In the recent Border-Gavaskar Trophy a couple of
Australian cricketers were dropped for the 3rd Test,
this included the likes of Shane Watson.
They failed to submit selfassessment, team tips report.
I represented my country in hockey and was
selected in the squad of 1992 Olympics games in
Barcelona, however, the squad did not qualify for the
tournament. I was also called up for trials to play in
the 1996 Olympics but was ruled out by a hamstring
injury. I have also represented my country in cricket.
Who am I ?
In San Marino Grand Prix of 1994, two drivers were
killed. One was Aryton Senna, the other was Roland
Ratzenberger. Another driver had a near fatal crash
in the practice session where he swallowed his
tongue. Name this driver.
In Japanese sporting world, one of the more unusual
memorabilia that can be purchased is the 'tegata'.
This is sumo version of what ?
(Hint: This is memorabilia of sumo wrestlers)
Tegata consists of a hand print of the wrestler
accompanied by his fighting name written in calligraphic
style by the wrestler himself. The ink for the handprint
itself can be either red or black. Original tegata can be
quite expensive, but printed copies of the most popular
wrestlers can be obtained very inexpensively.
"If we lose, it will be the biggest upset in the history
This was a modest statement by a coach in 1992 (an
Olympic year). Who is 'we'?
Each question carries 10 points
• There are 12 questions in this round
• Each question carries 10 marks
• For the first six questions Infinite Bounce will
go clockwise & for the remaining six questions
it will be anti-clockwise.
• The team to which the question has been
originally asked will get 45 seconds to answer
and if question gets passed rest of the teams
will have to answer instantaneously
He was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the
number one overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft. In
his first professional game he recorded 25 points,
setting an NBA record for most points scored by a
prep-to-pro player in his debut outing. In a late
season match-up with the New Jersey Nets, he
scored a season-high 41 points, becoming the
youngest player in league history to score at least 40
points in a game at 19 years. He was eventually
named the 2003–04 NBA Rookie of the Year.
She was the first American woman to take first place in an
Olympic event; she won the women's golf tournament,
consisting of nine holes, with a score of 47 at the 1900 Paris
games. These games were apparently so poorly organized
that many competitors, including her, did not realize that the
events they entered were part of the Olympics. Her mother
also competed in the event, finishing tied for seventh, making
it the first (and still only) Olympic event in which a mother
and daughter competed at the same time. She was born in
Calcutta, India in 1876.
He is renowned for making the first solo ascent of
Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen and for
being the first climber to ascend all fourteen "eightthousanders" (peaks over 8,000 metres (26,000 ft)
above sea level).
This tournament began in 1983 as a biennial contest.
The tournament became an annual event after 1998,
following its growth and popularity. The tournament
is named after the ninth Yang di-Pertuan Agong of
ID the tournament.
The X, sometimes called the World Team
Championships for Women, is a major
international badminton competition contested by
women's national badminton teams. First held in
1956-1957 and contested at three year intervals, it
has been contested every two years since 1984 when
its scheduled times and venues were merged with
those of Thomas Cup, the world men's team
X is an American professional poker player. He
has won a number of major events, including
three at the World Series of Poker and two on
the World Poker Tour. He donates his profit
from tournament winnings to charities,
primarily Children, Incorporated, earning him
the nickname "the Robin Hood of poker“. He
was elected into the Poker Hall of Fame in
2011. Identify X.
Formerly a 400m sprint and 4x400m relay
champion, his most famous moment was in defeat at
the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. The incident has been
used in various sports motivational videos with the
voice over ―he and his father finished dead last, but
he and his father finished‖. Who?
This sport is governed by the Lausanne-based
organisation FITA. The letter T stands for ‘Tir’.
Archery (Federation International
deTir a l’Arc).
X has won 6 Olympic medals (5 golds-Seoul,
Barcelona, Atlanta, Sydney) in an endurance sport.
Considered as one of the legends in his sport, X is
also the BEST BRITISH OLYMPIAN OF ALL TIME
according to a poll conducted by BBC before the
London Games. His feat of 5 golds by Britishers has
only been surpassed by cyclist Bradd Wiggins and
Chris Hoy. X took the Olympic flame from David
Beckham and entered the Olympic stadium. ID X.
This is a Western Australian vernacular term for the
cooling afternoon sea breeze which occurs during
summer months in south west coastal areas of
Western Australia. The sea breeze occurs because of
the major temperature difference between the land
and sea. This breeze regularly passes the pitch at
WACA and aids swing bowlers. The often intense
Perth heat is famously eased in the afternoon by this
Freemantle Doctor or Freo
Doctor or The Doctor
A recently issued note to commemorate what?
Since its introduction in the Beijing Asian Games in
1990, it is the only event in which India has managed
to win all 6 Men's gold medal and the first women's
gold came in 2010 with the introduction of the
women’s category of the sport in the same year.
What sport is this?
X is the first Indian representative to compete
in luge at the Winter Olympic Games. He set a
new Asian speed record after beating previous
record and won gold medal in Asia Cup 2011
at Nagano in Japan. In 2012, he retained the Asian
title by winning the Gold Medal at the Asia Cup in
Nagano and setting a new Asian track record. He has
been taking part in winter Olympics since 1998. Who
His father rose to be manager of the Hispano-Suiza
factories. He showed a completely different bent of
mind, coming up with inventions such as a ball
throwing machine (1927), an anti-vibration pad
(1960), a metal racket (1963) and the 1936 apparel
creation that famously bears his name. Who?
• The team with highest score gets to choose its
• Each category has two questions(10 points each)
• If a team fails to answer any question, other teams
get to pounce on it within 15 seconds.(+15,-5)
These three and their fathers are the only father/son duo to win the
European Club Championships/UEFA Champions league for the same club.
The game was played despite the
disaster in order to prevent further
The tragedy resulted in all English
football clubs being placed under
an 5 year ban by UEFA from all
European competitions. The
disaster was later described as "the
darkest hour in the history of the
What was the disaster?
Heysel Stadium Disaster
The Heysel Stadium disaster occurred
on 29 May 1985 when escaping fans
were pressed against a wall in the
Heysel Stadium in Brussels, Belgium,
before the start of the 1985 European
Cup Final between Juventus of Italy and
Liverpool of England. Thirty-nine
Juventus fans died and 600 were
He almost did not go to the 1960 Rome Olympics, because of a
fear of flying but was eventually convinced by trainer Joe
Martin. A mostly fun Olympic campaign where his outgoing
nature earned him the title ―Mayor of the Olympic Village‖
culminated in a gold medal win against Ziggy Pietrzykowski
that would launch a career of epic proportions. Who?
1.Identify the Driver
Hint: Made headlines some days back in the
Daytona Bay Sprint Cup Race(NASCAR)
Danica Sue Patrick (born March 25, 1982) is an American auto
racing driver, model and advertising spokeswoman. She is the
most successful woman in the history of American open-wheel
racing she is the only woman to win a race in the Indy Car
Series. She competed in the series from 2005 to 2011. In 2012
she competed in the NASCAR Nationwide Series and
occasionally in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. For the 2013
season, Danica drives the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet SS for
Stewart-Haas Racing in the Sprint Cup Series, and a limited
Nationwide Series schedule for Turner Motorsports. In 2013,
Danica became the fastest pole qualifier to qualify since 1990
for the Daytona 500. Danica is the first female NASCAR driver to
win a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole, which was also done at
Karl-Jochen Rindt was a German formula one racing
driver who represented Austria during his career.
Rindt was also highly successful in other singleseater formulae, as well as sports car racing. In 1965
he won the 24 Hours of Le Mans race, driving a
Ferrari 250LM in partnership with Masten Gregory
from the United States of America.
What is his unique achievement in Formula one ?
He is the only driver to posthumously win
the Formula One World Drivers'
Championship (in 1970), after being killed
in practice for the Italian Grand Prix.
He is the tallest player ever on the ATP Tour and
holds the fastest serve recorded in professional
tennis, measured at 156 mph. Which tennis player,
whose record of 78 aces in a single match was
broken by both John Isner and Nicolas Mahut in the
longest match in tennis history at the first round of
2010 Wimbledon Championships?
In 1954, he became the first Asian player to win the boy's singles title at
Wimbledon, beating Ashley Cooper in the final. In 1959, X played in the
men's singles competition at Wimbledon losing in the third round to Alex
Olmedo. Later that year, playing for India in the Davis Cup, X defeated
Australia's Rod Laver (the Wimbledon runner-up) in four sets. In 1959 he
moved up to the world rank of 3. These performances gained X seventh
seeded status at Wimbledon in 1960, he reached the semi-finals losing to
the eventual champion, Neale Fraser. In 1961, X reached the Wimbledon
semi-finals by beating Roy Emerson in straight sets, but lost in the semis
to eventual champion Rod Laver. X received his highest seeding at
Wimbledon (#4) in 1962 but had to withdraw mid-tournament due to an
Identify the gentleman in
question. In the Ranji Trophy
final of 1968-69 he scored
96 and 84 for the losing side.
In 1962, he led India to a
significant triumph –
something that has not been
repeated since then. Who and
BONUS:(+5) He is also first
Indian player to get an offer
from a foreign football clubY. Identify Y.
Chuni Goswami-1962 India’s only
Asian Games Gold in football
Y- Tottenham Hotspurs
The maximum allowable length of these is calculated
as the mean of the following: the length of the elbow
bone and the distance from the top of the chest, near
the throat to the middle finger when the arms are
stretched out. Despite the prescribed calculations,
recent allegations during the Olympics have ignited
speculation that the length ought to be measured
prior to competitions. Length for what?
X-the current sporting director of Russian side Anzhi
Makhachkala was gifted a Buggati Veyron by owner
Suleyeman Kerimov on his 38th birthday, when X
moved to Anzhi for his last season(2011-12). His last
season was marred with controversy as he became a
subject to racial abuses as Russian fans threw
bananas at him frequently.
Known as the black spider for his distinctive all
black outfit and unbelievable abilities which
suggested he had 8 arms, he was the only keeper in
world cup history to concede a goal directly from a
corner kick in 1962. He won the Ballon Dór the next
On June 2011 Raul Varane who just finished 23
games for Lens was preparing for his exams on the
next day. He got a call from the sporting director of
---- congratulating him for his performance and
asking him if he would like to join ---- . Varane
thinking it to be a crank call, hung up on the caller.
On his 1000th goal, the play had to be stopped for
20minutes to allow for celebrations by his fans.
Although FIFA congratulated him on his milestone
goal, it stated that he was officially on 929 goals as
77 came in youth football and others in unofficial
matches. Who is this player whose senior career
spanned for JUST 24 years?
X is the holder of the FIFA Goal of the Century, an
online poll by FIFA.com in 2002. X was the host of a
TV show La Noche Del 10 which had guests like
Zidanne, Crespo, Ronaldo, Fidel Castro, Hugo
Chavez, Mike Tyson.ID X.
• Murderball is a 2005 American documentary
about the fierce rivalry between the US and
Canadian teams leading up to the 2004
Games. The sport chronicled the extreme
violence and collisions that affected already
incapacitated athletes. What sport was this
• Originally a show tune from Rogers and
Hammerstein musical Caraousel, this 1945 has
been subsequently re-recorded by Frank
Sinatra, Gerry and the PaceMakers, Elvis
Presley. Even Pink Floyd adapted this song and
interpolated it into their own song Fearless.
• The Gerry and the PaceMakers version can be
heard almost every alternate weekend
somewhere and it’s generally mistaken to be a
song by the Beatles.