List of Sports Terms

Here you can find the list of sports terms and the sports.
Created On: May 5, 2014 15:36 IST
Modified On: May 5, 2014 17:32 IST

Here you can find the list of sports terms and the sports to which they are related. This is very important for IAS/PCS, Banking and SSC exams.

Sports

Terms

Athletics

Relay, Track, Lane, Photofinish, Hurdles, Shotput, Discuss Throw, Hammar Throw, High Jump, Triple Jump Cross Country, etc.

 

Badminton

Shuttle cock, Service court, Double fault, Fore hand, Back Hand, Smash, Hit, Drop, Net, Love, , etc.

Baseball

Pinching, Home run, Base runner, Perfect game, Throw, Strike, Put out, etc.

Basketball

Free throw, Common foul, Under head, Technical foul,  Over head, etc.

Bridge

Master point, Gland slam, Perfect deals, Dummy, Trump, etc.

Billiards & Snooker

Pull, Cue, Hit, Object ball, Scoring, Cushion billiards, Break shot,  etc.

Boxing

Knock out, Ring Stoppage, Punch, Round, Upper-cut, Kidney punch, Timing, Foot work, etc.

Chess

E. L. O. rating, Grand master,  international master, Gambit, Kings Indian Defence, etc.

Cycling

Sprint, Time trial, Trackrace, Point race,  etc.

Cricket

Toss, Run, Wicket, Pitch, Stump, Bails, Crease, Pavalion, Gloves, Wicket Keeper, Over, , Followon, Rubber, Spin, Ashes, Catch, Bowled, Stump out, Run out, L. B. W; Hit Wicket, Googley, Not out, No ball, Wide ball, Dead ball, Maiden over, Over Throw, Bye, Leg by, , Cover drive, Late cut, Hook, Glance, Stroke, Shot, Pull, Sixer, Followthrough, Turn, , , Bouncer, Hattrick, Round the wicket, Over the wicket, Seamer, Boundry line, Slip, Square leg, Runner, Cover, Yorker, Gully, Long on, Silly point, Midwicket, Mid on, Forward short leg, Deep/mid-wicket, etc.

Football

Kick, Goal, Head, Penalty kick, Dribble, Off side, Move, Hattrick, Foul, Left out, Right out, Stopper, Defender, Sideback, Pass, Baseline, Rebound, Comer bick, etc.

Gymnastics

Parellel bar, Horizontal bar, Push up, Floor exercise, Uneven bar, Sit up. etc.

Hockey

Bully, Short corner, Hattrick, Goal, Penalty Corner, Penalty stroke, Pushin, Cut, Scoop, Dribble,  Centre forward, Half back, Astroturf, Sudden death,  Left in, Left out, Off-side, Tie breaker, Carried, Stick, Striking circle, Under cutting, etc.

Horseriding

Three day Event, Dresses, Show jumping, Faults, etc.

Judo

Cocoa, white, , Blue,  Green belt, etc.

Polo

Polo-Bunker, Mallet, Chukker,  etc.

Shooting

Rapidfire Pistol, Standard rifle, Free pistol, Air rifle,  Range, Bull’s eye, etc.

Swimming

Freestyle, Back stroke, Breast stroke, Butterfly, Lane, Pool, Crawl, etc.

Table Tennis

Volley, Late service, Drive spin, Half volley, Back hand, Chop, etc.

Tennis

Service, Grandslam, Deuce, Advantage, Game Point, Break point, Smash, Shot, Break, Grass Court, , Drop shot, Netplay, Baseline, etc.

Volleyball

Spikers, Booster, Deuce,  Smash, Sidearm, Panetration, etc

Weight Lifting

Jerk, Snatch,  etc

Wrestling

Free style, Point, Hal Nelson, Heave, etc  

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