Sports Terminologies GK Notes for AFCAT, CDS and CAPF

By Dhruv Kumar|Updated : August 2nd, 2021

Static GK knowledge is necessary to crack government exams like CDS, AFCAT, etc. Sports has always been an important topic & as per previous years' exam trend, 3-4 questions are generally asked from this topic. To help you update your knowledge, we have compiled the list of important trophies/cups & sports terminologies.

Static GK knowledge is necessary to crack government exams like CDS, AFCAT, etc. Sports has always been an important topic & as per previous years' exam trend, 3-4 questions are generally asked from this topic. To help you update your knowledge, we have compiled the list of important trophies/cups & sports terminologies.

Sports Terminologies

SportsTerminology
BadmintonService, Deuce, Smash, Drop, Let, Game, Love, Double Fault.
BaseballPitcher, Strike, Diamond, Bunting, Home Run, Put Out.
BasketballAlley-oop, Dunk, Box-Out, Carry the Ball, Cherry Picking, Lay-up, Fast Break, Traveling
BilliardsJigger, Break, Scratch, Cannons, Pot, Cue, In Baulk, Pot Scratch, In Off.
BoxingJab, Hook, Punch, Knock-out, Upper cut, Kidney Punch.
BridgeRevoke, Ruff, Dummy, Little Slam, Grand Slam, Trump, Diamonds, Tricks.
ChessGambit, Checkmate, Stalemate, Check.
CricketLBW, Maiden over, Rubber, Stumped, Ashes, Hat-trick, 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.
FootballDribble, Off-Side, Penalty, Throw-in, Hat-Trick, Foul, Touch, Down, Drop Kick, Stopper
GolfHole, Bogey, Put, Stymie, Caddie, Tee, Links, Putting the green.
HockeyBully, Hat-Trick, Short corner, Stroke, Striking Circle, Penalty corner, Under cutting, Scoop, Centre forward, Carry, Dribble, Goal, Carried.
Horse RacingPunter, Jockey, Place, Win, Protest.
Lawn TennisVolley, Smash, Service, Back-hand-drive,Let, Advantage, Deuce 
ShootingBag, Plug, Skeet, Bull's eye
SwimmingStroke.
Table TennisSmash, Drop, Deuce, Spin, Let, Service
Volley BallBlocking, Doubling, Smash, Point, Serve, Volley
WrestlingFreestyle, Illegal Hold, Nearfall, Clamping

List of Sports Trophies/ Cups

Sports

Trophies/ Cups

Cricket

Ashes Cup, Asia Cup, C.K. Naidu Trophy, Deodhar Trophy, Duleep Trophy, Gavaskar Border Trophy, G.D. Birla Trophy, Gillette Cup, ICC World Cup, Irani Trophy, Jawaharlal Nehru Cup, Rani Jhansi Trophy, Ranji Trophy, Rohinton Barcia Trophy, Rothmans Cup, Sahara Cup, Sharjah Cup, Singer Cup, Titan Cup, Vijay Hazare Trophy, Vijay Merchant Trophy, Wisden Trophy, Wills Trophy.

Hockey

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, Aga Khan Cup, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Gold Cup, Dhyanchand Trophy, Nehru Trophy, Sindhia Gold cup, Murugappa Gold Cup, Wellington Cup etc, Stanley Cup

Football

Rovers Cup, Bandodkar Trophy, Merdeka Cup, Confederation Cup, DCM Trophy, Durand Cup, Rovers Cup, B. C. Raj Trophy (National Championship), FIFA World Cup, Jules Rimet Trophy, Kalinga Cup, Santosh Trophy, IFA Shield, Scissor Cup, Subroto Cup, Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee Trophy, Todd Memorial Trophy, Vittal Trophy, UEFA Champions League

Badminton

Amrit Diwan Cup, Asia Cup, Chaddha Cup, European Cup, Harilela Cup, Ibrahim Rahimatillah Challenger Cup, Konica Cup, Sophia Cup, Kitiakara Cup, Malaysian Open, Thomas Cup (men) Uber Cup (women), Yonex Cup

Table Tennis

Asian Cup, Marcel Corbillon Cup, Pithapuram Cup (men), Swaythling Cup (men), Travancore Cup (women), U Thant Cup, Berna Bellack Cup, Corbillion Cup (women), Electra Gold Cup, Gasper-Guest Prize, Grand Prix, Jayalaxmi Cup (women), Kamala Ramanunjan Cup, World Cup.

Lawn Tennis

Davis Cup, Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, US Open, Heineken Cup

Golf

Canada Cup, Eisenhower Trophy, Inter-Continental Cup, Muthiah Gold Cup, Nomura Trophy, Paralamdi Trophy, President's Trophy, Prince of Wales Cup, Ryder Cup, Solheim Cup, Topolino Trophy, Walker Cup, Waterford Crystal Trophy, World Cup.

Horse Racing

Beresford Cup, Blue Riband, Derby, Grand National Cup

Boat Rowing

American Cup (Yacht racing), Wellington Trophy (India).

These were the list of important sports terminologies & trophies/cups. We will provide you with more static GK notes to help you score more in government exams.

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Akarsh

AkarshFeb 19, 2021

There is no term as Double fault in badminton.
Yakshraj

YakshrajMay 19, 2021

Thanks u so much.. 🤗🤗
Basavraj

BasavrajMay 27, 2021

Thanks, make more such notes for general awareness topic
Juhi Yadav

Juhi YadavJun 2, 2021

Thanku so much sir ise topic pe hame notes chaiye tha
Ramesh Hirehal
Tq so much 🥰
Garv Saini

Garv SainiAug 5, 2021

Great article! Also.. "love" term is there in Lawn Tennis and Table Tennis too
Sangeesekhar 9014
Please add term Joust in Volleyball

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