Games And Sports

Commonwealth Game Venues and Number of Participating Countries

S. NoVenueYearNo of Countries 1 Hamilton, Canada 1930 11 2 London, United Kingdom 1934 16 3 Sydney, Australia 1938 15 4 Auckland, New Zealand 1950 12 5 Vancouver, Canada 1954 24 6 Cardiff, United Kingdom 1958 35 7 Perth, Australia 1962 35 8 Jamaica, West Indies 1966 34 9 Edinburgh, United Kingdom 1970 42 10 Christchurch, New Zealand 1974 38 11 Edmonton, Canada 1978 48 12 Brisbane, Australia 1982 47 13 Edinburgh, United Kingdom 1986 26 14 Auckland, New Zealand 1990 55 15 Victoria, Canada 1994 64 16 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1998 70 17 Manchchester, United Kingdom 2002 72 18 Melbou

Australian Open Tennis

Australian Open History begins with the year 1905 when the tournament was first held. The Australian Open is the first Grand Slam of the calendar year. It is traditionally held in January in the city of Melbourne. It is one of two Grand Slam events that are played on a hard court surface. The tournament was initially played at Warehouseman’s Cricket Ground in 1905 and in the year 1924 it became a major championship. In the early years of the tournament the event was moved many times to different locations including: Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth among others. Since 1988 Melbo

Wimbledon Tennis

The Wimbledon Championships, is an annual British tennis tournament created in 1877 and played on outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (AELTC) in the Wimbledon suburb of London, United Kingdom. The Gentlemen's Singles was the first event contested in 1877. This championships are played in the last week of June and the first week of July, and has been chronologically the third of the four Grand Slam tournaments of the tennis season. Winners of Wimbledon Wimbledon Tennis Winners 2017

World Cup Cricket History

The idea of organising a World Cup of cricket was mooted and agreed to in principle in 1971 when such a proposal was discussed at a meeting of the International Cricket Conference in London. However, due to various commitments the tournaments could not be staged until 1975 when the original plan of a South African team's visit to England fell through following opposition to the country's racial policy. England's Prudential Assurance Company came forward with sponsorship and for three consecutive years - 1975, 1979 and 1983, the one-day limited overs cricket tournament was held in Englan

Higest Individual Scores in One day International Cricket

264 Rohit Sharma, India vs Srilanka, Eden Garden, November 2014. 237 Martin Guptill, New Zealand vs West Indies, Wellington, March 2015 219 Virender Sehwag, India vs West Indies, Indore, December 2011. 215 Chris Gayle, West Indies vs Zimbabwe, Canbera, February 2015 209 Rohit Sharma, India vs Australia, Bangalore, November 2013. 200 * Sachin Tendulkar, India vs South Africa, Gwalior, February 2010. 194* Charles Coventry, Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh, Bulawayo, August 2009 194 Saheed Anwar, Pakistan vs India, Chennai, May 1997 189* Viv Richards, West Indies vs England, Manchester,

History of Olympic Game

ANCIENT OLYMPIC GAMES The origin of the ancient Olympic Games is lost the midst of pre-history, but for many centuries they were only a festival of the Greek people. The Games were first held in honour of the Greek God, Zeus in 776 BC in the plain of kingdom of Elis, nestled in lush valley between the Alpheus River and Mount Kronion, 15 km from the Ionian Sea. The Olympiad celebrated that year was considered as the first and was used to date subsequent historic events. But religious ceremonies and games were held in Olympia before that time. The oldest sanctuary of Greece was there, the alta

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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?

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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 →