Important Cups and Trophies related to Sports

Important Cups And Trophies Associated with Sports and Games: Read a compiled list of major Trophies and Cups related to Sports and Games. This list will help you to preparation for many competitive exams like: RRB, IBPS, Banking, PCS, SSC, UPSC,FCI, UIIC, OICL and many more upcoming exams.

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List of Important Cups & Trophies related to Sports:-

Hockey: Hockey is a family of sports in which two teams play against each other by trying to maneuver a ball or a puck into the opponent’s goal using a hockey stick.
Cups and Trophies related to Hockey:

  • Aga khan Cup
  • Begam Rasul Torphy (woman’s)
  • Maharaja Ranjit Singh Gold Cup
  • Lady Ratan Tata Trophy (woman’s)
  • Gurunanak Championship (woman’s) Dhyanchand Trophy
  • Nehru Trophy
  • Sindhia Gold Cup
  • Murugappa Gold Cup
  • Wellington Cup

FootballFootball is a family of team sports that involve, to varying degrees, kicking a ball with the foot to score a goal. Unqualified, the word football is understood to refer to whichever form of football is the most popular in the regional context in which the word appears. Sports commonly called ‘football’ in certain places include: association football (known as soccer in some countries); gridiron football (specifically American football or Canadian football); Australian rules football; rugby football (either rugby league or rugby union); and Gaelic football. These different variations of football are known as football codes.
Cups and Trophies related to Football: 

  • Beghum Hazarat Mahal Cup
  • BILT Cup
  • Bordoloi Trophy Colombo 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 (National Championship)
  • IFA Shield Scissor Cup
  • Subroto Mukherjee Cup
  • Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee Trophy
  • Todd Memorial Trophy
  • Vittal Trophy

CricketCricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular 22-yard-long pitch with a wicket (a set of three wooden stumps) sited at each end. One team, designated the batting team, attempts to score as many runs as possible, whilst their opponents field. Each phase of play is called an innings. After either ten batsmen have been dismissed or a set number of overs have been completed, the innings ends and the two teams then swap roles. The winning team is the one that scores the most runs, including any extras gained, during their one or two innings.
Cups and Trophies related to Cricket:

  • Anthony D Mellow Trophy
  • Ashes Trophy
  • Asia Cup
  • Benson and Hedges Cup
  • Bose Trophy
  • Champions Trophy
  • Charminar Challender Cup
  • C.K Naidu Trophy
  • Cooch–Behar Trophy
  • Deodhar Trophy
  • Duldeep Trophy
  • Gavaskar–Border Trophy
  • G.D. Birla Trophy
  • Gillette Cup
  • Ghulam Ahmad Trophy
  • Hamkumat Rai Trophy
  • ICC World Cup
  • Irani Trophy Interface Cup
  • Jawharlal Nehru Cup
  • Lomboard World Challenge Cup
  • Mc Dowells Challenge Cup
  • Merchant Cup
  • Moin–ud–Dowla Cup
  • Net West Trophy
  • Prudential Cup (World Cup)
  • Rani Jhansi Trophy
  • Ranji Trophy
  • Rohinton Barcia Trophy
  • Rothmans Cup
  • Sahara Cup
  • Sharjah Cup
  • Sheesh Mahal Trophy
  • Sheffield Shield
  • Singer Cup
  • Sir Frank Worrel Trophy
  • Texaco Cup Titan Cup
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy
  • Vijay Merchant Trophy
  • Vizzy Trophy
  • Wisden Trophy
  • Wills Trophy
  • World Series Cup

Table TennisTable tennis, also known as ping pong, is a sport in which two or four players hit a lightweight ball back and forth across a table using a small paddle. The game takes place on a hard table divided by a net. Except for the initial serve, the rules are generally as follows: players must allow a ball played toward them to bounce one time on their side of the table, and must return it so that it bounces on the opposite side at least once. A point is scored when a player fails to return the ball within the rules. Play is fast and demands quick reactions. Spinning the ball alters its trajectory and limits an opponent’s options, giving the hitter a great advantage.
Cups and Trophies related to Table Tennis:

  • Berna Bellack Cup( Men)
  • Cobillion Cup (Women)
  • Jai Laxmi Cup (Women)
  • Rajkumari Challenge Cup ((Women) junior)
  • Ramanuja Trophy (Men Junior)
  • Travancore Cup (Women)
  • Swathling Cup (Men)
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BadmintonBadminton is a racket sport played using rackets to hit a shuttlecock across a net. Although it may be played with larger teams, the most common forms of the game are “singles” (with one player per side) and “doubles” (with two players per side). Badminton is often played as a casual outdoor activity in a yard or on a beach; formal games are played on a rectangular indoor court. Points are scored by striking the shuttlecock with the racket and landing it within the opposing side’s half of the court.
Cups and Trophies related to Badminton:

  • Aggrawal Cup
  • Amrit Diwan Cup
  • Asia Cup
  • Australasia Cup
  • Chaddha Cup
  • European Cup
  • Harilela Cup
  • Ibrahim Rahimatillah Challenger Cup
  • Konica Cup Sophia Cup
  • Kitiakara Cup
  • Thomas Cup Tunku Abdulrahman Cup
  • Uber Cup
  • Yonex Cup

Basketball: Basketball is a sport, generally played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court. The objective is to shoot a ball through a hoop 18 inches (46 cm) in diameter and mounted at a height of 10 feet (3.048 m) to backboards at each end of the court.
Cups and Trophies related to Basketball:

  • Basalat Jha Trophy
  • B.C. Gupta Trophy
  • Federation Cup
  • S.M. Arjuna Raja Trophy
  • Todd memorial Trophy
  • William Jones Cup
  • Bangalore Bules Challenge Cup
  • Nehru Cup
  • Federation Cup

Bridge: Contract bridge, or simply bridge, is a trick-taking game using a standard 52-card deck. It is played by four players in two competing partnerships, with partners sitting opposite each other around a table.
Cups and Trophies related to Bridge:

  • Basalat Jha Trophy
  • Holkar Trophy
  • Ruia Gold Cup
  • Singhania Trophy

Polo:  Polo is a team sport played on horseback. Two players disputing the ball in a polo match.  The objective is to score goals against an opposing team. Players score by driving a small white plastic or wooden ball into the opposing team’s goal using a long-handled mallet.

Cups and Trophies related to Polo:

  • Ezra Cup
  • Gold Cup
  • King’s Cup
  • Prithi Pal Singh Cup
  • Radha Mohan Cup
  • Winchester Cup
  • President Cup

Athletics:  Athletics is a collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking. The most common types of athletics competitions are track and field, road running, cross country running, and race walking.
Cups and Trophies related to Athletics:

  • Charminar Trophy
  • Federation Cup
  • World Cup

Air Racing: 

Cups and Trophies related to Air Racing:

  • Jawaharlal Challenge Trophy
  • King’s Cup
  • Schneider Cup

Billiards: The main carom billiards games are straight rail, balkline and especially three cushion billiards. All are played on a pocketless table with three balls; two cue balls and one object ball. In all, players shoot a cue ball so that it makes contact with the opponent’s cue ball as well as the object ball.
Cups and Trophies related to Billiards:

  • Arthur Walker Trophy
  • Thomas Cup
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Boxing: Boxing is a combat sport in which two people wearing protective gloves throw punches at each other for a predetermined set of time in a boxing ring.
Cups and Trophies related to Boxing:

  • Aspy Adjahia Trophy
  • Federations Cup
  • Val Baker Trophy

Golf:  Golf is a club and ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible.

Cups and Trophies related to Golf:

  •  Canada Cup
  • Eisenhower Trophy
  • Muthiah Gold Cup
  • Nomura Trophy
  • President ‘s Trophy
  • Prince of wales Cup
  • Ryder Cup
  • Solheim Cup
  • Topolino Trophy
  • Walker Cup World Cup

Chess: Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered game-board with 64 squares arranged in an eight-by-eight grid. Each player begins the game with 16 pieces: one king, one queen, two rooks, two knights, two bishops, and eight pawns. Each of the six piece types moves differently. The most powerful piece is the queen and the least powerful piece is the pawn. The objective is to ‘checkmate'[2] the opponent’s king by placing it under an inescapable threat of capture. To this end, a player’s pieces are used to attack and capture the opponent’s pieces, while supporting their own. In addition to checkmate, the game can be won by voluntary resignation by the opponent, which typically occurs when too much material is lost, or if checkmate appears unavoidable. A game may also result in a draw in several ways.
Cups and Trophies related to Chess:

  • Naidu Trophy
  • Khaitan Torphy
  • Lin Are City Trophy
  • World Cup

Horse Racing: Horse racing is an equestrian performance sport, involving two or more jockeys riding horses over a set distance for competition. It is one of the most ancient of all sports and its basic premise to identify which of two or more horses is the fastest over a set course or distance has remained unchanged since the earliest times.
Cups and Trophies related to Horse Racing:

  • Anantrao Pawar Trophy

Netball: Netball is a ball sport played by two teams of seven players. Its development, derived from early versions of basketball, began in England in the 1890s. By 1960, international playing rules had been standardised for the game, and the International Federation of Netball and Women’s Basketball (later renamed the International Netball Federation (INF)) was formed.
Cups and Trophies related to Netball:

  • Grand National Cup
  • Derby
  • Blue Riband Cup
  • Beresford Cup

Rugby Football: Rugby is a type of football developed at Rugby School in Rugby, Warwickshire, one of many versions of football played at English public schools in the 19th century. The two main types of rugby are rugby league and rugby union. Although rugby league initially used rugby union rules, they are now wholly separate sports.
Cups and Trophies related to Rugby Football:

  • Bledisloe Cup
  • Calcutta Cup
  • Webb Ellis Trophy

Shooting: Shooting is the act or process of discharging firearms or other projectile weapons such as bows or crossbows. Even the firing of artillery, rockets, and missiles can be called shooting. A person who specializes in shooting is a marksman. Shooting can take place in a shooting range or in the field in hunting, in shooting sports, or in combat.

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Cups and Trophies related to Shooting:

  • North Wales Cup
  • Welsh Grand Prix

Volleyball: Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. Each team tries to score points by grounding a ball on the other team’s court under organized rules. It has been a part of the official program of the Summer Olympic Games since 1964.
Cups and Trophies related to Volleyball:

  • Centennial Cup
  • Federation Cup
  • Indira Pradhan Trophy
  • Shivanthi Gold Cup
  • World Cup
  • World League Cup

Yatching: Yachting refers to the use of recreational boats and ships called yachts for sporting purposes. Yachts are different from working ships mainly by their leisure purpose.
Cups and Trophies related to Yatching:

  • America Cup

Snooker: Snooker is a cue sport played on a table covered with a green cloth or baize, with pockets at each of the four corners and in the middle of each of the long side cushions. A full-size table measures 11 ft 81⁄2 in × 5 ft 10 in (3569 mm x 1778 mm), commonly referred to as 12 × 6 ft.

Cups and Trophies related to Snooker:

  • Team Tournament Asean Cup

Wrestling: Wrestling is a combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds. The sport can either be theatrical for entertainment, or genuinely competitive. A wrestling bout is a physical competition, between two (occasionally more) competitors or sparring partners, who attempt to gain and maintain a superior position. There are a wide range of styles with varying rules with both traditional historic and modern styles. Wrestling techniques have been incorporated into other martial arts as well as military hand-to-hand combat systems.

Cups and Trophies related to Wrestling:

  • Bharat Kesari
  • Burdwan Shield
  • World Cup

Kabaddi: Kabaddi is a contact sport that originated in ancient India. Kabaddi is an umbrella term which encompasses various forms of the game including International rules Kabaddi; budheliya parth, Gaminee, Amar and Punjabi. Kabaddi also encompasses similar sports known by their regional names, such as hadudu in Bangladesh, bhavatik in Maldives, chedugudu in Andhra Pradesh, sadugudu in Tamil Nadu and jai bhavani in Maharashtra.Kabaddi is the national game of Bangladesh.

Cups and Trophies related to Kabaddi

  • Federation Cup

Kho-Kho: Kho-Kho is a tag sport from the Indian subcontinent. It is played by teams of twelve players, of which nine enter the field, who try to avoid being touched by members of the opposing team.
Cups and Trophies related to Kho-Kho

  • Federation Cup

Boat Rowing: Rowing, often referred to as crew in the United States,is a sport with origins back to Ancient Egyptian times. It is based on propelling a boat (racing shell) on water using oars. By pushing against the water with an oar, a force is generated to move the boat. The sport can be either recreational, where the focus is on learning the technique of rowing, or competitive, where athletes race against each other in boats.

Cups and Trophies related to Boat Rowing

  • American Cup (Yacht racing)
  • Wellington Trophy (India)

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International Trophies Associated with Sports
Indian National Trophies Associated with Sports
Important Terms Associated with Sports and Games

 

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