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Recent Winners of the Booker Prize (1990-2003)

Recent Winners of the Booker Prize (1990-2003) Year Name of Winner Prize-winning Title 1990 Antonio S Byatt, Britain-born Table of Two Young Soldiers, probing the lives of critic and novelist  two imaginary Victorian poets 1991 Ben Okri, Nigerian-born author The Famished Road 1992 Michael Ondaatje, and Barry Unsworth British writer …

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Some Places Associated with Sport

Some Places Associated with Sport Sport        Associated Places Baseball 1. Brooklyn (USA)   Boxing 1. Madison Square Garden (USA) 2. Yankee Stadium, New Delhi             Cricket 1. Aden Park (Aukland) 2. Brabourne Stadium (Mumbai) 3. Chepauk Ground (Chennai) 4. Eden Gardens (Kolkata) 5. Ferozeshah …

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Some Important Trophies and Associated Games National Trophies

Some Important Trophies and Associated Games National Trophies Name Associated Sport Aga Khan Cup Hockey All India Maharaja Ranjit Singh Gold Cup Hockey Amrit Diwan Cup Badminton Ashutosh Trophy Football Bangalore Blues Challenge Cup Basketball Barna-Bellack Cup Table Tennis (Men) Begum Hazrat Mahal Trophy Football Beighton Cup Hockey Mumbai Gold …

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Some Important Trophies and Associated Games International Trophies

Important Trophies and Associated Games International Trophies Name Associated Sport American Cup Yacht racing Ashes Cricket (Australia-England) American Cup Yacht racing Asia Cup Cricket ATP  Championship Tennis Australian Open US open-Grand Slam Tennis Australian Open Tennis Azlan Shah Cup Hockey Benson & Hedges Trophy Cricket Canada Open Tennis Canadian Trophy …

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President of International Olympic Committee

President of International Olympic Committee (I.O.C.) Duration Name Country 1894-1896 DimitriasVikelas Greece 1896-1925 Baron  Pierre de Coubertin France 1925-1942 Count Henri de Baillet-Latour Belgium 1946-1952 Sigfrid  Edstron Sweden 1952-1972 Avery Brundage USA 1972-1980 Lord Killanin Ireland 1980-2001 Juan Antonio Samaranch Spain 2001-till date Jacques Rogge Belgium Some Noted Works by …

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Winter Olympics Venues (1924 to 2010)

 Winter Olympics – Venues  Year Place 1924 Chamonix (France) 1928 St Moritz (Switzerland) 1932 Lake Placid (New York) 1936 Garmisch-Parten Kirchen (Germany) 1948 St Mortiz 1952 Oslo (Norway) 1956 Cortina d’ Ampezze (Italy) 1960 Squaw Valley (California) 1964 Innsbruck (Austria) 1968 Grenoble (France) 1972 Sapporo (Japan) 1976 Innsbruck 1980 Lake …

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All Sports Stadiums of India

All Sports Stadiums of India Sl. No. Name Location 1 Netaji Indoor Stadium Kolkata 2 Wankhede Stadium Mumbai 3 Nehru (Chepauk) Stadium Chennai 4 National Stadium Delhi, Mumbai 5 Vallabhabhai Patel Stadium Ahmedabad 6 Keenan Stadium Jamshedpur 7 Brabourne Stadium Patiala 8 Yadvindra Stadium Patiala 9 Ranji stadium Kolkata 10 …

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About Religions Of The Worlds

    About Religions Of The Worlds Buddhism Founder – Gautam Buddha (563-483 BC), Born in Lumbini, Nepal Founded in — 525 BC Followed in – China, Tibet, Korea, Mongolia, Nepal, Bhutan, Thailand, Japan, Laos, Myanmar (Burma), Sri Lanka, Cambodia,  Taiwan, Indonesia, Bhutan and Vietnam. Sacred text – The Tripitaka …

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