List of Sports Terms

Here you can find the list of sports terms and the sports.

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.




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



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


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


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


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

Billiards & Snooker

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


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


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


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


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.


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


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


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.


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


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


Polo-Bunker, Mallet, Chukker,  etc.


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


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

Table Tennis

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


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


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

Weight Lifting

Jerk, Snatch,  etc


Free style, Point, Hal Nelson, Heave, etc  

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