Famous Sports events and information

• Davis cup is for tennis.
• Thomas cup badminton is for men only.
• Uber cup is for badminton.
• Each team in volleyball consists of 6 players.
• Antoly Karpov, the world chess player belongs to Russia.
• Modern Olympic Games were first held in Athens.
• ICC has 10 members and it was founded in 1965.
• Lowest total in cricket is 36 by Canada.
• Tennis player steffi graf belongs to Germany.
• Natwest trophy is for cricket.
• The Swythiling cup is related to Table Tennis.
• Morocco cup is for cricket.
• First modern Olympic games were held in 1896 in Athens.
• First women competed in Olympic games in 1912.
• France and which country contested first ever world cup match Mexico
• The number of countries which participated in the first Olympic Games held at Athens was Nine
• Who owns The Oval cricket ground- Prince Charles
• Who among the following batsmen achieved the feat of hitting six 6s in one over for the first time in international cricket during the World Cup 2007 Herschelle Gibbs
• Where were the first winter Olympics held in 1924 -Charmonix France
• FINA is the governing body of what amateur sport-Swimming
• FITA are the governing body of what sport-Archery
• A Lady Paramount judges at what sport- Archery
• First cricket cup was played in England in 1974.
• First Asian Games were held in New Delhi in 1951. From 1954 they were held every four years.
• Baron Pierre de Coubertin was founder of the modern Olympic Games.
• Bunting is a term in the game of Baseball.
• Grand Master is a term in Chess.
• Grand Slam is a term in sports associated with Bridge as well as Lawn Tennis.
• Martina Hinges is the youngest woman tennis player to win three major singles titles in one season.
• Iron- a sports term is associated with Golf.
• McDowell Cup is associated with football.
• Olympic Games were held twice in Paris and London.
• Paralympics are the games for disabled.
• Uber cup is associated with Badminton.
• Yankee Stadium is associated with Boxing.
• World’s oldest sports daily is Gazetta dello Sport of Italy.
• Val Barker Cup is awarded in the Olympic Games in Boxing.
• The Paralympics Games 2008 were held in Beijing.
• Asafa Powell is 100 m sprinter.
• The term “Stalemate” is related to the game of Chess.
• With which sport is the term ‘butterfly’ associated? Swimming
• Next Football world Cup in 2010 is in…..South Africa
• How many rings on the Olympic flag: Five
• Who ran the first marathon: Phidipedes
• What colour is the cap given to an England cricket player-Blue
• What held up a Cricket test Match between England Pakistan-Mouse on pitch
• What is the first race in the Grand Prix season-Brazilian
• By Olympic rules what must have 14 feathers Badminton Bird
• How is the Olympic torch lit- By the sun in Greece
• Martina Navratilova belongs to Czech Republic.
• Tour De France is French cycle race.
• National game of Switzerland is skiing.
• What has 32 panels and 642 stitches-A football (soccer)
• In Tennis where is the Australian Open played-Flinders Park
• What Olympic event was dropped in 1920-Tug of War -1900 to 1920
• FIDE govern what game -Chess.
• Footballer Zaidane originally belongs to which country? Algeria

• What has 32 panels and 642 stitches-A football (soccer)
• First British open squash championship played in 1922.
• First world squash championship 1976.
• Jhangir khan has won world open 6 times.
• Wimbledon open tennis was instituted in 1877.
• A winner of four competitions (Wimbledon, French open, us open, and Australia open) is called Grand Slam.
• Most Wimbledon single (Men) title are won by Pete Sampras (USA).
• Most Wimbledon single (woman) title won by Martina Navratilova (USA).
• Common Wealth game are held every 4 years, they were started in 1931.
• First Asia games were played at New Delhi in 1951.
• 15th Asian Games will be held in Qatar in 2006.
• Current World cup holder of hockey is Netherlands.
• FIFA established in Paris on May 21, 1904.
• Grand slam is the title associated with Pete Sampras.
• Michael Chang (USA) is the youngest to win the title of grand slam.
• Shahid Afridi has made century on 37 balls.
• The title “Oval Hero” is with Fazal Muhammad.
• The sports man Kasparvo is associated with Chess.
• Modern summer Olympic were held in Greece in 1896.
• Olympic held every 4 years.
• Hockey became Olympic event in 1908. Pakistan took part in 1948 in London.
• 1st world cup hockey 1971 at Barcelona (Spain).
• Hockey world cup held every 4 year.
• First world cup cricket 1975, won by West Indies.
• India won world cup cricket in 1983 by beating West Indies.
• 10 countries have test status.
• First test mach was played in 1877 between Australia and England.
• First One day match between Australia and England in Jan 5, 1971.
• First word cup football 1930, Uruguay, and won by Uruguay.
• 1942 world cup football cup did not hold due to Second World War.
• Nigeria is current Olympic footfall champion.
• Geoff hunt is associated with Squash.
• South Africa was expelled from ICC in 1970 because of its apartheid policies.
• Current heavy weight championship is with L. Lewis.
• In cricket batsman can be out by 10 ways.
• Peter Marshal is associated with Squash.
• Pakistan had won 4 title of world cup hockey so far.
• First three work cup crickets were played with 60 over.
• Rocky Morciono only heavy weight boxer remained unbeaten throughout his career.
• Lowest test match inning is 26 by New Zealand.
• Highest no of one-days are played at Sharjah Cricket Ground.
• The champion trophy hockey tournament was introduced by Pakistan in year 1978.

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