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Sports Defending champions and world No. 1 ranked Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams top the Australian Open seedings lists, which follow rankings ahead of the first Grand Slam tournament of 2016. Following are the seeding lists. Men’s 1. Novak Djokovic, Serbia 2. Andy Murray, Britain 3. Roger Federer, Switzerland 4. Stan Wawrinka, Switzerland 5. Rafael …

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Sports -Cricket As per the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings, World Champions Australia is enjoying number one rank with 127 points followed by former World Cup-winners India with 114 points. Virat Kohli is the highest-ranked batsman from either side in second. He trails No.1 ranked AB de Villiers of South Africa by 96 points but …

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Cup/Trophies associated with Games Duleep trophy is associated with cricket Scindia gold cup is associated with Hockey Sheesh mahal trophy is associated with Cricket Vizzy Trophy is associated with Cricket Vijay merchant Trophy is associated with Cricket Welling ton trophy is associated with Rowing Santosh trophy is associated with Football Sanjay gold cup is associated …

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Sports Cricket terms -Glossary All out – when an innings is ended due to ten of the eleven batsmen on the batting side being either dismissed or unable to bat because of injury or illness Appeal – The act of a bowler or fielder shouting at the umpire to ask if his last ball took …

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Sports                                    Ground Names Cricket                                Field Athelatics                        Track Lawn tennis       …

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Sports Sports                                   Number of Players Sports                               Players Hockey                              11 …

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Sports – Perth : Mitchell Johnson retires from all forms of international cricket here on Tuesday. His fact file follows- Name: Mitchell Guy Johnson Born: November 2, 1981 at Townsville, Queensland Age: 34 years and 15 days Teams: Australia, Australia A, Kings XI Punjab, Mumbai Indians, Queensland, Western Australia Batting style: Left-hand bat Bowling style: …

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Sports -GK Miscellaneous 1.  FIFA Final-2014 was won by  Germany by defeating Argentina 1-0 2. The Golden Glove award for the Most Outstanding Goalkeeper during FIFA  2014 was given to Manuel Neuer of Germany 3. India won its 1st Gold Medal at the 20th Commonwealth Games (CWG)  in Weight Lifting by Sanjita Khumukcham 4. The …

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Olympic Games Details Summer Olympic Games Sites 1896 – Athens, Greece 1900 – Paris, France 1904 – St. Louis, United States 1908 – London, United Kingdom 1912 – Stockholm, Sweden 1916 – Scheduled for Berlin, Germany* 1920 – Antwerp, Belgium 1924 – Paris, France 1928 – Amsterdam, Netherlands 1932 – Los Angeles, United States 1936 …

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Indian Olympic Association ( IOA)  *  Indian Olympic Association created and recognised in 1924 * Headquarters of Indian Olympic Association is in New Delhi. * Presidents of the IOA : — 1- Sir Dorabji Tata 1927-1928 2- Maharaja Bhupindra Singh 1928-1938. 3- Maharaja Yadavindra Singh 1938-1960. (Elder Son of Maharaja Bhupindra Singh) 4- Bhalindra Singh 1960-1975. …