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  1. 1.  The club was founded in Philadelphia in 1901. It moved to Kansas City in 1955 and finally to X in 1968. It has won 9 World series titles. Billy Beane has been the general manager of the club since 1997. The club won 20 consecutive games between 13 August 2002 and 4 September 2002 setting an American league record which shot the Sabermetrics model used by Beane into prominence. Beane was the subject of a 2003 novel Moneyball which was made into a 2011 movie. Name the club. No points for X.
  2. 2.  Expand NASCAR.
  3. 3.  National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing
  4. 4.  Give the sequence how a hand progresses in Texas Holdem Poker.
  5. 5.  Pre Flop Flop Turn River Showdown
  6. 6.  The 1989 X disaster was a human crush which occurred during the FA Cup semi-final match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest football clubs on 15 April 1989 at the X Stadium in Sheffield, England. The crush resulted in the deaths of 96 people and injuries to 766 others. The disaster remains the worst stadium-related disaster in British history and one of the worlds worst football disasters.
  7. 7.  The "Blood in the Water" match was a water polo match between X and the Y at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics. The match, which took place on December 6, 1956, was against the background of the 1956 Xian Revolution and saw X defeat the Y 4–0. The name was coined after Ervin Zádor emerged during the last two minutes with blood pouring from under his eye after being punched by Valentin Prokopov.
  8. 8.  Hungary and USSR
  9. 9.  X is an Indian athlete. He was born with a disability in the left leg. He represented India in the 2012 Paralympic games held in London in Y and won the silver medal.
  10. 10.  Girisha Nagarajegowda in Mens High Jump
  11. 11.  X is a term used to define a round of eighteen holes of golf where all holes were played at one under par (birdie on every hole) resulting in a score of 55 on a par 73 course, 54 on a par 72 course, 53 on a par 71 course, and 52 on a par 70 course. Since a score of 18 is the lowest score that could theoretically be obtained, X is an incorrect term for the score of 54 (or whatever 18 under par is). 54, however, is the lowest score generally accepted as being in the realm of possibility among professional golfers on a par 72 course. This has remained the standard and has never been achieved by a professional golfer in a professional event.
  12. 12.  Which Rajasthan fast bowler created a storm in domestic cricket by taking 8 wickets on his Ranji debut and finishing up with 12 wickets in the match against Hyderabad in November 2010?
  13. 13.  In archery, what does the term "Robin Hood" denote?
  14. 14.  The act of splitting the shaft of an arrow already in the target
  15. 15.  2018 FIFA World Cup Russia
  16. 16.  The Olympic flame is a practice continued from the ancient Olympic Games. In Olympia (Greece), a flame was ignited and then kept burning until the closing of the Olympic Games. The flame first appeared in the modern Olympics at the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam. The flame itself represents a number of things, including purity and the endeavour for perfection. What exact method is used to light the Olympic flame ?
  17. 17.  The Olympic flame is lit at the ancient site of Olympia by women wearing ancient-style robes and using a curved mirror and the sun.
  18. 18.  He was a flying ace and was famous for his solo flight across the Mediterranean without stopping . He fell victim to enemy fire a month before the end of World War I . Something big is named after him . Whos he?
  19. 19. And no price on Victory this time
  20. 20.  The Munich air disaster occurred on 6 February 1958, when British European Airways Flight 609 crashed on its third attempt to take off from a slush-covered runway at Munich-Riem Airport in Munich, West Germany. On board the plane was the Manchester United football team, nicknamed the X, along with a number of supporters and journalists. Twenty of the 44 people on board the aircraft died in the crash.
  21. 21.  The Busby Babes were a group of Manchester United players, recruited and trained by the clubs chief scout Joe Armstrong and assistant manager Jimmy Murphy, who progressed from the clubs youth team into the first team under the management of the eponymous Matt Busby.
  22. 22.  The "Miracle on Ice" is the name in Xs popular culture for a medal-round mens ice hockey game during the 1980 Winter Olympics at Lake Placid, New York, on Friday, February 22. The X team, made up of amateur and collegiate players and led by coach Herb Brooks, defeated the Y team, who had won nearly every world championship and Olympic tournament since 1954.
  23. 23.  USA and USSR
  24. 24.  Len Hutton Rameez Raza Mohinder Amarnath Inzamam Ul-Haq
  25. 25.  Out by ‘Obstructing the Field’
  26. 26.  Apart from Sevens Rugby and Kitesurfing (which replaces Windsurfing), which is the third event confirmed to be returning to the Summer Olympics in 2016 after 112 years after being held only twice in 1900 and 1904 Olympics?
  27. 27.  This system raises the vehicle’s centre of gravity and reduce the amount of ballast that is available to balance the car so that it is more predictable while turning. The technology is based on a concept postulated by Dr Richard Feynman which used flywheel energy storage for transfer of energy. Identify this technology.
  28. 28.  Kinetic Energy Recovery System
  29. 29.  It has been over 7 years and 4 months since Arsenal won its last trophy. Which was it?
  30. 30.  The overall Time leader gets the Yellow jersey in the Tour de France. Who gets the Green and the Polka Dot jersey?
  31. 31.  Green - Rider with the maximum Sprint points Polka Dot Jersey - Rider who wins the King of The Mountain i.e. The Best Climber
  32. 32.  X was known for his powerful right hand, granite chin and an amazing comeback from a floundering career. He had lost several bouts due to chronic hand injuries and was forced to work on the docks and collect social assistance to feed his family during the depression. In 1935 he fought Max Baer for the Heavyweight title and won. For this unlikely feat he was given the nickname "Cinderella Man" by Damon Runyon.
  33. 33. They add all the glamour to the sport
  34. 34.  Nicole Scherzinger Lewis Hamilton Formula 1
  35. 35.  Eva Longoria Tony Parker Basketball
  36. 36.  Brooklyn Decker Andy Roddick Tennis
  37. 37.  Shakira Gerard Pique Football
  38. 38.  Isha Sharvani Zaheer Khan Cricket
  39. 39.  Caroline Wozniacki Rory McIlroy Golf
  40. 40.  Some people believe football is a matter of life and death, I am very disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you it is much, much more important than that.
  41. 41.  Whoever said Its not important whether you win or lose counts probably lost.
  42. 42.  Im so fast that last night I turned off the light switch in my bedroom and was in bed before the room was dark.
  43. 43.  Every kid around the world who plays soccer wants to be me(Originally the name if the speaker). I have a great responsibility to show them not just how to be like a soccer player, but how to be like a man.
  44. 44.  Winning is about heart, not just legs. It has got to be in the right place.
  45. 45.  I can accept failure, but I cant accept not trying.
  46. 46. Or Die Trying
  47. 47. Tennis FootballFormula 1 Mixed BagSporting Publications BasketballCricket Hockey Next
  48. 48.  X became the youngest Grand Slam champion of all time at 15 years and 9 months by winning the Womens doubles title at Wimbledon in 1996. X retired from professional tennis in 2002 temporarily due to ligament injuries in both ankles. X returned to the WTA tour in 2006 and on 1 November 2007, X retired from tennis after testing positive for Cocaine during Wimbledon in 2007. X denied using the drug but did not appeal against the imminent ban.
  49. 49.  Martina Hingis
  50. 50.  Who holds the record for the maximum Gold Medals at the Olympics?
  51. 51.  Who is the only player ever to win the Junior Grand Slam?
  52. 52. Next
  53. 53.  Schumacher was well on his way to victory and an undisputed lead in the championship with 1 race to go. On lap 37, Schumachers engine failed, his first engine failure since the 2000 French Grand Prix, giving the lead to Fernando Alonso, who went on to win the race. This virtually gave the championship to Alonso. Which race?
  54. 54.  European Grand Prix Monaco Grand Prix Singapore Grand Prix Australian Grand Prix Belgian Grand Prix
  55. 55.  X is an Indian racing driver, who competed for Hispania Racing in Formula One in 2010. Before this, he drove in the GP2 Series for three years, winning two races. He also raced for India in the 2005-2006 season of the A1 Grand Prix.
  56. 56. Next
  57. 57.  X is an Italian newspaper dedicated to coverage of various sports. It was first published on April 3, 1896, allowing it to cover the first modern Olympic games held in Athens. Its role extends beyond news reporting and features, to direct involvement in major events including organization of the Giro dItalia cycling stage race. It sells over 400,000 copies daily and can claim a readership in excess of three million.
  58. 58.  X is an American sports media franchise owned by media conglomerate Time Warner. Its self titled magazine has over 3.5 million subscribers and is read by 23 million adults each week, including over 18 million men. It was the first magazine with circulation over one million to win the National Magazine Award for General Excellence twice. Its swimsuit issue, which has been published since 1964, is now an annual publishing event that generates its own television shows, videos and calendars.
  59. 59.  X is a magazine founded in 1948 by brothers Bert Nelson & Cordner Nelson, focused on the world of X. The magazine provides coverage of athletics in the U.S.A. from the high school to national level as well as covering the sport on an international bases. The magazine has given itself the motto of "The Bible of the Sport". Many of the standard abbreviations used throughout the sport, like WR=World Record; WJR=World Junior Record; AR=American Record, started as print saving abbreviations in the magazine.
  60. 60. Next
  61. 61.  M L Jaisimha Geoffrey Boycott Kim Hughes Allan Lamb Ravi Shastri
  62. 62.  Only Batsmen to bat on all five days of a Test Match
  63. 63.  The cricket ground in this city is notable as one of the two used regularly in first class cricket that have a tree within the boundary, the other being St Lawrence Ground in Canterbury, Kent. Kevin Pietersen was born in this city.
  64. 64.  We cannot under-estimate the massive effect the _______ has had on the game. It has changed the equation between bat and ball more than pitches have done, for it took away from the fast bowler his greatest weapon -the ability to induce fearIan Chappell related to me how he and Ian Healy once sat down to debate which was the better Australian side -Chappells or Waughs -by discussing a hypothetical match between the two. "Is this match going to be played with _______or without_______?" was the first question Healy raised, because he felt it would have a great bearing on the contest.
  65. 65. Next
  66. 66.  X was considered by Y as the bargain of the century. But X and Y shared a chequered relationship. In one match, X let in 3 goals, after his team was 3-0 up. Y considered sacking him. X later apologized to his teammates, which was overheard by Y. Y decided to keep X and then, as they say is history. X and Y have tremendous respect for each other now. What is this saga all about?
  67. 67.  Sir Alex Ferguson and Peter Schmeichel
  68. 68.  In the 2005 Champions League Final, X were regarded as favourites before the match and took the lead within the first minute. X added two more goals before half-time to make it 3–0. In the second half Y launched a comeback and scored three goals in a dramatic six-minute spell to level the scores at 3–3. The scores remained the same during extra time, and a penalty shoot-out was required to decide the champions. Y went on to win the game 3-2 on penalties.
  69. 69. Next
  70. 70.  Andy Sandham William Ponsford Seymour Nurse Arvinda De Silva Jason Gillespie
  71. 71.  Scored a Double Century in their last Test Innings
  72. 72.  Nicknamed The Golden Bear, he holds the record for winning the most Golf majors i.e The Masters, The US Open, The Open Chanpionship and The PGA championship during his career. Who and how many majors has he won?
  73. 73. Next
  74. 74.  Who holds the record for winning the maximum Most Valuable Player awards in the NBA?
  75. 75.  Orlando Magic -> LA Lakers -> Miami Heat -> Phoenix Suns -> Cleveland Caviliers -> Boston Celtics
  76. 76.  In basketball, a double is the accumulation of a double-digit number total in one of five statistical categories. A double-double is the accumulation of a double-digit number total in two of the five categories in a game. A triple- double is the accumulation of a double-digit number total in three of the five categories in a game. A quadruple-double is the accumulation of a double-digit number total in four of the five categories in a game. This has occurred four times in the NBA. A quintuple-double is the accumulation of a double-digit number total in all five categories in a game. What are the five categories?
  77. 77. Next
  78. 78.  India won its last Olympic Medal in 1980 by defeating which team?
  79. 79.  Who hold the record for having have scored the most goals in hockey with a tally of 348 as of 9 August, 2012?
  80. 80.  After India, which is the most successful nation at the Summer Olympics?
  81. 81. Next
  82. 82.  X is a retired American football wide receiver. He is widely considered to be the greatest wide receiver in NFL history and amongst the greatest NFL players at any position. He is the all time leader in most major statistical categories for wide receivers and the all time NFL leader in receptions, touchdown receptions and yards.
  83. 83.  X was a Finnish middle distance and long distance runner. He was nicknamed as the Flying Finn as he dominated long distance running in the early 20yh century. He set 22 official world records at distances between 1500 metres and 20 kilometres and won a total of 9 gold and 3 silvers at the olympics.
  84. 84.  X is an American professional baseball third baseman with the New York Yankees. He previously played shortstop for the Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers. In December 2007 he signed a 10 year contract with the yankees valued at $275 million which is the richest contract in Baseball history.
  85. 85.  X was a Canadian racing driver. He was taken on by reigning world champions Ferrari for the end of the season in 1977 and from 1978 to his death in 1982. He won six grand prixs in his short career. He died in a 140 mph crash caused by a collision during the 1982 Belgian Grand prix qualifying.
  86. 86.  X was a former president of Real Madrid and held the post for 35 years. In 1955 he along with others created at first a loosely constructed exhibition tournament played among invited teams but which over time developed into the Champions League as we know it today. During his reign as president, Madrid won 1 Intercontinental Cup, 6 European Cups, 16 League Titles and 6 Spanish Cups.
  87. 87.  X was a former World no. 1 professional tennis player. During his career, he won 3 grand slam titles, putting him among the best ever from the United States. An African American, he was the first black player ever selected to the United States Davis Cup Team and the only black man to ever win the singles title at Wimbledon, the US Open and the Australian Open.
  88. 88.  All these have Sporting Venues named after them.

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