Special Sub-Topic: Sports Cups
|What is the name of the cup awarded to the winner of the competition between men's amateur golf teams from the U.S. and the British Isles?|
Walker Cup. The Walker Cup is named after George Herbert Walker, president of the United States Golf Association in the 1920s. The matches have been played every other year since 1922.
|The America's Cup is awarded in which sport?|
Yachting. Originally known as the Hundred Guinea Cup in 1851, the name was changed to the America's Cup when the schooner America won the first race.
|The Ryder Cup is a competition between professional golfers from the U.S. and Great Britain.|
False. It was between 1927 and 1979, but beginning in 1979 players from all over Europe were included so that now the competition is between the U.S. side and the European side.
|Which is the oldest trophy that can be won by professional athletes in North America?|
Stanley Cup. The cup's donor was a governor-general of Canada, Frederick Arthur, Lord Stanley of Preston. The cup was first awarded in the 1893-1894 season.
|The World Cup, awarded to the world championship soccer team, is competed for once every how many years?|
4. World Cup teams are not limited to amateurs. The World Cup was originally called the Jules Rimet Trophy.
|The Thomas Cup signifies world supremacy in what sport?|
Badminton. The cup has been competed for every 3 years since 1939.
|The Curtis Cup is awarded to the winner of the competition between American and British women's amateur golf teams: true or false?|
True. Matches have been held every other year since 1932.
|What is the name of the cup awarded to the Canadian Football League champion?|
Grey Cup. The cup was donated by Earl Grey, Governor-General of Canada, in 1909.
|In which sport is the President's Cup awarded?|
|What was the first communist country to win the Davis Cup in tennis, in 1980?|
Czechoslovakia. The Davis Cup was originally a competition between the U.S. and Great Britain, but since 1912 has been worldwide.
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