Games And Sports

Sports And The Terms Associated With Them

Badminton: Angled Drive Serve, Backhand Low Serve, Bird, Deuce, Double Droup, Fault, Flick Serve, Forehand Smash, Let, Lob, Love All, net Shots, Rush, Smash. Baseball: Base, Battery, Bunting, Catcher, Diamond, Hitter, Home Infield, Outfield, Pinch, Pitcher Plate, Pullout, Short Stop, Strike. Basketball: Ball, Basket, Blocking, Dribbling, Free Throw, Held Ball, Holding, Jump Ball, Multiple Throws, Pivot. Billiards: Baulk Line, Break, Bolting, Cannon, Cue, Hazard, In-off, Jigger, Long Jenney, Pot, Scratch, Screw Back, short Stop, Strike. Boxing: Auxiliary Point System, Babit Punch, Break, Cut, D

2019 National Sports Awards

National Sports Awards are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award is given for the spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports by a sportsperson over a period of four year, Arjuna Award is given for consistency outstanding performance for four years, Dronacharya Award for coaches for producing medal winners at prestigious International sports events, Dhyan Chand Award for life time contribution to sports development and Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar is given to the corporate entities (both in private and public s

Venues (Cities) of Summer Olympic

#NO YEAR HOSTED CITY HOSTED COUNTRY XXXIV 2028 Los Angeles United States of America XXXIII 2024 Paris France XXXII 2020 Tokyo Japan XXXI 2016 Rio de Janeiro Brazil XXX 2012 London United Kingdom XXIX 2008 Beijing China XXVIII 2004 Athens Greece XXVII 2000 Sydney Australia XXVI 1996 Atlanta United States of America XXV 1992 Barcelona Spain XXIV 1988 Seoul South Korea XXIII 1984 Los Angeles United States of America XXII 1980 Moscow Russia XXI 1976 Montreal Canada XX 1972 Munich Germany XIX 1968 Mexico City Mexico XVIII 1964 Tokyo Japan XVII 1960 Rome I

List of ICC Award 2019 Winners

International Cricket Council(ICC) has declared the winner list of ICC award 2019. Best performer in field of Cricket has been chosen for the ICC award in various sections. List of ICC Award winners: Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for Best Cricketer of the Year – Ben Stokes (England) Test Cricketer of the Year – Pat Cummins (Australia) ODI Cricketer of the Year – Rohit Sharma (India) T20I Performance of the Year – Deepak Chahar (India, 6-7 v Bangladesh) Emerging Cricketer of the Year – Marnus Labuschagne (Australia) Associate Cricketer of the Year – Kyle Coetzer (Scotland) Spirit

National Sports Federations in India

The National Sports Development Code of India (NSDCI) 2011 has been operational since 2011 and is applicable on National Sports Federations. NSDCI provides for guidelines for granting government recognition to National Sports Federations (NSFs) as also procedure for suspension/derecognition of such NSFs which violates the provisions of NSDCI. Recognition is renewed on yearly basis and in the event of failure to adhere to NSDCI, recognition is not renewed. As the provisions of the NSDCI are not applicable on State level bodies, the Ministry does not deal with them. List of Recognised National

French Open Tennis

The French Open (known also as the Tournoi de Roland-Garros) is one of the four Grand Slam Tennis events. The first ever French Championships were held back in 1891. They were originally reserved for members of French clubs and held on the courts of the Stade Français club in Paris. The women's singles were added six years later, but it was not until 1925 that the French Tennis Federation decided to open the event to the best foreign players. Thus, the French Internationals were born, and staged alternately at Stade Français and the Racing Club de France until the Roland-Garros stadium was bui

French Open Tennis 2019

French Open - Mens Single WinnerThe incredible Rafael Nadal extended his record-breaking reign at Roland-Garros by winning a 12th men's singles title with a 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 victory over Dominic Thiem in the final. French Open - Womens Single WinnerAshleigh Barty became Australia's first singles champion at Roland-Garros for 46 years after the 23-year-old Queenslander earned an emphatic breakthrough final triumph over Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova 6-1, 6-3. French Open - Mens Double WinnerThe unseeded German pairing of Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies could hardly believe their one-ye

2018 National Sports Awards

National Sports Awards are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award is given for the spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports by a sportsperson over a period of four year, Arjuna Award is given for consistency outstanding performance for four years, Dronacharya Award for coaches for producing medal winners at prestigious International sports events, Dhyan Chand Award for life time contribution to sports development and Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar is given to the corporate entities (both in private and public s

2018 Asian Games Indian Medal Winners

Asian Games 2018 Gold Medel WinnersAmit Panghal - Men's Boxing 49 kgPranab Shibhnath - BridgeJinson Johnson - Men’s 1500mSwapna Barman - Women's Heptathlon Arpinder Singh - Men's Triple JumpManjit Singh - Men's 800mNeeraj Chopra - Men’s Javelin ThrowTejinderpal Singh Toor - Men's Shot PutSawarn Singh, Dattu Bhoknal, Om Prakash and Sukhmeet Singh - RowingRohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan - Men's Tennis DoublesRahi Sarnobat - Women's 25m pistolSaurabh Chaudhary - 10m Air PistolVinesh Phogat - Women Wrestling 50kg CategoryBajrang Punia - Men’s 65 kg freestyle WrestlingWomen’s relay team - 4x400 rela

History of FIFA World Cup Football

The World Cup football tournament is organised by theFederation Internationale de Football Association(FIFA)once in four years since 1930.It was on July 18,1930 that the first-ever World Cup match was played betweenUruguay and Chile,at the newly built Centenary Stadium in Montevideo(Uruguay).The World Cup now officially designated asJules-Rimet Cup,named after the French lawyer who was the President of FIFA from 1921 to 1953,is 12 inch high and made of solid gold. FIFA Golden BootThe player with the most number of goals at every FIFA World Cup finals is awarded the Golden Boot.However,if two p

Career Scope in Print Media

Print media are lightweight, portable, disposable publications printed on paper and circulated as physical copies in forms we call books, newspapers, magazines, and newsletters. They hold informative and entertaining content that is of general or special interest. They are published either once or d →

World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF)

Foundation Date: September 11, 1961 Headquarter: Gland (Switzerland) President & CEO: Carter Roberts Member Countries: All the countries of the world WWF was established in 1961 by a group of passionate and committed individuals who sought to secure the funding necessary to protect places and →

What is Bitcoin?

In 2009, an unknown programmer by the name of Satoshi Nakamoto put forward a whitepaper that proposed a creation of new form of digital currency - cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency functions the same way as regular currencies do in that its used as a means of exchange, unit of account and a store of va →

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)

Headquarter: New Delhi Function and Objective of the Organization: The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)has been established under Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 which consolidates various acts & orders that have hitherto handled food-related issues in various Ministries →