Sports Cups and Trophies: These cups and tropics are awarded to a sportsperson who has shown exceptional achievement in their respective sports. All the sports and trophies or cups associated with them have been covered. Candidates preparing for government examinations might quickly get 1 or 2 points from this subject.

List of Notable Cups and Trophies

We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of notable awards from various games and sports. Cups and Trophies can be found in government tests’ current affairs and General Knowledge parts of government tests, such as banking exams, railway exams, SSC, and defence exams.

Sports NameCups & Trophies
CricketAshes Series
Asia Cup
Benson and Hedges
C. K. Naidu Trophy
Coach Behar Trophy
Deodhar Trophy
Duleep Trophy
G. D. Birla Trophy
Ghulam Ahmed Trophy
ICC Champions Trophy
ICC World Cup
Irani Trophy
Moinuddowla Gold Cup
MRF World Cup
Nehru Cup (Jawaharlal Nehru Cup)
Rani Jhansi Trophy
Ranji Trophy
Reliance Cup
Rohinton Baria Trophy
Rothman’s Trophy
Sahara Cup
Sheesh Mahal Trophy
Vijay Merchant Trophy
Vizzy Trophy
Wills Trophy
FootballBandodkar Trophy
Chakra Gold Trophy
Colombo Cup
D. C. M. Trophy
Dr B. C. Roy Trophy
Dr B.C. Roy Trophy: Football (Junior)
Durand Cup
Durand Cup, F. A. Cup
European Champions Cup
F. A. Shield
FA Cup
Federation Cup
FIFA World Cup
G.V. Raja Memorial Trophy
IFA Shield
Jules Rimet Trophy
Kalinga Cup
Merdeka Cup
Najee Trophy
Nixon Gold Cup
Raghbir Singh Memorial Cup
Rovers Cup
Sanjay Gold Cup
Santosh Trophy (National Football)
Scissor Cup
Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee Trophy
Subrata Mukherjee Cup (National school football)
Subroto Cup
Todd Memorial Trophy
Vittal Trophy
HockeyAgha Khan Cup
Beighton Cup
Bombay Gold Cup
Dhyan Chand Trophy
Essandre Champions Cup
Gurmeet Trophy
Guru Nanak Championship
Gurunanak Championship (Women’s )
Gyanuati Devi Trophy
Hockey World Cup
Indira Gold Cup
Kuppuswamy Naidu Trophy
Lady Ratan Tata Trophy
Indira Gold Cup
MCC Trophy
Modi Gold Cup
Murugappa Gold Cup
Nehru Trophy
Nehru Trophy (Hockey Women’s)
Obaid Ullah Gold Cup
Rangaswami Cup
Rangaswami Cup (National HockeChampionship)
Ranjit Singh Gold Cup
Rene Frank Trophy
Sahni Trophy
Scindia Gold Cup
Tommy Eman Gold Cup
BadmintonAgarwal Cup
Amrit Diwan Cup
Chadha Cup
Divan Cup
Ibrahim Rahimatillah Challenger Cup
Lady Ratan Tata Trophy
Maharaja Ranjit Singh Gold Cup
Narang Cup
Thomas Cup
Tunku Abdul-Rahman Cup
Uber Cup (Women)
Lawn TennisBarna Bellack Cup
Davis Cup
Grand Prix
Jaylaxmi Cup (Women’s)
Rajendra Prasad Cup
Rajkumar Cup (Junior boys)
Rajkumari Cup (Junior girls)
Ramanujan Trophy
Thant Cup
Travancore Cup (Women’s)
Wightman Cup
Wimbledon Trophy
Table TennisBarna Bellack Cup
Corbillion Cup
Corbitton Cup (Women)
Jaylaxmi Cup (Women’s)
Rajkumar Cup (Junior boys)
Rajkumari Challenge Cup
Rajkumari Cup (Junior girls)
Ramanujan Trophy
Swaythling Cup (Men)
Table Tennis Grand Prix
Travancore Cup (Women’s)
PoloEzra Cup
Maharaj Prithi Singh Baria Cup
Prithi Singh Cup
Radha Mohan Cup
Westchester Cup
GolfCanada Cup
Colombo Cup
Eisenhower Cup
Prince of Wales Cup
Ryder Cup
Walker Cup
Basket BallBangalore Cup
Todd Memorial Trophy
Williams Cup
Weight LiftingBurdwan Cup  
Air RacingBest Service in Sportsman
Jaswant Singh Trophy
Jawaharlal Challenge
Boat Racing(Kerala)Nehru Trophy Boat Race

International Sports Cups and Trophies

We’ve created all of the most prominent international sports awards and cups in this list. A few questions on this list have appeared in government exams.

Cups And TrophiesSports Name
American CupYacht Racing
The AshesTest Crickets (England & Australia)
Colombo CupFootball (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, And Myanmar )
Corbillon CupWorld Table Tennis (Women)
Davis CupTennis (Men)
Lord Derby CupRugby
Billi Jean King CupTennis (Women)
Holker TrophyBridge
Jules Rimet TrophyWorld Football (Soccer)
Merdeka CupFootball (Asian Cup)
Ryder CupGolf (Men)
Solheim CupGolf (Women)
Sudirman CupBadminton
Sultan Azlan Shah CupField Hockey (Men)
Swaythling CupWorld Table Tennis (Men)
Thomas CupBadminton (Men)
Tunku Abdul Rahman CupAsian Badminton
U. Thant CupLawn Tennis
Uber CupBadminton (Women)
Yonex CupBadminton
Walker CupGolf
Wightman CupTennis (Women)
William Jones CupBasketball
Wimbledon TrophyTennis
Prudential  World CupCricket

National Sports Cups and Trophies

We’ve created a list of some most recognizable national sports trophies and cups here. One or two questions are expected from this section for those preparing for government exams.

Sports Cup And TrophiesSports
Beighton CupHockey
Ezra CupPolo
Deodhar TrophyCricket
Dhyan Chand AwardLifetime Achievement Sporting Honour in India
B. C Roy TrophyFootball (National Junior)
Duleep TrophyFirst Class Cricket
Durand CupFootball
Guru Nanak Dev Gold CupHockey
Z. R. Irani CupCricket
Maharaja Ranjit Singh Gold CupHockey
Murugappa Gold CupHockey
Nehru TrophyBoat Race
Nizam Gold CupHorse Racing
Rangaswami CupHockey (National Championship)
Ranji TrophyCricket (National Championship)
Rovers CupFootball
Santosh TrophyFootball
Sheesh Mahal TrophyCricket
Subroto Mukherjee CupFootball
Vittal TrophyFootball
Vijay Hazare TrophyCricket
Vizzy TrophyCricket
Yadavindra CupHockey

For those who are interested in the background and history of a few unique trophies and cups. We’re going to sharpen your appetite for more trivia about some notable awards.

  • Ranji Trophy

In the Indian cricket championship, the Ranji Trophy was a key player. Teams from various parts of India contest it. Indian cricketer Ranjitsingh Ji is remembered by the Ranji Trophy, which bears his name. The Ranji Cricket Tournament has 38 teams from around the world. Madras and Mysore played their first game on November 4th, 1934.

  • Aga Khan Award

During the reign of Agha Khan III, the first Agha Khan Trophy was established. The first time this trophy was awarded was at the Irish Jumping Competition. Swiss athletes have won the Aga Khan Trophy three times in a row, in 1926, 1927, and 1930.

  • Beighton Cup

Beighton Cup is a venerable trophy that dates back to the sport’s early days. The Indian Football League arranged the first games, but the Calcutta Hockey League took over in 1905 and had been hosting them ever since.

  • Davis Award

Dwight Filley Davis, an American college student, inspired the Davis Cup’s name. The first time the United States and Great Britain met, he helped organize the match. The Davis Cup was first played in 1990.

The Davis Cup went by the International Lawn Tennis Trophy (ILT).

  • Dhyan Chand Award

The Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award in Sports is granted annually. This award was created in honor of Indian hockey player Dhyan Chand, also known as Hockey Magician. He has netted more than a thousand goals in hockey. The first three recipients of the Dhyan Chand Award in 2002 were boxers Shahuraj Birajdar and Ashok Diwan and basketball player Aparna Ghosh.

  • FIFA World Cup

The first FIFA World Cup took place in 1930. The Jules Rimet Trophy was awarded to victors from 1930 to 1970, but it was stolen in 1970 and has yet to be recovered. During the 1974 FIFA World Cup, a new trophy was established, still given to the winners.

  • Thomas Cup

Founded in 1939 by Sir George Thomas, the International Badminton Federation (IBF). Sir George Thomas, the president, was responsible for organizing a men’s international team competition. When the inaugural one was conducted in 1948, Team Malaya came out on top, taking home the championship trophy. Every three years was the norm until 1982 when the tournaments were reduced to every two years. Indonesia has won the FIFA World Cup thirteen times, making it the most successful team.

  • Fed Cup

For the 50th anniversary of the International Tennis Federation, the Fed Cup was founded in 1963. (ITF). Women’s sport now has the world’s most significant yearly international team tournament. By 2020, 116 countries will have signed up to take part. The Federation Cup was known as the Fed Cup from 1963 to 1995.

  • Ryder Cup

When the first Ryder Cup was played in 1927, it was at Worcester Country Club. Europe and the United States contest in a golf tournament known as the Ryder Cup every two years.

  • Durand Cup,

The Durand Cup, is an Indian football tournament that dates back to 1888. Sir Mortimer Durand is the honorary name of the Durand Cup. In 1888, the Durand Cup went to the Royal Scots Fusiliers.

To summarize, we’ve covered nearly every relevant cup and trophy that could come up in a government exam. Candidates preparing for government employees are encouraged to read the entire article because the knowledge provided here can offer you an advantage over other candidates in exams. This article contains valuable information. We’ve covered some of the most asked and potentially troublesome questions in the commonly asked questions section.


Q. In what sport is India’s highest honor bestowed?

Ans- As the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports awards the Major Dhyan Chand Award for Lifetime Achievement in Sports and Games each year, it honors those who have made significant sports contributions during their active sporting career and after retirement.

Q. What is the world’s tiniest sporting trophy?

Ans- The Ashes urn, the world’s smallest trophy, is one of cricket’s most prestigious awards.

Q. Which sporting event has the oldest trophy?

Ans- Sailing’s America’s Cup is the most prestigious international athletic event.

Q. Are there any sports awards that are more prestigious than others?

Ans- The FIFA World Cup, European Champions Club, The Stanley Cup, Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy, Wimbledon Championship Trophy, and America’s Cup are some of the world’s most prestigious sporting trophies.

Q. The Agha Khan Cup is affiliated with which sport?

Ans- Hockey

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