball , Cover point , Leg Spinner , Wicket Keeper , Pitch , Crease , Bowling , Leg-Break , Hit-Wicket , Bouncer , Stone-Walling.

Crocquet - Mallett , Hoops.

Football - Dribble , Off-Side , Penalty , Throw-in , Hat-Tick , Foul , Touch , Down , Drop Kick , Stopper.

Golf - Hole , Bogey , Put , Stymie , Caddie , Tee , Links , Putting the green.

Hockey - Bully , Hat-Trick , Short corner , Stricks , Striking Circle , Penalty corner , Under cutting , Scoop , Centre forward , Carry , Dribble , Goal , Carried.

Horse Racing - Punter , Jockey , Place , Win , Protest.

Kho-Kho - Runner , Chaser , Poleby , Out , Foul.

Lawn Tennis - Volley , Smash , Service , Back-hand-drive.

Polo - Chukker , Bunder , Mallet.

Rifle Shooting - Bull's eyes.

Rugby Football - Drop Kick , Screen.

Skiing - Tobogganing.

Swimming - Stroke.

Volleyball - Deuce  Booster , Spikers , Service , Love.

Wrestling - Heave , Half Nelson.

26 February, 2017

Important Trophies and Associated Games (Part-I) For All Competitive Exam

Important Trophies and Associated Games 

America’s cup: Yacht racing

Ashes series: Cricket (Australia-England)

Asia Cup: Cricket  (Asian countries)   

ATP Championship: Tennis

Australia Open: Tennis

Azar Cup: Polo

Azlan Shah Cup: Hockey  

Benson and Hedges Trophy: Cricket

Canadian Open: Tennis

Champions Trophy: Hockey

Champions League T-20: Cricket

ICC Champions Trophy: Cricket

Cincinnati Masters: Tennis  

Colombo Cup: Football (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Burma now Myanmar)

Corbillion Cup: World Table Tennis (women)

Davis Cup: Tennis

Derby: Horse Racing

Dubai Open: Tennis

Euro Cup or European Championship: Football

Evert Cup: Tennis

F.A. Cup: Football

Federation Cup: Tennis

FIFA Cup of World Cup: Football

French Open: Tennis

German Open: Tennis

Grand National: Horse Racing (Chase Race, England)

Hall of Fame Tennis Championship: Tennis

Heineken Open ATP Tour Event: Tennis

Hol Rar Trophy: Bridge

Hopman Cup: Tennis

Indian Premier League: Cricket

India Gandhi International Gold Cup: Hockey

Italian Open: Tennis

Jules Rimet Trophy: World Football (soccer)

King’s Cup: Air Races (England)

Korea Cup: Tennis

Mercedes-Benz Cup: Tennis

Merdeka: Football (Asian Cup)

Nasdaq-100 open: Tennis

Natwest Trophy: Cricket

Nordic Light Open: Tennis 

06 February, 2017

Virat Kohli features in latest cover star of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who led his side to victory against England in all three formats of the game recently, has featured in the latest cover star of the bible of cricket - Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.

Kohli becomes only the third Asian origin player after Tendulkar and England all-rounder Moeen Ali to be featured on the cover of the magazine. So, let's discuss some questions related to this post:

Q1. Name the Indian Cricketer, who has been featured in the latest cover star of the bible of cricket- Wisden Cricketer's Almanack?
Ans1. Virat Kohli

30 September, 2016

List of Important stadiums in India 

1.Wankhede Stadium -Mumbai, Maharashtra


3.Feroz Shah Kotla Ground- Delhi

4.M.A. Chidambaram Stadium -Chennai , Tamil Nadu

5.Eden Gardens-Kolkata , West Bengal

6.Gymkhana Ground -Mumbai , Maharashtra

7.Jsca Stadium -Ranchi, Jharkhand

8.Khanderi Cricket Stadium -Rajkot , Gujarat

9.Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium -Pune , Maharashtra

10.Dr. D.Y. Patil Stadium -Mumbai , Maharashtra

11.Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium -Hyderabad , Andhra Pradesh

12.Indira Gandhi Stadium -Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh

13.Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium -Kochi, Kerala

14.Fatorda Stadium -Margao, Goa

15.Maulana Azad Stadium -Jammu , Jammu & Kashmir

16.Nehru Stadium - Pune, Maharashtra

17.Sardar Patel Stadium -Ahmedabad , Gujarat

18.Barabati Stadium-Cuttack, Orissa

19.Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium -Telengana , Andhra Pradesh

20.Green Park Stadium-Kanpur , Uttar Pradesh

21.Brabourne Stadium-Mumbai , Maharashtra

22.Guru Gobind Singh Stadium-Nanded, Maharashtra

23.Dilip Tirkey Stadium -Ranchi, Jharkhand

24.Dhyan Chand Astroturf -Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh (Hockey)

25.Guru Nanak Stadium -Ludhiana, Punjab (Football)

19 September, 2016

Rio Paralympic Games 2016

Rio 2016 Paralympic Games 2016 (7-18 September) is over now and this time we have witnessed some of the world record breaking performances by the athletes. The 2020 Summer Paralympics, the 16th edition of the international multi-sports event, will be held in Tokyo, Japan, from 25 August to 6 September 2020.The Paralympic Games are an attempt to provide an equal platform for athletes with disabilities to showcase their skills at a stage that lets them represent their countries.

Rio 2016 Paralympic Games 

In Rio 2016 Paralympic Games around 4,350 athletes from more than 160 countries competed for 528 medal events in 22 different sports. Games such as canoe-kayak and triathlon were made debut at the 2016 edition. 2016 Paralympic Games witnessed dominance of athletes from China and the United Kingdom  but a major game-changer was  absent in a form of Russian athletes , due to  massive state-sponsored doping claims unearthed over the past few months.

Medal Tally

China hold the top rank with  239 medals where as India ranked 43 with 4 medals .

Record Performances at Rio 2016 Paralympic Games 

Powerlifting -61 kg

A standout record was broken in the women’s powerlifting -61 kg category .This was first broken by Egypt’s Fatma Omar with a 140 kg lift and then bettered by Nigeria’s Lucy Ejike with an outstanding 142 kg lift.Lucy, who has polio and uses a wheelchair has competed the fifth medal in five Paralympic Games and has taken a medal home every time.

Fastest swim 100 m breaststroke - SB13 female

17-year-old swimmer Fotimakhon Amilova from Uzbekistan achieved an astonishing time of 1 min 12.45 sec, knocked more than three seconds off the female SB13 100 m breaststroke record. Fotimakhon bettered the record of 1 min 15.96 sec that was previously set by GB’s Rebeca Redfen, who achieved silver in Fotimakhon’s record-breaking race.

Fastest swim 200 m freestyle - S2 male

China’s Benying Liu , 20-year-old athlete take gold and set a new world records in 200 m freestyle race of swimming.Fellow Team China member Liankang Zou first achieved a record time with 3 min 49.37 sec, only for Benying to come back and win the final in a record-smashing time of 3 min 41.54 sec.

Fastest Men's B 4000m Individual Pursuit

Team GB’s Steve Bate smashed the record with a blinding time of 4 mins 8.146 sec., in a nail-biting ride piloted by Adam Duggleby. The pair won a gold medal in the track cycling event.

Fastest 100 m - T45/46/47 male

Petrucio Ferreira Dos Santos from Brazil  won gold in a time of 10.57 seconds, breaking the previous record of 10.72 sec.

Fatest -1500m T13 sprint

Algeria’s Abdellatif Baka won the men's 1500m T13 sprint event in a world record-breaking time of three minutes and 48.29 seconds at the Rio Paralympics .

Indian athlete journey in Rio 2016.

India ranked 43rd in Rio 2016 Paralympic Games 2016 with a tally of 4 medals.

Devendra Jhajharia won gold and set a new world record in javelin throw F46 event in the Rio 2016 Paralympics

Deepa Malik bagged a silver medal in the women’s shotput F53 event, with a personal best throw of 4.61 metres.

Mariyappan Thangavelu had won gold in the Men’s High Jump T42 category  with fellow Indian Varun Bhati taking bronze at the same event.

Disability is often looked upon as a curse, but despite being disabled these athletes have proven themself at an international level . The only disability in life is a bad attitude and one's behavior towards any disabled person . Every human being is born with some special quality and disability is not a curse rather it motivates to millions of human to move ahead despite of situations or condition that one have.


29 July, 2016

Rio Olympics 2016 and India

Rio Olympic Games 2016 begins on
Friday, August 5
and ends on
Sunday, August 21
Among so many gringos participating in the Rio-Olympics India sustains an important place. The Indian Olympic Association is going to send the nation's largest ever delegation (formerly 120 athletes, but 2 failed doping test by NADA, but are given a week's time for 2nd test; 37 larger than their previous record of 83 athletes in 2012) in Summer Olympic history. India is scheduled to compete at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016. 
Indian athletes who are set to travel to Rio Olympics

16 July, 2014

Danish Handball game- Grabbing video is going viral

A video of two Danish handballers has gone viral after they messed up and fell on each other in a very awkward position.

Look at this picture and judge the video. :P
 Credit: YouTube screenshot

09 July, 2014

Germany beat Brazil in a Super historical match of Fifa world cup semifinal 2014 in Brazil

In the Semifinal match between Brazil versus Germany, nobody was thinking that this will happen to Brazil Team in the World Cup match. Last night Germany beat Brazil by a huge margin of 7-1 and entered in the Final of Fifa world Cup 2014.
Brazilian team was playing in absence of star player Neymar who got injured in the previous match.During match also, Brazil was badly missing Neymar as they were failed to beat up strong German defence  including players like Thomas Muller,Klose,Lahm,Podolski etc.

07 July, 2014

Novak Djokovic beat Roger Fedrer in Wimbledon men's title

On 6 July 2014, Top seeded Serbian player Novak Djokovic beat former No 1. Swiss player Roger Fedrer in the men's final in Wimbledon. This was Djokovic's  7th grand slam title and second Wimbledon title.

11 June, 2014