Important List of Sports Cups and Trophies

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Important List of Sports Cups and Trophies :

Sports Name : Cricket

Ashes Series
Asia Cup
Benson and Hedges
C. K. Naidu Trophy
Coach Behar Trophy
Deodhar Trophy
Duleep Trophy
G. D. Birla Trophy
Ghulam Ahmed Trophy
ICC Champions Trophy
ICC World Cup
Irani Trophy
Moinuddowla Gold Cup
MRF World Cup
Nehru Cup (Jawaharlal Nehru Cup)
Rani Jhansi Trophy
Ranji Trophy
Reliance Cup
Rohinton Baria Trophy
Rothman’s Trophy
Sahara Cup
Sheesh Mahal Trophy
Vijay Merchant Trophy
Vizzy Trophy
Wills Trophy

Sports Name : Football

Bandodkar Trophy
Chakra Gold Trophy
Colombo Cup
D. C. M. Trophy
Dr. B. C. Roy Trophy
Dr. B.C. Roy Trophy: Football (Junior)
Durand Cup
Durand Cup, F. A. Cup
European Champions Cup
F. A. Shield
FA Cup
Federation Cup
FIFA World Cup
G.V. Raja Memorial Trophy
IFA Shield
Jules Rimet Trophy
Kalinga Cup
Merdeka Cup
Najee Trophy
Nixon Gold Cup
Raghbir Singh Memorial Cup
Rovers Cup
Sanjay Gold Cup
Santosh Trophy (National Football)
Scissor Cup
Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee Trophy
Subrata Mukherjee Cup (National school football)
Subroto Cup
Todd Memorial Trophy
Vittal Trophy

Sports Name : Hocky

Agha Khan Cup
Beighton Cup
Bombay Gold Cup
Dhyan Chand Trophy
Essandre Champions Cup
Gurmeet Trophy
Guru Nanak Championship
Gurunanak Championship (Women’s )
Gyanuati Devi Trophy
Hockey World Cup
Indira Gold Cup
Kuppuswamy Naidu Trophy
Lady Ratan Tata Trophy
Indira Gold Cup
MCC Trophy
Modi Gold Cup
Murugappa Gold Cup
Nehru Trophy
Nehru Trophy (Hockey Women’s)
Obaid Ullah Gold Cup
Rangaswami Cup
Rangaswami Cup (National HockeChampionship)
Ranjit Singh Gold Cup
Rene Frank Trophy
Sahni Trophy
Scindia Gold Cup
Tommy Eman Gold Cup

Sports Name : Badminton

Agarwal Cup
Amrit Diwan Cup
Chadha Cup
Divan Cup
Ibrahim Rahimatillah Challenger Cup
Lady Ratan Tata Trophy
Maharaja Ranjit Singh Gold Cup
Narang Cup
Thomas Cup
Tunku Abdul-Rahman Cup
Uber Cup (Women)

Sports Name : Lawn Tennis

Barna Bellack Cup
Davis Cup
Grand Prix
Jaylaxmi Cup (Women’s)
Rajendra Prasad Cup
Rajkumar Cup (Junior boys)
Rajkumari Cup (Junior girls)
Ramanujan Trophy
Thant Cup
Travancore Cup (Women’s)
Wightman Cup
Wimbledon Trophy

Sports Name : Table Tennis

Barna Bellack Cup
Corbillion Cup
Corbitton Cup (Women)
Jaylaxmi Cup (Women’s)
Rajkumar Cup (Junior boys)
Rajkumari Challenge Cup
Rajkumari Cup (Junior girls)
Ramanujan Trophy
Swaythling Cup (Men)
Table Tennis Grand Prix
Travancore Cup (Women’s)

Sports Name : Polo

Ezra Cup
Maharaj Prithi Singh Baria Cup
Prithi Singh Cup
Radha Mohan Cup
Westchester Cup

Sports Name : Golf

Canada Cup
Colombo Cup
Eisenhower Cup
Prince of Wales Cup
Ryder Cup
Walker Cup

Sports Name : Basket Ball

Bangalore Cup
Todd Memorial Trophy
Williams Cup

Sports Name : Weight Lifting

Burdwan Cup

Sports Name : Air Racing

Best Service in Sportsman
Jaswant Singh Trophy
Jawaharlal Challenge

Sports Name : Boat Racing(Kerala)

Nehru Trophy Boat Race

International Sports Cups and Trophies :

In this list, we have mentioned all the important International Sports Trophies and Cups. Some of the questions from this list have already been asked in Government Exams.

Cups And TrophiesSports Name
American CupYacht Racing
The AshesTest Crickets (England & Australia)
Colombo CupFootball (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, And Myanmar )
Corbillon CupWorld Table Tennis (Women)
Davis CupTennis (Men)
Lord Derby CupRugby
Billi Jean King CupTennis (Women)
Holker TrophyBridge
Jules Rimet TrophyWorld Football (Soccer)
Merdeka CupFootball (Asian Cup)
Ryder CupGolf (Men)
Solheim CupGolf (Women)
Sudirman CupBadminton
Sultan Azlan Shah CupField Hockey (Men)
Swaythling CupWorld Table Tennis (Men)
Thomas CupBadminton (Men)
Tunku Abdul Rahman CupAsian Badminton
U. Thant CupLawn Tennis
Uber CupBadminton (Women)
Yonex CupBadminton
Walker CupGolf
Wightman CupTennis (Women)
William Jones CupBasketball
Wimbledon TrophyTennis
Prudential  World CupCricket

National Sports Cups and Trophies :

In this list, we have mentioned some of the important National Sports Trophies and Cups. Candidates preparing for government exams can expect one or two questions from this section.

Sports Cup And TrophiesSports
Beighton CupHockey
Ezra CupPolo
Deodhar TrophyCricket
Dhyan Chand AwardLifetime Achievement Sporting Honour in India
B. C Roy TrophyFootball (National Junior)
Duleep TrophyFirst Class Cricket
Durand CupFootball
Guru Nanak Dev Gold CupHockey
Z. R. Irani CupCricket
Maharaja Ranjit Singh Gold CupHockey
Murugappa Gold CupHockey
Nehru TrophyBoat Race
Nizam Gold CupHorse Racing
Rangaswami CupHockey (National Championship)
Ranji TrophyCricket (National Championship)
Rovers CupFootball
Santosh TrophyFootball
Sheesh Mahal TrophyCricket
Subroto Mukherjee CupFootball
Vittal TrophyFootball
Vijay Hazare TrophyCricket
Vizzy TrophyCricket
Yadavindra CupHockey

Some Important Cups and Trophies- Candidates who are curious to know the history and background of some famous cups and trophies. Here we are feeding your curiosity by giving you interesting details about some famous trophies.

Ranji Trophy

Ranji Trophy played in the domestic cricket championship.  It is played between teams from different regions and states of India. Ranji Trophy is named after the Indian Cricketer, Ranjitsingh ji who has played international cricket. There are a total of 38 teams that play the Ranji Cricket Tournament. The first match was played between Madras and Mysore on 4th November 1934.

Aga Khan Trophy

The first Agha Khan Trophy was started by Aga Khan III in 1926. This trophy was first presented in the jumping Competition in Ireland. Switzerland won Aga Khan Trophy thrice in the years 1926, 1927, and 1930. 

Beighton Cup

Beighton Cup is one of the oldest cups in the History of Hockey. In the beginning, it was organized by the Indian Football later the Calcutta Hockey League took over it in 1905. 

Davis Cup

Davis cup is named after American collegian Dwight Filley Davis. He arranged the first tennis match between the USA and Great Britain. The first match of the Davis Cup was played in 1990. Davis cup was initially known as the International Lawn Tennis Trophy. 

Dhyan Chand Award

Dhyan Chand Award is given for Lifetime Achievement in Sports. This award was named after the Indian hockey player Dhyan Chand also called Hockey Magician. He holds a record of more than a thousand goals in his Hockey career. Shahuraj Birajdar (Boxing), Ashok Diwan (Hockey), and Aparna Ghosh (Basketball) were the first recipients of the Dhyan Chand Award in 2002.

FIFA World Cup

The FIFA World cup was started in 1930. Initially, Jules Rimet Trophy was given to winners from 1930 to 1970 then Jules Rimet Trophy was stolen and it hasn’t been found till date. In 1974, a new FIFA world cup trophy was introduced and it’s still presented to winners of the FIFA World Cup.

Thomas Cup

Thomas Cup was founded in 1939 by Sir George Thomas for a series of men’s international team competitions to be managed by the International Badminton Federation (IBF), of which Sir George Thomas was president. The first tournament was held in the year 1948 and won by the Team of Malaya. Initially, these tournaments are held every three years but from 1982 till the present these tournaments are held every two years. Indonesia has become the most successful team, by bagging the cup thirteen times.

Fed Cup

Fed Cup was launched in the year 1963 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the International Tennis Federation (ITF). It now becomes the world’s largest annual international team competition in women’s sport. In the year 2020, a total of 116 nations participated. Fed cup was Initially known as Federation Cup from 1963 to 1995. 

Ryder Cup

The first Ryder Cup was played at the Worcester Country Club in 1927. It is given in golf and played every two years between Europe and the USA.

Durand Cup

The Durand Cup is a football tournament that is held in India and was founded in 1888. Durand cup is named after Sir Mortimer Durand. Royal Scots Fusiliers were the winners of the Durand Cup in 1888.

In this article, we have covered almost all the important cups and trophies that can be asked in any government exam. Candidates who are preparing for Government Job are advised to go through the entire article because the information given in this article can give you an edge over others in exams. Check the frequently asked questions, we have mentioned some of the important questions there that can be directly asked in any government examination.