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Agha Khan Cup is related to which game?

  • The Agha Khan Cup is associated with the game of Hockey.
  • With origins in Mumbai, the Agha Khan tournament played an important role in the popularisation of hockey in India.
  • Hockey

    • Hockey was introduced in India during British rule.
    • It is considered the National Sport of India since it won a number of medals at the Olympics between 1928 and 1956.
    • Major Dhyan Chand is one of the premier hockey players from India at the International level. His birthday is celebrated as National Sports Day on August 29.
    • Indian Hockey Federation was established in 1925 to contribute to the development of the sport in India.
    • Important Cups and Trophies associated with Hockey are:
    1. Betan Cup
    2. Dhyanchand Trophy
    3. Nehru Trophy
    4. Rangaswamy Cup
    5. Maharaja Ranjit Singh Gold Cup
    6. Scindia Gold Cup
    7. Wellington Cup
    8. Beighton Cup
    9. Gurmit Trophy
    10. Jawaharlal Nehru Cup
    11. MCC Trophy
    12. Rene Frank Trophy
    13. Settu Cup
    14. Shani Trophy
    15. Surjeet Singh Cup
    16. Yadavindra Cup


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