सामयिक विषय: Hockey

The 121st All India Beighton Cup

All India Beighton Cup

Question: Which of the following team won the All India Beighton Cup title?
(a) Indian Oil
(b) Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)
(c) Punjab National Bank
(d) None of the Above
Ans:(a)
Related facts:

  • The 121st All India Beighton Cup Hockey Tournament was held between December 16-27 at SAI Centre in Salt Lake.
  • It was organised by Bengal Hockey Association (BHA).
  • Indian Oil won their fifth All India Beighton Cup title by edging past Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) 5-3 in the final.
  • Indian Oil’s Kothajit Singh was adjudged the man of the tournament.
  • Bharat Petroleum, led by Sukhwinder Singh while Indian Oil was led by Deepak Thakur.

Reference:
http://www.sportskeeda.com/general-sports/indian-oil-beat-bharat-petroleum-to-win-5th-beighton-cup-crown
http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/indian-oil-beat-bharat-petroleum-to-win-5th-beighton-cup-crown-116122700816_1.html
http://sportsteamofindia.com/indian-oil-wins-the-121st-all-india-beighton-cup/

4th Girls U18 Asia Cup 2016

Women’s Under-18 Asia Cup hockey tournament

Question: Which of the following country has won the recently held Women’s U-18 Asia Cup hockey tournament?
(a) India
(b) Malaysia
(c) China
(d) South Korea
Ans. (c)
Related facts:

  • Women’s U-18 Asia Cup hockey tournament was held on 16-22 December 2016.
  • The participating teams are 8 (South Korea, China, India, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, Chinese Taipei and Singapore)
  • Competition Results:
  • Gold-China (4-2), the second title
  • Silver-Japan
  • Bronze-India (Korea, 3-0)

Reference:
http://hockeyindia.org/images/stories/2013/12/Girls-U18-Asia-Cup-Bangkok-2016-22.pdf
http://www.firstpost.com/sports/indian-womens-hockey-team-secure-bronze-at-u18-asia-cup-hockey-tournament-3169406.html

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