Inter IIT Sports Meet
Inter IIT Sports Meet is the annual sports tournament of the Indian Institutes of Technology. , 22, Delhi, Bombay, , 47, Kharagpur, Madras the ceremony; along with former Miss Universe and Hindi film actress Sushmita Sen. Inter IIT Sports Meet is the annual sports tournament of the Indian Institutes of Technology. IIT Madras, , , 3, IIT Bombay Unbreakable during the ceremony; along with former Miss Universe and Hindi film actress Sushmita Sen. The Inter IIT Sports Meet is the annual sports tournament of the Indian with movies being screened for most days for their entertainment.
The General Secretary Sports Affairs acted as the link between the team and the authorities.
The build-up to the Meet saw many informal events being organized in the semester before the meet. Movie screenings and sports competitions within the students of the institute were regularly organized which helped build up a fever of excitement in the student fraternity.
The direct consequence of such events was that more and more junior students volunteered to help the organizing team with the execution of the main-meet. A total of 22 gold medals were up for grabs during the event for men and women of both individual and relay type. In addition, water polo was also a part of the championship. The event was graced by the presence of Arjuna awardee Virdhawal Khade who was the Chief Guest of the occasion.
One of the finest swimmers in the country, he is the youngest Indian swimmer to qualify for the Olympics in A musical evening by the singer Gajendra Verma added a non-traditional angle to the event. Akshay Sharma also clinched 2 gold medals in the relay events while Nivedita managed a hard-fought bronze. The countdown to the Main-Meet was kicked off with the unveiling of the mascot for the sports meet.
For the first time, the mascot for the Inter IIT is entirely designed by students. The organizing team ensured that the participants would enjoy a pleasant few days during their stay in Bombay. While, the students were kept busy in the pool during the morning time, a series of recreational activities were organized in the evenings for the amusement of students. The Final Showdown The much awaited main-meet kicked off on the 12th of December.
Although crickets origins are uncertain, it is first recorded in south-east England in the 16th century and it spread globally with the expansion of the British Empire, leading to the first international matches in the midth century. ICC, the governing body, has over members. The sport is followed primarily in Australasia, Britain, the Indian subcontinent, southern Africa, womens cricket, which is organised and played separately, has also achieved international standard.
A number of words have been suggested as sources for the term cricket, in the earliest definite reference to the sport in it is called creckett.
One possible source for the name is the Old English cricc or cryce meaning a crutch or staff, in Samuel Johnsons Dictionary, he derived cricket from cryce, Saxon, a stick 7. Hockey — Hockey is a family of sports in which two teams play against each other by trying to maneuver a ball or a puck into the opponents goal using a hockey stick. In many areas, one sport is referred to simply as hockey. The English historian and biographer John Strype did not use the word hockey when he translated the proclamation inthe word hockey itself is of unknown origin.
One supposition is that it is a derivative of hoquet, a Middle French word for a shepherds stave, the curved, or hooked ends of the sticks used for hockey would indeed have resembled these staves. Another supposition derives from the use of cork bungs, in place of wooden balls to play the game. The stoppers came from barrels containing hock ale, also called hocky, Games played with curved sticks and a ball can be found in the histories of many cultures.
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In Inner Mongolia, the Daur people have been playing beikou, most evidence of hockey-like games during the Middle Ages is found in legislation concerning sports and games. The Galway Statute enacted in Ireland in banned certain types of ball games, by the 19th century, the various forms and divisions of historic games began to differentiate and coalesce into the individual sports defined today.
Organizations dedicated to the codification of rules and regulations began to form, Bandy is played with a ball on a football field-sized ice arena, typically outdoors, and with many rules similar to association football.
It is played professionally in Russia and Sweden and is considered a sport in Russia. Bandy World Championships have been played since and Womens Bandy World Championships sincethere are national club championships in many countries and the top clubs in the world play in the Bandy World Cup every year.
Field hockey is played on gravel, natural grass, or sand-based or water-based artificial turf, with a small, hard ball approximately 73 mm in diameter.
The game is popular among males and females in many parts of the world, particularly in Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa. In most countries, the game is played between single-sex sides, although they can be mixed-sex, the governing body is the member International Hockey Federation.
Mens field hockey has played at each Summer Olympic Games since except for and All sticks are right-handed — left-handed sticks are not permitted, while field hockey in its current form appeared in midth century England, primarily in schools, it was not until the first half of the 19th century that it became firmly established.
The first club was created in at Blackheath in south-east London, field hockey is the national sport of Pakistan 8. Tennis — Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent or between two teams of two players each. Each player uses a racket that is strung with cord to strike a hollow rubber ball covered with felt over or around a net.
The object of the game is to play the ball in such a way that the opponent is not able to play a valid return, the player who is unable to return the ball will not gain a point, while the opposite player will. Tennis is an Olympic sport and is played at all levels of society, the sport can be played by anyone who can hold a racket, including wheelchair users. The modern game of tennis originated in Birmingham, England, in the late 19th century as lawn tennis and it had close connections both to various field games such as croquet and bowls as well as to the older racket sport of real tennis.
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The rules of tennis have changed little since the s, two exceptions are that from to the server had to keep one foot on the ground at all times, and the adoption of the tiebreak in the s.
Tennis is played by millions of players and is also a popular worldwide spectator sport. Historians believe that the ancient origin lay in 12th century northern France. Louis X of France was a player of jeu de paume, which evolved into real tennis. Louis was unhappy with playing tennis outdoors and accordingly had indoor, in due course this design spread across royal palaces all over Europe.
Because of the accounts of his death, Louis X is historys first tennis player known by name. Another of the enthusiasts of the game was King Charles V of France. It wasnt until the 16th century that rackets came into use, and the game began to be called tennis, from the French term tenez, an interjection used as a call from the server to his opponent.
It was popular in England and France, although the game was played indoors where the ball could be hit off the wall. Henry VIII of England was a big fan of this game, during the 18th century and early 19th century, as real tennis declined, new racket sports emerged in England.
This in turn led to the codification of rules for many sports, including lawn tennis, most football codes, lawn bowls. Inalong with two doctors, they founded the worlds first tennis club in Leamington Spa.
Evans, turfgrass agronomist, Sports historians all agree that deserves much of the credit for the development of modern tennis, according to Honor Godfrey, museum curator at Wimbledon, Wingfield popularized this game enormously 9.
Squash sport — Squash is a racket sport played by two or four players in a four-walled court with a small, hollow rubber ball. The players must alternate in striking the ball with their racket, the game was formerly called squash rackets, a reference to the squashable soft ball used in the game. The governing body of Squash, the World Squash Federation is recognised by the International Olympic Committee, supporters continue to lobby for its incorporation in a future Olympic program.
The use of stringed rackets is shared with tennis, which dates from the sixteenth century. In rackets, instead of hitting over a net as in such as tennis. Squash was invented in Harrow School out of the older game rackets around before the spread to other schools.
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The first courts built at this school were rather dangerous because they were near water pipes, buttresses, chimneys, the school soon built four outside courts. Natural rubber was the material of choice for the ball, students modified their rackets to have a smaller reach to play in these cramped conditions. The rackets have changed in a way to those used in tennis.
Squash rackets used to be out of laminated timber. In the s, construction shifted to materials with small additions of components like Kevlar, boron. Natural gut strings were replaced with synthetic strings. In the 19th century the increased in popularity with various schools, clubs and even private citizens building squash courts.
The first squash court in North America appeared at St.
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Pauls School in Concord, in in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the earliest national association of squash in the world was formed as the United States Squash rackets Association, now known as U. Inthe RMS Titanic had a court in first class. Passengers could use the court for 1 hour unless others were waiting, standard rackets are governed by the rules of the game Swimming sport — Swimming is an individual or team sport that involves using arms and legs to move the body through water.
Typically, the takes place in pools or in open-water. Competitive swimming is one of the most popular Olympic sports, with events in butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, freestyle, in addition to these individual events, swimmers also take part in relays. Swimming each stroke requires specific techniques, and in competition, there are specific regulations concerning the form for different strokes.
There are also put in place to regulate what types of swimsuits are allowed at competitions.
Although it is possible for competitive swimmers to incur several injuries from the sport, evidence of recreational swimming in prehistoric times has been found, with the earliest evidence dating to Stone Age paintings from around years ago. Written references date from BC, with some of the earliest references to swimming including the Iliad, the Odyssey, the Bible, Beowulf, the Quran and others. The luminous cube placed at the centre of the Himalaya lawns and the lanterns in Cauvery mess and SAC, during the Aquatics Meet are the works of none other than this team.
The ambience team finalized and implemented projects for publicity events, the Aquatics Meet as well as the Main Meet.
The Finance Team Team Composition: The Finance team is led by one core, with 5 finance managers and 5 catering coordinators working on the Finance front of the Meet.
The responsibilities of the Finance Team include mess tendering and finalizing the caterer for the Inter-IIT Mess, organising the use of the Inter-IIT mess by contingents, collecting quotations and procuring certificates and medals for the meet, budgeting and money-allocation to the other departments of the Inter-IIT Organising Team, and the collection of all bills and reimbursements.
During the semester, the team was working on organizing the Aquatics Meet. This reduced the humongous amount of manpower, which was earlier invested in verification and counting. The quality of food was inspected regularly to ensure that the contingents had the best dining experience, and all payments to the caterers were effectively settled in the stipulated time. The hospitality team takes care of transport and accommodation of guests from all the IITs.
This includes participants, faculty, staff, and coaches who come as part of the contingent. There will be around people attending the meet, and the hospitality team is the primary point of contact for all these guests. As expected, this team usually has a major portion of their work as the event approaches, and after it ends, especially the days when the contingents arrive and depart. The WebOps Team This function is managed by one core, 2 super-coordinators, and 7 coordinators.
As the name suggests, this team mainly manages all the web operations of the fest. Their first task was creating a registration portal for the contingents and the accompanying staff. They also set up the official Inter-IIT websitewhere one can view live score updates, along with the event details. During the Aquatics Meet, with unprecedented power cuts and monkeys breaking the LAN connection, the team worked on providing live score updates over JioFi.