Sports Terms – General Knowledge


No. Name of Sport Terms

1 Badminton – — Deuce,Drop,Smash, Let,Love, Shuttle cock, Service court, Fore hand, Back Hand, Smash, Hit, Drop, Net, Double fault.

2. Baseball – –Pinching, Home run, Base runner, Perfect game, Put out, Strike, Throw.

3. Basketball – throw, Technical foul, Common foul, Under head, Over head.

4. Bridge —– Master point, Perfect deals, Gland slam, Dummy, Trump.


5. Billiards N Sooker—- Cue,Jigger,Pot, Scratch,Cannons, Pull, Cue, Hit, Object ball, Break shot, Scoring, Cushion billiards.

6. Boxing —– Jab,Hook,Kidney Punch,Rabbit Punch,Slam,Uppercut ,Knockout, Round, Ring Stoppage, Kidney punch, Timing, Foot work.

7. Chess —- Bishop,Gambit, Checkmate, Stalemate, E. L. O. rating, international master, Grand master, Kings Indian Defense.

8. Cricket —– L.B.W.,Stumped, Leg-Bye, Googly, Hat-trick ,Follow on,Gully,Drive, Duck,No Ball,Cover Point,Silly point,Pitch, Leg Break,Silly point,Cover point,Hit-Wicket, Mid Wicket, Deep Wicket, Late-cut, Slip,Stone- walling,Chinaman ,Leg spinner,The Ashes,Body line Bowling,Bumper Bowling, Chucker. Toss, Run, Wicket, Pitch, Stump, Bails, Crease, Pavilion, Gloves, Wicket Keeper, Over, Maiden over, Rubber, Ashes, Catch, Bowled, Stump out, Run out, Hit Wicket, Not out, No ball, Wide ball, Dead ball, Over Throw, Bye, Leg by, Cover drive, Late cut, Hook, Glance, Stroke, Spot, Pull, Sixer, Follow through, Turn, Googly, Spin, Yorker, Bouncer, Hat trick, Round the wicket, Over the wicket, Seamer, Boundary line, Slip,
Square leg, Runner. Gully, Long on, Midwicket, Mid on, Forward short leg,

9. Cycling —— Sprint, Time trial, Point race, Track race, etc.

10. Football —– Off-side,Dribble, Throwin,Touch- down,Stopper, Penalty,Foul, Drop-kick.

11. Golf —- Bogey, Hole, Put, Tee, Stymic, Caddle.

12. Hockey —- Bully,Penalty- corner,Stick, Scoop,Sudden- death,Tie- breaker,Carried, Roll in,Striking Circle,Under cutting.

13. Rifle-Shooting —- Bully’s eye (Center of target)

14. Lawn Tennis —– Volley,Smash, Deuce,Service, Let,Grand Slam,Double Fault,Back hand drive.
15. Wrestling —– Half Nelson,Heave.
16. Volleyball —– Deuce,spikers, Booster
17. Athletics —– Dead Heat,Steeple Chase,Photo Finish.

Sports Terms – General Knowledge

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