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Sport: Trophies

See also Cricket Trophies.

Trophies

The world's oldest sporting trophy: awarded to the winner of a rowing race on the Thames between six apprentice watermen, held annually since 1715 Click to show or hide the answer
The oldest active trophy in international sport; first contested in 1851 as the 1,000 Guineas Cup, for a race around the Isle of Wight; renamed after the first winner Click to show or hide the answer
Presented to the winner of the annual match between England and Scotland Click to show or hide the answer
Named after the rugby club that presented it to the RFU on its disbandment in 1878; made from silver rupees withdrawn from the club's bank account
Has three king cobras as handles, and an elephant on the top
Awarded to the winner of the France v Italy match in the Six Nations Championship (rugby union); designed by former French international and professional sculptor Jean–Pierre Rives, awarded for the first time in 2007 as part of the celebrations of the bicentenary of the birth of the honouree Click to show or hide the answer
Annual competitions for amateur boxing in the USA (since 1927) Click to show or hide the answer
Stolen from a Stanley Gibbons stamp exhibition at Westminster City Hall, 20 March 1966; found under a hedge 7 days later by a dog called Pickles Click to show or hide the answer
Named after the 16th Earl of Derby Click for more information Click to show or hide the answer

FIFA World Cup

Best player (sponsored by adidas, 2010) – there are silver and bronze versions for runners–up; Bobby Charlton in 1966 is the only British winner Click to show or hide the answer
Award for highest scorer – silver and bronze versions since 1982; Gary Lineker in 1986 is the only British winner Click to show or hide the answer
Award for best goalkeeper (since 1994) Click to show or hide the answer

Which Sport?

Q (usually): In which sport is the … awarded? A:
The Vince Lombardi Trophy is awarded to the team that wins the most prestigious annual competition in Click to show or hide the answer
The Jim Thorpe Award (goes to the season's top defensive back in the college version of)
The Thomas Cup is the world championship for men's teams, and the Uber Cup is the women's equivalent, in Click to show or hide the answer
Roberto Clemente award (named after a player who died in a plane crash in 1972, while delivering supplies to victims of the Nicaragua earthquake) is awarded by public vote, to the player who best exemplifies sportsmanship and community spirit, as well as contributing to his team, in Click to show or hide the answer
The W. M. Leonard Trophy is the trophy for the world (outdoor) championships in Click to show or hide the answer
The Middleton Cup is the UK Men's National Inter-County Competition Click to show or hide the answer
The Waterloo Handicap is a prestigious tournament, held at and named after a hotel in Blackpool, in
The Grey Cup is the most prestigious annual competition and trophy in Click for more information Click to show or hide the answer
The MacRobertson International Shield is the premier international team event in Click to show or hide the answer
The Air Canada Silver Broom is the annual world championships for; Scotland play Canada for the Strathcona Cup, in Click to show or hide the answer
The Henri Delaunay Trophy is the European Nations' cup in Click to show or hide the answer
The Sam Maguire Cup is the premier knockout competition in Click to show or hide the answer
The Eisenhower Trophy is a biennial world championship for men's amateur teams, in Click to show or hide the answer
The Aga Khan Cup and the Beighton Cup are two prestigious tournaments played in India, in Click to show or hide the answer
The Stanley Cup is awarded to the American–Canadian champions, and the Castle Eden Cup is a UK competition, in Click to show or hide the answer
The Iroquois Cup is a competition for English club teams, in Click to show or hide the answer
The Jan Kjellstrom Festival (named after the Swede who was largely responsible for popularising the sport in Britain, but died in a road accident in 1967 aged 27) is a major annual event in Britain, whose winner receives the trophy of the same name, in Click to show or hide the answer
Queens Cup, Royal Windsor Cup, Westchester Cup Click to show or hide the answer
The Mosconi Cup is an annual competition between Europe and the USA (since 1994) in Click to show or hide the answer
The Harmsworth Trophy is an historically important British International trophy in Click to show or hide the answer
Grand Challenge Cup; Britannia Cup, Prince Philip Cup, Stewards' Cup Click to show or hide the answer
Harry Sunderland Trophy Click for more information Click to show or hide the answer
The Winfield Trophy is Australia's most prestigious trophy in
Bowring Bowl (Oxford v. Cambridge) Click to show or hide the answer
The United Hospitals Cup – contested by London's six medical schools – is said to be the world's oldest cup competition in
Calcutta Cup (England v. Scotland – made from melted down rupees)
Bledisloe Cup (Australia v. New Zealand)
The Ranfurly Shield is New Zealand's most prestigious trophy in
The Millennium Trophy – initiated in 1988 as part of Dublin's millennium celebrations – is awarded to the winners of the annual match between England and Ireland, in
James A. Reid Championship Shield Click to show or hide the answer
Camanachd Cup Click to show or hide the answer
Queen's Prize (competed for at the Commonwealth Games) Click to show or hide the answer
Kolapore Cup
The Ashburton Shield is the annual national championships for UK schools, in
The Elcho Shield is an annual competition between teams of eight from England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales, in
King George VI Gold Cup, Queen Elizabeth II Gold Cup Click to show or hide the answer
Paul Hunter Trophy Click for more information Click to show or hide the answer
Swaythling Cup, Corbillon Cup: team prizes for the world championships in Click for more information Click to show or hide the answer
Venus Rosewater Dish Click for more information Click to show or hide the answer
Federation Cup Click for more information
Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup, Norman Brookes Challenge Cup Click for more information
Hopman Cup (an international tournament for mixed teams, played since 1989 in Perth, Western Australia, in January or late December)
Lugano Trophy (1961–97); Eschborn Cup (women's equivalent – 1979–97) Click to show or hide the answer
Louis Vuitton Cup; BOC Trophy (Round the world) Click to show or hide the answer

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