Important Sports Terminology For General Awareness

Yourclasses are here to provide you with a “List of Sports Terms” for SSC, Bank, and Railways Exams. The General Awareness section is an important part of all  Government exams and scoring marks in this section is the easiest since no calculations and solutions are required. We wish you good luck for the upcoming Exams.



Important Terms used in games:-


   Sports TermsSports Terminology
   Boat Race             Cox.
        BadmintonCourt, Double Fault, Dues, Advance, Love, Flick Serve.


     BasketballBasket, Blocking, Dribbling, Free Throw, Held Ball, Holding,


     Baseball: Pitcher; Strike; Diamond; Bunting; Home; Pinch, Short Stop, Strike, Ring Guard, Key Hole, Pivot Tip-Off,
  Billiards/snookerQueue, Jigger, Break Pot, Inlock, Hazard, Cans, Cue, Scratch. Bolting, Cannon, In-off,



Jab; Hook; Punch; Knock-out; Uppercut, Bounce,


   Squash :

Lob , Kill, Hot Ball, Drive.

   Archery :

    Target, Bulls Eye, Muzzle, Plug.

   Lawn Tennis:

    Half Vally,  Hand Drive, Dues,

  Table Tennis:

Rally Late, Top Spin, Chinese Grip, Foil, Falt Hit.


Butterfly, Breast Strock


Target, Bulls Eye, Muzzle, Trench Shooting, Plug


Bunker, Chukker, Mallet.


Runner; Chaser; Poleby; Out; Foul.

   Horse Racing:

 Punter; Jockey; Place; Win; Protest.


Stick, Penalty Strock, Scoop, Side-Line, Half Bally.

    Golf:    Pull Hall, The Green, Bunker, Par, Lie, Bogey, Caddie, Tee.
Football:Free Kick, Hat trick, Sweeper, throwing, Handball, Header, Dummy, Dribble.
  Croquet :

Mallett; Hoops.

   Cricket:LBW, Hat Trick, Duck, Gully, Cover, Hit Wicket, Googly, Crease, Follow On, Duck,
   ChessPawn, Checkmate, Bishop, Castle, Knight, Pawn, Queen, Rook,



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