Sports -Important Points
1-Agha Khan Cup is the trophy/cups associated with the game of Hockey.
2-Which country was readmitted to the Olympics after her 21 year suspension? – South Africa
3-Who is the only cricketer to score two successive centuries in a World Cup? – Rahul Dravid
4-The first Commonwealth Games were held in the year 1930 at which place? – Hamilton (Canada)
5-Which Indian batsman made three consecutive centuries in his first three Test Matches? –Sunil Manohar Gavaskar
6-Which is the only golfer to win the Masters Tournament six times? – Jack Nicklaus
7-Ben Johnson (Canadian) was disqualified in the 1998 Seoul Olympic in the Athletics? – 100 m
8-All Sher, an Arjuan award winner, is associated with which game? – Golf
9-Victoria Azarenka is associated with which game? – Tennis
10-Who was the first Indian cricketer to wear a helmet during a match? – Mohinder Arnarnath
11-Which was the 1st non Test playing country to beat India in an international match ?-Sri Lanka got the status of Test playing country in 1981, and beat India in the 1979 World Cup
12-Who was the first Indian to win the World Amateur Billiards title ?-Wilson Jones
13-Kamaljit Sandhu is the first Indian woman to win an Asian Games gold in 400m run
14-Kapil Dev played for Northamptonshire & Worcestershire.
15-Amateur Athletic Federation of India (AAFI) was formed in 1946 at the initiative of Maharaja Yadvindra Singh, the then President of Indian Olympic Association with Prof. G.D. Sondhi as its first President.
16-Ricky Ponting is also known as Punter.
17-Anil Kumble played for Northamptonshire & Leicestershire
18-Pigeon is the nickname of Glenn McGrath.
19-India won its first Olympic hockey gold in 1928.
20-In 1957 Milkha Singh won the first National title in the 400 m race.
21- Boat race is a famous festival game of Kerala.
22- Oval stadium in England is associated with Cricket.
23- 2010 World Cup football tournament was held in South Africa.
24-The first man to swim across the Palk straits is Mihir Sen
25-Beighton cup is associated with Hockey
26-Krishna Poonia is associated with Chess.
27-In 1924 the first winter Olympics was held in France
28-2010 winter Olympic was held in Vancouver
29-Wilson Jones is associated with Billiards
30- Icc’s 2007, the World Cup Cricket was held in West Indies.