Games And Sports

History of Commonwealth Game

History: Reverend Ashley Cooper was the first person to propose the idea of having a Pan-Britannic sporting contest to foster a spirit of goodwill and understanding within the British Empire. In 1928, a key Canadian athlete, Bobby Robinson, was given the task of organizing the first ever Commonwealth Games. These Games were held in 1930, in the city of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and saw the participation of 400 athletes from eleven countries. Since then, the Commonwealth Games have been held every four years, except for the period during the Second World War. The Games have been known by vari

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

Venues (Cities) of Summer Olympic

YEARCITY 2016 Rio de Janeiro 2012 London 2008 Beijing 2004 Athens 2000 Sydney 1996 Atlanta 1992 Barcelona 1988 Seoul 1984 Los Angeles 1980 Moscow 1976 Montreal 1972 Munich 1968 Mexico City 1964 Tokyo 1960 Rome 1956 Melbourne 1952 Helsinki 1948 London 1936 Berlin 1932 Los Angeles 1928 Amsterdam 1924 Paris 1920 Antwerp 1912 Stockholm 1908 London 1904 St. Louis 1900 Paris 1896 Athens

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,

Trophies Associated With Various Sports and Games

Air Racing Jawaharlal Challenge Trophy, King's Cup, World Cup. Archery Federation Cup Athletics Charminar Trophy, Federation Cup, World Cup. Badminton Agarwal Cup, Amrit Diwan Cup, Asia Cup, Austrelasia Cup, Chadha Cup, European Cup, Harilela Cup, Ibrahim Rahimatollah Challenge Cup, Konica Cup, Narng cup, Sophia Kitiakara Cup, Konica Cup, S. R. Ruia Cup, Thomas Cup, Tunku Abdul Rahman Cup, Uber Cup, World Cup, Yonex Cup. Basketball Basalat Jha Trophy, B. C. Gupta Trophy, Federation Cup, S. M. Arjuna Raja trophy, Todd Memorial Trophy, William Jones Cup. Billiards Arthu

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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United Nations Organization (UNO)

History of United Nation The name "United Nations", coined by United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt was first used in the Declaration by United Nations of 1 January 1942. In 1945, representatives of 50 countries met in San Francisco at the United Nations Conference on International Organiza →

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Medical Council of India (MCI)

Headquarter: New Delhi Function of the Organization: The Medical Council of India was established in 1934 under the Indian Medical Council Act, 1933, now repealed, with the main function of establishing uniform standards of higher qualifications in medicine and recognition of medical qualifications →

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