List of Sports Terms

05-MAY-2014 15:36

    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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