55 One Liners – Sports GK

55 One Liners – Sports GK – based on recent events, important awards, records, championship/series, personalities etc. in sports world.

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One liners:

  • The Kodava festival is related to the sport of Hockey.
  • The idea of Kodava festival was conceived in 1997 by late Pandanda Kuttappa.
  • IBA Women’s World Boxing Championship 2023 was held at New Delhi and hosted by Boxing Federation of India.
  • Dick Fosbury is associated with the sport of high jump.
  • Race Across India is longest ever cycle race (Other such races are Race across Russia held in 2013, Race Across Europe held in 1997 etc.).
  • World Ultracycling Association is a non-profit organization founded in 1980.
  • Best FIFA Men’s player award for 2023 world cup was awarded to Lionel Messi.
  • The Carabao Cup is related to the sport of Football.
  • The winner of 2023 Women T20 World Cup was Australia.
  • ISSF Shooting World Cup 2023 first held in 1897.
  • Pangong Tso Marathon that held on the frozen Pangong Tso lake makes the Guinness record for World’s Highest Frozen Lake Marathon.
  • 2023 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup was held in South Africa.
  • Border Gavaskar Trophy is help between India and Australia is test cricket series.
  • Border Gavaskar trophy first held in 1996.
  • Ashes is a test series between England and Australia.
  • 2023 Formula E championship venue was Hyderabad, India (Formula E is an electric car race).
  • Khelo India Winter Games 2023 were launched in Gulmarg of Jammu and Kashmir.
  • Khelo India Winter Games is being organized by Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.
  • 2027 Asian Cup Football Tournament to be hosted by Saudi Arabia.
  • Host of Fifth Khelo India Youth Games 2022 was State Government of Madhya Pradesh.
  • White card introduced in football is to recognize fair play.
  • Red and yellow cards used in football is for foul play.
  • Laxman Rawat is associated with snooker.
  • Indian Cricket team created world record in ODI by winning a game by 317 runs against Sri Lanka.
  • FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup is to be held in India.
  • Sania Mirza is related to the sport of Tennis.
  • Pranesh M is related to Chess, he becomes the youngest Grandmaster at the age of 16 years.
  • Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium is situated in Rourkela, Odisha.
  • BCCI announced In Jan-2023 that Dexa bone density test will be mandatory for Indian players to be selected for the national team.
  • Dexa test is done using x-ray technology to identify health of a players bones.
  • Yo-Yo test used to measure a person’s endurance.
  • 36th National Games 2022 was hosted in Gujarat.
  • Roger Federer who retired in 2022 was related to the sport of Tennis.
  • Neeraj Chopra who won gold medal for India in Tokyo Olympics is associated with Javelin throw.
  • Nehru trophy is related to boat race and was established in 1952.
  • Magnus Carlsen is known for Chess.
  • FIFA is the global regulatory body of Football.
  • Full form of IPL is Indian Premier League.
  • Grand slam is related to Tennis and is operated by The International Tennis Federation (ITF).
  • Bajrang Punia is related to the sport of wrestling.
  • Thomas cup is related to the sport of Badminton.
  • Durand cup is related to the sport of Football.
  • Highest sporting honour of India is Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.
  • Sultan Azlan Shah Cup is related to the sport of Hockey.
  • Term Googly is related to Cricket, it’s a bowling style.
  • Karnam Malleswari is related to the sport of Weight Lifting.
  • India’s Sports Day is celebrated on 29-Aug every year on the birth anniversary of Major Dhyan Chand.
  • Venu for ICC Cricket World Cup, 2023 is India.
  • Ranji Trophy is related to the sport of Cricket.
  • Term gambit is related to the sport of Chess.
  • Subroto Cup is related to the sport of Football.
  • The Common Wealth game was started in 1930.
  • Number of players in one team in a Polo match is 4.
  • 1st recipient of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award Viswanathan Anand.
  • Name of the autobiography of Major Dhyan Chand is Goal.


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