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X were founded as the _____ Pirates on July 8, 1933, by Art Rooney, taking its
original name from the baseball team of the same name, as was common practice
for NFL teams at the time. To distinguish them from the baseball team, local media
took to calling the football team the Rooneymen, an unofficial nickname which
persisted for decades after the team adopted its current nickname.
They presently play their home game at Heinz Field. Which team?
Cited under rule number 33 of cricket, the most recent ‘victim’ of this rule was in an
ODI in 2015, when Chamu Chibhabha was given out against Afghanistan. Other
notable victims include Steve Waugh, Mohsin Khan, Michael Vaughan and
Mohinder Amarnath. What am I talking about
X was a Cuban chess player who was world chess champion from 1921 to 1927. A
chess prodigy, he is considered by many as one of the greatest players of all time,
widely renowned for his exceptional endgame skill and speed of play.
He lost the title in 1927 to Alexander Alekhine, who had never beaten him before
the match. Whom am I talking about?
The first known instance of this was in a Serie B match between Virtus Entella and
The very first recipient of the card was Vicenza striker Cristian Galano, after
admitting that a corner kick awarded in his favour should have actually been given
as a goal kick. As opposed to its fellow counterparts, which ‘happen’ in case of an
ill-happening. What is this?
He is an American retired professional basketball player. He played 11 seasons in
the NBA, all with the Milwaukee/St. Louis Hawks (1954–1965). He was the first
recipient of the NBA's Most Valuable Player Award. He also won the NBA All-Star
Game MVP award four times, a feat matched only by Kobe Bryant. He was inducted
into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1970.
Whom am I talking about?
_____ is a Japanese manufacturer of sporting equipment for badminton, golf, and
tennis, producing rackets, clubs, shoes, shuttlecocks, tennis balls, and other
equipment for those sports. Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu can be seen endorsing
the brand on their playing gear, and using their equipment. Which sporting brand
am I talking about?
Two of these involved Bobby Riggs, the second one being nationally televised. And
played over five sets. The final match was between Jimmy Connors and Martina
Navratilova, over the best of three sets. The second of these attracted the most
media attention. Riggs was given $50,000 to wear a yellow Sugar Daddy jacket
during the match, which he took off after three games. Riggs also placed many bets
on and invested a lot of money in the match.
What am I talking about?
If Sanath Jayasuriya revolutionized batting in ODIs, then _________ deserves at least a
fair share of credit for revolutionizing bowling. Opening the bowling with his right-
arm loopy offies, he strangulated the unsuspecting opposition batsmen into
stagnation inside the first 15 overs during the 1992 World Cup. Spinners opening
the bowling has become a norm in the modern era, more so in the abbreviated
forms of the game, but it was a sensational move in those days.
He was a more than useful batsman to boot, he narrowly missed a ton against
England in Christchurch when he was run out for 99.
The _________ is a 2½-revolution aerial spin performed on a skateboard ramp. While
airborne, the skateboarder makes two-and-a-half turns about their longitudinal
axis, thereby facing down when coming down. It is considered one of
skateboarding's most technically demanding tricks. FITB.
The origins of this sport are uncertain, but this sport was practised in ancient Egypt,
Greece and China, where it was held in legend that the Sun and Moon played this.
According to a Tang dynasty book, The Notes of Feng, this sport was used by the
military commander of the State of Chu during the Spring and Autumn period (8th
century BC to 5th century BC) to train warriors.
He made his first-class debut on 22 November 2000, playing for Dhaka Metropolis
cricket team. He made his Test debut on 6 September 2001 against Sri Lanka. He
top-scored in each innings, and although Bangladesh slumped to an innings defeat,
he scored 114, and in the process became the youngest player to score a Test
century, beating Mushtaq Mohammad's record, and was named man of the match.
Phil Brown, the then Hull City manager, said, “Great comedy is about timing. I had
no idea it was going to happen. I was trying to arrange a five-man midfield at the
time so I didn’t see it. But my analysis guy showed me it on the laptop when we got
into the changing room.”
The player shown on the advert next was ‘in the centre’ of what Phil Brown is
talking about. Name the footballer and what is being talked about? (1+1)
The organizers restricts the use of its X trademark; it is frequently called the Big
Game or other generic terms by non-sponsoring corporations. Because of the high
viewership, commercial airtime during the X broadcast is the most expensive of the
year, leading to companies regularly developing their most expensive
advertisements for this broadcast. As a result, watching and discussing the
broadcast's commercials has become a significant aspect of the event.
He is the only player to have won all 3 Open era season end finals ATP Tour Finals
(ATP), WCT Finals (WCT) and Grand Slam Cup (ITF). He also won Olympic gold
medal in doubles. Tennis magazine ranked him the 11th best male player of the
period 1965–2005. He also coached Novak Djokovic for three years beginning in
2013. Who is he?
Opponents are allowed to hit each other with punches and kicks, striking above the
Elbows and knees are forbidden and the use of the shins is seldom allowed.
Clinch fighting, throws and sweeps are forbidden.
Bouts are usually 3 to 12 rounds (lasting 2–3 minutes each) with a 1-minute rest in
Rules of what?
Y is an Indian field hockey player and former captain of the national team. She plays
as a halfback. She has led the team to medal winning performances most notably
the bronze at the 2014 Asian Games. Also under her captaincy the team qualified
for the Olympics after 36 years after finishing fifth in the 2014–15 Women's FIH
Hockey World League Semifinals.
The term is derived from Old French, ultimately from Latin iuxtare "to approach, to
meet". The word was loaned into Middle English around 1300, when it was a very
popular sport among the Anglo-Norman knighthood. The synonym tilt dates ca.
• Written Round with 5 questions
• +10/0 for each question
• +50 on a full house.
• The number game.
The Olympic had a bet with Mexican TC presenter and Arsenal fan Patty Lopez de la
Cerda over the outcome a match between the Premier League rivals Arsenal and
Manchester United. He promised he would wear an Arsenal shirt if United lost. And
of course, they were beaten 3-0. Give me the jersey number inscribed on it,
As a child, X’s favorite number was 45, his brother Larry’s basketball jersey number.
When X started playing high school basketball, Larry was already using the No. 45
jersey. X continued to wear the number __ for college and professional basketball.
X’s jersey number was retired after his first retirement from the Bulls. After returning
to the Bulls in 1995, X wore the number 45 jersey for just one season before
returning to his original __ jersey.
Fill in the blank.
Which three digit number would you associate with this Amul ad?
He is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player and former head coach. He
played twenty seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for four teams from
1979 to 1999. Nicknamed "The Great One", he has been called "the greatest hockey
player ever" by many sportswriters, players, and the league itself. He originally
wanted to wear number 9—for his hockey hero Gordie Howe—but it was already
being worn by teammate Brian Gualazzi. At coach Muzz MacPherson's suggestion,
he settled on __.
He has always raced with the number No. __ in his motorcycle grand prix career, the
number his father had raced with in the first of his 3 grand prix career wins in 1979,
in Yugoslavia, on a 250c Morbidelli. Typically, a World Championship winner is
awarded the No. 1 sticker for the next season. However, in a homage to Britain's
Barry Sheene, who was the first rider of the modern era to keep the same number
(#7), Valentino Rossi has stayed with the now-famous No. __ throughout his career,
though as the world champion he has worn the No. 1 on the shoulder of his racing
• 20 Questions, 10 Clockwise, 10 Anticlockwise
• +20/-15 on pounce
• +10/0 on bounce
• +15 on direct.
There are some rules pertaining to the event:
Board size : A miniature board is ok (although we prefer to see full sized boards
wherever possible). However, it can’t be one of those tiny boards. It needs to be at
least 1 metre long, 30 centimeters at the widest point and have legs.
Garment : Any garment is suitable, but it must be at least the size of a tea towel
In 2000 he founded his own label, Wahin Makinaciones, which was also the name of
his first release six years later; his musical alter ego was Wahin. He also features in
the movie album of ‘The Fate Of The Furious’, as shown in the next slide.
Who is he?
"Lumber" is an often-used slang term for a it, especially when wielded by a
proficient sportsperson. They are made of either wood, or a metal alloy (typically
aluminum). Most wooden bats are made from ash. Other woods include maple,
hickory, and bamboo. Hickory has fallen into disfavour over its greater weight,
which slows down the speed, while maple-made gained popularity following the
introduction of the first major league sanctioned model in 1997.
What is this?
Ray Caldwell was making his first start for the Cleveland Indians after being released
by Boston two weeks prior. He had thrown 8 2/3 innings of one-run ball against the
Philadelphia Athletics and had his team up 2-1 when something happened, and he
collapsed unconscious. Then, after a few moments, he sat up. Just like that. He
shook his head, looked around and asked for the ball so he could finish the game.
And wouldn’t you know it: He retired Athletics shortstop Jumpin’ Joe Dugan on his
very next pitch to end the game.
What had happened to him?
X, commonly known by his nickname "The Birdman", is an American professional
skateboarder, actor, and owner of skateboard company Birdhouse. He is well known
for completing the first documented 900 and for his licensed video game titles,
published by Activision. He is widely considered to be one of the most successful
and influential pioneers of modern vertical skateboarding. Name X.
__________ is a former English footballer and children’s novelist. His novels include
Frankie's New York Adventure (Little Brown, 2015), Frankie's Kangaroo Caper (Little
Brown, 2015) and Olympic Flame Chase (Little Brown, 2016). He is also his club’s all-
time top scorer with 211 goals. Who is this legendary footballer?
____________ had turned Andres' national team into South American champions,
favored to win the 1994 World Cup in Los Angeles. It was there, in a game against
the U.S., that Andres committed one of the most shocking mistakes in soccer
history, scoring an "own goal" that eliminated his team from the competition and
ultimately cost him his life.
Name the movie based on this incident.
The IQA World Cup is the international tournament contested by NGB's national
teams hosted by the sport's global governing organisation. The championship has
been awarded every two years since 2012. The current champions are Australia, who
defeated the United States in 2016.
Nicknamed the ‘Austrian Oak’, X is considered among the most important figures in
the history of bodybuilding, and his legacy is commemorated in the X Classic
annual bodybuilding competition. For many years, he wrote a monthly column for
the bodybuilding magazines Muscle & Fitness and Flex. Shortly after being elected
Governor, he was appointed executive editor of both magazines, in a largely
Who is X?
John Goehrke attended high school in Vernon Hills, about 40 miles north of
Chicago. Numerous media reports identified Goehrke as a marketing major at the
University of Missouri.
On his Twitter page, Goehrke’s sports fandom is evident. His profile photo shows
him in a Lebron James jersey. His bio makes reference to Tiger Woods. That’s not to
mention the golf references throughout his page. He was listed as being on Vernon
Hills High School baseball team roster.
However, he was in the news due to entirely different ‘sporting’ reasons. What?
She is currently a Christian minister in Perth, Western Australia, but is best known
for her sporting career, in which she amassed more major titles than any other
player in history.
She began playing tennis when she was eight years old and was 17 in 1960 when
she won the first of seven consecutive singles titles at the Australian
Championships. She became the first female player from Australia to win a Grand
Slam tournament abroad, when she won the French and US Championships in 1962.
The year after that, she became the first Australian woman to win Wimbledon. Who
The Bombay duck or bummalo, Harpadon nehereus is, despite its name, not a duck
but a lizardfish. Adults may reach a maximum length of 40 cm, but the usual size is
around 25 cm. However, a cricketer earned this nickname due to his ‘remarkable’
feat against Australia. Who and what feat did he achieve?
The race serves as the final event of Speedweeks and is sometimes known as "The
Great American Race" or the "Super Bowl of Stock Car Racing". All 59 runnings of
the race have been held in the month of February. From 1971 to 2011, it was
associated with Presidents Day weekend, taking place on the Sunday before the
third Monday in February. Which race am I talking about
It is the home of the Chicago Cubs, one of the city's two Major League Baseball
(MLB) franchises. It first opened in 1914 as Weeghman Park for Charles
Weeghman's Chicago Whales of the Federal League, which folded after the 1915
baseball season. The Cubs played their first home game at the park on April 20,
Between 1921 and 1970, it was also the home of the Chicago Bears of the National
Football League. Name this stadium
In 2011, Fenway Sports Group became the sole global marketer of X’s rights, and as
part of the deal, he was granted a minority stake in the English Premier League
football club Y, who he has claimed his support for. As a result of his endorsement
money and NBA salary, he has been listed as one of the world's highest-paid
X and Y are ?
___________ is a team sport that originated in Spain and was conceptualised by
Belgian Filip Eyckmans in 2005.It is a ball game between two teams, combining
elements of volleyball, football and gymnastics with music into a sport. It is played
on an inflatable court featuring a trampoline on each side of the net. The
trampolines allow the players to bounce high enough to spike the ball over the net
and score direct points. What is it called?
Endou Mamoru is a cheerful goalkeeper in Raimon Jr High, with six other players in
the team. But there was a day when the team was almost lead to disbandment by
Natsumi unless they are to win the match against the Teikoku Gakuen, currently the
best team of Japan. He tried to save the club by gathering four more players to the
Which team is being formed like this?
__________ is a prestigious junior tennis tournament, one of five that are rated by the
ITF as 'Grade A'. Established in 1947 in Miami Beach, the tournament has for years
featured both boys and girls singles and doubles draws at both '18 and under'
(under-19) and '16 and under' (under-17) age categories. From 1999 to 2010, the
tournament had been held each December at Crandon Park in Key Biscayne, Florida.
Since 2011, it has been held at the Frank Veltri Tennis Center in Plantation, Florida.
Fill in the Blank.
A version has the inventor of Y (in some tellings Sessa, an ancient Indian Minister)
request his ruler give him wheat according to the X problem. The ruler laughs it off
as a meagre prize for a brilliant invention, only to have court treasurers report the
unexpectedly huge number of wheat grains would outstrip the ruler's resources.
Which game (Y) is this?
His success has earned him the World Swimmer of the Year Award and the
American Swimmer of the Year Award twice. He has also been named the FINA
Swimmer of the Year three times. He has won a total of 90 medals in major
international competition, 54 gold, 22 silver, and 14 bronze spanning the Olympics,
the World, Pan American, and Pan Pacific Championships.
Whom am I talking about?
She partnered with England's Laura Davies as a 16-year-old amateur during a
special Emaar – MGF Challenge Match ahead of the 2007 Ladies European Tour
event that was held in India. Davies commented that, "from my experience, she has
all the potential to be a good player.
She won the 2009–2010 Order of Merit on the Women's Golf Association of India
and then five further events to finish on top of the 2010– 2011 Order of Merit. She
finished the top Indian golfer at T22, at the 2011 Hero Honda Women's Indian
Open, with the lowest score of the day in the final round. She has a total of 11 wins
on the Women's Golf Association of India. Name her.
The team is owned by Sahara India Pariwar. Former Dutch coach Roelant Oltmans
serves as coach for the team and former Indian captain X acts as the technical
director of the team and also as the manager of the national team. The home
stadium of the team is named after Y, another legendary player in the sport.
Also, X is a member of the ad hoc committee of Indian Hockey Federation, formed
after the suspension of Kanwar Pal Singh Gill.
Give me the team, X and Y.
RULES FOR THE NEXT 8 QUESTIONS
• Differential Scoring, write your answer by pouncing.
• +50 if only 1 team gets it right
• +40 if only 2/3 teams get it right
• +30 if 4/5 teams get it right
• +20 if 6/7 teams get it right
• 0 if all get it right
• -10 in all cases if incorrect.
The team was wholly owned and operated by DEN Networks earlier. Club's majority
ownership is now with United States-based company GMS Inc. while DEN Networks
only holding a minority stake
In July 2015 the club made an interesting move by signing the legendary Roberto
Carlos as the Manager. The Club also dissolved the technical partnership with
Feyenoord for the new season in 2015. Which club?
It was usually kept in their headquarters at Lancaster Gate apart from for a couple
of publicity events. In February, Stanley Gibbons' stamp company received
permission to place it in their Stampex exhibition in March on condition that it
would be under guard at all times. It was also insured for £30,000 (despite its official
value being only £3,000).
On Monday 21 March, Joe Mears, the Chairman of the Football Association,
received an anonymous phone call. It contained a ransom note that demanded
£15,000 in £1 and £5 notes. What was being ransomed for?
There are actually three of X: the original bowl of the "Dominion Hockey Challenge
Cup", the authenticated "Presentation Cup", and the "Replica Cup" on display at the
Hockey Hall of Fame. The NHL has maintained effective control over both the
trophy itself and its associated trademarks. Originally commissioned in 1892 as the
Dominion Hockey Challenge Cup, the trophy is named after then–Governor General
of Canada, who awarded it to Canada's top-ranking amateur ice hockey club.
They play their home games at the TD Garden, which they share with the National
Hockey League (NHL)'s X Bruins. The franchise's 17 championships are the most of
any NBA franchise, and account for 24.3 percent of all NBA championships since the
league's founding in 1946. As a percentage of championships won, they are the
most successful franchise to date in the major four traditional North American
professional sports leagues. Whom am I talking about?
TIGER WOODS’ FIRST AD AFTER SCANDAL; EARL
WOODS, TIGER’S FATHER
X is the blocking of emails, forum posts or search results by a spam filter or search
engine because words in their text contain a string of letters that are shared with an
obscene word or one that is considered improper or inadmissible for other reasons.
While computers can easily identify strings of text within a document, broad
blocking rules may result in false positives, causing innocent phrases to be blocked.
Which League One football club does this problem gets its name from?
Having progressed through the youth teams at DJK Dürscheid and Bayer Leverkusen, he
started his professional career at Fortuna Köln, and went on to play for 1. FC
Kaiserslautern and Werder Bremen before signing for 1899 Hoffenheim in 2012.
He made 13 appearances for the German under-21 squad between 2003 and 2005,
before making his full international debut three years later against England. He went on
to win five further caps and was part of the German 2010 FIFA World Cup squad, but did
not make an appearance in that tournament.
Following his retirement from football in 2014, he gained a significant amount of muscle
mass and was subsequently linked to a career in professional wrestling, eventually
joining WWE in 2016. Name him.
She was the captain of the Australian Women’s Hockey Team, best known as the
Hockeyroos, for eight years and became the second Australian woman after
swimmer Dawn Fraser to win three Olympic gold medals at three separate Olympic
Games: Seoul 1988, Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000. She received a Medal of the
Order of Australia in 1989, an Australian Sports Medal in 2000, an Australian Sports
Medal in 2000, and a Centenary Medal in 2001. In 2001, she was inducted into the
Australian Institute of Sport 'Best of the Best'. She was inducted into the Sport
Australia Hall of Fame in 2002
• Long connect round
• Points for the connect will be mentioned on top of each slide
• Each individual question is worth +20/-10 on pounce. No bounce.
X was a member of the US Postal/Discovery team between 1998 and 2005, when he
won a bronze medal in the 2000 Summer Olympics. He retired from racing at the
end of 2005 edition of Y, but returned to competitive racing with the Astana team
in January 2009, finishing third in the 2009 edition of Y later that year. Between
2010 and 2011, he raced with Team Radio Shack, the UCI ProTeam he helped found.
Give me X and Y
He was born on 1 February 1971 in Jamnagar, Gujarat. He was a regular in the
Indian cricket team, playing in 15 Test matches and 196 One Day Internationals. His
relatives include K. S. Ranjitsinhji, after whom the Ranji Trophy is named, and K. S.
Duleepsinhji, for whom the Duleep Trophy is named. In 2015, he was appointed as
the main coach for Delhi cricket team but he resigned from the post. He is currently
a cricket commentator.
Following his career at Louisiana State University, he was drafted by the Orlando
Magic with the first overall pick in the 1992 NBA draft. He quickly became one of
the best centers in the league, winning Rookie of the Year in 1992–93 and later
leading his team to the 1995 NBA Finals. After four years with the Magic, he signed
as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Largely due to his ability to dunk the basketball, he also ranks 3rd all-time in field
goal percentage (58.2%).He was also elected into the Naismith Memorial Basketball
Hall of Fame in 2016.
He was awarded the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian honor in 1983. After
playing his first grand prix event in 1970, he achieved his first significant success in
singles in 1973 when he reached the quarterfinals at two Grand Slam events. At
Wimbledon, he lost in five sets to the eventual champion Jan Kodeš and later that
summer at the US Open, lost to Ken Rosewall after having beaten Rod Laver two
Who is he?
His first professional club was Auxerre, where he spent two years in the youth team
before making his début on 5 November 1983. His disciplinary problems began in 1987
when he was fined for punching team mate Bruno Martini in the face. The following
year, he was again in trouble because of a dangerous kung-fu tackle on Nantes player
Michel Der Zakarian, resulting in a three-month suspension.
He was given his full international début against West Germany in August 1987 by
national team manager Henri Michel. In September 1988, angered after being dropped
from the national team, he referred to Michel as a "bag of shit" in a post-match TV
interview and was indefinitely banned from all international matches. However, Michel
was sacked shortly after that having failed to qualify for the 1990 World Cup.
Name this footballer
ALL OF THEM HAVE APPEARED IN MOVIES
1. Lance Armstrong – Played himself in the movies ‘Cycling’s Greatest Fraud’ and
‘You, Me and Dupree’
2. Ajay Jadeja – Appeared in the movie ‘Khel’
3. Shaquille O’Neal – Appeared in ‘After the Sunset’.
4. Vijay Amritraj – Appeared in ‘Octopussy’ as MI6 agent Vijay
5. Eric Cantona – ‘Elizabeth’ and various other French movies